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The Awakening (Mystere Parish #3)

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Something is out there...watching...waiting
It could be a mythical creature wreaking havoc on a Mystere hotel...or a malicious vandal. It's detective Tanner LeDoux's first case and--much to his chagrin--the hotel belongs to Josie Bettencourt, once the most popular girl in town and his unrequited love. A woman who now doesn't even recognize him.
Josie's poor memory is Tanne
ebook, 224 pages
Published December 1st 2012 by Harlequin Intrigue (first published January 1st 2012)
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Josie Bettencourt wants to turn her old Plantation home into a Bed and Breakfast. Well, she really has to or else sell the place. That is something she doesn't want to do. But there is something vandalizing the work that is being done and she can't open it unless it's up to code. So she hires Tanner LeDoux, a tracker, to find the creature or person who is doing their best to sabotage her efforts.

It was a pretty decent suspense read but I was surprised at how little romance there really was in it
Debbie Heaton
In DeLeon’s romantic suspense novel, something is out there wreaking havoc on a Mystere hotel. Tanner LeDoux has just joined his brother’s detective agency and his first case is to find the mythical creature or the malicious vandal and put a stop to the terror. The hotel in question belongs to Jose Bettencourt, Tanner’s first love—a woman who has no idea who he is.

Tanner doesn’t believe in superstition but he’s given the opportunity to be Jose’s knight in shining armor when the unexplained happe
This is the 3rd story in the Mystere Parish series, and it's the story of the youngest brother, Tanner, who has just joined Holt and Max at their private investigation agency. His first assignment takes him back to the small town where he spent his miserable high school years, secretly in love with local rich girl Josie. When he finds out that she is the client he almost quits. But Josie doesn]t recognize him, and he sticks around and soon learns that something mysterious and dangerous is indeed ...more
Wendy Sparrow
If you haven't read the previous books, you'll want to go and read them in this order:

1. The Reckoning
2. The Vanishing
3. The Awakening

While each one has a stand-alone story, there is a background mystery and narrative about the three half-brothers and Mystere Parish that you'll enjoy more if you start at the beginning. Besides, each one of these books is well worth the read. Actually...this book might just be my favorite of the three. I liked both the characters a lot and loved the cryptid myste
Laura AKA Loves 2 Read Romance
Tanner LeDoux has come back to work with his brothers at their new detective agency. However he doesn't expect his first case to bring him face to face with Josie Bettencourt.

Josie doesn't remember Tanner but she is grateful for his help. She has come back to open a bed and breakfast but something or someone doesn't want Josie back. It's up to her and Tanner to solve the mystery so that the B&B can open on schedule. But will past secrets tear Josie and Tanner's budding relationship apart?

Quick romantic suspense that kept me interested.
The Tainted Keitre has arisen again in the Honey Island Swamp, wreaking havoc on Josie Bettencourt's plans to convert her family home into a Bed and Breakfast. A family friend hires Detective Tanner LeDoux to figure out why vandalism keeps occurring. Tanner has loved Josie since high school but he was the boy from the wrong side of the tracks and she was the prom queen. He sees the Keitre and soon is racing to keep Josie safe. There is a happily ever after yet the question of does the Tainted Ke ...more
This book is not paranormal or fantasy, it stays in the realm of the uncanny, with a monster that we never quite know whether it is superstition or reality. The novel is part of Harlequin Intrigue, and much shorter/less complex than the stories I'm normally used to. Good light reading for relaxation.
Sandra Rae
Book three in the Mystere Parish series. A mythical creature or a vandal? who is causing trouble in the hotel in Honey swamp? Whatever is lurking will keep you reading. Gotta love spooky old buildings.
This was the last book in the trilogy. I think I liked the 2nd one the best, but this one wrapped it up okay.
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon was raised in southwest Louisiana among the bayous and gators. Her hometown is Carlyss, but you probably won't find it on a map. Her family owned a camp located on a bayou just off the Gulf of Mexico that you could only get there by boat. The most important feature was the rope hammock hanging in the shade on a huge deck that stretched ou ...more
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