Category Archives: Historical

Audiobook Month: The Innocent Auction by Victoria Sue Narrated by Joel Leslie

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/The-Innocent-Auction-Audiobook/B0721V3PKS?qid=1498405726&sr=1-1k Blurb: London 1810. Their love was a death sentence. Deacon, Viscount Carlisle, was aware of the slums and gin-lanes of London. Just as he was aware of the underground traffic that furnished the brothels and bath houses … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Audiobook, Audiobook Month, Author Provided, Book, Boss/employee, class difference, Friends to lovers, Gay, Historical, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Insta Love, m/m, Mid, Monthly Theme, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Regency, Time Period, Virgin | 1 Comment

An Unnatural Vice (Sins of the Cities Book 2) by KJ Charles

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Unnatural-Vice-Sins-Cities-ebook/dp/B01M0HH1IH/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496967330&sr=8-1&keywords=unnatural+vice+charles Blurb In the sordid streets of Victorian London, unwanted desire flares between two bitter enemies brought together by a deadly secret. Crusading journalist Nathaniel Roy is determined to expose spiritualists who exploit the grief of bereaved and … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anna, Bi-Sexual, class difference, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Heat Index, Historical, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Mystery, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, Opposites attract, Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Patron by C.B. Lewis

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/patron-by-cb-lewis-8584-b Blurb Theodore Wentworth, who possesses little more than a sharp and well-educated mind, is trying to solicit a sponsor for his studies of Greek antiquity by performing recitations at gatherings of collectors. Desperate for luck and better … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Dee, Dreamspinner, Fantasy, Gay, Heat Index, Historical, m/m, Mild, Mild, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Paranormal, Rating, Review Copies, Standalone | Leave a comment

The Masterpiece by Bonnie Dee

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Masterpiece-Bonnie-Dee-ebook/dp/B071VP8384/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1497453555&sr=8-1&keywords=the+masterpiece+by+bonnie+dee Blurb Built from the bottom up: one perfect gentleman. Man about town Arthur Lawton spends his days pursuing entertainment while shoeshine Joe Sprat labors to better his family’s lives. When an argument about nature versus nurture sparks … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, Beth Jumper, Book, class difference, Gay, Heat Index, Historical, Little to no angst, m/m, Mid-grade, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Part of a Series, Regency, Standalone | Leave a comment

Jungle Heat Audiobook by Bonnie Dee Narrated by Philip Rose

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Jungle-Heat-Audiobook/B004BCT4PK/ref=a_listener__cco_1_6_i Blurb Congo Free State, 1888 On a mission deep in the jungle, Oxford anthropologist James Litchfield comes face-to-face with a local legend: a wild man who wanders with mountain gorillas and lives as one of their own. … Continue reading

Posted in 6 star, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Brian Cherry, Gay, Historical, m/m, Mid-grade, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Purchased | Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Cardeno C Until Forever Comes (Mates Book 2) Audiobook narrated by Charlie David

Blurb Ethan Abbatt is a wolf shifter who can’t shift. Plagued by pain and weakness all his life, he hopes to find an honorable death by joining his pack mates in a vampire attack. Instead, Ethan learns two things: draining … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, 5 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Author Provided, Beth Jumper, Book, Brian Cherry, class difference, Fated Mates, Gay, Heat Index, Historical, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, Insta Love, Length, m/m, Mid, Mid-grade, Morgan, New Adult, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Opposites attract, Paranormal, Part of a Series, Purchased, Race/Species Difference, Recent Past, Shifter, vampire, Virgin | Leave a comment

Stasis: Ennek Trilogy, Book 1 Audiobook by Kim Fielding Narrated by: Robert Sciglimpaglia

Audible Link http://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Stasis-Audiobook/B00FDVN2P6/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1493691976&sr=1-1 Blurb Praesidium is the most prosperous city-state in the world, due not only to its location at the mouth of a great bay, but also to its strict laws, stringently enforced. Ordinary criminals become bond-slaves, but the … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Boss/employee, class difference, Dystopian, Fantasy, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, High but not hopeless, Historical, m/m, Magic, Mild, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Purchased, Speculative Fiction, Witches/Warlocks/Wizards | Leave a comment

An Unseen Attraction (Sins of the Cities) by K.J. Charles

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Unseen-Attraction-Sins-Cities-ebook/dp/B01G0GD0E0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492019668&sr=8-1&keywords=an+unseen+attraction Blurb Lodging-house keeper Clem Talleyfer prefers a quiet life. He’s happy with his hobbies, his work—and especially with his lodger Rowley Green, who becomes a friend over their long fireside evenings together. If only neat, precise, irresistible … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Dee, Gay, Heat Index, Hidden Lovers, Historical, m/m, Mid-grade, Mild, Mystery, NetGalley, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Paranormal, Part of a Series, Steam Punk | Leave a comment

Fascinated (The Wicked Woodleys) by Jess Michaels 

Amazon Link https://www.amazon.com/Fascinated-Wicked-Woodleys-Jess-Michaels-ebook/dp/B01NBTOJZQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492010242&sr=8-1&keywords=fascinated+jess+michaels Blurb A sexy M/M historical romance in the Wicked Woodleys universe from USA Today bestselling author Jess Michaels  It’s been over a decade since Aaron Condit’s lover, Viscount Noah Seagate died. While he has had temporary diversions, … Continue reading

Posted in 3 star, adult - 18+, Anna, Book, Gay, Historical, m/m, Mid, NetGalley, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series | Leave a comment

Swift for the Sun by Karen Bovenmyer

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/swift-for-the-sun-by-karen-m-bovenmyer-8308-b Blurb Benjamin Lector imagines himself a smuggler, a gunrunner, and an all-around scoundrel. A preacher’s son turned criminal, first and foremost he is a survivor. When Benjamin is shipwrecked on Dread Island, fortune sends an unlikely savior—a … Continue reading

Posted in 4 star, Action/Adventure, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Author Provided, Beth Jumper, Book, Dreamspinner, Exploration, Gay, Heat Index, Historical, Length, m/m, Mid, Mild, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Review Copies | Leave a comment