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Ravensong (Colin’s Review)

Ravensong (Colin’s Review)

Title: Ravensong (Green Creek #2) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 31, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary/Shifter/Paranormal Page Length: 400 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Gordo Livingstone never forgot the lessons carved into his skin. Hardened by the betrayal of a pack who left him behind, he sought solace in the garage in his tiny mountain…
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Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (Colin’s review)

Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (Colin’s review)

Title: Blood Bathory: Absence of the Sun (The Guardians of Gaia #2) Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 4th 2018 (first published July 2nd 2014) Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance Page Count: 278 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Tyger tyger, burning bright… As theriomorphs in the service of Gaia, Tyr Gustavson and his lover…
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Unfit to Print

Unfit to Print

Title: Unfit to Print Author: K.J. Charles Publisher: KJC Books Release Date: July 10, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 185 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When crusading lawyer Vikram Pandey sets out in search of a missing youth, his investigations take him to Holywell Street, London’s most notorious address. He expects to find a disgraceful array…
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Blood Bathory: Like the Night (Colin’s Review)

Blood Bathory: Like the Night (Colin’s Review)

Title: Blood Bathory: Like the Night (The Guardians of Gaia #1) Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Self Published Release Date: April 9, 2018 Genre(s): Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Page Count: 348 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 1.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Evan St. John, a young fashion photographer running from the pain caused by the death of his younger sister, is thrilled when…
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Stone the Crows (Colin’s Review)

Stone the Crows (Colin’s Review)

Title: Stone the Crows (Wolf Winter #2) Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 29, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 240 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: When the Winter arrives, the Wolves will come down over the walls and eat little boys in their beds. Doctor Nicholas Blake might still be afraid of the dark,…
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Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1)

Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1)

Title: Mages & Mechanisms (Jak & Leander #1) Author: Devin Harnois Publisher: October Night Publishing Release Date: May 18, 2018 Genre(s): Romance, Fantasy Page Count: 187 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Leander Weatherford doesn’t want a mage, but he needs one. Enchanted mechanical animals are all the rage among the upper classes, and selling them will save…
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Under a Blue Moon (Colin’s Review)

Under a Blue Moon (Colin’s Review)

Title: Under a Blue Moon (Camp H.O.W.L #2) House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #22 Author: Bru Baker Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 19, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 228 Pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Once in a blue moon, opposites find they’re a perfect match. Nick Perry is tired of helping people with their marriages, so…
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Words (Colin’s Review)

Words (Colin’s Review)

Title: Words Author: John Inman Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 12, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: The world of writers, readers, and reviewers is a close-knit family of friends, fans, and fiction fanatics. That’s the world Milo Cook and Logan Hunter reside in—thriving on the give and take of creativity, the…
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Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5)

Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5)

Title: Twenty-One Arrow Salute (The Order #2.5) Author: Kasia Bacon Publisher: Self Published Release Date: June 11, 2018 Genre(s): High Fantasy, Romance Page Count: Novella Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: An archer’s heart is a hard target to hit… Verhan Turryés of Black Mountain is a handful. Freshly enlisted in the Highland Regiment, he does all he can…
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Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10)

Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10)

Title: Balefire (Whyborne & Griffin #10) Author: Jordan L. Hawk Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 13, 2018 Genre(s): Historical, Romance, Paranormal Page Count: TBC Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Whyborne’s Endicott relatives have returned to collect on the promise he made to help them take back their ancestral manor from an evil cult. In exchange, they’ll give…
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Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1)

Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1)

Title: Ghost’s Sight (Witch’s Apprentice #1) Author: Morwen Navarre Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: June 11, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Word Count: 27,000 Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Years ago, a bond was forged when a little boy, plagued by dreams and visions he could not explain, became the Witch’s new apprentice healer. Gerry, a rugged and headstrong…
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The Medium (Colin’s Review)

The Medium (Colin’s Review)

Title: The Medium Author: Bonnie Dee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 29, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Historical Page Count: 197 pages Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: To win a heart, he must risk his soul… Cast out of his family for being a freak, psychic Justin Crump helps others find peace by using his ability. When he’s…
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The Consumption of Magic (Audio Review)

The Consumption of Magic (Audio Review)

Title: The Consumption of Magic (Tales From Verania #3) Author: TJ Klune and Michael Lesley (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 30th 2018 Genre(s): High Fantasy Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred,…
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The Foxling Soldati (Soldati Hearts #2)

The Foxling Soldati (Soldati Hearts #2)

Title: The Foxling Soldati (Soldati Hearts #2) Author: Charlie Cochet and Manuel Pombo (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 20th 2018 Genre(s): Gay Contemporary Fantasy Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Foxling Toka has served the Soldati king for centuries, and now he attends to the kingdom’s cherished Soldati prince. It’s a…
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