Posts Tagged With: War Zone

Book Review: Trasmundo: Escape by Varian Krylov

Reviewed by JustJen

25970839Title: Trasmundo: Escape
Author: Varian Krylov
Series: Trasmundo #1
Heroes: Luka/Tarik
Genre: MM Dystopian
Length: 236 Pages
Publisher: Varian Krylov
Release Date: August 6, 2015
Available at: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  Strange, quiet Luka doesn’t live in this world; long ago he took refuge in his art, escaping into surreal mindscapes inspired by his favorite painters. In the beautifully monstrous realms of his imagination, he is safe from the pain of his losses: his family, his friends, his hope.

Until war breaks out, and he is forced to flee the only home he’s known since he was thirteen.

Captured by an enemy soldier, young Luka is marched across brutal terrain, toward a fate known only by the bearded menace holding him prisoner. Quick with a knife, tireless and strong, Tarik guards the purpose of his mission as he takes Luka deeper and deeper into enemy territory.

When the soldier discovers the painful secret he has been hiding since childhood, Luka fears he is about to endure a new kind of cruelty, worse than being abandoned, ostracized or beaten. Or is it possible the soldier holding Luka prisoner is the one person who isn’t afraid of the truth behind Luka’s silence and lies?
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Categories: 4.5 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, LGBT, Published in 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: More Than Life by Garrett Leigh

Reviewed by JustJen

1Title: More Than Life
Author: Garrett Leigh
Heroes: Mikail/Isa
Genre: MM Contemporary
Length: 75 Pages
Publisher: eXtasy Books
Release Date: June 1, 2014
Available at:  eXtasy Books
Add it to your shelf: Goodreads

Blurb:  A love forged in war, and saved by the shadows of death.

Set in the Kosovan war, Mikail fights in the depleted underground resistance, smuggling intelligence and precious cargo out of war torn Pristina. Isa, an enigmatic CIA operative becomes an unlikely ally, and when a secret mission brings them together, heat, passion and a love they’ve never known consumes them. They forge a deep bond, but the war around them continues to rage, and as Serbian forces close in on Pristina, Isa makes the ultimate sacrifice to save his young lover.

Four years later, Mik lives in the shadow of the Albanian mountains, trying to rebuild his life with what remains of his family. His grief for Isa weighs heavily on his young shoulders and their time together feels like nothing more than a stolen dream.
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Categories: 4 Star Ratings, Book Review, JustJen's Reviews, Published in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment