Review: Mark C. Wade – Granite Peak Holiday

Author: Mark C. Wade
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Paranormal

Summary: When Ross takes a cross-country holiday road trip, his travel companion turns out to be more than expected.

Ross is inexplicably drawn to Byron. When it turns out they are from the same place on the other side of the country, Ross suspects something strange is going on. Why does Byron have so much holiday cheer? Why do weird things always happen when he’s around? And … Continue reading

Review: Megan Slayer – Sparkling New Year

Author: Megan Slayer
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm

Summary: Dating and Aydin Madison haven’t been good friends. He’s shy, bookish and would rather be with his set designs than most people. He knows his way around the theater, but his love life is non-existent. He knows whom he’d like to date–Brandon Kidd, the boy du jour of the art school. He’d love to rub Brandon the right way. It’s too bad Brandon doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

Review: T.N. Tarrant – Christmas Ain’t So Bad

Author: T.N. Tarrant
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm

Summary: Ian Durden hates Christmas, but his boyfriend Max Anderson loves it.

Ian Durden is pretty comfortable in his life. He lives in a not-too-small small town, has a decent, steady job, some good friends, and a boyfriend who’s great except for one thing: Max Anderson absolutely loves Christmas. And Ian hates it. With a passion. This could be a problem…

Review: Max and Ian have been … Continue reading

Review: Laura Baumbach – Magical Rescue (Shifting Through the Snow #8)

Author: Laura Baumbach
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: Christmas is only a few days away. New Year’s Eve, with all its terminal finality, would, thankfully, bring an end to Daniel Sherman’s traumatic, pain-filled, empty year. Its seem like an appropriate time to bring everything in his world to a close. Spirit broken, Daniel’s plan is to enjoy maybe his last holiday in the icy cold of his beloved wilderness. It would be a comfort to … Continue reading

Review: Aidee Ladnier – A Hundred Promises of Love

Author: Aidee Ladnier
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Mm Holiday

Summary: For Ethan and Nico, a broken millefiori ornament is more than a few shards of glass–it’s a chance at finding love at Christmas.

Ethan Carson wants to treat his mother to the perfect Christmas while she’s visiting over the holidays. He’s spent all his savings on presents and bought an enormous tree that takes up half his living room. But when he starts to trim the … Continue reading

Audio Review: A.C. Katt – Scarred Mate (Werewolves of Manhattan #3)

Author: A.C. Katt
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: MLR Press, LLC
Genre: Paranormal

Narrator: Joel Leslie

Summary:

Colin Callahan, scarred as a child in a fire, delivers Chinese to supplement his income until one day he delivers to the loup garou who is his mate.

Alpha Marc Thierry was used to the North Woods of Minnesota so his elevation to third on the loup garou council necessitated a move to a Gramacy section of New York City. On Monday nights his … Continue reading

Review: Lee Welch – Mended With Gold

Author: Lee Welch
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM

Summary: A photographer with post-traumatic stress disorder falls for a comics artist on a wild New Zealand beach, but can he find true love when he feels so wounded by life?

Everything changed when the bomb exploded. Forty-five-year old, Alex Cox worked as an international photographer until a deadly explosion left him with post-traumatic stress disorder. Emotionally wounded, and desperate for a sense of safety, he’s run all the … Continue reading

Review: Rhae Camdyn – Three Days In Jackass Flats

Author: Rhae Camdyn
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: Paranormal

Summary:

Can a Flemish Giant bunny find love with a Texas jackrabbit lawman, and not end up a person of interest in an active DEA investigation?

On the surface, Jackass Flats seems as common as ticks, tornadoes, or tumbleweeds on the plains of North Texas. But, scratch past the small town charm of Mama Cee’s restaurant, or Gear Grinders Garage & Machine Shop, and you’ll find a whole mess … Continue reading

Review: A.R. Moler – When We Collide

Author: A.R. Moler
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM

Summary: Cop Drew Hayden and ER trauma surgeon Chris Kearney have it all, mostly. They are married, have a house with a fence and a yard that needs some attention. The thing that they don’t have enough of is time for each other.

Drew’s career as an undercover cop working gangs and drugs is successful. So successful that Drew’s about to go undercover for more than a … Continue reading

Review: James Buchanan – The Family Eternal (Deputy Joe #5)

Author: James Buchanan
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM

Summary: When the body of a young woman is found in a burning rental cabin, Deputy Joe Peterson and newly minted Fire Inspector Kabe Varghese must learn to work together to find out who she is and why she died.

Folks will tell you that family is second only to God in Utah. But what brings strength to some can sow sorrow with others.

On a bleak winter morning, … Continue reading