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Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2)

Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2)

Title: Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2) Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: October 8, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense/Mystery Page Count: 304 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Assistant US attorney Dominic Price is staring down the barrel of his father’s debts. The bull’s-eye on his back makes him a threat to everyone he cares about, so when his…
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When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

Title: When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: August 31, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 114 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Work-life balance for a spy may be an oxymoron, but Jack Reardon likes a good challenge. And he’s almost bested this one. He’s settled into his Meta-State…
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Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

Title: Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 30, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 78 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Meta-State spy Jack Reardon believes it’s all been taken care of. He has his verbal agreement with his boss to “keep Blade happy,” and Jack is more…
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Lessons in Chasing the Wild Goose (Maya’s Review)

Lessons in Chasing the Wild Goose (Maya’s Review)

Title: Lessons in Chasing the Wild Goose: A Cambridge Fellows Mystery Novella Author: Charlie Cochrane Publisher: Self published Release Date: March 19, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery Page Count: 104 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith like nothing more than being handed a mystery to solve. But why would anybody murder a man with no enemies?…
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Soul of Discretion (Maya’s Review)

Soul of Discretion (Maya’s Review)

Title: Soul of Discretion Author: Susan Mac Nicol and M. Tasia Publisher: Boroughs Publishing Group Release Date: April 29, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, Suspense Page Count: 181 pages Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Simon Bridgeworth, Earl of Stoneham, loves to play, and to perfect the game he delights in most, he’s funded a hook-up app, crUIzer, where he meets…
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Learn With Me (Maya’s Review)

Learn With Me (Maya’s Review)

Title: Learn With Me Author: Kris Jacen Publisher: MLR Press Release Date: May 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, Military Page Count: 43,000 words Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Josiah “Siah” Kent has always loved learning; now he’s living his dream of teaching children to love it too. After getting his degrees in New Orleans, he accepted a teaching position outside…
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The Englor Affair (Maya’s Review)

The Englor Affair (Maya’s Review)

Title: The Englor Affair (The Sci-Regency Series #2) Author: J.L. Langley Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 28, 2018 Genre(s): Science Fiction Page Count: 254 Pages Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Sci-Regency Novel: sequel to My Fair Captain Anxious to escape the confines of Regelence society, if only for a little while, Prince Payton Townsend poses as…
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Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Maya’s Review)

Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Maya’s Review)

Title: Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Island Classifieds #1) Author: TA Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 21, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 218 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Island Classifieds: Book One His mother. His best friend. The barmaid at the local pub. Everyone is determined to find Nathan Moffatt a boyfriend. It’s the last thing Nathan…
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A Few Good Fish (Maya’s Review)

A Few Good Fish (Maya’s Review)

Title: A Few Good Fish (Fish Out of Water #3) Author: Amy Lane Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 28, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 290 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A tomcat, a psychopath, and a psychic walk into the desert to rescue the men they love…. Can everybody make it out with their skin intact? PI…
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Trick Play (Fake Boyfriend #2)

Trick Play (Fake Boyfriend #2)

Title: Trick Play (Fake Boyfriend #2) Author: Eden Finley Publisher: self published Release Date: June 24, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 306 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Matt: Want to know the fastest way to get screwed out of a football career? Get photographed in a compromising position in a gay bar. Yep, welcome to my life. My…
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The Wolf at Bay (Maya’s Review)

The Wolf at Bay (Maya’s Review)

Title: The Wolf at Bay (Big Bad Wolf #2) Author: Charlie Adhara Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: September 24, 2018 Genre(s): Werewolves, Mystery, Paranormal Page Count: 262 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Going home digs up bad memories, so it’s something Bureau of Special Investigations agent Cooper Dayton tries to avoid. When he’s guilted into a visit, Cooper…
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A Mage’s Power (The Inquisition Trilogy #1)

A Mage’s Power (The Inquisition Trilogy #1)

Title: A Mage’s Power Author: Casey Wolfe Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 16, 2018 Genre(s): Pranormal, Fantasy Page Count: Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Built on the bones of an ancient city, modern-day Everstrand is where master mage, Rowan, has set up his enchantment shop. When not hanging out with his werewolf best friend, Caleb, or studying,…
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Fallen for You (Maya’s Review)

Fallen for You (Maya’s Review)

Title: Fallen for You Author: Jules Dee Publisher:NineStar Press Release Date: July 16, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 267 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When you work with someone for years, you think you know them pretty well. Casey Wicker and Martin Bishop are a British Secret Service team with a reputation for ignoring rules but delivering results.…
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Alpha Unit One, New York  (Maya’s Review)

Alpha Unit One, New York (Maya’s Review)

Title: Alpha Unit One, New York Author: Chris T. Kat Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 27, 2018 Genre(s): Shifters/Paranormal Page Count: 161 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: The cat’s out of the bag… In a world that accepts shifters as normal and thinks nothing of human/shifter couples, baby shifters and small shifters are treated as subpar. They…
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