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Ele

Mother, wife, teacher and READER. I read MM almost exclusively. My kindle is my best friend and the most important thing in my life after my son. My poor husband…

I read MM romance almost exclusively. As a reader I don’t have any hard limits except incest. I like Contemporary and Historicals and I rarely read Paranormal unless recommended…

Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7)

Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7)

Title: Junkyard Heart (Porthkennack #7) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: December 4th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 192 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tired of the London rat race and the heartbreak that comes with it, photographer Jas Manning returns to Porthkennack, the Cornish seaside town where he spent every childhood summer on his father’s…
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Merry Gentlemen – Ele’s review

Merry Gentlemen – Ele’s review

Title: Merry Gentlemen Author: Josephine Myles Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: November 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 189 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: ’Tis the season of goodwill to all men…even the one who dumped you. Riley MacDermott’s ambitions are simple. Managing the annual Bath Christmas Market—which involves long hours in the cold and a whole lot of…
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Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22)

Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22)

Title: Outside the Lines (Bluewater Bay #22) Author: Anna Zabo Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: December 18th 2017 Pages: 260 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Miniature artist Ian Meyers has one week to rebuild his damaged set. Needing help, he goes to End o’ Earth, the local comic and gaming shop. Owner Simon Derry pushes all…
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Kill Game (Seven of Spades, #1)

Kill Game (Seven of Spades, #1)

Title: Kill Game (Seven of Spades #1) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 23rd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 297 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Homicide detective Levi Abrams is barely holding his life together. He’s reeling from the fallout of a fatal shooting, and his relationship with his boyfriend is crumbling. The last thing…
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Off the Ice (Ele’s Review)

Off the Ice (Ele’s Review)

Title: Off the Ice (Hat Trick #1) Author: Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: October 30th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 275 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tristan Holt is nothing if not pragmatic. Despite a flourishing career as a defenseman for the Atlanta Venom, Tristan knows he can’t play hockey forever. One…
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Lace-Covered Compromise (Ele’s Review)

Lace-Covered Compromise (Ele’s Review)

Title: Lace-Covered Compromise Author: Silvia Violet Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: November 6th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 178 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Adam Kingston expects to inherit his father’s multinational conglomerate. When he finds out half of it went to Nate Thomas—an annoying man whose dreams for Kingston Corp.’s future clash with Adam’s need to stave…
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We Met in Death

We Met in Death

Title: We Met in Death Author: K.A. Merikan Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 10th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 274 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “This is not the night you die.” * After years of working for a loan shark, Robert is done with blood and violence. All he has to show for it is a bag…
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Chilling with Max (Ele’s Review)

Chilling with Max (Ele’s Review)

Author: Bonnie Dee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 99 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: High tension meets laid back in a collision of opposites. Grant Edgerton hasn’t had free day in years. From overachieving student to workaholic real estate developer in a high-pressure firm, he’s striven for success to the…
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Sightlines (Ele’s Review)

Sightlines (Ele’s Review)

Title: Sightlines (The Community #3) Author: Santino Hassell Publisher: Riptide Publishing Pages: 257 Release Date: October 9th 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal, Psychics Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Chase Payne is a walking contradiction. He’s the most powerful psychic in the Community, but the least respected. He’s the son of the Community’s founder, but with his tattoo sleeves and abrasive…
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Tender with a Twist (Ele’s Review)

Tender with a Twist (Ele’s Review)

Title: Tender with a Twist (Rainbow Cove #2) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 2nd 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 264 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: One kinky wood carver. One younger chef looking to try new things. A series of lessons that bring both men more than they bargained for… Curtis Hunt has made a…
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Wheels Up (Ele’s Review)

Wheels Up (Ele’s Review)

Title:Wheels Up (Out of Uniform #4) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: November 7th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Their love is forbidden, but their hearts aren’t listening to rules and regulations. Lieutenant Dustin Strauss is a reformed man. No longer a twentysomething hell-raiser, he’s his SEAL team’s new XO-and…
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The Rules

The Rules

Title: The Rules Author: Jamie Fessenden Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 6th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 275 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: WHEN HANS BAUER, a college student in New Hampshire, accepts a job as a housekeeper for an older gay couple, he soon learns the reason they’ve hired someone with no experience is that professional agencies…
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His Convenient Husband (Ele’s Review)

His Convenient Husband (Ele’s Review)

Title: His Convenient Husband Author: Robin Covington Publisher: Entangled Publishing Release Date: October 9th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: NFL football player Isaiah Blackwell lost his husband three years ago and is raising their teen son alone. He lives his life as quietly as his job allows, playing ball to support his family…
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Rank & File  (Ele’s Review)

Rank & File (Ele’s Review)

Title:Rank & File (Anchor Point #4) Author: L.A.Witt Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 25th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 272 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Senior Chief Will Curtis is as straitlaced as they come. While his fellow Sailors have partied their way through their enlistments, he’s had his eye on the prize—making master chief and retiring after…
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