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Review - Runes, Ruin & Redemption by Maz Maddox

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Town doctor Elliot has left Stallion Ridge along with Lucas to search for Sebastian, their friend who fled the town after a drunken run-in with sheriff Cal. They do manage to find him, but Seb has gotten involved with a group of swamp dwellers who need his help, and there are some vigilantes hot on his trail looking for retribution over his war activities. The three, and a few friends they picked up along the way, will have to work together to get Sebastian back to Stallion Ridge.

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Review - City of Beauty by Meraki P. Lyhne

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Note: This review contains some spoilers about the events of the previous books in the series. Continue reading at your own risk. Things are finally starting to come together for the new young king Daniel and his people. He still sometimes feels overwhelmed by the responsibilities he faces, but he has the support of his two lovers and the leaders of the other cubi kingdoms to help guide him. But facing a new world where the cubi might be able to come out of hiding is not without it's challenges.

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Review - Prince's Master by Alessandra Hazard

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Three year old Prince Eridan and his brother are caught in a palace coup orchestrated by his aunt. Seizing an opportunity, the brother takes Eridan and flees into the forest, but he can't get far carrying his little brother. Spotting a passing air car, the brother flags it down. The car can carry only one passenger, so Eridan is pressed into the stranger's arms while the brother disappears into the forest.

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Review - Red Claws, Blue Ink by Beryll Brackhaus and Osiris BrackHaus

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Please note: The authors kindly supplied an advance review copy of this book for review. The book is due to be released on May 27, 2021 and may be purchased from Amazon using the link below. Newly minted Circle of Thales agent Rene is ready for his first assignment. Even as training missions go, this one seems very tame. He just has to get copies of reports about an old werewolf attack from a small village on the planet Shiraz, then pick up some books the Circle purchased at auction from an island estate on Gui Lin.

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Review - Second Chance by Barbara Elsborg

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Ryder is on a “team building” cycling trip with his company, but he's not seeing much of the team since he can't keep up with them. Of course, considering his medical history it's amazing he can even ride a bike. When he's left behind even by the boss who was supposed to keep an eye on him, Ryder plans to give up trying and catch a ride with the support van to the next stop.

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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.