Review: Rick R. Reed – Open Window

Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary Holiday
[xrr rating= 4.5/5]

Summary:

Two men. One Christmas Eve that changes the courses of both their lives.

Henry’s homeless and only wants a warm place to sleep on the coldest night of the year. A forgotten open window in a darkened house entices Henry inside with the promise of warmth and comfort. He knows it’s wrong, but he promises himself he’ll be out before the owner … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – I Heart Boston Terriers

Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Guest Reviewer: Cal, the Golden Retriever
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3.5/5]

Summary:

Love at first sight can work for dogs as well as humans.

When Aaron finds Mavis, an emaciated and timid Boston terrier, at a pet adoption fair, his heart goes out to her—irrevocably.

When Christian, who is manning the adoption fair for the Humane Society that fateful autumn Saturday, finds Aaron, his heart goes out to him—irrevocably.

I … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – M4M

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Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

2nd Edition

Finding and keeping love can be a challenge in the modern world of blogging, social media, and online dating, as one man will learn in this trilogy.

VGL Male Seeks Same

Poor Ethan Schwartz. At forty-two, he’s alone, his bed is empty, and his HDTV is overworked. He’s tried bars and other places where gay men are supposed to … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – The Perils of Intimacy (Series)

51J3CR-q-0L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 5/5]

Summary:

Jimmy and Mark make an adorable couple. Jimmy’s kindness and clean-cut cuteness radiate out of him like light. Mark, although a bit older, complements Jimmy with his humor and his openness to love.

But between them, a dark secret lurks, one with the power to destroy.

See, when Mark believes he’s meeting Jimmy for the first time in the diner where he works, … Continue reading

Review: Rick R Reed – Sluggo Snares a Vampire

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Reviewer: Rich
Publisher: JMS Books
Genre: M/M Dark Fantasy
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Summary:
When Sluggo cruises online chat rooms, he isn’t looking for a hook-up; he’s looking for love. But love has a way of being elusive, especially when you’re not being honest. Presenting himself as “Sir Raven,” Sluggo promises his chat room cohorts he’s the “master of the night.”

And then he meets someone who challenges him — someone who claims the title … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – Beau and the Beast

51zd6d-vmulAuthor: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: JMS Books, LLC
Genre: MM Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4.5/5]

Summary:

Beau is a down-on-his-luck street artist living on the streets of Seattle. One rainy night, he is accosted by a group of fag-bashing thugs, intent on robbing him of his art supplies and humiliating Beau for who he is. Beau is beaten into unconsciousness …

… And awakens in a bedroom, head bandaged, with no memory of how he got there. … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – The Couple Next Door

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Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634766494
[xrr rating=4.5/5]

Summary:
With the couple next door, nothing is as it seems.

Jeremy Booth leads a simple life, scraping by in the gay neighborhood of Seattle, never letting his lack of material things get him down. But the one thing he really wants—someone to love—seems elusive. Until the couple next door moves in and Jeremy sees the man of his dreams, Shane … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – Tricks (2nd Ed.)

1893793Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer:Barb
Publisher:DreamSpinner Press
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781634761031
[xrr rating=4/5]

Summary:
Tricks can mean many things: sex partners, deceptions, even magic—or maybe all three.

Arliss is a gorgeous young dancer at Tricks, the hottest club in Chicago’s Boystown. Sean is the classic nerd, out of place in Tricks, but nursing his wounds from a recent breakup. When the two spy each other, magic blooms.

But this opposites-attract tale does not run smooth. What happens … Continue reading

Review: Rick R. Reed – A Demon Inside

26169811Author: Rick R. Reed
Reviewer:Vivian
Publisher: DSP Publications
Genre:M/M Paranormal
ISBN:N/A
[xrr rating=3.5/5]

Summary: 2nd Edition

Hunter Beaumont doesn’t understand his grandmother’s deathbed wish: “Destroy Beaumont House.” He’s never even heard of the place. But after his grandmother passes and his first love betrays him, the family house in the Wisconsin woods looks like a tempting refuge. Going against his grandmother’s wishes, Hunter flees to Beaumont House.

But will the house be the sanctuary he had hoped for? Soon after moving in, Hunter realizes he may … Continue reading

Rick R Reed – A Demon Inside Cover Reveal and Contest

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Blurb:

Hunter Beaumont doesn’t understand his grandmother’s deathbed wish: “Destroy Beaumont House.” He’s never even heard of the place. But after his grandmother passes and his first love betrays him, the family house in the Wisconsin woods looks like a tempting refuge. Going against his grandmother’s wishes, Hunter flees to Beaumont House.

But will the house be the sanctuary he had hoped for? Soon after moving in, Hunter realizes he may not be alone. And with whom—or what—he … Continue reading