Zahra Owens – Floods and Drought

Author: Zahra Owens
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Cowboy Romance
ISBN 13: 9781613724286

What a beautifully written story about two totally opposite and complex men destined to be together this book was. Rory McCowan spent three years in prison for stealing horses from the Blue River Ranch. Tim Conroy has been carrying a torch for Rory from day one and talks his boss, Hunter Krause, into hiring Rory back at the same ranch he stole the horses from. Hunter makes Tim fully responsible for … Continue reading

J.B. McDonald – Dragon Hatching(Dragon #3)


Author
: J.B. McDonald
Reviewer: Don
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781610405348

 

It has been a few weeks since Ashe’s rescue and all is going well until Ashe performs a quarterly ritual designed to realign magic. Suddenly Ashe’s dragon egg hatches and our elf is up to his pointy ears in problems. Katsu has no knowledge of this kind of dragon and it is absorbing Ashe’s magical life force to grow. The dragonlet grows quickly and the other members of … Continue reading

J.B. McDonald – Dragon Traders (Dragon #2)

Author: J.B. McDonald
Reviewer: Don
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781610402880

     We learn more about Ashe and Katsu in this second book.  It’s been about two weeks since Ashe and Katsu found the dragon eggs and have been sharing a bed.  Ashe opens up to Eddie, a fellow mercenary, about feeling like Katsu only wants him for the sex and nothing more.  Ashe wants more from the enigmatic Katsu but just isn’t getting it.  Ashe, Katsu and Eddie travel to a good size … Continue reading

J.B. McDonald – Dragon Whisperer (Dragon #4)

Author: J.B. McDonald
Reviewer: Don
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781610406864

    This story was a good end to a very good series.  The dragon is now grown and getting out of hand.  She has drained Ashe to almost nothing which has Katsu worried and even worse she attacked one of the mercenaries.  Ashe and Katsu decide that it’s time to part ways with the group and try to find help from someone experienced with dragons.  The men speak with several scholars and … Continue reading

J.B. McDonald – Dragon Hunted (Dragon #1)

Author: J.B. McDonald
Reviewed by: 
Don
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781610402446

The first in a four book series, this story took off running.  Ashe, an elf, and Katsu, a human medic, are part of a group that captures and sells dragons.  This time there was a mated couple to capture.  Ashe is always taking chances and getting hurt which keeps him near the somewhat dour Katsu the object of his current infatuation.  A night spent alone in a cave with an angry male dragon wanting to eat them … Continue reading

Donna McIntosh – Jason Willoby

Author: Donna McIntosh
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: NA

Difficult, difficult, difficult to decide how to rate this.  It was, on the one hand, the coming out story of Jason Willoby. He is six feet tall, blond, blue eyed, beautiful and smart with a degree in computer engineering.  He has “a good job, a BMW, a loving family and caring friends.  Jason was miserable.” What Jason isn’t, is out to those who know him.  He has a dream of moving … Continue reading

Lee Patton – Forgive Me Father

Author: Lee Patton
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781611522853

Gabe is in love with his boyfriend, Marty.  It is an interracial relationship, one that Gabe’s father would loudly disparage.  To save Marty from this, Gabe doesn’t allow Marty, or anyone really, to meet his father.  Marty has met his sister and his mother, but he feels that Gabe is ashamed.  He’s right, Gabe is ashamed – of his father.

Gabe’s father is a bigot, a racist, a homophobe and a … Continue reading

J.K. Pendragon – The Fairy Gift

Author: J.K. Pendragon
Reviewed by: 
Don
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 971620041086

This was a sweet, comical story from an author who I’ve never read before.  Marcus is the son of a poor family but on his eighteenth birthday is visited by a fairy and given a gift.  It is his heritage.  Expecting some terrific gift, Marcus is shocked when the fairy, Draeden, gives the shy, inexperienced young man the gift of seduction.  He tries his gift out on a young guy in his … Continue reading

Lee Patton – Straight People and Their Problems

Author: Lee Patton
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781611522730

This is the story of Gabe, a gay college student living in a two flat with other roommates – Conrad downstairs who has a rich father and mysterious stretch Lincoln errands; Rain who has a rich father but works as a janitor to assert her independence; Russ who is Rain’s boyfriend but knows of Gabe’s crush on him; and finally Candy who isn’t really a roommate but parties with Conrad and … Continue reading

Stuart Wakefield and Zahra Owens – Isali Dreams

Authors: Stuart Wakefield and Zahra Owens
Reviewed By:  Kevin
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre
: M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781613723739

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned or a supreme being hell bent on destroying her intended groom. Isali is the lone survivor of a ship landing on an outpost, where he meets Everett,  a diplomat and linguist sent to bring him back to quarantine.  But Isali is not what he seems and the only way he can speak to Everrett is … Continue reading