Family Collection

More Than Everything

More Than Everything

Time might not heal all wounds, but with two motivated and strong-willed men on a campaign to win him back, Charlie will get more than he ever thought possible.

Word Count: 70,625

Strong Enough

Strong Enough

When a casual hookup turns into the potential for love, staid Spencer realizes he wants to build a life with vibrant Emilio.

Word Count: 61,177

The Half of Us

The Half of Us

If short-tempered Jason can open his heart and life to optimistic Abe, he might finally find the family he craves.

Word Count: 59,044

Love, respect, and fun make a family.

These books are linked by theme or world. They are independent and can be read in any order.

My FB Group's Recommendations



It is fast-paced and hot, I loved the interaction between Hawk and Clint as they both deal with a new relationship and all the insecurities that go along with that. Exceedingly well written, with no editing or grammatical errors to disrupt the reading flow, I loved both main characters in this book, and have no hesitation in recommending it.


I hadn't read anything by C. in the past, and after reading this book, I have no idea why! ...C. did an amazing job of making me believe in the relationship and love between Reg and Jeremy. I adored both Reg and Jeremy. I loved that they were both so different, and yet complimented each other perfectly. Reg was this laid back and easy going guy who let everything slide off his back. Jeremy was a hot head that let life get to him, and was easily angered and quick to yell. ...The dynamic between them was so much fun to read! I also love the way their romance developed at a snail's pace throughout the book. I loved the way Reg proved that he could be the best friend and asset that Jeremy needed to keep a level head. I also adored the way that they built their friendship on games, beer, and pizza. It was genuine and real and I believed in it with everything. ...Their relationship felt real and honest and although I wasn't sure how it would all work out, I ended up absolutely loving every step of their journey...I adored Jeremy and Reg both, and thought their romance was absolutely perfect.

The Book Pushers

A beautiful love story between two people who slowly came together to become a perfect pair....The sex in this story was extremely steamy with a touch of rough play. The time they spent getting to know one another was fascinating. My favorite part of the story was watching Abe slowly become a permanent part of Jase's life without Jase even realizing it.....Another amazing and engaging story by Cardeno C. Although they don't have to be read in order, I have read and loved every single story in this series and recommend all of them.

Swept Away by Romance

It was like a fairy tale, but real. And that right there is why I love every one of Cardeno's characters. They feel real because they deal with real issues. Yes, Spencer and Emilio developed strong feelings for each other in a short time, but I can accept that because the connection Cardeno developed between went beyond lust. You could feel it with each honest word they spoke and with every intimate touch they shared. ... Ahhh, to lose myself once again in one of Cardeno's stories. It's like coming home, in a way. A fun, heart-warming story full of those "aww" moments I'm so fond of, Strong Enough has the right combination of sweet and sexy. What more can I ask for? I have to say that Strong Enough has become one of my favorite books by Cardeno to date.

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