Review: Avon Gale – Coach’s Challenge (Scoring Chances #5)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

It’s been decades since blackmail forced Troy Callahan to retire from playing professional hockey, and he’s built a successful career behind the bench. When he’s offered the opportunity to coach the Asheville Ravens—the most hated team in the ECHL—he’s convinced that his no-nonsense attitude is just what the team needs to put their focus back on hockey. But Troy is disheartened when he finds out the Ravens have … Continue reading

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Review: M.A. Church – Texting, Autocorrect, and a Prius

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Clay McDonald finds the perfect car on Craigslist and is quick to send the seller a text:

Is your penis still for sale?

AutoCorrect strikes again. Damn—he should’ve proofread. How embarrassing.

Luckily Darrell Anderson, a mechanic and the owner of the Prius, is more amused than offended, and the two men agree to meet. When they do, the attraction is instant, and a date is arranged. But a … Continue reading

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Review: J.L. Merrow – Out (The Shamwell Tales #3)

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Author: J.L. Merrow
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

When love wars with principle, which one will win?

Mark Nugent has spent his life in the closet—at least, the small portion of it he hasn’t spent in the office. Determined to make amends to his neglected teenage daughter from a failed marriage, Mark swears off work—and love—so he can give her a stable home environment. But Mark’s resolve to keep his heart under wraps … Continue reading

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Review: Shawn Lane – Just His (His #10)

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Reviewer: Toni
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

After his boss at the hospital suggests he take a sabbatical for a much-needed rest, neurologist Geoff Spencer ends up at his friend’s cabin in Big Bear, California. But to Geoff’s surprise, his former lover is also there — his friend’s brother, the beautiful Adrian Michels, a brooding artist and a “commitment-phobe” who broke Geoff’s heart years earlier before leaving unexpectedly for Europe.

Now, Adrian suggests a no-strings … Continue reading

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Review: Nic Starr – Memories with The Breakfast Club: Finding His Place

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Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Kindle Worlds
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Sometimes finding your place in the world can lead to love.

Kieran Walters is the illegitimate son of a successful businessman. Despite striving to win his father’s affection, a confrontation that has been years in the making leaves Kieran devastated to realize he will never be good enough. Jealous of the half brother he’s never met, and who most likely doesn’t know of his existence, … Continue reading

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Review: Lynn Kelling – Arctic Restitution (Arctic Absolution #2)

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Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Fantastic Fiction Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

As he approaches his twenty-second birthday, the three-year anniversary of the brutal attack in an alley that nearly cost him his life in a few different ways, Jaye Larson thinks he’s left behind the ghosts from his years spent incarcerated, but when he’s delivered a mysterious letter with terrifying implications, old monsters rear their ugly heads. His normal new life in remote Zus, Alaska, with his lover, … Continue reading

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Review: Charlie Cochrane – Broke Deep (Porthkennack #3)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Morgan Capell’s life is falling apart by small degrees—his father’s dead, his boyfriend dumped him, and his mother’s in the grip of dementia. His state of mind isn’t helped by his all-too-real recurring nightmare of the wreck of the Troilus, a two hundred year old ship he’s been dreaming about since his teenage years.

The story of the Troilus is interwoven with the Capell family history. When amateur … Continue reading

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Review: Meghan Maslow – Ride Along (States of Love)

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Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Drew Nolan is a loud-and-proud mystery writer with a brutal case of writer’s block. He needs practical experience with the Baltimore police beat to get his latest manuscript to his publisher on time. When he wins a ride-along at a writer’s conference, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot… until he meets his partner.

Closeted cop Josh de Oliveira lost his family, his partner, and the respect of his … Continue reading

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Review: T.A. Moore – Liar, Liar

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Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Just another day at the office.

For some people that means spreadsheets, and for others it’s stitching endless hems. For Jacob Archer a day at the office is stealing proprietary information from a bioengineering firm for a paranoid software billionaire. He’s a liar and a thief, parlaying a glib tongue and a facile conscience into a lucrative career. He just has one rule—never get involved with a mark.

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Review: Annabeth Albert – On Point (Out of Uniform #3)

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Author: Annabeth Albert
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Kensington Books
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Never fall for your best friend…

Pushing thirty, with his reenlistment looming, decorated navy sniper Maddox Horvat is taking a long look at what he really wants in life. And what he wants is Ben Tovey. It isn’t smart, falling for his best friend and fellow SEAL, but ten years with Ben has forged a bond so intimate Maddox can’t ignore it. He needs Ben by … Continue reading

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