Category Archives: contemporary

tasting ‘the larton chronicles’

The Larton Chronicles by James Anson The Blurb: Robert March, acerbic writer and ex-policeman, moves to Larton where he meets Michael Faulkner, the hard-riding, hard-drinking ‘squire’ of the village. Robert comes to like Larton, but finds there are drawbacks to … Continue reading

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tasting ‘in and out’

Men of Smithfield: In and Out by L B Gregg The Blurb: Former television sensation and renowned world explorer, Holden Worthington, is held prisoner by crippling agoraphobia. When a sexy young laborer arrives to set his property to rights, a … Continue reading

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tasting ‘pas de deux’*

*April’s! Up to date = no more guilt trips. Phew. Pas de Deux by Jamie Craig The Blurb: Hotshot defense attorney James Scott isn’t afraid of following his gut instinct. Even when his gut tells him that the man everybody … Continue reading

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tasting the ‘a matter of time’ series*

*Erm, this is my mini-review for March. Whoopsie. A Matter Of Time series by Mary Calmes The Blurb for Book 1: Jory Keyes spends his time drinking and cruising gay bars picking up one night stands. Then suddenly he becomes … Continue reading

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tasting ‘catch me if you can’*

*or “Geezus, this comes around damned quickly.” Catch Me If You Can: Romano & Albright Book 1 by L. B. Gregg The Blurb: Lowly art gallery assistant Caesar Romano is freely out of the closet. Now he’d just like to … Continue reading

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tasting ‘shades of gray’*

*or “Holy shit, I’m meant to do reviews for the m/m romance reading challenge?!” I hope Anesthezea will let me get away with only doing one per month (which, conveniently, will also meet my bloggy aims for 2010). Shades of … Continue reading

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tasting ‘almost like being in love’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month. Almost Like Being In Love by Steve Kluger The Blurb: A high school jock and nerd fall in love senior year, only to part after … Continue reading

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tasting ‘thinking straight’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month. Thinking Straight by Robin Reardon The Blurb: If only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He … Continue reading

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tasting ‘like coffee and doughnuts’

Kris’ New Year’s Readolution 3! To try a different author and/or genre once a month. (Nothing like squeezing it in at the last minute 😉 Like Coffee and Doughnuts by Elle Parker The Blurb: Dino Martini might accept his friend … Continue reading

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the mumma’s guest taste: ‘tigers & devils’

Tigers and Devils by Sean Kennedy The Blurb: Football, friends, and film are the most important parts of Simon Murray’s life, likely in that order. Despite being lonely, Simon is cautious about looking for more, and his best friends despair … Continue reading

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