Category Archives: Title D – F

Eli’s Promise (The Bar Next Door, book 2)

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ElisPromise72lgTitle and Link: Eli’s Promise
Author: Lissa Matthews
Cover Artist: Kendra Egert
Publisher URL: Samhain Publishing
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Short Novella
Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

Review Summary:  I did not find this book to be an interesting read because there was not enough character development and the dialogue was flat.

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Falls Chance Ranch

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imageTitle: Falls Chance Ranch Series
Book 1
Author: Rolf & Ranger
Cover Artist: Author
Publisher & Link: Self Published
Genre: M/M Romance Polyamory/Cowboys/Domestic Discipline
Length: Novel
Rating: 5+ stars DIK  5+-DIK-read

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: The first in an outstanding and original series set on a Wyoming ranch with beautifully drawn characters who help stressed ill executives find a balance between work and life- their latest client Dale is in desperate need of their old fashioned and loving kindness.

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Double Hue

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9781629290775Title: Double Hue
Author: Briana Lawrence
Cover artist: Dawne Dominique
Publisher: Eternal Press (a Division of Damnation Books LLC)
Buy Link:Double Hue
Genre: LGBT/mystery/thriller
Length: 80815 words
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

A guest review by Sirius

Summary: This story gives a nice twist to “let’s go back to the recent past and try to save a loved one” narrative, but present tense did not work for me and several plot turns disappointed.

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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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Everyone Loves a Wedding

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everyone loves a weddingTitle and Link: Everyone Loves a Wedding
Author: Chris Owen
Cover Artist N/A
Publisher URL: Torquere
Amazon Buy Link: Everyone Loves a Wedding
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: Novella/20K words
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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Review Summary: This book is a delight and I ate it up because of Spencer and Dean. In addition to being incredibly funny, Everyone Loves A Wedding is all about romance, family, and how a gay man threw a great wedding for his twin.

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Dirty Laundry (A Tucker Springs Novel)

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DirtyLaundry_600x900Title and Link: Dirty Laundry (A Tucker Springs Novel)
Author: Heidi Cullinan
Cover Artist: L.C. Chase
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Amazon Buy Link: Dirty Laundry (A Tucker Springs Novel)
Genre: Contemporary M/M, BDSM
Length: Novel/259 PDF pages/71K words
Rating: 2 stars out of 5

Review Summary: The writing in Dirty Laundry was clichéd, the plot was flimsy, and there was not enough character development. Also, the idea of BDSM as a temporary “cure” for a serious psychological condition (OCD) and clinical anxiety just didn’t make any sense to me.

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Good Boy

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GoodBoy_500x750Title: Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma #4)
Author: Anne Tenino
Cover Artist: L C Chase
Publisher & Buy Link: Riptide Publishing
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Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
Length: Novella 20,000 words
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: Frat Boy & Toppy relationship revisited didn’t quite work for me but still has some good qualities.

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Daron’s Guitar Chronicles #5

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http://www.dreamstime.com/-image13991812Title: Daron’s Guitar Chronicles #5
Author: Cecilia Tan
Publisher: Self Published
Buy Links: Amazon; Cecilia Tan
Genre: Coming of Age
Length: Novel (324 pages)
Rating: 5+ stars out of 5

five star + DIK read 2

A Guest Review by Lenalena

Review Summary: These books just get better and better. This one features a massive build up and a nail biting finale.

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Elements of Retrofit

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elements of retrofitTitle and Link: Elements of Retrofit (Thomas Elkin Series)
Author: N.R. Walker
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Publisher URL: Total-e-Bound
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Genre: Contemporary M/M
Length: 89 pages
Rating: 4.25 stars

Review Summary: Can a 44 year old man and a 22 year old find lasting happiness together? What if the 22 year old is his son’s best friend?

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Fool For Love

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cg_foolforloveTitle: Fool For Love
Author: Cassandra Gold
Cover Artist: Valerie Tibbs
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link:  Fool for Love, Loose Id
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 2.75 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A huge age difference and a formulaic approach throw this romance off balance.

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