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

Review: Shira Anthony – Blood and Rain

bloodAuthor: Shira Anthony
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781632166074

Summary:
Adrien Gilbert has spent several lifetimes searching for the love he lost. Born in the 1800s into a clan of fabled vampire hunters, Adrien once wanted nothing more than to tend his family’s vineyard in southern France or read a good book. But Adrien’s peaceful existence ends abruptly when his older brother, François, is murdered. Bound by his hunter’s oath, Adrien sets out on a path that will forever change his life … Continue reading

Review: Rhys Ford – Duck, Duck, Ghost Audio Edition

duck duckAuthor: Rhys Ford
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press LLC
Genre:M/M Paranormal
ISBN:

Narrator: Tristan James

Summary:
Paranormal investigator Wolf Kincaid knows what his foot tastes like.

Mostly because he stuck it firmly in his mouth when his lover, Tristan Pryce, accidentally drugged him with a batch of psychotropic baklava. Needing to patch things up between them, Wolf drags Tristan to San Luis Obispo, hoping Tristan’s medium ability can help evict a troublesome spirit haunting an old farmhouse.

With Wolf’s sister handling Hoxne Grange’s spectral visitors, … Continue reading

Duo Review: Cardeno C – Jumping In

jumping inAuthor: Cardeno C.
Reviewer: Barb/Sandra
Publisher:OmniLit / All Romance eBooks, LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN:9781936387830

Summary:
An ARe Alphas Release!

When love’s on the line, the brave jump in with both feet…

Small town cop Clint Rivera can’t catch a break. His ex of two weeks is suddenly getting married, his dogs tore up his furniture, he’s getting evicted, and he’s out of beer. When he decides to solve his alcohol shortage by going to his ex’s engagement party, Clint winds up too drunk to … Continue reading

Review: Andrew Grey – Love Means Endurance

love meansAuthor: Andrew Grey
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632163615

Summary:
A Love Means… Story

Together for over ten years, Geoff and Eli built a fulfilling life. Their love and support helped raise their adopted son. Their hard work and dedication grew their farm from raising cattle and boarding horses to expanding into therapy riding sessions. Surrounded by a loving circle of friends, Geoff and Eli couldn’t ask for more. Until driven Eli loses his energy, and the doctor gives them the … Continue reading

Review: Ari McKay – Letters from Cupid

lettersAuthor: Ari McKay
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: MM
ISBN: 9781610408776

Summary: Breaking up with his boyfriend has left English Professor Derek Chandler feeling lonely and down. He begins to think that he just doesn’t have the passion to sustain a long-term relationship — at least until a letter from a mysterious “Cupid” tells him not to lose hope. Intrigued, Derek replies to his anonymous admirer, and they begin a correspondence where Derek discovers he isn’t the only one with doubts about his desirability.

Dr. Macon … Continue reading