Stories, usually at least somewhat melodramatic, evoking feelings of suspense or dread.

Live Performance at the Grand Guignol

Cover for Grand Giugnolby Madeleine Swann

Coral is an actress in Victorian London who has just landed a plum role in the Grand Guignol. Determined to focus on her career, she decides not to get involved with any of her co-stars, but this proves more difficult than she imagines when she meets the strangely compelling Richard Morris, the actor who plays the man who murders her every night on stage. (F/M)

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Shockroom

Cover for Shockroomby J.A. Jaken

Reiji Kendo has always been one of the House of Silence’s most versatile employees, willing to do whatever it takes to make both the client and his Master happy. In return Charon Marque, the Master of the House, vowed to always keep him safe. That promise is put to the test when a mysterious visitor by the name of Lord Darwin Montgomery arrives and requests Reiji’s services for a night of unanticipated, ruthless entertainment. (M/M)

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Consort
Volume Three – The House of Silence Series

Cover for Consortby J.A. Jaken

On the surface, the business of the infamous House of Silence is obvious enough, but its carefully cultivated veneer of political neutrality is threatened when a lover from Master Charon’s youth arrives with an urgent message from the queen, prompting jealousy from Reiji and putting the whole house on edge. The House’s unique resources are called upon to investigate. (M/M+)

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Reiji’s Interview

Cover for Reiji's Interviewby J.A. Jaken

Reiji Kendo has lived his entire life on the streets, having learned from hard experience that the only person he could ever depend on is himself. One day, he accidentally draws the notice of Charon Marque, owner and unequivocal Master of the notorious House of Silence, and everything he’s ever known changes. (M/M)

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Danny’s Interview

Cover for Danny's Interviewsby J.A. Jaken

Haunted by the abuse he suffered at the hands of his father’s family, Danny Bordelain set out to make his own way in the world. Sheer chance brought him to the attention of the House of Silence and the House’s enigmatic Master, Charon Marque. (M/M)

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Tam’s Interview

Cover for Tam's Interviewby J.A. Jaken

Tam Temetria would do anything to shake off the notoriety and responsibilities that came of being a part of the Temetria family. Determined to break free and forge his own path in the world, he stumbles across the path of the House of Silence and draws the attention of Charon Marque, the House’s Master. (M/M)

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Vincent’s Interview

Cover for Vincent's Interviewby J.A. Jaken

Once upon a time, Vincent Michaelis arrived at the House of Silence looking for succor after the vicious destruction of his family and his home. This is the story of his arrival at the House and his first introduction to the House’s Master, Charon Marque. (M/M)

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Strange Hospitality

Cover for Strange Hospitalityby Kailin Morgan

Devon is driving through the English countryside when his car spins out of control. Lost in the snow and the dark, he knocks at the door of the only house in the area. Luc, owner and only resident of the mysterious house, takes him in and offers him a place to stay for the night, if Devon obeys the rules of the house. Devon promptly disobeys, of course, ending up in hot water and trying to decide if Luc’s response is punishment or promise. (M/M)

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Exodus
Volume One – The House of Silence Series

Cover for Exodusby J.A. Jaken

The House of Silence is an elite male bordello catering to the obscenely rich. No matter how extreme or mundane the fantasy, the House of Silence is rumored to serve. Master Charon employs a group of versatile, beautiful young men–some lewd, some innocent, many with tragic pasts and hidden secrets of their own–who depend on him for safety. This volatile mix erupts when danger threatens. (M/M+)

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Ricochet
Volume Two – The House of Silence Series

Cover for Ricochetby J.A. Jaken

The sanctuary of the House of Silence is shattered when an influential client presents Master Charon with an ultimatum, plunging him and his beautiful young men into a nightmare of reprisals, forcing them to fight for their lives, their sanity, and their right to exist. What secret threatens the governments of two countries? They will have to work together to unlock the secrets buried deep in the House’s past and survive the forces aligning against them. (M/M+)

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