Love Has No Boundaries: Short Stories & Short Reviews Part 3

These short stories were written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’s “Love Has No Boundaries” event. Group members were asked to write a story prompt inspired by a photo of their choice. Authors of the group selected a photo and prompt that spoke to them and wrote a short story.

Deep in the CountDeep in the Count by Madison Parker

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This came as close to perfection as I’ve seen a short story get in a long while. The plot and characterisations where there as were some of the details. I would’ve liked a bit more description, which I don’t say often.

You Get Full Credit For Being AliveYou Get Full Credit For Being Alive by Cari Z.

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

You wouldn’t think that a retired assassin falling in love would make for a good story, would you? Of course it would and thank heavens I’m not alone in thinking that. I enjoyed reading the beginning of this novella even with the gruesome details, but as the story progressed other little details started gnawing at my enjoyment.

I didn’t think the tools and skills of the assassin’s trade—namely wiretapping—were believable. Neither did I enjoy the bits of French dialogue that read like something I’d get from Google translate. Clunky at best—and I only know the basics of the language. And then there was the ending, which I can see being pleasing others was far from satisfactory for my taste. Such a shame.

The Brat WhispererThe Brat Whisperer by J.A. Rock

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Somewhere between two and three stars. It’s not a bad story at all, a character study of sorts with a dose of healthy BDSM. There’s spanking and discipline, but those aren’t really my thing and neither was there anything to elevate this above all the others. I’m tempted to round down due to that ending but I won’t.

Dirty BoysDirty Boys by Kyle Adams

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

That was fun. Ridiculous but fun in a sweet, plotless, sex-addled-mind kind of way.

The Field of Someone Else's DreamsThe Field of Someone Else’s Dreams by Amelia C. Gormley

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

That was really good. A story about a college student and an injured baseball player drifting, trying to decide what he wants or even dares to expect from the uncertain future. There’s a secret boyfriend and there are difficult parents. Read it.

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