Category Archives: High but not hopeless

Ghost of a Chance (Requiem Inc. #1) by Kris T. Bethke

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/ghost-of-a-chance-by-kris-t-bethke-9213-b Blurb Only love makes life worth living—over and over again. Ghostwalker Blake Jones dies every day. It’s his job and how he helps trapped souls cross over. But to return to life, he needs an anchor. His … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Angst Level, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Fated Mates, Gay, Gay, Ghost, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Magic, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Standalone | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Hexslayer (Hexworld #3) by Jordan L. Hawk Narrated by Tristan James

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Hexslayer-Audiobook/B077399YYJ?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=9SJ6MS0DHPWGPRZMG9Q2& Blurb Horse shifter Nick has one rule: never trust a witch. Nick has devoted his life to making his saloon a safe haven for the feral familiars of New York. So when a brutal killer slaughters a … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, class difference, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Enemies to Lovers, Fated Mates, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Magic, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, PTSD, Purchased, Race/Species Difference, second chance at love, Shifter, Standalone, Widower, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | Leave a comment

Relay (Changing Lanes #1) by Layla Reyne

Riptide Presents http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/relay Blurb Captain is not a title Alejandro “Alex” Cantu takes lightly. Elected by his teammates to helm the US Men’s Swim Team, he proudly accepts the role, despite juggling endless training, team administrative work, and helping out … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, Closeted, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Riptide Publishing, second chance at love, Standalone, Swimming/Diving, The one that got away, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

The Hideaway by Rosalind Abel

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36469492-the-hideaway?from_search=true Blurb Lavender Shores’s resident tattoo artist, Connor Clark, looks the part—six foot six, musclebound, and covered in ink—and most definitely doesn’t blend in. Grafted into the Bryant family as a teenager to escape his abusive father, the … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, artists, Author Provided, Beth Jumper, Book, class difference, Contemporary, Finding Family, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Misunderstanding, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Scorching/high heat, Standalone | Leave a comment

Audiobook: The Alpha Heir By Victoria Sue Narrated by: Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/The-Alpha-Heir-Audiobook/B078BGHCJF?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=7F3K5AXKDAVPB9VDFB33& Blurb Kingdom of Askara, Book 2 Man and wolf. Sworn enemies in the battle for Askara. Can hate and betrayal ever lead to love? Caleb Harken has spent six years wrongfully imprisoned for his father’s treachery. Tortured … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Bullying, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, mpreg, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Shifter | Leave a comment

Darkling by Brooklyn Ray

Nine Star Presents on January 8, 2018 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36572967-darkling?from_search=true Blurb Port Lewis, a coastal town perched on the Washington cliffs, is surrounded by dense woods, and is home to quaint coffee shops, a movie theater, a few bars, two churches, the … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, Action/Adventure, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, Contemporary, DA, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gender Fluid, High but not hopeless, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, NetGalley, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Trans, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards, young adult | Leave a comment

Banded Together by K.C. Burn

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/banded-together-by-kc-burn-9193-b Blurb Punk’s not dead, but it’s time to redefine life. Devlin Waters thought he’d have music forever. But the tragic death of his best friend ended the twenty-year run of his punk band, Negative Impression. Unable to … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Music/Rock Star, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Opposites attract, second chance at love, Standalone, Teacher | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Nachos & Hash (Mary’s Boys #1) by Brandon Witt Narrated by Dominic Carlos

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/nachos-hash-by-brandon-witt-8047-b Blurb Darwin Michaels is living his dreams in the Mile High City. While Denver offers the perfect job, scrumptious dining, and whirlwind dating options, Darwin is losing hope he’ll find the right man to spark his interest … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone | Leave a comment

Sometimes the Best Presents Can’t Be Wrapped by B.G. Thomas

Dreamspinner https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/sometimes-the-best-presents-cant-be-wrapped-by-bg-thomas-9198- Blurb Ned Balding used to be a decent man—until the stress of seemingly countless responsibilities changes him, and he becomes cold and driven—the kind of man who considers firing an employee days before Christmas. The kind of man … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Boss/employee, Bullying, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Holiday, Humor, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Paranormal, pining, second chance at love, Secret Identity, Standalone, Thanksgiving | 1 Comment

Holidays: Welcome Home Soldier (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Deanna Wadsworth

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Clay and Daniel fell in love as enlisted men during Desert Shield, but Don’t Ask Don’t Tell meant they had to keep it secret. After Clay’s convoy was ambushed, PTSD changed him, and their relationship ended … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Closeted, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Holiday, m/m, Mild/low level heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Part of a Series, PTSD, second chance at love, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment