Murder/Mystery

This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

Title: This Rough Magic Author: Josh Lanyon Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: JustJoshin Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Historical M/M ’30s, Mystery Length: Novel/45K words Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 A dueling guest review by Jeff Pearce Review Summary: An intriguing debut for a series that could use better characterization and bolder departure from the noir genre’s stock attributes.
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This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1)

Title: This Rough Magic (A Shot in the Dark #1) Author: Josh Lanyon Cover Artist: April Martinez Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Mystery, historical fiction (1930s) Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 A dueling guest review by Leslie In a nutshell: Vintage Lanyon: what Josh does best. A clever mystery with lovely writing and a pair of very likeable protagonists.
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Bodies of Work (An Avondale Story)

Bodies of Work (An Avondale Story)

Title: Bodies of Work ( An Avondale Story ) Author: Etienne Cover Artist: Reece Dante Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy Link: Buy Link Bodies of Work Genre: Contemporary M/M, Mystery/Suspense Length: 350 pges Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating stars Guest Review by Raine Summary Review: Long, very detailed picture of a popular Police lieutenant’s work and private life.
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Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1)

Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1)

Title & Link: Foxe Tail (Skyler Foxe Mysteries #1) Author: Haley Walsh Cover Artist: Deana C Jamroz Buy Link (Kindle): Buy Link Foxe Tail (A Skyler Foxe Mystery) Publisher: MLR Press Genre: Mystery, Contemporary Length: Novel, 288 pages (79,000+ words) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: A promising start to a fun and funny new mystery series featuring a gay high school English…
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A Portrait of Emily

A Portrait of Emily

Title: A Portrait of Emily Author: JP Bowie Cover Artist: Deana C. Jamroz Publisher: MLR Press Amazon: Buy Link Kindle and Paperback (2003 self-published version) Genre: Contemporary Murder Mystery/Suspense/Paranormal-lite Length: Novel (242 PDF pages) Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn One Sentence Review: A good, solid follow-up as the second book in the Portrait series.
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Rag and Bone

Title: Rag and Bone Author: J.S. Cook Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Buy Link Rag & Bone (Inspector Raft Mystery Series) Genre: M/M historical mystery romance Length: 257 pages Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review The second in the inspector Raft mysteries still has great characterisation and vivid setting at its core but suffers from an overabundance of vagueness in the mystery plot.
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Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2)

Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2)

Title: Flesh & Blood (Flesh #2) (Flesh #2) Author: Ethan Stone Cover Artist: Justin James Publisher: DSP Publications Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary M/M, Mystery/Suspense Length: Novel (240 pages, word count unlisted) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The continuation of Cristian Flesh’s story finds him investigating a case that forces him to confront the many demons of his past. Cristian,…
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Beneath Dark Stars (The Sundown Saga #2)

Beneath Dark Stars (The Sundown Saga #2)

Title: Beneath Dark Stars (The Sundown Saga #2) Author: K. C. Kendricks Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber Publisher: White Deer Enterprises Buy link: Amazon.com (Second Edition) Genre: Contemporary Romance/Paranormal/Shifter/Mystery Length: Novella (29k words) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 A guest review by Raine Summary Review: An unexpectedly real and romantic exploration of a developing relationship between two unlikely lovers, set against the urban backdrop of a cold case murder mystery.
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The Truth of Yesterday

Title: The Truth of Yesterday Author: Josh Aterovis Cover Design: Josh Aterovis Buy Link: Buy Link The Truth of Yesterday Publisher: P.D. Publishing, Inc. Genre: Murder Mystery, Paranormal, Contemporary M/M, YA Length: Novel (376 paperback pages) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The fourth Killian Kendall mystery is a worthy continuation of a fun and energetic series.
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The Shakespeare Conspiracy

The Shakespeare Conspiracy

Title:  The Shakespeare Conspiracy Author:  Ted Bacino Publisher: Author House Buy Link Amazon: Genre: Historical M/M, Mystery Length:  Novel 300 paperback pages Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A Guest Review by Victor J. Banis Summary Review: Accused of heresy, Christopher Marlowe, London’s most popular playwright, must go underground to escape prison and death. In order that his plays will continue to be produced, he and his protector, Sir Thomas Walsingham, arrange…
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Undercover Sins (Secret Sins #1)

Undercover Sins (Secret Sins #1)

Title: Undercover Sins (Secret Sins #1) Author: Hayley B. James Cover Artist: Paul Richmond Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Buy link: Amazon.com Genre: Mystery/suspense Length: Novel (295 pdf pages) Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars A Guest Review by Feliz Summary Review: An ambituous book with an intriguing plot idea that unfortunately fell short of its great potential, mostly due to repetitive telling and overexplanation.
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Bermuda Heat (L.A. #5)

Title & Link: Bermuda Heat (L.A. #5) Author: PA Brown Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Buy Link Bermuda Heat (L.A. Series) (Kindle); Buy Link Bermuda Heat (Paperback) Genre: Murder Mystery, Contemporary M/M Length: Novel (73,000 words, 260 paperback pages) Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars A guest review by Buda Summary Review: The blurb for this fifth installment in the LA Heat series carried a lot of promise for fans…
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Willing Flesh

Title: Willing Flesh Author: J.S. Cook Publisher: MLR Press Buy Link: Buy Link Willing Flesh Genre: M/M historical mystery romance Length: 296 pages Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A guest review by Jenre Summary Review Dark murky goings on in Victorian London are brought to life in this engaging mystery with a couple of likeable heroes.
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Rinse and Repeat

Title: Rinse and Repeat Author: Amberly Smith Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Genre: M/M Science Fiction/Mystery Buy Link: Buy Link Rinse and Repeat Length: Novel (197  PDF Pages) Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 A guest review by Tj Summary Review: Quite an enjoyable and clever story of a man who repeats the same day to help people in need, only to find himself falling for someone who won’t remember him in the morning.
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