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Masquerade - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 3

What an absolutely thrilling, chilling rollercoaster ride through time! This book is without a doubt one of the very best books I have read this year. Modern day witch and thief, Kat, steals for the best of reasons, but when a sexy, mysteri...

5 Stars

Murder & Mayhem in Goose Pimple Junction - Goose Pimple Junction, #1

This light-hearted read was enjoyable for this longtime Southerner. Having lived in many different locations, mostly Southern, I could easily relate to many instances of “Southern Speak”, and I chuckled over many of them. I do think it was...

4 Stars

Desperate Measures - Family Secrets, #1

Just before leaving for the much anticipated annual family vacation, Caitlin receives a cryptic, threatening message. Determined to enjoy her holiday, she tries to shrug it off as a prank, or someone disgruntled over her recent decision to...

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Blood of a Werewolf - Blood Series, #1

Darby is a kind, intelligent, level-headed young woman who enjoys her peaceful, ordinary existence and loves her younger sister Rowan with her whole heart. Rowan is an energetic whirlwind who is somewhat scatter-brained and a trouble magnet...

4 Stars

Blood Harvest Moon - A Shapeshifter Chronicles Novella

Derek Pantera is on his way home from a fraternity party late one night. He unwisely elects to take a shortcut recommended by a friend and is disconcerted to find himself on an isolated, lonely stretch of road. Suddenly a man is in the road...

4 Stars

Talion - The Daemon World, #0

Lisa Duncan is spending some time with her Aunt and Uncle, who own the Hidden Creek Lodge, a small, isolated resort in Utah. The teenager, a beautiful fifteen-year-old, had gotten into trouble back home so her parents sent her away, hoping...

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Shades of Gray - Jude Magdalyn Series, #1

Jude is an orphan who was raised in a convent but left there as a young teen. Living on the streets of New Orleans, she had always done whatever she needed to do to survive. With a sarcastic, razor sharp wit but an enormously generous heart...

4 Stars

Fall of kNight - kNight Series, #2

Lycans are the secret protectors of mankind. They hunt in wolf form, hunting and killing the evil creatures that threaten humans. Julie is a feisty, young Lycan engaged to be married. She is madly in love with her husband-to-be - charismati...

4 Stars

Roll the Dice - Vegas Series, 1

Mimi Barbour has done it again! Aurora and Kai have a new partnership and both have some serious personal reasons for wanting to catch the man who has caused so much heartache. The Antagonist in this story is creepy, creepy, creepy - An int...

4 Stars

Three Miles Below

I was quickly drawn into this story and thought it was exciting and very well-crafted. There was great tension and I found it easy to cheer for the three guys trapped underground. I was really into the story then felt like I was sucker-punc...

3 Stars

Tumbleweed Letters - Love Letters

I wholeheartedly enjoyed this short western romance that is sort of like a fairy-tale. Two lonely people make a connection in a delightfully unprecedented manner, but neither may have recognized the other if it weren’t for the sharp eyes an...

4 Stars

Awaken - The Patronus, #1

I thought this story had an interesting concept that could have been better developed. I felt like the story was too rushed. I wanted more insight into why Lucy was chosen for the job. Escorting new souls to their final destination and prot...

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Ward Against Death - Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer, #1

Necromancer, Ward de'Ath finds himself involved in a mystery that seems totally out of his league after waking a young woman from death so that ostentatiously her family could have fifteen minutes in which to say goodbye. However, Celia cla...

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  • Author: Melanie Card
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

Partners - Vegas Series Prequel

With short sentences and terse descriptions, the reader is plunged into a fast-paced short story filled with action and suspense. This prequel introduces a likable group of crime fighters and a brilliant, evil villain. The dialogue is snapp...

4 Stars

Broken - Daughters of the Jaguar #2

Here is another lyrical and captivating story by this talented new author. After a somewhat slow start, the pacing picks up, and soon I was swept up in the events as Christian’s personal and professional life threaten to spiral out of contr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Willow Rose
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: DMC

Marriage of Convenience

An enjoyable, light contemporary romance with likable protagonists, this novel reads easily with flowing, realistic dialogue. I felt there should have been more build-up for the suspense elements – the basis for the conflict is mentioned ea...

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San Francisco Island

I absolutely loved the premise of this novella. It follows two families’ adventures in the aftermath of a hugely devastating earthquake. This story is a heart-warming testament to the basic goodness and kindness of people. An uplifting, tho...

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Trinity

The author did an excellent job building a complex world and populating it with diverse groups and creatures. I enjoyed the way in which the story flowed and the fact that we witness a significant battle at the beginning of the book that ef...

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In the Hands of Children

Wow! This book grabbed my attention right from the first page! The premise is terrifying, and I just gobbled up the sentences, impatient to discover what would happen next. The young trio of protagonists seemed like old friends to me by the...

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The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

Flavored with an authentic western flavor this book also presented a clear message for today. This book held my interest throughout and was well-told. Unlike Brokeback Mountain, however, there is no explicit sex scene, nor even any amorous...

4 Stars

The Honey Witch - A Tale of Shadows and Forest Witchery

The secluded backwoods of beautiful Tennessee is the perfect setting for this mesmerizing contemporary gothic tale. There is a chilling sense of foreboding that permeates the sheer essence of this story. It is easy to become beguiled by the...

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Rising Green

I really enjoyed the science fiction part of this book. Workaholic botanist impregnated by an alien plant – loved that premise! Personally, however, I did not read anything in the story that was even remotely arousing. The description of ho...

3 Stars

Hanging by a Thread

Claire and her mom have just moved back to their old hometown. Though she misses her old friends, she is happy to be reunited with her childhood best friend, Rachel. She will be starting her junior year and being best friends with Rachel gi...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sophie Littlefield
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, * SF: Science Fiction, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Random House

Cera's Place

I enjoyed this historical tale about a tough, beautiful woman able to hold her own in a male dominated society. Cera runs a respectable saloon in the seedier part of town. She and her partner employ a diverse group of ladies. There are plen...

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Dark Dates - Cassandra Bick Chronicles, #1

Fabulous entertainment! This book galloped along with near perfect precision from the first paragraph to the last page. There was no saggy middle or boring parts, at all, to slow down this imaginative and fun read. I rapidly felt a connecti...

4 Stars

Palm Trees in the Pyrenees - Death in the Pyrenees, #1

The main character in this story is a complex woman. Her parents are embarrassed by her career choice. Her mother, in particular, seems to take uncommon delight in belittling Danielle. Until the death of the universally disliked English man...

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A Dangerous Harbor - Pilgrim's Progress, #1

This is an engaging, well-written mystery with characters that took up residence in my imagination; moving in with all their baggage and quirks. I found them incredibly difficult to dislodge even several days after I had finished reading th...

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At First Touch - First Touch Series

I was pulled into Liz’s story from the very first page. The story flows smoothly with an engaging, likable protagonist who is pitted against forces that conspire to harness her power and use her talents for their own purposes. With terrific...

5 Stars
  • Author: Mattie Dunman
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Mattie Dunman

CIA Fall Guy

This is a complicated spy story filled with action and intrigue, double agents, and hidden agendas. My interest was engaged throughout, even though there were certain episodes that stretched my ability to suspend disbelief considerably. Occ...

4 Stars

Dead Calm - A Dylan Scott Mystery, #4

The setting for this mystery was marvelous. I had no trouble picturing the stupendous cruise ship meandering along the coast of Denmark. Cold temperatures blanketed in dark, heavy cloud cover perfectly fit with the prevalent, somber overall...

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Pyro Canyon

This fast read kept my interest throughout by dangling a mysterious past event as the underlying catalyst for many of the decisions and actions currently in formation as the story opens. Two storylines about a quartet of heroes is woven ski...

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Bumble - Legend of the Ir'Indicti #1

An absolutely enchanting tale that I just couldn’t stop reading once I started. Ashe and his best friend Sali, a werewolf were such fascinating, likable characters. I easily pictured the hidden town of Cloud Chief. It became a real place in...

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  • Author: Connie Suttle
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Connie Suttle

Savage - Daughters of the jaguar #1

I quickly became immersed in the story and had a difficult time letting go the few times I had to set my kindle aside in order to take care of some pressing chores. A mature, middle-aged Christian narrates the story of his adventures as a y...

4 Stars
  • Author: Willow Rose
  • Review by: Laurie-J
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: DMC

Trust No One

A page-turner for me, this action-packed mystery/thriller never fell into any sort of predictable pattern. At first, I was irritated by Taylor’s often whiny ruminations, but as the story progresses, she becomes a stronger, more likeable, ho...

4 Stars

Slippery Souls - Sunray Bay Series, #1

I was immediately drawn into this quirky, fast-paced story. It has mystery, humor and sass interwoven throughout. Told mainly from Libby’s perspective, the story frequently jumps to portray the thoughts of other characters at specific times...

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Guy's Angel

An enjoyable read for me, I particularly liked the conversational lingo that seemed authentic to the time period depicted. For some reason, the supernatural element within the story fell sort of flat in my opinion. I think I needed more bui...

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Revolutionary Right - Aristeia, #1

When Maarkean unexpectedly becomes a hero to a large, disenfranchised class of Alliance citizens he finds himself torn between what he has always believed to be true and the actual flawed mechanizations of a central government bloated by gr...

4 Stars

The Dark Man's Son

Jason’s world-view is dealt a savage blow. Rescued by a beautiful, mysterious woman after he is accosted and attacked by two goons, Jason is flummoxed by her outrageous claims. Emphatically disregarding her advice he tells her to beat feet....

4 Stars

Santorini Sunset

Caroline was devastated when she caught her fiancé and sister cheating on her behind her back but, she swallowed most of the hurt and embarrassment because she loves her gorgeous, vivacious, supermodel baby sister and wants to put on a brav...

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The Radiance

An elite panel of specialists joins together under the leadership of Cale Walker, a wealthy entrepreneur, to study a perplexing phenomenon they call The Radiance. Over the course of just a few years most of Earth’s population has become sma...

4 Stars

No Good Deed - A Kelly & Umber Novel, #1

Accidentally witnessing something she never should have seen, Kelly is approached a few days later and offered a dangerous job along and enough money to help her family through their current financial problems. However, as she begins traini...

4 Stars

The Way of the Black Beast - The Malja Chronicles, #1

As an infant, Maija is torn from her mother’s arms and thrust into the guardianship of two brothers. The brothers, both powerful magicians with an unusual type of shared magic, quickly became disappointed when, as a young child, Maija fails...

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Plague

Thank goodness for the little glimmer of hope this novel ends with – small though it is! For me this book instigated a non-stop reading session, and almost caused DH to venture into the unfamiliar territory that is known as our kitchen so h...

4 Stars

Battlefield

Hanging out at an old mall one day, three teens are surprised when something comes hurtling down from the sky. Even stranger, they are greeted by a glowing, fiery entity, and given some surprising news. The friendly being promptly regulates...

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Wolf's Trap

Nick Lupo is a homicide detective. Bitten when he was a boy by a werewolf, Nick has always tried to restrain his beast; it is a constant battle. He worries that he will be forced into a change, and thus reveal his carefully guarded secret....

4 Stars

Govicide Comply

In this futuristic thriller Michael Locke is a homicide detective who gets an unheard of promotion to Govicide Agent, an elite corps responsible for maintaining world peace, tranquility and compliance. Locke’s perseverance in chasing and ul...

3 Stars

Stealing Breath

Fast-paced with lots of action throughout, this was a fun and entertaining read. I particularly enjoyed the many scenes that held me entranced in their gothic eeriness. That creepiness was entwined masterfully within the descriptive passage...

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Two Halves

Sarah has spent her young life attempting to suppress the traits inherited from her father. She is a living miracle – a child half vampire, half human. Then she meets a young man who seems to step right out of her dreams. Immediately drawn...

3 Stars

Out of the Ashes

A compelling story that is rich in historical fact, it is also technically well-scripted and contains enough humor to mitigate the darkness that could have become depressing had Ms. Dillon not kept such a tight rein on the central tragedies...

4 Stars

Gerald and the Wee People

Gerald has watched the wee people for years. In the woods near his home is a peculiar cleared area. For some reason, Gerald is able to see into that area and view a different world. Vernon, Gerald’s best friend, is not able to see beyond th...

4 Stars

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