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The End of Magic - An Echo Park Coven Novel, #3

It's all about family and the ties that bind... Book 3 of the Echo Park Coven series picks up right where book 2 left off. Lyse and several of her coven members are coming out of the subterranean hell in the middle of the desert. They need...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amber Benson
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Death at First Sight - A Bay Island Psychic Mystery, #1

A good beginning to a new series. Death at First Sight is the first book in Lena Gregory's Bay island Psychic Mystery series. This cozy mystery with paranormal elements took me a little while to connect to. At first I didn't mesh with the c...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lena Gregory
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Debut Title, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Witch and the Dead - Wishcraft Mystery, #7

The Wishcraft Mystery Series is one of my favorites, great characters, well written stories...and the touch of the paranormal I adore in my cozies. Darcy and Nick's relationship has progressed throughout the series and now they are taking t...

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  • Author: Heather Blake
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

Putting on the Witch - Retired Witches Mysteries, #3

I love this series and I am sad to acknowledge this is probably the last. I don't know if Jim completed any others before passing away earlier this year, just six months after Joyce passed in 2015. If it is the final book in the series, it...

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  • Authors: Jim Lavene, Joyce Lavene
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Berkley

By Familiar Means - A Witch's Cat Mystery, #2

I've fallen under the spell of The Witch's Cat Mystery Series. I have not yet read the first book, but when offered a chance to review book two I jumped on it. Cozy mystery with witches? Yes, please. Now I have to go back and read book one...

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  • Author: Delia James
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Berkley

The Last Adventure of Constance Verity

My first thought upon finishing this book was "that was fun!" The Last Adventure of Constance Verity was a wild ride through an otherworldly amusement park while on some serious drugs. At least that's what it felt like. A. Lee Martinez genr...

4 Stars

Death by Pumpkin Spice - A Bookstore Café Mystery, #3

Halloween and cozy mysteries...two of my favorite things so this book should have had it in the bag. But it didn't. How could something so right go so very wrong? Unfortunately it went wrong in so many ways... Krissy Hancock, bookstore cafe...

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The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine

Sweet and romantic, with a little heat here and there, this was a great collection of three stories to put you in the mood for the Halloween season. The Cottage on Pumpkin and Vine features 3 stories, each by a different author. Each story...

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  • Authors: Kate Angell, Jennifer Dawson, Sharla Lovelace
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Kensington Books

Spells and Scones - A Magical Bakery Mystery, #6

Bailey Cates can really bake up a good mystery. Cates never disappoints with the Magical Bakery Mysteries. Baked goods, great recipes, and antics from her familiar and the great cast of supporting characters all combine to make these magica...

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  • Author: Bailey Cates
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

The Witches of Cambridge

The Witches of Cambridge is a beautiful, whimsical tale filled with love, loss and the everyday lives of several women...who just happen to share the common bond of being witches. I have heard wonderful things about Menna van Praag's books...

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The Night Clock

The Night Clock is a disjointed horror/fantasy novel chock so full of characters, rich imagery and dream details it was hard to keep track of everything and tie it all together, though in the end everything comes full circle...even if it to...

3 Stars

Give Up the Ghost - A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery, #6

Give Up the Ghost is another excellent installment in the Haunted Home Renovation Mystery Series. Juliet Blackwell has one again created a haunting mystery filled with ghosts, murder, and a touch of romance. She always leaves me guessing an...

5 Stars
  • Author: Juliet Blackwell
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Cozy Mystery, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

A Ghostly Demise - Ghostly Southern Mysteries, #3

I've heard so much about this series I was thrilled to finally get a copy for review. Unfortunately I was less than thrilled with the book. Now don't get me wrong it was well written, funny, and full of Southern Charm...but for some reason...

4 Stars

Chapelwood - The Borden Dispatches, #2

A chilling blend of Lovecraftian horror and Gothic terror. Priest turns the real life presumed historical villain Lizzie Borden into a fictional hero who wields her ax to save the world from darkness and ancient evil. Chapelwood resumes app...

5 Stars

The Other Side of Midnight

Atmospheric, romantic, suspenseful, and filled with supernatural detail that is sometimes spine chilling...this historical mystery has it all. Ellie Winter is a psychic medium who is so real she jumps off the page. Flawed, slightly broken,...

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  • Author: Simone St. James
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: NAL

Picture Them Dead - A Family History Mystery

Picture Them Dead -A Family History Mystery is a cozy mystery with just a tiny, tiny touch of paranormal elements. (One character is a bit psychic). I haven't read the other books in the series but each seems to work as a standalone so noth...

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When Twilight Burns - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #4

The 4th book of The Gardella Vampire Chronicles opens with Victoria Grantworth de Lacey having returned to London, and she’s not feeling quite herself. Victoria is still feeling strange after her almost deadly encounter with Beauregar...

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  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Avid Press

As Shadows Fade - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles, #5

The final book in the Gardella Vampire Chronicles , As Shadows Fade , opens with Victoria trying to figure out how to deal with her new “relationship” with Max. At the end of When Twilight Burns Victoria and Max declared their f...

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  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Series: Read in Order, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Avid Press

Kiss the Dead - An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel

LKH never disappoints me. I am hooked on the Anita Blake series. I don't care what critics or haters say, this series stands out among others because of it's unique differences and the way the character has grown and changed. In Kiss the De...

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Fire Works in the Hamptons - A Willow Tate Novel

Fire Works in the Hamptons is an entertaining romp into a world where drawings come to life. Graphic artist Willow Tate draws creatures from faerie, bringing them to life in the real world to wreak havoc on the mortal realm. I wish I had kn...

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  • Author: Celia Jerome
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

'Twas a Dark and Delicious Christmas

If you're looking for a Christmas antho that's naughty this is definitely for you. Some stories were a little darker than what I was expecting but delightfully delicious all the same. There were only a couple I really didn't care for at all...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Stacey Espino, Amarinda Jones, Ericka Scott, A.D. Blackburn, Rachel Clark, Seleste deLaney, Emma Shortt, Misty Burke, Kerri Nelson, Skylar Sinclair, Shannan Albright
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: HOT Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SPICY: HOT Romance, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: Evernight Publishing

Killing Rites - The Black Sun's Daughter, #4

I was eagerly awaiting Killing Rites. This series is on my must read list. And finally...readers will learn why, at least a little bit, this series is titled The Black Sun's Daughter. I always wondered why, The Black Sun's Daughter has neve...

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When Tempting a Rogue

Kathryn Smith never disappoints. She is the queen of historical romances whether they're straight historical, paranormal, or even steampunk. Smith knows how to create enthralling characters in a realistic historical setting that keep reader...

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Hit List - Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 20

I always love reading Anita Blake books because I just never know where LK Hamilton is going to take Anita. This time she's off on a marshal case with Edward. I know some readers don't like it when Anita's off with Edward but I do. The inte...

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Vicious Grace - The Black Sun's Daughter, Book 3

M.L.N Hanover's world of The Black Sun's Daughter is an intricate story that kept surprising me. At the end of each book I am left wondering "what's next?" "What new twists and turns will appear in the next book?" Jayne...

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Haunted by Your Touch

Haunted by Yor Touch is a great collection featuring 3 novellas by hot names in urban fantasy and paranormal romance. I have read stories by both Frost and Black but Kohler was new to me and I'm always excited to read new authors in th...

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  • Authors: Shayla Black, Jeaniene Frost, Sharie Kohler
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

Poison Kissed - Book 3 of the Shadowfae Chronicles

The world of the Shadowfae is not a place of Tinker Bell fairies. No the world of Shadowfae is filled with every creature imaginable- fairies, shifters, sirens, banshee, vampire, succubi, demons... The Shadowfae world is dark, seductive...a...

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When Marrying A Scoundrel - The second in a new Victorian series!

When Marrying a Scoundrel features heroine Sadie Moon (not her real name we learn)- a tea leaf reader to the elite in London, she claims to be a widow but when her husband shows up on the scene- also with a new name, all hell could possibly...

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In the Darkest Night - Light Warriors, Book 4

The main character  In the Darkest Night is Farran. She's a Tàireil. Farran was sent to this dimension by her father to steal a dracona. Farran befriended Shona (who had the dracona) and ended up betraying her father and th...

4 Stars

Necking

Sassy, sexy and slightly snarky Necking is a fun debut novel from Chris Salvatore. Gia Felice is uber publicist for Speculation- a publisher that specializes in authors who are specialists in paranormal and otherworldly activites. Extreme s...

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Tainted

Tainted  was an engrossing read, a story that really creeped me out in many ways. As a mother I found the book to be somewhat disturbing and it left me unsettled (and very thankful I no longer have to date). I think I would have enjoye...

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Dark Side of Dawn - The Nightmare Chronicles, book 2

The second book of Kathryn Smith's Nightmare Chronicles , Dark Side of Dawn , opens with Dawn in the Dreamworld training with Verek, another Nightmare, a very sexy Nightmare. Dawn is the daughter of Morpheus, King of Dreams, the God of the...

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Darker Angels - Book Two of the Black Sun's Daughter

I didn’t read the first book in this series so I didn’t know what to expect or exactly what I was getting into with Darker Angels . I sat down with a stack of books to decide which one I would read next. Darker Angels was on top...

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Twilight of a Queen

Twilight of a Queen is the Fifth book in "The Dark Queen" Series. In order the books are:  The Huntress , The Silver Rose , The Courtesan , The Dark Queen , and now the conclusion- Twilight of a Queen .   Cathe...

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Twenties Girl

Twenties Girl by Sophia Kinsella is a quick and fun read, a quintessential chick lit book with a touch of the paranormal blended in.    The book opens with Lara, a 27 year old British girl being shuffled to her aunt Sadie's funera...

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Four Dukes and a Devil

Four Dukes and a Devil contains five wonderful romance stories from New York Times Bestselling Authors. I was thrilled to have the chance to review this book since it has been on my “must read” list.   The book opens with T...

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  • Authors: Cathy Maxwell, Elaine Fox, Jeaniene Frost, Sophia Nash, Tracy Anne Warren
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

A Flash of Hex - An OSI Novel

A Flash of Hex is a riveting book featuring a CORE  OSI (occult special investigator) Tess Corday in an alternate world set in Vancouver where demons, witches, vampires and nameless evil things reside and wreak havoc and the CORE is th...

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In the Garden of Sin

In the Garden of Sin is the fourth book in the Hidden Grotto series by Louisa Burton. The series is known for its lavish scenes and sensual nature and for the residents of the Hidden Grotto, immortal follets that feed off human sexual desir...

3 Stars

Dead of Winter

Allysen Cole sees dead people and though she has learned to deal with it, she doesn’t have to like it. She doesn’t want it to be public knowledge either. It’s hard enough living in a small town and being a single mom, well...

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Witch's Grave - Ophelia and Abby Mystery Ser.

Ophelia has been having strange dreams lately that make her feel different. The hermit like librarian is ready to get out and enjoy the world a bit more.   Right after she confesses her slightly erotic dream content to her best friend,...

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Take Me There

P.F Kozak’s Take Me There is a deliciously dark and sexual read. Right from the beginning it is filled with intense passion and desire…extremely intense sensuality.   The book begins with journalist Presley Knowles getting...

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Casual Hex

In the third sexy hex book, flower shop owner Gwen Dubois is about to go from plain Jane to sex kitten extraordinaire. Stranger things have happened in Big Knob, Indiana. You just never know what happen when the resident match making couple...

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Night After Night - Book 5 (final book) in the Brotherhood of the Blood Series

Night After Night , the final book in The Brotherhood of the Blood series, focuses on Temple, the leader of the vampire brotherhood and the protector of the Blood Grail.   Temple has been abducted and held hostage by the Order of the S...

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The Mammoth Book of the Kama Sutra

The Kama Sutra has to be the most well known and well published sex manual ever (even though it is soo much more than just a sex manual).   There are so many translations, versions, and accounts of this book out there, as well as numer...

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Swallowing Darkness - Meredith Gentry Series #7

Swallowing Darkness is the 7 th book in the Meredith Gentry series and soo much happens in this book. I was shocked by all the twists and turns of the plot and story line. There were a lot of unexpected events a few that were expected&helli...

4 Stars

The Tuscan Trilogy

The Tuscan Trilogy isn’t really a trilogy at all, it is a novel that spans over three decades in the life of an Italian peasant girl, Rosa, who loved, lost, and suffered then loved again. She went from being just a peasant girl to bei...

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  • Author: Derek Adie Flower
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Publisher: LuLu

Whispers of the Flesh

A whisper of the Flesh, the third book in Louisa Burton’s Hidden Grotto series is a sensual delight. As splendidly arousing as the first two novels in the series, book three delves into the past to explore some of the Grotto’s h...

4 Stars

The Night Villa

The Night Villa by Carol Goodman is a fabulous piece of contemporary fiction peppered with historical and mythical references combined with scholarly wit and mixed with a bit of mystery then add to that a dash of romance. The combination is...

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Dark Harvest - Kismet Knight, Vampire Psychologist series

Lynda Hilburn has created a fascinating world of vampires and the supernatural in Denver, Colorado. Believable, exciting and different this series is one any vampire lover will surely adore. Hilburn’s writing style is exquisite and he...

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Blood Moon - Moon Series, Book 1

Blood Moon is A.W. Gryphon’s first book but it is scheduled to be the first of a trilogy. I hate to rip apart a writer and their work. It lacked depth; the characters were one dimensional and sometimes exaggerated. It was all a very c...

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