Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Halloween #PNR Reads ~ Howl-O-Ween #Giveaway #bloghop


Welcome to the Howl-O-Ween Giveaway Bloghop

Halloween is one of my two favorite times of year! It's the time for changing leaves, cooler weather, mugs of steaming hot apple cider and pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING! It's also a wonderful time to read paranormal romances! Not that I wait for fall to read paranormal romance. I read it all year long! But, this is the time that I'll search for romances featuring some of my favorite monsters. Vampires, werewolves, witches, oh my!

Here are some of the books I have on my TBR list to read during October this year.


Vampires

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Gardener and book-lover Milagro De Los Santos doesn't quite fit in anywhere, but still manages to have fun in her haphazard city life of temp jobs, nightclubbing, and arty boyfriends. Then one night, at a book party for her pretentios ex, she meets Oswald, a fabulous man. A mad kissing session leads to cut lips and an accidental exchange of blood.

Then for the first time in Milagro's life, she becomes sick and develops strange cravings for raw meat. When her ex-boyfriend kidnaps her, accusing her of being a vampire, Oswald's family comes to her rescue and hides her away to recover at their wine country estate.

The family thinks she's an aimless party girl. She thinks they're terrible snobs. Can they learn to tolerate one another long enough to defeat mutual enemies and make it home for cocktail hour?


Witches


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Tamara Candlewick blows a gasket when she hears the new headmaster at her daughter's school requires the students mix a love potion as part of their annual Spelling Bee.

She determines to give the young man, Carter Wells, a piece of her mind. But who knew the new principal was going to be so devilishly hot? Or that his arrival in town would have the young witches of Misty Cedars cooking up love potions of their own?







Werewolves & Zombies


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Few people walk the streets of London since the zombie outbreak, but that's not an issue for Seth. As a werewolf, he can handle himself and save humans reckless enough to take a nighttime stroll. While on patrol he comes across a group of people under attack. The one woman brave enough to take a stand against the zombies catches his eye - and not just because of her way with a gun. Learning the beautiful woman is homeless and fends for herself only intensifies his urge to protect and care for her.

Maisie can't help but admit that she's attracted to her werewolf rescuer. She's drawn to Seth's strength and ferocity, and finds herself opening up to him in ways she never imagined, even though she's determined to not rely on Seth or anyone else. She doesn't want another person to get hurt - or die - for her sake. She has enough scars, physical and emotional, from the last time... 

But when Seth realizes something is drawing the zombies to Maisie, there may be nothing he can do to save her...

And just in time for Halloween...




Fire and Ice... they are two of the most powerful elements known to man.

From the tiniest of sparks to a blazing inferno, fire is an intense energy that can consume anything in its path.

Ice is it's unrelenting and frigid counterpart that can startle your senses and make you shiver. When put together, you'll find a force that is stronger than anything you'll ever encounter. 

If you love the paranormal and can't get enough of romance, then this set is exactly what you need in your library.

With mythical creatures, vampires, shapeshifters, and supernatural of all kinds, you're sure to find something that will awaken your senses and set your soul on fire as you tremble with delight.


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Saturday, September 28, 2019

A Few Author Updates ~ September Days


Today is my day at the Sweet 'N Sexy Divas! I'd love if you'd hop over there to check out the post where I'm revealing the book cover for newest romance, Ice Princess. Go ahead. Check it out!


Also, if you haven't seen it yet, I'm a featured author in the September issue of Uncaged Book Reviews. You can check out my interview as well as interviews with the other amazing authors included in this month's issue. Find some new books to read!


I have some exciting news about a paranormal shifter romance that I've been working on for the last several months. It's taken some time, but I've finally finished Loving Boone which will be the first book in a were-cougar shifter series. I'm working with a close friend who is walking me through the process of self-publishing.

Yes, you read that right. I've been talking about it for a while. I'm finally going to self-publish a book. I'll be honest, it's a bit nerve-wracking! And exciting! I'm taking this plunge with the hopes that I might reach some new readers and to have more creative control over the books that I write.

As I'm learning the in's and out's of indie publishing, I'm also writing book 2 and book 3 in the Cougar Shifter series. I have a strong suspicion there will probably be a book 4 or maybe a novella included in the series. I've fallen so in love with these characters, I can see the possibility of many more stories in the future. Or maybe a spin-off series. I'll have to see how readers respond to see if they want to read more. 

I'll post updates as we get closer to release day. There's no date set, yet, but I seriously couldn't wait to tell you about it!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Authors I Wish More People Knew About - Long and Short Reviews Blog Challenge


Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge hosted by Long and Short Reviews.

Today's topic: Authors I Wish More People Knew About


As an ex-bookseller at Waldenbooks, I had the opportunity to meet many readers who were eager to recommend new authors to me. There are so many great authors out there and this is a list of the ones that I think everyone should read!

Ash Krafton
USA Today best-selling author Ash Krafton is a writer of all things spec fic. She believes spectacular endings make the best beginnings... Why not? One billion black holes can't be wrong. 

She's the author of urban fantasy and paranormal romance novels. Krafton has also published a New Adult historical fantasy, THE HEARTBEAT THIEF, under then pen name AJ Krafton. She also writes short fiction and poetry, for which she's been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. 

Contact Ash through her website: www.ashkrafton.com
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Gayle Wilson
Gayle Wilson is a two-time RITA Award winner and has also won both a Daphne du Maurier Award and a Dorothy Parker International Reviewer's Choice Award. Beyond those honours, her books have garnered over fifty other awards and nominations. As a former high school history and English teacher she taught everything from remedial reading to Shakespeare - and loved every minute she spent in the classroom. Gayle loves to hear from readers! 

Visit her website at: www.booksbygaylewilson.com

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Deborah Simmons
USA Today bestselling author Deborah Simmons began her career as a journalist, but left nonfiction for the world of happily ever afters. She’s written historical romances originally published by Avon, Harlequin, and Berkley, as well as an indie romantic comedy. Two of her titles were finalists in Romance Writers of America’s annual RITA competition, while two other releases were up for RWA’s Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence for Mystery/Suspense. She likes strong heroines, wry humor, a touch of mystery, and love that can’t be denied. Friend her at Facebook.com/AuthorDeborahSimmons or visit her at DeborahSimmons.com.

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Elizabeth Thornton
Elizabeth Thornton was born Mary Forrest in Aberdeen, Scotland on January 24, 1940. She was an elementary school teacher before establishing the St. Swithin Street Nursery School in 1967. In 1969, she and her family moved to Winnipeg, Canada, where she continued her teaching career. In 1977, she was appointed as a Pastoral Assistant of a Presbyterian Church. In 1985, she received an honors degree in Classical Greek from the University of Winnipeg. Her first book, Bluestocking Bride, was published in 1987. She wrote over 30 romance novels during her lifetime including Scarlet Angel, Strangers at Dawn, Princess Charming, The Perfect Princess, Shady Lady, The Marriage Trap, and The Bachelor Trap. She received numerous awards including the Romantic Times Trophy Award for the best New Historical Regency Author and Best Historical Regency. She died on July 12, 2010. https://www.elizabeththornton.com/

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Fire and Ice...they are two of the most powerful elements known to man.

From the tiniest sparks to a blazing inferno, fire is an intense energy that can consume anything in its path.

Ice is it's unrelenting and frigid counterpart that can startle your senses and make you shiver. When put together, you'll find a force that is stronger than anything you'll ever encounter.

If you love the paranormal and can't get enough of romance, then this set is exactly what you need in your library.



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Sunday, September 22, 2019

#BookReview ~ On the Night of the Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt #gothic #suspense #romance


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On the Night of the Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

For generations, Victoria Holt has dazzled and entertained millions of readers with her spine-tingling novels of romantic suspense. On the Night of the Seventh Moon is one of her most evocative, magical, and chilling. Come take a journey into a dark and shadowy forest where nothing is as it seems…




On the night of the seventh moon, according to ancient Black Forest legend, Loke, the god of mischief, is abroad in the world. It is a night for singing and dancing. And it is a night for love.

Helena Trant was enchanted by everything she found in the Black Forest—its people, its mysterious castles, its legends and lore. Especially its legends of love. Until the day she started to live one of them and the enchantment turned suddenly into a terrifying nightmare….



My Review

This was an unusual story that surprised me. The story about Helena Trant and written in her point of view. One day after getting separated from her classmates, she finds a man walking in the misty forest of Germany. The meeting is memorable and she doesn't forget him even after she travels back to England to live with her two aunts. When she's visited by some relatives on her mother's side, they invite her back to Germany to stay with them. During a festival on the night of the seventh moon, she meets the man again. His name is Maximilian. They discover since the first night they met, they've fallen in love with each other. This is insta-love at its finest. They marry and spend a few glorious days together. Eventually, Maximilian has to go back to his father to explain their situation. Helena's relatives come to get her and the next morning she awakes to fina a doctor explaining that she's been viciously attacked and has been given treatment that's basically caused her to live in a dreamworld for a few days. Her relatives and the doctor try to convince her that she was never married, there is no Maximilian and everything that she has experienced recently has all been a dream to protect her sanity from the horrible truth.

It was an unusual story. But told very well. As the reader, even I was confused as to what was real and what wasn't. Was Maximilian real or merely a figment of Helena's imagination? The story progresses, but I don't want to give away any spoilers. She goes back to live with her aunts, trying to go on with her life. There are many twists and turns that eventually lead her back to Germany to discover the truth.

It was a gripping and suspenseful tale that left me turning the pages to discover the truth of Helena's story. The mystery of those few days haunted her for several years. I was so happy when she finally discovered the truth and everything was revealed! The story was well-written and satisfying. Although it was more mystery than romance, I enjoyed every moment of it. I recommend it to anyone who likes to read gothic romantic mysteries.


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Monday, September 16, 2019

Die For You by Michele Mills #BookReview

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Die For You by Michele  Mills
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Love, in a hopeless place.

Two months after a virus took out civilization, Rachel Donnelly is the last living soul in California, as far as she can tell. Until she runs into a Marine sniper, battle-hardened but alive and healthy.

Adam Sanchez would love nothing more than a slamming session of I-can't-believe-we're-alive post-apocolyptic sex in the back of his Hummer. But Rachel's fragility, inexperience-and much younger age-hold him back from exposing her to his raw, aggressive sexuality. If anything, Rachel needs protection. Especially from himself.

As they band together with other survivors to battle feral animals, violent ex-cons, and motorcycle clubs jockeying for power, Rachel grows stronger in mind, body, and spirit-strong enough to give the dangerously sexy Marine what they both crave.

The power of their passion rocks Adam's world, bringing him to his knees-which, he discovers too late, is the worst possible place to be when danger springs from the shadows.

WARNING: Contains a sexy Marine, a tattooed ex-con, a girl who blossoms into a sexually assured young woman, laughter despite the pain, m/f/m menage, hope, love, and more bad language and violence than are strictly necessary.

My Review
The blurb to this novel is astounding! It totally grabbed me and I had to immediately read the first three sample chapters, which also hooked me. I bought the book with high expectations. It fell a little flat after that. I guess I was expecting the story to go in one direction and the author chose another. No big deal. It was still a really good story, just not what I was expecting.

Weirdly, I enjoyed the overuse of the bad language. It made the story more realistic with the f-bombs constantly thrown around. If a virus wiped out 75% of the population, I'm pretty sure those who were left would be cussing up a storm.

I think I would have liked this story to be more of a slow burn romance. It was basically insta-love, which works great for a lot of readers. I really enjoyed Adam and Rachel's emotional attachment to each other, but to me it felt rushed. The connection that the two characters felt for each other was passionate and well written.

The characters were believable. Adam is a Marine, an Alpha male with a past relationship that has left him wounded. He's passionate and protective of what's his. Rachel is a young girl, fresh out of high school, currently attending college until the outbreak, clearly inexperienced in the reality of life and love. Both of these characters grow throughout the book as the new world they are forced to survive in changes them forever.

The steamy sex scenes were definitely worth the price of the book. There were plenty of them and quite enjoyable.

Now that I know what I'm getting into with this author's writing style, I'm interested to read the rest of the series. There are two more books in the series, one of which is Trevor's story which I'm eager to read.




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Monday, September 9, 2019

Featured Author @UncagedBookRev #bookreview #authorinterview


Here's a quick post to let you know that I was interviewed at Uncaged Book Reviews. If you're a book lover and unfamiliar with Uncaged, then I urge you to take a look. I love reading magazines focused on books. It's one of the best ways in my opinion to find new-to-me authors and new books to read. This lovely e-zine has interviews with authors, book reviews from book bloggers, and a new section with authors and their pets. You can see photos of my fur babies, Oscar, Cassius and Harley! And find out a little about me and the other amazing authors in these interviews! Hope you enjoy! Happy Reading!



Don't forget to Pre-Order Fire & Ice!
Coming October 2019!





Fire and Ice… they are two of the most powerful elements known to man.

From the tiniest of sparks to a blazing inferno, fire is an intense energy that can consume anything in its path.

Ice is it’s unrelenting and frigid counterpart that can startle your senses and make you shiver.
When put together, you’ll find a force that is stronger than anything you’ll ever encounter.

If you love the paranormal and can’t get enough of romance, then this set is exactly what you need in your library.

With mythical creatures, vampires, shapeshifters, and supernatural of all kinds, you’re sure to find something that will awaken your senses and set your soul on fire as you tremble with delight.


Sunday, September 1, 2019

Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt #BookReview

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Favel Farrington meets Roc Pendorric on the idyllic Mediterranean island of Capri, where she was raised and lives with her father. Roc sweeps her off her feet, taking her from her home by an emerald sea to the ancient family home of the Pendorrics, in Cornwall. His sister and her family await them with open arms, welcoming young Favel. She is the much anticipated Bride of Pendorric, a name that amuses and flatters her.

The castle is beautiful in its way, but the atmosphere is foreboding. Roc's twin nieces begin watching her carefully; even the stones in the courtyard seem to have eyes. On the walls hang portraits of two other Brides of Pendorric--one of them Roc's mother--who died both young and tragically. Favel's fear increases as Roc seems to be growing more and more distant. Has her courtship and marriage been just a deception?

Soon Favel can no longer dismiss as accidents the strange things happening to her. Someone is trying to kill her and she must confront the very real dangers that surround her.

My Review
I think this might be one of my favorite Victoria Holt novels. Bride of Pendorric is a gripping romantic suspense. Favel Farrington falls hopelessly in love with Roc Pendorric when he arrives for a visit on her Mediterranean island home. It is a compulsive and quick courtship, but Favel knows he is the one for her and they marry. Shortly after, tragedy strikes, but Roc whisks Favel away to his home in Cornwall where he introduces his new Bride of Pendorric to his family.

Meeting the family, the neighbors and the villagers would be overwhelming enough, but Favel is still coming to understand her new life as a married woman to a man who is still mostly a stranger to her. As she learns about her husband and the legends surrounding her new home, she begins to wonder if she made a mistake. Is Roc the man she fell in love with or did he have ulterior motives to marrying her?

With each page, the danger escalates as it becomes increasingly evident that Favel's life is in danger. Is it the ghost that is said to haunt the house or is it someone much more closer to her?

There is so much in this story that I don't want to give away any spoilers. The author wove the elements of this gothic mystery superbly. It had everything necessary to instill a sense of foreboding and fear within the reader. I had to turn the pages faster to find out what happened next. And by the climax, I had a list of suspects, each with a clear motive, but I was completely surprised by the ending. The book was a pleasure to read! I can see why other readers have referred to this as a timeless classic.

If you like books like Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, then you'll be sure to enjoy Bride of Pendorric.





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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

A New Sweet 'n Sexy Diva


I'm thrilled to announce that I'm a new Diva writing for Sweet 'N Sexy Divas. I'll be posting at the end of each month, but I encourage you to check out all the other writers as they chat about their books, their upcoming book releases, contests and other fun topics.

Today I introduced myself to their readers, so you can check out that post here to discover some interesting info about me and my writing. See you there!


Books I Had to Read in School and Liked



Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge hosted by Long and Short Reviews.

Today's topic: Books I Had to Read in School and Liked

I've been an avid reader since I learned my ABC's while watching Sesame Street. I feel the need to confess that I was the kid who brought a book to read on the bus ride home from school. I read so many books during my school years, I don't remember which were required any more.

However, I do remember a few that I was not thrilled about being forced to read. Afterward, I was so grateful because these books were really enjoyable for me. So, I'll share those with you.

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien


My 6th grade reading teacher, Miss Dries, was definitely a Tolkien fan. She raved about this book for days before we actually started our reading assignments. I don't remember why, but I wasn't all that thrilled about reading an adventure story about a hobbit. What was a hobbit anyway? Like a troll? A goblin? I read about goblins. I had already read The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald one my own and loved it. But, a hobbit?? I mean, I was more Sweet Valley Twins girl at that point in my reading career. I had no idea what an impact The Hobbit would bring to my life, or The Lord of the Rings trilogy which I would read later.

A great modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.




A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens


I read this in high school. It was one of those (groan) classic literature books with the really long sentences and boring descriptions and the strange dialogue that made no sense. I was so wrong. It started a little slow in the beginning, but it wasn't long before I was swept into the story and earnestly interested in what happened to the characters. I won't give away any spoilers, but if I remember correctly, I cried by the end.

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine.



A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


I'll add this here, too. I fell in love with this story so much that I still read it and watch the movie every year (the version with Patrick Stewart is the best in my opinion). There is something so magical about the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge that tugs at my heart. That a person such as Scrooge can turn himself around to become a better person gives me the belief that we should keep Christmas in our hearts all year long.

Ebenezer Scrooge has no time for the poor or the wretched. And it's "Bah, humbug!" to anyone who wishes him a Merry Christmas. But when he turns in for the night one cold, fateful Christmas Eve, his past, present, and future converge. Three haunting guests are about to show him that the time has come to change his miserly ways - before it's too late. 

Hamlet by Shakespeare


This was required 12th grade reading and yes, I had to memorize and recite the To Be, or Not to Be section to pass the class. By this time in my life, I realized that volunteering to go first (or at least in the top 5) was much better than waiting with sweaty palms and sickening dread every day. I think I was the third to volunteer. I had to do it no matter what, so it was better to just do it and get it over with. For the next week of classes, I got to sit back and relax while I watched my fellow students sit at their desks paralyzed with fear of standing in front of everybody and stumbling through the lines.

Anyway, I had heard a lot about Hamlet and our 12th grade English teacher, Mr. Jones, by this point in my school career. None of it was good. To my surprise, I really enjoyed this class. Mr. Jones was an old fashioned professor type, but he was extremely knowledgeable about literature and made me think about the stories we read in the class. And Hamlet was such a story! So much was involved, all those little details that led up to the tragic ending. It was an interesting reading experience and one I'm glad to have had.

One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with his mother's infidelity, Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for oblivion with his duty as avenger. The ghost, Hamlet's feigned madness, Ophelia's death and burial, the play within a play, the "closet scene" in which Hamlet accuses his mother of complicity in murder, and breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet an enduring masterpiece of the theater.

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas


Okay, okay. This was not exactly required reading. I'll admit it. I chose this to read during my 9th grade English class. Mr. Palamar gave us time to read a book of our choosing and we had to pick out several words that we didn't recognize in each book and then look up the definition of each word. I chose The Three Musketeers because the movie was being released that year and I wanted to read the book before I watched the movie.

The book was so much better than the movie. I had no idea what I had been missing by reading classic literature. This was a bit of a turning point for me. Up until then, I dreaded most of our required reading lists, but if the teachers would just choose books like this, I'd be thoroughly entertained. And, although this exact title wasn't required, I had already learned the names of those authors that kids were forced to read. Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, etc. These were names I dreaded, until I read Alexandre Dumas. After reading this book, I decided to give classic literature a more open mind. Maybe my teachers were onto something and I might actually enjoy the books they forced us to read.

Young nobleman d'Artagnan has arrived in Paris intent on joining the guardians of King Louis XIII. He befriends the regiment's most formidable musketeers, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and together they unite in their commitment to uphold justice. Soon, a royal indiscretion thrusts them into an audacious escapade of courtly intrigue, thwarted romance, and daring rescue. But it's the Machiavellian schemes of a powerful enemy and the wicked seductions of an ingenious female spy that will be their greatest challenges.


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FIRE & ICE


Fire and Ice...they are two of the most powerful elements known to man.

From the tiniest sparks to a blazing inferno, fire is an intense energy that can consume anything in its path.

Ice is it's unrelenting and frigid counterpart that can startle your senses and make you shiver. When put together, you'll find a force that is stronger than anything you'll ever encounter.

If you love the paranormal and can't get enough of romance, then this set is exactly what you need in your library.



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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

What I Read When I'm Not Feeling Well #books #amreading



Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge hosted by Long and Short Reviews.

Today's topic: What I Read When I'm Not Feeling Well

There are always two authors that I turn to whenever I'm feeling down in the dumps or if I'm sick and in dire need of some cheering up. If I'm caught up with all of their books, then I'll go back and reread them. But, these two authors are guaranteed to make me smile and laugh which is a definite cure for whatever is ailing me at the time.

Janet Evanovich


Her Stephanie Plum books are hilarious. The cast of characters outrageously funny. Each book is guaranteed to make me laugh. Stephanie is a bounty hunter usually in need of money to pay her rent. In order to do that, she has to bring in the skips who've jumped bail for her cousin, Vinnie. There are a variety available from those committing petty theft to more violent crimes. With her on her quest is Lula, who adds a unique flavor to every book installment. I love Lula! She takes no nonsense from anyone. She's also a woman who knows what she wants and goes for it! Then there's Grandma Mazur, who is well known for wanting to see an open casket at the local funeral parlour and if there isn't one, she'll find a way to take a peek anyway. Another reason to keep reading these is to find out just who will Stephanie finally settle down with, Joe Morelli, the sexy cop who she has an on again, off again relationship with, or Ranger, the drop-dead gorgeous man of mystery who often sweeps in to save the day. It's also fun to see how many cars Stephanie accidentally destroys in each book.

One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, No. 1): A Stephanie Plum Novel by [Evanovich, Janet] Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, No. 2): A Stephanie Plum Novel by [Evanovich, Janet] Hardcore Twenty-Four: A Stephanie Plum Novel by [Evanovich, Janet] Look Alive Twenty-Five: A Stephanie Plum Novel by [Evanovich, Janet]


Julia Quinn


Oh, the Bridgertons! I fell in love with this family since I first picked up Colin's story. I had to go back and read from the beginning, although Colin remains my favorite. The entire Bridgerton clan has a book each. She also branches off to continue other stories for some of the characters populating the world she created in Regency England. These books are humorous and sweet and so emotional that I can go from laughing to crying within a page. The stories are compelling and addicting. I will read these again and again. They're guaranteed to make me smile and help make me believe that there is always love and hope in this world.

The Duke and I With 2nd Epilogue (Bridgertons Book 1) by [Quinn, Julia] An Offer From a Gentleman With 2nd Epilogue (Bridgertons) by [Quinn, Julia] The Viscount Who Loved Me With 2nd Epilogue (Bridgertons) by [Quinn, Julia] Romancing Mister Bridgerton With 2nd Epilogue (Bridgertons Book 4) by [Quinn, Julia]

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FIRE & ICE

Fire and Ice...they are two of the most powerful elements known to man.

From the tiniest sparks to a blazing inferno, fire is an intense energy that can consume anything in its path.

Ice is it's unrelenting and frigid counterpart that can startle your senses and make you shiver. When put together, you'll find a force that is stronger than anything you'll ever encounter.

If you love the paranormal and can't get enough of romance, then this set is exactly what you need in your library.



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