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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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Audio Review: Shimmer by Alyson Noel

Shimmer (Radiance) by Alyson NoelRiley Bloom and her guide in the Here & Now, Bodhi, along with her dog, Buttercup, are supposed to be taking a vacation away from their Soul Catching jobs to get to know each other better — to get closer so working together is not quite the chore it appears to be when Riley continually goes off on her own path, often not the path that they were supposed to follow.
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Light My Fire by Violet Patterson

Light My Fire: Emerald Seer II by Violet PattersonThis short novella begins about six months after the honeymoon of Storm Sullivan-Cohen and Ryder Cohen. Storm is coping better with her emotions and learning more about her powers as the Emerald Seer. Now that knowledge of Storm’s pregnancy is out, she is in even more danger. Ryder and his close Immortal friends have pledged to keep her and the baby safe, but evil lurks, waiting for the slightest opening. Read More »

Bristol House by Beverly Swerling

Bristol House: A Novel by Beverly SwerlingAnnie Kendall is excited about her latest opportunity to research ancient Jewish artifacts, especially since she will be living in London. Leaving behind her teaching job and her friends, Annie travels to London, sublets a flat from an acquaintance, and begins her research by visiting museums. Things seem to be going well for Annie, until the night she hears strange noises in an unoccupied bedroom in the flat. Read More »

Ghost Hand by Ripley Patton

Ghost Hand by Ripley PattonOlivia’s ghost hand started causing problems during her Calculus test, with the new guy in school staring in fascination. Irritated with his scrutiny, Olivia tried to distract him, but suddenly her hand began pulsating and growing larger, stretching out towards Passion’s back, who was sitting in front of her. The new guy quickly grabbed Olivia’s wrist until her hand cooled down, and once it returned to its abnormal normal, she noticed a baggie with some shiny gray sharp objects on her lap. Read More »