May Contain Spoilers
After reading Vision in Silver, I wanted to read another book with wolves. While Patricia Briggs’ werewolves have little in common with Anne Bishop’s Wolves, Cry Wolf was a great choice. I was a little confused at first, but I really enjoyed this story and the characters, and I’m am looking forward to reading the other Alpha and Omega books. Read more
Lolita Lopez dropped by the virtual offices to share the top items in her deadline survival kit. She also brought along a giveaway for you to enter to help her celebrate the release of Wicked Dark Dragon!
What are the Top 5 items in your deadline survival kit?
1. Caffeine (Dr. Pepper especially!)
2. Wireless Headphones
4. Whiteboard and dry erase markers
5. The Viking! My husband takes care of everything when I’m on a tight deadline. He makes sure our special needs kiddo gets all of her homeschooling assignments done. He takes her to all of her therapy and autism clinic appointments. He also handles all the cooking, shopping, household chores, our Great Danes, etc. Because he is AMAZING. <3
About Lolita Lopez
While browsing bookstore shelves as a teenager, Lo discovered the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin and A.N. Roquelaure. Certain her mother would not approve, Lo smuggled the books home and squirreled them away in the most likely of places: under her bed. Late at night, she delved into the sensual worlds both writers created. Read more
I’m thrilled to have Kristen Callihan drop by the virtual offices this morning to answer the following question:
You have been granted the use of a super power for one week. What power would you pick, and why?
You know, I went through all sorts of possibilities: invisibility, flying, mind reading. But then I got practical. I choose Mary Poppin’s ability to have a room clean itself just by singing. Heh.
What would you do with it? Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Terry Spear’s latest release, Jaguar Pride. Enjoy!
Title: Jaguar Pride
Series: Heart of the Jaguar
Author: Terry Spear
Pubdate: February 3, 2015
An impossible mission…
JAG Special Forces agents Huntley Anderson and Melissa Overton are hot on the trail of poachers when they’re suddenly saddled with two jaguar shifter cubs. They have to locate the parents, pronto—but who’s going to babysit in the meantime?
A lifetime of possibilities… Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Gwyn! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Gwyn Cready] Etsy-shopping, Scrabble-playing, hot-bath-loving kilt tipper.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Just in Time for a Highlander?
[Gwyn Cready] Just in Time for a Highlander, and the whole Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands series, is a reversal of the usual time travel Highlander romances with the woman traveling back in time. In JITFAH, young, beautiful and fiercely independent Abby Kerr, the head of Clan Kerr, seeks the help of a fortune teller in order to find a strong arm who can help her maintain order over her men in the borderlands of 1705. But this is clearly a case of “Be careful what you wish for” because she ends up with Duncan MacHarg, a dashing Scot working on Wall Street in the twentieth century who knows little about clans and nothing about fighting battles—until she teaches him. Read more
I loved Going Down in Flames, so I was eager to revisit Bryn and her friends in Bridges Burned. I was a bit disappointed with it. There was too much boy angst, and the non-ending diminished my enjoyment. The action picked up in the second half, but it was all setup for the next book in the series. The book doesn’t end so much as it tapers off to nothing. I found this very frustrating. Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Alexandra Ivy’s latest release Blood Assassin. Enjoy!
The Sentinels # 2
By: Alexandra Ivy
Releasing December 30th, 2014
They are the outcasts of humanity. Blessed with power. Cursed by fate. Driven by passion. The Sentinels have returned… Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I had to wait a long time for the library to get a copy of Deep Betrayal, so there has been a huge time gap since I read Lies Beneath. When I first started reading this, the plot details were a little fuzzy, but things cleared up relatively quickly. I really enjoy this series, and I was delighted when Deep Betrayal did NOT end on a cliffhanger! Win for the reader! I hate cliffhangers, with only love triangles scoring higher on my list of pet peeves. There’s no hint of that here, either, with Lily and Calder deeply involved with each other for the entire book. That’s not to say they didn’t have their disagreements, but another guy was never dangled into the reader’s face in an effort to force some tension into the plot. Double yay! Read more