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The Soccer Field Is Empty

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Summary

The Soccer Field Is Empty is the story of teen love, steamy romance, friendship, loyalty, understanding, and ancient prejudice. Here is a tale that breaks the stereotypes of the ignorant and peers into the soul of two boys who want what we all want; to love and be loved. The story of Mark and Taylor, two 16-year-old high school athletes, is a tale of love and happiness torn asunder by a world that understands too late.

©2001 Mark A. Roeder (P)2017 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Dominic Carlos
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance, LGBTQ+
Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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The Nudo Twins

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Summary

Tyler and Tanner are identical twins and best buddies, but their relationship is about to be transformed forever. Tyler grows increasingly uncomfortable with the rumors that haunt him and his brother, but Tanner doesn't want their relationship to change. Wanted or not, change comes. Tyler falls for Charlie, the new boy in town, and Tanner reaches out to help his teammate, Iggy, who is crippled in an accident and confined to a wheelchair. As Tyler and Charlie grow closer, Tanner grabs onto the small ray of hope that Iggy may someday walk again and pushes Iggy to make it happen. Just when he feels he's losing his brother, Tanner begins to develop feelings for Iggy that he never thought he could feel for anyone…except his twin. The Nudo Twins is the story of an unconventional relationship and the ability of love to adapt to almost any situation.

©2013 Mark A. Roeder (P)2014 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Transitions

Summary

Cricket is a young gay boy from the Louisiana Bayou who grew up so isolated he’s not sure how to be a boy. Mateo is a jock from Texas who has music in his heart. Kenzie is a boy with a secret, desperately hoping to live the life he was born to live. Finneas is a talented local boy who dreams of a career in music. Transitions is the story of four very different boys who attend the elite music school known as The Asylum. Each struggles to surmount the obstacles in his path and deal with a society that does not always understand.

©2018 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Mike Peterman
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance
Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Three Months

Summary

Huntley is a golden boy. He’s blond, beautiful, wealthy and popular. Max hates him - at least until the pair meets and Max begins to understand that Huntley’s life might not be so perfect after all. Max doesn’t care for Glen either. Why should he? Glen has bullied him for years. Glen isn’t all that he seems either and becomes more involved in Max’s life than Max could have ever imagined.  Three Months is a story of love, understanding and dealing with the ultimate tragedy of life.

©2020 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Austin Nebbia
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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The Youngest Frat Bro Ever

Summary

Richard K. Arbuster III is 14, and he’s beginning his freshman year at Indiana University. At least, he thinks he is, until his grandfather’s ultimatum: join the Alpha Alpha Omega fraternity or return to the dreaded and detested Bratsworth Academy.  Richard has no desire to join a frat. He would rather spend his time reading and studying. But he has no choice and sets out to become the youngest frat bro ever.

©2020 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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The Graymoor Mansion B&B

Summary

Is turning a haunted mansion into a bed-and-breakfast such a good idea? Sean and his family think so, except for Avery, who believes guests will be scared away by disembodied voices, candles that light themselves, and the ghostly reenactment of the notorious Graymoor ax murders.

When the gay boys of Verona went their separate ways, Verona was more at peace than it had been in ages. Skye, the local champion of gay boys, has been gone for five long years, however, and much has changed in his absence. Sean and Nick lived apart during their college years. They've eagerly anticipated their reunion, but what will happen when Ross, the drummer for Phantom, comes to stay at Graymoor with the band? 

Is Nick over his Ross obsession - or is there trouble ahead? Jordan and Ralph have long considered starting a family, but can they surmount the obstacles that stand in their way? 

The gay boys of Verona, old and new, are together once again.

©2008, 2013 Mark A. Roeder (P)2018 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Joe Voegler
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance, LGBTQ+
Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Teen Idol Secrets

Summary

Adam plays “Bud”, the all-American boy-next-door on one of the most popular TV shows of the 1950s, but Adam has a secret. The boy-next-door likes boys instead of girls, and no one can know.  Adam’s life becomes increasingly complicated, as his studio assigns him a girlfriend and he falls for a male co-star. The truth becomes ever harder to conceal, as Adam becomes increasingly famous and his face begins to appear on magazine covers. All Adam has ever wanted to do is act, but can he lead the life he wants to lead and maintain his secret?

©2020 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Aidan Harris
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Second Chances

Summary

Brendan and Casper have lived most of their lives on a Christmas tree farm in Verona, Indiana, but when Brendan is offered the position of head football coach at Indiana University, he can’t resist. The couple leaves all that they know behind and moves to Bloomington to begin a new chapter of their lives.   Brendan is living his dream, but Casper finds something missing. Soon, he fills the void by becoming the big brother of a troubled youth, and a new chapter of Brendan and Casper’s life begins.

©2019 Mark A. Roeder (P)2019 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Geoffrey Boyes
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 8 hrs
Available on Audible
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Phantom Begins

Summary

Music is the love of Jordan’s life. At 13, he meets a teacher who not only shares that love and gives him private lessons, but introduces him to one of the greatest pianists in the world. Jordan soon forms a band, which performs anywhere there is an audience and gets its first break when hired by Mystic Gardens, an amusement park in Indiana. From there, their careers take off, and they become the world-famous band Phantom. Phantom Begins is the story of Jordan, Kieran, and Ross and their rise to fame, but it’s also the story of Jordan’s first love at 13, his concerns for his single mother, and the dedication of a middle school music teacher who sees his potential and gives his all to make it flourish.

©2018 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Just Making Out

Summary

Just Making Out is the story of adolescent lovers, a high school boy facing adult responsibilities, and a dead high school football player...all following the dreams of their hearts and just making out.... Dane and Tim are in love. Dane’s parents and Tim’s older brother do their best to keep them apart, but the teenaged lovers are determined they’ll find a way to be together. Just when life gets better for the pair, Dane’s old nemesis, Boothe, appears in town with an insane warning about a ghost. The warning turns out not to be so crazy when Jacob, a dead high school football player, haunts Dane. The situation becomes more complex as the ghost slowly becomes more human and expresses an intimate interest in Dane.   Tim is at first hurt by the growing relationship between Jacob and Dane, then frightened for his boyfriend’s very life. Can he save Dane from the ghost hunk, or will he uncover Jacob’s dark secret too late? Shawn has finally gained the attention of his dream boy, but making Tristan his boyfriend is another matter entirely. To complicate matters, Shawn is responsible for his younger brother. Can he make a relationship with Tristan work while he’s juggling high school, two part-time jobs, and his new parental responsibilities?

©2010, 2017 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: LaMont Ridgell
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Hoosier Boys

Summary

Dylan is a slut. He loves college boys, all of them, and hooks up with as many as possible, but Dylan has aspirations that include becoming a model and designing his own clothing line. Derek is a brain and a wonderful son. He is also a boy struggling to deal with family problems and responsibilities that are beyond his years. Rod is unbelievably naïve - not stupid, merely naive - and his stories from his youth in Pike County drive his roommates insane. Rod is a truly good soul who sees everyone not as they are, but as they could be. Caspian is a loudmouth, who has no reservations about giving his opinion, whether it's appropriate or not. He has a troubled and tragic past, but with the help of his dads Percy and Daniel and his step-brother Tyler, he finally has his act together. Living together seems an impossible task for such radically different boys, but the tragedies that have touched the lives of each work to bring them together. Family is where you find it.

©2018 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Allen R. Wazny
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Dream Lives

Summary

Life is a dream, or is it? Zac can remember every detail of his dreams. He’s profoundly disturbed because he dreams about Isaac, a gay boy, and Zac is absolutely, 100 percent straight, or is he? Isaac is troubled by his newly vivid dreams too because he’s dreaming about Zac. Yuck! How could a boy want to do that with girls? Zac lives in 1983 and Isaac in 2018 so how can they possibly dream about each other? As both boys begin to doubt their sanity and wonder if they are real, their dreams begin to bring them closer together across time. Is there a connection between the two boys or is one of them merely a dream?

©2020 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Dead Het Boys

Summary

Marshall's experiences with ghosts and the supernatural are legendary, but when a boy 100 years dead turns up in his bedroom with the cryptic message "Blackford Manor", Marshall realizes his adventures with the other side have only begun. As more specters appear to Marshall, he begins to assemble the pieces of a puzzle that leads him to Graymoor Mansion and a set of crimes more heinous than those of a modern day serial killer. The evil four, a group of boys who were involved with the murders of gay youths a year ago have returned. Skye and the gay boys of Verona can do little more than watch and wait for the terror to begin again. Skye learns of a psychopathic homophobe who is in league with his enemies, but things take a curious turn when one of the evil four is brutally murdered. Suspicion turns to Skye. Has he finally gone too far to protect his friends? Skye isn't the only one with a motive. All the gay boys of Verona are suspect. This time around, the shoe is on the other foot.

©2007 Mark A. Roeder (P)2014 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Bryant Sullivan
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: LGBTQ+
Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Dead Boys of Verona

Summary

Elliott is the new boy in school - again. He lives in a creepy house. His classmates ignore him. His bedroom is haunted. And, he just might be losing his mind. Elliott isn't pleased about being exiled from Chicago to the sleepy town of Verona, Indiana, but he's determined to make the best of it. He meets Marshall, who is undoubtedly the most bizarre boy in school, but who is the only one, other than his grandmother, that Elliott can trust not to be freaked out by the ghost in his bedroom and the strange dreams that might not be dreams at all. Marshall introduces Elliott to a mismatched lot of companions: a jock, a skater, a bookworm, and a boy who dresses as if it's still the 1930s. Elliott is delighted to have friends at last, but there's something rather odd about Derrick, Cory, Jared, and Keaton. Nothing is quite as it seems in Verona, Indiana - in the present or the past.

©2014 Mark A. Roeder (P)2015 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Joe DiNozzi
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Brendan & Casper

Summary

The time has finally come for Brendan and Casper to return to Verona, Indiana. Both have graduated from Indiana University, and Brendan has a teaching and assistant coaching job waiting for him at his old high school. The pair purchase their own place and settle into a comfortable life, that is until three teenage boys arrive to turn their world upside down. Brendan and Casper find themselves facing life’s greatest challenge - parenthood.

©2016 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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Born Too Late

Summary

The boys at school think James is a freak, and he isn’t sure they’re wrong. He’s 15 and possesses a genius level IQ. He has no friends, and his grandmother thinks it’s the 1960s, but none of these are his biggest problem. James is gay and totally incompetent with social interaction. He’s also attracted to a man old enough to be his father. His situation seems hopeless, until he meets Lincoln and Taylor, two boys who begin to teach him how to interact with others and deal with being different.

©2019 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Tim

Summary

Tim was the quarterback of his high school team, but now he faces a larger challenge. He’s eager to follow in the footsteps of his brother and play football for Indiana University, but can he even get off the bench? Before the season begins, Tim makes a terrible mistake that threatens his reputation, his relationship with his boyfriend, and even his ability to play on the team. Tim’s first year at IU could be his last, but he is determined to succeed.

©2015 Mark A. Roeder (P)2019 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: J. McKinney
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Scotty

Summary

Attending Indiana University and dating Jeff Morgan has been Scotty Jackson's dream for two whole years, but Scotty arrives on campus only to discover that Jeff refuses to date him. Scotty turns disappointment to opportunity and devises a plan to date a new boy each week. Ryder is Scotty's incredibly hot lacrosse-jock roommate. He's hostile, dismissive, and rude, but there's a humorous edge to his caustic comments and superior attitude. Scotty holds his own in their ongoing battle of wits while he enjoys the scenery provided by his hunky roommate. Their relationship becomes increasingly complicated when Ryder stumbles half-drunk to Scotty's bed late one night and then appears to have no memory of the nocturnal visit the next morning. Scotty must deal with his conflicted feelings, but he's not the only one whose thoughts are in turmoil.

©2015 Mark A. Roeder (P)2017 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Dominic Carlos
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance, LGBTQ+
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Nathan

Summary

Nathan is eager to experience college life but misses his boyfriend back home. Sexy IU boys surround Nathan, but he's confident he can be true to Ethan. While Nathan has little trouble controlling his lust, the same cannot be said for one of his classmates. Trace is sexy, well built, and accustomed to getting who and what he wants. At first Trace is a minor annoyance, but the more Nathan rejects him the more Trace's desire for Nathan increases. Nathan's friends try to protect him, but Trace is relentless. How far will he go to satisfy his desires? Nathan is shocked to discover his roommate is 15 years old and an actual genius. While Anton breezes through his classes, university social life is not so easy. Anton hasn't so much as kissed a girl and has only a gay boy to show him the ropes!

©2014 Mark A. Roeder (P)2016 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Ollie Vandal
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Haakon

Summary

Haakon met an incredible boy when he attended Indiana University the first semester of his freshman year. His twin brother, Hamlet, met the same boy the following semester.    Neither twin believed they would ever return to Indiana, but now they’re back for their senior year and face a dilemma. It was easy to share Colin when only one twin was on campus, but what will they do now while both are attending IU? Bloomington Boys: Haakon is the story of twin brothers coming to terms with their shared love for the same remarkable boy.

©2019 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Jeffrey Holz
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance
Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Elijah

Summary

Elijah is the youngest and smallest of the Gaylord brothers and is the last of the family football dynasty. He earns a spot on the Indiana University team, but has doubts about his abilities and feels like a boy among men.   Elijah has stood in the shadow of his brothers his entire life. He’s worked long and hard to match their achievements, but he may finally have taken on more than he can handle.

©2019 Mark A.Roeder (P)2019 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Bryant Sullivan
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Devon

Summary

Devon is determined to create a new life for himself as a freshman at Indiana University. He struggles to put his troubled past behind him and keep it from poisoning his new relationships. After a promising start Devon's resolve weakens, but he refuses give up his dream. The moment Devon meets Dorian Gray he knows his life will change forever. Dorian Gray is rich, charming, and the most beautiful young man Devon has ever beheld. Dorian takes an immediate interest in Devon and awakens feelings within him than have lain dormant since Devon's first love. Devon soon falls for Dorian, only to find Dorian has his own agenda. Devon isn't thrilled with his roommate. Armando is obsessed with football and working out. Devon suspects Armando is gay, but worse still is the attraction Devon feels for him. Devon avoids Armando at first, but the more time he spends with his roommate the more he likes him. As Devon's new relationships begin to fall apart it is Armando who stands by Devon when he needs a friend the most. Devon is a story of love, friendship, loyalty, and betrayal. It is the tale of a creation of a homophobic monster.

©2014 Mark A. Roeder (P)2017 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Zachary Carter
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Casper

Summary

Casper has waited two years to join his boyfriend at Indiana University, but reality is different from his dreams.   Brendan is a junior and a star on the football team. Between school, football practices, and games, he has little time for Casper.   Casper’s loneliness is alleviated by meeting a homeless boy named Aiden, who soon becomes more than a friend. Casper begins to carve out a life for himself at IU, but Brendan is never far from his thoughts.

©2015 Mark A. Roeder (P)2019 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Shane Vincent
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance, LGBTQ+
Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Bloomington Boys: Brandon

Summary

College is a time to experiment, to seek out new experiences and push past boundaries. Brandon and his best bud, Jon, find themselves surrounded by more hot girls than their small hometown could hope to offer. Brandon is eager to leave relationships behind and explore the world of casual sex offered by university life. He's eager to make new friends and experience all that college life has to offer. So many beautiful and intelligent young women surround Brandon, he's overwhelmed, but he's truly shocked when he finds himself attracted to another guy for the first time in his life! Brandon has always been secure in his sexuality, but is he secure enough to test his boundaries with a guy? Can he learn to live side by side in a tiny dorm room with his classical-music-playing, opera-loving roommate? Can he help his closeted teammate come out into the light of day?

©2013 Mark A. Roeder (P)2015 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Joe DiNozzi
Author: Mark Roeder
Category: Romance, LGBTQ+
Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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Beautiful

Summary

Cory is the golden boy. He lives a charmed existence. That is until a disturbing revelation and an accident drastically alters his life.  

Suddenly, he is no longer sure if his friends and teammates will remain true or turn on him if they discover his secrets.  

From the outside, Cory’s life appears perfect. Only Cory knows that couldn’t be further from the truth.

©2016 Mark A. Roeder (P)2018 Mark A. Roeder

Narrator: Joe DiNozzi
Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
Available on Audible