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The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

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The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

My rating: 4 of 5 stars




Julie Kagawa proves not only can she write about badass feys, she can also write about some badass vampires.

Kagawa's writing is still top-notch as she delves the reader into a dystopia world over-run by vampires who keep their humans in a closed off city with it's borders surrounded by once humans, now mindless zombies out to only feed. The feeling of being caged in a city then a great wilderness with every turn, danger lurks, fills the reader with a range of emotions from fear to hope.



To leads us on this journey is a strong heroine who has to go the distance in order to survive in a world where many want her dead for one reason or another.Allison Sekemoto can come off a tough nut trying to live in the city where on the fringe she has to cheat, lie and steal to get food for the day. Her life is turned upside down again when she comes across an old vampire Kanin who saves her life by turning her. Allison set…

The Prophet by Amanda Stevens

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The Prophet by Amanda Stevens

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



And Then the Prophet Appeared from behind the veil

Would his words by lies or truths?

As Darkness falls once again and the veil lifts to free the unrest






Amanda Stevens brings us back to the beginning, to the sultry Charleston where it all begin. Things comes full circle for Amelia when the ghost of Robert Fremont also known as the Prophet, asks for her help. Amelia has to sort out alot of facts along the way uncovers some things that have been left hanging from the first book.

Added to the mix is the relationship between Amelia and Devlin and the ghosts that still haunt Devlin.

Stevens still sends chills down the readers spines with some very suspenseful and downright creepy moments.



"My gaze was riveted to the windows where a message began to appear. Not a heart this time. Not a request or plea but a bold, angry demand that repeated over and over in the frost: HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME HELP ME…

A Wild Night's Bride (The Devil DeVere #1) by Victoria Vane

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A Wild Night's Bride by Victoria Vane

My rating: 4 of 5 stars






Who needs enemies when you have friends like Viscount Ludovic "Devil" DeVere.



While Devere means well, he has a knack for getting everyone into some sort of trouble while enjoying the ride!



Victoria Vane pens another delightful georgian and not to mention sexy romp with A Wild Night's Bride. When Devere wants to drag his best friend Ned back into the land of the living and he knows just the lady to get the job done- Phoebe Alice Scott.



His gaze slid with dread to the engraved scroll beneath. ‘Dieu Et Mon Driot,' God and my right, the motto of the king. His chest seized. The room began to spin.



He looked to Phoebe, aware that the blood was draining from his face, and that his voice emerged as a strangled sound. "May the same God save me…for I'm going to be hung, drawn, and quartered for spending last night rutting in the King of England's bed!"


This was plain fun and very sexy, w…

Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

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Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



I became truly fascinated by the history of Roanoke Island and the Lost Colony. The author Gwenda Bond weaves true history and the touch of dark magic in Blackwood.
With two trouble and misfits in Miranda and Phillips, who have their shared past together and family ties to the island that force them into risking it all when events draw them from people from the island disappearing again with a huge black ghost ship floating through the air of the island.



Annddd...
That's where everything kinda stands still. Nothing feels like it it's moves, the character don't make leap and bound changes even as the story moves on. Not to say it was a bad story or the characters we're themselves not interesting. Phillips being a sweetie, a teen who can hear voices of the dead, and Miranda having to grow up to fast with a family cursed long before, making her an likable misfit,someone to relate to. They just never made any true grow…

Nevermore by Kelly Creagh

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Nevermore by Kelly Creagh

My rating: 4 of 5 stars






I'll be honest- I'm not a big fan of Poe's works, while I've read my share of what he's done, his stories have given me nightmares and while I laugh myself sick watching zombies movies I was pretty leery reading this book( take that as you will)



Nevermore surprised me at every turn, Kelly Creagh turned something old into something new, but the best of all was the blooming romance between our main leads Isobel & Varen.



It did start off as something that's been done before with the cheerleader falling for the outsider/goth. But that's where it ends. Isobel starts to stand on her own feet when she sees her so called friends are nothing more then punks, when she starts to step out from her group. I really great to adore Isobel and how she became a strong character.

NOW Varen- Varen I love you! He proved don't judge a book by it's cover. And while he's thoughts were on the very dark side.…

Immortal City by Scott Speer

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Immortal City by Scott Speer

My rating: 3 of 5 stars




In a world where you put the TV on, your bound to fall on some reality show and where real life heroes are made into over night celebs. Scott Speer gives his own take of the not so bright lights of this world with Immoral City and celebrity angels. Angels whom have fallen into the world of greed and bright lights, where everything is given to them on a whim of saving the lives of those who can afford it.

In this world there are those who could care less about angels and their celeb status. Maddy Montgomery is just trying to help her uncle with his diner and get into college and away from the corrupt city that lives in the shadows of angels. In one night her life changes when she meets an angel Jackson Godspeed.

Jackson has always wanted to be an Guardian Angel, to be a hero. So he’s pretty surprised when he saves Maddy that she shuns him instead. He finds her different, as she looks at him as himself and not as a star.



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