Bold Strokes Books

Death Takes a Bow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Death Takes a Bow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Death Takes a Bow (A Detective Heath Barrington Mystery #4) Author: David S. Pederson Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: July 1, 2019 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 207 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Alan Keyes takes a break from his police duties to scratch his acting itch in a local stage production. But when the leading…
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Death Checks In (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Death Checks In (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Death Checks In (A Detective Heath Barrington Mystery #3) Author: David S. Pederson Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: September 11, 2018 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 221 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: All Detective Heath Barrington and his partner, Alan Keyes, want is to get away for a weekend of romance, but they find murder instead…
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Somewhere Over Lorain Road (LenaR’s Review)

Somewhere Over Lorain Road (LenaR’s Review)

Title: Somewhere Over Lorain Road Author: Bud Gundy Publisher: Bold Strokes Release Date: February 1st 2018 Genre(s): Gay Fiction, Mystery/Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Family Page Count: 266 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 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…
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Skin

Skin

Title: Skin Author: Christian Baines Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: November 14, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Mystery Page Count: 145 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kyle, a young newcomer to New Orleans, is haunted by the memory of his first lover, brutally murdered just outside the French Quarter. Marc, a young Quarter hustler, is haunted by an…
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Death Goes Overboard

Death Goes Overboard

Title: Death Goes Overboard (A Detective Heath Barrington Mystery #2) Author: David S. Pedersen Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: April 18, 2017 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 198 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 1.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gregor Slavinsky went overboard. Or did he? He was murdered. Or was he? It’s up to Detective Heath Barrington and his partner, police officer…
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Tartarus (PIU’s Review)

Tartarus (PIU’s Review)

Title: Tartarus Author: Eric Andrews-Katz Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: 13th Dec, 2016 Genre(s): Mythology, Action, Adventure Page Count: 277 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 1.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Long ago, the Olympian Gods conquered and nearly destroyed an earlier race known as the Titans. Echidna, Mother of Monsters, was imprisoned in Tartarus. Centuries later, she has escaped. Entering the modern…
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A Careful Heart (Steph’s Review)

A Careful Heart (Steph’s Review)

Title: A Careful Heart Authors: Ralph Josiah Bardsley Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: March 14, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 312 Reviewed by: Steph Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.00 stars out of 5 Blurb: Travis Gaines and Stephen Davis are as close as two best friends can be. Born less than a month apart, they grew up as neighbors in a small northern New…
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A Careful Heart (Lena’s Review)

A Careful Heart (Lena’s Review)

Title: A Careful Heart Author: Ralph Josiah Bardsley Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: March 14st 2017 Genre(s): MM Contemporary Romance, Coming of Age Page Count: 312 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Travis Gaines and Stephen Davis are as close as two best friends can be. Born less than a month apart, they grew up as neighbors in…
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Death Comes Darkly

Death Comes Darkly

Title: Death Comes Darkly Author: David S. Pederson Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: April 1, 2016 Genre(s): Gay Mystery, Historical Page Count: 240 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can a detective and a policeman find love amidst murder? Heath Barrington is an attractive, clever, big city detective, confident, strong, and crazy about police officer Alan Keyes. Down-to-earth,…
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The Long Season

The Long Season

Title: The Long Season Author: Michael Vance Gurley Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: June 14, 2016 Genre(s): MM Romance, Historical, Sport Page Count: 312 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: In Roaring Twenties Chicago, eighteen-year-old farm boy and hockey hopeful Brett Bennet is drafted to the big leagues of the city’s first ever team. His deepest secret catches…
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In Shining Armor

In Shining Armor

Title: In Shining Armor Author: E.L. Phillips Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: June 14, 2016 Genre(s): Historical, Time Travel, Paranormal Romance Page Count: 314 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Krish Nayar is damp. He’s cold. He’s an American lost in the foggy woods of Wales and sporting a sprained ankle. When a handsome renaissance faire player in…
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Three

Three

Title: Three Author: ‘Nathan Burgoine Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: May 1st 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Fantasy Page Count: 33 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: During the full moon the vampires gather to renew their bonds. It takes three, and those in groups have total power over those who are alone. Luc, alone since he was created,…
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Death Comes Darkly

Death Comes Darkly

Title: Death Comes Darkly Author: David S. Pederson Publisher: Bold Stokes Books Release Date: April 1, 2016 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 240 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can a detective and a policeman find love amidst murder? Heath Barrington is an attractive, clever, big city detective, confident, strong, and crazy about police officer Alan Keyes. Down-to-earth, noble,…
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Triad Blood

Triad Blood

Title: Triad Blood Author: ‘Nathan Burgoine Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Release Date: May 1st 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Fantasy Page Count: 240 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The law of three is unbroken: three vampires form a coterie, three demons make a pack, and three wizards are a coven. That is how it has always been, and how…
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