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Twisted and Tied (Susan’s Review)

Twisted and Tied (Susan’s Review)

Title: Twisted and Tied (Marshals #4) Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 13, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary, Suspense Page Count: 266 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 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 doing…
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Somewhere over Lorain Road (Susan’s Review)

Somewhere over Lorain Road (Susan’s Review)

Title: Somewhere over Lorain Road Author: Bud Gundy Publisher: Bold Strokes Release Date: February 1, 2018 Genre(s): Gay mystery Page Count: 266 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: For more than forty years, the stain of horrific allegations against their father has haunted the Esker sons. When three little boys were murdered in 1975, their dad was suspected of…
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Rome and Jules (Susan’s Review)

Rome and Jules (Susan’s Review)

Title: Rome and Jules House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #15 Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 6, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Page Count: 242 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two werewolf households, both alike in dignity…. Rome Siracusa, youngest son of the alpha of the nouveau-riche Siracusa pack, wants to be a faithful son and…
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Point of Contact (Susan’s Review)

Point of Contact (Susan’s Review)

Title: Point of Contact Author: Melanie Hansen Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: March 26, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Page Count: 451 pages Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Only love can heal an impossibly broken heart There’d forever been a thread running through Trevor Estes’s life—his son, Riley, strong and constant like a heartbeat. But when Riley is killed…
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Power Play (Susan’s Review)

Power Play (Susan’s Review)

Title: Power Play Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 30, 2018 Genre(s): M/M BDSM Page Count: 276 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 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…
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Once Upon a Wolf (Susan’s Review)

Once Upon a Wolf (Susan’s Review)

Title: Once Upon a Wolf Author: Rhys Ford Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 16, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Page Count: 96 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Once Upon A Time, There Was A Wolf…. Gibson Keller’s days are fairly routine: wake up early, get some work done, drink lots of coffee, and take care of Ellis,…
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Nobody’s Butterfly (Susan’s Review)

Nobody’s Butterfly (Susan’s Review)

Title: Nobody’s Butterfly Author: Claire Davis & Al Stewart Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): YA M/M Page Count: 73 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Cobweb ghosts are so inconvenient—especially grumpy ones with bad breath. Don’t they know silence is golden? Johnny Strong is the expert; he hasn’t spoken in two years. Not one…
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Change of Heart (Susan’s Review)

Change of Heart (Susan’s Review)

Title: Change of Heart Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 8, 2009 Genre(s): M/M paranormal, shifter Page Count: 260 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: As a young gay man—and a werepanther—all Jin Rayne yearns for is a normal life. Having fled his past, he wants nothing more than to start over, but Jin’s old life…
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Dantès Unglued (Susan’s Review)

Dantès Unglued (Susan’s Review)

Title: Dantès Unglued (Ward Security #2) Author: Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott Publisher: Drake and Elliott Publishing LLC Release Date: January 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary M/M Page Count: 226 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When private investigator, Shane Stephens, is hired by the mayor of Cincinnati to track down the hacker who has been threatening him, Shane is…
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One Night at Finn’s (Susan’s Review)

One Night at Finn’s (Susan’s Review)

Title: One Night at Finn’s (Finn’s Pub Romance #1) Author: R.G. Alexander Publisher: Self Published Release Date: September 27, 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Page Count: 267 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ever been on a bad date? Hold my beer… My dry spell isn’t voluntary. It just happened. Or didn’t happen. And then… it didn’t happen some more.…
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The Alpha Heir (Susan’s Audio Review)

The Alpha Heir (Susan’s Audio Review)

Title: The Alpha Heir (Kingdom of Askara #2) Author: Victoria Sue and Joel Leslie (Narrator) Publisher: Self Published Release Date: December 19, 2017 Genre(s): M/M Paranormal Romance Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Man and wolf. Sworn enemies in the battle for Askara. Can hate and betrayal ever lead to love? Caleb Harken…
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Beneath This Mask (Susan’s Review)

Beneath This Mask (Susan’s Review)

Title: Beneath This Mask (Enhanced #3) Author: Victoria Sue Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 16, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal M/M Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gael Peterson has spent years hiding behind the enhanced abilities he wears like a mask, even though he is an important, confident member of the FBI’s exclusive H.E.R.O. team. The…
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Axel’s Pup (Susan’s Review)

Axel’s Pup (Susan’s Review)

Title: Axel’s Pup (Werewolves & Dragons #1) Author: Kim Dare Publisher: Self Published Release Date: March 11, 2015 Genre(s): BDSM M/M shifters Page Count: 560 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: As the landlord of The Dragon’s Lair and leader of The Black Dragons Motorcycle Club, Axel Carmichael has seen it all and done it all. He’s a respected…
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Unexpected Christmas (Susan’s Review)

Unexpected Christmas (Susan’s Review)

Title: Unexpected Christmas Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: December 16, 2017 Genre(s): M/M Christmas Page Count: 50 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: All alone, caught in a blizzard—without a coat—on Christmas Day. Would you accept a ride from a huge guy looking like a serial killer? Daniel Erickson stormed out of his family celebration after…
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