Perry Ambrose – A Wolf in the Fold


Author: Perry Ambrose
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781613722466
 

A Wolf in the Fold is an interesting, if short, story of Roderick, an American outsider among the gentry of his English village home.  His mother had money, and purchased the estate they lived in until a run-in with a werewolf caused her to die of fright, or so the story goes.  Roderick has purchased sheep to “build up his flock”, even … Continue reading

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Allison Cassatta – Dear Diary


Author:
Allison Cassatta
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
XOXO Publishing
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781927027103

Dear Diary is an interesting running monologue, told in first person by Chris.  Chris is a high school senior who uses a gift from his parents, a hand-held recorder, as his diary.  It is this, interspersed with third person narrative, which makes up the story of how Chris discovered, and embraced, his true self.  The story is told on the night of Chris’ … Continue reading

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A.J. Llewellyn – Creed


Author:
 A.J. Llewellyn
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
eXtasy Books
Genre:
M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
9781554875627

One thing I love about AJ Llewellyn’s writing is the ability to convey the deepest feeling of love and tenderness in a hot, sexy scene.  It makes the telling all the more provocative, because you can feel the emotion mixed with the physical.   Creed has that feel to it.  It is a continuation of the story of Dean “Marshall Honeybone” and his chef love, Jean-Luc, … Continue reading

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Abigail Barnette – Striped


Author:
 Abigail Barnette
Reviewed by:
Maya
Publisher:
Resplendence Publishing
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 
9781607353591

 

Jason and Mitchell, an established couple who are both tiger shifters, run and maintain the shifter community of Gwinn Close. Mitchell maintains the peace and order in the town and he and Jason are forced to speak to Sean, another tiger shifter, after numerous complaints about him running wild in the woods and chasing and terrorizing the other shifters. Sean the young, tattooed god has … Continue reading

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Sherrill Bodine – Talk of the Town


Author:
 Sherrill Bodine
Reviewed by:
Connie
Publisher:
Hachette Book Group
Genre:
M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9780446618588

For fifteen years Rebecca Covington wrote the most notorious gossip column for the Chicago Daily Mail which was called Rebecca Covington’s World.  Suddenly, with no warning signs at all, Rebecca gets fired after running an article about a famous politician.  After threatening to take her story to a rival paper – sure she is being discriminated against due to her age … Continue reading

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Susan Crandall – Sleep No More


Author:
 Susan Crandall
Reviewed by:
Tara
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Genre:
M/F Suspense
ISBN 13:
9780446556842

Decades have passed since the night Abby Whitman unwittingly set a house fire while sleepwalking that scarred her sister for life, but the guilt is still as fresh as if it were yesterday.  Her fear of hurting anyone else is so strong that she has built her entire life around it; never letting anyone close enough to start a relationship and always … Continue reading

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T.A. Chase – Kissed by God


Author:
 T.A. Chase
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Amber Allure
Genre:  
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781611241112

Kissed by God is a somewhat difficult book to read, for anyone who has struggled with any type of addiction, because it shows the aftermath.  Gus is the son of a wealthy politician.  He is also a heroin addict.  The book begins with his final weekend of use, describing his feeling while riding the high, described by him as being “kissed by God”.  … Continue reading

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Sarah Black – Anagama Fires


Author:
 Sarah Black
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781615815777

At last a story about two mature men, instead of youngsters.  Colin Ferguson and Lucien Durand had been lovers and fellow sculptors for years until professional jealousies and insecurities got in the way.  They took a break from each other and Colin moved to Thailand where he stopped working.  Now nearing their fifties the men are reunited when Lucien asks Colin to come home.  … Continue reading

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Valerie Anand – House of Allerbrook


Author:
Valerie Anand
Reviewed by:
Publisher:
Mira Books
Genre:
M/F Historical
ISBN 13:
9780778326014

Allerbrook House, home of the Sweetwater family, is located in the Exmoor district of Somerset.  It is here in the year 1535 that the story of The House of Allerbrook begins.  It is in the days of Anne Boleyn that sixteen year old Jane Sweetwater’s older sister, Sybil, is being groomed for court.  When Sybil finds herself unwed and in the family way she is no longer suitable … Continue reading

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Michael St. Anthony – In the Wings


Author:
 Michael St. Anthony
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M
ISBN 13:
9781615819614

This was a fun read that kept me interested.  Aiden is an up and coming star in the culinary world which he loves as a pastry chef.  He has been a recluse for the past five years working nights for a small catering company and hiding an ugly past.  One of the executives at the Jackson Performing Arts Center tastes some of … Continue reading

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