Book Reviews

The Misadventures of Doc and Dirk, Volume II by Dan Skinner

Posted in Book Reviews on Nov 01, 2016

The Misadventures of Doc and Dirk, Volume II: That Darn Muse

Volume 2 of The Misadventures of Doc and Dirk

The author, known only as ‘Doc’ in this series, is back with more tales of his life with his muse/apprentice Dirk. Like the first book, this second volume offers up a series of vignettes depicting Doc's growing relationship with the rather maddening, yet still fascinating Dirk. The main thrust of this set of stories seems to be demonstrating why, despite his many eccentricities, Doc continues to find his muse in Dirk. More

Review - Two Natures by Jendi Reiter

Posted in Book Reviews on Oct 25, 2016

Two Natures

Julian is an aspiring young fashion photographer in the early 90's New York. While he may have an eye for beautiful women, Julian has very little interest in the opposite sex. He seems comfortable with his sexuality despite a religious upbringing in Georgia, although he hasn't done much about acting on his attractions as the book opens. More

Review - The Pill Bugs of Time by Angel Martinez

Posted in Book Reviews on Oct 18, 2016

The Pill Bugs

Volume 2 of Offbeat Crimes

In this sequel to Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters, the budding relationship between paranormal police detective Kyle and his partner Vakesh is facing a few stumbling blocks, mainly in the form of Vakesh's inability to be open about it. More

Review - A Book of Revelations by A.C. Burch

Posted in Book Reviews on Oct 11, 2016

A Book of Revelations

This collection of short stories offers a variety of tales about different people, places and eras. About the only thing they have in common is that the lead characters in these stories are almost never who they appear to be. The story-telling style is decidedly narrative. This will niggle at those who object to a writing style that “tells” rather than “shows” but it suits the stories very well. More

Review - The Luckiest Master by Sean Michael

Posted in Book Reviews on Oct 04, 2016

The Luckiest Master

Volume 2 of Iron Eagle Gym

Damien, ‘Day’ to his friends, is the new front office manager for the Iron Eagle Gym. It's more than one person can handle and he's desperate to find an assistant who can help him out. He wouldn't mind finding a full time sub while he's at it, but he doesn't expect to find them both in the same man. More

Review - That Darn Muse by Dan Skinner

Posted in Book Reviews on Sep 27, 2016

That Darn Muse

Volume 1 of The Misadventures of Doc and Dirk

This small collection of short stories introduces us to Dirk, a young man who wishes to apprentice himself to the narrator of the stories (presumably ‘Doc’, although he never introduces himself). Doc is a professional photographer with a varied portfolio, which includes some erotic male work. More

Review - What It Looks Like by Matthew J. Metzger

Posted in Book Reviews on Sep 20, 2016

What It Looks Like

Eli is the son of a policeman and a forensic scientist. His parents clearly care for him, perhaps a little too much, but don't really understand what the young man is going through. They certainly don't understand Eli's choice in boyfriends. Rob is almost the exact opposite of Eli. Abused as a child, Rob is very much from the wrong side of the tracks. He has had several run-ins with the law, and even spent a few years in prison. But what Rob does to Eli, as well as what Eli does for Rob, are things almost nobody would understand. More

Review - Con Boys are Naughty by J.P. Barnaby

Posted in Book Reviews on Sep 13, 2016

Con Boys are Naughty

Brandon is an extremely introverted writer, and dedicated submissive to his Dom Sean. Brandon's books are very popular, but he is so painfully shy that attending cons or doing any of the other things popular authors do for publicity scares the life out of him. Being the good Dom he is, Sean respects Brandon's boundaries, but he also tries to stretch his sub's limits from time to time, which is why he convinces Brandon to attend a con. More

Review - Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters by Angel Martinez

Posted in Book Reviews on Sep 06, 2016

Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters

Volume 1 of Offbeat Crimes

Kyle is a policeman in a most unusual precinct. His squad is made up of men and women with paranormal capabilities, although they're not exactly X-men. Everyone's powers are a little ‘off’. There's a firestarter who can't spark if it's wet, and a vampire who gets sick on whole blood, just to name a few. Then we have Kyle's new partner Vakesh, who seems unflappable, but it turns out you don't want to make him angry. More

Review - Best in Show by Kelly Jensen

Posted in Book Reviews on Aug 30, 2016

Best in Show

Macavity – ‘Mac’ to everyone but his mother – comes from a long line of witches, who can also shift into cats. Unfortunately, Mac's puckish sense of humor gets him in trouble with his family, who fear some of his jokes risk exposing their secrets. His latest escapade has landed him in his “cat skin” full time, and then another little indiscretion puts him in the animal shelter, up for adoption. While he does want to lie low for a while, the shelter isn't the best place for Mac to hide out. Someone might discover he hasn't been fixed. More

Content Warning

This web site discusses books and other themes of an adult nature. These pages are designed for ADULTS only and may include materials that some viewers may find offensive. If you are under the age of 18, if such material offends you or if it is illegal to view such material in your community please click EXIT now.