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Review: Night of the Dragon

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Night of the Dragon by Julie Kagawa
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Stunning conclusion to an epic quest leaves me both satisfied and hungering for more. This book must be read in the order it was written for the best experience. Night of the Dragon starts off right after the last book ended. Yumeko made a tactical error with the dragon scroll due to her soft heart. This causes a major rift between Yumeko and those who have saved and helped her. In addition, it creates more complications for her quest. This is nicely set up because Yumeko's decision is in line with her character and continues the ball rolling to the end game.

I loved this trilogy. From the first page of the first book through to the last page in this book, I am enamoured of Ms. Kagawa's writing voice and world building. This is the kind of young adult fantasy I loved as a kid. The rich story is built upon character growth as well as a complicated fight betwee…

Review: Dementor

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Dementor by Candace Blevins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This series keeps a reader coming back for more. Kieran is once again embroiled in a case which involves the FBI. Craig, her fiance is concerned because this latest one, the Fireman seems like a cased closed, yet he is uneasy. Especially as Kieran is a psychologist who works for a practice that interviews and assesses criminals. A criminal who fixates on Kieran is not Craig's idea of a safe.

From the first few pages of this story, I'm pulled in. I could have easily read this book in one sitting if I started it at a reasonable hour. Alas, as usual, I started too late and had to sleep before I could finish this book. The next morning, I started work early just so I could finish early to finish this book. The suspense is what kept my attention. I liked walking through the mystery with Kieran as she discovers each clue and does a bit more sleuthing. She is much more sophisticated than Nancy Drew. She finds herself in …

The Final Deception by Heather Graham Blog Tour & Excerpt

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THE FINAL DECEPTION
Author: Heather Graham
ISBN: 9780778309437
Publication Date: March 31, 2020
Publisher: MIRA Books

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Author Bio:

Heather Graham is The New York Times and USA Today best-selling author sold her first book, When Next We Love, in 1982 and since then, she has written over two hundred novels and novellas with about 60 million books in print in categories of romantic suspense, historical romance, vampire fiction, time travel, occult, and Christmas holiday fare. Graham earned high praise for her New York Confidential series, including a starred review from Library Journal which called it, “Intricate, fast-paced, and intense, this riveting thriller blends romance and suspense in perfect combination and keeps readers guessing and the tension taut until the very end.” For more informa…

Review: The Final Deception

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The Final Deception by Heather Graham
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This series keeps a reader coming back for more. Kieran is once again embroiled in a case which involves the FBI. Craig, her fiance is concerned because this latest one, the Fireman seems like a cased closed, yet he is uneasy. Especially as Kieran is a psychologist who works for a practice that interviews and assesses criminals. A criminal who fixates on Kieran is not Craig's idea of a safe.

From the first few pages of this story, I'm pulled in. I could have easily read this book in one sitting if I started it at a reasonable hour. Alas, as usual, I started too late and had to sleep before I could finish this book. The next morning, I started work early just so I could finish early to finish this book. The suspense is what kept my attention. I liked walking through the mystery with Kieran as she discovers each clue and does a bit more sleuthing. She is much more sophisticated than Nancy Drew. She finds h…

The Persephone Star by Jaime Sullivan Blog Tour

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About The Persephone Star

Love looks different from a thousand feet up.
Postmistress Penelope Moser has recently settled with her father in the Wild West town of Fortuna. Shocked by the violence around her and the depressing lives of the town’s women, she throws herself into her job. She’s determined to make the best of it before she has to marry the odious town sheriff.
But when the Persephone Star is spotted in the territory, danger literally hits close to home. Its captain—the famed outlaw Mirage Currier—is fresh out of prison and gunning for revenge on Penelope’s fiancĂ© for locking her up and sentencing her sister to death. Penelope’s pleas to avoid violence are ignored, and a bloody showdown seems inevitable. That is, until Penelope is kidnapped and held hostage on the Star.
Shockingly, Penelope finds intrigue rather than danger in the air. Mirage’s reputation as a hardened criminal doesn’t fit with the Star’s vibrant young captain whose only goal is to save her sister from the gallo…

Howling on Hold by EJ Russell blog tour

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About Howling on Hold
Sometimes it’s harder to teach a young dog new tricks.
That’s why werewolves embark on a Howling: a three-year rite of passage in which they’re sent to a group residence to wrestle with their wolfy instincts and assimilate into the Wider World. But Tanner Araya’s Howling is almost over, and he could be called back to his remote pack at any moment. His twenty-first birthday might be his last chance to act on his strongest instinct and finally kiss Chase Denney.
Chase is RA at the Howling residence affectionately dubbed “the Doghouse,” and he takes his job seriously. So seriously that when he realized he was developing feelings for a resident, he forced himself to keep Tanner at a distance. But now that Tanner’s twenty-one, he’s not Chase’s charge any longer. They could be friends or—if Chase is lucky—something more. At least until they both return to their home packs for good, as tradition demands.
It would take a miracle for them to get together—especially when the o…

Review: Some Kind of Hero

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Some Kind of Heroby Suzanne Brockmann
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

How did I forget about the talented Ms. Brockmann? She's one of the mainstream romance writers back in the day who wrote M/M romance. I remember thinking, wow, it's nice to see this written and there are so few of them. Plus, I was starting to get more into the romantic suspense genre. I recently came across her again because of the disaster going on in RWA. Whilst the issues of exclusivity in RWA have exploded and people are screaming at each other, some of the writers who have left RWA or felt marginalized have shared their story. Ms. Brockmann did not share hers. Someone else mentioned how she was discouraged from writing M/M. That she should tone it down. I'm glad she didn't. For me, some good has come out of the RWA meltdown because I've found some new authors to read and I am reunited with ones I enjoyed.

In this suspense tale, it is built on multiple layers as it first comes across as an angry tee…