REVIEW: Fresh Kill, by Adam Carpenter

Fresh Kill - Adam Carpenter - Jimmy McSwain Files

Title: Fresh KillSeries: The Jimmy McSwain Files, Book 6Author: Adam CarpenterGenre: MysteryLGBTQ+ Category: MM/GayPublisher: MLR PressReviewer: Maryann Get it On Amazon About the Book Jimmy McSwain returns, but the question lingers, now that he has finally solved the fifteen-year-old murder of his NYPD cop-father, Joseph, who has he become? Busy concentrating on family issues, Jimmy hasn’t … Read more

REVIEW: When It Rains, by Elle Keaton

When it Rains - Elle Keaton - Accidental Roots

Title: When It RainsSeries: The Accidental Roots, Book 8Author: Elle KeatonGenre: ContemporaryLGBTQ+ Category: MM/GayPublisher: SelfPages/Word Count: 255 PagesReviewer: Maryann Get it On Amazon About the Book Beto Hernandez’s objective: Break the human trafficking ring plaguing Skagit once and for all. He’s not in Skagit to make friends—he’s kicking ass first and taking names later. Maybe. He … Read more

REVIEW: Two For Home, By Tinnean

Two for Home - Tinnean

Title: Two for HomeSeries: Home, Book 2Author: TinneanGenre: Historical, RomanceLGBTQ+ Category: MM/GayPublisher: JMS BooksPages/Word Count: 305 PagesReviewer: Maryann Get it On Amazon About the Book In 1861, eleven-year old Zachary Taylor Browne marches off to war as a drummer boy with the 14th Brooklyn Chasseurs under the leadership of Lieutenant Steve Marriott, whom he worships. During … Read more

REVIEW: Rogue In The Making. By TJ Nichols

Rogue in the Making review - TJ Nichols

Title: Rogue in the MakingSeries (when applicable): Studies in Demonology #2Author(s): T.J. NicholsGenre: urban fantasyLGBTQ+ Category: gay, m/m, polyamory Publisher: DSP PublicationsPages/Word Count: 284 pagesReviewer: Dan The blood sacrifices have brought rain to Demonside, but across the void, the Warlock College of Vinland is still storing and gathering magic, heedless of the warnings of the international magical … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Better Be Sure, by Andy Gallo

Better Be Sure - Andy Gallo

Andy Gallo has a new contemporary MM romance out: Better Be Sure. When the stakes are this high, you better be sure you can win. Jackson Murphy lost his parents to a boating accident, but they’re never far from his thoughts. He attends the same university as his parents, joined the same fraternity as his … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Ghost Walker, by Mary Rundle

Ghost Walker - Mary Walker

Mary Rundle has a new mm paranormal/mpreg book out in her Blackwood Pack series: Ghost Walker. The Blackwood Pack saga continues… This is part of an on-going series by Amazon Bestselling Author, Mary Rundle, and catching up on previous titles is advised. Readers of the past books will enjoy meeting old friends once more as … Read more

REVIEW: Warlock In Training, By TJ Nichols

Warlock in Training review - TJ Nichols

Title:Warlock in TrainingSeries:Studies in Demonology Book 1Author:TJ NicholsGenre:FantasyLGBTQ+ Category:gayPublisher:DSP PublicationsPages/Word Count:226 pagesBuy Link:$1.99 on AmazonReviewer: Dan About the Book Angus Donohue doesn’t want to be a warlock. He believes draining demons for magic is evil, but it’s a dangerous opinion to have—his father is a powerful and well-connected warlock, and Angus is expected to follow the … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The Hands We’re Given, by O.E. Tearmann

The Hands We're Given - O.E. Tearmann

O.E. Tearmann has a new MM (trans) hard sci fi/cyberpunk tale out, book one in their “Aces High, Jokers Wild” series: “The Hands We’re Given.” Aidan Headly never wanted to be the man giving orders. That’s fine with the Democratic State Force base he’s been assigned to command: they don’t like to take orders. Nicknamed … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: “Ithani,” by J. Scott Coatsworth

Ithani - J. Scott Coatsworth

On February 19th, J. Scott Coatsworth has the final MM sci fi book in his “Oberon Cycle” trilogy coming out – “Ithani”! Time is running out. After saving the world twice, Xander, Jameson and friends plunge headlong into a new crisis. The ithani–the aliens who broke the world–have reawakened from their hundred millennia-long slumber. When … Read more

Feeling the Characters

Where There's Smoke - BL Morticia

Greetings folks. Here’s a blog about writing characters! When talking to an author, you might hear how excited they are about their stories. They tell you about what went into the creating plot, the inspiration behind the story, and then the fun part; how they came up with their characters. In a lot of instances, … Read more