Mary Calmes – Mine

Author: Mary Calmes
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
ISBN 13: 9781613724262

Why have I been ignoring Ms Calmes books?  This story was absolutely amazing.  I could have read another 200 pages of Landry and Trevan easily.

Trevan Bean works as a runner for a crime lord in Detroit where he lives with his partner, Landry Carter.  Trevan is a tough guy on the outside but when it comes to Landry he’s a pile of mush.  The guys are scrimping and … Continue reading

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L.J. LaBarthe – No Quarter

Author: L.J. LaBarthe
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Fantasy
ISBN 13:9781613724347

I have not read a book that was this dull in a long time.  The ten Archangels are out to save earth and keep it a neutral place between heaven and hell.  The Brotherhood meets all together every thousand years to catch up on what’s been going on but this time Michael drops off his report and beats a hasty retreat.  Michael has been acting a little weird the past couple thousand … Continue reading

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M.J. O’Shea – Coming Home

Author: M.J. O’Shea
Reviewed by: 
Valentina Heart
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613724439

What happens when a bully grows up and all that seemed to matter suddenly doesn’t anymore? Or when a gay man finally sees the real side of his childhood tormentor, the one he’d secretly imagined while being bullied and insulted.

This is a story about appearances, where the deepest hurts hid beneath layers of self-made shields, about a boy who just wanted to be accepted and went about it in the … Continue reading

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Tia Fielding -Something New

Author: Tia Fielding
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613724071

Frank is a writer, and has been with his husband Robert for fourteen years.  One night, sitting comfortable and cozy, Frank lets Robert know they need to divorce.  I have to admit, the way it was put forth, I started the book not really liking Frank.  He admits they are companions, friends and the love is there. What isn’t there is the sex, the passion and the lust.  Frank has fallen out … Continue reading

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Zahra Owens – Floods and Drought

Author: Zahra Owens
Reviewed by: Don
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Cowboy Romance
ISBN 13: 9781613724286

What a beautifully written story about two totally opposite and complex men destined to be together this book was. Rory McCowan spent three years in prison for stealing horses from the Blue River Ranch. Tim Conroy has been carrying a torch for Rory from day one and talks his boss, Hunter Krause, into hiring Rory back at the same ranch he stole the horses from. Hunter makes Tim fully responsible for … Continue reading

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Rowena Sudbury – Blue Moon

Author: Rowena Sudbury
Reviewed by: Sean
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Gay Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781615819867

Summary: Brad Fraser goes to Bruiser when he needs drugs. In order to get that, he’ll have to give up the sex favors Bruiser wants from him. There comes a time when Brad finally says no to Bruiser, except Bruiser isn’t accepting the answer no and attempts to force him. Scott O’Doul comes and saves Brad. Scott has wanted Brad for a while now and taking him to his hotel … Continue reading

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Susan Laine – Sounds of Love

Author: Susan Laine
Reviewed by: Sean
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Gay Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613723975

Summary: A police officer name Jordan Waters has been shot in New York and after he has recovered, he has been relocated to the District of Columbia. He went over to his partner (cop partner)’s place for a poker night and while there he sees Sebastian Sumner, a man he greatly wants to sleep with. When he finds out Sebastian is deaf, he is even more curious.
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Clare London – Ambush (True Colors #2)

Author: Clare London
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613724132

Miles Winter is an executive. He works hard, with very long hours.  He has achieved corporate success.  Now, with the arrival of Zeke Roswell into his life, he has also achieved love life success.  Zeke is an artist (the story of their meeting and falling in love apparently occurs in True Colors), one who rarely shares his projects with anyone beforehand.  This time, however, he wants to come by the office to … Continue reading

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Andrew Grey – A Helping of Love (Love #3)

Author: Andrew Grey
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781613723937

 

Helping of Love had a solid 4 hearts for me for the first half and then lost something in the last half.  There was too much suspension of belief required, or maybe just too much coincidence.  It has likeable characters with what could have been a great story, but derails somewhat.

Peter works for a restaurant supply company as a salesman.   Due to an accident in his past, he uses a … Continue reading

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Stuart Wakefield and Zahra Owens – Isali Dreams

Authors: Stuart Wakefield and Zahra Owens
Reviewed By:  Kevin
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre
: M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781613723739

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned or a supreme being hell bent on destroying her intended groom. Isali is the lone survivor of a ship landing on an outpost, where he meets Everett,  a diplomat and linguist sent to bring him back to quarantine.  But Isali is not what he seems and the only way he can speak to Everrett is … Continue reading

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