Category Archives: Contemporary

Time to Laugh: How to Howl at the Moon by Eli Easton

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24843427-how-to-howl-at-the-moon?from_search=true Blurb Sheriff Lance Beaufort is not going to let trouble into his town, no sir. Tucked away in the California mountains, Mad Creek has secrets to keep, like the fact that half the town consists of … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Beth Jumper, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Enemies to Lovers, Exploration, Fated Mates, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Humor, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Mild/low level heat, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Purchased, Secret Identity, Shifter, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone, Time to Laugh | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Somebody Killed His Editor Audiobook by Josh Lanyon Narrated by Kevin R. Free

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Somebody-Killed-His-Editor-Audiobook/B00B29YVJ4?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_11&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=TP4H6VXN8VT08ZQ7M5QD& Blurb For sixteen years reclusive mystery writer Christopher (Kit) Holmes enjoyed a very successful career, thanks to the popularity of elderly spinster sleuth, Miss Butterwith, and her ingenious cat, Mr. Pinkerton. But sales are down in everything … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Gay, Gay, m/m, Mary D, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, second chance at love, The one that got away, Time to Laugh, writer | Leave a comment

Recent release: Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology By Various Authors

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38395210-heart2heart Blurb Once upon a time, a bunch of M/M authors wondered… What if a dating app that guaranteed you a love match broke down just in time for Valentine’s Day? What if you found yourself on … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Anthology, Author Provided, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract | Leave a comment

Coming Soon! Squared Away (Out of Uniform #5) by Annabeth Albert

  April 16 by Carina Press Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37544729-squared-away Blurb In the wake of tragedy, SEAL Mark Whitley rushed stateside to act as guardian to his sister’s three young children. But a conflicting will could give custody to someone … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Asexual, Book, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Demi, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, May/December, May/December, Mild/low level heat, Military, Morgan, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, second chance at love, Single Parent, Standalone, Unrequited Love | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Muscling Through by J.L. Merrow

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11045338-muscling-through?from_search=true Blurb: The bigger they come, the harder they fall… in love. Cambridge art professor Larry Morton takes one, alcohol-glazed look at the huge, tattooed man looming in a dark alley, and assumes he’s done for. Moments … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, artists, Book, Bullying, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, DA, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Humor, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Misunderstanding, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Purchased, Teacher, Time to Laugh | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Love You So Hard (Love You So Stories #1) by Tara Lain

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/love-you-so-hard-by-tara-lain-9492-b Blurb Third Edition Craig Elson’s life has hit rock bottom. Even though he’s one of the best strategic planners around, a more confident guy takes credit for his work, and despite being a good-looking man, he suffers … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Bullying, coming of age, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Fake relationship, Fantasies, Friends to lovers, Gay, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Morgan, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Re-Release, Standalone | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Red Dirt Heart 4 by NR Walker Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Red-Dirt-Heart-4-Audiobook/B07B5G5PRT?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=QM848VD7ZYBJ22S9Y83C& Blurb Moving from a Texas ranch to an Australian Outback station was a life changing decision for Travis Craig. Though it wasn’t really a decision at all. Something in his bones told him to go, though he … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Author Provided, Book, Closeted, Contemporary, Established Couple, Established Couple/Sequel, Gay, Gay, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Red Fish, Dead Fish (Fish Out of Water #2) by Amy Lane Narrated by Greg Tremblay

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/red-fish-dead-fish-by-amy-lane-8738-b Blurb They must work together to stop a psychopath—and save each other. Two months ago Jackson Rivers got shot while trying to save Ellery Cramer’s life. Not only is Jackson still suffering from his wounds, the triggerman … Continue reading

Posted in 6 stars, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Established Couple/Sequel, Gay, Gay, Hurt/comfort, lawyer, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Time to Laugh: Beauty and the Bookworm by Nick Pagent

Good Reads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22052456-beauty-and-the-bookworm?from_search=true Blurb Mason Leery is a bookworm and he thinks he might just be able to get through life simply by reading about it instead of living it. Until he meets Shane Beaumont. Shane is the opposite … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Beth Jumper, Book, College/University, coming of age, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, Geek/Jock, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Gym/physical trainer, Humor, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Purchased, Sports, Standalone, Time to Laugh, Track | Leave a comment

Release Day Review: Storm by HJ Welch

Good Reads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39671696-storm#other_review Blurb *I can’t do this without you* Chase Williamson was never meant to be a dad. Like it or not, though, he’s now the sole guardian of five-year-old Lyla and terrified of messing it up. He needs … Continue reading

Posted in 5 stars, adult - 18+, Author Provided, Bi-Sexual, Closeted, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, GFY/OFY, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Medical, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Military, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, PTSD, Single Parent, Standalone, Virgin | Leave a comment