Category Archives: tasting

tasting ‘helpless’ – day notevencloseto6

Helpless by M. J. Pearson The Blurb: In London during the gross indecency trial of Oscar Wilde, Douglas Shrove finds himself still haunted by memories of his dead lover while skirting violence, blackmail and the affections of two men.  There … Continue reading

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tasting ‘starfighter’ – day 5ish

Starfighter: Chapter 1 by HamletMachine The Blurb from here: STARFIGHTER is a sci-fi boy’s love story that follows two soldiers, Cain and Abel, as they fight oncoming enemies, themselves, and the greater forces that work against them. Why I bought … Continue reading

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tasting ‘angel: 1089’ – day 4

Angel: 1089 by C C Bridges The Blurb: When this deal breaks, Heaven will fall. Heaven Corp, Book 1 Catching two demon burglars is routine for Gabriel 1089, who’s one cog in an army of cybernetically modified humans protecting the … Continue reading

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tasting ‘the bastard prince’ – day 1

The Bastard Prince by Megan Derr The Blurb: Reyes O’Bannon lives a fairly quiet life, despite his role as the King’s secretary. His days are filled with appointments, paperwork, and avoiding the romantic attentions of Kinnaird, the Duke of Keyes; … Continue reading

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sh*t, f%ck, do little (nsfw)

Well, I’ve put it off this year’s ‘tasting-a-month’ readolution thing for Anesthezea’s 2010 m/m romance challenge for as long as I possibly can *cough5monthscough* and now I’m well and truly fucked… … and not in a good way. *sigh* So, … Continue reading

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m/m graphic novel appreciation series: tasting ‘pride high’

As part of this series, I decided it would also be a good thing to include a couple of mini-reviews of different works out there in the yaoi and m/m graphic novel genres. *sigh* Yes, I’m actually willingly doing a … Continue reading

Posted in anne cain, comic, Emeraldjaguar, glbtq, m/m graphic novel appreciation series, pride high, tasting, ya | 9 Comments

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

Posted in contemporary, humour, james anson, Jenre, m/m, m/m romance challenge 2010, tasting | 21 Comments

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

Posted in action/thriller, contemporary, m/m, m/m romance challenge 2010, mary calmes, mystery, tasting | 28 Comments