Jodi Payne

Stable Hill (Kristin F’s Review)

Stable Hill (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Stable Hill Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 21, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary; M/M/M Page Count: 215 Reviewed by: Kristin F Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will three men from very different backgrounds find a home and a future together? After losing his husband to cancer, Oscar Kennedy has his hands full with their four girls, the house,…
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Stable Hill (Tosha’s Review)

Stable Hill (Tosha’s Review)

Title: Stable Hill Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 21, 2019 Genre(s): M/m/m ménage, instant family Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will three men from very different backgrounds find a home and a future together? After losing his husband to cancer, Oscar Kennedy has his hands full with their four girls,…
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Stable Hill (Bob’s Review)

Stable Hill (Bob’s Review)

Title: Stable Hill Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 21, 2019 Genre(s): Gay Romance/Threesome Reviewed by: Bob Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Will three men from very different backgrounds find a home and a future together? After losing his husband to cancer, Oscar Kennedy has his hands full with their four girls, the house, his job, and his…
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Refraction (Kristin F’s Review)

Refraction (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Refraction (Collaborations #1) Author: Jodi Payne and BA Tortuga Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 12, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 160 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Texas artist Tucker Williams arrives in New York City for a gallery showing of his work and finds the city blanketed in snow. He meets free-spirited underwear model Calvin…
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Syncopation (Kristin F’s Review)

Syncopation (Kristin F’s Review)

Title: Syncopation (Collaborations #2) Author: Jodi Payne and BA Tortuga Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: February 5, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 160 Reviewed by: Kristin F. Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Colt Boudreaux was raised in the Louisiana bayou and is gifted with a talent steeped in the rich and soulful New Orleans blues tradition. He makes a living as…
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Creative Process (PIU’s Review)

Creative Process (PIU’s Review)

Title: Creative Process Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: 25th Sep, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: Best-selling thriller author Reese Kelsey knows his career isn’t conducive to romance. He doesn’t work the normal nine-to-five, and sometimes his characters take hold and demand all his attention, causing him to neglect…
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Linchpin (PIU’s Review)

Linchpin (PIU’s Review)

Title: Linchpin Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: 2nd May, 2017 Genre(s): Mafia, Novella Reviewed by: PIU Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A cleaner for the mob should know better than to make his own mess. Randall Quinn has been a cleaner for the mob for over ten years, but a particularly violent scene sets him to drinking alone…
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Linchpin (Natosha’s Review)

Linchpin (Natosha’s Review)

Title: Linchpin Author: Jodi Payne Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: May 2, 2017 Genre(s): Gay romance, short story, mob, danger, backstabbing Page Count: 100 pages Reviewed by: Natosha Heat Level: 4.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: A cleaner for the mob should know better than to make his own mess. Randall Quinn has been a cleaner for the mob for over ten years, but…
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The Deviations Series

The Deviations Series

I originally read the Deviations series back in 2010 when it was published at the now closed Torque Press (first published in 2006). I was thrilled to see the series is now available from Pretty Muses Publishing because, OMG, this series is the absolute pinnacle of M/M BDSM romances. I re-read all 5 books within the last few weeks and I now realize the reason I am so picky about…
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Rough Draft

Title: Rough Draft Author: Chris Owen & Jodi Payne Publisher: Torquere Books Genre: Contemporary M/M Length: Novel 98k words (231 PDF pages) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: A wonderful roller coaster ride of emotions and a fascinating in depth character study of how college friends/lovers get reacquainted through a series of handwritten letters.
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Deviations #1: Submission

Deviations #1: Submission

Title: Deviations #1: Submission Authors: Chris Owen and Jodi Payne Buy Link: Amazon.com Publisher:Pretty Muses Genre: Contemporary M/M, BDSM Length: Novel (240 pages, print) Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Summary Review: This book changed my perspective and perception of what a BDSM relationship should be. Deviations: submission is the story of two men who were searching for that one person to complete them, and then they found each other.
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Sex, Lies and Celluloid

Title: Sex, Lies and Celluloid Authors: Jodi Payne and Chris Owen Publisher: Torquere Press Publisher: torquerebooks Genre: Contemporary, GLBT (M/M), Voyeurism Length: Novel Rating: 5 stars out of 5   Private Detective Shane Mullin has been hired by Councilor Daniel Brint’s wife Janet to follow her husband to find out if he is buying drugs. At first Shane thinks this is easy money, after all how hard can it be to…
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