Dawn Kimberly Johnson – Plummet

plummetAuthor: Dawn Kimberly Johnson
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary


Dealing, or rather not dealing, with a recent breakup, Ari Melrose, CPA, nearly takes his car over a cliff. Instead, he is rescued by Brandt Steuben, a big, burly ex-firefighter who pulls him to safety and into his arms. Near-death experiences can make normally careful, rational people grab life by the horns, or men by the biceps, and hop on for a wild ride, so Ari figures what better way to get over … Continue reading

Eva Evans – Claiming Their Lover (Alien Experiment #3)

Author: Eva Evans
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: Evernight Publishing
Genre: M/m Sci Fi

Dean is ready to throw in the towel at work. It’s not the intense manual labor that bothers him, but the backward attitudes of the men at the lumber camp. When he’s scouting out a potential new road deep in the northern wilderness, he comes upon something that will change his life forever.

Dolph and Zyr are opposites in every way—except for the fact they’re both fated to the same … Continue reading

Jacques N. Hoff – Jay Walking

jayAuthor: Jacques N. Hoff
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: DreamSpinners Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781632160232

Welcome to the avian shifter world of Undercover Peckers. Where love is instant the moment you find your mate. Where there’s only one true pecker for every man. Where the sex is so hot it will singe your tail feathers. Where bird-watching is both a recreation and a preoccupation—that usually leads to feathers flying.

Simon Spoonwell—intrepid bird store owner and history geek—knows avian shifters exist. With so much myth and lore, … Continue reading

Vivien Dean – What the Heart Thinks

what the heartAuthor: Vivien Dean
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: Amber Allure
Genre: M/M Contemporary

On a scale of one to ten, DJ Joe Salinas considers himself a four, five on a good day. Actor/part-time stripper Fess Kedley is definitely a nine, however, though Joe’s pretty sure that slides into a ten as soon as the clothes come off. So when the outgoing Fess recognizes a shy Joe at a bachelorette party from his midnight radio show and proceeds to ask him out, Joe turns him … Continue reading

Lor Rose – Forbidden

forbiddenAuthor: Lor Rose
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: Rooster and Pig Publishing
Genre: M/M/M Menage

Summary: In the wake of battle, Izo Hidehisa found himself injured, confused, and in the care of a Buddhist monk called Harou. After time in the monk’s care Izo could no longer deny his feelings for Harou, but guilt over Shigemi, the lover he left behind, weighed him down.

Izo soon overcame his guilt and settled in with Harou, knowing that a life with Shigemi could never be. However, he hid a secret … Continue reading

Therese Woodson – Sweat and Smoke (Mended 2014 Daily Dose Anthology)

sweatAuthor: Therese Woodson
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781632160874

Summary: When Cole arrives at the scene of a major fire, he finds that his best friend, a paramedic named Finn, has recklessly risked his life by running into the burning building. Finn emerges fine, though singed, but Cole does not take the situation well. Their heated argument sparks a confession from Finn regarding his feelings for Cole, but a night of passion might not survive the light of day.

Review: I’ve read two … Continue reading

Felicitas Ivey – Tell the Bees I’m Sorry (Mended 2014 Daily Dose Anthology)

tellsAuthor: Felicitas Ivey
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: Contemporary

Physics Grad Student Marcus Fitzhughes agrees to leave New York City with his roommate, Andy, to visit Andy’s uncles in Vermont. Marcus wants to escape the city and his ex-boyfriend, Dan, who hasn’t taken their break up very well.

In Vermont, Marcus meets Andy’s Uncle Raph, a scarred, handsome man with a mysterious past, who settled there to tend bees and make mead. Marcus feels an unexpected attraction to Raph, an interest and lust … Continue reading

Tray Ellis – How Sweetly the Whippoorwill Sings

how sweetlyAuthor: Tray Ellis
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781627987356


On the day of Molly and Irving’s wedding the usual hiccups and snags happen, but Irving’s best man, chemistry professor Everett Donnelly, is there to smooth them over, keep everyone organized, and make last minute adjustments based on the lists he keeps. If only he weren’t distracted and reeling from his strong attraction to Molly’s brother, police officer Jake Mountbatten, whom Everett first met at the rehearsal dinner.

In between boutonnière crises … Continue reading

Nick Pageant – Beauty And The Bookworm

beautyAuthor: Nick Pageant
Reviewer: Mandy
Publisher: Pageantry Books
Genre: M/M Contemporary


Mason Leery is a bookworm and he thinks he might just be able to get through life simply by reading about it instead of living it.

Until he meets Shane Beaumont. Shane is the opposite of Mason in every way, he’s beautiful, athletic, and lives his life to the fullest.

Sparks fly when the polar opposites come together, but it will be up to the bookworm to shut down his e-reader and go … Continue reading

Julia Bozza – A Threefold Cord

threefoldAuthor: Julia Bozza
Reviewed by: Mandy
Publisher: Manifold Press
Genre: M/M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781908312235

Summary Grae Edwards and his co–stars Chris Willoughby and Ben Clyde work together well. Maybe they even have a chemistry. Certainly they are friends and Grae is tempted to ask for more … After the beautiful tart Chris has the temerity to turn him down, Grae settles into a comfortable loving relationship with the more chivalrous Ben. But the idea of Chris never quite goes away – and when Chris finally suggests … Continue reading