Thursday, October 29, 2020
Good Thursday all or as I like to call it Friday Eve . Hope you week is going good and you are all getting ready for Halloween . Today I have a new author for you . Barb Jones and her book BLOOD PROPHECY QUEEN'S ASCENSION .
Bloodshed. Heartbreak. Revelation. When the darkness was compelling and the heart knew no bounds, was there really a right choice? With Michael’s life hanging in the balance, Amber had a choice: save her star-fated love or keep on the crusade to unite the magical community. For Amber, her fate was sealed even before her birth and it was her destiny to fight the great battle ahead of her. But, when it came to her heart -- her friends, her great love -- Amber’s torn. Not only was she the Queen, but she was a human in every sense of the word. She was vulnerable. And so the very people -- Chloe and Michael -- that gave her strength, quickly became her weakness. It wasn’t her fault she loved too much, was it? Nevertheless, the Tall Dark Man had set a plan in motion that could threaten the very existence of the Blood Prophecy. Would he gather his dark forces and succeed in destroying Amber once and for all? Or, would she assemble her powerful friends and save the world?
For Amber her fate was dictated to her before she was even born . She is Queen but also is human . She is torn between her friends and her love . When she is vulnerable her best allies become her weakness . The tall dark man has a plan that he has set in motion that could threaten the very existence of the Blood Prophecy . Will he be able destroy Amber or can she over come and with her powerful friends save the world .
The characters in this book are vast and many which some I connected with and some were just kind of there . The main character Amber is a character that you can easily love she is strong but also flawed . She is written well and she is complex in some ways . These characters will have you liking them .
This book is a good read if you can keep all the characters straight in your mind . The author has made an universe that you could get sucked in . I had trouble getting into this story though . I felt like I couldn't really connect with the characters , I felt like there was so much crammed into the story I got lost with all the bouncing back and forth . I think maybe if it was scaled back a bit I would of enjoyed it better . Over all I did enjoy the story and will read this author again . So if you want a story to read this Halloween check it out .
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Good morning all , its Wednesday today I have a new book from Bree M Lewandowski and her dance book Adagio.
Between the music and the dance, theirs is a love to find. But what if that space is too wide to cross?
A career as a professional ballet dancer at the Metropolis Ballet Theater, Lidiya's days are a whirl of music, performance, rehearsal, and teaching students at the theater's conservatory. All those things are what she's worked for. All those things make her days chaotic and wonderful.
Except even in the world of professional dance, where everything moves at the speed of the music, everything can turn upside-down. When the company's opening of Le Corsaire is threatened, Lidiya's only thoughts are how the show can be salvaged.
Not of falling in love.
Patrick's life had been ballet until nine months after a one-night stand left him a father. With his daughter needing special care, he exited the professional world without looking back. But dance is a community and a phone call from Metropolis Ballet Theater's director, desperate to save the run of Le Corsaire, is like a siren song he can't ignore.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Good Tuesday all , I hope your morning is going well , its time to hunker down with a good book here as we are getting freezing rain and snow today . I have a great book for your Halloween night . WE WHO BURN by Merethe Walther .
Petra Freyrsdótter can raise an entire village from the dead with her magic—so why can’t she bring her lover back to life?Petra has spent the last two years trying to resurrect Orrus, the man she loves. And even though she’s a powerful necromancer, nothing works, and Orrus is perpetually stuck as a listless shade at her side while she searches all of Aelamor for a way to restore him.
Now, Petra and Caspar must work together to keep the blade out of the priests’ clutches and bring the entire order to its knees before it’s too late. And she must be willing to risk everything—including her chance to be with Orrus again—if she wants to make sure the horrible future the order has planned can never come to light.
Monday, October 26, 2020
Good evening all , yes I know I am late today its just been one of those Mondays. Today I have book 4 in the Fortuna Texas series . MUNICIPAL LIAISONS by Rochelle Bradley .
She aspired to renew the town; he desired to revive her love life…
Who’d have thought Michaela Arschfick would like Texas? Particularly some Podunk town with the mighty Fire Ant as its mascot. But from first glance, Fortuna captivates Michaela.
With most of the residents, primarily men, keeping their noses glued to the pages of romance novels, they don’t notice Fortuna needs a makeover. Michaela takes on the challenge of opening the eyes of City Hall to Fortuna’s potential. The longer she stays in the cozy town the more it feels like home, especially with the sexy, young mayor giving her VIP treatment.
After his wife died in a flash flood, the mayor of Fortuna, Texas, Jasen Delay, delved into work. Two years later, he’s still wearing the placating smile, but when a vanload of unban consultants visit the town... a beauty catches his eye.
Determined to keep their relationship professional, Jasen and Michaela must stymie their blossoming feelings and focus on revitalizing Fortuna's downtown. A nosy newspaper reporter, a perverted prankster, and sightings of Jasen's wife's ghost have Michaela second guessing her choice to stay. Jasen will do anything to keep Michaela in town. Fortuna needs her but, more importantly, Jasen needs her.
With Jasen's help, can Michaela wade through small town bureaucracy, solve the mystery of the canyon ghost, and learn to trust to her heart?
When a consulting firm pulls into town and starts wandering around . Mayor Jansen is intrigued when a sweet woman steps out of the van Michaela . She is like a breathe of fresh air to the community and to Jansen . Who is dealing with the death of his wife . But things aren't what they seem when people start seeing a ghost and when Michaela is around town trying to revitalize it . Will professional relationships go to the wayside when hearts are involved .
The characters are such fun to read . Michaela is so feisty and man she can kick some butt when she really wants to be . Jansen well he is a sweet guy who has been through a lot in his life . You really want to hug him and tell him that things will be ok . He reminds me of a good ole Texas boy who will hold your hand , open doors and beat a guy if he looks at his woman wrong . The rest of the book group and back and I must say I love BJ he is such a hoot.
This is the fourth book in the series and it is such a fun light read that you can curl up with and enjoy. I finished this book in an evening and giggled my way through . Just reading therapy and zippers make me giggle hard . The author has a great way of making you feel good as you read along . Don't get me wrong there is also a mystery that goes along with the romance in this book . You will love all the characters in this book and yes you can read it as a stand alone but if you want to get to know the rest of the gang I would read the other three books first . Check them out I promise you will love them as much as I do
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Good Sunday all , hope you are having a fantastic weekend . Today I have a new author and he retelling of a favourite story of mine . EVER ALICE by H.J Ramsey .
Alice’s stories of Wonderland did more than raise a few eyebrows—it landed her in an asylum. Now at 15 years of age, she’s willing to do anything to leave, which includes agreeing to an experimental procedure. When Alice decides at the last minute not to go through with it, she escapes with the White Rabbit to Wonderland and trades one mad house for another: the court of the Queen of Hearts. Only this time, she is under orders to take out the Queen. When love, scandal, and intrigue begin to muddle her mission, Alice finds herself on the wrong side of the chopping block.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Good morning everyone , hope you guys are all having a great weekend . Today I have a great book from a lovely author . THE HEIST by Theresa Sederholt .
The truth never stays hidden. It will rise to the surface and bite you in the ass . . . eventually.
Three best friends pull off the heist of a lifetime . . . or did they? Some say yes, others say no.
Twenty years later, after the dust has settled, three families are torn apart. Who will be left to pick up the pieces the lies and deceptions left behind?
Will a lost love get their second chance or elude them for another decade?
When you build a house of cards on a lie, it will come tumbling down . . . it always does.
Amelia has had a rough twenty years . She finally gets to declare the man she thought she loved , dead . She was swept off her feet by Peter and married him for love and security . Until the night that he left for the store and never came back . So after twenty years of working hard to give her daughter a good life . It is now time to move on and step out of that part of her life . When she runs into Mitch , one of Peter's friends . They start by having coffee and talking and they start to realize that maybe they should of been together all those years ago . But Mitch has a secret that involves Peter their friend Doug and him . Will Mitch be able to come to terms with what they did and will they be able to find out what happened to Peter and have the love that was due them twenty years ago .
I absolutely adore these characters . Amelia has a spine of steel and she has been working hard after her husband left . She is a fighter and grew strong . I absolutely adore her . Mitch well he is a sweet guy who did a stupid thing when he was young .We get to see him at the beginning as a guy who just wants one thing but he soon becomes the sweet guy Amelia remembers . They are such a great couple and you will love them .
This is a second chance at love story with a great mystery thrown in for good measure . I read this book in an evening cause I just couldn't put it down . The author has a way of drawing you in and keeping you on the edge of your seat the whole time . The characters are well written and complex and you will love to hate them but then you will love them . The twists and turns in this book will keep you turning pages and trying to figure everything out . There is a twist at the end that will have you going OH MY GOD I never saw that coming . So if you want a good mystery and a second chance at romance . Give this book a try I promise that you will fall in love with these characters.
Friday, October 23, 2020
Welcome to Friday, I have a new to me author for you. DARK REFLECTIONS by Kelsey Ketch .
Being possessed by a vampire sucks!Alana Jones’s world has been completely turned upside-down after being bitten by a vampire’s reflection in a cursed mirror. Now she’s forced to stay in an abandoned Victorian inn on an isolated island off the west coast of Florida, where Alana lives a double life: one as herself and one as a vicious murderer. Over the past year, she has spilt and drunk the blood of sixteen victims. The guilt of their deaths slowly eating away her sanity.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Good morning all I hope everything is going alright in your world today . I am hunkering down on this snowy day with a few of my favourite authors and reading the day away . Today I have book 5 in the Mists of Magic and \Mayhem series by H.P Mallory . Lets check out ARCANE AMBITIONS
Episode 5: Arcane AmbitionsWhat happens when Sinjin finally finds himself face to face with Bryn? Will it be a love reunion or will sparks fly?
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Good Wednesday all today I have another new author to me , Jenny Medenwald and her novella YOU BELONG TO ME ( The Sweetheart Strangler Series )
Every killer has their own beginning. Even The Sweetheart Strangler...Harper Cunningham might have been The Sweetheart Strangler's last victim but she certainly wasn't his first. Peer into the mind of a young serial killer if you dare...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Monday, October 19, 2020
Good Monday all , today is a 3 cup of coffee type of day around the ranch today . Hope you guys are doing ok and staying safe and warm . Today I have a new author to me Cynthia Terlst and her novella LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE . A second chance romance
When she left him……Tara couldn’t explain why.
Sunday, October 18, 2020
Good morning all, hope your Sunday is going well and you are staying warm . Today I have a novella that will have you rethinking about what it takes to be a kid . CLOSURE by Josh Hostetler
Closure is a semi-fictional, semi-autobiographical story about three confused kids, the Game they play, the things they've seen, the stuff they've done, and their all-out avoidance of acknowledging their true sexuality.
When three best friends start a game of truth and dare through out the years . We learn a little bit about Philip, Gary and Paul, they are three young guys that have been through it . The game has be revised and things start to go side ways . Each of them have problems in their lives .
The characters in this short story are well written and you will want to hug them and tell them that everything will be ok . Each of them are trying to grow up in families that well aren't the best in some cases or just are too busy to be with them . This story isn't for every one , the author tackles some pretty tough and taboo topics . Homosexuality. prison rape . some date rape , parents that don't care , religious beliefs and so much more . The author ties everything up in a story that will have you crying through out the book. Ultimately this is a book of self worth and love. So this is a real gritty story that will have you rethinking what you think is right. If you dare check it out .
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Good Saturday all , hope you are staying warm . I have a great novella for you for this Halloween . Check out LISTEN TO ME by Kat Green.
A rancid, stale odor laced the cold breath that fluttered over my shoulder.“Listen to me,” a voice hissed in my ear.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Good Friday all , today I have a novella from an author that is new to me . WILD HORSES IN LOVE ( A Paranormal Dating agency book) by Terri A Wilson
The best time to find your mate is when you’re not looking.Dominic Kingston was a busy man hell-bent on making the most of his business. Relationships were not in his plan. But when you’re friends with Gerri Wilder, owner of the Paranormal Dating Agency, you aren’t always in charge of your destiny.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Good morning everyone , today I have a fun novella by R.L Merrill for you . Check out A PECULIAR PROM NIGHT (a minded story )
Four sexually frustrated chaperonesThree hapless kids caught vaping in the bathrooms
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Well it is the middle of October today I have a novella from one of my favourite authors . Check out DIARY OF A TEENAGE FEY by Matthew Cox .
Humans are weird.Wren never intended to end up living among them, but her life kinda got crazy when her parents died.
Friday, October 9, 2020
A PREQUEL NOVELLA TO THE TOKEN HUNTRESS SERIES. CAN ALSO BE READ AS A STANDALONE.
Kyran Klaus is the prince of Grand Klaus, his reputation honoring him the title of the Mad Hatter Vampire Prince. Crazy, deadly, lustful, and utterly bored with life.
Sasha Pierce is one of a kind. Having been experimented on by her mother as a child, she’s become a human weapon who’s looking for answers beyond the walls where her kind aren’t enslaved to vampires.
When the Mad Hatter Prince takes a sudden interest in Sasha and her work, she scarcely begins to cover her tracks and hide her secrets. What she doesn’t anticipate is being a pawn in his most sinister performance yet.
Disturbingly Wicked! This novella is not for the fainthearted. Lust, Gore, Wit, and Malicious Humor. Prepare to be deliciously tainted.
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“Sasha you seem like an angry person,” I began as point of conversation. I set my blue china cup down and uncrossed my legs. “Maybe I can teach you to loosen up. I’m certain that eventually you will be so daring as to give me a smile.”
She stared at me in disbelief. “Many of my men and women have died protecting your walls… so you can have tea parties. Forgive me that I don’t see light-hearted humor in this meeting.”
“You’re forgiven.” I shrugged my shoulders accepting her insincere apology. “So obviously no boyfriend then?” I asked, crossing my legs. Not that I cared if she did. It would make no difference to me. If looks could kill, I’d be dead. I let a coy smile out. How I delighted in that hatred. I picked up my tea, taking a mouthful of the coppery herbs. I was praying on the beating vein in her neck. I could be consuming the very creature sitting before me instead of entertaining her in this sophisticated stage that I never used. “Tell me Sasha, how do you see me?”
She responded without hesitation. “I think that you’ve gone crazy during the hundreds of years that you’ve lived. You lack in ambition and act as your brothers lap dog. I’m surprised very few have attempted to take your life and genuinely believe that your arrogance will be your undoing.”
I furrowed my eyebrows in confusion. “No, no, I meant my looks. Are you attracted to me?” She looked at me dumbfounded and I charmed her another smile. “Play with me.”
She looked away with a sigh that sounded imprisoned for eternity. I took a loud sip to draw her attention back to me. Tick tock. Tick tock. The mouse will come around the clock. She turned again and straightened her shoulders. Much to my shock she flashed her pearly whites with a smile that I thought I would never see.
“Well,” she purred. “You look to be a man in his late twenties. You have pale, smooth, and beautiful skin. Well built in frame, muscular, six foot six in height. You have nice trimmed black hair with a little bit of shadow instead of a full-grown beard. You have a strong muscular jaw and pointed nose with bold dark eyebrows that so beautifully frame those piercing blue eyes that seem to look into my soul every time our eyes meet. You hold a daring confidence that lets any woman in the room know that you are no good for her.” I prompted her to continue. This was the conversation I had been waiting for in the last twenty-four hours. She provided pause and I took that in with a smile. She was attracted to me. “Such a beautiful man, such an intoxicating vampire. And yet,” the charming smile she held vanished. “I find myself utterly repulsed.”
I slowly put my tea down not letting my gaze drop from hers. “Are you certain repulsive is the word you meant to use?”
“Undeniably.” She said dryly.
“You know I could have you dead for saying such a thing to me.”
“And if you were going to, you would have done so by now,” she added finally taking interest in the selections of tea. “I’m not scared of death, therefor, I’m not scared of you.”
“There are worse things than death,” I added, taking interest in her selection of teas. This entire setting was too much even for me. The herbs were disgusting, and my cup of blood was already going cold.
“The only thing that is worse than death is defying it,” she said looking up at me.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kia Carrington-Russell grew up in the Darling Downs Region in Queensland, Australia. Originally, she pursued a career in freelance journalism, before giving into her passion for writing fiction in 2014.
Announced “The Best New Author of 2015” by AusRomToday, Carrington-Russell has received numerous awards and acclaim.
Learn more about Kia at www.kiacarrington-russell.com and follow her at @kia_crystal on Instagram.
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