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The Trouble with Being a Duke: At the Kingsborough Ball by Sophie Barnes
The Trouble with Being a Duke: At the Kingsborough Ball

Teri Crosby, September 2, 2013

It began with a dress, a secret, and a desire . . .

Isabella Chilcott always hoped for a happily ever after, but she is arranged into a marriage to support her family. With the ever looming proposal of marriage haunting Isabella, she is realizing that her dreams of a romance are waning but maybe just one Ball could help her adjust to the life she will live soon. Just one Ball . .

Anthony Hurst is the Duke of Kingsborough and their family has been in morning for his father, his mother has left society but a Ball may brings something fresh and lively into their life. With a past as a rake with a reputation and women hungry like wolves for title, Anthony has almost given up all hope at finding happiness these days. Obligation is heavy on his heart and just the very thought of a Ball is sending shivers down his spine as ladies come calling.

When these two characters meet under the cover of masks at the Ball sparks will fly and so may skirts soon after. Isabella is still holding fast to her obligation to marry into a loveless marriage to aid her family, but will Anthony be able to impress upon Isabella his love before it is too late?

What I truly enjoyed about this book was the genuine feelings the characters shared between each other even as they tried to deny them. Their positions in life soon came to no importance as their feelings began to take over their daily lives. With a fabulous cast of supporting characters in Isabella's sister, and Anthony's family and friends, we are drawn into this story more with each page turned.

Sophie Barnes has brought out a Duke and shared with us a lady in disguise pattered with the classic Cinderella story but filled with all new intrigue, romance and ton.
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Mist by Susan Krinard
Mist

Teri Crosby, July 25, 2013

Are you looking for a fresh new read filled with suspense and betrayal mixed with Norse mythology and a snarky new heroine? Author Susan Krinard has taken a myth and turned it all into one big reality for the world as the old Norse gods are spilling into the mundane world trying to unleash terrible magics and frightening monsters on an unsuspecting populous.

Mist had been one of the Valkyrie, servants of Odin, Choosers of the Slain, carriers of the warriors to Valhalla. But as Ragnarok shook their world and destroyed the hierarchy of the Norse, tearing apart Odin and the gods, the Valkyrie were tossed into a new world along with others from their time and place. Mist came to Earth carrying Odin's spear Gungnir, one of the treasures of Odin that was passed onto each Valkyrie, in hopes that the time of the Aesir would come again. Most has roamed the world for hundreds of years awaiting something, but suffering from the loss of not only her own world and purpose but also from the sufferings of humanity and ravages of war.

Living for so long aside humanity has left Mist separated from her Valkyrie sisters, left her guarding Norse treasures, left a Valkyrie conflicted about her purpose. When a deep betrayal happens close to home, Mist has to pick of the pieces of her relationship as well as her spear to combat a possible Ragnarok that could tear apart her world again.
Fueled by vengeance and filled with power Mist breaks out into fiction as dynamic heroine trying to keep one step ahead of a deadly game. Having felt that her gods abandoned her and her world was destroyed was bad enough but to learn that the apocalypse had not happened fully and a new world order may soon overlap into the human world has Mist allying with humans to fight monsters from her past. What she may soon find is that not only have the gods been closer to her than she has believed but also that the monsters from her old life have more to do with her; than just going through the end of her spear.

There are of magics stirring up Earth when the gods interfere with mortal affairs, but to keep themselves from disappearing they may just have to take our world. Mist is struggling to fight the coming war and protect a growing band of humans that are gathering around her as the forces of gods impact humans. With a charisma from her mother, Mist is a accruing a consortium of half magicked humans who are discovering a battle is taking place on their doorstep, and yet they are unable to fully fight the onslaught of monsters that previously only existed in fairy tales.

Ice monsters, giants and elves oh my! Susan Krinard weaves her characters into a riveting story filled with magic and Norse gods battling a new strong heroine who just wants a future that she can believe in. With a captivating story line and a spectacular series potential, Mist packs a punch that keeps you turning pages until the last.
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The Eternity Cure (Harlequin Teen) by Julie Kagawa
The Eternity Cure (Harlequin Teen)

Teri Crosby, April 11, 2013

Blood is a necessary thing, a mortal thing, and no one now knows the suffering of needing, wanting, craving blood more than Alison. As much as blood calls to blood, Allison is desperately searching for her sire Kanin as she knows that the fate he has fallen to is dire. Time may be running out for everyone human and vampire as a plague is sweeping the land and the future may be more deadly than ever imagined. Born human in the fringes of society, Allison has only been recently turned into a vampire. Hating the authority and restrictions that vampires in her city has imposed on humans before being turned, Allison has guided humans to salvation, completed the transformation into becoming a vampire and not a rabid, and also accomplished not sating her Hunger at the cost of her love’s life. Allison had a doomed relationship loving a rebel human named Ezekiel Cross a boy who had lead a rebel party of humans to Eden, a secret holdout for humanity away from vampires.
If you were looking for an evil guy, then The Eternity Cure’s Sarren has you covered. With a diabolical plan that could destroy the world, a comfortable working of torture, and no humanity left in his ancient vampire system, Sarren in his insanity singlehandedly destroys Allison as he works his way through the individuals she cares about. With several appearances throughout the story Sarren cripples readers with his tenacity and destruction, keeping face as an evil character and never showing charity to any. In a race to crush humanity, just as Allison works desperately to not only find Sarren and stop his evil intentions but also to find a cure.
From the ending of The Immortal Rules, Allison had to give up her fight to stay with Ezekiel Cross, the human that she has loved. Eden was the last stronghold of humanity not controlled by vampires, and the price of getting Zeke and his band into Eden was Allison leaving. Allison feels the pain and loss of Zeke as much as she feels the pain of her Hunger ever eating away at her. Wanting the best for Zeke, staying away so that she would not lose control of herself and succumb to the urge to bite Zeke, Allison left what she held dear while turning on the path to finding her sire Kanin who was suffering. The blood ties between vampires have consequences and as Kanin’s pain is transferred to Allison she must find a way to save him, even at the heavy cost of leaving Zeke.
New Covington holds a hard place in Allison’s heart, for it was at the fringes of this vampire city that she lived as a human, but now it may hold the secret to the cure that the world so desperately needs. Lying hidden below this city is a secret lab, ripe with a terribly history but holding a possible cure to the latest outbreak of the Red Lung Disease. Allison has to choose her strengths as time shortens for not only the people she cares about, but also the future.
Through challenges and trickery the characters have to come to terms with not only their humanity or that they are vampire, as the time works against them with the
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The Eternity Cure (Harlequin Teen) by Julie Kagawa
The Eternity Cure (Harlequin Teen)

Teri Crosby, April 11, 2013

Blood is a necessary thing, a mortal thing, and no one now knows the suffering of needing, wanting, craving blood more than Alison. As much as blood calls to blood, Allison is desperately searching for her sire Kanin as she knows that the fate he has fallen to is dire. Time may be running out for everyone human and vampire as a plague is sweeping the land and the future may be more deadly than ever imagined. Born human in the fringes of society, Allison has only been recently turned into a vampire. Hating the authority and restrictions that vampires in her city has imposed on humans before being turned, Allison has guided humans to salvation, completed the transformation into becoming a vampire and not a rabid, and also accomplished not sating her Hunger at the cost of her love’s life. Allison had a doomed relationship loving a rebel human named Ezekiel Cross a boy who had lead a rebel party of humans to Eden, a secret holdout for humanity away from vampires.
If you were looking for an evil guy, then The Eternity Cure’s Sarren has you covered. With a diabolical plan that could destroy the world, a comfortable working of torture, and no humanity left in his ancient vampire system, Sarren in his insanity singlehandedly destroys Allison as he works his way through the individuals she cares about. With several appearances throughout the story Sarren cripples readers with his tenacity and destruction, keeping face as an evil character and never showing charity to any. In a race to crush humanity, just as Allison works desperately to not only find Sarren and stop his evil intentions but also to find a cure.
From the ending of The Immortal Rules, Allison had to give up her fight to stay with Ezekiel Cross, the human that she has loved. Eden was the last stronghold of humanity not controlled by vampires, and the price of getting Zeke and his band into Eden was Allison leaving. Allison feels the pain and loss of Zeke as much as she feels the pain of her Hunger ever eating away at her. Wanting the best for Zeke, staying away so that she would not lose control of herself and succumb to the urge to bite Zeke, Allison left what she held dear while turning on the path to finding her sire Kanin who was suffering. The blood ties between vampires have consequences and as Kanin’s pain is transferred to Allison she must find a way to save him, even at the heavy cost of leaving Zeke.
New Covington holds a hard place in Allison’s heart, for it was at the fringes of this vampire city that she lived as a human, but now it may hold the secret to the cure that the world so desperately needs. Lying hidden below this city is a secret lab, ripe with a terribly history but holding a possible cure to the latest outbreak of the Red Lung Disease. Allison has to choose her strengths as time shortens for not only the people she cares about, but also the future.
Through challenges and trickery the characters have to come to terms with not only their humanity or that they are vampire, as the time works against them with the
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Wrayth (Book of the Order) by Philippa Ballantine
Wrayth (Book of the Order)

Teri Crosby, September 10, 2012

Wrayth
Book of The Order #3
Philippa Ballantine
Ace
8.28.2012
ISBN: 9781937007751


The Empire of Arkaym is in disorder as the rippling effects of the geists and their attacks still rock the foundation of their world. What begins to unfurl in this Empire is deceit and destruction all in the name of ideals as the Order will soon be delved a crippling blow that will change everyone’s future forever. Sorcha is laid up from the devastating aftermath of her magical expenditure in Spectyr and being unable to move or speak is beginning to build up on her sanity. Merrick is hunting after a cure for his partner Sorcha but as he soon discovers something is afoot in the Order, Sorcha is moved sending Merrick on a chase to save himself as a royal kidnapping is placed upon his head, and the dangerous Order of the Stars and the previous Native Orders are acting in the present against the royal family,

Sorcha is still fighting for her life while unable to move or speak and all the while so many things are taking place. Being sent off on an airship for some untold destination Sorcha soon finds herself while also regaining some of her powers just as something terrible strikes through her homeland and through her magic. Merrick, caught in his own troubles delves deeper into history and tries desperately to rescue Duchess Zofiya and save his Order. Raed Rossin and his geistlord are struggling to keep alive and sane as Raed has let his geistlord use his body almost one too many times and the path to madness runs close. As his gamble with his inner demons is taking its toll on Raed, he also soon finds himself trying to save his sister even as she is causing destruction reigning down on the world through associations with other geistlords. Coming to terms with his family and its legacy, Raed longs for Sorcha and when they do meet up not only will sparks fly, but also Empires will burn.

Wrayths will reign high and destroy many on their conquest for power, and the real question will be who will stand up against them and fight even through the darkest moments. Wrayth is a power addition to the Book of the Order series and it plays out so well and with depth and action. As more history is revealed on the main characters we witness their worlds torn asunder and their struggle to survive the changing times. Philippa Ballantine has rocked the genre will the growing fantasy series that plays true to creating a fabulous new world full of wonders and deceit that is entrenched in treachery and power hungry officials. With a tight cast of characters that weave through the books we find that with power comes immense responsibility and the people who have the power must come to terms with their own inner demons just as they in turn must struggle to fight all of the forces moving against them and their world at the same time. With a progressive plot and teeming romance; flying lion geistlords and fiery fists of power, the Book of The Order series will catch readers and keep them hooked in a fantasy that does not fail to deliver a powerful punch to readers with every new release.

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