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REVIEW: the Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukadar

The Official Description: The author of the “vivid and urgent…important and timely” (The New York Times Book Review) debut The Map of Salt and Stars returns with this remarkably moving and lyrical novel following three generations of Syrian Americans who are linked by a mysterious species of bird and the truths they carry close to… Continue reading REVIEW: the Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukadar

Contemporary · mental health · MM romance · mystery

REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

The Official Description: To catch a killer, a special agent and his former student will need to get close—to their target, and each other. Layla Reyne returns with a stand-alone romantic mystery. When the serial killer known as Dr. Fear seemingly reemerges after a cooling-off period, Special Agent Lincoln Monroe wants on the case. He… Continue reading REVIEW: Variable Onset by Layla Reyne

lgbtqia content · mystery · Paranormal · urban fantasy

REVIEW & RELEASE BLITZ: A Summer of Smoke and Sin by TJ Nichols

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: A Summer of Smoke and Sin Author: TJ Nichols Cover Artist: Tiferet Designs Release Date: February 28, 2020 Genre/s: M/M historical urban fantasy/paranormal romance Trope/s: British detective, serial killer, Victorian London Themes: Found family Heat Rating: 3 flames Add on Goodreads   Buy Links Amazon US | Amazon UK    … Continue reading REVIEW & RELEASE BLITZ: A Summer of Smoke and Sin by TJ Nichols

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · mystery · own voices author · suspense

REVIEW: This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

The Official Description: On an Ojibwe reservation called Languille Lake, within the small town of Geshig at the hub of the rez, two men enter into a secret romance. Marion Lafournier, a mid-twenties gay Ojibwe man, begins a relationship with his former classmate Shannon, a heavily closeted white man obsessed with his image as a… Continue reading REVIEW: This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples

Contemporary · diverse characters · lgbtqia content · M/F Romance · MM romance · mystery · own voices author · re-telling · substance abuse

REVIEW: Ted of the d’Urbervilles by Rob Rosen

RELEASE BLITZ Book Title: Ted of the d’Urbervilles Author: Rob Rosen Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: January 18, 2020 Genre/s: Contemporary M/M Romance, Comedy/Humour, Erotic Romance, Dark Comedy, Gay/Straight romance Themes: e.g. Personal growth, poor to rich Heat Rating: 4 flames Length: 63 600 / 195 pages It is a standalone story. Add on Goodreads… Continue reading REVIEW: Ted of the d’Urbervilles by Rob Rosen

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mystery · sci-fi / fantasy

REVIEW: Sky Full of Mysteries by Rick R. Reed

The Official Description: What if your first love was abducted and presumed dead—but then returned twenty years later? That’s the dilemma Cole Weston faces. Now happily married to Tommy D’Amico, he’s suddenly thrown into a surreal world when his first love, Rory Schneidmiller, unexpectedly reappears. Rory has no memory of those years. For him, it’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Sky Full of Mysteries by Rick R. Reed

lgbtqia content · mental health · mystery · sci-fi / fantasy · sequel

REVIEW: Out of Time by C.B. Lewis

The Official Description: For Ben Sanders—traitor, thief, and temporal orphan—time is running out. After three years as a fugitive, with the police task force led by Lysander O’Donohue and Jacob Ofori hot on his heels, Ben has to resort to desperate measures to evade capture and find the key to locating his missing father, lost… Continue reading REVIEW: Out of Time by C.B. Lewis

historical · lgbtqia content · mystery · sequel · suspense

REVIEW: Boiling Over by Thea McAlistair

The Official Description: On the run from trumped-up murder charges, Alex Dawson and his boyfriend Sev settle in a small town in Vermont on the recommendation of Sev’s mob-boss cousin Bella. Chickadee is so tiny that it has only one major employer in the depths of the Great Depression: Trask & Co. Maple Sugar Mill. It’s… Continue reading REVIEW: Boiling Over by Thea McAlistair

historical · Holiday Story · MM romance · mystery · Paranormal

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Dances Long Forgotten by Ruby Moone

The Official Description: On Christmas Eve, Dylan, the man of James Pell-Charnley’s dreams, is on the point of walking out. Then they hear the faint strains of a waltz in the library of the empty abbey. The music is said to be heard only by those truly in love and it gives James the courage to… Continue reading REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Dances Long Forgotten by Ruby Moone

Contemporary · lgbtqia content · mystery · polyamory · sequel · suspense

REVIEW: Body Parts and Mind Games (County Durham Quad #4) by Jude Tresswell

The Official Description: Organ trafficking, types of attraction and far-right nationalism are ingredients in this tale about Mike, Ross, Raith and Phil, a gay polyamorous quad who live in North-East England. Phil is a surgeon in Warbridge Hospital. A patient's organs are harvested illegally. Are Phil's colleagues involved? Detective Nick Seabrooke returns to Warbridge to… Continue reading REVIEW: Body Parts and Mind Games (County Durham Quad #4) by Jude Tresswell

lgbtqia content · mystery · own voices author · suspense

REVIEW: Lion’s Head Revisited by Jeffrey Round

The Official Description: Private investigator Dan Sharp investigates the disappearance of a young boy in the Canadian wilderness. When a four-year-old autistic boy disappears on a camping trip, his mother is reluctant to involve the police. Instead, she calls in private investigator Dan Sharp after a ransom demand arrives. On investigating, Dan learns there are plenty… Continue reading REVIEW: Lion’s Head Revisited by Jeffrey Round