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The Eagle’s Wing

The Eagle’s Wing

Title & buy link: The Eagle’s Wing Author: Cimorene Ross Cover Artist: n/a Publisher: Manifold Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: M/M historical Length: Novel (100,000 words) Rating: 2 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: A slow-moving tale set in Roman Britain and Gaul that adheres to well-worn fannish tropes.
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Erasing Shame

Erasing Shame

Title: Erasing Shame Author: Yeyu Cover Artist: Anne Cain Publisher: Dreamspinner Amazon buy link: Buy Link Erasing Shame Genre: M/M historical Length: Novel (350 pages) Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: An ambitious and sweeping epic set in an alternate history ancient China.
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Provoked (Leslie’s Review)

Provoked (Leslie’s Review)

Title & buy link: Provoked Author: Joanna Chambers Cover Artist: Angela Waters Publisher: Self PUblished Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: M/M historical Length: Novel (c.60,000 words) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Atmospheric Regency historical with a tormented hero trying to fight his attraction to a far more down-to-earth nobleman against a backdrop of social unrest.
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Prize Package

Prize Package

Title & buy link: Prize Package Author: Kyle Adams Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Amazon buy link: Buy Link here Genre: M/M contemporary Length: Novelette (50 pages) Rating: 5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Laugh-out-loud story about a pro-wrestler and his biggest fan… who isn’t actually his biggest fan at all.
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The King’s Mate

The King’s Mate

Title & buy link: The King’s Mate Author: Ashavan Doyon Cover Artist: Catt Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Amazon buy link: here Genre: M/M contemporary Length: Novella (64 pages) Rating: 2 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Lacklustre May/December romance with chess used more as a throwaway plot device than anything integral.
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Open Cover Before Striking

Open Cover Before Striking

Title & buy link: Open Cover Before Striking Author: Willa Okati Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: Loose Id Amazon buy link: here Genre: M/M contemporary Length: Novella Rating: 3 stars out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Well written as you’d expect from this author, but I couldn’t connect with the characters and was left oddly dissatisfied.
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Let’s Cheat!

Let’s Cheat!

Title & buy link: Let’s Cheat Author: Gene Taylor Cover Artist: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner Amazon buy link: Let’s Cheat! Genre: M/M contemporary Length: Novel (200 pages) Rating: 1 star out of 5 A guest review by Leslie S Review summary: Great idea, bad execution.
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