Review: Santino Hassell – Citywide (Five Boroughs #6)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

A record-breaking heatwave engulfs the Five Boroughs, and emotions run as hot as the temperatures.

In Rerouted, Chris Mendez is trying to live a drama-free life. That doesn’t include another threesome with Jace and Aiden Fairbairn. But then a citywide blackout leaves them trapped together, and Chris is forced to re-examine everything he thought he knew about relationships and his own heart.

In Gridlocked, former Marine Tonya Maldonado … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Down by Contact (The Barons #2)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group InterMix
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Two rival football players begin a game with higher stakes than the Super Bowl in this steamy romance from the author of Illegal Contact.

Simeon Boudreaux, the New York Barons’ golden-armed quarterback, is blessed with irresistible New Orleans charm and a face to melt your mama’s heart. He’s universally adored by fans and the media. Coming out as gay in solidarity with his teammate hasn’t harmed … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Illegal Contact (The Barons #1)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Random House Intermix
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

The rules of the game don’t apply off the field in this first Barons novel.

New York Barons tight end Gavin Brawley is suspended from the team and on house arrest after a video of him brawling goes viral. Gavin already has a reputation as a jerk with a temper on and off the field—which doesn’t help him once he finds himself on the wrong side of … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Sightlines (The Community #3)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: MM

Summary:

Chase Payne is a walking contradiction. He’s the most powerful psychic in the Community, but the least respected. He’s the son of the Community’s founder, but with his tattoo sleeves and abrasive attitude, he’s nothing like his charismatic family. No one knows what to make of him, which is how he wound up locked in a cell on the Farm yet again. But this time, the only man … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Insight (Community #1)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Fantasy Paranormal

Summary:

Growing up the outcast in an infamous family of psychics, Nate Black never learned how to control his empath abilities. Then after five years without contact, his estranged twin turns up dead in New York City. The claim of suicide doesn’t ring true, especially when a mysterious vision tells Nate it was murder. Now his long-hated gift is his only tool to investigate.

Hitching from his tiny … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Oversight (Community #2)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Fantasy Paranormal

Summary:

Spoiler Alert! The following blurb contains spoilers for Insight, book one of The Community.

Holden Payne has it all . . . or so he thinks. As heir to the founder of the Community—an organization that finds, protects, and manages psychics—he’s rich, powerful, and treated like royalty. But after a series of disappearances and murders rock the Community, he’s branded the fall guy for the … Continue reading

Tour – Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell – Mature Content

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By Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell

Cyberlove Series

Book 4

My life plan is to be brutally honest all the way to the bank. Don’t believe me? I run a popular YouTube channel called TrashyZane, and my claim to fame is oversharing about every aspect of my personal life. Sometimes while tipsy. Not everyone loves my style, but I have a long history of icing out people who can’t handle me. I have no time for judgmental foolishness.

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Review: Santino Hassell – Concourse (Five Boroughs #5)

41XQz33bePL._SX326_BO1,204,203,200_Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Ashton Townsend is the most famous celebutante of Manhattan’s glitterati. The black sheep of his wealthy family, he’s known for his club appearances, Instagram account, and sex tape. Most people can’t imagine him wanting for anything, but Ashton yearns for friendship, respect, and the love of his best friend—amateur boxer Valdrin Leka.

Val’s relationship with Ashton is complicated. As the son of Ashton’s beloved nanny, Val has always … Continue reading

Audio Review: Santino Hassell – First and First (Five Boroughs #3) Audiobook

41e8a0b5t7lAuthor: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Michael Ferraiuolo

Summary:

Caleb Stone was raised on the Upper East Side, where wealth and lineage reigns, and “alternative lifestyles” are hidden. It took him years to come out to his family, but he’s still stuck in the stranglehold of their expectations. Caleb knows he has to build his confidence and shake things up, but he doesn’t know how… until Oliver Buckley enters the picture.

Oli is everything … Continue reading

Audio Review: Santino Hassell – Sunset Park (Five Boroughs #2)

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Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Michael Ferraiuolo

Summary:
Raymond Rodriguez’s days of shoving responsibility to the wayside are over. His older brother wants to live with his boyfriend so Raymond has to get his act together and find a place of his own. But when out-and-proud David Butler offers to be his roommate, Raymond agrees for reasons other than needing a place to crash.

David is Raymond’s opposite in almost every … Continue reading