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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.

The Demon Lord of California (ParisDude’s Review)

The Demon Lord of California (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Demon Lord of California (Infinity 8 Book 1) Author: Jeanne Marcella Publisher: Self-published Release Date: March 3, 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Page Count: 242 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 0 flame out of 5 Rating: 2.10 stars out of 5 Blurb: Stripped of his psychic powers, Calico Winghorse barely made it to 19th century Earth via his interdimensional portal. As a mixed-blood phoenix concealing himself in human form,…
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A Party to Murder (ParisDude’s Review)

A Party to Murder (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: A Party to Murder Author: John Inman Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 26, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 2.4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When Jamie Roma and Derek Lee find their blossoming love affair interrupted by dual invitations to a house party from a mysterious unnamed host, they think, Sounds like fun. The next thing…
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Moonstruck (ParisDude’s Review)

Moonstruck (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Moonstruck Author: Aleksandr Voinov and L.A. Witt Publisher: 44 Raccoons Release Date: April 12, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 331 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.80 stars out of 5 Blurb: Anthony Rawson is screwed. Fans, producers, and his agent are all chomping at the bit for the next book in his wildly popular Triple Moon series, but he’s got epic writer’s block…
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Melded Attraction (Whitacre Foundation #1)

Melded Attraction (Whitacre Foundation #1)

Title: Melded Attraction: An M/M Urban Fantasy Romance (Whitacre Foundation Book 1) Author: Alex Tyler Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC Release Date: February 28, 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Romance Page Count: 183 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.80 stars out of 5 Blurb: He hates magic… until he meets a man whose power doesn’t ruin him. Legend has it there’s a powerful artifact that…
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In the Eye of the Wind (ParisDude’s Review)

In the Eye of the Wind (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: In the Eye of the Wind Author: Katherine Wyvern Publisher: Evernight Publishing Release Date: January 16, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 268 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5 Blurb: Born in the northern wastes of Kaleva in the middle of a devastating war between light and darkness, Rikko’ has found his way south to the warm shores of the…
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The Ghost Had an Early Check-Out (ParisDude’s Review)

The Ghost Had an Early Check-Out (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Ghost Had an Early Check-Out (The Ghost Wore Yellow Socks #2) Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: December 18, 2018 Genre(s): Murder Mystery Page Count: 184 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Now living in Los Angeles with former navy SEAL Nick Reno, artist Perry Foster comes to the rescue of elderly and eccentric…
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Pros & Cons of Deception (ParisDude’s Review)

Pros & Cons of Deception (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Pros & Cons of Deception (Pros & Cons #2) Author: AE Wasp Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC Release Date: March 1st, 2019 Genre(s): War & Military Page Count: 312 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: There’s nothing like being blackmailed by a dead man to really bring a group of cons together. The deal is simple, we do…
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A Model Escort (ParisDude’s Review)

A Model Escort (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: A Model Escort Author: Amanda Meuwissen Publisher: Dreamspun Desires Release Date: March 5, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 184 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What’s the value of love? Shy data scientist Owen Quinn is brilliant at predictive models but clueless at romance. Fortunately, a new career allows him to start over hundreds of miles from the…
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Whiskey to Wine (ParisDude’s Review)

Whiskey to Wine (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Whiskey to Wine (Leaning N Book #3) Author: BA Tortuga Publisher: Dreamspun Desires Release Date: March 19, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 221 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love is hitting the slopes, and the competition is fierce. It’s Gay Ski Week in Aspen, and blind sculptor Bleu Bridey and his ex-fiancé, Dan, are at the Leaning…
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Pros & Cons of Vengeance (ParisDude’s Review)

Pros & Cons of Vengeance (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Pros & Cons of Vengeance Author: AE Wasp Publisher: Independently published Release Date: January 20, 2019 Genre(s): War & Military Page Count: 322 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: There’s nothing like being blackmailed by a dead man to really bring a group of cons together. And what a group we are: a hacker, a thief, a con…
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Séance on a Summer’s Night (ParisDude’s Review)

Séance on a Summer’s Night (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Séance on a Summer’s Night Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: January 31, 2019 Genre(s): Murder Mystery Page Count: 318 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theater critic Artemus Bancroft isn’t sure what to expect when his aunt summons him home to California with vague but urgent pleas about being unable to cope with “the…
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