Mary Calmes – Where You Lead

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Author: Mary Calmes
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Cops
ISBN 13: 9781627984768
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Summary:  ATF agent Peter Lomax isn’t a hearts and flowers kind of guy, but he can be possessive, and it caused problems until Carver Fleming. Carver may be part of the art world, but he gets Peter, loves belonging to the man, and Peter treasures the way Carver understands them together.

Carver loves Peter, but he’s fully aware that six months doth not a commitment make. Carver wants … Continue reading

Ethan Day – As You Are

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Author: Ethan Day
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Wilde City Press
Genre: 
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781925031645
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Summary:  Operation Danny…that’s all bartender and recent college graduate, Julian Hallowell has had on his mind the past year. Julian may have no idea what he wants to do with his life, but he definitely knows he‘s in love with the boy next door: The one in next room to be exact, his roommate Danny Wallace.

Danny owns a used text book store just off … Continue reading

A.R. Moler – Burning Now

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Author: A.R. Moler
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Mystery, Paranormal
ISBN 13:
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Summary:  Fireman Gideon Sato stumbles over a man—oddly still alive and in remarkable health—in the ashes of a warehouse fire. A strange connection runs between Gideon and the man, Vanya Stravinsky, despite Vanya’s confusion and loss of memory.

Vanya, a chef, gets mugged after work one evening. He wakes up, nude, in the ashes of a fire. He doesn’t remember much of what happened, but … Continue reading

Ethan Day – Northern Star

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Author: Ethan Day
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Wilde City Press
Genre: M/M Romance
ISBN 13: 9781925031553
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Summary:  Deacon Miller never had it all—he never really believed he could. Growing up in a broken home with an alcoholic mother and a revolving door of truly pathetic father figures taught him to keep his expectations low. Now at twenty-seven, on the night before Christmas Eve, his life is turned upside down yet again; his boyfriend has dumped him, he just fled the holiday family … Continue reading

Andrew Grey – Taken

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Author: Andrew Grey
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627982573
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Summary:

On the day he and Roman Capanelli were to be married, Malik Stevens wakes up in a small room with very little light. Time must be passing, because a door opens from time to time and food is left for him—that’s his only connection to the outside world. Roman is a choreographer on Broadway, and he’s waiting for Malik at the park with all their friends, ready … Continue reading

Willa Okati – In the Key Of

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Author: Willa Okati
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781623005221
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Summary:  

Shy, quiet and withdrawn after the death of his long-term lover, Teague seems set on course for spending the rest of his life alone–until he meets the charismatic musician Julian in the safe zone of online chatting. Julian’s everything Teague is not: creative, impulsive, enthusiastic–and commitment shy. Though they keep their relationship safeguarded with six degrees of separation, the two are fast becoming passionate … Continue reading

Jacob Z. Flores – Chasing the Sun

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Author: Jacob Z. Flores
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: 
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627981668
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Summary:  

As a physician and prominent citizen of Victoria, Texas, Dr. Gil Kelly took a hard fall when his vengeful wife revealed his infidelity with other men. Closing ranks around her, the town’s elite ostracized him, and his relationship with his children was nearly destroyed.

After spending his life focused on living for others, he has no idea how to live for himself. He wants to … Continue reading

J.P. Barnaby – Painting Fire on the Air

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Author: J.P.Barnaby
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN 13:  9781627981828
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Summary:  

From her perch on a shelf above my bed, the doll accuses me with lifeless eyes of failing Juliette in the most heinous way imaginable, forcing me to crave the bite of his whip and the steel in his voice to drown out the ache in my chest.

For his entire life, Benjamin Martin’s parents drilled into his head that he must watch out for his little sister, … Continue reading

Shira Anthony – Stealing the Wind

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Author: Shira Anthony
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781627980548
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Summary:

Mermen of Ea: Book One
Taren Laxley has never known anything but life as a slave. When a lusty pirate kidnaps him and holds him prisoner on his ship, Taren embraces the chance to realize his dream of a seagoing life. Not only does the pirate captain offer him freedom in exchange for three years of labor and sexual servitude, but the pleasures Taren finds when … Continue reading

Wade Kelly – The Cost of Loving

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Author: Wade Kelly
Reviewed by: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press  
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781623809645
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Summary:  

Matt Dixon, a young firefighter, is the golden child of his family, and he never dreamed that coming out would challenge more than the way his church sees him.

For years, Matt has led a double life hoping to avoid ridicule. When a self-righteous pastor’s statements provoke him to defend his recently deceased best friend’s honor and subsequently out himself, he suffers the brutal aftermath of … Continue reading