Review: J. Leigh Bailey – Chasing Thunderbird (Shifter U #2)

Author: J. Leigh Bailey
Reviewer: Toni
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

Ornithology professor Simon Coleman’s reputation is at risk, and the only way to save his name is to prove thunderbirds are more than creatures of Native American myth. Grad student and part-time barista Ford Whitney has a lot on his plate, but it’s also his duty to make sure the resident bird nerd doesn’t discover shape-shifters—like himself—live on campus.
When a series of incidents related to … Continue reading

Review: B.G. Thomas – Getting His Man

Author: B.G. Thomas
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: A love story worthy of an old movie… with a new twist.

Artie needs a hero, a man like those he’s always revered in Golden Age films. His drug-dealing jerk of a roommate got him arrested, and since his savior isn’t likely to sweep in and save the day, Artie calls a bail bondsman.

August has always imagined himself a hero from a black-and-white movie, but he’s … Continue reading

Audio Review: K.C. Wells – Out of the Shadows (Dreamspun Desires #20)

Author: K.C. Wells
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Finn Sterling

Summary:

Can he step out of the shadows and into love’s light?

Eight years ago, Christian Hernandez moved to Jamaica Plain in southern Boston, took refuge in his apartment, and cut himself off from the outside world. And that’s how he’d like it to stay.

Josh Wendell has heard his coworkers gossip about the occupant of apartment #1. No one sees the mystery man, and Josh … Continue reading

Review: Elizabeth Noble – High Test

Author: Elizabeth Noble
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM

Summary: The coffee is rich. Hayden isn’t. But Neal doesn’t need to know that—yet.

Hayden Owens is just your typical graduate student working his way through school as a barista for the Owens Coffee Company—no relation. But he keeps the “no relation” part to himself when he meets dashing architect, Neal Kirchner, a successful older man from an old-money family. Hayden doesn’t exactly lie, but he figures it can’t … Continue reading

Review: Kim Fielding – Ante Up (Dreamspun Beyond #8)

Author: Kim Fielding
Reviewer: Toni
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

Love is a high-stakes game.

A century and a half ago, Ante Novak died on a Croatian battlefield—and rose three days later as a vampire. Now he haunts Las Vegas, stealing blood and money from drunken gamblers and staying on the fringe of the powerful vampire organization known as the Shadows. His existence feels empty and meaningless until he meets beautiful Peter Gehrardi, who can influence others with … Continue reading

Review: MJ O’Shea – Game Point (Dreamspun Desires)

Author: MJ O’Shea
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Game, set… match made in heaven.

Spoiled socialite Quinn Valenzuela has no interest in sports or his family’s huge sporting goods empire, Sparta Athletics. So when Quinn learns his grandfather has died and he’s in control of the corporation, no one is more surprised than Quinn himself.

Dedicated COO Porter Davis has little time and less patience for brats like Quinn who have never done a day’s work, … Continue reading

Audio Review: Ava Drake – All In (Dreamspun Desires #38)

Author: Ava Drake
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: John Solo

Summary:

In crime, like in love, there can be no half measures….

Fashion model Zane Stryker needs money—badly. At almost thirty, his glory days are behind him, and he needs capital to start over. When his luggage is switched with a bag containing contraband he’s forced to deliver, it’s either the worst thing that’s ever happened to him… or the best.

Enter Sebastian Gigoni, formerly … Continue reading

Audio Review: Elle Brownlee – Two for Trust (Dreamspun Desires #34)

Author: Elle Brownlee
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Andrew McFerrin

Summary:
A fairy-tale vacation—if he can get the ending right.

American nurse Finch Mason steps beyond the comfort of his orderly life and takes a dream trip to England, complete with a National Trust Pass so he can visit numerous historical sites. At the first one on his list, he’s warmly welcomed—and told he bought a pass good for two.

Finch doesn’t hesitate to offer … Continue reading

Review: Finding Mr. Wrong (Dreamspun Desires #41)

Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: He’s nobody’s definition of Mr. Right—but that might make him perfect.
Matthew Hart is heir to the family fortune and owner of Hart & Home. When a near-death experience has him fretting over the future, he decides he needs a husband, and not just any husband—an appropriate man to protect the Hart legacy. The last thing Matthew expects is to cross paths with Jax Foster, his … Continue reading

Review: J. Leigh Bailey – Stalking Buffalo Bill (Shifter U #1)

Author: J. Leigh Bailey
Reviewer: Toni
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

A smitten coyote isn’t the only one stalking Buffalo Bill.
A buffalo walks into a cafe. Sounds like the start of a bad joke, but for coyote shifter Donnie Granger, it’s the beginning of an obsession. Donnie is a little hyperactive and a lot distractible, except when it comes to William. He finally works up the nerve to approach William but is interrupted by a couple … Continue reading