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Dead Feint (Elders Edge #2)

Dead Feint (Elders Edge #2)

Title: Dead Feint (Elders Edge #2) Author: Grant Atherton Publisher: self published Release Date: November 2018 Genre(s): Mystery Page Count: 224 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It was meant to be a favour for a friend. Forensic Psychologist, Michael MacGregor, about to return to his old hometown of Elders Edge to reestablish his relationship with the local Police…
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My Regelence Rake (Maya’s Review)

My Regelence Rake (Maya’s Review)

Title: My Regelence Rake (Sci-Regency #3) Author: J.L. Langley Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 23, 2018 Genre(s): science fiction, regency Page Count: 300 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: A Sci-Regency Novel: sequel to The Englor Affair Sebastian Hastings, Viscount Wentworth, is captain of the Royal Guard by day and scandalous rake by night. To protect the royal…
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Fourth Point of Contact (Maya’s Review)

Fourth Point of Contact (Maya’s Review)

Title: Fourth Point of Contact (Legends of Lobe den Herren # 1) Author: AJ Sherwood Publisher: Self published Release Date: October 18, 2018 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 335 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes, in the middle of an ordinary life, love presents us with a fairytale. Not once in the past five years has Castle Warden Sho…
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Hawaii Five Uh-Oh (Plummet to Soar #2)

Hawaii Five Uh-Oh (Plummet to Soar #2)

Title: Hawaii Five Uh-Oh (Plummet to Soar #2) Author: Z.A. Maxfield Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 13, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sarcastic cop Theo Hsu returns home to Hawai‘i after realizing he wants more from his life, and also, less. He hopes to reconnect with his past and make amends…
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In Vino Veritas (Maya’s Review)

In Vino Veritas (Maya’s Review)

Title: In Vino Veritas Author: Sydney Blackburn Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: August 13, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Anthony Beretta inherited the family winery at the tender age of twenty-four. It’s a struggle to keep it up, but he loves it and is determined to make it work even if it kills…
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Czech Mate (Maya’s Review)

Czech Mate (Maya’s Review)

Title: Czech Mate (Agents of C.L.A.W. #1) Author: Jane Wallace-Knight Publisher: Siren-Bookstrand,Inc Release Date: October 8, 2018 Genre(s): Paranormal, Shifters, Suspense Page Count: 39,448 words Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Set in the Happily Ever After Mating Agency universe, C.L.A.W. is a secret subsection of MI6 dealing with shifter matters that the rest of the world can’t know…
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Devil in the Details (Death and the Devil #1.8)

Devil in the Details (Death and the Devil #1.8)

Title: Devil in the Details Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: self published Release Date: October 31, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 195 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: If there’s one thing assassin Ethan Blade knows, it’s how to plan a job. How to study a target, find the weak spot, and strike. He keeps his guns clean, his knives…
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The Agency (Maya’s Review)

The Agency (Maya’s Review)

Title: The Agency Author: Edward Kendrick Publisher: JMS Books Release Date: October 6, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery/Suspense Page Count: Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Blurb: When runaway Kip Faulkner was seventeen, he witnessed two men commit a murder. Fear kept him from telling Sheriff Long the truth about what he’d seen. Guilt made him turn his life around. Eleven years…
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Buckle Up (Commitment #1)

Buckle Up (Commitment #1)

Title: Buckle Up (Commitment #1) Author: Karen Botha Publisher: self published Release Date: January 26, 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 34 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Fast cars, testosterone and money. What can go wrong? Elliott Judd has a lot to be thankful for. A lot! Men and women alike fall at his feet, and who is he…
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Truth Will Out (Merrychurch Mysteries #1)

Truth Will Out (Merrychurch Mysteries #1)

Title: Truth Will Out Author: K.C. Wells Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 30, 2018 Genre(s): Mystery Page Count: 204 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Jonathon de Mountford’s visit to Merrychurch village to stay with his uncle Dominic gets off to a bad start when Dominic fails to appear at the railway station. But when Jonathon finds him…
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From the Ashes (Maya’s Review)

From the Ashes (Maya’s Review)

Title: From the Ashes Author: C.M. Valencourt Publisher: self published Release Date: October 9 2018 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 196 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Hunter and Derek are at a fork in the road… At their friend Justin’s funeral, once-best-friends Derek and Hunter meet again almost four years after their monumental falling out. Hunter kissed Derek, and…
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Craft Brew (Maya’s Review)

Craft Brew (Maya’s Review)

Title: Craft Brew (Trouble Brewing #2) Author: Layla Reyne Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: October 8, 2018 Genre(s): Romantic Suspense Page Count: Approx 70,000 words Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Assistant US attorney Dominic Price is staring down the barrel of his father’s debts. The bull’s-eye on his back makes him a threat to everyone he cares about,…
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When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella

Title: When the Devil Drives: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: August 31, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 114 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Work-life balance for a spy may be an oxymoron, but Jack Reardon likes a good challenge. And he’s almost bested this one. He’s settled into his Meta-State…
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Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella

Title: Bargaining with the Devil: A Death and the Devil Novella Author: L.J. Hayward Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 30, 2018 Genre(s): Suspense Page Count: 78 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Meta-State spy Jack Reardon believes it’s all been taken care of. He has his verbal agreement with his boss to “keep Blade happy,” and Jack is more…
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