4 Stars, Heidi Cullinan, Paranormal Romance, Reviewed by Sammy, Wilde City Press

Heidi Cullinan Reminds Us There’s A “Hero” Inside Each Of Us, If Only We Believe


“When you feel like hope is gone, look inside you and be strong and you’ll finally see the truth—that hero lies in you.” – Mariah Carey


Title: Hero (2nd Edition)

Author: Heidi Cullinan

Publisher: Wilde City Press

Pages/Word Count: 60,000 Words

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Construction worker Hal Porter knows he’s nobody special. But when strange events draw him into a magical world, he becomes the only man who can free Morgan, a lonely, long-enchanted shape-shifter. Whether he feels he’s worthy or not, Hal is the hero Morgan has been waiting for. Continue reading

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4.5 Stars, Amber Allure, JC Wallace, Reviewed by Sammy

JC Wallace Breathes New Life Into A Formulaic Genre With His New Novel, “Dare to Love Forever”


“Love isn’t an act, it’s a whole life.” – Brian Moore


Title: Dare to Love Forever

Author: JC Wallace

Publisher: Amber Quill Press

Pages/Word Count: 206 Pages

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Blurb: Carson Locke is a Tabula Rosa vampire—a dangerous rarity in the world of vampires.
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5 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

“Re-Entry Burn” Ends Katey Hawthorne’s Superpowered Series With A Searing Look At Love And Redemption


“Maybe kids are the only ones capable of love. As good as it gets, before you get all fucked-up.” – Katey Hawthorne


Title: Re-Entry Burn (Superpowered Love #5)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 227 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Malory Claremont was born and raised to be the villain in someone else’s story, complete with fire-based superpowers.

But then his cousin and former partner-in-crime, Brady, led him into a trap, and he’s been in superpowered lockdown ever since.
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5 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

In Distress by Katey Hawthorne Offers Up An Incredibly Sweet And Hilarious Story


“A single change can sometimes change your entire life” – Rahul Rampal


Title: In Distress (Superpowered Love–Missed Connections)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 98 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Hopeless romantic Eddie Kim acts out his favorite ‘rescued by the white knight’ fantasies through weekly D&D campaigns, but had almost given up hope of ever getting a real one.
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4 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

“Losing Better” Turns Katey Hawthorne’s Superpowered Love Series In A New And Exciting Direction!


“There’s nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place.” – Bansky


Title: Losing Better (Superpowered Love #4)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 162 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Superpowered Special Agent Gabriel Genêt’s first solo mission: go to Hooperstown, North Carolina, find evidence that Andrew Wynne is operating as a vigilante, then bring him in.
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4 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

“Nobody’s Hero” Adds Its Spark To Katey Hawthorne’s Superpowered Love Series!


“Lying is wrong. When you tell a lie for the sake of sparing someone’s feelings it is not suddenly right, but it is compassionate. And is not compassion a form of love? Love—the greatest of all virtues! So, my darling, I do wrong for you; I lie that you might feel loved.” – Richelle E. Goodrich


Title: Nobody’s Hero (Superpowered Love #3)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 206 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Jamie Monday lives in two different worlds.

With his family, he’s the golden child of awakened superpowered society. He’s meant to do Great Things and pass on his powers — with the appropriate girl, hand-picked by his mother. He’s already failed at the former, so he can’t bring himself to tell her that the latter isn’t happening, either. With his friends, he’s the social director and life of the party. He’s also an out gay man with an appetite for the quick and easy lay. It’s tough to have a relationship when you’re hiding off-the-charts electrical powers, but Jamie doesn’t mind.
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5 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

Katey Hawthorne’s “Riot Boy” Rocks Off The Page And Straight Into Your Heart


“I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it — to be fed so much love I couldn’t take any more. Just once.” – Haruki Murakami


Title: Riot Boy (Superpowered Love #2)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 187 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Etienne never thought getting his pocket picked could lead to a first date.

He knows the second he catches punk boy Brady’s eye that the guy is pure trouble, but Et can’t resist his wicked sense of humor, pretty face, cold hands — and the “piss off” swagger when Brady’s on stage with his band doesn’t hurt, either.
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4 Stars, Katey Hawthorne, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

“Equilibrium” Lights Up The Start Of A Week Of Superpowered Love From Katey Hawthorne


“…each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves” – Laura Esquivel


Title: Equilibrium (Superpowered Love #1)

Author: Katey Hawthorne

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 151 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Econ student Hansen Marks has been hot for Sam MacLeod since they first bonded over their secret superpowers–literally hot, since Hansen can produce fire from thin air.
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5 Stars, Lou Harper, Reviewed by Sammy, Samhain Publishing

Temper Sanguine by Lou Harper Is One Delicious Bite After Another!


“So I would choose to be with you, that’s if the choice were mine to make, but you can make decisions too, and you can have this heart to break” – Billy Joel


Title: Temper Sanquine

Author: Lou harper

Publisher: Samhain Publishing LTD

Pages/Word Count: 169 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Gabe Vadas’s slayer ancestors would be spinning in their graves if they knew that not only is his boss a vampire, so is his lover.

But that lover, Harvey Feng, is cooking something up in his lab that he seems reluctant to disclose.

The secrets they keep from each other and the nightmares they share are driving a wedge between them.

Harvey fell off the vegetarian wagon with one taste of his lover’s blood. Except recently it’s been having some unusual—and disturbing—side effects. And he fears their connection has awakened something dark and dangerous.
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4.5 Stars, Boroughs Publishing Group, Reviewed by Sammy, Susan Mac Nicol

Susan Mac Nicols’ “Double Alchemy” Is Witches, and Warlocks and Sprites–OH MY! – Reviewed by Sammy


“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” – J.K. Rowling


Title: Double Alchemy

Author: Susan Mac Nicol

Publisher: Burroughs Publishing Group

Pages/Word Count: 353 Pages

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Blurb: Powerful yet tormented modern warlock Quinn Fairmont must initiate the silver-eyed Cade Mairston into the world of witchfinders, Withinners, and what can happen when two men fall truly, madly, deeply in love.
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4.5 Stars, A.M. Arthur, Musa Publishing, Reviewed by Sammy

Frozen Blazes With Heart Stopping Action And Intense Love – Reviewed by Sammy


“Sometimes a deal with the devil is better than no deal at all.” – Lawrence Hill


Title: Frozen

Author: A.M. Arthur

Publisher: Musa Publishing

Pages/Word Count: 96 Pages

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Blurb: At fifteen, Lee Mitchell and Roman Carmichael are sure their fledgling relationship can survive any heartache or hardship–until a spring canoeing trip ends with Lee in the hospital and Roman missing.
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3.5 Stars, Amber Allure, Julie Lynn Hayes, Reviewed by Sammy

Julie Lynn Hayes Delivers An Entertaining Paranormal Romance In “When Will I See You Again” – Reviewed by Sammy


“We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.” – Lyndon B. Johnson


Title: When Will I See You Again

Author: Julie Lynn Hayes

Publisher: Amber Quill Press (Amber Allure)

Pages/Word Count: 254 Pages

Rating: 3.5 Stars

Blurb: Raoul Marchand is the crown prince of Charisma, the infamous night club in Crescent Bay, renowned for its supernatural clientele.
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4 Stars, Dreamspinner Press, Elizabeth Noble, Reviewed by Jackie

Elizabeth Noble’s “Electric Candle” Isn’t Exactly Love At First Sight – Reviewed by Jackie


“What if you find your soul mate… at the wrong time?” ― Lauren Kate


Title: Electric Candle (The Sleepless City: Book Two)

Author: Elizabeth Noble

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 200 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Flint, Ohio Homicide Detective Jonas Forge has been a vampire for nearly two hundred years. He’s fought wars, seen life go from the simple but hard colonial days to the modern high tech world. He’s evolved with the times, adapting with each new era, blending into each new life. The one constant is his best friend and lover, Declan.
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4 Stars, Cardeno C., Dreamspinner Press, Mary Calmes, Reviewed by Jackie

Cardeno C. And Mary Calmes Team Up And Take “Control” – Reviewed by Jackie


“Some things are destined to be — it just takes us a couple of tries to get there.” ― J.R. Ward


Title: Control

Author: Cardeno C. and Mary Calmes

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Pages/Word Count: 220 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: Vy Aleknos is the leader of a hawk shifter flock. Openly gay since he was a teen, Vy is proud and self-assured on the outside, while secretly worrying he’ll be forced to spend his life alone because two males can’t be mates. When bear shifter Robert Cimino appears in Vy’s small town, Vy realizes his concerns were unfounded — he has a male mate, and a sexy, dominant one to boot.
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Kay Berrisford, Loose Id, Reviewed by Sammy

Bad Slave by Kay Berrisford Draws You In And Carries You Along To An Explosive End! – Reviewed by Sammy


“Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.” –G.K. Chesterton


Title: Bad Slave

Author: Kay Berrisford

Publisher: Loose Id

Pages/Word Count: 173 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: When the king commands former war hero Captain Jay Ghair to find him the perfect royal sex slave, Jay’s quiet new life as a librarian is shattered.

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