Thursday, September 17, 2015

Wednesday 16th September ~ Our look at what’s HOT in the M/M world. New Releases, Sales & Freebies.

16th SeptemberWe 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

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Love Me Harder by Remmy Duchene

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1ixbl8O

Synopsis

Life hasn’t been perfect for Mathew Chance. Between not knowing who his parents are, and being bounced from foster home to foster home, he’s had to work for everything in his life. But lately, he seems to be overdoing it. With two jobs that barely give him time to breath, love is the last thing on his mind. He doesn’t know whether to bless fate or curse it for shoving Asher Mulgrew right into his path.
Wealthy divorce lawyer Asher Mulgrew has it all worked out. From a successful practice to a supportive sister and a fantastic niece, life is good. But he’s lonely. Though he’s not actively searching for a man, he isn’t about to look a gift horse in the mouth when he meets bartender, Mathew Chance. Mathew has a wall built around his heart and Asher isn’t sure he can break through even if he wants to.

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Redemption: Planet Alpha by Pelaam

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1KnK0M1

Synopsis

Life on planet Alpha should be an idyll for Sukh, but his soul is tormented knowing his family's standing on Xyran has dropped due to his capture. How can he be happy knowing they are suffering due to him?
Nakai finds his contented home life with his bondmates disrupted by Tokala, a rich and powerful Alphan with an agenda of his own, while Einian fears their family is breaking apart from forces he's powerless to stop.
When Sukh and Nakai fall into the clutches of an old and deadly enemy, Einian doesn't hesitate to go after them, and he doesn't care what he may have to do to save them.
Can the lovers find redemption on Xyran?

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The Accidental Purchase of Love by Amelia Thorpe

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NyfhBf

Synopsis

Convinced he will never love again, successful businessman Tom Fletcher has given up any hope of a relationship and, instead, pays for his weekend company. Despite his expectations, he finds himself falling for a particular man and spending more and more time with him. Already struggling to control his emotions, Tom is put forward for a promotion that causes a rival to start digging into his personal life, sending all sense of security he once had spiralling out of control.

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Love Turned Blue by Evan Gilbert

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1OZTqS7

Synopsis

After a strained and unfulfilling marriage to a woman, contractor Slade Thompson has had some very hot sex with some very hot men. But none of them have come close to giving Slade what he really wants—love and commitment. When he meets auto mechanic Bruno Ross, Slade finally finds a man who desires a dedicated relationship as much as he does. But Slade’s thirteen-year-old son Kent is spiraling out of control as he struggles through the emotional fallout from the divorce. It’s too bad Bruno doesn’t like kids, and isn’t at all sure he wants to be around a hostile boy who blames his gay dad for tearing his family apart.
Bruno has baggage of his own. He broke up with Davis, his partner of eleven years, only five months before he met Slade. It quickly becomes obvious that, despite his strong feelings for Slade, Bruno hasn’t quite broken his emotional ties to his past with Davis. Mutual desire—no matter how strong—might not be enough to hold their budding romance together.

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Last Communion by Ingela Bohm

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1LySErQ

Synopsis

A worldwide disease has all but wiped out humankind. Only a few people survive, the doctor’s son among them. But there’s something wrong with him: he no longer wants to eat. Is he finally dying too?
The answer is as unexpected as it is horrible: one night, he discovers a new hunger – a mindless craving for blood. Horrified at himself, he flees into the night, but when he tries to find sanctuary, he ends up almost getting killed. As he starts to realize that even a predator can become prey, he runs into Garangjas – another man who drinks blood. Irresistibly drawn, he follows Garangjas to his flock of ‘Confirmands,’ a weird group of people who might just be his ticket to survival.
There’s just one problem: how can the Confirmands stay alive if the rest of humanity dies out?

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Hawaiian Orchid (The Hawaiians #2) by Meg Amor

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1QH0ioq

Synopsis

Kulani Mahikoa is “The Orchid,” a young, insecure, pro surfer from a rough background on the Big Island of Hawai’i. He’s Beau Toyama’s cousin from Hawaiian Lei and a healer with a heart as deep as the ocean he’s part of. Like many of the great Hawaiians, Kulani epitomizes the spirit of aloha and love. Kulani’s healing his own wounds, and “The Lost Boys”--young, homeless abandoned and abused gay boys he cares for.
He meets the lone and lonely New Zealand widower, Rob Masterson--a wounded psychologist who’s trying to come to terms with his husband’s death. When he died, they were separated but still living together. Rob needs to reconcile all the pieces of guilt and love to heal before he can fall in love again.
The age difference raises one barrier, and besides that, Kulani has more layers than Rob--with his own New Zealand heritage and tangled knot of emotion--ever bargained for. Traveling between the South Sea Islands of beautiful New Zealand and the exotic Hawaiian Islands, they forge a bond--two wounded men find a home for their shrapnel-laced souls.

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Base Instincts by Larissa Ione

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1F3b2fL

Synopsis

As a Seminus demon, Raze’s life literally depends on having sex with females. The problem is that he doesn’t desire females, and it’s physically impossible for him to be with males. Thankfully, he and his best friend, Fayle, have an arrangement that keeps him alive . . . if lonely. He finds some solace in his work as a medic at Thirst, a vampire club known for its rough clientele. But his carefully structured world turns upside down when he meets a mysterious male who makes him want what he can never have.

Slake is an assassin used to getting what he wants, and what he wants is Raze. But he also wants to earn back the soul he sold when he was a much different demon. All he has to do is capture a runaway succubus named Fayle and hand her over to her family. What he doesn’t count on is being caught himself by a web of lies—and his attraction to Raze.

Raze and Slake must navigate a dangerous world to be together. But as Fayle’s jealousy of their relationship turns deadly, they find themselves embroiled in a battle not only for their love, but their lives and souls.

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Taking a Chance (Restoration Series) by A.M. Arthur

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1hMKGEs

Synopsis

The last time Elliott fell in love, his fiancé cheated on him. Now fresh out of rehab, Elliott's confidence lags behind his libidoénot that that stops him from lusting after the sexy carpenter working on his kitchen—from a distance. He won't risk his sobriety on another potential broken heart.

As half of an experienced home renovation duo, Augustus expects this job will be easy. Until he sees the house's tenant, a man he never thought he'd meet—his ex's other man. Augustus knows he should say something about their secret, shared past, but he's tongue-tied by their intense, unwanted attraction.

Despite attempts to keep things professional, the two men give in to temptation and forge a genuine connection—and his developing feelings for Elliott leave Augustus in an impossible situation. If he stays, his secret will always hang over the relationship. But telling the truth might send Elliott spiraling to a new rock bottom and cost Augustus the only man he's ever really loved.

Book three of The Restoration series

80,000 words

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Inner Sanctum by Maggie Kavanagh

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1KgQj73

Synopsis

Sequel to Double Indemnity
The Stonebridge Mysteries: Book Two

Six months into a relationship, things have heated up between political blogger Sam Flynn and FBI Special Agent Nathan Walker. Though Sam is happy with Nathan and proud of his own sobriety, he's anxious about what their future holds. Things are heating up in Stonebridge, Connecticut, as a series of deadly fires puts the community on edge and eventually threatens Sam's comatose brother. As Halloween approaches, fears rise that the arsonist will strike again.

When Sam encounters the main suspect, seventeen-year-old orphan Damon Blake, he's not sure what to do. Obstruction might land him in jail, but he is increasingly skeptical of Damon’s guilt. He takes matters into his own hands and investigates, but doing so means keeping Damon’s whereabouts a secret from Nathan and the police. Meanwhile, Nathan wonders what Sam is hiding and grapples with insecurities of his own. Sam wants to confide in Nathan, and Nathan wants to trust Sam, but they discover that negotiating new love can be as dangerous as solving crime.

This is the second book in the Stonebridge Mysteries Series

Book #1: Double Indemnity –> http://bit.ly/1MVVFqg

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Traitor by JL Merrow

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1Q1mDNo
Review –> http://bit.ly/1Ydmf3w

Synopsis

Wounds of the heart take the longest to heal.

When solicitor’s clerk George Johnson moves into a rented London room in the winter of 1920, it’s with a secret goal: to find out if his fellow lodger, Matthew Connaught, is the wartime traitor who cost George’s adored older brother his life.

Yet as he gets to know Matthew—an irrepressibly cheerful ad man whose missing arm hasn’t dimmed his smile—George begins to lose sight of his mission.

As Matthew’s advances become ever harder to resist, George tries to convince himself his brother’s death was just the luck of the draw, and to forget he’s hiding a secret of his own. His true identity—and an act of conscience that shamed his family.

But as their mutual attraction grows, so does George’s desperation to know the truth about what happened that day in Ypres. If only to prove Matthew innocent—even if it means losing the man he’s come to love.

Warning: Contains larks in the snow, stiff upper lips, shadows of the Great War, and one man working undercover while another tries to lure him under the covers.

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Dangerous Spirits by Jordan L. Hawk

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1hp7glC
Review –> http://bit.ly/1goMKB2

Synopsis

Book 2 in the Spirits Series
Previous Book: Restless Spirits
After the events of Reyhome Castle, Henry Strauss expected the Psychical Society to embrace his application of science to the study of hauntings. Instead, the society humiliates and blacklists him. His confidence shaken, he can’t bring himself to admit the truth to his lover, the handsome medium Vincent Night.
Vincent’s new life in Baltimore with Henry is disrupted when a friend from the past asks for help with a haunting. In the remote town of Devil’s Walk, old ties and new lies threaten to tear the lovers apart, if a fiery spirit bent on vengeance doesn’t put an end to them first.

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The Marine in Unit A by Kris Cook

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1JykrdL

Synopsis

The man who has been more of a dad to me than my biological father is dead.
He rescued me from the streets six years ago—a runaway teenage boy, escaping a family who thought I was an abomination.
Now what do I do? I have no one.
My life might look great from the outside. I’m in college. I have my own apartment. I have lots of friends.
But I’m dying on the inside.
I feel so alone. Lost. Hopeless.
I’m not the kind of person to wallow in self-pity. I need a distraction.
The guy moving into Unit A may be just what I need to take my mind off of losing my dad.
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21-year old Oliver Lancaster is attracted to 22-year old Adam Stockton, the former-Marine moving into Unit A. But attraction for the closeted man morphs quickly into something deeper, something meaningful, something that terrifies Oliver. What will happen if Adam learns about the secret from his past?
Warning: contains skinny dipping, two hot men kissing, and sexual situations taking place in a 10-unit Mediterranean complex filled with college-aged hotties.

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Stalked by Susanna Hays

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1Q4FqHr

Synopsis

Yori Tanaka lives with crippling anxiety, knowing he carries the “Beast Syndrome” gene yet still unsure what activates it. Thankfully, his boyfriend, Bryce Green, is down to earth and has been more than patient and supportive for the last five years.
But their lives are about to change. When Lance Haney, an old friend, rolls into town, Yori is excited to see him at first—until Yori learns Lance’s motives. Full of malice and bad intentions, Lance plans to activate Yori’s “Beast Syndrome” gene, and Yori’s greatest fear is about to become a reality.

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Pushing Reset by K. Sterling

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1ii9O5C

Synopsis

Brandon Leeds is a nerd. Growing up, he only had one friend and spent his teenage years building a software company that made him a millionaire in his early twenties. Despite his success and being what anyone would refer to as a hot nerd, Brandon found himself in a catastrophic marriage that resulted in him being a single father.
Jude Strickland is Brandon's only friend. He's also the exact opposite of Brandon. Musically gifted, charming, popular, easygoing, stylish and strikingly handsome, Jude could have any woman he wanted. Which was moot because Jude wasn't into women. At night, he was having more than his share of luck with men and was content living quietly with Brandon, helping him raise his young son, Noah.
A bad party, a few too many drinks, an argument and an insane offer turn their comfortable lives inside out and challenges everything they know about themselves and each other.

New Release Only #99c/#99p

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A Wager of Love by Katherine Marlowe

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1FNzFrN

Length: 115 pages

Synopsis

Laurence Aberforth has never been in love. The first time he meets the impulsive and charming Gilbert Heckwith, he accepts a wager as to whether or not true love exists in the world. Amidst the playful flirtation of their new friendship, they explore the concept of love through philosophy and poetry, and the two of them ultimately find the proof of their wager in each other. Clean romance, no cheating, no cliffhangers, standalone novella.

Freebies

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Love, Like Ghosts by Ally Blue

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NvbyV6

Length: 272 pages

Synopsis

Truth. Lies. A century-old mystery. What a tangled web…

A Bay City Paranormal Investigations story.

At age eleven, Adrian Broussard accidentally used his mind to open a portal to another dimension. Now, ten years later, he’s successfully harnessed his strong psychokinetic abilities. In the process, he’s learned the lessons which have become the guiding principles of his life. Absolute truth. Absolute control. Always.

Sticking to his personal code of ethics has never been a problem, until two chance meetings—one with a hundred-year-old ghost, one with a handsome, very-much-alive man—turn his orderly existence upside down.

Having grown up in a family of paranormal investigators, Adrian is intrigued by the spirit of Lyndon Groome and determined to solve the mystery of his death. Greg Woodhall, however, affects Adrian in unpredictable ways. Not only does his every touch challenge Adrian’s hard-won control over his abilities, his company quickly becomes a light in Adrian’s lonely life.

As the mystery surrounding Lyndon’s death turns sinister, Adrian’s relationship with Greg deepens into something serious. Something Adrian wants to keep. But intimacy isn’t as easy as honesty, and when the heart’s involved, the line between right and wrong can blur.

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Shot Through The Heart (Cowboy Gangster #1) by CJ Bishop

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1DkNS12

Length: 295 pages

Synopsis

Clint “The Cowboy” Maddox is a force to be reckoned with. Enforcer for the Sanitini family, the cowboy has known only violence, pain and death. But for a select few he calls “brothers”, Clint feels no love for mankind and believes that “an eye for an eye” is the only true means of retribution. ‘Let the punishment fit the crime’ is his philosophy when dealing with his enemies.
But upon meeting Axel Anders, a frightened and lost young man with a stained soul of his own, Clint’s hard-as-steel exterior begins to crack as he finds himself intrigued by the effect this vulnerable “kid” has on him. Yet when Axel’s presence begins to disturb the ground beneath which Clint’s darkest, most painful memories have lain dormant for over two decades, he begins to understand that the young man poses a greater threat than any flesh and blood enemy –and knows he must put the kid out of his life, or face a resurrected past that he believed to be dead and buried.
But walking away from Axel and not looking back –proves to be a much greater challenge than he is prepared for.

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The Sorcerer’s Betrayal (Juxtan #1)  by Tricia Owens

Amazon (FREE US/99p UK) –> http://bit.ly/1Ma1z5X

Length: 178 pages

Synopsis

2nd Edition.
When the mercenary Caledon meets a young man named Hadrian, he falls instantly, hopelessly in love with him. Black-haired and silver-eyed, Hadrian is unlike any man Caledon has seen before. His uncertain responses to Caledon's advances only make the mercenary more determined to pursue and win him.
But Hadrian is a mystery, and harbors untold secrets. He hails from an island inhabited by sorcerers and has come to Caledon’s city to recruit the mercenaries for a well-paying job offered by Hadrian’s father. Except the job is a lie. Hadrian is far more dangerous than his disposition would suggest, and what he wants with Caledon and the mercenaries of Rhiad will forever change the land of Juxtan and set in motion a prophecy that will bind two men together in love, lust and hatred until death.

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A Love like the Circus by Nicolas Schrammeck

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1Fhgg7r

Length: 102 pages

Synopsis

Tom is trying to forget his EX and decided to go to the local circus to take his mind off his situation. There he meets Jason a circus performer who's afflicted by a skin condition that makes his skin green.
Instantly Tom finds himself attracted to this strange boy; and his feelings are mirrored by Jason, who never thought he'd find someone who could see past his skin color.
But drama always seems to find Tom and soon enough it finds him again.
Can he handle his EX, Jason's insecurities about his skin, plus a solution that may just tear him and Jason apart forever?

Forbidden Fiction Serialisation

Each week a new chapter of the following books will be added for you to read over on the publishers website, we will keep you updated as to when they go up.

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Deliver Us by Lynn Kelling

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1fRROgT
Forbidden Fiction –> http://bit.ly/1Jxvns7

Synopsis

Darrek thinks he is just a straight, hard-working but lonely guy. When he decides to try a session at the private BDSM club, Diadem, Darrek is unprepared for the life-changing encounter with beautiful, powerful and very male Dominant, Gabriel. Once they cross the line, nothing is off limits and nothing is enough as they crave ever more – more trust, more pleasure, more pain, and more devotion. Carefully buried secrets and abusive pasts are revealed in the chaos.

  • Chapter 1: Submission
  • Chapter 2: Dare to Trust
  • Chapter 3: The Renunciation
  • Chapter 4: Truth and Spies
  • Chapter 5: Shock and Acceptance
  • Chapter 6: Work-worn and Wanton
  • Chapter 7: Dangerous Games
  • Chapter 8: From Inside Out
  • Chapter 9: The Devil You Know
  • Chapter 10: Curtain Closed, Masks Down
  • Chapter 11: Show Your Hand
  • Chapter 12: Pay the Price
  • Chapter 13: Bared and Burned
  • Chapter 14: The Trouble With Honesty
  • Chapter 15: Good Boy
  • Chapter 16: Sobering Up
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    Lovers in Arms by Osiris Brackhaus

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1VsPQ6I
    Forbidden Fiction –> http://bit.ly/1NT9M0v

    Synopsis

    The year is 1946, World War II is over, and the Nuremberg trials are underway. US Army Captain Frank Hawthorne is returning to Germany to testify in the military tribunal of former Nazi Officer Johann von Biehn. Despite explicit orders to the contrary, Frank is trying to save Johann's life.
    Three years ago, at the height of the war, Frank had been sent to kill the very man he is now defending. Much to his surprise, instead of the Nazi monster he was sent to kill, Frank found a compassionate dissenter. Johann considered the handsome young American officer the answer to his desperate prayers to save his beloved Germany from the cancerous infection of Nazi rule. What really happened between the two men during those long summer days in von Biehn’s Spreewald mansion must be kept secret at any cost.
    With his own government forbidding Frank to reveal anything political that happened during the war, and society forcing him to conceal their personal relationship, Frank will have to find something truly unexpected to prevent Johann's all-but-certain death sentence.

    Both Mark and Macky have read and loved this book…

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    Don’t by Jack L. Pyke

    Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1fRTA1F
    Forbidden Fiction –> http://bit.ly/1hP6kYK

    Synopsis

    "Don't... open me." Three simple words that tease Jack, taking him places from his dark past. For Jack, BDSM is a way to resist his worst impulses. Yet, the stranger calling himself The Unknown seeks to use that to seduce him. As Jack slips further down into the abyss, two men hold the power to save him. Will it be Gray, the Master who knows Jack's every secret? Or Jan, the first man to give Jack a reason to hope? With deadly ghosts coming out to play, Jack may lose everything, even his life. (M/M)

    We have no words for just how AMAZING this book is… Macky and I (Monique) have both read this book and it is one of our all time favourites in M/M and Mainstream fiction.

    Love is an Open Road

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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

    September 7th, 2015
    Dare to Live by Caraway Carter
    Reclamation by Cari Z

    September 9th, 2015
    Divine Intervention by J.C. Wallace

    September 12th, 2015
    Splinterpoint by Regina St. Claire

    September 16th, 2015
    The Biggest Scoop by Gillian St. Kevern

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