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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...

Stars
  • 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...

Stars
  • 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...

Stars
  • 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...

Stars
  • 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...

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

Dreaming Death - A Palace of Dreams Novel, #1

Some stories grab you from the first page and never let you out from under the spell, starting with a single thread and adding others until there is a complex tapestry of characters and events. The deft unfolding of this story and the bread...

5 Stars

Courted - Gowns & Crowns, #1

This sweet reworking of the Cinderella story has delicious modern twists and sets up the framework for an entertaining series. There are multiple scenes that makes one want to sigh over the sheer pageantry and romance as the vivid imagery m...

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Michael Midas Champion #1

“Michael Midas, Champion: Book One”, written by Jordan B. Gorfinkel and illustrated by Scott Beefiel, details the origin of Champion, told through a collaborative effort between a young boy and his grandmother. The drawings are vivid and th...

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Benjamin Franklin - Huge Pain in my...

This irreverent children’s book gives a remarkable glimpse of the events of colonial America, contrasted with a humorous look at the angst and challenges of being a boy dealing with peer pressure, a blended family, and the blush of first ro...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Adam Mansbach, Alan Zweibel
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Middle Grade, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Hyperion

Dragos Goes to Washington - Elder Races Novella

This paranormal romance novella gives an excellent glimpse of the incredible relationship that has developed between the apparently diametrically opposed Dragos and Pia. The intense passion and wonderful romance that connects them is threat...

4 Stars

Redemption - Intimate Relations series, #2

This erotic romantic suspense picks up immediately after the events in the prior story yet this story can easily be read as a stand-alone story. The unfolding of the events from Ben’s perspective, starting with the horrific accident that ca...

4 Stars

Deep - Deep, #1

This erotic and imaginative story provides an intriguing look at a unique world and training program. The intensive training to mold candidates into a well-rounded asset in space is nicely contrasted with the complicated affair that Lana em...

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Reach for the Sky - Wolffe Peak, #1

This fun and sexy paranormal romantic suspense story has a female who definitely makes a memorable first impression on the alpha male who is used to getting his way. There are several deliciously sensual encounters as well as entertaining s...

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Shadow Play - An Eve Duncan Novel

I have been an ardent fan of this fantastic suspense thriller series for many years, and have been reading works by this prolific author since the late 1980s, and I am always amazed by her dexterity at weaving a compelling story with wonder...

4 Stars

Headed for Trouble

One thing about this author that always impresses me is the way she is able to introduce new compelling characters who are both vulnerable and strong, tempered by horrific experiences into someone who is scarred but hopefully still willing...

4 Stars

Hunter Deceived - Wild Hunt, #1

This exciting erotic paranormal novella introduces an unusual perspective on the Wild Hunt with glimpses of several individuals who hopefully will get their own chance in the spotlight. Those who are squeamish should be forewarned that ther...

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The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher - Murder, She Wrote, #44

I loved the television show that featured this charismatic sleuth and this story is a delightful addition to the collection of mysteries she has been involved in solving. The ongoing gentle feud between Doc Hazlitt and Sheriff Metzger and t...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Renée Paley-Bain
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

The World As He Sees It - Perspectives, #2

This contemporary m/m romance is both poignant and erotic, giving a glimpse of the horror that can result from hateful actions as well as inspiration for all who are willing to work past handicaps and find a way to have a fulfilled life. I...

4 Stars

Twofer

This erotic m/m novella conjures up the carefree life that many experience when exploring the new vistas open when living on one's own for the first time. The combination of shyness and bravado, plus the flowering of confidence gained when...

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Heartsong Cottage - An Eternity Springs Novel, #10

This lovely contemporary romance is both a tear-jerker and a suspenseful story with multiple facets. The story starts off with such an intense impact that I had fears it was going to be a weighty depressing tale, but I was quickly caught up...

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Liam Takes Manhattan - A Short Story of the Elder Races

This paranormal tale concludes this subset of tales that explore the Cuelebre family as it grows, both literally and figuratively. It is inevitable that there are going to be challenges as they work out the dynamics of having two male drago...

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

Dangerously Broken - A Dangerous Romance, #2

This contemporary erotic romance provides a wonderful sense of the atmosphere of New Orleans while following a pair of relatively lost souls who are working their way through loss and grief. The deliciously carnal interactions between the m...

4 Stars
  • Author: Eden Bradley
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * SPICY: HOT Romance
  • Publisher: Berkley

Razor's Traitorous Heart - The Alliance, #2

This exciting science fiction romance depicts a frightening version of first contact as well as introduces a complement of sexy males, both human and non-human. The intriguing heroine is awe-inspiring, both because of her fearless nature an...

4 Stars

All I Need Is You

This erotic contemporary romance story is a touching and evocative depiction of the delicate dance of attraction as strangers come to know each other through words first. The sizzling and provocative teasing that creates an image that may o...

4 Stars
  • Author: Wendy S. Marcus
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes
  • Publisher: Loveswept

Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water

“Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water” by Carolyn Scrace is a how-to book that provides instruction on how to use the shapes and colors of the world around us to provide frameworks for creating doodles and pictures. Some pag...

4 Stars

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast - Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast, #1

“Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast” written by Josh Funk and illustrated by Brendan Kearney is a slightly oversized whimsical children’s book that chronicles the race between the aforementioned to get that last…drop…of…syrup! The journey is t...

4 Stars

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