PRE-RELEASE REVIEW: 'Color of You' by C.S. Poe

Title: Color of You

Author: C.S. Poe

Published: December 25, 2017

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Cover Artist: Reese Dante

Genre: Contemporary Romance; Erotic Romance; Suspense

Length: 200 Pages

Tags: Gay; M/M; D/s; Holiday: Christmas; CW: Hate Crime

About Color of You

Bowen Merlin—yes, that’s his real name—accepts a position in the quaint town of Lancaster, New Hampshire, as the high school band director. He leaves New York City for the snowy countryside of New England just in time for the holidays. With class, homework, after-school activities, and a surprise Christmas concert to plan and rehearse, Bowen is plenty busy. And since he’s never had much luck with romance, factoring in time to find Mr. Right isn’t a priority….

Until he meets the proprietor of Snowy Ridge Apple Orchard, Felix Hansen. Suddenly, true love seems like a possibility for the first time in Bowen’s life. The two are a perfect match and fill the skipped beats of each other’s hearts. But as wonderful as Felix seems, he’s harboring scars that could end their budding relationship when someone in town goes to great lengths to sabotage their careers.

If Bowen is to survive the holidays, he’ll need to lean on old friends and new, convince Felix he’s worth any hardship, and prove they can come out of the catastrophe stronger if they do so together.



C.S. Poe has found a new fan here with her heartwarming holiday story, Color of You.

Felix is a quiet man with a past he doesn’t like to share with anyone. Surprisingly when the new school teacher in town, Bowen, endears himself on their first chance meeting, the connection they feel is undeniable.

Felix and Bowen develop an intriguing dynamic which has a fascinating twist on the traditional roles you would expect to see in such a relationship.

But when disaster strikes, they discover feelings run deep – and not only their own.

The attraction between these two men provides a gasp-worthy tension throughout the novel - which is deepened by the secondary characters who enrich the story’s environment with laughter, wit and emotion.

This clever narrative is a melting pot of humour, suspense, sex, romance and a vibrant array of sharp characterisation as well as having a beautifully described location and community setting.

A fulfilling read with intelligence, wit and charm, Color of You by C.S. Poe will warm your holiday and fill your heart.

A copy of Color of You was provided to Kimmers’ Erotic Book Banter, by Dreamspinner Press, at no cost and with no expectations in return. We offer our fair and honest opinion on behalf of our readers.

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Meet the Author

C.S. Poe is an author of gay mystery, romance, and paranormal books.

She is a reluctant mover and has called many places home in her lifetime. C.S. has lived in New York City, Key West, and Ibaraki, Japan, to name a few. She misses the cleanliness, convenience, and limited edition gachapon of Japan, but she was never very good at riding bikes to get around.

She has an affinity for all things cute and colorful, and a major weakness for toys. C.S. is an avid fan of coffee, reading, and cats. She’s rescued three cats, including one found in a drain pipe in Japan who flew back to the States with her. Zak, Milo, and Kasper do their best on a daily basis to sidetrack her from work.​

C.S. is a member of the International Thriller Writers Organization.

​Her debut novel, The Mystery of Nevermore, was published by DSP Publications, 2016.

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