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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.

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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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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Prince of Death (ParisDude’s Review)

Prince of Death (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Prince of Death (Lords of the Underworld #1) Author: Sam Burns / W.M. Fawkes Publisher: Self-published Release Date: March 7, 2019 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Page Count: 306 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 4 flame out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gifted power over life and death, Lysandros has spent millennia in the underworld, listless and alone. The youngest child of Hades and Persephone, he’s been…
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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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