Posts labeled Novella

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Review - The Last Drop by Layla Reyne

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Greg is drowning his sorrows in alcohol after the failure of his latest restaurant in New Orleans. It’s the third eatery in a row the he’s opened and had to close. However, tonight there’s one small point of light on the horizon. The bartender serving him is a very hot little hipster dude, and to make it even better, the man makes the best cocktails he’s ever tasted. Bartender Tony is just as attracted to the burly chef, but it’s his last night in New Orleans.

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Review - Conceivable by Willa Okati

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Omega Jory has always been in love with his best friend and Alpha, Darius, so when Jory determines that he wants to have a baby, he can think of nobody he’d rather father it than Darius. The question is, what will that do for their friendship if Darius doesn’t have the same feelings? The truth is, the Alpha does love Jory, although he has never admitted it, and likewise assumes the feelings aren’t returned.

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Review - Hard Lessons by Samuel King

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Smarting from a recent breakup with his boyfriend, Jake thinks a few months in the country tutoring English is exactly what he needs. However, he’s a bit dismayed to find he is very attracted to his prospective employer, Nathan, and even more so when he finds out his student is not Nathan’s son but Nathan himself. Even more surprising is the offer of the job after just a few minutes’ conversation.

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Review - Entwined by M.M. Wilde

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Fae Bram awakens one morning to realize he’s reached maturity; a time for him to seek out his fated alpha mate and start producing offspring. Unfortunately, for the first time in anyone’s memory, his alpha turns out to be a human, on the other side of the veil separating our world from the fae. Can Bram get his fated mate to accept him? It turns out to be a life or death question for the young fairy.

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Review - Con Boys are Naughty by J.P. Barnaby

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This review originally appeared on the BDSM Book Reviews web site. Brandon is an extremely introverted writer, and dedicated submissive to his Dom Sean. Brandon’s books are very popular, but he is so painfully shy that attending cons or doing any of the other things popular authors do for publicity scares the life out of him. Being the good Dom he is, Sean respects Brandon’s boundaries, but he also tries to stretch his sub’s limits from time to time, which is why he convinces Brandon to attend a con.

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Review - Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters by Angel Martinez

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Kyle is a policeman in a most unusual precinct. His squad is made up of men and women with paranormal capabilities, although they’re not exactly X-men. Everyone’s powers are a little ‘off’. There’s a firestarter who can’t spark if it’s wet, and a vampire who gets sick on whole blood, just to name a few. Then we have Kyle’s new partner Vakesh, who seems unflappable, but it turns out you don’t want to make him angry.

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Review - Astounding! by Kim Fielding

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Carter Evans is the founder and editor of the science fiction magazine Astounding! but the publication, like most print media these days, is on its last legs. Carter can’t afford to keep it going for much longer. Adding to his headaches are the submissions of one J. Harper, a very persistent, and very bad, author who keeps sending in new versions of his work despite numerous rejections. Carter’s drunken attempt to rebuff the writer backfires and he ends up meeting J.

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Review - Knit Tight by Annabeth Albert

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Brady seems to be one of the rare Portland baristas who doesn’t aspire to be something else. He is good at his job, and in any case, raising his three younger siblings after his mother dies doesn’t leave him any time to consider something else. Once a week the coffee shop hosts the ladies from the knitting shop down the street. “Knit Night” isn’t exactly Brady’s favorite night to work, but it keeps the shop busy.

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Review - Beside A Black Tarn by Angel Martinez

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The adventures of the demon prince of thieves Shax, his fallen angel lover Ness and their ragtag crew continues in the latest installment of the Brimstone series. Things get off to a rocky start when Shax bumps into an old flame, who also happens to be a spy. Soon after, he hears about a fantastical, yet apparently abandoned, experimental house that seems to have the ability to make dreams come true, or at least appear to.

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Review - Becoming Cherished by Sara York

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Scotty tries to exorcise the demons of his past by being a Dom. He believes that being in control is the key to not being hurt again. He also tries to keep his relationships with his subs at arms length, because letting them get too close can also lead to disappointment. Wesley is young and inexperienced, and he challenges almost everything Scotty has done to protect himself. At first Scotty tries to bring Wesley into the lifestyle, and the younger man seems willing in the beginning, but then events overtake both men and threatens their budding relationship.