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Review - The Mystery of the Bones by C.S. Poe

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Spoiler alert: If you haven’t read the previous books in the series, there are some potential spoilers about how they turned out in this review. It’s been a year since antique dealer Sebastian met police detective Calvin in the series of crimes recounted in The Mystery of Nevermore. After the last mystery gets him shot, Sebastian has vowed to leave the detective work to Calvin and focus on planning their upcoming wedding.

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Review - Deepwater by J.C. Owens

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Azai is sailing home with a peace treaty he has managed to secure between his home and a neighboring kingdom when the ship is attacked by a group of mer people, taking revenge for the death of one of their own at the hands of the sailors. Miraculously, Azai survives and wakes up on the shore of a seemingly deserted island. However, it’s not long before he realizes he’s not alone.

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Review - Now and Forever by Morticia Knight

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Malcolm and Seth are settling into their life together in a daddy/son dynamic, but there are still hurdles they need to clear. First, there’s meeting Malcolm’s parents, and then there’s the looming trial of Seth’s father along with the other church leaders who imprisoned him as well as many others. Will Malcolm be able to get Seth through the challenges that face them? By now, in this third and final installment of the Father series, the characters are well established.

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Review - The Windmines of Bora Bora by Beryll Brackhaus and Osiris BrackHaus

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Ivan was supposed to be a powerful pyrokinetic psion. He has all the right genes but could never make them work. That becomes the least of his problems when his psychopathic half-sister kills their father and attempts to make Ivan her pet slave. Frustrated by Ivan’s repeated refusal to give her the love she thinks she deserves, the sister finally consigns her brother to the windmines of Bora Bora, a desolate place where the life expectancy for slaves is less than a few years.

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Review - Their Boy by Cara Dee

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Lucas and Cole from Top Priority have been together for many happy years, but there’s always been a little something missing. As two “Daddy Doms” they’ve always wanted a younger submissive man to be “Their Boy”. The right man just hasn’t come along, until they come across Kit. The young man in his early twenties has been battling quite a few demons since a car accident took the lives of his parents, and left him scarred.

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Review - Merfolk's Mate by Drake LaMarque

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Warning: If you haven’t read the first books of this series, there may be some spoilers in this review of the third. When last we saw our slutty cabin boy Gideon, he had just been “rescued” by the British navy, and at least two of his lovers were now in the brig on the navy ship. Whether or not the merfolk Ora or the cat Zeb managed to escape is unknown.

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Review - Sword Dance by A.J. Demas

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Damiskos is a retired army officer working for the quartermaster corps, since his parents spent the family fortune and the army doesn’t pay much in the way of retirement. He’s been sent to a seaside villa to negotiate the purchase of fish sauce from the owner, who happens to be an old friend from the capital city. It’s supposed to be a bit of a vacation, but on arrival he finds the house filled with philosophy students, and a businessman from a neighboring island-state who also has a captivating eunuch slave, Varazda.

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Review - Space Fox by L.M. Brown

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Gargoyle Jude is preparing for his first mission as part of G-Force, Earth’s space fleet. He has been assigned to visit the planet Cairo, one of many that was colonized when it looked like the earth was on its last legs, yet not visited for many years. After encountering some hostile visitors shortly after his arrival, Jude crashes his ship. Faced with a long trek across a featureless desert, Jude has little choice but to accept the help of Kirby, a shifter whose Fennec Fox animal side is able to navigate the shifting sands and get Jude back to the abandoned human settlement where he hopes to find supplies to fix his ship.

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Review - Constant by Lexi Ander

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Prince Mestor has been in love with warlord Sohm’lan since he was 15 years old. Now a warlord in his own right, the prince still pines for the man who has been like a second father to him, only now he actively pursues the older man, who seems oblivious to Mestor’s advances. The strange dream encounter between Mestor, his brothers, and Poseidon provides a completely unexpected opportunity for the prince and Sohm’lan to finally get their relationship started.

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Review - The Mystery of the Moving Image by C.S. Poe

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It’s a typical day at Sebastian’s antique shop when there’s a delivery that turns out to be a rare device from the earliest days of the film industry. At first, the only mystery is who sent the extremely valuable item, but this is Sebastian Snow, and nothing is every that simple. The questions pile up as fast as the dead bodies, which as usual doesn’t make Calvin’s life any easier.