Category Archives: Gaypril

Matt’s Margarita recipe

Goooood morning sexy readers! The weather is finally picking up and another bank holiday is just around the corner – even if April hasn’t been too great so far, Gaypril has been fantastic! We’ve had so much fun bringing you our free collections of L, G, and B literature. This morning I’m giving you a Friday drink to look forward to, my Margarita. Take a good looking glass, pour in two shots… Read More »

Matt’s Monday Morning Blues Bagel

It’s Monday, and that means time for another breakfast hit for you sexy readers! Today is my recipe for a breakfast bagel good enough to shake you out of those Monday blues. Take one bagel (obviously…) and toast lightly. Fry one egg however you like it (I like them with the yolk mixed in, its weird on its own). Fry two sausages and cut them in half, squash them down and cook… Read More »

Gaypril Recipes: The Classic White Russian

So we wanted to share with you a real classic and we finally agreed that one cocktail that no one ever seems to get right is the White Russian. This is the fool-proof way to make a White Russian from the Xcite team! Enjoy! 1 cup of ice cubes 1 to 1 1/2 oz (30 to 45 mL) vodka 1/2 to 1 1/2 oz (15 to 45 mL) Kahlua Cream, Half… Read More »

Gaypril Recipes: Lauren’s Awkward Vegetarian Curry

Are you having family or friends for dinner tonight? Are they vegetarians? Are they awkward vegetarians, those so picky you spend your lunch break staring at the shelves wondering what to feed them? Being one, let me tell you a quick fix this problem! Take 60g uncooked rice for each person and boil. In a separate pan, lightly fry one chopped onion, one diced red pepper, and one handful of chopped… Read More »

Gaypril Recipes: Claire’s Strawberry Lime Punch

Hello! Claire here bringing you a short a sweet punch recipe this Gaypril! This one is a favourite of mine with lots of fruit. Take a carton of strawberry juice (or a bottle, if you’re having company) and pour it into a glass. Add in one shot of lime vodka, And then one shot of rum. Happy Drinking!            

Gaypril Recipes: Louise’s Homemade Birthday Cake

Some of you may have seen this on facebook – as requested by Lucas Steele for his birthday. Well, as part of Gaypril we are sharing our favourite recipes with our dear readers. And this is an office favourite. Fair warning, I am vegan so this recipe has no animal products in it, but it’s still a favourite for my vegan and non-vegan friends alike. You will need: 1 1/4… Read More »

Gaypril: Writing Compteition and Reviews

Xcite Books is the UK’s leading publisher of erotic romance fiction. We at Xcite will be focusing on our LGBT titles during April (or as it has been renamed, ‘Gaypril’!), and running a number of promotions and awareness campaigns during the month. I am pleased to announce that one of our campaigns is the first annual Xcite Books LGBT short story competition. We are inviting budding (or established!) writers of… Read More »

Gaypril Recipes: Miranda’s Kiss in the Dark

Hello wonderful readers. As part of Gaypril we here at Xcite Books are offering up our favourite drinks. And how much I love a Kiss in the Dark. The ingredients are a little expensive but totally divine. Sir together a shot of cherry brandy, a short of dry vermouth and a shot of gin (my favourite). Simply stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass and serve. And since it’s Gaypril… Read More »

Gaypril offers on Sommer Marsden Divination Falls Trilogy

To celebrate Gaypril our wonderful author Sommer Marsden is offering loads of stuff! To honour the release of the second in the Divination Fall Trilogy, we are offering a special 25% off Gaypril voucher on the prequel ‘Lion Hearted’ when you buy through our website ( using the code GAYPRIL (The offer runs until the 14th of April). But that is not all. Sommer Marsden will be taking questions over twitter using… Read More »