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Shards in the Sun

Shards in the Sun

Title: Shards in the Sun Author: Trina Lane Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: February 14, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 251 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The heart of Texas beats strong, fuelled by the love between two men whose lives are interwoven like the long grass of the hill country they call home. Brandon Blackstun has…
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Letters from Cupid (Ariel’s Review)

Letters from Cupid (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Letters from Cupid Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 14, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 94 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition After breaking up with his partner, English professor Dr. Derek Chandler feels like a failure who will never win at romance. His aloof colleague, Dr. Macon Pinney, disagrees and pens…
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Friends with Benefits

Friends with Benefits

Title: Friends with Benefits Author: Cheyenne Meadows Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 28, 2015 Genre(s): Paranormal / Shifters Page Count: 124 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb:   Playboy wolf shifter Wiley can’t duck out of his pack’s biggest annual event, despite knowing his grandmother has possible suitors lined up and waiting. Wiley has no intention of settling…
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Fire Balls (Balls to the Wall #2)

Fire Balls (Balls to the Wall #2)

Title: Fire Balls (Balls to the Wall #2) Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 8, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 107 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Renowned artist Rodney Mansfield stands five foot six, has pink hair, six earrings, a black belt in karate—and a desperate yearning for firefighter Hunter Fallon. But…
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Resuscitating Love (Ariel’s Review)

Resuscitating Love (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Resuscitating Love Author: Devon Rhodes Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: January 31, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 33 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: If Hill keeps putting cowboys ahead of his marriage, even being a cardiologist won’t help David fix their broken hearts. Hillard ‘Hill’ Pearson, the new events director of the American Royal, has worked…
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The Haunting of Timber Manor

The Haunting of Timber Manor

Title: The Haunting of Timber Manor Author: F.E. Feeley Jr. Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 9, 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 230 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: While recovering from the recent loss of his parents, Daniel Donnelly receives a phone call from his estranged aunt, who turns over control of the family fortune and estate, Timber…
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The Applicant (Ariel’s Review)

The Applicant (Ariel’s Review)

Title: The Applicant Author: Aidee Ladnier Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 11, 2017 Genre(s): Time Travel Page Count: 47 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition How can something so cuddly and adorable be so destructive? The teddy bear robot decimating his lab is only the first disaster of the day for roboticist Forbes Pohle. If he…
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Once Upon a Time in The Weird West (Ariel’s Review)

Once Upon a Time in The Weird West (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Once Upon a Time in The Weird West Authors: Jamie Fessenden, Andrew Q. Gordon, Jana Denardo, Kim Fielding, Shira Anthony, Tali Spencer, Venona Keyes, Lex Chase, C.S. Poe, Nicole Kimberling, Ginn Hale, Astrid Amara, Langley Hyde Type: Anthology Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 16, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal/Urban Fantasy/Historical Page Count: 400 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: This…
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More Things in Heaven and Earth (Ariel’s Review)

More Things in Heaven and Earth (Ariel’s Review)

Title: More Things in Heaven and Earth Author: Paul Comeau Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 30, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 284 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When young Danny Crawford’s father and a priest conspire to subject him to conversion therapy, Danny only sees one way out. But little does Danny know he’ll soon have a…
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Add Love and Mix

Title: Add Love and Mix Author: Sean Michael Release Date: December 26, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Firefighter Jason “Jase” Weller and EMT Scott Bronson are living the perfect life. They work together in jobs they love, they live together, and in their downtime, they still can’t get enough of each…
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Love and Snowball Fights

Love and Snowball Fights

Title: Love and Snowball Fights Author: J.R. Loveless Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 116 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lane Freeman supposed there were worse places to be dumped than a place named Christmas Valley. After being ejected from the foster care system, he spent the past five years hitchhiking…
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Whispers of Old Winds

Whispers of Old Winds

Title: Whispers of Old Winds Author: George Seaton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 16, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal/Mythology/Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 286 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sheriff Sam Daly, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, and his husband, Michael Bellomo, have made a life for themselves in sparsely populated Pine County, in the Colorado mountains. Sam oversees the…
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Soul Bonds (Ariel’s Review)

Soul Bonds (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Soul Bonds (Common Powers #1) Author: Lynn Lorenz Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: December 20, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 176 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Book one in the Common Powers series – newly expanded version! Mitchell’s tired of one night stands and casual encounters. Sammi is a runaway sex slave who’ll do anything to…
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