Review: Nic Starr – Sebastian & Owen (Storming Love: Tsunami)

sebastianAuthor: Nic Starr
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: Owen’s eagerness to win Sebastian back turns to desperation as a tsunami threatens to tear them apart.

The last twelve months have been hard on Owen Hewitt and even tougher on his relationship. For six years, Sebastian Carmichael has been the love of his life, but that love is put to the test as Owen sinks into injury-induced depression.

Living with chronic pain and unable to do the things … Continue reading

Review: Jackie Nacht – Rise Out of the Flames

riseAuthor: Jackie Nacht
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Paranormal

Summary: Come and get saved by these phoenix firefighters brothers.

Holden, a phoenix shifter, works at Rhodes Fire Department alongside his family. When he encounters his Sun, Rick, he’s half naked on the fire escape and Holden knows he’ll do anything to save Rick from the burning building. Even with the world knowing about paranormal beings, Holden has to figure out a way to tell Rick … Continue reading

Review: Nicole Dennis – Whatever It Takes

whateverAuthor: Nicole Dennis
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: At a crossroads in life, one man will do whatever he must to rekindle the spark.

It takes an eye-opening talk for Riley Gordan to realize there’s something wrong in his twelve-year relationship with Conor Flemming. He creates extravagant events for same-sex proposals and weddings to over-the-top holiday parties, but he never considered one for Conor and him. Busier than ever, he realized his time with Conor … Continue reading

Audio Review: Adam Carpenter – Hidden Identity

22454866Author: Adam Carpenter
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: N/A

Narrator:  Joel Leslie

Summary: When Jimmy McSwain is hired to find missing heir Harris Rothschild, he finds that identities can be altered and lives can be changed–or taken with the simple pull of the trigger.

Jimmy McSwain is a New York City private detective, operating out of Hell’s Kitchen, the rough and tumble neighborhood he grew up in. At age fourteen, he watched as his NYPD … Continue reading

Review: Atom Yang – Meteor Strikes – Herc & Pyotr

hercAuthor: Atom Yang
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Disaster

Summary: Herc thought he had the perfect life: a great partner and a meaningful career as a psychotherapist–until his partner left him a week ago and Herc became too depressed to see his clients. When a random meteorite punched a tidy hole in his car’s engine, it seemed like the world had it in for him, but bumping into Pyotr, the handsome older man who’s moved in a … Continue reading

Review: Embry Carlysle – Storming Love Volcano: Simon and Bryce

simonAuthor: Embry Carlysle
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary

Summary: There were only two things Simon wants in his life. To fulfill a lifelong dream of visiting Pompeii, and to finally step out of the closet with his longtime boyfriend, Bryce. It seems both are going to happen and Simon is thrilled. However, two months before they’re set to go, his hopes are dashed and he finds himself going alone. Determined to have a good time … Continue reading

Review: Nic Starr – The Proof is in the Pudding

prrofAuthor: Nic Starr
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM

Summary: Steve never expected making a Christmas pudding would bring him the man of his dreams.

Steve Hayes is away with a group of friends who are spending the Christmas break together. He’s determined to put his two-timing ex-boyfriend in the past, and enjoy his week away. Steve is happily surprised to find that Corey Oh, the guy he’s been admiring from afar, has been invited along too. … Continue reading

Review: Francis Gideon – The Boyfriend Rule How to Make a Carrot Cake f

boyfriendAuthor: Francis Gideon
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: Billy Lawson hates Christmas, which means his boyfriend, Nate must work twice as hard to keep the holiday spirit alive between them.

Billy Lawson hates Christmas. The carols, the gaudy decorations, and the crowds seem to be even worse this year. To make matters worse, it looks like Billy’s father, Jimmy, will be stuck in the hospital over the holiday season due to his illness. Billy thinks … Continue reading

Review: Saxon Hawke – Candy Canes & Coffee Beans

candyAuthor: Saxon Hawke
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary:Will Christmas’ biggest fan get his own taste of holiday magic?

Asher Rye lives for happiness – for himself, and the rest of the world. By day, he spreads joy one cup of coffee at a time as a barista. At Christmas, he’s Dasher the elf, spreading the magic of the holiday season to every child and adult who visits Santa.

When a sad little boy visits … Continue reading

Review: Eva LaFoy – A Soldier for Christmas

soldierAuthor: Eva LaFoy
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Holiday

Summary: rent returns from Iraq intent on claiming the man he kissed five years ago, only to find the war left a powerful obstacle in his way.

Cameron was sixteen when the hunky Trent Anderson kissed him and spoiled him for all other men. The next day, Trent left for a tour of duty in the Middle East without so much as a wave goodbye. When Trent … Continue reading