Tour with giveaway: Matthew J. Metzger

Writing What You Know 

Writing what you know is the worst advice.

I know, I know, everyone says it like it’s this awesome thing and yeah, sometimes it is. Sometimes as writers we need to vent the experiences we’ve had and put them out there. Sometimes we are best placed to write something because we’ve been there, we’ve lived that life, we’ve looked through those eyes.

But it’s also crappy advice, because what about the things we don’t know?

There’s definitely a type when it comes to authors. We’re not all the same by any means, but there … Continue reading

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Review: K.C. Wells and Parker Williams – Before You Break (Secrets #1)

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: BDSM

Summary:

Six years ago Ellis walked into his first briefing as the newest member of London’s Specialist Firearms unit. He was partnered with Wayne and they became fast friends. When Wayne begins to notice changes—Ellis’s erratic temper, the effects of sleep deprivation—he knows he has to act before Ellis reaches his breaking point. He invites Ellis to the opening of the new BDSM club, Secrets, where … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Avon Gale – Whiskey Business

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Kirt Graves

Summary:

Ryder Waites will do anything to keep the tiny town of Gallows Grove, Kentucky, from vanishing off the map—even sell his family’s whiskey recipe to Bluegrass Bourbon in Lexington. Hopeful that the larger company can provide necessary improvements to the distillery, Ryder’s ultimate goal is to get Gallows Grove on the Bourbon Trail… and bring in much-needed tourism revenue. But to keep producing Hanged Man … Continue reading

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Guest post: David Pratt – Wallaconia

Wallaconia_cover finalBy the time you read this I will have recorded half of the Wallaçonia audio book. It is Saturday morning the twentieth; my friend Niki, who is engineering for me, is due at nine. I have been rehearsing the past two days, which means reading twice through today’s selection, the first seven chapters. The first read-through strained my vocal cords. For the second read-through I whispered. I have been less able to manage the psychic pain the read-throughs have … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Alice Archer – Everyday History

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Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Narrator: Daan Stone

Summary:

Headstrong Ruben Harper has yet to meet an obstacle he can’t convert to a speed bump. He’s used to getting what he wants from girls, but when he develops a fascination for a man, his wooing skills require an upgrade. After months of persuasion, he scores a dinner date with Henry Normand that morphs into an intense weekend. The unexpected depth of their connection scares … Continue reading

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Audio Review: Melanie Hansen – Signs of Life (Resilient Love #2)

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Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Narrator: Robert Neiman

Summary:

Successful lawyer Jeremy Speer has it all—a loving husband, a beautiful home, and a cherished dream that’s about to become reality. He’s learned not to take happiness for granted, meeting the challenges of life and love head-on with unwavering commitment and fierce devotion. A series of tragic events leave Jeremy shattered, adrift on a sea of unimaginable pain. He’s able to piece his life … Continue reading

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Tour with giveaway: K.C. Wells – Lace

 

Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK   Cover: Meredith Russell   Length: 24,400 words   Blurb  

When Shawn’s best mate Dave breaks up with his girlfriend, Shawn tries not to get his hopes up. After all, Dave’s still straight, right? Wrong. Dave reveals he’s bisexual, and that pounding you hear is Shawn’s heart. He’s loved Dave for so long, but he’s not about to jeopardize their friendship by telling Dave how he really … Continue reading

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Review: Edward Kendrick – The Elevator Murders

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Reviewer: Rich
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Genre: M/M Mysterty

Summary: When Tony Watkins discovers a dead man in the elevator of his apartment building, he has no idea there will be more murders. When the second body is found, he and his friends at the club he goes to put their heads together to try to figure out what’s happening and who the killer might be.

Kirk Logan is a man with problems. At twenty-nine, he … Continue reading

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Review: A. M. Arthur – Sound of Us (Us #2)

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Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: MMM Contemporary

Summary:

Jake Bowden didn’t expect to be settling into a strong, loving relationship with another guy at only twenty-three years old—never mind with two. His chemistry with Cris is as strong as ever, while things with Charles are more like a simmer than a heavy boil. Charles says he’s perfectly content to go at Jake’s pace, but Jake isn’t sure slow is what he wants anymore. And … Continue reading

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Review: Amy Aislin – The Play of His Life

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Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: ormer best friends turned lovers Christian and Riley haven’t seen or spoken to each other in six years…is there a better time than the holiday season to reconnect with your favorite person?

The last person Christian wants to run into on a visit home to spend time with his mom over the holidays is his former best friend-turned-lover-turned-ex. But there Riley is, in all his tall, chiseled, … Continue reading

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