Dreamspinner Advent Story Roundup – Part II and List of Story Recommendations

This post will finish up our Dreamspinner Advent Story Roundup started on Saturday, January 4, 2013. A Charming Idea by Alex Mar Rating: 4.5 stars DSP: Having fallen on hard times, London-based wizard Evan keeps his charms shop open on Christmas Eve. When he finally gets home, he finds his neighbor, Kian, languishing with a wound… Continue reading Dreamspinner Advent Story Roundup – Part II and List of Story Recommendations

Dreamspinner Press Advent Story Roundup

The Ghost of Mistletoe Lock by Amy Rae Durreson Rating: 4.25 stars DSP: After lonely divorcé Isaac leaves his job as a banker to work as a conservationist on a country river, he gives up on finding the love he always wanted. Then he meets flirty jeweler Ryan and assumes Ryan’s out of his league,… Continue reading Dreamspinner Press Advent Story Roundup

The Week Ahead in Reviews and Welcome 2013

Tomorrow is New Year’s Eve and the official end to 2012.  There have been plenty of highs and lows, especially lows that I am ready to let 2012 go and not mourn the loss.  But 2012 also brought me some lovely new friends, especially in our DC Metro Area M/M Romance group, my blog turned… Continue reading The Week Ahead in Reviews and Welcome 2013

Review: A Gentleman’s Agreement by J. Roman

Rating: 3.75 stars Thomas Derrik is about to have the worst Christmas of his life. Three days before the holiday, he finds out the father he doesn’t get along with is arriving on Christmas Eve, his ex-lover and new brother-in-law will be staying at his estate until the New Year, and his beloved brother, Edmund,… Continue reading Review: A Gentleman’s Agreement by J. Roman

Review of A Great Miracle Happened by Kim Fielding

Rating: 4.75 stars Jude Bloch is sitting at his usual table at the  coffee shop in Chicago, far away from his family in LA.  He has done his shopping for Hannukah, mailed his presents and is now free to work on his dissertation but is having little progress.  Until the door opens up and the… Continue reading Review of A Great Miracle Happened by Kim Fielding

Twas the Week Before Christmas Poem And My Reviews!

Twas The Night Before Christmas (with my apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house, all the creatures were bonkers, even the house mouse. All the stockings were ready to hang with great care but then Kirby found them, ate some and gave us a great scare. Then a… Continue reading Twas the Week Before Christmas Poem And My Reviews!

Reviews of Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot and Yes, Darling by Dawn Kimberly Johnson

Continuing my reviews of the Dreamspinner 2012 Advent Stories, here are two sweet stories for your Holiday Reading: Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot Rating: 3.75 stars When Foster needs a Christmas tree at the last minute for his roommate’s little girl, he went to the only Christmas tree lot in town that still had… Continue reading Reviews of Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot and Yes, Darling by Dawn Kimberly Johnson

Three Evergreen 2012 Dreamspinner Holiday Short Stories by SA Garcia, Laylah Hunter and Charlie Cochet

The Colors of Pastor Saul by SA Garcia Rating: 4 stars Pastor Saul Thompson operates a food kitchen for the lost souls and people fleeing from the wars his country is engaged in.  But thee is more to Saul then meets the eye as Saul can see Death or the Black Mantle coming for the… Continue reading Three Evergreen 2012 Dreamspinner Holiday Short Stories by SA Garcia, Laylah Hunter and Charlie Cochet

Review of Wish List by J.J. Cassidy

Rating: 4.5 stars Berg Pedersen is newly out of the army and standing on the steps belonging to a man he has been seeing secretly for sometime.  Berg is shocked and disheartened when the man’s wife opens the door, he had no idea that the guy was married and had a child.  Beaten down, Berg… Continue reading Review of Wish List by J.J. Cassidy

Review of Snowbound to Nowhere by Andrew Grey

Rating: 4.5 stars When Martin suggested that Chris Fellows spend the holiday with him up at his cabin on the lake, Chris only hesitated for a moment.  Chris knew his friend had little family and looked to his closest friends to supply the support and comfort a family would have, so yes was the only… Continue reading Review of Snowbound to Nowhere by Andrew Grey