Category Archives: 2.5 stars

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

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Add Love and Mix Audiobook by Sean Michael Narrated by Steve Balderson

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/add-love-and-mix-by-sean-michael-8419-b Blurb  Firefighter Jason “Jase” Weller and EMT Scott Bronson are living the perfect life. They work together in jobs they love, they live together, and in their downtime, they still can’t get enough of each other. It’s … Continue reading

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The Alpha’s Claim by Holley Trent

  Carina Press Presents http://www.carinapress.com/shop/books/9781488078538_the-alphas-claim.html Publishing May 15 2017 Blurb Jim West, the New York Coyote pack alpha, has successfully defended his territory from external threats for almost fifteen years. Pack politics may be a pain in his ass, but … Continue reading

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Wild Instincts (Seaside Shifters #2) by Ethan Stone

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/wild-instincts-by-ethan-stone-8261-b Blurb Police cadet and bear shifter Tyson Dakota looks forward to his on-the-job training in Seaside, Oregon, working alongside his cousin, Chief of Police John Dakota. Their goal is to investigate the growing meth epidemic and identify … Continue reading

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Turning the Page Audiobook by Andrew Grey Narrated by Jeff Gelder

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/turning-the-page-by-andrew-grey-8205-b Blurb Malcolm Webber is still grieving the loss of his partner of 20 years to cancer. He’s buried his mind and feelings in his legal work and isn’t looking for another relationship. He isn’t expecting to feel … Continue reading

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Bulletproof (Matter of Time Book 5) Audiobook by Mary Calmes Narrated by Jeff Gelder

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/bulletproof-by-mary-calmes-4815-b Blurb Jory Harcourt doesn’t have to go looking for trouble. Wherever he goes, it seems to find him – particularly when his partner, Sam Kage, is working undercover on a federal task force. After the recession forces … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas Is No Christmas by Colton Aalto

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/all-i-want-for-christmas-is-no-christmas-by-colton-aalton-7971-b Blurb Alec Ryder’s arrest in Aspen, early on the morning of December twenty-fifth, is the latest disaster in his series of unhappy Christmases. He’s dreaded the holiday since being subjected to endless church services as a child. … Continue reading

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Elemental Ride by Mel Eight

Less Than Three Press Presents https://lessthanthreepress.com/books/index.php?main_page=product_bookx_info&cPath=106_139&products_id=1227&zenid=hv472jkcp3epfpg8948tacqtd0 Blurb   Rawley isn’t the type to crush hard and fast on anyone, but he’s somehow helpless when it comes to the new mailman. Even his bikes and his job as enforcer for a … Continue reading

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Beyond the Grill by Tracey Michael

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/beyond-the-grill-by-tracey-michael-7596-b   Blurb Justin Walker is used to being the hookup but never the boyfriend, and that’s okay. Justin has goals—he might sling burgers by night and work on his car by day, but he has plans to … Continue reading

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Meteor Stike (Astronomers Book 2) by Silvia Violet

  Blurb Astro-physicist Matthew Dansk falls for one of his colleagues during a research trip, but Alan won’t tell anyone he’s gay and he never goes out with the same man twice. Matt is looking for a serious relationship and … Continue reading

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