3 Stars, Anthology, BDSM/Kink/Erotica, Cleis Press, Neil Plakcy, Reviewed by Jordan

Review: Active Duty Anthology – Edited by Neil Plakcy

Title: Active Duty

Author: Anthology (Edited by Neil Plakcy)

Publisher: Cleis Press

Pages/Word Count: 224 Pages

Rating: 3 Stars

Blurb: These fierce stories of love on the front lines grab and hold readers’ attention as they travel the world with these soldier on Active Duty. In the wake of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and the Defense of Marriage Act getting repealed, Neil Plakcy brings the two issues together into heart-pounding vignettes of men in action who put their lives on the line to protect and serve. The heat of battle only amps up the level of excitement knowing that this tryst might be the last. These heroic hunks fight for love and honor and will have readers begging for their next debriefing! Continue reading

2 Stars, Amber Allure, Reviewed by Jordan, Shawn Bailey

Shawn Bailey’s “Conquering Kameron” Misses The Mark

“Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” ― Oscar Wilde

Title: Conquering Kameron

Author: Shawn Bailey

Publisher: Amber Allure

Pages/Word Count: 31,000 Words

Rating: 2 Stars

Blurb: Boston University graduate Kameron Santella lands a job with a prestigious publishing house, but instead of getting the job of his dreams, he ends up at the bottom of the corporate ladder, working his butt off in the mail room. One afternoon, he meets a handsome older man named Vern, whom Kameron thinks is a senior editor. Vern takes a liking to Kameron and invites him on a weekend trip to the museum and dinner. Before the outing ends, romance ensues, and Kameron finds himself falling for the silver-tongued devil. But on Monday morning, Kameron gets the shock of his life when he learns that Vern is actually Vernon Henderson, the no-nonsense CEO and publisher of Henderson’s Publishing Company whom everyone seems to fear.
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4 Stars, Reviewed by Jordan, Riptide Publishing

Abigail Roux’s “Cross & Crown” Is History, Mystery, And A Little Bit Of Fun

“So much of history is mystery. We don’t know what is lost forever, what will surface again.” ― Amy Tan

Title: Cross & Crown

Author: Abigail Roux

Publisher: Riptide Publishing

Pages/Word Count: 248 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: When Nick O’Flaherty arrives at the scene of a double homicide to find he has a witness to the crime, he thinks it’s his lucky day. But when he realizes his witness is suffering from amnesia and can’t even remember his own name, Nick wishes he’d gone with his gut and put in for vacation time.
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