Posts Tagged With: A Charm of Magpies

Book Review: A Case of Spirits by K.J. Charles

Reviewed by Heather C

21843050Title: A Case of Spirits
Author: K.J. Charles
Series: A Charm of Magpies #2.5
Heroes: Stephen Day and Lord Crane
Genre: MM Historical Romance
Length: 32 pages
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Release Date: January 6, 2015
Available FREE at: Samhain Publishing and Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: None so blind…

As torrential rains wash away the stench of a London heat wave, another kind of wave is sweeping through the city streets. A rash of ghost sightings, followed quickly by madness—and horrifying, eye-melting blindness.

The outbreak hits close to home when Lord Crane’s manservant, Merrick, becomes the newest victim. Desperate to find the cause of the malady, Crane and his magician lover, Stephen Day, are in a race against time—to put an end to the magical assault and put to rest the painful memories resurrected by ghosts of the past. 

Warning: Magical horror, strong language, and strange brews disguised as strong drink.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Breaking Free by Cat Grant

Reviewed by JustJen

1Title: Breaking Free
Author: Cat Grant
Series: A Guarded Novel
Heroes: Richard/Robert/Jase
Genre: M/M Contemporary
Length: 204 Pages
Publisher: Cat Grant Books
Release Date: July 15, 2014
Available at: Cat Grant Books, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, All Romance eBooks and Smashwords
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  Richard Carr has the kind of life most people would envy. Partner in a major Los Angeles law firm, married to the man of his dreams, Richard seems to have it made – except for the lie he’s been living for the past forty-odd years.

On special nights, in the company of kinky friends, Richard disappears inside Renee, his sexy, dominatrix alter-ego. Strong, sassy and flirtatious in her red and black corset, Renee is who Richard truly is on the inside – and who he longs to be outside of the dungeon.

But starting his – her – transition doesn’t provide the relief Renee had hoped for. Her business partners demand that she go back to dressing as a man at the office, while Robert, her husband and fellow Dominant, can’t conceal his shock as the man he married disappears a little bit more every day.

Their one true point of connection remains in the dungeon – in the person of Jase Hewitt, the submissive they both share. But when a devastating tragedy shatters Jase and sends him running to his Masters for comfort, it quickly becomes apparent that Robert’s love for Jase extends far beyond their Dom/sub roles…

And Renee faces a choice – abandon her journey toward becoming the person she truly is inside, or risk losing the man she loves.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Early Review: A Case of Possession by KJ Charles

Reviewed by Heather C

A Case of PossessionTitle: A Case of Posession
Author: K.J. Charles
Series: A Charm of Magpies #2
The Heroes: Lord Crane (AKA Lucien Vaudrey) & Stephen Day
Genre: M/M Historical Romance, Paranormal
Length: Short Novel
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Release Date: January 28, 2014
Available at: Samhain PublishingAmazonBarnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf at: GoodreadsBooklikes

Blurb: Magic in the blood. Danger in the streets.

Lord Crane has never had a lover quite as elusive as Stephen Day. True, Stephen’s job as justiciar requires secrecy, but the magician’s disappearing act bothers Crane more than it should. When a blackmailer threatens to expose their illicit relationship, Crane knows a smart man would hop the first ship bound for China. But something unexpectedly stops him. His heart.

Stephen has problems of his own. As he investigates a plague of giant rats sweeping London, his sudden increase in power, boosted by his blood-and-sex bond with Crane, is rousing suspicion that he’s turned warlock. With all eyes watching him, the threat of exposure grows. Stephen could lose his friends, his job and his liberty over his relationship with Crane. He’s not sure if he can take that risk much longer. And Crane isn’t sure if he can ask him to.

The rats are closing in, and something has to give…

Product Warnings
Contains m/m sex (on desks), blackmail, dark pasts, a domineering earl, a magician on the edge, vampire ghosts (possibly), and the giant rats of Sumatra. Continue reading

Categories: 5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2014, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Interlude with Tattoos: A Charm of Magpies Story by KJ Charles

Reviewed by Heather C
interludesmagpiesv1Title: Interlude with Tattoos
Author: KJ Charles
Series: A Charm of Magpies #1.5
The Heroes: Stephan Day & Lord Lucien Crane
Genre: M/M Historical Romance, Paranormal
Length: 14 pages (4,550 words)
Release Date: December 10, 2013
Available Free at: Smashwords
Add it to your shelf at: Goodreads
Blurb: A short story set just after the end of The Magpie Lord. Stephen Day and Lord Crane return to London. Neither is quite sure where their fledgling relationship is going. It seems unlikely that there can be much of a future for them, under the circumstances, with Stephen going back to work and Crane returning to China. Until they encounter an unexpected moment of magic… Continue reading
Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments