Tag Archives: paranormal romance

Blood Price by Tanya Huff

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of vampires, female PIs ★    ★    ★      I wish I had found this series when it was written, way back in 1991. One of the earliest entrants in the urban fantasy/paranormal romance … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Vampire Blues by Stephany Simmons

Read  June 2017 Recommended for fans of very light PNR ★    ★    ★    Adventures of the first book over, Eleanor Figg and Lian Cairn are now a couple. They’ve decided to remodel his Irish pub into a bar and grill. … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Mercy Blade by Faith Hunter. Or, Mercy me.

Read  July 2017 Recommended for fans of kick-ass-lady urban fantasy. And vampires ★    ★    ★    I’m always on the lookout for the next Kate Daniels, and the Jane Yellowrock series comes close. Like Kate, she lost parents to violence, and … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Voodoo Dues by Stephany Simmons

Read May 2017 Recommended for fans of light PNR ★    ★    ★ A lot like Jello with whipped cream; light, a bit forgettable, and sweet. A few sections felt first novelish, kind of wish-embodiment on the part of the author, … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On the Edge by Ilona Andrews

Read April 2016 Recommended for PNR fans, dedicated Andrews fans  ★     ★    ★ I’m a fan of the Kate Daniels series, so it was a natural that I would try their other stories. On the Edge is the first … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Bite Me by Parker Blue.

Read February 2016 Recommended for fans of paranormal snark & romance  2 1/2  stars Val Shapiro is on vampire stake-out. Killing vampires is not only a public service, but the violence gives her temporary respite from her internal sex-demon, Lola. … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Small Magics by Ilona Andrews. Not so small.

Read September 2015 Recommended for fans of PNR, the Andrews  ★    ★   ★    1/2 This collection contains the stories “A Questionable Client,” “Retribution Clause,” “Of Swine and Roses,” “Grace of Small Magics” and “Magic Tests.” Committed fans of the … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

‘Til the World Ends by Julie Kagawa, Ann Aguirre and Karen Duvall. Or sooner. Hopefully.

Read September 2014 Recommended for fans of the authors  ★    ★    On Labor Day Weekend, Half-Price Books 20% off sale was completely irresistible. Really. I couldn’t. So I headed over and found a few books I knew were delightful … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost. Or, Halfway Good.

Read August 2014 Recommended for fans of paranormal romance  ★    ★    If you love this, great. I’m happy you and Frost have found each other, and I wish you many hot and heavy installments. But I suggest moving on … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, Urban fantasy | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cold Magic by Kate Elliot. Cold and Congealed.

Read December, 2013 ★  1/2 Recommended for: just possibly, people who loved The Parasol Protectorate Here, let me save you some time: Chapter 1 to 6 Cat misses her dead father, so she reads his expedition journals.  Cat is cold … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews, fantasy | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments