Category Archives: Fade to black/No Steam

Dark Romance: Creature (Bureau #3) by Kim Fielding

  Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39779972-creature?from_search=true Blurb Alone in a cell and lacking memories of his past, John has no idea who—or what—he is. Alone on the streets of 1950s Los Angeles, Harry has far too many memories of his painful … Continue reading

Posted in adult - 18+, Book, Bullying, Dark Romance/ Bad Boys, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, Mid level angst, Monthly Theme, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Paranormal, Standalone | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recent Release: Mason and the Dog Wrangler by CL Etta

Publisher Pride Publishing https://www.pride-publishing.com/book/mason-and-the-dog-wrangle Blurb Sorrow’s grip is relentless until a rambunctious ball of fur and a handsome dog wrangler break its hold. Four years after his partner died, leaving him to raise their daughter alone, Mason Ford still grieves … Continue reading

Posted in adult - 18+, Book, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Mild level angst, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Overtime Audiobook (ficlet) by Avon Gale narrated by Scott Smith

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31218096-overtime?from_search=true Blurb This short story (approximately 4000 words) takes place after the events of Power Play and before Empty Net. It features Spartanburg Spitfires’ goalie Isaac Drake — as well as a few other familiar faces — … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Contemporary, Established Couple, Established Couple/Sequel, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, Hockey, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Time to Laugh | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: The Architech and the Castle of Glass By Jade Mere

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-architect-and-the-castle-of-glass-by-jade-mere-9478-b Blurb Chasing his dream will send him into a dark and twisted nightmare. Tahki’s only goal is to become a world-famous architect, even if that means betraying his father’s wishes by abandoning his comfortable life for one … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Book, Dreamspinner, Enemies to Lovers, Fade to black/No Steam, Fantasy, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Mild/low level heat, Morgan, no rating, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Mage of Inconvenience by Parker Foye

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/mage-of-inconvenience-by-parker-foye-9390-b Blurb Can they find the magic in a practical union? West is on the run from his werewolf pack, but if he cannot renew his magical defenses, he won’t get far. What he needs is a mage…. … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Book, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Fake relationship, Fated Mates, Gay, Gay, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Mild level angst, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Race/Species Difference, Shifter, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone | Leave a comment

Coming Soon! Magic Runs Deep by Alex Whitehall

Riptide Presents on April 9th 2018 http://riptidepublishing.com/titles/magic-runs-deep Blurb For the last five years, Veier has been chained to a king’s throne in his bear form. When a neighboring kingdom overthrows the crown, Veier’s imprisonment ends, but true freedom is not … Continue reading

Posted in Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Book, Enemies to Lovers, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Historical, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Morgan, no rating, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Riptide Publishing, Shifter, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Jack of Thorns by Amelia Faulkner Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Jack-of-Thorns-Audiobook/B078TJHCXF?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=2FQBBXGDKNKKY1EPWDJJ Blurb Florist. Psychic. Addict. Laurence Riley coasts by on good looks and natural charm, but underneath lies a dark chasm that neither heroin nor lovers can fill. Sobriety is a pipe dream which his stalker ex-boyfriend is … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Bullying, class difference, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Virgin | Leave a comment

Holidays: Homemade from the Heart (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Bru Baker

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Craft store owner Grant has always been a sucker for a pretty face, and that goes double for a pretty face with an adorable sidekick. When seven-year-old Aubrey has her heart set on taking Grant’s already-full … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, artists, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Holiday Romance, Humor, lawyer, Little to no angst, m/m, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k 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: The Last Gift (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Chrissy Munder

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb College student Nick Reed works late shift at a convenience store and dreams of graduation, a job he can be proud of, and finding the man of his dreams. But the man of his dreams is … Continue reading

Posted in 3 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, class difference, College/University, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Families/Weddings, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Holiday Romance, Humor, lawyer, m/m, Mild level angst, Morgan, New Adult, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment