Review: Jeff Adams and Will Knauss – The Hockey Players Heart

Author: Jeff Adams and Will Knauss
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Sports

Summary: Hometown hero. Hockey superstar. Perfect boyfriend?

When hockey star Caleb Carter returns to his hometown to recover from an injury, the only thing he’s interested in is a little R & R. He never expects to run into his onetime crush at a grade school fund-raiser. Seeing Aaron Price hits him hard, like being checked into the boards. The attraction is still there, even … Continue reading

Review: Joanna Chambers – Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8)

Author: Joanna Chambers
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up staying after saving the family business from ruin. The truth is, Nathan can’t stop himself from stepping in when problems arise. He’s a fixer, the man everyone turns to. But even fixers can’t solve everything.

When Nathan’s sister needs an organ transplant, it’s his stepbrother, Mack, who the family turns to as … Continue reading

Review: T.N. Tarrant – Christmas Ain’t So Bad

Author: T.N. Tarrant
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm

Summary: Ian Durden hates Christmas, but his boyfriend Max Anderson loves it.

Ian Durden is pretty comfortable in his life. He lives in a not-too-small small town, has a decent, steady job, some good friends, and a boyfriend who’s great except for one thing: Max Anderson absolutely loves Christmas. And Ian hates it. With a passion. This could be a problem…

Review: Max and Ian have been … Continue reading

Review: Cristina Bruni –Gibraltar

Author: Cristina Bruni
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher:
Genre: Mm

Summary: Benjamin Scott is a fair man and a fearless sea captain, but his heart is broken. A while back, during a fierce battle in the West Indies, he witnessed the death of his best man, Jack, who fell into the sea before Ben had the chance to confess his love to him.
In Gibraltar, he happens to run into a stranger, John, who bears an uncanny resemblance to his … Continue reading

Review: Eli Easton – Five Dares

Author: Eli Easton
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: Andy Tyler has been the class daredevil since middle school. Over the years, he’s convinced his best friend, Jake Masterson, to perform some dangerous-looking stunts with him. But the dare they attempt on the night of their college graduation goes sideways. The firecrackers explode too soon and both of them end up with badly burned palms.

But hey, nothing gets the “terrible two-o” down for long, and … Continue reading

Audio Review: M.A. Church – Dragon’s Hoard (Dreamspun Beyond #5)

Author: M.A. Church
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Paranormal

Narrator: Dorian Bane

Summary:

To be loved by a dragon is to be treasured.

A hundred years ago, werewolf Alpha Montgomery took a risk driven by desperation—he borrowed money from the ancient dragon Warwick Ehecatl, putting up the pack lands as collateral. Now the debt is due, and dragons don’t forget—or forgive. Warwick demands Montgomery’s son, Avery, and three businesses as compensation. As an Omega, Avery knows he … Continue reading

Review: Tray Ellis – A Piece of Ourselves

Author: Tray Ellis
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Balancing holidays between two families can make cheerful celebrations into chores. Carson Benedetti’s mom has overscheduled the Christmas holidays and she’s more than insistent that boyfriend Tynan Harris come into the family fold. There’s so much to do Tynan can’t find time to bring Carson over to his own family and he feels like they are being left in the dust.

After dating for nine months, … Continue reading

Review: J. Alan Veerkamp – Salvaging Claus Day

Author: J. Alan Veerkamp
Reviewer: Ashley
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary:

For three years, Filo has reveled in silence and solitude as the sole occupant of a space station, where he maintains the communication satellite.

Everything changes with the appearance of Luz Espina’s lifepod. Filo shares many interests with the flirtatious Luz, though Filo’s isolation has strained his communication skills. Still, Luz pushes all his buttons… and reminds him of the last man he was … Continue reading

Review: Ruby Moone – The Mistletoe Kiss

Author: Ruby Moone
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Widowed bookseller Lawrence Fenton has spent a lonely lifetime hiding who he is. He has convinced himself his feelings for his far too young, gorgeous, but troubled assistant Christy Shaw are nothing more than pride in his protégé and concern for his plight.

Christy’s life involves walking fine lines: one between his mother and his abusive stepfather, one where he must keep his needs hidden, and hardest … Continue reading

Audio Review: Ari McKay – Out of the Ashes (Asheville Arcana #1)

Author: Ari McKay
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Paranormal

Narrator: Andrew McFerrin

Summary:

In their differences, they’ll find strength—and love.

Alpha werewolf Eli Hammond returns from a fishing trip to discover a nasty surprise—five members of his pack murdered and the rest missing. He needs help locating and rescuing his pack mates, but the supernatural council in Asheville, North Carolina, turns him away.

Except for one man.

As they work together, Eli is stunned—and not especially thrilled—to discover … Continue reading