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This was a 3-star read back in 2010 when I first attempted KITTY NORVILLE, but I decided to give this book a second chance in audio now that the series is over, and Marguerite Gavin's narration bumped it up a full star! Full review to follow.
This audiobook shed some light on the mystery that is Alexander Reyes Farrow by giving listeners a brief overview of his childhood, and the evolution of his relationships with the various characters that make up this series. The tone of the story was miles apart from that of the full length installments; it was much darker, told from a male POV, and with limited snark. I really enjoyed the protagonist's interactions with his sister and his BFF, and seeing Charley through Reyes' eyes was a great opportunity to gain extra insight into one of my favourite heroines. I was also glad that they stuck with Lorelei King as the narrator; she's the main reason why I splurged on the audio instead of the much cheaper eBook.
I’m organizing a blog barrage from October 31st to November 15th for the eighth installment in Felicity Heaton’s new ETERNAL MATES series, MARKED BY AN ASSASSIN. Each post will feature an intro piece, blurb and cover, excerpt, author bio and links, plus information on a huge giveaway Felicity will be hosting that week on her website to celebrate the release of MbaA. Individual international giveaways will also be available to each tour participant, just so long as they use Rafflecopter, and are willing to include some of the author's social media as extra entries. Advanced copies are available for review as well.
The book is scheduled to release on October 31st, 2015. It’s a Paranormal Romance set in the Vampire Erotic Theatre universe. 88,000 words in length, and contains detailed love scenes and fight scenes. It can be read as a stand-alone.
Every participating blog in this barrage will be entered into a giveaway for a $100 Amazon Gift Card (or UK equivalent). The giveaway is international, and the prize will be drawn at the end of the barrage at random from a list of all blogs who posted as scheduled during the event, and the winner will be notified via email.
A snow leopard shifter exiled from his pride twenty years ago, Harbin treads the dark path of life as an assassin, driven by a hunger for vengeance, mercilessly hunting the Archangel members who attacked his kin, murdering his mother and sister.
When a new contract comes in and the mark is a snow leopard shifter, he can’t resist venturing into the mortal world on a personal mission to find out why one from a normally peaceful species now has a price on their head. What he finds in a rundown nightclub isn’t quite what he expects—a beautiful snow leopard female that awakens a fierce hunger inside him.
Aya has spent seventeen years living in London, immersed in the underbelly of the fae world, keeping her head down and her tail out of trouble. But when trouble walks right into her life in the form of a sinfully handsome, dangerous assassin, she is pulled into a whirlwind of events that stir up the nightmares of her past but might just give her a shot at putting those ghosts to rest—if she can resist the dark allure of a male she knows is her fated mate.
Can Harbin and Aya resist the passionate fire that blazes between them as they chase the vengeance they both crave? Or will they surrender to their deepest desires?
Felicity Heaton is a New York Times and USA Today international best-selling author writing passionate paranormal romance books. In her books, she creates detailed worlds, twisting plots, mind-blowing action, intense emotion and heart-stopping romances with leading men that vary from dark deadly vampires to sexy shape-shifters and wicked werewolves, to sinful angels and hot demons! If you're a fan of paranormal romance authors Lara Adrian, J R Ward, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Gena Showalter and Christine Feehan then you will enjoy her books too.
If you love your angels a little dark and wicked, the best-selling Her Angel series is for you. If you like strong, powerful, and dark vampires then try the Vampires Realm series or any of her stand-alone vampire romance books. If you’re looking for vampire romances that are sinful, passionate and erotic then try the best-selling Vampire Erotic Theatre series. Or if you prefer huge detailed worlds filled with hot-blooded alpha males in every species, from elves to demons to dragons to shifters and angels, then take a look at the new Eternal Mates series.
If you want to know more about Felicity, or want to get in touch, you can find her at the following places:
Lark and Bella take-on the Deep in this installment, and the author nailed all things Urdine with heart pounding shark fights, and even a Kraken! It was nice seeing the sisters' relationship develop into something less dysfunctional, officially meeting Peta for the first time, and things are progressing at a decent pace with Ash too. Full review to follow. ~4,5 Stars
Funny as hell, top-level narration, and terrific writing. I've been dying to give this series another 5-star rating ever since book 1, and although the 4 installments that followed were good, there always seems to be a couple of elements that hold 'em back. Full review to follow.