A double shot of bourbon

Author: A.C. Land 
Series: Bourbon Series #2
Publication date: October 18th 2016
Genres: Romance, Young Adult

Source: ARC


Cover: 

The cover is pretty cool. Layout and concept is unique and suits the plot.

Review: 

 The story continues from where it left off in book one.

Luke and Charli are together. Collin and Lonna, not so much.

The boys are being adopted by Charli’s parents. This sudden improvement in status has made Collin a target of affection of many girls and he is oblivious to it all.

His attempts at getting Lonna’s attentions are failing and she keeps on pushing him away. Until, due to his persistence, Lonna finally gives in.

She was pushing him away because her mother disliked Collin and also because Lonna didn’t want him to be hurt by Gage, her ex.

But romance for these two is not easy. Though, clearly it is more harmonious and fight free than Luke and Charli’s.

When Collin discovers that Lonna is starving herself, he takes it upon himself to show her the error of her ways and to make her realize she is beautiful just the way she is. Moreover he tries to convince her to be strong enough to stand up to Gage, who abuses her.

But abuse and body image are not the only problems.

Collin’s father, Warren, has set his eyes on Lonna and he is willing to do anything to get her.

Collin must do everything to protect her and in doing so, he might come face to face with his aggressive side. 

Outwardly confident and ruthless Lonna, will have to open up and reveal her inner afraid and intimidated side to Collin.

Together they just might help each other.

And maybe fall in love too.

My Opinion:

One thing that is glaringly obvious is that this book is not as awesome as the first one. The only action that is exciting enough, happens at the end of the book. There is a huge, unexpected surprise at the end though.

The chemistry between Lonna and Collin is not as good as between Luke and Charlie. One can’t help but compare.

Charli and Luke’s characters were well developed, with believable personalities and emotions.

Collin is way over the top. Seems like, in an attempt to make him as different from his father as possible, the writer made him unbelievably good.

Lonna’s character is bland.

The dialogues and romance between them borders on cheesy and might make you uncomfortable.

The story is okay enough. The plot didn’t progress much. 

I am still looking forward to the third book, mostly because I want to read more about Luke and Charli.

There are some strong plot points though: Focus on negative effects of Bulimia and Abuse.

The impact of eating disorders and body-image issues on young girls  as well as their silent suffering from being subjected to  abuse is  also stressed upon by the author.

Rating: 6 out of 10



Synopsis:

Lonna Stuart is proud to be the most beautiful girl most people have ever seen. But on the inside she’s dying. Her mother’s grating comments and her boyfriend’s obsessive control are suffocating her.

There’s only one person who sees the real Lonna.

Son of the infamous Bourbon Butcher, Collin toes an invisible line of perfection; he’s a football prodigy; a hard working employee; and, what Lonna’s boyfriend considers, a retard. A slight stutter keeps Collin back from making too many friends, but he observes better than anyone, and he sees things most people miss. He sees the pain in Lonna’s eyes and the sadness in her frown. When she nearly drowns, Collin’s the only one willing to sacrifice himself to save her.

Inspired by Collin’s overwhelming kindness and drawn to the sheer greatness of him, Lonna begins to pull away from her asphyxiating life. But unbeknownst to both of them, Collin’s father, busy planning an epic escape from prison.


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AUTHOR BIO:

Author of the Bourbon series, A. C. Land has been a lover of stories since she first read about Peter Pan giving Wendy an acorn and teaching her to fly. She always dreamed of telling big stories about small towns.

Residing on a cattle farm in Missouri, A. C. loves playing with her rambunctious Jack Russell, Riley, making decorative cakes, taking pictures, drinking pumpkin spice coffee, and hanging out with her nephews.


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Hero High

Author: Mina Chara

Genre: Young Adult

Publication Date: October 1st, 2016

Source: Free ARC



Cover: The cover is okay-ish. Could have been better or more reflective of the superhero-school-plot.

Review:

As the title implies, the book is a school for superheroes.

In 1930, a falling star gave people some powers, these powers were transferred to next generations and a school was established to teach them.

Friday is attending the school for the first time. Her powers are not as impressive as compared to some other students’. She slows time by blinking.

Not wanting to be allotted a secondary helper to heroes, Friday wants to do something to show the world her strengths.

Her inability to stay out of trouble lands her in hot water more than enough.

But underneath her stubborn exterior, she is much much more.

New experiences, new friends and coping with anxiety, Friday is learning everyday.

When she discovers a mysterious golden syringe, she takes it upon herself to solve the case of The Figure, a mysterious man who has a penchant for burning things.

Unwillingly, Friday gets tangled up with Dr. Dr is The Villain whom the Captain defeated, and he is supposedly back and has taken a liking to Friday

And then there is Ashley Ang. Tall, serious and grumpy, Friday doesn’t know how to act around him.

After being kidnapped and getting into situations, Friday discovers a betrayal. Her enemies might be closer than she thought.

Friday must use her abilities super or not to protect those she loves.

And in the process, she might learn that superpowers don’t necessarily make you a hero. You can be a hero without any powers.

My Opinion:

Absolutely enjoyable book!

The elements of romance, teenage drama, adventure and superpowers are nicely blended. 

Rating: 8 out of 10

I received free ARC of this book in exchange of providing an honest review.

Escape From The Past: At Witches End

By: Annette Oppenlander

Review: 

What an ending to an awesome trilogy!

Absolutely entertaining.

Max Nerd’s is back and is stubborn and brave as ever.

He is done with the time travel game. Or so he thought.

But he is indebted to Karl and must return once more to rescue him.

He travels to Hanstein once again, excited to see Bero and Juliana.

Much to his dismay, his friends aren’t too happy to see him after his sudden disappearance when he visited the first time.

After much trouble and convincing, he gains their trust.

He finds Karl in Hanstein dungeons. Karl has lost his wallet and Max must find it for him, ensuring Karl can go back home.

Meanwhile Lady Clara is dying and Max has to play healer again.

Too many things are happening.

Max has to endure a trial, almost gets burned at the stake and gets imprisoned.

He will have to find the wallet, find his cape that was taken by an enemy, help protect Hanstein, and rescue Bero’s sister Adela, in order to return home.

Will he succeed?

And then there is the matter of stopping Stuler once and for all.

My opinion:

Action packed and funny, “At Witches End”makes for an entertaining read.

There is sadness and sacrifice, as Max has to grow up and make decisions to save the day. 

A satisfying end to the series.

Rating: 8 out of 10

 I received this free ARC inexchange for providing an honest review.

Escape from The Past: The Kid

By: Annette Openlander 

Review:

The Kid is the second book in escape from the past series.

It’s about a young boy Max who uses a video game to travel back in time.

 This time Max returns to the game to escape his reality. But instead of going back to medieval Germany, he finds himself in the middle of The West, in a time of gold hunters. 

Immediately upon landing, he is captured and finds himself cursing his decision.

When his cpators are attacked by natives, Max barely manages to save himself and Grace, a girl his age whose family is slaughtered by the Indians.

A wind storm forces the two to seek shelter and they find themselves in a little western town.

There Max has to accept Grace’s charity and they both share a room.

Max must look for a job and ends up working at a grocery store for meager wages.

Things are looking gloomy. Grace and Max don’t see eye to eye and Max befriends a native girl Ela. Ela is in trouble and is abused. Max is angry for her and wants to protect her, this earns him a bad reputation with the westerners. 

Surprisingly Max’s only kind friend is a Billy the kid. 

 Ela’s dying brother makes Max promise to protect his sister and gifts him a gold nugget to help them escape.

The gold nugget brings a whole new wave of trouble.

Will Max do anything to change history? Will he be able to save Ela ?

The past is troublesome but something suspicious is also brewing in the present. The game’s creators have secret intents and Max discovers he is not the only one in possible danger.

My Opinion: 

A really good sequel to the first book. In fact,the setting and plot was even better and well developed.

Rating:7 out of 10

I received this free ARC inexchange of providing an honest review.

Escape from the Past

Review:

 If the title sounds like a horror escape game, It Is.

The book is about a boy who is stuck in a game. But here’s the twist, he is actually trapped in the past.

This book grabs you by the collar and pulls you right in from the start.

The writing style is light and funny and totally enjoyable.

The cover could have been more lively to reflect the tone of the book.

I have a feeling you are going to enjoy this one.
So, Max tumbles into medieval Germany. He is given shelter by a German boy Bero who is irritated by Max’s ignorance.

Max soon finds himself in trouble while inspecting the castle and the Knight names him Max Nerd, thanks to the logo on his shirt.

He can’t exactly confess where he came from, so he is thought of as a traveler.

While Max tolerates medieval lifestyle, he is soon captured by Juliana’s doe eyes. Juliana is Bero’s sister.

When Juliana gets into trouble, Max plays doctor and nurses her back to health.

Events unfold and Max must do anything to protect Juliana from her evil master Ott. Not only that, Duke is a greedy tax collector who has kidnapped Lady Clara, Juliana’s only hope for safety.

Unwillingly, Max finds himself in a situation where he must save the ladies. But no matter what he does, he keeps finding himself in tight spots. His curiosity keep landing him into trouble, but he always manages to slip through.

Will he be able to rescue the ladies? Defeat the Duke and Ott? Figure out the game mission and find a way back home?
My opinion:

A funny, gripping read. Sometimes Max’s musings were repetitive. Especially the lines about him missing his old life are repeated way too many times.

Rating: 6 out of 10

I received this free ARC in exchange of providing an honest review.

The Keep (Converters 2)

Author: Tenille Berezay

Genre: YA/Sci fi

Series:Converters#2

Publication Date: 12- November- 2016

Source: Free ARC

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Cover:

Fresh concept. Beautiful colors. But is it enough to fulfill its purpose: will a reader pick this up just by glancing at the cover?  I dont think so.

Review:

Desiree has returned home. But is her decision to go back to her family against her instincts a correct one? Or will it haunt her?

A tragedy strikes and she along with Blake and Denny is forced to escape again in order to avoid a deadly but crazed enemy. Their new sanctuary is The Keep: An island retreat created by a wealthy Converter.

On the surface its a vacation heaven but it holds secrets that Desiree soon finds are not to her liking.

Knightly, the owner and creator of the island is a jovial but evil man.

Desiree and Blake find themselves in an unforgiving situation when they are forced to think ways to escape. Things further escalate when Doren shows up on the island bent on capturing Desiree to use her blood for his own powers.

Knightly ever the opportunist, turns this into a battle to death under the pretense of a peace spar.

Desiree is forced to become  a killer or be killed.

All the while she battles her guilt and indecisiveness, her ultimate goal is her brother’s safety.

Blake is not being helpful. Under the guise of being controlled by Knightly, he insults and breaks Desiree.

Will Desiree see the truth? Will she decide to save her loved ones  or herself? Most importantly, does she have what it takes to survive a fight with a crazed addict?

My Opinion:

Having a considerable mix of action and emotional rollercoaster, The Keep makes for a riveting read. Of course it doesn’t have the curiosity and intrigue of the first book, but it is an exploration in emotional battles.

Desiree is fighting to recover her lost confidence. She no longer trusts her decisions. Even though she has Blake and Denny, she is suddenly plunged in a situation where she must depend on herself and herself alone.

Blake’s and Desiree’s connection is strong and the chemistry is set beautifully. However there is no illogical martyr complex and both of them have a clear understanding of their responsibilities.

Rating: 7 out of 10

Recommended For:

YA fans looking for a non-dystopian Sci fi.

It’s a sci fi/ fantasy/superpower novel. Thankfully its not another dystopia. So the environment is actually uplifting and bearable.
I recieved this free ARC in exchange of providing an honest review.

Summary from Goodreads:

After a pardon from the convergence, Desiree returns to the protection of home. But safety is an illusion and her family is shattered by the violent retribution of a desperate enemy. On the run again, Desiree struggles to keep those she loves from a host of gathering threats—debilitating doubts, manipulative converters, dark technology, and a murdering madman. To save them all, Desiree will need more than her ability to convert, she’ll need to redefine her strength.

THE KEEP is the dramatic sequel to THE CONVERGENCE; a continuation of Desiree and Blake’s story.


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Carmine

carmine-tour-bannerAuthor:  Alan Janney

Publisher: Sparkle Press

Genre: Fantasy/ Paranormal

Series: Carmine (#1)

Source:Free ARC

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Cover:  The image feels a bit odd, the model looks as if she is a cutout and hastily pasted on a background.

Eye catching colors though.

Review:
Creator, a mad genius was successful in creating super evolved humans. He introduced a strain of a powerful virus that alters the human makeup.

However his ulterior motives ended up wrecking havoc on earth. Normal humans flee from the new beings who are violent and operate on primal instincts.

Carmine woke up with no memories and a superhuman strength. She was Creator’s last creation and she doesn’t remember a thing after she woke up from her modification.

She is confident and powerful and her strength attracts other mutants like her. Soon she is ruling them in a bid to create a safe place for variants like her, being hunted by herders, humans who are scared of the new genetically engineered humans and work to trap them.

Managing a kingdom of powerful rejects is not easy, but Carmine has help from friends.

It’s only a matter of time before other power players jump into the fray.

Blue eyed witch, a powerful Infected mutant, she was born with the virus. She controls anyone with just her voice and is hell bent on destroying any one who stands in her way. And Carmine is her new target.

Walter is a rough and ruthless infected who leads his own army of criminals and battle hardened variants.

Carmine must do anything to protect her kingdom of New Los Angeles.

To make matters worse The Outlaw, a rebel and a powerful Infected is trying to break down her defenses. He is trying to win her affections and Carmine must stay away from him.

Her guardians are her priority. And she must keep a powerful, potentially dangerous secret.

Can Carmine shoulder the responsibilities thrust upon her? Can she be the leader her people expect her to be? And most of all can she stay away from Chase.
My opinion:

 A must read. I found the book and the concept to be really refreshing. The protagonist is not a girly girl. She is not lead by her emotions. She can be ruthless. She does not aim to please. But you still might end up liking her.

Looking forward to the next book.

Recommend for:

Every dystopia and science fiction/fantasy fan.

It has everything: mutant/superhero/superpower elements, romance, powerful tigers, giants, a kingdom and memory loss. In a nutshell all the elements that make up an awesome read.

My Rating: 9 out of 10


I received free ARC in exchange for providing an honest review.


Goodreads Summary:

She wakes as society crumbles

She wakes up with no memory

She wakes up a queen

The girl once known as Katie Lopez wakes up in an abandoned Wal-Mart with no memory, possessing only the vague sense that something has happened. Where is her family? Where is her boyfriend? She has a faint recollection of him, a ghost of a memory. The world, she discovers, is staggering from the weight of rampaging mutants, victims of a bizarre surgery gone wrong. Once intended to bring about a utopia, now the victims threaten societal meltdown. Much to her surprise, the girl with no memory discovers she is their queen.

 

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Soul Finder: A Review

Author: Jacinta Maree

Genre: NA Supernatural/Dystopian

Series: (The Immortal Gene #2)

Publisher:

Inked Rabbit Publishing

Publication Date: September 16th, 2016

Source: ARC

Cover:

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First of all I’m  just as excited to review this as I was to read this. And this surpassed my expectations. Amazing, amazing, amazing book.

OK.

So, the cover is striking. Though a bit misleading, because I thought this book was going to be about Diesel. I was expecting this book to be from Diesel’s point of view. Hmmm.

I don’t know who the cover is depicting: Diesel? Hiro? Doesn’t look  like Nadia in short hair, or is it?

Still, the cover is enough to make you want to pick this book and that’s all that matters.

Review:

Nadia and Diesel are back in another exhilarating adventure on the quest to save the human population.

Nadia is captured by a rebel group FRIM, where she is reunited with Diesel, only to discover that he has a certain level of reputation in the rebel ranks. Under his directions, Nadia acts as a member of the group and befriends Riki.

Soon, Diesel hatches a plot to get rid of the group. This brings out his real face to Nadia.

Discovering that he is ruthless and cruel, Nadia fights with him.

The tension is high.

When Nadia stumbles upon a well hidden secret about the soulless, she is forced to push aside her differences with Diesel, to embark on a mission to find another soulless.

Hiro is a clueless soulless, who was frozen in a cryotank for the past century. His real age is above 100 but he was frozen in his early twenties and looks the same age as Nadia.

When Diesel and Nadia set out on a mission to save him, they are betrayed at the last minute by an old forgotten friend.

The ensuing chaos results in a massive personal loss to Nadia and she finds it difficult to cope and withdraws within herself.

Diesel takes care of both Nadia and Hiro.

Meanwhile, he is concocting his own plans and successfully manages to give the two soulless a fake identity that enables them to enter the city of the elite.

The duo have a plan of finding the three elite, locate the formula of the Xcell drug and somehow, using the soulless, make changes in the drug so that the reincarnation and madness problem could be solved.

Will they succeed? Or will they discover something that will change everything?

Will Diesel and Nadia find love again or will Hiro play a role of breaking them apart?

My Opinion:

There were certain aspects of the story that really stood out.

First of all, Diesel.

Diesel opens up a bit though there is still so much to know about him. His past is revealed. Most importantly, Diesel’s animalistic and vengeful nature comes to light. The lengths he goes to get rid of his enemies and to keep Nadia with him, reflect his real nature.

Though his real motives are blurred: sometimes it seems protecting Nadia is what drives him but then he goes and does something that forces Nadia to believe that his real motives are selfish.

He hides a lot of things.
Nadia’s character is getting comfortable being who she is. She is a lot more grounded and clear headed. She is beginning to know what she wants and she no longer wants to be dependent on Diesel.

She is also becoming aware of her worth but at the same time she still can not shake off her habit of needing affection and secretly wants Diesel to put her first.

Hiro is a new character that we are introduced to. He comes off as a kind and vulnerable guy who is blissfully ignorant of the world around him and is fed that he is special. While on the run with Nadia, he discovers a lot of the stuff that he was shielded from or that he never gave a thought to. He develops respect and admiration for Nadia and there friendship brings a much needed human connection that was so far missing in Nadia’s life.

Awesome read indeed.

This dystopia is by far one of my few favorites in this genre. Infact , I would go so far as to say that it is even better then Hunger Games.
Awesome storyline. Every moment is action packed and you don’t have to wait for anything exciting to happen.

The pace is really good.

Rating: 10 out of 10

Recommended For:

Dystopian fans. If you liked Divergent, you will also enjoy this. Though keep in mind this is not a YA book. It contains strong language and scenes of adult nature. It is for mature audiences.

I received this ARC for free, in exchange for providing an honest review.



Summary from Goodreads:

Since being discovered as Soulless, Nadia has become a target for both terrorist groups and government corporations. Now, her only hope for survival rests in the hands of the man sent out to kill her: Diesel, the Mad Dog terrorist.
Diesel is determined to free himself of the never ending curse of reincarnation and the haunting memories that plague his mind. But when his search leads him to Nadia, a greater desire stills him from taking her life.
Unable to see into Diesel’s cracking mind, Nadia instead puts her faith into his strength, fueled by eleven generations of unmatched rage and insanity. Their tight-rope relationship balances the two between life and death, love and rage, trust and betrayal.

Tension pulls at the hems of their dangerous companionship,

and as time runs out all madmen must eventually make their choice.
Book two of the thrilling Immortal Gene series dives deeper into the danger of trusting your heart over your head.
Readers discretion: Adult language, violence and some adult scenes. For mature audiences only.

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Soulless (The Immortal Gene #1) on Goodreads

About the Author

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Born in Melbourne Australia, Jacinta Maree considers herself a chocoholic with an obsession with dragons, video gaming and Japan. She writes a variety of genres including YA paranormal, steampunk, horror, new adult, dystopian and fantasy. Winner of 2014 Horror of the year and bestselling author, Jacinta writes to bring enjoyment to others while fulfilling her own need to explore the weird and the impossible.

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The Darkest Torment

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Author: Gena Showalter

Publisher: Harlequin HQN
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publication Date: May 31st 2016
Source: Free ARC courtesy of the author

Series: Lords of the Underworld

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Cover:

Every Lord Of the Underworld book cover features a unique color as a backdrop. This one focuses on red. And its befitting: Baden is a redhead. He sees red because of his never ending rage.

However I can not say that the cover is enough to make anyone buy just by looking at its cover. Not much magnetism.

Review:

Intense, heated and full of laughter inducing dialogues, this is what you should expect when you pick this book up.

Baden, the former keeper of demon of distrust and now a resurrected spirit, is battling with his new found rage.

He is back thanks to Hades’s serpentine wreaths which enable a spirit to have a solid body.

But it comes at a price: King of Hell’s biding.

For free spirited Baden, slavery is the worst form of torture. However when he meets Katarina while on an errand for the King, Baden has to battle a demon of new kind: attachment to a weak and fragile human.

To make matters extra entertaining, Hades has pitched Pandora and Baden against each other in a gruesome points game. The one who earns most points while completing jobs for Hades, will earn freedom. The loser shall face death.

Katarina is forcefully wed to Aleksander, a smuggler and a drug dealer, responsible for her loved ones deaths. He has blackmailed her into saying her vows by abducting her beloved dogs. Katarina, whose purpose in life is rehabilitation of shunned dogs, will do anything to save her pets. Even marrying her enemy.

When Baden is ordered to get back a prized relic from Alek for Hades, he is forced to blackmail the blackmailer himself. He kidnaps Katarina in order to pressurize the ruthless Alek into giving up the coin.

Meanwhile, the wreaths are wrecking havoc. Something sinister and bloodthirsty is residing in Baden and demands he eliminate every possible threat. William, sensing Baden’s simmering rage, tells him to leave the fortress to avoid the risk of hurting his friends.

Baden, busy with his tasks doesn’t mind. When Katarina comes into the mix, Baden brings her home.

But controlling the beast is not easy and Baden has to watch his every step. He can not allow himself to fall for the bride, for the fear that the beast will hurt her.

Katarina at first, tries to resist Baden. She is appalled by his indifference towards violence. Soon, though, his intense nature piques her interest.

They fight, they quarrel. And still Baden is wary of her weakness.

A pair of puppies attach themselves with Katarina.

Meanwhile, things are heating up in the underworld.

Will Katarina be able to convince Baden of her strength? Will Baden see past his overprotective nature and accept her for who she is: A vulnerable human? Will he be able to free himself from being Hades’s slave?

My Opinion:

The Darkest Torment is back on track with original Gena Showalter charm that was what captured my interest in this series.

Somewhere around Amun’s book, the series lost its original magic a bit. Gena’s writing style changed and even though the plots were obviously well developed, they somehow didn’t exude the magic of the early books. Strider’s book was an exception and even Kane’s made for a good read.

Baden’s book  is just what a lord book should be: entertaining, hilarious, intense, just-can’t-put-down and having a good plot.

Katarina is fierce and fiery heroine. Though her tender side is what is spotlighted the most. She loves animals, especially dogs. Gena’s fans will realize that Katharina feels a lot like her.

Gena loves dogs.

Rating: 8 out of 10

Recommended for:

Every Paranormal Romance fan. And those who haven’t read this genre will definitely be interested after reading Gena’s books.

The books contain adult language and scenes of mature nature. Intended for mature audiences.

I recieved this free ARC in exchange of providing an honest review.

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Goodreads Summary:


Driven to his death by the demon of Distrust, Baden spent centuries in purgatory. Now he’s back, but at what cost? Bound to the king of the underworld, an even darker force, he’s unable to withstand the touch of another…and he’s quickly devolving into a heartless assassin with an uncontrollable temper. Things only get worse when a mission goes awry and he finds himself saddled with a bride—just not his own. 


Famed dog trainer Katarina Joelle is forced to marry a monster to protect her loved ones. When she’s taken hostage by the ruthless, beautiful Baden immediately after the ceremony, she’s plunged into a war between two evils—with a protector more dangerous than the monsters he hunts. They are meant to be enemies, but neither can resist the passion burning between them…and all too soon the biggest threat is to her heart.

But as Baden slips deeper into the abyss, she’ll have to teach him to love…or lose him forever

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 The Author:

Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over thirty books in paranormal and contemporary romances, as well as young adult novels. Her series include White Rabbit Chronicles, Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Lords of the Underworld, Alien Huntress and Intertwined.

Her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Seventeen Magazine, and have been translated all over the world. The critics have called her books “sizzling page-turners” and “utterly spellbinding stories”, while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise”

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