Piper Vaughn – Zombie Wonderland


Author:
 Piper Vaughn
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Less Than Three Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781936202959

I’m not going to lie. I started reading this thinking, there is no way the romance is going to be able to trump the zombie attack. Poor Emery, with asthma, lonely, stuck at the diner and unaware of that’s happening, just waiting and hoping for a glimpse of Ross, his secret crush. It’s Christmas Eve, so the odds of seeing Ross are low, but still. What … Continue reading

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Ellis Carrington – Feeling Neighborly


Author:
 Ellis Carrington
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781613723111

Feeling Neighborly is the short story of Teagan, who moves into a new townhouse and is captivated by the view of his very handsome, very sexy new neighbor, Matt.  Just as he is about to make his move to meet the man, he realizes Matt is talking to a girl.  A little girl, who calls him Daddy.  All bets are off, Teagan wants no part of a man … Continue reading

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Shelley Munro – Lone Wolf


Author:
 Shelley Munro
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Samhain Publishing
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781609284305

In the world of Lone Wolf, werewolves are present and are in positions of power in the country.  This comes at a price however; mainly all weres are required to take drugs which suppress the ability to shift from human to wolf.   It is illegal to shift without permission, and it is illegal to not take the drugs.  The fear of losing their history is what makes the … Continue reading

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Zach Sweets – Luscious Love


Author:
 Zach Sweets
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Smashwords
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
N/A

This is a very sweet story about Wendell, a deaf man who is desperately looking for a job.  He sees an ad for Lusicous  Love, a chocolate shop, and is happy to get an interview it’s Caleb, the owner. Even better, Caleb is big, burly and bearish, just what Wendell likes in a man.  As he gets nervous about the interview, you want to hug him, being afraid of … Continue reading

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Tia Fielding – Lucky


Author:
 Tia Fielding
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Transgender
ISBN 13:
9781613723142

Lucky is the story of Sloane, a female to male transgendered soul who is just desperately unhappy living in the female body he inhabits.  He isn’t interested in reassignment surgery because he is afraid of complications.  When he tells his parents about himself, they react poorly.  His father is mayor of the town, and agrees to pay for Sloane’s college tuition as long as he promises to go … Continue reading

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Perry Ambrose – A Wolf in the Fold


Author: Perry Ambrose
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
Dreamspinner Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781613722466
 

A Wolf in the Fold is an interesting, if short, story of Roderick, an American outsider among the gentry of his English village home.  His mother had money, and purchased the estate they lived in until a run-in with a werewolf caused her to die of fright, or so the story goes.  Roderick has purchased sheep to “build up his flock”, even … Continue reading

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Allison Cassatta – Dear Diary


Author:
Allison Cassatta
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
XOXO Publishing
Genre:
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781927027103

Dear Diary is an interesting running monologue, told in first person by Chris.  Chris is a high school senior who uses a gift from his parents, a hand-held recorder, as his diary.  It is this, interspersed with third person narrative, which makes up the story of how Chris discovered, and embraced, his true self.  The story is told on the night of Chris’ … Continue reading

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A.J. Llewellyn – Creed


Author:
 A.J. Llewellyn
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
eXtasy Books
Genre:
M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
9781554875627

One thing I love about AJ Llewellyn’s writing is the ability to convey the deepest feeling of love and tenderness in a hot, sexy scene.  It makes the telling all the more provocative, because you can feel the emotion mixed with the physical.   Creed has that feel to it.  It is a continuation of the story of Dean “Marshall Honeybone” and his chef love, Jean-Luc, … Continue reading

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T.A. Chase – Kissed by God


Author:
 T.A. Chase
Reviewed by:
Lucy
Publisher:
Amber Allure
Genre:  
M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
9781611241112

Kissed by God is a somewhat difficult book to read, for anyone who has struggled with any type of addiction, because it shows the aftermath.  Gus is the son of a wealthy politician.  He is also a heroin addict.  The book begins with his final weekend of use, describing his feeling while riding the high, described by him as being “kissed by God”.  … Continue reading

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Karenna Colcroft – Salad on the Side


Author: Karenna Colcroft
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher:
MLR Press
Genre:
M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13:
9781608203550

A vegan werewolf!!  Just the idea made me smile.  The story is told in first person from the POV of Kyle, a newcomer to the Boston area.  He has a slight crush on his neighbor, Tobias, who he sees naked in the garden one night.  He looks back, and there is a dog? Wolf? In the garden instead, he goes to bed … Continue reading

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