Monday, March 30, 2015

Let Love Live and On Solid Ground (Male Male Romance) by Melissa Collins

Contemporary M/M by Melissa Collins: Sales Blitz For the entire month of March, bestselling author Melissa Collins has put both of her contemporary M/M titles on sale. Let Love Live and On Solid Ground will only be $2.99 each.

81J0XH2ltPL._SL1500_Who would you become if you lost the only person who ever mattered?

For twenty-six year old Dylan Hopkins, the answer is easy. He’s become no one. Memories of the happier times are all he has left as he finds himself meandering numbly through his now dull life. Though he cares about his work and family dearly, he’s yet to let himself find love again. Afraid of letting go of what he once had, Dylan chooses to keep his heart buried, where it belongs, having died a long time ago.

Conner Michelson is about to change everything Dylan knows. He’s every bit the bad boy persona - tatted up, ex-MMA fighter, but after an injury leaves him unable to fight, he has to rethink his goals. Having just opened his own gym, Conner can cross his first major life accomplishment off his very short list. Next up: find a man he can settle down with and build a family. Seems simple enough - a dream most people have, but when he meets Dylan, his carefree, easy-going life is thrown into a tailspin.

Determined to keep Dylan in his life, Conner vows to resurrect Dylan's long ago buried heart and let love live once more



Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000026_00037]When Jacob “Dax” Daxton returns home from war, he has to fight a new battle – the one to find his place in the world. The man who normally has a clear path to victory surrounded by brothers in combat is suddenly lost and alone. After meeting Beckett Ridge, a bearded tattoo artist, Dax’s journey begins winding down an unexpected path.

Still reeling from events that shook his foundation, Beck has never been part of anything meaningful. Now faced with responsibilities foreign and daunting, Dax’s broken spirit mends Beck in ways he never even knew he was destroyed.

As both struggle to find balance, they are healed by the comfort they find in one other. On the other side of chaos, they hope to find themselves On Solid Ground.



I am thrilled to have been asked to read an ARC of Solid Ground by Melissa Collins. Dax and Beckett (Beck) were an absolute exhilarating ride.

Dax is home from overseas. He suffers from a severe case of PTDS. He joined the military to find himself and ended up battled and bruised...losing a close friend in combat. Once home, he decides to take off to live with his best friend in order to get his head straight and figure out how he is going to continue on with a life that he is still a little confused about himself. Dax decides to get a tattoo. Little did he know that getting the memorial to his friend, would end up catapulting his life into full gear.

Beckett, a tattoo artist, who has had a tough life growing up, just found himself taking on the biggest responsibility of his life. And then the sexy military man had to come walk in, putting his life in a tale spin. This is not the right time for him to start a relationship. Especially with a guy who has his own set of issues. But the attraction to Dax is one he can seem to shake.

Dax and Beck have a lot to work through...Honesty, trust, learning to let go. Their journey will pull on your heart and you end up rooting for both of them, as they traverse life and the things that get thrown at us, while trying to pursue happiness.

Once I started this book, I could not put it down. Read it straight through. If you have never read m/m, this book is a great introduction to the genre. Love is love and Dax and Beck are a perfect example of it.


Melissa Collins has always been a book worm. Studying Literature in college ensured that her nose was always stuck in a book. She followed her passion for reading to the most logical career choice: English teacher. Her hope was to share her passion for reading and the escapism of books to her students. Having spent more than a decade in front of a classroom, she can easily say that it’s been a dream.
Her passion for writing didn’t start until more recently. When she was home on maternity leave in early 2012, she read her first romance novel and her head filled with the passion, angst and laughter of the characters who she read about it. It wasn’t long before characters of her own took shape in her mind. Their lives took over Melissa’s brain and The Love Series was born.


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