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Review - Screwed by K.M. Neuhold

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Unlike his brother, and the other partners in Four Bears Construction, Ollie has always been a romantic who wanted the kind of relationship that lasts forever, just like in the romantic comedies he likes to watch. He's rushed into marrying guys he thought were “the one” three times, and each time has been divorced within months. Now Ollie is beginning to doubt he'll ever find true love. Daniel has never believed in true love.

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Review - The Bloodied Broom by Beryll Brackhaus and Osiris BrackHaus

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Warning: If you haven't read previous books in this series, this review of the fourth will contain some spoilers. Colin and Yaden are settling into life with their found family; father figure Darius, younger brother Ivan and newly adopted Myriam, who is turning into a precocious teenager. Ivan and Yaden still go on potentially dangerous missions as Lotus Knights, leaving Colin behind to worry about whether or not they'll come back this time.

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Review - Earth Husbands are Odd by Lyn Gala

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Max and his alien husband ‘Rick’ have settled into a domestic life aboard Rick's space ship. Max does most of the work raising the three children he bore for Rick. Rick's species usually doesn't get involved much with child rearing, but Max wants to be involved, and all three offspring seem to be the better for it. They've been spending their time in the sparsely populated region of space not far from Earth, but as the story opens their supplies are running low, so it's time to return to the more populated areas to try and sell something that will give them enough credit to restock their ship.

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Review - By Imperial Decree by Angel Martinez

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Marsh is effectively the master mechanic for Bremen Station. He's the guy they call when just about anything breaks down. It keeps things interesting, but sadly that's the only part of his life that has any activity. Although he gets along well with just about everyone, for the most part, his only social interaction outside of work is an on-line book club where he shares opinions with a few anonymous regulars.

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Review - Silhouette: Captured and Conquered by Hadrian Temple

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Dr. Inevitable is an arch-villain. He doesn't have any super powers but he does have a very keen intellect, with a particular ability to understand the psychology of people who take his interest. Right now, a vigilante called Silhouette definitely has his interest, so Dr. Inevitable begins laying plans to capture the masked crime fighter. But the doctor doesn't just want to beat Silhouette, he wants to own him and make him a sexual plaything.

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Review - Consorts of the Red King by Eden Winters

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In a far distant future, Van and Tayn are two ex soldiers working for their former commander, who sends the pair on sometimes-questionable missions. They have their own ship, which they're able to operate with their minds while their bodies are maintained in life support pods, using minimal resources during long journeys across space. Akiak is a bit of a backwater planet, but it holds a potentially powerful energy source.

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Review - Pieces of Us by N.R. Walker

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Kindly note: This book starts directly after the ending of the second, and picks up with the same characters right where they left off. If you haven't read the first two installments of this series, be prepared for spoilers. Justin continues to recover from the horrific traffic accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury as well as a broken arm and leg. There are good days, when more of Justin's personality emerges from the mist surrounding his cognitive capabilities, but there are also bad days, when the stress of an unwelcome visitor sends him back into an unresponsive fog.

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Review - Pretty Boy by K.M. Neuhold

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Sterling was born with a large port wine stain covering nearly half his face. That alone made it difficult growing up in a small Texas town, where he's the easy target for every bully around. It doesn't help that his father abandoned their family before he was born and his mother is an alcoholic. Sterling gets by tending bar in the only bar in town, which is where he meets Barret.

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Review - Paid to Take Control by Romilly King

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Brio is Ash's partner in the company that makes the artificial intelligence software that is the key to Delphic Agency's success. But where Ash is a Dom, Brio is submissive, and almost dangerously so. When his needs aren't met, he starts engaging in risky behavior. What Brio needs is a really good Dom, but so far Ash and the Delphic Agency haven't had much luck finding one that can handle the genius's erratic needs.

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Review - Duking It Out by EJ Russel

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Sander, the Duke of Roses of the small mythical Pyrenean country of South Abarra is used to the quiet life. He's been effectively banished to a vineyard in the countryside after a horrible “incident” at court when he was 17 and his superpowers were as yet uncontrolled. He's even looking forward to taking his boat out for a sailing trip to celebrate his birthday. First, he has to deal with the North Abarra Duke of Arles, Tarik, a man with a volatile reputation.