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Lightning that Lingers by Sharon Curtis

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Lightning that Lingers by Sharon Curtis
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lightning that Lingers has given a second chance at life with it's recent turn into the digital format. Giving readers a chance to rediscover this sweetly and almost magical romance of second chances.

Jennifer Hamilton is a shy librarian, who enjoys her job, but shies away from all men who tend to dismiss her and her lack of looks. Jennifer though is happy with her quiet life until one night her co-workers take her to the local strip club and she meets one of the most beautiful men she’s ever laid eyes on. She doesn’t think that her shy and innocence would reach a man like the dancer on stage until her life is turned up side down when they meet again.
Philip Brooks is a man whose love for passion, and wildlife and his old family home holds very dear to his heart, but sadly that adds up to bills he can’t pay. In order to survive and take care of the animals in his care, Philip dances on stage, and one …

Working Stiff by by Rachel Caine

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Working Stiff by Rachel Caine
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There's something about an underdog that gets people rooting for them, those team or person whom you cheer for to beat the odds and win the gold or have their Happy Ever After with sparkles and fireworks and for me Bryn Davis fit that bill.

Bryn won me over quickly with her everyday working girl,normal person just trying to do her job and the normal family drama we all deal with. Bryn could have been any one of us and for me that was very appealing and made me connect on a early on with her as a character. Bryn's first work day though is one for the books!

Trying to gain her feet after working on the battlefield, Bryn feels comfort working as funeral director and things seem to be really looking up for her, until she stumbles upon her boss's drug deal, and not any drug, one that revivals the death, a walking talking, thinking zombie. Knowing to much Bryn is killed in cold blood...only to be brought back as a…

Knight's Curse by Karen Duvall

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Knight's Curse by Karen Duvall
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love it when a author puts a new spin on an old tale, more often then not it’s something that’s been done before, but there’s those hidden little gems that come up and surprise you like they did with me in Knight’s Curse by Karen Duvall.

Duvall builds a great world around Angels, Fallen and likewise, magic good and bad an a heroine Chalice whose just trying to survive and gain her freedom.
At birth Chalice is born with super senses, to the point of having to use nose plugs, ears plugs and special contacts for her eyes just to function. These gifts are not unknown to the world at a tender age and raised by monks most of her life, Chalice is kidnapped and sees the monks whom raised her killed by Gavin who works with a dark organization Vyantara, that wants to take all the magic dark or light to use for their gain. Gavin being the perfect greedy asshat takes over Chalice young life. Later Chalice is made a thief to ste…