2013 ARCHIVES (Five Star Reviews)

December 8, 2013 - December 15, 2013

Once Broken (Dove Creek Chronicles, #1)
by H. Anne Henry
Published 2013
On the surface, it looks like any other small town. Instead, a supernatural crossroads settled in near the town--no one knows exactly how long ago--leaving a blurred veil through which demons eventually figured out a way to enter into the Mortal Plane […]
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Blood Roses (Blackthorn, #2)
by Lindsay J. Pryor
Published 2013
Vampires, werewolves, and other third species, who have been banished to Blackthorn, face the worst of the worst: thugs, criminals, you name it. But in Blackthorn, the law of the land is survival of the fittest […]
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December 1, 2013 - December 8, 2013

Death is Overrated
by Jeffrey Perren
Published 2013
How do you solve the mystery of your own death? Dr. Thomas Payne has been declared deceased, and yet he is very much alive. So, whose lifeless body is it that lies waiting for identification? And how can he prove his identity in a foreign land […]
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November 24, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Whore
by Cara Faith Donovan
Published 2013
All Laura wants is a stable life, and the ability to go to college. But her mother's selfish behavior has repeatedly set Laura back from her goals. Laura is innocent, slightly damaged […]
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Waking Sarah (Vegas Mates, #3)
by Krystal Shannan
Published 2013
We revisit our friends and foes from the first two books, and meet some new supernaturals, too! Vampires and witches add an entirely new element to the story, and the blending of worlds is both seamless and complimentary to the series […]
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November 17, 2013 - November 24, 2013

Blood Shadows (Blackthorn, #1)
by Lindsay J. Pryor
Published 2012
Caitlin wants Kane brought to justice, but she has personal reasons to get him alone, as well. Kane allows Caitlin to catch him. Little does she know, he has his own personal agenda in being caught […]
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Charming (Pax Arcana, #1)
by Elliott James
Published 2013
But his powerful senses have never wavered. And so, when a vampire and a gorgeous blonde walk into his bar, John is unwittingly pulled back into a world and a life that he has fought so long and hard to bury […]
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Welcome to Sugartown
by Carmen Jenner
Published 2013
He likes to work with engines, and lands a job in the bike shop right next door to Ana's. He is a six-foot-three god, and once he has a taste of Ana's pie, he needs more […]
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November 3, 2013 - November 10, 2013

Making Faces
by Amy Harmon
Published 2013
Fern Taylor has been admiring Ambrose for as long as she can remember. Ambrose goes to war after 9/11, and comes back a changed man […]
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October 27, 2013 - November 3, 2013

Painted Faces
by L.H. Cosway 
Published 2012
And when her gorgeous new neighbor, Nicholas Turner, starts to pursue her she is at first taken aback and unsure. Nicholas is a steady force who does not shy away from Freda's brash nature […]
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Crossroads (Wanderlust, #1)
by Glory Rabenaugh
Published 2013
Reece Crawford may be a high school girl, but she is also a high priestess in the making […]
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Night Owl (Night Owl Trilogy, #1)
by M. Pierce
Published 2013
She has a dead end job and a deadbeat boyfriend. Her passion for writing brings her in touch with Matt, a writer looking for an anonymous writing partner […]
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October 20, 2013 - October 27, 2013

Touched by Darkness (Sentinels, #1)
by Catherine Spangler
Published 2013
Alex's father, Richard, was part of an otherworldly species known as the Sentinels. And now that Alex's abilities are getting stronger, Kara is forced to admit that her son is just as otherworldly as his father […]

Jake Undone
by Penelope Ward
Published 2013
From their first meeting, Nina is captivated by Jake. Intelligent, witty, and too handsome for his own good, Jake is also kind and engaging. But there is something else about Jake, something that seems to be preoccupying his thoughts and keeping him from getting close to Nina […]

October 13, 2013 - October 20, 2013

1301: The Marquis (The 13th Floor, #1)
by Christine Rains
Published 2013
Once the Grand Marquis, and a nobleman within Lucifer's court, Marc is now just a mere shadow of the demon he used to be. An outcast, even by Hell's standards, he lives a relatively quiet life, along with the other residents of the 13th floor […]
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The Heavens Rise
by Christopher Rice
Published 2013
Alas, it is just one secret, one unfortunate misstep, that will set off a series of events that will alter the course of their lives for all time. And it is in this story, as we shift between two time periods nearly a decade apart […]

October 6, 2013 - October 13, 2013

Carved in Stone
by Kate Douglas
Published 2013
Deep in a relatively untouched forested region of Northern California, Nate shares with Alex his discovery of an obscure legend of a mysterious people, known as Spirit Walkers […]

September 22, 2013 - September 29, 2013

X
by Jack Croxall
Published 2013
We never learn her real name. All we know is that X is writing in her journal, documenting what she believes to be her last days, and that she sounds more like a soldier than a 15 year old girl […]
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September 8, 2013 - September 15, 2013

The Forever Girl (Part One)
by Rebecca Hamilton
Published 2012
But Sophia has the added burden of trying to navigate life in a small town that has all but shunned her, as her gifts (or curse, depending on who is describing them) make her life complicated […]
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September 1, 2013 - September 8, 2013

Pinked (Pierced, #2)
by J.C. Mells
Published 2013
Pierce is devastated, traumatized, with a personal situation. She has been transformed, and is adjusting to her new world. And now, she has a permanent shadow watching her every move […]
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Escaped (Pierced, #1.5)
by J.C. Mells
Published 2013
In this novella we get to know Oscar. Further, we delve deeper into Pierce's world beyond the walls of the vampire compound. And what a world it is […]
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August 25, 2013 - September 1, 2013

Saving Margaret (Vegas Mates, #2)
by Krystal Shannan
Published 2013
And yet, Margaret feels drawn to this one. At 6'11" tall, Scott has just walked into Margaret's world and is about to turn it upside down […]
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Pierced
by J.C. Mells
Published 2013
They are not on the run from the vampires. No, they are on the run from the vampire in-training that was in charge of the compound. And not for the reasons you might think […]
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August 18, 2013 - August 25, 2013

Into the Deep
by Samantha Young
Published 2013
Fast forward four years, when Charley is studying abroad for a semester program in Edinburgh. Jake is in the same program. And when Charley sees him from across the room at a party, arm in arm with his new girlfriend, she is struck immobile […]
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August 11, 2013 - August 18, 2013

Wicked Wind 
by Sharon Kay
Published 2013
But as night falls, Nicole's interests are anything but normal. And as she and her sister, Brooke, are exploring the vast underbelly of Chicago's darkest nooks, she is unaware that she is being observed and pursued by the Lash Demon, Gunnar […]
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The Garnet Dagger 
by Andrea R. Cooper
Published 2013
The Garnet Dagger is an epic fantasy romance that incorporates historical elements with mythological beings in an enchanting world of love, honor, and lore. Vivid imagery and descriptive passages create an alluring backdrop […]
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July 28, 2013 - August 4, 2013

Chasing Sam (Vegas Mates, #1)
by Krystal Shannan
Published 2013
We also learn that--despite their otherwise civilized demeanor--werewolves have the capacity for ferocity that can rear up at any time, and with deadly consequences […]
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July 21, 2013 - July 28, 2013

Cloaked in Fur 
by T.F. Walsh
Published 2013
When the full moon reaches its peak, and looms large over the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, Daciana transforms into a moonwulf […]
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July 14, 2013 - July 21, 2013

Lick (Stage Dive, #1)
by Kylie Scott
Published 2013
A great start, it grabbed me from the beginning and never lost me! Evelyn Thomas wakes up feeling like she was hit by a bus. And in a sense, she was—a bus called Las Vegas […]
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June 30, 2013 - July 7, 2013

Finding Hope (Pool of Souls, #2)
by Krystal Shannan
Published 2013
We catch up with Ares and Aphrodite as they resume their play on human souls. And when Ares and Aphrodite play things tend to get intense! Ares, the formidable god of war, is a bold and fearless lover […]
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Dead Sky Morning (Experiment in Terror, #3)
by Karina Halle
Published 2011
Now that Dex and Perry have a relatively established Internet show, they take on the sordid history of D’Arcy Island—a small, uninhabited island, and a former leper colony, off the coast of Washington State—to investigate rumors of ghostly apparitions and strange sightings […]
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Into the Hollow (Experiment in Terror, #6)
by Karina Halle
Published 2012
Chasing the urban legend of big foot, Perry and Dex set out to find the infamous creature that has reportedly been seen in the area they are about to explore. But the myths of big foot aren’t exactly true; at least not as we’ve heard them […]
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Open House (Pool of Souls, #1)
by Krystal Shannan
Published 2012
After building up his company and securing a contract with the Navy, Robert returns to his hometown in search of the woman he left behind. But now that the great god of war, Ares, senses that Robert is drifting off course, Robert’s plans to reunite with Rebecca may be derailed […]
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Surviving Raine
by Shay Savage
Published 2013
Sebastian Stark is a captain and owner of a luxury schooner, which caters to the rich and famous sailing the Caribbean Seas […]
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Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #1)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2007
As leader of the warriors, Lucan’s job is to protect the breed from rogue vampires and others who threaten the secrecy of their existence […]
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Midnight Awakening (Midnight Breed, #3)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2007
The third book in the Midnight Breed series, Midnight Awakening introduces us to the lives of the breed within the Darkhaven—an aristocratic group of breed […]
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Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed, #4)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2008
Dylan Alexander is a feisty, energetic journalist on a European tour with friends. But when she wanders into a deep, secluded forest, and ventures into a hidden cave […]
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Veil of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #5)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2008
As a powerful and deadly warrior, Renata lives to protect the only master she has ever known—one of the most powerful gen-one breed vampires alive […]
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Shades of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #7)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2009
In Shades of Midnight we travel to the frozen wilderness of Alaska where the breed warrior, Kade, is investigating the grisly murders of a family living deep in a mostly inaccessible mining town […]
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Deeper Than Midnight (Midnight Breed, #9)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2011
We return to the wealthy, aristocratic lives of the Darkhaven in this book as we learn about the fate of the adopted daughter of an elite amongst the Darkhaven—the beautiful, 18 year old Corinne Bishop, who has been missing […]
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June 23, 2013 - June 30, 2013

The Benson (Experiment in Terror, #2.5)
by Karina Halle
Published 2011
The story documents Dex and Perry’s overnight stay at the Benson, as they make their way through the forgotten underbelly of this cool but rather creepy vintage hotel […]
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Rock Me (Ross Siblings, #2)
by Cherrie Lynn
Published 2010
The build up to the love scenes, and the scenes themselves are so well written and steamy, it’s hard not to swoon […]
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Tethers (The Tethers Trilogy, #1)
by Jack Croxall
Published 2013
An anonymous notebook, inscribed with strange markings and messages, guides Karl and Esther to the discovery of an unusual object with otherworldly powers, offering glimpses into the future and warnings of dangers that lie ahead […]
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June 9, 2013 - June 16, 2013

Darker After Midnight (Midnight Breed Series, #10)
by Lara Adrian
Published 2012
Chase struggles with his past, and his future becomes even more uncertain as he teeters on the verge of bloodlust and fights to avoid becoming one the very creatures with whom he and his warriors are at war. And in the world of the breed warriors, the war has just gotten personal […]
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Sins and Needles (The Artists Trilogy, #1)
by Karina Halle
Published 2013
Ellie Watt, born into a family of grifters, and now a young woman, wears the scars of her past like a badge of honor. She is gritty, she has been used, and she uses others. She is also resilient, a survivor, and throughout the book it is easy to find reasons to keep rooting for her […]
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