Anne Brooke – Where You Hurt the Most (Rent Boy)

Author: Anne Brooke
Reviewed by: Cat
Publisher: Riptide
Genre: M/M Romance
ISBN 13: 9781937551360

Adrian is more than happy as high-class escort for a number of regular clients. When his boss and dear friend asks him to entertain his nephew, Adrian readily agrees, but meeting Dan challenges him in ways he’d never imagined.

Dan is scarred inside and out from an accident that destroyed a promising future. Despite Adrian’s loveless lifestyle and Dan’s withdrawal and anger, the two men forge a deep—if unnerving—connection. Soon they … Continue reading

Cat Grant & Rachel Haimowitz – Resistance (Power Play Book 1)

Author:  Cat Grant & Rachel Haimowitz
Reviewer: Cat
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN 13: 9781937551285

 

Summary:

Brandon McKinney has scraped and sacrificed for what little in life he’s ever had. Though it’s been fifteen years since he escaped his father’s abuse, the damage remains. Trust seems as far out of reach as his dream of becoming an architect, and though he’s come to accept being gay, he can’t deny the shame and confusion he feels at other urges—the deeply-repressed desire to … Continue reading

Anne Tenino – Frat Boy and Toppy

Author: Anne Tenino
Reviewer: Don
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
ISBN 13:9781937551278

 

I was happily surprised at how good this book was.  I was expecting an over sexed coming out story and got so much more.  Brad is a college jock who’s trying to play the expected straight life by dating a lot of girls and letting everyone think he’s a super stud.  His fraternity brothers hold him in awe because of his conquests and girls date him just for … Continue reading

Andrea Speed – Pretty Monsters (Josh of the Damned #1)

Author: Andrea Speed
Reviewed by: Lucy
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781937551032

This is a very short story which appears to be the beginning of a series.  Josh, he of the title, works the night shift at Quik-Mart.  Sounds run of the mill, until you realize that there is a hell portal in the Quik-Mart parking lot, and the customers who tend to come in might be lizard-monsters or the walking dead.  Decaying zombies who always go for the frozen burritos (and when Josh … Continue reading