Ravenous #Review: For The Love Of Katie by Erica Lucke Dean

For the Love of KatieTitle: For The Love Of Katie

Series: The Katie Chronicles

Series Number: #2

Author: Erica Lucke Dean

Genre: Adult Romantic Comedy

Publisher: Red Adept Publishing

Publication Date: April 18, 2017

Format: Ebook

Pages: 235

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Blurb From Goodreads:

Newlywed Katie Maxwell is ready to settle down and leave her amateur detective days behind. But when the veil of secrecy surrounding her husband’s latest project takes them to Europe, her penchant for sleuthing lands her in some serious hot foreign water.

Katie will need to think quickly to talk her way out of handcuffs and a Parisian jail cell. Too bad she doesn’t speak French.

For the Love of Katie is the second madcap adventure in The Katie Chronicles. This book can be read as a standalone, but why would you want to skip the first?

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My Review:

OMG! I LOVED IT!! Talk about hilarious, I’m not sure which book was funnier. The first book had me rolling on the floor. This one had me giggling long after putting it down (and putting it down wasn’t easy). Katie seems to end up in the weirdest situations that you can’t help but laugh at. And Cooper is MINE!! He is the sweetest, most adorable book boyfriend. And trust me, he’s the perfect book boyfriend. If he can handle Katie and all her hair-brained schemes along with her clumsiness, he could handle anyone lol. And instead of getting angry and blowing up, they have sex… how could you say no to that?

 

Favorite Quotes:

I dangled the barely-there thong from my index finger and tried not to imagine where the micro-string would end up – or how I’d get it out. – Katie

She opened her mouth wide and made half the burrito disappear. How does she do that? And will she teach me? – Katie

Note to self: acquire backbone… and a set of balls, for good measure! – Katie

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ericaldean best image.jpgAfter walking away from her career as a business banker to pursue writing full-time, Erica moved from the hustle and bustle of the big city to a small tourist town in the North Georgia Mountains where she lives in a 90-year-old haunted farmhouse with her workaholic husband, her 180lb lap dog, and at least one ghost.

When she’s not busy writing or tending to her collection of crazy chickens, diabolical ducks, and a quintet of piglets, hell bent on having her for dinner, she’s either reading bad fan fiction or singing karaoke in the local pub. Much like the characters in her books, Erica is a magnet for disaster, and has been known to trip on air while walking across flat surfaces.

How she’s managed to survive this long is one of life’s great mysteries.

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A Werewolf Christmas by C.M Stunich

A Werewolf Christmas: A Novella (Howling Holidays Book 1) by [Stunich, C.M.]Title: A Werewolf Christmas

Series: Howling Holidays

Series Number: #1

Author: C.M Stunich

Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Sarian Royal

Publication Date: November 18, 2012

Format: Ebook

Pages: 128

Rating: 4

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*A Short Story*

“I’ll be on all fours howling at the moon while you’re eating sweet potatoes with marshmallows and sipping spiked eggnog.”

Sylvia’s parents have just dropped a bomb on her. A big one. A colossal one. When they told her she could open an early Christmas present, she never expected ears and a tail, especially not connected to her person. Sylvia is just fine with being boring, thank you very much, and she would certainly prefer not to spend Christmas howling at the moon. With the most important date of her life tied to the holiday, Sylvia’s going to have to decide if she should tell her high school sweetheart the truth: I’m a werewolf.

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My Review:

This was a really quick read but so funny. The characters are so adorkable and cute. I love Sylvia’s family. Josiah… AWESOME!!! He is the perfect book boyfriend (even though he’s too young lol). I look forward to reading more!

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C.M. StunichC.M. Stunich is a self-admitted bibliophile with a love for exotic teas and a whole host of characters who live full time inside the strange, swirling vortex of her thoughts. Some folks might call this crazy, but Caitlin Morgan doesn’t mind – especially considering she has to write biographies in the third person. Oh, and half the host of characters in her head are searing hot bad boys with dirty mouths and skillful hands (among other things). If being crazy means hanging out with them everyday, C.M. has decided to have herself committed.

She hates tapioca pudding, loves to binge on cheesy horror movies, and is a slave to many cats. When she’s not vacuuming fur off of her couch, C.M. can be found with her nose buried in a book or her eyes glued to a computer screen. She’s the author of over thirty novels – romance, new adult, fantasy, and young adult included. Please, come and join her inside her crazy. There’s a heck of a lot to do there.

Oh, and Caitlin loves to chat (incessantly), so feel free to e-mail her, send her a Facebook message, or put up smoke signals. She’s already looking forward to it.

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Ravenous #Review: Loved By A Dragon by Alisa Woods

Loved by a Dragon (Fallen Immortals #7)Title: Loved By A Dragon

Series: Fallen Immortals

Series Number: #7

Author: Alisa Woods

Genre: Adult, Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Sworn Secrets Publishing

Publication Date: March 24, 2017

Format: Ebook

Pages: 246

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Blurb From Goodreads:

Book Seven of the bestselling Fallen Immortals series
**START with KISS OF A DRAGON (Book 1)**
LEKSANDER
I am a Dragon Prince of the House of Smoke… and I am in love with the wrong woman.
I never meant to fall for an angeling. And I wasn’t supposed to have the duty of fulfilling a ten-thousand-year-old treaty to protect humanity. But now I’m trapped between the immutable facts of magic and the irresistible force of my love. When a fae queen offers unparalleled sex and an unprecedented renewal of the treaty, the temptation is substantial. If only the prospect didn’t leave me hollow inside…

ERELAH
I am Protector class, Chastity faction—an angeling whose sworn duty and greatest joy is protecting humanity. The House of Smoke is likewise a guardian, and their prince is one of my oldest friends. Any angeling worth her wings would struggle with the Sin of Envy to take my place. But they know not of Leksander’s stubbornness in refusing his duty to mate and produce a dragonling. How hard can it be to win a human’s heart? I would give my life if it would help. All depends upon this…

He must win her heart or finally let her go. Her vow of Chastity means she’s never known love. Either they’ll save the mortal and immortal worlds with a Love that is True… or they’ll bring a Fall like the world has never seen.

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My Review:

I could not wait to start this story, I’ve been looking forward to Leksander and Erelah ever since I met them in book one! It’s one of those, you know they end up together, but how it’s going to come together is a complete mystery. And since this is just part 1 of 3 for their story, there’s still no clue how it’s going to work out. I LOVE IT!! As much as I love HEA’s, for me it’s the journey to the HEA that is way more interesting, and this one is definitely interesting. It felt like I only read 3 pages and it was done, I was so engrossed in the story. I’m kinda glad I read this as an ebook, I might have ripped pages in my haste to turn the page (and that would’ve totally upset me lol). Grab this series as soon as you can. How can you go wrong with hot dragon shifters looking for mates?

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question-mark-smallAlisa Woods lives in the Midwest with her husband and family, but her heart will always belong to the beaches and mountains where she grew up. She writes sexy paranormal romances about alpha men and the women who love them. She enjoys exploring the struggles we all have, where we resist–and succumb to–our most tempting vices as well as our greatest desires. She firmly believes that love triumphs over all. 

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Ravenous #Review: Grave Visions by Kalayna Price

Grave Visions (Alex Craft, #4)Title: Grave Visions

Series: Alex Craft

Series Number: #4

Author: Kalayna Price

Genre: Adult, Paranormal

Publisher: Ace

Publication Date: February 2, 2016

Format: Paperback, Library Loan

Pages: 352

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Blurb From Goodreads:

Grave Visions by Kalayna Price is the much-anticipated fourth installment in the kick-ass urban fantasy series about Alex Craft, a grave witch who can communicate with the dead.

If you want to hear voices from the dead in Nekros City, you call Alex Craft. She’s a Grave Witch with reasonable rates and extraordinary powers, who specializes in revealing the secrets of the dead. But now she’s the one fighting to keep her own secret. She’s not human—and her newly discovered heritage is causing havoc for her both in the human realm and in Faerie. But her status as an unaffiliated fae also makes her an ideal candidate to investigate a new street drug that has surfaced in several of the spaces between the human and fae worlds.

This glamour-infused drug causes hallucinations that turn real—at least for a while and often with deadly consequences. Searching for the source of this drug—and its purpose—lands Alex front and center in the conflict brewing in Faerie and she must find answers before she’s dragged so deep she loses her freedom.

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So it’s been a while since I’ve read the first 3 books but thankfully I wasn’t lost lol. I know I loved the first 3 books and somewhat knew what to expect, and I wasn’t disappointed. I couldn’t put this down, it was so exciting! I think the thing I love most about this series is that Alex, a grave witch, loses eye sight after using her craft. She’s pretty powerful but that one weakness makes her so much more real to me. It’s not just outside forces against her but also herself. Granted, it’s fiction, so you know she’s going to be able to take on anything that is thrown at her, but knowing that she also has this weakness makes it harder to predict what’s going to happen. And I love not being able to predict what’s going to happen! If you haven’t picked up this series yet I suggest you do, there are so many weird characters, and it’s just a fun read.

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Kalayna Price has always been an avid reader and dreamer. At ten she raided her father’s fantasy fiction bookcase and her already active imagination went into hyperdrive. Her first love was for the epic adventures and mythical races and creatures of high fantasy, but she has always been drawn to things that go bump in the night. It is that darker side of fantasy where she currently devotes her words.

IMAGE: Kalayna PriceKalayna is the USA Today Bestselling author of two dark urban fantasy series: the novels of Haven and the Alex Craft novels, both of which have been translated into several languages and are available all over the world.

The Haven Novels, consisting of ONCE BITTEN (January 2009), TWICE DEAD (February 2010), and THIRD BLOOD (August 2012), follow the story of Kita Nekai, a kitten shapeshifter on the run from her clan and responsibilities, who is turned into a vampire and entangled in the supernatural underworld. The Alex Craft novels consist thus far of GRAVE WITCH (October 2010), GRAVE DANCE (July 2011), and GRAVE MEMORY (July 2012). The novels follow series title character, Alex Craft, who is a broke magic-eye for hire who speaks to the dead. In the first book, Grave Witch, a case with a sexy reaper, a dark cop, and a ghost-silencing killer has more than Alex’s rent on the line—it may cost her soul.

Kalayna draws her ideas from the world around her, her studies into ancient mythologies, and her readings of classic folklore. Her stories contain not only the mystical elements of fantasy, but also a dash of romance, a bit of gritty horror, some humor, and a large serving of mystery.

When not writing, she can be found reading for both pleasure and research, locked in her studio with a paintbrush, out in nature with her camera, or just about anywhere with a hula-hoop. Yeah, you read that correctly. Kalayna thinks hoop dance is about the most entertaining form of exercise on the planet, and has been known to hoop with fire.

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Ravenous #Review: Anchor Me by J. Kenner

Anchor Me (Stark Trilogy Book 4) by [Kenner, J.]Title: Anchor Me

Series: Stark Trilogy

Series Number: #4

Author: J. Kenner

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Headline Eternal

Publication Date: April 11, 2017

Format: Ebook, ARC

Pages: 272

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Blurb From Goodreads:

Fourth novel in the fast-paced series including Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me. This sexy, emotionally charged romance continues the story of Damien Stark, the powerful multimillionaire who’s never had to take “no” for an answer, and his beloved wife Nikki Fairchild Stark, the Southern belle who only says “yes” on her own terms.

It’s a new chapter in the life of Nikki and Damien Stark …

Though shadows still haunt us, and ghosts from our past continue to threaten our happiness, my life with Damien is nothing short of perfection. He is my heart and my soul. My past and my future. He is the man who holds me together, and his love fuels my days and enchants my nights.

But when tragedy and challenge from both inside and outside the sanctity of our marriage begins to chip away at our happiness, I am forced to realize that even a perfect life can begin to crack. And if Damien and I are going to win this new battle, it will take all of our strength and love …

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That was horribly awesome! Talk about hitting the feels, geez, I still get teary eyed just thinking about it. I think this has to be one of the best Stark novels, and Damien is still at the top of my book boyfriend list. And Nikki’s mom, well, I would’ve told her where to shove it and never would’ve made the deal that Nikki did. But I totally understand why she did it. Then the little surprise at the end!! That was awesome, especially since that means there will have to be another book, at least a novella. Getting more of Stark, even a hint of one, gets me all excited lol. Kudos Ms. Kenner for another awesome story that I couldn’t put down!

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J. KennerJ. Kenner (aka Julie Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and International bestselling author of over seventy novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres.

Though known primarily for her award-winning and international bestselling erotic romances (including the Stark and Most Wanted series) that have reached as high as #2 on the New York Times bestseller list, JK has been writing full time for over a decade in a variety of genres including paranormal and contemporary romance, “chicklit” suspense, urban fantasy, Victorian-era thrillers (coming soon), and paranormal mommy lit.

Her foray into the latter, Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom by Julie Kenner, has been consistently in development in Hollywood since prior to publication. Most recently, it has been optioned by Warner Brothers Television for development as series on the CW Network with Alloy Entertainment producing.

JK has been praised by Publishers Weekly as an author with a “flair for dialogue and eccentric characterizations” and by RT Bookclub for having “cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swopn for him.” A three time finalist for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award, JK took home the first RITA trophy awarded in the category of erotic romance in 2014 for her novel, Claim Me (book 2 of her Stark Trilogy).

Her books have sold well over a million copies and are published in over over twenty countries.

In her previous career as an attorney, JK worked as a clerk on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced primarily civil, entertainment and First Amendment litigation in Los Angeles and Irvine, California, as well as in Austin, Texas. She currently lives in Central Texas, with her husband, two daughters, and two rather spastic cats.

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Ravenous #Review: Revealed by Caris Roane

Revealed (Rapture’s Edge, #3)Title: Revealed

Series: Rapture’s Edge

Series Number: #3

Author: Caris Roane

Genre: Adult, Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Twin Bridges Creations LLC

Publication Date: January 13, 2017

Format: Ebook

Pages: 393

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Blurb From Amazon:

Do you love intense paranormal romance with strong characters battling impossible odds? How about alpha warrior vampires who fall for worthy women? Then you will enjoy REVEALED, A Paranormal Romance and the third installment of the Rapture’s Edge Series. The Rapture’s Edge series is part of the Guardians of Ascension series featuring Endelle and the Warriors of the Blood. In Rapture’s Edge, Warrior Duncan, along with Luken and Endelle, lead a team to Third Earth to save all six dimensions from a powerful, determined enemy. Here’s a brief look at REVEALED, A Paranormal Romance:

He’s a warrior deep in his bones, but all she ever wanted was peace…

Will Duncan finally believe he’s worthy of Rachel’s love…

As Duncan battles the dangerous death vampires at night, during the day he fights an even greater monster: He can’t believe he’s worthy of the woman he loves. From the time he can remember, his father told him lies about the mother who abandoned him when he was a child. Memories of the night she left, and the cruelty of his father, live like a viper in his gut. Now, when Rachel draws close, he builds walls and pushes her away. Yet how can he live without her? As the enemy on Third Earth attacks, he’s forced to choose between life and death. In the end, only Rachel can save him, but will he let her?

Will Rachel overcome her deepest fears to embrace the vampire who possesses her heart…

Rachel hasn’t told Duncan about the baby. How can she? Serving as a Fourth Earth shield to the black ops team on Third Earth has her frightened out of her mind. She never wanted be a warrior and now, with a child of her own to think of, to provide for and to keep safe, she longs to return to her simple cottage life. She loves Duncan, but she can’t live in his world. Yet, how can she abandon him when he holds her heart in the palm of his hands?

REVEALED, A Paranormal Romance is a passionate, tender romance set in the Guardians of Ascension world. REVEALED follows AWAKENING and VEILED. All three books are part of the Rapture’s Edge series.

About the Author: Caris Roane is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-six paranormal romances. She loves her desert garden, especially the birds and lizards who like to hang out. But she encourages the scorpions to inhabit elsewhere! Caris’s motto: Live the fang!

Do you love giveaways? Caris offers lots of goodies to her newsletter subscribers. Be sure to sign up for her mailing list by going to her website homepage. Just copy and paste this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/1JCmHAK

So, are you ready for some steamy vampire love? Just scroll back up and grab a copy of REVEALED today!

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My Review:

Beautiful ending for Rachel and Duncan. At times I wondered if they were ever going to get their HEA. Yea, I know, it was going to happen but I was definitely worried once Duncan had his vision that he didn’t completely share with everyone. I had no clue how they were going to change it, kept expecting something to change it, and cried when it happened. And yes, I’m that person that will tell you NOTHING lol! I will tease you but never purposefully give anything away, bahahahaha. Anyway, this is a must read!!

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I confess I’ve had a love affaire with vampires for several years now, especially warrior vampires, the kind found in the books of Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lara Adrian and JR Ward. Though I’ve been published in Regency Romance under the pseudonym Valerie King–and yes one of my Regency Novellas features a vampire–one day I woke up knowing I had to create my own contemporary world of the warrior vampire.

For some mystical, magical reason, early in the process, my vampires appeared with enormous beautiful wings and it has been the most amazing experience to include flight in my novels, in both battle scenes and scenes involving spectacle. My special vampire world, published by St. Martin’s Press, is introduced in the first book called, ASCENSION (12-28-2010). The second book, BURNING SKIES (May of 2011), opens up the world a little bit more. And even as I write this, I’m on the final draft of my third novel, WINGS OF FIRE (September of 2011). What a thrill it has been to live with my ascended vampires through the creation of this extraordinary, multi-dimensional world!

For more information about my unique take on the vampire mythos, check out my website at carisroane.com and my book release video on YouTube by putting in the search phrase, Caris Roane Ascension.

With every hope you’ll enjoy reading my books set in the World of Ascension, All my best, Caris Roane

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Ravenous #Review: Treasure, Darkly by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek

Treasure, Darkly (Treasure Chronicles #1)Title: Treasure, Darkly

Series: Treasure Chronicles

Series Number: #1

Author: Jordan Elizabeth

Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Steampunk, Fantasy

Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press

Publication Date: February 15, 2015

Format: Ebook

Pages:289

Rating: 4

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Seventeen-year-old Clark Treasure assumes the drink he stole off the captain is absinthe… until the chemicals in the liquid give him the ability to awaken the dead.

A great invention for creating perfect soldiers, yes, but Clark wants to live as a miner, not a slave to the army—or the deceased. On the run, Clark turns to his estranged, mining tycoon father for help. The Treasures welcome Clark with open arms, so he jumps at the chance to help them protect their ranch against Senator Horan, a man who hates anyone more powerful than he.

Sixteen-year-old Amethyst Treasure loathes the idea of spending the summer away from her bustling city life to rot on her father’s ranch, but when a handsome young man shows up claiming to be her secret half-brother, her curiosity is piqued. He’s clever, street smart, and has no qualms jumping into the brawl between the Treasures and Horans. Caught in the middle, Horan kidnaps Amethyst, and all she gets is this lousy bullet through her heart.

When Clark brings her back to life, however, the real action starts, and Amethyst joins him in his fight against the Horan clan—whatever the cost. Defeating the Horans may seem easy at first, but going up against men with the same fighting vengeance as Clark, and a Senator with power he’s obtained by brainwashing the masses?

Well, Amethyst’s boring summer at home has turned into an adventure on the run, chock full of intrigue, danger, love, and a mysterious boy named Clark.

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Interesting story, it was like old time western meets steampunk with fantasy and paranormal. Many twists and turns with shocking revelations. A fun read! I look forward to reading more of the series and finding out what happens next. 

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Jordan Elizabeth, formally Jordan Elizabeth Mierek, writes down her nightmares in order to live her dreams. When she’s not creating art or searching for lost history in the woods, she’s updating her blog. Jordan roams Central New York, but she loves to travel.

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Ravenous #Review: The Lying Planet by Carol Riggs

The Lying PlanetTitle: The Lying Planet

Author: Carol Riggs

Genre: Young Adult, SciFi, Dystopian

Publisher: Entangled Teen

Publication Date: September 19, 2016

Format: Ebook, NetGalley

Pages: 285

Rating: 5

Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this work and chose to write a review.

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Promise City. That’s the colony I’ve been aiming for all my life on the planet Liberty. The only thing standing in my way? The Machine. On my eighteenth birthday, this mysterious, octopus-like device will scan my brain and Test my deeds. Good thing I’ve been focusing on being Jay Lawton, hard worker and rule follower, my whole life. Freedom is just beyond my fingertips.

Or so I thought. Two weeks before my Testing with the Machine, I’ve stumbled upon a new reality. The truth. In a single sleepless night, everything I thought I knew about the adults in our colony changes. And the only one who’s totally on my side is the clever, beautiful rebel, Peyton. Together we have to convince the others to sabotage their Testings before it’s too late.

Before the ceremonies are over and the hunting begins.

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Wow, wasn’t expecting that!! I assumed there were aliens but didn’t even come close to figuring out what they were doing until I got to that part, and all I’ll say is ewww. Very easy story to get pulled into, nothing is as it seems so it’s a page turner. You’ve been warned, if you don’t start this early in the day you will be up late finishing it. So far I have enjoyed every book I’ve read by Ms. Riggs and look forward to reading more!

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Carol  RiggsI’m a writer of Young Adult fiction. My YA sci-fi debut novel, THE BODY INSTITUTE, explores themes of body image and identity. My YA fantasy, BOTTLED, released July 7, 2016, from Clean Reads. My YA sci-fi, THE LYING PLANET (formerly called Safe Zone), released September 19, 2016, via Entangled Teen. I live in the beautiful, green state of Oregon and have a Studio Arts degree. I’m an SCBWI member.

You’ll usually find me in my writing cave, surrounded by my dragon collection and the characters in my head. I enjoy reading–mostly young adult novels–as well as drawing, painting, and quilting. I also attend writing conferences, walk with my husband, and enjoy music and dance of all kinds.

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Ravenous #Review: House Of Refuge by Jamie Lynn Boothe

House Of RefugeTitle: House Of Refuge

Author: Jamie Lynn Boothe

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance, Inspirational

Publisher: Limitless Publishing LLC

Publication Date: March 21, 2017

Format: Ebook

Pages: 242

Rating: 4

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Trinity Everhart thought her life was perfect—until it all changed within the blink of an eye…

Stuck in an abusive relationship after her mother’s death, Trinity neglects her connection with God while she lives in constant fear for her life. She wants nothing more than to break free from the prison she’s in and to return to a life that includes her love for photography and her religion. When she makes her escape, Trinity finds herself in the company of people who are willing to help her start over.

Gates Longman has seen his fair share of horrors and doesn’t need any more complications…

The ex-Navy SEAL wants to live his life in peace at Smith Mountain Lake, yet when an old friend calls upon him to aid a helpless young woman, he’s unable to say no. After agreeing to help Trinity and hearing her story, Gates is convinced the man from her past won’t let her go so easily, and he’s determined to do whatever he can to keep her safe.

To get through the toughest storms, sometimes all you need is love and a little faith…

At his cabin, Trinity finds solace and a chance to grow closer to God again, while Gates is given an opportunity to break down his inner walls. The more time they spend together, the more comfortable they become, bringing out feelings they have difficulty controlling. Now they need to decide if being together is just a chance happening, or if God’s hand is a bigger part of it.

But Trinity still isn’t safe, and there’s a danger lurking in the shadows, threatening to break down what they have managed to build together…

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First off the inspirational isn’t my cup of tea but that’s not why I gave this a four star. Other than the details I had some idea of what was going to happen and predictable books annoy me. I did like the characters, and the writing was strong yet simple. I also loved the fact that this was a interracial romance, still not seeing many of those. And the fact that the author is male yet is able to understand what it is women love to read is always a bonus! Trinity is a strong character, which surprised me. Most women who’ve been in an abusive relationship for a period of time are usually somewhat broken that they are scared to tell people what is going on, and definitely aren’t very trusting. Trinity didn’t have any of those characteristics, she had no problem telling anyone and everyone her story, along with going with a stranger to another state. It just wasn’t very realistic to me, I know it’s fiction, and it’s just my opinion.

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