Avery Cockburn – Glasgow Lads, guest blogger, review and giveaway

We are so happy to welcome Avery Cockburn, sitting down to dish a bit! 

First, thanks ever so much to Hearts on Fire for reviewing Play On and Playing for Keeps, and for having me visit your blog. It means a lot for new authors like me to have a chance to reach readers, so I’m very excited!

Q: I’m assuming ‘Avery Cockburn’ is a pen name, so I’d love to know the story behind that choice. 🙂

A: It is, in fact, a pseudonym. I’ve several traditionally published novels under my (super secret) real name. It was time for … Continue reading

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Review: Cardeno C – Walk With Me (Home Series, Book Seven)

24872084Author: Cardeno C
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: The Romance Authors
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN: n/a

Summary:
When Eli Block steps into his parents’ living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances. As a tenuous and then binding friendship forms between the two men, Eli must find a way to move past his unrequited love while still keeping his best friend … Continue reading

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Review: Bellora Quinn and Angel Martinez – Flax’s Pursuit

25642100Author:  Bellora Quinn and Angel Martinez
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: M/M Urban Fantasy
ISBN: 9781784306229

Summary:
A murderer haunts the city, turning the unwary to stone. Between hunting this evil and corralling new arrivals, Flax struggles to guard both his life and his heart.

Quinn and Valerian have come through the trials of facing an undead lich queen and the perils of falling in love. Now they work to restore AURA to its previous strength and efficiency while navigating their new life with each other. … Continue reading

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Review Cardeno C – The One Who Saves Me

24872583Author: Cardeno C.
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: The Romance Authors
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN:n/a

Summary:
When Eli Block steps into his parents’ living room and sees his childhood crush sitting on the couch, he starts a shameless campaign to seduce the young rabbi. Unfortunately, Seth Cohen barely remembers Eli and he resolutely shuts down all his advances. As a tenuous and then binding friendship forms between the two men, Eli must find a way to move past his unrequited love while still keeping his best friend in his … Continue reading

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Review: Charlie Cochet – Rise & Fall (Thirds#4)

22714910Author:Charlie Cochet
Reviewer:Sandra
Publisher: DreamSpinner Press
Genre: MM Paranormal
ISBN: 9781632167699

Summary:
After an attack by the Coalition leaves THIRDS Team Leader Sloane Brodie critically injured, agent Dexter J. Daley swears to make Beck Hogan pay for what he’s done. But Dex’s plans for retribution are short-lived. With Ash still on leave with his own injuries, Sloane in the hospital, and Destructive Delta in the Coalition’s crosshairs, Lieutenant Sparks isn’t taking any chances. Dex’s team is pulled from the case, with the investigation handed to Team … Continue reading

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Review: Megan Linden – Storming Love: Earthquake – Derek & Hayden

derekAuthor: Megan Linden
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
ISBN:

Summary: Derek Warden is certain his boss sent him to cover the conference in the middle of nowhere, Alaska, to punish him for something. After an unpleasant phone call from his father who tries to stop him from going, Derek is ready for the whole thing to be over before it even begins.

Hayden Shaw has been looking forward to this conference for months. The problem of fracking is very dear to his heart and … Continue reading

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Review: Ann Anderson – Storming Love: Earthquake Gabriel & Avery

gabrielAuthor: Ann Anderson
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: MLR Press
Genre: MM Contemporary
ISBN: MLR1020150425

Summary: Loneliness has been Gabriel’s companion since his parents’ passing, growing with each sibling that leaves home to start their own life. When a big earthquake hits Alaska, Gabriel finds himself taking in Avery, his two daughters, and their grandmother and relishes not being so alone. Yet, Gabriel feels a spark of recognition he can’t explain about Avery, but more than that, he likes the company and wishes he could have a deeper relationship with … Continue reading

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Review: Cardeno C – Where He Ends and I Begin (Home Collection #6)

24872615Author: Cardeno C
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: The Romance Authors
Genre: M/M Contemporary
ISBN:n/a

Summary:
Aggressive, physical, and brave, Jake Owens is a small town football hero turned big city cop who passes his time with meaningless encounters believing he can’t have who he really wants: Nate Richardson, his best friend since before forever. Thoughtful, quiet, and kind, Nate is a brilliant doctor who has always known who he is and has never been able to shake his crush on loyal, courageous, straight Jake.

After a passionate … Continue reading

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Review: Avery Cockburn – Playing for Keeps

25751572Author: Avery Cockburn
Reviewer:Wendy
Publisher: Self Published
Genre: M/M Sports
ISBN:n/a

Summary:
Rule One: No Drama!
Fergus Taylor is damaged goods. Reeling from a brutal breakup, he’s determined to captain his LGBT soccer team out of scandal and into a winning season. For that, he needs strict rules and careful plans. He does NOT need a brash, muscle-bound lad messing with his head and setting his body afire.

John Burns has a rule of his own: Don’t get attached. Boyfriends are for guys with nothing … Continue reading

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Review: C Cardeno – Love at First Sight

24872546Author: C Cardeno
Reviewer: Diane
Publisher: The Romance Authors
Genre: m/m contemporary
ISBN:n/a

Summary:
The moment naïve, optimistic Jonathan Doyle glimpses a gorgeous blue-eyed stranger from afar, he believes in love at first sight. Unfortunately, he loses sight of the man before they meet and then spends years desperately trying to find him. Just as he is about to give up, Jonathan gets a break and finally encounters David Miller face to face.

Successful, confident David turns Jonathan’s previously lonely life into a fairy tale, giving … Continue reading

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