Posts Tagged With: Marines

Book Review: In His Sights by L.A. Bryce

Reviewed by Susan65

Title: In His Sights
Author: L.A. Bryce
Series: N/A
Heroes: Noah/Mason
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 104,208 words
Publisher: JMS Books
Release Date: February 2, 2019
Available at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Meet two men who need each other’s help but don’t realize it until it’s almost too late.

Noah is gay and terrified someone might find out. So much so that when he was blackmailed with pictures of himself with another man, instead of coming clean, he left his SEAL team without a word.

The other man is openly gay Mason, a former Marine and now part of the FBI’s Joint Terrorist Task force. It takes eight years after their first meeting in the desert for a chance event bring the two men together again. Now Noah must decide if he’s ready to accept who he is or if it’s easier to cut and run. Can they navigate the obstacles in their path to build a relationship? And why does the thought of that scare them more than investigating a group of terrorists?
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, LGBT, Published in 2019, Susan65's Reviews | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Dawn and Dusk by Dirk Greyson

Reviewed by JustJen

28183567Title: Dawn and Dusk
Author: Dirk Greyson
Series: Day and Night #3
Heroes: Day/Knight
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 178 Pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: May 6, 2016
Available at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  For Scorpion agents Day and Knight, their relationship is slow to develop, and trust is hard to build. Then Day’s brother, Stephen, goes missing, and Day finds out more about him than he ever dreamed. Day’s first reaction to Stephen’s disappearance is to try to get to him as fast as possible.

Knight initially holds him back so they can attempt to find out what they’re walking into. But when Knight sees Day’s desperation, he steps in to help and tries to calm the man he’s growing to care about, even though the trail is cold and clues are scarce.

When Day witnesses his brother being shot live on television, he loses the last of his control. Despite the lack of answers, Day is more determined than ever to find out what happened. Stephen was all the family he had left.

Bone-deep fear and adversity threaten to tear Day and Knight apart, but facing unimaginable hardship together might finally cement the bond between them.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2016 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Below the Belt by Jeanette Murray

Guest Reviewed by Ami

1Title: Below the Belt
Author: Jeanette Murray
Series: First to Fight #1
Heroine/Hero: Marianne Cook/Brad Costa
Genre: MF Contemporary Romance
Length: 304 Pages
Publisher: Berkley
Release Date: April 7, 2015
Available at:  Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  There’s more than one way to win in the debut of the First to Fight series…

Athletic trainer Marianne Cook is ready to do whatever it takes to turn the men of the Marine Corps boxing team into fighting machines. After all, her ultimate goal is to land a job training professional athletes. But when she notices a certain hard-bodied marine trying to hide an injury, Marianne realizes that she’ll have to use covert tactics to get him talking.

First Lieutenant Brad Costa has waited years for the chance to fight for a spot on the Marine Corps boxing team, knowing he has to push twice as hard to get half as far as his younger counterparts. Brad tries to downplay his injuries to the attractive trainer who has his dreams in her hands, but Marianne isn’t buying it. Maybe it’s time to deploy some targeted flattery.

As Brad and Marianne’s attraction turns red-hot, there’s more than one person having a hard time keeping their eyes on the prize…
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Categories: 2.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Guest Reviewer, M/F, Published in 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vampire Week Review: The Vampire’s Wolf by Jenna Kernan

Reviewed by Nikyta

1Title: The Vampire’s Wolf
Author: Jenna Kernan
Heroine/Hero: Brianna Vittori/Travis MacConnelly
Genre: M/F Paranormal
Length: 304 Pages
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Available at: Harlequin, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, All Romance eBooks and Kobo
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: As a werewolf and a marine, he’s duty-bound to protect his enemy

Brianna Vittori is running from vampires. After receiving a mysterious warning, Bri has no choice but to seek refuge with an enemy she never thought she’d run to: werewolves. They’re the only ones who can save her…if they don’t kill her first.

As a werewolf, marine captain Travis MacConnelly should be immune to the deadly attraction of female vampires. But Bri ignites his most primal desires. When Mac realizes that his beautiful prisoner doesn’t even know what she is, it’s up to him to provide her with answers as well as protection. As the bond between them grows, so does the danger they’re in….
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Categories: 2 Star Ratings, Book Review, M/F, Nikyta's Reviews, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Captain’s Mate by Jenn Dease

Reviewed by JustJen

1Title: Captain’s Mate
Author: Jenn Dease
Series: Marine Dragons
Heroes: Franklin/Dane
Genre: MM Paranormal
Length: 90 Pages
Publisher: MLR Press
Release Date: May 29, 2014
Available at:  MLR Press, Amazon, Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  Can a Dragon and human solve the problems on a naval ship in the middle of the Pacific while falling in love?

Patrolling in the Pacific Ocean, there are problems aboard the USS Ronald Reagan.Newly appointed Lt. Commander Franklin Delano Michaels is sent to rectify the problems between the Marines and the human sailors. When he meets Marine Captain Danegeld Drake, the Dragon shape-shifter in charge of the Marine squadron, there’s an attraction that takes them by surprise.

There are more problems aboard ship than Franklin knows about. A Dragon shifter doctor whose infirmary is being sabotaged. A Dragon/human mating between one of the Marines and a Sailor. A plot against Dragons throughout the military. And a possible build-up of the Voldai, an enemy that almost defeated the allies in the ‘Almost War’. Can the two of them build a future together with all this going on?
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Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Debut Authors, JustJen's Reviews, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment