Review: Andria Large – From War to Forever (War Trilogy #1)

51GBIekVh2L._SY346_Author: Andria Large
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

2nd Edition

Dennis

The love of my life is dead. Is there a reason to live anymore?

I’m a veteran Marine. Terrorists took not only my foot, but also my wife. Recurrent nightmares, a dead-end job, and a painful limp are all I have left. My best friend, Tucker, and my sister, Lizette, keep me afloat. I wouldn’t be here if it … Continue reading

Review: Leigh Carman – Fair Catch (Players of LA #2)

51mSUn3X4xLAuthor: Leigh Carman
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 3/5]

Summary:

Two men.

One night of passion.

They never expected to see each other again.

They were wrong.

Tobias Bennett is a quiet and unassuming man who teaches yoga and enjoys parkour. Though he is proud to be gay, an abusive relationship with a domineering man has left Tobias wary of romance, and he keeps to himself in his tidy Los Angeles apartment.

Pro football … Continue reading

Review: Grace Duncan – Three Hearts (series)

51KQ+tMOxNLAuthor: Grace Duncan
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: MM Paranormal
[xrr rating= 3.5/5]

Summary:

Liam Scott is sick. That’s not supposed to be possible. As a wolf shifter, he’s supposed to be able to heal. The omega gene he was born with means he’s capable of carrying shifter young and Liam is worried that whatever is wrong will mean his one-day hope of having pups will be dashed. But despite the fears keeping him away from the doctor … Continue reading

Review: Renae Kaye – Yes, Professor

51z8BpLOnTLAuthor: Renae Kaye
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

Twenty-two-year-old Avery Stewart has a crush on his neighbour. Always attracted to older men, Avery is tantalised by Mr Redding’s professorial looks and obvious obsession with perfection.

When he finally gets the courage to speak to Christopher Redding, Avery manages to get invited back that evening on the pretext of bringing a cake for Christopher’s birthday. But things don’t work out how Avery had planned, … Continue reading

Review: Foster Bridget Cassidy – Pipelines in Paradise (States of Love)

519dM+1nZaLAuthor: Foster Bridget Cassidy
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 2/5]

Summary:

One is trying to heal a broken heart, the other, a broken family.

After separating from his partner of nine years, Palmer Simpson flees to the island of Oahu to pursue a carefree life of surfing. There, he meets Riku Usami, a more skilled surfer—but one with a bad attitude and a boatload of family drama. A contest between the two men leads … Continue reading

Review: Dessa Lux – The Alpha’s Home (The Protection of the Pack #5)

51gBxQdiP2LAuthor: Dessa Lux
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Self published
Genre: Paranormal
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

An omega forced to mate an alpha he hates turns to his beta best friend for help to escape–but the only way out is to be stolen by another alpha.

Grant Denny is an omega who never wanted an alpha mate. He doesn’t want to be a sex toy for an entire pack, even if the alternative is to go through the agony of … Continue reading

Review: Kate McMurray – There Has to be a Reason

51eCZ8mlE4LAuthor: Kate McMurray
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

Dave is enjoying his junior year at a big New England university, even if none of his relationships have been especially satisfying. He plans to hang around with his best friend Joe and focus on his studies until he graduates, and then he’ll figure out the rest.
Meeting Noel changes his plans.

Noel is strikingly beautiful and unlike anyone Dave knows. Something about … Continue reading

Review: Michaela Grey – Broken Halo

416cllmxZfL._SY346_Author: Michaela Grey
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: BDSM/Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4/5]

Summary:

Micah Ellis is an affluent businessman, comfortable in his life and work, as long as nothing happens to shake up his routine. Which is exactly what one Devon Mallory does, with his bright blue eyes and dirty skin and the forceful personality that’s everything Micah desperately needs but is too afraid to ask for.

Micah and Devon enter into a Dom/sub relationship … Continue reading

Review: S.A. Welsh – Purrfect Protector (Shifter Protection Specialists #1)

51TA9KiqhRLAuthor: S.A. Welsh
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Pride Publishing
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal
[xrr rating= 3/5]

Summary:

Never play cat and mouse with a saber-tooth tiger.

Kale Andrews is dragged to the Shifter Protection Specialists Inc. office by his brother when he gets disturbing mail from an obsessed fan. He reluctantly agrees to have a bodyguard but when a the tall muscular blond walks in to the office emanating power and a sexy dose of danger Kale’s doubts about needing the man … Continue reading

Review: Ki Brightly – Trust Trade (Gem City Grit #1)

51ThEFlx6wLAuthor: Ki Brightly
Reviewer: Wendy
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Genre: Contemporary
[xrr rating= 4.5/5]

Summary:

Life hasn’t been good to Jeb Birchman. When he attempted to escape his abusive, zealot father, he found himself on the streets, making a living the only way he knew how, the victim of more violent men—one of whom orchestrates a series of vicious attacks that leave Jeb deaf. Now that he’s aged beyond his latest client’s interest, Jeb knows he needs to escape … Continue reading