Review: Rick R. Reed – Beau and the Beast

51zd6d-vmulAuthor: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: JMS Books, LLC
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary:

Beau is a down-on-his-luck street artist living on the streets of Seattle. One rainy night, he is accosted by a group of fag-bashing thugs, intent on robbing him of his art supplies and humiliating Beau for who he is. Beau is beaten into unconsciousness …

… And awakens in a bedroom, head bandaged, with no memory of how he got there. Outside his window pine … Continue reading

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Review: Joseph Lance Tonlet – Wes’s Denial (Tease and Denial #2)

51wwvzemialAuthor: Joseph Lance Tonlet
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Joseph Lance Tonlet
Genre: MM Erotica/BDSM

Summary:
Wes has spent his life looking for that one special guy who will understand and love him—all of him. From his tender vanilla side, to his darker debauched side.

Throughout high school, his successful career in the Marines, and as a BDSM Dom, he’s remained confident his partner is out there waiting to be found.

However, several events shake his normally unflappable self–assurance.

And, … Continue reading

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Review: Bruce Rose – Play

51oua6acpmlAuthor: Bruce Rose
Reviewer: SheReadsALot
Publisher: PassionateScribe.com
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary:
All he ever wanted was to play…

Shortly after turning twenty-one, musical prodigy Daniel Lee walked away from his controlling parents for turning his passion into a prison. All he’s ever wanted was to play violin, but he needs to experience real life too. Of course, getting caught for speeding by a hunky motorcycle cop might be a little more real than he anticipated.

All he ever … Continue reading

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Review: Flight: Queer Sci Fi’s Third Annual Flash Fiction Contest (QSF Flash Fiction Book 2)

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Author: Jerome W. Stueart; Clare London; Nina Pachebush; Ellery Jude; Hawthorne Moss; John Allenson; Zev de Valera; Liz Fury and Missy Welsh
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner
Genre: MM SciFi, Horror, Fantasy

Summary: A 300-word story should be easy, right? Many of our entrants say it’s the hardest thing they’ve ever written.

Queer Sci Fi’s Annual Flash Fiction Contest challenges authors to write a complete LGBTQ speculative fiction micro-story on a specific theme. “Flight” leaves much for … Continue reading

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Review: JM Snyder – Dad’s Nerdy New Boyfriend

31569833Author: JM Snyder
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: When website designer Rick Pruitt takes his eight-year-old son Micah to see the latest Pokémon movie, he expects to be bored out of his mind. What he doesn’t expect is to fall in love with the guy ahead of them in line.

Self-confessed nerd and Harry Potter look-a-like, Marty Owens runs a comic shop downtown. Marty needs a new website to help grow his business and Rick … Continue reading

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Review: Marshall Thornton – Femme

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Kenmore Books
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:
Queeny cocktail waiter, Lionel, wakes up to find himself in bed with Dog, a straight-acting softball player and the two embark on a rocky road to romance. A journey that requires coming out of the closet, going into the closet, a pair of red high heels, many pairs of red high heels, a failed intervention, a couple of aborted dates, and homemade pom-poms. Mostly, Lionel and Dog … Continue reading

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Review: Anthology – Love Is Proud

loveAuthor: Anthology
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Anthology

Summary

In the aftermath, many of us struggled for a way to express our grief and fear. With that goal in mind, the authors of JMS Books sought an outlet for their emotions; thus, this anthology of short stories and poems was created.

Love Is Proud celebrates queer love in all its forms, showing that love must triumph over hate. Whether it’s spending a quiet evening together at home, … Continue reading

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Review: Bruce Rose – Risky

51Xlj+MRJzL-riskyAuthor: Bruce Rose
Reviewer: SheReadsALot
Publisher: Passionate Scribe
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Falling in love is always risky…

Shane Merrick has poured everything into his nightclub only to find himself days away from bankruptcy. Just about the last thing he needs is a blast from his past, especially one who broke his heart. Keeping his focus off his sexual urges and on his business has been easy. Until now.

Wealthy playboy Jake Lang has a lot to prove. Mainly … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Ethan Stone – In the Flesh (Flesh 1)

41kZwK7KGXL_fleshAuthor: Ethan Stone
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DSP Publications
Genre: Mystery/Suspense

Narrator: Tristan James

Summary: Reno Detective Cristian Flesh is an out and unashamed cop, but his slutty ways might be his downfall. Cristian lives by a strict set of personal rules, preferring hook-ups and anonymous encounters to committed relationships. His guidelines work for him… until one of his tricks is murdered and he becomes the prime suspect.

Leave it to handsome lawyer Colby Maddox to save Cristian’s life. He … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Ariel Tachna – Unstable Stud (Lexington Lovers 1)

unstableAuthor: Ariel Tachna
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: John Solo

Summary: Horses were his passion, until he laid eyes on his boss.

Eighteen months ago, tragedy struck Bywater Farm when a riding accident killed Clay Hunter’s lover and traumatized his prize horse, King of Hearts. Clay and King lingered in limbo, surviving but not really living, until a breath of fresh air in the form of Luke Davis, a new groom in the stud barn, … Continue reading

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