Book Reviews

Book Review: Wes and Kit (Steampunk Mystery #1) by Hollis Shiloh


Reviewed by Sarina


TITLE: Wes and Kit

SERIES: Steampunk Mystery #1

AUTHOR: Hollis Shiloh

PUBLISHER: Spare Words Press

LENGTH: 154 pages

RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2016


Wes has a soft heart—even if it is a gear heart from when he was mechanicalized during the war. Now close to homeless and in desperate straits, he still...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Cold Shadow (Cold Country #2) by Mercy Celeste


REVIEWED by Caroline


TITLE: Cold Shadow

SERIES: Cold Country Book 2

AUTHOR: Mercy Celeste

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 308 Pages

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2017


There’s no such thing as a Happily Ever After.

Special Agent Drew Walker thought he’d never return to Tennessee after that horrific Christmas. Two and a half years later, a serial...Read More »

Book Review: Eternally Bright (Eternal #2) by H. L. Holston & A. J. Burke


Reviewed by Becca

TITLE: Eternally Bright

SERIES: Eternal #2

AUTHOR: H. L. Holston & A. J. Burke

PUBLISHER: SH Publishing

LENGTH: 49 pages

RELEASE DATE: December 10, 2016


Ever since Gabriel Foster started working at Demerchant Industries, he’d been fighting his attraction to his enigmatic boss, Sébastien Demerchant.

During a Christmas party at Sébastien’s mansion, Gabriel...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Tradeoff by Susan Laine

Tradeoff (MM)

Reviewed by Kat


TITLE: Tradeoff

SERIES: The ManLove Collection

AUTHOR: Susan Laine

PUBLISHER: Siren-BookStrand, Inc.

LENGTH: 115 pages

RELEASE DATE: May 18, 2017


Milo Blake and his best friend, Jasper Reed, are college freshmen. Their shared passion is cars. Milo will build them, Jasper will drive them. That’s been their post-college plan since they were...Read More »

New Release Review: By the Numbers (Sancturay #10) by R.J. Scott


Reviewed by Sarina


TITLE: By the Numbers

SERIES: Sanctuary #10

AUTHOR: R.J. Scott

PUBLISHER: Love Lane Books

LENGTH: 156 pages

RELEASE DATE: May 17, 2017


The final book in the Sanctuary series

Secrets and lies threaten Brandon and Daniel’s new love.

Brandon Hoselton is running scared, finding security in his obsession with patterns and numbers. With his...Read More »

Book Review: Talk of the Town by Caitlin Ricci


Reviewed by PizzyGirl

TITLE: Talk of the Town

AUTHOR: Caitlin Ricci


LENGTH: 33 pages

RELEASE DATE: April 21, 2017


After ending an abusive relationship, Julian comes back home to live with his parents and his son in a small...Read More »

Book Review: My Lover's Will (Second Chance Mates #3) by Rosa Swann

My Lover's Will (Second Chance Mates, #3)

Reviewed by Amber

Book 1 Review

Book 2 Review

TITLE: My Lover’s Will

SERIES: Second Chance Mates

AUTHOR: Read More »

New Release Review: Caring For Riggs by Bonnie Dee

Caring for Riggs

Reviewed by Cinnamon



TITLE: Caring For Riggs

SERIES: Love Off Leash

AUTHOR: Bonnie Dee

PUBLISHER: self published

LENGTH: 99 Pages

RELEASE DATE:  May 20, 2017


Love, loss and finding a forever home.

After years abroad, Kyle Skelton returns to New York to plan his grandfather’s funeral. Weighed down by guilt about neglecting the prickly old...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Maelstrom by Kass Barrow



TITLE: Maelstrom

AUTHOR: Kass Barrow


LENGTH:  219 Pages

RELEASE DATE: May 13, 2017

BLURB:  When Kylor Knightley, a multi-millionaire nightclub owner, is out talent-spotting at an open mic event in London’s Limehouse district, the last thing the stiff-lipped Brit expects is to fall head-over-heels for...Read More »

Book Review: Defrosting Jack by Susan Laine


Reviewed by Becca

TITLE: Defrosting Jack

AUTHOR: Susan Laine

PUBLISHER: Siren Publishing

LENGTH: 114 pages

RELEASE DATE: December 20, 2016


Jack Frost has a problem. He’s the mythical power behind the elements of ice, snow, and frost, but his...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Liar, Liar by T.A. Moore


Reviewed by PizzyGirl

TITLE: Liar, Liar

AUTHOR: T.A. Moore

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGTH: 216 Pages

RELEASE DATE: May 12, 2017


Just another day at the office.

For some people that means spreadsheets, and for others it’s stitching endless hems. For Jacob Archer a day at the office is stealing proprietary information from a bioengineering firm...Read More »

Short Story Review: Angel by JL Merrow

Angel by [Merrow, JL]

Reviewed by Cinnamon


TITLE: Angel


PUBLISHER: self published

LENGTH: 34 pages

RELEASE DATE:  March 11, 2017 (second edition)


How do you know if you’re one of the damned?

As a child, Don wanted to become a priest. Now a grown man mostly at ease with being gay, he’s left the Catholic Church...Read More »

Release Day Review: Michael, Reinvented by Diana Copland

Michael, Reinvented (Delta Restorations, #2)

Reviewed by Danielle

TITLE: Michael, Reinvented

SERIES: Delta Restorations #2

AUTHOR: Diana Copland

PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press

LENGHT: 220 Pages

RELEASE DATE: May 19, 2017


Cute hipster and interior designer Michael doesn’t do love—not after his ex screwed him over. Sex is a different story, though, and the gentle giant who’s painting the mural...Read More »

Recent Release Review: Law of Love by Bob Masters

Law Of Love by [Masters, Bob]


Reviewed by Kat


TITLE: Law of Love

AUTHOR: Bob Masters

PUBLISHER: Deep Desires Press

LENGTH: 38 pages

RELEASE DATE: May 9, 2017


 1969 America is a time of protests against the war in Vietnam – long hair, rock music, and pot smoking. But it is also a time of free love, minority demands for...Read More »

Flashback Friday Book Review: The Last Bouquet (Cattle Valley #10) by Carol Lynne

Cattle Valley: The Last Bouquet by [Lynne, Carol]

Reviewed by Sarina


TITLE: The Last Bouquet

SERIES: Cattle Valley #10

AUTHOR: Carol Lynne

PUBLISHER: Pride Publishing

LENGTH: 138 pages

RELEASE DATE: February 16, 2009


Tyler Manning hates seeing Hearn Sutherland mourn over a jerk like Mitch Lanham. Every week Hearn comes into Tyler’s shop to pick up fresh flowers for his lover’s grave, and...Read More »

New Release Review: Scripted by Parker Avrile



Reviewed by Kat


TITLE: Scripted

AUTHOR: Parker Avrile

PUBLISHER: Paris April Press

LENGTH: 218 pages

RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2017


A gay marriage of convenience plays out on reality TV.

Noah and Brenner are lifelong friends trying to make it to the top of the heap in Hollywood. When their agents inform them the new...Read More »

Book Review: Undaunted by Devin Harnois


TITLE: Undaunted

AUTHOR: Devin Harnois

PUBLISHER: October Night Publishing

LENGTH: 263 Pages

RELEASE DATE: January 23, 2017


A warrior’s broken soul.
A vampire’s kind heart.

Kelas Vartorvi escaped from one vampire only to find himself bound to another. Roshan saved his life and honor demands Kelas stays by his side until he...Read More »

New Release Review: The Master Will Appear by LA Witt

The Master Will Appear

Reviewed by Minxhalo



TITLE: The Master Will Appear


PUBLISHER: self published

LENGTH: 364 pages

RELEASE DATE:  May 16, 2017


Dr. Mikhail “Misha” Budnikov takes one look at fellow fencer Ryan O’Connor and instantly knows his type. The undisciplined hothead is all ego with no finesse and even less control....Read More »

Release Day Review: And it Came to Pass by Laura Stone

And It Came to Pass

Reviewed by Dan


TITLE: And It Came to Pass

AUTHOR: Laura Stone

PUBLISHER: Interlude Press

LENGTH: 220 Pages

RELEASE DATE:  May 18, 2017


Adam Young is a devout Mormon whose life is all planned out for him, by both his strict father and his church. He follows the path they’ve established for him, going...Read More »

Book Review: Sentinel's Dagger (D'Vaire #2) by Jessamyn Kingley


Reviewed by Sarina


TITLE: Sentinel’s Dagger

SERIES: D’Vaire #2

AUTHOR: Jessamyn Kingley

PUBLISHER: Self Published

LENGTH: 277 pages

RELEASE DATE: March 28, 2017


Sentinels are as dangerous as they are mysterious. Not satisfied with the rumors that abound, the two necromancers at the Dragon Court of D’Vaire make the courageous decision to summon their soul...Read More »

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