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My Review of Hearts of Stone by Inka Loreen Minden

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Hearts of Stone by Inka Loreen Minden

Series: Guardian Wings #1
Genre
: Contemporary Romance

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Noir…if he could touch her only once, he would sacrifice his life. Dullness spread in his chest. Of course, Noir’s protection had priority over his own cravings. Like always, he had no other choice but to drool over her from a distance. How robust was a gargoyle heart, really?

Hearts of Stone is a heart-melting love story about a witch and a gargoyle.

Two forlorn souls, not allowed to love…

His Clan took everything from him and forced Vincent to live in the shadows. Shunned by his own kind, his only light in the dark is the witch Noir LeMar. He is her secret guardian. He wants to touch her—only once—but his Clan has cursed him.

Demons have wiped out Noir LeMar’s family. Ever since she’s fighting a lonely battle. She does not know that she has a protector who watches her day and night, while she tries to find the killers of her parents.

To save Noir’s life, Vincent has to give up his cover. Although they feel attracted to each other, both know, they never can fall in love and feel passion. The consequences would be devastating because everything he touches in his human form turns into stone.
But fate has other plans..

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Caress of Pleasure: A Dark Pleasures Novella (1001 Dark Nights) by Julie Kenner Tour with Review

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1001 Dark Nights
Caress of Pleasure by Julie Kenner

Series: Dark Pleasure Novella
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publication Date: April 28, 2015

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I’d thought that he was mine, the dark, arresting man who commanded not only my body but my heart. Dante had swept into my life, and I’d succumbed to the burn of passion in his arms.

I’d believed we had a love that would last forever, but he’d shattered my dreams and broken me into pieces when he’d walked away, taking a piece of my soul with him. Now he has come back seeking my help, and though I try to keep my distance and protect my heart, I cannot deny that the fire between us burns hotter than ever. And I cannot help but fear that this time our passion will reduce us both to ashes.

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REVIEW: By the Light of the Moon by Jodi Vaughn

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By the Light of the Moon by Jodi Vaughn

Series: Rise of the Arkansas Werewolves #1
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publication Date: January 17, 2015

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Hell on Wheels…
Werewolf Guardian, Damon Trahan lives by a Code: Protect the Pack with his life. Damon has experienced death and betrayal, now all he wants is the freedom of his Harley and the loyalty of the men he rides with, the only family he has left. Those are the things he knows and believes in. Love and the hurt that comes with it has no place in his world…Until he receives new orders: Rescue female werewolf, Ava Renfroe from a Pack of rogue wolves.
Hell on Heels…
Bartender Ava Renfroe is tired of Alpha males running her life. Being raised as the daughter of a Military General made her want independence more than air—and she has it! Until she’s kidnapped. Damon Trahan, her alpha male rescuer and bossy pain-in-the-ass, is exactly the kind of man she doesn’t want, but try telling that to her libido. His brooding good looks are panty-dropping hot. Too bad he’s bat-shit crazy and thinks he’s a werewolf. Worse, he claims she’s a werewolf too. But when Damon shifts in front of her, she begins to doubt everything she’s known to be true.
Hell to pay…
On the run from the rogues, Ava and Damon can’t ignore the red hot passion between them. But Damon knows it can’t last. Will he sacrifice everything he’s ever known to have the one thing he’s never meant to have? Or will the war between the Packs destroy them before love is given a chance?

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Dark Instincts by Suzanne Wright Release Blitz and Character Interview

 

Dark Instincts

by Suzanne Wright

Phoenix Pack #4

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Synopsis:

It happens whenever wolf shifter Roni Axton is near Marcus Fuller: a crackle of sexual awareness that’s intoxicating…and deeply annoying. Marcus is a pack enforcer who oozes power, but Roni is lethal in her own right—nothing like the flirty females who flock around him. Even still, his possessive gaze makes one thing clear. Marcus has singled her out for seduction, and he wants to make her sit up and beg.

No matter how aloof and unfazed Roni acts, Marcus can tell she wants him. When a brutal attack by a jackal pack forces them to work together, it’s the perfect opportunity for Marcus to chip away at her defenses—until he falls into his own trap, completely unprepared for the intensity of their connection. Roni is the only one who’s ever seen past his shifter charm and discovered the man hiding beneath it. And for Marcus, claiming Roni once will mean needing her forever

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My 5 star review of Chained by Night (MoonBound Clan Vampires #2) by Larissa Ione

Chained by Night (MoonBound Clan Vampires #2)
by
Larissa Ione

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New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Larissa Ione sets the night on fire with a thrilling new novel of irresistible hungers and immortal enemies in a world as sensual and dark as her Demonica series …

THE FUTURE OF HIS TRIBE
Leader of the vampire clan MoonBound, Hunter will do what he must to save his people from extinction – or worse, a torturous eternity as vampire slaves and subjects of human experimentation. To keep his enemies at bay, he has agreed to mate a rival clan leader’s daughter in return for peace between the clans and an ally in the looming war with the humans.

THE LOVER OF HIS SOUL
But survival comes at a price. First, Hunter must break an ancient curse by successfully negotiating three deadly tests. Then he must resist the searing passions of the gorgeous vampire warrior he despises but is bound to mate. Will Hunter stay true to his word? Or will he risk everything for the woman he really loves: the vampire seductress’s identical twin sister?

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Revenant (Lords of Deliverance #6) by Larissa Ione Tour and Author Q&A!

ad3277266ff4bdc6e332610f441c76a9REVENANT by Larissa Ione
Lords of Deliverance #6
Date of Release: December 16, 2014
Grand Central Publishing Mass Market

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HELL HATH NO FURY . . .
For five thousand years, Revenant believed he was alone in the world, a fallen angel beyond any redemption. Now he finds he has a twin brother who had all the light and love Revenant was denied. Caught in a tug of war between Heaven and Hell, he must weigh his thirst for revenge against his desire for a mysterious female named Blaspheme-a female whose very origins could deliver him into salvation . . . or destruction.

LIKE AN ANGEL SCORNED
Blaspheme has a deadly secret: she’s the forbidden offspring of an angel and a fallen angel. Hunted by both heavenly and satanic forces, she has survived only by laying low and trusting no one. When Revenant claims he can save them both, how can she possibly believe him? But the powerful angel is persistence incarnate and for Blaspheme, there’s no place she can hide in Heaven or Hell where he won’t find her . . .

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Caress of Darkness: A Dark Pleasures Novella (1001 Dark Nights #12) by Julie Kenner Tour with Review

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Caress of Darkness: A Dark Pleasures Novella (1001 Dark Nights #12) by Julie Kenner
Date of Release­­:
December 9, 2014
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From New York Times and International bestselling author Julie Kenner (aka J. Kenner)…

From the first moment I saw him, I knew that Rainer Engel was like no other man. Dangerously sexy and darkly mysterious, he both enticed me and terrified me.

I wanted to run-to fight against the heat that was building between us-but there was nowhere to go. I needed his help as much as I needed his touch. And so help me, I knew that I would do anything he asked in order to have both.

But even as our passion burned hot, the secrets in Raine’s past reached out to destroy us … and we would both have to make the greatest sacrifice to find a love that would last forever.

And don’t miss the next books in the series, already available for preorder!

Find Me in Darkness (January 13, 2015)
Find Me in Pleasure (January 20, 2015)
Find Me in Passion (January 27, 2015)
Caress of Pleasure (a 2015 1001 Dark Nights release!)

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My review of Bound by Night by Larissa Ione

Larissa’s new vampire series takes you on a roller coaster ride of epic proportions!

5 HUGE stars!

If you loved her Demonica and Lords of Deliverance series like I do you are going to LOVE this one.  Very original take on the well played vampire scene.  I was drawn from the very beginning and not once did I skim pages or get bored.  ACTION PACKED!

My review

Nicole life has always been full of struggles.  At age eight she witnessed her vampire nanny being murdered by his mate Riker and her family being attacked by their vampire servants where her mother and father are killed.  Twenty years later she is the CEO of her family’s company, Daedalus and a medical researcher specializing in vampire phycology.  Daedalus acquires, trains and sells vampire servants.

Shortly after taking on the role of CEO she finds herself kidnapped by the very vampire that lives in her nightmares…Riker.  They demand the release of a female vampire, Neriya.  A vampire midwife that Riker’s clan borrowed from rival clan ShadowSpawn. Without her safe return their clan will be forced to go to war with them.

Riker underestimated this female.  She was clever and surprised the hell out of him.  Stirring feelings that he hasn’t had since his deceased mate Terese.  His clan even likes her.

But when her company threatens the lives of countless vampires slaves she sides with evil.  Realizing the secrets that have been kept from her.  Together with RIker and his clan they attempt to free Neriya.  Things do not turn out as planned and they find their lives in jeopardy.  Not only from Daedalus but from rival clan ShadowSpawn.

Nicole makes a deal with ShadowSpawn in exchange for Riker’s safety.  Riker’s true feelings for Nicole come to surface but will it be too late for them and the future of his clan?

OMG I am hyperventilating impatiently waiting to read the next one!

My review of Shattering Halos by Sunniva Dee

review1.pngWhat if you could meet your guardian angel?  And what if he looked like this?

gabriiel2 That’s exactly what happened to Gaia after a horrific car accident that killed all of her friends.  At first she thought was was hallucinated until that faithful kiss.  He was real, he smelled real, he felt real.

Once she found out Gabriel’s true identity she was in awe of his beauty.  He was sex on a stick.  Every woman alive craved him.

Only thing is she was never supposed to see him.  Heaven will most likely punish him for saving her from the car accident.  The evil are joining together to over throw the balance between Heaven and Hell once and for all.  Gabriel with the help from Michael and his brothers must fight for what is pure and good before billions of demons are released on earth.  Gaia finds herself in the middle of a war.  Feathers start flying (lol sorry I had to say that.)  Will they be able to stop them in time and will Gaia and Gabriel be able to finally be together?

Blog Spotlight: Lacing Shadows: Anthology

Lacing Shadows: Anthology

by Tina Smith, Andrea Stanet , Laurie Treacy, Lee Ryder, Alexia Purdy

Genre: Adult Paranormal
Publication Date: August 27, 2014
My overall rating: 3.5 stars!

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I have never read an anthology. I will have to read more now.  The short stories were amazing and very well written. I reviewed each of them separately.  Some I loved and some I just liked.  I would recommend this book to all of my paranormal lovers out there!

Spirit of the Wolf

Asia is a freshman in college with a very clingy boyfriend.  She takes off on a jog, alone, to clear her head.  That is when she runs into Nadi and her dog Nubi.  Asia instantly girl crushes on Nadi and hopes that one day she will run into her again.  Well after a very interesting dream she goes out of a very early morning jog and finds Nadi again.  This time they swap numbers and soon become close friends.  Meanwhile the clingy boyfriend, Jesse, is getting even extra clingy.  When the truth comes out about Nadi and her family, and her boyfriend Jesse will Asia be able to handle it?

My rating: 3 out of 5 stars.
Thoughts: I wish there would have been little more “steamy” parts but overall I was surprised by the depth and complexity in this short story.

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