Lisa Marie Davis – Love Less Complicated

Author: Lisa Marie Davis
Reviewed by: Maya
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781613725337
[xrr rating=3/5]

Gavin, Gavin, Gavin. I just adore Gavin.  He has survived the worst abuse, sexual, physical and emotional while being raised by his psychopathic, drug running father and has emerged as such a wonderful human being who still has hopes and tries not to let his fears rule him. He is working as a barista for his best friend Jasmine after serving three years in prison and testifying against … Continue reading

Shae Connor – Model Student

Author: Shae Connor
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:  9781615816538
[xrr rating=4/5]

Blurb:  Making his living as a model allows Aaron Stevens to pay his way through film school at NYU. While on a photo shoot, he meets Matt Carson, a journalism student who wants to interview Aaron for his senior project, and they feel an instant connection that catches them both off guard. As their relationship develops over the next week, they open up to each other about their pasts, … Continue reading

M. Lee- Immortal

Author: M. Lee
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:   9781613726327
[xrr rating=4/5]

Blurb: Long before Eilif realized he was immortal, he was faced with a choice: use his magic to send his lover, Jon, into stasis, or watch him die. Now in the modern age, “Dr. Jamison” works in an emergency room, searching for someone he can trust with both the secret of his magic and the healing of Jon’s wounds. Eilif has waited for so long—will his love prove … Continue reading

Elizabeth Coldwell – A Man Out of Time

Author: Elizabeth Coldwell
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:  9781613726365
[xrr rating=4/5]

Dale is a visiting professor with a fellowship at Oxford.  He’s very excited about it, as it is a huge honor, particularly for one so young (he’s not yet thiry).  He is drawn to a picture on the wall, a former physics professor from the 1890s named Martin Winthorp.  Martin’s claim to fame was being the first man at Oxford to be hit and killed by … Continue reading

Lori Toland – Worth the Wait

Author: Lori Toland
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781613726556
[xrr rating=4/5]

Henry is a scientist. A dedicated scientist. One who spends a lot of time poring over his work. The fact that he is also lonely is mainly due to the fact that he likes to talk about what he’s interested in, and what interests him is SCIENCE. This causes dates to get eyes glazed over and not many second dates. Henry’s mother is always trying to get him … Continue reading

Zahra Owens – A Thousand Goodbyes

Author: Zahra Owens
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781613726488
[xrr rating=2/5]

First of all, this really doesn’t have an HEA, at least in my opinion. The title, A Thousand Goodbyes, is truly apt. Daff’it and Ni’il, in their various guises, go through time together, with Daff’it repeatedly dying (sometimes horribly) and Ni’il being present. The first time (at least in the story) is in the year 1201 and the last shown (but not the last) is the year … Continue reading

Chris Scully – Fourth and Long

Author: Chris Scully
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781613726303
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Second chances. So rare, really, to have an honest second chance. Eric is in therapy, trying to get over the guilt he carries from events that happened in high school. His last year of high school wasn’t a good one. He was trying to find his sexual identity and when he did, bigoted father kicks him out. He had a promising football career that ended badly, and … Continue reading

Kim Fielding – Violet’s Present

Author:  Kim Fielding
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781613726525
[xrr rating=5/5]

Wow, this short story packed a big emotional punch.  Matt lives in California but goes home to Omaha for the funeral of his great aunt Violet.  He doesn’t really want to be there but he wants to support his mom.  Matt has been suffering over a break up with his boyfriend Brandon four months ago.  Even though Matt was the one to break it off due to … Continue reading

C. Cardeno – Places in Time

Author:  C. Cardeno
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 978-1-61372-641-9
[xrr rating=5/5] 

Such a cute story reminiscent of A Christmas Carol, without Christmas. And with just one, can’t call her an angel. One guide.  It begins with Ethan, a very famous actor, arriving to his house (not a home) to be faced with his girlfriend of a year breaking up with him.  You feel bad for her, actually, she seems sweet. Anyway, she breaks up with him and he’s … Continue reading

Susan Laine – Witching Hour

Author:  Susan Laine
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781613726549
[xrr rating=2.5/5]

In this time travel story, we have Perry, a 19-year-old who has had a crush on the. An next door, Seth. Seth is the father of a classmate of Perry’s, Sidney.  One night, Perry looks out the window and sees Seth in his car, sobbing.  Besides it being Seth, Perry seems to be a decent type of man, so he goes out to see if he can … Continue reading