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

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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 »

Release Day Review: Catching Heir by Julia Talbot


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Catching Heir

SERIES: Dreamspun Desires, Book 23

AUTHOR: Julia Talbot

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 250 Pages

RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2016


Is he...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen #1) by Rachel Haimowitz (Author) & Craig Beck (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Counterpoint

SERIES: Song of the Fallen, Volume 1

AUTHOR: Rachel Haimowitz

NARRATOR: Craig Beck

PUBLISHER: Riptide Publishing

LENGTH: 11h 55m

RELEASE DATE: September 7, 2016


It is the twilight of mankind. Depleted by generations of war with a race of dark beasts, humanity stands on the brink of extinction. The outlands are...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Absinthe of Malice (Sinners #5) by Rhys Ford (Author) & Tristan James (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Absinthe of Malice

SERIES: Sinners Series, Book 5

AUTHOR: Rhys Ford

NARRATOR: Tristan James

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 49m

RELEASE DATE: October 3, 2016


“We’re getting the band back together.”

Those six words send a chill down Miki St. John’s spine, especially when they’re spoken with a nearly religious fervor by his...Read More »

Audio Book Review: According To Hoyle by Abigail Roux (Author) & Mason Lloyd (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: According to Hoyle

AUTHOR: Abigail Roux

NARRATOR: Mason Lloyd

PUBLISHER: Tantor Audio

LENGTH: 7h 48m

RELEASE DATE: August 23, 2016


US Marshals Eli Flynn and William Henry Washington – longtime friends and colleagues – are escorting two prisoners to New Orleans for trial when they discover there’s more than outlawry to...Read More »

Audio Book Review: Home Again (Home #1) by Cardeno C. (Author) & Alexander Collins (Narrator)

REVIEW BY: Christie

TITLE: Home Again

AUTHOR: Cardeno C

NARRATOR: Alexander Collins

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 5h 26m

RELEASE DATE: June 10, 2016


Imposing, temperamental Noah Forman wakes up in a hospital and can’t remember how he got there. He holds it together, taking comfort in the fact that the man he has...Read More »

Audio Book Review: In Another Life & Eight Days by Cardeno C. (Author), John Solo (Narrator) & Nick J. Russo (Narrator)


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: In Another Life & Eight Days

AUTHOR: Cardeno C

NARRATOR: John Solo, Nick J. Russo

PUBLISHER: The Romance Authors

LENGTH: 3h 40m

RELEASE DATE: July 26, 2016

BLURB:Read More »

Audio Book Review: Temptations of Desire (Desires Entwined #3) by Tempeste O'Riley (Author) & Jeff Gelder (Narrator)


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: Temptations of Desire

SERIES: Desires Entwined, Book 3

AUTHOR: Tempeste O’Riley

NARRATOR: Jeff Gelder

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 17m

RELEASE DATE:  June 15, 2016

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Audio Book Review: The Senator's Secret by K.C. Wells (Author) & John Solo (Narrator)


REVIEW BY: Christie


TITLE: The Senator’s Secret

AUTHOR: K. C. Wells


PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 6h 11m

RELEASE DATE: September 19, 2016


Politics, puppy dogs,...Read More »

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