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Rick R. Reed Books In Order

Publication Order of Big Love Books

Big Love (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bigger Love (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Obsessed (1991) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Penance (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Face Without A Heart (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
IM (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In the Blood (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Vision (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
High Risk (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Orientation (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead End Street (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bashed (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
M4m (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mute Witness (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tales from the Sexual Underground (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Blue Moon Cafe (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Demon Inside (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On The Edge (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tricks (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dignity Takes a Holiday (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heartrace (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Caregiver (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Sacrifice (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaser (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rent (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Course Of True Love (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Raining Men (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hungry for Love (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Legally Wed (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dinner at Home (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Husband Hunters (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Third Eye (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blink (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dinner at Fiorello's (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Couple Next Door (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Out on the Net (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dangerous Game (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranded with Desire (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dinner at Jack's (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lost and Found (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dinner at the Blue Moon Cafe (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Perils of Intimacy (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sky Full of Mysteries (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blue Umbrella Sky (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Torn (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

Twisted (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Homecoming (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unhinged (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Feel-Good True Romance (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Fugue (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Man-amorphosis (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Through The Closet Door (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Superstar (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reckless (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sluggo Snares A Vampire (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crime Scene (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moving Toward the Light (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Class Distinctions (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Matches (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Beau And The Beast (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I Heart Boston Terriers (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dreamboat (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Meat Mallet (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Open Window (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Rick R. Reed is a popular American writer of romance, gay & lesbian, and horror novels. He has written several mind-blowing books in his career and is particularly famous for writing the Big Love series, Chase and Raining Men series, and the M4M series. His books have gained a lot of popularity in many foreign countries as well as in the entire United States. Rick draws his inspiration for writing stories from the lives of queers and gay men. He likes to craft stories that tend to engage emotions, quicken heartbeat, and make the readers keep turning pages. Although Rick dabbles in dark suspense, comedy, and horror, he always attempts to create stories describing the power of love. Rick has penned and published more 50 works of fiction in his writing career. He is known to be at work on a new book all the time and is hardly seen without his laptop.

Rick enjoys his status as a bestselling and award-winning author and the perks that it brings along. The Lambda Literary has labeled him as a writer who never disappoints. Author Rick is highly influenced by the works of some of the most prominent authors such as Ruth Rendell, Stephen King, Patricia Highsmith, Flannery O’Connor, James Purdy, etc. He always looks up to these writers whenever he feels the need to have some inspiration. Rick was born and brought up in East Liverpool, Ohio. His family comprised of his parents and a couple of sisters. Rick’s hometown is located on the outskirts of Ohio and is at a 45 minutes duration from Pittsburgh. His hometown is famous for pottery production, which can be witnessed in his book as well. Rick studied at Miami University, located in Oxford, Ohio, and obtained degrees in Mass Communication and English. His English degree comes with an emphasis on Creative Writing.

Following his graduation from college, Rick relocated to Chicago. He lived most of his adult life there. Chicago was so special and inspirational to him that he set the plots of most of his novels there. While he stayed in Chicago, he met his future wife, married her, and got divorced. He has a son named Nicholas with his former wife. Rick’s son is also gay like him and lives with his beloved husband named Tarik in Montreal, Quebec. The other places where Rick has lived include Tampa, Seattle, and Miami. As of today, he resides in Palm Springs, California. His husband’s name is Bruce. They both love to travel a lot. Rick’s love for writing started with a passion for developing stories that began when he was 4 years old. At the age of six, he wrote his first story. Rick was able to publish his first book in 1991. It was a horror novel called Obsessed. He followed it up with a second novel called Penance, which was labeled as ‘remarkable’ by Stephen King.

Since then, Rick has been writing gay-themed romances and stories with dark twists. His fifty works of fiction include novels, short stories, and novellas. During his spare time, Rick tries to keep his passion for stories intact by reading inspirational and interesting stories. Rick can never be found not reading something in his free time. He loves stories told in the form of theater and movies. Rick has worked as a theater critic for a period of nine years with Windy City Times, a Chicago weekly. Rick considers writing as an inherent part of his life. When he is not busy writing twisted, suspenseful tales, he keeps himself engaged as an advertising copywriter for catalogs, agencies, and associations. The other passions of author Rick include running, traveling, cooking, and hiking. He loves animals very much and has cared for them all his life. Rick is a supporter and volunteer for the Animal Shelter of Palm Springs. As of now, he is in the process of finishing a new novel and is expected to make it available for his fans to read and enjoy.

A popular series penned by author Rick R. Reed is known as Big Love series. It is comprised of two books in total, released between 2016 and 2018. This series contains the lead characters in the form of Dane Bernard, Seth Wolcott, Truman Reid, Mike Stewart, etc. The first book of this series is entitled ‘Big Love’. It was released by the Dreamspinner Press in 2016. Initially, Dane Bernard is introduced as a teacher working at Summitville High School. He has a wife and two kids. Dane is liked by all the students and staff at school. But, he has kept a secret hidden from others that he is gay. After the death of his wife, Dane starts confronting his attraction with men.

Dane immediately notices a new teacher named Seth Wolcott and starts making sexual advances at him. Seth is also gay and is trying to get over his recent breakup. When he Dane’s advances towards him, he too gets attracted to him. As Seth and Dane indulge into a passionate romance, they are called to the help of a gay student named Truman Reid, who is bullied by others. As Dane and Seth try to help Truman overcome his bullies and cherish his sexual orientation, they all learn important lessons about acceptance, coming to terms, falling in love, coming out, and heartbreak.

The second installment of this series is called ‘Bigger Love’. It was also published by Dreamspinner Press in 2018. This novel opens by depicting that Truman Reid has become a proud senior at his school. He looks forward to moving out of his small hometown and explore his uncompromising, fierce self. Truman hopes to move to a big city, where he can forget about bullies and enjoy the bright lights. He even dreams of being the first gay star to win the Oscar Award. But, all the plans of Truman Reid are put on hold when he gets attracted to a new gorgeous boy on the very first day at school. Mike Stewart has dark hair, blue eyes, and is big in size. He is manly, quiet, and doesn’t interact much with other students. In order to get close to Mike, Truman tries to get him included in the crew for the senior class play called Harvey. This seems to be a rather easy task for him as he is the director of the play. Truman wonders if Mike Stewart is even gay and how can he proceed to have a relationship with Mike when his mother is falling for his father.

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