Cat Grant & Rachel Haimowitz – Resistance (Power Play Book 1)

Author:  Cat Grant & Rachel Haimowitz
Reviewer: Cat
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN 13: 9781937551285

 

Summary:

Brandon McKinney has scraped and sacrificed for what little in life he’s ever had. Though it’s been fifteen years since he escaped his father’s abuse, the damage remains. Trust seems as far out of reach as his dream of becoming an architect, and though he’s come to accept being gay, he can’t deny the shame and confusion he feels at other urges—the deeply-repressed desire to … Continue reading

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Dianne Hartsock – Shelton’s Choice

Author: Dianne Hartsock
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Breathless Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: NA

 

I admit I didn’t realize this was the third in a series when I picked up this short book.  Shelton and Nevil are an established couple about to celebrate their year anniversary.  Shelton works in a bank, Nevil is an architect.   To celebrate, Nevil arranges a weekend away at a house he just finished, making it the perfect weekend.  Or it would be, if Shelton would come clean about a secret … Continue reading

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Elinor Gray – Experimental Repeatability

Author: Elinor Gray
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613723890

“I’m going to kiss you now,” Eric says, “and I’m going to mean it.”   That line just made the book for me.  I am a big fan of friends to lovers stories, and I especially appreciate when there is some uncertainty involved, which this story has.

Luke and Eric are best friends, have been for years.  Luke has painfully watched Eric fall for other guys, never letting his feelings show because he … Continue reading

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Lucy Felthouse – While the Boys Are Away

Author: Lucy Felthouse
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
Genre: F/F Anthology
ISBN 13: 9781781661680

This is a collection of three short stories focusing on F/F couples.   Because each story is so short, there isn’t a lot of time for relationship development, so they are more vignettes, glimpses into their lives.

The first, While the Boys are Away, concentrates on Amelia and Gemma, who are camping with their respective boyfriends.  Said boyfriends are spending time trying to get the barbeque going, so the girls decide to … Continue reading

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Dianne Hartsock – Nathaniel

Author: Dianne Hartsock
Reviewer: Don
Publisher:  Etopia Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN: 9781937976170

I found this book to be a short, sweet love story marred only by insta-love.  There is a small war going on between the Sutherlins and the Northerlins with the Sutherlins about to invade the Tahon Valley.  Taden is patrolling the forest below the valley and comes upon two Sutherlin soldiers beating a prisoner.  Taden saves the incredibly beautiful Nathaniel and brings him back to his camp.  Taden quickly falls for Nathaniel but … Continue reading

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Kristan Higgins – My One and Only

Author: Kristan Higgins
Reviewer: Tana
Publisher: HQN (An imprint of Harlequin Enterprises LTD)
Genre: M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9780373775576

Kristan Higgins is a fantastic author of contemporary romance novels, and this book does not disappoint.  The characters are well written the story flowed seamlessly; Kristan Higgins is one great author.   The humor in this story is written extremely well and I laughed a lot, I really enjoyed Kristan Higgins’ writing and I definitely will be reading more of Kristan’s novels.  This is … Continue reading

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J.C. Holly – About Aiden

Author: J.C. Holly
Reviewer: Don
Publisher: Siren Publishing
Genre: M/M Paranormal Romance
ISBN 13:
 

 

This was a fun piece of fluff after reading a couple of rough books.  Terry Reeves is a reporter for The Paranormal Times with a homophobic boss that hates him.  He is given the task of finding and interviewing the vigilante angel Aiden in seven days or he’s fired.  Terry manages to track Aiden to where he was last seen but no one will talk about the angel.  Terry is … Continue reading

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Red Haircrow – The Angel of Berlin

Author: Red Haircrow
Reviewer: Sean
Publisher: Flying With Red Haircrow
Genre: Gay Fiction
ISBN 13: 9781452441665

 

I wanted to like this story but I didn’t. I couldn’t stand the all too frequent exclamation points during the dialogue. Well, it was all Robin who did the talking in the story. It made it more difficult for me to connect to the story when Robin sounded like he was yelling or being hyper. At times I couldn’t tell the difference. It made me lose the sense … Continue reading

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Ellie Heller – Ginny’s Capture


Author: Ellie Heller
Reviewer: Sean
Publisher: Noble Romance
Genre: Lesbian Horror/Romance
ISBN 13: 9781605922362

 

Another Lesbian vs. Zombie short story I’ve enjoyed. Dee found out Ginny is in trouble and she wants to save her from the zombies. She has to go back to the University she once swears she wouldn’t ever go back two years ago. Like a common reason, love conquers it all. The opening actually took me a while to figure out what was going on. I wished the author … Continue reading

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Julie Lynn Hayes – Forbidden 1, 2, 3 (Sanctum, Secret Blessings, Unexpected Storm)

Author: Julie Lynn Hayes
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Romance First Publishing
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781452498836

 

I am reviewing all three of the Forbidden books in one review because they appear to be a serial, each one being a chapter of the story.  They do NOT appear to be stand alone, and I went back and forth on what to rate them because as it stands with #3, Unexpected Storm, the story is unfinished, ending on a huge cliffhanger but the story to this point … Continue reading

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