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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, #1)Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a great series that I stumbled across by accident, it reminded me of the Stephanie Plum series but with Ghosts and this made me laugh more and kept my interest longer. I love that the author seems to have named her characters in a method to relate them to some of Greek mythology like the reference to the Styx river that happens in this book, when all I could think about was Motley crue which actually isn't that far off either with Nicki's personality the rocker reference actually fits too. The main character is a riot, a kick in the pants, and someone who I wouldn't mind hanging out with and having a drink or two. The author did a great job of making her outrageous and giving her some shock value, but also didn't take it so far that it got on my nerves. I'm pretty sure I accidently read the last book first awhile ago not knowing it was part of a series, I also remember being utterly confused by the book because it talks about things I had no clue about. So def read these in order cause now that I've read the first one I have already started the second and I plan to reread the third just to see if having some knowledge will improve the book for me, I'm sure it will make all the difference.
So if you want a good easy book that will make you chuckle, and has a pretty steamy love story going on this is the book for you she's a fun character just trying to work out why she's seeing ghosts all the sudden.

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Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1)Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book took my breath away, the emotion that was breathed into these pages was overwhelming. I found my heart racing and hurting for Juliette. I wanted to badly to reach into the pages and just grab her hand. The writing style is def unique but for me this book turned out more like Juliette wrote it so the way it was written and the slashes made so much sense. I've noticed that this has bothered some readers and I have to say how did you notice it became nonexistent to me when I got so utterly sucked into this horrifying world where everything is falling apart. The way this author wrote about Juliette and put a time frame on things like how long since she had spoke to someone or been outside it just made her more real to me to be able to put it into a context of years with no contact and more than years without human touch it broke my heart. How determined and strong she turns out to be was so realistic she was mortified inside but was still just trying to do the right thing no matter the consequences to herself. This is probably the best book I've read in a long time, I can only think of one other book that got this kind of emotional response out of me and that was the Host so it's been awhile. This was a fantastic first book, I can't wait to see what else this author has to offer.

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Black Wings (Madeline Black, #1)Black Wings by Christina Henry
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read a review on this book on amazon that made me really curious about the author and this series. The reviewer had stated that this was recommended to her as an example of bad fiction and poor writing. But the reviewer was actually pretty shocked by how much she enjoyed this book and couldn't figure out what her friend had meant. I totally agree this was one of the most interesting, twisting storylines I've read on the suggestion of a bad review. It kept me involved, interested and curious enough that I bought the next two books when I was finished.
The main character is Madelyn Black her job is to collect souls and pass them over into there after life. The powers and talents are passed down through the blood line, and hers isn't the only bloodlines that creates these reapers. She is a very strong, stubborn, lonley girl who has been raised by her mother's gargoyle. Madelyn has no idea about her father or just how specail her bloodlines really is.
I don't know if this was the author's first book it did have that feel to it though. Not that its a bad thing the second book is just a little better, it flows better and seems like she hit a grove with her world where it just seemed the author was hearing the voices of her character's a little better. This first book is very reasonably priced on amazon I really think if you like the paranormal you should check this series out.

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Friday, April 6, 2012

Shades of Gray (Jude Magdalyn, #1)Shades of Gray by L.M. Pruitt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I found the prequel to this book for free on amazon and couldn't pass up the opportunity to get a taste of the series, and the authors writing style for free before investing my time and money into a new author and series. Now the free book L.M. Pruitt offers as a look into Jude's life before basically all hell breaks loose is definitely more than I bargained for, not only does it have a sassy kick ass leading lady, and interesting plot and story line, but I also liked the authors writing style. When I finished this book I went looking for more and found she has a second book out in this series all ready. :) This book has a great rhythm and the author doesn't drag out the unraveling of "mysterious" situations forever, this was refreshing it doesn't take long before your caught up and know the answers that certain situations have caused. It was nice to have things wrapped up instead of dragged on through book after book, it also helped me understand this world better that the author has created. One of the things I found to be so refreshing is the author doesn't pull any emotional or situation punches if the character had to live on the street and had no one to rely on but herself she didn't sugar coat the events or wax over the topic she gave us the gritty details and all the emotional turmoil we could handle. This helped make the main character be so much more believable, how she responds to people and situations was very much on par with her upbringing. This also showed me she was strong willed and stubborn instead of the author just telling me. Having to rely on only yourself makes it hard to trust others. If you haven't read this series I would recommend you at least grab the free prequel it takes you almost halfway through the first book so you get a lot of story for free it's worth a shot if you ask me.

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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sunset (Pact Arcanum, #1)Sunset by Arshad Ahsanuddin
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Arshad Ahsanuddin's daring debut novel, Sunset, is the first installment in a breathtaking new series about vampires, hunters, and humans. I missed that this was a homo-erotic story when I signed up, which is a new genre for me that I don't usually read, I'm actually glad I missed it cause I might not have signed up and this was an exceptional book.
I was impressed with the book's complexity and layers of unfolding information. I loved the author's use of such a bold, intelligent language. This book slowly reveals the structure of the different allegiances and governments. With such a big story and immense plot I think it was a good idea on the authors part to slowly sheds more light on the histories of the characters, and the multiple motivations of different characters. All of this did keep me very interested in what was happening in the over all book.

Sunset is a creative new take on vampires and their capabilities.

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Dangerous (Element Preservers, #1)Dangerous by Alycia Linwood
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a good book, that starts off well and at a nice pace that isn't to slow. The story and plot really suck you in, the couple of grammar errors stuck out to me but they weren't too much of a deterrment.

I always believe if you find yourself having an emotional response to a story, be it good or bad then the author has accomplished what they set out to do. And boy did I have one, Ria is one of the few main characters that I HATE. So. Very. Much. For quite a number of reasons that changed over the course of reading. But as far as the major plot goes, it is very intriguing. It makes you think.

Still despite some of the rather unpleasant aspects, it's really quite an enjoyable story. With enough twists and turns and build ups to keep you hooked.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

Deceived (Gwen Sparks, #2)Deceived by Stephanie Nelson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the second book in the Gwen Sparks series, boy do I hope she plans to write more and fast. This last book leaves some emotional issues unresolved and even though the big war is for the most part taken care of I find the Gwen's up in the air relationships bother me a lot. This book irritated the hell out of me with all the plot twists and back stabbing I wanted to scream at the book GWEN!!! Come on your a big bad powerful witch stop being a doormat and start kicking some ass. Sadly this lasts for awhile where her attitude just doesn't match her mouth or her inner turmoil it takes her a long time to stand on her own and kick some ass. Hopefully she has a big growth between this book and the next if she was consistently the kick ass Witch I know she wants to be. This was over all a great read and I'm excited for the next book.

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Craved (Gwen Sparks #1)Craved by Stephanie Nelson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book in the Gwen Sparks witch series. I found that I couldn't put it down, it had the most intriguing story line a very unusual take on the supernatural that involved witches blood being like a drug for vampires, with younger vamps basically experiencing a euphoria and blindingly blue eyes. The older the vamp and the more powerful the more powerful the witch is where all Gwen's problems start. You see witches blood is highly addicted and everyone is dying to get there hands on Gwen's blood.
I loved the suspense of this story, the plot, and the mystery behind everyone's actions. The budding romance between Gwen and Adian is hot ride of sensuality which left me wanting more. These two seem made for each other, but with how the plot is written I'm having a hard time trusting anyone it seems like everyone has a hidden agenda where Gwen is concerned. This is a great quick read with a lot of action, a roller coaster of emotions, and enough steam to fog up the windows. I recommend you read this and then get the second book as well you wont be disappointed.

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Fierce Dawn (ParaRealm Series #1)Fierce Dawn by Amber Scott
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I found this book by accident on amazon there doing this promo for free or cheap books so people will try out these great new indie authors. In the beginning this book started to confuse me the interaction between the immortal character's left me feeling like I missed parts of the story, I kept reading in hopes to have this cleared up which it is only because we find out more about them and then the beginning makes sense. I got into the rhythm of the story and didn't want to let go. This book has a lot of anguish, turmoil, and conflicting emotions that each character is dealing with, some of the emotional upheaval is shared between characters but most is personal stuff their dealing with on top of the bigger plot that's unraveling around them. Usually this much family drama would have me putting the book down and moving on, I read books to escape my everyday life not have other peoples excessive baggage thrown in my face chapter after chapter. Surprisingly the family drama is part of what kept me interested I really started to root for the main character and hoping she would tell her sister off at some point and take the reigns back to her life.
The romance that starts between the two main characters is yet another roller coaster ride of emotional and indecision it fit with the story and made me yearn for them to fall into each other and never come up for air. From the beginning you know that there's something special between them, they just need to see it too. This ended up being a great read with an interesting plot that has its own paranormal.world.and rules to go along with it, this was a refreshing and new take on the supernatural. I looked for the next book as soon as I was done its not out yet but fear not it is listed at the end of the book so you atleast know a name and that there's more to come.

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Monday, March 12, 2012

Damon (The Protectors Series #1)Damon by Teresa Gabelman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

It was a fast and easy read. The story was a usual vampire story but author’s writing style has potential.

Nicole is a social worker who had been in the system for the first eighteen years of her life herself, making her a more compassionate case worker She loves children and feels like she can relate to them. This brings us to Damon who is a vampire warrior who has been sent to help Nicole and her co-workers in learning self defence. Nicole is being targeted since she protects children who are turned to vampire from those who sell their blood for money and Damon protects her with the help of fellow warriors. Nicole is Damon’s mate but he refuses to claim with her, even though Nicole also yearns for him.

Nicole’s humour made this book more enjoyable. I thought the author did a great job portraying the chemistry between the Damon and Nicole. The author had a great supporting cast filled with seriousness with a dash of humor throughout. My only complaint would be the similarities between other vampire books out on the market when your creating your own reality the possibilities are endless so it wasn't necessary to repeat themes that are found in other books. Just a little tweaking and she could have had a much more original story to work with. All in all this was a good read and the author has a lot of potential
Thanks for the free read I did enjoy it :)

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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Agent M: Project MabusAgent M: Project Mabus by L.M. Vila
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received this book for free for a review, I'm not a big Scifi fan and I was wondering what possessed me to sign up for this book so I kept putting off reading it. Not reading it right away was a mistake, trying to lump it in with what I consider Scifi also was a mistake. From the moment you open it you are greeted with the blood-thirsty antagonist. From there, your thrown into one of the wildest rides I've ever experienced. This book was well written, well narrated, and the plot was a nice blend of scifi and crime novel. The author does a very good job of giving you both the intelligence behind the drug company and the M drug, plus the need for action.

My favorite character had to be Meryl. It was great to see such a refreshing take on the female agent role. Most Authors portray female characters as either hard-nosed or bitchy, but Meryl is unique and different you can't help but like her. Michael has his own unique charm too but he's plays dark and mysterious for most of this book. This was such a great read that tickled all of my emotions. Even the ending had me guessing as to what was going to happen next.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2)Immortal Rider by Larissa Ione
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the second book in the Lords of Deliverance series, and this one is all about the horsewoman Famine. This is a great follow up to the first book filled with all the angst and mayhem that you've come to expect from the first book. This is the apocalypse coming to fruition, it's gritty, scary, and just plain bloody. The connection between the two main characters happened a little fast for me, but if you know some back story on Famine it does begin to make sense later on, plus her love interest ends up in hell being tortured for a month maybe this is considered courting for a horsewoman of the apocalypse.
You find out so much more information about the people that are in and out of the story lines, the 4 horsemen, and more of the myth and legends surrounding their seals that if broken lead to hell on earth. This was an intense read faced paced and action packed, with a very hot and steamy romance to add to this wonderful mix that makes up this series. I enjoyed the humor I started noticing inner woven in with the story lines even at the worst of times sarcasm is a nice stress relief. It made these characters more believable to have them trying to lighten the mood in the face of all this doom and gloom. If you haven't read this series or this author I recommend you do its a great read and very well written.

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Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1)Eternal Rider by Larissa Ione
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the first book I've read by Larissa Ione. I have to say I was impressed. Not only does she paint an impressive world with words but she has mastered making it believable, even when whats going on in the book is so over the top extreme it still stuck by her plot and she never took the easy way out just to get to the happy ending part. This is the first book in her Lords of Deliverance series and I couldn't put it down. You are dragged from one huge catastrophe to another all in the hopes that something, anything will fix the coming apocalypse. I liked how believable her characters were, they reacted to situations in a manner that made them even more real they didn't push boundaries and try to be someone else just to make the book more pleasant. The story line is hard, brutal, and at times extremely romantic bordering on erotic. Your dragged along by your hair and not the seat of your pants, of course this is the apocalypse so what did you expect. There is nothing comfortable or cozy about this story except for the love that starts to bloom between the two main characters. The romance surprising went along a more moderate route than most paranormal romances take, usually authors use this "instant connection" as an excuse to have lots of sex early on in there books. For the circumstances that were happening in this book the romance went at the speed that complemented the story instead of detracting from it. The author instead chose to make better use of her time painting a world for her characters to play in making it believable and one I will visit again. Great read and I would totally recommend this series and reread it.

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Darkest Seduction (Lords of the Underworld, #9)The Darkest Seduction by Gena Showalter
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I've been waiting for a new Lords of the Underworld book for what seems like forever, and boy was the wait worth it. Not only is the cover the hottest one yet and that's saying something since all the books have great cover art. This book answers questions that we've had since this series started, it wraps up story lines and creates a few new ones. I seriously hope she's not done with this series yet her writing is so beautifully put together it breathes across the pages of her books and sweeps you into a totally different world where gods are at war and angels and demons are real. I love this series because its about so many things, but I am partial to the love stories and redemption the Lords get. Not only does this book have tons of action but the hot and steamy romance that's going on sets the pages on fire. This book is Paris's story and boy is he due a happily ever after ending he's put so many other people before his own wants and needs which is funny considering the demon he has housed in his body. None of Gena's books are just about one of the lords we get to see in every book what's happening with the lords and other much loved characters that surround them. There is so much going on in this book I feel like more happens that in any of the other books in this series. The plot is great and twist so unexpectedly I almost fell over with some of the plot twists that happen in this book. For avid readers of this series you will love this book and cry out for more as soon as it's done. For readers looking for a new series you really need to check this out it's one of the best paranormal romance series I've come across, Gena Showalter really knows how to set a story and leave you wanting more.

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Monday, February 27, 2012

No Werewolves Allowed (Night Tracker, #2)No Werewolves Allowed by Cheyenne McCray
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This the second book in the Night Tracker series, was full of action, romance, and frightening situations filled with cruelty and torture.
I really enjoyed the plot for this book and how we are learning more about the paranorms with ever passing novel. Nyx is still the main focus of this book and I was fine with that I like her characters no nonsense attitude and kick ass solutions to her problems. We find out in this book if she is able to fix how her relationship with Adam ended in the first book. We are privy to more information about Nyx's abilities, and we learn about some of the other trackers abilities as well. This story was a little hard to swallow at times only because it's about werewolves who are being abducted and some of the abducted were's are children. Reading about anything horrible happening to children difficult and I usually try to steer clear of stories where children are abused. Besides the children being involved it was a great story. Fast paced action, steamy romance, and a lot of awesome fight scenes. I think anyone who likes paranormal romance would get sucked into this story and not give up until it was done. If you haven't read any of this author's books I highly recommend you check her out.

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Sunday, February 26, 2012

A Perfect Blood (The Hollows, #10)A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is another great Kim Harrison Hollows book. I literally haven't wanted to put it down since I started it last night. This was a nice change of pace from some of the other books where we got to see a lot of character growth and Rachel actually accepting what she is, and responsibility for her choices. I've always been a Trent fan and have felt that Rachel needed to get over some of the "crimes" of the past but of course who doesn't love a bad boy and in this series he's right up there on the list of yummy bad boy's. Since Pale Demon Trent has been obviously doing things to help Rachel out, in this book he's right there by her side trying to keep her out of trouble (like anyone could) and helping her kick bad guy butt. I loved that we got a softer side to the Hollows series this time, it's a side we don't often get to see when all hell is breaking loose and everyone is either fighting or running for cover. We find out a lot of big reveals this time and it's great to know Kim Harrison won't be wrapping up this series anytime soon she has wrapped up some of the cliff hanger story lines, only to throw bigger and badder plot twists and crazy's our way. This was a great read I can't wait to see where she takes us next.

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The Forever Girl: Sophia's Journey (Forever Girl, #1)The Forever Girl: Sophia's Journey by Rebecca Hamilton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I just started this book earlier this evening and I got so sucked into the story I stayed up until I was finished. The writing style was just so smooth and flowed very nicely. It was easy to get stuck in Sophia's world, plus the many twist and turns kept me guessing the whole way. With all the plot twists I just had to get to the end so I would know how it all turned out, honestly it wasn't anything that I had expected. This is a wonderfully written book with intense characters and even more intense situations. This book probably has one of the most normal romance's that I've read in a long time, no falling into bed on the first meeting it was a nice gradual progression into a more physical relationship. This doesn't make the love story any less intense or meaningful, actually made the story more believable more me. If you like to read paranormal romance then you need to read this story at first I thought it was a YA story but the girl in the story is outside of her teenage years which was a nice break for me. If I had to choose a classification for this book I'd say it sits in-between YA and adult and I feel it would be interesting for lovers of both genre's to read. If you haven't read anything by Rebecca Hamilton yet you are truly missing out.

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The 58th KeeperThe 58th Keeper by R.G. Bullet
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Archy Bass is a foster kid that gets stuck at a boarding school called Rushburys, For Archy this school feels more like a prison. After getting into trouble for something Archy didn't do he meets Vincent, a smart mouthed sarcastic boy that becomes Archy's fast friend and occasional partner in crime. Because of their growing friendship Archy gets an invite to go on holiday to Turkey with Vincent, and Vincent's family. It's not long into this trip that things start going badly for Archy, first he gets taken for all of his food money and only gets a smelly rug that suppose to do magic. Knowing he should have kept a better eye on the rug seller doesn't help Archy later when he needs to use this trick to hide. It is at this time that he finds out that Vincent's brother George, isn't exactly what he seems. Archy desperately wants his money back and gets his chance when he runs into Alturus, the rug seller at at the airport. What Archy doesn't count on is the bad guys that are out to get him and the rug. His first hiding attempt is successful stuffing himself under dirty smelly clothes he eventually gets on the plane. This is the point that Archy can look back and say his life change for ever, cause even though he's gotten away somehow the big scary bad guy finds his way back into Archy's life again and again.

The book was exhilarating I can't wait to follow Archy and his friends on more of their adventures. The author does a great job of creating meaningful characters, that make you care about what happens to them and the outcome of their story. This seems like a great YA book and I can't wait to pass this on to my 14 year old I think he will enjoy going on an adventure with Archy and his friends.

The 58th Keeper is a must read for anyone who likes their books filled with action and suspense humor. I hope there will be many more stories to follow about Archy, his friends, and his amazing rug.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Daimon (Covenant, #0.5)Daimon by Jennifer L. Armentrout
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I grabbed this book because I have had the author recommended to me on more than one occasion. So I thought for this inexpensive price I would read one, and I'm very glad I did this is a fast paced exciting story and I was really disapointed when I got to the end of this prequel but luckily for me the first book Half blood is out so I just bought it so I can continue this story. If you haven't read Jennifer L. Armentrout books I highly recommend you pick one up, although this prequel is full of information it is a big tease and ends on a cliff hanger so be prepared to buy the next book right away your going to want to continue this story. This is a link to the next book in this series. Check it out Half-Blood

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Hollywood and WineHollywood and Wine by RM Pala
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This book is filled with some pretty heavy topics that I'm not sure if the author's writing style gave justice to. The story of Linda McLean, orphaned and sent to live with family. Linda was neglected and abused by her Aunt and Uncle, right before her birthday she is suddenly free of them, rescued by her long lost Aunt Vera Sinclair. Vera is a wealthy and successful Hollywood actress.
Linda suffers from what I would call night terrors, which she remembers very little detail, this seems to affect how she interacts with other people and she cannot really stand to be touched. Linda meets a young actor who’s instantly smitten with her and he is determined to help rid her of these nightmares.
I thought this romance went rather quickly especially for the era it was written in, and when you add in her issues with physical contact this makes it even more out of context with how a normal relationship would progress. Their interactions seemed clinical and awkward.
The author needs to work on what writing style she wants to use, and remember that your suppose to paint a picture with words including smells, sights, and sounds, letting us build the image in out imaginations not forcing it on us in a very abrupt manner.
I loved the era in which this book was set, it was great to run across the little touches of old Hollywood while reading this story.
Now I know Pala is a new author and for that I'd say this was very well put together story that has a lot of potential. I think the writing could have flowed better and the editing needs some work. She seems to have a great imagination, and isn't scared to take on a hard topics.
Over all I did enjoy this story it was just hard to finish.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Caught Forever BetweenCaught Forever Between by Adrian Phoenix
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved this short story set in the same area as Adrian Phoenix as her voodoo books series. This story sucks you in right away and even though it's short I felt for the characters before I even got a chapter in Adrian's writing really brings out the emotions of her characters and lets you roll around in them until you feel them too. This dark and creepy story of revenge is a great read while you wait for her next book to come out.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Resurrection, a YA Paranormal Romance (Book 2 of The Guardians of Vesturon)Resurrection, a YA Paranormal Romance by A.M. Hargrove
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book starts out right at the cliffhanger that Survivor book one ended at. Maddie hurt and broken trying to decide between her parents and Rayn. This is a book fraught with emotional turmoil, and danger. Each character goes through major growth and changes in this book. Maddie finds out so much about herself through out this book she goes through growth and change, finds out an interesting mystery about her family tree, and pushes herself physically and mentally during the whole of this book. There is a lot more action going on in this book than in the first more plot twists, and more characters to meet and interact with. I really enjoyed this book and getting to know the characters more in-depth. If you enjoyed Survivor you will really enjoy the sequel Resurrection, I highly recommend that you pick up this book and read it. The Author's writing style is more put together and she's doing more showing than telling this time around, which is great I'd rather have the words used to paint a picture for me than a manual.

This was a free book given to me by the author for a fair review. Thank's for the book I really enjoyed it.

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Survival,  YA Paranormal Romance (Book 1 of The Guardians of Vesturon)Survival, YA Paranormal Romance by A.M. Hargrove
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I had a little bit of a hard time getting through the first part of this book, the stories timeline was a little confusing with how it bounced around at times I had to backtrack to figure out that we had switched scenes again. The switching between characters and times got smoother as the story advanced, I also think it improved for me when the plot picked up speed and we got more into some of the action sequences. It was at this point that I got really engrossed in Maddie's and Rayn's story. I really enjoyed getting to read the story from both of their perspectives, and seeing that the feelings were just as strong from the beginning for both of them. This author has a way of writing that really brought out the emotions and turmoil that the characters were feeling and making me feel them too. This book is an emotional roller coaster ride you kinda just have to hold on and hope you don't fall off. I think the author tried to embed some really good morality lessons into her story, and the belief that the Rayn has in the deity is refreshing the author brings God into her book but not in an overbearing preachy way. While I was reading it I kept thinking this is a great way to get an alternative choices out to a YA market without making it overwhelming. The romance was intense with out having to bring sex into it and both main characters have made choices to wait until marriage, even so the author was able to put across the intense feelings these two have for each other. Over all I really enjoyed this book and am looking forward to book two in the series.
I received this book as a free book from the author for a fair review. Thanks for the entertaining read. :)

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Gatekeeper (Phantom Lovers, #1)Gatekeeper by Debra Glass
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This was a good book, an easy read for sure. It had a good mystery to it that I wasn't able to figure out right away but I did figure out before the big reveal. The main character and her sister are both psychic and one is very open with her gifts and uses it every day while the other is shut off and scared of the abilities she has. The story was a pretty cut and dry suspense. The only thing a little unusual about it would be the main love interest isn't by any means conventional. I did enjoy this book and the writing style was pretty good. I have to say it has alot of adult content and its pretty descriptive every time it happens. So if you don't like sex in your story this book isn't for you. Otherwise it doesn't detract from the story and makes the love story more believable.

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Demons Not Included (Night Tracker, #1)Demons Not Included by Cheyenne McCray
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story is about Nyx a half drow half human princess, that is a tracker. Nyx keeps the world safe from paranormal bad guys, and sometimes human. This is the first book in the Night Tracker series. Having read other books by Cheyenne McCray I was looking forward to starting a new series by her, I was totally caught up in this story right from the start. This is a great book full of all different types of paranormal creatures, and action. If you've read her magic series then you'll recognize Nyx's parents from that series, and if you haven't I recommend that you gran it and read it. All of Cheyenne McCray's book have a quality about to them that makes it easy to get lost inside of her characters, and story. She writes books from special ops to paranormal romance, with a few other styles thrown in too.
This story has action, romance, suspense, and mystery. Throw in hot powerful male leads and you've got yourself a winning combination for any paranormal romance. Her characters are so well rounded that at times it's almost like you can feel them breath, they go through emotional high's and lows and you are right there with them rooting for things to work out.
Demon's are attacking the town, and Nyx's is out to stop them. Unfortunately things go from bad to worse rather quickly, and the trackers are being hunted instead of the hunters. The sheer number of demons requires Nyx's to use outside help in the form of her P.I. partner Olivia, and her Police liaison Adam. Nyx doesn't want to use humans for help scared they will be hurt or worse, but she has no choice in the matter they need all the help they can get if they want to send these demons back to hell.

This was a great read and I hope you will pick it up and give Author Cheyenne McCray a try, if you haven't already you are missing out on a wonderful author.

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The Mayfair Moon (The Darkwoods Trilogy, #1) by J.A. Redmerski GIVEAWAY OPEN : Internationally Date of Enter : 20/02/2012 to 23/02/2012 Winner Announcement : 24/02/2012 Copy Available : One Format : Signed Paperback Note : The book will be directly send to you by the author herself
After a nightmarish encounter with a werewolf, seventeen-year-old Adria Dawson loses her sister, but gains the love of a mysterious young man and his legendary family. Strange and tragic things begin to happen in the small town of Hallowell, Maine: residents come down with an unexplainable ‘illness’ and some disappear. In the midst of everything, Isaac Mayfair is adamant about keeping Adria safe, even from her sister whom he has warned her to stay away from. As unspeakable secrets unfold all around Adria, impossible choices become hers to bear. Ultimately, no matter what path she takes, her life and the lives of those she loves will be in peril. As she learns about the werewolf world she also learns why her place in it will change the destinies of many. The giveaway is being hosted on Pages From My Thoughts blog Make sure you check it out it ends on the 23rd good luck everyone.
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Deeper into the VoidDeeper into the Void by Mitchell A. Duncan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received this book from the goodreads giveaways.
This was an intensely fast-paced scifi thriller/mystery. It held my interest and made it hard to put down the entire time I was reading. There was only one thing that made this a little off for me, and that is the unusual take on the dialogue. This was great for ensuring the reader knows what exactly is going on, and who is saying what. As much as I liked being able to follow the story line so easily, the dialogue also read more like a script than a book at times and successfully took me out of the flow of the book. I could not have guessed the ending of this book until I arrived at the last page. The mystery behind the lost team and the suspense of the characters psychological state was at time intense. Over all this was a good story.
You follows a team that has come to Mars to discover what happened to the last crew of the fledgling Mars base that suddenly cut off communication. When they arrive, the base has been abandoned and there is an unknown "presence" that begins to wear on the sanity of the new crew. They start to question everything including their own sanity and the sanity of their fellow team members.

Overall, The story flowed well and the characters were developed decently for the length of the story.

this was definitely has a few unexpected twists. It was a fairly quick read plus I enjoyed the story, setting, and mood of the story. If you are looking for a well paced and written SciFi thriller, then I would recommend you give this one a chance. You won't be disappointed.

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Mass Effect: DeceptionMass Effect: Deception by William C. Dietz
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

In full disclosure I won this book in a Goodreads Giveaway, also I am not familiar with the Mass Effect series. Plus I entered to win this book for my 14yr old son who loves these video games. Now I asked him to read it and then post a review on his own goodreads acct. He has refused to finish this book, and after reading it I can't blame him. I'm more irritated that I can't get the time back I wasted on reading this book that read like a 11yr old wrote it. Having Korbyn point out all the discrepancies didn't help me love this book after having it brought to my attention I couldn't ignore them.
So first off the writing is horrible and full of mistakes, I'm wondering if this book was even edited before printing, or did they just leave all the editing solely up to the author if so he needs to take an English class that goes over punctuation and grammar. Due to the unimaginative and weak writing the story is detached and sometimes hard to follow.
All the characters are flat, boring and lacking in any personality. They also have many times through out the book acted in ways contrary to the characters personality or previous action. They talk to themselves sometimes for no reason what so ever and even if they answer it's ignored which why have them hold a conversation with themselves if it leads no where?? The action sequences are unrealistic, with main characters walking through battles with little to no injuries, while all around them people are being killed but somehow always missing out on killing the main cast. I guess since its written off a video game at these points in the book that the characters got some sort of invincibility boost?? So they could over come anything that stood in there way. Its funny to me to be saying this seeing as they kill off 3 major characters by the end of the book. From what I gather from my son, the author has greatly altered the characters ages and sexual preference for this book, what was the point to this?
This book succeeded in ruining me reading any books based off of video games. I'm stunned that this author has other books published when his writing and researching is so sub par. I've read some self published books that would blow this one out of the water. It makes me angry to think of how hard the indie authors are working to just get there name out there and books read, and this guy makes it into paperback with someone else picking up the dime??? I would love to be compensated for my time reading this book since the publishers just throwing money down the toilet why not pay me back for the brain cells this book obviously smothered with its horribleness. I am amazed that a major publisher and video game maker allowed this book to be released in the first place did no one proof read this before publication? If there going to make a habit of accepting this kind of work then I've got some great ideas, you can throw some money my way and I promise I write and reread my stuff before saying it's done, which is more than they got for what they paid this author.

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Four Of A Kind: A NovelFour Of A Kind: A Novel by Valerie Frankel
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I won this book from Goodreads, having never read anything by this author I'm very glad that I won.
Valerie Frankel's writing style lays her characters bare for the world to see flaws and all. These four women not only share their weakness's with us, but also their inner strengths that have developed through their friendships and the importance of those friends. This is not a surface friendship. This is a bonded relationship that is just what these women needed.
This book reveals those inner thoughts, dilemma's and fears that run through most women's brains 24/7. Granted the thoughts are different from person to person, but it's that fear of not really being heard that keeps these inside, and I'm sure it's not a totally unfounded fear. Like other married women out there my husband tends to tune me out regardless of what I'm telling him. This is where good friends come in and pick up the slack. This is part of what this book is trying to put across, we need our friends to make our other relationships successful, unless your one of the lucky ones whose husband clings to every word and you feel like you can tell him anything, then just count your blessings. :)
This book also goes through the daily struggles that these four have going one everyday. Like organizing your children's schedule and still being able to just get to an appt on time. This is just a small exsample of the turmoil and chaos involved in running a household smoothly. There is so much going on in this book but I don't want to ruin it for anyone so I will just leave you with this, This is a great writer that really knows how to draw you into a story, and hit home the point of how important it is to have friends.

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Far From HereFar From Here by Nicole Baart
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I won this book from Goodreads.

I started this book and was a little confused by the husband's name, it actually kept drawing me out of the book in confusion going husband?? But I'm glad I pushed past the strange name choice and finished this book. The authors writing style is exquisite the use of beautiful prose, really added to my enjoyment of this book I love when an author can describe something in a way that I can either feel it or see it in my mind it gets me more involved in the story and more lost in the world they have opened up for me.
Over all this book was filled with overwhelming emotional turmoil and really hard decisions and life choices. It made me ask myself what would I do if my husband just suddenly vanished, and couldn't be found. This is precisely the horrible situation that Danica Greene finds herself in when her husband Etsell leaves their home to help a friend in Alaska. It is on his last trip that Etsell and his plane vanish into thin air. Dani's life is thrown into chaos. Along with the women who are closest in Dani's life. Dani travels to Alaska to search for her husband, and finds out more than she bargained for.

This story opens the doorway to loss from many different points of view. What happens to the people left behind? Dani finds herself caught in this strange in between state, with no real answer for what she is suppose to do, or how to move on from here. Through out the book she is forced to deal with all of these possibilities and questions that have come up about her marriage, and her life. Is she a widow? Did her husband simply vanish to be with another woman? What happened to the man she spent the better part of her life with? Did she ever really know him? She does eventually answer these questions and more. The author often switches from a first person perspective to third person, which I actually enjoyed cause it gives you more insight into the story and surrounding situation. I'm ending this review with a quote that was just beautiful and moving at the same time. I hope you pick up this book and read it. I don't want to spoil it for anyone but I found this story rather touching, and the ending wasn't disappointing for me either.

Dani "I don't want to live like nothing ever happened. I want to live because everything has."

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Dark MatterDark Matter by Christie Rich
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

After reading Five Five
I just had to know more about this story and thank god there is a second book already out. Now my only problem is I read it in a day :( and there is no third book to appease my dying curiosity. The Second book ends on a cliff hanger of mass proportions, having said this that is the only complaint I have about this entire book. Like with most writers Christie seems to hit her stride with her second book. The writing is smoother and paints a more vivid picture. This story so intrigued me that I didn't even notice I was coming up on the end of the book, the end took me by such surprise I had to scroll back to make sure I hadn't accidently skipped a page. The story line is wonderfully paced with just the right amount of information to action sequences. The romance continues and the main character is actually being wooed by more men than ever before. I'm a little on the fence about Rayla's choices of men I'm not even sure with how the story is playing out which one to vote for her to end up with. There is a one that is a front runner for me that I would gladly pick if I could only find him lol. I fell in love with this story and its characters I just wish we got a different perspective sometimes than just Rayla's, or that she would learn more about the men and other people that surround her everyday life. You find out a lot of information in this book but I'm still dying to know more there are so many things left hanging that Rayla seems to forget about once the action starts, I can't blame her for getting distracted she's constantly in danger of being malled, molested, stolen, or killed. Rayla is really coming into her power in this book but with all the action she was a little behind the times for trying to use it or learn about herself. I think for a bit she got to dependent on someone always rescuing her, when she finally figures out she's strong enough to rescue herself and everyone around her the book shortly comes to an end. I think book three is going to be filled with amazing revelations *fingers crossed* I really liked the book cover on this book also it is beautiful. If you haven't read this series I defiantly recommend you go buy it the first book is only .99cents on kindle and the second is $2.99 this is a steal!! You wont regret getting lost in this story.

View all my reviews Ali's ArtAli's Art by JT Harding
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I won a Signed copy of this book on Goodreads. I had put it in my pile of books to read and kinda forgot that I had it. Then I saw it the other day and thought I could use a break from the other genre's I was reading. I have to say right off I don't usually read straight erotica I think that much sex ruins any chance for an actual story line to happen, and most erotica ends up having no point to it anyway. When I got further into this book I realized this author can actually write and not just sex scence. Shockingly the author has created a story, a plot and characters, while still having a great deal of sensuality to her books. This is unusual in an erotic genre I think most of these authors tend to throw in a sex scene if they run out of other ideas, but JT Harding actually stuck with her plot and made a romantic love story.
Ali and Tom are both greatly developed characters. Ali's seems geuinely curious about everything and pretty carefree. Sometimes the way she acts towards Tom in the beginning of the book made me question the fact that she says she's a lesbian. Tom started out a little immature for my taste but you can tell that when he finds out she is gay that he wants to respect that and tries to control his feelings for Ali. They over time seem like the perfect match for each other.
I really liked the view from which the book is written, There are a few slow spots, but that didn't detract from the whole of the book.
I had no clue this was a self published book until I read it on line it doesn't come across in her writing style, I don't know if this is the authors first book it is very well paced and put together if it is.
Thanks for the free read I really enjoyed it.

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Never Smile at StrangersNever Smile at Strangers by Jennifer Minar-Jaynes
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story really grabs you right at the start and does not let go until the very end. It was refreshing to read a mystery that is not truly solved until almost the end. I enjoyed the fact that a few times I was positive that I knew who the culprit was only to discover I was wrong and have a different person I suspected. Jennifer did a wonderful job of keeping the identity of the killer a secret which not a lot of books accomplish, I usually figure it out rather early in a book, and then I'm disappointed cause I still have so much left to read. Sometimes knowing who the bad guy is can ruin a book for you and kill the suspense.
Not only has the author been able to weave a fascinating mystery, she also creates characters who are truly believable, characters that come alive in your imagination. For a debut novel, I was surprised at how well she had pulled it together and how believable the characters actually were. Usually authors seem to have a better grasp on their writing style by the second or even third books. But with this book and author that was evident in her her first book. The writing style is very easy & pleasant to read. I enjoyed the point of view changing and the reader getting a new perspective with each chapter. What I mean is the book wasn't always from Haley's point of view and sometimes you got a glimpse into the killers POV. The chapters were short, which I almost feel made the book much more enjoyable.
This book has some Sexual themes in it, so if you're bothered by reading about sex or abuse, I don't think this book would be good for you. It got rather dark and intense in some places, this didn't get so overwhelming as to bother me while reading this book though.
If you like murder mystery and suspense you will really like this book and I recommend you read it.
If the author writes another book, I would definitely check it out.

I won this book on Goodreads for an honest review. Thanks for the book and opportunity to read a great new author.

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Friday, February 17, 2012

FiveFive by Christie Rich
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed the story line in this book. I did find the main character a little sheltered, way to trusting. Rayla decides to go to a different town and college than what her aunt had set up for her. Wanting to keep her close to home but not giving her a good enough reason to stay Rayla rebels and get into bunches of trouble that she is totally unprepared for. Her aunt has told her nothing about herself or the reason she would never let her leave there small little town.
I liked the authors writing style, she painted an intriguing world with words that anyone would love to visit. The author must also be a big believer in true love, and love at first sight. The overwhelming love stories that are going on in the background of the main plot are intense and the couples formed an instantaneous connection with each other. I actually liked the romance and love story aspect in the book and I thought the author explained enough about the fey for this to be believable. The only aspect of the story that threw me off a little was Rayla's lack of interest in her own abilities until the end, her trust in complete strangers, and how much of the story line was left hanging at the end of the book. Over all I loved this book and I hope with time the main character will mature and stop making rash decisions. I can't wait for the sequel and I hope it's coming out soon.

Here is a quote from the book that I liked.

"He hugged me to him. It felt right to be in his arms. I didn’t want the moment to ever end, but it would eventually. It was why I couldn't completely give myself to him now. No matter what I did, the slow tick of time would steal him from me, one way or another."
Christie Rich. Five (Kindle Locations 6122-6123)
This was a free book given to me by the author and shut up and read discussion board thanks for the great read!

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The Books I'm reading right now, but not finished with yet

I decieded to post something about the four books I'm currently reading but wasn't quite finished with. So far I'm enjoying all of these books only one stands out for me at this stage, and that's Five by Christie Rich. I wrote some partial reviews for you guys to check out while your waiting for me to finish a full book :) enjoy. FiveFive by Christie Rich
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I'm not done with this book yet, but I'm having trouble putting it down it's well past 2am and I want to stay up and see how this book ends. The characters, and story already have me interested in the outcome. I can't wait to find out more about Rayla and her powers, I also hope they explain what it means to be an elemental that is made for the fairy kings so far I'm just left wanting more info and irritated that the main character isn't searching her little butt off to get it for me. lol I can't wait to finish this and when I do I will post a full review. :)

View all my reviews The 58th KeeperThe 58th Keeper by R.G. Bullet

I just bought this Ebook this evening wanting to enter to win a Kindle touch giveaway that the author is doing. At first I thought thank god its only .99cents, but then I started reading it and I'm really glad I did. I am surprised I hadn't heard of this author or his two books that he's published before today. I'm not quite done and when I'am I will write a full review, but I had to comment on how interesting this book is already. I really think this author needs more exposure, especially in the YA crowd I think my 14yr old would love this book as much as I do so far lol.

View all my reviews Blood Song (Blood Singer, #1)Blood Song by Cat Adams

I'm not quite halfway through this book, so far I find the main character is pretty interesting but I haven't gotten to a point where I'm getting the answers I'm hoping come later in this book. Unfortunately I have at least 5 books I'm reading right now and this one is one of the ones I'm reading with no obligations to review so no time limit, which means it will probably be the last one I finish. But I will post a full review when I'm done. :)

View all my reviews Demons Not Included (Night Tracker, #1)Demons Not Included by Cheyenne McCray

This is another book I'm reading just for fun. I happen to love her magic series, and I hadn't had a chance to start the first book in her Night Tracker series. Already I love the main character she is strong willed and doesn't take crap from anyone. I do find myself looking for characters from her other series cause it seems to be based in the same world as the magic series, but I think there are a lot of years in between the two series. If you haven't read any of her books I highly recommend that you do you won't regret it and might just have a new favorite author. When I'm finished I will post a full review. :)

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

When Copper Suns Fall (Copper Suns, #1)When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I fell in love with this story right away. The author's writing is so expressive, it wasn't hard to fall into her world and get wrapped up in the mystery and suspense surrounding Chela. The secondary characters were pretty well flushed out also I'd like to say there were two main characters to this book Chela and Farris, but her two friends (she calls them the Bermuda Three)and some of the other characters were just as involved. This book starts out with Chela breaking one rule after another she seems to be pushed to act out by what's happening with her twin brother. The rule breaking lands her in a sort of reform camp called Minders Camp this sounds like a horrible situation for her to be in but it also teaches her so many things.
I don't want to give away the story so I will just say this is a unique approach to the genre the author has blended a apocalyptic society with the fallen, Chela's world just gets totally turned inside out with the events that take place. It's a wonderfully written YA novel and I would recommend even if you don't like YA that you read this.

"But a person’s spirit sometimes existed long after their physical body was gone. It could haunt your thoughts, sway your decisions, and follow you like a shadow, even if they were invisible."

KaSonndra Leigh. When Copper Suns Fall (Kindle Locations 5349-5350).

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Monday, February 13, 2012

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The Host (The Host, #1)The Host by Stephenie Meyer
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I read this book over a year ago or longer. But I felt like I should write a review. I didn't really like her Twilight series. So when my sister gave me this book to read I can honestly say I was less than thrilled. Needless to say I had nothing else to read at the time so I started this book right away. To say this book shocked me would be an understatement I was blown away. I can't remember every having read a book that took me on such a roller coaster ride of emotions. I've also never had a book make me cry and there are parts towards the end where I cried over the what was happening. I really fell in love with this book and it's characters. The only think negative I would say is I was hoping that this was the start of a new series for Stephenie and so far there is nothing you can find anywhere that would suggest that. The way this book is left really leaves it wide open for more books. I whole heartily recommend you read this book even if like me you have no love for twilight still pick this up and read it you will be pleasantly surprised.

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

The Third CoincidenceThe Third Coincidence by David Bishop
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was unexpected, and astonishing. The plot is well structured, the scenes flawlessly executed. The author's knowledge of his subject, criminal investigation and serial killers seemed to be tirelessly researched. I got engrossed in the characters, They are well developed, strong in when they need to be. This is just what i like in my heroes. The antagonist, was perfectly selected for the job he was so intent on carrying out. I got very wrapped up in this mystery, having not read any books by this author before I was surprised he was able to capture my interest so thoroughly.

David Bishop has just made it to my list of favorite mystery writer.
I received this as part of a giveaway Goodreads.

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Fat TuesdayFat Tuesday by Sandra Brown
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Sandra Brown is great at creating a suspense thriller, and this book is no exception. Burke Basile is a cop that was already on the edge. When the man responsible for the death of his partner, Kev Stuart, beats a murder rap. All the things that he has set up in his life, start falling apart around him. This all happens before he even makes it home to find his wife in the shower with another man. I believe this is the tuning point for this character, he basically just jumped over the edge and didn't look back.
Pinkie is the slimy lawyer who got scumbag Wayne Bardo off when charged with Kev Stuart’s murder. Because the lawyer has his slimy little hand in just about every criminal element you can think of he is Almost as untouchable. Burke Basile starts to form a plan that involves kidnapping Pinkie's wife. As plans go this probably wasn't the best idea he ever had. Burke feels like he has nothing to live for. He vows to avenge his partners death, no matter if he dies or goes to prison in the process. This story started out a little slow but it picks up it's pace fast and next think you know your at the end. I started this book and finished it in almost one sitting. Sandra Brown has also created wonderful protagonists, people with deep flaws and personal demons who find redemption in each other. Their love affair comprises only a small portion of this story, but it is no less important for its minimal presence. Remy and Burke had lost hope of having joy in their lives, had even resigned themselves to death, but when they found each other, and this gives them both a very strong reason to live. I

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The China Gambit: A Craig Page ThrillerThe China Gambit: A Craig Page Thriller by Allan Topol
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a tale of international intrigue, and it will grab you right from the beginning. Craig Page is ex-CIA now operating as a private consultant for the Italian government, but keeping an eye on dangerous groups. He saved the United States from a bombing plot at Madison Square Garden. He deliberately disobeying the orders of the CIA head. This resulted in his dismissal. Now his only family is his daughter Franclesca, a reporter for the New York Tribune. He had lost his wife Carolyn to bacterial meningitis.
Now everything is about to change again. While doing some investigating of a story in Calgary, Canada, Francesca is killed in an automobile accident. He Immediately sense's it wasn't an accident. Apparently Francesca had emailed Craig about the story she was working on… an alleged plot between China and some other country, possible Iran, against the US. Craig is determined to find out how and why Francesca died. He is headed for Calgary and he has gained a valuable companion. His daughter’s best friend at the Tribune Elizabeth Crowder, who is determined to go with Craig to follow the story. And Craig still has an ally in the government, President Brewster!
What Craig is not aware at this junction is that the story that Francesca was working on may involve more than just China and Iran…..it may involve a person or persons within the US government? And what he also doesn’t realize is that they are aware of him and his activities. All the answers may lie in Beijing and Craig and Elizabeth must get and stay one step ahead of the people who would kill them. One other main point that they are unaware of is in 7 days, The principal bad guys is a General Zhou and his brother Zhou Yun head of the major Chinese oil company.
I was pleasantly surprised by how easy the plot was to follow. Many spy thrillers are hard to follow and plus remembering all of the players and details. This book had a nice flow to it, and the plot was not overly difficult to follow. I enjoyed it and will definitely read any other books this author puts out.
I won this book from Goodreads for an honest review.

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