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Spook Squad by Jordan Castillo Price
Spook Squad (PsyCop, #7)
by Jordan Castillo Price (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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Might bump this up to 3 stars after a reread, but for now disappointment prevails. :(
Spook Squad by Jordan Castillo Price
"So I left my window open so I could type things as they came up as sort of fun follow along while you read. I'll spoiler tag them incase they cam true. (Don't want to give anything away.) I'll leave the chapter untagged so you know when you can cl..." Read more of this review »
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Gentlemen's Game by Lichen Craig
Gentlemen's Game
by Lichen Craig (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2012
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Well... I wanted to like this book. I appreciated the author's effort to handle difficult subjects like infidelity, ménage and rape. But the end result left me confused and with an array of conflicting thoughts and emotions- with indignation predomin ...more
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Reap the Wind by Karen Chance
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Updating Pritkin by Karen Chance
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Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
" The tv series doesn't show where I live. And honestly, I haven't looked it up on line because I'm generally disappointed with other people's visual ma ...more"
Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon
" I seriously wasn't even trying to be sarcastic. I just couldn't find anything more appropriate for a comment like that.
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Karen Chance
“My lord...I can explain-," Louis-Cesare began, looking less than certain that he could do anything of the kind.
Radu held up a hand. "I am sure there is a perfectly good reason why my niece is naked and tied to her bed. I am also equally certain that I do not wish to hear it".”
Karen Chance, Midnight's Daughter

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“Not really hungry."
"She’ll eat." Pritkin said curtly.
"I said —"
"If you starve to death it would damage my professional reputation."
"I eat plenty."
"The same does not apply should I strangle you in understandable irritation, however."
"I’ll have a sandwich," I told Nick. "No meat.”
Karen Chance, Embrace the Night

Karen Chance
“He smiled at that, and then his gaze shifted to a spot over my shoulder and it faded. 'These doubts wouldn’t have anything to do with the company you’re keeping of late, would they?'
I didn’t get a chance to answer before the shop door was thrown open and a furious war mage stomped in. Pritkin spotted me and his eyes narrowed.
'You shaved my legs?!'
Mircea looked at me and folded his arms across his chest. I looked from one unhappy face to the other and suddenly remembered that I had somewhere else to be.”
Karen Chance, Curse the Dawn

Karen Chance
“Once upon a time, when I was a child reading fairy tales, I'd ached to have my own adventures. Not that I'd wanted to be some dippy heroine languishing in a tower, awaiting rescue. No, I'd wanted to be the knight, charging into battle against overwhelming odds, or the plucky country lass who gets taken on as an apprentice to a great wizard. As I got older, I'd found out the hard way that adventures are rarely anything like the books say. Half the time you are scared out of your mind, and the rest you're bored and your feet hurt. I was beginning to believe that maybe I wasn't the adventurous type.”
Karen Chance, Touch the Dark

Kelley Armstrong
“The show's writers had peppered the piece with words like "savage," "wild," and "animalistic." What bullshit. Show me the animal that kills for the thrill of watching something die. Why does the stereotype of the animalistic killer persist?

Because humans like it. It neatly explains things for them, moving humans to the top of the evolutionary ladder and putting killers down among mythological man-beast monsters like werewolves.

The truth is, if a werewolf behaved like this psychopath it wouldn't be because he was part animal, but because he was still too human. Only humans kill for sport.”
Kelley Armstrong, Bitten

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