Special submission call – Torquere

From diagnosis to ringing the bell, cancer is a bitch. Torquere is looking for fully realized 3,000-10,000 word cancer themed stories with a HEA ending for an anthology titled “Love Conquers All.” Proceeds will benefit DJ Manly in her battle with this horrible disease.

Please send your submissions to submissions@torquerepress.com with “Love Conquers All” and your story title in the subject field. Please see our general submissions guidelines for formatting etc. Deadline for submission is August 15, 2016; all submissions will be held and reviewed after the deadline.

If the completed anthology reaches a minimum word count of 60K, … Continue reading

Review: A.J. Llewellyn – Laid

2002534Author: A.J. Llewellyn
Reviewer: Sandra
Publisher: Torquere
Genre: M/M Cops
ISBN: 9781944449513

Summary:  Jack Cannon is an elite member of LAPD’s new Violent Crimes Unit. He’s tough, he’s smart…he’s also gay. Jack’s a guy who deals with pressure and stress by cruising. When he has a fling with a hot guy, one even hotter night in Los Angeles, it’s no casual coupling. This guy is great. Jack wouldn’t mind seeing him again except he’s discovered he’ll be seeing a lot … Continue reading

ARC Review: VL Locey – An Eerie Garden Party

erieAuthor: VL Locey
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: MM Paranormal

Summary: Spring has finally arrived along the shores of Lake Erie and no one is happier than the skunk shifter, Templeton Reed. Now that the snows have melted, he can frolic and play on the grounds of Lupei Manor, the formidable home that he shares with his life partner, Mikel Lupei, the alpha of the Lake Erie werewolf pack. What a pity that his joy is short lived.

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Review: Ari McKay – Taste of Honey

1992105Author: Ari McKay
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Torquere Books
Genre:M/M Contemporary
ISBN: 9781944449384

A Taste of Honey by Ari McKay – Romance>Contemporary eBook
Boone Phillips needs a girlfriend and fast! His family reunion is approaching, and if he shows up alone, his mother will throw every woman in sight at him. But the only “woman” Boone trusts enough to ask is Honey, the alter ego of his gay, cross-dressing best friend Rob. Desperate, he begs for Rob’s … Continue reading

Review: A.J. Llewellyn and D.J. Manly – Enslaved Valentine

1985257Author: A.J. Llewellyn and D.J. Manly
Reviewer: Barb
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M BDSM
ISBN: 9781944449346

Summary  Hamish and Paul are a loving couple with a taste for kink. Most people who know them have no idea that underneath his tough, ex-boxer exterior, Hamish is a committed sub. Introduced to the world of BDSM by Paul, each and every holiday, the two men pick an unusual destination to enjoy their spicy pastimes. We follow them over the period of … Continue reading

Review: Heath Greenfield – University of Southern Georgia: Dan & Billy

danAuthor: Heath Greenfield
Reviewer: Lucy
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: MM

Summary: Some people know exactly who they are. As a matter of fact, some people can’t help being who they are even if it doesn’t fit into a conventional world. Other people struggle to figure out what that even means. Dan is the first. Billy is the second. Together, they are exactly what each one needs.
When a horrible roommate forces Dan—a theatre major and the apple … Continue reading

Review: Jeff Laver – Elder Petersen’s Mission Memories

18017386Author:  Jeff Laver
Reviewer: Stephen
Publisher: Torquere Press
Genre: M/M
ISBN: 9781610404785

Steve Petersen has been hoping his homosexual feelings are “just a phase.” But as a nineteen-year-old embarking on a two-year Mormon mission in South America, he realizes those feelings are still there, and that he’s attracted to another missionary — the companion he’s been assigned to be with twenty-four hours a day. Set in 1972, less than three years after Stonewall, these missionaries have been taught by their church that homosexuality is an … Continue reading

Plaid Nights Anthology -Tour and Contest

Final Blurb:  In Plaid Nights, men in kilts are as varied as they are hot. Whether they’re caber tossers, rugby players, Highland warriors, country dancers, or time-traveling vampires, they’re up for surprises and sexy good times.

Rob Rosen starts us off with humor in “Tossing It.” Contemporary men discover love in unexpected places in “Whiskey and Want” by Megan McFerren, “Some Like It Scot” by Julia Talbot, “Perfect Working Order” by Elizabeth Coldwell, and “Off-Kilter” by Racheline Maltese & … Continue reading

Review: Shad O. Walker – That Stormy Knight, One Warlock’s Love Story

thatAuthor: Shad O. Walker
Reviewer: Missy B
Publisher: Torquere
Genre: M/M Paranormal
ISBN: 9781610408905

In a world where shape shifters are openly bisexual, vampires have insatiable sex drives, and warlocks emit pheromones that make everyone around them horny, Zander Knight finds himself at a crossroads. He emerges from a coma with the realization that that he may be the only living being in the world that is part vampire, part magical and part shape shifter.

Unable to understand or control his new powers, his condition … Continue reading

Review: T. Strange – Lock and Key (Boots and Leather #2)

lock and keyAuthor: T.Strange
Reviewer: Victoria
Publisher: Torquere Publishing
Genre: M/M Bdsm
ISBN: 9781610409094

After meeting Terry at a motorcycle show, Gavin is sure he’s found the man of his dreams. While he’s fantasized about BDSM for years, Gavin has never had a play partner and Terry is happy to teach him. After playing together for a few months, Terry has to leave on a business trip. Terry gives Gavin the key to his apartment so Gavin can sleep in, but Gavin isn’t sure he’s … Continue reading