Category : Fantasy

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In 16th Century Ireland. Young and beautiful Alainn McCreary, healer in training to the powerful O’Brien Clan, is on the cusp of discovering she possesses vast and unusual supernatural powers, which she hopes will help her unlock the secrets of her past and break the curse on the O’Brien Clan.

Alainn is counseled to hide her magical abilities, but how can she when dark forces rise up to threaten not only the O’Brien Clan, but Alainn and the life of the Chieftain’s beloved, but forbidden nephew, Killian O’Brien, a man Alainn has loved as long as she can remember?

Thirteen of your favorite Best-Selling authors have come together to be part of a fundraising project called Code Redhead – A Serial Novel.

Each writer has their own interpretation of the title ‘Code Redhead’. There’s a story to satisfy and entertain most every reader in Code Redhead.

Books To Go Now will donate the proceeds from the sale of the Novel to The Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

When children are effected by Cancer it is heart wrenching for them and their loved ones. You can make a difference in their young lives by purchasing a copy of the Code Redhead Project.

Titles in the serial Code Redhead includes: REDHEADS HAVE MORE FUN by Sharon Kleve (Genre: Contemporary Romance) -REDHEAD DEAD by Jennifer Conner (Genre: Romantic Suspense) – MOONLIGHT SERENADE by Chris Karlsen (Genre: Historical Romance) – REVEALED by Angela Ford (Genre: Mystery) -REUNITED by Tammy Tate (Genre: Contemporary Romance) – Red-HOT by Tina Donahue (Genre: Erotic Romance) – RED SARAH by Carol Ann Kauffman (Genre: Time Travel Romance) – DAY OF THE DEAD by J.R. Wirth (Genre: Suspense/Thriller) – RITUALS by N.D. Jones (Genre: Science Fiction Romance) – THE CLUE OF THE RED TRESSES by Laura Strickland (Genre: Time Travel Romance) – STARLIGHT KISSES by Sibelle Stone  (Genre: A Victorian Love Story) -ONE NIGHT IN LONDON by Kim Knight (Genre: Contemporary Romance)- THE FREEDOM GENE by Ella Medler (Genre: Dystopian)

Please pick up Code Redhead from your favorite retailer.  All the proceeds go to a very good cause – The Children’s Cancer Research Fund.  I know the devastation that a diagnoses can bring to a family, especially for a child.  Cancer is a horrid disease that strikes all ages, but perhaps it’s most cruel for the children who are just beginning their journey in life.

Every story in Code Redhead follows the redhead theme in some fashion.  Sure, there were some that I loved, others that I just liked, but I enjoyed them all for the simple fact that these authors are giving something that we can make a difference with.  Buy it for the donation it will bring, buy it for the stories it will entertain you with.  Simply buy this one – it will give you your “feel good” for the day.

Luciana grew up on the Isle of Moon, hidden away because of her magical powers. But when her father arrives, he offers her a choice: remain on the island or return with him and marry the Beast of Benwick in order to save their legacy—and her father’s life.

Lord Leofric, the Beast of Benwick, has not been touched since he was a child. Born with the power to harness lightning, he is a danger to everyone he touches. When he meets his betrothed, he expects a loveless, lonely marriage…until he discovers she’s vastly more powerful than he realized. But is she strong enough to withstand his touch?

If they can survive, their love will alter the future of the kingdom. But will their extraordinary powers cost them everything?

Titles in The Embraced series include:  How To Tame A Beast In Seven Days – So I Married A Sorcerer

the-velvet-cloak-of-midnightTitle:  The Velvet Cloak of Midnight
Series:  Shadows From The Past #4
Author:  Christina Courtenay
Genre:  Romance, Paranormal
Published:  October 7, 2016
Publisher:  Choc Lit
My Rating:  4.5 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

When newly widowed Tess visits Raglan Castle, she experiences an extraordinary vision that transports her to seventeenth-century Wales and a castle on the brink of a siege.

Even when Tess leaves Raglan to return to Merrick Court, her late husband’s home, the strange dreams continue as her life becomes increasingly intertwined with the past. And when the new owner of the estate arrives – New Zealander Josh Owens – the parallels become even more obvious.

But perhaps the visions aren’t just trying to tell their own story, maybe they’re also giving a warning..

Titles in this series include:  The Silent Touch of Shadows – The Secret Kiss of Darkness – The Soft Whisper of Dreams – The Velvet Cloak of Midnight

psyche-unboundTitle:  Psyche Unbound
Series:
Author:  Zenobia Neil
Genre:  Erotica
Published:  August 30, 2016
Publisher:  Tule Publishing – Eros
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

The celebrated beauty of Roman princess Psyche has enraged Venus, the Goddess of Love and Beauty. As punishment, Psyche is left naked on the beach to be sacrificed to a monster. When Cupid, the God of Love, swoops her up and flies her to the monster’s palace, Psyche mistakenly wraps her legs around his waist, looks into his eyes, and falls in love.

Blindfolded and tied to a bed, Psyche awaits the monster, vowing to be brave as she faces death. Yet when the monster arrives, he marries her on the condition she never see his face. As she grows to love her shadow husband, she can’t stop thinking about the God of Love. Consumed by curiosity, Psyche breaks her promise by lighting a lamp. Awaking in a rage, and furious with her betrayal, her husband banishes her from the palace.

Psyche begs Venus for another chance at love. Unmoved, Venus demands Psyche perform three impossible tasks. If Psyche succeeds, her husband will return. If she fails, she will be condemned to death.

Can Psyche satisfy Venus and win back her true love?

Mature Contend – Readers Over 18+

Stand Alone Title

Right Through MeTitle:  Right Through Me
Series:  The Obsidian Files #1
Author:  Shannon McKenna
Genre:  Paranormal Romance, Sci-Fi, Romantic Suspense
Published:  July 26, 2016
Publisher:  Barclay
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Biotech tycoon Noah Gallagher has a deadly secret: his clandestine training as a super-soldier gives him abilities that go far beyond human. Yet he’s very much a man. When Caro Bishop shows up at his Seattle headquarters with a dangerous secret agenda, his ordered life is thrown into chaos. Caro is a woman like no other—and her luminously sensual beauty cloaks a mystery he must solve.

Caro’s lying low, evading a false charge of murder. She means to clear her name, and she’ll do whatever it takes to survive—but seducing a man like Noah is more than she bargained for. His amber eyes have the strangest glow when he looks at her—she could swear he sees the secrets of her heart. The desire smoldering in Noah’s eyes awakens her own secret hunger, but Caro has to resist his magnetic pull. Anyone close to her becomes a target. The only right thing to do is run, far and fast, but Caro can’t outrun Noah’s ferocious intensity—or deny the searing passion that explodes between them.

Nothing else matters—until a vicious enemy bent on the ultimate revenge puts his murderous plan into play. Noah and Caro must battle for their lives…and their love..

Caught By AirTitle:  Caught by Air
Series:  The Watchtower Chronicles #4
Author:  Delwyn Jenkins
Genre:  Paranormal Romance, Fantasy
Published:  February 24, 2016
Publisher:  Momentum Books – Moonlight
My Rating:  4 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Amelia will trust her body to a man, but never her heart. Unfortunately for her, Dane wants both.

Amelia Sutton isn’t interested in being a hero. She’s just a witch who wants to live a normal, happy life. But that life is under threat from Malleus – a practitioner of magic so dark it could bring down the world.

To protect her home and those she loves from Malleus, Amelia must perform a dangerous ritual to increase her power. Unfortunately for her, that means spending the night with a man already too close to stealing her heart and jeopardizing her no-risk future.

As a Watchtower Knight, Dane is sworn to defend and protect Dahnan Witches. His sense of duty and loyalty has always come first, and despite his feelings for Amelia, he knows she’s not meant for him. But when Amelia asks him to join with her in an ancient binding ritual, he dares to believe they may have a chance at love after all.

Read on for my thoughts on Caught by Air.  No true spoilers, promise.

AngelbornTitle:  Angelborn
Series:  The Angelborn Cycle #1
Author:  L. Penelope
Genre:  Paranormal Romance, New Adult, Fantasy
Published:  April 29, 2015
Publisher:  Heartspell Media
My Rating:  3 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Maia

It’s hard to be normal when you see the dead everywhere. So I gave up. I just focus on staying out of their way. But the guy haunting my roommate is different. He’s impossible to ignore, and now other people can see him too.

He says my roommate is the only one who can save him from an eternity of torment. But one night he follows me into my nightmare and rescues me from my demons.Now he’s all I think about. This must be what it’s like to fall… for someone who can never be mine.

Caleb

A lifetime ago, I found my soulmate in the human world. But being angelborn means I don’t have a soul. When I lost my one true love, I lost my future and my freedom. Now, I have a second chance — she’s been reborn and I must gain her love again or serve out the rest of my eternal sentence alone.

But this time I am a fugitive with powerful angels hunting me, and I’m running out of time. You only get one soulmate, and mine isn’t the broken, scarred girl, who sees what no one else can. She’s a distraction I can scarcely afford — but I’m unable to stay away from her.

Read on for my thoughts on Angelborn.  No true spoilers, promise.

NirvanaTitle:  Nirvana
Series:  Nirvana #1
Author:  JR Stewart
Genre:  Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, YA
Published:  November 10, 2015
Publisher:  Blue Moon
My Rating:  3 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

When the real world is emptied of all that you love, how can you keep yourself from dependence on the virtual?

Animal activist and punk rock star Larissa Kenders lives in a dystopian world where the real and the virtual intermingle. After the disappearance of her soulmate, Andrew, Kenders finds solace by escaping to Nirvana, a virtual world controlled by Hexagon. In Nirvana, anyone’s deepest desires may be realized – even visits with Andrew.

Although Kenders knows that this version of Andrew is virtual, when he asks for her assistance revealing Hexagon’s dark secret, she cannot help but comply. Soon after, Kenders and her closest allies find themselves in a battle with Hexagon, the very institution they have been taught to trust. After uncovering much more than she expected, Kenders’ biggest challenge is determining what is real – and what is virtual.

Nirvana is a fast-paced, page-turning young adult novel combining elements of science fiction, mystery, and romance. Part of a trilogy, this book introduces readers to a young woman who refuses to give up on the man she loves, even if it means taking on an entire government to do so..

Read on for my thoughts on Nirvana.  No true spoilers, promise.

FatedTitle:  Fated
Series:  Servants of Fate #3
Author:  Sarah Fine
Genre:  Paranormal
Published:  September 29, 2015
Publisher:  47North
My Rating:  5 stars
Source:  NetGalley
Cover Description:

Aislin Ferry and Jason Moros have only days until they will be called to account before the Keepers of the Afterlife. Yet as they race to restore order and make their case, their worlds fall into total disarray.

Mutiny within the fractured Ferry family threatens Aislin’s hold on power and role as Charon. Meanwhile, the fearsome Lord of the Kere has family trouble of his own. Someone is unraveling the fabric of fate, and Moros suspects one of his supernatural siblings is behind the terrible bid to unleash Chaos.

Now unlikely allies, Aislin and Moros each need the other to escape the wrath of the Keepers. As the stakes rise, it becomes clear that protecting their respective empires is not the endgame. With the fate of all humanity dangling by a thread, Aislin and Moros must surrender completely to one another if they are to fight their common enemy. And as time runs out, someone must make the ultimate sacrifice.

Read on for my thoughts on Fated.  No true spoilers, promise.

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