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Secrets of a Gentleman Escort by Bronwyn Scott

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Secrets of a Gentleman Escort by Bronwyn Scott

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I have a few weaknesses for somethings in life. Gummy Bears(only sweets I tend to eat),Books(of course), Art Supplies(hours spent in hobby lobby alone), Secrets of a Gentleman Escort by Bronwyn Scott hit on another weakness of mine- sensual books.
There's something very captivating when an author seduces the reader with mean words. She does a wonderful job creating the perfect escort in Nicholas D'Arcy. Charming and delicious, this boy gets into some trouble with a angry husband and he's forced to flee the countryside. Where he meets Annorah Price-Ellis wanting to break free from the cage she's been placed. Annorah may have been caged by it's not only she who is free, but is able to free Nick from the ghosts from his past.

Nick and Annorah were such an wonderful couple. They matched wits and minds. They found something in the other that gave them strength and courage. Nick had his own…

A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard

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A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


When it comes to personal reader's hype it's hard to deal with alot of emotions from jubilation to disappointment. A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard made me run through alot of emotions. Not all good and not all bad.
The writing of course of superb that I quickly zoomed through this book. Sadly, this felt like a meal that left me hungry.
Picking up months later, Eleanor has to run when Marcus the necromancer one of the foes whose started the chaos from before,starts to hunt her. Along the way to meet up with the Spirit Hunters in Pairs, she meets a demon that was attached to her brother- but Oliver is hiding something but she's forced to trust him when he helps her save.
Now in Paris things aren't looking up and chaos is just steps away from destroying the city.

I had high hopes for this book and while it showed Eleanor dealing with new things and her new powers. I unders…

A Dawn Most Wicked (Something Strange and Deadly, 0.5) by Susan Dennard

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A Dawn Most Wicked by Susan Dennard

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


This was the perfect treat for fans of this series and a go-between each novel. Best of all- it's all about Daniel Sheridan!
This takes place right after Something Strange and Deadly and a trip into the past of Daniel's first love Cass as he works as a engineer’s apprentice. This novelle is action packed with a race to save an old steamer Sadie Queen filled ghosts who have driven off all passengers and how Daniel met the rest of the spirit hunters.
If Daniel didn't steal my heart in book one, he cemented that fact in A Dawn Most Wicked. You get into his head as he deals with alot on his plate but the best gift was being able to see how he ticks.
It was wonderful to see how everyone meet and meeting these characters again. While the ending is bittersweet as Daniel has to say goodbye to Cass, a future with Eleanor is on the horizon and the dawn is filled with all new kinds of hope and discover.








Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

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Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Sometimes (or all the time) it hard to describe something you've come across in one word. For me it was easy this time Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard was compelling.
From page one I was quickly drawn into this world which she created with The Dead taking over 1876 Philadelphia and a young woman- Eleanor Fitt ending up stuck in the middle. Eleanor and her family live on the fringe of society after the death of her father. Add to that her brother has gone off into the world without a word in three years and on the day he's to return home, he disappears. His last letter in the hands of one of the dead.

Eleanor hears about Spirit Hunters who maybe able to help find her brother, she feels that she can trust them expect perhaps their inventor, Daniel who makes her crazy and runs the gauntlet of emotions when she's around him. As she and the spirit hunters start to gather more clues, time is …

Endless by Amanda Gray

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Endless by Amanda Gray

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This was something so beautifully whimsical about Endless by Amanda Gray. I enjoyed the shift between now and the end of innocence that was Romanov Russia.
Jenny Kramer has always had a gift of touch that brings forth the past life of the person she touches. Of late one dream has been haunting her of a young man named "Nikolai" who seems to be calling to her. When she meets and befriends Ben Daulton they come across a music box that triggers shared past lives and a clue to something more. Things only seem to become even more complicated when Nikolai walks into her life...


I'm not one for time travel romances as there's a type of formula to them. Endless gave the reader a different view with dire consequences for time traveling, a Order who upholds the law when someone travels. This wrapped up a quiet world where Endless takes place. It was a great contrast for the past jumps of Russia where there was much un…