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Spider's Bite - Elemental Assassin, Book #1

Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series features Gin Blanco, an assassin known as the Spider. Spider’s Bite starts with her confessing her profession in a therapy session that is fulfilling to Gin only because it allows her t...

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  • Author: Jennifer Estep
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Allegra Fairweather: Paranormal Investigator

Janni Neil introduces  Allegra Fairweather: Paranormal Investigator  as she travels to Scotland to investigate a rose that she believes is the Flower of Death, aka the legendary Dedfield Rose.  Douglas McGregor, barkeep/owner...

4 Stars

The Secret of Ka

Sara is a 15-year-old American girl who visits Turkey in order to spend the summer with her father. Her fantastical adventures are described in Christopher Pike’s The Secret of Ka . Sara’s father seems to be too busy to spend ti...

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Bad-Ass Faeries: In All Their Glory - Bad-Ass Faeries, #3

Bad Ass Faeries: In All Their Glory is a collection of 21 short stories edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail divided into the different categories that fae-folk can occupy during times of conflict. The stories range from different struggles wi...

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Victorious - The Lost Fleet, Sixth Volume

Jack Campbell’s sixth volume in his The Lost Fleet series is Victorious . John “Black Jack” Geary has brought his battered fleet back to the Varandal Star System after facing seemingly insurmountable odds. He now must face...

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Dark & Disorderly

Dark and Disorderly by Bernita Harris is a fascinating paranormal mystery. The author’s first novel starts with a pulse racing scenario and builds tension from there by combining eerily implausible circumstances with commonplace occur...

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  • Author: Bernita Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Carina Press

Barely a Lady - The Drake's Rakes Series

Set in the chaotic era of England’s struggle with Napoleon, Barely a Lady by Eileen Dreyer is the first of her “Drake’s Rakes” series.  Olivia Grace lost virtually everything five years ago when the love of her...

4 Stars

A Taint in the Blood

An eerily evil novel masquerading as one of S.M. Stirling’s characteristic alternate reality stories, A Taint In the Blood  tells the story of a human pawn caught between two Shadowspawn who each find her incredibly attractive.&n...

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Please, Sir - Erotic Stories of Female Submission

Please, Sir is a collection of 22 erotic short stories exploring various aspects of the delights of female submission. Edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, the stories range in topic from the joys of anticipation when miles separate the sub from...

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  • Author: Anthology
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Cleis Press

A Magic of Twilight - Nessantico cycle Series, Book 1

S.L. Farrell continues to demonstrate his facility for creating wondrous worlds peopled with  believable  characters.  In his epic fantasy A Magic of Twilight  he adeptly combines the traditional church versus state stru...

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Taste of Temptation - A Novel of Sensual Destiny

Taste of Temptation by Cheryl Holt is the story of Helen Hamilton, a spinster who must face a terrible dilemma as she tries to support her two younger sisters following the death of their rakehell father.  Helen applies for the post of...

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Cupid Cats

Cupid Cats is a trilogy of novellas that feature three very different felines associated with special shelters that cater to cats in different cities.  Trademark irreverant Katie McAlister characters in Unleashed  enliven the tale...

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  • Authors: Katie MacAlister, Vicki Lewis Thompson, Connie Brockway
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Strange Neighbors - Light Paranormal, #1

Merry MacKenzie finally moves into an apartment of her own in Strange Neighbors  by Ashlyn Chase.  Little does she know that she has been drawn to this particular building by arcane forces but she soon discovers that there are a w...

4 Stars

To Surrender to A Rogue - The Circle of Sin Trilogy, Book 2

To Surrender To A Rogue is part of Cara Elliott’s “Circle of Sin” series, which focuses on a group of rare women who comprise the Circle of Scientific Sibyls.  These unusually educated women come from different strata...

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First Family - Ages: 4 to 7 / Illustrated by AG Ford

First Family is a beautiful children’s book written by Deborah Hopkinson for readers aged 4-7 years, excellently illustrated by AG Ford.  A fascinating overview of the newest president, Barack Obama, and his lovely wife Michelle,...

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Lush Velvet Nights

Adriana Greco is the executive of Greco, Inc., the company that she inherited from her father, but she was never able to please her father or to get over the hurt that she felt due as a result of her parents’ broken marriage during he...

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2010 - The Year's Best SF and Fantasy

The Nebula Awards® are selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America® (SFWA) to honor the best and brightest in the field.  The 2010 Showcase gives an overview of the development of the field from the brainstor...

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  • Authors: Catherine Asaro, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Bill Fawcett, Ursula K. Le Guin, John Kessel, Harry Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Her Last Chance

Her Last Chance   by Michele Albert features Claudia Cruz, a sexy self-assured agent of the Avalon Group who combines her training as an ex-policewoman with a formidable knowledge of the art world to aid in her retrieval of stolen good...

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Valiant - The Lost Fleet, #4

Jack Campbell’s Captain John “Black Jack” Geary has already overcome countless examples of insurmountable odds, not least of which is his miraculous recovery after more than 100 years of existence as a piece of frozen spac...

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His at Night

Elissande Edgerton has been living a lie for many years, trapped in a household with her ailing but beloved aunt and tortured by her vindictive uncle, Edmund Douglas.  Spencer, the Marquess of Vere, is also trapped but it is in a role...

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  • Author: Sherry Thomas
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Random House

From Hell with Love - Secret Histories Series, Book 4

The Drood family has been the guardian of Mankind for countless years.  Aided by mysterious material that grants them superhuman capabilities, the various members of the family function throughout the world in an endless struggle again...

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Bound by Temptation

Bound By Temptation by Lavinia Kent tells the tale of two people with scars from their past.  Clara, Countess of Westington, has a reputation for enjoying life to its fullest ever since she was tragically widowed but even she is appall...

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  • Author: Lavinia Kent
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Secrets of a Scandalous Bride

Secrets of a Scandalous Bride by Sophia Nash centers on Elizabeth Ashburton who has been fleeing the attentions of one of the premier heroes of England who wants to make her his wife.  She has joined the ranks of the “widows&rdqu...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sophia Nash
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Live To Tell

A little girl and her siblings struggling to cope with their parents’ divorce, a politician’s daughters and a boy missing more than 14 years are all unknowingly entangled in the dark secrets running through Wendy Corsi Staub&rsq...

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Ghosts and Echoes - A Shadows Inquiries Novel, Book 2

Lyn Benedict continues her Shadows Inquiries series with Ghosts & Echoes .  Sylvie Lightner is trying to recover from the tragic events that occurred in Sins & Shadows but the minute that she returns from her respite away from...

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Never Cry Werewolf - A Crimson Moon Novel

Sasha Trudeau has gotten comfortable with her dual role as U.S. government Captain and as Shadow Wolf Clan alpha female but the same cannot be said for her military compatriots.  The tension escalates as continued fallout from the horr...

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I, Richard

Elizabeth George once again proves her mastery at depicting the vagaries of human nature with her collection of short stories in I, Richard .  Exposure , the first offering, follows a group of visiting scholars participating in a Cambr...

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In Pursuit of a Scandalous Lady - Book 1 in a new series

A risqué painting leads to a wager between three young ladies of the ton and the three gentlemen who catch them trying to remove the painting from the club that it graces.  Gayle Callen’s In Pursuit of a Scandalous Lady &n...

4 Stars

The Heavenstone Secrets - Heavenstone Series, Book 1

V.C. Andrews’ The Heavenstone Secrets is the chilling tale of two teenage sisters who have grown up as the darlings of their doting parents.  The announcement that a new baby is on the way shakes the foundation that the Heavensto...

4 Stars

A Wolf by Any Other Name - Part of the Luck of the Irish series.

A Wolf By Any Other Name by Kate Douglas features Zevulun Cable who attends a wedding with a couple of friends and somehow manages to drunkenly ensnare a leprechaun who bargains for his freedom by granting each a wish for his deepest desire...

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The Golden Season

The Golden Season  by Connie Brockway features Lady Lydia Eastlake who has been the toast of the town for years but suddenly her circumstances have reduced her to needing to find a wealthy husband in order to continue her lifestyle.&nb...

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Show No Fear - Nina Reilly Series #12

Show No Fear is the latest Nina Reilly mystery penned by sisters Pam and Mary writing as Perri O’Shaughnessy.  The perfect storm surrounds Nina as her mother battles both the effects of her disease and the malpractice perpetrated...

4 Stars

Charming the Devil - Witches of Mayfair Trilogy, Book 3

The women of Lavender House are also called Les Chausettes and each has her own issues as well as arcane powers.  Lois Greiman’s Charming the Devil concentrates on Faye Nettles and her ability to detect lies.  Having found s...

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  • Author: Lois Greiman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

SEALed with a Ring

Davy Graziano is a Navy SEAL medic who has been blessed with an attractive face and winning personality.  He meets businesswoman JJ Caruthers at a fellow SEAL’s wedding and the sparks fly and ignite an incandescent one-night stan...

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Provocative in Pearls - The Rarest Blooms #2

Grayson, Earl of Hawkeswell has existed in marital limbo for two long years.  The bride that he was marrying for her fortune disappeared on their wedding day and his inability to confirm her death has prevented him from being able to a...

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Scandal On Rincon Hill - A Sarah Woolson Mystery, Book 4

Sarah Woolson is a female attorney in San Francisco.  Her uniqueness lies in the fact that she is practicing (or trying to) during the 19th century in a society that maintains the belief that young women should have finding a husband a...

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Child of Darkness - Lightworld/Darkworld Series #2

Child of Darkness  by Jennifer Armintrout  is the second volume of her Lightworld/Darkworld  series and focuses on the child of Queene Ayla of the Lightworld Fae.  Ayla seeks to protect her only offspring by never acknow...

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  • Author: Jennifer Armintrout
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags:
  • Publisher: MIRA

Queene of Light - Lightworld/Darkworld Series #1

Jennifer Armintrout’s Lightword / Darkworld series begins with Queene of Light and introduces Ayla, a half-mortal fae.  Her role as an Assassin for the Queene of the Faery Quarter causes her to cross paths with one of the feared...

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  • Author: Jennifer Armintrout
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags:
  • Publisher: MIRA

Erotic Brits

Erotic Brits by Jacqueline Applebee is a collection of tales describing the sexual exploits of a voluptuous woman of color.  The main character participates in various erotic encounters involving up to three partners and exhibitionism...

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Rebels and Lovers - Fourth book in the Dock Five Universe

Rebels and Lovers by Linnea Sinclair continues the saga of the Guthrie clan after the events in Hope’s Folly .  The family is aware that Phillip is alive and working with the rebel alliance but their joy at his survival is temper...

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We Troubled the Waters - Ages: 9 up / Paintings by Rod Brown

We Troubled The Waters  is a children’s book of poetry by Ntozake Shange which is beautifully illustrated by the paintings of Rod Brown.  It addresses the painful subject of the civil rights struggle experienced by African-A...

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Arctic Drift - Dirk Pitt Series #20

Clive and son Dirk Cussler have penned a new novel featuring the exploits of the legendary Dirk Pitt and his friends and family in a chilling story of greed and the race to find alternative energy sources.  Arctic Drift  features...

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A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters

The sobering introduction to  A Girl’s Guide to Guns and Monsters reminds us that not all monsters are fictional and it requires a special kind of person who is willing to take a stand in order to defeat evil.  Editors Marti...

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  • Authors: Martin H. Greenberg, Kerrie Hughes
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: DAW

Cat Playing Cupid

Cat Playing Cupid  by Shirley Rousseau Murphy describes the events involved in Joe Grey’s human, Clyde Damen, getting married to Ryan Flannery.  Fortunately for the peace of the longtime bachelor household, Ryan knows about...

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Through Stone and Sea - A Novel of the Noble Dead

Through Stone and Sea is volume two of the second series of the Saga of the Noble Dead  by Barb and J.C. Hendee.  The sage Wynn Hygeorht continues her search for the texts that she removed from the ancient library of the Noble Dea...

4 Stars

Bitten by Cupid

Lyndsay Sands, Pamela Palmer and Jaime Rush have all penned a novella for Bitten By Cupid , each creating  her characteristic paranormal twist on the concept of falling in love.  Vampire Valentine involves members of the Argeneau...

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  • Authors: Lynsay Sands, Jaime Rush, Pamela Palmer
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Chalice of Roses

Chalice of Roses is a quartet of novellas by Jo Beverly, Mary Jo Putney, Karen Harbaugh and Barbara Samuel that address the legend of the Holy Grail in four disparate settings.  Each author brings her inimitable style to the tale of th...

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  • Authors: Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, Karen Harbaugh, Barbara Samuel
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Sins and Shadows - A Shadows Inquiries Novel, Book 1

Lyn Benedict introduces her sardonically efficient heroine, Sylvie Lightner, in the novel Sins & Shadows .  This gritty urban fantasy blends characters from several pantheons in an interesting missing person case with a paranormal...

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Emperor Mage - The Immortals Series #3

The Emperor Mage is Tamora Pierce’s third novel in her The Immortals quartet.  It is set in the troubled land of Carthak where a delegation from Tortall has been sent to negotiate peace.  Daine, protégé of the...

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  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Wolf-Speaker - The Immortals Series #2

Tamora Pierce’s Wolf Speaker continues the tale of mage-in-training Daine who has grown more comfortable with her abilities to use wild magic to communicate with animals.  Book II of The Immortals series reintroduces the wolf pac...

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  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

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