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A Whisker of Trouble - A Second Chance Cat Mystery, #3

“A Whisker of Trouble” by Sofie Ryan is a cozy mystery that follows Sarah Grayson as she tries to help out a friend, keep her older assistants and friends from getting into too much trouble, oh, and solve a murder without anyone else gettin...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sofie Ryan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Seeing is Believing

This tale is a nice twist on a ghost story, enhanced by inventive explanations for the occurrence as well as the mystery behind the murder. I love Alfred, who acts according to his own rules, like most cats I have known, and his bond with M...

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  • Author: Terry Poole
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

Captive Fire

It is difficult to establish a distinctive world with unique characters within the confines of a novella but the author effortlessly drew me into this world and made me care about these characters. I love stories with dragons, and the myste...

4 Stars
  • Author: Erin M. Leaf
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

Trailer Trash - 1980s Romance

“Trailer Trash” by Marie Sexton is a m/m coming of age romance that centers around Nate, who starts his senior year of high school in a town vastly different from the bustling urban city in Texas that he is used to. Set adrift by his parent...

5 Stars

Sunstone's Fire - Cursed in Stone, #1

“Sunstone’s Fire” by Lia Davis is a novella that introduces the paranormal romance ‘Cursed in Stone’ series by Lia Davis and Kerry Adrienne. Nate Wilson meets an unusual innkeeper, Haylee Clark, and gets involved in helping her get rid of a...

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Snowfall and Secrets - The Omega Mu Alpha Brothers, #1

This lovely contemporary romance draws one in immediately (be warned, you may suddenly have a need for hot chocolate, lol) and introduces characters with such realism that one develops an instant rapport with them, enhanced by the wry humor...

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At A Bear's Mercy - Patching Up Book 2

“At a Bear’s Mercy” by Caitlin Ricci and A.J. Marcus is part of the ‘Patching Up’ paranormal m/m romance series and features Dr. Pierce Nillian, a marine biologist who crosses paths with a male named Tim, who is destined to have a connectio...

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  • Authors: Caitlin Ricci, A.J. Marcus
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: eXtasy Books

Tarnished Honor

“Tarnished Honor” by Sabrina York is a historical romance novella that features Daniel Sinclair, whose life takes a decidedly unexpected turn as he travels to answer a summons from his late uncle’s solicitors. Encountering an apple thief pr...

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Allied Operations - Wings of Gold Book 2

“Allied Operations” by Tracy Tappan is part of the ‘Wings of Gold’ series and features Lieutenant Kyle (Mikey) Hammond, who has been assigned to a mission to help with hostage release negotiations from terrorists in Pakistan. Forced to work...

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Grimm's End - Grimm's Circle, #9

The settings of “Grimm’s End” move the series from a primarily dark paranormal classification to a more existential and philosophical aspect, as it addresses pivotal religious concepts. I have always had a wary relationship with many of the...

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Drive - Hot Rides, #1

“Drive” is the beginning of the ‘Hot Rides’ series and has a fast pace, whether on the track or the streets, set in exotic Miami. There are somewhat odd obligations to the FBI that affect the actions of those attached to Aiden DeHart and pa...

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Character Obsession

“Character Obsession” by Iyana Jenna is an erotic m/m suspense novella that has an intriguing premise, as two actors deal with the dangers of fans who can’t distinguish between fact and fiction. I liked the idea of a solid relationship betw...

3 Stars

The Traitor Baru Cormorant

“The Traitor Baru Cormorant” is a complex and dense fantasy tale exploring the nuances of power and oppression. It starts off with a glimpse of a society that seems comfortable and self-sustaining but insidiously deepens into a frightening...

4 Stars

The Study of Seduction - The Sinful Suitors, #2

“The Study of Seduction” is a poignant historical romance that has the familiar theme of a search for an appropriate spouse among those attending activities during the Season but draws in both a creepy persistent suitor and a contradictory...

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Melting Shadows

The challenge of delivering a good romantic suspense story is making the danger believable and exciting while creating an atmosphere that fosters the development of an intensifying romance. I think the author did a very nice job of creating...

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  • Author: Rhea Rhodan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Rhea Rhodan

The Book on Retirement - Are You Ready for the Second-Half of Your Financial Life?

“The Book on Retirement” is a nice guide to help stimulate questions about how to prepare one’s finances for the future. The chapters are divided logically and point out aspects that may not be readily obvious to people trying to establish...

4 Stars

Ash and Silver - A Sanctuary Novel, #2

Carol Berg excels at creating vivid fantasy worlds with tortured and fascinating characters and that is exquisitely demonstrated in her story “Ash and Silver”. The combination of the mystery behind Greenshank’s past that is gradually reveal...

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Ghost to the Rescue - A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel, #3

“Ghost to the Rescue” stars the intrepid ghost Bailey Ruth, who throws herself wholeheartedly into her assignments and constantly schemes to circumvent the strictures placed on her. She is such a joyous spirit and embraces her tasks so enth...

4 Stars
  • Author: Carolyn Hart
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Berkley

Clockwork Heart - Clockwork Love, #1

“Clockwork Heart” is a fascinating m/m steampunk romance story that features a brilliant man who follows his instincts and his heart, and doesn’t let his father’s evil machinations determine his choices. One should be warned that there are...

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Seduction Game - An I-Team Novel, #7

This romantic suspense series features remarkable individuals who are capable of amazing feats and this story is no exception. There are horrific elements that shape the main characters and it is difficult to reconcile some of them. I can’t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Pamela Clare
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: InterMix

The Color Monster - A Pop-Up Book of Feelings

I love that in The Color Monster there are mixed materials used to supplement the cleverly folded heavy paper, which shows the monster in his different moods. The pictures in the background also supplement the pop-ups and assist in giving a...

4 Stars

Lost in the Fire - Firehouse Six Book 5

This contemporary m/m erotic romance sensitively touches on the difficult subjects of addiction and survivor’s guilt. Watching the seesaw between heat and nurturing as each man works his way through enormous obstacles is both gutwrenching a...

4 Stars
  • Author: Draven St. James
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

The Old Dragon of the Mountain's Christmas - Dragon Lords of Valdier, #9

This paranormal romance novella gives a glimpse of a sadder aspect of dragonshifter society that only values the perfectly strong beings. The combination of shifter and symbiot is a unique aspect of this species and the formidable team they...

4 Stars
  • Author: S.E. Smith
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: S. E. Smith

The Asset - Wounded Warrior, #1

The unexpected twists to this exciting story kept me enthralled until the last fascinating word. One should be forewarned that this is a very gritty story with sometimes gut-wrenching scenes that evoke the price paid by those who go to war,...

5 Stars
  • Author: Anna del Mar
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Carina Press

The Harder They Fall - Herc's Mercs Book 5

I enjoy books that feature a geek although I wish that Chris’ mental attributes were a little better showcased, since it seemed that he was forced into the role of being dependent on others for protection and rescue. It was a little difficu...

4 Stars

Reckless - Rescue Squad, #1

Reckless is a delicious contemporary romance that combines the excitement of the dangerous world of firefighting with a sympathy-evoking insight into the challenges of helping people who are struggling to survive. The conflict between the i...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kimberly Kincaid
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

Jackson & Nick - Storming Love: One Storm, Twelve Men, #6

“Jackson & Nick” is part of the ‘Storming Love: Wild Fire’ series and features firefighter Jackson Kain and Dr. Nicolas Kirby who travel to a secluded cabin only to discover that the heat between them pales in comparison to the wildfire tha...

4 Stars
  • Author: Laura Baumbach
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

Locke and Load - Dangerous Curves, #2

This exciting and action-filled tale involves a very special covert op organization known as the Knight Agency, primarily staffed by women who are former military. I love capable women and this element really appealed to me, so seeing Nikki...

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Off the Clock - A Pleasure Principle Novel, #1

Roni Loren never fails to enmesh me in her sensual and emotional tales that involve characters who creep into my heart and make me care about them. In Off the Clock, I love the way each action is perfectly logical as one is caught up in the...

5 Stars
  • Author: Roni Loren
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Berkley

Break My Fall - Falling Book 2

It always impresses me that this author can pen such memorable characters in her stories that it doesn’t matter what genre she’s writing in, I am still mesmerized by the story. I am not a ardent fan of first-person stories, and it’s been so...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jessica Scott
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: Jessica Scott

Favorite Obsession - Royal Pride, #3

This erotic paranormal tale provides an intriguing twist on shifter tales with its focus on a schism within shifter society itself. The heartrending backgrounds of some of the characters make this a poignant tale that is counterbalanced by...

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Taking Fire - One-Eyed Jacks, #4

One of the reasons I love romantic suspense stories is the opportunity to vicariously experience the rush of adrenaline engendered by the extremely risky situations that are involved while comfortably realizing that I will never be anywhere...

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Necessary Risk - Bodyguard, #1

Romantic suspense stories always intrigue me, because I love that mixture of danger and passion, so I was delighted to discover a new author to follow. The characters were nicely defined and the action kept my attention, with plenty of yumm...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tara Wyatt
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Forever

Bitter Bite - Elemental Assassin, #14

I love this urban fantasy series because it combines such remarkably imaginative situations with action, angst, and romance, and the intense violence is over the top yet not nausea-inducing, a tricky line to navigate. One can’t help but get...

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Julian's Sins

This erotic story is a very edgy and intense read that may cause a few eyebrows to raise and faces to blush! There are very carnal scenes that involve corporal punishment, multiple partners, voyeurism and puppy play as two men push the boun...

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Beyond the Surface - The Breakfast Club Book 1

“Beyond the Surface” by Felice Stevens is a m/m romance which starts the ‘Breakfast Club’ series and centers around the relationship between Nick Fletcher, a closeted firefighter who is still struggling to deal with the aftermath of 9/11, a...

4 Stars

Once Touched - A Silver Creek Novel, #3

This contemporary western romance provides a lovely portrait of the picturesque Silver Creek Ranch and its denizens, two- and four-footed. I found myself longing for the beauty and exposure to animals that are so deftly portrayed. The evolu...

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Pia Does Hollywood - A Short Story of the Elder Races

This sensual novella reminds us of the intense connection between Dragos and Pia even as it provides a few lighter moments, such as when Dragos ponders WWPD (what would Pia do) or finds a way to circumvent rules to protect his lover. The br...

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  • Author: Thea Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Thea Harrison

Too Hot To Handle - Bad Boys, #9

This very erotic story is chock full of sizzling carnal encounters, angst, and family drama. There is a slimy villain who definitely needs a comeuppance and a celebration of love, a sassy cowgirl, a couple of strong and sexy military vetera...

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Soldier Mine - The Thresl Chronicles, #1

I was really captured by the way this story started, and prepared to enjoy an imaginative, sexy tale that introduced me to a new breed of shapeshifters. I thought the basic idea was a great combination of space opera and paranormal romance...

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  • Author: Amber Kell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing

A Good sub Would

This sizzling and arousing story packs an impressive amount of detail into a compact story that draws one into the kinky world of dominants and submissives. The shift in Shelby’s attitude and the combination of patience and discipline meted...

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  • Author: Sierra Cartwright
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: BDSM, * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Loose Id LLC

The Night Voice - A Novel of the Noble Dead, #11

This long-running paranormal series has introduced some memorable characters and this story did a good job of resolving some of the ongoing issues while providing a quest that allows some of the characters to finally grow into their destini...

4 Stars

Not Safe for Work

“Not Safe for Work” by L.A. Witt is an erotic m/m story that explores the dynamics of a relationship between Jon McNeill, architectural modeler, and Rick Pierce, the CEO of the company Jon’s employers are working to impress. Their personal...

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Compromising Her Position - Compromise Me

This wonderfully entertaining story starts with an explosive encounter and deftly describes a whirlwind relationship that has to weather a fascinating series of hiccups. I love the deliciously spicy interludes and the way they are balanced...

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Eightball Two-Three - Wings of Gold, #1

I don’t think I would categorize this work as romantic suspense although it does open with a breathtaking and exciting scenario. The delicious realism that allows the reader to share the pulse-pounding danger and experience what is happenin...

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  • Author: Tracy Tappan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: B. Reed Publishing

Alpha's Truth - Fallen Alpha, #2

Alpha’s Truth by Rebecca Royce is a paranormal romance story. It had many of the elements that I really enjoy in a paranormal tale—shape shifters, a strong alpha male, a strong mate that he is willing to fight for despite her objections, an...

4 Stars

Dance with the Devil - Soul's Harbor Pride, #1

This paranormal story is filled with—multiple factions that all have a different agenda, a territory in dispute, packs that have succession issues and heirs that aren’t comfortable with the requirements for leadership nor the strictures att...

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Oldenglen - The Oldenglen Chronicles Book 1

This charming children’s story blends many of the commonplace issues that can challenge a youngster--such as a new home (albeit with the added complication of being in an entirely different country), lack of friends, and an uncertain future...

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  • Authors: Robin Mason, Michael Mason
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Debut Title, Kids: Children's
  • Publisher: Tricklewood Press

Air and Darkness - The Books of the Elements, #4

An excellent author’s talent lies in being able to create believable situations that engage the reader and invest him or her in the struggle being described. This can be even more challenging when the world being described is a fantasy cons...

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The Alchemy of Chaos - Maradaine Novels, #2

This story is an exciting fantasy that combines elements of magic with a complex war on drugs that has an insidious effect on the society of Maradaine. The fragile balance between those who have divided up the town is in flux due to the eve...

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  • Author: Marshall Ryan Maresca
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

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