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

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Historical

Narrator: Joel Leslie

Summary:
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

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Review: Ruby Moone – Trapped

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Author: Ruby Moone
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: Historical

Summary:

Sam Holloway is a desperate man. Trapped in Dante’s, the high-class London brothel catering to men who love men, his only hope is to find a rich protector. Then he meets the young aristocrat with sad eyes.

Tristan Barrington, sixth earl of Chiltern, waited until the death of his father before acting on his unnatural desires. Dante’s has a reputation for quality and absolute discretion. He … Continue reading

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Audio Review: T.J. Klune – Murmuration

51KEdiEPpAL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Author: T.J. Klune
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Historical/Science Fiction

Narrator: Kirt Graves

Summary:    In the small mountain town of Amorea, it’s stretching toward autumn of 1954. The memories of a world at war are fading in the face of a prosperous future. Doors are left unlocked at night, and neighbors are always there to give each other a helping hand.

The people here know certain things as fact:

Amorea is the best little town there is.

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Review: K.J. Charles – An Unseen Attraction (Sins of the Cities #1)

51su9h-caalAuthor: K.J. Charles
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Loveswept
Genre: Historical

Summary:

Slow-burning romance and a chilling mystery bind two singular men in the suspenseful first book of a new Victorian series from K. J. Charles.

Lodging-house keeper Clem Talleyfer prefers a quiet life. He’s happy with his hobbies, his work—and especially with his lodger Rowley Green, who becomes a friend over their long fireside evenings together. If only neat, precise, irresistible Mr. Green were interested in more than friendship. . … Continue reading

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Review: Heloise West – Ardent

33643042Author: Heloise West
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Manifold Press
Genre: Historical

Summary:

In the village of Torrenta, master painter Morello has created a color that mimics the most expensive pigment of all, the crimson red. Master Zeno, from strife-ridden Medici Florence, tells him the color gives him a competitive advantage – but Morello must be careful. Fraud is ever-present in the dye and pigment markets.

As they work together in Torrenta, Morello falls hard for Zeno’s assistant, Benedetto Tagliaferro, a … Continue reading

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Review: Autumn Montague – Challenged by Love 2: Narcissus

narcissusAuthor: Autumn Montague
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Loose ID
Genre: MM Historical

Summary: Julian Mure spent his adult life seeking nothing more than passing moments of pleasure, loving only himself. He preferred his own company to that of sycophants and casual liars, so the disdainful nickname of Narcissus holds no sting. Only one person has ever pierced Julian’s heart — pierced it and broken it at the same time — so falling in love is nothing he wishes … Continue reading

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Review: KJ Charles – Wanted: A Gentleman

51iixtlj1ol-_sx327_bo1204203200_Author: KJ Charles
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Historical

Summary:

WANTED, A GENTLEMAN
Or, Virtue Over-Rated

the grand romance of

Mr. Martin St. Vincent … a Merchant with a Mission, also a Problem
Mr. Theodore Swann … a humble Scribbler and Advertiser for Love

Act the First:

the offices of the Matrimonial Advertiser, London
where Lonely Hearts may seek one another for the cost of a shilling

Act the Second:

a Pursuit to … Continue reading

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Review: Ruby Moone – The Wrong Kind of Angel

wrong-kind-of-angelAuthor: Ruby Moone
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Historical

Summary: A reluctant angel, three not terribly wise men, two gorgeous men on a starlit chase to find a child … It can only be Christmas.

It’s Christmas 1817 and Captain Charles Farrington has accepted that he is destined to live alone. That is, until Christmas Eve, when a startlingly handsome man crashes into his home and his life.

Harry Valentine is a man on the run. A … Continue reading

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Review: Ruby Moone – Fallen

fallenAuthor: : Ruby Moone
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: MM Historical

Summary: Major Oliver Thornley never expected to see the man who saved his life at the battle of Waterloo again. He certainly never expected to fall over him in the street. When Thornley stumbles over a pile of rags, he is horrified to discover it is the man who dragged him from the battlefield to safety.

Taking the man back to his Mayfair home, Thornley nurses Daniel … Continue reading

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Review: Jet Mykles – Valet

30322674Author: Jet Mykles
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: M/M Historical
ISBN: 9781682521137

Summary:
Tyler has never worked for a great house, let alone one with the history and prestige of Rose Hall. He feels unqualified for the post of footman, but hopes his experience as concierge of a fine hotel might count in his favor.

Following the deaths of his parents, Earl Johnathan “Johnnie” Rose has come into his inheritance. Now he’s returned home to Rose Hall with … Continue reading

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