Audio Review: John Inman – Love Wanted

Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Narrator: Ezekiel Robinson

Summary:

When it rains, it pours. Not only has Larry Walls been evicted from his apartment, but his hours have also been cut at the department store where he works, leaving him facing homelessness.

Meanwhile, Bo Lansing, a total stranger to Larry, toils at a dead-end job as a fry cook while attending night classes to become a certified chef. When the … Continue reading

Review: Wade Kelly – No, Jocks Don’t Date Guys

Author: Wade Kelly
Reviewer: Stephen
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3/5]

Summary:

What is a sexy soccer stud supposed to do when “following family tradition” falls 180 degrees opposite his closeted ideal?

From birth, Chris Jackson has been schooled on how to land a cheerleader. After all, his father married one, and his father’s father before him. Heck, even his older brother married a stereotypical cheerleader the summer before Chris went off to college. For two … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Acting Up

51qyxxr-dlAuthor: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3/5]

Summary:

It’s not easy breaking into show biz. Especially when you aren’t exactly loaded with talent. But Malcolm Fox won’t let a little thing like that hold him back.

Actually, it isn’t the show-business part of his life that bothers him as much as the romantic part—or the lack thereof. At twenty-six, Malcolm has never been in love. He lives in San Diego with his … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Ben & Shiloh (Belladonna Arms #4)

benAuthor: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3.75/5]

Summary:
Shiloh Smart is alone and looking for a fresh start. Convinced he’s finished with love forever, he signs a lease at the Belladonna Arms, a tacky, run-down apartment building situated high on a hill in downtown San Diego.

Determined to turn his back on romance, Shiloh works hard at carving out a life for himself where love doesn’t stand a chance and … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Sunset Lake

615ZBu0xomL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m contemporary
ISBN: 9781634761383
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Narrator:  Randal Schaffer

Summary:
Sunset Lake by John Inman – Romance>LGBTQ>Gay eBook
Reverend Brian Lucas has a secret his congregation in the Nine Mile Methodist Church knows nothing about, and he’d really like to keep it that way. But even his earth-shattering secret takes a backseat to what else is happening in his tiny hometown.

Murders usually do that.

Brian’s … Continue reading

Audio Review: John Inman – Spirit

1450693Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: m/m Paranormal
ISBN: 9781627986816
[xrr rating=2.75/5]

Narrator:  John Anthony Davis

Summary:
Spirit by John Inman – Romance>LGBTQ>Gay eBook
Jason Day, brilliant designer of video games, is not only a confirmed bachelor, but he’s as gay as a maypole. One wouldn’t think being saddled with his precocious four-year-old nephew for four weeks would be enough to throw him off-kilter.

Wrong. Timmy, Jason’s nephew, is a true handful.

But … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Scrudge & Barley Inc

1928417Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Holiday
ISBN: 9781634765145
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Summary:
A classic tale takes off in sexy new directions! Poor Mr. Dickens must be twirling in his grave.

When E.B. Scrudge, putz extraordinaire and all-around numbnuts, is visited by his dead ex on Christmas Eve, he can’t imagine how his life could sink any lower. But the three ghostly spirits that come along after are even worse! Good lord, a dyke, … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Coming Back

comingAuthor: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634762328
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Summary:
A Belladonna Arms Novel

Barney Teegarden knows what it’s like to be alone. He knows what it’s like to have a romantic heart, yet no love in his life to unleash the romance on. With the help of a friend, he acquires a lease in a seedy apartment building perched high on a hill in downtown San Diego. The Belladonna Arms … Continue reading

Audio Review: John Inman – Work in Progress

25587770Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: n/a
[xrr rating=3/5]

Summary:
Dumped by his lover, Harlie Rose ducks for cover in the Belladonna Arms, a seedy apartment building perched high on a hill in downtown San Diego. What he doesn’t know is that the Belladonna Arms has a reputation for romance—and Harlie is about to become its next victim.

Finding a job at a deli up the street, Harlie meets Milan, a gorgeous but cranky baker. Unaware that Milan is … Continue reading

Review: John Inman – Payback

1730490Author: John Inman
Reviewer: Vivian
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre:MM Mystery
ISBN:9781632166289
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary:

Review: Warning: Cheese grater book

Inman is becoming my go to have my heart ripped out, shredded on the aforementioned kitchen implement, and shoved back in. Not pretty angst with pretty tears and pity-filled empathy, but gritty, snotty tissues thrown on the floor around you kind of emotional turmoil. Destined to be catalogued on my catharsis shelf.

Oh… I liked this one, but I have a feeling there’s a couple points that … Continue reading