Review: Finding Mr. Wrong (Dreamspun Desires #41)

Author: Charlie Cochet
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary: He’s nobody’s definition of Mr. Right—but that might make him perfect.
Matthew Hart is heir to the family fortune and owner of Hart & Home. When a near-death experience has him fretting over the future, he decides he needs a husband, and not just any husband—an appropriate man to protect the Hart legacy. The last thing Matthew expects is to cross paths with … Continue reading

Review: Rosalind Abel – The Veranda

Author: Rosalind Abel
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Wings of Ink Publications, LLC
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Summary: Donovan Carlisle helps countless people in Lavender Shores with his skills as a therapist. It seems, however, that his ability to enable others to live their happiest life only works outside of himself. Donovan truly loves his life, but isn’t able to find a relationship that satisfies his heart’s craving. Maybe the problem is that the only man he wants is off-limits.
Spencer Epstein came to Lavender Shores … Continue reading

Review: J.P. Bowie – Evan Sent

Author: J.P. Bowie
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: MM
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary: Fiction and reality become intertwined when a young movie actor playing the role of a detective finds himself in a real-life drama that threatens to bring a sudden end to his career.

Evan Ericson is young and beautiful, a former fashion model and a gifted actor. When he is offered the role of a detective in a new film noir indie movie, he jumps at … Continue reading

Review: A.R. Barley – The Shore Thing (States of Love)


Author: A.R. Barley
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary: Sunburned Delaware native Dale Seward spends his summers wrangling lifeguards and cracking crabs. His winters are a whole lot colder.

Nico Travelli’s never even seen the ocean, but when his family’s plans for him get derailed, he realizes his future in their upscale Italian restaurants might be over, and it’s time for something new. He’s hypnotized by his first look at the … Continue reading

Review: A.M. Arthur – Cost Of Repairs, New Edition


Author: A.M. Arthur
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Briggs-King Books
Genre: MM
[xrr rating=5/5]

Summary: Samuel Briggs moved to small-town Stratton, Pennsylvania, to escape his tragic past and try to start over. When he’s not out walking his beat as a police officer, all he wants is peace, a manageable routine, and time to fix up his newly-purchased project home. And Samuel absolutely does not have room in his new routines for a relationship. Except a … Continue reading

Review: Sarah Hadley Brook – Promise of Hope Shelter

Author: Sarah Hadley Brook
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
Genre: MM
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Summary: Jacob Baumgardner is struggling to get his nonprofit shelter for gay teens off the ground because the building needs a lot of help before it can pass inspection. Raised by his grandparents for part of his life, Jacob feels that the shelter is his chance to honor them, but someone is making things difficult. An anonymous extortionist seems determined to ruin Jacob’s late … Continue reading

Review: Mercy Celeste – Match Day

Author: Mercy Celeste
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: MJC Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Summary: Jilted at the altar!

Doctor Zack Sorensen planned to spend the entire ten-day luxury honeymoon cruise drunk off his ass. Why not? He paid a fortune for the tickets. Non-refundable tickets. If anyone deserved to be drunk for ten days solid it was Zack.

Brian O’Daly – brother of the runaway bride and best man – had no intention of letting his best friend … Continue reading

Review: T.A. Moore – Bone To Pick

51oyAfcCCoLAuthor: T.A. Moore
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: MM, Romantic Suspense
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary: Cloister Witte is a man with a dark past and a cute dog. He’s happy to talk about the dog all day, but after growing up in the shadow of a missing brother, a deadbeat dad, and a criminal stepfather, he’d rather leave the past back in Montana. These days he’s a K-9 officer in the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and pays … Continue reading

Review: Eden Winters – Reunion: Diversion Six

Author: Eden Winters
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Rocky Ridge Books
Genre: MM, Mystery/Suspense
[xrr rating=5/5]

Summary: Reunions can be murder.

A dial tone instead of a human voice announced Lucky’s ousting from the Lucklighter clan over twelve years ago. After living a life of crime. After testifying against his drug lord lover. After receiving a ten-year sentence. Ah, hell. Lucky would’ve disowned himself too.

Now life’s better. He’s done his time and earned a place in the Southeastern Narcotics … Continue reading

Review: Sam Burns – Sins of the Father (Wilde Love #2)

Author: Sam Burns
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3/5]

Summary: Six years ago, Keegan Quinn was working for his father in the Irish Mob. When a shootout left him shattered in more ways than one, he left the family business and opened a bar in downtown Chicago. Now with his father sick and the FBI investigating the family, his old life is threatening to tear his new one apart.

The last thing FBI agent Jon … Continue reading