RITA winner 2016

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Him

This book is nominated for a 2016 RITA award. I enjoyed reading the story of Jamie Canning and Ryan Wesley – which is continued in the second of the series, US. However, there were a couple of issues for me to overcome; firstly, the major themes of Ice Hockey and the American college system. B ...

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For Real

I first read For Real as an uncorrected final proof over a year ago and reviewed it for an LGBTQ blog awarding it 4.5*/5*. There were a couple of aspects I was unsure about at the time, which stopped me awarding 5*. I have since read it twice more. Reading it this time for review, I realised how muc ...

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A Noble Masquerade

Regency farces tend not to be my cuppa since I prefer a more serious look at the era. But I found this a winsome tale, with its casual attitude towards the rules and lighthearted look at life and love quite enjoyable. It won’t make my keeper shelf but it was a fine way to spend a rainy afternoon. ...

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Tiffany Girl

Deeanne Gist has caused quite a stir in the inspirational romance community with her new novel Tiffany Girl. Some have gone so far as to call the novel porn and those same reviewers are advising Christian readers to avoid it lest it lead them straight to hell. What exactly has everyone in such a ...

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It Started With a Scandal

This, the tenth in the author’s Pennyroyal Green series, is a bit of an offshoot from it, as neither of the principal characters is a Redmond or an Eversea – and also perhaps a little bit of an exercise in delayed gratification, as fans of the series continue to await the final book, due out lat ...