Reviews for “Do You Trust Me?”


…and the reviews begin…



I am pretty joyful about the 5 Star review by Kenna at Joyfully Jay! She says, “I highly recommend this book. It will make you run the gamut of emotions and by the time you finish, you’ll feel so happy.”

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Wow! I have two reviews for Do You Trust Me? at Gay Book Reviews! I didn’t know blogs did that, but I’m tickled as can be!

First a “solid 4 stars” from Crabby Patty! Thank you. Especially for this: “I trusted that B.G. Thomas would deliver a heartfelt story and he did, with a wonderful HEA ending and epilogue that just felt right.” What a great day! To read this review, Click Right Here

Then 5 stars from Natosha! “This book truly was an amazing read. I am so glad that I gave it a chance.” To read this review, Click Right Here



Over at TTC Books and More, Cat gave “Do You Trust Me?” Five Stars. Thank you Cat! Amoung other nice things she says, “When I saw B.G. Thomas and Cowboys, I jumped up and down! One of my favorite authors and a favorite in the genre. I wasn’t let down!”

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I was blown away by the review by Jay over at Reviews by Tammy and Kim and Rachael and Jay! 4.5 stars. Great review, with a terrific balance of good and bad, weighing heavy on good (whew!). “…a solid read with a compelling point-of-view character…”

I had never heard of this blog before, but with such a well thought-out and very well written review like I received, I know I will be reading them in the future!

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Next, at Love Bytes, Danielle has given Do You Trust Me? 4.5 stars and says, “…I am so incredibly happy I picked up this story and recommend it highly for anyone who is looking for a contemporary story with a serious message, a life story and a romance to top it off.” Thank you, Danielle!

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So as my blog tour for “Summer Lover: concludes, I was happy to see that it inlcuded a five star review! Needless to say I was pleased as punch! CLICK HERE to see the original post as well as the give away and more information as well! Happy reading!

MM Good Book Reviews 2

Title: Summer Lover
Series: Seasons of Love 02
Author: B.G. Thomas
Genre: Contemporary
Length: Novel (350 pages)
ISBN: 978-1-63216-133-8
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (July 25th 2014)
Heat Level: Explicit
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ 5 Hearts
Reviewer: Cat

Blurb: Scott Aberdeen doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, or God. Or love—at least, he knows no one will ever love him. After all, he has carried a torch for his best friend Sloan for a decade, hoping his feelings will be returned one day. But when Sloan finds springtime love with another man, Scott’s fantasies are crushed and his scepticism confirmed.

Cedar Carrington, raised by rock star parents, leads a free-spirited, nomadic life, never staying in one place for long. Due to a dark past, he refuses to share or even think about, he is willing to let men into his bed for sex, but never for the night.

When Scott finds himself camping in the middle of nowhere with over a hundred men who all believe in love—and faeries and a magickal gay brotherhood—he’s pretty sure he’s in the wrong place. And when Cedar connects with cynical, critical Scott, he wonders how he could be falling in for this man of all men. But hearts and lives have been transformed at the Heartland Men’s Festival before, and it might be just the place where two very different men can release their pain and find true love at last.

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Review: This is book two in the Seasons of Love Series, but it stands alone just fine. I do suggest you read the other one since it’s fabulous, but you can read this one first and still love it.

Scott works in a law firm and likes his job, but lately his work has been suffering due to the realization he will never have the love of his life since his best friend and crush of 10 years has met and truly fell in love. Scott is a cynical, sceptical man. He doesn’t believe in Santa the tooth fairy magic has his doubts about love and definitely doesn’t believe in God or any Gods for that matter. Scott is a practical man if you can’t see it, touch it, taste it, it’s not true.

Wyatt, one of his close friends has been inviting him to the gay man’s festival but since in Scott’s opinion it’s a bunch of ‘Witchy woo-woo ‘he has no intention of going…ever. But when Peni invites him he thinks it’s more than just a trip to a queer man’s festival as he usually jumps to these conclusions with men, longing so deeply to be loved, and his boss pretty much insists he take 10 days off and comeback in a better spirit. So, he takes the leap. Then things unfold and he finds himself there alone, with just his friend Wyatt and hundreds of free-spirited gay men. Is it his bad luck or is it really a higher power at work?

Cedar, better known at the gay man’s festival as the Jockster is a free-spirited gypsy. Most men want him because of either his looks or the fact that he is the son of two famous rock stars but that’s fine with home, since he has no idea of falling in love or even spending a night in a man’s bed…ever. When he meets Scott, he finds that for some reason he is drawn to the man but why? Scott isn’t a believer in anything, he is cynical, has no self-worth and not near Cedars type if he had one.

This is yet another fabulous read from BG Thomas! I am totally smitten! Watching Scott grow and come out of himself at the Gay men’s retreat is like watching a beautiful butterfly morph from its cocoon! The retreat itself is a real hoot! I laughed more than I have laughed in ages! I think this story is a bit less sad than Spring Lover’s was though it does have its moments that you will need a tissue or two. Everything about this book is fun and fantastic. It’s truly magickal. During the retreat, there are lots of yummy sounding vegan dishes and at salon, there are fun sounding cocktails. What a treat that at the end there are some of the cocktail and dish recipes listed!! A real foodies dream!!

I highly recommend this to everyone, but especially to those of you that love a good story about finding oneself, sexy stories with a good story to them, broken men, and magick! If you like camping, retreats, cocktails, vegan dishes, recipes, faeries and fairies…( I couldn’t resist) some fun drag shows, cool songs, rituals, close friendships, and hot sensual mansex this is definitely for you.

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Humbled by This Review of My Story; Grumble Monkey and the Dept Store Elf

Review of Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf
Review by Carrigan Chantz

I just finished reading Thomas’ Grumble Monkey & The Department Store Elf. I almost didn’t download this book based on the title alone, but hey, it’s Thomas’ new work, so it was inevitable that I’d give in. The Universe wouldn’t have it any other way, by God. Once again, I was completely drawn into his book; once again, there was this ethereal aura of Universal coincidence; once again, it was an excellent book. Thomas is an excellent writer, but more akin to the truth is that Thomas is an exquisite storyteller.

Joyfully Jay Blog Reviews “Grumble Monkey and the Dept Store Elf” 4.75 Stars!

Joyfully Jay Blog Reviews “Grumble Monkey and the Dept Store Elf” 4.75 Stars!
Review by Crissy

I love the holiday season and the stories it brings. There is something so promising and romantic about this time of year. Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf (what a title) is my first holiday read of the season. And what a strong start it is. From the beginning, Thomas held my attention and made me fall in love with Nick and Kit. So, please let me introduce you to the first advent story I’ve read this season.

Kit Jeffries would have gotten on the road earlier if he would have been able to say no to his boss, but he loves his job as a department store elf, loves to see the children’s smiling faces when they first see Santa. When Kit’s Jeep breaks down in the middle of a winter storm on his way home for the holidays, he thinks all hope is lost until he runs into the handsome man at the rest stop.

Nick St. George has it all: money, success, and focus. Too bad those things can’t make him happy. His life has been spent trying to prove himself, and now he’s proven what a mess he actually is. When he encounters a Midwestern winter storm on his trek across the country, Nick is forced to seek shelter at a rest stop. That’s where he meets the obviously gay man in a ridiculous elf hat. He never understood why men have to advertise the sexuality so blatantly, never cared for it either. In fact, he hates it. But when young man tells Nick his sob story about breaking down on his way to see his family and asks for a ride home, Nick reluctantly agrees to give the man a lift. Continue reading

ARC Review: Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf

ARC Review: Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf
Sandra @ My Fiction Nook

Well, this was a cute short piece of Christmas fluff, without any explicit situations (sexy times were fade to black), but a message of love and family and taking a chance that just might save your life.

Beautiful imagery in a tiny little package. And while Kit was certainly over the top swishy, he owned it and thus only skirted the edge of annoying. To me. To Nick, well – that’s another story.

I really liked how the author pointed out their differences, what with Nick being angry and closed off most of the time, for reasons that are revealed slowly as the story progresses, and Kit being mostly happy, but also intuitive and kind and honest, again for reasons that are revealed through the narrative, without ever feeling like telling. Information is shared via dialogue and narrative, and the characterizations slowly emerge.

I’ve heard it said that anger can be an external manifestation of profound sadness. That certainly applies here. Grumble Monkey Nick is angry outwardly, hiding his pain so deeply that he doesn’t even realize how much pain he is in, or why he reacts the way he does. When he has his epiphany, it’s an awwww moment, and he does exactly what I wanted him to do.

There was one shocking moment toward the end, something that Nick relates as part of the narrative, something that I didn’t see coming, but that fit overall with his characterization.

Kit is just so frakking happy most of the time, and innocent to a certain degree, and his character radiates that with most everything he does or says. He’s the perfect antidote to someone like Nick.

A really cute Christmas story, with two lovable characters and a sweet message overall.

I received a free ARC from the publisher. A positive review was not promised in return. This short novella is part of the Dreamspinner Press 2013 Advent Calendar which you can purchase here:

Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf Has Been Released and Already Has A Five Star Review!

Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf Has Been Released and Already Has A Five Star Review!

Book Review from Rainbow Book Reviews

If ‘Grumble Monkey and the Department Store Elf’ is a typical example of the writing style of B.G. Thomas, then I will definitely be reading more of this author’s work. He has incorporated two of my favorite types of characters, the grumpy curmudgeon, and the young, flamboyantly gay man. He has mixed them together on Christmas Eve, stuck driving together in horrible snow and sleet conditions, and shaken them up a bit to see what comes of the mixing. Ahhhh, such fun! Continue reading

Top 2 Bottom Reviews Gives “Anything Could Happen” Four and a Half Stars!

Top 2 Bottom Reviews – Anything Could Happen

There is something so exquisitely inviting about the way in which B.G Thomas writes. From the first sentence to the last you are engaged, invested and involved with all of his characters both major and minor alike. The connection is tangible and is grounded in a sense of familiarity as we are reintroduced to old friends from his previous body of work. Anything Could Happen is about discovering through those around you exactly who you are. Continue reading

Joyfully Jay Blog Reviews “Anything Could Happen” Five Stars!

Joyfully Jay Site Review: Anything Could Happen by B.G. Thomas
Five Stars!

What would it be like to grow up in a small town where neighbors turned a blind eye to the abuse that went on behind closed doors and you, yourself, had fallen in love with someone whom you might never openly be able to love? To make matters worse, what if the one you love was male, just like you, and in one night of reckless abandon you showed him just how much you wanted him? Then he ran, fled, not only your house, but the town itself, and no one knew where he was other than the name of the city to which he had flown. How could you let him go? What if he was just escaping the years of abuse in his own home, and was afraid to let his family know he too liked boys? What if he loved you too? All these questions and so many more plagued poor Austin Shelbourne the day he took off to Kansas City to find Todd, the boy he was so sure he was in love with and who quite possibly loved him in return. Continue reading

ARC Review for “Anything Could Happen: — Four and a Half Stars

ARC Review – Anything Could Happen
9:06 pm 28 September 2013

To see things through the eyes of somebody else. This is why I read, my prime reason.
My secondary reason for reading is to step into shoes that I physically could never wear, hence my fascination with m/m romance. I will never be able to be a gay man, but I can try to understand what it might be like.

And this is what this second book in the series does (both are quite stand-alone, important for people like me), this book explores being a gay man, and what it can be like, for the first time, to enter a room where everybody understands who you are. It is coming of age, together with coming out. As such, it is a finely tuned and sweet story. Continue reading

Excellent Review for “Anything Could Happen” at Jessewave!

Excellent Review for “Anything Could Happen” at Jessewave!

Rating: 4.25 out of 5 stars
Guest review by Orion

Review summary: A sweet, delightful tale of romance.


Moving to Kansas City could be the best thing Austin Shelbourne has ever done. For a start, he can stop living a lie and finally come out of the closet. And there’s a chance, though slim, that he might be able to locate the love of his life, Todd Burton. It had seemed like a good idea when he seduced his friend, but Todd freaked out and vanished. Austin hopes to find Todd, make things right between them, and win his love. But when he meets actor Guy Campbell, things get even more confusing.

The moment Guy sets eyes on Austin, he knows Austin is The One. But Austin makes it clear he feels a responsibility to Todd, and Guy has some dark secrets of his own. He’s found redemption in acting and directing, but worries that if Austin learns the truth, he might not be able bear it. And what if Todd accepts Austin’s apology and the love Austin offers? Guy wants Austin desperately, but he also wants him to be happy. In the play of life, with the happiness of good men in the balance, anything could happen.

Review: Continue reading