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

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Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars

  Ben is transgender and back at university after hormone treatment and chest surgery. His new housemates have no idea about his history and Ben would prefer to keep it that way. He’s starting from scratch and his life is finally on track, except in the romance department. The idea of dating guys as a … Continue reading Starting From Scratch by Jay Northcote: 3/10 Stars

My Dinner with Andrea by Jen Durbent: 3/10 Stars

Faith is a trans woman looking for that special someone after she transitions; she meets Andrea and they bond over movies, video games, and tacos. But all is not perfect, Andrea is still married to and in love with her wife, Michelle. Michelle and Andrea are navigating new experiences in polyamory. Michelle is a wheelchair … Continue reading My Dinner with Andrea by Jen Durbent: 3/10 Stars

Ace of Hearts by Caitlin Ricci: 2/10 Stars

  Ashton lived for show jumping, until an accident killed his horse, Atreyu, and left him unable to ride. He blames himself for Atreyu's death and has sworn off horses. Rubbing salt in the wound, his boyfriend and friends were okay with Ashton being ace, but not with his retirement. His mom has purchased him … Continue reading Ace of Hearts by Caitlin Ricci: 2/10 Stars

The Complications of T by Bey Deckard: 3/10 Stars

  Stuart Leandro knows he’s washed up, both on the big screen, and in his marriage. Then, when things take an even bigger turn for the worse one night, he winds up blind drunk and lost in a foreign city. Thankfully, someone’s there to rescue him before his face ends up plastered all over the … Continue reading The Complications of T by Bey Deckard: 3/10 Stars

A Fine Bromance by Christopher Hawthorne Moss: 2/10 Stars

  Robby is a senior in high school when he meets new student Andy. Robby’s never experienced sexual attraction, and while that doesn’t change, something about Andy makes him feel relaxed, and it turns out they have a lot in common. Neither of them fits in very well, and Robby soon learns through the school’s … Continue reading A Fine Bromance by Christopher Hawthorne Moss: 2/10 Stars

Second Skin by Alex Whitehall: 3/10 Stars

  When Jay heads to the university’s learning center for help with his math class, he doesn’t expect his tutor to be tall, dark, and handsome. But Roswell is all that and more, and their instant connection over cult movies, books, and TV shows quickly evolves into dating. That’s when things get tricky. Roswell might … Continue reading Second Skin by Alex Whitehall: 3/10 Stars

Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver: 5/10 Stars

  The city of Parole is burning. Like Venice slips into the sea, Parole crumbles into fire. The entire population inside has been quarantined, cut off from the rest of the world, and left to die - directly over the open flame. Eye in the Sky, a deadly and merciless police force ensures no one … Continue reading Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver: 5/10 Stars

Hidden Lives by Kestral M. Gaian: 1/10 Stars

  "I can’t trust my own mind, or my memory, so I’m writing all of this down… There’s been a murder in this town and I’m determined to get to the bottom of it." Aaron Grayling hates summer. It’s a time of heat and humidity in the dreary town of Meriville. It’s also the time … Continue reading Hidden Lives by Kestral M. Gaian: 1/10 Stars

Scarred by Mia Kerick: 5/10 Stars

Matthew North waited ten years to heal from the devastating wounds inflicted by the man who abducted and abused him as a child. Living reclusively on a tropical island—with no company but his four cats—he merely avoids the lingering pain. Wearing twisted ropes of mutilated skin on his back, Matt struggles with a profound hindrance—the … Continue reading Scarred by Mia Kerick: 5/10 Stars