~Release Blitz & Review~ In the Blood (Metahuman Files #4) by Hailey Turner~

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36678327Title: In the Blood
Author: Hailey Turner
Series: Metahuman Files #4
Page Count: 373 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Sci-Fi/Military
Release Date: December 15, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Running out of time.
Captain Jamie Callahan is frustrated with his team constantly being at the mercy of the enemy in order to further the MDF’s goals. To make matters worse, his father’s political campaign is ramping up and Jamie’s every move is being watched by the media. He is acutely aware of all the eyes trained on him, his team, and Staff Sergeant Kyle Brannigan in particular. Meanwhile, Kyle would give anything to stay in the shadows, but he refuses to leave Jamie’s side, no matter the scrutiny. Staying out of the spotlight becomes impossible when their families are threatened and vital choices about their future together can no longer be ignored.
Desperate measures.
Staff Sergeant Alexei Dvorkin and Agent Sean Delaney are enjoying their time together as a couple when Sean’s past catches up with him. As Alpha Team’s long-running mission gets derailed in the worst way possible, Alexei discovers the enemy is playing for keeps, and neither he nor Sean are in any position to beat the odds and win the game. As for Sean, he’s worried that even if they make it out alive, Alexei may never forgive him for giving into the enemy’s demands.
Stand your ground.
Manipulation is the name of the game, but Jamie is done playing by everybody else’s rules. So is the rest of Alpha Team, because if there’s one thing Jamie’s team knows? It’s that they’re a family—and you don’t mess with family unless you want to get hurt.
In the Blood is a 107k word steamy gay sci-fi military romance with a HFN ending that skirts HEA. There is military violence and on-page torture within the story that may not be suitable for everyone, so please read with caution. There are also explicit intimate scenes that are not suitable for readers under the age of 18. This is a direct sequel to In the Shadows and reading the previous books in the series would be helpful in enjoying this one.


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I absolutely love this series… ❤ 

Which is pretty surprising since I’ve never been a big fan of Sci-Fi books before. But…Hailey made hell freeze over, and now I am hooked. 😛 I was a bit worried about this 4th installment though. I am mostly blaming Hailey for this because she kept freaking me out with little bits of info…also the title is a bit worrisome. 😉

Before I go any further with this review, you should know that this book can not be read as a standalone. This is a series and it should be read in order, starting with the awesome first book, “In The Wreckage”. …For those of you who have been waiting for this book…

Get ready and fasten your seatbelts, because it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. 😀

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~Blog Tour~Team Player: A Christmas Anthology~

 

Eleven authors. Eleven Novellas. This is one thick . . . book.

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36466447Title: Team Player
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Sport
Release Date: December 14, 2017

~Synopsis~

Hot jocks. We love them all. 
Sexy baseball players. Intense footballers. Sweaty MMA fighters, and sizzling hockey hotties. Score!
The good news? Eleven bestselling authors have gathered to give you a set of stories focused on the men we love most—sports heroes. We bet you’ll love this thick … book. 
The bad news? The men in these novellas don’t actually exist. 
Enjoy this naughty Christmas treat!
This anthology does not contain calories, just eleven original, never-before-seen stories by the following authors: Adriana Locke, Mandi Beck, Charleigh Rose, Kennedy Ryan, LJ Shen, Meghan Quinn, Rochelle Paige, Ella Fox, Kate Stewart, Emma Scott, and Sara Ney. We aren’t responsible for melted devices.

Team Player:

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  • Ella Fox (Out of Formation)
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  • Kennedy Ryan (Full Court Press)
  • L.J. Shen (The End Zone)
  • Mandi Beck (Sin Bin)
  • Meghan Quinn (Back in the Game)
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~Release Blitz~Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Signs of Love #3) by Anyta Sunday~

 

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36423306Title: Gemini Keeps Capricorn
Author: Anyta Sunday
Series: Signs of Love #3
Page Count: 281 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2017

~Synopsis~

Sometimes, one stubborn Capricorn is all it takes… to drive Wesley Hidaka to crazy, flirtatious lengths.
Wesley loves annoying his RA, Lloyd Reynolds. He just can’t help it. Lloyd is focused, decisive, grounded. He has this amusing ability to follow rules.
Of course, Wesley wants Lloyd to break one… or three hundred.
Sometimes, one smirking Gemini is all it takes… to have Lloyd laying down the law and marching Wesley straight back to his dorm room.
It doesn’t stop Wesley teasing again. And again. And again…
But damn. Lloyd doesn’t crack easily. He’s full of principles. He’s unshakable. 
He’s the perfect friend to have when Wesley needs help. Like with his truant brother and his old high school principal.
Sometimes, one little lie is all it takes… to find Wesley fake-engaged to his off-limits RA.
What can he say? It seemed like a good idea at the time…
“Gemini Keeps Capricorn” serves up a double shot of cluelessness, with a side of rock’n’roll and topped with a slow burn HEA.
It can be read as a standalone.


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~Review~Shattered (The Protectors #11) by Sloane Kennedy~

 

37541261Title: Shattered
Author: Sloane Kennedy
Series: The Protectors #11
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 14, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

I failed Caleb once because I was a coward. And he ended up paying the price. 
Never again…
Ten years of war and the loss of nearly his entire family have left thirty-four-year-old former sniper, Jace Christenson, with nothing to come home to. And he prefers it that way. Life consists of his work in an underground vigilante group, the near-constant search for the last remaining link to who he used to be, and a string of meaningless sexual encounters that serve only one purpose… to make it easier to not feel anything anymore.
But when Jace gets the call that the young man he saved two years earlier has gone missing, he’s forced to deal with the truth he’s been trying to deny from the moment he laid eyes on Caleb Cortano.
That the young man is so very much more than just the exception to all his rules…
You know how if something shatters when it breaks, there’s no way to find all the pieces to put it back like it once was? Maybe sometimes it’s better not to even try…
Nineteen-year-old Caleb Cortano has been barely hanging onto his sanity in the two years since the truth about his father’s depravities came to light. A victim of the man’s crimes himself, Caleb has only managed to find any semblance of peace when he’s in the presence of the man who saved him once before.
But when he finally comes to accept that Jace Christenson wants nothing to do with someone who’s shattered beyond repair, Caleb finds another way to seek solace from the pain inside.
As the fear of being reunited with the father he both fears and misses becomes more and more likely, desperation has Caleb doing something foolish that brings him face to face with the only man he’s ever wanted… but who doesn’t want him back.
Caleb stays with me until we get some answers… just me…
When Caleb’s life is threatened, Jace refuses to walk away a second time. Even if protecting Caleb means he’s risking his own heart, Jace isn’t going anywhere. At least not until he can put some of the missing pieces of Caleb’s life back together.
But will Caleb be able to do the same for the equally broken Jace?
Will two shattered men be able to find all the missing pieces to be who they were truly meant to, or is Caleb right? Some things just aren’t worth trying to fix…
NOTE: While this book has all the elements of my romances including plenty of steamy times, some lighter moments and the ever-important HEA, IT IS A VERY INTENSE READ, so PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE PROCEED WITH CAUTION. While I’ve done my best to find a balance between sensitivity and realism in relation to dealing with the issue of sexual assault against a minor, this book does not gloss over the subject and some readers may find it difficult to read.
Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Against a Minor, Other triggers may be considered “spoilerish” so they can be found by using the “Look Inside” feature or by downloading the sample and going to the section entitled “Trigger Warning.”
*Can be read as a standalone novel.


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Finally !!! Caleb and Jace !! I know I am not the only one who has been anxiously waiting for their story and I am very glad to say, that the wait was definitely worth it. 😉

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I have been a fan of these two since they were introduced in “Forsaken”, which was Eli and Mav’s story. Caleb was Eli’s, then 17 years old, stepbrother. It was pretty obvious Caleb and Jace had something magical between them, but I also agreed with Sloane, that Caleb had some growing up to do first. 😉

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~Pre-Release Review~Deal Maker by Lily Morton~

 

36801370Title: Deal Maker
Author: Lily Morton
Page Count: 335 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 22, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 4 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sometimes your mouth makes deals that your heart can’t honour.
Jude is a highly successful model, but a very reluctant one. His life is full of casual hook-ups with pretty men in glamorous locations, but it’s still empty. However, circumstances decreed a long time ago that this was his path, so he’s resolutely stayed on it and accepted his fate with good grace. He made a deal with himself and his hook-ups. Get in, get out and no ties with anyone.
However, an accident at home one night leads to him making a new deal and accepting the offer of help from an unlikely source. It leads to an unexpected summer of falling in love with a larger than life man and his child.
But by the end of the summer his reasons for not staying are still valid. Will he turn away? Can he?
Asa is a talented actor who has spent time away from the scene to look after his son. But now he’s back, and the last thing he needs are complications from the gorgeous man who is staying with him. Scarred from too many betrayals, he has no intention of forming a lasting tie with anyone. However, he can’t resist the beautiful man with secrets, and to his horror he develops feelings.
But a deal’s a deal and they said it was just for the summer. What can Asa do with a man who has forever in his eyes and goodbye on his lips?


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I was really looking forward to getting Jude’s story after he was introduced in Rule Breaker and he was just as delicious as I thought he’d be.

Jude Bailey, 29, model…Quick-witted, beautiful but there’s a lot more to Jude than people first think when meeting him.He’s given up on letting any man get too close to him.When he puts his family commitments first men tend to walk again so he’s happy with no strings sex.

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~Release Day Review~Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Signs of Love #3) by Anyta Sunday~

 

36609734Title: Gemini Keeps Capricorn
Author: Anyta Sunday
Series: Signs of Love #3
Page Count: 281 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sometimes, one stubborn Capricorn is all it takes… to drive Wesley Hidaka to crazy, flirtatious lengths. 
Wesley loves annoying his RA Lloyd Reynolds. He just can’t help it. Lloyd is focused, decisive, grounded. He has this amusing ability to follow rules. Of course Wesley wants Lloyd to break one… or three hundred. 
Sometimes, one smirking Gemini is all it takes… to have Lloyd laying down the law and marching Wesley straight back to his dorm room. 
It doesn’t stop Wesley teasing again. And again. And again . . . But damn. Lloyd doesn’t crack easily. He’s full of principles. He’s unshakable. He’s the perfect friend to have when Wesley needs help. Like with his truant brother and his old high school principal. 
Sometimes, one little lie is all it takes…to find Wesley fake-engaged to his off-limits RA. 
What can he say? It seemed like a good idea at the time . . . 
“Gemini Keeps Capricorn” serves up a double shot of cluelessness, with a side of rock’n’roll and topped with a slow burn HEA. It can be read as a standalone. 


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“When did you know I liked you?”
“When you realized I was your best friend.”

This is just too adorable for words…Super cute, sexy, the ultimate slow burn which this Author does so well…Great banter…fantastic supporting characters.

Lloyd is Wesley’s Resident Assistant and they’ve been kind of skirting around each other ever since they met.The attraction between them has been bubbling away right from the start but they both seem determined to put obstacles in the way of anything happening between them…

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~Review~In Case of Emergency by Keira Andrews~

 

36681558Title: In Case of Emergency
Author: Keira Andrews
Page Count: 109 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Holidays
Release Date: November 27, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 3.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Former stepbrothers find Christmas romance under the tree. 
After years alone, Daniel Diaz is finally ready to shake up his orderly, solitary life. He’s about to leave for a cozy Christmas getaway with his new man when he gets the call from the ER that his former stepbrother has been admitted with a concussion and a broken hand—and Cole put him down as his emergency contact. Why the hell would he do that? Daniel barely knows the guy. After all, their parents’ marriage lasted less than a year and it was a decade ago! 
But Cole has no one else to look after him and strict doctor’s orders not to be left alone. So fine, Daniel will bring him along on vacation to make sure he doesn’t starve or fall into a coma. This is supposed to be Daniel’s chance to explore romance again after locking down his feelings for too long—except it turns out his could-be boyfriend is more interested in partying and being an obnoxious jerk. Daniel sends him packing, and now he’s stuck with a virtual stranger in an isolated mountain cabin. 
Cole Smith crushed hard on cranky Daniel when they were teenagers. Alone with him in a romantic winter wonderland, those feelings roar back to life. Glimpsing the caring, vulnerable man under Daniel’s frosty shell, he yearns to get closer. Christmas is a time for surprises, and Daniel and Cole discover a scorching connection that just might melt their hearts. 
This fluffy gay Christmas romance from Keira Andrews features former stepbrothers reconnecting as adults, sexy hot-tub shenanigans, cuddling by the fire, and of course a happy ending.


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An enjoyable enough Christmas story! 

Daniel is looking forward to letting go a little.A workaholic, he’s rented a chalet for a week and is hoping to see how things progress with a guy from work, Justin…could he be boyfriend material??

His plans come to an abrupt halt when he gets a call from the Emergency Room saying someone has put him down as their emergency contact.Turns out it’s his stepbrother, Cole. He hasn’t had any contact with Cole in ten years.At that time Daniel was 18 and Cole was 13 and Daniel didn’t have a lot of time for Cole…

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