Sneak Peek of “Hunger’s Mate” by A.C. Arthur

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Half man, half animal, a Shadow Shifter must walk the line between predator and prey, hunger and obsession—to capture the woman he loves…

A natural born hunter proud of his birthright, Ezra Preston agrees to hide his identity and pretend to be human—to learn what his enemies know of his kind. But even undercover, it’s not in his nature to play games with a woman. Especially when he discovers the beautiful creature has been keeping secrets of her own…

This is no ordinary woman he’s stalking but an alluring and mysterious cat thief—with dangerous secrets of her own…

Jewel Jenner has plotted and schemed for months, hiding her knowledge of a top-secret operation to save her ailing father. Captivated by her passion, skill, and courage, Ezra wants to help Jewel on her mission. But when he discovers how far she’s gone—sleeping with the enemy to steal a fortune in diamonds—he must decide if he can trust this enthralling woman with his secret…or trust his fiercest instincts when he’s near her, in Hunger’s Mate by A.C. Arthur

- Title: “Hunger’s Mate”
- Author: Hunger’s Mate
- Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
- Release Date: February 3, 2015
- Pages: 336

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Sneak Peek of “Overcome” by Lora Leigh

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The Breed Next Door

Lyra thinks her new neighbor looks too good to be true. But Tarek Jordan is even more than he seems: a Breed Enforcer on the run. And even though he wants her, Tarek knows Lyra could get burned—unless she embraces the danger that comes with loving a Breed.

In a Wolf’s Embrace

Matthias and Grace are meant to mate—until he commits an act too shocking to ignore. Grace knew that the hot Breed was dangerous, but now, she fears for her own life. Yet she wonders: could it be part of some insidious plan? For there are forces determined to tear them apart and destroy what’s left of the man within.

A Jaguar’s Kiss

Jaguar Breed Saban Broussard has a job to do: guard the first instructor chosen to teach Breed children. But with just one kiss and his touch, the mating phenomena begins that will tie Natalie Ricci to him forever. Unless a shadow from her past gets them both killed.

- Title: “Overcome”
- Author: Lora Leigh
- Publisher: Penguin Group
- Release Date: February 3, 2015
- Pages: 352

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Book Review of “Hallowed Circle” By Linda Robertson

lindarobertsonPersephone Alcmedi is a solitary Witch, she belongs to no coven, but she is allowed to vote at the Cleveland Witch’s coven, and she can also attend Witch balls. Persephone has recently been nominated to be High Priestess of Cleveland’s Witch’s Covenstead. Persephone does not know if she wants the position as she is now raising her good friends daughter, Beverly, since her mother was killed. Persephone is also  known as the Lustrata, and she has a connection to a master vampire-wizard named Menessos. The last thing Persephone wants, is the elders to see the connection that she has to Menessos, and learn of her deep secrets.

When Persephone arrives at the Covenstead to protest being nominated for High Priestess, she realizes that there is a lot of other Witches who also want to be High Priestess. Persephone is also confronted by a snooty Witch named Hunter Hopewell, who thinks she is better then everyone. In her eyes, she is the only one who should be High Priestess. Persephone immediately changes her decision about not wanting to participate in the Eximium.

While in the waiting room with all the other Witches, Persephone notices that Hunter starts trying to be nice to everyone as she starts to size up her competition. Persephone knows that Hunter is going to be her competition, and she is more then ever determined to knock her out of the Eximium in the first round, or so she thinks. Hunter is going to be the biggest thorn in Persephone’s butt, and Persephone is in for the test like no other. All the Witches are going to be in for a shock when the elders start assigning their tests to the Witches, and there is going to be “surprise tests” that the Witches won’t see coming!

Persephone Alcmedi life is just beginning as the Lustrata where she learns that her power is even stronger then she thought. Persephone is going to need to confront her feelings towards her good friend Johnny, who is a werewolf, and admit that she needs him more that she realizes. Persephone will also need to realize that she is also bonded to Menessos, and that she will always have a bond to him, but that is all, nothing more.

Lives will be lost and secrets will be revealed in Linda Robertson’s novel “Hallowed Circle”. I loved the Eximium competition is this novel, and I love that there were lots of twists and turns in this novel. Fans who love Witch/Magic novels will love Linda Robertson’s novel “Hallowed Circle” I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.

 

4 Coffee Cups Out Of 5

4 Coffee Cups Out Of 5

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Sneak Peek of “Viper Game” by Christine Feehan

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GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot knows the price he paid for the secret military experiments that gave him his special catlike abilities. After all, he left his bayou home a healer and came back a killer. While Wyatt and his GhostWalker brother Gator may have known exactly the sort of game they were getting into, Wyatt never anticipated where it would lead—or to whom.

The swamps hold many mysteries, but few are as sinuously seductive as Le Poivre de Cayenne. The woman the locals call Pepper is every bit as enigmatic as the three little girls she’s desperately trying to protect. From what, Wyatt is soon to discover. Right now Pepper needs a man like Wyatt. Passionately. But her secrets are about to take them both deeper into the bayou than either imagined—where desire is the deadliest poison of all.

- Title: Viper Game
- Author: Christine Feehan
- Publisher: Penguin Group
- Release Date: January 27, 2015
- Pages: 448

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Sneak Peek of “Taming His Viking Woman” by Michelle Styles

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The sea-king’s warrior bride

Legendary shield maiden Sayrid Avildottar will marry no man unless he first defeats her in combat. And in powerful sea-king Hrolf Eymundsson she has finally met her match.

Hrolf may have won her lands—and her body—but can Sayrid welcome a stranger to her bed? The world of fighting is all she knows! With a husband intent on seducing his new bride, perhaps, just this once, Sayrid will discover that surrender can bring the greatest pleasure of all.

- Title: “Taming His Viking Woman”
- Author: Michelle Styles
- Publisher: Harlequin
- Release Date: January 20, 2015
- Pages: 288

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(Coming Soon) “Hallowed Circle” By Linda Robertson

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Persephone Alcmedi has been persuaded to compete for the position of High Priestess of the Cleveland, Ohio, coven — now that the former priestess, Vivian Diamond, has strangely gone missing. Unfortunately, there are a few small problems with the idea. Not only does Seph know rather more about Vivian’s disappearance than the other witches realize, but the epic struggle she’s just survived has left her with some highly unusual powers — ones that could be dangerous to reveal. Despite her reluctance, she agrees to participate, if only to prevent snooty Hunter Hopewell, an obnoxious but talented witch, from ending up in the winner’s circle. Can Seph hide her secrets — including her connection to the master vampire-wizard Menessos from the terrifyingly wise judges? Plus, there’s her rock ‘n’ roll werewolf boyfriend, Johnny, and some angry fairies to deal with….

Once the competition begins, a finalist turns up dead. It looks as if one of the contestants is willing to do anything — including murder — to win. Suddenly Seph has even more on her plate than she thought: from solving a murder to working out what her new powers really are…and exactly why they’re creating so much havoc in her love life.