Lou Skelton writes fun, filthy and feelsy gay romance stories from her home in south east London. She particularly enjoys subverting romantic tropes and hetereonormative narratives, but she still loves a good, old-fashioned happy ending.

 

She has several books in development and is currently working on her first series.

 

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  • holiday romance

  • childhood friends

  • coming of age

  • coming out

  • long distance relationship

  • secret diary

  • setting: contemporary Tenerife, Wales, England, and Australia

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The Book of Elis

Two childhood friends are reunited on a family vacation. Elis is self-obsessed, vain, and desperate for attention. Stuck in a Spanish villa alongside him, Ieuan, our diary-writing hero, is drawn into a surprisingly tender romance.

 

But once the holiday is over, Elis must go back to Brisbane and Ieuan to a rainy village north of Cardiff. Though they remain in touch, Ieuan’s expectations of Elis are low. He is unreliable and immature—soon he’ll tire of the novelty of their relationship and the distance keeping them apart.

 

Or so he thinks. Because Elis is full of surprises, and Ieuan has to decide how much of his heart he dares to trust him with.

  • feel: angsty young men, plenty of feels and longing

  • heat level: high

  • length: 30,000 words

  • stand-alone romance with a Happy For Now ending

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Send Me One Back?

Eight eclectic tales of erotic gay romance await you in this collection of short stories. Enjoy a wild ride with two strangers on a train and vacation with reunited childhood friends. Join a quest for a secret mountain cabin — where there's only one bed. Experience a supernatural rite of passage in a very unusual location and realise the therapeutic benefits of a threesome. Discover a new religion for some priest kink with a difference. Watch three hot neighbours connect without touch and indulge in a highly lascivious tale of a historical master/servant relationship.

 

Love, friendship, and more — there's no need to choose. Read them all and find humour and heart in every one.

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"This short story collection is just the thing for a delicious GUILT-FREE pick me up: the stories are SO GOOD!"  An Amazon.co.uk Reader

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A Very Personal Assistant: Book One

Alistair is a young, self-styled “very personal assistant” who prides himself on his unflappable profession-alism and ability to manage any situation.

 

When he joins the employ of Rupert, a London-based businessman who lives an intensely private life, he thinks he’s found the perfect posting. But as attraction blossoms, things begin to get complicated. Rupert is wary of letting Alistair get too close, while Alistair is keen to get close in ways that Rupert hasn’t anticipated. And there are the risqué parties for all of Rupert’s “closest friends” for them to negotiate too.

 

Can Alistair persuade Rupert that he’s just as in-dispensable in private as he is in public? And, if he succeeds, will he be able to accept Rupert’s terms??

 

  • light Dom/sub dynamics

  • “it’s complicated”, non-monogamy, and group sex

  • medium heat level in Book One, rising to high for the rest of the series

  • soft cliffhanger ending for Book One, but an eventual HEA

Featuring:

  • aromantic character / a “romance without romance”

  • workplace relationship

  • age-gap relationship

  • a beautiful house in Highgate, London

  • an awful lot of butler kink

  • suit/clothing kink

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A Very Personal Assistant

 

 "Alistair's friend and flatmate Liam has just been mugged. Alistair, an unflappable but temporarily unemployed private personal assistant, steps in to make things... better."

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