Category Archives: The one that got away

Release Day Review: Bad to the Bone by Nicki Bennett

Dreamspinner https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/bad-to-the-bone-by-nicki-bennett-9442-b Blurb A second chance at first love—if he has the courage to take it. Alex can’t think of himself as anything but a failure. In high school, he was on the fast track to a career in pro … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Book, Bullying, Cinderella/Cinderfella, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Enemies to Lovers, Gay, Gay, m/m, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, second chance at love, Standalone, The one that got away | Tagged , , , | 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: Second Wind by Aimee Nicole Walker

Chasing Rainbows Press LLC: https://www.amazon.com/Second-Wind-Aimee-Nicole-Walker-ebook/dp/B079QKNW5L/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1519412275&sr=1-2&keywords=second+wind+aimee+walker&dpID=51dMu2nORZL&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=src Blurb Second wind: a new strength or energy to continue something that is an effort. After an amicable divorce, Lincoln Huxley is ready to embrace the sexuality he repressed for more than two decades. Rush … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Author Provided, Book, Closeted, Contemporary, Gay, Gay, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, long distance love, Mary D, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Older MCs, pining, Reconcilliation, second chance at love, Stalker/Abusive Ex, Standalone, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Friends to Lovers: Men of Smithfield: Mark and Tony Audiobook by LB Gregg Narrated by Shannon Gunn

Audible Link https://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Men-of-Smithfield-Mark-and-Tony-Audiobook/B008LUTE9E?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_4&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=ZNDG8G4NS9NXG19XGX9S Blurb “Coming home from work to find my boyfriend banging our hairy, married landlord – in our bed – was bad enough. Discovering Jamie had also cleaned out my bank accounts made it officially the worst day … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Audiobook, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Friends to lovers, Friends to Lovers, Gay, Gay, High but not hopeless, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Medical, Monthly Theme, Novella 20-160 pgs (20k-40k words), Part of a Series, Purchased, Scorching/high heat, Stalker/Abusive Ex, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Enemies to Lovers: Poke Check (Harrisburg Railers #4) by R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey

GoodReads Link https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35907068-poke-check Blurb One scorching summer in each other’s arms could never be enough. Stanislav “Stan” Lyamin is happy playing for the Railers. The towering goalie is well-loved, respected, and making a home for himself even though that home … Continue reading

Posted in 4.5 stars, adult - 18+, Bi-Sexual, Closeted, co-workers to lovers, Enemies to Lovers, Enemies to Lovers, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Hockey, Homophobia, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Monthly Theme, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, pining, Purchased, Reconcilliation, second chance at love, Single Parent, Sports, The one that got away | Leave a comment

The Hockey Player’s Heart (Hockey Hearts #1) by Jeff Adams and Will Knauss

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-hockey-players-heart-by-jeff-adams-and-will-knauss-9211-b Blurb When hockey star Caleb Carter returns to his hometown to recover from an injury, the only thing he’s interested in is a little R & R. He never expects to run into his onetime crush at … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Book, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Friends to lovers, Gay, Gay, Geek/nerd/techie/gamer, Heat Index, Hockey, Homophobia, m/m, Mid level angst, Mid level steam/heat, Morgan, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Part of a Series, Standalone, The one that got away | Leave a comment

Audiobook: Tea or Consequences by KC Burn Narrated by Darcy Stark

Dreamspinner https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/tea-or-consequences-by-kc-burn-8882- Blurb Riley Parker: temp, twink, geek… sleuth? Maybe Riley isn’t living up to his full potential, but being a temp executive assistant suits him. He’s never bored at work, he’s got friends who let him geek out, and … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Audiobook, Book, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, Dreamspinner, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Hurt/Abuse, Little to no angst, m/m, Mary D, Mid level steam/heat, Mystery, Novel 140 pgs + (80K + words), Standalone, The one that got away, Unrequited Love | 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 stars, 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 level steam/heat, 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: Ghostwriter of Christmas Past (2017 Advent Calendar Daily – Stocking Stuffers) by T.A. Moore

Dreamspinner Presents https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/2017-advent-calendar-daily-delivery-package-stocking-stuffers-9042-b Blurb Ever since ghostwriter Jason Burke ended up in loco parentis for his orphaned niece, Mallory, he’s been trying. He goes to parent/teacher events, and he makes packed lunches, so he definitely didn’t mean to forget about … Continue reading

Posted in 4 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Cop/Crime, DA, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Homophobia, Hurt/Abuse, Hurt/comfort, m/m, Mary D, Mid level steam/heat, Mild level angst, Monthly Theme, Part of a Series, second chance at love, Short Story 1-20 pages (1-5k words), Single Parent, Standalone, The one that got away, writer | 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 stars, adult - 18+, Angst Level, Anthology, Book, Christmas, Contemporary, Dreamspinner, Families/Weddings, Gay, Gay, Heat Index, Holiday, Little to no angst, m/m, Magic, Mary D, Mild/low level heat, 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