Review: L.A. Witt – Going Overboard (Anchor Point #5)

Author: L.A. Witt
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Second-class petty officers Dalton Taylor and Chris Ingram have been best friends since coxswain’s school. Now they’re stationed together in the harbor patrol unit of NAS Adams. They’re content as friends, but secretly, they both ache for more. Neither makes a move, though; while Dalton is out and proud, Chris is closeted—even from his best friend.

Then another coxswain’s negligence nearly drowns Dalton. After a taste of how … Continue reading

Review: Santino Hassell – Citywide (Five Boroughs #6)

Author: Santino Hassell
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

A record-breaking heatwave engulfs the Five Boroughs, and emotions run as hot as the temperatures.

In Rerouted, Chris Mendez is trying to live a drama-free life. That doesn’t include another threesome with Jace and Aiden Fairbairn. But then a citywide blackout leaves them trapped together, and Chris is forced to re-examine everything he thought he knew about relationships and his own heart.

In Gridlocked, former Marine Tonya Maldonado … Continue reading

Review: Joanna Chambers – Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8)

Author: Joanna Chambers
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up staying after saving the family business from ruin. The truth is, Nathan can’t stop himself from stepping in when problems arise. He’s a fixer, the man everyone turns to. But even fixers can’t solve everything.

When Nathan’s sister needs an organ transplant, it’s his stepbrother, Mack, who the family turns to as … Continue reading

Review: Layla Reyne – Relay (Changing Lanes #1)

Author: Layla Reyne
Reviewer: Natalie
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: MM

Summary: Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his teammates to helm the US Men’s Swim Team, he proudly accepts the role, despite juggling endless training, team administrative work, and helping out on the family farm. And despite his ex-lover, Dane Ellis—swimming’s biggest star—also making the Olympic Team.

Dane has been a pawn in his celebrity parents’ empire from crib to pool, flashing his … Continue reading

Review: Eli Easton – Five Dares

Author: Eli Easton
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: Andy Tyler has been the class daredevil since middle school. Over the years, he’s convinced his best friend, Jake Masterson, to perform some dangerous-looking stunts with him. But the dare they attempt on the night of their college graduation goes sideways. The firecrackers explode too soon and both of them end up with badly burned palms.

But hey, nothing gets the “terrible two-o” down for long, and … Continue reading

Review: Garett Leigh – Junkyard Heart

Author: Garrett Leigh
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Tired of the London rat race and the heartbreak that comes with it, photographer Jas Manning returns to Porthkennack, the Cornish seaside town where he spent every childhood summer on his father’s farm. Resigned to year-round rain, wind, and homemade jam, he’s sorely unprepared for the impact that artsy carpenter Kim Penrose has on his heart.

Kim’s free-loving reputation precedes him, and he’s as generous with his inked-up … Continue reading

Review: Erin McLellan – Life on Pause

Author: Erin McLellan
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Niles Longfellow is a nerd, and not the trendy type of nerd, either. He wears a historically accurate homesteader costume to work every day, has a total of one friend, and doesn’t know how to talk to guys. So when he gets a flat tire and the hottest hipster ever stops to help him, all Niles can think is that he’s wearing his stupid cowboy getup. Normally, Niles … Continue reading

Review: Cordelia Kingsbridge – Kill Game (Seven of Spades #1)

Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Contemporary

Summary:

Homicide detective Levi Abrams is barely holding his life together. He’s reeling from the fallout of a fatal shooting, and his relationship with his boyfriend is crumbling. The last thing he’s prepared for is a serial killer stalking the streets of Las Vegas. Or how he keeps getting thrown into the path of annoyingly charming bounty hunter Dominic Russo.

Dominic likes his life free of complications. That means … Continue reading

Review: Quinn Anderson – All of the Above

Author: Quinn Anderson
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Mm

Summary: Brendon isn’t in a rut, per se—he just always seems to be in-between things. Jobs. Degrees. Boyfriends. He never finishes what he starts. The perfect path is out there somewhere, and if he can just figure out what it is, he’s certain everything else will fall into place.

The last thing he expects is to meet his soul mate in the pages of a magazine quiz. “Who Is Your Perfect … Continue reading

Review: Erin McLellan – Life On Pause

Author: Erin McLellan
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Mm Contemporary

Summary: Niles Longfellow is a nerd, and not the trendy type of nerd, either. He wears a historically accurate homesteader costume to work every day, has a total of one friend, and doesn’t know how to talk to guys. So when he gets a flat tire and the hottest hipster ever stops to help him, all Niles can think is that he’s wearing his stupid cowboy getup. Normally, … Continue reading