Review: Stilettos, INC. by Lexi Ryan

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Brains. Attitude. Beauty that brings men to their knees-if their Jujitsu moves don't do it first. The women of the private investigation firm Stilettos, Inc. are not your average PIs. Each armed with a special power, there's no case the Stiletto Girls can't crack-until Specials start vanishing in growing numbers.

Darian Lorring is an agent for the Specials Intelligence Agency, a secret government organization of humans with special powers. His unit's latest mission is to track the Stiletto Girls and determine their role in the assassination attempts on the president. But it's hard to keep secrets from a Stiletto Girl. His best defense? Keep sex on the brain. And Darian will eat and breathe sex to protect his country...having Paige in his bed again is just an added bonus.

Empath Paige Sykes hopes solving the missing Specials case will answer unresolved questions of her mother's disappearance ten years ago. But one sexy, chauvinistic SIA agent continues to get in her way-and in her bed. How can she trust what she feels around Darian when his ability allows him to project emotions and physical sensations? How can she trust any man when her ex, Collin Raines, appears to be tied to attempts on the president's life?
If you liked "Charlie's Angels," you'll really love this sexy, fast-paced paranormal!

I received this book as a review copy from the author and really knew nothing before I started reading. I expected a chic-lit novel because of the rather sassy name and cover but what I got was so much more.

This book is an entertaining paranormal romance with quite a bunch of erotica elements. The plot is thrilling but a bit predictable. One big drawback for me was that the story is told out of multible POVs. I have nothing against this in general but it totally confused me in this book. I think it only got that confusing because the story also jumped back and forth in time and my orientation was totally screwed.

The characters in this book are really likable. The girls are real fun and made me laugh more than ones.
Paige, our heroine is a strong woman and also an empath . She stands her man and knows how to get the big bad boys without male assistance. Her company is successfull and independent and that's also the way she wants it to stay. She doesn't appreciate SIA agents putting there nose in her business at all. She believes SIA deems them uncapable to handle the dangerous assignments and that is something she can't accept at all. She had a really hard past and still struggles with getting rid of her affection for her ex. He saved her more than ones and also broke her heart, more than any other man could, as he left her.

Darian works for SIA and has really big soft spot for Paige. He knows that this is counterproductive to his assignment but he just can't help himself. His mission is not what Paige suspects but the real one is probably worse. Luckily his gift is to project emotions and feelings to others and this is a great way to block an empath. He's aware of the fact that the Stiletto girls are capable and totally know what they are doing but he just can't stop worrying about Paige and her friends.

The question "Who is the bad guy?" is rather complicated in this book. We try to figure that out through the whole story. There are a few potentials, some more and some less evil, and a nice build up with typical accusing one or the other to be the bad boy. The revelation at the end was not that surprising to me but the story was good enough to keep me reading.

I really enjoyed reading this novel. Okay it was nothing totally new or outstanding but it kept my attention the whole time, made me laugh and entertained me. I recommend Stiletttos, INC. to all of you who loves paranormal romance and enjoys a quick and sexy read.

To learn more about Lexi Ryan and her books please visit her website here.

The Stilettos Girls Series:
1. Stilettos, INC.:  reviews @
goodreads, buy the ebook @amazon
2. Flirting with Fate: review @goodreads, buythe ebook @amazon


Review: Switch by Megan Hart

Saturday, January 30, 2010


Don't think.
Don't question.
Just do.
The anonymous note wasn't for me.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not in the habit of reading other people's mail, but it was just a piece of paper with a few lines scrawled on it, clearly meant for the apartment upstairs. It looked so innocent, but decidedly— deliciously—it was not.

Before replacing the note—and the ones that followed— in its rightful slot, I devoured its contents: suggestions, instructions, commands. Each was more daring, more intricate and more arousing than the last… and I followed them all to the letter.

Before the notes, if a man had told me what to do, I'd have told him where to go. But submission is an art, and there's something oddly freeing about doing someone's bidding…especially when it feels so very, very good. But I find that the more I surrender, the more powerful I feel—so it's time to switch up roles.
We play by my rules now.


I received this book as a review copy from netgalley and then...uh...kind of bought the book out of my OCD to have the really good books as a print copy.

At first I really loved this cover. It represents the book really well and it is just nice to look at. Then I remembered the discussion about "Is he sniffing his armpit?" (BF thought that too by the way) and now I always have to smile when I look at it.

Just to warn you in advance: I'm such a sucker for Ms. Hart's writing and I can hardly leave out all the adoration and awe I feel while thinking about her books.

Like always while reading a book by this author I was highly surprised to get something different from what I expected. After reading the blurb I thought about a highly erotic game in a D/s relationship. But again this book is so much more.

Paige is a very complex character although her life is nothing exceptional- she is the illegitimate daughter of a businessman and his secretary. She is in her twenties now and already divorced once. She has a strange love for paper and ink and quite quirky boss but otherwise her life is completely ordinary. Until she finds the first note in her mailbox. The note is not for her but who would put a unsealed note down before reading it (not me- I would be reading it ASAP too). And OMG what a message this note is:

Shall we begin?
This is your first list.
You will follow each instruction perfectly. There is no margin for error. The penalty for failure is dismissal.
Your reward will be my attention and command.
You will write a list of ten. Five flaws. Five strength. Deliver them promptly to the address below.
So huh? Now you all feel nosy? I so did. The journey Paige goes with these notes is eye-opening not only for her but for the reader too. Or so it was for me. I really adored the way Ms. Hart developed Paige's view of relationships, men and sexuality through these little notes. I won't tell which direction this takes but it was a surprising one.

On the other hand we have Austin. He is Paige's high school love and ex-husband. Austin has his good and bad sides. I couldn't decide at the start if I liked him or not. But with time he really grew on me and sometimes I was more on his side and would have loved to tell Paige what I think of her decisions.

We also have her sexy neighbor Eric. He's a real eye catcher and a very nice person but was way too nice for me. I was praying the whole time that he would make a move on Paige but you have to read that for yourself. *wicked grin*

This book, as all books by Megan Hart, was a wild ride for me. It's not a great tearjerker as the former books I read but perhaps I got glassy eyes ones or twice. *wink* I always love that her books are so full of emotion and they have such an intense and real feeling that I can only say: you all should read one of her books. Her novels are always so much more for me than just an erotica. Don't get me wrong, I like my erotica smutty and all but hers are always so emotional intense and thought inspiring. It could be that this is only my impression but I just can't stop buying her books (only 2 this week *guilty face*). Megan Hart's writing is a new addiction of mine and I can't wait to get new fix!

To learn more about Megan Hart and her books please visit her website here.

You can read other reviews @goodreads and buy the book @amazon.


Guest-Review: Dream State by Robert E. Crull

Thursday, January 28, 2010

No cubes here today. I've got a surprise for you and me. I've got my first guest reviewer here today. YAY!!!! And it's a special one, too. The bestest ever. It's my wonderful boyfriend who will review for you a book I thought would not be too gentle to my stomach. LOL 
So please be gentle and welcome The BF, finally stepping into the digital world with me.


By day a predator harbors gruesome thoughts that he wraps in a cloak of secrecy . . . at night he unleashes them without restraint.

How much of ourselves do we reveal to the outside world? Is it just enough to accomplish what we need to in our daily lives … domestically, socially, and professionally? Where does the rest of the human puzzle fit in – the sinister, shadowy pieces? Some of us conceal these facets so that they never see the light of day. But others express them during the chilling hours of the night. You will be captivated and mesmerized by the story of Drew, an eccentric man who by sunlight lusts for power, and by moonlight performs horrific, deadly acts. Dream State is a compelling tale that tackles human nature, reveals human longings, and exposes human vulnerabilities. Will self-absorption and personal cravings push Drew to act out as the ultimate predator? Prepare yourself for a spine-tingling adventure as you read Dream State, an absorbing novel of venomous lust.


I'm usually disinclined to read something from an author who is fresh on the market. You never know what awaits you. In this case I was surprised to find a well developed and at times thrilling style of writing which makes up for the overall too
thin storyline.

The main character - one Drew Sovern - appears to be "`only"' a cold blooded killer, who enjoys ultimate control and supremacy over his victims. We enter the story to witness his latest excourse to "feed his powers". After the first chapter you begin to
wonder about the reason behind his actions. Is it because of the mysterious voice in his head that speaks in bold letters and persuades or forces him to do things or rather - as is described in later chapters by means of flashbacks - some primeval urge to give in to rage and hatred like a sith-lord. Perhaps all of us have some kind of inner voice, the only question is whether to ignore and subdue it or to give in to it. Drew is not able to do this filtering and that entitles him to sympathy of a sort, as he is not and would never be able to experience love and friendship.

Later there emerges a seemingly unrelated plot about one Anne-Marie whose husband Andy lies in a coma for three years after a car-crash. While we visit the episodes of Drew the almighty with a depth of grisly details we are left waiting for the one person on this world who would prove the match and salvation for him.
When finally his dream-woman appears on the stage Drew begins to wonder about his previous life and at one point I was even hoping that he would gain deliverance from his inner demons. But not all's well if end's well. The plot takes a sharp u-turn and leaves the reader somewhat surprised at the end...

I enjoyed reading this book at more than one chapter, though the grisly details are sometimes a bit overdone in my opinion. The real horror is in imagining the things that aren't there as well as in the real thing - so fewer details would sometimes be better. Mostly reading this book was well not exactly fun as we're talking mass-murder here but quite enjoyable and Mr. Crull's ability to keep the reader interested speaks for itself.

To learn more about Robert E. Crull and his writing please visit his website here.
You can read other reviews @goodreads and you can buy this book as an ebook @smachwords and as a hardcover @amazon.


Review: Deep, Dark, Delicious by Tina Donahue

Sunday, January 24, 2010


A wickedly sensual feast…
Eden DeCarlo may have narrowly lost Miami’s best chef competition and the prize money she desperately needs, but she has caught the eye of dangerously virile Rafael Zayas, one of the judges and a wealthy restaurateur. Despite her vow not to let any man derail her life, Eden’s captivated by Rafe’s imposing masculinity, then challenged by the business deal he offers. He’ll invest in her new venture if, for one month, she can satisfy his culinary expectations and the sexual attraction they both feel.
Dominant and unashamed, Rafe knows what he wants when it comes to carnal pleasure and will spare no seduction to have Eden in all the ways he demands—naked, wanting, submissive.
Within thirty days, he will teach her the delights of yielding to passion, relinquishing all control to him and fulfilling her deepest, darkest and most delicious desires.

I received this book as a review copy from the author and after reading Adored I had high expectations for this one.
This story is not only a simple BDSM book, it is definitily more than just that. It's all about inner insecurities and how to deal with them. 

Eden is a broken woman. She has deep issues with commitment and struggles every second to not fall in love with Rafe. She's afraid of the future and what it might bring. In her thoughts are so many ifs that it makes you really nauseated. She definitely thinks too much but she also doesn't want to let her chance go. It's a dilemma for her but she takes the risk and plays Rafe's game.

Rafe is a very successful and sinfully rich chef and OMG is this guy hawt. He's a Dom from head to toe and lives it wholeheartedly. He knows what he wants and he won't, under any circumstances give up his wishes. He is in charge after all. He knows how to goad Eden into doing as he pleases and he does it in such a charming way. He has many plans for their relationship and doesn't want it to be only an affair. He's a family guy and has every intention to include Eden in his.

OMG this book is spicy to say the least. So happy that I didn't read it in the tram this time. ;) It has the perhaps longest and most torturing sex scene ever. I really thought I would explode. Soooooo good. This scene alone deserves a smut halo.

I know it's not fair but for my taste this book was way too short. There are so many thing I wanted to know that were left out. In my opinion the story should have started a bit more earlier in the relationship between Rafe and Eden. I felt like I missed some of the important stuff. Also the development felt a bit rushed because many things were just left out and referred to as having happened in previous last week. I love to read about each tiny little detail and that would have given this book so much more depth. Don't get me wrong it has some emotional build up but but sadly not enough for my taste.
I enjoyed reading this book and would recommend to everyone who loves his smut very hot!

To learn more about Tina Donahue and her books please visit her website here.

You can read other reviews @goodreads, buy this book @Ellora's Cave

And please come back next Tuesday cuz Tina will be here with a guestpost and giveaway of a print copy of Adored(you can read my review here). Believe me, you don't wanna miss that!


Review: Lead Me On by Victoria Dahl

Saturday, January 23, 2010


The wrong man just might be her perfect fit...

Primal attraction is a big red flag to prim and proper office manager, Jane Morgan. After a rough childhood with a mother who liked her men in prison jumpsuit orange, Jane changed her name, her look and her taste for bad boys. So why is she lusting for William Chase with his tattoo-covered biceps, steel-toed boots and unadulterated sex appeal? The man blows things up for a living!

She gives herself one explosive, fantasy-filled night with Chase. The next day, it’s back to plain Jane and safe men.But when her beloved brother becomes a murder suspect, and her lawyer ex-boyfriend won’t help, Jane turns to Chase. And she discovers a man who’s been around the block knows a thing or two about uncovering all kinds of truths.


I received this book as an review copy from because I forgot that I already ordered it. I got both copies on the same day and started the paperback cuz I still have no idea how to read the netgalley eBooks on my Smartphone. Yeah, I now realize that it just doesn't work and I'm so not happy about that. But back to the book.

This is the third book in the Tumble Creek series and it really blew my mind. We meet one of the best heroes ever and I happily proclaim: I found myself a new book-boyfriend.

We already met Jane in Start Me up. She is Quinn's prim and proper secretary/partner and we get a deep view into her soul in this book. Her life isn't what she shows to the world. She comes from a family with a rather imperfect history. Her mother is a jailbird groupie, Jane was conceived while her Dad was in prison and her stepdad is an ex-con too. Her brother is a charming young boy but he hangs around with the wrong kind of people and his morals leave many important things out. Jane wants to leave all that behind. She has goals: Jane wants a respected and successful business man, a few kids and a white picket fence around her wonderful middleclass house. The man she wants has to fit in her scheme but she discovers that only the bad boys seem´to stir any emotion in her. But that's a thing she can hardly accept. A plan is a plan after all. She is stubborn as hell and sometimes I would have loved to take a cold bucket of water and just throw it in her face.

Chase is a tough guy. He's big in all the right places and covered in wonderful ink-work. He owns his one firm but looks like one of his working man. He knows what he wants and tries everything to get it- Jane in this case is what he wants. He knows from the beginning that Jane can't accept him as more than a little game she plays to amuse herself. He has nothing against being her birthday present and being used in bed. Which man seriously would? But when they meet more often feelings stir for her and he just can't give up that easily. He sees a possibility here and there is no way he will give up on her.

As it says on the back of the book "Rawr, animal magnetism…" that is just what these two have going on. OH my, that was hot. And I so want a Chase bday present but okay nobody is asking. =( The relationship between our couple develops in sweet little baby steps but never gets boring for the reader. Ms. Dahl set the right speed here and I felt like cheering Chase on to not give up.

We have good developed side-characters to spice up the story. Every one of them is so individual that it just blew my mind. I loved Grandma Olive- she so reminds me of my own gran. And yes mine always says things that make me want to get swallowed by the ground.
This book has it all: great witty conversations that make you wanna laugh out loud, sexy hawt scenes between the sheet that will leave you hot in all the right places and the right amount of love to sweeten up the whole mix.

As always is the case with Ms. Dahl's books, I can just say go and get it. This whole series is the best thing you can do to train your laugh-muscles.

To learn more about Victoria Dahl and her books take a look at her website here.

Tumble Creek Series:

1. Talk Me Down: my mini review, reviews @goodreads, buy @amazon

2. Start Me Up: my review, reviews
@goodreads, buy @amazon
3. Lead Me On:

@goodreads, buy @amazon


Review: Captured by Julia Rachel Barrett

Friday, January 15, 2010

Mari wakes naked, on the cold metal floor of a cargo cage. She has been captured by an alien trapper, Ekkatt, a man of Attun-Ra. Her destination is the meat market. Her only hope of survival is to connect with Ekkatt. She never expects to fall in love with him.


First thing I have to say is: I so love science fiction! I really adore this genre with all those little techy things in the mix with great action and a bit of romance or even erotica. I always enjoy reading about the social problem in foreign societies as a mirror of our own- present or past. In my opinion, we grab these things better when we have a little distance to the ones that are accused. And isn't it a nice way when the accused are sexy big men with long silky blue-black hair and yellow feline eyes? Very nice way in my opinion.

The book starts a bit alarmingly. We wake up together with Mari in a room full of naked woman in cages, not only human ones but many different species, and two hunky men watching over them. First thing I thought was: OMG not the Stockholm syndrome again! But after that I thought: isn't it greedy to have a whole ship of sex-slaves? But as it shows it's not the way my dirty mind pictured it. The women aren't kidnapped to being raped, their even worse future is being sold on the meat market. Yep, you read that right! There are species enjoying nothing more than a human steak. So ick!!!! But okay, we need a bad party in this book. Even worse for me was the attitude of the "smugglers"(who are vegetarians by the way- love that part). They think humans are nothing more than animals without any feelings and higher cognitive functions. You feel charmed already?

So how does it work out that Mari fells in love with one of them? Ekkatt isn't like the most of his species. He sees from the first minute after Mari woke up on the ship that she is different than all the other women he has transported. She's brave and totally able to form coherent sentences and to argument with logic. Why is that so surprisingly for him? Because no women ever before woke up on a transport.

Mari is a real strong heroine. She doesn't cower even in her severe situation and tries to be brave enough to live through it all. Her will to live is unbreakable and she sees her chance in the handsome Ekkatt. She notices that he isn't convinced of her being a stupid animal. So she grabs all her wit and courage to make him free her or at least help her.

Ekkatt's character is unbelievable open for someone being raised in such a society. He is headstrong and has a pure moral attitude towards life no matter the species. As soon as he realizes what the authorities plan to do to Mari he has to do something to prevent this. This decision is a really big one and if someone catches him he will be punished by death. But nothing will sway him from this point.

These two have seriously chemistry going on and I'm again surprised that luckily the aliens fit us anatomically. LOL I enjoyed reading about these two. Their interactions are lovely and they are both so concerned for each others- that just melted my heart. The way Mari showed Ekkatt what kissing is was adorable. I loved that Ms. Barrett also include a language barrier between our couple. The way Mari described some words to Ekkatt was just hilarious.

As you may have noticed, I really liked this book but 2 things were a bit of a letdown for me. First, there was a revelation from Mari's near personal past I found a bit too much. I thought this(Sorry I can't say what) would influence her decisions differently but I can accept that as a minor fault. The bigger problem for me was the ending. It was kind of abrupt and I still had so many open questions. It was a bit unsatisfying to end this book at exactly this point. But I hope we will get a second book in this world that will hopefully answer my questions.

After all I recommend this book to all of you with at least a small interest in science fiction with the right amount of social struggles and a hot romance in the mix.

To learn more about Julia Rachel Barrett please visit her website here and her blog here.
And please come back next Tuesday(Jan 19th) for a guestpost and a giveaway with Julia.

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Review: Crossroads by Moira Rogers

Tuesday, January 12, 2010


Derek Gabriel was born human in family of psychics, aware of the supernatural world but never a part of it...until a rogue shapeshifter took humanity from him in a vicious attack. He's spent two years struggling to adjust, not just to a change that's driven many insane, but also to the prejudices of a culture where transformed wolves are considered inferior. A serious struggle, indeed, when the woman who attracts the man and the wolf inside him is the daughter of the most powerful wolf in the country.
For Nicole Peyton, nothing is more important than escaping the stifling confines of elite shapeshifter society, an old-fashioned world where women are valued only for their bloodlines and bank accounts. In New Orleans, she has a bar she loves, friends she cares for, and a smoldering, unspoken tension with an unsuitable but incredibly attractive man.
Neither could predict how quickly forbidden longing would erupt into burning need, but Nick and Derek have more than themselves to think about when Nick's sister arrives in the city with a shapeshifter strike team hard on her heels. The only way Nick can save her sister may be to play by the Conclave's rules--but it will mean giving up the man she's falling in love with, unless he's willing to risk everything in a challenge that will shake the foundations of their world.(author's website)


In Crossroads we finally get the chance to see Nick and Derek becoming closer.
In Crux the tension between these too build up and I was so curious about them both.

Nicole is the daughter of the alpha but she tries to stay out of all the political stuff that goes on in the supernatural world. She likes her life the way it is. Being a bar owner suits her and Nicole likes to decide for herself what to do and who to love. She is independent but also caring for the ones she loves. Nick finally has enough of all these back and fourth between herself and Derek. She decides to take the initiative  and pursuits him. But as always in life nothing is as easy as it seems. Her sister is in deep trouble and Nick has to save her, no matter what!

Derek is a turned werewolf. He struggled for years to get control over his new urges and his strength. His life wasn't easy before the attack. He fosters his cousin, an empath alone and always knew about the supernatural world. But being young and alone with a girl in her teens is not easy at all, count in the attack and you can imagine that his whole life got chaotic. Even worse is that he now is one of the unaccepted made-ones. The turned werewolves aren't worth anything in the eyes of the most other wolves. He has to stand his own to survive and with each time he gets challenged he gets stronger. His attraction for Nicole is nothing he can ignore for a long time. He is fascinated by her and can't keep his eyes from roaming her body. He knows that for Nick having a made werewolf partner could become a great problem. She's one of the most watched and most powerful woman in the wolf society and in the eyes of the majority she should only consider a high-standing full-blood for this role. That so not good for the male ego.

These 2 have serious chemistry going on since the first day they met. That hasn't changed after Derek's turning into a werewolf, okay perhaps the attraction got even more unbearable. It was such a salvation to see these two finally getting together and it was exceptional hot! After this long waiting they really knew how to sate their desires. *wink* It was even more sad for me that all this happened at a so inconvenient time.

I really loved Crux but I have to say Crossroads blew me away. This book is full of action that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Love, family and obligations play a big role and they seem so real that I just couldn't put this book down. The plot is heartbreaking but never too hard to stomach and the mix with funny witty conversations makes it into one of the best urban fantasies I ever read.
I recommend this series to everyone with at least a bit interest in urban fantasy. You will not regret this! Moira Rogers is definitely one of my best discoveries so far!

Crossroads will be released as an ebook on February 9th and the print release is November 2nd.
To learn more about Donna and Bree (the author duo behind Moira Rogers)  and their books please visit the Moira Rogers website

The Southern Arcana Series:
1. Crux: my review, reviews @goodreads, buy @amazon
               buy the ebook @fictionwise
Crossroads: reviews @goodreads, preorder @BooksOnBoards


Review: Crux (Southern Arcana #1) by Moira Rogers

Sunday, January 3, 2010


Jackson Holt makes a decent living as a private investigator in New Orleans, home of one of the largest underground supernatural populations in the United States. He and his partners have never met a case they couldn't crack...until a local bar owner asks him to do a little digging on her newest hire.
New Orleans is the fourth destination in as many months for Mackenzie Brooks, a woman on the run from a deranged stalker. After all, any man who shows up on her doorstep claiming to be her destined lover has more than a few screws loose. But crazy doesn't explain why he always finds her no matter how far she runs.
When her well-meaning boss puts a PI on her case, Mackenzie comes face to face with the incredible truth: magic is real, and whatever spell has kept her hidden and separate from the paranormal world is rapidly deteriorating.
With time running out, she has no choice but to trust Jackson as he struggles to uncover the truth of her past-and her destiny. (


I received this book as a review copy and started it in a hurry as I noticed the release date is next week. SO I put my newly loved In Death series down and started reading. So, you can see this book had no good starting point cuz I had to cheat on Roarke for it. But I can truthfully say: I so don't regret it. I really loved reading this book. 

It's a great developed urban fantasy with a great variety of supernatural beings. We have my beloved shifters: not only the werewolves but all kind of them. They all have unique talents and attributes. On the other hand we have casters: kind of witches and warlocks. With this mysterious mumbling of spells and strange things put together for a potion. And don't worry nothing like Harry Potter. LOL We also me psychics like empaths and telekinetics. It's a great variety of supernaturals but one thing they have in common: their society-rules suck even more than ours. It's full of prejudices and archaic notions. Great potential for the bad guys!

This book is about Mackenzie, an ordinary girl with a great problem. Someone chases her from one city to the next and she has no idea why this lunatic finds her again every time. She finds help in New Orleans and meets the wonderful Jackson there. She's scared half to death but she would never give up. She doesn't want to get anyone else in harms way and is awe-inspiring brave for such a young girl. She's instantly attracted to Jackson but would never risk to bring him trouble so she wants to stay alone.

Jackson is a caster and one great man. He's a little Casanova and known for attracting the eye of the fairer *snort* sex. He works as a private investigator and knows all these little tricks- ordinary and supernatural- to get the information he needs without attracting attention. He's not a super strong shifter but he knows how to defend himself and the ones he cares about.

These two have some serious chemistry going on. They want each other but they know all the reason why they shouldn't get down and dirty. The build up between them can cause you real sexual frustration but I loved every minute of it. I thought the first time they finally get going was a bit rushed, I don't mean the act itself- not at all-  but the way it came to it. Yeah, I know, that's really vague said but it's all I'm gonna say.

The plot is action packed and has a few nice and unexpected twists in it.
I like that we learn all about the world on the way together with our heroine. This way it always feels more real to me. 
The tension builds up to a certain point and the outcome was a bit too smooth for me but it didn't ruin my reading pleasure at all.

Crux is a great start for a  new urban fantasy series with the right amount of spice. Enjoyed every page and couldn't wait to start Crossroads, book 2 in this series.
The paperback of Crux releases next week on the January, 5th. The ebook is already available(for the ones who just can't wait).

To learn more about Donna and Bree (the author duo behind Moira Rogers)  and their books please visit the Moira Rogers website

The Southern Arcana Series:
1. Crux: reviews @goodreads, preorder the paperback @amazon
               buy the ebook @fictionwise
reviews @goodreads, preorder @BooksOnBoards



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