Cover Reveal ~ No Take Backs by Becca Seymour

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| Small-Town Australia-American Crossover | Best Friends to Lovers | Coming Out | Out For You | Pro Basketballer |

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Some things you can’t take back.

If you say those words, get caught glancing at his bulge, or share a heated kiss, it’s game over. The “no take backs” rule strikes, and there’s no way you can backtrack.

That’s the way it’s always been with me and Nate Griffin, my old best friend who thought he could change the rules.

It doesn’t matter that time and distance have pulled us apart. I’ve finally figured myself out and yanked my head out of my backside. Now, if only I can drag myself out of the closet and be the man I want to be for Nate…

But I’m a pro basketball player who has no desire to be a poster boy. Not only that, Nate and I don’t even live in the same country.

Nate, big-hearted guy he is, takes it all in his stride, and I can’t help but wonder if just maybe he’s too good for me. But hell if I can resist him. It all boils down to: Do I want to take anything back when it comes to Nate Griffin?

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New Release Review ~ Positive Raleigh by Sam E. Kraemer

TITLE: Positive Raleigh

SERIES: Lonely Heroes #5

AUTHOR: Sam E. Kraemer

COVER ARTIST: Arden O’Keefe – KSL Designs

RELEASE DATE: September 17th, 2021

LENGTH: 89,000 words approx.

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Raleigh “Nemo” Wallis—

Positive. One word with a lot of meanings—but not all of them are good.

When I remember my time in the Navy as a SEAL, I know one word will define me and shape the course of my life until I die. Loss seems to follow me everywhere I go, but when Benji Hoffman comes back into my life, he makes me rethink a lot of things—mainly…

How can I love him and not kill him?

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Benjamin Hoffman—

The memories I carry from my childhood on Knott’s Island are precious to me, especially when life throws challenges in my path. I’m running for Congress at my best friend’s insistence, and someone sets fire to my campaign headquarters, just as my best friend is hospitalized for a major illness. When her brother comes back to the island to see her, I’m that fifteen-year-old kid again, crushing on him even though he comes off cool as a cucumber when I’m around him.

After getting my ass kicked at a quick stop while on the campaign trail, Raleigh Wallis decides to accompany me to keep me safe because of my friendship with his sister. How can I survive being with that man every day and not die of longing for him?

Both men have a desire to make life better for those about whom they care. Can Raleigh overcome deeply rooted fears from his past and let down his walls enough to let Benji in? Who is trying to undermine Benji’s shot at doing the only thing he’s ever wanted to do—make his home state a better place to live? Can they positively achieve their goals together?

 

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New Release Review ~ It’s Paradise, Baby by KD Ryan

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A marriage on the rocks. A tropical vacation. A secret obsession.
Trouble might be brewing in paradise for husbands Nick and Ben.
Ben and Nick’s marriage is on shaky ground after the pandemic, but a getaway to Key West seems like the perfect way to reconnect and rekindle their romance.

But Nick has been hiding something from his husband—a kinky little secret that he’s terrified to reveal to Ben. All the things he wants to do to Ben, his fantasies—they’re too dirty. It’s too weird. What would Ben think of him if he found out?

Ben’s been dealing with his own challenges over the past year after his career as a professional dancer came to a screeching halt during quarantine. Mentally, he’s starting to bounce back, but he can sense his husband is pulling away from him. And of course, Ben’s first instinct is to blame his recent weight gain.

They’re both losing hope that they’ll ever get their old chemistry back. Is it too late for them?

It’s Paradise, Baby is a 20K word steamy novella that can be read as a stand-alone and has an HFN ending. This contemporary romance features exploration of breeding and daddy bedroom play between consenting adult men. No A/B/O or mPreg. Dual POV.

TW: depression, weight gain and body dysmorphia, mention of pandemic.

 

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~ * ~ Annas Review ~ * ~

4.75 Stars

I enjoyed this novella by KD Ryan! KD gives the characters a lot of depth and does a great job of putting you in their mindset without being too overbearing.

Nick is a dentist, and his husband Ben is a professional dancer. The pandemic and subsequent lockdown have crushed Ben’s dream of running his new dance studio.

The pandemic has also caused Ben to gain some weight, a big difference from his usual physique as a dancer. Ben is sure that Nick doesn’t find him attractive anymore because of the weight.

Nick loves Ben so much and has always found him attractive. For reasons you will find out, Ben doesn’t know that Nick is just as attracted to Ben now as he was before, if not more so.

These two find a way to rekindle the flame that the pandemic snuffed out. It’s charming and very endearing! I think you’ll enjoy this story.

***Copy provided to Bayou Book Junkie for my reading pleasure. A review wasn’t a requirement. ***

New Release Review ~ Whiskey Dreams by Sam E. Kraemer

TITLE: Whiskey Dreams

SERIES: On The Rocks #1

AUTHOR: Sam E. Kraemer

COVER ARTIST: KSL Designs

RELEASE DATE: August 20th, 2021

 

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He’s got rhythm while his new man’s got a record. Will history destroy their ballad, or can two beautiful souls sing in tune?

Country music star Kelso Ray Anderson found the passion he craved in his songs. Rejected by his religious family because of his sexual orientation, he regrets his painful visit home just before a massive European tour. But when he encounters his brother’s handsome friend who was his adolescent crush, he’s captivated by the melody stirring in his heart.

Tanner Bledsoe’s hopes were broken in prison. Determined to make the most of an opportunity offered by an old high school buddy, he never expected to blush like a teenager when he’s re-introduced to his pal’s magnetic brother. Falling hard and fast for the striking musician, Tanner’s terrified his wrongful incarceration will be a devastating deal-breaker.

Hellbent on giving their budding relationship a chance despite his looming international concerts, Kelso pours his musical soul into his troubled new man. But Tanner is torn apart by the agonizing choice between a once-in-a-lifetime love and doing what’s right to protect his partner’s dreams.

Will their undeniable spark find its place in loving harmony?

Whiskey Dreams, On the Rocks is the touching first tale in the On the Rocks M/M contemporary romance series. If you like captivating characters, sweet attractions, and tortured choices, then you’ll adore Sam E. Kraemer’s delicious escape.

 

Amazon Universal Link: http://mybook.to/WhiskeyDreamsPB

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Blog Tour ~ High Alert by Becca Seymour (Review + Excerpt + Giveaway)

HIGH ALERT by Becca Seymour – NOW LIVE!

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Small-Town Australia | Friends to Lovers | Brother’s Best Friend | Rural Firefighter Hotness | Koala Rescue | Weather-Related Drama | A Not-So-Pleasant Blast From the Past | Hurt/Comfort |

It’s a tale as old as time.

I’ve crushed on my brother’s best friend since I sprouted hairs on the unmentionables. Once upon a time, he was straight, until he wasn’t… and talk about bad timing.

And when we’re finally at a place for me to make my move, sexy rural firefighter Dan clams up and acts weird and I’m left with pants that are too tight and my heart feeling bruised… but he’s a good friend and I’m grateful he’s in my life.

Because of course Dan is a good guy.

Though him being “good” and ridiculously easy on the eyes and possibly the best man I know only makes me want him more.

When we’re thrust into a situation that brings both of us close to danger, it’s hardly the time to be chasing first kisses or finally acting on my crush. But Dan doesn’t seem to mind.

I just know that when the stakes are high and emotions are running wild, sometimes you have to show your hand and go all in. And that’s exactly what I plan to do.

High Alert was originally a 7,000-word short story in the March 2020 charity anthology “When the Smoke Clears.” It is now a 64,000-word full-length novel, complete with smouldering low-angst loveliness and a group of Aussie men who will capture your hearts.

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Release Blitz ~ High Alert by Becca Seymour (Review + Excerpt + Giveaway)

HIGH ALERT by Becca Seymour – NOW LIVE!

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Small-Town Australia | Friends to Lovers | Brother’s Best Friend | Rural Firefighter Hotness | Koala Rescue | Weather-Related Drama | A Not-So-Pleasant Blast From the Past | Hurt/Comfort |

It’s a tale as old as time.

I’ve crushed on my brother’s best friend since I sprouted hairs on the unmentionables. Once upon a time, he was straight, until he wasn’t… and talk about bad timing.

And when we’re finally at a place for me to make my move, sexy rural firefighter Dan clams up and acts weird and I’m left with pants that are too tight and my heart feeling bruised… but he’s a good friend and I’m grateful he’s in my life.

Because of course Dan is a good guy.

Though him being “good” and ridiculously easy on the eyes and possibly the best man I know only makes me want him more.

When we’re thrust into a situation that brings both of us close to danger, it’s hardly the time to be chasing first kisses or finally acting on my crush. But Dan doesn’t seem to mind.

I just know that when the stakes are high and emotions are running wild, sometimes you have to show your hand and go all in. And that’s exactly what I plan to do.

High Alert was originally a 7,000-word short story in the March 2020 charity anthology “When the Smoke Clears.” It is now a 64,000-word full-length novel, complete with smouldering low-angst loveliness and a group of Aussie men who will capture your hearts.

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New Release Review ~ Take My Breath Away by Ali Ryecart (Excerpt + Giveaway)

TAKE MY BREATH AWAY by Ali Ryecart – NOW LIVE!

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Rescuing a beautiful boy wasnt supposed to be on my Friday night To Do list…

James

Perry’s my oldest friend’s young, sweet as sugar, totally adorable Executive. Assistant, so when I find him slumped over a table, blind drunk and alone in the corner of a bar, not rescuing him isn’t an option. I can give him everything he needs to help him become the man he wants to be. But there’s one thing I can’t give him, and they’re the promises I always break.

Perry

James came to my rescue when I needed him most, but any secret fantasy the sexy silver fox with the come to bed eyes could be my Knight in Shining Armour is only good for fairy tales. James lives his life free of ties and commitments, whereas all I want is to commit to being entangled.

Take My Breath Away is a slow burn, sweet with heat age gap MM romance. Expect forced proximity, a touch of angst, a secret crush, plenty of snark – and adventures with a farting dog.


| Age Gap (May/December) | Forced Proximity | Slow Burn | Secret Crush | Touch of Angst | Sweet with Heat |


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Blog Tour ~ Take My Breath Away by Ali Ryecart (Excerpt + Giveaway)

TAKE MY BREATH AWAY by Ali Ryecart – NOW LIVE!

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Rescuing a beautiful boy wasnt supposed to be on my Friday night To Do list…

James

Perry’s my oldest friend’s young, sweet as sugar, totally adorable Executive. Assistant, so when I find him slumped over a table, blind drunk and alone in the corner of a bar, not rescuing him isn’t an option. I can give him everything he needs to help him become the man he wants to be. But there’s one thing I can’t give him, and they’re the promises I always break.

Perry

James came to my rescue when I needed him most, but any secret fantasy the sexy silver fox with the come to bed eyes could be my Knight in Shining Armour is only good for fairy tales. James lives his life free of ties and commitments, whereas all I want is to commit to being entangled.

Take My Breath Away is a slow burn, sweet with heat age gap MM romance. Expect forced proximity, a touch of angst, a secret crush, plenty of snark – and adventures with a farting dog.


| Age Gap (May/December) | Forced Proximity | Slow Burn | Secret Crush | Touch of Angst | Sweet with Heat |


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Release Blitz ~ Take My Breath Away by Ali Ryecart (Excerpt + Giveaway)

TAKE MY BREATH AWAY by Ali Ryecart – NOW LIVE!

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Rescuing a beautiful boy wasnt supposed to be on my Friday night To Do list…

James

Perry’s my oldest friend’s young, sweet as sugar, totally adorable Executive. Assistant, so when I find him slumped over a table, blind drunk and alone in the corner of a bar, not rescuing him isn’t an option. I can give him everything he needs to help him become the man he wants to be. But there’s one thing I can’t give him, and they’re the promises I always break.

Perry

James came to my rescue when I needed him most, but any secret fantasy the sexy silver fox with the come to bed eyes could be my Knight in Shining Armour is only good for fairy tales. James lives his life free of ties and commitments, whereas all I want is to commit to being entangled.

Take My Breath Away is a slow burn, sweet with heat age gap MM romance. Expect forced proximity, a touch of angst, a secret crush, plenty of snark – and adventures with a farting dog.


| Age Gap (May/December) | Forced Proximity | Slow Burn | Secret Crush | Touch of Angst | Sweet with Heat |


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EXCERPT

“Oh God, James, o-hhhh…”

My post-release slump back into the mattress is accompanied by a salacious smack of a pair of wet lips and a throaty laugh.

“So much more satisfying than a cup of tea first thing, don’t you think?”

James inches up my body, his face hovering over mine so close our noses brush against each other’s.

“Get off me. You’ve got cum breath.” I do my best to look fierce, but as I’m still in an early morning post-climax fog, I very much doubt I’m succeeding.

“Hmm.” James doesn’t attempt to move as he runs his tongue around his mouth. “I’ve also got a few pubes caught between my teeth.”

“Well, I’ll book in for a wax, shall I? In the meantime, you can take your teeth out so you can properly unpick them. And give a better BJ.”

I give him a hard shove and he topples off the edge, saved from totally crumpling onto the rug by one leg clinging to the bed — which I push off so the errant limb can join the rest of him. I peek over the side and look down at a very naked James, partially tangled in the duvet which went overboard with him.

“I do not have false teeth.” He sticks his bottom lip out in a sulky pout. “I can’t believe this is the thanks I get for lovingly relieving you of—”

“An extra few minutes of blissful sleep?” I’m grinning now because there’s no way I can’t. I’d give up minutes, hours, days and nights for James’ mouth on me. The horizontal workout he’s given me has left me both more relaxed and refreshed than the best night’s sleep  ever could — but it’s also put me off my guard as James’ sudden, out of the blue move has me tumbling out of bed. My breath’s knocked from me as I land on top of him.

His arms tighten around me, their grip steel hard. I’ve no way out of his embrace even if I wanted it. James wraps his legs around my waist, his solid shaft pressing hard against my belly, and I suck in a sharp breath as he rolls his hips up into me and, even though I’ve just emptied myself down his throat, my cock’s already thickening.

James kisses me hard, the taste of my release on his tongue thrilling through me as he rocks harder. The drag on my cock, trapped between our sweat-slicked bodies, is exquisite, mouth-watering agony. Messy kisses, spit smearing our lips, our breaths heavy and ragged, and hitching as our cocks slide across each other, slippery from our combined juice. But I need more.

I pull back, and James’ arms around me loosen. Spitting into my palm I lock my gaze onto the dark and inky depths that have become James’ eyes. He’s breathing hard, and his lips curve up into a wicked grin as I wrap my hand around our— James’ mobile rings, slicing through the heated, lust-fogged air.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

I used to tell my stories to myself, now I tell them to the world…

The stories I only ever told to myself took place in a world where it was boy meets boy, where best friends became more, where the hero didn’t save the damsel but the hot guy he’d been secretly crushing on.

I wanted to read those stories. I craved to read those stories. But those stories weren’t out there. Or that’s what I thought… Until one Christmas, when I unwrapped a shiny new e-reader. All it took was a few clicks, and my world changed forever.

I found my tribe.

But there is life outside of MM & gay romantic fiction in all its configurations. Allegedly.

When I’m forced to switch off the trusty, faithful word machine, there’s a husband to feed and talk to, pubs to drink in, and cake to eat. I love to do all those things and more, before I rush back to write all the words.

I’m a Londoner, born and bred and even though I now live just outside of the big bad city, I’m close enough to hop on a train so I can get my regular metropolitan fix.

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New Release Audiobook Review ~ Better To Believe by Andy Gallo

TITLE: Better to Believe

SERIES: Harrison Campus

AUTHOR: Andy Gallo

NARRATOR: Nick J. Russo

COVER ARTIST: Cate Ashwood

RELEASE DATE7-13-21

LENGTH: 5hours 50 minutes

TROPES: Brother’s Best Friend; Nerd/Jock

HEAT: medium/low

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Fall for your best friend’s brother, just don’t break his heart.

Coury Henderson has wanted to play professional baseball since he threw his first pitch. If he’s drafted, he’s off to Tiny Town, USA to earn his ticket to the majors. But a freak injury threatens to derail his dream. If that weren’t enough, his graduation is in jeopardy. Physical therapy might solve the first hurdle, but he’ll need a tutor who is aces in science to solve the second.

A tutor like Liam, his best friend’s little brother.

But when did Liam grow up to be such a hottie?

Liam Wright has crushed on his brother’s best friend since he was twelve. He jumps at the chance to tutor Coury and spend time alone together.

Not that anything could happen between them . . . as nice as Coury is to him, jocks don’t go for nerds.

So why does everything they do feel like a date?

Better to Believe” is a best friend’s brother-to-lovers, nerd-jock, slow-burn M/M romance with a guaranteed HEA. This new adult, college age novel can be read as a standalone. The Harrison Campus series can be read in any order.

 

BUY LINKS:

US:

https://www.audible.com/…/Better-to-Believe…/B0998BRZ29

UK:

https://www.audible.co.uk/…/Better-to…/B0997ZD3HT

And now Australia:

https://www.audible.com.au/…/Better-to…/B0997VXWJS

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Blog Tour ~ Hacker Lawry by Sam E. Kraemer (Excerpt + Giveaway)

HACKER LAWRY

THE LONELY HEROES SERIES – BOOK FOUR

Cover Artist – Arden O’Keefe (K.S.L. Designs)

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Lawrence ‘Lawry’ Schatz –

Heartbroken? Check.
Unemployed? Check.
Homeless? Check.
Self-medicating? As often as possible.

My life has been upended with a three-word text, and a meeting with my boss’s boss nearly finishes me off. I’m in a downward spiral, and I have no intentions of pulling out. My brother Hank has other ideas. He’s called in a big gun, Gabriele Torrente, who drags me to New York and pushes me to get myself together.

At a family event, I hook up with the hottest guy I’ve ever met, intending to just relieve some tension. The guy turns out to be more than I could imagine. He’s sassy, opinionated, and he completely sets me on my ear. I can tell Maxim Partee won’t put up with my crap. I made a huge mistake with him, but he still agrees to be my friend, and that is precisely what I desperately need. I live under no illusions he’ll ever need me in return.

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Maxim ‘Maxi’ Partee –

Sexy? Check.
Successful? Check.
Lonely? Very much so.
Power bottom? You bet your… bottom.

I have a successful business—two of them as a matter of fact. I have friends I cherish, and I love my life. I keep telling myself it’s more than enough for me. I choose the men I spend time with, and it’s always on my terms.

An unexpected hook-up at a birthday party leads me down an unanticipated path where I meet a man who has been crushed by mountain of disastrous events, and he’s doing his damnedest to push everyone away so he can quietly self-destruct. Why in the hell can’t I just walk away?

This fictional story is approximately 86,000 words in length. It is the fourth book in “The Lonely Heroes Series.” TRIGGER WARNING: Discussions of suicide and description of an attempt.


TROPES

| Former CIA Cybercrimes Field Agent | Party and Event Planner | Enemies to Lovers |

| Hurt/Comfort | Foreign Intrigue | HEA |

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Release Blitz ~ Hacker Lawry by Sam E. Kraemer (Exclusive Excerpt + Giveaway)

HACKER LAWRY

THE LONELY HEROES SERIES – BOOK FOUR

Cover Artist – Arden O’Keefe (K.S.L. Designs)

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Lawrence ‘Lawry’ Schatz –

Heartbroken? Check. Unemployed? Check. Homeless? Check. Self-medicating? As often as possible.

My life has been upended with a three-word text, and a meeting with my boss’s boss nearly finishes me off. I’m in a downward spiral, and I have no intentions of pulling out. My brother Hank has other ideas. He’s called in a big gun, Gabriele Torrente, who drags me to New York and pushes me to get myself together.

At a family event, I hook up with the hottest guy I’ve ever met, intending to just relieve some tension. The guy turns out to be more than I could imagine. He’s sassy, opinionated, and he completely sets me on my ear. I can tell Maxim Partee won’t put up with my crap. I made a huge mistake with him, but he still agrees to be my friend, and that is precisely what I desperately need. I live under no illusions he’ll ever need me in return.

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Maxim ‘Maxi’ Partee –

Sexy? Check. Successful? Check. Lonely? Very much so. Power bottom? You bet your… bottom.

I have a successful business—two of them as a matter of fact. I have friends I cherish, and I love my life. I keep telling myself it’s more than enough for me. I choose the men I spend time with, and it’s always on my terms.

An unexpected hook-up at a birthday party leads me down an unanticipated path where I meet a man who has been crushed by mountain of disastrous events, and he’s doing his damnedest to push everyone away so he can quietly self-destruct. Why in the hell can’t I just walk away?

This fictional story is approximately 86,000 words in length. It is the fourth book in “The Lonely Heroes Series.” TRIGGER WARNING: Discussions of suicide and description of an attempt.

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Cover Reveal ~ High Alert by Becca Seymour

Cover Art by BookSmith Design

Releases on August 11th, 2021

Small-Town Australia | Friends to Lovers | Brother’s Best Friend | Rural Firefighter Hotness | Koala Rescue | Weather-Related Drama | A Not-So-Pleasant Blast From the Past | Hurt/Comfort |

BLURB

It’s a tale as old as time.

I’ve crushed on my brother’s best friend since I sprouted hairs on the unmentionables. Once upon a time, he was straight, until he wasn’t… and talk about bad timing.

And when we’re finally at a place for me to make my move, sexy rural firefighter Dan clams up and acts weird and I’m left with pants that are too tight and my heart feeling bruised… but he’s a good friend and I’m grateful he’s in my life.

Because of course Dan is a good guy.

Though him being “good” and ridiculously easy on the eyes and possibly the best man I know only makes me want him more.

When we’re thrust into a situation that brings both of us close to danger, it’s hardly the time to be chasing first kisses or finally acting on my crush. But Dan doesn’t seem to mind.

I just know that when the stakes are high and emotions are running wild, sometimes you have to show your hand and go all in.

And that’s exactly what I plan to do.

High Alert was originally a 7,000-word short story in the March 2020 charity anthology “When the Smoke Clears.” It is now a 64,000-word full-length novel, complete with smouldering low-angst loveliness and a group of Aussie men who will capture your hearts.

PREORDER UNIVERSAL LINK

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New Release Review ~ Pet Me (Toye Shoppe #1) by Angelique Jurd

TITLE: Pet Me

SERIES: Toye Shoppe #1

AUTHOR: Angelique Jurd

COVER ARTIST: May DawneyDesigns

RELEASE DATE: July 1st, 2021

LENGTH: 80,000 words approx.

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There is a lot more to Bailey Richards than just being a shy, awkward man who trips over his own feet and has never been on a date. There is more to Sam Thurston than being the owner of an adult toy shop that has trouble shaking off its skeevy image. Together, they’ll find out what.

After stumbling onto an interesting form of play online, Bailey needs to know more. To explore. Unfortunately that means he needs to buy a … thing. He can’t even say the word in his head without blushing. He needs to buy a tail. Ponies need tails right?

Bailey has found the one he wants and oh how he wants it. The trouble is, not only is the glorious rainbow tail for a unicorn, it’s also been out of Bailey’s price range … until now.

After working in construction most of his life, Sam Thurston bought The Pleasure Palace six months ago with a plan to revive it as something a little more upmarket. It has, however, been more challenging than he expected. Even coming up with a better name than The Pleasure Palace has been problematic.

As if trying to get the shop to finally show a profit while finding a name that doesn’t make him cringe when he answers the phone isn’t hard enough, he keeps getting distracted. There’s a young man who comes in regularly to look at one piece of merchandise: the rainbow tail on display at the back of the store.

Having checked his ID, Sam knows the beautiful man is twenty-five and that his name is Bailey. He also knows that with his long blond hair, deep blue eyes, and fine features, he may be the most beautiful man Sam has ever seen.

Pet Me (The Toye Shoppe 1) is a contemporary MM romance featuring mild kink, a rag-tag group who discover that found family is as strong and beautiful as blood family, and an age-gap romance between two men discovering that the other is exactly the person they were looking for. Oh … and a very beautiful unicorn.

PRE-ORDER LINK: mybook.to/PetMe

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Release Blitz ~ Kim & Skip by Sam E. Kraemer (Review + Excerpt + Giveaway)

TITLE: Kim & Skip

SERIES: Men of Memphis Blues #0.5

AUTHOR: Sam E. Kraemer

COVER ARTIST: Arden O’Keefe – KSL Designs

RELEASE DATE: June 25th, 2021

LENGTH: 15,000 words approx.

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Kimber “Kim” Donlyn

Mistakes… I can’t say I’ve made any. I couldn’t have imagined some of the things that came my way, but I wouldn’t change them for anything because if I did, I wouldn’t be the man I am, nor would I have the people I love. I live my life without regrets because life is too short… That’s a lesson I would prefer to skip, but that’s not possible.

I’m a drag queen—Gimme Dong—and I co-own a drag club, Ben Dover’s Dragtime Cabaret. I’ve had men come and go in my life, but one stuck around—in a most peculiar way. Our relationship isn’t for everyone, but it works for us. I’ll never find another man like mine. Here’s how my grand love affair started…

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Stephen “Skip” Mitchell

I’m a baseball scout for the Miami Sharks, and I’m a cliché—I find a boy in every port. One night I get some life changing news, and I don’t want to be alone with it. Down the block from my apartment, there’s a bar, and lo-and-behold—there’s a stool that fits me well. The bartender is just the eye candy I need, but he becomes much more than I can imagine I’d want… or need.

Finding the person who is made for me is a blessing. I find my priorities change in ways I’d have never believed. This is the beginning of a story I never thought I’d tell.  

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