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Enticing His Navy Seal by Charlie Richards

Enticing His Navy Seal by Charlie RichardsEnticing His Navy Seal by Charlie Richards
Series: Wolves of Stone Ridge #43
Published by eXtasy Books Genres: MM, Paranormal
Source: Publisher

Disgusted with the corruption caused by a fellow Councilman bear shifter Regales Colearian travels to Stone Ridge, Colorado.  The Councilman would like to interview Alpha Declan and members of his pack who uncovered the illegal activities. He’d also like to talk to some of the shifters rescued from the clutches of scientists experimenting on them.  The bear shifter won’t stop until everything wrong is exposed.

Navy Seal Armand Theodore Conway flies to Colorado to check on his fellow military buddy Hess who’s supposed to be dead.  His many and varied skills convinced him that Hess wasn’t really dead and Theo is going to find out why he faked death. And, Hess doesn’t know it yet but Theo is well aware of the paranormal world.

The pack decides to throw an inpromptu welcoming BBQ for the visiting Councilman and also invites the flock they’d recently saved from one of the scientists’ facilities.  Since Theo is staying with the flock he’s also invited to the party.  

Regales is over 400 years old,old; set in his ways and the last thing he wants especially right now with all the council problems is a mate.  But,But once he scents Theo all bets are off. The Navy Seal knows about shifters, mates not so much and he’s not gay. Talk about a mess of major proportions.
The long running popular Wolves of Stone Ridge series brings its 43rd story to life with Enticing his Navy Seal.  Fans love each and every story in this series because the characters are always engaging, fresh and complex.  There’s a camaraderie that enhances each storyline and somehow makes the characters relatable. Enticing his Navy Seal gives Regales and Theo almost insurmountable issues to deal with.  Watching them untangle the mess is extremely entertaining.

Enlightening the Lab Assistant by Charlie Richards

Enlightening the Lab Assistant by Charlie RichardsEnlightening the Lab Assistant by Charlie Richards
Series: A Loving Nip #18
Published by eXtasy Books Genres: MM, Paranormal
Source: Publisher

Junior scientist LIago Hernandez finds himself in the middle of a violent confrontation with powerful creatures.  During the fight LIago is injured and that’s the last thing he can remember until he wakes in a strange bed with a worried creature staring down at him.  What LIago believed to be a gargoyle is in truth a demon belonging to the Horseman of Death.

Lindemere explains that after a thousand years of service to Death he’s been rewarded with his amina, his soul – in LIago.  He’s brought the young doctor to his home in the demon realm to heal and to hopefully educate LIago as to the error of his ways.  Setting his amina straight is the only way is the only way they can be together.

Changing LIago’s mind takes some time but the human is smart and his heart is luckily in the right place.  Lindemere is reluctant to take his amina back to the lab but they need the information only LIago can get them.  All bets are off however if anyone harms his amina.
Enlightening the Lab’s Assistant is a life changing experience for a one- time close- minded main character.  LIago and Lindemere have a contentious relationship in the beginning. Their romance slowly evolves and themaking it impossible for readers to not falls for them both.  Patience and love win the day in Enlightening the Lab’s Assistant.  These two deserve the happily ever after they fight for.

Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

Earning His Trust by Alicia NordwellEarning His Trust Published by Dreamspinner Press Genres: Contemporary, MM
Source: Publisher

Too little sleep and a moment of inattention sends Evin to the E.R. with a severe burn on his hand.  He’d been making homemade biscuits for his teething six month oldsix-month-old Micah when the accident happened.  The doctor who comes around the curtain is Dr. Ben Perez, the man who once broke Evin’s heart.

Six years ago, Evin and Ben were college students madly in love.  Their breakup was devastating but life goes on. Evin found a meaningful love with Daniel and together they planned their future starting with a surrogate pregnancy.  However, fate was not kind. A tragedy took Daniel and left Evin alone with a son on the way.  

He has neither the time nor the heart for a relationship but, Evin is willing to forge a tentative new friendship with Ben.  The doctor is willing to help in any way he can to ease Evin’s burden. Frankly the father looks exhausted. Slowly their friendship is renewed and the feelings they once shared are rekindled.  Fate does move in mysterious ways indeed.

Earning his Trust presents a heartwarming tale of redemption and love.  Engaging characters and a tender romance gives readers a sweet and sexy story to embrace.  Evin and Ben’s character development elevates Earning his Trust, even their baby Micah’s baby adds charm charisma adds giving the story a delightfully realistic layer.  Love endures in this charmer.

Drifting With A Giant Squid by Charlie Richards

Drifting With A Giant Squid by Charlie RichardsDrifting With A Giant Squid by Charlie Richards
Published by eXtasy Books Genres: MM, Paranormal
Source: Publisher

The Marine themed park World of Aquatica provides a true adventure for visitors.  It also provides a secret and safe home for a variety of aquatic shifters.

Owners Kaiser and William run the marine attraction with a firm, gentle hand as the de facto Alpha and Beta of their unusual family.  The absence of their father and the death of their mother early on meant that Kaiser shouldered the responsibility of raising the much younger William.  They’ve been together for hundreds of years.  

Captain John Casinov has earned the respect of his police department with hard work and fairness.  In his early fifties with good health John isn’t ready to retire though his son would like nothing better.  In fact, his son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren are visiting for a few days and hoping they can nudge John into moving south, nearer to them.  

Free tickets to World of Aquatica seems like a great way for them to spend some family time together.  They visit the sting ray pool and listen to staff member William tell them about the creatures. John is taken aback when the younger man flirts and asks him out but his son’s derisive comments stop John dead.  He never realized he’d raised a homophobe.

Too bad because William knows that John is his fated mate.  This may call for more patience than expected but the shifter is up to the challenge now that he’s found John.
Enjoy the love, the conflict and confusion in Drifting with a Giant Squid.  Family becomes the obstacle for the main characters in this appealing romance.  John and William’s storyline brings a solid blend of tension, passion and action.  William’s family embraces his mate while John deals with his difficult adult son. This love story doesn’t disappoint.

Dragon’s Hoard by M. A. Church

Dragon’s Hoard by M. A. ChurchDragon's Hoard by M. A. Church
Published by Dreamspinner Press Genres: MM, Urban Fantasy
Source: Publisher

A recession, poor stock choices and a lack of curtailing spending habits led Alpha Montgomery to the doors of dragon shifter Warwick Ehecatl, a powerful paranormal money lender.  Unfortunately, the only worthwhile collateral is his people’s pack lands. 

One hundred years have passed.   Tonight, Alpha Montgomery and his pack are celebrating his son Avery’s coming of age.  After four daughters the alpha had hoped for an Alpha son, he’d gotten an Omega who will never be able to lead the pack.  

As the party nears midnight an unwanted guest arrives.  It is Warwick. The payment is due in full and the werewolf doesn’t have it.

Fate has delivered the ultimate twist as Warwick realizes the young shifter is his destined mate.  It’s hard to decide who wants the omega more, his human side or his very possessive dragon side. Luckily Avery is just as enamored with the ancient dragon.  The Alpha will be paying up in ways he never imagined.
A most unusual, delightful romance unfolds in Dragon’s Hoard.  Distrust and anger become something much more positive, an eternal love between unlikely shifters.  Avery is something so much more than anyone gives him credit for while Warwick’s dour demeanor hides a tender heart.  Dragon’s Hoard offers a perfect match and a lovely romance.  Set aside some time and curl up with Dragon’s Hoard.

Dominate by Bailey Bradford

Taking a deep breath and girding his loins, so to speak, Forest Tilden walks into his very first BDSM club Head n’ Tails.  Years of secret yearnings, reading and watching videos have given Forest the courage to finally accept his sexual desires. It may be baby steps but it’s certainly a start. Watching consensual actsContinue Reading

Dim Sum Asylum by Rhys Ford

Senior Inspector Roku MacCormick guards the streets of San Francisco.  Assigned to Chinatown’s Arcane Crimes Division Roku is exactly where he wants to be.  The cop prefers to downplay his heritage whenever possible though his human-fairie DNA has proven helpful in keeping Roku alive on occasion. Having recently shot his partner while on duty forContinue Reading

Demon Familiar by Bellora Quinn & Sadie Rose Bermingham

The love of his mother is the one thing keeping Neil Markovic sane and whole.   His father however is something else, a cruel sorcerer whose sole interest lies in gaining more and more power. Half human, half sorcerer Neil does his best to stay off his father’s radar.  After work one fateful evening NeilContinue Reading

Dangerous Dance by Samantha Cayto

More than a thousand years ago beings from another world crash landed on Earth.  The crew survived in part because of superior genetics. When they realized there would be no rescue it was decided they would quietly live alongside humans.  Unfortunately, there was a mutiny lead by crewmember Dracul whose one goal is to ruleContinue Reading

Comforting His Restless Stallion by Charlie Richards

Hanging in chains, brutally whipped and beaten Baron Vanern awaits death.  One day bleeds into another for the dying horse shifter. Someone touches him, speaks to him and Baron believes his torturers have returned.   The shifter has actually been saved and brought to Chieftain Maelgwn’s gargoyle clutch in Colorado Springs.  Baron and his best friendContinue Reading

WOLF RAIN by Nalini Singh

WOLF RAIN by Nalini Singh

Alexei Vasiliey Harte is one of the Snow Dancer Lieutenants. Once a lighthearted person, his entire personality underwent a change when his brother went rouge and had to be killed.  Now Alexei waits for what he believes the next part of a family curse will be.  One day he heard a sound in the woods so sadContinue Reading

SAY NO TO THE DUKE by Eloisa James

SAY NO TO THE DUKE by Eloisa James

Lady Betsy Wilde’s first season was a smashing success and all of society loves the image of a perfectly proper lady she presents. But there’s one type of man she hasn’t netted a proposal from: a duke.  Then one comes along, the nice, proper sort of future duke Betsy knows she should marry.  There is just one problem…oneContinue Reading

HARD RIDING COWBOY by Stacey Kennedy

Megan Harrison makes her living by owning a bar known for its sexy games and fun loving atmosphere. While Megan promotes the illusion of sex, personally Megan does her best to not give in to her lust for one sexy cowboy she grew up with.  Especially since his family and her father can’t stand each other.  Nash BlackshawContinue Reading

THE ME I USED TO BE by Jennifer Ryan

THE ME I USED TO BE by Jennifer Ryan

Love, Betrayal, Family and Second Chances have never been so good. Jennifer Ryan’s The Me I Used to Beis a beautiful piece of storytelling.  Ryan has not only given readers a wonderful romance but an emotional, complicated and thrilling ride throughout the pages of The Me I Used to Be.  I wasn’t sure at first if this story wasContinue Reading

Charmer in Chaps by Julia London

Charmer in Chaps by Julia London

Ella Kendall’s life has been one of hardship. Her mother’s in prison and she bounced from foster home to foster home throughout her youth.  But Ella finally has a place to call her own.  Her grandmother left her a small home in the middle of the vast acreage known to belong to the infamous Prince family. Ella is quiteContinue Reading

Of Blood and Bone

Of Blood and Bone

Wow! It’s been a couple of days since I finished Nora Roberts’ Of Blood and Bone and I’m still overwhelmed and literally aching for the next book The Rise of Magicks!! I still cannot believe I have to wait nine months!! I digress, this book freaking rocked.  I absolutely loved the first book in the ChroniclesContinue Reading

YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts

YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts

Wow! I just finished reading Year One by Nora Roberts and I’m in awe of her prodigious talent.  It appears Ms. Roberts can do no wrong.  I never would’ve pegged her as a writer of apocalyptic fiction, but she’s done it with her Chronicles of One series. AND YES, she absolutely excels at the dark and dangerous apocalyptic storytellingContinue Reading

THE KISS THIEF by L. J. Shen

THE KISS THIEF by L. J. Shen

Author L.J. Shen delivers an epic enemies-to-lovers romance in The Kiss Thief!  I absolutely loved this story! I have been on a serious mafia romance kick lately, so I was looking forward to reading The Kiss Thief.  The premise is scintillating. I’m not usually into triangle’s but this one turned out to be exciting andContinue Reading

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Jennifer Ryan

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET by Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan introduces us to the women of the Wild Rose Ranch with fantastic flair.  I absolutely adore Noah, Roxy and their Dirty Little Secret.  This book was such a surprise. It’s not something I would’ve picked up but I received it in the mail and I fell hard and fast for these characters.  OneContinue Reading

THE OTHER MRS. BRIDGERTON by Julia Quinn

Poppy Bridgerton is dragging her heels on the marriage mart.  She isn’t about to settle for just any man who asks her – only someone who can match her quick wit and will treat her as an equal could catch her interest and none of her suitors have even elicited the slightest glimmer of attractionContinue Reading

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