When Heaven Strikes by F.E. Feeley Jr

When Heaven Strikes by F.E. Feeley Jr

Ted Armstrong is an artist who has made a name for himself. He’s gone from rags to his own form of riches. After being kicked out of his house for being gay he’s now quite comfortable with his life and himself.

Anderson Taylor is a doctor, comes from a wealthy family, but only monetary wise, emotionally many things were lacking. Anderson’s grandmother is his rock and the meddler that introduces her grandson to Ted.

In this story you’ll be confronted by a religious zealot, heartbreak and pain, the unfairness of life, love….so much love, laughter, and hopefully forgiveness.

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Of Gods and Monsters: Menoetius by Wulf Francu Godgluck

Of Gods and Monsters: Menoetius by Wulf Francu Godgluck

This is a very dark by nature story. One of the main characters and his past is rather vile. You’ve been warned. 😉

Colt really wants to be a badass. Wants everyone to know who is in charge. He’ll never be weak again. Or even perceived as weak. At a charity function he sees Beo Moon and it’s hunt and first sight. Colt is obsessed and doesn’t understand why.

Beo has a struggle all his own. It’s not a past that haunts him but his present. He’s ready to throw in the towel to life when he meets Colt. Colt is brash, angry at the world, and arrogant, but there’s something in him that only Beo can see, sense, and touch.

Can opposites truly attract and stay?

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Page of Tricks by Amelia Faulkner

Page of Tricks by Amelia Faulkner

Inheritance Series #5-In my opinion, the darkest yet.

The dynamic duo of Quentin and Laurence are torn apart in this story. Laurence is kidnapped in an attempt to get Quentin back home. The Duke has had enough and will waste no more time.

Laurence is continually put through hell; tortured in an attempt to be broken.

Quentin’s mind wall begins to break and memories begin to seep through. Finally Quentin accepts who he was meant to be, but with stipulations.

The Duke is not impressed.

A family feud is the least of anyones worries throughout this story as lives and love is on the line.

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Raising Rachel by Jason Collins

Raising Rachel by Jason Collins

Rachel is a sixteen year old young woman who has had her life turned around on her. Rachel’s mother is in court ordered rehab. Rachel has been sent to live with her uncle, Brad.

Brad loves his niece but he doesn’t now how to really interact with her. He knows his sister has been a horrible mother, but he can’t reach Rachel.  Let her know she’s save and loved.

Kyle is a high school teacher that has the unfortunate event of being the victim of Rachel’s ire at a coffee shop and Brad unloads a little. Also, leaves him his number.

As Brad and Kyle start to build a relationship so do Kyle and Rachel. Kyle understands and can give advice, swap horror stories, and really listen. This gives Brad a chance to connect with his niece.

Somehow even though she’s supposed to be in rehab, Rachel’s mom finds a way to constantly throw a wrench into their happiness.

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Fishy Riot by Lindsey Black

Fishy Riot by Lindsey Black

Taylor Jameson and his twin brother Clay are both Riot Officers. They draw the short end of the stick and are sent with their team to watch over a bunch of rich, spoiled kids on a yacht for a fundraiser. Taylor decides he’s had enough of the crowd and ventures below under the guise of checking everything out.

Siesta Salisbury is the reclusive son of a politician. Nobody has seen him in ages so when he appears on the yacht and gives a speech it’s a surprise to everyone.

After events turn from organized chaos to downright chaotic it’s everyman on deck. The newspapers get a picture of Taylor and Sietta and it appears to be intimate.

When Taylor goes to apologize to Sietta, Taylor and Clay find the whole thing to be rather fishy and suspect. From there things only go south.

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Shadows on my Soul by Leigh Jarrett Blog Tour Stop

Shadows on my Soul by Leigh Jarrett Blog Tour Stop

Shadows on My Soul by Leigh Jarrett Blurb:


Derek Lawrence is a player. There is no other way to phrase it. He’s been unstoppable since coming out in high school. Guy after guy, conquest after conquest. He isn’t looking for any kind of commitment from anyone. His life is perfect the way it is.

Except for one aspect. Derek has been in love with his best friend and business partner, Justin Leary, since the first day he set eyes on him over twenty years ago.

When an implication surfaces that Justin’s feelings for Derek might run far deeper than friendship, he considers approaching Justin about it. But before he can, one targeted act of violence followed by the aftermath of violation, challenges the depth of Derek’s love for Justin.



Leigh Jarrett is unabashedly queer, quirky, and passionate. Lover of antique stores, the smell of lye and oil as it turns to soap, and the sound of ocean breezes passing through the ancient Douglas firs of Vancouver Island’s Cathedral Grove. In her hometown of Kelowna, BC, Leigh is an advocate for the LGBTQ community, celebrating their diversity, and affirming their most basic of human rights—to love and be loved.

To connect with Leigh Jarrett:

Email: leigh@leighjarrett.com

Website: www.leighjarrett.com

You can also find Leigh on Facebook, Twitter and Google+


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Link to interview:  20 Questions with Leigh Jarrett: http://christinasbookshelf.net/2017/06/11/20-questions-with-leigh-jarrett/


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A Love Like Blood by Victor Yates

A Love Like Blood by Victor Yates

A Love Like Blood is a 2016 Lamba Literary Award Winner for LGBT debut fiction.

A Love Like Blood is completely different from anything I’ve ever read before. It was quite the privilege to see a new world that was presented to me. Victor’s writing style is one of a kind.

Carsten Tynes is too feminine for his father’s liking. So in order to gain his love Carsten is the only of his brothers to take on their father’s passion of photography. Behind the lens of a camera Carsten feels free, but he’s not. Being half Somali he’s supposed to marry when he’s 18 and is constantly pushed by his father.

He see’s how gays are treated within his community and it is suffocating. This story isn’t about romance, love, acceptance.

For Carsten Tynes, it’s about liberation.

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