Category Archives: Fade to black/No Steam

One Bullet by Casey Wolfe

NineStar Press
Presents https://ninestarpress.com/product/one-bullet/ Blurb: When Ethan Brant was shot, he found himself dealing with severe PTSD and unable to do his job as a police officer any longer. With the aid of Detective Shawn Greyson, the man who saved his … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Author Provided, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Halloween, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, New Year's Eve, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words) | Leave a comment

Meanwhile Back at the Ranch by L A Merrill

 Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/meanwhile-back-at-the-ranch-by-la-merrill-8520-b Blurb David Marks is looking for the perfect place to film his new web series and recover from his latest failed relationship. When reclusive writer Michael Sharp opens his Montana ranch to paying guests, David knows he’s … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Book, Contemporary, Cowboys, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Insta Love, m/m, Mary D, May/December, May/December, Mid, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Standalone, writer | Leave a comment

Drama Muscle: A Nicky and Noah Mystery #2 (Audiobook) by Joe Cosentino Narrated by Chip Hurley

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Drama-Muscle-Audiobook/B06W9M1TM3?ref_=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl&qid=1494785851&sr=1-1 Blurb It could be lights out for college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza. With dead bodybuilders popping up on campus, Nicky, and his favorite colleague/life partner Noah Oliver, must use their drama skills to figure out who is … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Dee, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone | Leave a comment

Talk of the Town 
By Caitlin Ricci
 Dual review by Mary and Anna!

Extasy Books Presents: http://www.extasybooks.com/talk-of-the-town/ Blurb After ending an abusive relationship, Julian comes back home to live with his parents and his son in a small town. Life is simple, and he’s happy about that. When he delivers groceries to Garrett … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, 2.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Bi-Sexual, Book, Contemporary, Extasy Books, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Single Parent | Leave a comment

Lochlann (Order of the Black Knights #6) by Andrea Speed

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/lochlann-by-andrea-speed-8493-b Blurb Violence has been Lochlann O’Connor’s companion since he was born into a family of old-school Irish terrorists. From there he is recruited into Alpha, a secret government agency dedicated to fighting terrorism—with extreme prejudice. Lochlann’s bravery, … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Enemies to Lovers, Fade to black/No Steam, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Mid, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Rating, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | Leave a comment

Drama Queen: A Nicky and Noah Mystery Audiobook by Joe Cosentino; Narrated by Miichael Gilboe

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Drama-Queen-Audiobook/B012I834LS/ref=a_search_c4_1_9_srTtl?qid=1493825599&sr=1-9   Blurb It could be curtains for college theatre professor Nicky Abbondanza. With dead bodies popping up all over campus, Nicky must use his drama skills to figure out who is playing the role of murderer before … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Dee, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Puss in Prada by Marie Jacquelyn

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Puss-Prada-Marie-Jacquelyn-ebook/dp/B06ZZCD3L9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1494445717&sr=8-1&keywords=puss+in+prada Blurb Still struggling with his recent breakup, Alexander runs headlong—literally—into a witch who leaves him far less than human. Now a wise-cracking cat with a taste for expensive clothes, he is forced to live with the ex … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Chef, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Humor, Length, Little to no angst, m/m, Magic, Morgan, Paranormal, Purchased, second chance at love, Shifter, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, writer | Leave a comment

The Sun Still Rises
 By Laura Bailo


Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-sun-still-rises-by-laura-bailo-8474-b Blurb Erik’s father lived for Pamplona’s yearly festival and the running of the bulls. Now he’s gone, and Erik flies to Pamplona on a whim to see the festival his father loved—without booking a room first. He’s … Continue reading

Posted in 2 star, 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Dee, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/comfort, Little to no angst, long distance love, m/m, Mary D, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Standalone, writer | Leave a comment

Two for Trust by Elle Brownlee

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/two-for-trust-by-elle-brownlee-8405-b Blurb A fairy-tale vacation—if he can get the ending right. American nurse Finch Mason steps beyond the comfort of his orderly life and takes a dream trip to England, complete with a National Trust Pass so he … Continue reading

Posted in 1.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Book, Christmas, class difference, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Heat Index, m/m, Medical, Mild, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Olive Juice
 by TJ Klune


Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/olive-juice-by-tj-klune-8409-b Blurb It begins with a message that David cannot ignore: I want to see you. He agrees, and on a cold winter’s night, David and Phillip will come together to sift through the wreckage of the memory … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Established Couple, Fade to black/No Steam, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, m/m, Mary D, Misunderstanding, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Reconcilliation | Leave a comment