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Taste on my Tongue (PIU’s Review)

Taste on my Tongue (PIU’s Review)

Title: Taste on my Tongue Author: Beth Bolden Publisher: self-published Release Date: 15th August, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.75 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Almost pop-star Landon Patton has just turned a corner on the worst two years of his life: dropped by his label and dumped by his ungrateful ex-boyfriend. However, his new agent’s brilliant plan for Landon’s superstardom…
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Rule Breaker (PIU’s Review)

Rule Breaker (PIU’s Review)

Title: Rule Breaker Author: Lily Morton Publisher: self-published Release Date: 17th August, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Office Romance, Enemies to lovers, Friends to lovers, GFY Page Count: 302 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Is it really wrong to want to murder your boss? Dylan has worked for Gabe for two years. Two long years of sarcastic comments. Two long…
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Linchpin (PIU’s Review)

Linchpin (PIU’s Review)

Title: Linchpin Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: 2nd May, 2017 Genre(s): Mafia, Novella Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A cleaner for the mob should know better than to make his own mess. Randall Quinn has been a cleaner for the mob for over ten years, but a particularly violent scene sets him to drinking alone…
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The Wanderer  (PIU’s Review)

The Wanderer (PIU’s Review)

Title: The Wanderer (The Sin Bin #1) Author: Dahlia Donovan Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing Release Date: 29th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Graham Hodson lives for adventure. His entire life has revolved around his obsessive wanderlust. His inner fear of staying in one place or being with one person for too long has kept…
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Olive Juice (PIU’s Review)

Olive Juice (PIU’s Review)

Title: Olive Juice Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 26th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Romance, Mafia Page Count: 121 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 0.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It begins with a message that David cannot ignore: I want to see you. He agrees, and on a cold winter’s night, David and Phillip will come together to sift through the wreckage…
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See My Words (PIU’s Review)

See My Words (PIU’s Review)

Title: See My Words (Spectrum Nights #2) Author: Melanie Hansen Publisher: Ninestar Press Release Date: 24th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Comfort/Healing Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Successful underwear model Scott Ashworth is lucky—his attack at the hands of an unknown assailant will leave no visible scars. His professional goals are still within reach, and best of all, his…
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The Trouble with Trevor  (PIU’s Review)

The Trouble with Trevor (PIU’s Review)

Title: The Trouble with Trevor (Off Limits #1) Author: Cin Forrester Publisher: Elsewhere Publishing Release Date: 19th Feb, 2017 Genre(s): Taboo, Romance Page Count: 125 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Like most other guys his age, Trevor Nash just wants to escape his small town, go to college and get laid. It’s not his fault his parents are…
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The Acrobat (PIU’s Review)

The Acrobat (PIU’s Review)

Title: The Acrobat (Blood Ties Book 1) Author: Agnes Moon, Kevan Houser (Translator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: 19th Feb, 2017 Genre(s): Romance, Supernatural Page Count: 209 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Acrobat is a professional thief with dozens of burglaries to his credit, but when he finds himself trapped in the enormous abode of a mysterious…
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A Day Makes  (PIU’s Review)

A Day Makes (PIU’s Review)

Title: A Day Makes Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 19th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Romance, Mafia Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Mob enforcer Ceaton Mercer has killed a lot of people in a lot of different ways – he stashed the last two bodies in a toolshed belonging to a sweetheart marine researcher…
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Gabriel (PIU’s Review)

Gabriel (PIU’s Review)

Title: Gabriel (Order of the Black Knights #5) Author: R.K. Staunton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 21st Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gabriel Ingram is running from his past. It’s common knowledge at the college where he teaches that he’s a former CIA technical analyst, but no one knows the things…
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The Bravest Thing (PIU’s Review)

The Bravest Thing (PIU’s Review)

Title: The Bravest Thing Author: Laura Lascarso Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 17th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Romance, Healing/comfort Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: High school junior Berlin Webber is about to reap the fruits of his hard work and land a football scholarship—if he can keep his sexuality a secret from his best friend, Trent,…
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Forgotten Paradise

Forgotten Paradise

Title: Forgotten Paradise Author: Shira Anthony Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 15th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s dangerous diving for secrets. When a mega company threatens to take over his family-owned business, programming prodigy Adam Preston escapes the stress with a much-needed vacation in the Dominican Republic. There he meets attractive, intelligent, insightful…
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Brush with Catastrophe

Brush with Catastrophe

Title: Brush with Catastrophe (The Aloysius Tales #2) Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 14th Apr, 2017 Genre(s): Supernatural, Best Friends to lovers Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: An Aloysius Tale Sammy Raphael is a crappy witch, and on top of that, he can’t seem to get a boyfriend. Where other supernaturals can…
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The Combat Zone (PIU’s Review)

The Combat Zone (PIU’s Review)

Title: The Combat Zone (A Cody Harper Novel #1) Author: Vincent Wilde Publisher: Cleis Press Release Date: 10th Jan, 2017 Genre(s): Mystery/Thriller Page Count : 240 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 0.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: From the underbelly of Boston’s officially sanctioned red-light district–The Combat Zone–to a neo-Nazi compound in the secluded mountains of New Hampshire, gay cross-dressing sleuth Cody Harper hunts…
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