Reviews

Blood Games by Chloe Neill

Blood Games (Chicagoland Vampires) by Chloe NeillEthan is facing the biggest move of his immortal life, challenging the head of the Greenwich Presidium for leadership. But, as is the case in Cadogan House, that does not seem to be the only thing going on. Murders begin to happen around the city and Merit is called in by her grandfather to help investigate. This assignment will keep her busy while Ethan deals with his bid for head of the GP. However, when outside forces interfere, Merit and Ethan may find themselves fighting for their very relationship, in addition to all the other turmoil happening. Read More »

Wild Things by Chloe Neill

Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampires) by Chloe NeillIt is not usually Ethan’s style to run, but with all the turmoil in the city, he feels he has no choice but to do what he feels is best for his House. He and Merit go to the shifters for asylum. However, that presents its own issues when the shifters are attacked while the vampires are in their hands. Read More »

Biting Bad by Chloe Neill

Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires) by Chloe NeillMerit is just trying to adjust to life as a vampire. But in the short time that she has been one, her House, Cadogan, has faced many tribulations. Being immortal is not all it is cracked up to be. When riots begin against the vampires, Merit and Ethan have to track down the source of the discontent. Read More »

House Rules by Chloe Neill

House Rules (Chicagoland Vampires) by Chloe NeillMerit would love to be able to spend one day without having to get up and be responsible. But between being Sentinel for the Cadogan House and its master being her lover, it just never happens. The supernatural community always seems to be full of action. In House Rules, Cadogan House is in the process of withdrawing from the GP, the organization which oversees the vampire houses. They hope that to be able to go quietly, but are working to put measures in place in case they cannot. Read More »

Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

Midnight Crossroad (Midnight, Texas) by Charlaine HarrisManfred Bernardo has just moved into the small town of Midnight, Texas. There does not seem to be much to the town, but someone passing through can find what they need. Gas, a preacher, an occult shop, food and a pawn shop. However, the residents that live in Midnight are a little eclectic. The preacher doesn’t have much to say unless he feels strongly about something, the pawn shop is open late in the night as one of the employees seems to be allergic to daylight. The people who run the gas station have their own secrets. When a former resident turns up dead, the residents will have to work to prove their innocence and protect one of their own from outside forces. Read More »

The Savage Dead by Joe McKinney

The Savage Dead by Joe McKinneyJuan Perez is working for the secret service guarding Senator Rachel Sutton. She has declared war on the Mexican Cartels and designed The International Asset Seizure Act, giving U.S. law enforcement the right by any means to seize all the cartels’ assets and money. This has put at the top of the list for a hit, but she refuses to stay confined and in the background. Read More »

The Demon Mistress by Jordan K. Rose

The Demon Mistress (An Eva Prim Novel) by Jordan K. RoseChrysanthemum “Chryssie” Papadopoulos is married to Stefan, who happens to be the New England Region Master Vampire. You would think, being such important personages, that Chryssie would have lots of friends and a glorious life, but you’d be wrong. She has zero friends and she’s also banned from the werewolf clubs for past misunderstandings that were totally not her fault, plus Stefan won’t let her out of the house without himself or a major guard. He literally uses spells to keep her locked in. Read More »

Prim & Proper by Jordan K. Rose

Prim & Proper: An Eva Prim Novel by Jordan K. RoseChryssie (Eva Prim) Papadopoulos is not a happy vampire. Being married to Stefan, the New England Region Master Vampire, means there are certain obligations she must attend to. But really, how long can vampires drag out their stay during the New Year celebrations? Chryssie thinks they are definitely overstaying their welcome. She has a blog to get back to, plus she’s a little busy still trying to round up the demons she accidentally released from her husband’s book. She’s also trying to find out the identity of the person who posed as her in the past on her blog and said too much. Read More »

Revelation by Erica Hayes

Revelation (Seven Signs) by Erica HayesThere is a plague loose in Babylon, which is what the near future New York is being called. Dr. Morgan Sterling is a junior pathologist doing autopsies, but she is driving herself hard to find a cure for this Manhattan Virus. Morgan places her faith in science, the answer can always be found if one works hard enough. When she opens one of the autopsy bags and finds a dead guy inside with wings she just assumes there’s a plausible reason. Until dead guy’s brother shows up with his own wings. Read More »

A Stranger in Skoria by John Tristan

A Stranger in Skoria by John TristanJason Vale had been in a two-year relationship with Theo. Key word is had, since he has just been dumped. Theo is being magnanimous, telling Jason he can keep living in the apartment since he is taking off for Paris, but he has paid the bills for two months. He shouldn’t feel rushed or anything, but don’t bother calling either.
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Plague Nation by Dana Fredsti

Plague Nation (Ashley Parker) by Dana FredstiAshley Parker and her fellow Wild Cards (people immune to the zombie virus), have finally defeated the undead in her small college town of Redwood Grove. Unfortunately, signs of Walker’s Flu is being seen around the country, which is the precursor for people turning into zombies. Ashley takes it pretty personally when they find out this flu was designed by someone she thought she knew. Read More »

Plague Town by Dana Fredsti

Plague Town: An Ashley Parker Novel by Dana FredstiAshley Parker is a student in the small college town of Redwood Grove. She’s also divorced, in her upper twenties, and dating a much younger fellow student. Ashley had missed the first week of classes due to a bad flu going through town called Walker’s Flu. Luckily she is on the mend since it is really taking its toll on the residents, and causing a rise in the death rate. Unfortunately, these people do not stay dead, but rise again and go in pursuit of flesh to eat. Read More »

Dirt Nap by A.J. Aalto

Dirt Nap (A Marnie Baranuik "Between the Files" Story) by A.J. AaltoMarnie gets called into the field by her co-worker at the Preternatural Crimes Unit of the FBI (and former fling), deliciously hot Mark Batten to help when a large and angry creature made of rock attacks humans at a mining site. Marnie is an expert in Un-Natural biology, but has zero real life experience dealing with these notoriously bad-tempered cryptids. Read More »

Cold Company by A.J. Aalto

Cold Company (A Marnie Baranuik "Between the Files" Story) by A.J. AaltoMarnie is contacted by the local authorities in Ontario, Canada to help find a missing woman. Marnie uses her ‘blue-sense’ psychic abilities to trace the last events of the woman’s life before she disappears, and she discovers a connection to a sadistic serial killer who ‘collects’ women with the help of her “Cold Company” a 450 year-old revenant (what we call a Read More »

Death Rejoices by A.J. Aalto

Death Rejoices (The Marnie Baranuik Files) (Volume 2) by A.J. AltoParanormal Biologist Dr. Marnie Baranuik is back. She has accepted a position as the lead UnBiologist for the Preternatural Crimes Unit, aka PCU (a division of the FBI that handles strange/paranormal cases) under its head, Supervisory Special Agent Gary Chapel. After her last life-threatening tangle with some very bad (black magic) witches, life is easing back towards as normal as it can get for her. But there is a distance between her and her Revenant/Cold Company (vampire is the un-politically correct term), Lord Guy Harrick Dreppenstedt, otherwise known as Harry. He is withholding his physical affections and Marnie needs it for their special Bond. Read More »

Broken Soul by Faith Hunter

Broken Soul (Jane Yellowrock) by Faith HunterDespite the fact that Jane is no longer his Enforcer, Leo, the Master of the City, still wants her to update and design the security protocols, and for a ridiculous price she agrees to this last job. Much to her chagrin, the reason for the updates is an impending visit from some of the European vampires will affect her and Jane knows she needs to protect Leo’s territory. What Jane does not know is that Leo has been keeping secrets, secrets that will endanger them all. To make Read More »

Up at Butternut Lake by Mary McNear

Up at Butternut Lake: A Novel (The Butternut Lake Trilogy) by Mary McNearAllie Beckett had come back to her family’s cabin at Butternut Lake to start a new life for herself and her 5-year-old son after her husband’s death in combat. Allie had not been to the cabin in ten years, but she felt comfortable there, and believed it would be a good place to start over. Her old friend Jax, with her children, help Allie and Wyatt settle in, and Caroline at the diner offers both wisdom and food to Allie’s hungry and empty soul. Read More »

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead

The Fiery Heart: A Bloodlines Novel by Richelle MeadSydney is continuing with her mission in Palm Springs. She is helping protect Jill, the Moroi princess, from further attacks. What she did not count on was going against everything she believed and dating a Moroi. However, a wrench has been thrown into the cogs of her life when her sister, Zoe, shows up to “assist Sydney with her assignment.” Sydney had hoped to keep her sister out of the Alchemist clutches, but her plan backfired. Now Sydney has to hide her relationship with Adrian and find a way to bond with her sister, despite no longer being a slave to the Alchemist way of life. Read More »

Shades of Virtue by Jack Whitsel

Shadows of Kings by Jack Whitsel Shadows of Kings is the first book in the Dragon Rising series, setting the stage for the series, and with the second book, Shades of Virtue, the play has begun.

The invasion by the Horde, a race of brutish and mindless killers, had been stopped. The cost to stop the invasion had been huge, with many noble Knights lost, kingdoms devastated, and the King himself slain. Peace has come to the land, but it is an uneasy peace as kingdoms vie with each other for power, wealth and prestige. The Order of the Dragon has withdrawn and is trying to build its own nation on the frontier. Allies are becoming enemies, saviors are now looked upon with suspicion, and the hidden, unknown enemy lies outside the boundaries of the lands still weaving plots and directing evil acts. Read More »