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    Undertow – Review

    Genre: Paranormal Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: Gay, Trans Warnings: Bloodletting, violence, some gore   [Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]   Synopsis Port Lewis, a coastal town perched on the Washington cliffs, is home to Crescent Cafe, a slew of micro-breweries, a downtown packed with antique boutiques, and violent, ancient storms. Thunder shakes rooftops and lightning cuts through dark skies, but Liam Montgomery has never been afraid. Until now. One night, Liam hears the scream of a kelpie, a Water horse whose cry foretells the beginning of a prophecy. Kelpies have not set foot on shore for decades, but as Liam…

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    Escaping Solitude – Review

    Genre: Historical Vampire Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: Gay, Bi Warnings: Vampire violence, graphic injuries [Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review] Synopsis Ancient vampire Andrew escaped his tropical island exile with his beloved human sailor, Edmund. They’ve now returned to Andrew’s home in nineteenth-century New Orleans and must navigate not only their developing relationship—and equally haunted pasts—but also a hungry coven of vampires Andrew used to call friends. Desperate to stay by Andrew’s side forever, Edmund examines the impressive coven library in search of an Elder, the only creature capable of turning Edmund. Although missing for centuries, Andrew believes an Elder must…

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    Darkling – Review

    Genre: Paranormal Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: Gay, Trans Warnings: Bloodletting, Narration of death and resurrection  [Note: I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.] Synopsis  “Ryder is a witch with two secrets—one about his blood and the other about his heart. Keeping the secrets hasn’t been a problem, until a tarot reading with his best friend, Liam Montgomery, who happens to be one of his secrets, starts a chain of events that can’t be undone.” General “Darkling” is a whirlwind of a novella with witches, dark magic, and steamy smut. The world is rich and the plot engaging. Honestly, all I wanted was to…

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    Delayed Gratification and The Start of Something New – Review

    Genre: Erotic Romance Pairings: M/M Queer Rep: cis gay Warnings: Light BDSM The Daniel and Ryan series by Tamryn Eradani is a collection of spicy short stories aimed to leave you satisfied with each installment, but still wanting more. Since they are tiny fictions, I decided to review the first two together. Admittedly, I also read the first two in quick succession, which speaks quite kindly of the content. Daniel is a control freak, and Ryan is… Ryan. He’s the sweet sort of man who leaves his clothes crumpled on the floor and his desk a mess. The stories thus far have been told over Daniel’s shoulder, and the prose reflects his no-nonsense attitude. Only…