A Stella Review: Still The One (The Best Gift #2) by Shawn Lane

RATING 3,75 out of 5 stars Sequel to The Best Gift Best friends Malcolm and Dusty have been together as a happy couple for five years. But now Malcolm’s budding career as a stage actor has taken an exciting turn, sending him across the country to Broadway, just as Dustin’s dream of being named Head… Continue reading A Stella Review: Still The One (The Best Gift #2) by Shawn Lane

An Alisa Review: Waking the Prince by Shawn Lane

Rating:  3 stars out of 5 Living a quiet life in a remote village, Roland does not expect the arrival of the powerful warrior, Magnus, who speaks of fates and prophecies. Surely Roland can’t be the lost royal prince who is destined to slay the evil sorcerer, Veronious, with a legendary sword. Roland doesn’t even… Continue reading An Alisa Review: Waking the Prince by Shawn Lane

A Stella Review: The Best Gift (The Best Gift #1) by Shawn Lane

RATING 2,75 out of 5 stars Malcolm Rowland’s nearly year old relationship ends just before Christmas when he learns his boyfriend has been cheating on him. Now Malcolm has no place to live and no job. His best friend, Dustin Jones, who has stood by him for years, takes him in. Dustin is determined to… Continue reading A Stella Review: The Best Gift (The Best Gift #1) by Shawn Lane

An Alisa Review: Admiring Jesse by Shawn Lane

Rating:  4 stars out of 5   Jesse is used to Valentine’s Day passing without finding his own sweetheart. But suddenly he starts receiving gifts from a secret admirer.   With encouragement from his too-sexy roommate, Gilbert, Jesse opens himself to the idea that someone is actually interested in him. Though he has doubts, Jesse… Continue reading An Alisa Review: Admiring Jesse by Shawn Lane

A Lila Review: Tempted to Taste (Sutter’s Bay #5) by Shawn Lane

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Ryan Callahan’s parents died in a boating accident off Sutter’s Bay when he was five years old. Now Ryan is back in the bay ready to live in the Victorian reproduction house his father built for his mother. And ready to get his dream job a chef in a restaurant. The… Continue reading A Lila Review: Tempted to Taste (Sutter’s Bay #5) by Shawn Lane

A Lila Review: Finding Forever (Sutter’s Bay #4) by Shawn Lane

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 For years, Nolan Young has tried to deny he’s gay. With an abusive, homophobic father, who is also the mayor of Sutter’s Bay, Nolan has no choice but to ignore that part of himself. Until he meets Leo Winthrop on the beach one day. Leo is exactly the kind of guy… Continue reading A Lila Review: Finding Forever (Sutter’s Bay #4) by Shawn Lane

An Alisa Review: The Gift of Casey by Shawn Lane

Rating:  4 stars out of 5   Casey Mackenzie unexpectedly finds himself in need of a “boyfriend” for his Thanksgiving dinner. For several months, Casey has been putting off family questions and invites with talk of his boyfriend “George.” Only now they actually expect to meet George at the holiday dinner.   George Accardo is… Continue reading An Alisa Review: The Gift of Casey by Shawn Lane

A Lila Review: Galaxy’s Heart (Sutter’s Bay #3) by Shawn Lane

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Ten years ago, Galaxy Winthrop had a one-night stand with the hottest guy ever. Galaxy also remembered one other thing from that night — the man’s mention of the Northern California town, Sutter’s Bay, where he once lived. Now, Galaxy has made it his mission to save his troubled little brother,… Continue reading A Lila Review: Galaxy’s Heart (Sutter’s Bay #3) by Shawn Lane

A Lila Review: Twice in a Lifetime (Sutter’s Bay #2) by Shawn Lane

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Five years ago, British transplant, Jude, left San Francisco after the tragic murder of his lover, Martin. Heartbroken, he settled in Sutter’s Bay and opened a small flower shop, hoping that surrounding himself with bright colors and pretty things — living things — would somehow lessen the anguish he felt over… Continue reading A Lila Review: Twice in a Lifetime (Sutter’s Bay #2) by Shawn Lane