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Daryl Banner

Author of Football Sundae

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Works by Daryl Banner

Football Sundae (2017) 55 copies, 2 reviews
Born Again Sinner (2018) 32 copies, 2 reviews
Getting Lucky (2018) 28 copies, 1 review
Heteroflexible (2019) 26 copies, 1 review
Bromosexual (2017) 23 copies, 1 review
Dorm Game (2015) 23 copies, 3 reviews
Hard For My Boss (2017) 22 copies, 1 review
Dog Tags (2015) 19 copies, 1 review
Wrangled (2020) 17 copies, 1 review
The Beautiful Dead (2013) 17 copies, 4 reviews
Dead Of Winter (2014) — Author — 17 copies, 1 review
Outlier: Rebellion (2014) 13 copies, 1 review
Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology Volume 5 — Contributor — 13 copies, 3 reviews
On The Edge (2015) 13 copies, 2 reviews
Owned by the Freshman (2015) 12 copies, 2 reviews
Caysen's Catch (2019) 11 copies
Raising Hell (2018) 11 copies
When I See You Again (2021) 10 copies, 1 review
Summer Sweat (A Spruce Texas Romance) (2022) 9 copies, 1 review
Wade's Workout (2019) 9 copies
Garret's Game (2019) 9 copies
All Yours Tonight (2015) 8 copies, 1 review
Almost Alive (2015) 8 copies, 2 reviews
Dean's Dare (2019) 8 copies
My Bad Ex-Boyfriend (2019) 7 copies
Outlier: Legacy (2015) 7 copies, 1 review
Slippery When Wet (2015) 7 copies, 1 review
Straight Up (2015) 6 copies, 1 review
The Whispers (2016) 6 copies, 1 review
Only One Bed — Contributor — 5 copies
Houseboy Rules (2015) 5 copies, 1 review
Winter's Doom (2020) 4 copies
Zak (Boys & Toys Season 2, #4) (2020) 4 copies, 1 review
Dante (Boys & Toys Season 2 #3) (2020) 4 copies, 1 review
Lover's Flood: A Novel (2020) 2 copies
Commando: Dog Tags 2 (2016) 2 copies
Psychology of Want (2010) 1 copy
Flaming 1 copy
Legacy (Outlier, #2) (2015) 1 copy

Associated Works

Burned (Devil's Blaze MC, #2) (2016) — Editor, some editions — 24 copies, 1 review
Dirty Daddies: Pride 2022 (2022) — Contributor — 14 copies, 2 reviews
Color Theory 2: Love, The Tie That Binds (2022) — Contributor — 3 copies


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Places of residence
United States of America
Short biography
Daryl Banner is an author and composer who graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston Honors College with a degree in Theatre and Psychology. During his time in college, he wrote, composed, and produced a musical under Tony Award-winning musical and Theatre producer Stuart Ostrow, as well as two original plays produced under the mentorship of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, who also mentored Daryl through the writing of his first novel.

In addition to new adult and M/M romance, Daryl writes post-apocalyptic fantasy and dystopian fiction. He is most inspired by the smart and unlikely hero, but urges you (the reader) not to fall in love with them; they may deceive you with their innocence.

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Fun facts: Daryl is also an obsessive piano player, video game enthusiast, and performer. He's been remixing video game music for over fifteen years. You can feed your ears with his remixes and original music on his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/DarylBanner

He also composes original soundtracks that accompany his books and series. You can listen to and download them here: https://darylbanner.bandcamp.com (less)



College football star Tanner Strong returns to his small country hometown of Spruce, Texas for the summer. Despite his discouragement by the tough competition at school, he puts on his "big boy pants", plasters on a smile, at least in front of his family and friends, showing that he is determined to keep up his image of success. Summers are meant for relaxing, and he intended to do plenty of that...but, you know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men. He soon finds that that's going to prove difficult when he reunites with his former classmate, Billy Tucker who stayed behind to help at his parents at their diner. When Billy makes and serves Tanner some of his "own creation" deserts at the family diner...he discovers the cute, sexy chef might not just create and serve these delicious desserts...but Billy himself, might be willing to become Tanner's very own personal dessert.

Cody was the most hardheaded individual I think I have ever read about or actually knew. I really didn't like him in the beginning. He was formerly an Army soldier who had been injured and spent months in an Army hospital sustaining a near-fatal injury after saving his best friend's life. Returning to his hometown of Spruce, Texas to recover, Cody must endure the town's prying eyes and endless questions and speculations. He needed but didn't want help and proved that by scaring away his first five nurses, and now his last resort has come into his life in the form of Trey Arnold...the preacher's son. Trey isn't the least bit intimidated by Cody. Oh, they butt heads...but that only makes Trey more determined. Trey is still haunted by his mother's death. An unlikely relationship forms between Cody and Trey and the closer they grow, the more secrets they discover about each other and the more than can't get enough.

These were all good, sexy, well written stories but this one was my least favorite of the three, but I can't really say why that was. Jimmy Strong is a dancer. He's absolutely, drop-dead gorgeous, head-strong and stubborn as a mule, but fiercely protective of the people he loves. and 100% heterosexual...he thinks. No... that's not right...he's 100% SURE. Yelp...SURE as night and day. After breaking up with his latest girlfriend... he comes home with his best friend and roommate Bobby Parker. He's determined to just hang out, maybe find a new "sweetie" and lick his wounded heart, and just enjoy the summer in Spruce, Texas. How anyone can enjoy a summer in Texas was beyond my understanding:) Been there done that. Our Bobby is having a bit of dilemma: he has feelings for Jimmy. Actually...a lot of very intense ones - and they aren't the "just a friend" kind. The two men have been best friends since high school and shared every aspect of their lives together. Now they have to figure out what to do about and how to handle these new feelings.
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Carol420 | Feb 23, 2024 |
Chris Chambers, the narrator did an excellent job... but the two main characters have communication issues to put it mildly. Lance had hated Chad and almost everyone else in this little Texas town since high school, and this reunion was his chance to get his revenge and tell them all what he felt. Lance had been bullied it seems, by almost, if not the entire school...and Chad had been hiding a secret for the past 10 years, that probably would have made him a target for the bullies also. Their 10 -year high school class reunion brought everyone together for the first time in those 10 years...Lance from California where he was a budding fashion designer, and Chad from his ranch in Spruce where he had remained after taking over the ranch from his father. After Lance confronts Chad, the one of the main sources of his frustration, he begins to realize that his perceptions and experiences may not be exactly what or how he remembers them. Chad goes out of his way to apologize to Lance for his past, telling him that he's sorry and that heโ€™s changed, and that he knows his actions were awful, and wants a clean start...and has something else to tell Lance. Almost the entire book goes on before Chad reveals his secret and he and Lance begin a relationship...Bully and Victim to Lovers. Neither of the main characters were especially likable. Lance had a plan for a hateful, vengeful mission to fulfil...seemingly on the entire student population, and Chad jerked him around instead of just saying what he wanted Lance to know and telling him the secret he had kept for10 years...and was still keeping it seemed. The funny thing was that I believe that almost everyone in Spruce, Texas already suspected what Chad's secret was. Not a bad story but it went on WAY too long in this on again, off again...we can't have a long-distance relationship vain. I've had better.… (more)
Carol420 | Feb 11, 2024 |
I really enjoyed Dante and Tye story as book 3 in this 2nd series of Boys and Toys. Getting to know more.about Dante and seeing him reach his HEA wirh Tye was a wonderful read. Loved this story!
SharingTheBookLove | Nov 2, 2023 |
The end of season 2 equals sadness but happiness that all the boys got their HEA! I loved Zak Attacks HEA and this qhole series has been a super enjoyable read!
SharingTheBookLove | Nov 2, 2023 |


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