Audio Review: Eli Easton – The Stolen Suitor

28227352Author: Eli Easton
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m contemporary
ISBN: 9781634768665

Narrator: Rusty Topsfield

His future was set until a thief stole his heart.

All of Clyde’s Corner, Montana, knows local dandy Chris Ramsey will marry Trix Stubben, young widow and heir to the richest ranch in the area. But one woman isn’t too keen on the idea. Mabe Crassen wants to get her hands on that ranch, so she sets her older son … Continue reading

Release Day Review: Jacob Z. Flores – Undercover Boyfriend

30094338Author: Jacob Z. Flores
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press, LLC
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634771504

Two men, one lie, and a whole bunch of trouble.

Marty Valdez is in serious trouble. His sister’s wedding is around the corner, and everyone expects to meet Marty’s super-successful underwear model boyfriend—whom Marty invented. Now Marty has to produce a half-naked hottie or suffer the worst humiliation of his life.

FBI agent Luke Myers is in serious trouble. He’s been … Continue reading

Audio Review: B.A. Tortuga – Trial by Fire

28856834Author: B.A. Tortuga
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634769822

Narrator: Rusty Topsfield

One Aussie. One Texan. One baby. One hell of a fight.

When his sister and her husband are killed in an accident, Aussie cattle station owner Lachlan McCoughney rushes to Texas to rescue their infant daughter, Chloe. He expects to find his niece living in squalor with the Sheffields, a rodeo family.

Instead, Lachlan finds Holden Sheffield, a salt-of-the-earth cowboy running a … Continue reading

Guest blogger: Nicki Bennett -The Cattle Baron’s Bogus Boyfriend

Category Romances and Tropes

Like probably many of you, I grew up reading category romances—those four- or six-a-month releases of short, fluffy novels with instantly recognizable covers. You could sign up for a subscription service and they’d delivery the books to you automatically every month. They were a bit of a guilty pleasure, but when each box of new books arrived, I was guaranteed days of blissfully romantic escape. Over time my reading tastes changed, but I still have a shelf full of numbered titles from a few favorite authors that I haven’t been able to bring myself … Continue reading

Release Day Review: Nikki Bennett – The Cattle Baron’s Bogus Boyfriend

51sadGj-dyL._SX302_BO1,204,203,200_Author: Nikki Bennett
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Cowboy

Summary: I

t might be a sham to his boss, but it’s all too real to him.

Administrative assistant Jonah Hollis has nurtured a hopeless crush on his boss, millionaire cattle rancher Lincoln Courtwright, ever since he started working for him. But hope is kindled when Linc and beautiful rodeo star Melissa Cutler break up just weeks before the biggest event of the Dallas social season, the Cattle … Continue reading

Audio Review: Andrew Grey – The Lone Rancher

1973469Author: Andrew Grey
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m cowboy
ISBN: 9781634769136

Narrator:  John Solo

Summary:  He’ll do anything to save the ranch, including baring it all.

Aubrey Klein is in real trouble—he needs some fast money to save the family ranch. His solution? A weekend job as a stripper at a club in Dallas. For two shows each Saturday, he is the star as The Lone Rancher.

It leads to at least one unexpected revelation: after a show, … Continue reading

Review: M.J O’Shea – Duke in Hiding

29523374Author: M.J O’Shea
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Historical
ISBN: 9781634771481

Every gentleman has something to hide.

Meeting Heath Blackwood, a gorgeous English farmer, is probably the most exciting thing to ever happen to small-town landscaper Theo Brody, who has lived in quiet Maplehurst, New Hampshire, all his life. The sexy and secretive Brit shakes the foundations of his orderly world as they are swept up in a springtime romance neither can resist.

But … Continue reading

Review: Charlie Cochet – Forgive and Forget


Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Dreamspun Desires

Summary: He’s hot. He’s dangerous. And he can’t remember anything.

As the owner of Apple’n Pies, Joe Applin leads a quiet, uneventful life, content to spend his days serving customers who come from all over to eat his delicious homemade pies. Along with his motley crew—Bea, Elsie, and Donnie—Joe couldn’t be happier in his little kingdom of baked goods and java.

Experience has taught Joe that … Continue reading

Audio Review: M.J. O’ Shea – The Millionaire Upstairs

1942085Author: M.J. O’ Shea
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634767941

Narrator: Rusty Topsfield

The Millionaire Upstairs by M.J. O’Shea – Romance>Contemporary eBook
He might be hard to work for, but he’s impossible to resist.

Sasha Sobieski has the perfect job working at legendary American fashion house Harrison Kingsley—or at least he used to. He just never thought he’d have to work for Harrison Kingsley himself. Harrison is exacting, difficult, cold, and hands-down the … Continue reading

Audio Review: Shira Anthony – First Comes Marriage

1955700Author: Shira Anthony
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634768443

Narrator: John Solo

First Comes Marriage by Shira Anthony – Romance>Contemporary eBook
Their marriage was supposed to be all business….

When struggling novelist Chris Valentine meets Jesse Donovan, he’s interested in a book contract, or possibly a date. The last thing Chris expects is a marriage proposal from New York City’s most eligible bachelor!

Jesse’s in a pinch. To keep control of his company, … Continue reading