Review: LaQuette – Love’s Changes: A Losing My Way Novella

lovesAuthor: LaQuette
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Carnal Embrace Romance
Genre: MM Cops/Military

Summary: A near-fatal shot through his chest teaches Lieutenant Bryan Smyth of the NYPD two things: He wants to live to see more days and he wants to spend them with his estranged husband, Justice.

Poor decisions made under the strain of grief split the seams of their marriage. Now it’s up to Bryan to show Justice there’s still enough of their love left to salvage from the … Continue reading

Review: Shae Connor – Rhythm & Blues

rhythmAuthor: Shae Connor
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: MM Dance

Summary: When life tears apart your dream, build a new one.

After a knee injury ended his career, Broadway dancer Pate Hawkins limped his way back from New York to Atlanta to implement Plan B: open a dance academy to train the next generation of song-and-dance dreamers. When model-gorgeous contractor Ace Samson answers his request for an estimate on renovating his studio space, Pate hits pay dirt in … Continue reading

Review: Cate Ashwood – Resurrecting Elliot

25495377Author: Cate Ashwood
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre:m/m contemporary
ISBN: 9781634762250

Summary:
Nightmares and panic attacks following a horrific tragedy leave Professor Elliot Lawrence a prisoner in his own home. After months of relying on his sister as his only connection to the outside world, Elliot is desperate for a sliver of independence. But leaving the safety of his home isn’t an option, not yet, and he reaches out in the most innocuous way he can think of: … Continue reading

Audio Review Roan Parrish – In The Middle of Somewhere

25687508Author: Roan Parrish
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634762120

Narrator: Robert Nieman

Summary:
Daniel Mulligan is tough, snarky, and tattooed, hiding his self-consciousness behind sarcasm. Daniel has never fit in—not at home in Philadelphia with his auto mechanic father and brothers, and not at school where his Ivy League classmates looked down on him. Now, Daniel’s relieved to have a job at a small college in Holiday, Northern Michigan, but he’s a city … Continue reading

Review: Kate Steele – Amended Soul

29414674Author: Kate Steele
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre:M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781682521069

Summary:
Jamie Hardin has been both blessed and cursed. His first marriage was ideal until his beloved wife’s passing. His second became a horror story that resulted in his sixteen year old son disappearing from his life for two torturous years. Now divorced and reunited with Rio, who has since become a werewolf and mate to Mick Matranga, Jamie has begun a new … Continue reading

Review: Manda Olie – Love Vs The Limelight

loveAuthor: Manda Olie
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Genre: MM Rockers

Summary: Rick Campbell is the Hollywood Heartthrob who has it all: a great career, an excellent agent, and fantastic friends. Unfortunately, he also has a secret that could potentially ruin his success. His reputation as a lady-killer is completely fabricated in order to ensure he keeps getting work.

His silence when it comes to the truth may cost him Christian, the love of his life, who’s … Continue reading

Review: Eleanor Midhurst – Legal High

legal highsAuthor: Eleanor Midhurst
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Paranormal

Summary: Parliamentary aide Joseph Richmond is aghast when his boss quits and he’s reassigned to work with Zac Hawkesford, the newly-appointed Minister for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation. Zac is an Alpha, and as every omega knows, Alphas do not belong in government. He’s also way too handsome and far too distracting for Joseph’s peace of mind.

Afraid of giving up control and losing himself to Alpha demands, … Continue reading

Review: Elliot Cooper – The Clockwork Menagerie

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Author: Elliot Cooper
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Ninestar Press
Genre: MM Steampunk

Summary: Autosmith Clement Dyer wants to create his life-like, mechanical animals in peace. He’s tired of being badgered about selling his business to his long-time rival and former lover, Duke Goodwin. He also craves appreciation for his living works of art.

Unfortunately, not all of Clement’s clients see his clockwork creations the way he does, and a prominent but dissatisfied customer threatens to sink his struggling business into … Continue reading

Review: Heloise West – Send Lawyer, Guns and Roses

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Author: Heloise West
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: M/M Contemporaty
ISBN: 9781682521120

Summary:
When Hunter and Alex (formally Shawn) are given the vacation of a lifetime, it’s a chance for them to pay attention to romance and get out of the path of danger. The tiny Caribbean island of Saba is gorgeous, the first to have marriage equality, and the Sabans are the nicest people on earth.

There’s lots of rum poolside for relaxing … Continue reading

Audio Review: Adam Carpenter – Hidden Identity

22454866Author: Adam Carpenter
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Narrator:  Joel Leslie

Summary: When Jimmy McSwain is hired to find missing heir Harris Rothschild, he finds that identities can be altered and lives can be changed–or taken with the simple pull of the trigger.

Jimmy McSwain is a New York City private detective, operating out of Hell’s Kitchen, the rough and tumble neighborhood he grew up in. At age fourteen, he watched as his NYPD … Continue reading