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Exotica

(The Nightshade Cases #2)

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Bodies wash up on the Silver City beach all the time, but this one is different. Detective Geraldine Meyers is hot on the case, with help from medical examiner Dr. Rachel Hunter and anthropologist Dr. Kinsey DanAllart, uncovering the truth behind deaths at a popular new nightclub. Will they deduce a logical explanation for the murders? Or will the three friends uncover a d ...more
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Published June 20th 2014 by Patti Larsen Books/Purely Paranormal Press (first published June 19th 2014)
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Heena Rathore P.
Sep 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Paranormal thriller readers
Rating: 5+1/2 out of 6

You can read the original review at JC's Book Haven

NOTE: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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I'm a huge fan of paranormal thrillers. They surprise the readers all the time and The Nightshade Cases are the best example of such beautifully written books. I fell in love with this series when I read the first episode, The Freak Show. And I'm really happy to say that after reading this one, the second episode, my love has only increased for
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Patricia
Jun 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing




Welcome back t Silver City. Where the weird just gets weirder and the girls are back. Gerri is hot on another case of a body washed up on the shores. Rachel is ther examining the body trying to figure out what is going on. Along with Kinsey. They are called to a popular new nightclub called EXOTICA. Where they are looking for an explanation of the body count that seems to be rising as they speak. They are also trying to find who is selling the new deadly drug aptly named viper.

As they work thi
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Mikaela
Aug 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
You can find my other reviews at: The Titan's Tomb

*I received a copy of this novel from Badass Marketing in exchange for an honest review.

Bodies wash up on the Silver City beach all the time, but this one is different. Detective Gerry Meyers is once again hot on the case with the help of medical examiner Dr. Ray Hunter and anthropologist Dr. Kinsey DanAllart. For this new case to be solved, they will need to uncover the dangerous secrets that led to the deaths at a popular new nightclub, Exotic
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Cherri-Anne
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
Yes, okay. They’d encountered weird.

The three of them had enough “weird” to last Gerri a lifetime. Whoa! This series or stories or episodes, regardless what you want to call them, they are awesome. I have read the first 2 episodes now and they are my first time ever reading stories that are the equivalent to TV episodes of your favorite show and boy am I digging them. I like that each book solves that “case”, while also building on the overall storylines, just like a TV series would. Patti has d
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Melissa Ogletree
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received this book for an honest review.
Episode two picks up where Episode one left off, Gerri is still in denial and Ray and Kinsey are wondering how to push her past it. Of course life moves on and enter another case with mysterious circumstances when young college co-eds are dying from unknown causes with puncture wounds in their necks. How long can Gerri keep denying things aren't the norm in Silver City? Will Kinsey and Ray find the answers they seek?
These books are like reading a screenp
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Laura Reading
Jun 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
If you are a fan of Rizzoli and Isles or Castle, this series is for you.

I do suggest you begin with episode one because you don't want to miss a minute of this series.
Episode one introduced us to the ladies whose talents are used to solve the crimes and mysteries.
In Episode two, the body count is adding up fast. Puncture marks on the neck would draw an obvious conclusion, but vampires aren't real, are they? What really happened to the bodies and files from episode one?
We meet a few new character
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Bella Doerres
Mar 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing

Exotica: Episode Two: The Nightshade Cases ...
Patti Larsen

Patti Larsen has done it again in The Nightshade Cases as she brings the three friends together again on the search to solve another crime one, two, than three bodies turn up dead with what looks like vampire bites. The owner of the nightclub Exotica claims it is a new designer drug called Viper. Each of the three friends approach the murders from a different point of view but each one thinks it has something to deal with the paranormal.
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Mae Padua-janusas
Jul 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
So…Episode 2. I’m assuming things progress slower when it’s written like it’s a TV show. I kind of like it. It takes some getting used to since I’m used to fast paced books, but this is a great change of pace. It’s not overly slow, but a good pace. It keeps a great sense of development for each characters. They are all very relatable in a sense that some people accept the unexplained easier than others do. I look forward to the next episode already. At first I wasn’t so sure after reading the fi ...more
Leslie Seinfeld
Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
The Nightshade Cases just keep you wanting more... I received this copy in exchange for an honest review (I am never anything but) and let me say you will not be disappointed in picking this series up. The books just keep getting better and better.

Welcome to Silver City - reminiscent of old world detective novels from the 1950's the gritty underbelly of Silver City is what we see thru the eyes of Gerri the cop, Kinsey the anthropology Professor and Ray the Medical Examiner. These three women wer
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Bobbi
Dec 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Adults
Recommended to Bobbi by: Author
Still lovin' the 3 women (main characters) Gerri, Ray, and Kinsey in part two of this serial. Jackson is an arrogant jerk and I still think he is hiding something, just haven't figured out what yet. This story has a strange way of administering street drugs leaves you wondering if there are truly vampire out there. I am getting more and more curious as I read more of this serial on Gerri's abilities and what the 3 women are exactly, I hope as the serial unfolds I will get more of who and what th ...more
Kim Korbecki
Apr 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Ms. Larsen has done it again! She's mixed up wonderful characters, with mystery, murder, mayhem and a little paranormal activity to boot. This is the second story in a series and I love how she's keeping the reader guessing on exactly "what" the main characters are. We know of their abilities, but are they human and if so, why do they have the abilities they do? Ms. Larsen's books keep you turning page to page and wishing each story was longer. They all seem to end too soon (not to say they are ...more
Sheila Moore
Mar 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book for an honest review. I don't know how she does it but Patti's writing just gets better and better!! It was great getting back to Silver City and the girls! I read this in two sittings-I would have read it in one but I had to get some sleep before going to work! I love the way the hint of the paranormal is there but you cant guess yet what is coming. Has me completely hooked and I cant wait for the next book!! Would highly recommend this series.
Gin
Mar 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I found this to be a short, quick read. As others have mentioned, the series is written in a format similar to a TV series, so there's a crime to be solved within the confines of the book coupled with ongoing mysteries that will (I assume) be resolved in later books. I am looking forward to reading the next one!
Arlene Mullen
Mar 31, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second episode in the nightshades cases series. This book is suspenseful from beginning to end. The ladies are caring and are always looking out for each other. I liked that it was fast paced, suspense and not romance. You are left with more questions at the end. But they are the good kind. The ones that makes you want to keep reading. Can't wait for more.
Julie Affleck
May 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm really enjoying this series. Written for adults, its a totally different style of writing and I'm loving it just as much. Love the characters, and the story line. Can't wait to read more! I want to know what Gerri is!
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