Audio Review: Brent Hartinger – The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know

51eyuo1ylylAuthor: Brent Hartinger
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Audible Studios
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Josh Hurley

Summary:

“I guess this was what they meant by a loss of innocence. Who knew?”

Russel Middlebrook is twenty-three years old, gay, and living in trendy Seattle, but life isn’t keeping up with the hype. Most of his friends have a direction in life—either ruthlessly pursuing their careers or passionately embracing their own aimlessness. But Russel is stuck in place. All he knows is that … Continue reading

Review: AJ Rose – Defenseless

51avmcjgdolAuthor: AJ Rose
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: The Grim Writer Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary:

From Rainbow Award-winning author AJ Rose, Defenseless is a gut-wrenching, heart-stopping story of love through adversity.
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Kyle Decker knew dating Jesse McGovern would change his life. Young and in love, and with the Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality, the world is theirs to conquer.

But their victorious Pride celebration ends in a savage attack, brutally demonstrating they’re far from equal. … Continue reading

Review: Joseph Lance Tonlet – Wes’s Denial (Tease and Denial #2)

51wwvzemialAuthor: Joseph Lance Tonlet
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Joseph Lance Tonlet
Genre: MM Erotica/BDSM

Summary:
Wes has spent his life looking for that one special guy who will understand and love him—all of him. From his tender vanilla side, to his darker debauched side.

Throughout high school, his successful career in the Marines, and as a BDSM Dom, he’s remained confident his partner is out there waiting to be found.

However, several events shake his normally unflappable self–assurance.

And, … 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

Review: Angel Martinez – The Pill Bugs of Time (Offbeat Crimes 2), Second Edition

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Author: Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: MM Fantasy

Summary: Relationship and communication issues plague Officer Vikash Soren, but those are nothing compared to facing stick-throwing tumbleweeds, pill bugs and…time travel?

Vikash Soren, the perfect police officer except for his odd paranormal ability, never seems to lose his temper. Always serene and competent, he’s taken on the role of mediator in a squad room full of misfits. But on the inside, he’s a mess. Unable … Continue reading

Audio Review: Kim Fielding – Guarded

41esrmvsul-_sl300_Author: Kim Fielding
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Kim Fielding
Genre: MM Romance

Narrator: Greg Tremblay

Summary:

A brutal war left Volos Perun with physical and emotional scars and with a reputation as a hero. Now he’s a soldier stationed at the palace, desiring Prince Berhanu while receiving only loathing in return. But when Berhanu foolishly refuses the king’s request to let Volos accompany him on a peace mission to the neighboring country, Berhanu is kidnapped and brutalized. Now Volos must … Continue reading

Audio Review: Roan Parrish – In the Middle of Somewhere (Middle of Somewhere #1)

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Author: Roan Parrish
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

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: Bryan Ellis – The Red Thread

5130jqez0vlAuthor: Brian Ellis
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary/New Adult

Summary:

After a suicide attempt left him hospitalized for seven months, Jesse Holbrooke is returning home to live with his parents. Despite the treatment he received, his depression hangs like a cloud over his head, casting his life in a perpetual darkness he can’t seem to escape. But just when the obstacles become insurmountable, a glimmer of light appears.

Life hasn’t been easy for Adam Foster, a barista with … Continue reading

Review: K.C. Wells and Parker Williams – Endings and Beginnings (Collars and Cuffs #8)

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Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: BDSM

Summary:
In all his relationships, Darren Fielding never found the level of intimacy he witnessed between Thomas Williams and his sub, Peter, the day of Peter’s “rebirth.” Not only that, he never realized such intimacy was possible. For two years, Thomas’s business card has been burning a hole in his wallet. When Darren’s lover moves on, maybe it’s finally time to see where that card … Continue reading

Review: Annabeth Albert – All Note Long (Perfect Harmony #3)

51akM+S5R5L_noteAuthor: Annabeth Albert
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Lyrical Shine
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Giving true love a spin…
Michelin Moses is a country music star on the rise. With a hit single under his Texas-sized belt buckle and a sold-out concert tour underway, his childhood dreams of making it big are finally coming true. But there’s one thing missing—a promise to his dying mother that he’d find it—him—when the time was right. With a little luck, he won’t have … Continue reading