Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wednesday 22nd July ~ Our look at what’s HOT in the M/M world. New Releases, Sales & Freebies.

PicMonkey CollageWe all lead busy lives… and trying to keep up with all the new releases each day is a time consuming task, so to make our obsession with books and reading a little easier, we here at Sinfully will be bringing you updates Mondays, Wednesdays on the New Releases, Sales, Freebies and News which has caught our eye in the M/M world… and on Friday we will bring you up to date on the weeks New Releases with our regular weekly, Weekend New Releases and Giveaway post. You can also check out our Facebook page which we update daily.

Keep up to date with our pick of what’s HOT and if you missed any New Releases, Sales & Freebies you can have a recap –> HERE

*All prices correct at time of publishing*

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Wednesday 22nd July

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Confessions of a Wild Heart by Kade Boehme

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1JeFC63

Synopsis

US Army PFC Jase Emery, on leave in Germany, sees Ase Ramirez for the first time with a camera to his face. Ase’s silly attitude, tattoos, & sexy motorcycle provide a welcome distraction for Jase. But their weekend of fun ends abruptly when Ase’s Catholic, Mexican-American family catch them. Through email, Ase and Jase are able to keep the link open. But that too comes to an end.
Jase was never able to live up to his parent’s expectations like his brother was. He didn’t stay and work the family ranch, or marry. He saw the world. His return from serving in the Army changed nothing, he wanted to be free to live his own life. But the death of his father and his mother’s failing health force him to come home, hide his bisexuality, and live a life in the closet as a local Sheriff Deputy so he can take care of his family. This was to be his life… Until Ase returns.
After his family caught Ase and Jase together, Ase worked hard at getting the heat off himself. His occasional thoughts of Jase and their amazing weekend dwindle as life and family take the forefront and fear drives Ase to make huge mistakes.
When Ase and Jase come face to face again, it isn’t easy. Insecurities, and a hurt that have only grown with time make it hard to see the future.Can their friendship blossom into something more? With Ase’s wild side reappearing from the shadows and major trust issues, can he and Jase, with huge obstacles of his own, learn to forgive, move on, and find a peace they both so desperately want… together?
Includes a Stetson wearing deputy living in a glass closet and a toppy bad boy with a lot of drama—and a love of women's clothing—who together just may learn to stop dancing alone.

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Playing the Lines by J. Colby

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1T3F6dK

Synopsis

Photographer Elliot is near the top of his field and loves his work, even if it means putting up with models like Cory: beautiful, egotistical, and aggravating. Then a photoshoot in Norway shows there's more to Cory than Elliot thought, and he agrees to dinner despite himself.
But even if he's not completely a brat, it's well known Cory prefers to play rather than settle. And Elliot isn't interested in being anyone's toy—no matter how persuasive and persistent Cory proves to be.

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By Way of Vegan Donuts by Kay Walker

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1MIAh5Q

Synopsis

In a tourist town in the Canadian Rockies, Simon is spending the summer working at his sister-in-law’s bookstore. Shy around new people, Simon prefers to keep his nose in a book. When Benji, a local who works at a café down the street, hears Simon is vegan, he figures the best way to welcome him is bake him a vegan donut.
Upon their first meeting, there’s an undeniable burst of chemistry. Simon is drawn to Benji’s outgoing personality and wants to get to know him better. All Simon has to do is figure out a way to get over his nervousness and ask the casually flirty Benji on a date.

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Secrets from the Edge by S.C. Wynne

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1VvKOra

Synopsis

Keith Williams is twenty-two and struggling to feel normal again. Once a rising super star in the competitive world of snowboarding, he’s only now healing from a horrible crash that almost wrecked his body and ripped his confidence from him.
Jesse Royce is a reporter embedded on a snowboarding documentary that Keith has agreed to be a part of. The two of them have always had a sexual attraction that’s hard to ignore. But Keith’s loss of nerve isn't the only secret he’s keeping, and while it’s tempting to give into his desire for Jesse, it might end up being career suicide.

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The Dusty Hat Bar by L.J. Hamlin

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1OxZWPY

Synopsis

Noah Kimberly walks into his usual bar, same as he does most Friday nights. It's surprisingly busy for this time of night, even for a Friday.
Tonight things are different. Tonight Noah will meet Lennie Boyce, the son of Earl Boyce the biggest ranch owner in the area and Noah's ex boss. His friend and bar owner Dusty might warn him away from the other man, but Noah's just not sure he can resist this cowboy.

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Faking Perfection by Mia Watts

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1KkO2KK

Synopsis

Garth has never regretted his path into ministry…until one night an unexpected kiss has him questioning everything.

Father Garth is a priest with a problem. For years, he’s had a fascination with a particular congregant. Though he’s never actually acknowledged his sexuality, Garth’s definitely more attracted to men than women. Fortunately, he hasn’t had to deal with making a moral decision...until the night he is caught in the dark and kissed senseless. Now, he fantasizes that the kiss was from the one man he can’t forget—Eli Jennings. For Garth, the man of his fantasies could be his, but how does he reconcile human desire with his vow to God?

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The Minder by Catherine L. Byrne

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1IjnffE

Synopsis

When down-on-his-luck minder Chase takes on a job for a fading gangster, the job and his charge both turn out to be very different to what he expected. Someone is trying to sabotage the mobster’s business and doesn’t care who they hurt in the process. Soon Chase finds himself on the run with his charge, trying to carry out a friend’s last wishes before their pursuers catch up with them.

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Kort’s Treasure (A Paranormal's Love #13) by Charlie Richards

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1SCL03u

Synopsis

Kort is a gargoyle and known as the friendly playboy of the clutch, while nothing could be further from the truth. As much as he flirts with almost every available male that enters the gargoyle’s estate, he’s never taken any to his bed. Kort is waiting, just as he has been for over three hundred years. After watching a number of his buddies be blessed with their mates, he has faith that Fate will soon reveal his own other half.
When Kort smells something wonderful on the clothes of a fellow gargoyle’s mate, he is quick to question the human. He suspects the other man has been in contact with his mate. Learning that the owner of the scent, a human named Mace Capston, was just in the emergency room, Kort locates the human’s home and takes up a vigil. He waits impatiently for his opportunity to speak to the human. The first time he has a conversation with the injured man, however short and in the darkness, leaves Kort eager for more.
When Mace’s attacker returns, Kort whisks the cute human to safety…too bad his mate passes out from fear in the process. Can Kort convince Mace that the creature from the dark is not the real monster?

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Junkyard Dog by Pelaam

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1MoJL9q

Synopsis

Lyall knows he's the epitome of the bad boy that every good girl, or boy, is warned against. He needs the aggressive appearance, and lives up to it. You don't mess with him, or his pack family.
When his wallet is stolen, it starts a chain of events that turns his solitary life upside down.
How can he consider a feline mate? How can he consider a mate at all? Yet Niko is everything Lyall could want.
When their life is torn apart by another alpha shifter, they will both fight tooth and claw to be reunited.

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Hunted by Lourdes Skye

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1TRoqa3

Synopsis

Upon a dastardly escape from his sadistically abusive husband, Jace Vanderhuff embarks on a journey that’ll lead him into a dangerous realm of trafficking, murder, and unsuspecting love.
However, Jace has no choice but take the chance, for going back would be a fate worse than death. Hiding in plain sight brings Jace face to face with a cop who is sexy as sin.
Detective Cobra Stallone, while investigating a teen trafficking ring, stumbles upon a sweet, shy, blonde-haired guy who invades his thoughts and dreams. But there’s something there. Something that Jace is guarding. When the truth is revealed, can he melt past Jace’s defenses and fears and show him that love can be better the second time around?
With his husband and a crazed killer-for-hire hot on his trail, will the jungle known as New York City become ground zero, where the hidden has now become the hunted.

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Long Division by Taylor Leigh

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1IjwufQ

Synopsis

Mark Hurt has given up on just about everything.
Plagued by depression and guilt, he no longer notices the dramatic changes happening in the world around him.
Even the new “Miracle Technology” from InVizion offers him no escape from the bleakness of his days.
Until he answers a wrong number call that changes all he knows.
Mathematician James Nightgood is everything Mark is not: Obsessive, brilliant and oddly naïve, he sees things around him differently, and in a way Mark desperately needs.
It is through his late night texts that James rapidly draws Mark into his strange world and grants him a chance for life and friendship that Mark has given up on all together.
Yet good always has a price; and as his feelings for James continue to grow, so does his wariness. For with the mathematical theories also come conspiracies; because the rapid changes Mark so stubbornly ignored, James has not. And some miracles are not what they seem.
While all Mark wants is to figure out his tangled emotions—clinging to James Nightgood for stability—he finds himself embroiled in something far greater and darker then he could ever have imagined. Something that will devour their lives and push them to a place they cannot return from.
For technology is one the rise, and the world is on the brink of a new and terrifying dawn.

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The Heart’s Eternal Desire by David Holly

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1gP5R86

Synopsis

Seaton French and Dustin Marley strive to hold on to each other and preserve their bond of love against an array of terrifying enemies. Faced with devastating threats, Sea and Dusty struggle to unravel the conspiracy and expose the conspirators. While dire events unfold, shock and terror trigger Dusty’s personality shifts, and Sea must cope with his beloved’s multiple personalities.
Dusty and Sea descend through dissociative psychological states as the conspiracies against them grow stranger and appear to make less and less sense. During their attempts to unravel the threads of the conspiracy, the lovers explore bizarre religions and secret societies that could have ominous consequences. In the end, Dusty and Sea discover the appalling source of their problems and learn that they must survive minute by minute in the grip of soul-shuddering conditions they are powerless to change while they seek redemption in the heart’s eternal desire.

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Trained by N.M. Pratt

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1MlylT0

Synopsis

Brendon is too young to be letting himself go. Overweight and desperate for a change, he goes where everyone goes for advice these days, the Internet. That's where he finds Jared. Jared has an offer too good for Brendon to pass up; a free training program to help him build his clientele. What starts out as workout routines, and meal plans, slowly turns into friendship, all before they ever meet in person. Jared may be straight but will Brendon be able to resist his sexy trainer and friend when they finally meet and spend a night out under The Bay Lights in San Francisco? Or maybe a better question is, will a confused Jared be able to resist Brendon?

New Release Only #99c/#99p

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Not Like the Rest (Not a Werewolf Fairy Tale Book 1) by Layla Cole

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1LEbOzY

Length: 93 pages

Synopsis

Paul believes in fairy tales: true love, happy endings, and the soulmate that, as a werewolf, he knows is out there somewhere. He's spent years fantasizing about the woman who will be his mate, but what he gets instead is a straight guy named Jesse who apparently wants nothing to do with him. All Paul wants is a chance…if he can get over his own gay crisis first.
Jesse's thought about experimenting once or twice--hasn't everyone?--but that's it. The last thing Jesse needs is for Alpha Kappa Tau's newest pledge to upset his carefully constructed web of denial, or for his position as Pledgemaster to throw them together at every turn. All he wants to do is keep running until life gets back to normal...if it ever does.
But maybe, just maybe, normal sucks. And maybe, just maybe, he likes Paul more than he's willing to admit.
Note: Paul & Jesse's story will continue in Not Enough, available soon.

#99c/#99p Limited Time Only

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Dangerously Happy by Varian Krylov

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1JfQ6SS

Length: 244 Pages

Synopsis

Aidan has always played it safe. Instead of pursuing his dream of creating innovative music that makes his soul sing, he settled for a degree in software, a job in a cubicle, and a spot in a generic band with his buddies.
And he's always been straight. But when he's seduced by magnetic local literary luminary Dario, Aidan must decide whether to keep playing it safe, or succumb to a ravenous passion and a nourishing love unlike anything he's experienced before. Will he find the courage to go after real happiness if it means admitting he's in love with a man?
Their journey together isn't easy. Sometimes it isn't safe. Even if Aidan has the courage to admit he's in love with Dario, can he endure the repercussions of the traumatic event in Dario's past?
This novel has mature content and is intended for readers over the age of eighteen. Although this is a story about two men falling in love, there are extended, explicit sex scenes, including some BDSM, m/m/m and m/m/f scenes. There are references to sexual violence which may be a trigger for some readers, although there is no graphic depiction of rape in the book.

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Bad Things by Varian Krylov

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1LuSbfa

Length: 399 Pages

Synopsis

Xavier makes a lot of people nervous. The rest, he flat-out scares. More than his hulking, tattooed body, it's his predator's gaze that makes people feel vulnerable, as if he had the power to read their thoughts and see their soul. For his lovers, it's Xavier's ravenous appetite for all things carnal—for the taste of flesh under his tongue and the feel of a trembling body under his control, for whispered pleas and muffled cries—that makes him dangerous.
But recently, driven by a festering rage against the men who attacked his sister a decade ago, Xavier has developed a taste for a different kind of hunt and conquest: stalking men who do truly bad things and punishing the predators he sniffs out. The problem with vigilante justice, though, is sometimes the man in your trap is innocent.
Carson suspects he's playing a risky game with dangerous men. But the lies are convincing, especially when they're slipped to him among hundred dollar bills. He never guessed how big and dark the secret hidden under all the lies and money could be. And he has no idea he's not the predator, but the prey, until it's too late.
And you can't beg for mercy when there's a gag in your mouth.
But when Carson escapes from Xavier's trap, he's forced to accept that Xavier is far from his most dangerous enemy. Xavier may even hold the key to overcoming the painful past that has kept Carson prisoner for almost two decades.
WARNING: Although this is a story about two people falling in love, there are extended, explicit sex scenes, including some BDSM and m/m/m scenes as well as scenes of dubious consent and references to sexual violence which may be a trigger for some readers, although there is no graphic depiction of rape in the book.

Freebies

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Alan Lennox and the Temp Job of Doom (The Future Next Door Book 1) by Brian Olsen

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1KkMdgV

Length: 308 pages

Synopsis

Alan Lennox has been assigned yet another soul-crushing temp job, keeping him from his first loves – drinking, playing video games, and looking for a boyfriend. But Alan’s new job proves to be anything but boring when his co-workers start turning up dead. The mysterious megacorporation Amalgamated Synergy has taken a deadly interest in Alan and his three roommates, and the hapless quartet are woefully unequipped to deal with the psychotic secretaries, murderous middle managers, and villainous vice-presidents hunting them down.
Their investigation leads them deep into Amalgamated Synergy’s headquarters, but can Alan and his friends stay alive long enough to discover who – or what – waits for them on the top floor?
Alan Lennox and the Temp Job of Doom is the first book of The Future Next Door, a contemporary urban science fiction comedic thriller series in four parts.
Book One: Alan Lennox and the Temp Job of Doom
Book Two: Caitlin Ross and the Commute from Hell
Book Three: Mark Park and the Flume of Destiny
Book Four: Dakota Bell and the Wastes of Time

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Rogue Alpha Series: Books 1 – 3 by Lissa Ford

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1CQOxd5

Length: 167 Pages

Synopsis

All three bestselling Rogue Alpha novellas now collected in one omnibus!
Former Delta Force shifter meets black ops shifter. Alpha to alpha, man to man. Enemies become something more…
Hunted for a crime he didn’t commit, shifter Logan Dix tries to keep loneliness at bay until he can prove his innocence. His retreat high in the Rocky Mountains has left him alone for too long. When Lone shifter Kristof Two-Feather is sent to bring him to justice, Dix’s hunger to bond to a mate drives him to do something stupid.

Book 1: Claiming His Mate
Book 2: Taming His Mate
Book 3: Trusting His Mate

Love is an Open Road 2015

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These stories are written as a part of the Goodreads M/M Romance Group's"Love is an Open Road" event. Group members are asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a photo and prompt that speak to them and write a story.

This is a fabulous event that gives M/M readers a chance to catch up with some of their favourite authors, experience new authors, and also gives those readers that have yet to dip their toes into the genre a chance to find out why so many of us are huge fans of Gay Romance… all for free! AMAZING! …And we are immensely grateful for the time given by these authors to contribute to this event that brings us all so much joy.

This event runs between June and September so there will be a huge selection of books to choose from. Updated with the new additions on our Monday and Wednesday posts.

For the full listing click here –> M/M Romance Group ~ Don’t Read in the Closet

Recent additions

July 16th, 2015
Don’t Wake Me Up by Hunter Frost
Just a Feeling by J.H. Knight

July 18th, 2015
A Shadow on the Sun by Sera Trevor

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