Tag Archives: Amber Allure

The Ghost in Number 9

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GhostNumber9Title: The Ghost in Number 9
Author: Rick R. Reed
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Amazon Buy Link The Ghost In Number 9
Genre: Paranormal M/M Romance
Length: 33 pages
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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A Guest Review by Lloyd A. Meeker

Review Summary: A beautifully crafted story, perfectly paced, a very satisfying read—a closeted gay man’s Christmas Carol.

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Merry Christmas, Utah

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med_MerryChristmasUtahTitle: Merry Christmas, Utah
Author: Erin O’Quinn
Cover artist: Sara York and Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Amazon buy link: Merry Christmas, Utah
Genre: Gay, Western, Contemporary
Length: 7,000 words
Rating: 4.75 out of 5 stars

Guest review by Orion

Review summary: A wonderful mashup of Western and Christmas tales.

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Wedded Bliss

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Wedded BlissTitle: Wedded Bliss
Author: A. J. Llewellyn
Cover Art: Sara York & Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill
Buy Link: Amazon – n/a, Publisher
Length: Novella/22,000 words
Genre: Contemporary M/M romance
Rating: 2.75 stars out of 5

A review by LadyM

Review summary: Green Card-type story with gay characters which wasn’t completely successful.

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Isherwood

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IsherwoodTitle: Isherwood
Author: Missy Welsh
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Publisher Buy Link: Isherwood
Amazon Buy Link:  Isherwood
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: Novel (53k words)
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: Too many plots and subplots happening in one book.  At least for me, less would have been more.

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Next Stop: Funnel Cake

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Next Stop Funnel CakeTitle: Next Stop: Funnel Cake 
Author: Heidi Champa
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Publisher Buy Link: Next Stop: Funnel Cake
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 19,000 words
Rating: 2 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  Not enough backstory and I never got around to liking the characters enough to get into it.

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Simply Irresistible

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Simply IrresistibleTitle: Simply Irresistible 
Author: Christiane France
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Publisher Buy Link: Simply Irresistible
Amazon Buy Link:  Simply Irresistible
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 19,900 words
Rating: 1 star out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary: There were just too many flaws to make the book enjoyable.

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Burning Up the Sheets

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med_BurningSheetsTitle: Burning Up the Sheets
Author: D.J. Manly
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill Press 
Publisher Buy Link: Burning Up the Sheets
Amazon Buy Link:  Burning Up The Sheets
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 18,000 words/40 pages
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Andrea

Review Summary:  Perfect if you’re short on time, but want a light romance that is fully developed.

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Unbreak My Heart

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Title: Unbreak My Heart
Author: K-lee Klein
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Link:  Unbreak My Heart, Amber Allure
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 4.25 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary:  What happens when you lose the one person you love?  How do you manage to pick up the pieces and go on?

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The Truth

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18466388Title: The Truth
Author: G.S. Wiley
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Links: Publisher, Amazon: n/a
Cover Art: Trace Edward Zaber
Genre: Gay Nostalgic/ Contemporary
Length: Novella (15k Words)
Rating: 4 out of 5 Rating Stars

A Guest Review by Feliz

Summary Review: This book takes a different and very realistically-feeling approach at the world of spies and spooks.

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Kentucky 98 Proof

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med_Kentucky98ProofTitle: Kentucky 98 Proof
Author: K.C. Kendricks
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Links: PublisherAmazon
Genre: Contemporary m/m romance
Length: Extended Novella (34 k words)
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Feliz

Summary Review: A nice, unassuming boy-meets-boy story, set in wintry rural Kentucky.

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Different

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med_KQ_DifferentTitle: Different
Author: Kim Dare
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill Press
Buy Link:   Different, Amber Quill Press
Genre: Contemporary M/M Romance
Length: Short Story (13,000 words)
Rating: 5 stars
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A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A hot little short story that is over too soon!

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Coliseum Square

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med_ColiseumSquareTitle: Coliseum Square
Author: Lynn Lorenz
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure Press
Buy Link:  Coliseum Square, Amber Allure Press
Genre: Historical M/M Romance
Length: Novella
Rating: 1.5 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A case of too little input to justify the outcome and a good story suffers as a result.

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Love Me Back To Life

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med_LoveMeBackToLifeTitle and Link: Love Me Back To Life
Author: M.L Rhodes
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure 
Publisher Buy Link:
Amazon buy link: Love Me Back To Life
Genre: Contemporary
Length: Extended Novella. 39000 words
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

Review by Zac D

Review Summary: A slightly over crowded, predictable read, but enjoyable enjoyable nonetheless, with a well described setting and likable characters. Shame about the dodgy timeframe.

WARNING

The plot of this book is centered around the rape/incest hidden in the past of one of the main characters. Not a problem for me, but if it’s triggering for you, avoid.

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Truth or Lie

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TruthOrLieTitle: Truth or Lie
Author: Lynn Lorenz
Cover Artist: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Links: Amazon, publisher
Genre: Contemporary Paranormal-lite
Length: Novella (125 pages/approx. 30k words)
Rating: 3 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Aunt Lynn

Review Summary: It hit all my “meh” buttons.

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