Audio Review: K.C. Burn – Tea or Consequences

Author: K.C. Burn
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary Mystery

Narrator: Darcy Stark

Summary:

Riley Parker: temp, twink, geek… sleuth?

Maybe Riley isn’t living up to his full potential, but being a temp executive assistant suits him. He’s never bored at work, he’s got friends who let him geek out, and he’s got a carefully crafted twink exterior… which might be getting constrictive now that he’s on the other side of thirty. Life isn’t perfect, but it’s comfortable.

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Review: Laura Baumbach – Magical Rescue (Shifting Through the Snow #8)

Author: Laura Baumbach
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Christmas is only a few days away. New Year’s Eve, with all its terminal finality, would, thankfully, bring an end to Daniel Sherman’s traumatic, pain-filled, empty year. Its seem like an appropriate time to bring everything in his world to a close. Spirit broken, Daniel’s plan is to enjoy maybe his last holiday in the icy cold of his beloved wilderness. It would be a comfort to … Continue reading

Review: Layla Reyne – Relay (Changing Lanes #1)

Author: Layla Reyne
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: MM

Summary: Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his teammates to helm the US Men’s Swim Team, he proudly accepts the role, despite juggling endless training, team administrative work, and helping out on the family farm. And despite his ex-lover, Dane Ellis—swimming’s biggest star—also making the Olympic Team.

Dane has been a pawn in his celebrity parents’ empire from crib to pool, flashing his … Continue reading

Review: Tinnean – Silver Bells

Author: Tinnean
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Mm

Summary: Max Futé and Avery “Smitty” Schmidt are both doctors who work for the Washington Bureau of Intelligence and Security. They’ve settled into a comfortable relationship, and although Max assures him otherwise, Smitty is waiting for the other shoe to drop. That will be when Charles Browne, Max’s former lover, realizes what he’s let slip through his fingers and comes to take Max back.

Although Charles had enjoyed … Continue reading

Review: T.A. Moore – Ghostwriter of Christmas Past

Author: T.A. Moore
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he makes packed lunches, so he definitely didn’t mean to forget about Christmas. He just hasn’t celebrated it since he left home under a cloud years ago.

Put on the spot, Jason makes the snap decision to take Mallory to see where he … Continue reading

Review: Jessica Payseur – Wreck the Halls


Author: Jessica Payseur
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Business has been good at Paul’s Café in Madison, Wisconsin – until a few months before Christmas. When Nick opens Nick’s Restaurant next door, Paul watches his customers leave for cheaper food and an owner who smiles more. With his livelihood at stake, Paul lashes out, trying to drive away Nick’s customers, but Nick won’t go easy, and escalating sabotage threatens to ruin the holiday … Continue reading

Review: Heidi Cullinan – Christmas Fling (Christmas Town #1)

Author: Heidi Cullinan
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: Sometimes it takes a village to fall in love.

Eccentric, reclusive, socially awkward project designer Evan Myles doesn’t date. Paying for sex with professionals is so much more efficient and suits his needs well enough. But when he’s on assignment in rural Logan, Minnesota, for the Christmas Town project and a handsome stranger at the bar catches his attention, Evan decides it’s time to break … Continue reading

Review: F.E. Feeley Jr – The Haunting of Timber Manor (Memories of the Human Wraiths #1)

Author: F.E. Feeley Jr.
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary Mystery

Summary:

While recovering from the recent loss of his parents, Daniel Donnelly receives a phone call from his estranged aunt, who turns over control of the family fortune and estate, Timber Manor. Though his father seemed guarded about the past, Daniel’s need for family and curiosity compel him to visit.

Located in a secluded area of the Northwest, Timber Manor has grown silent over the years. Her … Continue reading

Review: Claire Castle – Snowflakes and Cinnamon Buns

Author: Claire Castle
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Cameron Pearce loves to work hard and play hard. Living in New York City, means lots of men and lots of variety. He isn’t looking for love.
When he goes to his small hometown Dickensville for Christmas, food, friends, family and seeing his best friend Levi are what’s on the agenda. He also hopes for some friends-with-benefits enjoyment.
Levi Jones owns and runs his own … Continue reading

Review: Amy Lane – Green’s Hill Werewolves, Vol. 1 (Little Goddess)

Author: Amy Lane
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: DSP Publications
Genre: Fantasy

Summary:
In the world of the Little Goddess
Teague Sullivan and Jack Barnes work in the dangerous gray area between the natural and supernatural worlds, helping people who get separated from the safety of Green’s Hill find their way home. Teague’s in the game for redemption—but Jack’s in the game for Teague.

Teague is damaged, haunted, and about the loneliest man Jack has ever met, but Jack … Continue reading