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Release Day Review! Beware the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity #14) Alexandra Ivy!

 

 

 

Good Morning Readers! Today I am returning to Florida where the vampire Tarek is using his new found freedom to search for a bit of revenge! Enjoy and don't forget to add Beware the Darkness by Alexandra Ivy to your shelves! 

 

 

 

 

The enemy may have changed, but the battle between good and evil burns hotter than ever in this scintillating new installment in Alexandra Ivy’s Guardians of Eternity series. 

 

There is only one thing more precious to vampire Tarak than his newfound freedom after five centuries of captivity, and that’s the promise of revenge. At last, he can destroy Riven, the merman who has drained his power in order to make himself king. But at the very moment when justice is a fang’s breadth away, Tarak’s quest is complicated by the beautiful mermaid princess who kept him sane and fed during his ordeal.

 

Waverly hoped that once Tarak escaped, he’d return to his own kind and enjoy the rest of his immortal life. She also hoped she might one day stop dreaming about the darkly handsome vampire. Instead, Tarak’s return draws Waverly into an unlikely alliance—and a passion that eclipses all her fantasies.

 

Hatred for Riven has sustained Tarak this long. But only Waverly’s love can give him the strength to claim eternity with her . . . 

 

 

 

 

 

After five centuries of captivity, there is only one thing more precious to vampire Tarek than his newfound freedom…the promise of revenge. But his quest for justice against Riven, the mermaid who drained his power in order to make himself king is interrupted by the beautiful mermaid princess who kept him sane. She hoped he’d return to his own kind and enjoy the rest of his immortal life, but then Waverly also hoped she might one day stop dreaming about the darkly handsome vampire. Instead they are drawn into an unlikely alliance and a passion that eclipses all her fantasies. 

 

Be prepared to be swept away by the tide in this powerful and stunning new ‘Guardians of Eternity’ novel. As per the norm for this exhilarating series, the characters are strong, take charge and easily captures readers’ imaginations as well as their hearts. Tarek and Waverly explode from the pages with a vibrant intensity that ensures that readers sit up and take notice of their sizzling chemistry and their gripping stories and lots of turbulent, gripping emotions such as revenge, greed, fear, passion, love and insecurities bring this story to life.

 

The plot is fast paced and continuously keeps the suspense and excitement building throughout as Tarek seeks his revenge, Levet tries to protect a mermaid, ogre hybrid and rescue another damsel from a prison, the Anasso searches for Tarek and Waverly tries to protect her people from a cunning, greedy man that is somehow stealing the Kingship from the rightful ruler.  Lots of non-stop excitement keeps readers glued to the pages and on the edge of their seats and the stunning twists keeps them guessing throughout this riveting romance.

 

 

 

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Beware the Darkness is the 14th book in the Guardians of Eternity series!

 

Sexy vampires, plus a few drool-worthy werewolves, who are committed to protecting the world from a growing darkness!

 

 

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1 When Darkness Comes

2 Embrace the Darkness

3 Darkness Everlasting

4 Darkness Revealed

5 Darkness Unleashed

6 Beyond the Darkness

7 Devoured By Darkness

7.5 Taken By Darkness

7.6 Darkness Eternal

8 Bound By Darkness

8.5 Where Darkness Lives

9 Fear the Darkness

9.5 Levet

10 Darkness Avenged

11 Hunt the Darkness

11.5 A Very Levet Christmas

12 When Darkness Ends

13 Darkness Returns

14 Beware the Darkness

 

 

 

Guardians of Eternity #15 - Conquer the Darkness - December 10, 2019

 

 

The Agency #4 - The Intended Victim - December 31, 2019

 

 

Pivot - anthology - Kat Martin, Alexandra Ivy & Rebecca Zanetti - March 31, 2020

 

 

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I'm not exactly sure when I fell in love with books. Probably on my mother's knee listening to her read Dr. Seuss to me. I do remember that I was barely old enough to cross the street by myself when I discovered the delights of the local library. Could anything be more wonderful than spending summer days surrounded by stacks of Nancy Drew mysteries? Over the years I fell in love with Victoria Holt, Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, and J.R.R. Tolkien just to name a few. I read poetry, essays, biographies, and plays. In fact, I read anything I could get my hands on. 

 

Years later (no, I'm not admitting how many) I'm still an avid reader, and my tastes are still as varied as they were in my youth, which I suppose helps to explain why I enjoy writing regency historicals under the name of Deborah Raleigh, as well as my contemporary paranormals as Alexandra Ivy. For now that is enough to keep me busy, but who knows what the future might hold!

 

I do have a few other loves in my life besides reading and writing, the most important being my unbelievably patient husband, David, and my two sons, Chance and Alexander. Without their constant support and belief in me, I never could have been able to follow my dreams. They are truly my heroes.

 

 

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New Release Review! Royal Alpha (High House Canis #5) Riley Storm!

 

 

 

Hello Again Readers! Today I visiting High House Canis to see how well Logan is doing now that the rebels have returned to Moonshadow Manor and he has been anointed King! Enjoy and don't forget to add Royal Alpha by Riley Storm to your shelves!

 

 

 

 

Caught between duty and desire… 

 

All her life, Heather has lived with the knowledge that at any moment, she might lose control and turn into a murderous beast. The Loup-Garou virus lives in all female shifters and can manifest at any time before their thirty-first birthday—which is still a year away. Only thanks to her family’s protection is she living a life free, instead of behind bars. So when her mother cons the new King of their House into mating her off to a political rival, Heather feels little choice but to agree. Even if that man is the complete opposite of the person she truly longs for… 

 

Logan has led the rebels of House Canis in their long struggle for freedom, and now that they’ve ousted the former Tyrant King from their ancestral home of Moonshadow Manor, his followers have all but anointed him their ruler. The position is tenuous at best until the official coronation ceremony, however, and a string of bad decisions leaves him vulnerable to several political figures. He must focus on keeping his House united, which means giving his blessing for the only woman he’s ever cared about to be mated to someone else. 

 

Although their relationship may have ended three years earlier, that doesn’t mean their feelings have been extinguished by time. If anything, the flame has burned higher with distance. Both Logan and Heather are fighting their hearts, trying to do what they see as their responsibility to House Canis instead. It’s what’s demanded of them by their peers, and by their own sense of morals. But the more time they spend together, the harder it becomes to resist temptation. Will they be able to find a way to be together, or will duty win out over desire? 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather has lived all her life with the knowledge that at any moment she could turn in a murderous beast and only her family’s protection has kept her being imprisoned, so when her mother cons the new king into mating her off to a political rival, Heather has no choice but to agree. Logan’s new position as King of the House Canis is tenuous as best and he’s vulnerable to several political figures, so in order to keep his house united, he gives his blessing for the only woman he’s every cared about to mated to someone else. 

 

The relationship between Logan and Heather has lots of chemistry heating up the pages but this relationship is rocky at best and doomed if duty has it way. These strong, bold characters are both stubborn and determined to let duty hold sway over their hearts desires which keeps emotions high and quite turbulent throughout the story along with all of the turmoil that goes along with trying to protect the people of Moonshadow Manor and keep the greedy political figures from gaining a foothold. 

 

This final book in the ‘High House Canis’ series is a lot going on and readers can’t help but get caught up in the fast paced action and excitement as Logan and his allies search for the previous king which leads to several deadly battles and the conniving political maneuvering keeps everyone on edge.  Twists and spectacular magical battles take place throughout the story as well adding to the excitement and suspense ensuring that readers never find a dull moment in this stimulating read…and that’s not to mention the stunning conclusion. 

 

 

 

 

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Royal Alpha is the 5th and final book in the High House Canis series

 

 

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2 Blood Mate

3 Moonlight Bride

4 Shadow's Howl

5 Royal Alpha

 

 

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Riley is one of those early-morning people you love to hate, because she swears she doesn't need caffeine, even though the coffee-maker is connected to her smartphone. She lives in a three-story townhouse by the good graces of a tabby-cat who rules the house, the couch, the table, well, basically everywhere. When she's not groveling for forgiveness for neglecting to pet her kitty enough, Riley is strapped in to her writing chair coming up with crazy worlds where she can make her own decisions of when feeding time is and how much coffee can be drank without her friends--of which she has three--holding yet another intervention that they threaten to post on the internet.

 

 

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New Release Review! Salvaging Abby (Marks Mercenaries #4) N.J. Walters!

 

 

 

Good Morning Readers! Today I am going salvaging in deep space with Abby Marks! Enjoy and don't forget to add Salvaging Abby by N.J. Walters to your shelves!

 

 

 

 

Space salvager Abby Marks has lived through the deaths of her brothers and an abduction. Independent, she lives by her own rules. But her life takes a turn when she decides to salvage what appears to be an abandoned Gravasian ship—only to come face-to-face with Vaden el Gravaso, an intimidating, yet downright sexy warrior, who seems intent on keeping her. 

 

Engine troubles have disabled his ship. When Abby boards his vessel, she pulls a blaster and shoots him, so how can he not want her? Vaden knows her brothers are very much alive and searching for her, but so is her abductor. He isn’t about to let any of them have her. As her past and present collide, both their lives and hearts are at risk. 

 

 

 

Abby Marks is an independent space salvager that has lived through the deaths of her brothers and an abduction and now lives by her own rules. But her life takes a sudden turn when she decides to salvage what appears to be an abandoned Gravasian ship and comes face to face with Vaden el Gravaso, who seems intent on keeping her. Vaden can’t help but want Abby when she boards his disabled ship and shoots him with a blaster. Vaden knows her brothers are searching for her and so is her abductor, but he isn’t about to let any of them have her.

 

The search for Abby has been ongoing throughout this series, so readers have been eagerly awaiting her story and they are not disappointed as Vaden unexpectedly crosses path with her in this steamy and cosmically exciting romance. The romance is intense and full of chemistry and volcanic passion that grabs ahold of this couple and has them getting down and dirty amongst the engine parts fairly quickly but this relationship has a couple of obstacles that causes an avalanche of emotional turmoil. This fast paced plot has one of those obstacles determined to take Abby back and has Vaden and her playing hide and seek amongst asteroids while waiting for her brothers to show up. Readers can’t help but become glued to the pages as suspense, excitement, passions and tempers builds to adrenaline pumping, heart stopping proportions that readers love to indulge in.

 

 

 

 

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3 Liberating Lacey

4 Salvaging Abby

 

 

 

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ABOUT N.J. WALTERS

 

Once upon a time N.J. had the idea that she would like to quit her job at the bookstore, sell everything she owned, leave her hometown, and write romance novels in a place where no one knew her. And she did. Two years later, she went back to the bookstore and her hometown and settled in for another seven years.

 

One day she gave notice at her job on a Friday morning. On Sunday afternoon, she received a tentative acceptance for her first erotic romance novel and life would never be the same.

 

N.J. Walters is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks—all vie for her attention. It’s a tough life, but someone’s got to live it.

 

 

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Review! Villi's Bride #(Norlanian Brides #4) R.E. Butler!

 

 

 

Hello Again Readers! Today I am visiting with The Norlanians and join a team of Ligaru head to Kyvern City on a stealth mission and Villi's finds his bride! Enjoy and don't forget to add Villi's Bride by R.E. Butler to your shelves!

 

 

 

 

 

Villi grew up knowing that his people, the Ligaru, were feared by the Norlanians on the other side of the Issizlik Mountains. He wouldn’t care about that, except that his people have few females of their own. Unlike their Norlanian counterparts, the Ligaru don’t care about the females’ inability to breed. They only care that every female is with her soul mate. 

 

During a mission to Kyvern City to destroy the soul-walk machine, Villi finds himself entranced with a scent in the building, recognizing it as the scent of his own soul mate. After his job is done, he leaves his people and locates the female, planning to prove to her that he’s no monster under the bed, but rather a male worthy of being her soul mate and loving her for the rest of his life. 

 

Pilar Rotahn is a no-nonsense female who takes great pride in her catering business and teaching job at the culinary academy in Kyvern City. Although she would never admit it out loud, she doesn’t like coming home to an empty house each night or waking up alone. But as a sterile Norlanian female, she knows that no male will ever go on the soul-walk and dream about her. 

 

One night, she’s woken by a strange male in her bedroom. He’s the sexiest male she’s ever seen, even with his fangs, and when he offers to take her to his home on the other side of the forbidden mountain, she throws caution to the wind and goes with him. Is the life that Villi offers too good to be true, or will Pilar find everything she ever dreamed of on the other side of the mountain? 

 

 

 

Unlike their Norlanian counterparts, the Ligaru don’t care about the females’ inability to breed, they only care that every female is with their soul mate. During a mission to Kyvern City to destroy the soul-walk machine, Villi finds himself entranced with a scent and recognizes it as the scent of his soul mate. As a sterile Norlanian female, Pilar Rotahn knows that no male will ever go on the soul-walk and dream about her. She throws caution to the wind and accepts the offer of the sexiest male she’s ever seen and goes with him to forbidden side of the mountain.

 

The fourth ‘Norlanian Bride’ book is a cute and heart-warming romance that readers can really enjoy as Villi shows Pilar that love is not dependent on what the body can do but the person herself. The is fast paced story may be on the short side but it has everything from suspense, excitement and passion to a wonderfully sweet happily ever after which makes it a great read when you need a quick pick me up. 

 

 

 

 

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1 Paoli's Bride

2 Warrick's Bride

3 Dex's Bride

4 Villi's Bride

5 Dero's Bride

 

 

This series is based on the world created in The Gigolo’s Bride, part of my stand-alone series, The Necklace Chronicles.

 

 

 

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4 Star Hidden Dragon

Hidden Dragon - Trudi Jaye

 

She’s been on the run her whole life, everyone wants her dead but no one will tell her why. If Mei Walker makes it to her twentieth birthday, she’ll discover the secret behind The Earthbound’s relentless pursuit, because that’s when supernaturals come into their full power. The truth is The Earthbound have made a mistake and she’s going to prove them wrong.

 

This urban fantasy has some fascinating and different elements that engage readers right from the start, for one thing most of the story is one big suspense gripping and adrenaline pumping chase with epic battles as Mei runs from her attackers. The plot is fast paced and full of strong, captivating characters all of which seem to have hidden agendas and their own endgames which leaves Mei with few to trust. The more Mei discovers, the more she has to wonder if anybody really knows what they are talking about and readers can’t help but become caught up in this exhilarating, secret keeping experience that is full of betrayals and unexpected twists that keeps readers on edge.

 

4 Star Honor

SEAL's Honor - Megan Crane

 

His old friend’s sister is all grown up and smack of a dangerous murder investigation and while the last thing Blue Hendricks needs is trouble, he didn’t become a SEAL to turn his back on the hard stuff. Her murdered roommate’s body has vanished and Everly Campbell fears she’s next. Desperate, she runs to a remote Alaskan town to find a man she only vaguely remembers. Blue wants to keep things all business, but as the men on Everly’s tail draw closer, Blue will do anything to protect the woman he’s starting to think of as his…

 

The first book in the ‘Alaska Force’ series is an engaging and suspenseful read that draws readers in and refuses to let go. The strong, compelling characters are easily connected to and readers can’t help but enjoy the gruff Navy SEAL Blue Hendricks that tries his best to keep his distance from the spunky Everly. The chemistry is positively electrical and the emotions are wrenchingly gripping as this couple try to determine just what happened to Everly’s roommate. However, the relationship has a bit of an obstacle in regards to Blue’s past and the angst that stems from it, keeping the happily ever after in question throughout.

 

The whole group of military men in a remote Alaska wilderness captures readers’ imaginations and sends hearts pounding from the very beginning as the author sets up a smorgasbord of temptation for books in this series. In this one, the plot is steady paced and full of suspense that keeps the anticipation building and as the danger escalates so does the adrenaline pumping excitement. And with a couple of stunning twists, throws everything the reader thought completely out the door in this fascinating and exhilarating romance.

 

4 Star Hard Play

Hard Play - Sheryl Nantus

 

He is a stone cold killer who cares only about his military brothers and doing what’s right. Dylan McCourt is used to giving orders and has zero patience for bullshit, making people tremble when they look him in the eye. But Jessie Lyon just juts her chin and says to hell with his rules, she’s not leaving without clearing her father’s name.

 

This series if full of sexy, alpha bad boys that readers just love and the first book starts them off with a thrilling tale of one such bad boy meeting his match. The chemistry between Dylan and Jessie is off the charts and the energy crackles from the pages and singes their fingers while their romance has sparks flying in every direction with heated clashes and steamy, red hot passion. The story is full is full of emotional turmoil adds depth to the story as well as the strong, bold characters and the readers easily become caught up in their story.

 

The plot is fast paced, full of thrilling suspense and adrenaline pumping excitement as first Dylan rescues Jessie from the clutches of a crime boss and meets his match in stubborn, kick butt style that gives readers a kick of heart pounding delight because they know this story is going to be a juicy, delicious and electrifying read that they can’t put down.

 

 

4 Star Shadows

Shadows At Dawn - Kat Martin

 

Both Jaxon Ryker and Mindy Stewart work for Maximum Security, so Jaxon swore he would keep his off of her but when Mindy is the victim of an attempted kidnapping, everything changes. They have to put aside their overwhelming attraction, but if they live through this, all bets are off…

 

This story is a cute, sweet and steamy romance full of suspense, excitement and unexpected twists that keep readers hanging on to the edge of their seat. The characters are strong, captivating and easily grab readers attention with their co-worker relationship full of sizzling chemistry that makes it hard for them to keep their hands off each other. It’s very fast paced and while it is short, it is a full story and makes a perfect read where readers only have a short break from their day and need a quick adrenaline rush & heartwarming pick me up.

 

4 Legacy Stars

Arista's Legacy - Deborah Cooke

 

Arista is a Warrior Maiden of Cumae and a mercenary for hire who’s accepted an assignment from Queen Arcana of Regalia. She accepted for her own reasons but she never expected to be helped by one of Arcana’s own sons, much less that she would fall in love.

 

This short story is very informative and gives lots of insight to the events that led up to Wyvern’s Prince, but it should not be read before the story due to spoilers. It tells Arista’s story illuminating her actions and the consequences which make for a thrilling and engaging read.

 

5 Wyvern Stars

Wyvern's Prince - Deborah Cooke

 

She’s engaged to the crown prince of Urbanus of Regalia, but Gemma knows that her fiancé was the once to arrange the attempt on Drakina’s life. She’s intends to keep the betrothal and take vengeance but she didn’t count his beguiling charm. Alone is Urbanus’ palace, Gemma can only rely upon herself for her survival – or can she trust the mysterious stranger who pledges to aid her, for his own reasons?

 

This ‘Dragons of Incendium’ romance is an adventurous and spellbinding fairy tale read that readers can really enjoy. There’s a hero, a heroine, a frog, a quest, a warrior, spells and a villain or two to keep readers glued to the pages and that’s not counting the wonderfully sweet, spark flying, sizzling chemistry romance that builds between a mysterious stranger and Gemma. Although neither expected the other to be the ONE, so the romance is a slow build up that has readers shivering in anticipation but chuckling in amusement at their antics and quick witted remarks.

 

The plot is fast paced, exhilarating and fun with lots of suspense as Gemma and the stranger try to make it to the Queen’s Grotto in search of an antidote. Readers can’t find one dull moment throughout this adventurous romance and the stunning and unique conclusion is very satisfying and has readers chuckling and cheering in wonder and amazement.

 

5 Star Quinn

Quinn - A.K. Michaels

 

He’s rick, handsome and an ancient vampire, but when the thirst strikes, it strikes like a lightning bolt and his craving for human blood rockets out of control and Quinn abhors losing control. Then in the backstreets of Hong Kong, a scent assaults him, he hearts a shout, a scream, a cry for help and Quinn knows it’s his Bloodmate.

 

Quinn’s ‘Thirst’ explodes from the pages of his story in an emotionally gripping bomb that captivates readers from the very beginning. Readers met Quinn in Flint’s book and this sexy vampire made hearts flutter, so when he’s almost brought to his knees by the thirst, readers sit up and get ready to help in any they can. The suspense builds and then excitement as a group of mercenaries try to profit from the ‘Bloodmates’ and ensures that this story holds readers in its grip tight until the very end.

 

This fast pace plot is full of thrills and heart pounding excitement as well as some steamy red hot passion that readers can really sink their teeth into. But there is so much more as it takes place in Hong Kong, the paranormal police is involved, witches are looking for Bloodmates and just when you think the good guys have won… BAM, a surprising twists that threatens Quinn’s world once again, making readers startle and grip the story in a white knuckled grip.

 

 

4 Star Burn

Risk the Burn - Marnee Blake

 

After an accident that nearly put an end to his smokejumping career, Hunter Buchannan is ready to get back to his training. But while his body has healed, he’s having panic attacks and only one person calms the tension and stirs a hunger in him to deal with just about anything in order to be the man she needs. She’s been hiding from a violent man in her past, but a dangerous encounters convinces Charlie that the worst isn’t behind her and she’ll have to decide if she’s strong enough to accept Hunter’s Help – and his love.

 

Both characters in this Smokejumper story are strong, captivating characters who are both vulnerable for different reasons and easily draw readers to them and ensuring that readers want to know their stories. The chemistry between Hunter and Charlie sizzles with lots chemistry, but this relationship is sweet but more a slow burn romance that builds the heat to inferno proportions with lots of gripping emotions that grip the heart.

 

The plots is steady paced and keeps readers glued to the pages with suspense and excitement as Charlie gets targeted with a series of attacks that convince her that her past has come back to haunt her. But this story has some unexpected twists that keeps the readers guessing and some additional adrenaline pumping thrills as Hunter finds various was to help him with his problem. Readers can’t tear themselves away from the pages of this heartfelt, heartwarming and suspenseful romance.

 

4 Altered Stars

Altered (The Made Ones Saga #1) - Vicki Stiefel

 

To save their species from dying out, the powerful Alchemic Clan conscripts women from parallel worlds and alters them into the perfect breeding stock. Kitlyn has been transformed into a Made One but the gift of youth and promise of a new life come at a terrible price. The Wolf Clan’s warrior, Rafe has vowed to find the cause of the species’ decline and he’s certain the Alchemics bid to save the Eleutians is but a thin veneer masking a dark purpose.

 

This new series is starting off on the right track with a fascinating world and unique story elements that make for great reading. The characters are strong, bold and easily captivate readers with their stories and the romance between Rafe and Kit has lots of chemistry and they are made for each other but the relationship is hampered by the insistent of other clans wanting her for themselves so this happily ever is not a sure thing. Lots of emotional turmoil flows from the pages, making the characters come alive and ensuring that readers connect and understand where the characters are coming in their situations.

 

The plots starts off a little on the slow side before it picks up momentum, however this builds up the suspense and gives readers vital information about the world they are experiencing and lets them really get to know the characters and the politics. The only ones readers can’t get a true feel for is the devious enemy that seems to rule everything but this is probably because their overall plot is quite complex and has far reaching consequences so readers definitely wants to know more.

 

4 Star Bad Panther

Bad Panther - Donna McDonald

 

An archaeologist and an Ancient Earth Historian, Dr. Sugar Jennings has a problem, she’s the host of a very old, very ancient artifact of enormous power and everyone wants the power she possesses. Rogue Panther Shifter and heir to Lyran throne Axed Rodu has one job to do concerning the archeologist and one job only, by order of his queen he must make sure Dr. Jennings stays alive until the artifact is done with her, no matter what it takes.

 

Bad Panther is a very different kind of story, it’s a cross between paranormal, science fiction and fantasy with a super hero thrown in. The characters are strong, captivating and easily draw readers into their story while fascinating them with all of the different elements. The romance between Axel and Sugar is full of electrical chemistry and steamy passion. The attraction is there and the relationship is building but the artifact may be an obstacle they can’t overcome, or maybe it’s all the people that would love to get their hands on Sugar.

 

The author has certainly created a fascinating world – one that challenges world views and is full of snark, fun, adventure and a unique, refreshingly different story plot. The suspense and excitement builds throughout the story ensuring that the readers remain engaged throughout, never have a dull moment and definitely want more of mysterious world.

 

5 Star Sapphire Flames

Sapphire Flames (Hidden Legacy #4) -  Ilona Andrews

 

Baylor House Prime, Catalina Baylor has been afraid to use her unique powers, but she will risk her reputation and safety to help her friend unravel the mystery when her friend’s mother and sister are murdered. Powerful forces are at work behind the scenes including Alessandro, her teenage crush and his motives are unclear, but he’s drawn to Catalina like a moth to flame. She will have to test the limits of her extraordinary powers, but doing so may cost her both her house and her heart.

 

The Hidden Legacies continue in House Baylor as Catalina steps up to the plate and becomes the Head of the House and in this astonishingly powerful book, she shows readers that she is more than capable of being as ruthless as she needs to be. Readers loved Nevada and her die hard protection of her family and everything they had and they can’t help but smile in eager anticipation to discover if Catalina has what it takes. Well, the story starts off with excitement and continues to be a non-stop buffet of action, suspense, gripping emotions and snarky wit. And to spice things up even more, Catalina and Alessandro have a push- pull relationship full of sizzling chemistry and readers just know that they would be great together but this relationship has quite a few obstacles standing in its path, not the least of is just where Alessandro stands on the whole good or bad issue.

 

This fast paced plots keeps readers hanging on to every word with lots of thrilling suspense, adrenaline pumping action and extraordinary magical battles that has readers’ eyes flaring wide open and gasps escaping in amazement as Catalina asks one question to many and finds herself caught up in a whirlwind of danger and deadly assassins. There’s no way to put this powerful, heart-pounding read full life altering twists down once they have begun.

 

 

4 Star Blue Blood

Blue Blood for Life - Stacy Eaton

 

Kristin is happier than she’s been in a long time and her new status in life has her solving crimes faster and better than she ever could before. Although, her life with Alex is having a bit of trouble due to her reluctance to complete the transition. Then her two worlds collide when Alex goes missing and she’s having to deal with the emotions that are threatening to overwhelm her. Her house is filling up with people who want to help her, a strawberry blond woman appears at all the wrong times and Trent and Gabe have entered the picture to help with the search.

 

Kirsten’s life has become even more complicated with some stunning twists and turns that readers certainly don’t see coming. Secrets are revealed, bad guys seem to be abundant and while Alex missing, the other guys in her life seem determine to help her in a way that will either prove to be a great thing or prove to destroy her life with Alex. Emotions run high and are quite turbulent throughout this story and readers can’t help be become caught up in all the turmoil. This series definitely has to read in sequence to get the full understanding of what’s happening and to get the most enjoyment, but one thing is for certain, this fast paced plot never has a dull moment as the passions and chemistry explode and the danger escalates throughout this exhilarating and life altering story.

 

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