Review: A.M. Arthur – Heard (Breaking Free #3)

Author: A.M. Arthur
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: Alt Universe

Summary:

An omega who can’t speak meets an alpha who won’t listen….

Karter Jenks is a first-year constable who’s still trying to prove himself to his superiors, so he isn’t looking for a mate right now. Soon, sure, but he also knows he has work to do to change his alphahole tendencies around omega rights. The Kell Iverson trial opened his eyes to how cruelly some omegas are … Continue reading

Review: Toni Griffin – Archie’s Accidental Kidnapping (Hounds of the Hunt #1)

Author: Toni Griffin
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal

Summary:

Long nights hunting supernatural beings means little time for love in Adze’s life. He and his pack mates are what protects Melbourne, and Australia, from the things that go bump in the night—very real spirits and demons who prey on humans.

Every day Archie’s life is consumed by work as he desperately tries to pay back his student debt and a loan a boyfriend took out … Continue reading

Review: Lissa Kasey – Model Exposure (Haven Investigations #4)

Author: Lissa Kasey
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

After being rescued by Ollie, Kade continues to suffer the aftermath of his ordeal, both physically and psychologically. Not knowing how else to clear his head, he pours his energy into Ollie—the love of his life—and Haven Investigations, but neither Ollie nor Kade can continue to ignore what they learned from their last case: Ollie’s brother, Nathan, might have betrayed Kade.

As they dig into Ollie’s past, secrets … Continue reading

Review: A.M. Arthur – Uniquely Us (Us #3)

Author: A.M. Arthur
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Taro Ichikawa needs his weekly routines. Working from home as a programmer allows him to work around his constant struggle with anxiety and OCD—everything from exact meal times to his weekly dinner dates with his best friend Cris Sable. Openly demisexual, he’s comfortable knowing he’s different from most, and he’s content being single—until he breaks routine to attend Cris’s birthday party and makes an unexpected new friend.

Dell … Continue reading

Review: J. Scott Coatsworth – The Stark Divide (Liminal Sky #1)

Author: J. Scott Coatsworth
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: DSP Publications
Genre: Science Fiction-Space Opera

Summary:

Some stories are epic.

The Earth is in a state of collapse, with wars breaking out over resources and an environment pushed to the edge by human greed.

Three living generation ships have been built with a combination of genetic mastery, artificial intelligence, technology, and raw materials harvested from the asteroid belt. This is the story of one of them—43 Ariadne, or Forever, as her … Continue reading

Review: Justin Durand – There Was a Boy

Author: Justin Durand
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Tall, slim, shy Aaron Larkin has four objectives as he begins his eighteenth year: run a 5K in less than 15:21, graduate from high school, begin dating and come out of the closet. Two days after his birthday, a momentous first date with the man of his dreams convinces Aaron he’s in love and ready for marriage. However, Aaron must first address the damage he suffered from a difficult … Continue reading

Review: Tara Lain – High Balls (Balls to the Wall #6)

Author: Tara Lain
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Though only twenty-six, single father Theodore Walters lives with his head in the clouds and his feet firmly planted in reality. At the center of his life is Andy, his seven-year-old son, with whom he shares no DNA, though nobody—including his religious-fanatic in-laws—knows that, and Theodore will do anything to keep them from finding out. Theodore works hard to get his PhD and the tenure and salary that … Continue reading

Review: Kris Sawyer – Cursed (Alpha’s Warlock #1)

Author: Kris Sawyer
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Self-pub
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

Clyde Barrington is a werewolf with a curse on his head. Every night, he shifts from human to wolf and lives the life of a lonely predator, never fully accepted by his pack. When he saves a handsome stranger from a fire, everything changes.

In a world divided by the ancient feud between werewolves and warlocks, Clyde and Terry must learn to trust each other. When wolves start to … Continue reading

Review: A.M. Arthur – Seen: An Omegaverse Story (Breaking Free #2)

Author: A.M. Arthur
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: Alternate Universe

Summary:

Hell is a six-by-six jail cell and no hope for the future.

Kell Iverson has never raised his hand against another person in his entire life—and yet somehow he’s been arrested and charged with the murder of his alpha mate Krause. Sure, Krause brutalized him on a daily basis, and Kell hated his mate, but he never wanted the man dead. Not fighting the charge and accepting … Continue reading

Review: A.M. Arthur – Saved: An Omegaverse Story (Breaking Free #1)

Author: A.M. Arthur
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: Fantasy – Paranormal

Summary:

He didn’t want an alpha to save him, but fate had other ideas…

Braun Etting was raised to know his place as an omega by his alpha father’s cruel words and fast fists, and he expects nothing but violence from the alpha who may one day mate him. His older brother Kell mated a cruel alpha who abuses him daily, and Braun is terrified of that … Continue reading