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review 2017-03-01 13:00
Book Tour Review that I am Involved with.
A Shot In The Dark (Dark Series Book 1) ... A Shot In The Dark (Dark Series Book 1) - Sumner J. La Croix
Romantic suspense
Date Published: February 1, 2017 Publisher:
Limitless Publishing
A motorcycle crash forces Skyler Smith into Laney Pearson’s hospital, barely clinging to life… As a trauma nurse, Laney works with surgeon Josh Stone to bring Skyler back from the brink of death and toward recovery. But what initially looks like nothing more than a freak accident may turn out to be much more dangerous—and maybe even deadly. In the years they’ve worked together, Laney has never given Josh the time of day… She thinks he’s nothing more than a pompous doctor looking for another notch to add to his belt. But caring for Skyler brings the pair closer, and Laney lets down her guard, allowing them the chance to find happiness together in the midst of so much destruction. But someone doesn’t want them to be happy. Someone wants Laney gone. Threats might derail their love before it really starts… As the couple tries to build their budding relationship, Laney begins to receive menacing messages. And when she and Josh learn that Skyler’s accident is anything but unintentional, they fight to balance finding the would-be killer with keeping keep Laney safe from her stalker. But each wild turn takes them further away from the truth…and each other. Can Laney and Josh discover who is behind the violent acts, or is each guess they make nothing more than a shot in the dark? Some accidents aren’t accidental…
My Review
The book started out full of mystery from the very beginning, with Skyler on his bike and getting hurt. I really liked Skyler and his mom a lot. I really felted bad for all he went through in this book. It held my attention because I wanted to find out if he would survive and if he did would he be his normal health self. I also wanted to know if his accident was really just that or if it wasn't an accident at all. And if someone was trying to kill him then for what reason. Very surprising outcome. 
I really loved Laney and Josh a whole lot. Josh did drive me crazy because he wanted to do everything for Laney. Such as ordering her food for example, as well as her drinks, and so much more. Once Laney told him it was driving her nuts, he did try to tone it back. 
Laney also has a stalker, that is very crazy that's for sure. The book did end in a cliffhanger, and somethings were tied up but other things might or might not have been tied up. 
There is another book coming out very soon, and I really can't wait to find out what's going to happen next. So I will definitely be reading it, that's for sure. 
 
Virtual Book Tour - February 6 - March 3
JG Sumner is a Registered Nurse who went rogue. As good as she was at starting IV's, she enjoys writing the down the stories in her head even more. Most of the time the characters won't stop pestering her until she has them down on paper. JG can often be found with a glass of red wine or prosecco in front of her computer. When she's not creating, she enjoys the outdoors hiking, bike riding, snowboarding, and camping. JG has a very dry sense of humor, and should never be taken too seriously. She loves to hear from her fans, and even those who aren't and would love to hear your opinion on her books. JG writes romantic suspense/thrillers including: A Shot in the Dark, Into the Light, The Surrender Trilogy including Surrender, Shattered, and Saved which will be available through Limitless Publishing soon.
Contact Information Website: Website domain in process
Twitter: @jg_sumner
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review 2016-12-27 00:00
BURN (The Dark in You Series Book 1)
BURN (The Dark in You Series Book 1) - Suzanne Wright So. Fucking. Good.

I want a Knox of my own and I want to be Harper when I grow up. Her attitude and abandonment issues really meshed well here. And Knox was insanely hot and totally alpha.

The drama and suspense were written with a deft hand and the world building was just enough to get my head in the right atmosphere without being distracting.

I'm so happy to see this isn't a series that focuses on new characters with each book. You hook me with the baddest motherfucker on the planet, I wanna stick with it and see more.

Grabbing the next book tomorrow... Er, later today when I wake up because holy shit it's 3:30am and I literally did not put this book down for anything. Now that I think about it, my neck hurts and I need to pee really badly.

Highly recommended, adding it to my favorites, and now I gotta goooo!
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review 2016-07-12 03:20
Moving In
Moving In (Moving In Series Book 1) - ScareStreet, Ron; Ripley

Not bad. Not bad at all. I just wish it had been longer, because I didn't feel that I got a chance to really know the characters before the book was over.

 

I wasn't sure I liked the book enough to continue, but since the other books in the series are available to check out via the Kindle Owner's Lending Library, I'll at least try the second one.

 

Using this for the 'book with a terrible cover' square, because that font is horrible.

 

 

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text 2016-07-12 00:43
Reading progress update: I've read 26%.
Moving In (Moving In Series Book 1) - ScareStreet, Ron; Ripley

I'm considering using this one for the 'book with a terrible cover' square.

 

I mean, I don't have any issues with the actual cover, but the font bugs me.

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review 2016-03-19 15:02
ARC Review: Dead in the Water (Gemini #1) by Hailey Edwards
Dead in the Water (Gemini: A Black Dog Series Book 1) - Hailey Edwards

Review originally posted at: Angel's Guilty Pleasures

 

Dead in the Water 

 Gemini #1  
 Hailey Edwards  
 Paranormal Romance - Urban Fantasy  
 CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform  
 January 30th 2016  
 eBook/Paperback  
 186  
 NetGalley  
 

 

Gemini, Book 1 

 

Camille Ellis is the Earthen Conclave’s golden girl. Her peculiar talent solves cases with a touch. She isn’t afraid of getting her hands dirty, but every bright star casts a shadow, and her deepest scars lurk just beneath the skin. 

 

A routine consultation goes sideways when a victim’s brother gets involved in the investigation. Riding the edge of grief, the warg will go to any lengths to avenge his sister’s death. Even if it means ensuring Cam’s cooperation at the jaws of his wolf. 

 

When the killer strikes again, Cam is caught between a warg and a hard place. To save the next victim, she must embrace her past. Even if it means dragging her darkest secrets into the light of day.

 

 

 

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~ 4 Dead in the Water Stars ~

 

Dead in the Water is book one in the Gemini series by Hailey Edwards. We are treated to a kick-ass heroine, a hot hero, a dangerous mission with a mystery to solve and a few unexpected twists. The author pulled me in from the first to the last page and when the ending came, I wanted the next book Head Above Water, right away.

 

If you have read Hailey Edwards Black Dog series then you will notice that this book takes place in the same world. Some of the characters we meet in the Black Dog series, like Thierry and Shaw, make an appearance. It was nice to see those characters again. Even with this book tying into another series, the author does a good job with not making the reader feel like something is missing or confusing. We are treated to little pieces out of an extensive puzzle, which make sense, but when it’s all put together as a whole it makes up a substantial picture. This book just may make you want to try out the other series.

 

Camille is a Fae. My heart broke for Camille. Something bad happened in her past and she has been alone for a very long time. Also with her unique and unusual abilities, they too make her an outcast among her own kind and others, which adds to her aloneness. She will pull at your heart-strings and throughout the book you see that she is on a mission to redeem herself. I like her abilities and can’t wait to see what else she can do; besides seeing how her character will develop.

 

Cord Graeson is a hot warg aka werwolf. He’s Beta of the Georgia Warg Pack, so you know he’s got alpha tendencies, a great sense of duty, and will protect his pack. He is also a man on a mission. We don’t learn much about him, yet. I really can’t wait to learn more about him.

 

Cam and Graeson, these two didn’t hit it off at the beginning, but they both try to do what is right and find a common ground. I’m curious to see how the relationship will develop. We don’t have a romance yet, but you see it’s going in that direction. It’s going to be a nice slow build up.

 

BEWARE OF CLIFFHANGER:
Yes, the author leaves us with some questions, things still not resolved and a major cliffhanger. I was shocked by it, but I have to say it has me curious to see how everything will get resolved. If you don’t like books that continue on, then you may not enjoy HEdwards. She builds her world, plot, and characters with each book in the series. I find her storytelling and writing, refreshing and a change of pace from my usual reading. I don’t usually like cliffhangers, but I have to say this one is well done.

 

Dead in the Water is a great Urban Fantasy, with a kick-ass heroine, and a hot hero. If you enjoy a plot full of mystery and interesting twists then you will enjoy this book. I myself can’t wait for more in the Gemini series.

 

*Disclaimer: I received a complimentary ARC copy provided by CrushStar Multimedia LLS via NetGalley with the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments and ratings are my own.

 

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Challenge: Pick Your Genre – Paranormal/Urban Fantasy (2016)
Challenge: New To You – New Series (2016)

 

 

 

Source: angelsguiltypleasures.com/2016/03/arc-review-dead-in-the-water-gemini-1-by-hailey-edwards
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