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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Melanie Tushmore – Bar Tender Tale


Author:
 Melaine Tushmore
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 
9781613723500

Bar Tender Tale has the most larger than life characters.  They just jumped off the pages for me, and made the book so interesting.  Nathan is a bartender, working at a gay pub called Rainbows, in an area filled with all kinds of pubs.  He is a self proclaimed nerd who loves zombies, B movies, action figures and comics, yet has many tattoos (including the Bat symbol) and … Continue reading

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Stormy Glenn – Cowboy Easy


Author
: Stormy Glenn
Reviewed by:
Kevin
Publisher:
Siren Publishing
Genre:
M/M Cowboy
ISBN 13:
9781610343343

I really enjoyed reading this first book in the Blaecleah Brothers series. Asa is a man looking for someone to love, while Lachlan is strong with just one weakness- his need for Asa. I really enjoyed the relationship Lachlan had with his brothers and parents. Stormy Glenn has created some interesting characters and I loved the connection between Lachlan and Asa. I like that both characters were strong … Continue reading

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C.C. Bridges – Angel 1089


Author
: C.C. Bridges
Reviewed by:
Don
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing
Genre:
M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13:
9781609281953

This was a good sci-fi adventure that is set on the ruins of Earth.  Gabriel 1089 is a cyborg angel fighting demons for the city of Heaven.  Gabriel is captured by the demons, losing one of his cyber-wings, and dumped on the floor of Jeff Werth’s house.  Jeff owes the head demon of this territory and is forced to remove and hand over Gabriel’s cyber modified … Continue reading

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Spencer Rook – Curtain Up


Author
: Spencer Rook
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 
9781613723135

Erik Waite has a Master’s of Arts in Theater, little money and no job.  So, when his friend Michelle asks (begs) him to take a job in the ensemble of a new musical that her current boyfriend is directing, he argues only a little bit before agreeing. He is dismayed to show up and realize the theater is a dump and the play not very good.  However, to … Continue reading

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Christiane France – Blues in the Night


Author:
 Christiane France
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Amber Allure
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781611241563

This was a difficult book to rate, because I thought the premise had a lot of angst and potential, and the main characters of Alain and Kenny were fairly likeable, but that might be the problem.  Everything in it was “sort of”.   The story is told in third person POV of Alain, a high-powered lawyer who is in Marseille, celebrating the closing of a high profile case 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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Kayla Bain-Vrba – Saints & Sinners


Author
: Kayla Bain-Vrba
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781620041123

This is part of the Kiss Me Quick Valentine bundle from Less Than Three.  This short story tells of Ephraim, who had planned on spending Valentine’s  Day in his apartment with reality TV and Chinese food.  His friend Andrew has other plans for him, however, and insists Ephraim come to a singles party, which Ephraim reluctantly does.   While there, he meets Jason, a tattooed muscle … Continue reading

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Erica Kealey – Waiting


Author
: Erica Kealey
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781620041130

This is part of the Kiss Me Quick Valentine bundle.  In this very short story, Rez has been with Chip for ten years, understanding that the nature of loving a CIA spook means random time spent together, never knowing when or where his lover will be home, or for how long.  This Valentine’s Day marks their ten year anniversary but Rez is sitting home alone.  … Continue reading

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Alison Bailey – The Tennis Partners


Author
: Alison Bailey
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781620041208

This very short story is part of the Less Than Three Valentine bundle.  George and Leo are fellow residents of a retirement community, where they sit together and watch the handsome, toned and fit tennis pro give lessons to various residents.  George is cantankerous, crabby and gruff.  He sneers at Leo and talks down to him.  Leo remains calm and unruffled by it and … Continue reading

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