Monthly Archives: July 2016

What The Carpenter Saw (PIU’s Review)

What The Carpenter Saw (PIU’s Review)

Title: What The Carpenter Saw Author: Vicki Reese Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 3rd August, 2016 Genre(s): Ex-Military, Mystery Page Count: 143 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Wounded warrior Jake Cramer returned from the Middle East missing part of one leg and with a partially paralyzed left arm. He feels useless in his family’s construction business, but carpentry…
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Normal Enough (PIU’s Review)

Normal Enough (PIU’s Review)

Title: Normal Enough (Wrench Wars #2) Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 3rd August, 2016 Genre(s): Fetish, Kinky Page Count: 82 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: What is “normal”? When Brandon Kenner shows up at Kasey Ralston’s garage with a 1970 Chevelle SS 454, Kasey is smitten by both the man and his car. But Kasey…
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A Frost of Cares

A Frost of Cares

Title: A Frost of Cares Author: Amy Rae Durreson Publisher: Dreaspinner Press Release Date: January 27, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Paranormal/Ghost Page Count: 153 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  3.5 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: Military historian Luke Alcott leaps at the chance to live in the seventeenth-century country mansion of Eelmoor Hall, home of the Royal Military School of Medicine, after being offered a job cataloging the school’s archives. Luke believes he…
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Midlife Crisis (LenaR’s Review)

Midlife Crisis (LenaR’s Review)

Title: Midlife Crisis Author: Rob Rosen Publisher: Fierce Publishing Release Date: August 20, 2016 Genre(s): MM Romance, Romantic comedy, Suspense Page Count: 182 Reviewed by:LenaRibka Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jack is thirty-five and single once again. He is not, as he as quick to point out, going through a midlife crisis. Still, it would be nice to have a partner.…
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A Kind of Justice

A Kind of Justice

Title: A Kind of Justice Author: Renee James Publisher: Oceanview Publishing Release Date: October 4, 2016 Genre(s): Transgender, Mystery/Thriller, Romance Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is…
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Release Me

Release Me

Title: Release Me (The Music Within, #2) Author: Faith Gibson Publisher: Bramblerose Press Release Date: April 30, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Cowboy/Rock Star Page Count: 253 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  5 flames out of 5 Rating:  2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Fifteen Years… For fifteen years, Cade Anderson, drummer for the world-famous rock band 7’s Mistress, has been in love with his best friend, the band’s lead singer. Even though it’s been years since they…
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Amy Lane Guest Post: I Loved That Cat

Amy Lane Guest Post: I Loved That Cat

Please welcome the amazing Amy Lane to the blog today chatting about her latest release Fish out of Water! I Loved That Cat by Amy Lane I taught in a culturally diverse, economically deprived high school for fifteen years. I loved it. People probably look at me incredulously when I say that—I’m a big, pale, freckled woman with a sort of sweet voice and a self-conscious smile. I’m sure people…
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Blue Moon III: Call of the Alpha Release Day + Giveaway

Blue Moon III: Call of the Alpha Release Day + Giveaway

Title: Blue Moon III : Call of the Alpha Author: A.E. Via Publisher: Via Star Wings Publishing Release Date: August 30, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 237 Blurb: THIS IS THE THIRD INSTALLMENT IN THIS SERIES and CAN STAND ALONE. Book 2 is recommended to read first. The Story of ALPHA, CALL, OMEGA & LION ALONG WITH A COUPLE OTHER FAVORITES It’s been a couple years since Commander John Marion…
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In Another Life & Eight Days

In Another Life & Eight Days

Title: In Another Life & Eight Days Author: Cardeno C., John Solo (Narrator), Nick J. Russo (Narrator) Publisher: The Romance Authors, LLC Release Date: July 26th 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: In Another Life At age 18 Shiloh Raben is tired. He no longer has the energy…
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Don’t Twunk With My Heart (Loving You #2)

Don’t Twunk With My Heart (Loving You #2)

Title: Don’t Twunk With My Heart (Loving You #2) Author: Renae Kaye Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 26th 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kee Smith isn’t sure who he is anymore. He knows who he used to be—the ignored gay son who chose a blue-collar job just because…
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Foxe Den 2: A Skyler Foxe & Friends Summer Vacation (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #5.5)

Foxe Den 2: A Skyler Foxe & Friends Summer Vacation (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #5.5)

Title: Foxe Den 2: A Skyler Foxe & Friends Summer Vacation (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #5.5) Author: Haley Walsh and Joel Leslie (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 21st 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Just like the original FOXE DEN: A Holiday Collection, there is no mystery…
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Black Dog Blues (Kai Gracen #1)

Black Dog Blues (Kai Gracen #1)

Title: Black Dog Blues (Kai Gracen #1) Author: Rhys Ford and Greg Tremblay (Narrator) Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: May 18th 2015 Genre(s): Fantasy Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Ever since being part of the pot in a high-stakes poker game, elfin outcast Kai Gracen figures he used up his…
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All Kinds of Tied Down (Marshals #1)

All Kinds of Tied Down (Marshals #1)

Title: All Kinds of Tied Down (Marshals #1) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 4, 2014 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Page Count: 290 pages Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Deputy US Marshal Miro Jones has a reputation for being calm and collected under fire. These traits serve him well with his hotshot partner, Ian Doyle, the…
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When Fate Falls Short

When Fate Falls Short

Title: When Fate Falls Short Author: Brooke Edwards Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 3rd August, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Heartache, Loss Page Count: 64 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Childhood sweethearts Nathan Maxwell and Sean Adams took ten years to realize they belonged together, followed by ten years of bliss. When it is snatched away, Sean is left alone…
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