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Black Briar (Briar Saga #1)

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There is havoc and mayhem aplenty in New Gotham, but Sybille L. Prince, for her part, manages to sleep through most of it.
The spindle witch has already tried living in this world, and found it distinctly wanting. When she must be awake, Sybille spends her time working at Briar Alchemy, mixing potions and poisons for some of New Gotham’s leading storymavens, and caring for
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Kindle Edition, 114 pages
Published June 1st 2014 by Skeleton Key Publishing
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Heather
Jun 23, 2014 Heather rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, r2r
I received this book for an honest review ( LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)

Sybille Prince is a witch who help all paranormal beings. However, this isn't your normal paranormal story. It's a BDSM version. And it's awesome! While Sybille is making a 'routine' housecall she's suddenly face to face with her very sexy EX boyfriend, Nova. Who happens to be a gargoyle. He's been hurt in some kind of attack and even though he could've called many for help...he calls Sybille. He wants her back. She tries co
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Danijela
Jun 24, 2014 Danijela rated it liked it
***I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the Goodreads group,Lovers of Paranormal, LoP.***
This is my first review here on Goodreads, so have some patoence with me.

This is a dark love story set in New Gotham. Sybille, the spindle witch, dosn't see the world as a happy place.
She dosn't do love, but when confronted with her ex- lover Nova, she does everything to keep him out.

Nova is a gargouille. He is strong and handsome but he comes with his own vulnerabilities.


All in all it
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Sophie Avett
Jun 10, 2014 Sophie Avett added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Black Briar is available wherever my books are sold! An updated version of BB has been uploaded wherever my books are sold. If you've already purchased it, feel free to delete the copy off your e-reader and redownload the file from your library. Thanks!
Hurlingturtles
Jul 04, 2014 Hurlingturtles rated it liked it
I got this book from the Lovers of Paranormal group for an honest review, so here goes....

I found this book a bit hard to get through, though this may be all on me. I read mostly paranormal romance and YA. This book was well-written and very description heavy, a bit more than I'm used to in most romance novels nowadays. When you combine the detailed description with the disjointed way this was written I ended up often confused. I totally get why the book is written the way it is. Sybille is craz
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Rebecca Martin
Jul 01, 2014 Rebecca Martin rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for an honest review (Lovers of Paranormal)

Where to begin? This book is not for the faint hearted. It has sex and more dirty sex!However it also has a beautiful love story hidden in there, which I simply loved.

When I first read the blurb I was drawn in but realised this might not be my cup of tea. How wrong I was! Avett is a master of description which pulls the reader in wanting more. She sets the scene perfectly, I could picture everything in vivid detail. New
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wanda flanagan
Jun 23, 2014 wanda flanagan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pnr-nauba-r2r
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review by the author and Goodreads Lop.Let me start by saying if you are looking for a sweet fluff romance this isnt for you this is a dark and passionate story .If you are looking for something that is unique and unlike anything you've read before then you gotta check this out .I really loved the fact that Sybille is a tough stand on her own two feet heroine , she's not looking for a prince and Nova well he's definitely not your typical prince ...more
meghann
Jun 22, 2014 meghann rated it really liked it
***I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the Goodreads group,Lovers of Paranormal, LoP.***

This short story was set in New Gotham, a place I wish really existed. Sybille is very independent and content with her lot in life. She doesn't need some prince to come riding in on a white horse to save her. She has no interest in a happily ever after and fights against it with a vengeance (dragons, anyone?) when her ex Nova unexpectedly reappears in her life. She has met her match wi
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Barb
Jun 23, 2014 Barb rated it it was ok
I received this book in exchange for an honest review.
Where to start? My, my – I don’t think this book was my cup of tea. The constant internal gibberish from Sybille got on my last nerve. There was just too much internal talking and not enough between the main characters. Even the sex was disappointing to me. Frankly, it just sounded painful most of the time. Nova was described very hot, but it just wasn’t enough to get me interested in their story. I was confused with what was going on and af
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Ariella
Jun 25, 2014 Ariella rated it liked it
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review for LoP. Sybillie is a healer and was sent to her ex house Nova. Nova wants Sybillie but she puts up a fight. Sybillie loves her dragons. Nova ask a favor from the hag to get Sybillie help.
I honest didn't like how short the book is. It took me a couple times to get interest in this story. The characters are okay. I won't being recommend this book.
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Sophie Avett is kind of a nerd. Like not even one of the cute, hip ones everyone brags about nowadays. More like the socially awkward hippie who eats way too much bread and dreams about being a dragon from behind towers of mythology books. Um...yeah. Picture old, tattered paperbacks and comic books--mostly Batman and Wonder Woman--dwarfing a tiny desk, with just barely enough room for the troll ...more
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