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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.

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Review - His Middle by Morticia Knight

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Note: I received a complementary copy of this book in exchange for a review. Noah is overwhelmed after the sudden death of his father. The man was the owner of a successful kink club that catered to the age play set, and he left it to Noah, who has no head for business or how to manage people. In desperation he reaches out to Sawyer, his late father's best friend, and a “daddy” Noah has had a crush on for years.

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Review - Rocks & Railways by Maz Maddox

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Mack has always been very comfortable playing the solid backup to Sheriff Calhoun, but when Cal is wounded chasing after some bandits, it's time for Mack to step in and take responsibility while the centaur recuperates. Of course, that's when everything goes sideways in town. The main thing causing a stir is the discovery of a living statue buried in the plateau the new railroad is trying to cut a tunnel through.

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Review - Once Upon a Time by Alessandra Hazard

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Crown Prince Jamil is still feeling the loss of his bond-mate months after the prince consort was killed when his aircraft was supposedly shot down by “rebels” in the high mountains. Unable to sleep one night, he finds himself in the royal stables, were he encounters a man trying to break one of the wild flying horses on his own. The man, Rohan, is breaking all safety protocols, but Jamil is unable to do anything but stare at him.

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Review - The Lost Ship of the Tucker Rebellion by Marie Sexton & Cari Z

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A few hundred years from now, an alien race makes contact with earth. They're friendly at first, and help humanity achieve it's dream of planetary space travel. But soon earth is drawn into a generations-long war between their new “friends” and another race. The two battling species eventually move on, leaving an earth that is almost uninhabitable and a decimated population of humans occupying colonies and space stations strewn out among the outer planets.