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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Book Review of Between Heaven and Hell





Book Review of Between Heaven and Hell


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About the Books

Between Heaven & Hell, Book 2

Title: Between Heaven & Hell

Author: Astrid V. Tallaksen

Genre: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance

 Being a fallen angel used to be easy. A quiet life with the people she loves is all Sara ever asked for. Unfortunately, the apocalypse didn't get the message. After nearly losing everything, she's managed to put her life back together and start living what she hoped was happily ever after with her small family. Now she wants nothing more than to hide away and pretend the end of the world is a distant rumor. Her life has already been torn apart once. Doesn't she deserve a break?

                The apocalypse finds its way back to her doorstep when a letter arrives. Is it a friendly warning, a dire threat, or a simple reminder that she can't run away from what's to come? Sara refuses to take heed and pays dearly for her avoidance. With her family in danger and the preservation of free will hanging in the balance, she finds herself with no other choice. Sara must follow the path forged for her, a path that may take away everything she holds dear and leave her in pieces at the end. She's caught between Heaven and Hell, and the last person she'd ever have considered trusting might just be her greatest ally.


At Death’s Door, Book 1
Title: At Death’s Door

Author: Astrid V. Tallaksen

Genre: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance

The world is a pretty straightforward place. Even for medium Sara Stone things seem pretty simple, aside from the whole talking to spirits bit. But when the spirits get too hard to handle and Sara ends up admitted to a mental hospital, the world starts to seem a lot less straightforward. First her family disappears, including her four year old son. Then she gets the sneaking suspicion that not only are the staff at the mental hospital somehow connected, but they also have no intention of ever letting her leave the hospital.

                Everything changes when Sara has her first visitor in three months. Daniel is handsome, friendly, and a complete stranger. When he promises to spring her from the hospital and swears that everything she's experienced is completely real, Sara has no choice but to believe him. But once she reaches a run-down Victorian house in the tiny Alabama town her rescuer calls home, the last thing she expects to discover is that every memory she has is a lie.

                Daniel reveals a world filled with angels, demons, and an impending war humans know nothing about. Sara wants to ignore her role in the whole mess – all that matters is solving the mystery of where her son has gone. But the forces of Heaven, Hell, and the Heart have other plans for her. Can she find her child before the world comes crashing down?

  
Author Bio

Astrid V. Tallaksen grew up with a heart for stories of creatures and places outside of this world. Her love of reading quickly became a love of writing. She spent several years creating content and helping writers to improve their craft on the online world of Althanas, a creative writing workshop in the guise of a roleplaying forum. A self-avowed nerd, Astrid loves science fiction, comic books, and eighties fantasy movies in the vein of The Princess Bride and Labyrinth. Her geekiness extends to annual volunteer work at the massive sci-fi convention known as Dragon*con every year in Atlanta, Georgia. In the odd times that she's not immersed in geekdom or writing, Astrid loves to sing karaoke, crochet, and spend time with her family and pets.

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Review: 

            This is the second book in the series, and it’s even better than the first one.  And I didn’t think that was possible.  It is also the saddest book I’ve read in a very long time, but left me hopeful that the final book would have a happy ending.

            In this book Sara/Azreal, the angel of death, loses those she holds most dear and finds someone new to care for.  It is a tragedy of Shakespearean levels, but ends with a hint of hope.

            I give this book 5 out of 5 clouds and anxiously await book 3.



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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Book Review of Gifted

Book Review of Gifted
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About the Book

Title: Gifted: The Hayven Series


Author: J.A. George

Genre: YA Romance / Fantasy / Dystopian

“Why do birds fly? Why do lions hunt deer? Why does the sun shine and the moon glow? Because it must. I wish I could tell you why, I truly do. It mustn’t be easy, such pressure weighted on such young shoulders, but we do not always choose the lives we must lead.” 

Avery Gray had no choice but to be different. She was not born that way; she was chosen. 

After having met a special, silver-haired woman, and the handsome and enigmatic Theodore-James Connors, Ava finds herself in Hayven, a city separated from the rest of the world, where only gifters – ordinary people with extra-ordinary gifts – can go. With Theo, his friends, Hayven, her gift, and the ability to ‘travel’ in different colours, Ava must now accept that she can no longer classify herself as normal. As friendships develop, and Theo and Ava become closer than she anticipated, it turns out her new gifted life comes with a catch. With no choice or say on the matter, Ava must save a city she is starting to fall in love with; a city that has almost begun to feel like home. 


Author Bio

J.A. George is the author of the four-part series, GIFTED: THE HAYVEN SERIES. Jessica spent years of her life reading book after book before sitting on her bed one morning, opening her laptop and typing Chapter One into her word document. Now, not only does she read book after book, she now writes book after book too. When she's not writing, she's trying to break her record of finishing a tub of Oreo ice cream in less than forty-five minutes.
You can contact her at Jess.george@hotmail.co.uk


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Review: 

            OMG, I cannot wait for book 2.  This story was incredible.  All the things I would love to be real are real in this story.  Magic and other worlds where people have special gifts.  I would love to be friends with the people in this story because they all sound like really interesting people.

            I give this story 5 out of 5 clouds and anxiously await the follow up.



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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Book Review of At Death’s Door

Book Review of At Death’s Door
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About the Books

At Death’s Door

Title: At Death’s Door

Author: Astrid V. Tallaksen

Genre: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance

The world is a pretty straightforward place. Even for medium Sara Stone things seem pretty simple, aside from the whole talking to spirits bit. But when the spirits get too hard to handle and Sara ends up admitted to a mental hospital, the world starts to seem a lot less straightforward. First her family disappears, including her four year old son. Then she gets the sneaking suspicion that not only are the staff at the mental hospital somehow connected, but they also have no intention of ever letting her leave the hospital.

                Everything changes when Sara has her first visitor in three months. Daniel is handsome, friendly, and a complete stranger. When he promises to spring her from the hospital and swears that everything she's experienced is completely real, Sara has no choice but to believe him. But once she reaches a run-down Victorian house in the tiny Alabama town her rescuer calls home, the last thing she expects to discover is that every memory she has is a lie.

                Daniel reveals a world filled with angels, demons, and an impending war humans know nothing about. Sara wants to ignore her role in the whole mess – all that matters is solving the mystery of where her son has gone. But the forces of Heaven, Hell, and the Heart have other plans for her. Can she find her child before the world comes crashing down?

Between Heaven & Hell

Title: Between Heaven & Hell

Author: Astrid V. Tallaksen

Genre: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance

Being a fallen angel used to be easy. A quiet life with the people she loves is all Sara ever asked for. Unfortunately, the apocalypse didn't get the message. After nearly losing everything, she's managed to put her life back together and start living what she hoped was happily ever after with her small family. Now she wants nothing more than to hide away and pretend the end of the world is a distant rumor. Her life has already been torn apart once. Doesn't she deserve a break?

                The apocalypse finds its way back to her doorstep when a letter arrives. Is it a friendly warning, a dire threat, or a simple reminder that she can't run away from what's to come? Sara refuses to take heed and pays dearly for her avoidance. With her family in danger and the preservation of free will hanging in the balance, she finds herself with no other choice. Sara must follow the path forged for her, a path that may take away everything she holds dear and leave her in pieces at the end. She's caught between Heaven and Hell, and the last person she'd ever have considered trusting might just be her greatest ally.

Author Bio

Astrid V. Tallaksen grew up with a heart for stories of creatures and places outside of this world. Her love of reading quickly became a love of writing. She spent several years creating content and helping writers to improve their craft on the online world of Althanas, a creative writing workshop in the guise of a roleplaying forum. A self-avowed nerd, Astrid loves science fiction, comic books, and eighties fantasy movies in the vein of The Princess Bride and Labyrinth. Her geekiness extends to annual volunteer work at the massive sci-fi convention known as Dragon*con every year in Atlanta, Georgia. In the odd times that she's not immersed in geekdom or writing, Astrid loves to sing karaoke, crochet, and spend time with her family and pets.

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Review: 

            I think this is probably the most unique story about angels that I’ve ever read.  This story is about another group of angels….not the fallen/demons or the heavenly hosts.  This group decided not to take sides and were sent to earth to live with free will.  The story is about two and half angels and what happens when you don’t know who you are, but you see ghosts and spirits.   It is also ultimately a love story.

            I laughed out loud and cries my eyes out…so it was a good read.

            I give this book 5 out of 5 clouds.



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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Book Review of The Widow’s Son

Book Review of The Widow’s Son
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About the Book


Title: The Widow’s Son

Author: Thomas Shawver

Genre: Mystery / Thriller

Thomas Shawver, author of The Dirty Book Murder and Left Turn at Paradise, returns to the surprisingly lethal world of rare books with a third enthralling novel featuring a most unlikely hero — antiquarian bookseller Michael Bevan.

 A furious man from nearby Independence, Kansas demands that Michael Bevan return a rare first edition of the Book of Mormon, claiming that it was mistakenly sold by a disgruntled descendant of A.J. Stout. Contained on the frontispiece are a list of Ford names dating from 1845 to the present. Beside each name, save the last two, is a check mark – but what could the checks signify? With this discovery, Michael Bevan stumbles onto a trail of hatred and murder stretching back to 1844.

 

Author Bio


Thomas Shawver is a former marine officer, lawyer, and journalist with American City Business Journals. An avid rugby player and international traveler, Shawver owned Bloomsday Books, an antiquarian bookstore in Kansas Cit



Goodreads: Goodreads

 

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Penguin Random House: Penguin Random House

Amazon: Amazon

Barnes and Noble: B&N

iBooks: iBooks

Google play: Google Play

Books a Million: Books a Million

Kobo: Kobo



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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Book Review of The Black Lotus: Night Flower Book 1

 Book Review of The Black Lotus:  
     Night Flower Book 1
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The Black Lotus: Night Flower Book 1


by Claire Warner (Goodreads Author)

....though I would dearly love to play court to you, I would hurt you more than any other.

It is 1752.

The year that will change the life of heiress Melissa De Vire. As she makes her first fumbling steps into society, she meets the handsome young cad Justin Lestrade and his world tears her perceptions apart. For Justin is more than he appears and his secrets and enemies are manifold. Drawn irresistibly to him, she finds herself sinking into a realm of feuds, magic and old curses and her life will never again be the same. 
Paperback, 562 pages

Published June 29th 2014 by Createspace (first published March 21st 2014)



ISBN
150035810X (ISBN13: 9781500358105)


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Review: 
            Wonderful regency romance with a twist.  I loved how these two knuckleheads fought against the obvious instant chemistry and romance between them.  Sometimes I wanted to reach in and knock their heads together, but it is a romance so you know they figured it out eventually (Happy smile). 

            This is a feel good lovely read.  I enjoyed it on the beach while my kids, nieces, nephew and cousins children played in the sand.  It was a great read on a great day.

            I give this book 4 out of 5 clouds.



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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Giveaway and Book Review of Whispers in Eternity

Book Review of Whispers in Eternity




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About the Book


Title: Whispers in Eternity

Author: Jacinda Buchmann

Genre: YA Paranormal Romance

Life—the existence of truly living—doesn’t begin until you close the door on the past.

My post-high school goals had been right on track—literally. But when the doctors said that I could no longer run, I was faced with two choices—give up or change direction.

Unexpectedly, singing became my new passion—a passion fueled by the most gorgeous guy I had ever met.

I can’t say that I believe in love at first sight, but after meeting Gavin, I can now say with certainty that I believe in recognition at first meeting.

He was unquestionably my soul mate.

Only one obstacle stood in our way.

He was a ghost.

 

Author Bio


Jacinda Buchmann lives in Arizona with her husband and three children. She graduated from Carroll College, in Helena, Montana, with a B.A. in elementary education and later received a Master’s degree from Northern Arizona University, in school counseling. After spending several years as a teacher and later a school counselor, she now spends her time writing, any free chance she can get, that is, when she’s not spending time with her family or creating a new concoction in the kitchen.

 

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Review: 

A different way to look at challenges and coming of age.  I enjoyed this book a great deal.

I give this book 4 out of 5 clouds.



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Friday, July 10, 2015

Book Review of Nightfall

Book Review of Nightfall
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Title: Nightfall


Genres: Paranormal Romance

ISBN:  978-1-910397-25-1
Book Length:  270 Pages
Publisher: Luminosity Publishing

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24532282-nightfall


DESCRIPTION/Blurb

His mate-

Tamara’s spicy scent thrills, seduces and weakens him like no other.  She is his and he wants her.  Unfortunately, she is done with men.  Tamara’s been burned too many times in the past and she’s not looking for a relationship…..ever.  But when she finds a stray dog on her doorstep she decides she wants a relationship with a male, after all- that of pet and pet owner.

Needs convincing-

Josh is not a dog and he has no interest in staying her pet.  He has one burning desire- Tamara- in his bed, nightly and permanently.  He will stop at nothing to convince Tamara they are better together and that he needs her, forever. 

Their paths are intertwined and their future is inevitable but will Tamara allow Josh to love, cherish and protect her?  Or will she say good-bye to the amazing, dedicated man whose loyalty and sweet promises could shatter her walls completely and consume her with desire? 

 

EXERPT

 

God, he was good.

 

Their bodies stuck together, as if separation was unthinkable. She shivered while she ran her fingers down his muscled arms. He was strong, powerful yet he wouldn’t harm her. That was an undeniable fact—a simple truth as breathing air if there was any left in the room, that is. Had their combined body heat chased out all the available oxygen?

 

Never mind. She’d survive or perish with a smile. She re-focused her senses on the beautiful man above her.

 

“Tamara, my sweet little minx, you’re not fooling me at all,” he whispered into her ear. His hands further explored the canvas of her body. Blunt teeth nibbled a long line down the side of her sensitive neck in between warm breaths.

 

“You’re trying to be coy, playing sweet and innocent with me but you forget—I know you, Tamara. You’re not innocent, but you are delicious and sweet.” He growled. “I’m going to enjoy devouring every one of your tasty treats.” A shiver of delight tumbled through her, kindling and arousing her interest.

 

“Soulmate,” he whispered against her neck. He marked her with a burning kiss. His beautiful eyes hid under heavy lids while his tongue planted wet, passionate caresses down her neck.

 

She mewed, gripping the bed sheet between her fingers, singing praises of his sexual prowess.

 

“You’re mine. Mine.” He roared. His strong arms whipped around her waist and drew her closer to him.

 

He was a predator but instead of fighting him as she probably should, she became his willing—very wanting—prey. Her body succumbed, arching, and calling to him like a siren, craving and anticipating his dominance.

 

I should be running from him, making a beeline out the door, but here I am helpless, watching him and liking it, waiting for him to take me in any way he wants. Damn it. I’m weak and I can’t help it. I want him.

 

How had she become involved with a wolf anyway? In the beginning, he’d been a stray dog on her doorstep that snuck into her home. She took him to the vet’s office one year ago and everything changed after that…


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Welcome to my world….

 

I believe in Love and Romance.

 

My characters aren't perfect.  They're skewed, flawed, and emotional.  They've dealt with real life circumstances and have survived and now they're living their lives, thinking their lives are complete when fate hits them square in the chest with something they've never experienced- True Love.

 

Almost all of my female characters wear plus sizes.  These are real, genuine women with normal hurdles in their way:  insecurities, trust issues, lack of faith but these women are survivors and they are snarky, fiery, feisty wildcats who allure and captivate their sexy mates, forever.  The women aren't angels but their mates might be and their mates will do anything to keep them in their lives.

 

My male characters are alphas, strong men, tough enough to handle their women's wicked ways while gentle enough to reward and pleasure them, too.  Love is at the core of all my books and each couple is rewarded with a happy ending because that's how love should be..... Everlasting and True.


This is your invitation.  Step into my world and explore the unique stories I create.

****   I love writing but I also love hearing from my readers.  I have several books in the works for the future including two Angel series and four more wolf-shifter books.

Author (Contact Links)


Website: https://tklawyerauthor.wordpress.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tklawyerauthor

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tklawyerauthor

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/12764640.T_K_Lawyer

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/author/tklawyer


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