Kate Sherwood – Out of the Darkness


Author: Kate Sherwood
Reviewed by: Sadonna
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781615815555

Warning:  Contains spoilers for the first book in this series, Dark Horse.  It also is not recommended to read ‘Out of the Darkness’ as a standalone.

This book is a sequel to ‘Dark Horse’, which introduces us to the main characters’ of Dan, Jeff and Evan and again is told from Dan’s point of view.  At the end of Dark Horse, Dan … Continue reading

J. Tomas – Without Sin


Author: J. Tomas
Reviewed by: Sadonna
Publisher:
Prizm Books
Genre:
M/M YA
ISBN 13:
9781603706841

Without Sin is a story of two high school boys who meet while attending a Catholic all boys’ boarding school. This story is told in alternating points of view of the two main characters.  Avery, the older of the two boys, is a senior at St. Thomas Aquinas.  Jacob is a new student who is starting his sophomore year as a result of being expelled from the public … Continue reading

Gale Stanley – One Night in Bangkok


Author: Gale Stanley
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Silver Publishing
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
IBSN 13:
9781920501020

David is a corporate lawyer, working at a law firm in America. On the evening of the trip to Bangkok, where he will be over overseeing the sale of the chain of hotels, his boss and lover, Bernie, unceremoniously dumped him. Since he is all about work, David continues on with the trip.

While Bangkok is noted for its hedonism and sex, … Continue reading

Gena Showalter – Into the Dark


Author: Gena Showalter
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Harlequin
Genre:
M/F Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9780373774517

This anthology contains three novellas, as well as a Lords of the Underworld bonus guide.  The bonus guide is very reminiscent of J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Insiders Guide.  This guide contains a biography of all the Lords, along with a question and answer section with Kresley Cole (which seemed odd, as she doesn’t write LOTU), a behind the scenes look at how Ms Showalter … Continue reading

RJ Scott – The Gallows Tree


Author: RJ Scott
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher:
Silver Publishing
Genre:
M/M Paranormal Romance
ISBN 13:
9781614953883

This book was plain old awesome. RJ Scott has become known for her HEA stories but this was one of her best yet.       Cody Garret was almost killed by his abusive partner who was subsequently sent to prison. Cody couldn’t pull it together home in Baltimore with his ex now out of jail. The Garrets own property over in England so Cody decides to get away from everything and fix … Continue reading

Eve Silver – Sins of the Heart

  
Author:
 Eve Silver
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
HQN
Genre:
M/F Paranormal
ISBN 13: 
9780373774821


Soul Reapers are the collectors of souls to bring to Sutekh, who feeds off them.  The more evil the soul, the more Sutekh likes it.  He has followers, reapers and even half human sons.

The book begins with a Soul Reaper, Dagan Krayl, a son of Sutekh, appearing in a squalid Chicago tenement room.  He is there to collect the Darksoul of a murderer, one rape’s, tortures and … Continue reading

J.M. Snyder – Tee’d Off


Author: J.M. Snyder
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Amber Allure
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781602724990

This is a fun short story (less than 60 pages) from J.M. Snyder. Greg Chennault is a young kid who gets interested in golf as his home is set just off the fairway of a golf course.  While a teenager, he gets a job caddying for a man, Trevor Johns, at this golf club that lasts throughout his high school years.  During his time as Mr. Johns’ caddy, … Continue reading

J.M. Snyder – Caught Off Base


Author: J.M. Snyder
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
JMS Books
Genre:
M/M Contempory
ISBN 13:
9781935753032

Warning:  Contains spoilers for the previous book in this series.  It is not recommended to read this book as a standalone.

This short story is a follow up/companion story to the novel ‘Stepping Up to the Plate’.   The main character of this short is one of the secondary characters in the first novel – Ange.  It is unclear exactly how long after the action of the first book … Continue reading

J.M. Snyder – For the Boys


Author: J.M. Snyder
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Aspen Mountain Press
Genre:
M/M Historical
ISBN 13:
9781601682123

This was one of those stories that just reach in, grab your heart and squeeze.    It is set during the Korean War and told in third person POV of Carl, a pilot.  Carl has a best friend in his navigator, Bert.  Bert is a ladies’ man, always looking for a cutie to share time with.  This time, it is Ellie, a girl he saw in the USO … Continue reading

J.M. Snyder – Maybe


Author: J.M. Snyder
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
JMS Books
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781935753131

Josh and DeMar were actors together in a Shakespearean play.  Starting as friends, they became a couple until fighting and anger drove them apart, and Josh left the show, the city and their partnership.  DeMar, three weeks after the show ends and Josh has gone home, shows up at the airport and asks Josh to pick him up.  Can they rekindle what they lost?

This is a difficult … Continue reading