Thursday, September 03, 2015

Wednesday 2nd September ~ Our look at what’s HOT in the M/M world. New Releases, Sales & Freebies.

Wed 2nd sept

We 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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Wednesday 2nd September

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Turned by S.L. Marks

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1N3gpMT

Synopsis

Quinn Matthew had everything. He had a good paying job that he loved. He lived in a loft that was the envy of everyone he knew. Most importantly, he was single and the hottest man in town. There wasn’t a bar in town, straight or gay, that he wouldn’t be lusted after and have his choice of men. His vanity and ego knew no bounds. Until one night, when his lust for sex became a lust for blood.

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Explicit Detail by Cassandre Dayne

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NYsq70

Synopsis

Can opposites attract, even when a secret may keep them apart? There’s nothing like having to sit through a series of educational corporate seminars and stay awake but in explicit detail the company men were given no choice. For Bryan Black, the educational class meant taking him away from selling, the one thing he knew he could do well, and he resented the intrusion. He was slowly rebuilding a life that held nothing but despair and he needed to concentrate in order to keep from falling into an abyss of depression. No one had been able to break him out of the wretched cloud hanging over his head. When he set his eyes on the trainer, he knew some kind of arrow slammed into his system. Julez Mendez was savvy, sexy and one smart guy. As he stood in front of the class of twenty men Julez became a tough taskmaster, refusing to allow any one of the crew to slack off. He also declined to socialize. Intrigued, Bryan decided to crack Julez’ hard shell, only to find the kind of man he could fall in love with. Terror wrenched his soul. Against his better judgment, they indulged in an uninhibited night of passion. Unfortunately the instructor held a secret close to his heart and one that threatened the very concept of sharing anything but a round of hot sex. On the morning after Bryan was incensed and bent on making his teacher pay, but a ghostly whisper reminded him - what if looks could be deceiving? Perhaps a snowy night could soothe two men who craved much more than they understood how to give.

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A Shooting Star by Joe Cosentino

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NYtckC

Synopsis

An In My Heart Novella
On the eve of the best night of his life, winning an Academy Award, Jonathan Bello thinks back to his one great love, David Star.
Flipping back the pages of time, Jonathan recalls his handsome, muscular, and charismatic college roommate. Since Jonathan was a freshman and David a senior in the Theatre Department, David took Jonathan under his wing and molded him, not only as an actor but as a lover. With every wonderful new adventure, David left his joyful mark on anyone with whom they came in contact, but Jonathan soon uncovered David’s dark past, leading to a shocking event. Undaunted, Jonathan celebrates the captivating man who will always hold a special place in his heart.
A Bittersweet Dreams title: It's an unfortunate truth: love doesn't always conquer all. Regardless of its strength, sometimes fate intervenes, tragedy strikes, or forces conspire against it. These stories of romance do not offer a traditional happy ending, but the strong and enduring love will still touch your heart and maybe move you to tears.

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FRET (The Rock Series Book 1) by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1XhDuQR

Synopsis

Former Navy SEAL Axel Blaze lives a solitary life. He doesn't do emotions, and he doesn't do babysitting. Used to being on his own, his job consists of Wetwork (a charming term coined by the KGB) for his former Master Chief, Mac. When an out-of-the-ordinary job lands on his doorstep, Axel heads down a path that includes a famous heavy metal rock band and one quiet, vulnerable, guitar-shredding virtuoso named Gareth Wolf.
Gareth Wolf's life changed in an instant when a car he was a passenger in crashed, hurting his brother's best friend and the band's lead guitarist. They created the band, Skull Blasters, as kids. Gareth had always been happy in the background, playing roadie. With the lead guitarist's injury, Gareth is suddenly thrust into the limelight and into a frenzied life he never imagined for himself. Finally fed up with living a lie, Gareth comes out as gay in a newspaper interview and finds himself in the bulls-eye of a crazed stalker. Somebody wants Gareth hurt - or worse - and Mac has been hired to be sure that doesn't happen. Babysitting duty is NOT Axel's strong suit, but Mac won't be budged.
Enter Axel Blaze.
Against his better judgment, the big man takes the job to protect the shy musician. The more time he spends with Gareth Wolf, the more he admires the man. Where's a simple assassination when you need one? The situation becomes more volatile for each man as the attempts on Gareth escalate just as Axel finds himself falling for the quiet lead guitarist.
Strong, funny, smart-ass -- and kinda sweet Axel is everything Gareth has ever wanted in a man. Too bad he's off limits. As the stalker grows bolder, Gareth and Axel move closer emotionally - but is it too late? All Axel knows is that they don't stand a chance if he can't find the maniac trying to kill the man he's come to care about. A lot.
Everyone knows that relationships that begin in pressured or volatile situations eventually fizzle out. Or do they?

WARNING: This book contains homosexual relations and crude language. A sneak peek at book 2 follows the ending!

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Inked Souls (Scarred Souls #2) by T.T. Kove

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NOadKp

Synopsis

Kian didn't anticipate being dragged along while his friend got a tattoo to be anything but a waste of time. Then he meets Silver, a handsome tattoo artist who provokes all sort of x-rated thoughts and ambitions. More intriguing, Silver's been waiting for a chance to get to know Kian.
A relationship wasn't what Kian was expecting when they fall into bed, but he's not opposed. But the beginning of a relationship is the easy part, it's everything after that's a challenge—especially when the danger of disease and infection enter the picture.

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Lover’s Trill by Viki Lyn

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1ILefvc

Synopsis

Rocker Leo needs a break. From the band, roadies, everything related to his present life. Wandering the streets of Vienna, he chances upon a poster that just might change his life. Andre Revele, renowned violinist, and Leo’s ex-lover, is performing in the city. It’s been years since Leo slipped out of Andre’s life in the middle of the night, but he's never forgotten their passionate love of music and each other.
Andre’s shocked when Leo shows up backstage after his performance. Hell yes, he’s angry, but he can’t walk away. Against his better judgment, he invites Leo to his hotel for a drink. Not sure what he wants from Leo, he knows what his body wants right now. A night of passionate sex leads to another, until he’s lost his heart to Leo again.
When Andre finds his trust in Leo tested, Leo must prove his loyalty by using their one common passion--music--to bind their hearts.
Publisher's Note: This book was previously released by another publisher, but it has been reedited and revised for this edition.

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The Possession of Lawrence Eugene Davis by E.E. Ottoman

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1NOb3H7

Synopsis

At the beginning of the Great Depression Lawrence Eugene Davis returns to his family's ranch to set his father's affairs in order. But the house stirs memories of his unhappy childhood and his miserable time in the trenches. Memories are not the only thing woken, however, and Lawrence finds himself hunted and eventually overcome by the sinister presence.
Salvation comes at the eleventh hour in the form of a stranger who claims he can rid Lawrence of the demon threatening to possess him—but in exchange he wants Lawrence for himself.

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Return: Davlova #2 by A.M. Sexton

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1N3CTxo

Book #1: Release currently #FREE –> http://bit.ly/1EC9hWK

Synopsis

The exciting conclusion to Release
Fire rages through Davlova in the wake of a bloody revolution. The tyrannical upper class has been overthrown. In the midst of the chaos, Misha and Ayo escape on Miguel Donato's boat and flee across the sea to the distant city of Deliphine.
All his life, Misha has dreamed of leaving Davlova behind, but now the only thing he wants to do is go home. He has no idea if the city still stands or how many of his friends have survived. But before he can return to Davlova and find his place in the wrecked landscape of the trenches, he'll have to face a new threat in Deliphine – the Dollhouse.
Even in Deliphine, most people think the Dollhouse is a myth, but Misha knows the truth. The Dollhouse is real. It's ruthless. It has an agenda.
And now, it wants Ayo back.

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The Myth of Justice by Winter Woods

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1ij3aML

Synopsis

This story explores a self-less but forbidden love that transcends society’s laws.
Rex Strand is a family law attorney very good at what he does.
Hunter Rocha is a teenager struggling to survive in foster care after pressing sexual assault charges against his father.
They spend two years working closely together on the case before Hunter’s father is let off on a technicality. Rex has no doubt whatsoever that Hunter’s father is guilty. He cannot in good conscience allow Hunter to be given over to his father’s care, even if Hunter does only have one month left to his 18th birthday.
Rex breaks professional oaths and several laws to keep Hunter safe. In the end, Rex will lose everything and Hunter will be alone. How can they move forward after such devastation? Will they ever find a safe haven they can be together openly without judgement and shame or will the myth of justice prevail?

New Release Only #99c/#99p

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Sing me your Song by Raine O’Tierney

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1KJ5vf0

Length: 60 pages

Synopsis

Who wouldn’t be thrilled at the opportunity to see the red thread of fate that binds them to their destined lover? No more awkward dates, no more broken hearts, no more of the messy unknown that comes with finding “the one.” Just you and your perfect match, right? For Kennick, a Traveler whose red thread is getting mighty insistent, it’s more of a curse than a blessing. But he’s got a surefire plan for severing that nuisance once and for all. If only he’d prepared himself for what the thread leads him to: a drunk man in a wedding dress hugging a toilet. Fate is a funny thing.

Limited time only #99c/#99p

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Cronin’s Key by N.R. Walker

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1MxUdce

Length: 309 pages

Synopsis

NYPD Detective Alec MacAidan has always been good with weird. After all, his life has been a string of the unexplainable. But when an injured man gives him cryptic clues, then turns to dust in front of him, Alec's view on weird is changed forever.
Cronin, a vampire Elder, has spent the last thousand years waiting for Alec. He'd been told his fated one would be a man wielding a shield, but he didn't expect him to be human, and he certainly didn't expect that shield to be a police badge.
Both men, strong-willed and stubborn, are still learning how to cope with the push and pull of being fated, when fate throws them another curveball.
Rumors have spread quickly of turmoil in Egypt. Covens are fleeing with news of a vampire who has a talent like no other, hell-bent on unleashing the wrath of Death.
Alec and Cronin are thrown into a world of weird Alec cannot imagine. What he learned in school of ancient pharaohs and Egyptian gods was far from the truth. Instead, he finds out firsthand that history isn't always what it seems.

Freebies

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Release by A.M. Sexton

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1EC9hWK

Length: 282 pages

Synopsis

Davlova: a poverty-ridden city-state ruled by a tyrannical upper class. Resources are scarce and technology is illegal. But in the slums, revolution is brewing.
Misha is a common pickpocket until his boss gives him a new job. Disguised as a whore, Misha is sent to work for one of the most powerful men in the city. But his real task is far more dangerous: get close to Miguel Donato, and find something – anything – that will help topple Davlova’s corrupt government.
Misha is plunged into the decadent world of the upper class, where slaves are common and even the most perverse pleasure can be found. Although he’s sure Davlova’s elite is involved in something horrific, proof is hard to come by, and Misha begins to fall in love with the man he’s supposed to betray. Then Misha meets Ayo – a sex slave forced by the neural implant in his brain to take pleasure from pain – and everything changes. As the lower class pushes toward a bloody revolution, Misha will find himself caught between his surprising feelings for Donato, his obligations to his clan, and his determination to save Ayo.
Warning: This book contains graphic descriptions of violent sexual acts of questionable consent that may be disturbing to some readers.

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His Undeniable Desire by Jon Wilde

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1JC8Bzj

Length: 196 pages

Synopsis

After suffering a crushing upset, thirty year old MMA fighter Colin Robinson fears that it might be time to throw in the towel on his career.
Out of the blue, he gets an amazing offer for another fight--but it comes with a catch.
Before Colin can focus on another bout however, he needs to piece back together the shambles of his love life. After having his heart broken recently, that won't be easy.
Then Colin meets a handsome stranger named Jake King who has a past. Will Jake change his life for the better, or worse?

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Werewolves of Brooklyn by Brad Vance

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1PO9gQu

Length: 205 pages

Synopsis

Darien Mackey wasn’t looking for an adventure. For ten years, he’d been happy living in Brooklyn, working as a butcher in the same job, living in the same apartment, dating some “nothing-special” guys. Until one night his buddy Jacob talked him into taking ayahuasca, the soul-changing drug. And Darien had a vision…of a wolf, its all-too-human eyes on him, its paws on his chest, its enquiring mind in his own…
Darien Mackey is changing. He’s more confident, more assertive, hungrier, hornier. And his world is changing around him – his job, his home, his beloved Mechanic’s Library all falling victim to the predations of unscrupulous developers, bent on demolishing the old Brooklyn he loves and replacing it with a forest of condos. But he’s no longer a passive observer of his own life, and as this thing, this power, grows inside of him, he resolves to fight back, to preserve the way of life he loves.
And he’s not alone in the fight. The Lipsius Preservation Society of Brooklyn stands ready to assist in the battle, even though it seems like a bit of a joke to Darien, with its King and its Duke, Marquess, Earl and Viscount.
But there’s nothing funny about his growing attraction to Albeus Finley, King of this mysterious Court. And when slumlords and condo-mongers start to die mysterious, violent deaths at the hands of savage animals, Darien begins to realize that something is afoot in Brooklyn – something supernatural.
And it’s afoot in him, too…

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The Wolf Inside Me by Nate Tanner

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1Fkcyoo

Length: 246 pages

Synopsis

Brian always told himself he was straight. But after yet another fight with his fiancée, he’s feeling about ready to bend – “one last time” before he ties the knot. And Kaspar, the sexy stranger he’s just met, provides the perfect temptation. Result: a risky night of masculine passion like Brian’s never felt before.
But Brian’s awakening gay side is the least of his troubles. Because of the changes he’s started noticing. Increased muscle mass. Improved sense of smell. Healing factor. And an inner rage that won’t go away. Turns out Brian’s one-night stand with Kaspar has left him with a case of lycanthropy. And when the full moon rises, the werewolf inside him breaks free.
When his hated boss turns up dead the next morning, Brian’s suddenly faced with some very difficult problems. Like the location of his boss’s missing head. Like a handsome NYPD detective with one eye on Brian’s body, and the other on a murder conviction. Like earning the trust of his “mostly straight” best friend. Not to mention Brian’s biggest problem of all – an obsessive fiancée who’s using his darkest secrets to force him into a wedding he dreads.
A wedding that happens to be scheduled for the next full moon...

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The Opera House by Hans M Hirschi

Amazon –> http://bit.ly/1LM0cu2

Length: 225 pages

Synopsis

Raphael doesn’t believe in a higher power, or in anything, for that matter. After the death of his son, his life shattered, Raphael regrets that he didn’t lie about some perfect paradise, and he pushes away everything that once mattered to him—his lover, his job, his reputation as a top architect.
Then he meets Brian, a homeless, maybe hopeless kid, a street kid. When he disappears, Raphael realizes that he cannot fail another person, and he launches a full-out search.
What he finds both breaks his heart and begins to heal it. The price of saving Brian is high, maybe too high.
But Raphael is no stranger to sacrifice, and he’ll risk everything to save Brian and reunite with the man Raphael now loves. The question is—how?
Like the architecture of the opera house Raphael designs, the steps to regaining his life will depend not just on careful planning, but faith, hope, and maybe just the magic of love.

Serialisations from Forbidden Fiction

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
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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. The first chapter will be published for you to read on 3rd September –> http://bit.ly/1hP6kYK

    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

    August 28th, 2015
    The Hanging of Hope by Chris C.
    Not a Word by Dawn Sister

    August 29th, 2015
    The Union of Sun and Moon by Gus Li

    September Upcoming Releases

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