Christine Pope – Fringe Benefits


Author:
 Christine Pope
Reviewed by:
Valentina Heart
Publisher:
Jupiter Gardens Press
Genre:
M/F Contemporary
ISBN 13:
2940000891414

Reading about Katherine with her wonderful sense of humor and obsessive interest in her boss was very amusing and relaxing for the most part of this book. I liked the way she saw the world and the way the story moved.

Katherine is a young woman without a job and with bills to pay. Searching desperately for a way to get some quick money, she … Continue reading

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Jet Mykles – Devon Cream


Author:
 Jet Mykles
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Aspen Mountain Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781601681881

Ms Mykles has pulled off another coup with this wonderful friends to lovers story.

Steven is a 31 year old chef who is climbing the ladder to success but his success with men stinks.  He and his best friend and neighbor, Patty, are just getting ready to sit down to dinner when they hear a crash outside the door to Steven’s apartment.  Steven rushes out and … Continue reading

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Erica Pike – Hot Hands


Author:
 Erica Pike
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
No Boundaries
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
N/A

This short story has a bit of mystery, a bit of light bondage, a bit of angst and quite a bit of funny.  Casper is a college student who was viciously harassed and bullied for his sexuality in high school (after being outed by his then best friend).  It has hurt him deeply, and he’s a bit shy and untrusting of going after the men he wants.  … Continue reading

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Caridad Pineiro – Stronger Than Sin


Author:
 Caridad Pineiro
Reviewed by:
Lexi
Publisher:
Forever
Genre:
M/F Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9780446543842

There is a group of scientist who are mixing animal DNA with humans to try and make the “perfect soldier”.  Ex NFL start Jesse Bradford is injured and Wardwell scientists experiment on Jesse using threats against his family to control him.  Things go wrong with the experiment.  Jesse is violent and out of control when the FBI bring him to Liliana to treat.  It is a race against time … Continue reading

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T.D. McKinney and Terry Wylis – Kissing Sherlock Holmes


Author:
 T.D. McKinney and Terry Wylis
Reviewed by:
Sadonna
Publisher:
Amber Allure
Genre:
M/M
ISBN 13: 
9781611241501

I was never a Sherlock Holmes fan – like I have read NONE of the books/stories and I was bored out of my mind when the old Basil Rathbone movies were on WGN Family Classics when I was a kid, so I didn’t go into this with any preconceived notions – which might be good.  Anyway, I sort of know the deal with Holmes and Watson, but … Continue reading

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Sasha Miller – Any Day Will Do


Author:
 Sasha Miller
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 
9781620041185
 

This short story is part of the Less Than Three Kiss Me Quick Valentine’s Day bundle.

Sean is a struggling art student, a painter who tends to get caught up in his art.  For the last ten months he has been dating Dustin, a marketing director who makes good money.   Sean is finishing a project for his art final when Dustin arrives, a bit later than usual.  … Continue reading

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MJ O’Shea – The Key


Author:
 MJ O’Shea
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781620041161

The Key is part of the Kiss Me Quick Valentine story collection by Less Than Three Press.  This short story is a continuation of the relationship of Dallas and Brooklyn (still love the names) from the story Bridges.  They are in college, away from Sugar Creek, and together.  Dallas, however, has been distant, absent and is basically caught lying.  The story is told from Brooklyn’s POV, … Continue reading

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Kele Moon – Finding Eden


Author:
 Kele Moon
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Ellora’s Cave
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781419935305
 

story takes place while Eve is away in New York.  Paul and Danny are best friends and both are damaged from abusive fathers.  Each man has reacted and hidden his scars in different ways.  Paul was always the overachiever, the obedient son.  He fell easily into the submissive role in a dangerous game of BDSM with no limits or safe words and almost dies from it.  Danny became … Continue reading

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Shelley Munro – Lone Wolf


Author:
 Shelley Munro
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781609284305

In the world of Lone Wolf, werewolves are present and are in positions of power in the country.  This comes at a price however; mainly all weres are required to take drugs which suppress the ability to shift from human to wolf.   It is illegal to shift without permission, and it is illegal to not take the drugs.  The fear of losing their history is what makes the … Continue reading

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Kele Moon – Beyond Eden


Author:
 Kele Moon
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher: 
Ellora’s Cave
Genre:
MMF Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781419929052

This book was a good but complex love story between two men and a woman.  Eve, Paul and Danny have been close friends for years.  The story opens with a sex scene between Eve and her lover Paul right before Eve heads off to New York to art school.        Even though the story revolves around the trio, this is really more Eve’s story.  Flash ten years ahead and … Continue reading

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