Monday, December 26, 2011

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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Just wanted to wish all my visitors a Very Merry Christmas!
I hope your day was filled with much love, family and, of course, good food!
Hopefully Santa was good to all :-)

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Review of Blue Blood for Life by Stacy Eaton

Synopsis from book:
“You belong to me… for life…”

After a month off, Kristin comes back to work happier then she’s been in a long time. Her new status in life has her solving crimes faster and better than she ever could before. When Alex goes missing, Kristin finds she finally has to reveal the secrets of her life to her friends. Will they be able to stand beside her after they learn all that she has hidden from them? Julian and Gabe stand beside her faithfully as they try to locate Alex. They are surpirsed to find Trent already in Fawn Hollow, but know that Trent may be the only one to do what Alex has asked them to do. As one more choice is taken away from Kristin, she attempts to make the best of it, but finds herself drawn to Trent in a way Julian and Alexander could never compare to. Trent goes to work with Kristin to keep her safe but will he be able to handle all that her police world entails? Can he handle the side of her that she reveals, the one that Alex and Julian know nothing about? When Kristin and Trent uncover the connection between her job and the kidnapping, they are finally able to put the pieces together, but can they get to Alex fast enough? Will Kristin be able to handle rescuing Alex and all that she learns in the process? Join Kristin, Julian, Trent and Alexander as they dive into a new mystery that will have you turning the pages quickly to find out who is responsible and how Kristin’s life is forever changed once again.

My Thoughts:  
The second book in the “My Blood Runs Blue Series” by Stacy Eaton picks up right after the first book ends. The book is again action packed as we see more of Kristen, Julian and Alexander. Kristen is still a fiercely independent, strong woman who wants to continue to be a cop and kick some butt, while Alex and Julian still want to protect her, to keep her safe. It seems neither of them knows her as well as she’d like. Enter Trent, the newest edition to the story. I found Trent to be an extremely well written character. He interacts quite well with Kristen and I love the new story line there. I won’t say any more as I don’t want to give away any of the plot, with all its twists and turns. There are many surprises in this book that I didn’t see coming. It was great to see Gabe again (he’s the brother everyone wants!) and to meet Livy, Izzy and Kat (Kristen’s best friends). The addition of the powerful friendships brings even more depth to the story. This book is again written from multiple points of view and I reiterate my opinion that this only makes the story feel more real. Being able to see more than one side of the story, to experience the feelings of those involved helps you to get an even better grasp of what’s going on. You do get a bit of background at the beginning of this book. It is not so much as to give you information overload, but enough to know who is who and what is what. The introduction of Burke, a very homicidal vampire, brings more drama and plot twists. Stacy once again lends her occupational expertise to the story, bringing that professionalism into her story and making it realistic. This was a very exciting read with plenty of intrigue, action and passion. Hold on to the reins because you are in for a heck of a ride! I can’t wait to read book 3!

I give Blue Blood for Life 
                                                           5/5 Books

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Review of My Blood Runs Blue by Stacy Eaton

Synopsis from book:
“I’m still a cop, and my blood runs blue.”

Officer Kristin Greene has always felt that something was missing from her life. Although her job with the Fawn Hollow Township Police Department keeps her busy, she still feels like there is something else out there for her. She soon finds herself investigating a homicide where a young woman has had her throat ripped out. As she begins to dig for the answers, she finds herself thrown into a world she didn’t know ever existed. When the two strong and silent men walk into her life, she finds herself being pulled into a love triangle that has been going on longer than she has been alive. Who are they and why do they keep calling her Calista? Join Kristin as she fights to learn the truth about the recent murder, the two seductive men who have entered into her life and the real truth about herself.

My thoughts:
* NOTE * This will probably be the fastest book I’ve ever reviewed. You see, I want to get on to the second book. It is sitting right in front of me, mocking me, begging to be read. I am willing, I just have to get this review up. Discipline…I am trying!

This is a kick butt first book by Stacy Eaton. We meet Kristin, Julian and Alexander, the three main characters, fairly quickly. When one chapter finishes from their point of view, we see the next from another’s point of view. It is never confusing, but it did take a few chapters for me to get used to. I now love it! It’s so interesting to see how each one felt during the same time frame. It makes it somehow more real. All three are strong and independent characters with admirable qualities, although not so perfect that you want to hang them all! When Kristin learns that she once loved them both, in a previous life, the book heats up in a way that really tickled my fancy! It’s a love triangle made in hell really, one where there seems to be no happy ending, no winners or losers. I love the way the author made it work out. I waffled throughout as to whom I would chose but yet, when I read the end choice, it was as if it was always meant to be that way, no waffling needed. Passion runs high, and I don’t just mean in me * Smile * There are many twists in this story but the plot and the dialogue never suffer from overload. It flows as smoothly as hot butter through popcorn during a great movie. * Hint, Wink * It’s a new take on a vampire read that was as unexpected as it was good, and for me, that is very good. With all the vampire books out there it was a risk taken by Stacy that paid off in spades. Stacy’s love and knowledge of law enforcement shines throughout this book. It is so realistic in its procedures, regulations and detective work. The “cop lingo” and attitudes also strike that realistic chord in me. Even the secondary characters are well written and fit right in. I especially love the interaction with Julian and the bad vampire, Damon.
A refreshing, exciting first book from Stacy. I can’t wait to read book 2 (Blue Blood for Life) and start hounding Stacy for book 3 to be finished. Get ready Stacy, here I come!

I give My Blood Runs Blue

                                                              5/5 Books

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Monday, December 19, 2011

Review of Bloodstone by Nancy Holzner

Boston’s diverse South End is known for its architecture and great restaurants, not its body count. So when mutilated human corpses begin turning up in the area, the entire city takes notice. The killer—dubbed the South End Reaper—uses a curved blade for his grisly work. And even though there’s no real evidence pointing to a paranormal culprit, the deaths are straining the already-tense relations between Boston’s human and inhuman residents.
As the bodies pile up, Vicky, her formidable aunt Mab, and her werewolf boyfriend Kane investigate, only to find that the creature behind the carnage is after something much more than blood…

My Thoughts:
Bloodstone is the third book in author Nancy Holzner's Deadtown series. I haven’t yet read the first two but had to check out this book, which I won in a contest. I was very happy that I did! I’ve now got book 1 (Deadtown), book 2 (Hellforged) and book 4 (Darklands) on my “to buy” list. This is a great UF book! Sometimes, when you start in the middle of a series you are immediately lost, and it doesn’t get better. This did not happen at all with this book. I am definitely reading the first 2 and the one after it just to check out the build up and the background, but it was easily a stand-alone book. I guess you could say it was a story within a story, and a darned good one at that!
Demon hunter Victory (Vicky) Vaughn has a one-track mind, hunt down the bad guys. Action filled, with a bit of romance tucked in the best places, this book grabbed me from the beginning and held on tight. Kane, Vicky’s werewolf boyfriend (very appealing) plays a big part in the book as well. I can’t wait to read the backstory on them * smile *.
I absolutely adored Aunt Mab and Vicky’s niece Maria. They were well written characters that I’d like to get to know better. I just know we’ll see more of them in future books.
Of course, there are the characters you love to hate as well, like Pryce, Vicky’s “cousin”, who’s demon father is killing off innocents to bring Pryce back.
I found Tina, a zombie and former apprentice of Vicky’s, a bit annoying, but liked her much better by the end of the book.
Vicky’s roommate, a vampire named Juliet, intrigues me. Can’t wait to see more of her. She is here, gone, here, gone in this book.
I really enjoyed the normal part of Vicky’s family. They were quite real to me. Showing off the “norms” in a UF is always a good strategy and make for interesting situations.
Deadtown is filled with zombies, werewolves, shapeshifters and other supes, forced to live where they are told and to adhere to the rules humans have set out for them and they aren’t too happy about it.
Great plot, lots of mystery, suspense and mythology mixed in. I loved the world building (even in this third book of the series), the style of writing and the kick butt ways of Vicky, Kane and Aunt Mab. Of course, the humour and zingy attitudes make everything even better. Can’t wait to get the rest of the series so I can devour it like this one.

I give Bloodstone
                                                               5/5 Books

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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Review of Ravenous by Sharon Ashwood

Synopsis From Sharon's Website:
Holly Carver is a small-time witch who busts ghosts for tuition money, but ends up wrangling a demon when a haunted house job goes bad.
Her Undead business associate, Alessandro Caravelli, suspects the demon is somebody's not-so-secret weapon. The supernatural community is at war, and Holly's unpredictable magic holds the key to hell's doorway. Soon Holly is on everyone's "must have" list, and not in a good way.
Alessandro wants her for more than magic. A lover with six centuries of experience, the vampire is walking seduction, but he's also a predator. Every moment he spends guarding Holly, every second he spends falling under her witch's spell, he becomes more and more of a threat himself. As Holly's sharp-tongued grandma warns her: vampires are like a box of rich chocolate—they seem so tempting, but over-indulgence is a killer…

My Thoughts:
Ravenous is the first book in the Dark Forgotten series by Sharon Ashwood. I have to say that I wasn’t surprised that I enjoyed it. After reading the blurb on the back I knew that it was a book that was right up my alley. Strong female lead…check, emotion…check and action…check. Magic…check, Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy…check. Yes, it definitely hit a lot of my buttons.
I wish we could have seen the buildup of the friendship between the two main characters, Holly (the witch) and Alessandro (the vampire), which occurs before the events of Ravenous. We do, however, see the buildup of the “other” relationship between them and I quite enjoyed that!
The vampire queen, Omara, was not what I expected. She did one too many things that made me wonder why she was queen to begin with. She falls for a bad guy and then refuses to see it (although I know she did, she refused to admit it for far too long) and she got “robbed” of things that shouldn’t have been left out in the first place. She is a vampire queen, she should know better! There are other examples, but I don’t want to give the whole thing away.
Characters like Ben, Detective MacMillan, Ashe, Lore and the others were well written and were as I pictured they would be, only better.
The author has a refreshing sense of humour, which is shown throughout the dialogue of all the characters.
This book was a very fast read for me. I turned the pages quickly as each sub-plot thickened and was resolved, too quickly. A little more time spent on making the problems work out instead of overcoming the built up twist and turns with so little effort would have made for a more satisfying read. Don’t get me wrong, there are some things I did not see coming and was pleasantly taken by surprise with how they worked out. All in all, a good debut and promising first in a series. Looking forward to reading the next ones.

I give Ravenous

4/5 Books

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Review of Spirit Box by JH Glaze

Synopsis From JH Glaze's Website:
When Walt Turner’s mother died, he inherited her apartment and the antique shop below. After losing his job due to the treachery of a co-worker, The Spirit Box calls to him from the darkness of the shop with an offer of revenge.
Lured by the promise of ultimate power and eternal life by the prisoner inside the box, Walt agrees to help it gather the final spirits it requires to return to human form.
John Hazard is investigating a series of murders and missing persons in this otherwise quiet town. His perceptions of reality are about to be altered in a life changing confrontation that will force him beyond the boundaries of darkness and ancient evil.
It is a spiraling descent into madness, where you may have everything you desire, if only you are willing to sacrifice all that you believe.
When you look into The Spirit Box, be prepared to have more than your breath taken away.

My Thoughts:
This is definitely a unique book. It’s like nothing I’ve ever read before. The characters come through, first and foremost, as real. They are like any person you might meet in everyday life, in that there are things you like and don’t like about each of them. See? Sounds familiar doesn’t it?  This story is very fast paced. There is adventure, action, and twists and turns on every page. It’s an easy story (I’d like to put a warning for language to my readers here) to read but I do wish there was more, more “fleshing out” of the story line. It seemed almost too easy for Walt, the main character, to get what he wanted for the spirit box. It is the one part of the story that just didn’t ring true for me. People have learned, in this day and age, to not be as trusting, so a little more “fight” to accomplish his mission would have been better. Sometimes the conversations between characters didn’t quite flow as easily as I’d have liked, but the visuals created by the author’s descriptive writing were very well done. I could picture almost every scene, even those I didn’t want to * shudders *. I was happy to see Walt turn on the box when it finally went too far! It made me like him a bit more, it’s just too bad he fell back into his old pattern when the anger left him. JH Glaze really is “Redefining the Paranormal Horror and Thriller Genres”. A great first book for Mr. Glaze. I look forward to reading more of his works.

I give Spirit Box 
                                                     3.5/5 Books

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Friday, December 9, 2011

Amalie Howard giveaway!

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Review of Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Synopsis from Cassandra's Website:
In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street—and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa’s powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move—and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, but her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will—the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?

As their dangerous search for the Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.

My Thoughts: 
Picking up just a little after the events of The Clockwork Angel, Cassandra Clare continues the story in a way that will leave you breathless. The world of Shadow Hunters, Downworlders and Mundanes is back with a vengeance! The cover art has to be mentioned here. They are all absolutely beautiful! I am always drawn to the books first and foremost by the covers.
This book was hard to review because I didn’t want to give away any spoilers so I took a different approach this time. Cassandra Clare uses Clockwork Prince to answer a lot of questions left unanswered in Clockwork Angel and, of course, to produce some new questions. Character development in this book is amazing, as is the new twists and turns, both expected and unexpected. Even at that, the expected turns are never exactly how you expected and the unexpected are really thrilling!
Tessa wasn’t quite as annoying to me in this book. Her character growth shows but I still wish she wasn’t so “wishy-washy” when it came to choosing. That girl changes her mind like I change socks.
Will surprised me. I really disliked him after the first book and was quite discomfited to find myself slowly beginning to like him. By the end, I was, well, sort of in love with him myself!
Jem is still Jem. I was happy to see him being more of a take charge kind of guy in this one. He doesn’t let his illness rule him.
Jessie totally threw me for a loop! I was so taken by surprise that I actually, out loud, expressed it. My husband wants to read the book that totally freaked me out! Still spoiled, she takes her own journey in this book and comes out of it in an unexpected way. It was nice to see the story unfold the way it did.
The Lightwood family is prominent in this book, in a way that blew me away. We learn a lot about their past and get to see how much they’ve changed. The backstory was awesome!
Can I just say here: Demon Pox! I loved/adored/was thrilled by learning the truth about this, finally. I laughed out loud more than once.
Charlotte and Henry really develop in this story as well. We learn more about them and as their characters flesh out we begin to see and understand so much more. This truly is a love story when it comes to them.
Nate makes his appearances in this story and helps to move the story along. He has his own little surprises.
Magnus Bane shows himself again in this book and I just grow to like him more and more. He is an unbelievably great character.
Clockwork Prince has its funny moments but is, overall, a heartbreaking and tear inducing book. I flew through this book like a hot knife through butter. Each book in this series just keeps getting better. Cassandra Clare never fails to impress me. She tells me a great story, keeps the intrigue going and always leaves me wanting more. 

I give Clockwork Prince 
                                                     5/5 Books

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Review of Sinful Magic by Jennifer Lyon

Synopsis From Jennifer's Website:
Roxanne “Roxy” Banfield refuses to be like her mother, a fertility witch who uses sex as nothing more than a magical weapon. Roxy rejects that life and is determined to become mortal to pursue her dream of real love and a family. All she has to do is avoid meeting the one man whose sensuality can release her powers. But steering clear of this magnetic stranger is easier said than done.
Wing Slayer Hunter Kieran “Key” DeMicca channels the dark violence that lives inside him into a popular comic book series about an ancient dragon named Dyfyr, but only Key knows that Dyfyr is real. Lately he finds himself drawing images of a young woman in peril, and assumes that she’s just a product of his imagination—until he meets Roxy. Struck by her beauty and her resemblance to his sketches, he feels compelled to protect her. As steamy magic, lethal danger, and timeless love collide, Roxy must become what she swore she would never be—and inadvertently awake a part of Key that will threaten to destroy them both. 

My Thoughts:
The latest book from Jennifer Lyon in her Wing Slayer Hunter Series and I must say that it doesn’t fail to deliver. The main premise of the series has not altered. The Wing Slayer Hunters are still trying to defeat Asmodeus and save as many earth witches as possible. This book just adds the story of Roxy Banfiled and Kieran DeMicca to the mix.
Roxy and Kieran are about to descend into the “Soul Mirrors” section of Hell on Wheels. Until they can complete the process the going is rough and in this installment sex magic is the magic of choice so the going is “hell hot” indeed!
Roxy is a fertility witch who wants nothing to do with her powers, in fact, she decides to never give in to them after many nasty experiences as a child with her mother’s use of her gift and the consequences it caused. Roxy knows that if she doesn’t get awakened her powers will remain latent until she finally turns mortal and there is no possibility that they ever will. Easier said then done.
Kieren, (Key) is a tortured artist and warrior Wing Slayer. He takes his bloodlust and pain and uses it by penning a graphic novel about a dragon named Dyfyr. Dyfyr is actually a part of him through a spell when he was but an infant, and Dyfyr hungers to find his love. Kieren later finds out the graphic drawings are actually real scenes concerning his half brother Liam, whom he had thought long dead Liam is killing off fertility witches in an evil plot to find and steal the Dragon Tear which can kill the Wing Slayer god. After drawing an unknown woman in his drawings, Kieren meets her at a convention and realizes he is her awakening. This is where the story starts the wild ride.
Will Kieran and Roxy manage to wake Dyfyr and rid themselves of Liam and the tear? Will they find happiness?
This book is an exciting ride into characters we’ve already grown to know and love. I like that we continue to see them in each new book. A good plot, intrigue, violence and erotic, sensual sex round out this book and give it good balance.

I give Sinful Magic
                                                     4/5 Books   

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Monday, December 5, 2011

For my sister Lorry

CONGRATULATIONS to you and Sam on the coming baby!

January 2012 New Releases

New book releases to look forward to in January 2012


Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Dreaming Awake by Gwen Hayes

Dragonswood by Janet Lee Carey

Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan

Charmfall by Chloe Neill

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Unraveling Isobel by Eileen Cook

The Alchemy of Forever by Avery Williams

Whispers in the Dark by Maya Banks

Cracked by K.M. Walton


A Million Suns by Beth Revis

Jessica Rules the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

Lothaire by Kresley Cole

The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges

Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom


Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

Tempest by Julie Cross

Fracture by Megan Miranda

Try Not to Breathe by Jennifer R. Hubbard

Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic

Truth by Julia Karr

Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey


Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian

Forbidden by Syrie James and Ryan M. James

The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe

Fallen in Love by Lauren Kate

Havoc by Jeff Sampson


Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

Destiny and Deception by Shannon Delany

Lenobia's Vow by P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast

 New Girl by Paige Harbison

Wrong Side of Dead by Kelly Meding

When Darkness Hungers by J.K. Beck

December New Releases

Here's what is still to come for new books in December


Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Shattered Souls by Mary Lindsey

Deadly Little Voices by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Illuminated by Erica Orloff

Shaedes of Gray by Amanda Bonilla

Shattered Dreams by Ellie James

Eternal Starling by Angela Corbett

The Fire by James Patterson

Melody Burning by Whitley Strieber

Surrender by Lee Nichols

Night Reigns by Dianne Duvall

That Old Black Magic by Michelle Rowen

Bound by a Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill


Unleashed by Nancy Holder (Goodreads Author), Debbie ViguiƩ

Fire Frost by Kailin Gow


Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder

Still Waters by Emma Carlson Berne

Legacy by Molly Cochran


Kiss Crush Collide by Christina Meredith

The Demon Lover by Juliet Dark and Carol Goodman

Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Magic of the Moonlight by Ellen Schreiber

Spirit Bound by Christine Feehan

The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn Weingarten

Seduce Me in Shadows by Jacquelyn Frank

When Passion Lies by J.K. Beck

The Pleasure of Your Kiss by Teresa Medeiros

Sunday, December 4, 2011

JH Glaze Kindle Giveaway!

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Clockwork Prince Book Trailer

Clockwork Prince: The Infernal Devices, Book Two. I can't wait for this book to come out. Dec.6th can't come soon enough! Are you as excited as I am? Here is a trailer you can watch, over and over, until it does :)

The Hunger Games Movie Trailer

If you are like me, you can't wait for the movie The Hunger Games. This is one of the best book series I've read in a while. Thought I'd share this with you all.

Review of Sins of the Angels by Linda Poitevin

Synopsis from Linda's Website:
A detective with a secret lineage. An undercover Hunter with a bullet-proof soul. And a world made to pay for the sins of an angel…

Homicide detective Alexandra Jarvis answers to no one. Especially not to the new partner assigned to her in the middle of a gruesome serial killer case-a partner who is obstructive, irritatingly magnetic, and arrogant as hell.
Aramael is a Power—a hunter of the Fallen Angels.  A millennium ago, he sentenced his own brother to eternal exile for crimes against humanity. Now his brother is back and wreaking murderous havoc in the mortal realm. To find him, Aramael must play second to a human police officer who wants nothing to do with him and whose very bloodline threatens both his mission and his soul.

Now, faced with a fallen angel hell-bent on triggering the apocalypse, Alex and Aramael have no choice but to join forces, because only together can 
they stop the end of days.

My Thoughts:  
Humans, Fallen angels, Angels and Naphil (the hated offspring of Fallen Angels and Humans), what more could you ask for? Well, how about intrigue, suspense, action, mystery and, most important of all, an nontraditional love story? Do I have your attention yet? This book grabbed mine from page one and kept it until the last page. In fact, it held me so much that I can’t wait for book two (Sins of the Sons, due out in March 2012) of The Grigori Legacy Series.
Alexandra Jarvis is a homicide detective that is working a series of ritual murders, ones very similar to what happened to her parents when she was a young girl. She is assigned a new partner in the midst of the mayhem of the investigations into these murders by what the department is calling a serial killer but is really her new partner’s brother. The new partner, Jacob Trent, (Aramael, a very powerful Angel), sets off the beginning of Alex’s descent into what she believes is the same mental illness her mother suffered from. Thank goodness she gets some answers and realizes she is not her mother! Aramael has actually been sent to hunt down the serial killer and to protect Alex. Alex and Aramael have an amazing connection from day one that builds to a surprising development. This book follows what I call the “first book rule”, building the world surrounding the plot (in this case Heaven), fleshing out characters and setting the stage for what’s to come. I love the strong but yet emotionally fragile Alex, the powerful and confused Aramael (more like a warrior than an angel) and I even love the secondary characters, especially Seth. The wit and humour of the author is sprinkled throughout the book, making the story easy to read and quite enjoyable. Will Alex and Aramael, with the help of a few other characters, be able to halt the apocalypse that Aramael’s brother is trying to bring about? An excellent plot and a unique read that will have you praying (hey, I held off until the end) for the early release of book 2.

  I give Sins of the Angels                                                      

                                                              5/5 Books

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Review of Love Immortal by Felicity Heaton

Synopsis from Felicity's Web Site: 
Rescued from werewolves by the most breathtaking man she's ever seen, Lauren is dragged into the fight of her life and a dark world she never knew existed. There, she discovers that she's the latest reincarnation of a goddess and must drink the blood of her immortal protector, Julian, in order to reawaken and continue her three thousand year old mission to defeat Lycaon, the original werewolf. With the help of Julian and an organisation of people with supernatural abilities, Lauren fights for her life, their future and the fate of mankind against Lycaon and his deadly army, but can she succeed when Lycaon has killed all of her predecessors? Can she crack the armour around Julian's heart and seize her happily forever after with him? And can Julian bring himself to trust Lauren with the fragments of his heart after everything he's been through?

My Thoughts:
If you want excitement and fast-paced action with a romance that is bound to make you cry then Love Immortal is what you are looking for. You will meet Lauren, the main character, who is trying to figure out what she wants in life, and who she really is after having a bad year when her parents die in a car accident. After she is attacked by a werewolf, and is saved by a mysterious man named Julian, she feels herself drawn to him, but should be afraid of him! The romance between the two of them will make the coldest of hearts melt! Felicity Heaton does a wonderful job of integrating the mythology of immortals, werewolves and vampires. Fans of these genres will enjoy the ability she drew upon to write this book with so many various “creatures”. Lauren is pulled unknowingly into a dark and chilling world full of supernaturals out to kill her. Thank goodness there is an organization of people with otherworldly abilities who want to protect her! After finding out she is only the latest of many reincarnations of a goddess on a three thousand year old mission to defeat the original werewolf, Lycaon, before he can gain revenge on Zeus and Olympus, Lauren sets out to do just that. This book will draw every last emotion out of you, whether you want it or not! Yes, it’s that good!

I give Love Immortal

5/5 books

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