John Simpson – Hard Streets


Author: John Simpson
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781613727256

Summary: Life as a New York City street hustler isn’t easy. Luckily Sam has the older, more experienced Frankie to guide him through the pitfalls of his new life. Together, Frankie and Sam make the best of the cards they’re dealt—but is there any room in an escort’s life for love?

Review: Sam is a young street hustler who was kicked out of his parents home for being gay. … Continue reading

Ellen Holiday – Inside the Beltway


Author: Ellen Holiday
Reviewed by: Penumbra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781613725634

Summary : Senator Davis Hudson is a focused, ambitious, forty-seven year old politician who knows the right thing to say at the right time. He’s up for re-election and is wondering whether to run for Senate again or aim for something higher. Davis sets the Senate on fire with his speech “Daniel in the Den of Lions” and suddenly he’s in the limelight. Now, Davis needs to keep … Continue reading

E.M. Lynley – Rarer Than Rubies


Author: E.M. Lynley
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
ISBN 13: 9781613724774

Suspend all belief and strap yourself in for a fun romp through Thailand in this quirky romance story. Trent Copeland has been living life much too far on the safe side since his boyfriend died. His work is even suffering as he’s a gay romance writer. His best friend, Beth takes on the task of planning a vacation for Trent that will put some adventure and spice … Continue reading

Tinnean – Call Me Church


Author: Tinnean
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Historical
ISBN 13: 9781613726983  

Summary: It’s the height of the Depression, and people are desperate for a distraction from their lives. Film director Church Chetwood wants to help them forget—and he manages it with his documentaries and travelogues. But when the saber-tooth tiger he captured escapes, Manhattan’s grave situation only worsens. Now Church is facing ten years up the river.

Black Tuesday left John Smith a homeless sixteen-year-old orphan, and in the past four … Continue reading

Cardeno C. – Wake Me Up Inside (Mates, Book 1)


Author: Cardeno C.
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:   9781613727126

Summary: Zev Hassick is surprised and confused when he finds himself attracted to his best friend. His very human, very male best friend. Zev is the son of the pack Alpha, regarded as the strongest wolf in generations, born to lead. And everyone knows a male shifter has to mate with a female of his own kind to keep his humanity. So shifters can’t be gay, right?

Jonah … Continue reading

Tali Spencer – Sorcerer’s Knot


Author: Tali Spencer
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13: 9781613726938

I was expecting much more from this book than what I received.  I love a good fantasy story with magic, mages and action but while this story had those elements, it just was not satisfying.  Cian is a young, conniving, self-serving sorcerer in love with power.  He has a mastery over six of the seven major magics and is out to gain mastery over the power of the sea.  Cian … Continue reading

Allison Cassatta – Sin & Seduction


Author: Allison Cassatta
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781613726808

Summary: Dorian Grant is king of the New Orleans underworld, but he isn’t mafia and doesn’t appreciate the assumption. He’s simply a crude businessman anyone in his right mind would think twice about screwing over. Life in the Big Easy is all about sin, and violent, short-tempered Dorian has committed them all.

But not all New Orleans sins leave a bad taste in the mouth, as Dorian discovers the … Continue reading

Anne Barwell – Slow Dreaming

 

Author: Anne Barwell
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M
ISBN 13: 9781613726440

Summary:  As an agent for the Tempus Institute, Jason Adams’s task is to observe the past, not change it. But when he’s sent to twenty-first-century Wellington, New Zealand, during the last week of aspiring songwriter Sean Henderson’s life, Jason finds he can’t just watch from a distance. He and Sean quickly become friends and then lovers, and when the song that’s haunted Jason for years connects them in a way he never anticipated, he’ll … Continue reading

Shira Anthony and Venona Keyes – The Trust


Author: Shira Anthony & Verona Keyes
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Sci-Fi
ISBN 13: 9781613725559

 

A great sci-fi thriller slightly reminiscent of The Matrix movies.  Jake Anders was a college guy with potential when the Trace Michelson recruited him into The Trust.  The Trust is a combination of scientific biotech study and espionage started by Trace’s grandfather and now run by the brilliant Trace as a CIA-backed operation.  Jake fell for the all work and no play Trace but never told … Continue reading

Kim Fielding – Speechless


Author: Kim Fielding
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781613727171

Summary:  Travis Miller has a machining job, a cat named Elwood, and a pathetic love life. The one bright spot in his existence is the handsome guitar player he sometimes passes on his way home from work. But when he finally gathers the courage to speak to the man, Travis learns that former novelist Drew Clifton suffers from aphasia: Drew can understand everything Travis says, but he is unable … Continue reading