Michael Gouda – Crimes of Passion


Author: Michael Gouda
Reviewed by: Pamela
Publisher:
MLR Press
Genre:
M/M Mystery
ISBN 13:
9781608203987

First of all I am quite familiar with Mr. Gouda’s writing, having read many of his works on World Wide Gay Short Stories. The Silvain mysteries was one of my favorites however, the character’s name was Matt Silvain not Tim Sinclair. OH! And the book’s blurb refers to the PI as Tim Silvain, not Sinclair – OOPS!?

This ebook appears to be an unpretentious collection … Continue reading

Karenna Colcroft – A Little Road Trip (A Little #2)


Author: Karenna Colcroft
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   NA

Summary: On a road trip to Philadelphia, Braden Porter and his lover Vince Gutierrez deepen their relationship.

Although Braden Porter and Vince Gutierrez have been seeing each other since February, no one else knows. Both men are firmly in the closet. But neither of them is happy with the situation, which leaves them feeling more like bed-buddies than lovers.

When Braden is hired to pick up a classic car … Continue reading

T.A. Chase – Replacing Memories


Author: T.A. Chase
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781608206469

Summary: Hal Sims and Tavis Komen have been together for three months, and it’s time for them to take their relationship a step farther. While moving in, one of Tavis’s rare snow globes is broken. When Hal realizes what the globe means to Tavis, he’ll do whatever he must to replace it. While Hal searches for a rare snow globe, he begins to see just how irreplaceable Tavis has … Continue reading

Charlie Cochrane – Tumble Turn


Author: Charlie Cochrane  
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   9781608206452

Summary: Ben Edwards is the rising star of British Paralympic swimming, with a medal at London 2012 firmly in his sights. Love isn’t going to be allowed to get in the way — until he meets Nick, who proves to be a big distraction from training. With his times sliding, and a family illness, to worry him, it looks like Ben’s Olympic dreams are in tatters. Until Nick … Continue reading

Anna Lee – Family is Forever


Author: Anna Lee
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   NA

 

 

Summary: While making a gift Charlotte asks her Daddy why he and Papa aren’t married, leading Landon with the help of his daughters to make Father’s Day one that they and Devin will never forget.

Landon and Devin have been together since Landon a children’s writer read to Devin’s second grade class. Now eight years later they have two beautiful daughters, Charlotte and Gracie. While making a … Continue reading

K-Lee Klein – Countdown to Daddies

Author: K-Lee Klein
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:   978-1-60820-681-0

Summary: Matteo and Gabe have everything they could ever want out of life, except for a family all their own. When Gabe’s twin sister offers to be their surrogate, it’s a dream come true until she insists they be completely involved in the pregnancy. The new dads quickly realize they may have bitten off more than they can chew.

Review: One thing needs to be very clear on this story – … Continue reading

Neil S. Plakcy – Waves of Gold and Smoke

Author: Neil Plakcy
Reviewed by: 
Lucy
Publisher:
MLR Press
Genre:
 M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13:
  9781608206834
 

Summary: Richie and Gabe meet by accident—when one of Richie’s two adopted sons beans Gabe in the head with a soccer ball. There’s an immediate attraction—but Gabe, who’s still a boy at heart, though nearing thirty, is reluctant to take on a ready-made family. That is, until he runs into Richie again and their mutual attraction takes over.

Review:  This is my first book by Neil Plakcy, and … Continue reading

Diana DeRicci – The Good Life

Author: Diana DeRicci
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781608206773

Blurb: Chad Rarig and Sonny Phillips have been friends since skinned knees and after school homework. Life is pretty normal, if a bit bland for Chad, until he receives a phone call that changes the rest of his entire life. With Sonny’s strong shoulder in friendship and his mother’s support, he cautiously embraces his fate, one that includes binkies and an utter loss of sleep.

Sonny offers a chance … Continue reading

Ethan Day – Second Time Lucky

Author: Ethan Day
Reviewed by: Cat
Publisher: MLR Publishing
Genre: MM Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781608206971

Luke Landon and Owen West already had a once upon a time. They burned hot back in college yet still managed to lose their way. It’s been fifteen years since they drifted apart and while a lot has since changed, they’ve discovered that some things still feel the same. While one calls it fate, the other dumb luck, second chances aren’t easy to come by. Putting the ignorance of youth … Continue reading

S.J. Frost – Heartstrings

Author: S.J. Frost
Reviewed by: Valentina
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781608206629

It does seem to be my issue first and foremost, but from some authors I do expect more. I was a sworn fan of the Conquest series, for the first two books at least, and there wasn’t a soul who didn’t receive that recommendation from me at the time. I honestly LOVED the relationships, the music and the beautiful writing. But as I kept on reading further, the magic seemed … Continue reading