Category: Hurt/Comfort

Breaking News by Ella Frank (Prime Time #2)

Title: Breaking News Author: Ella Frank Genre: Romance Publisher: Amazon/Self Heat: 3 Flames Rating: 4 Hearts Synopsis via GoodReads: Sean Bailey, the older brother of my lifelong best friend, has always been a surly, temperamental pain in my ass. But sometime during the last few weeks, I’ve gone and fallen head over heels for him. Gruff and charming, charismatic in…

Better than People by Roan Parrish

Title: Better than People Author: Roan Parrish Genre: Romance Publisher: Carina Adores Heat: 3 Flames Rating: 3 Hearts Synopsis via GoodReads: Simon Burke has always preferred animals to people. When the countdown to adopting his own dog is unexpectedly put on hold, Simon turns to the PetShare app to find the fluffy TLC he’s been missing. Meeting a grumpy children’s…

High Heat by Annabeth Albert (Hotshots #2)

Title: High Heat (Hotshots #2) Author: Annabeth Albert Genre: Romance Publisher: Carina Press Heat: 2 Flames Rating: 3 Hearts Synopsis via GoodReads: Smoke jumping is Garrick Nelson’s life. Nothing, not severe injuries nor the brutal physical therapy that follows, is going to stop him from getting back with his crew. But when a lost dog shows up on his front…

The Redemption of River (Sex in Seattle #4)

 Title: The Redemption of River  (Sex in Seattle #4)Author: Eli EastonGenre: RomancePublisher: Pinkerton Road LLCHeat Level:   3 FlamesOverall Rating:  3.5 hearts Synopsis via GoodReads:     River Larsen is a world traveler, truth-seeker, and tantric healer. He’s a master of loving all—and no one. Both his past and his spiritual path warn him against attachment. When he falls for his…

Unscripted by JR Gray

Title: UnscriptedAuthor: JR GrayGenre: RomancePublisher: Amazon/JR GrayHeat Level:  Overall Rating: Synopsis via GoodReads: Movie star 101: A smile hides all pain. Quellcrist King has been playing a part his entire life. The more famous he becomes, the more he hides. The only person he ever let see the real him rose with him from nothing to the very top. They…

The Rebel by Raleigh Ruebins (Red’s Tavern #2)

Title: The Rebel by Raleigh Ruebins (Red’s Tavern #2)Author: Raleigh RuebinsGenre: RomancePublisher: Amazon/Raleigh RuebinsHeat Level:  Overall Rating: 3.5 hearts Synopsis via GoodReads:  Everyone wants to be with an adult film star.They clearly don’t know Liam Hardy like I do. Red:At first Liam was just a regular at the bar, and I was the clueless cowboy bartender keeping his glass full… then…

Free Hand by EM Lindsey

Title: Free Hand (Irons & Works #1) Author: E.M. Lindsey Genre: Romance Publisher: Amazon/EM Lindsey Heat Level:  2 Flames Overall Rating: 3 Hearts Summary via GoodReads: Derek Osbourne’s life is mostly quiet. A routine that keeps him functioning, a job as a tattoo artist that keeps his rent paid and food in his belly, and if he’s alone through it well,…

Sutphin Boulevard (Five Boroughs #1) by Santino Hassell

Title: Sutphin Boulevard (Five Boroughs #1) Author:Santino Hassell Length: 264 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Heat Level:  Overall Rating: Synopsis:   Michael Rodriguez and Nunzio Medici have been friends for two decades. From escaping their dysfunctional families in the working-class neighborhood of South Jamaica, Queens to teaching in one of the city’s most queer friendly schools in Brooklyn, the two…

Beneath the Stain by Amy Lane (Complete Novel, 1-7)

Title: Beneath the Stain (Complete Novel, Parts 1-7) Author: Amy Lane Length: 400 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Dreamspinner Heat Level:   Sweet & Spicy Overall Rating:   5 glorious hearts Synopsis: In a town as small as Tyson, CA, everybody knew the four brothers with the four different fathers– and their penchant for making good music when they weren’t getting into trouble. For Mackey Sanders, playing in Outbreak…

The First Three Rules (My Brother’s Keeper #1) by Adrienne Wilder

Title: The First Three Rules (My Brother’s Keeper #1) Author: Adrienne Wilder Length: 266 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Independent Heat Level:   Sweet & Spicy Overall Rating: 4.5 rounded up to 5 Surprised hearts Synopsis: The town of Gilford has a Big and Terrible secret hidden in the ground. Infecting those it touches. Exploiting their darkness. Consuming their souls. It’s hungry.…