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ParisDude

Dieter, born and raised in Austria, studied Political Sciences in Vienna in the early 90s. He’s living in Paris, France, with his boyfriend and working as a graphic designer. In his spare time, he loves to write, read, cook, take photos, and travel as often as possible. He’s already published two short-story collections as well as four poetry collections. His first murder mystery novel “The Stuffed Coffin” featuring Damien Drechsler and the dashing Greek student Nikos has been released on Jan. 6, 2019, and is available in English, French, and soon German. Dieter is also writing reviews for Gay Book Reviews under the pseudonym of ParisDude.

Promises (Coda #1)

Promises (Coda #1)

Title: Promises (Coda Book 1) Second Edition Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 14, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can a man who loves his small hometown trust it to love him back? Jared Thomas has lived in the mountain town of Coda, Colorado his whole life. He can’t…
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The End of Darkness (Druid’s Curse Book 1)

The End of Darkness (Druid’s Curse Book 1)

Title: The End of Darkness (Druid’s Curse Book 1) Author: Shea Balik Publisher: Self-published Release Date: April 15, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 199 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ryley Duggan resented his family for forcing him home on his twenty-first birthday to perform another stupid fire ritual, instead of letting him go out and get shit-faced like…
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The Mage on the Hill (The Web of Arcana Book 1)

The Mage on the Hill (The Web of Arcana Book 1)

Title: The Mage on the Hill (The Web of Arcana #1) Author: Angel Martinez Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 7, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 170 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A young magic user who wants desperately to live. A jaded recluse who has forgotten what living means. They’re each other’s only chance. Toby’s wild magic…
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Expedition 63—Box Set (ParisDude’s Review)

Expedition 63—Box Set (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Expedition 63 (Box Set including “Dusk”, “Dark” and “Dawn”) Author: T.A. Creech Publisher: JMC Books LLC Release Date: December 22, 2018 Genre(s): Science Fiction Page Count: 345 (total) Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.40 stars out of 5 Blurb: All three stories in T.A. Creech’s best-selling M/M sci-fi romance series, Expedition 63, together in one box set! When contact is lost with Mission…
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Unimaginable (ParisDude’s Review)

Unimaginable (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Unimaginable Author: Iyana Jenna Publisher: JMC Books LLC Release Date: March 23, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 52 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 2.40 stars out of 5 Blurb: Callum Saxon wakes up to a totally different universe where all around him is water. Strangely he can breathe it as if it’s air. The bad thing is he can’t remember how he got…
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Puppet/Master (ParisDude’s Review)

Puppet/Master (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Puppet/Master (The Vale Chronicles Book 1) Author: Joel Abernathy Publisher: Self-published Release Date: February 7, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 319 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can an assassin who exists only for one man accept his destiny as the treasured possession of four elite warriors? The world of Teros is full of beautiful, twisted things. Elves…
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The Doctor’s Secret (ParisDude’s Review)

The Doctor’s Secret (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Doctor’s Secret (Copper Point Medical #1) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 23, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 256 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.80 stars out of 5 Blurb: The brilliant but brooding new doctor encounters Copper Point’s sunny nurse-next-door… and nothing can stand in the way of this romance. Dr. Hong-Wei Wu has come to Copper Point,…
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Murder Most Lovely (ParisDude’s)

Murder Most Lovely (ParisDude’s)

Title: Murder Most Lovely (Lacetown Murder Mysteries #1) Author: Hank Edwards / Deanna Wadsworth Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 30, 2019 Genre(s): Crime / Murder Mystery Page Count: 270 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.60 stars out of 5 Blurb: A killer at a small-town literary festival. Bumbling drug dealers. A kidnapped cat. Starting a romance among all this chaos might be the…
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Fault Lines

Fault Lines

Title: Fault Lines Author: Shane K. Morton Publisher: I.M. Limited Release Date: April 2, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 238 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 0 flame out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Drag goddess, Ursula Moolay, left Kentucky as fast as her size twelve pumps could carry her and has created a new life for herself in Los Angeles. Here, she has found herself surrounded…
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Redesigning Landry Bishop (ParisDude’s Review)

Redesigning Landry Bishop (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Redesigning Landry Bishop Author: Kim Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 21, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 177 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love never goes out of style. Landry Bishop fled his tiny hometown and never looked back. Now his expertise in food, fashion, and décor has earned him all of Hollywood’s glittering perks. But…
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Love Conventions (ParisDude’s Review)

Love Conventions (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Love Conventions Author: Morgan James Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 7, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 248 pages Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.60 stars out of 5 Blurb: A happy ending worthy of a TV fantasy… in real life? Ashland Wells is an actor of sci-fi cult fame but with little direction for the future, when handsome grad student Remy…
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The Doctor’s Secret (ParisDude’s Review)

The Doctor’s Secret (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Doctor’s Secret (Copper Point Medical #1) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 23, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 256 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.80 stars out of 5 Blurb: The brilliant but brooding new doctor encounters Copper Point’s sunny nurse-next-door… and nothing can stand in the way of this romance. Dr. Hong-Wei Wu has come to Copper Point,…
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Family Camp (ParisDude’s Review)

Family Camp (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Family Camp Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Self-published Release Date: March 28, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 219 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.90 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Geo signs up for Family Camp, he envisions nature hikes, s’mores, and a chance to win over his recalcitrant new foster kids, Jayden and Lucy. He’s tried to become a dad for so long,…
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Lust and Other Drugs (Mytho #1)

Lust and Other Drugs (Mytho #1)

Title: Lust and other Drugs (Mytho #1) Author: T.J. Nichols Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 2nd, 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Page Count: 212 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Police officer Jordan and dragon shifter Edra might have to work together, but they don’t trust each other—even if sparks do fly between them. If anyone finds out Jordan’s…
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