Kevin J. Anderson – Captain Nemo: The Fantastic Adventures of a Dark Genius

Author: Kevin J. Anderson
Reviewed by: Mallory
Publisher: Titan
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Science Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9780857683427

A delightfully engrossing novel by an extremely talented author, Kevin J.  Anderson, “Captain Nemo” can be classified in several categories; fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, science fantasy, adventure, thriller, coming-of-age, friendship memoir, and much more. It’s simply a breathtaking fictional view of the writings of Jules Verne, as if Verne were the amanuensis who recorded the true-life adventures of his best friend, rather than only a writer of science fiction. For readers … Continue reading

Lee Brazil – The Man Trap

Author: Lee Brazil
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Breathless Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781771010313

Blurb: When former classmate Alexi Manetas wanders into his book store, Simon Harris seizes the opportunity to rekindle a flame he’d carelessly extinguished years earlier.

Simon Harris has proclaimed his bisexuality loudly since college, despite never having dated a man. But his family and friends laugh, he knows the truth: there is one man he’s always been attracted to. Once fear kept him from acknowledging that attraction. No more. The next … Continue reading

Shae Connor – Model Student

Author: Shae Connor
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:  9781615816538

Blurb:  Making his living as a model allows Aaron Stevens to pay his way through film school at NYU. While on a photo shoot, he meets Matt Carson, a journalism student who wants to interview Aaron for his senior project, and they feel an instant connection that catches them both off guard. As their relationship develops over the next week, they open up to each other about their pasts, but attraction won’t … Continue reading

Sue Brown – The Night Porter

Author: Sue Brown
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Silver Publishing
Genre: M/M Bittersweet
ISBN 13: 9781615816941

This was yet another heartbreaker by Sue Brown.  Max is the night porter in a small hotel who has the terrible problem of falling for straight men.  He leads a rather lonely life of one night stands and has never had a real relationship.  Robert Armitage checks into the hotel one night and stirs up Max’s life.  Robert is a hot young actor from the States in London to be married.   … Continue reading

Paige Bennett – Cheek to Cheek

Author: Paige Bennett
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Phaze Books
Genre: M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781606596609

Ahh, the big misunderstanding.  Happens so often, and it’s used a lot.  In this story, however, I could totally see how the misunderstanding would happen.  But I’m getting ahead of myself.

Jared Whitman is a big, bad high school PE coach.  He also happens to be wrapped around his little sister’s finger, and when she is getting married she decides big brother needs to learn to dance (their father is deceased … Continue reading

Elizabeth Coldwell – A Man Out of Time

Author: Elizabeth Coldwell
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:  9781613726365

Dale is a visiting professor with a fellowship at Oxford.  He’s very excited about it, as it is a huge honor, particularly for one so young (he’s not yet thiry).  He is drawn to a picture on the wall, a former physics professor from the 1890s named Martin Winthorp.  Martin’s claim to fame was being the first man at Oxford to be hit and killed by a car.   As … Continue reading

C. Cardeno – Places in Time

Author:  C. Cardeno
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 978-1-61372-641-9
 

Such a cute story reminiscent of A Christmas Carol, without Christmas. And with just one, can’t call her an angel. One guide.  It begins with Ethan, a very famous actor, arriving to his house (not a home) to be faced with his girlfriend of a year breaking up with him.  You feel bad for her, actually, she seems sweet. Anyway, she breaks up with him and he’s in … Continue reading

Tessie Bradford – Naked Running Cowboy

Author:  Tessie Bradford
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Resplendence Publishing
Genre: M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781607355151

Lara is a divorced, 44-year-old woman who has wet dreams about her new neighbor, Jason.  She is a little amused when the most recent involves Jason wearing just cowboy boots and hat, running towards her on the beach.  She has become so besotted that she has made a garden on her patio in order to give herself an excuse to be outside, where Jason tends to be.  With a nudge … Continue reading

Missouri Dalton – Night Shift

Author: Missouri Dalton
Reviewed by: Aggie
Publisher: Torquere press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:  9781610403177

I think I just found a new independent author to obsess over! YAY!

After cruising through her entertaining Night Shift, Missouri Dalton, (how awesome is this name?! )  will be at the top of my list as ” Authors-I-Have-To-Read-Everything-By.”  And even though Night Shift is the second book in what appears to be a series with Fynn Adder as the protagonist, it was an easy read.  It wasn’t long before I … Continue reading

Mychael Black – Picking Up the Pieces (Hearth and Home #5)

Author: Mychael Black
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:  NA

It has been a while since I’ve read Seth and Robbie, the heros of Hearth and Home.  While it was nice to revisit them, in this installment they seem different.  Robbie still has the bad temper, and Seth is calmer.  Here, the tattoo shop they have worked so hard for has been robbed and destroyed.  Robbie goes crazy about it, and punches a brick wall, breaking the bones in his hands.  Seth … Continue reading