Thursday, March 23, 2017

Halayda

About the Book

Title: Halayda
Author: Sarah Delena White
Genre: Mythology / Steampunk




A mortal alchemist. A faerie king. A bond that transcends death.
Betrayed by a trusted mentor, Sylvie Imanthiya hides on the fringes of society, caring for half-fae orphans and trading her alchemical creations on the black market. She lives for the one night each season when she can see her dearest friend—a man whose destiny is far above hers.


King Taylan Ashkalabek knows better than to exchange halayda vows with a mortal. Even their friendship is a risk; love is an impossible dream.
Then a brutal alchemical attack poisons his realm, unearthing a dark power within him—and leaving Sylvie with the ancient mark of Faerie’s savior.
Manifesting unpredictable abilities and aided by allies with their own secrets, Sylvie and Taylan journey into the wilds of Faerie to heal the damage and confront Casimir, an invincible star-fae determined to claim the realm as his own. But only their enemy knows Sylvie’s true capabilities—and Taylan’s weaknesses—and how to use them in his vicious schemes.
Her fate is life. His fate is death. With Faerie in the balance, Sylvie and Taylan must stand together before reality as they know it is destroyed.

Author Bio


Sarah Delena White writes eclectic speculative fiction that reworks mythology with a fine balance of poetry and snark. She’s an experienced world traveler who loves to weave world folklore and ancient concepts into vibrant, original story worlds. She is the Benevolent Firebird (acquisitions editor) for Uncommon Universes Press. When she’s not writing or editing, she can be found making jewelry, singing Irish ballads, drinking tea, and working a variety of odd jobs. She can be bribed with dark chocolate.
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When Constellations Form by Micalea Smeltzer




Title: When Constellations Form
Series: Light in the Dark #4
Author: Micalea Smeltzer
Genre: New Adult
Release Date: March 31, 2017


Blurb

First came marriage…
Then came love…
Now comes baby in a baby carriage.
So, at least we did one thing in order, right? 

It’s been three years since Xander and Thea’s impromptu Vegas wedding. Since then, they’ve dealt with family drama, his grueling NFL schedule, and her college classes. Now that Thea’s graduated from college, it’s finally time for them to move out and start their life together.

Things couldn’t be any more perfect.

And then a curveball is thrown their way.

Midnight feedings and a screaming infant wasn’t a part of Thea’s five-year plan, but, suddenly, it’s very much her soon-to-be reality. Xander is thrilled at the prospect of parenthood while Thea can’t wrap her head around it. 

But, ready or not, here comes baby.







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Hi. I’m Micalea. Ma-call-e-uh. Weird name, I know. My mom must’ve known I was going to be odd even in the womb. I’ve written a lot of books. Like a lot. Don’t ask me how many, I don’t remember at this point. I have an unhealthy addiction to Diet Coke but I can’t seem to break the habit. I listen to way too much music and hedgehogs have taken over my life. Crazy is the word that best sums up my life, but it’s the good kind of crazy and I wouldn’t change it for anything.



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Love, Me by Anna Brooks

Author: Anna Brooks
Title: Love, Me
Series: Pleasant Valley #2
Release Date: April 25, 2017
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Vaughn Morris survives on denial and hope. He spends his days permanently marking other’s skin and his nights trying to forget the scars embedded in his soul. No longer the defenseless teenager he used to be, he returns to his home town, never expecting to fall for a woman who is just as complicated as he is.

Rayne Garner hasn’t truly lived in years. When she was too young to know better, she made a promise to a man who didn’t deserve her loyalty. Nobody has made her question that decision, until Vaughn—a man whose pain is well hidden beneath his cocky exterior and dark, mysterious eyes. But in order to heal him, Rayne must face the brutal reality she’s been trying to deny.

A friendship they didn’t need turns into a love neither thought they wanted. Rayne and Vaughn not only have to fight for each other, they must survive threats from a past they’re both trying to overcome.



Anna began writing when she thought the world would want to hear her sick lyrics through song. Since then, she's realized her childhood dream wasn't so far-fetched, just misguided. Now she writes romance with real emotions and happy endings. If Anna isn't writing or reading, she can be found by a space heater drinking a ridiculous amount of Diet Dr Pepper. She also likes to hang out with her husband and two boys. If it wasn't for them, she wouldn't ever leave the house. Anna was born in Wisconsin but now lives in the Evergreen State.
  

Cherry Cake and a Cadaver Book Tour


Cherry Cake and a Cadaver
by Susan Boles

Ms. Boles has a good sense of mystery, and using clues to lead the reader down the right path to guessing the outcome, if the reader is paying close attention.
~Lisa Ks Book Reviews
Ms. Boles is a master baker of cozy mysteries. The multiple story elements are mixed together just right and make Cherry Cake and a Cadaver a worthy addition to the series and a tasty read in its own right.
~Back Porchervations



Synopsis
Lily Gayle and the gang set out to find a killer after local baker Luxen Natolovich is found dead hours before the grand opening weekend at the new Bed and Breakfast in town, Midnight Dragonfly. As Lily Gayle deciphers the clues around Luxen’s death she uncovers a conspiracy of lies and half truths that could very well be tied to a refugee camp in Mississippi during World War II. The deeper Lily Gayle digs, the deeper the conspiracy runs, and the closer she comes to being the killer’s next victim.




Susan calls McNairy County, TN her home ground even though she has moved away. It was here, at Bethel Springs Junior High School that she began her writing career with two friends. They formed their own little writers group that was so secret they were the only ones who knew it existed. She still has some of the stories they wrote carefully preserved in a loose leaf binder and tucked away for safety.
She has worked in retail management, briefly for the Census Bureau and for many years in the investment/insurance industry in the regulatory compliance arena. All of which are left brain activities. So she exercises her right brain activity with reading and writing…just to keep both sides even.
Reading has been a passion since she was very young. As a toddler, her mother read to her from her ‘baby books’ and her Mother tells a story about her holding one of them upside down and ‘reading’ by repeating the story verbatim from memory.
Death of a Wolfman is the first in the Lily Gayle Lambert mystery series. Her previously published romantic suspense novel, Fated Love, is a contemporary paranormal romantic suspense (with a twist of paranormal) set in Memphis, TN. Her first novel, Kate’s Pride, is a historical women’s fiction set in West Tennessee in the aftermath of the Civil War. The novel is loosely based on her own Great Grandmother and published under the pen name Renee Russell.
Life got in the way of writing for many years but now she’s come back to her early love.
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Hi everyone. Ben Carter here. I'm the sheriff of Barkley County, Mississippi. I live in the county seat, Mercy, and my office is there too. I was born and raised in Mercy. I went to Ole Miss at the same time as Lily Gayle, and keeping an eye on my cousin was a job all in itself. She managed to get herself involved in mysteries even back then. After Ole Miss, I went to work in Jackson, MS on their police force and then to Natchez, MS. But when the job opened up here, I knew I wanted to come home.
I thought it would be quiet here. It always was when I was growing up. But I guess times change, even in backwaters like Mercy, Mississippi. I was pretty surprised about the wolf man case we had a few months ago. You could have knocked me over with a feather. I thought I knew everything about every family in this town. Which just goes to show you that when you start thinking that way you're bound to discover something unsettling.
And this time around, our local bakery owner turning up dead at the fixin' to open bed and breakfast out from town was a real shocker. And trying to keep Lily Gayle from sticking her nose into the case was about as easy as herding cats. Which means, that ain't happening. She's a good woman though. Got a good head on her shoulders, too. But if you tell her I said that I'll deny it to the death. She comes up with some good information for me and we manage to solve the crimes pretty quick.

Come visit with all of us in Mercy. Cherry Cake and a Cadaver might me just what you need.


This is a very light weight cozy. I appreciated the sassy southern mature characters.
They referenced a previous murder involving a wolfman. I would have liked more information to better understand how it affected Lily Gayle's though processes. 
LG sure seems like a handful, and adding in the spirited Miss Edna makes for endless possibilities. Dixie seems to add a calming factor, not that she can settle the ladies down when they get a bee in their bonnet.

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