Inspired by: Nuri Vittachi’s The Feng Shui Detective. The detective CF Wong is a feng shui master who gets involved in some fairly unusual and tricky crimes. His sidekick, Joyce, is a fairly well meaning Aussie who rubs Wong the wrong way with her brash nature.
Inspired by: Martha C. Lawrence’s Murder in Scorpio which I first read sixteen years ago and keep coming back to. My colour choices reflect the cover.
Hold onto your bookmarks, urban fantasy fans as there are all sorts of shinies being released this month.
The final instalment of this series was a little bitter-sweet as it was so much fun. Ryder is a 24 year old with a pretty big secret. Whenever she gets even slightly intimate with the opposite sex – think hand holding or kissing – her dragon side comes to the fore. A fortune-teller told her that if she finds her one true blah blah blah then she’ll be free from this curse but if she fails, then she is doomed to be a dragon forever. This makes losing her virginity before her 25th birthday a wee bit problematic, especially since she… Read more »
Inspired by: Christine Feehan’s Water Bound. Rikki rescues Lev when they get swept up in a tsunami which is described as “a solid wall of water rising up out of the sea like a monstrous tsunami, a wave beyond anything she had witnessed”.
The murder of a toy manufacturer unsettles the town of Heavenly, Pennsylvania and gift shop owner, Claire Weatherly, decides to get to the bottom of it. The man was staying at her aunt’s inn after all and threatened Amish livelihoods.
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For all the scrooges out there that don’t love Christmas, prepare to witness the greatest nay-sayer of them all be converted. Jackson O’Neil, needs Kayla Green’s marketing skills to prop up his family’s failing ski resort and she loathes Christmas with a passion so jumps at a chance to spend a Christmas with him and his family in Vermont. Kayla thinks she can escape the warm and fuzzies that plague her in New York but, unfortunately for her, the O’Neils are big on the holiday season.
Max decided he wanted wife and kids so he added ‘get a date’ to his To Do list. His first attempt at hitting on a woman at the local diner was an epic fail and tragic enough that waitress Tori offered to help him find a date.
Thronos and Lanthe were childhood friends for four sweet months until his father killed her parents and her sister, Sabine, killed his father. That kind of put a damper on their relationship but it was completely destroyed when Lanthe ‘persuaded’ Thronos to jump out a window and not use his wings to protect himself. It was pretty Icarus-like but he survived. He spent the next five hundred years searching for her and finally caught up with her at The Island of Doom (sorry, I couldn’t resist). He has no intention of giving up his prize and she has no intention… Read more »