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Rampant by Eric Del Carlo – review

Rating: 6/10 ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ Title: Rampant
Author: Eric Del Carlo
Genre: Fantasy, Erotica
URL: Loose ID
Price: US$6.99
Other Information/warnings: explicit m/m, horror, violence
Summary [from the publisher]:
Wyst’s forbidden intimacy with the Hex, Village’s mysterious goddess, leaves him with a damning stain and prompts his banishment. Denied the comforts of home’s orgiastic Reproduction Galas, Wyst wanders to City, a strange and plague-ridden place. Here he chances upon Gamomal, an exterminator of insects.
Amidst the fear and chaos, the two men are relentlessly drawn to one another. They carve out a tiny island of erotic pleasure, even as Wyst takes employment as a collector of the bodies of the plague victims.
But Wyst may have a deeper purpose. The Hex has charged him with curing the plague, though she has provided no specific instructions. How is he to accomplish this? Is it possible his body the instrument of salvation?

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Toybox: Sounds, a Torquere Collection – review

Rating: 6.5/10 ★★★★★★½☆☆☆ Title: Toy Box: Sounds, a Torquere Collection
Author: Kiernan Kelly, Angelia Sparrow & Naomi Brooks, Mychael Black
Genre: M/M erotica/kink
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US$2.49
Warnings: Explicit m/m sex, urethral play/sounding, rough language, mild violence.
Summary (from Publisher’s Website): What the heck is a sound, anyway? It’s not a toy for everyone, but the boys in this Toy Box make it pretty hot and intriguing! In A Play of Shadow by Mychael Black, vampire Triarius is back for this story, along with his lover Lance. Triarius is growly and moody and Lance knows just how to fix that, and he takes control for a change, starting a back and forth ride that neither will ever forget.Sideshow Roses by Naomi Brooks and Angelia Sparrow give us Nick and Torturo, the King of Pain, on Valentine’s Day. Torturo turns out to be a closet romantic, and has a surprising sound just for Nick. Finally, in Sounding like Trust by Kiernan Kelly, Arthur is a shy guy who needs a little therapy to gain confidence. Can he become the best student his love therapist has ever had? Find out all this and more in the Sounds Toy Box!

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Bringo Springs by Laney Cairo – review

Rating: 6.5/10 ★★★★★★½☆☆☆ 
Title: Bringo Springs
Author: Laney Cairo
Genre: Rural romance
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US $3.95
Other Information/warnings: explicit m/m, violent deaths of endangered Australian animals
Summary [from publisher]: Ross is a city boy, working on his thesis and living with his trendy boyfriend. When his grandfather breaks a hip and winds up in the hospital, Ross is enlisted to take over the running of his grandfather’s farm. When he arrives at the farm, he finds one problem after another; everything from the bore pump no longer working, to snakes taking over in the house. After calling in for reinforcements for the bore pump, he sets out to get everything else working.
Relief arrives in the form of Geoff, who is impressed with Ross’ willingness to get his hands and boots dirty in order to get the work done. That’s not all that impresses Geoff, and when their attraction appears mutual, Ross must decide what to do. Can this city boy find happiness in the Australian outback? Read Bringo Springs and find out.

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Undercover Blues by Laney Cairo – review

Rating: 6.5/10 ★★★★★★½☆☆☆ Title: Undercover Blues
Author: Laney Cairo
Genre: Police, modern, romance, m/m
URL: Torquere Press
Price: US$3.95
Other Information/warnings: violence, bad language, explicit m/m
Summary:[from publisher]
Ryan is a police officer working undercover for the organized crime unit in an Australian city. His job is to get close to the mob boss’ brother Jason, who might just lead him to bringing down the crime boss and all his cronies. Problem is, he doesn’t count on the things Jason makes him feel.

Jason knows Ryan is bad news for his family, but can’t help falling for the hot cop. Things go bad in a big way when the investigation heats up, and Jason and Ryan have to deal with danger, coming out, and figuring out if their love is worth fighting for.

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Until the End of Time: The Chariot by Syd McGinley – review

Rating: 6.5/10 ★★★★★★½☆☆☆ Title: Until the End of Time: The Chariot
Author: Syd McGinley
Genre: fantasy, historical romance
URL: At Torquere
Price: US $2.49
Other Information/warnings: death, explicit m/m
Summary:
Doomed by a deal with Hades, Cyran searches for his lost love Ximen across the centuries. It seems they’re destined never to meet again, through Roman adventures and Celtic times, all the way to the present day.

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