Author Archives: Sammy

About Sammy

A mature woman, gracefully growing older, who lives with 12 cats and talks to imaginary people--had ya going there for a minute didn't I? I am an avid lover of all things m/m who delights in occasionally teasing Wave!

A Good Vintage

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Title: A Good Vintage
Author: Ashlyn Kane
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  A Good Vintage
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel (220 pg.)
Rating: 4 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A summer crush becomes a reality when two men collide and love is realized.

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Sparks and Drops

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Title: Sparks & Drops
Author: Susan Laine
Cover Artist: Brooke Albrecht
Publisher: Dreamspinner
Buy Link:  Sparks & Drops (The Wheel Mysteries)
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
Length: Novella (170 pages)
Rating: 4.5 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A Private Investigator and a witch team up to uncover a plot that is killing witches all over the city.

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Christmas Eve or the Night I Oughted My Two Best Gay Friends, accidentally, of course!

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Merry Christmas everyone!!! Here at Chez Goode we have a tradition of attending midnight mass at Saint Andrews with my two besties, Rick and Freddy!! Well, we had a tradition…till last year…when I may have inadvertently let a certain cat…a certain gay cat out of the bag…to the new parish priest…ahem….

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Hungry For Love

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Title: Hungry For Love
Author: Rick R. Reed
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Hungry for Love
Genre: M/M contemporary romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 4.5 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: The pursuit of romance leads to painful truths revealed and hunger fulfilled.

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Making It Count

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Title & Link: Making It Count
Author: Kim Dare
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill Press
Buy Link:  Making It Count
Genre: M/M Romance (Light BDSM)
Length: Short Story (12,000 words)
Rating: 5 stars

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Review Summary: Who knew counting could be such kinky fun?

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Stripped Clean

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Title & Link: Stripped Clean
Author: Ellis Carrington
Cover Artist: Pickyme
Publisher: Self-pub
Buy Link:  Stripped Clean (The Escapade)
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 4 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: When trust is an elusive thing, can love ever be lasting and real?

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Secrets And Ink

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Author: Lou Harper
Cover Artist: Angela Waters
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Buy Link:  Secrets and Ink
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 5+ stars

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Review Summary: Simply one of the most outstanding novels of 2013.

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The Trouble With Tony

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Author: Eli Easton
Cover Artist: AngstyG
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  The Trouble With Tony
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novella (144 pp.)
Rating: 5 stars

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Review Summary: Two words: Just Funny! Sweet and Funny and Marvelous. Okay–five words!

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Second Chance to Mate

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Author: Charlie Richards
Cover Artist: Angela Waters
Publisher: eXtasy Books
Buy Link:  Second Chance to Mate (Kontra’s Menagerie)
Genre: Paranormal M/M
Length: Novella (96 pp.)
Rating: 4 stars

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Review Summary:  A nice installment in the paranormal series, Kontra’s Menagerie.

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Brokenhearted

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BrokenheartedTitle & Link: Brokenhearted
Author: Cate Ashwood
Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Brokenhearted (Hope Cove)
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel (210 pages)
Rating: 5 stars

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A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: Two men wounded by a mutual loss, find comfort in each other’s arms.

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Stealing the Wind

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Title & Link:  Stealing the Wind
Author:  Shira Anthony
Cover Artist:  Anne Cain
Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Stealing the Wind (Mermen of Ea)
Genre: Paranormal M/M
Length:  Novel
Rating:  5 stars

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Review Summary:  A high spirited adventure that is fraught with mystery and abounds with passionate love.

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Chasing The Sun

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Author: Jacob Z. Flores
Cover Artist: Michael Breyette
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Chasing the Sun (Provincetown)
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novella
Rating: 3 stars

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Review Summary: A sequel that had great promise but left too many problems too easily resolved.

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Elided Cadence

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Title & Link: Elided Cadence
Author: TC Blue
Cover Artist: BSClay
Publisher: Torquere Press
Buy Link:  Elided Cadence
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 1 star

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: An attempt at romance that needed both a good editing and much less repetition.

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You’re Welcome. Love, Your Cat

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Author: Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid
Cover Artist: P.L. Nunn
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link:  You’re Welcome. Love, Your Cat
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novella (121 pages)
Rating: 4.5 stars

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Review Summary: Two men reach beyond their own insecurities to find a love that may very well last a lifetime.

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The Broken Road Cafe (Broken Road Cafe #1)

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Author: T.A. Webb
Cover Artist: Laura E. Harner
Publisher: Self-Published
Buy Link:  The Broken Road Cafe (The Broken Road Cafe #1)
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novella
Rating: 5 stars

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Review Summary: A first installment in a new series that kept me up all night racing to the finish and then hungry for more!

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