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Shifting Gears (Vallie’s Review)

Shifting Gears (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Shifting Gears (Crossroads #2) Author: Riley Hart Publisher: Self-Published Release Date:February 10, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 3828 kindle locations Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Rod Nelson is used to being someone’s good time, and that’s fine with him. Spending his days at his adult toy store, Rods-N-Ends, he never knows who he’ll meet. The second Landon…
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Loving the Master (Vallie’s Review)

Loving the Master (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Loving the Master Author: Lynn Kelling Publisher: Fantastic Fiction Publishing Release Date: February 9, 2016 Genre(s): BDSM/Contemporary Page Count: 322 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A full-length prequel to Bound by Lies. Billionaire Dominant David Davenport needs a break from the loveless isolation imposed by wealth, responsibility, and the stress of running the Manse, his private gay…
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Dom on the Side (Blowing It #3)

Dom on the Side (Blowing It #3)

Title: Dom on the Side (Blowing It #3) Author: Kate Aaron Publisher: Croft House Release Date: January 25, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/BDSM Page Count: 285 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “I’d love to Dom you one day. You’d be a natural.” When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he’s torn between…
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Whistle Blower (Vallie’s Review)

Whistle Blower (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Whistle Blower Author: Dev Bentham Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 5, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Money can’t buy happiness. Jacob Nussbaum knows this better than anyone. He’s a corporate lawyer deep inside a huge New York firm, where he works overtime, sacrifices any chance at a personal life, and…
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Clockwork Heart (Vallie’s Review)

Clockwork Heart (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Clockwork Heart (Clockwork Love #1) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Self Published Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Release Date: February 2, 2016 Genre(s): Steampunk Page Count: 248 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: As the French army leader’s bastard son, Cornelius Stevens enjoys a great deal of latitude. But when he saves an enemy soldier using clockwork parts, he’s…
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Life in a Nowhere Town (Vallie’s Review)

Life in a Nowhere Town (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Life in a Nowhere Town (Sing Out #1) Author: Hanna Dare Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 27, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 124 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: First kiss, first heartbreak, first love, first time… but not necessarily in that order. The hit reality show, Singing Sensation, promises to make its winners big stars – but…
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Bundled Up (Portland Heat #1-3)

Bundled Up (Portland Heat #1-3)

Title: Bundled Up (Portland Heat #1-3) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Lyrical Shine Release Date: January 19, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 345 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: All three of The Portland Heat Novellas together for the first time! Served Hot In Portland, Oregon, the only thing hotter than the coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries are the hard-working men…
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Lollipop (Vallie’s Review)

Lollipop (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Lollipop (Candy Man #3) Author: Amy Lane Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 25, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 250 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ezra Kellerman flew across country to see if he had another chance with the man he let slip through his fingers. He didn’t. Rico has moved on, but he doesn’t just leave…
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Unquiet (Vallie’s Review)

Unquiet (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Unquiet (Resilient Love #3) Author: Melanie Hansen Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 22nd 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 296 pages Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Loren Smith has been in love with Eliot Devlin almost his entire life. During their turbulent childhood and teen years, Loren didn’t always understand Eliot, and sometimes he could be…
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Red River (Vallie’s Review)

Red River (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Red River (Pack #2) Author: Cardeno, C. Publisher: The Romance Authors Release Date: January 19, 2016 Genre(s): Wolf Shifter Romance Page Count: 122 Reviewed by: Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two Alpha shifters join together to lead their pack and build a family. Commitment, loyalty, and strength aren’t enough to make Wesley Stone’s birth pack accept an…
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Dancing Lessons (Vallie’s Review)

Dancing Lessons (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Dancing Lessons Author: R. Cooper Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 20, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary/Dance Page Count: 129 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two years of living with his controlling boyfriend left Chico worn down long before that boyfriend revealed he’d been seeing someone else. With no other choice, Chico moves in above his cousin’s garage in…
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The Imperfection of Swans

The Imperfection of Swans

Title: The Imperfection of Swans Author: Brandon Witt Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 18, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 284 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kevin Bivanti’s dream is to open a wedding dress shop, a place with the stunning gowns to make every bride-to-be feel adored. At thirty-eight, he quits a successful advertising career to buy…
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The Stolen Suitor (Vallie’s Review)

The Stolen Suitor (Vallie’s Review)

Title: The Stolen Suitor (Dreamspun Desires #3) Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 1st, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count:270 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: All of Clyde’s Corner, Montana, knows local dandy Chris Ramsey will marry Trix Stubben, young widow and heir to the richest ranch in the area. But one woman isn’t too keen…
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Colors

Colors

Author: Russell J. Sanders Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: January 14, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 204 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: High school senior Neil Darrien is a budding musical theater star. He has it all-a beautiful girlfriend, a scholarship at a prestigious school, and plenty of chances to showcase his talent. But when Zane Jeffrey…
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