Tag: Content: Mental Illness

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…

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.…

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.…

Long Time Gone (Hell or High Water #2) by SE Jakes

Title: Long Time Gone Author: S.E. Jakes Length: 270 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Riptide Publishing Heat Level: Scorching Overall Rating: 4 Prophet-Loving hearts 😉 Synopsis: When a tornado meets a volcano, nothing is safe. Soldier of fortune Prophet Drews always worked alone—until Tom Boudreaux became his partner. But when Tom walked away three months ago, ostensibly to keep Prophet safe,…

Slide (Roads #1) by Garrett Leigh

Title: Slide Author: Garrett Leigh Length: 274 Pages Genre: Romance Publisher: Independent Heat Level: Moderate Overall Rating: 5 perfect hearts Synopsis: Don’t look back. Don’t you ever look back… Shy tattoo artist Ash has a troubled past. Years of neglect, drug abuse, and life on the streets have taken their toll, and sometimes it seems the deep, unspoken bond with…