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Out-Foxed (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #3)

Out-Foxed (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #3)

Title: Out-Foxed (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #3) Author: Haley Walsh Cover Artist: Winterheart Designs Publisher: MLR Press Out-Foxed (The Skyler Foxe Mystery Series) Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Romantic Comedy Length: Novel (91,000 words) Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: This third installment of the on-going Skyler Foxe Mysteries series wraps up the biggest mystery of the trilogy so far: who is doing nefarious things at the…
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Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2)

Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2)

Title: Foxe Hunt (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #2) Author: Haley Walsh Cover Artist: Deana C Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link Amazon Genre: Mystery, Contemporary, Romantic Comedy Length: Novel (78,000 words) Rating: 4.75 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: Book 2 of the Skyler Foxe Mysteries lives up to and exceeds the promise of the first, Foxe Tail. This is one of those instances I’d like…
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Blood & Tears (Flesh #3)

Blood & Tears (Flesh #3)

Title: Blood & Tears (Flesh #3) Author: Ethan Stone Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: DSP Publications Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M, Mystery, GFY Length: Novel (310 paperback pages, word count unlisted) Rating: 4.25 out of 5 A guest review by Buda Summary Review: A fun and entertaining sequel to (In the Flesh and) Flesh & Blood (reviews linked), but this time the focus is on Gabe Vargas…
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No Apologies (Hollywood #1)

No Apologies (Hollywood #1)

Title: No Apologies (Hollywood #1) Author: Tibby  Armstrong Cover Artist: Justin James Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: 267 pages Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: Though not without its problems, this book is a compelling story of two boys finding themselves and their way to each other.
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A.J.’s Angel

A.J.’s Angel

Title: A.J.’s Angel Author: L.A. Witt Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs Buy Link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Publisher: Samhain Publishing Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella (word count unlisted) Rating: 4.25 of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: A hot and steamy second-chance romance with a winning protagonist.
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Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1)

Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1)

Title & Link: Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1) Author: Haley Walsh Cover Artist: Deana C Jamroz Buy Link (Kindle): Buy Link Foxe Tail (A Skyler Foxe Mystery) Publisher: MLR Press Genre: Mystery, Contemporary Length: Novel, 288 pages (79,000+ words) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: A promising start to a fun and funny new mystery series featuring a gay high school English…
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Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4)

Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4)

Title Breaking Logan’s Laws (Quinn Security #4) Author: Cameron Dane Cover Artist: Anne Cain Buy Link: Amazon.com Publisher: Loose Id Genre: Contemporary M/M, Suspense Length: Novel (word count not listed) Rating: 2.75 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The stimulant 5-hour Energy is more subtle than this book, which, unlike Dane’s previous work, I struggled hard to like.
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Tyler’s Cowboy

Title: Tyler’s Cowboy Author: Amber Kell Cover Artist: Posh Gosh Publisher: Total E-Bound Amazon: NA Genre: Contemporary M/M, Cowboy Length: Novella (word count unlisted) Rating: 2.75 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: A simple, sweet story of a straight cowboy falling for his business partner’s little brother is marred by melodrama, unrealistic scenes and a too-short timeline.
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Clouds and Rain (Clouds and Rain Stories #1)

Clouds and Rain (Clouds and Rain Stories #1)

Title: Clouds and Rain Author: Zahra Owens Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link (Kindle): Buy Link Clouds and Rain Genre: Cowboy, Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (250 pages, word count unlisted) Rating: 3 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: What begins as a fun cowboy-on-cowboy tale loses steam about midway, then jumps the shark around three-fourths through and becomes an infertility tale about…
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Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2)

Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2)

Title: Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2) (Flesh #2) Author: Ethan Stone Cover Artist: Justin James Publisher: DSP Publications Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M, Mystery/Suspense Length: Novel (240 pages, word count unlisted) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The continuation of Cristian Flesh’s story finds him investigating a case that forces him to confront the many demons of his past. Cristian,…
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Paris A to Z (Coda #5)

Paris A to Z (Coda #5)

Title: Paris A to Z (Coda #5)) Author: Marie Sexton Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novella (106 pages; word count unlisted) Rating: 5+ out of 5 stars, DIK A guest review by Buda Summary Review: Possibly the last installment in the series has all three of the couples together in a hilarious and heartrending book that might have been subtitled The…
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The Truth of Yesterday

Title: The Truth of Yesterday Author: Josh Aterovis Cover Design: Josh Aterovis Buy Link: Buy Link The Truth of Yesterday Publisher: P.D. Publishing, Inc. Genre: Murder Mystery, Paranormal, Contemporary M/M, YA Length: Novel (376 paperback pages) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The fourth Killian Kendall mystery is a worthy continuation of a fun and energetic series.
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Nothing Ever Happens

Nothing Ever Happens

Title: Nothing Ever Happens Author: Sue Brown Cover Artist: Reese Dante Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Amazon.com Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (280 pages, word count unlisted) Rating: 5+ out of 5 stars, DIK A guest review by Buda Summary Review: Andrew and Nathan struggle through seven long years, three marriages, children, a death, and a nosy neighbor with a clipboard to finally get their Happy Ever After. Beautifully drawn…
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Bermuda Heat (L.A. #5)

Title & Link: Bermuda Heat (L.A. #5) Author: PA Brown Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Buy Link Bermuda Heat (L.A. Series) (Kindle); Buy Link Bermuda Heat (Paperback) Genre: Murder Mystery, Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (73,000 words, 260 paperback pages) Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The blurb for this fifth installment in the LA Heat series carried a lot of promise for fans…
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