Release Day Review: Fair Chance (All's Fair #3) by Josh Lanyon

REVIEWED by Christie

TITLE: Fair Chance

SERIES: All’s Fair, book 3

AUTHOR: Josh Lanyon

PUBLISHER: Carina Press

LENGTH: 336 Pages

RELEASE DATE: March 13, 2017



One final game of cat and mouse…

Ex–FBI agent Elliot Mills thought he was done with the most brutal case of his career. The Sculptor, the serial killer he spent...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Hanging the Stars by Rhys Ford (Author) & Greg Tremblay (Narrator)

REVIEWED by  Christie

TITLE: Hanging the Stars

SERIES: Half Moon Bay, Book 2

AUTHOR: Rhys Ford

NARRATOR: Greg Tremblay

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 7h 41m

RELEASE DATE: January 12, 2017


Angel Daniels grew up hard, one step ahead of the law and always looking over his shoulder. A grifter’s son, he’d learned every con and trick...Read More »

Recent Release Audio Book Review: Grounding Griffin (Made Marian #4) by Lucy Lennox


REVIEW by Christie


TITLE: Grounding Griffin

SERIES: Made Marian, book 4

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

NARRATOR: Michael Pauley

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 7 hours and 43 minutes

RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2017


Griff: I learned early on that the easiest way to avoid a broken heart is to always be the first out the door. Caring about anyone or...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Single Malt (Agents Irish & Whiskey #1) by Layla Reyne

SingleMalt cover

REVIEWED by Christie


TITLE: Single Malt

SERIES: Agents Irish & Whiskey, Book 1

AUTHOR: Layla Reyne

PUBLISHER: Carina Press

LENGTH: 194 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 27, 2017


Eight months after the car crash that changed everything, FBI agent Aidan Talley is back at work. New department, new case and a new partner. Smart, athletic and...Read More »

Short Story Review: Joshua (Faeted #1) by Caitlin Ricci



TITLE: Joshua

SERIES: Faeted, Book 1

AUTHOR: Caitlin Ricci

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 24, 2017


Book one in the Faeted series There’s only one place to go for a guaranteed happily ever after… Joshua, a dragon shifter, hates having to go to the Faeted Matchmaking Agency, but...Read More »

Audio Book Review: All of Me by Cardeno C (Author) & Robert M. Clark (Narrator)

REVIEWED by Christie


TITLE: All of Me

AUTHOR: Cardeno C

NARRATOR: Robert M. Clark

PUBLISHER: The Romance Authors

LENGTH: 1h 50m

RELEASE DATE: August 17, 2016



To bond with his destined mate, an Alpha wolf must look past what he sees and trust what he feels.

Bonded by their parents before they were conceived, wolf shifters...Read More »

New Release Review: Arrows Fletched With Peacock Feathers

REVIEWED by Christie

TITLE: Arrows Fletched With Peacock Feathers

AUTHOR: Claudia Quint

PUBLISHER: Less Than Three Press

LENGTH: 40 Pages

RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2017


Notthingham suffers under the ruthless enforcement of the Sheriff, who is determined to live up to his title and forget the difficult childhood that left him orphaned and destitute....Read More »

Audio Book Review: Jumping Jude by Lucy Lennox (Author) & Michael Pauley (Narrator)

Reviewed by Christie

TITLE: Jumping Jude

SERIES: Made Marian, Book 3

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

NARRATOR: Michael Pauley

PUBLISHER: Lucy Lennox

LENGTH: 7h 30m

RELEASE DATE: February 1, 2017


Jude: Reaching the top of the country music charts brings out the crazy, and there’s no one crazier than my ex. Unfortunately, his threats to out me are...Read More »

Love Bytes Reviewers "Best of 2016" - Day #13 - Christie

Love bytes favorite reads

It’s that time of year again people. The time where we, the voracious and obsessive readers of LGBT romance, look back and reflect on what an amazing year of books it’s been. If you’re anything like us then you’re already compiling your 2017 “To Read”...Read More »

Split Decision Duo Review: Borrowing Blue (Made Marian #1) Lucy Lennox

Borrowing Blue (Made Marian, #1)

TITLE: Borrowing Blue

SERIES: Made Marian

AUTHOR: Lucy Lennox

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 282 pages

RELEASE DATE: November 23, 2016


Blue: When my ex walks into the resort bar with his new husband on his arm, I want nothing more than to prove to him that I’ve moved on. Thankfully, the...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Love on Location by Lucy Felthouse (Author) & Joel Leslie (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie

TITLE: Love on Location

AUTHOR: Lucy Felthouse

NARRATOR: Joel Leslie

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 1h 54m

RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2016



When Theo Samuels heads off to film on location in the village of Stoneydale, he’s expecting drama to take place on camera, not off. But when he meets gorgeous local...Read More »

Book Review: Hearts of Darkness by Andrea Speed


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Hearts of Darkness

AUTHOR: Andrea Speed

PUBLISHER: DSP publications

LENGTH: 160 Pages

RELEASE DATE: November 8, 2016


Kaede Hiyashi is sick and tired of living in the shadow of his father, supervillain Doctor Terror. Brilliant but...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Beauty Inc. (Pennymaker Tales #3) by Tara Lain (Author) & Kale Williams (Narrator)



TITLE: Beauty Inc.

SERIES: The Pennymaker Tales, book 3

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 5m

NARRATOR: Kale Williams

RELEASE DATE: December 8, 2016


Is beauty only skin deep?

Chemist Dr. Robert “Belle” Belleterre loves flowers, green trees, his best friend Judy, and “his baby”: the new face cream he developed...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Tigers on the Run (Tigers & Devils #3) by Sean Kennedy (Author) & Dave Gillies (Narrator)

Tigers on the Run Audiobook

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Tigers on the Run

SERIES: Tigers & Devils, Book 3

AUTHOR: Sean Kennedy

NARRATOR: Dave Gillies

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 7h 53m

RELEASE DATE: June 21, 2016


Sequel to Tamerlane

Young Australian...Read More »

Audio Book Review: A Forced Silence (Zero Hour #1) by Cate Ashwood (Author) & Scott R. Smith (Narrator)

A Forced Silence Audiobook

Reviewed by Christie


TITLE:  A Forced Silence

SERIES:  Zero Hour #1

AUTHOR:  Cate Ashwood

NARRATOR:  Scott R. Smith

PUBLISHER:  Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH:  5hrs 47min

RELEASE DATE:  June 3, 2016


For paramedic Adam Carson, his world is lights and sirens and saving...Read More »

Release Day Review: Cowboys Don't Come Out by Tara Lain


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Cowboys Don’t Come Out

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 200 Pages

RELEASE DATE: December 7, 2016


Rand McIntyre settles for good enough. He loves his small California ranch, raising horses, and teaching riding to the kids he adores—but having kids of his own and someone to love means...Read More »

Audio Book Review: The Naked Prince and Other Stories from Fairyland by Joe Cosentino (Author) & Joel Leslie (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: The Naked Prince and Other Stories from Fairyland

AUTHOR: Joe Cosentino

NARRATOR: Joel Leslie

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 3h 20m

RELEASE DATE: October 21, 2016


Cinder, a poor and beautiful young man who designs clothing, makeup, and hair for his stepmother and stepsisters, offers his clothing and slippers to a...Read More »

Release Day Duo Review: Hanging The Stars (Half Moon Bay #2) by Rhys Ford


Reviewed by Chris & Christie


TITLE:  Hanging The Stars

SERIES:  Half Moon Bay #2

AUTHOR:  Rhys Ford

PUBLISHER:  Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH:  206 pages

RELEASE DATE:  December 5, 2016


Angel Daniels grew up hard, one step ahead of the law and always looking...Read More »

Advent Calendar Book Review: Krampus Hates Christmas by Andi Van


We will review the Dreamspinner Press advent calendar one review a day. At the end of the month THREE winners will be picked to receive some great prizes!

First prize is 10 books from your Dreamspinner wishlist .

Second prize is 5 books from your Dreamspinner wishlist.

Third...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Death Dancer (Dangerous Dancers #2) by Tara Lain


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Death Dancer

SERIES: Dangerous Dancers, Book 2

AUTHOR: Tara Lain

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 228 Pages

RELEASE DATE: November 29, 2016


A tattooed...Read More »

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