Unexpected Review – Cultivating Love

This was out of the blue and made my morning when I saw it on my WordPress blog feed this morning:


Gigi at Gay Book Reviews posted a review of my 2009 release at Loose ID, Cultivating Love. Go check out the nice things she says. Hint: she’s placed the book on her Goodreads “Fuck yeah, 5+ stars” shelf. 😀

Cultivating Love


Rainbow Snippets #12

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group!




It’s time to give a little love to my backlist, so today’s snippet is coming from the novella I published at Loose ID back in June of 2009, Cultivating Love.

Promo - Cover & Blurb

Context isn’t really needed for this one:

“Ed picked up the nail brush and casually turned on the water at the sink. “Don’t bother getting dressed.”

Joe laughed. His hazel eyes twinkled at Ed in the mirror. “Not a problem. It’s my turn, by the way.”


Cultivating Love is Now Available in eBook Formats

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Send Lawyers, Guns, and Roses by Heloise West – Release Info

The release date of Send Lawyers, Guns, Roses is April 19, 2016. This is not a standalone novel, but the sequel to Hitting Black Ice (Loose Id December, 2014). It’s part of the Heart and Haven series: https://velvetpanic2.wordpress.com/heart-and-haven-series/

Heart and Haven Series
Book 2


When Hunter and Alex (formally Shawn) are given the vacation of a lifetime, it’s a chance for them to pay attention to romance and get out of the path of danger. The tiny Caribbean island of Saba is gorgeous, the first to have marriage equality, and the Sabans are the nicest people on earth.

There’s lots of rum poolside for relaxing and a room with a mirror on the ceiling for passion. Hot karaoke nights, cold beer, and new friends.

Their new friends Orfeo and Max, and Max’s sister Talisha, share a troubling secret. Alex and Hunter want to help. As a hurricane bears down on them, a dead body surfaces, and a purple backpack loaded with stolen jewels leads a pair of dangerous men to the island.

Alex would rather poke his own eyes out with a pointy stick than call on his old enemy Nick Truman for help; he’d also do anything to keep Hunter out of danger. But even his nemesis can’t reach them now.

Once again, they only have each other to depend on as their paradise is about to become hell on earth.


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