Monthly Archives: August 2016

Acccidental Fall (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Acccidental Fall (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: Accidental Fall (Second Edition) Author: Shae Connor Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary / Young Adult Page Count: 57 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When it comes to relationships, college roommates Greg and Keith are polar opposites. A recovering addict, Greg avoids sex because it’s too closely tied in his mind with the…
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Italian Ice (Precious Gems #2)

Italian Ice (Precious Gems #2)

Title: Italian Ice (Precious Gems #2) Author: E.M. Lynley Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 20, 2012 Genre(s): Contemporary, Mystery Page Count: 290 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Blurb: In this exciting sequel to Rarer Than Rubies, gay romance author Trent Copeland and former FBI agent Reed Acton head to Italy for a Roman holiday. What should be…
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Steady Stroke (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Steady Stroke (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: Steady Stroke (Off Beat #2) Author: A.M. Arthur Publisher: SMP Swerve Release Date: September 6, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 276 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: After a tragic accident, Lincoln West’s dreams of making it big as a guitarist fell apart. Unable to play music, he’s battling a hopeless downward spiral, and takes his friend’s…
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Taming the Wyld (LenaR’s Review)

Taming the Wyld (LenaR’s Review)

Title: Taming the Wyld (States of Love) Author: Lucie Archer Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 101 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Witness Protection Program dumps JD Smith practically at the ends of the earth—in Two Pines, Alaska—to protect him until he can testify against a dangerous gang. He tries…
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Wild Retaliation (Natosha’s Review)

Wild Retaliation (Natosha’s Review)

Title: Wild Retaliation (Seaside Shifters #1) Author: Ethan Stone Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 7, 2016 Genre(s): Gay shifter romance/mystery Page Count: 121 Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Chief of Police John Dakota is in a world of trouble. His peaceful town of Seaside, Oregon, has been rocked by a wave of unsolved murders. The bloody deaths…
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The Talented Mr. Rivers (Crabbypatty’s Review)

The Talented Mr. Rivers (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: The Talented Mr. Rivers (Tough Love #2) Author: HelenKay Dimon Publisher: Loveswept / Random House Release Date: September 13, 2016 Genre(s): Action Adventure, Romantic Suspense Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: As the son of an international crime lord, Will Rivers only inherited one thing after his father died: trouble. The Pentasus organization deals in…
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Empty Net (Gigi’s Review)

Empty Net (Gigi’s Review)

Title: Empty Net (Scoring Chances #4) Author: Avon Gale Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 2, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hockey Page Count: 219 pages Reviewed by: Gigi Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie and captain Isaac Drake ended last season with an unexpected trip to the playoffs. He’s found a home and family with his coach and mentor, Misha Samarin,…
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The Senator’s Secret (A.O. Chika’s Review)

The Senator’s Secret (A.O. Chika’s Review)

Title: The Senator’s Secret Author: KC Wells Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 1, 2016 Genre(s): Political gay romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: A.O. Chika Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.8 stars out of 5 Blurb: Politics, puppy dogs, and passion, oh my! When his Republican opponent outs him with a photo in a Facebook post, Senator Samuel Dalton doesn’t have many options open to him.…
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Bad Judgment (Parvathy’s Review)

Bad Judgment (Parvathy’s Review)

Title: Bad Judgment Author: Sidney Bell Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: September 19, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romantic Suspense Page Count: 322 Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sidney Bell’s debut male/male romantic suspense Bad Judgment delivers an emotionally charged and adrenaline-packed story perfect for fans of Josh Lanyon’s Fair Game Embry Ford was a quiet, ordinary guy—until tragedy ripped…
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Into You (Ele’s Review)

Into You (Ele’s Review)

Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: September 9th 2016 Genre(s): Magic, YA Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What do you do when the body you wake up in isn’t yours? Olly and Scott promised to be best friends forever. They grew up on the same street, went to the same school, and did everything together. But…
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Empty Net (Ele’s Review)

Empty Net (Ele’s Review)

Title: Empty Net (Scoring Chances #4) Author: Avon Gale Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 2nd 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie and captain Isaac Drake ended last season with an unexpected trip to the playoffs. He’s found a home and family with his coach and mentor, Misha Samarin, and…
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Depth of Return (Natosha’s Review)

Depth of Return (Natosha’s Review)

Title: Depth of Return (Another Healing #2) Author: M. Raiya Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 5, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal, witches, demons, gay romance, mystery/suspense/ action Page Count: 231 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Betrayed and left for dead by his lover, North has retreated to a secluded island to nurture his coven of witches and their…
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Depth of Return (Steph’s Review)

Depth of Return (Steph’s Review)

Title: Depth of Return (Another Healing #2) Author: M. Raiya Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 5, 2016 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 216 Reviewed by: Steph Heat Level: 2.5 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Betrayed and left for dead by his lover, North has retreated to a secluded island to nurture his coven of witches and their demon partners. His group uses the magic…
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The Senator’s Secret (Steph’s Review)

The Senator’s Secret (Steph’s Review)

Title: The Senator’s Secret Author: K.C. Wells Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 1, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: Steph Heat Level: 3 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Politics, puppy dogs, and passion, oh my! When his Republican opponent outs him with a photo in a Facebook post, Senator Samuel Dalton doesn’t have many options open to him. It doesn’t…
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