Tag Archives: M/M romance

Marginalia

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imageTitle: Marginalia
Author: Laney Cairo
Cover Artist: unknown
Publisher & Buy Link: Torquere Press
Amazon Buy Link: Marginalia
Genre: M/M Romance, Erotica, S/F Dystopia
Length: 21,400 words
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: Interesting post apocalyptic set up but there was an unevenness in the treatment of the story which combined a hard edge erotic vibe with a soft romantic centre.

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Bone Rider

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imageTitle: Bone Rider
Author: J. Fally
Cover Artist: Daniela Barisone
Publisher & Buy Link: Dreamspinner Press
Amazon Buy Link: Bone Rider
Genre: M/M Romance,S/F, Action/Adventure
Length: 310 pages
Rating: 4.75 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: Outrageously ambitious plot concerning, “cowboys, aliens, hit men and now a canyon full of survivalists…” with added complications courtesy of the US army creates a spectacular cinematic read.

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The Impetuous Afflictions of Jonathan Wolfe

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The Impetuous Afflictions of Jonathan WolfeTitle: The Impetuous Afflictions of Jonathan Wolfe (The Auspicious Troubles of Love 2)
Author: Charlie Cochet
Cover Art: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: n/a
Length: Novel/204 PDF pages
Genre: Historical/Romance
Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5

A review by LadyM

Review summary: Lovely sequel to The Auspicious Troubles of Chance.
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Gift of the Goddess

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gift_of_the_goddess_3d_500Title: Gift of the Goddess
Author: Kaje Harper
Cover Artist: ThinkSentient Ltd
Publisher: Storm Moon Press
Amazon Buy Link:         Publisher Buy Link:
Genre: Fantasy. Scarification
Length: Short Story. 50 pages. 22400 words
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

Review by Zac D

Review Summary: A highly visual book. Gripping and superbly written. Brutal themes handled well, and a thoroughly captivating read.
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After Midnight

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afterMidnightTitle: After Midnight
Author: Santino Hassell
Cover artist:
Publisher: Self published
Amazon Buy Link:After Midnight
Genre: romance/dystopia/adventure
Length:267 pages
Rating: 4.25 out of 5

A guest review by Sirius

Summary: Dark romance in a post World War Three settings between two very flawed characters which sucked me in.

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Heart of Stone

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HeartofStoneTitle: Heart of Stone
Author: Ari McKay
Cover Artist: Reese Dante
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link:  Heart of Stone, Dreamspinner Press
Genre: M/M Romance
Length: Novel
Rating: 4 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: A good old fashioned cowboy story that snapped and crackled with tension and pathos.

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Side Line

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SideLineTitle: Side Line
Author: Ben Ryder
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Cover Photo Credit: Scott Henrichsen
Buy Links: Publisher, Amazon
Genre: Contemporary m/m romance
Length: Novel (174 pdf pages)
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating stars

A Guest Review by Feliz

Summary Review: An interesting setup and well-drawn characters, but the romance part didn’t do it for me.

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Heir of Starlight

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HeirOfStarlight72lgTitle: Heir of Starlight (Sea of Stars, Book 2)
Author: Nicole Kimberling
Cover artist: Kanaxa
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Amazon Buy Link:Heir of Starlight (Sea of Stars)
Genre: gay alternate words
Length: novel
Rating: 5 stars out of 5

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A guest review by Sirius.

Summary: The second book in these series concentrated on romance a bit more than the first one, but also delivered a great fantasy adventure.

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Fool’s Rush

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Title & buy link: Fool’s Rush (Fool’s Odyssey #3)
Author: Chris Quinton
Cover Artist: Anna Bryukhanova
Publisher: Manifold Press
Amazon buy link: Not yet available
Genre: M/M futuristic/vampire
Length: Novella (43,000 words)
Rating: 4 stars out of 5

A guest review by Leslie S

Review summary: Interesting, well paced vampire sequel that works as a standalone.

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Fragile Bond

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FragileBond_750x500Title: Fragile Bond
Author: Rhi Etzweiler
Cover artist: Petite- Madame VonApple
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Amazon Buy Link:Fragile Bond

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Genre: scifi romance
Length: 48400 words
Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5

A guest review by Sirius.

Summary:

An interesting scifi romance where I felt the attraction between two main characters sparkled too fast, but by the end of  the story I believed in their future.

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Iron Eyes

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imageTitle: Iron Eyes
Author: Vivien Dean
Cover Artist:Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Quill Press
Publisher Buy Link
Amazon Buy Link: Iron Eyes
Genre: M/M Romance, Steam Punk, Fantasy
Length: Extended Novella 36,000 words
Rating: 3.75 out of 5 stars

A Guest Review by Raine

Summary Review: Sometimes even when done well, less is just not enough- for me these fully imagined characters would have been better served by a full length novel and a more detailed steampunk world.

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The Tinkered Pinkerton

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The Tinkered PinkertonTitle: The Tinkered Pinkerton
Author: Helen Louise Caroll
Cover Art: Trace Edward Zaber
Publisher: Amber Allure
Buy Link: Amazon, Publisher
Genre: M/M Romance/Steampunk/Action /Adventure
Length: Short Story/74 PDF pages/17,000 words
Rating: 3.25 stars out of 5

A guest review by LadyM

Review summary: Good idea, very good setting, but the format didn’t allow sufficient character development.

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The Bell Tower of St. Barnabas

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Title: The Bell Tower of St. Barnabas
Author: Alice Keats
Cover Artist: Anne Cain
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Buy Link: Amazon Buy Link
Genre: romance, contemporary, fairy tale, young adult
Length: novella (132 pages)
Rating: 2.75 stars out of 5

A Guest Review by Larissa

Review Summary: A sweet, light story with a Dolly Parton like fairy god mother that had a lot of potential but failed in the execution.

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Dark Space

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Title: Dark Space
Author: Lisa Henry
Cover Artist: Mina Carter
Publisher: Loose Id
Buy Link:  Dark Space
Genre: M/M Science Fiction
Length: Novel
Rating: 5 stars

A Guest Review by Sammy

Review Summary: Two men learn to live within the dark, teaching each other how to survive and finding that their love can provide much needed light.

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