Category: Tearjerker

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…

Chase in Shadow by Amy Lane

Title: Chase in Shadow Author: Amy Lane Length: 320 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Heat Level:   Moderate Overall Rating:  3.5  hearts Synopsis: Chase Summers: Golden boy. Beautiful girlfriend, good friends, and a promising future. Nobody knows the real Chase. Chase Summers has a razor blade to his wrist and the smell of his lover’s goodbye clinging to his skin.…

Dark Horse by Kate Sherwood

Title: Dark Horse Author: Kate Sherwood Length: 384 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Heat Level:  Moderate Overall Rating: 4 tearjerking hearts Synopsis: Dan thinks about just driving, leaving the whole mess behind. He’s got enough money. He could just arrange to get his stuff and his horse shipped to wherever he’s going. Taking off is what he used to do…

Hidden Away by J.W. Kilhey

Title: Hidden Away Author: J.W. Kilhey Length: 340 Pages Genre: Historical Romance Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Heat Level:  Moderate Overall Rating:  5 broken hearts Synopsis: Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “No man and no force can abolish memory.” John Oakes and Kurt Fournier are living proof of the truth behind those words. Since the horrors of the Second World War, John and…

Crush by Laura Susan Johnson

Title: Crush Author: Laura Susan Johnson Length: 412 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing Heat Level: Mild Overall Rating: 3.5 – 4 Broken Hearts Trigger Warning: Graphic Rape, Sexual Abuse of a Child Synopsis: U.K. English version of “Crush” by Laura Susan Johnson. U.K. version published in eBook and paperback formats by Beaten Track Publishing, England. Crush is the…

Something Like Autumn (Seasons #3) by Jay Bell

Title: Something Like Autumn Author: Jay Bell Length: 404 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Independent Heat Level: Mild Overall Rating: 5 shredded hearts   Synopsis: Love can appear unexpectedly: a chance meeting at a friend’s wedding, the arrival of a handsome new co-worker… or while being robbed at a convenience store. For some, love seems an impossible dream. Growing up gay…