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Renee

I love boys who love boys! I’m in my 30s, from the southern US, and my crack is m/m romance.

Murder Takes the High Road (Renee’s Review)

Murder Takes the High Road (Renee’s Review)

Title: Murder Takes the High Road Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: April 23, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense/Whodunit Page Count: 3,773 Kindle locations Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb:   From award-winning male/male author Josh Lanyon: a librarian finds himself in a plot right out of one of his favorite mystery novels Librarian Carter Matheson is determined to enjoy himself on a Scottish bus tour…
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Riven (Renée’s Review)

Riven (Renée’s Review)

Title: Riven Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: May 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 262 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: Theo Decker might be the lead singer of Riven, but he hates being a rock star. The paparazzi, the endless tours, being recognized everywhere he goes—it all makes him squirm. The only…
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Object of Desire (Renée’s review)

Object of Desire (Renée’s review)

Title: Object of Desire Author: Dal Maclean Publisher: Blind Eye Books Release Date: May 22, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Suspense Page Count: 396 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tom Gray is one of the world’s top models–an effortless object of desire. Self-contained, elusive and always in control, he’s accustomed to living life entirely on his own terms. But when Tom comes under suspicion in the gory death…
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A Wish Upon the Stars (Renee’s review)

A Wish Upon the Stars (Renee’s review)

Title: A Wish Upon the Stars (Tales From Verania #4) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 27th 2018 Genre(s): Fantasy/Comedy/Romance Page Count: 450 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nearly a year ago, blinded by grief and betrayal, Sam of Wilds made a desperate decision to follow the Great White into the Dark Woods. Now, he emerges to…
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Twisted and Tied (Renee’s Review)

Twisted and Tied (Renee’s Review)

Title: Twisted and Tied (Marshals #4) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Suspense/Established couples Page Count: 266 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Deputy US Marshal Miro Jones finally has everything he ever wanted. He’s head-over-heels in love and married to the man of his dreams, his partner Ian Doyle, he’s…
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The Blueprint (Renée’s Review)

The Blueprint (Renée’s Review)

Title: The Blueprint Author: S.E. Harmon Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance/Football/OFY/Banter Page Count: 270 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kelly Cannon is satisfied with his life. He has friends, a wonderful family, and a great job. But his love life has reached a new level of pitiful. Why? Well, his heart…
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Hard Line (Renee’s Review)

Hard Line (Renee’s Review)

Title: Hard Line (The Woodbury Boys, #2) Author: Sidney Bell Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: April 2, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/BDSM/Suspense Page Count: 352 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Premed student Tobias Benton is making amends for his past. He keeps his head down, mouth shut and colors within the lines. But when his close friend Ghost goes missing, Tobias will do whatever it…
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Trick Roller (Renee’s Review)

Trick Roller (Renee’s Review)

Title: Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 29th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 295 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s the height of summer in Las Vegas. Everyone believes the serial killer Seven of Spades is dead—except Levi Abrams and Dominic Russo—and it’s back to business as usual. For Levi,…
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Power Play (Renee’s review)

Power Play (Renee’s review)

Title: Power Play Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 30, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Age-gap/DD-lb/BDSM/Mental illness Page Count: 276 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:  4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: I was my own worst enemy. For as much as I depended on order and a structured life to easier manage my bipolar disorder, fire was irresistible and indisputably my favorite toy to play with. On the ice, it turned me…
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Wrapped Up In You (Renée’s Review)

Wrapped Up In You (Renée’s Review)

Title: Wrapped Up In You Author: Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 21, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Established Couple Page Count: 72 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Christmas has always been Carter Pierce’s favorite holiday. But with his partner, Dr. Vaughn Bennett, working crazy hours in the ER, it’s difficult to make any kind of plans. Easter was…
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A Way With You (Renee’s review)

A Way With You (Renee’s review)

Title: A Way with You (Memories with The Breakfast Club) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 16th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 95 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reeve Nelson is determined to make it in Manhattan. He’s hardworking, dedicated and willing to put in the extra hours required to be successful at his…
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A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat

A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat

Title: A Love Song for the Sad Man in the White Coat Author: Roe Horvat Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 15, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/Hurt-comfort Page Count: 230 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb:     Simon had always expected love to feel different than this. Whether it was his Catholic upbringing or the poetry he’d read – Simon had thought…
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Deal Maker (Renee’s Review)

Deal Maker (Renee’s Review)

Title: Deal Maker Author: Lily Morton Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 22, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/UK Page Count: 335 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level:  4 flames out of 5 Rating:   4.1 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes your mouth makes deals that your heart can’t honour. Jude is a highly successful model, but a very reluctant one. His life is full of casual hook-ups with pretty men in glamorous locations, but it’s still empty. However, circumstances…
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Kairos (Renee’s review)

Kairos (Renee’s review)

Title: Kairos Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 137 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming. Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His partner in their PI business, roommate, and best…
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