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Treasure for Treasure (Ariel’s Review)

Treasure for Treasure (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Treasure for Treasure Author: R. Cooper Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 12, 2016 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Romance Page Count: 340 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Being(s) in Love Story In the nineteenth century, the dragon Dìzhèn put the small coastal town of Everlasting under her protection. Her family was supposed to carry on the tradition,…
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Boots (Ariel’s Review)

Boots (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Boots Author: Angel Martinez Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: December 6, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Ebook Count: 10 pages Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Newly Expanded Version! Willem’s lost his job and his boyfriend, and now possibly his mind when his cat calls him a nitwit. Willem’s father never approved of his artistic talents, his choices in…
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An Assassin’s Holiday

An Assassin’s Holiday

Title: An Assassin’s Holiday Author: Dirk Greyson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 54 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Brick Colton has been hired to kill Santa Claus—or at least the kindhearted accountant playing Santa for the kids in an orphanage. Brick grew up in an orphanage himself, but that isn’t…
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A Cat Builds A Raft

A Cat Builds A Raft

Title: A Cat Builds A Raft Author: Bee Allen Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 31, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 59 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Families, Zeke knows, are complicated… and shapeshifter families are a whole other ball of catnip. Ten months ago, Zeke went off the Schuyler clan radar, determined to live a painless…
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The Unlikely Prospect (Ariel’s Review)

The Unlikely Prospect (Ariel’s Review)

Title: The Unlikely Prospect Author: Lex Chase Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 7, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 126 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: In Prospect Harbor, Maine, lobsterman Harper Cook has always loved the sea. He and his two brothers work the harbor waters, in a fishing village of one thousand where everybody knows everybody…
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Lost and Found (Ariel’s Review)

Lost and Found (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Lost and Found Author: Rick R Reed Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 5, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: On a bright autumn day, Flynn Marlowe lost his best friend, a beagle named Barley, while out on a hike in Seattle’s Discovery Park. On a cold winter day, Mac Bowersox…
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Heartifact

Heartifact

Title: Heartifact Author: Aisling Mancy Publisher: Men Over the Rainbow Release Date: November 24, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy Page Count: 111 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Harper Kidd is a highly respected marine archaeologist. Yet, with the economy in a slump, he’s trapped working in an oil company’s exploration division. Now, at the ripe age of…
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The Soldati Prince (Ariel’s Review)

The Soldati Prince (Ariel’s Review)

Title: The Soldati Prince Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 23, 2016 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Shapeshifters Page Count: 97 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition One moment Riley Murrough is living a normal life working in a coffee shop, and the next he’s running for his life from demons, learns he bears the mark…
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Beware Geeks Bearing Gifts (Ariel’s Review)

Beware Geeks Bearing Gifts (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Beware Geeks Bearing Gifts Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 19, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 68 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Julian “Quinn” Quintero, a gruff, tough Miami SWAT officer, has been injured on the job, and all he’s looking for is a little peace and quiet to recover—difficult to achieve with…
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All The Way to Shore (Ariel’s Review)

All The Way to Shore (Ariel’s Review)

Title: All The Way to Shore (Stories from the Shore #1) Author: CJane Elliott Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 23, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 181 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jonathan Vallen has never felt good enough. A gentle musician who loves to garden, he’s woefully unsuited to running Vallen Industries, the family business. When…
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The Straight Boyfriend (Ariel’s Review)

The Straight Boyfriend (Ariel’s Review)

Title: The Straight Boyfriend (Loving You #3) Author: Renae Kaye Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 21, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aaron Hall has never been able to remain faithful to a single woman, and for most of his life, he’s dated two women at once. Recently his girlfriend tracked…
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Suddenly Yours (Ariel’s Review)

Suddenly Yours (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Suddenly Yours (One Fine Day #2) Author: Jacob Z Flores Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 244 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. Cody Hayes is having one epic morning-after. The hangover following a Vegas bachelor party is nothing new to him,…
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A Country Boy at Heart (Ariel’s Review)

A Country Boy at Heart (Ariel’s Review)

Title: A Country Boy at Heart (States of Love) Author: M.A. Church Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 9, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 137 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Hot damn, what more could a country boy want? Bass Pro Shop is finally opening in Tennessee. Nick plans to check out all twelve indoor acres chock-full…
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Playing with Fire (Ariel’s Review)

Playing with Fire (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Playing with Fire Author: Dirk Greyson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 4, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 199 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jim Crawford was born wealthy, but he turned his back on it to become a police officer. Add that to his being gay, and he’s definitely the black sheep of the family.…
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