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Sunday, November 9, 2014

Darknight, The Witches of Cleopatra Hill, Book 2

Darknight, The Witches of Cleopatra Hill, Book 2 by Christine Pope

Continuing on from Darkangel, Book 1, Angela has been kidnapped in an attempt to make the primus more powerful than ever.

Too bad things don’t always go as planned.

Unfortunately for Damon, he was not to be the consort of the prima.  As fate would have it, the consort turns out to be Damon’s brother, Connor.  As happy as Angela is about Connor being the man of her dreams, having your consort be from a rival clan can cause friction.

Set in Arizona, with great detail, not just in the characters, but in the scenery as well, you will continue to turn the pages to see how Angela and Connor try to continue their relationship and their clan families feuds.

As with book 1, you will want to get the next book in the series to see what happens.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Darkangel - Book 1 in The Witches of Cleopatra Hill Trilogy

Dark angel by Christine Pope

In book 1 of The Witches of Cleopatra Hill, we meet Angela.

Witches and warlocks have their clans, and each must have a leader.  Angela is soon to become the prima of her clan.  But one of the requirements is she must bond to her consort, something that can be found instantly by a kiss.

Her Aunt Rachel, who has taken care of her since she was a child, has been setting up possibilities for her.  But no matter how many suitors try, no one is the match for Angela.

Knowing the deadline of her 22nd birthday is soon approaching, Angela begins to dread each attempt, especially when she continues to have a dream of the man with the green eyes.  But the prima must find her consort for her powers to fully develop.

Set in Arizona, and written in great detail, you must read to find out who Angela discovers is her consort.  A w
ide range of characters, both mortal and not, for Angela trying to do the best she can.  A different twist on the paranormal.

Waking Kate

Waking Kate by Sarah Addison Allen

A quick read as a tie-in to Lost Lake.

Kate talks to one of her neighbors, on the day before he is moving, and discovers his story of hearbreak.  But as sad as his story is, it makes Kate think about her own life.

While some may criticize this is not a book, it is meant as a lead in to her novel Lost Lake.  It is a very quick read leaving you wanting to start Lost Lake right away.

Bad Intentions

Bad Intentions by Karin Possum

A young man is found dead.  Everyone saw it as a suicide, except two others knew it wasn’t, and they weren’t about to tell.

Inspector Sejer is very good at his job, he should be, he has been at it for years.  So when he is called to this scene to investigate, something just doesn’t sit right.  The more the inspector and his assistant, Jacob Skarre, dig into the mans past, the more it just confirms his suspicion.  Talking to those who knew him and searching through his past, Inspector Sejer is determined to find the truth.

Easy to follow with a variety of characters, you will keep reading to see how the inspector works towards his conclusion.