Category Archives: Themes

Audiobook: Dyeing To Be Loved by Aimee Nicole Walker Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Dyeing-to-be-Loved-Audiobook/B077732YCH/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1512181388&sr=1-1 Blurb: Gabriel Wyatt is a big city Detective living in a small Ohio town. He expects a peaceful existence once he moves from Miami, Florida, but that’s the last thing he finds. Instead, Gabe discovers murder, mayhem, … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dee, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Scorching, Stalker/Abusive Ex | Leave a comment

The Gryphon King’s Consort by Jenn Burke

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-gryphon-kings-consort-by-jenn-burke-9104-b Blurb Love takes flight. The sudden death of the Gryphon King throws the kingdom of Mythos into uncertainty, and Crown Prince Luca rushes both his coronation and an arranged marriage to a man he’s never met. Eirian … Continue reading

Posted in 2.5 stars, adult - 18+, Alternate World, Angst Level, Arranged Marriage, Book, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Mary D, Mid, Mid-grade, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Politics, Shifter, Stalker/Abusive Ex | Leave a comment

Holidays: Christmas Grace (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by C.L. Miles

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Christmas has been a lonely time of year for Aaron since losing his family fifteen years ago. But now he’s seeing Craig, and though Aaron is sure they belong together, both have been hurt in the … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Established Couple, Fade to black/No Steam, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Single Parent, Standalone | Leave a comment

Kairos by Mary Calmes

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/kairos-by-mary-calmes-9162-b Blurb Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming. Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Bi-Sexual, Book, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid-grade, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone | Leave a comment

Holidays: Alone for Christmas By Ashley John

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32732677-alone-for-christmas?from_search=true Blurb With his third divorce looming and his bank accounts frozen, Chip Harington was surprisingly okay with spending Christmas alone, even if he was living out of a suitcase in his office. He had already decided to … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Book, Boss/employee, Christmas, Contemporary, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Gay, Gay, Holiday, Holiday Romance, m/m, Mild, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased, Sports, Standalone | Leave a comment

Holidays: A Timely Gift (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Kris T. Bethke

Dreamspinner Press https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Sometimes the right gift can be life-changing…. On the solstice, Rory’s grandfather gives him a pocket watch that he claims will have Rory’s life sorted and his problems solved by Christmas. Rory starts out skeptical, but … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Little to no angst, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Mild, Monthly Theme, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Reconcilliation, second chance at love, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Standalone, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Holidays: The Probability of Mistletoe (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by E.J. Russell

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb When software engineer Keith Trainor decides to start his own company, he knows exactly who he wants as his partner: Parker Mulvaney, his best friend from high school. But in the ten years since graduation, their … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Bullying, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, Holiday, Holiday Romance, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, second chance at love, Standalone, The one that got away, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Short Order (Foothills Pride #8) by Pat Henshaw

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/short-order-by-pat-henshaw-9143-b Blurb When recent horticulture graduate Dr. Fenton Miller arrives in Stone Acres, California, he thinks his only concern is which job offer to accept after spending the holidays working at his cousin’s plant nursery. But after he … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, Chef, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fade to black/No Steam, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, Holiday, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mild, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Part of a Series, Rent Boy, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone | Leave a comment

An Unlocked Mind by K.C. Wells & Parker Williams

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/an-unlocked-mind-by-kc-wells-and-parker-williams-9140-b Blurb Sercrets: Book Two Rob Daniels is determined to prove to himself that his brother Alex got it wrong. Alex believes he found love through BDSM; Rob is certain that’s not possible. He even makes several visits … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, BDSM, Book, Bullying, Closeted, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Finding Family, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Handyman, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Mid, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Reconcilliation, Scorching | Leave a comment

Holidays: All I Want by Stella Starling

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33127540-all-i-want?ac=1&from_search=true Blurb Shy retail clerk Elliott Gaffney’s Christmas wish isn’t something Santa can grant him, but that doesn’t stop it from being his favorite time of year. Especially since he gets to work at Chicago’s prestigious Ashby’s department … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Book, Boss/employee, Christmas, class difference, Contemporary, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Holiday Romance, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Purchased, Standalone | Leave a comment