Audio Review: Mary Calmes – Just Desserts

1788939Author: Mary Calmes
Reviewer:  Sandra
Publisher:  DreamSpinner Press
Genre:  M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632168610
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Boone Walton has tried hard to create some distance between himself and his past. He’s invested in his new life, his New Orleans art gallery, and his friendship with Scott Wren. Things finally seem to be settling down to normal, and Boone couldn’t be happier.

Chef Scott Wren wants much more than normal with Boone. He wants to raise things to … Continue reading

Review: Amy Lane – Food for Thought (Tales of the Curious Cookbook)

food forAuthor: Amy Lane
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632168597
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Emmett Gant was planning to tell his father something really important one Sunday morning—but his father passed away first. Now, nearly three years later, Emmett can’t seem to clear up who he should be with—the girl with the apple cheeks and the awesome family, or his snarky neighbor, Keegan, who never sees his family but who makes Emmett really happy just by coming over to chat.

Emmett … Continue reading

Review: Anthology – Romancing Austin

romancingAuthor: Irene Preston
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Valkyrie Books
Genre: Anthology
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Summary: Former rock star Dex Reed throws a wild comeback party in his Austin penthouse, and seven romances heat up the night.

No Quitting Allowed, Rebecca Royce
One last assignment and then Lana is quitting her job, quitting Austin, and moving on with her life. Until Jake stumbles into her and changes the direction of her whole world.

Twisted, Cara Carnes
Caleb “Colt” Douglas agreed to close out Twisted Delirium’s sold … Continue reading

Review: Marie Sexton – Lost Along the Way

lost alongAuthor: Marie Sexton
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632168580
[xrr rating=4/5]

Three months after losing his parents in a car crash, Denver weatherman Daniel Whitaker returns to Laramie, Wyoming. It’s bad enough dealing with the death of his parents and his failing relationship of fifteen years, but when he finds his childhood home full of clutter, Daniel is at a loss. He enlists Landon, his parents’ sexy neighbor, to help him sort through the mess. Landon Kushner is a study … Continue reading

Review: RJ Scott – For a Rainy Afternoon

for a rainyAuthor: RJ Scott
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632168603
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Robbie MacIntyre manages a small post office in the old Station House on the outskirts of sleepy Barton Hartshourn northwest of London. He’s stunned when the owner, Maggie, a close friend, bequeaths him not only the post office, but also Station House.

The rest of her estate is left to an American writer, Jason Young, and when … Continue reading

ARC Review: Cassandra Carr: Melting Into You

meltingAuthor: Cassandra Carr
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Fated Desires Publishing
Genre: MM Contemporary, Cooking
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Publication date: 3/31/15

Summary: Seth Mason’s life as a macaroni and cheese food truck owner in Austin, Texas, is pretty good, except for one thing: he’d like to find a man to share that life with. As part of an organization Seth founded, he donates leftovers to the local homeless shelter, and meets Ben, a new employee. He’s a preppy guy, and very much not Seth’s usual type, but the … 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
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

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 … Continue reading

ARC Review: Irene Preston – A Taste of You

a tasteAuthor: Irene Preston
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Fated Desires
Genre: MM Contemporary
ISBN: 9781623221898
[xrr rating=4/5]

Publish date: 3/10/15

Summary: Hell’s Kitchen has nothing on the flames Giancarlo and Garrett ignite at Restaurant Ransom…

Garrett Ransom is America’s hot chef du jour. He has a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City, a hit reality TV show, and a new man in his bed every week. Yes, he secretly thinks his business partner, Giancarlo “Carlo” Rotolo, is hotter than a ghost pepper, but he would never jeopardize … Continue reading