Audio Review: Charlie Cochet – The Soldati Prince (Soldati Hearts #1)

Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Urban Fantasy

Narrator: Manuel Pombo

Summary:

One moment Riley Murrough is living a normal life working in a coffee shop, and the next he’s running for his life from demons, learns he bears the mark of a shape-shifter king from a magical realm, and—worst of all—he’s destined to become the mated prince to the arrogant tiger shifter he would rather strangle.

Khalon, the shifter king, is equally distraught at the … Continue reading

Review: Laura Antoniou – The Killer Wore Leather: A Mystery

Author: Laura Antoniou
Reviewer: Danny Tyran
Publisher: Cleis Press
Genre: Mystery

Summary:

Mr. Global Leather has been murdered!

In the Grand Sterling Hotel of Midtown Manhattan, home of the huge annual leather/BDSM/fetish ball and contest, Mr. & Ms. Global Leather, last year’s male winner lies dead on the floor of his suite, wearing only very frilly, bright yellow panties. Cormac “Mack” Steel made a lot of enemies in his year wearing the studded leather sash, not the … Continue reading

Audio Review: Charlie Cochet – Finding Mr. Wrong (Dreamspun Desires #41)

Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Andrew McFerrin

Summary:

He’s nobody’s definition of Mr. Right—but that might make him perfect.

Matthew Hart is heir to the family fortune and owner of Hart & Home. When a near-death experience has him fretting over the future, he decides he needs a husband, and not just any husband—an appropriate man to protect the Hart legacy. The last thing Matthew expects is to cross paths with Jax Foster, … Continue reading

Audio Review: K.C. Burn – Tea or Consequences

Author: K.C. Burn
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary Mystery

Narrator: Darcy Stark

Summary:

Riley Parker: temp, twink, geek… sleuth?

Maybe Riley isn’t living up to his full potential, but being a temp executive assistant suits him. He’s never bored at work, he’s got friends who let him geek out, and he’s got a carefully crafted twink exterior… which might be getting constrictive now that he’s on the other side of thirty. Life isn’t perfect, but it’s comfortable.

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Review: Joanna Chambers – Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8)

Author: Joanna Chambers
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up staying after saving the family business from ruin. The truth is, Nathan can’t stop himself from stepping in when problems arise. He’s a fixer, the man everyone turns to. But even fixers can’t solve everything.

When Nathan’s sister needs an organ transplant, it’s his stepbrother, Mack, who the family turns to as … Continue reading

Review: C.B. Archer – Desires of the Deep

Author: C.B. Archer
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Deep Desires Press
Genre: Mm Paranormal

Summary: The once elitist College of United Monsters (C.U.M.) has recently fallen on hard times. In order to stay afloat it has been forced to allow humans to register. Humans, in a monster school? Ridiculous! Also, monsters are real and that was probably a bigger shock to the world than one school of them allowing humans to enroll.

Cliff Waters is a ridiculous human. Mistakenly assigned to … Continue reading

Review: Rebecca Cohen – Not All Chocolate and Cuckoo Clocks

Author: Rebecca Cohen
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM

Summary: Neither

of them wants to fall in love, but getting exactly what they don’t want might be the best thing to ever happen to them.

Mark hopes his boredom with his current job will be alleviated by a short stint in Basel, Switzerland. When he meets Steffen, who struck out on his own from an old-money family to establish an IT firm, Mark expects some fun, great sex, … Continue reading

Review: Cristina Bruni –Gibraltar

Author: Cristina Bruni
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher:
Genre: Mm

Summary: Benjamin Scott is a fair man and a fearless sea captain, but his heart is broken. A while back, during a fierce battle in the West Indies, he witnessed the death of his best man, Jack, who fell into the sea before Ben had the chance to confess his love to him.
In Gibraltar, he happens to run into a stranger, John, who bears an uncanny resemblance to his … Continue reading

Review: Laura Baumbach – Magical Rescue (Shifting Through the Snow #8)

Author: Laura Baumbach
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Christmas is only a few days away. New Year’s Eve, with all its terminal finality, would, thankfully, bring an end to Daniel Sherman’s traumatic, pain-filled, empty year. Its seem like an appropriate time to bring everything in his world to a close. Spirit broken, Daniel’s plan is to enjoy maybe his last holiday in the icy cold of his beloved wilderness. It would be a comfort to … Continue reading

Review: Cate Ashwood &. J.H. Knight – When the Devil Wants In

Author: Cate Ashwood &. J.H. Knight
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM

Summary: John Turner has been living a lie most of his life. Growing up in the rural Georgia town of Magnolia Ridge, he’s only ever let one person truly know him: his best friend, Chloe. To the rest of the world, they’re the perfect couple, but just between them, she’s helping John hide in plain sight.

Matt Kinsley, a cop from San … Continue reading