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When Dusk Comes

(Dusk Queen #1)

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Chasing a bounty from New York to New Orleans, Erin Lewis is on the hunt for an allusive fugitive whose recovery will provide financial breathing room. When she arrives at a French Quarter hotel, Erin finds the captivating hotelier Lucía Guerra instead. The passionate affair that ignites between them catapults Erin into an extravagant world she never imagined. But all is ...more
Kindle Edition, 285 pages
Published January 27th 2019
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Mathias Eriksson
Apr 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Its a decent start to a series off books, i mean i kinda like all supernatural/vampire/were lesbian books, im sucker for that. But overall the love part was a little rushed on the other hand you can contribute the supernatural conection to that, otherwise decent. But like i said this seems to be a first of a series of books, if this was the only one i would have had alot of problems with it. we a have our heroine Erin who is suppose to be this strong female bounty hunter, but during the course ...more
Fern
Feb 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow I was absolutely enthralled with this book from start to finish. You get taken on a rollercoaster of emotions that has you gasping for breath one minute and swearing that it's raining indoors the next. The evolution of Erin and Lucia's relationship feels completely natural and they draw you into their world with ease. Lucia is pure sex appeal at every turn and Erin is fierce on all levels, a worthy match for the dominant Queen.
The supernatural world JJ Arias has created is both complex and
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XR
Jul 22, 2019 rated it liked it
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Andrea
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you're looking for a good read about two women immersing themselves in each other's lives while simultaneously preparing for a showdown, look no further than this book. There's plenty of romance, plenty of secrets and pasts to be revealed...and Steven! Trust me when I say you'll love him more than you might have thought possible.

All around enthralling story, intriguing characters and enough intimacy and angst to quench all your thirsts. Between the supernatural world explored, the characters
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Jason
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars- Vampire queen

This is an interesting adventure about a vampire queen and the many different supernaturals that live in this world. I can’t wait to read the next book.


However, the book does end in quite a cliffhanger....even though I really don’t like cliffhangers....I did enjoy the book.

towards the end their were a lot of interesting things going on with Erin....little items etc...
Hetkala
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A good book in the paranormal romance genre.
First in the series, it sets the world but a lot seems to be still undisclosed... Can't wait to read a sequel ! That's quite the cliffhanger here ^^

Keisha Ming
Nov 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can you believe I bought this book by accident? The best mistake I've ever made

Listen here Lucia and Erin are beautiful and deserve all the happy endings in existence their love for each other despite their genetics and lifestyle is astounding. I'm looking forward to the second installment I hope we get some fury moments from the Queen after taking the love of her life I hope she's more in command and reminding us why she's deemed the throne, is Samael really the traitor? I doubt it but he's
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Jam Jamz
Jul 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Looking forward to part 2

This is a really good book. For the most part it was a pleasure to read. Interesting characters, an updated version of Penny Dreadful so to speak with it's paranormal activities, and the overall rollercoaster ride at the end. The book will keep one guessing as to who the traitor could be, but that's really not important. The good news is that even though this story hangs on a cliffhanger, the books are priced very affordably so one can read both books for under $10.00 on
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Ivy
Feb 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I want more

This was fantastic, and I enjoyed it immensely. This is my first book by the author and I can say without a doubt I will be keeping up with this series. It gave me everything I could want in a fantasy novel about vampires and wolves. Love, passion, and by the end a lot of action. I can’t wait to read book 2.
Sandra Gillespie
Feb 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Good story but needs better editing

I enjoyed the romance as well as the battle the Queen faces to hold her throne and her love. The editing, especially incorrect verb tense, needs some work and became a bit distracting for me. I am looking forward to book 2 to see the Queen’s response to what’s happened.
Lyle
Dec 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Awesome Beginning

This series first book by J.J. Arias was a great intro and really laid a solid foundation for the world.

Love the characters and like how flaw they are. Makes them all the more believable
Sharon Smith
Jan 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Once bitten you just have to finish

A lovely tale of blood, sorcery and a cute comical bird. The adventure of dark romance with a good dose of human frailty makes this a superb read. Along with love comes evil politics. I really enjoyed reading this story.
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Evil Queen
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The best among the best!

My God! I have read a lot of Lez book, but so far this the best! Refreshing, not judt good sex scene, also, the plot itself is soooo addictive to read... My gosh! Please make more of the series. I will buy a copy too. So good!
Terrina J Jones
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Do not miss this book but...

The sequel is not currently available, insert audible groan here, but know how good this story is I will wait semi-patiently.
J
Jul 25, 2019 rated it did not like it
Only made it about 1/3 before the writing drove me off.
I think a serious round of professional editing could push this to a 3 star though.
charles clayson
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Extremely entertaining ! Plenty of sapphic sex ! A bit of fang and tongue . And a few references of werewolves . And let's not forget the RED HERRING ! ...more
Danielle Dickerson
Apr 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am so hooked I am all ready eagerly waiting the next one
Gabrielle
Nov 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e-books, read-in-2019
3.5

The writing was really rough in the beginning but I got used to it. It was hot and I liked the relationship.
Laura Straub
Up for reading the next one

Ok for the genre. I think the case for their passionate love could have been made better cause I am not understanding the attraction other than on a physical level. Nevertheless I will read the next one.
Mindy
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, swanqueen
Excuse me? What is that cliffhanger? Argh crazy intense last chapter or two and then basically like your favorite TV show on the last episode of the season, a... to be continued kind of vibe. Well you have me now. I loved this book. While I normally need more slow burn love interest and the like (I'm really not a fan of quick falling in love), here it works. And I think it is due to the writer and also the subject matter of one being a vampire. I mean hell, I'm a sucker for a sexy alluring ...more
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