Mary Calmes – Floodgates

floodgatesAuthor: Mary Calmes
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Cops
ISBN 13: 9781627987387

Tracy Brandt considers himself a lucky man. He has a wonderful family, good friends, and a dependable job. His love life, however, features a cheating ex who, though out of the house, is not yet out of the picture—with a past that just might get Tracy killed.

Homicide inspector Cord Nolan wants nothing more than to show his best friend’s little brother that he’s a reliable man, but to do … Continue reading

CC Bridges – Exodus


Author: CC Bridges
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press 
M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781627985314

Summary:  Henry “Hank” Abraham’s privileged status in the floating city of Heaven lets him flout Morality Laws that control the lives of others. But when he wakes up in the arms of another stranger, only bodyguard Ian Caldwell’s quick thinking saves his life.

Though Ian’s from the low levels and the labor class, he’s used to dealing with the pampered society of Heaven. He’s assigned to protect Hank while angels, … Continue reading

Ellen Holiday -Think Outside The Box

think outisde

Author: Ellen Holiday
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627985147

Summary: Political radio host Ryan Ryder’s motto is “What I do is none of your business.” He refuses to label himself as liberal, conservative, rich, poor, straight, or gay. Ryan is a great on-air personality, but in daily life he has trouble making connections and feels no attraction to a rising pop star when she comes onto him after a benefit. Reporter Craig Ducey is a fan of … Continue reading

Not Just Friends – Jay Northcote

not just friends

Author: Jay Northcote
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Young Adult
ISBN 13: 9781627985543

Summary: Leaving home to go to university is an exciting phase in anyone’s life. One that’s full of new places, new friends, and new experiences. But Lewis is not prepared for the sudden and intense crush he develops on his out-and-proud flatmate, Max—given that Lewis had always assumed he was straight. Max starts dating another guy, and Lewis’s jealousy at seeing them together forces him to … Continue reading

Alicia Nordwell – The Experiment


Author: Alicia Nordwell
Reviewed by:  Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Sci Fi
ISBN 13: 9781627983549

Summary:   In the distant future, humans wage war against the alien planet Caeorleia, with no tactic off-limits if it will help the humans get their hands on Caeorleia’s resources. Ask Ryker. He thought he volunteered for a simple experiment that would help his government in the war. He didn’t realize sadistic doctors would turn him into the experiment—by injecting him with blood from a captured Caeorleian, Seral Iorflas.

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Kaje Harper – Learning Curve


Author: Kaje Harper
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781608208951



Mac is afraid he’ll never recover enough to go back to being a cop, while Tony is afraid that he will.

Three months after being shot, Detective Jared MacLean is healing, but he’s afraid it may not be enough to go back on the job. He won’t give up, though. Being a cop is written deep in Mac’s bones, and he’ll do whatever it takes … Continue reading

Damon Suede – Bad Idea

Damon Suede
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627981729

Some mistakes are worth making.

Reclusive comic book artist Trip Spector spends his life doodling super-square, straitlaced superheroes, hiding from his fans, and crushing on his unattainable boss until he meets the dork of his dreams. Silas Goolsby is a rowdy FX makeup creator with a loveless love life and a secret streak of geek who yearns for unlikely rescues and a truly creative partnership.

Against their better judgment, … Continue reading

Glyn Soitino – Family Spirit


Author: Glyn Soitino
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN 13: 9781610405904


Though everybody’s afraid of something, fear comes in all shapes and sizes. For Daniel, it’s the fear of losing his job in the middle of a recession, which is why he doesn’t dare stand up to his boss and her unreasonable demands on his personal time, even though he knows she’s ruining any chance of him ever finding a steady boyfriend. Until a chance encounter, far from home, makes … Continue reading

Ash Penn – Scarlet Stilettos


Author: Ash Penn
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: Loose Id
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781623005238


Although Laine Lawson is physically male, she’s spent much of her life expressing the feminine side of her nature. She’s also well-skilled at hiding her romantic feelings for her best friend.

Life’s sweet for waiter and ex-stripper Tony Barton. He’s met a guy who’s everything he wants in a lover, both in and out of bed. Will Thompson isn’t the love of Tony’s life, but he’s fun and … Continue reading

Amy Lane – Ethan in Gold



Author: Amy Lane
Reviewed by: Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN 13: 9781627983181


Evan Costa learned from a very early age that there was no such thing as unconditional love and that it was better to settle for what you could get instead of expecting the world to give you what you need. As Ethan, porn model for Johnnies, he gets exactly what he wants—comradeship and physical contact on trade—and he is perfectly satisfied with that. He’s sure of it.

Jonah Stevens has spent … Continue reading