Historical

The Legend of Gentleman John (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

The Legend of Gentleman John (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: The Legend of Gentleman John (Dreamspinner 2018 Advent Calendar – Warmest Wishes) Author: T. J. Nichols Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Romance, Fantasy Page Count: 36 Pages Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Banyn, a fae, escorts the souls of children to Magh Meall, but one Christmas, he comes for a lad who…
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The Legend of Gentleman John

The Legend of Gentleman John

Title: The Legend of Gentleman John Author: T. J. Nichols Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: December 1, 2018 Genre(s): Historical, Fantasy, Short Story Page Count: 36 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Banyn, a fae, escorts the souls of children to Magh Meall, but one Christmas, he comes for a lad who isn’t quite dead, and he breaks…
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Nova Praetorian (Kirsten A’s Review)

Nova Praetorian (Kirsten A’s Review)

Title: Nova Praetorian Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: BlueHeart Press Release Date: October 26, 2018 Genre(s): MM Historical Page Count: 394 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Quintus Furius Varus is one of the best lanistas in Rome. Tall and strong in build, fearsome in manner, and sharp of wit, he trains the best gladiators bound for the arenas of…
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Band Sinister

Band Sinister

Title: Band Sinister Author: KJ Charles Publisher: KJC Books Release Date: October 11, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Page Count: 224 pages Reviewed by: LenaLena Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sir Philip Rookwood is the disgrace of the county. He’s a rake and an atheist, and the rumours about his hellfire club, the Murder, can only be spoken in whispers. (Orgies. It’s orgies.)…
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Of Our Own Device

Of Our Own Device

Title: Of Our Own Device Author: M.K. South Publisher:Self Publishing Release Date: March 8th, 2017 Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Political Thriller, Love Story, Spy Novel Page Count: 874 Reviewed by: LenaR Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: What do you do when you realize that the American Dream you’ve been working for isn’t enough if it’s yours alone? And what you’re told to…
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The Mystery of the Moving Image (Kristin’s Review)

The Mystery of the Moving Image (Kristin’s Review)

Title: The Mystery of the Moving Image (Snow and Winter #3) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 11, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s summer in New York City, and antique shop owner Sebastian Snow is taking the next big step in his relationship with NYPD homicide detective, Calvin…
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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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Restraint

Restraint

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

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

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?…
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Heart’s Desire (Boystown #11)

Heart’s Desire (Boystown #11)

Title: Heart’s Desire (Boystown #11) Author: Marshall Thornton Publisher: self-publishing Release Date: August 10th, 2018 Genre(s): Gay Mystery, Historical, the 1980s Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s February 1985. Nick struggles to recover from a gunshot wound, while taking on the case of a woman with a mental illness, who may or may not have…
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The Englor Affair (Colin’s Review)

The Englor Affair (Colin’s Review)

Title: The Englor Affair (The Sci-Regency Series #2) Author: J.L. Langley Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 28, 2018 Genre(s): Science Fiction Page Count: 254 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Sci-Regency Novel: sequel to My Fair Captain Anxious to escape the confines of Regelence society, if only for a little while, Prince Payton Townsend poses as…
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Salt Magic Skin Magic (Renée’s Review)

Salt Magic Skin Magic (Renée’s Review)

Title: Salt Magic Skin Magic Author: Lee Welch Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: August 9, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Fantasy/Romance Page Count: 217 Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lord Thornby has been trapped on his father’s isolated Yorkshire estate for a year. There are no bars or chains; he simply can’t leave. His sanity is starting to fray. When industrial…
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Den of Thieves (Thomas Newton #3)

Den of Thieves (Thomas Newton #3)

Title: Den of Thieves (Thomas Newton #3) Author: William Holden Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: June 12, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Fiction/Mystery/Suspense/Gay Erotica Page Count: 274 Reviewed by: LenaR Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Part of the Thomas Newton series It seems like the right time for Thomas Newton to close the door on his past. The hypocritical crusaders of the Society…
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Murder in New York (CrabbyPatty’s review)

Murder in New York (CrabbyPatty’s review)

Title: Murder in New York (The Pinkerton Man Series #3) Author: C.J. Baty Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 27, 2018 Genre(s): Historical, Murder/Mystery Page Count: 134 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Coming back to New York to see her ailing father, Lizzie Ferguson did not expect to find him healthy and newly married to a much younger…
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