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review 2019-03-17 21:26
Prequel to a series, tragic set up.
Legacy of the Blade (Series Prequel) - Elizabeth Rose
Quick read. This was a prequel to set up the series. We met Corbett as a child through to the loss of his family within a very short time span. There were hints at mysterious happenings throughout the sad events with a touch of the psychic. I look forward to reading the series, which begins with Corbett's story as a grown man in Lord of the Blade.

This is my unsolicited review.
 
 
 

 

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review 2019-03-09 15:45
Snakes and Ladders Roll 5
Prelude to Foundation (Foundation: Prequel, #1) - Isaac Asimov

 

How it all began.  Asimov spins a good tale without drowning the reader in heavy science.

I might have to re-read the Robot stories as refresher for the connections.

 

Roll 2 dice:  10

36. Set in Central or South America

 

 

1. Author is a woman :  League of Dragons  by Naomi Novik

8. Author's last name begins with the letters E, F, G, or H. : Winter in Eden by Harry Harrison

13. Author is a man : Return to Eden by Harry Harrison

22. Set in Asia: The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson

26. Part of a series that is more than 5 books long: Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov

36. Set in Central or South America

 

 

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text 2019-03-07 16:41
Reading progress update: I've read 38%.
Prelude to Foundation (Foundation: Prequel, #1) - Isaac Asimov

 

Hari Seldon has been whisked from the University to a secretive sector on Trantor.  

They abhor hair.  I don't know why, but everyone is permanently depilitated when they hit puberty.  I'm wondering how the mothers cope with hairy kids.  Maybe I'll find out.

 

Anyway, he and his 'better keep her mouth shut until spoken to' female companion are required to cover their hair, so Sunmaster gives them head coverings (and strips for the eyebrows) that will cover their hair.

 

Hari Seldon is trying to get his on and it keeps snapping off:

 

"Begin just above your eyebrows," said Sunmaster.  His fingers seemed to twitch, as though eager to help.

 

Seldon said, suppressing a smile, "Would you do it for me?"

 

And Sunmaster drew back, saying, almost in agitation, "I couldn't. I would be touching your hair."

 

I started laughing.  I couldn't help it.  LOL

 

I'm agreeable to peoples religious, cultural, personal, up to a point political, etc.. beliefs and ways, when in Rome and all that.  But I couldn't help it.  Everything leading up to the head coverings wound up just making him sound so aghast and prissy at having to touch hair.  Especially since he had said more than once that he has dealt with outworlders before.

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review 2019-02-14 13:04
Short
How We Fell in Love: Grace and James's short story - Toni Aleo

This book is related to the Assassins series.  This qualifies as what could be a prequel for said series.  I recommend reading the amazing series in order, if possible.

 

Grace's POV is where we begin reading this quick read.  She is the kind of girl that wants forever.  The kind you take home to your mother.

 

James has never been the forever kind.  For Grace, he will learn how.  This is a small piece of how they get together.  Tugging on our heartstrings, he chases the one he loves.

 

This was a small and simply sweet read.  Sexy tension is in the room whenever these two are.  Learning how they got together, when we can appreciate it later in their son's story.  I give this yummy piece a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

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review 2018-11-07 11:00
Release Week Review! Wait Until Dark (Maximum Security #.5) Kat Martin!

 

 

Private investigator Jonah Wolfe knows trouble when he sees it. So when April Vale storms into his office at Maximum Security, all his warning signs flash red. April’s been accused of murder, except she has no memory of how she woke up in her coworker’s bed—drenched in his blood, as he was shot with her gun. As the campaign manager for the mayor, April’s job and life are on the line if she doesn’t figure out who’s trying to frame her. But the clock is ticking, and the pair must find the murderer…before April winds up dead.

 


The introduction to Kat Martin’s new romantic suspense series is full of thrilling suspense and a passionate romance. Johan and April and strong, compelling characters that easily pull readers into their story and their romance is sweet and scorching hot as they fight not to give in to their sizzling attraction while April is Jonah’s client at Maximum Security. The plot is fast paced and flows smoothly throughout as it keeps readers guessing and hanging on to their seat. The thrilling suspense builds as Jonah and April try to discover who is framing her for murder before she winds up dead herself. The climax is exhilarating, suspenseful and has a surprising twists that has readers gasping in surprise.

 

 

Author's book page - https://www.katmartin.com/romantic-suspense/maximum-security/wait-until-dark/

 

 


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Wait Until Dark is the prequel to the Maximum Security series!

 

Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/series/239415-maximum-security

 

Author - https://www.katmartin.com/romantic-suspense/maximum-security/

 

 

#1 The Conspiracty - Coming January 22, 2019!

 

for preorder links visit the author's book page - https://www.katmartin.com/romantic-suspense/maximum-security/the-conspiracy/

 

 

 


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Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Wait-Until-Dark-Maximum-Security-ebook/dp/B07D7XR8P2

 

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iBooks - https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/wait-until-dark/id1388284597?_bbid=10066813&mt=11

 

 

New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. Currently residing in Missoula, Montana with her Western-author husband, L. J. Martin, Kat has written sixty-five Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. More than sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries. Kat is currently at work on her next Romantic Suspense.

 

 

Website - http://www.katmartin.com/

 

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