Never Say Never is a stimulating collection of Valentine-themed romance stories by Xavier Axelson, RJ Scott, BG Thomas, and Shae Connor.
Stripped by Shae Connor - When Blake O'Leary and Jon Harrison meet in a Manhattan club on Valentine's Day, it's far from a typical pickup: Blake's an exotic dancer, and Jon's one of his customers. A private chat in place of a private dance piques interest on both sides, and bending any of a number of professional and personal rules, they spend a hot night together. Afterward, they're both left wondering if it's just a holiday fling, or if there might be more between them. Could this become their best Valentine's Day ever?
Valentine 2525 by RJ Scott - In the year 2525, Samekh Taw designation #65572 aka *Sam* is a Companion: a cloned human - a lab creation - made specifically to order to serve any and all of the needs of Max Absolom III. A deliberate act of sabotage adds emotions to Sam that he should never have. Max is the one man who never wanted a Companion in the first place, only agreeing to the whole uncomfortable situation because his social standing demanded it. When it becomes clear that Sam is flawed and he seeks to end his existence before he is erased, it is up to Max to convince Sam to hold his secrets close and that love isn't just for one day.
A Secret Valentine by BG Thomas - Knowing that only by being open about who he is will he find happiness, Steve Manchester gets divorced and comes out as a gay man. But happiness isn't fast coming. All Steve finds are cheaters and liars and men who want anonymous sex. Then he meets Bill Cameron, a man who is everything that he wants. But Bill only wants to be friends. Steve tries everything he can think of to make just friends work, but every time he sees Bill, his heart aches with longing. Just when Steve realizes he can't take it anymore and decides to move to San Francisco to get away from his hopeless situation, Bill ...