Review: Cristina Bruni –Gibraltar

Author: Cristina Bruni
Reviewer: Lucy
Genre: Mm

Summary: Benjamin Scott is a fair man and a fearless sea captain, but his heart is broken. A while back, during a fierce battle in the West Indies, he witnessed the death of his best man, Jack, who fell into the sea before Ben had the chance to confess his love to him.
In Gibraltar, he happens to run into a stranger, John, who bears an uncanny resemblance to his … Continue reading

Release tour: Bonnie Dee – The Fortune Hunter


  Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK   Length: 68,000 words   Cover Design: Fantasia Frog Designs   Blurb  

A man with nothing finds everything.

Abandoned at birth, WWI veteran Hal Stanton faces bleak employment prospects in post-war London. Desperation spurs him to reinvent himself to hook a wealthy wife, one he will be devoted to even … Continue reading

Review: Keira Andrews – Kidnapped by the Pirate

Author: Keira Andrews
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: KA Books
Genre: Historical MM Romance


Will a virgin captive surrender to this pirate’s sinful touch?

Nathaniel Bainbridge is used to hiding, whether it’s concealing his struggles with reading or his forbidden desire for men. Under the thumb of his controlling father, the governor of Primrose Isle, he’s sailing to the fledging colony, where he’ll surrender to a respectable marriage for his family’s financial gain. Then pirates strike and he’s kidnapped for … Continue reading

Audio Review: John Boyne – The Heart’s Invisible Furies: A Novel

Author: John Boyne
Reviewer: Asabat
Publisher: Hogarth Press/Random House Audio
Genre: Historical

Narrator: Stephen Hogan


From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course of one man’s life, beginning and ending in post-war Ireland

Cyril Avery is not a real Avery — or at least, that’s what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn’t a real … Continue reading

Audio Review: Victoria Sue – The Innocent Auction (Innocent #1)

51GDVUwZTYL._SY346_Author: Victoria Sue
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Historical

Narrator: Joel Leslie

Summary:  London 1810.

Their love was a death sentence.

Deacon, Viscount Carlisle, was aware of the slums and gin-lanes of London. Just as he was aware of the underground traffic that furnished the brothels and bath houses with human innocents. He was also aware that the so-called justice system would hang the accused without much of an attempt at a defense, unless the unfortunate had … Continue reading

Review: Christina E. Pilz – At Lodgings In Lyme (Oliver & Jack #2)

51cZVg+dPMLAuthor: Christina E. Pilz
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Blue Rain Press
Genre: Mm Historical

Summary:An ex-apprentice and his street thief companion flee the dangers of Victorian London and the threat of the hangman’s noose in search of family and the promise of a better life.

After Oliver Twist commits murder to protect Jack Dawkins (The Artful Dodger), both must flee London’s familiar but dangerous environs for safety elsewhere. Together they travel to Lyme Regis in the hopes of finding Oliver’s … Continue reading

Review: K.J. Charles – An Unnatural Vice (Sins of the Cities #2)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Random House – Loveswept
Genre: Historical


In the sordid streets of Victorian London, unwanted desire flares between two bitter enemies brought together by a deadly secret.

Crusading journalist Nathaniel Roy is determined to expose spiritualists who exploit the grief of bereaved and vulnerable people. First on his list is the so-called Seer of London, Justin Lazarus. Nathaniel expects him to be a cheap, heartless fraud. He doesn’t expect to meet a man … Continue reading

Review: Alex Beecroft – Angels of Istanbul (Arising #2)

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Reviewer: Rich
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: M/M Paranormal

Wallachian nobleman Radu is recently arrived in Bucharest with his vampire parents. Welcomed as an eligible bachelor, he’s introduced to the enchantress Ecaterina, whose salon is Bucharest’s centre of magical expertise.

But when Ecaterina’s brother dies of a mysterious new plague, it’s clear to Radu that his parents have not been idle. Soon Bucharest is in the grip of an undead epidemic—a less than ideal time … Continue reading

Audio Review: Mason Thomas – Lord Mouse (Lords of Davenia #1)

51k57Fr9tfLAuthor: Mason Thomas
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Historical

Narrator: Joel Leslie

Scoundrel by nature and master thief by trade, Mouse is the best there is. Sure, his methods may not make him many friends, but he works best alone anyway. And he has never failed a job.

But that could change.

When a stranger with a hefty bag of gold seduces him to take on a task, Mouse knows he’ll regret it. The job? Free … Continue reading