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Ele

Mother, wife, teacher and READER. I read MM almost exclusively. My kindle is my best friend and the most important thing in my life after my son. My poor husband…

I read MM romance almost exclusively. As a reader I don’t have any hard limits except incest. I like Contemporary and Historicals and I rarely read Paranormal unless recommended…

Tribute Act (Ele’s Review)

Tribute Act (Ele’s Review)

Title: Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8) Author: Joanna Chambers Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 15th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up staying after saving the family business from ruin. The truth is, Nathan can’t stop himself from…
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On Your Knees, Prospect (Kings of Hell MC #3)

On Your Knees, Prospect (Kings of Hell MC #3)

Title: On Your Knees, Prospect (Kings of Hell MC #3) Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date:December 6th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Dark romance Page Count: 341 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: — There is freedom in blacking boots for the right man. — Jake. Kings of Hell MC Prospect. Obedient. Desperate for approval. Vars. Dominant. Stern. Undead. Jake…
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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Title: In Case of Emergency Author: Keira Andrews Publisher: KA Books/ Self Published Release Date: November 30th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 120 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Former stepbrothers find Christmas romance under the tree. After years alone, Daniel Diaz is finally ready to shake up his orderly, solitary life. He’s about to leave for a cozy…
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Nobody’s Butterfly

Nobody’s Butterfly

Title: Nobody’s Butterfly Author: Al Stewart, Claire Davis Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 1st 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Young Adult Page Count: 73 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cobweb ghosts are so inconvenient—especially grumpy ones with bad breath. Don’t they know silence is golden? Johnny Strong is the expert; he hasn’t spoken in two years. Not one…
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The Remaking of Corbin Wale (Ele’s Review)

The Remaking of Corbin Wale (Ele’s Review)

Title: The Remaking of Corbin Wale Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: November 27th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Magical realism Page Count: 226 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Last month, Alex Barrow’s whole life imploded—partner, home, job, all gone in forty-eight hours. But sometimes when everything falls apart, better things appear almost like magic. Now, he’s back…
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Strait Laced

Strait Laced

Title: Strait Laced Author: Kate Aaron Publisher: Croft House Release Date: November 28th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 285 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Philip Lomax is a man with ambition. Getting ahead in business doesn’t leave much time for fun. Relationships aren’t part of his plan, and falling in love will have to wait. Go-go dancer and…
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Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ele’s Review)

Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ele’s Review)

Title: Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 57 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he…
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Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7)

Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7)

Title: Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: December 4th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 192 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tired of the London rat race and the heartbreak that comes with it, photographer Jas Manning returns to Porthkennack, the Cornish seaside town where he spent every childhood summer on his father’s…
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Merry Gentlemen – Ele’s review

Merry Gentlemen – Ele’s review

Title: Merry Gentlemen Author: Josephine Myles Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: November 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 189 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: ’Tis the season of goodwill to all men…even the one who dumped you. Riley MacDermott’s ambitions are simple. Managing the annual Bath Christmas Market—which involves long hours in the cold and a whole lot of…
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Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22)

Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22)

Title: Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22) Author: Anna Zabo Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: December 18th 2017 Pages: 260 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Miniature artist Ian Meyers has one week to rebuild his damaged set. Needing help, he goes to End o’ Earth, the local comic and gaming shop. Owner Simon Derry pushes all…
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Kill Game (Seven of Spades, #1)

Kill Game (Seven of Spades, #1)

Title: Kill Game (Seven of Spades #1) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 23rd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 297 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Homicide detective Levi Abrams is barely holding his life together. He’s reeling from the fallout of a fatal shooting, and his relationship with his boyfriend is crumbling. The last thing…
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Off the Ice (Ele’s Review)

Off the Ice (Ele’s Review)

Title: Off the Ice (Hat Trick #1) Author: Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 30th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 275 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tristan Holt is nothing if not pragmatic. Despite a flourishing career as a defenseman for the Atlanta Venom, Tristan knows he can’t play hockey forever. One…
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Lace-Covered Compromise (Ele’s Review)

Lace-Covered Compromise (Ele’s Review)

Title: Lace-Covered Compromise Author: Silvia Violet Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: November 6th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 178 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Adam Kingston expects to inherit his father’s multinational conglomerate. When he finds out half of it went to Nate Thomas—an annoying man whose dreams for Kingston Corp.’s future clash with Adam’s need to stave…
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We Met in Death

We Met in Death

Title: We Met in Death Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 10th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 274 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “This is not the night you die.” * After years of working for a loan shark, Robert is done with blood and violence. All he has to show for it is a bag…
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