Category Archives: Closeted

Audiobook: The Fireman’s Pole by Sue Brown Narrated by Finn Sterling

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-firemans-pole-by-sue-brown-8862-b Blurb The flames of passion rise for the lord of the manor. It’s springtime in Calminster village, but things are already heating up. Sexy firefighter Dale Maloney is new to the local station. When Dale backs the … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, class difference, Closeted, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Firefighters, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Humor, Hurt/Abuse, m/m, Mary D, Mild, Mild, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Soccer, Sports, Stalker/Abusive Ex | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Point of No Return by NR Walker Narrated by Sean Crisden

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Point-of-No-Return-Audiobook/B0792L8YZG?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=GZ1XXQ7Y4Y0W3YG0FZ8A& Blurb Book one in the Turning Point series. Matthew Elliot is one of LA’s best detectives. He’s been labeled the golden boy of the Fab Four: a team of four detectives who’ve closed down drug-rings all over … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, Action/Adventure, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, boxing, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Gym/physical trainer, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, m/m, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Scorching | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Tender Mercies by Eli Easton Narrated by Will Tulin

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/tender-mercies-by-eli-easton-8981-b Blurb A Men of Lancaster County Novel Eddie Graber’s dream of a sanctuary for rescued farm animals was about to come true when his partner backed out at the last minute. Now Eddie risks losing the twenty-five … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Bullying, class difference, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Dreamspinner, Exploration, farmer, Finding Family, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day Read: Lessons in Love: A sparkling tale of mystery, murder and romance (Cambridge Fellows Book 1) by Charlie Cochrane

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5942455-lessons-in-love?from_search=true Blurb: A dangerous crime and a thrilling romance It’s the turn of the century, Queen Victoria’s reign is over, it’s time for a new beginning. In Cambridge, Jonty Stewart takes up a teaching post, acting as … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Bullying, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, College/University, Dee, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Historical, Hurt/Abuse, Little to no angst, m/m, Mild, Monthly Theme, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Purchased, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone, Teacher, Valentine's Day | Leave a comment

When the Devil Wants In by Cate Ashwood and J.H. Knight

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/when-the-devil-wants-in-by-cate-ashwood-and-jh-knight-9306-b Blurb: John Turner has been living a lie most of his life. Growing up in the rural Georgia town of Magnolia Ridge, he’s only ever let one person truly know him: his best friend, Chloe. To the … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, Book, Closeted, Construction Worker, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dee, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Handyman, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Mid, Mid-grade, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Standalone | Leave a comment

La Famiglia By Deanna Wadsworth

Dreamspinner Press https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/la-famiglia-by-deanna-wadsworth-9293-b Blurb Forrester Giordano comes from a huge, nosy Italian family, and with their homophobic jokes and slurs, he’s decided to stay in the closet. He finds respite in his bookstore in the quaint village of Gilead—where he … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Beth Jumper, Closeted, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Finding Family, Gay, Gay, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Humor, lawyer, m/m, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Scorching | Leave a comment

Forever With you by Londra Laine

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36506668-forever-with-you?from_search=true Blurb Kelly Brooks Montes is only nineteen years old and just starting college in New York City when tragedy strikes, and he becomes a single dad to his toddler brother. Four years later, Kelly and his baby … Continue reading

Posted in 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, Boss/employee, class difference, Closeted, Contemporary, DA, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Length, m/m, Mary D, Mid, Mid-grade, Misunderstanding, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), pining, PTSD, Single Parent, Standalone, Themes | 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 star, 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-grade, 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

Holidays: The Holly Groweth Green (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by Amy Rae Durreson

  Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb When wounded doctor Laurence Payne is stranded in the snowy English countryside on Christmas Eve, 1946, he is surprised to stumble upon Mistle Cottage and its mysterious inhabitant. Avery claims to be an Elizabethan wizard, … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Closeted, DA, Dreamspinner, Fairies, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Historical, Holiday, Holiday Romance, m/m, Medical, Mid, Mid-grade, Mild, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Older MCs, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Race/Species Difference, second chance at love, Secret Identity, Standalone | Leave a 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 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Closeted, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings/Holidays, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, High but not hopeless, Holiday, m/m, Mild, 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