Tag: novels

REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her … Continue reading REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen

Corporal James Vaanes has returned to his peaceful hometown on Vancouver Island, a place he left nearly two decades earlier, to investigate major crimes. Juggling his new investigation team with his estranged family and deep rooted prejudice, Vaanes is forced into the spotlight when a young Aboriginal woman is murdered under his watch. The disturbing … Continue reading REVIEW: Cordelia by Marty Allen

REVIEW: Every Hero Deserves a Blowjob by Aaron Huston

Everything seemed to have hit rock-bottom for Karma. A college educated former Marine and now a convicted felon, it would be easy to say divorce was hard. With a daughter on the way from a spur of the moment relationship, he was ready to accept whatever dead-end path life was heading. Lucky-or unlucky-for him, the … Continue reading REVIEW: Every Hero Deserves a Blowjob by Aaron Huston

REVIEW: A Christmas Kiss by Caroline Burnes

When silver-wrapped chocolates began mysteriously appearing, Cori St. John knew they were messages from her husband. He'd vanished the same day Cori witnessed a brutal murder--an event that forced her to change her identity and introduced her to sexy federal marshal Joey Tio. Now only Joey can keep her safe--because he fears the woman he's … Continue reading REVIEW: A Christmas Kiss by Caroline Burnes

REVIEW: Eight Kinky Nights by Xan West

Newly divorced stone butch Jordan moves into her friend Leah’s spare room, ready, at 49, to take on a new job and finally explore kink and polyamory. But moving to NYC during the holidays sends grief crashing through her, and Jordan realizes that when she isn’t solely focused on caring for others, her own feelings … Continue reading REVIEW: Eight Kinky Nights by Xan West

REVIEW: The Spider’s Mate by Tiffany Roberts

Ketahn did not want a mate. Fate has a different plan for him. When the queen he despises declares her intention to claim him, he retreats into the jungle. What he finds there changes his world. Small, delicate, and pale skinned, Ivy Foster is nothing like the females Ketahn has known. She’s not of his … Continue reading REVIEW: The Spider’s Mate by Tiffany Roberts

REVIEW: Deeper into the Woods by Not Poignant

Once, in the realm of the fae, a Seelie War General - Gwyn ap Nudd - committed a terrible crime, and went to the most unlikely of places for assistance; the home of an Unseelie waterhorse he’d never met before, for a most unconventional form of healing.Warnings: Dubcon, non SSC BDSM, violence, mentions of abuse, … Continue reading REVIEW: Deeper into the Woods by Not Poignant

REVIEW: Fledgling by Octavia E Butler

Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and … Continue reading REVIEW: Fledgling by Octavia E Butler

REVIEW: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

When Cora Seaborne’s brilliant, domineering husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness: her marriage was an unhappy one, and she never suited the role of society wife. Seeking refuge in fresh air and open space, she leaves the metropolis for coastal Essex, accompanied by her … Continue reading REVIEW: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

REVIEW: Derik’s Luck by t’Sade

Derik was many things: a connoisseur of women, a highly-ranked thief, a specialist at stealing from mages, and a lover of a comfortable life. He also wasn't the smartest man in the city and he made more than a few poor decisions along the way. The biggest was not repaying the local crime lord the … Continue reading REVIEW: Derik’s Luck by t’Sade