Marissa is an old hand when it comes to dealing with things going awry but accidentally starting the apocalypse has to rate pretty high on the oops scale. An old foe emerges out of the shadows because, you know, life wasn’t hard enough. She needs her friends to help defeat them but they have their own dramas to deal with.
I’d been hanging out for Cormack and Elena’s romance ever since they appeared in Celtic Moon and this book was definitely worth the wait. Elena is targeted by Pendaran who wants to control her abilities activating Cormack’s protective streak. He has to master being a human before he can defeat Pendaran though and attempt to win Elena’s heart.
Makenna aka Mac left her life as a seedy tabloid journalist behind to become North America’s only seer for SPI (a kind of Men in Black for supernatural creatures instead of aliens). A few gruesome murders sets the team off after a Grendel who intends to reveal the existence of supernatural creatures at Times Square’s New Years Eve celebrations.
Marissa Locks works for Grimm, the fairy godfather. Yep, only he isn’t exactly like the fairy godmother that usually pops up in fairytales as he’s more like a powerful Godfather who forces Marissa to work off her parents’ magical debt. One of Marissa’s stock in trade jobs is getting a prince to lust after her and then breaking his heart so a princess can pick up the pieces and get her happily ever after. Twelfth time however is not the charm and something goes terribly wrong. Grimm isn’t happy, the princess isn’t happy and Marissa has a limited time […]
Is a book ever worth risking your life for? I’m pretty hardcore when it comes to reading books but I would definitely baulk at this. Elly Garrett on the other hand is willing to do everything to keep a book from falling into the claws of the Creeps (a weird blend of supes). They murdered her only family and came after those who offered her refuge. The vampire Valerie McTeague gets drawn into the fracas when the book winds up at her bookshop, Night Owl and her employees are threatened.
Sophie Thibodeau has been on the run with her elderly mother and young son Joshua for sixteen years. She’s been trying to stay under the radar of Joshua’s father, Dylan Black, who is a charismatic (but controlling) werewolf. Joshua has started showing signs that he might have inherited a few traits from his father, so Sophie reluctantly reaches out to Dylan for help. As much as Dylan wants to spend time with his mate and son, he has to prepare for an impending war with the Guardians who threaten the lives of his tribe.
In the first line of Chapter 1, Mikani writes of being seduced while he dreamt. I was seduced by this novel while I read. I was enchanted by the characterisation, thorough world building and solid mystery wrapped up in a steampunk setting and tied with a magic bow. Police detectives Janus Mikani and Celeste Ritsuko work the night shift at the Criminal Investigation Department. When a girl from a royal house goes missing and later shows up dead, Mikani and Ritsuo have to solve the political hot potato fast or risk losing their careers. The pressure mounts as the […]