Recommended Reads for September, 2018

Our favorite books for September, 2018.


One-Eyed Royals (Ele’s Review)

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Title: One-Eyed Royals (Seven of Spades #4) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 9th 2018 Genre(s): Murder/Mystery/Suspense, Romance Page Count: 366 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Spoiler Alert! The following blurb contains spoilers for Cash Plays, book three of Seven of Spades. Shattered by their devastating breakup, Detective Levi Abrams and PI Dominic Russo find themselves at war right when they need each other most. While Dominic is trapped in a vicious cycle of addiction, Levi despairs of ever catching the Seven of Spades. The…

Lessons in Chasing the Wild Goose (Maya’s Review)

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Title: Lessons in Chasing the Wild Goose: A Cambridge Fellows Mystery Novella Author: Charlie Cochrane Publisher: Self published Release Date: March 19, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery Page Count: 104 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith like nothing more than being handed a mystery to solve. But why would anybody murder a man with no enemies? And was it murder in the first place? I had just recently managed to get my hands on book one in series (they are being republished – yay!) so I…

Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

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Title: Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 30, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 78 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Meta-State spy Jack Reardon believes it’s all been taken care of. He has his verbal agreement with his boss to “keep Blade happy,” and Jack is more than willing to do his best in that regard. He also has his bargain with Ethan, to keep seeing each other. Small victories, interspersed with exploding bombs, smashed cars and…

Restraint

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Title: Restraint Author: Anne Hawley Publisher: Altar House Books Release Date: November 21, 2017 Genre(s): Historical Page Count: 462 pages Reviewed by: LenaLena Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: An unacceptable love...   Clergyman’s son John Waterfield is handsome, modest, and oblivious to the gossip swirling around him when he suddenly finds himself Regency London’s most celebrated new portrait artist. His success is assured so long as he can hide his forbidden desires from society–and from himself. Tristan Hay, Viscount Penrith, is under no illusions. His privileged position depends upon his father’s tolerance,…

Love And Payne (Tosha’s Review)

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Title: Love and Payne (A THIRDS Universe Novel) Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 4th 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A THIRDS Universe Novel Austen Payne, THIRDS Squadron Specialist Agent (SSA) for Destructive Delta and TIN operative, has seen the worst the world has to offer, faced lethal killers, and helped bring down dangerous organizations. But nothing terrifies him more than falling in love. After years of undercover work, Austen is a master at defending himself and…

Leaning Into Forever (Lily G’s Review)

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Title: Leaning Into Forever (Leaning Into Stories #7) Author: Lane Hayes and Nick J. Russo (Narrator) Publisher: Lane Hayes Release Date: August 9th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 7 hours and 31 mins Reviewed by: Lily G. Blunt Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Geordie De La Rosa is a legend among wine lovers in Napa Valley. His ultra-fabulous style paired with a penchant for leading impromptu sing-a-longs has made him a star attraction at Conrad Winery. Co-owning a well-respected winery was never Geordie’s aspiration but he likes the niche he’s made…

Lights and Sirens (Belen’s Review)

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Title: Lights and Sirens (Emergency Services #2) Author: Lisa Henry Publisher: Self Published Release Date: September 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 231 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Paramedic Hayden Kinsella is single and the life of the party. He likes driving fast and saving lives, and he doesn’t do relationships—he does hookups. Except he wouldn’t hook up with copper Matt Deakin if he were the last guy on the planet. Hayden thinks the feeling is mutual . . . until clearing the air leads to a…

Out in the Deep (Jia’s review)

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Title: Out in the Deep (Out in College #1) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self Published Release Date: August 26th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Sports Page Count: 149 Reviewed by: Jia Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.63 stars out of 5 Blurb: Derek Vaughn is a little too serious. He’s a type A control personality with a penchant for order and a love of water polo. But he’s determined to enjoy his last year of college. The real world with a serious job and big expectations can wait for a few months. He’s going soak up every minute…

His Leading Man

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Title: His Leading Man (Dreamspun Desires #59) Author: Ashlyn Kane and Kenneth Obi (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 16th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: He wrote a comedy. Fate directed a romance. Drew Beaumont is bored of the same old roles: action hero, supervillain, romantic lead. He’s not going to let a fresh gay buddy comedy languish just because they can’t find him the right costar. No, Drew bats his eyelashes and convinces everyone that the…

Lucky (Ele’s Review)

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Title: Lucky Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: September 18, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 282 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dominic Ramos is a Premiership football player with a secret. There are no trophies for being gay in his game. Locked into his rep as the meanest defender on the pitch, keeping his secret is soul-crushing, but love has no place in his sport, even if his soft heart craves it. Lucky Coleman is on his knees when he meets a man with…