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Marginalia

Title: Marginalia Author: Laney Cairo Cover Artist: unknown Publisher & Buy Link: Torquere Press Amazon: Buy Link Marginalia Genre: M/M Romance, Erotica, S/F Dystopia Length: 21,400 words Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Interesting post apocalyptic set up but there was an unevenness in the treatment of the story which combined a hard edge erotic vibe with a soft romantic centre.
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Eddie: Grime Doesn’t Pay (The Brothers Grime #2 )

Eddie: Grime Doesn’t Pay (The Brothers Grime #2 )

Title: The Brothers Grime: Eddie Grime Doesn’t Pay Author: Z. A. Maxfield Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs Publisher & Buy Link: Loose Id Amazon: Buy Link Eddie: Grime Doesn’t Pay (The Brothers Grime) Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Novel Rating: 4.25 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: The second in this down to earth series is an interesting thoughtful romance- worth reading for the appealing character…
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Bone Rider

Bone Rider

Title: Bone Rider Author: J. Fally Cover Artist: Daniela Barisone Publisher & Buy Link: Dreamspinner Press Amazon: Buy Link Bone Rider Genre: M/M Romance,S/F, Action/Adventure Length: 310 pages Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Outrageously ambitious plot concerning, “cowboys, aliens, hit men and now a canyon full of survivalists…” with added complications courtesy of the US army creates a spectacular cinematic read.
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Hard Ass is Here

Hard Ass is Here

Title: Hard Ass is Here Author: S. C. Wynne Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Novella Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: A polished and slick book that I didn’t fall in love with but might well be someone’s else perfect partner.
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Turbulence

Turbulence

  Title: Turbulence Author: Lyn Gala Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher & Buy Link: Loose Id Amazon: Buy Link Turbulence Genre: M/M S/F Romance / Adventure Length: Long Novel Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: While inspired by the low IQ high muscle tone character type Jayne from ‘Firefly’, Jacqs is very much his own man and stars in a fabulous fighting and…
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The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal

The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal

Title: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal Author: KJ Charles Publisher Macmillan Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: M/M Paranormal romance/mystery/ historical Length: Short Story / 4,500 words Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Lovely disciplined writing gives a mannered witty voice to haunted comings and goings.
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Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma #4)

Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma #4)

Title: Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma #4) Author: Anne Tenino Cover Artist: L C Chase Publisher: Riptide Publishing Amazon: Buy Link Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma) Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Novella 20,000 words Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Frat Boy & Toppy relationship revisited didn’t quite work for me but still has some good qualities.
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Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant

Title: Point Pleasant Author: Jen Archer Wood Buy Link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance/Horror/Paranormal Length: Long Novel 402 Kindle pages Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating points A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review:  Ambitious and compelling story telling with classic detailed writing; a small town America horror tale with introspective author hero returning home to face his complicated past.
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Touch Me Not

Touch Me Not

Title: Touch Me Not Author: Genna Donaghy Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: Self Published Amazon: Buy Link Touch Me Not Genre: M/M Cowboy/ BDSM /Romance Alternative Universe/ Paranormal Length: Short Novel Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Primarily very readable with an interesting concept but became less appealing later, particularly in the area of emotional development.
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Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5)

Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5)

Title: Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5) (Superpowered Love Series #5) Author: Katey Hawthorne Cover Artist: P.L.Nunn Publisher & Buy Link: Loose Id Amazon: n/a Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance / Paranormal Length: Novel Rating: 4.5 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Unusual superpowered realism – post prison rehabilitation, personal growth and intense personality revealing sex.
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Forever Promised (Promises #4)

Forever Promised (Promises #4)

Title: Forever Promised (Promises #4) Author: Amy Lane Cover Artist: Paul Richmond Publisher & Buy Link : Dreamspinner Press Amazon: Buy Link Forever Promised Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 350 pages Rating: 4.5 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Simple things that are the stuff of life – this is a lovely ensemble piece to sing conclusion to the Promise Rock Series, we get to…
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Falling in Love with Crazy

Falling in Love with Crazy

Title: Falling in Love with Crazy Author: Dane Waters Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs Publisher: Loose Id Amazon: Buy Link Falling in Love with Crazy Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance / Multi cultural Length: Long Novel Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: I took a dislike to the main character which left me feeling detached from this dramatic story of extreme emotions and actions.
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Aftermath

Aftermath

Title: Aftermath Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self Published Buy Link: Amazon.com Aftermath Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance, Suspense/thriller Length: 60,000 words Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: A first rate job; believable and frightening action matched with strongly written characters I really cared about.
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Following Grandpa Jess

Following Grandpa Jess

Title: Following Grandpa Jess Author: TJ Baer Cover Artist: Lee Ligon Publisher & Buy Link : Bold Strokes Books Amazon: Buy Link Following Grandpa Jess Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance Length: Short Novel Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars A Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Written with quiet charm, this gently quirky family and OFY story made me smile.
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