Recommended Reads for 2018

Our favorite books for 2018.

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Title: Nothing Special VI (S.W.A.T. Edition): His Hart’s Command Author: A.E. Via Publisher: Via Star Wings books Release Date: November 26, 2018 Genre(s): Gay romance, danger, cops Page Count: 250 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lennox Freeman (Free) is one of the…
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Title: Southernmost Murder Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: January 9, 2017 Genre(s): Mystery Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Kristin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aubrey Grant lives in the tropical paradise of Old Town, Key West, has a cute cottage, a sweet moped,…
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Title: Dream (Skins #1) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 244 pages Reviewed by: Ele Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I can’t sleep… When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws…
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Title: Relay (Changing Lanes #1) Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 8th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary, Suspense, Sports Romance Page Count: 237 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his…
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Title: Southernmost Murder Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: January 9th 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Mystery & Suspense Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Belen Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aubrey Grant lives in the tropical paradise of Old Town, Key West, has a cute…
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Hello, everyone! I’m C.S. Poe! We’re back with the Southernmost Murder tour, here at Gay Book Reviews. This is my first release of the New Year and it is a standalone mystery-romance, featuring historian, Aubrey Grant. Aubrey has had a lifetime fascination with octopuses and his greatest wish is to scuba dive and see them…
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Title: Southernmost Murder Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: January 9, 2017 Genre(s): Murder Mystery / Suspense Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Aubrey Grant lives in the tropical paradise of Old Town, Key West, has a cute…
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Title: Blackbird in the Reeds (The Rowan Harbor Cycle #1) Author: Sam Burns Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 4th 2018 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Fantasy; Paranormal Romance Page Count: 188 pages Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Devon Murphy has never believed that there…
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Title: Beneath This Mask (Enhanced World #3) Author: Victoria Sue Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: January 16, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal, Romantic Suspense Page Count: 223 pages Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gael Peterson has spent years hiding behind the enhanced abilities he wears…
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Title: Body and Soul (Death and Destruction #7) Author: Patricia Logan Publisher: Westburg Publishing Release Date: December 11, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary, Suspense Page Count: 326 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: More than ten years ago, a series of train bombings devastated railways throughout…
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Title: Leaning Into Always (Leaning Into #2) Author: Lane Hayes and Seth Clayton (Narrator) Publisher: Lane Hayes Release Date: November 7, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins Reviewed by: Lily G. Blunt Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Life is good for Eric…
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Title: And then the Devil cried: Episode 2 Author: Ellie Fox Publisher: Self published Release Date: November 15, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 76 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Adam Delaney has always been a believer in good and doing the…
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Title: Trick Roller (Seven of Spades #2) Author: Cordelia Kingsbridge Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 29th 2018 Genre(s): MM Romance Mystery Page Count: 295 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4,3 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s the height of summer in Las Vegas. Everyone believes the serial killer…
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Title: Hidden Treasures (A Pinx Video Mystery #2) Author: Marshall Thornton Publisher: Kenmore Books Release Date: January 28th 2018 Genre(s): Murder / Mystery, Romance, Historical, 1990th Page Count: 229 Reviewed by: LenaRibka Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s about a dress. A valuable blue sequined dress…
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Title: An Actor's Guide to Romance Author: Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead Publisher: Pride Publishing Release Date: January 23, 2018 Genre(s): Short, Contemporary Page Count: 32 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When long-time theatrical enemies are cast as lovers, their late-night rehearsal brings…
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Title: Tribute Act (Porthkennack #8) Author: Joanna Chambers Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: January 15, 2018 Genre(s):MM Contemporary Romance Page Count: 206 Reviewed by: Crabbypatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nathan Bridges hadn’t intended to settle down in his home town of Porthkennack—he just ended up…
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Title: The Station Author: Keira Andrews Publisher: KA Books Release Date: January 18th 2018 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 204 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Two men exiled to an untamed land must capture love. Ever since Cambridge-bound Colin Lancaster spied on…
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Title: A Way with You (Memories with The Breakfast Club) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 16th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 95 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reeve Nelson is determined to make it in Manhattan. He’s hardworking,…
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Title: A Way with You (Memories with The Breakfast Club) Author: Lane Hayes Publisher: Self-published Release Date: January 16th 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 95 pages Reviewed by: Renée Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Reeve Nelson is determined to make it in Manhattan. He’s hardworking,…
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Title: The Sun Guardian (Vanguards of Viridor #1) Author: T.S. Cleveland Publisher: Self Published Release Date: December 23, 2017 Genre(s): Gay Fantasy Page Count: 542 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Scorch is a cocky apprentice at the Guardians' Guild, a fellowship of…
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Title: Change of Heart Author: Mary Calmes Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 8, 2009 Genre(s): M/M paranormal, shifter Page Count: 260 Reviewed by: Susan Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Blurb: As a young gay man—and a werepanther—all Jin Rayne yearns for is a normal life. Having…
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Title: Dream (Skins #1) Author: Garrett Leigh Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 244 pages Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: I can’t sleep… When unrequited love leaves Dylan Hart sleepless and nursing his wounds, instinct draws…
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Title: Love Me Whole Author: Nicky James Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 13, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 329 Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Twenty-eight-year-old Oryn Patterson isn’t like other people. Being an extremely shy, social introvert is only part of the…
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Title: Dantès Unglued (Ward Security #2) Author: Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott Publisher: Drake and Elliott Publishing LLC Release Date: January 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Reviewed by: Parvathy Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When private investigator, Shane Stephens, is hired by the mayor of Cincinnati…
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