Publisher: Riptide Publishing

02 Jun '18

Review Post – Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo (5 Stars)

Review Post – Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo (5 Stars)

Outside the Lines by Anna Zabo Series: Bluewater Bay #22 Published by Riptide Publishing on 2017-12-18 Genres: Contemporary, Gay, Polyam Pages: 224 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Miniature artist Ian Meyers has one week to rebuild his damaged set. Needing help, he goes to End o’ Earth, the local comic and gaming shop. Owner Simon Derry pushes all of Ian’s buttons, and he also has steady hands and the skills Ian needs. Before they can even grab a beer, Ian meets Lydia Derry, Simon’s wife. If Ian had any interest in women, he’d suggest a threesome, but then Simon explains that he and Lydia are polyamorous, and if Ian wants Simon, neither of them will complain. If anything, Lydia encourages the relationship. Ian’s all in, and it’s fantastic working with Simon to piece together his set and then take each other apart at night. His friendship with Lydia grows too. The only problem is, the more time he spends with Simon, the more he wants everything… Keep Reading »

20 Jan '16

Review Post : Rough Road by Vanessa North (4 Stars)

Review Post : Rough Road by Vanessa North (4 Stars)

Rough Road by Vanessa North Series: Lake Lovelace #2 Published by Riptide Publishing on 2015-09-28 Genres: BDSM, Male-Male Pages: 164 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Eddie Russell is many things: A wealthy pillar of the community. An outrageous flirt. A doting best friend. A masochist with a kink for brawling with his bedmates. But he is definitely not a man who invites intimacy. His friends are close but few, his lovers rarer still. When Eddie runs his Mercedes off the road on a hot July afternoon, Wish Carver comes to his aid—and leaves his number in Eddie’s phone. Wish, a road crew worker half Eddie’s age and sexy as sin, seems fascinated by Eddie’s different sides. Mutual attraction and compatible kinks ignite the sheets, but it’s their connection outside the bedroom that Eddie begins to crave. When the two come down on opposite sides of a local issue, Eddie finds his growing feelings for Wish at odds with his business interests and his devotion to his… Keep Reading »

03 Jun '15

Review Post : Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino (2 Stars)

Review Post : Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino (2 Stars)

Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino Series: Bluewater #7 Published by Riptide Publishing on 2015-04-13 Pages: 276 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Lucas Wilder’s best friend is a traitor. First, Audrey moved back to their hick-infested hometown, Bluewater Bay, and now she’s marrying a local. His own brother, in fact. And as her man of honor, Lucas gets coerced into returning for an extended stay. Although, between his unfaithful ex-boyfriend and his artist’s block, going home isn’t the worst thing that could happen. Even if the best man is Gabriel Savage, Lucas’s first crush, first hookup, and first heartbreak. The only reason Gabe hasn’t been waiting for Lucas to return to Bluewater Bay is because he never thought it’d happen. Not that it matters now that Lucas is back-Gabe’s still a logger who’s never been anywhere (Canada doesn’t count), and Lucas is now a famous sculptor who’s been everywhere twice. Plus, there’s that shared past. When Audrey asks Lucas to make her wedding favors, the only place… Keep Reading »

18 Jan '14

Nix MM Contemporary Review – Glitterland by Alexis Hall (3.5 Stars)

Nix MM Contemporary Review – Glitterland by Alexis Hall (3.5 Stars)

Glitterland by Alexis Hall Series: Glitterland #1 Published by Riptide Publishing on 2013-08 Genres: Contemporary, Male-Male Pages: 222 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The universe is a glitterball I hold in the palm of my hand. Once the golden boy of the English literary scene, now a clinically depressed writer of pulp crime fiction, Ash Winters has given up on love, hope, happiness, and—most of all—himself. He lives his life between the cycles of his illness, haunted by the ghosts of other people’s expectations. Then a chance encounter at a stag party throws him into the arms of Essex boy Darian Taylor, an aspiring model who lives in a world of hair gel, fake tans, and fashion shows. By his own admission, Darian isn’t the crispest lettuce in the fridge, but he cooks a mean cottage pie and makes Ash laugh, reminding him of what it’s like to step beyond the boundaries of anxiety. But Ash has been living in his own shadow for so long… Keep Reading »