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Book Review: Son of Dragons by Andrea R. Cooper

Title: Son of Dragons (Book 2 in the Legends of Oblivion series)
Author: Andrea R. Cooper
Publication Date: April 28, 2014
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
Published by: Crimson Romance

Blurb:In a time of false peace, the dead rise as soldiers for the Warloc's scheme. For thousands of years, he has stood ready for the final battle. Though the witch and her cursed Elvin have destroyed his physical body, now with his protege he has honed a new way to wage war.

Shunned by her own people and weary-hearted from centuries of lost loves, Elvin warrior Mirhana scours the land to silence the undead. Her heart has turned as cold as the sword she wields, until a prince seeks her aid.

Never has Prince Landon met a woman like Mirhana. Both beautiful and deadly, she haunts his dreams. The battle at hand becomes more enchanting than fighting to remain true to his unseen betrothed.

When a traitor emerges, new alliances are tested and the only remaining hope is to follow the prophecy and find the ... So…

Book Review: Cursed in Shadow by Andrea R. Cooper

Title: Cursed in Shadow (Book 1.5 in the Legends of Oblivion series)
Author: Andrea R. Cooper
Publication Date: April 1, 2014
Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
Published by: Self-Published

Cursed in Shadow is the continuation of The Garnet Dagger, Book 1 in the Legends of Oblivion series. This novelette bridges Book 1 and Son of Dragons, Book 2. After defeating the Warloc, Brock, the Elvin Vampyre, takes Celeste to Tamlon to search the prophecies of the four and the Son of Dragons. However, the Elvin city is not safe, even for his witch. The Warloc’s protégé is bent on his physical return to the living. Her necromancy brings forth Brock’s first victim and more. Brock and Celeste must defeat prejudice and power to continue their journey and find Brock’s twin sister, Mirhana.

Sensuality Level: Quite Heated
Kayla's Thoughts:
For those of you who have read the first book in this series, The Garnet Dagger, this book is quite a wonderful little read.

Taking place after the destruction …

Book Tour: Book Review and Giveaway: Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen

Title: Mrs. Poe 
Author: Lynn Cullen
Publication Date: April 1, 2013 (Paperback Release)
Genre: Historical Fiction/Women's Fiction
Published by: Gallery Books
Event Organized By: Literati Author Services, Inc.

In the nationally bestselling Mrs. Poe (Gallery Books; April 1, 2014; Trade Paperback;$16.00), award-nominated author Lynn Cullen uses meticulously researched historical details to deliver a pitch-perfect rendering of Edgar Allen Poe, his mistress's tantalizing confession, and his wife's frightening obsession, all inspired by literature's most haunting love triangle. 

1845: New York City is a sprawling warren of gaslit streets and crowded avenues, bustling with new immigrants and old money, optimism and opportunity, poverty and crime. Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven" is all the rage—the success of which a struggling poet like Frances Osgood can only dream. As a mother trying to support two young children after her husband's cruel betrayal, Frances …

Book Tour: Giveaway and Review: Lover, Divine (Mythos: Gods & Lovers #1) by A. Star

Title: Lover, Divine (Mythos: Gods & Lovers #1)
Author: A. Star
Publication Date: February 25, 2014
Genre: Adult Mythology Romance
Published by: Self-Published
Event Organized By: Literati Author Services, Inc.

For fans of the Oracle of Delphi series...and for those who aren't...

Born into one of the wealthiest families in Ireland, Siobhan Law has status, privilege, and a secret: The Greek gods of Olympus and their kingdom in the clouds are real, and her family acts as one of their agents on Earth.

When the beautiful immortal celeste Liam Argyros shows up claiming to have come to Earth to deal in the affairs of the divine, Siobhan finds herself unable to resist his charms. New to the game of passion and seduction, she quickly ends up in over her head, sinking deeper with every attempt Liam makes to win her over.

But Liam's divine mission is far more complex than she ever imagined and nothing is truly as it seems. Because Liam has a secret of his own: He is Apollo, Olympian g…

Blog Tour: Book Review: She Cries by Alexandra Allred

Title: She Cries
Author: Alexandra Allred
Publication Date: May 8th, 2014
Genre: Romance/Suspense
Published by: The Writer's Coffee Shop
Blurb:Kali Jorgensen is the head instructor at Rainwash Ranch in Horse Canyon, Utah, leading cattle drives for celebrities and CEOs. Living and working alongside her three young daughters and her in-laws is as perfect as life can be since the death of her husband. She's all about the horses and family until a legal team from Houston, Texas, signs on with one problem athlete, his posse, and a world of trouble, and life on the ranch turns upside down.

The Jorgensens are unaware of just how deep the legal woes run with the pampered athlete and just how far the legal team will go to protect his image. Even more alarming is Kali's unexplainable attraction to the lead attorney.

She Cries is a nail-biting, suspense novel that will leave you signing up for a cattle drive and falling in love with the most unlikely of heroes.
Kayla's Thoughts: In thi…

Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway: Cutlass by Ashley Nixon

Title: Cutlass (The Cutlass Trilogy, Book 1)
Author: Ashley Nixon
Publication Date: April 23, 2014
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult

Blurb:Notorious pirate Barren Reed has one thing on his mind: Revenge against the man who killed his father. So kidnapping his enemy’s fiancé seems a perfect plan…until he actually does it.

Larkin Lee is more than a pretty face and fiancé to a powerful man. Her fierce personality is enough to make any pirate want to push her overboard.

But when the King of the Orient comes to Barren with a task—to find the Bloodstone, a powerful gem thought only to exist in legend, Barren sees another opportunity to destroy his enemy. Together, Barren, Larkin, and a group of pirates set off to find the stone, only to discover it caused the death of Barren's own mother and Larkin's, too. As his strongest allies turn into his greatest enemies, and the life of the girl he kidnapped becomes more important than he ever dreamed, Barren's quest for revenge becomes a fight to s…

Book Tour: Book Review: The Pauper by May Nicole Abbey

Title: The Pauper (The Fall Series, Book 3)
Author: May Nicole Abbey
Publication Date: March 27, 2014
Publisher: River Valley Publishing
Genre: Clean Romance, Adventure

Blurb:A mysterious stranger A desperate mission A grueling journey through time and space
Life had always been an exciting adventure to Heather Higgins. Even after the death of her father, the loss of a fortune, and a disappointing proposal, she yet sees the future as bright and full of possibilities. At the miraculous appearance of a mysterious man with piercing green eyes and a powerful intellect, Heather knows she has met her destiny. Whether he likes it or not.
In pursuit of a dangerous mission, Ammon Maharahi doesn't have time for spoiled, doe eyed beauties. But no matter how hard he tries, he cannot dismiss her. Amidst his frantic travels through time and space in the effort to fix a dark future, his illness wears him down. He must find and stop a fellow time traveller before it is too late and all is lost. Tired, il…