HEA

Unsafe Exposure (Vallie’s Review)

Unsafe Exposure (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Unsafe Exposure (Hidden Wolves #4) Author: Kaje Harper Publisher: MLR Press Release Date: September 9, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 393 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Stepping out of the closet as a gay man may be a walk in the park, compared to coming out as a werewolf. From the moment artist Dylan Shore arrives…
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Trick Play (Vallie’s Review)

Trick Play (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Trick Play Author: Alison Hendricks Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: September 14, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 148 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: They’ll do whatever it takes to save their team. But can two best friends survive a fake relationship? Luke Trent is desperate to bring his team back together. If the Tigers can’t get over their…
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Will You Be My Escort (PIU’s Review)

Will You Be My Escort (PIU’s Review)

Title: Will You Be My Escort (The Carlisles #2) Author: Meg Harding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 14th oct, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance, Rent boy Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jackson Carlisle has rotten luck with men and women, and after an especially bad situation, he takes a step back from romance. But with a…
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It Was Always You Anthology (Vallie’s Review)

It Was Always You Anthology (Vallie’s Review)

Title: It Was Always You Anthology Author: Cardeno C., Ella Frank, Riley Hart, Lane Hayes, Christina Lee, Felice Stevens, N.R. Walker Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: October 4, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 640 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What do you do when everything you’ve ever wanted was right there all along? Join these bestselling M/M authors as…
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Overexposed (Vallie’s Review)

Overexposed (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Overexposed (In Focus #4) Author: Megan Erickson Publisher: Intermix Release Date: September 20, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 177 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Love runs wild on the Appalachian Trail in the latest from the author of Out of Frame and Focus on Me… Levi Grainger needs a break. As a reality show star, he’s had…
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Gay M/M Themed Movies with a HEA

Gay M/M Themed Movies with a HEA

The vast majority of M/M romance readers that visit this site prefer a HEA (happily ever after) for our heroes. I was involved in a Twitter thread recently talking about movies that have a romantic HEA and the results were pretty dismal. So many movies for folks interested in LGBT storylines are sad and depressing. So, here is a list of M/M themed movies that guarantee a happy ending. I…
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The Deeper He Hurts (Vallie’s Review)

The Deeper He Hurts (Vallie’s Review)

Title: The Deeper He Hurts (Kick #2) Author: Lynda Aicher Publisher: Loveswept Release Date: September 6, 2016 Genre(s): BDSM Page Count: 224 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: In this wild and sensual Kick novel from the RITA Award–nominated author of The Harder He Falls, a sizzling affair tempts the tech guru of a popular outdoor-adventure-sports company to come…
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Rented Heart (Vallie’s Review)

Rented Heart (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Rented Heart Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: September 5, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 228 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Ex-surfer-turned-businessman Liam Mallaney moved back to Holkham, Norfolk, to mourn the loss of his husband. Grief and loneliness keep him a solitary figure, and he likes it that way. There’s no room in…
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Connection Error (Vallie’s Review)

Connection Error (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Connection Error (#gaymers, #3) Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: September 5, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Word Count: 66,000 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s typical of video game programmer Josiah Simmons to be the last one on the plane on the way to the biggest meeting of his career. Though he’s (mostly) coping with his…
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Showing Him the Ropes (Vallie’s Review)

Showing Him the Ropes (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Showing Him the Ropes (Champions of Desire #1) Author: Christa Tomlinson Publisher: Torlina Publishing Release Date: August 16, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 178 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Chance “The Chancellor” Gerhardt is a mainstay for Frontier Professional Wrestling. He’s won multiple championships and has the respect of the locker room. But after ten years at…
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Marriage of Inconvenience (Vallie’s Review)

Marriage of Inconvenience (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Marriage of Inconvenience Author: M.J. O’Shea Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lights, Camera, Lies. Kerry Pickering has a problem. As a publicist for Hollywood bad boy Jericho Knox, it’s Kerry’s job to keep Jericho in the news. So far, Jericho’s partying and public escapades…
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Poison Tongue (Vallie’s Review)

Poison Tongue (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Poison Tongue Author: Nash Summers Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 10, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Levi Bell can see a person’s soul just by looking into their eyes. In Monroe Poirier’s eyes, he sees the devil himself. When Monroe moves back to the small Southern town of Malcome, Levi…
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Normal Enough (Vallie’s Review)

Normal Enough (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Normal Enough (Wrench Wars #2) Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 3, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 82 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What is “normal”? When Brandon Kenner shows up at Kasey Ralston’s garage with a 1970 Chevelle SS 454, Kasey is smitten by both the man and his car. But Kasey is…
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All Note long (Vallie’s Review)

All Note long (Vallie’s Review)

Title: All Note Long Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Lyrical Shine Release Date: August 2, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Giving true love a spin . . . Michelin Moses is a country music star on the rise. With a hit single under his Texas-sized belt buckle and a sold-out concert tour underway,…
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