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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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Out for the Holidays

Out for the Holidays

Title: Out for the Holidays: An Out Novella Author: Cara Dee Publisher: Self-published Release Date: December 12, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary/May-December/Epilogue Page Count: 299 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I’m not saying Henry jinxed us when he chose to send out two hundred holiday cards stating we were going to have a blissful Christmas at home… Before we knew it, our peace and quiet went out the…
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Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ana’s Review)

Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ana’s Review)

Title: Ghostwriter of Christmas Past Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday, Contemporary Page Count: 57 Reviewed by: Ana Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he makes packed lunches, so he definitely…
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Dear Ruth (Susan’s Review)

Dear Ruth (Susan’s Review)

Title: Dear Ruth (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: Kim Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2017 Genre(s): Holiday M/M Page Count: 52 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dear Ruth, I’m not in the mood for Christmas. After a romantic relationship went up in flames, I returned to my hometown in rural Kansas. Then…
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On Davis Row (Belen’s Review)

On Davis Row (Belen’s Review)

Title: On Davis Row Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-published Release Date: November 27th 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nearing the end of a suspended jail sentence should unlock a brighter future for CJ Davis, only the chip on his shoulder is as hard to shift as his bad reputation. Born…
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Roger (Susan’s Review)

Roger (Susan’s Review)

Title: Roger Author: S.J.D. Peterson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 20th 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Holiday Novella Page Count: 51 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 0 flame out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Texas native Colt Burrow isn’t happy about his third cold, lonely Christmas in frozen Michigan. But when fate sends him a gift in the form of an abandoned puppy, he can’t keep…
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Roger (Belen’s Review)

Roger (Belen’s Review)

Title: Roger Author: S.J.D. Peterson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 20th 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Holiday Novella Page Count: 51 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Texas native Colt Burrow isn’t happy about his third cold, lonely Christmas in frozen Michigan. But when fate sends him a gift in the form of an abandoned puppy, he can’t…
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A Detached Raider (Kristin’s Review)

A Detached Raider (Kristin’s Review)

Title: A Detached Raider (The Black Raiders #1) Author: Ana Night Publisher: Self Published Release Date: November 28, 2017 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 350 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detective Cade Lawson believes in justice. But when a serial killer targets pedophiles and child abusers, lines tend to get blurry. When the serial killer strikes in Cade’s city,…
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Strait Laced

Strait Laced

Title: Strait Laced Author: Kate Aaron Publisher: Croft House Release Date: November 28th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 285 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Philip Lomax is a man with ambition. Getting ahead in business doesn’t leave much time for fun. Relationships aren’t part of his plan, and falling in love will have to wait. Go-go dancer and…
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Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ele’s Review)

Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (Ele’s Review)

Title: Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1st 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 57 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 2.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he…
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Secret Santa (Kristin’s Review)

Secret Santa (Kristin’s Review)

Title: Secret Santa Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Self Published Release Date: December 24 Genre(s): Contemporary, Holiday Page Count: ~150 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Keeping secrets is never a good way to start a relationship Theo hardly has time to date. Between work and caring for his four-year-old son there aren’t many hours left over. He’s lonely though,…
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Ebb and Flow (Love’s Charter #2)

Ebb and Flow (Love’s Charter #2)

Title: Ebb and Flow (Love’s Charter #2) Author: Andrew Grey and Greg Tremblay (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 18th 2017 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sequel to Setting the Hook Love’s Charter: Book Two To achieve happiness, they’ll have to find the courage to be their…
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Young Forever (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Young Forever (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: Young Forever Author: Nathan Bay Publisher: Bay Cove Press Release Date: October 24, 2017 Genre(s): Mystery / Suspense Page Count: 219 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Cold-hearted murder and smoldering hot sex explode in this fluid-drenched gay erotic thriller about a blossoming new romance and a youth-obsessed serial killer. Gay men are mysteriously disappearing from the city…
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Merry Gentlemen (Kristin’s Review)

Merry Gentlemen (Kristin’s Review)

Title: Merry Gentlemen Author: Josephine Myles Publisher: Self Published Re-release Date: November 2, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary; Christmas Page Count: 157 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: ’Tis the season of goodwill to all men… even the one who dumped you. Riley MacDermott is going places. Managing the annual Bath Christmas Market—which involves long hours in the cold and a…
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