Saturday, February 28, 2015

A Winter to get hot with.

Winter's Wolf (Tales of the Harker Pack #3) by Tara Lain 5*
BLURB: Winter Thane was raised on the two cardinal rules of werewolf existence: don’t reveal yourself to humans under penalty of death, and there’s no such thing as a gay werewolf. It’s no surprise when his father drags him from his wild life in remote Canada back to Connecticut to meet his old pack in hopes it will persuade Winter to abandon his love of sex with human males. Of course Dad’s hopes are dashed when they come face-to-face with the gay werewolves in the Harker pack.
Winter takes one look at FBI agent, Matt Partridge, and decides bird is his favorite food. Partridge is embroiled in an investigation into drug dealing and the death of a fellow agent. He can’t let himself get distracted by the young, platinum-haired beast, but then Winter proves invaluable in the search for clues, a move that winds them both up in chains and facing imminent death. Winter quickly learns his father’s motives are questionable, the pack alphas are a bunch of pussies, humans aren’t quite what they seem, and nothing in the forests of Connecticut is pure except love.

My Review: I hate the cold of the winter season but loved this Winter, who was really hot, and I wished the story were even longer so that I could get more of him (not that it was a short story really). Tara has produced another great werewolf story with twists and turns I never saw coming . She also kept the emotions on the boil with her characters, who were practically leaping off the pages to entertain the reader. I hope she writes more Harker Pack stories as I have fallen for all those wonderful Alphas and Alphantas and would love to revisit them. In the meantime I guess I'll stick to re-reading or re-listening to these first three.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Just received this email!

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I am now wondering if they mean my book cover posts? And if they do does this mean I can no longer post shirtless guy book covers?
Sod them! Most book covers are not THAT explicit anyway. I will continue to post stuff as and when the spirit move me and hope for the best :D

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Amber Kell books make perfect bedtime reading.

My Man Declan by Amber Kell 4*
BLURB: Phoenix Moorhaven liked things just so. He likes his house running in perfect order, his coffee with a bit of blood and his manservant untouched by anyone—ever. When Declan decides to start dating Moor scrambles to intercede. After all messing with Declan could upset the pristine organization of his household.
Declan has pined for Moor long enough. Determined to have a life of his own Declan accepts a meeting with a blind date. However vampire masters and dating don’t mix and at the end of the night he’ll see a side of Moorhaven he never expected.

My Review: OCD Butler and Possessive Vampire! What isn't there to like about that? Add in a greedy, sleazy Werewolf Alpha and a bunch of obnoxious Wood Elves and you find yourself reading an Amber Kell book. I love her books for last minute reading at night. They are long enough to be interesting but short enough not to keep me reading until 3 or 4 in the morning. This book was no exception from that rule.