Audio Review: Mary Calmes and Cardeno C. – Control

controlAuthor: Cardeno C. and Mary Calmes
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press LLC
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN: N/A

Summary:
Vy Aleknos is the leader of a hawk shifter flock. Openly gay since he was a teen, Vy is proud and self-assured on the outside, while secretly worrying he’ll be forced to spend his life alone because two males can’t be mates. When bear shifter Robert Cimino appears in Vy’s small town, Vy realizes his concerns were unfounded – he has a male mate, and a sexy, dominant … Continue reading

Audio Review: Ashlyn Kane – A Good Vintage

a good vintageAuthor: Ashlyn Kane
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Summary:
Luke Scherer has turned bad romance into an art. When he catches his latest deadbeat boyfriend selling Luke’s belongings—and his own body—to cover his debts, Luke decides he needs a vacation. He just doesn’t expect his Napa Valley retreat to be a step into his past.

Eight years ago Mal Kuijpers was grieving his wife while his vineyard floundered. Hiring Luke for the summer put the business back on track … Continue reading

Review: Kim Fielding – Grown-Up


grownAuthor
: Kim Fielding
Reviewer:Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632169112

Summary:
It’s time for Austin Beier to grow up. His car is falling apart, his roommates are less than ideal, and he’s just been fired for the umpteenth time. His love life hasn’t evolved past bathroom hookups at his favorite clubs. Forced to borrow money from his father yet again, Austin is walloped by an epiphany—he needs someone to mentor him into maturity. And who better to teach him how to be … Continue reading

Audio Review: Andrew Grey – One Good Deed

one good deedAuthor: Andrew Grey
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN:

Summary:
Luka Krachec immigrates to the United States to find his cousin dead and his cousin’s wife hospitalized after a terrible accident. He meets Peter Montgomery at the funeral. The American seems nice and captures Luka’s attention when he offers to help him with his English.

Peter has spent most of his life believing he shot his father at age six, and his family uses his regret and overwhelming guilt to keep … Continue reading

Audio Review: Tara Lain – Outing the Quarterback

outingAuthor: Tara Lain
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher:Dreamspinner Press LLC
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN: N/A

Summary:
Will Ashford lives in two closets. He meets his wealthy father’s goals as both the quarterback for the famous SCU football team and a business major, but secretly he attends art school and longs to live as a painter. And he’s gay. But if he can win the coveted Milton Scholarship for art, he’ll be able to break from his father at the end of his senior year.

In a painting master … Continue reading

Review: Sandrine Gasq-Dion – A Healing Man (Men of Manhattan #5)

healingAuthor: Sandrine Gasq-Dion
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Wilde City
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Summary:
Dario Ramos thought he’d left the fighting behind in the war zone when a life-threatening injury sent him home. But a certain Irishman crossing his path everywhere he went convinced him that his biggest battle might be ahead. Tiernan Callahan is a bigoted jerk. Ramos finds himself constantly in the man’s orbit, even in a city as big as New York. The wounded warrior knows all about pain and loss — and … Continue reading

Audio Review: Lane Hayes – Better Than Friends by Lane Hayes

better than friendsAuthor: Lane Hayes
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Narrated: Tyler Stevens

Summary:
When Curt Townsend, a successful young DC lawyer, attends his first gay wedding, he doesn’t expect anything more than a great evening out spent celebrating two lucky guys willing to commit to each other. He certainly doesn’t anticipate meeting someone like Jack Farinelli. Fourteen years Curt’s senior, Jack owns two businesses: a gay bar and a motorcycle shop. He’s gorgeous and self-assured, but Curt is positive they … Continue reading

Review: Bellora Quinn and Angel Martinez – Quinn’s Gambit (Aura Book 1)

quinnsAuthor: Bellora Quinn and Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Totally Bound
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781784304423

Summary:  An unregistered, human con wizard and a duty-bound, straightlaced elf cop. As New York explodes with dangerous creatures, their passion goes nuclear.

After a terrible magical accident at Berkeley created unpredictable holes between realities—all manner of non-human creatures started popping into our world. These displacements, called RARE—Random Anomalous Reality Events—have taken magic out of fiction and relocated it firmly in reality, resulting in a great deal of chaos and confusion. … Continue reading

Review: Nicole Forcine – Shaken Up

shakenAuthor: Nicole Forcine
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC
Genre: M/M Bdsm
ISBN: 9781632164995

Summary:
Tim Myers is the flamboyant and overly fastidious owner of the adult shop Little Earthquakes. In his spare time, he moonlights as a sub for his friend’s BDSM classes, and while he’d love to find a Dom to cater to his domestic servitude kink, he’s wary of exposing his body and his heart. When Jae Seong comes into Tim’s shop and asks him for help with a wax play demo, Tim … Continue reading

Review: M.J. O’Shea and Anna Martin – Souffles at Sunrise

soufflesAuthor: M.J. O’Shea and Anna Martin
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632167842

Summary:
Welcome to a new season of Burned, where we find fresh new cooking talent… and a few culinary disasters! Every season we do something a little different, and this time it’s all about the sweet things in life. Get ready in week one as twenty pastry chef hopefuls and dessert connoisseurs compete for the thirteen coveted workspaces in our Burnedkitchen. With stakes this big, we ask the one question … Continue reading