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Review - Fearing the Dream by Ann Marie James

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Sergei spots Stuart at the wedding of mutual friends and starts chatting with him. Both are enjoying the conversation, but when Sergei suddenly leaves without getting Stuart’s phone number, Stuart just assumes that he’s not interesting enough for the Russian-born business man. Turned out by his parents when he reached 18 simply because he was surplus to requirements, it’s no surprise Stuart has some self-esteem issues. Sergei is much the opposite.

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Review - The Prince's Fate by Caroline Gibson

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David and Vell are happily living together in a loving relationship. David is aware that there are still some things about Vell’s past that he still hasn’t told David about, but still hopes the prince will open up in time. It turns out that one of Vell’s secrets is that he’s a rare intersex mutation of his species. That’s a fact he’s forced to reveal when he has to tell David he’s pregnant.

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Review - Heart of Darkness by Angello Adrien

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In a world where faeries, vampires, shifters and other supernatural creates have revealed themselves to be real, Valentino is the human “consort” to the guardian of Philadelphia, a high ranking supernatural charged with keeping the peace with humans. Valentino enjoyed his relationship with his guardian, but she is called back to the land of the fae to assume the crown as queen. Her replacement is a vampire, and Valentino takes an instant dislike to the man.

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Review - Born Daddy by Morticia Knight

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Kindly note that I was supplied with an Advance Review Copy (ARC) of this book in exchange for this honest review. Rogan is an ex-undercover policeman who now teaches at the academy. As our story begins, he’s just about to attend the funeral of a man he’s known since high school. A man who turned out to be a sadistic serial killer that lured young men then tortured them to death.

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Review - Pieces of You by N.R. Walker

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Dallas and Justin have been together for five years. Justin also works for Dallas as a mechanic in his shop, but they’ve worked out how to separate their work and personal lives. Both are more than happy with their lives and looking to stay in the relationship for the long haul. Their happy world comes crashing down when Justin’s van is hit by a truck. Justin is lucky to survive, but his severe injuries include some brain damage, which has left him with no memory of the last five years.

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Review - Ride the Lightning by Aimee Nicole Walker

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Army veteran Jonah enjoys his work on cyber-security for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. At least, he would if he didn’t have the boss from hell. One of the few things making work bearable is his intern Avery, but even that is not without problems. Jonah is drawn to Avery, in his own words, like a moth to a flame, but the demons of his past have convinced Jonah that close relationships aren’t for him.

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Review - Ziggy by Nora Phoenix and K.M. Neuhold

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Byron, who decides to use the stage name Ziggy for his porn career, is about to shoot his first scene for Kinky Boys. Unfortunately, when Marshall tries to discuss limits with Ziggy, it becomes very clear that the young man doesn’t know enough about kink to understand what he’s agreeing to. He doesn’t want to disappoint Hunter, who hired him, or Marshall. So, Marshall takes Ziggy in hand and manages to get him through his first two scenes with Dom Harley, but it’s clear Byron really isn’t into bondage, and the impact scene scares him completely, although he really gets into puppy play.

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Review - The PV-3 Mutagen by Beryll Brackhaus and Osiris BrackHaus

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Please note: The authors kindly supplied an advance pre-press copy of this book for review. The book is due to be released on October 15, 2020 and may be purchased from Amazon using the link below. Like the rest of his family, Rene is a member of the Circle of Thales, a secretive society of intellectuals that lives in vast caverns below the surface of the planet Floor. Unlike his family, and most of the Circle, Rene does not object to making occasional trips to the surface of the planet, which is dominated by commercial enterprises.

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Review - Claw Marks and Card Games by Maz Maddox

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Note: This second book of the series is a direct sequel to the first, so if you haven’t read the previous book, be prepared for spoilers. The cards are being good to Cooper tonight, and hopefully he’ll make enough money off the game to pay down his huge gambling debt. Unfortunately, although the game goes his way, one of his opponents isn’t too happy about losing and pulls a gun. It’s a tense few moments until a tall stranger dressed in black intervenes on Cooper’s behalf.

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Review - That Alien Feeling by Alessandra Hazard

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“Harry” is the youngest son of his clan’s ruling family. He’s been a rather naughty prince, using his telepathic powers to pry a secret from his sister. To punish him and teach him the value of the family bonds he enjoys, his parents send Harry to the far off primitive planet Earth where he manages to pass as a nice if rather eccentric human. He gets a job as a barista in a London coffee shop and enjoys interacting with all the very interesting humans.