From the 1st – 24th of December authors of GLBT+ fiction will be opening a door to a selection of festive stories to while away the winter days and get you in the Christmas spirit.
Find stories from your favourite writers and discover some new ones along the way.
A small gift from us to you for all your support in 2017

This page contains the masterpost of links to the authors and their stories as they are revealed throughout the event.
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Welcome to the Rainbow Advent Calendar!

❄ Day 1 – DC Juris – The Only Star – 1.8K words – NSFW – Click here to read the story

“Ancient vampire Serge surprises his newly-turned lover Bryan with a little Christmas cheer.”

☃ Day 2 – Amber Kell – Moon Pack Christmas Visions – 2K words – Quain/Peter – Click here to read the story

“Sometimes a peak into the future can change your life.”

☆ Day 3 – Clare London – Unwrapping – 3K words –MM, not explicit– Click here to read the story

”Last Christmas Eve, Harry and Matt got together. Sort of. This Christmas Eve – and with the help of a Secret Santa gift – will they make it official?”

✷ Day 4 – Helen Juliet – Sparkle to the Season – 12.6K words – Matt/Aedan. Short sequel to Glitter on the Garland, but can absolutely be read as a standalone, NSFW – Click here to read the story

“Aedan wants Christmas to be perfect for his boyfriend Matt, but a misunderstanding means the holiday might be ruined before it even begins.”

♬ Day 5 – Kasia Bacon – Blessing and Light – 4.5K words – Fantasy MM – Click here to read the story

“Every soul deserves a blessing on the Night of Winter Lights….”

❄ Day 6 – V. L. Locey – The Best Gift – 1.5K words – Pairings – Victor Kalinski and Dan Arou – Click here to read the story

“A Cayuga Cougars holiday short narrated by Victor Kalinski”

☃ Day 7 – Isobel Starling – The Christmas Bonus – 5.7K words – MM, gay – Click here to read the story

“When Jake Walters sees the object of his obsession, Ethan Sullivan at the Investobanck Christmas party, he has one goal- to spend the night with the younger man.  But Ethan has ideas of his own!”

☆ Day 8 – Terry Poole – My True Love – 5K words – MM, paranormal, no sex in the story – Click here to read the story

“Bryce tries to win back his lost love, Devin, using the Twelve Days of Christmas carol in an inventive and romantic way.”

✷ Day 8 – Elizabeth Lister – The Little Drummer Boy – 13K words – MMM, BDSM, graphic erotic romance. – Click here to read the story

“Christmas with James, Tate and Sebastian is never boring, even when James is overwhelmed with work and Sebastian is up to his chin in studying for his college exams.”

♬ Day 9 – Alex Jane – Winter’s Gift– 2.8K words – Gay, family – Click here to read the story

“Malcolm has been telling Seth that they’ll work things out for the last twenty years. Maybe, finally this winter (with a little help) they might just do that.”

❄ Day 10 – Ruby Moone – The Christmas Curse – 6.7K words – MM – Click here to read the story

“It’s almost Christmas 1806 and Government Agent, Jared Templeton has been adopted by a stray dog. He discovers that talking to the dog is easy, and confides in him not only secrets about his work, but the biggest secret about himself. However, at midnight on Christmas Eve, he finds that things are not quite what they seem…”

☃ Day 11 – Anna Martin – Are You Listening? – 3.2K words – MM, rated Explicit – Click here to read the story

“With the snow falling outside, it’s time for long-term couple Mason and Grant to find the path for the next stage of their life together.”

☆ Day 12– Eleanor Musgrove – Something Beautiful – 1K words – MM, fluff, sfw, just sweet festive couple-time really (existing characters from my novel ‘Submerge’. Spoiler-free and stands alone)– Click here to read the story

“Jamie comes home to find that Christmas has exploded in Miles’ flat.”

✷ Day 13 – Nic Starr –Fleeting Moments – 5K words – MM, contemporary – Click here to read the story

“All it takes is one fleeting moment for dreams to come true.”

♬ Day 13 – Caraway Carter – Beyond Letters: Brandon Needs A Tree – 2.7K words – MM, Gay, sweet/closed door – Click here to read the story

“Brandon & Hubert get their feet wet, discovering little bits about each other before Christmas.”

❄ Day 14 – Eli Easton – The Little Matchboy – 6K words – MM – Click here to read the story

“By the light of a flame, Georgie finds a Christmas miracle in Central Park.”

☃ Day 15 – Charlie Cochrane – Got Mittens – 2.8K words – Gay, closed door – Click here to read the story

“Two old soldiers find peace.”

☆ Day 16 – C.J. Anthony – Santa’s Special Gift – 3K words – M/M, sweet – Click here to read the story

“It’s another Christmas in Great Falls, and this time Santa has something special in his bag for Jack.”

✷ Day 17 – Ana Newfolk – Made In New York – 17K words – M/M HFN – Click here to read the story

“A few days before Christmas Max saves Isaac from a fire. With 48 hours before Isaac has to return to his native Portugal, will the chilly New York air be enough to stoke the fire that now burns between them in a different way to the one that brought them together?”

♬ Day 18 – Elin Gregory – He’s Behind You!– 5.5K words – MM– Click here to read the story

“A pantomime dame gets handsy with the chorus line? Sounds like a job for Millie Carstairs!”

❄ Day 19 – April Kelley – Special Packages – A Saint Lakes Short Story – 8K words – NSFW – Click here to read the story

“Some mates come with very special packages.”

☃ Day 19 – RL Mosswood – The Observer – 4.2K words – erotic M/transM with depiction of female bondage – Click here to read the story

“As a Christmas gift to himself, a young man makes good on an online flirtation.”

☆ Day 20– RJ Scott – Christmas Wishes – 9K words – MM – Click here to read the story

“When a stranger arrives at his retreat, a baby in his arms, how can Lucas turn them away?”

✷ Day 21– Giovanna Reeves – Our First Christmas – 7.2K words – Mpreg, Jordan & Duncan – Click here to read the story

“Join Jordan, Duncan, and the rest of Pryde Pack for their first Christmas together”

♬ Day 22– Aly Hayden – Christmas Scavenger Hunt – 4.5K words – MM, Standalone, HEA – Click here to read the story

“When Callan’s boyfriend Levi plans a scavenger hunt with his Christmas present as the prize, he falls for the holiday – and his man – more than he ever thought possible.”

❄ Day 23– Lillian Francis– Dark Nights and Inner Light – 3K words – m/m, Rick/Mal from Resistance – Click here to read the story

“Rick drags Mal into the forest behind their house with nothing but his trusty chopper. It’s their first Christmas together. Should Mal be concerned?”

☃ Day 24– Hans Hirschi – Paul’s Dickensian Christmas – 3.7K words – Gay Fiction – Click here to read the story

“To the master of all Christmas tales, Charles Dickens, and his “A Christmas Carol”. This story comes with a twist, of course, and it may just be the first LGBT-themed one out there.”

NB – Word counts are approximate.