Posts Tagged With: war injury

Book Review: Scarred Hearts by Bonnie Dee

Reviewed by Heather C

Scarred HeartsTitle:  Scarred Hearts
Author: Bonnie Dee
Hero/Heroine: Shadow Robeson/Lettie Calloway
Genre: MF Historical Romance
Length:  167 Pages
Publisher: Bonnie Dee
Release Date: October 7, 2014
Available at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Two wounded souls find salvation in each another.

At the close of WWI, moonshine and bootlegging rule the night in the Kentucky hills, but two damaged souls manage to find light and love amidst the darkness. Nearly destroyed by a grenade blast, Shadow Robeson returns home from war only to be trapped by family expectations he has no energy to fight—until a secret romance with a loving woman sets him on a new course.

Bound by poverty and a ruined reputation, Lettie Calloway seems destined to spend her days serving at the local tavern. It takes a kind and gentle man entering her life to expand her dreams to the horizon.

Shadow plans to escape the backwoods with Lettie for a new start, but his violent family threatens to destroy the fragile growth of new love. As the couple struggles toward freedom, will they escape this dangerous country before their lives explode?
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Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, M/F, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: A Time for Loving by Nico Jaye

Reviewed by Heather C

1Title: A Time for Loving
Author: Nico Jaye
Heroes: Jack/Christopher
Genre: M/M Historical Romance
Length: 6,565 words
Publisher: Nico Jaye
Release Date: October 23, 2014
Available at: Amazon
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Jack and Christopher have made it through years of campaigning and the horrors of Waterloo together–side by side by day and, by night, in each other’s arms. After the war is over, however, will the love shared between this batman and his officer survive when Christopher returns to the life of a gentleman?
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Categories: 3.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Half a Man by Scarlet Blackwell

Reviewed by Heather C

23172512Title:  Half a Man
Author: Scarlet Blackwell
Series: War Tales #1
Heroes: Robert Blake/Jack Anderson
Genre: MM Historical Romance
Length: 99 Pages
Publisher: Totally Bound
Release Date: September 26, 2014
Available at: Totally Bound
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Traumatised by the nightmare of trench warfare in France, Robert Blake turns to rent boy Jack Anderson for solace. Neither man expects their business relationship to go quite so far.

It is 1919, less than a year after the end of the First World War with a recovering Britain in the grip of the influenza pandemic. Crippled veteran of the Somme battle, Robert Blake, is looking for someone to ease his nightmares of France and his guilt over what happened to his commanding officer. He turns to educated rent boy Jack Anderson for physical solace, not expecting how deeply the two soon become immersed in each other’s lives.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Think of England by KJ Charles

Reviewed by Heather C

20822874Title: Think of England
Author: KJ Charles
Heroes: Captain Archie Curtis & Daniel da Silva
Genre: M/M Historical Romance
Length: 194 pages
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Available at: Samhain Publishing, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb: Lie back and think of England…

England, 1904. Two years ago, Captain Archie Curtis lost his friends, fingers, and future to a terrible military accident. Alone, purposeless and angry, Curtis is determined to discover if he and his comrades were the victims of fate, or of sabotage.

Curtis’s search takes him to an isolated, ultra-modern country house, where he meets and instantly clashes with fellow guest Daniel da Silva. Effete, decadent, foreign, and all-too-obviously queer, the sophisticated poet is everything the straightforward British officer fears and distrusts.

As events unfold, Curtis realizes that Daniel has his own secret intentions. And there’s something else they share—a mounting sexual tension that leaves Curtis reeling.

As the house party’s elegant facade cracks to reveal treachery, blackmail and murder, Curtis finds himself needing clever, dark-eyed Daniel as he has never needed a man before…

Product Warnings
Contains explicit male/male encounters, ghastly historical attitudes, and some extremely stiff upper lips.
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, Heather C's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments