Archive for February, 2008

Bad case of Loving you by Laney Cairo – review

Rating: 9.5/10 ★★★★★★★★★½ 
Title: Bad Case of Loving You
Author: Laney Cairo
Genre: Medical romance, contemporary
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US $5.95
Other Information/warnings: detailed medical procedures, drug use, explicit m/m, fisting, D/s

Summary:
Matthew is a medical student, trying to ignore his various roommates’ wild parties and get through his classes. Andrew is his instructor, a doctor at a prestigious British hospital. They’re not supposed to be attracted to each other, but they can’t deny their undeniable chemistry.

They come together with a heat that surprises them both, and through doctor’s strikes, dealing with Andrew’s teenaged son, and hospital red tape, Andrew and Matthew learn to live, and love together. Is their relationship just what the doctor ordered?

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One Way Street by Laney Cairo – review

Rating: 8/10 ★★★★★★★★☆☆ Title: One Way Street
Author: Laney Cairo
Genre: Romance, sport
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US$ 3.95
Other Information/warnings: disturbing medical imagery, some bad language, explicit m/m, kink (breath play)
Summary:
Aussie rules football star Shane is having a rough time of it. He split with his lover, Dale, because of the pressure from his coach and his sponsors, who don’t want a gay player on their hands. He’s also sick, desperately so, and he doesn’t know who to go to. Everyone in his life wants something from him, but no one wants to help.

When he can’t take anymore, Shane runs to the one place he knows he’s safe; the old love nest he shared with Dale. When Dale shows up to collect his stuff, he finds a very ill Shane, and the two of them remember why they were so attracted to each other.

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Mahape a ale Wala‘au by Paul G. Bens – review

Rating: 10/10 ★★★★★★★★★★ 
Title: Mahape a ale Wala’au
Author: Paul G. Bens
Genre: Romance, erotica, modern
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US$2.49

Now at Smashwords for $2.75 as part of the Talk Story anthology
Other Information/warnings: explicit m/m

Summary: Japanese businessman ‘Toshi’ recalls a Christmas holiday, fleeing cold, repressed Tokyo for the warmth and friendliness of Hawaii. There, he meets Kristopher and the two of them shed their respectable facades, to explore their inner selves and desires.

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