The Keeper by Kiernan Kelly (2nd edition)

Title: The Keeper (2nd edition)

Author: Kiernan Kelly

Genre: Other Paranormal, Urban Fantasy

Length: Novel (200 pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (October 2, 2017)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: After millennia of hiding in the shadows, the creatures of myth known collectively as the “Others” have stepped forward into the light of day and demanded the right to share the planet humans long ago claimed as their exclusive territory. But the humans have no intention of surrendering without a fight—one that will include genocide. The Others are given no choice but to be ready to defend themselves, and they convene a Council of War to plan their strategy.

But first they must address an ancient and terrifying prophecy: “Heed me well, all of you. Attack the humans without the Keeper and you will fail. Every one of you will become nothing but a memory, a myth, and the humans will truly inherit the earth.”

The Council charges Liam, son of the Sidhe chieftain, with the critical mission to find the elusive Keeper necessary to their survival, but his quest is complicated by the need to find a Keeper determined not to be found.

Marin is an Atlantean who values his privacy, but with the fate of the world at stake, he understands his days of living under the radar are over. Even worse, he must face his past to fight for his future. The last thing he expects is to fall in love along the way.

Second Edition.

First Edition published by Torquere Press, 2014.

ISBN-13: 978-1-63533-576-7

Product Link: https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/books/the-keeper-by-kiernan-kelly-8828-b

Reviewer: Shorty

Review: A great story of Atlantean Marin who is in hiding since the deaths of his family does not want the title of The Keeper. Despite paranormals coming out soon humans forced them back in the shadows with the threat of war.

A powerful being tasks the others to find The Keeper or all will perish. This mission is given to Liam who is son of the Sidhe chieftain. What he does not expect is his attraction for Marin. Amid evil plans, deceit these two slowly gravitate toward each other.

I loved the fact that yes there are sexy scenes in the book but it does not overpower the story. The lengths that people went to get what they wanted were unbelievable. I loved all the explanations as to what was going on throughout as it gave a better understanding.

Great read.

The Heir Apparent by Tere Michaels Guest Post, Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

Hi guys! We have Tere Michaels stopping by today with her new re-release The Heir Apparent, we have a brilliant guest post, a great exclusive excerpt and a fantastic comment giveaway. So check out the post and leave a comment to enter the giveaway! <3 ~Pixie~

The Heir Apparent

by

Tere Michaels

The heir apparent to a vast international company, Henry Walker has focused his entire life on pleasing his cold and distant father, a futile effort that’s left him no time for life, love, or making his own decisions. He has just one friend—one dirty little secret—Archie Banks. Raised on the Walker estate alongside Henry, Archie is now Henry’s driver, bodyguard… and occasional lover. Archie is loyal, but he’s about to graduate from college and has plans for his life that don’t include living every moment at the beck and call of Henry’s father. Not even for Henry.

With no warning, a shocking kidnapping leads to tragedy and chaos, thrusting Henry and Archie into a dramatic struggle that threatens them individually and as a couple. Can they find a way to heal the hurt of the past, save the company that is Henry’s birthright, and find a future together?

Second Edition, First Edition Published by Loose Id, February 2013.

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Between A Rock and A Hard Place by Clare London Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review & Giveaway!

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Hi guys! We have Clare London stopping by today with the tour for her new release Between A Rock and A Hard Place, we have a great excerpt, a brilliant giveaway and Lisa’s review, so check out the post and enter the giveaway! <3 ~Pixie~

Between A Rock and A Hard Place

(London Lads 05 / Perchance to Dream 11)
by

Clare London

Garry’s at the end of his tether. He’s waiting at Glasgow Airport to meet his friend Will, on their way to a holiday in a Scottish Highlands hotel. Now there’s a ten-hour delay to incoming flights, the seat in the lounge is more like an instrument of torture, and he’s beyond tired of airport food.

He’s also dreading having to apologise for the pass he recently made at Will, his colleague at a London bank, under the influence of too many beers and a long-held crush. Now Will’s been offered a new job offer on a continent thousands of miles away, Garry realises it may be the end of their close friendship—let alone anything more.

To add to Garry’s stress, he’s treated to the company of Emily and Max, two young people who think he needs educating in the ways of the world. Struggling with their well-meaning help and the startling mess from spilled ketchup and noxious-smelling sweets, he’s encouraged to re-examine how he feels about Will and to decide what kind of journey he’d really like them to take together.

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Between A Rock and A Hard Place by Clare London Release Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi guys! We have Clare London stopping by today with her new release Between A Rock and A Hard Place, we have a great excerpt and a brilliant giveaway, so check out the post and enter the giveaway! <3 ~Pixie~

Between A Rock and A Hard Place

(London Lads 05 / Perchance to Dream 11)
by

Clare London

Garry’s at the end of his tether. He’s waiting at Glasgow Airport to meet his friend Will, on their way to a holiday in a Scottish Highlands hotel. Now there’s a ten-hour delay to incoming flights, the seat in the lounge is more like an instrument of torture, and he’s beyond tired of airport food.

He’s also dreading having to apologise for the pass he recently made at Will, his colleague at a London bank, under the influence of too many beers and a long-held crush. Now Will’s been offered a new job offer on a continent thousands of miles away, Garry realises it may be the end of their close friendship—let alone anything more.

To add to Garry’s stress, he’s treated to the company of Emily and Max, two young people who think he needs educating in the ways of the world. Struggling with their well-meaning help and the startling mess from spilled ketchup and noxious-smelling sweets, he’s encouraged to re-examine how he feels about Will and to decide what kind of journey he’d really like them to take together.

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My Life As A Myth by Huston Piner Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi guys! We have Huston Piner stopping by today with his new re-release My Life As A Myth, we have guest post from Huston where he answers a couple of questions, a great excerpt and a brilliant giveaway so check out the post and click that giveaway link! <3 ~Pixie~

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My Life As A Myth

(Seasons of Chadham High 01)
by

Huston Piner

Can a cool reputation really deliver on promises of happiness?

Nick’s got problems. He’s a social outcast who dreams of being popular, he’s an easy target for bullies, and he doesn’t understand why he’s just not attracted to girls. So, after a series of misunderstandings label him a troublemaker on his first day of high school, he’s really stoked to have Jesse Gaston and his gang take him in.

Jesse starts a PR campaign around campus to give Nick a new image, and the shy loser soon finds himself transformed into an antiestablishment hero. While Nick would rather explore his growing attraction to Bobby Warren, he’s forced to fend off would-be girlfriends and struggles with the demands of acting cool. And things at home are spinning out of control as the Vietnam War’s destructive impact threatens to change his life forever.

Nick’s story is both humorous and haunting–a journey of ridiculous misadventures, unexpected psychedelic explorations, and tragic turns of fate. Can a world still reeling from the sexual revolution and the illicit pleasures of marijuana and underage drinking accept two boys in love? Can Nick and Bobby’s relationship survive a hostile time when acid rock rules, status is everything, and being gay is the last taboo?

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I Heart Boston Terriers by Rick R. Reed Cover Reveal, Guest Post & Excerpt!

Hi guys! We have the ever wonderful Rick R. Reed popping in today to show off the wonderful new cover to his upcoming re-release I Heart Boston Terriers, we have a a lovely guest post from Rick about the super sweet Lily, and we have a great excerpt so check out the post and enjoy the lovely cover and meeting Lily! <3 ~Pixie~

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Cover art design: Reese Dante. Cover Model: Lily, the Boston terrier (owned by Rick R. Reed and Bruce Moynagh)

I Heart Boston Terriers

by

Rick R. Reed

When Aaron finds Mavis, an emaciated and shy Boston terrier, at a pet adoption fair, his heart goes out to her—completely.

When Christian, manning the adoption fair for the Humane Society that autumn Saturday, finds Aaron, his heart goes out to him—completely.

This is a story about embracing love, whether it’s for someone who walks on four legs or on two. Mavis’s journey back to wholeness and finding her forever home parallels the story of two men discovering each other at the perfect moment—a moment that defies logic, propriety, and common sense. But when did love ever follow a rational course?

First Edition published by Amber Quill Press/Amber Allure, 2012. This story has been re-edited and has significant changes.

Release date: 20th September 2017
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Tops Down Bottoms Up by Jay Northcote Release Blast & Excerpt!

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Hi guys! We have Jay Northcote popping in today with his new release Tops Down Bottoms Up, we have a great excerpt so check out the post and enjoy! <3 ~Pixie~

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Tops Down Bottoms Up

by

Jay Northcote

Will Rowan’s festival fling with sexy dancer Seth lead to something more permanent?

Rowan is stuck at a folk festival helping out a mate, and it really isn’t his scene. The yoga and singing workshops are bad enough, but morris dancing is the final straw. Bearded men with beer guts prancing around wearing bells—who wants to watch that?

All Rowan’s preconceptions are shattered when he meets Seth—a morris dancer, and the stuff Rowan’s fantasies are made of. Seth persuades Rowan to come to a dancing workshop, and Rowan’s willing to do whatever it takes to get to know Seth better. The attraction is mutual, and a lesson filled with innuendo and flirting leads to an incredible night together.

When Rowan arrives home, he’s gutted to find that Seth has given him the wrong phone number. Assuming Seth did it on purpose, Rowan resolves to forget about him. But fate—and friends—conspire to get them back together. Will they manage to stay in step this time around?

A much shorter version of this story was originally published in the Not Quite Shakespeare Anthology by Dreamspinner Press. This version has been revised and extended. Almost half of it is new content.

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Becoming Andy Hunsinger by Jere' M. Fishback Blog Tour, Interview, Excerpt, Review & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps, we have Jere’ M. Fishback visiting today with his new re-release Becoming Andy Hunsinger, we have a short interview with Jere’, a great excerpt, Tina’s review and a fantastic giveaway, so check out the post and click that giveaway link! <3 ~Pixie~

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Becoming Andy Hunsinger

by

Jere’ M. Fishback

It’s 1976, and Anita Bryant’s homophobic “Save Our Children” crusade rages through Florida. When Andy Hunsinger, a closeted gay college student, joins in a demonstration protesting Bryant’s appearance in Tallahassee, his straight boy image is shattered when he is “outed” by a TV news reporter. In the months following, Andy discovers just what it means to be openly gay in a society that condemns love between two men and wonders if his friendship with Travis, a devout Christian who’s fighting his own sexual urges, can develop into something deeper.

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Seti's Heart by Kiernan Kelly (2nd Edition)

Title: Seti’s Heart (2nd edition)

Author: Kiernan Kelly

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Length: Novella (152 pages)

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (July 26, 2017)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 3.75 Hearts

Blurb: A vengeful god’s curse took everything from the Egyptian pharaoh Seti: his name, his position, and even his lover. After many long centuries relegated to a musty sarcophagus, he’s awakened when a graduate student working in the museum where he is stored stumbles upon him.

Logan, working as a curator to fund his education, figures he’s screwed when he accidentally awakens the ancient ruler. It’ll be career suicide to claim the mummy came back to life, but it’s either that or be labeled a thief. Little does he know, those are the least of his problems. A society of archaeologists is hot on their trail, determined to uncover the secret of Seti’s immortality, and then there’s the little matter of an angry god who doesn’t appreciate Logan meddling in his work. But the biggest problem might be Seti himself, who’ll stop at nothing to get into Logan’s pants—and his heart.

First Edition published by Torquere Press, 2008.

ISBN-13: 978-1-63533-400-5

Product Link: Dreamspinner Press | Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE

Reviewer: Shorty 

Review: A grief stricken Pharoah angers a god and pays for it. Seti, lost in his grief of the one he loved being murdered denounces Setehk. Setehk has him tortured, mummified and entombed for five thousand years. Logan accidentally breaks the seal freeing Seti.

I cannot imagine a God being after me let alone someone wanting to kill me for the secret to immortality. Yet that is what happened to Logan and Seti. Danger, action, mystery, suspense and hair raising situations follow these two as they struggle to make sense of the why.

The two things that bothered me throughout the entire book is that 1. Seti never explained what exactly happened to him after he angered the god even though he told Logan he would. 2. What exactly happed to Seti’s lover. Those two details were sticking points for me as I waited patiently for explanations that never came.

Peepshow by Clare London Blog Tour, Excerpt, Review & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps! We have Clare London popping in today with the tour for her new re-release Peepshow, we have a great excerpt, Lisa’s review and a fantastic $10 Amazon GC giveaway, so check out the post and click that giveaway link! <3 ~Pixie~

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Peepshow

(Perchance to Dream 10 / London Lads 04)
by

Clare London

Ever wanted to spy secretly on other people’s lives?

Ken doesn’t have a choice: his student summer job is manning the CCTV screens for the new shopping centre. But instead of spotting criminals or vandals, he becomes fascinated by a cute waiter from the local bistro who sneaks out to the backyard for his break—and plays sexy to the camera.

Is he an old friend, or just an anonymous exhibitionist? Should Ken be excited by this naughty peepshow, or will people think he’s behaving like a voyeuristic pervert? Poor Ken’s confused and thrilled in turn. It’s like living in one of the movies he’s studying at university. He knows the man can’t see him, yet Ken feels a connection of some kind. It all encourages Ken to continue with his guilt-ridden Waiter Watch.

Ken bears the suspense as long as he can, until a chance meeting and an abortive blind date provide an explanation to the secret assignations. But will this guide Ken to the real-life chance of romance?

Note: this book was previously published at Amber Quill Press, and has been re-edited for this version.

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Perfect 10 by Sean Michael Cover Reveal, Intro, Excerpt & Giveaway!

Hi guys, we have Sean Michael stopping by today with the cover to their upcoming re-release Perfect 10, we have a short intro from Sean, a great excerpt and a fantastic giveaway, so check out the new stunning cover and leave a comment to enter the giveaway! <3 ~Pixie~

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Cover photograph by Michael Murphy ; Cover Art by Bree Archer

Perfect 10

by

Sean Michael

Despite a life-threatening injury sustained in a vaulting accident, top gymnast Christopher Allen is determined to get back to his former perfect condition and compete again. Brian Rainings is a coach in need of someone to believe in, and he takes Chris on, admiring the spirit and determination that drives Chris to succeed. And admiring the sturdy, muscled body Chris maintains.

Admiration soon leads to something much hotter as they train together. From their scorching first kiss, Brian and Chris’s chemistry is obvious, but they have a long road ahead to get Chris back into shape. Months of hard work lead to success, with Chris gaining strength every day and finally finding the elusive sponsor he needs for financial support. Secrets, hidden dangers, and family troubles plague them, though, and they have to face the fact that Chris might never compete again and score that perfect ten.

First Edition published by Torquere Press, 2006.

Release date: 6th September 2017
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Rush In The Dark by Lynn Lorenz (2nd Edition)

Lynn Lorenz - Rush in the Dark CoverTitle: Rush in the Dark (2nd edition)

Series:  Common Powers 02

Author: Lynn Lorenz

Genre: Contemporary, Cowboys and Western, Erotic Romance, Paranormal

Length: Novel (189 pages)

Publisher: Pride Publishing (July 11, 2017)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 3.75 Hearts

Blurb: Rush is so deep in the closet he can’t find the door, but meeting Brian might give him the courage to step out of it.

When Brian and Rush meet in a dark alley, sparks fly. The attraction is fast and hard, but Rush is a rancher with a reputation to uphold and Brian is out and open.

Both men have secrets, including the small powers they each have, and a relationship means they might have to share. It would require Rush coming out of his closet and putting his ranch and his friendships with the people around him at risk.

For Brian, it means putting his heart on the line for a man who’s afraid of being himself. He’s been down that road before and Brian won’t go back in the closet, not even for Rush.

Each time they’re together, Rush and Brian set the air around them on fire. As they move closer, both are still holding back, still unsure of each other. One of them will have to take the first step or this thing between them will flounder.

For Rush, it’ll take a huge step and a lot of trust to risk his entire life in the small Texas town of Spring Lake. And once he’s out, there’s no going back.

For Brian, his heart isn’t the only thing at risk. If he keeps seeing Rush, he knows he might just lose his life.

Reader Advisory: This book contains scenes of murder and references to rape, abuse, stalking and murder.  

Publisher’s Note: This book has previously been released elsewhere. It has been revised and re-edited for re-release with Pride Publishing.

ISBN: 978-1-78651-584-1

Product Link: Pride Publishing | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Amazon DE

Reviewer: Shorty 

Review: Brian is a Pi and while on a stake out meets sexy Rush in alley. Instant sparks fly. There are repeated phone sex conversations which I did not care for. Rush is in the closet and it shows throughout the book. If he was that worried why did he not just stay in it. 

I felt sorry for Brian having feelings for someone who was not sure yet whether or not he could be with another man out in the open. I say tell him when you make up your mind call me then. 

While I expected this book to be better than the first it was not in my opinion. Sammi and Mitchell are in it and I liked that Brian was determined to figure out who Sammi is. I also got really irritated with all the sex scenes and the back and forth of one character making repeated mistakes and the other forgiving him. Seriously? I would have said enough was enough.

It was an o.k. read.

Sparkle and Shine by Julia Talbot Intro & Exclusive Excerpt!

Hi guys! We have Julia Talbot popping in today with her upcoming release Sparkle and Shine, we have a short intro from Julia and a brilliant exclusive excerpt, so check out the post and enjoy! <3 ~Pixie~

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Sparkle and Shine

by

Julia Talbot

All that glitters is not gold. No-frills cowboy Evan learned that lesson the hard way while married to a rodeo princess, a relationship that was all flash and no substance. At least Evan held on to his daughter, Cheyenne, and his best friend, Brooks, when the sparkle wore off and things fell apart. Life could be a lot worse.

But it could also be better… if Evan and Brooks took a step beyond friendship. Just as they start to explore their feelings, Evan’s ex-wife sticks her nose in to sabotage them. Suddenly everything is up in the air, and they have difficult choices to make about the rodeo, Cheyenne, and the romance they both want so badly to pursue.

First edition published by Torquere Press, November 2007.

Release date: 3rd August 2017 Pre-order: Dreamspinner Press

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Peepshow by Clare London Release Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps! We have Clare London visiting today with her new re-release Peepshow, we have a great excerpt and a fantastic $10 Amazon GC giveaway, so check out the post and click that giveaway link! <3 ~Pixie~

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Peepshow

(Perchance to Dream 10 / London Lads 04)
by

Clare London

Ever wanted to spy secretly on other people’s lives?

Ken doesn’t have a choice: his student summer job is manning the CCTV screens for the new shopping centre. But instead of spotting criminals or vandals, he becomes fascinated by a cute waiter from the local bistro who sneaks out to the backyard for his break—and plays sexy to the camera.

Is he an old friend, or just an anonymous exhibitionist? Should Ken be excited by this naughty peepshow, or will people think he’s behaving like a voyeuristic pervert? Poor Ken’s confused and thrilled in turn. It’s like living in one of the movies he’s studying at university. He knows the man can’t see him, yet Ken feels a connection of some kind. It all encourages Ken to continue with his guilt-ridden Waiter Watch.

Ken bears the suspense as long as he can, until a chance meeting and an abortive blind date provide an explanation to the secret assignations. But will this guide Ken to the real-life chance of romance?

Note: this book was previously published at Amber Quill Press, and has been re-edited for this version.

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Queen Called Bitch by Waldell Goode Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps! We have Waldell Goode stopping by today with the tour for his new re-release Queen Called Bitch: Tales of a Teenage Bitter Ass Homosexual, we have a fantastic guest post from Waldell, a great excerpt and a brilliant giveaway, so check out the post and click that giveaway link! <3 ~Pixie~

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Queen Called Bitch: Tales of a Teenage Bitter Ass Homosexual

by

Waldell Abraham Goode

A loud-mouth, black, gay teenager struggles to find himself in rural America. After having realized his inability to attend his top-choice school, Waldell Goode embarks on a journey to reevaluate why the grand departure appealed to him in the first place. He learns that as much as he can control his nonexistent love life, there are other factors that aren’t as easily mutable. He comes to terms with his peculiar relationship with his mother, the inevitable heartbreak in store for him no matter how hard he’s tried avoiding it, and the voice of God, in all her beguiling glory.

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