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The Ghosts of Southwark by O. M. Grey

The Ghosts of Southwark: A Nickie Nick Vampire Hunter Novel (Volume 2) by O.M. GreyNickie Nick is reeling from a tragic loss. It is the worst pain she has ever felt in her seventeen years, and it has put her out of commission for a month. Her street friends stop by to check on her, but she just cannot get out of bed. Her governess, Fanny, is about at wit’s end. She finally threatens to tell Nickie’s parents that she roams the streets at night fighting vampires if Nickie will not get up and start to live again. Fanny’s own story of past loss helps Nickie realize her life is not over and she agrees to visit her friends. Read More »

Another One Bites the Dust by Chris Marie Green

Another One Bites the Dust: Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire by Chris Marie GreenIntrepid ghost heroine, Jensen, returns in Another One Bites the Dust, book two in the highly original Jensen Murphy, Ghost for Hire series. Picking up a few weeks after the events of book one, Jensen and her ghost friends, along with still-alive psychic Amanda Lee, attempt to make the best of their situation: realizing that even though they uncovered a killer, a dark spirit of some sort was released through a portal in the process. As a result, not only do they have the dark spirit to contend with, but also the ire of Wendy, the young woman (able to see and speak with ghosts) upset with Jensen for having gone inside the head of her older brother, Gavin, numerous times to determine whether or not he was the murderer of Amanda Lee’s lover (he was not). Read More »

Prince Lestat by Anne Rice

Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles by Anne RiceIt has been years since Akasha tried to destroy the vampire nation descended from her, but was thwarted by Lestat, the other vampires of the Coven of the Articulate, and the ancient twins, Maharet and Mekare. Now, a new Voice is rousing old vampires from their sleep, pushing them to destroy the younger generations the world over. Read More »

Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones

Seventh Grave and No Body (Charley Davidson) by Darynda JonesCharlotte “Charley” Davidson, part-time private investigator and full-time grim reaper, is back for Seventh Grave and No Body, the next in Darynda Jones’ sassy Grave series.

In this seventh installment, Charley investigates a string of seemingly unconnected suicides. Her investigation is hampered by the threat of a pack of slavering hellhounds sent by Satan himself to rip the reaper to shreds. Not even Reyes, her steamy fiancée (who is, coincidentally, the Son of Satan) knows how to fight the dozen demon dogs. Read More »

The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall by Lauren Smith

The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall by Lauren SmithJane Seyton was inexplicably drawn to Stormclyffe Hall when she saw a picture of it while working on research for her dissertation. After writing numerous letters to the Earl, she was finally allowed to visit, but was told to wait until renovations were completed. Taking matters into her own hands, Jane waited four months, and then booked a flight, eager to tour Stormclyffe Hall and learn all she could about the curse that haunted the Carlisle family. Read More »

The Highland Dragon’s Lady by Isabel Cooper

The Highland Dragon's Lady by Isabel CooperColin MacAlisdair was visiting the country estate of his friend Edmund’s family, helping to discover the reasons behind the hauntings at Whitehill. Edmund’s father had collected an eclectic group of people, the local vicar, his sister, and a medium and her assistant, all for the purpose of conducting a séance. Colin was surprised, when on his first night at Whitehill, he met Regina, the daughter of the house when she climbs up the plum tree outside his balcony, and proceeded to give advice, thinking Colin was her brother Edmund. Read More »

Broken Souls by Stephen Blackmoore

Broken Souls by Stephen BlackmooreEric Carter has a problem–well, more than one. A necromancer now “married,” or, at the very least, linked, to Santa Muerte, the Aztec goddess of death (after she killed his sister, no less), Eric now possesses pitch-black eyes that require the use of sunglasses so as to not freak people out. When he meets a fellow mage, Kettleman, at an observatory to get some information on how to separate himself from Santa Muerte, two things happen: he hears a voice warning him about the meeting, and after speaking briefly with Kettleman, a former associate of Eric’s parents, the man attacks him with a wicked-looking knife. Read More »

Last Impressions by A.J. Aalto

Last Impressions (The Marnie Baranuik Files) (Volume 3) by A.J. AaltoMarnie Baranuik is back to solve more paranormal crimes in her usual wacky, bumbling way in Last Impressions. She has barely recovered from a case chockful of exploding zombies, and is dealing with her Paranormal Crimes Unit of the FBI getting suspended for an Internal Affairs investigation, when she gets a call from Constable Patrick Schenk in the sleepy town of her origin in Ontario, Canada. A missing woman had Marnie’s business card, and the detective asks for her help. Read More »

Seawitch by Kat Richardson

Seawitch: A Greywalker Novel by Kat RichardsonHarper Blaine is investigating the mysterious return of the ship Seawitch. It had disappeared twenty-seven years ago, all of its passengers presumed dead. During the investigation, she gets to work with the skeptical Detective Rey Solis, who has had difficulties with Harper in the past. However, she eventually explains the weirdness that he has seen and hopes that he is open minded enough to believe her. Read More »

Deadly Curiosities by Gail Z. Martin

Deadly Curiosities by Gail Z. MartinCassidy runs her unusual family business, Trifles and Follies, located in Charleston, under the guise of buying old antiques and items people would like to get rid of for one reason or another. Unknown to most, the shop’s true purpose revolves around Cassidy’s psychometic ability (touching an item and seeing the history associated with it) to determine if the piece has an unsettling (haunted or worse) characteristic that may prove a problem for future owners, or even dangerous. For acquisitions that fall into the latter category, Cassidy enlists the aid of her colleague, Teag, who possesses his own magical ability, and Sorren, the five-hundred-year-old vampire who has worked with her family for centuries. Read More »

A Plunder of Souls by D.B. Jackson

A Plunder of Souls (The Thieftaker) by D. B. Jackson A Plunder of Souls, the fabulous third installment in the outstanding Thieftaker Chronicles series, returns once again to the streets of eighteenth-century Boston and the trials and tribulations of Ethan Kaille. The story begins with Ethan attempting to elude fellow thieftaker and perennial thorn in his side, Sephira Pryce, and her band of enforcers. After an encounter in which Ethan, at great Read More »

Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper

Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly HarperThe highly-entertaining Better Homes and Hauntings tells the story, past and present, of Crane’s Nest, a palatial home built on its own island off the coast of Rhode Island at the beginning of the twentieth century. Soon after its construction, the lady of the house, Catherine Whitney, was murdered, and the house soon thereafter closed up and not used again, her husband the main suspect in her death. Over the years, the Whitney descendants, many plagued by extremely bad financial circumstances, have come to the house looking for items of value, especially Catherine’s famous jewel collection. Read More »

Severed by Gary Fry

Severed by Gary FryIt is the Christmas season in London, and it is also the perfect time for an unknown virus to be unleashed so it affects a larger crowd. This virus severs a person, releasing a spectral “ghost” that floats into the air and hovers about the city. The thing that is left behind is a sort of zombie, just a walking, angry predator who has nothing left except its most base instincts. Read More »

Love Potions by Michelle M. Pillow

Love Potions (Entangled Covet) by Michelle M. PillowLydia grew up in her Gramma’s old Victorian home and learned everything she knows about growing and blending herbs from her. Gramma Annabelle was not just a naturalist, she also introduced Lydia to the supernatural. Lydia knew the locals whispered that her Gramma was a witch, and it was impossible Read More »

Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones

Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson) by Darynda JonesCharlotte “Charley” Davidson needs a vacation in the worst way. Sadly, there is no PTO for the grim reaper, and Charley continues to get visits from the dead but not departed at every hour of the night and day. Most spirits drawn to Charley just need help getting to the other side, but a growing number of them are starting to stick around. Read More »

Tempt the Stars by Karen Chance

Tempt the Stars (Cassie Palmer) by Karen ChanceCassie has recently found out her mother was a Goddess. Unfortunately for Cassie, she can barely figure out some of her chief Seer Pythia powers, let alone any half-goddess powers, if she even has any. She decides her best bet is to use her Pythia powers and travel back in time to find her mother and get her to explain a few things. One of Cassie’s friends is in major trouble, and she feels her mother is the only one to give her the help she needs.
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Trinity Rising by J.E. Taylor

Trinity Rising (Night Hawk Series) (Volume 3) by J.E. TaylorDamian’s world is perfect. Things are beginning to look up for him and Naomi. But perfection cannot last, especially when Lucifer wants Naomi for his own devious reasons. When Lucifer takes extreme interest in Naomi, he will do anything within his power to take her. To make it easier, Lucifer frames Damian for murder. Armageddon—or worse—is on the line. Will Damian and Naomi be able to prove his Read More »

Dreaming Awake by Gwen Hayes

Dreaming Awake by Gwen HayesTheia Alderson has sacrificed everything for true love. Now that she is back at home and no longer imprisoned in Under, she is struggling to fit back in to her normal life. Cursed with demon blood by Queen Mara, ruler of Underworld, she fights to control her hunger for souls. It all seems worth it, though, being able to finally be with Haden, her true love and Queen Mara’s son. Read More »

Girl vs. Ghost by Kate McMurray and Marie August

Girl vs. Ghost (Misdirected Magic, Book 1) by Kate McMurray and Marie AugustIsabel Lindley is used to her best friend’s, Tripp Macauley’s, crazy hobbies. She knows if she goes along with them, Tripp will eventually lose interest and move on to her next passion. Her current obsession is witchcraft and this one has got Isabel a little bit freaked. And a little bit freaked becomes majorly freaked when the spell Tripp is casting, which Tripp insists is completely harmless, ends up dropping a ghost boy out of thin air into Isabel’s bedroom—a ghost boy that only Isabel can see and hear. Read More »

Audio Review: Everlasting by Alyson Noël

Everlasting (Immortals (MacMillan Audio) by Alyson NoelIn the final chapter of the Immortals series by Alyson Noel Ever Bloom has to face the ultimate trials and balance the weight of every other immortal on her shoulders when she chooses her own fate and can only hope that the love of her life will make the same decision so they can truly be immortal, the way that we are all intended to be, together.
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