Review: Two Cowboys and a Baby (Dreamspun Desires #30)

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Reviewer: Kevin
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Romance


A little bundle of joy means big changes.

Hoss McMasters has a working ranch, a bull riding career, a nosy momma, and a best friend he’s been in love with since he can remember. He’s a busy, happy cowboy, living the good life.

Then one morning he discovers a baby on his doorstep.

Well, Hoss does what any reasonable man would do—he calls his momma and … Continue reading

Review: Trina Lane – Shards in the Sun (The Heart of Texas #1)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: Contemporary


The heart of Texas beats strong, fuelled by the love between two men whose lives are interwoven like the long grass of the hill country they call home.

Brandon Blackstun has spent the last decade moving on from the hellish halls of high school. With an invitation to his reunion in hand, he plans to show his former classmates that not only did the repeated occurrences of being … Continue reading

Audio Review: SJD Peterson – My Hometown

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Ronald Ray Strickland

Summary: Jimmy Brink and Eric Halter grew up together in a small country town. While Eric has always been content with life as a rancher, Jimmy wanted more and moved to Chicago early on to pursue a medical career.

Life has a way of coming back around. When Jimmy’s parents decide to retire in Florida, Jimmy returns to his hometown to finish his residency … Continue reading

Audio Review: Eli Easton – The Stolen Suitor

28227352Author: Eli Easton
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m contemporary
ISBN: 9781634768665

Narrator: Rusty Topsfield

His future was set until a thief stole his heart.

All of Clyde’s Corner, Montana, knows local dandy Chris Ramsey will marry Trix Stubben, young widow and heir to the richest ranch in the area. But one woman isn’t too keen on the idea. Mabe Crassen wants to get her hands on that ranch, so she sets her older son … Continue reading

Guest blogger: Nicki Bennett -The Cattle Baron’s Bogus Boyfriend

Category Romances and Tropes

Like probably many of you, I grew up reading category romances—those four- or six-a-month releases of short, fluffy novels with instantly recognizable covers. You could sign up for a subscription service and they’d delivery the books to you automatically every month. They were a bit of a guilty pleasure, but when each box of new books arrived, I was guaranteed days of blissfully romantic escape. Over time my reading tastes changed, but I still have a shelf full of numbered titles from a few favorite authors that I haven’t been able to bring myself … Continue reading

Release Day Review: Nikki Bennett – The Cattle Baron’s Bogus Boyfriend

51sadGj-dyL._SX302_BO1,204,203,200_Author: Nikki Bennett
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Cowboy

Summary: I

t might be a sham to his boss, but it’s all too real to him.

Administrative assistant Jonah Hollis has nurtured a hopeless crush on his boss, millionaire cattle rancher Lincoln Courtwright, ever since he started working for him. But hope is kindled when Linc and beautiful rodeo star Melissa Cutler break up just weeks before the biggest event of the Dallas social season, the Cattle … Continue reading

Audio Review: Andrew Grey – The Lone Rancher

1973469Author: Andrew Grey
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m cowboy
ISBN: 9781634769136

Narrator:  John Solo

Summary:  He’ll do anything to save the ranch, including baring it all.

Aubrey Klein is in real trouble—he needs some fast money to save the family ranch. His solution? A weekend job as a stripper at a club in Dallas. For two shows each Saturday, he is the star as The Lone Rancher.

It leads to at least one unexpected revelation: after a show, … Continue reading

Review: Kim Fielding – Rattlesnake

1870382Author: Kim Fielding
Publisher:DreamSpinner press
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634764773

Rattlesnake by Kim Fielding – Romance>Contemporary
A drifter since his teens, Jimmy Dorsett has no home and no hope. What he does have is a duffel bag, a lot of stories, and a junker car. Then one cold desert night he picks up a hitchhiker and ends up with something more: a letter from a dying man to the son he hasn’t seen in years.

On … Continue reading

Sean Michael – A Cowboy Out of Texas excerpt and giveaway


Sam Hawker’s fall off a bucking bronc at an event in Canada has left him both physically broken and financially broke and in a hospital with his leg in traction. Between worrying about how he’ll pay his medical bills and not being able to move, he’s going more than a little stir crazy.

Easy on the eyes, Pat Bouchard is the nurse assigned to Sam for his stay at the hospital, and the two men get to know each other as Pat cares for and entertains Sam. They … Continue reading

Review: Taylin Clavelli – Dakota Skies

dakotaAuthor: Taylin Clavelli
Publisher:Wayward Ink Publishing
Genre:M/M Cowboy
ISBN: 9781925222036

Born in the wrong time…

In 1875 Dakota, Sheriff Jamie Carter has to hide his interest in men, even from his gutsy twin sister, Anna. On a good day, the truth can mean a bullet between the eyes, and on a bad, one in the back.

A man on a mission…

Jamie leaves Anna in charge of Blackrock and he hits the bounty hunting trail, along … Continue reading