Enjoy The Dance
Blogtour , Bookteaser / October 6, 2016

RELEASE DATE: October 11, 2016 Format: Novel • Genre: Contemporary • Length: 80,000 words Publisher: Heidi Cullinan Cover Artist: Kanaxa eBook ISBN: 978-0-9961203-6-4 Print ISBN: 978-0-9961203-7-1 Characters: Spenser Harris, Tomás Jimenez, Ed Maurer, Laurie Parker, Duon Graves Short Summary: Set against the backdrop of the marriage equality and immigration struggles of 2012, kindergarten teacher Spenser Harris and dance instructor Tomás Jimenez fall in love while helping a troubled youth, but the public spotlight their effort draws threatens their relationship, their careers, and their families. FULL BLURB: Dance with your heart, and love will follow. Kindergarten teacher Spenser Harris has carved a quiet, stable future out of his tumultuous past, but his world turns upside down the night a homeless teen appears on his doorstep—a boy whose story mirrors the one Spenser has worked so hard to overcome. The decision to shelter Duon is easy. What’s tricky is juggling the network of caregivers in Duon’s life, especially Tomás Jimenez. Tomás wouldn’t have hesitated to take Duon in, but his plate is already full working three jobs to support his family. Though Spenser’s carefully constructed walls are clearly designed to keep the world at bay, Tomás pushes past Spenser’s defenses, determined to ensure the man is worthy of his charge. As the two of them…

Short Stay
Blogtour , Bookteaser / May 24, 2016

Short Stay is the new novel by Heidi Cullinan and is a part of the Love Lessons series. So many of the characters we already know from the earlier novels will be a part of this story as well. Hot messes have a hard time with happily ever after. Baz Acker and Elijah Prince have it all. They’re engaged, and their wedding is guaranteed to be a spectacle no event will ever top. So why are they hunkered down in a quiet corner of the Acker mansion, restless and edgy while they wait out the holidays? When Baz suggests a road trip with Walter and Kelly to Las Vegas, it sounds like an ideal escape, but it turns out Vegas only amplifies their unease. Elijah can’t slough off the self-hating his parents programmed into him, and he worries how that will affect his marriage. Baz, crippled en route because of too much time spent in the car without rest, must face the truth that his wealth and influence can’t always counteract the limits his disability will put on his—and Elijah’s—life. With help from their friends, a wily poker player, a take-no-prisoners drag queen, and a smooth-talking casino owner, they face…

Dance With Me
Bookreview / January 9, 2016

Dance With Me is a novel by Heidi Cullinan about two people forced together, against all odds and no matter how different they are. Both totally different, yet so made for each other that there is no other way than for them be together forever. Ed Maurer used to be a semi professional football player, but an accident caused him to have a neck injury making sure he can never play again. He is stuck in a dull office job that is sucking the life out of him, but he needs the money to pay rent and keep living. And he absolutely loves volunteering at the local youth center, keeping young people of the street and preventing them from going the wrong way. But there is one person that is constantly bothering him. Dance instructor Laurie Parker, who just cannot seem to stay out of his way. Laurie was once a world famous ballet dancer, but is now volunteering at the youth center to stay out of the way of his mother. His mother is constantly nagging him to get his life back on track and start his career again. The hide out seems to be perfect, except for the…

Winter Wonderland – Minnesota Christmas #3
Bookreview / December 8, 2015

Winter Wonderland is the third part in the Minnesota Christmas series and focuses on the story of the one remaining character, Paul Jansen. For several days now someone has been leaving giant snow penis sculptures in his front yard and he has no clue who would do that. Does he have a secret admirer? Paul really wanted a relationship but there was no other man to be found anywhere. Of course there is Kyle Parks, who has been working as a nurse and is really in love with Paul. Kyle is 25 years old, but Paul thinks  he is far to young for anything serious, so he doesn’t even look twice at Kyle. So Kyle decides he has to gets Pauls attention another way. Kyle and Paul both end up working on the towns Winter Wonderland project, together with all the guys we met in part 1 and 2. Kyle has never been this close to Paul, so this is his one chance. It is now or never. But what he doesn’t known is that Paul comes with a lot of problems. Pauls family is very conservative and still expect him to come home with a girl, marry and have…

Sleigh Ride – Minnesota Christmas #2
Bookreview / December 4, 2015

Sleigh Ride is the second part in the Minnesota Christmas series by Heidi Cullinan. Also set in the same small town, but this time focusing on another member of the lumberjack team. Frankie and Marcus, wo we met in part 1 are also in the story, but only as secondary characters. They are living together and are very happy together. Marcus reopened his law practice in town and Frankie started his own salon, taking care of all the people in town. In the second part we meet Arthur Anderson, a fiery redhead and quite recently “dumped” by his “boyfriend” Paul. Of course they never were really together, but just fuckbuddies. So when Paul decides it is enough, he moves out and leaves Arthur alone. Arthur doesn’t want anything to do with love and romance ever again, he decides it is not for him anymore. So when his mother is pushing him to be the Santa in her fundraising scheme, he most certainly doesn’t want to do it. Especially since it is an obvious scheme to push him together with Gabriel Higgins, the towns librarian, who is very obviously gay and nerdy. But when he gets to know the man behind…

Let It Snow – Minnesota Christmas #1
Bookreview / December 1, 2015

Let It Snow is part 1 in the Minnesota Christmas series by Heidi Cullinan. All stories are set in the same small town of Logan, Minnesota and focus on a small group of three lumberjacks. Each has their own reason to be there and each has his own reason to want love. But how do you find love in a very small town with an even lower gay population? Frankie Blackburn, a young stylist, never meant to get lost in Logan, but when he finds himself in his car with a failing GPS and a blizzard about to set in, that is exactly what he is. Lost, with no idea where he is or where to go. And when he crashes his car in a ditch, he is completely lost. Somehow he finds his way to a small cabin and decides to wait the storm out. But the cabin is owned by said three lumberjacks and they don’t exactly want another guest in their house. The weather turns for the worst and Frankie is stuck with the group until he can get back out again. Marcus Gardner wasn’t always a lumberjack. He used to be a lawyer in Minneapolis, but…