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SHADOW HUNT – REVIEW

shadow hunt coverAre you ready for a Shadow Hunt?

For years now, Scarlett Bernard has counted on two things: her ability to nullify magic, and Shadow, the bargest who guards Scarlett with her life. But after a sudden revelation turns Scarlett’s world upside down, she panics and leaves town without warning, leaving Shadow with her partner, Jesse. In the chaos that follows, the bargest is stolen—and Jesse nearly dies from a brutal psychic assault.

It seems that an old enemy has returned for revenge…and the attack on Shadow was only the beginning. As Scarlett races home to find the bargest and rescue her friends, she is dragged deeper into a terrifying legend that has somehow found its way to present-day Los Angeles.

Now she will have to recruit every possible ally for a battle that will test her null ability to the limit. Scarlett has been in over her head before, but now she risks losing everything…and she’s never had more to lose.

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Another great novel by Melissa F. Olsen! I love the character of Scarlett Bernard!  Scarlett needs to go back to Las Vegas to get an answer to a problem. While she is away Jesse is watching Shadow. Shadow is then kidnapped and Jesse is put in a deep sleep. Now Scarlett has to find Shadow and get Shadow back any way possible. I love the way that Scarlett and Shadow interact with each other. I love this series! I can’t wait to see what is coming next. I recommend this series to everyone. I give Shadow Hunt (Disrupted Magic) 5/5 stars.

 

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OF FLAME AND FATE BY CECY ROBSON

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Taran Wird, who commands the power to wield fire and lightning, is an oddity in the supernatural world. But neither Taran nor her unique sisters compare to the bizarre entity known as Destiny. And Taran is assigned to protect her. Born of two witches, Destiny is revered among the supernatural elite for her acute ability to predict the future. Her biggest prophecy involves Taran’s sister, Celia, whom Destiny decreed will bear children strong enough to take on the evil that’s rising. Yet Destiny is not alone in her predictions, or individuality. When Johnny Fate, a rock star among humans and a male version of Destiny is discovered, his powers and Destiny’s clash, triggering the start of Destiny’s demise and altering the fate of Celia’s unborn children. Taran, her werewolf lover Gemini, and their allies must determine if it’s Fate who will decide what will become of Celia’s children, or if their lives and the world will perish with Destiny.

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Excellent addition to the series! The characters and storyline are well-developed. As usual Taran is still having trouble controlling her new arm. It seems it has a mind of its own. She is entrusted to watch over Destiny, but when Taran takes Destiny to a concert, as usual chaos ensues. They find out that Johnny fate is one of The Fates. Johnny and Destiny cannot be near each other or their powers will clash. Only one can survive! OF FLAME AND FATE has the usual witty bannter and one liners as associated with a Weird Girls novel. Be ready to laugh while staying on the edge of your seat with the action  packed in this book. I give  Of Flame and Fate: A Weird Girls Novel (Weird Girls Flame) (Volume 2) 5/5 stars.

 

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THE HUNT BY CHLOE NEILL

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Chicagoland Vampires Novels—the hunter becomes the hunted in a New Orleans devastated by a Paranormal war….

When bounty hunter Liam Quinn discovered that Claire Connolly was a Sensitive and infected with magic, he should have turned her in to be locked up in the prison district known as Devil’s Isle. Instead, he helped her learn to control her power and introduced her to an underground group of Paranormals and humans who know the truth about the war and those who fought it.

Now the weight of Liam’s own secrets has forced him into hiding. When a government agent is killed and Claire discovers that Liam is the prime suspect, she races to find him before the government can. But she’ll discover proving his innocence is no simple matter. Their enemies are drawing closer, and time is running out….

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I love this series! The characters and storyline are well-developed. Someone is committing murders and blaming them on Liam. He was nowhere near where the murder was committed, an Claire and the gang must find who did it before Liam is caught. Everyone in the story has each others back and will never let them down. Things ramp up even more by the end of the book. I cannot wait to see what happens in the next book. I love the interaction between the characters. I recommend this book and series to everyone. I give  The Hunt (A Devil’s Isle Novel) 5/5 stars.

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SHADES OF MEMORY BY DIANA PHARAOH FRANCIS

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“Exceptional!” –Jill Smith, RT Book Reviews on The Diamond City Magic series

Riley’s lost the last damned thing she’s willing to lose. She’s declaring war and prisoners are optional.

After escaping the FBI, Riley and her family have become fugitives, and not just from the law. Every bad guy on the planet wants a piece of Riley. Gregg has been kidnapped. Worse than that, Price’s newly discovered magic is dangerously out of control, and her own is trying to kill her. She has little time to worry about any of that before all hell breaks loose in Diamond City, and she finds herself smack dab in the crossfire.

With the clock ticking down, Riley gathers her friends and family to execute a Hail Mary plan that will pit them against seven of the most dangerous thugs in Diamond City, a serial killer, Riley’s psychopath father, and a mysterious billionaire with plans of his own. If she succeeds, she makes herself an even bigger target. If she fails, everybody she cares about dies.

But the shadows hold danger even Riley will never see coming . . . .

Diana Pharaoh Francis is the acclaimed author of a dozen fantasy and urban fantasy novels. Her books have been nominated for the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award and RT’s Best Urban Fantasy. Shades of Memory is the fourth book in her exciting new urban fantasy series–The Diamond City Magic Novels.

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Another Awesome read! The characters and story line are well-developed. Riley, Price and her family have escaped the FBI, but Price’s brother Gregg is still in their custody. They have to find a way to release him. Riley will make a decision that will affect all of Diamond City. Price also has to learn how to control his new-found power or he will end up destroying Diamond City. Riley will also push her powers to the limit. This is such a great book and series. I recommend it to everyone! I give Shades of Memory (The Diamond City Magic Novels) 5/5 stars.

 

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THE END OF MAGIC BY AMBER BENSON

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In the third in the “spellbinding” (Seanan McGuire) series from the author of the Calliope Reaper-Jones novels, magic has been loosed upon the world—and the consequences could destroy all of humanity, magical and non-magical alike…

Lyse MacAllister used to be like everyone else—blissfully ignorant of magic, of the dire battles being fought in shadows and secrecy. But that was before her great-aunt Eleanora died, leaving her in control of the Echo Park coven; before she found herself in the middle of the witches’ clash with the anti-magic zealots known as The Flood; before her blood sisters lost their faith in her.

As The Flood begins turning humans across the globe against the witches, Lyse must find a way to regain the trust of her former magical family and once again unify them. Because the final battle between good and evil is looming—and if the witches don’t stand together, all of humankind could be lost…

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The End of Magic (An Echo Park Coven Novel) is a wild ride? The characters and story line are well-developed. Lyse and the rest of the coven are trying to restore magic, but a group called the Flood, wants to get ride of witches for good. They have captured the coven and have them in there lab. They must escape and try to stop The Flood. This book will have you wanting more! I really liked this book and series. The pace of the book was steady. I recommend this book to everyone. I give THE END OF MAGIC 5/5 STARS.

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