Thursday, June 30, 2011
Vampires and shifters have been outed to the general public. Now its time to deal with the repercussions. To make matters worse, a drug used by vampires is circulating the vampire houses that lowers their inhibitions making them aggressive and dangerous. Merit needs to calm the natives, find out where the vampire drugs are coming from and decided what to do about Ethan.
Ethan is the Master of Merit's house. Their relationship has run hot and cold from the beginning. As far as Merit is concerned the last time Ethan broke her heart was the last time. But Ethan is persistent and Merit's resolve is wavering.
Hard Bitten was excellent. There was a twist at the end I was not expecting. I can't wait to read Drink Deep due out November 1st to find out what happens next.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Monday, June 27, 2011
ARE YOU READY TO RUMBLE??? A vampire run gym opens in Morganville and Shane can't wait to join for martial arts training. But the more time Shane spends at the gym the weirder he acts. When Clarie decides to go check things out she discovers that humans are pitted against vampires in mixed martial arts style fighting. You would think with vampire strength humans would be no match but something isn't right. Shane is unusually strong and very aggressive. Is it roid-rage or something else?
Bite Club is not my favorite in the series. While there is a lot of action and you get a better understanding of Shane it is still missing something. This makes me sad because I don't think there are many books left in the series.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Thursday, June 23, 2011
However, work must go on and she is needed to retrieve a letter that is believed to be written by Jack the Ripper. The job seems easy and would provide a much needed distraction. Who would have thought the letter contains a portal that releases zombies, cholera, typhus and possibly Jack the Ripper himself. Anything that can go wrong does as the pack attempts to close the portal and set the city of Toronto right.
Broken is not the best of the Women of the Otherworld series but still worth the read.
Mages, Vampires, Clairvoyants - Oh My! In quick succession this year, I have knocked out the first three books in Karen Chance's fast-paced fantasy series starring clairvoyant Cassandra Palmer. Having spent her childhood living in the world of vampires Palmer finds herself in hiding from those who once protected her. The first three books in the series, Touch the Dark, Claimed by Shadow, and Embrace the Night, focus on events surrounding Palmer's reentry into the supernatural community. Her growing powers make her a target to...well, pretty much everyone. With the help of war mages, fey, vampires, and even stars of Greek mythology, Ms. Chance welcomes her readers into a world where the possibilities seem endless. Fans of Kim Harrison, Kelly Armstrong, Jeaniene Frost, and the early years of Laurell Hamilton will really enjoy this series.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
http://www.coffeehousemystery.com/. Murder by Mocha is set for release on August 2, 2011.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Brett Kavanaugh is a tattooist and owner of the up-scale tattoo shop, The Painted Lady, in Las Vegas. Brett loans her Mustang Bullitt to a friend for her wedding day at a drive through chapel that specializes in Dean Martin impersonators. When the Mustang is returned Brett finds a dead Dean Martin in the trunk with a clip cord from a tattoo machine wrapped around his neck. To make matters worse, the bride and groom are no where to be found.
Driven to Ink is the third installment of the wonderfully written Tattoo Shop Mystery. Brett Kavanaugh is a strong female character who lets her curiosity get the best of her. While her sidekicks are male she can still hold her own. However, we get a peak at Brett's softer side in Driven to Ink.
I have never been to Las Vegas, but when I read a Tattoo Shop Mystery I feel like it's my hometown. Karen Olsen does a great job of describing not only the strip but the suburbs and surrounding areas. That being said, there is not so much description that you are bogged down in imagery.
Driven to Ink has lots of twists and turns that make is difficult to figure out "who dunit" and why.