Review: Rhys Ford – Once Upon a Wolf (Wayward Wolves #1)

Author: Rhys Ford
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

Once Upon A Time, There Was A Wolf….

Gibson Keller’s days are fairly routine: wake up early, get some work done, drink lots of coffee, and take care of Ellis, his older brother stuck in wolf form after coming home from the war. It’s a simple life made up of long runs on two legs—or four—and quiet evenings…. Until Ellis chases a handsome man off a cliff and … Continue reading

Tour with giveaway: Jenna Rose and Katey Hawthorne – Kanaan & Tilney: The Case of the Man Eater

Thanks so much for having us! Today, we’re here to talk about our latest paranormal mystery/romance, Kanaan & Tilney: The Case of the Man Eater. In Lowell Kanaan & John Tilney’s world, there are five different ‘factions’ of people with paranormal abilities, praeternaturals. Book one in the series, The Case of the Arms Dealers, focused on the Necromorphs. This one, book two, focuses on the Beasts, who are shifters of various kinds. Most Beasts live in packs, as it’s the foundational unit of their … Continue reading

Review: Rhys Ford – Tramps and Thieves (Murder and Mayhem #2)

Author: Rhys Ford
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Whoever said blood was thicker than water never stood in a pool of it.

Retiring from stealing priceless treasures seemed like a surefire way for Rook Stevens to stay on the right side of the law. The only cop in his life should have been his probably-boyfriend, Los Angeles Detective Dante Montoya, but that’s not how life—his life—is turning out. Instead, Rook ends up not only standing in … Continue reading

Review: Alicia Nordwell – Earning His Trust

Author: Alicia Nordwell
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Evin lost the only two men he ever loved. But he might get a second chance with one of them—if he’s willing to take the risk.

Following the death of his husband, Evin is living in Portland and raising the infant son they had through a surrogate. Six-month-old Micah is his life, and if it means no time for activities or friendships beyond his minuscule support network, that’s … Continue reading

Review: Lissa Kasey – Painting with Fire (Survivors Find Love #1)

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Charlie “Wood Chuck” Fox knows his best friend and fellow wildfire firefighter Jessie Row had a major family break up in her past. Charlie has adopted her into his heart and into his huge family and when Jessie gets word her mother has passed away, Charlie fears returning home is going to tear her up.

Bastian Hart’s choice of career as a doll painter has put him at odds … Continue reading

Audio Review: Sarina Bowen – The Shameless Hour (The Ivy Years #4)

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Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Renae Road Books
Genre: M/F Contemporary

Narrators Saskia Maarleveld and Chris Podehl

Summary:

The girl who’s had everyone meets the boy who has no one.

For Bella, the sweet-talking, free-loving, hip-checking student manager of the Harkness men’s hockey team, sex is a second language. She’s used to being fluent where others stutter, and the things people say behind her back don’t (often) bother her. So she can’t understand why her smoking … Continue reading

Review: Jacob Cheyenne – Distant Swimmer

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Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Sports

Summary: Shy and scholarly, long-distance swimmer Ryan Zwick thinks he’s the only gay member of the college swim team. He keeps his head down in the showers, and his head in the books the rest of the time.

But when a sporty new transfer student joins the team, Ryan feels a surge of hope. Sexually inexperienced and looking for love, fellow swimmer Blake Gossens is everything Ryan wants … Continue reading

Review: N.R. Walker – The Weight of It All

weightAuthor: N.R. Walker
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Blueheart Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drastic changes. In a vain attempt at getting his boyfriend back, Henry does the most absurdly frightening thing he can think of.

He joins a gym.

Reed Henske is a personal trainer who isn’t sure he’ll ever be ready to date again. He’s sick of guys who are only … Continue reading

Guest blogger and tour: CB Lee – Not Your Sidekick

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Author Name:  C.B. Lee 

Book Name: Not Your Sidekick 

Release Date: September 8, 2016

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Hello! Thank you so much for having me on your blog today. I’m a first-generation Chinese and Vietnamese American from California. Not Your Sidekick is an action-packed science fiction novel set in the year … Continue reading

Review: Amy Lane – Tart and Sweet (Candy Man #5)

tart and sweetAuthor: Amy Lane
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: In the Army, Robbie Chambers turned on his lover out of fear—and he hasn’t been able to live with himself since. Now he’s out of the Army but still trapped in the closet that brought on his most cowardly moment, and he starts to think he’ll never be able to fight his way free.

Until he sees Cy McVeigh. Beautiful and uninhibited, Cy is dancing … Continue reading