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joysann’s Warm and Cozy Weekend

Barbara Vey -- May 14th, 2013
joysann

joysann

Hi. joysann here. A few weekends ago the weather was just enough cold and sloppy to make sitting at home with three cats on my lap, several cups of coffee with Irish Crème, and a good book or two just the right thing to do. So that’s what I did.

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What made it even more special was that I get to share weekends like these with my husband. He’s as avid a reader as I am, and it’s my great good fortune that we mostly like the same kinds of books. Read for hours in silence? That’s good. We do it in the same room together.

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This particular weekend was made even more fun because of the books we had and how we read them. Both he and I faithfully follow the Mercy Thompson novels by Patricia Briggs. While he read the newest, Frost Burned, I picked up a new fantasy by another favorite author, Tanya Huff. The Silvered sucked me into this new world she created of werewolves and magic, and I was a goner.

 

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We both read like crazy for hours, and when we were done… we traded books. And off we went again. It’s really fun to do this. “What’s happening now?” “Did you like how that happened?” “I can’t wait ’til we can talk about that certain part that I can’t tell you about yet.”

 

 

Michael (2)

Michael

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I know there are couples out there who share really exciting lives of rock climbing or deep sea diving, or enjoying the lights and bustle of the shows on Broadway. That’s pretty wonderful. But, I don’t know… so is a weekend like this.

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Bottom Line: I think it’s romantic.

WW Ladies Book Club Blurbs

Barbara Vey -- March 21st, 2012

Yesterday, the Romance Writers of America announced that I’d be this year’s recipient of the Vivian Stephens Industry Award.  I’ll be presented the award in Anaheim at the annual RWA Conference in July.  This is an exciting and thrilling experience.  I’m honored beyond words and I’d like to thank everyone for their kinds words of congratulations on Facebook and Twitter yesterday.  Now enjoy what the WW Ladies have been reading.

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joysann

Emily’s Captain by Shari Anton (E-Book)

Read by joysann

Captain Jared Randall Hunter has been sent behind Confederate lines to bring a Union colonel’s daughter to safety ahead of the Yankee march through Georgia. Abandoned through a broken engagement, Emily is preparing to leave the house in town for the home manor when, disguised as a rebel soldier, Jared finagles a way to escort her. Their prolonged company and the danger of capture by either army give Emily and her captain time to discover the best in each other, engendering trust and love between them.

Despite conforming to the mores of her time as best as she’s able, Emily’s independence and strength are assets that charmed both the hero and me. She’s a no nonsense woman who doesn’t hesitate to do what she must. Between her and the thoroughly captivating hero, this historical fiction makes the most of the two engaging characters on their dangerous journey. Sometimes charming, sometimes thrilling, sometimes suspenseful, Emily’s Captain makes a fascinatingly romantic read.

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The Demon in Me by Michelle Rowen

Read by Joan

Eden Riley has some psychic ability she uses on a psychic hotline, assisting the police find a killer, and eventually to use in her own detective agency. But a demon named Darrack has taken up residence in her, and, while she tries various methods of evicting him, she also aids him in finding the witch who cursed him to his predicament centuries ago. Eventually they find her, but murder ensues, leaving Eden holding a stone that will make her a black witch and still with her demon inside.

This is the start of the fun, romantic and very busy Living in Eden trilogy. I’ve enjoyed Eden’s chaotic dilemmas, the challenges she faces, the sexy men and the many characters that color her life. The following two books are out, and I’ll be finding them quickly to finish this entertaining story.

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Heidi

Heidi

Playing Dirty by Susan Andersen   

Read by Heidi

Cade Gallari is enemy #1 in Ava Spencer’s eyes. He was the one who took her to bed in high school and told everyone he took pity on her because she was “fat”. Now 10 years later, Cade is back doing a documentary on the mansion that Ava inherited with her friends Poppy and Jane, from Agnes Wolcott (Miss A). He wants Ava to give him permission to use the mansion as well as hire her as the concierge for the film. The last thing that Ava wants is to be around Cade, but business is business. She denies that seeing Cade again turns her past demons to the forefront, but she isn’t about to let Cade get the best of her again.

I loved the way that the author mixed in the tug and pull of Cade and Ava, but also wove in a practical side to the reason they were together. Plus introducing interesting side characters with so many quirky things about them, I could see them clearly in my mind. I love when you have so much description that you see everything so well, it’s like running a movie in your head. This book really left me wanting to read the other stories of the Sisterhood characters. Another set of books for my TBR pile!

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Sheila

Sheila

Proof of Life by Laura Scott

Read by Sheila

At first, the campus murder seems like business as usual, but it quickly gets personal for CSI investigator Shanna Dawson and security officer Quinn Murphy. The victim is Quinn’s half-brother. The case is linked to the disappearance of Shanna’s sister 14 years earlier. When Quinn discovers Shanna has a scary stalker, he refuses to leave her side, insisting they work together. As Shanna and Quinn investigate the related cases, they lean on their faith and each other.

I was first drawn to the stunning cover, then quickly pulled in to the story. It’s a page-turner! The combination of CSI investigator and security officer made it doubly exciting. When Quinn grew protective of Shanna, I melted. Can’t resist a guy like that.

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Michelle

Michelle

Trusting Evil by M.A. Leo 

Read by Michelle

Carly Rockett and her business partner and former boyfriend Mike Holtzer own a casting company for extras in movies.  Their newest assignment is for a movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger being filmed at the Statesville Prison who’s most famous murderer, Richard Speck, is in residence.  In the summer of 1966, Carly met an intriguing German sailor, Richard Speck, who went on to slaughter eight student nurses near her home in South Chicago.  At the time, Carly and her two best friends were obsessed with the Beatles and believed one of them was destined to marry one.  They thought that their sailor knew the Beatles personally and would deliver their love letters.  The scars left by Speck have surfaced for Carly when she sees how he lives in prison, how he has freedom, lovers and loves his life.  Now her life is on course to make him pay and for the prison to be accountable to punish those who deserve it.  Her obsession and use of alcohol will propel her to her own personal Hell.

This was a riveting read full of history, strength and struggle.  Mary Leo who personally grew up just blocks from the townhouse where the nurses were killed, writes with a sense of ease and confidence about the times and facts.  A  true storyteller with a great grasp on detail and use of imagination that got me inside Carly’s mind and pain.  As Carly’s life unfolds I found myself emphasizing with the real life scars of Speck’s victims’ families and how life must have been for them.

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Heidi

Heidi

Reunited Hearts by Ruth Logan Herne 

Read by Heidi

Trent Michaels receives the shock of his life, when he returns home from his military career to find out he has a son he never knew anything about. Trent is torn between being the father that his son deserves, and forgiving the woman who turned his life upside down… Alyssa Langley. Alyssa had good reasons for why she felt she couldn’t tell Trent about his son, but she has more secrets to keep. Trent may need to find more spiritual support than he ever thought possible, to find love and forgiveness.

The way that Alyssa struggles with her own guilt, her obligations and her denial of her faith, makes her one of the most fascinating women characters I have read about in a long time. It made this story seem so real, especially in this day and age of reality television. My heart truly breaks for Trent and his realization that he is a father in an instant. I think the most heart warming is how all the characters have a big dose of reality mixed with their prayers. It made for such a wonderful read.

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joysann

joysann

Fair Game by Patricia Briggs

Read by joysann

As Enforcer for the werewolves, Charles goes with Anna to Boston to help with the FBI investigation into serial killings that include werewolves as well as humans. When another kidnapping occurs, Anna and Charles determine that the Fae are being targeted as well. With evidence that the killer may also be some kind of preternatural, all of the talents and magics of the Alpha and Omega are needed as they race to find the new victim before it’s too late.

I am no longer amazed by the books Patricia Briggs writes because they are always fascinating, thrilling, and completely captivating. Fair Game, an Alpha and Omega novel that takes place in the Mercy Thompson world, is all that and more. Exciting, fast-paced, magical and surprising, I was unable to put it down till I finished it, and have already picked it up to read parts of it again. It looks to be a long, tantalizing wait until the next book in either series comes out to continue the story.

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Bottom Line:  Now need to quickly lose 20 pounds and find a new dress for RWA.

WW Ladies Book Club Blurbs

Barbara Vey -- August 18th, 2011

Just had cable tv installed and this is a blessing and a curse.  Can now watch shows on 57″ tv rather than 13″ computer, but it really cuts into my reading time.  Decisions, decisions.  But, last night, no contest as my Milwaukee Brewers are crushing first place in their division and the season will be over too soon for me.  So, for now, Brewers trump reading…or I could just stay up a little longer.  Hmmm.

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joysann

joysann

 

Vowed in Shadows by Jessa Slade

Blackstone Audio

Listened to by joysann

 

It’s been difficult for ex-missionary Jonah Walker since being possessed by a demon seeking redemption and fighting against other demons. Even more difficult has been finding his place in the League, convinced his combat days ended with the loss of his arm. Added to this, his demon has chosen an unlikely and disturbing mate…an exotic dance club stripper, Naughty Nymphette, whose surprising virtues include the determination and strength to fight at his side.

 

Always action-packed and exciting, this third in the creative Marked Souls series focuses on an intriguing character introduced in the earlier novels. The emotional vulnerability of this conflicted fighter made him a prime choice for a romantic story of his own. Vowed in Shadows does him justice, and I enjoyed the sexy sparring between the two characters, and poor Jonah’s reluctant surrender to the powers of love.

 

Heidi

Heidi

A Summer Reunion by Kasey Michaels, Sarah Mayberry and Teresa Southwick

Read by Heidi

This anthology takes place in Cape May, New Jersey.
All our Yesterdays by Kasey Michaels features Victoria “Tory” Fuller who has just been reunited with her sister Margaret Mary “Peggy” Longwood after being separated since their childhood when their parents were tragically killed. Thanks to Tory’s daughter, there is more than one reunion to be had. Allie has found her birth father, Tory’s long lost love Sam McCormack. Sam gets the surprise of his life, with an instant family. But the biggest surprise is that Sam and Tory’s love for one another has never gone away.

All our Todays by Sarah Mayberry focuses on Peggy’s daughter Lauren Sutcliffe, who is a busy divorced  mother of two and is planning her mother’s big family reunion.  Adam Hunter is from Australia and the business partner to Peggy and Tory’s deceased baby brother Stephen. Adam has been invited to the family reunion to give insights on the brother they never knew. Sparks fly between Adam and Lauren in a way that scares them both since they live so far apart.

All our Tomorrows by Teresa Southwick continues the party theme with Peggy’s son David, an attorney who is all work and no play. The demons of his past seem to keep him from moving forward. Kinsey McKeever is Peggy’s physical therapist who lives on their property to help Peggy recover from her broken foot, in time for the big party. Kinsey has her own past to contend with but she is also determined to help David find some kind of fun, despite their growing attraction to each other.

I adored that the main theme of this anthology wove through this book flawlessly. It reminded me almost of a historical, when there is a matriarch character, and then there is bits and pieces of the rest of the family throughout. This book did that and more. There were no choppy bits, this book flowed together just like a river. What a wonderful satisfying read for my end of summer.

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Sophie

Sophie

Queen of Shadows by Dianne Sylvan

Read by Sophie
Miranda Grey, a musician and powerful empath whose abilities are taking over her entire life, had no idea that the man in line next to her would one day change her life completely, but when a small gang of men decides she’s just the kind of woman they’d like to control, she stops caring about everything—until David Solomon, the Prime of the Southwest vampires, steps in and takes her under his wing. David and his second in command, Faith, take it upon themselves to nurse Miranda back to health, teach her to shield her mind so she doesn’t have to handle everyone else’s emotions as well as her own, and even set her up with an expert fighter
brought over at age 15 named Sophie so she can learn to protect herself. The only thing that could make David stronger is a queen, which he does not have, and the Queen’s Signet, a stone almost as powerful as David’s Signet, gets to choose her, but it has to be a vampire, which Miranda is not—though for David, she would come over in a heartbeat.

Queen of Shadows opens with one simple sentence that promises nothing, but that sinks its claws into the reader instantly. This novel is like a recipe for success—suspense, fantasy, chilling reality, romance and a dash of humor all included on the list of ingredients. But clear your schedule for the morning after you begin reading—it’s a story to stay up all night with!
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Ashley

Ashley

Just like Heaven by Julia Quinn

Read by Ashley

Honoria Smythe-Smith is the youngest daughter of the Smythe-Smith family, growing up she idolized her older brother Daniel and his best friend Marcus. They however nicknamed her “Bug” and didn’t want anything to do with her. Fifteen years later, Daniel must flee the country in a desperate attempt to save his life and Marcus promises to look after Honoria, especially to ensure that she doesn’t marry an idiot. Together with no big brother around, they begin to cross the lines between lovers and friends…

Just like Heaven is breathtaking novel of life-long friends becoming lovers. It’s a charming read that blends love, friendship, and duty together to make it unforgettable. One of my new favorite books!

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Stacey

Stacey

One Summer by David Baldacci
Read by Stacey

After his miraculous recovery, Jack Armstrong must deal with his wife’s sudden death and pull his young family together.  He hopes that one summer on the small island where his wife grew up will help him do just that.

A story about a widower, three children and a summer spent on an island is usually a recipe for a tearjerker.  But in the hands of master storyteller David Baldacci, it becomes a story of triumph, of family and of happily ever afters.  Kudos to thriller writer Baldacci for letting me see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Sophie

Sophie

River Marked by Patricia Briggs

Read by Sophie

Everything is working out for newlyweds Mercedes Thompson (a coyote shapeshifter
and walker) and Adam (the alpha werewolf of the Columbia Basin Pack)—they’ve just had the
most wonderful surprise wedding and are now safely in a borrowed travel trailer (borrowed from
fae, which unsettles Mercy, for she knows the fae don’t do favors without expecting something
in return) in the middle of an RV campground for their honeymoon. But when they find a man alone in a boat who is named Benny, has nearly gone crazy, is missing the better part of his foot, and had begun the trip with his sister, Faith, Mercy and Adam have to put their relaxation on hold to save him.

Patricia Briggs has created a society within our own that contains all of the creatures we have wondered about and makes it entirely believable. Mercy Thompson, as well as many of the other characters, is dynamic, fun, and easy to relate to—
as well as fall in love with! The plot flows steadily, and is filled with action, history, and true love in many forms—even for those of us who haven’t read the first books of the series (which, because of how great this book was, I plan to do ASAP!).

 

Bottom Line:  Upset that I missed Cupcake Day on Monday, but I’ve just declared it cupcake week, so enjoy!!

 

Friday at Comic Con

Barbara Vey -- July 23rd, 2011
Mekhi Phifer, Alexa Havens, John Barrowman

Mekhi Phifer, Eve Myles, John Barrowman of Torchwood

They give you two really thick books when you register for Comic Con.  They’re filled will information on the exhibitors, schedule of events, panels, autograph signings and locations of booths.  Since it opens at 9:30, I arrived a few minutes past only to find out that if you want to get autographs of the big guns here, you need to stand in line (that’s a common theme here) and receive a ticket (or wrist band) at 9 a.m.  It was in the fine print of the program.  So, I really couldn’t get near any of those people yesterday.  Let me just say that the security here is tighter than for the president (seriously).

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I tried, unsuccessfully, to get into the Torchwood (although a friend with an in at the conference let me in to take a quick picture) and William Shatner panels.  It was torture to stand outside and hear all the laughter coming from both rooms.  I opted to browse the main floor of the convention center.  There are rows and rows of comic books, t-shirts (one booth boasted over 200,000 in stock), artwork, books, toys, games and gadgets.  I barely made it half way through before lunch.

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The movie and television studios have huge spaces and large crowds as they offer free stuff. There are giant screens all over that promote movies, tv shows and video games.  They are packed in like sardines there.  I try to avoid it.

Anne Sowards and Patricia Briggs

Anne Sowards and Patricia Briggs

Lisa Kessler was at the spotlight on Patricia Briggs. Patricia was joined by her long-time editor, Anne Sowards.  Together they discussed Patricia’s publishing journey as well as the future of her popular Mercy Thompson series. It was exciting to see so many readers line up at the microphone to ask questions, eager to learn more about the author and the series they love.  Patricia also delighted her fans with some personal stories from home, including introducing her husband who sat out in the audience.
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Saul Rubinek, Joanne Kelly, Eddie McClintock

Saul Rubinek, Joanne Kelly, Eddie McClintock

Although I couldn’t get into the Eureka panel, I finally made it into Warehouse 13.  The actors all seemed genuinely surprised at the filled to capacity ballroom.  Eddie McClintock even ran through the crowd taking pictures before the panel started.  Although they talked about how much fun they all had making the show, they refused to give out any spoilers.  Executive producer, Jack Kenny, did admit that it was like running a day care with the cast.

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Vyxin and Kent

Vyxin and Kent

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I also caught up with one of my favorite teams from The Amazing Race.  Kent and Vyxin, who were just on the All-Star edition last season, gave me some insights into what it’s really like to speed travel the world.  It’s stressful and exhausting but a lot of fun.  They both agreed that they’d do it again.
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True Blood Panel

Steven Moyer, aka Vampire Bill, Anna Paquin aka Sookie Stackhouse, and Alan Ball the exec. producer

Lisa Kessler attended the True Blood panel along with thousands of other TB fans. They gave us a sneak peek into what’s in store the rest of this season!  Without giving away any spoilers, let me just say… WOW!!!  This is going to be a great season!!!  When they turned over the microphone to fans, one woman asked the question that followers of Charlaine Harris’ were wondering…”After following the book so closely for Season one, why have you ventured away from the books in recent seasons?”  Alan Ball the creator/producer of True Blood explained that the books are “Sookie’s story”.  You only see what Sookie sees in the books, but on a television series, he’s able to open up the world a bit and show you what’s happening with the other characters.  He said he tries to keep the rules of the world she established the same, while taking creative liberties with the other characters’ plotlines.  He also promised we would be learning about more supernaturals this season…  WooHoo!

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Jenna Busch (moderator), Laeta Kalogridis, Marjorie Liu, Marti Noxen, Gale Anne Hurd, Jane Espenson,

Jenna Busch (moderator), Laeta Kalogridis, Marjorie Liu, Marti Noxen, Gale Anne Hurd, Jane Espenson,

I finished the day with a panel called Girls Gone Genre.  The panel consisted Marti Noxon (screenwriter/producer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Mad Men, Fright Night), Gale Anne Hurd (producer, The Walking Dead, Terminator, Aliens), Jane Esperson (Torchwood: Miracle Day), Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar), and Marjorie Liu (writer, X-23, Daken: Dark Wolverine, Black Widow, Dirk & Steele novel series).  They talked about the difficulties in trying to get strong women movies made and I found it interesting when it was suggested that The Terminator should have been called The Sarah Connor Story because it really is about her, but obviously that’s not a title that would necessarily resonate with males.  I felt very empowered when I left, so a great way to end the day.

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Bottom Line: I’m sure this is not what Walt Disney had in mind when he created the Disney Princesses.

Not so Disney Princesses

Not so Disney Princesses

WW Ladies Book Club Blurbs

Barbara Vey -- May 12th, 2010
I’ve been traveling a lot lately and I always like to check out the books they have available in the airport stores.  It’s not a large selection, but does seem to carry a little of everything.  The neatest thing they do is allowing readers to buy the book, read it and then trade it in at another airport for different book (and an additional cost).  This is so great for travelers who don’t want to lug around books they’ve finished, but want to have that next new book in hand.  Here’s the books the WW Ladies have had in hand this week.
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Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
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Read by joysann


Habitually independent, Mercy Thompson is having some trouble adjusting to the pack mentality, especially since at least one of them is out to sabotage her efforts to get her expelled. Meanwhile, the owner of the rare book (the one about the fae written by a fae loaned to her previously) asks Mercy to guard and protect it as someone is intent on stealing it. Being a fae object, nothing is quite as it seems and is certainly dangerous. And then there is the problem with Samuel…
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If you aren’t already reading the Mercy Thompson series, you should be. The world Patricia Briggs has made is so comfortably realistic-seeming that I almost believe in it. The characters are likable, or not, as intended, and I’ve come to care for them, book after book. The biggest problem with Silver Borne is that I’ll have to wait so long for the next one.
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How High the Moon by Sandra Kring
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How High the Moon by Sandra Kring

How High the Moon by Sandra Kring

Read by Heidi
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Isabella “Teaspoon” Marlene is a 10 year old dreamer. She must take after her mother who has taken off to make it big in Hollywood and left Teaspoon to be raised by her old boyfriend Teddy. Teaspoon must get rid of some of her “afflictions” to be able to move on from the fifth grade, so she has to join the Sunshine Sisters. It’s a summer that will be life changing and nothing like witty Teaspoon would ever expect.
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I was reading this book while getting my hair done. The woman sitting across from me said “Excuse me, but do you realize you have been laughing and smiling while reading your book this whole time?” I looked up and realized my jaw hurt from smiling so much. That is the kind of joy that Teaspoon can bring to you too. Smiling so much, strangers notice.
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Forbidden Highlander by Donna Grant

Forbidden Highlander by Donna Grant

Forbidden Highlander by Donna Grant

Read by Melissa

Immortal Warrior Fallon MacLeod has traveled to Edinburgh Castle to speak with the King ~~ never did he imagine that he’d meet the beautiful, mysterious Larena Monroe, who catches his eye and his more from the first look.  But Fallon is on a mission to save his not only his family lands, but his brother Quinn, and he doesn’t have time for distractions in the form of a woman ~~ even one as beautiful and magical as Larena.  Will she convince him otherwise?

In this magical and mystical 2nd installment of the Dark Sword series by Donna Grant,  I was thrilled with the secrects revealed, the love story between Fallon and Larena, and the fight between good and evil that roars.  I love the Dark Sword series ~~ the Warriors are so varied in their powers, and each fight their own personal demons, and make you fall in love with them for being so larger than life while still being so NORMAL!  I want a Warrior of my own!!

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Enemy Lover by Karin Harlow
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Enemy Lover by Karin Harlow

Enemy Lover by Karin Harlow

Read by Edie

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Jax Cassidy, a former cop, and Marcus Cross, a former special ops sniper, have both been betrayed by the people they most counted on. Now they have new lives.  Jax as a member of the L.O.S.T. team.  Marcus as a vampire. An enemy has infiltrated the U.S. government, with designs to control the military. The enemy is Marcus’s creator, the vampire he owes his life to. His creator orders Marcus to stop Jax — permanently.  Jax’s orders are to seduce Marcus and then kill him.  They feel a primal connection to each other, but nothing is more primal than death.

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I kept thinking WOW as I read this book. Harlow takes vamps to new levels with the thriller plot.  Jax and Marcus are wonderfully damaged and strong and raw.  The pages sizzle when they’re together.  The story grabbed hold of me from the first sentence and kept me whipping through the pages to see what would happen next.  I’d love to see this as a movie..

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Perfect Partners by C.J. Carmichael

Perfect Partners by C.J. Carmichael

Perfect Partners by C.J. Carmichael

Read by Denise

Lindsay Fox did a one year stint with the NYPD and knew that it wasn’t for her, so she decided to open her own private detective agency.  Nathan Fisher was her old partner on the NYPD, they had driven each crazy and he was part of the reason that she left the force (she wouldn’t admit it to him though).  He leaves the force for reasons unknown to her and applies for the job of private detective at her agency.  They take on an unusual case that has Lindsay reliving her past and puts her in a spot to find out whether or Nathan is the one.

The cat and mouse game played by Lindsay and Nathan delighted me.  But I could feel for Lindsay – should she let him into her life and risk it or should she play it safe and push him away, what person wants to get hurt?

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Tall, Dark & Wolfish by Lydia Dare

Tall, Dark and Wolfish by Lydia Dare

Tall, Dark and Wolfish by Lydia Dare

Read by Melisssa

Lord Benjamin Westfield is a Lycan in need of a healer ~~ or a witch, as he’s advised by his Lycanian advisor.  So he hies himself off to Scottland in search of a certain witch…only the witch he finds is much younger, much sexier, and calls to his wolf that he’s been unable to transform into since a certain incident.  Could it be that he’s found his mate in a WITCH?  Elspeth Campbell has no problem believing in Lycans ~~ she’s known her whole life that’s she’s a half breed, she has the mark, after all.  But she’s always been part of the Coig ~~ the Witch’s circle she was born into.  And her Witch sisters are  afraid Ben will take her away, and they’re willing to do whatever it takes to keep that from happening…love or no love…

The magic and fun Lyida Dare writes with can be found on every page of her books.  In this, book 2 in the series, the wit and humor know no bounds, and had me laughing and wincing for the hero and race to the end…only to be sorry there is a wait until the next book!!

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Stormwalker by Allyson James
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Read by Joan

Janet Begay is part Navajo on her father’s side and has earth magic, but she also inherited powers from her mother who came from a realm below this world. There are vortexes in and near the town where creatures from Beneath can sometimes enter this world.When Janet is asked to use her special powers to locate a missing woman, she finds that biker Mick is immune to what she can do in the desert town of Magellan.
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I started Stormwalker and could not put it down till I was done. I was pleased that I could read the book without having read any of Allyson James’ previous novels. Her characters are well developed, their personalities well suited, the sex is light, and the story left me believing.

Bottom Line: “Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.”
~ Jim Bishop ~