Contemporary

Raising the Bar (Kristin’s Review)

Raising the Bar (Kristin’s Review)

Title: Raising The Bar (States Of Love Series) Author: Leigh Dillon Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 7, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 91 pages Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Destin Bellingham has inherited a problem. Thanks to his late playboy father, Destin faces putting a For Sale sign on his family’s historic horse farm. Getting his…
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When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

Title: When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: August 31, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 114 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Work-life balance for a spy may be an oxymoron, but Jack Reardon likes a good challenge. And he’s almost bested this one. He’s settled into his Meta-State…
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Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

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…
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One-Eyed Royals (Ele’s Review)

One-Eyed Royals (Ele’s Review)

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…
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Lights and Sirens (LenaR’s Review)

Lights and Sirens (LenaR’s Review)

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: LenaRibka Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 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…
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Release Blitz/Review Tour – Safe Place by Jay Northcote

Release Blitz/Review Tour – Safe Place by Jay Northcote

Title: Safe Place (Rainbow Place #2) Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: August 31st 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, New Adult Page Count: 48,000 words approx. Cover Design: Garrett Leigh @ Black Jazz Design Reviewed by: Lili, Kristin Blurb: Where do you go when your home is no longer a safe place? Alex is about to turn eighteen and is firmly in the closet. He’s been biding his time, waiting to…
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Safe Place (Kristin’s Review)

Safe Place (Kristin’s Review)

Title: Safe Place (Rainbow Place #2) Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: August 31st 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, New Adult Page Count: 180 pages Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Where do you go when your home is no longer a safe place? Alex is about to turn eighteen and is firmly in the closet. He’s been biding…
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Spotlight on Out in the Deep by Lane Hayes

Spotlight on Out in the Deep by Lane Hayes

Title: Out in the Deep (Out in College #1) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: August 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, New Adult Page Count: 149 pages/ 41,000 words Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Reviewed by: Lili 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…
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Perfect Day

Perfect Day

Title: Perfect Day Author: Sally Malcolm Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: August 13th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: First love conquers all in Perfect Day, a captivating contemporary male/male retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Love doesn’t burn out just because the timing’s wrong. It grows. It never leaves. When Joshua Newton, prodigal son of one…
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One-Eyed Royals (Renee’s Review)

One-Eyed Royals (Renee’s Review)

Title: One-Eyed Royals (Seven of Spades, #4) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 9, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Established Couple/Suspense Page Count: 366 Reviewed by: Renee Heat Level: 3# flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: 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…
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Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3)

Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3)

Title: Shift’s End (Smoke & Bullets #3) Author: A.R. Barley Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: August 6th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 262 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: With a couple failed marriages under his belt, Captain Jack Tracey knows how tough it is to balance a personal life with his job. But nothing in his long career…
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Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Tosha’s Review)

Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Tosha’s Review)

Title: Wanted – Bad Boyfriend (Island Classifieds #1) Author: TA Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 21, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 218 Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Island Classifieds: Book One His mother. His best friend. The barmaid at the local pub. Everyone is determined to find Nathan Moffatt a boyfriend. It’s the last thing Nathan…
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Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2)

Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2)

Title: Broken Protocol (Smoke & Bullets #2) Author: A.R. Barley Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: March 5th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 202 Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Dante Green’s a police officer with a solid career—a career that for the past ten years has kept him far away from the one temptation he won’t let himself give…
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