Review: George Loveland – On The Third Kiss

Author: George Loveland
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Lovebow Publishing
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: Sebastian Bennett is really looking forward to his Christmas holiday with boyfriend Elliot Bolton in the Gran Canarian sun. The only thing left is for him to sing one last song at the pub as his Drag Queen alter-ego, Donna Tracey. After the wig, make-up and dress come off, he rushes home to pack, only to find he and his chihuahua, Buster, have been deserted by Elliot, … Continue reading

Review: Kassandra Lea – Winter Home: A Holiday to Remember

Author: Kassandra Lea
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Mischief Corner
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: It’s Christmastime and the snow is falling. Restoring an old Victorian manor has been keeping contractor Brett Hawkins busy. The project’s meant to be complete by Christmas, but there’s no way he can get it done in time, especially with the big day right around the corner.

Meanwhile, his beloved Manuel Aguilar is grappling with depression, and he’s consumed by guilt that it’s kept him from putting … Continue reading

Review: Nell Iris – Unexpected Christmas

Author: Nell Iris
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: All alone, caught in a blizzard—without a coat—on Christmas Day. Would you accept a ride from a huge guy looking like a serial killer?

Daniel Erickson stormed out of his family celebration after choking on his turkey served with a side of bigotry. Utterly miserable, he reluctantly lets himself be charmed by the hulk of a man and gets into his car…hoping he won’t be ax murdered.

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Review: Annabelle Jacobs – Not Just For Christmas

Author: Annabelle Jacobs
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: Ben has Christmas, cats, and mistletoe on his side…. Jason doesn’t stand a chance

For Ben Slater, moving back to Bristol means being closer to his family, living with his best mate, and volunteering at the local animal shelter. But there’s also Jason, his best mate’s eldest brother. Ben’s had a crush on Jason for as long as he can remember, but the eleven-year age gap has … Continue reading

Review: Nell Iris – Red Popcorn Strings and Gumball Rings

Author: Nell Iris
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Christmas is coming, and young couple Casey and Ellis are very much in love. Unfortunately, they’re also the definition of dirt poor, and they don’t have the money for nonessentials like decorations. Or a turkey. Or gifts. Between the recent death of Casey’s beloved momma and Ellis’s estrangement from his family, all they have is each other.

When Ellis finds the saddest-looking Christmas tree south of the … Continue reading

Review: Amy Lane – Regret Me Not

Author: Amy Lane
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Pierce Atwater used to think he was a knight in shining armor, but then his life fell to crap. Now he has no job, no wife, no life—and is so full of self-pity he can’t even be decent to the one family member he’s still speaking to. He heads for Florida, where he’s got a month to pull his head out of his ass before he ruins his … Continue reading

Review: Garett Leigh – Junkyard Heart

Author: Garrett Leigh
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Tired of the London rat race and the heartbreak that comes with it, photographer Jas Manning returns to Porthkennack, the Cornish seaside town where he spent every childhood summer on his father’s farm. Resigned to year-round rain, wind, and homemade jam, he’s sorely unprepared for the impact that artsy carpenter Kim Penrose has on his heart.

Kim’s free-loving reputation precedes him, and he’s as generous with his inked-up … Continue reading

Review: Clare London – The Peppermint Schnapps Predicament

Author: Clare London
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Frankie Faraday is a promising young salesperson at Mason’s Emporium. Bill Mason is his boss, the son of the store’s founder, and the object of Frankies long-suffering, deeply devoted crush. Bill is steady and sober; Frankie is frivolous and flaky. Or so they seem to each other, until the night of the annual inventory, when they’re trapped together in the Seasonal Gifts storeroom, with nothing but candy … Continue reading

Review: DJ Jamison – Yours For the Holiday

Author: DJ Jamison
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: KDP
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Fresh off a break-up, Remy is in no mood to share a room with his brother’s best friend during a holiday stay at home. Jason Hendricks has always treated him like a little brother to tease and taunt, all the more embarrassing because Remy has secretly crushed on the jerk since puberty. But when Jason confides he’s bisexual, Remy realizes the crush he loves to hate could be … Continue reading

Review: M. Knopik – Royal Secret (Royal Secret #1)

Author: M. Knopik
Reviewer: Ashley
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:

To save his kingdom from war, Raven married Prince Nicholas—as a princess. But on their wedding night, instead of his secret being revealed, Nicholas refuses to have any intimate contact with his new bride, and even goes out of his way to maintain distance between them.

To make matters worse, the queen makes increasing demands for an heir. When Raven overhears Prince Nicholas ask his best … Continue reading