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Fields of Wrath - A Renshai Novel

This complex fantasy novel continues a saga about a wonderfully fascinating group of beings, each with their inculcated paradigms which are often diametrically opposed. Communication, or rather, the lack thereof, plays a key role in this st...

4 Stars

One Night with a Billionaire - Billionaire Boys Club Novel, #6

This steamy contemporary romance captured my attention from the start, particularly because the heroine was a person with a healthy curvy shape. Despite the fact that one can predict the inevitable results, the journey is mesmerizing and it...

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  • Author: Jessica Clare
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Second Chance Summer - Cedar Ridge, #1

This contemporary romance has a wonderful cast of characters and immerses the reader in a small town with beautiful scenery but its share of tragedy. The complex history that ties the main characters together is heart-wrenching and definite...

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Unexpected Demands - Hidden Wolves, #2

This series continues to detail the exploits of a very special werewolf pack that threatens to disrupt all of the long-held traditions, although objectors are willing to destroy the pack rather than accept the change. This particular story...

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  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

Call on Me - A Loving on the Edge Novel, #8

This compelling series continues to enthrall, ensnare and entertain, while providing plenty of heat, emotion and new favorites to fall in love with. I love the contrast between outward images and inner personalities that is particularly hig...

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

Watercolor Fairy Art - How to Bring Your Fairy Realm Art to Life

This beautifully detailed guide is both an inspiration and an educational tool that will stimulate the imagination. The explanation for which materials to use and how they affect the finished picture are invaluable to a novice and probably...

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Dirty Kiss

This intense mystery combines suspense, eroticism, and a glimpse of an exotic culture that is distressingly intolerant of gays yet has developed elaborate systems of coping. The scars that each of the main characters bear, whether visible o...

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Pursued by the Rich Rancher - Diamonds in the Rough

This contemporary romance combines the excitement of a western ranch with a poignant look at the power exerted by family. The contrast between a family that wants to hide the less than perfect members and a family that will do anything beca...

4 Stars

For Your Love - A Blessings Novel

This lovely contemporary novel is both inspirational and romantic, even as it blends a touch of whimsy and realism. The characters are deftly presented, and even though this book is part of a series, there is absolutely no problem getting d...

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Unacceptable Risk

This is a mesmerizing introduction to a complex society that has very rigid rules which are sometimes unfathomable to humans as well as objectionable to some of its members. The gradual development of a relationship between two apparently d...

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Demise in Denim - A Consignment Shop Mystery, #4

This fun cozy mystery is a whirlwind of entertaining glimpses of Southern attitudes and behavior, wacky investigative techniques, and yummy interludes (that feed the stomach and the soul). The bombshell revelation about Walker Boone’s relat...

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  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Cat, the Devil, the Last Escape - Lee Fontana, #2

This compelling combination of mystery and mysticism distills the struggle between good and evil into a personification of very different characters. It is interesting to see the different perspectives of the judicial system although dismay...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Pat J. J. Murphy
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: William Morrow

Rose - The Queen's Guard Series, #3

This medieval historical romance provides an intriguing portrait of an atypical and powerful woman at the heart of many of the political maneuverings of the time. The vivid descriptions of the machinations of various powerful figures are bo...

4 Stars

Glimmer

This intensely erotic contemporary story has both eerie elements and a tantalizing mystery that combine in a mesmerizing story. The gradual flowering of the relationship between the suave, rich, self-assured, and somewhat kinky CEO and the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Beth Kery
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Berkley

Home Work - #3 in Life Lessons

This next installment in an enthralling contemporary m/m romantic suspense series has both a captivating mystery and an exquisite romance in a combination that is spellbinding. It would probably be possible to read this as a stand alone sto...

5 Stars
  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ, * Romantic Suspense, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

Shattered Duty - A Deadly Ops Novel, #3

This intense romantic thriller combines a searing set of events with the challenge of ethics and justice, which may or not be compatible. The escalating tension combined with the cat and mouse game being played on several fronts provides a...

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  • Author: Katie Reus
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Signet

Learning Curve - Life Lessons, #4

The events in this m/m contemporary romance continue to show the depth of devotion between these two fascinating men even as it highlights how different their respective backgrounds have been. The combination of lust and love that is depict...

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  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

Life, Some Assembly Required - The Rebuilding Year, #2

This sizzling contemporary m/m romance provides a great look at the complications of blending families, particularly when acceptance is in short supply among those who should be one’s biggest supporters. There are multiple sobering issues t...

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Opening Up - Ink & Chrome, #1

This contemporary erotic romance provides an intriguing introduction to the siblings who are heirs to a business empire, and also introduces the sexy proprietors of a shop in a related industry. There are glimpses of the lives of several in...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lauren Dane
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Forever

One Night of Pleasure - Take a Chance Military Romance, #5

This deliciously steamy erotic novella provides both a sizzling look at a charismatic couple but also gives glimpses of those around them who are pairing up and working toward their happy-ever-afters. The intense heat between Bridget and Ma...

4 Stars
  • Author: Caridad Pineiro
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Caridad Pineiro

Stone Hard SEALs

These two erotic military romance novellas are a delicious combination of action, sensuality, and humor, as they highlight two very sexy SEALs and the women who demonstrate that they are forces in their own right. I particularly love heroin...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sabrina York
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Sabrina York

Only a Promise - A Survivors' Club Novel, #5

This historical romance story adds to the collection of tales about a very special group of people touched by the war, even as it gives a glimpse of the complicated dance of society of this era. This is an entertaining twist on the ‘Marriag...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mary Balogh
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet

Dearest Rogue - Maiden Lane, #8

The wonderful books in this historical romance series are peopled with fascinating characters and this story is no exception. I have a soft spot for tales that have wounded characters and watching both of these strong-willed people deal wit...

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  • Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Forever

Night of the Highland Dragon - Highland Dragons, #3

This is an imaginative historical fantasy that is part of a series which centers around a formidable family who have had a long history in Scotland. The previous two tales feature Judith’s brothers (“Legend of the Highland Dragon” and “The...

4 Stars

Breaking Cover - Life Lessons, #2

This suspense-filled m/m erotic romance provides many delicious twists and turns even as it explores the difficulty of maintaining a relationship between partners who are at different stages of openness about their sexuality. I love the way...

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  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

The Rebuilding Year

This enthralling and sensual m/m story depicts a deliciously gradual blossoming in a friends to lover progression with the added bonus of an escalating mystery. I love the incremental change in the relationship as each man comes to grips wi...

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No One Like You - Barefoot William Beach

This fun and sensual contemporary romance has a great cast of characters, both four-footed and not, and evokes the wonderful sense of a tourist-friendly beach town and the laid-back atmosphere of the boardwalk in this Florida location. The...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kate Angell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Kensington Teen

The Thorn of Dentonhill - A Novel of Maradaine

What a great start to a new fantasy series! This story is full of action, mystery, fascinating characters and a multilayered conflict that extends beyond one young man’s almost quixotic attempt to bring down a drug trade on his own. There a...

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The Loving Daylights

This delightfully entertaining spy novel is filled with quirky inventions and madcap adventures that are characteristic of this prolific author’s stories. The self-deprecating but brilliant Jane has a delicious foil in pragmatic Abel who ha...

4 Stars

Dead Man Walker - Consignment Shop Mysteries #5

This short cozy mystery gives the delightful flavor of the series while drawing the reader into another eye-opening mystery that has pretty astounding repercussions. I found it a little jarring to have the story told in Walker’s point of vi...

4 Stars
  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Berkley

Forsaken Realms - Bounty Hunters United, #1

This erotic science fiction story has an imaginative and creative framework and a lot of intriguing elements. I like that the female is a resourceful and self-reliant individual who has managed to achieve success and status in her chosen pr...

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Beyond the Frontier: Leviathan - The Lost Fleet

The complex science fiction tales that comprise this series continue to provide both the expected intense space battles and unexpected surprises that have been an integral part of the stories thus far. There are some rather unwelcome revela...

4 Stars

After Midnight - Black Phoenix, #1

This wonderfully intense story provides both a deliciously spicy glimpse of larger-than-life individuals and creates a wrenching portrait of the events that have shaped them. I love the way the story gradually unfolds and reveals layers of...

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  • Author: Sarah Grimm
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Sarah Grimm

Way of the Warrior

Military romance stories have ready-made heroes inherent in the genre but their fascination lies in the contrast between the kick-ass capabilities displayed and the vulnerability of letting one’s guard down and allowing someone else to beco...

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  • Authors: Tina Wainscott, Suzanne Brockmann, Catherine Mann, Anne Elizabeth, M. L. Buchman, Julie Ann Walker, Kate SeRine, Lea Griffith
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Rom: Uniformed Heroes, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca

Life Lessons

This romantic suspense m/m story is an excellent introduction to a complex and sensual set of stories that follow two very different gay men. The gradual exposition of the events that have formed the personality and choices of each is an in...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kaje Harper
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Susp: Action / Thriller, Gay / Lesbian / GLBTQ
  • Publisher: MLR Press,LLC

Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant

This television series was one of my favorites, not only because Monk’s behavior epitomizes many of the odd tendencies and phobias that I share (on a far smaller scale, thank goodness) but because he finds a way to make things work accordin...

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  • Author: Hy Conrad
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Lover Claimed - Dark Wolf Enterprises, #1

This exciting erotic paranormal romance series continues to highlight a clan of sexy alpha males who are comfortable in both their wolf and human forms. Naturally, the females who become their mates must be just as unique and strong enough...

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Winter's Wolf - Tales of the Harker Pack, #3

This erotic m/m paranormal tale is an excellent addition to an inventive and entertaining series. I always enjoy this author’s tales because she delights in taking established conventions in a particular genre and tweaking them in a new and...

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The Cat Sitter's Whiskers - Dixie Hemingway Mysteries, #10

This is one of my favorite cozy mystery series and I am delighted that this author has continued the saga that his mom so adeptly created. I love the combination of exotic climes and delightful animal characters that are key in these storie...

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  • Authors: Blaize Clement, John Clement
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Minotaur Books

My Secret Diary - Nancy Clancy

“Nancy Clancy: My Secret Diary” is written by Jane O’Connor and is based on the Nancy Clancy series, and has a beautifully illustrated cover by Robin Preiss Glasser. This is a great volume for stimulating the imagination and encouraging a y...

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The Dangers of Dating a Rebound Vampire - Half Moon Hollow, #3

There is such a hilarious combination of elements in this paranormal romance that one can’t help giggling maniacally while trying to keep from having whiplash as circumstances shift rapidly around Gigi. The slightly tongue-in-cheek tips abo...

4 Stars

Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of Planet of the Apes - The Art of the Films

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films” by Sharon Gosling and Adam Newell is an oversized book that is a wondrous look at the incredible amount of work that went into making these two movies...

5 Stars

The Book of Life - All Souls Trilogy, #3

One is tempted to believe that the author must have witch blood in her due to her remarkable ability to gather disparate threads and keep them from tangling while weaving such an intricate tapestry that spans three volumes and still leaves...

5 Stars
  • Author: Deborah Harkness
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Midnight's Kiss - A Novel of the Elder Races, #8

This entertaining addition to one of my favorite paranormal series gives a more detailed picture of King Julian and provides a different perspective on the being who was such a formidable opponent to Carly during her struggles. This story w...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thea Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Berkley

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015

“The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2015” is a mind-bogging collection of details about a myriad of subjects. It is an interesting resource for a society that has become dependent on using the internet search engines because it also can pr...

5 Stars

Nor Iron Bars a Cage

This mesmerizing tale blends a fascinating character study with an intriguing and chilling portrait of the dangers of a thirst for knowledge. The deep emotionalism evoked by the author portrays a beautiful and sensitive unfolding of a relat...

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Paw and Order - A Paw Enforcement Novel, #2

This contemporary mystery has a mixture of human and animal characters that provide an interesting twist. There is a character study that follows the slippery slope into criminal behavior which is counterbalanced by images of the excitement...

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The Beautiful Ashes - Broken Destiny, #1

This exciting new adult paranormal story has interesting twists on certain tenets of Christian religious beliefs combined with elements of mythology. The angst-filled vacillation of the main characters that seems to be a hallmark of this ge...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jeaniene Frost
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HQN Books

Pearls and Poison - A Consignment Shop Mystery, #3

Each story in this cozy mystery series provides a great combination of hijinks and humor and one can’t help but chuckle while trying to figure out the killer’s motive and identity from the clues being gradually uncovered. The flavor of the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Duffy Brown
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

Skin Game - Dresden Files, #15

One of the most entertaining aspects of this delightful urban fantasy series is the blending of extraordinary occurrences with easily recognizable commonplace events. For example, having one’s foot fall asleep because the dog’s head is rest...

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  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

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