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If Vivian’s life had a soundtrack, every song would be the Blues
- Pushin’ Thirty (Hard Life Takes Its Toll)
- Singer Going Nowhere Fast
- Mysterious Stalker Got a Hold on Me
- Bullets, Blood, and Fur
- Long Lost Werewolf Daddy Done Me Wrong
- Ain’t No Pack War Gonna Keep Me Down
- Love on the Run (feat. Sexy Jason)
- Melting in His Icy Eyes
- She’s No Good (Born Under a Bad Moon)
- Don’t Let Her Song Be Cut Short
- Livin’ La Vida Werewolf (Bonus Track)
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When Vivian’s father suddenly shows up back into her life, everything goes to hell fast. She is suddenly on the run with a guy who claims to be a werewolf. Jason has been sent by her father to bring her back to the pack, and when she gets there she has a short time with her father before they are attacked and he is killed. The characters are very likeable, and the story line was great. This was a fun read, with a few twists and turns in the plot. And the suspense of who betrayed the pack had you guessing until the end. I would recommend this to my friends and family. I really enjoyed the book, so I give it 5/5 stars.
Publication Date: December 31, 2013
a young woman caught between a rock and a hard place—between gargoyles and demons…
Ella Harrow is trying to carve out a normal life for herself. Well, as normal as an art geek with psychic abilities can hope for. As museum docent and gift-shop manager, Ella is able to keep her distance from people—and her powers in check—while surrounding herself with the artifacts she loves. But how on earth is she supposed to act normal when a thousand-year-old statue on the museum’s terrace suddenly comes to life?
HEART OF STONE
Not your ordinary gargoyle, Kees has been asleep for eons, waiting for a portent of evil to wake him from his slumber. Kees isn’t a vision; he’s a bat-winged guardian created to protect the world from the seven demons of the Dark. Somehow, Ella triggered his reawakening. Maybe the demons have been unleashed? Maybe his heart is finally ready to be chiseled open? The fate of the world isn’t carved in stone… yet.
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I was given a copy through Netgalley for an honest review,
Christine Warren knows how to draw you into a story and make the unbelievable, believable. Heart of Stone was well-developed, with a storyline and characters that were believable. Ella has magical abilities that she does not know how to control and she keeps hidden from everyone. She works in a museum and is still tormented over the death of her parents, because she believes she killed them with her uncontrolled magic as a kid. She has always liked the gargoyle in the garden at the museum, and when it suddenly comes to life to rescue her from someone with evil intentions, her life will never be the same. Kees is one of the Gaurdians that are to protect mankind from evil and the seven demons who are part of a group called the Nocturnis. He has to protect Ella from them, for they want her particular magic to summon the seven demons, and then be able to summon the Darkness. The more Kees is with Ella shows him that he is capable of emotions, and especially love. That his heart is not completely made of stone. The more Ella is with him he shows her one night when she believes the night her parents died, he shows her that she did not kill her parents It was the drunk driver who swerved into their lane. This book had a lot of action and emotional aha moments that helped to move the story along. I really enjoyed it and cannot wait until the next one. I give HEART OF STONE 5/5 STARS.
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Publication Date: November 5, 2013
Her sweetest mistake . . .
Cool as a Chicago winter, private events planner Cara DeLuca is a model of self-control . . . until she meets the one temptation she can’t resist: Shane Doyle. The sexy, Irish pastry chef is too hot, too sure, too young, and after a crazy night in Vegas – her new husband. While at first Cara wants nothing more than a way out of her sham marriage to Shane, she soon finds that beneath his farm boy demeanor lies a man who can match her drive, both in and out of the bedroom. How can the wrong guy feel so deliciously right?
. . . Tastes so, so good
Shane has carefully structured his career and life around one goal: connecting with the family that doesn’t know he exists. Marrying a woman with more issues than a magazine stand wasn’t part of the plan, but melting Cara’s icy exterior is so worth the detour. Now as the annulment date nears and long-buried secrets are revealed, Shane will have to fight for the one thing guaranteeing the perfect life he craves . . . the current Mrs. Shane Doyle.
All Fired Up was a was a sweet, fiery read, with well-developed characters, and story line. Cara and Shane are great together with great chemistry between them. The first time Shane and Cara meet is in Vegas when Cara is there for a wedding. They have a great time together and end up married. They don’t see each other until Shane shows up in Chicago working in Jack Kilroy’s restaurant Sarriette’s. The sparks and chemistry is still there, and Cara is fighting her attraction to Shane. She calls her lawyer and has him to draw up the papers for an annulment. Shane does not sign them and wants to try to make a go of their relationship, but he knows that if she finds out the true reason that he really wanted a job a Sarriette’s she would never forgive him. As their relationship progresses they open up to each other, and end up falling in love. I really liked the way she handled the way of telling about anorexia, and how todays world messes with a woman’s image of herself with always showing really thin models. In today’s world that is not always the truth, we are a more full-figured nation and these young girls are given an image problem by our marketing strategies of showing thinner airbrushed models. I loved this book and give it 5/5 stars. Kate Meader is an author I will recommend to everyone.