A Decade of Visions by Cameron Ramses: 7/10 Stars

  Born to a single mother in Dust Bowl-era Nebraska, Roy Manger learns to deny his true self from an early age. The rural Midwest is no place for a boy who wears girls’ clothes for fun—let alone for one who suffers gruesome hallucinations. It is only when he leaves home that he can embrace … Continue reading A Decade of Visions by Cameron Ramses: 7/10 Stars

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The Left Hand of Calvus by Ann Gallagher: 1/10 Stars

  Former gladiator Saevius is certain fortune’s smiling on him when a Pompeiian politician buys him to be his bodyguard. But then his new master, Laurea Calvus, orders Saevius to discover the gladiator with whom his wife is having an affair. In order to do that, Saevius must return to the arena, training alongside the … Continue reading The Left Hand of Calvus by Ann Gallagher: 1/10 Stars

The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

  Benjamin Lewis has created a life for himself as one of the most respected silversmiths and engravers in New York City. For Benjamin, his work is his passion and he has never sought out companionship beyond the close ties of family. Stumbling across dresses sew by his late mother, however, reawakens painful memories from … Continue reading The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

Book of Hats by Dov Zeller: 6/10 Stars

  Hats and fashion. Ida Velikowsky's family has been in the business since biblical times—for so long, they've created their own holy book. Centuries of lore carried from continent to continent. An ancient home and a springboard for new beginnings. When Ida studies the book with her father, its magic draws all her worries away. … Continue reading Book of Hats by Dov Zeller: 6/10 Stars

Change of Heart by Liv Rancourt: 6/10 Stars

  Momma says a body reaps what they sow, and Clarabelle’s planted the seeds of trouble. The year is 1933, and not much else is growing in the Oklahoma dirt. Clarabelle’s gone and fallen in love with her best friend, so she figures it's time to go out and see the world. If she’s lucky, … Continue reading Change of Heart by Liv Rancourt: 6/10 Stars

The Doctor’s Discretion by E. E. Ottoman: 8/10 Stars

  New York City, 1831. Passion, medicine and a plan to break the law ... When Doctor William Blackwood, a proper gentleman who prefers books to actual patients, meets retired Navy surgeon Doctor Augustus Hill, they find in each other not just companionship but the chance of pleasure--and perhaps even more. The desire between them … Continue reading The Doctor’s Discretion by E. E. Ottoman: 8/10 Stars