Hiya, I’m Avery Cockburn (rhymes with Savory Slow Churn). My days are filled with beautiful men who play the Beautiful Game in the most beautiful place in the world. It’s pretty much the best job ever.

I live in the United States with one infinitely patient man and two infinitely impatient cats. Readers make my day, so email me at, or sign up for my monthly-ish newsletter ( to get a FREE download of Play On (Duncan & Brodie) plus loads of exclusive Glasgow Lads bonus material. Cheers!




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Play On: A Glasgow Lads Novella

Flatmates-to-lovers, Hurt/Comfort, First Time

Glasgow Lads Book 0.5: A tale of pride over prejudice kicks off this M/M romance series set in Scotland!

Duncan Harris is on the edge after scandal shreds his LGBTQ football team’s season. The one person who can make Duncan feel like himself again—friend and flatmate Brodie Campbell—is still haunted by memories of school bullies. As the two lads grow closer, Brodie can’t forget how athletes like Duncan once tortured him. To defeat the bullies who’ve wrecked his life, his mind, and his ability to love, Brodie must find the strength to fight his own battles. And Duncan must find the strength to let him.

NOTE: This is a long prequel novella (~40K words).