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Rim Shot (PIU’s Review)

Rim Shot (PIU’s Review)

Title: Rim Shot Author: Skylar M. Cates Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 29th Sep, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can college roommates go from friends to lovers? Kyle: I’m confident that with hard work, my position as point guard can carry me from rural Indiana to the NBA. I also know…
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Creative Process (PIU’s Review)

Creative Process (PIU’s Review)

Title: Creative Process Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 25th Sep, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Best-selling thriller author Reese Kelsey knows his career isn’t conducive to romance. He doesn’t work the normal nine-to-five, and sometimes his characters take hold and demand all his attention, causing him to neglect…
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A World Apart (PIU’s Review)

A World Apart (PIU’s Review)

Title: A World Apart Author: Mel Gough Publisher: Ninestar Press Release Date: 18th Sep, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Comfort/Healing Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ben Griers is the darling of Corinth Georgia’s Police Department—intelligent, handsome, and hardworking. Thanks to his beautiful wife and clever daughter, Ben’s family is the envy of the town. Yet desperate unhappiness is hiding just…
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Year One: Would it Be Okay to Love You?

Year One: Would it Be Okay to Love You?

Title: Year One: Would it Be Okay to Love You? Author: Amy Tasukada Publisher: Macarons & Tea Publishing Release Date: 17th August, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A robot fanboy. An erotic voice actor. Will their secrets overwhelm their love? Sato doesn’t get out much. The anime company accountant spends his days at a desk…
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Memories (PIU’s Review)

Memories (PIU’s Review)

Title: Memories Author: Ruby Moone Publisher: self-published Release Date: 26th August, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Historical, Mystery Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will Marsden is a man on the run from his memories and his past. Steward of Denton Manor was a good position until Captain Dearne, the owner, lost the manor on the turn of a card. When…
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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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