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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 German. By the way, the French version "Le cercueil farci" has won the prestigious Prix du roman gay 2019 in the category murder mystery. Dieter runs a gay book reviews site in French and is also writing reviews for Gay Book Reviews under the pseudonym of ParisDude.
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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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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