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In The Blood

(Lies the Dead Tell #1)

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The one mind I can't read is the only one I want to.

I've always had this annoying little “gift”. I can read people's thoughts. I hate it. I can't get close to anyone the way normal people do. I'd give it up in a heartbeat.

My name's Eve and all I want is a normal life.

But when a tragedy drags me home from uni it quickly becomes apparent that there was much more to

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Kindle Edition, 268 pages
Published April 8th 2019

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Judy Lawing
Apr 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a book that wont let go once you enter it. Eve has to return home from college after the death of her parents. She soon discovers secrets that snowball into an avalanche beginning with her lifetime friend. While still trying to recover from learning about her friend's secret life, Eve soon discovers that a Mafia type head of family has been taking a large portion of profits from her parents restaurant while also using it to launder his money as well. And he soon makes it clear to Eve he ...more
Mary T
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: demons, shifters, vampires
Eve Rawling is at Caerton University when she finds out that her parents,Sylvia and Jonathan, died in an auto accident.

She went home by train and was met by Peter, her best friend. He took her to his home where his parents Kirk and Marianne had her stay with them until after the funeral.

Eve has a problem touching people because she hears voices in her head and the flashes of other people's lives, therefore, she is apprehensive because of what she might hear and see at the funeral.

Her parents own
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Shawnta
Apr 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
A great story with plenty of action, mystery, suspense and romance. A real page-turner with its awesome storyline and characters. Eve has been tortured with visions practically her whole life constantly trying to avoid physical contact with others then Antonio Camorra with his suave good looks brings blissful silence, too bad he’s a vampire crime lord who just so happens to be extorting and feeding on her loved ones. The shifters are done with being food for the vampires, their ready to unite an ...more
Elizabeth McDaniel
Jul 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Eve has had visions most of her life. While she was away at university her parents were killed. Returning home opens her life to a world of werepeople, vampires, demons and others. Her parents were werepeople and so was her best friend. The town is in thrilled by bad vampires and the werepeople want to take them down. Eve finds herself in love with the main vampire Antonio. But his sister is evil incarnate. Eve and Antonio have their work cut out for them in a war between vampires and werepeople ...more
Rachel Osborne
Jul 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this magical adventure. Eve is a fantastic and intriguing character and I really enjoyed watching her discoveries. The story flowed beautifully and keeps you within the story from start to finish. There's lots of magic, suspense and heart warming romance. Fantastic book and will definitely continue on to book two. ...more
Heather Bane
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed reading In the Blood. I found the storyline had a great flow with an interesting plot. The story had action and suspense and keep your interest throughout. The characters are well written as well. I would recommend reading.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Margarita Rose
Jan 28, 2020 rated it really liked it
Received ARC copy. Really enjoyed the reading of this book. Good moving pace through the storyline. Likeable characters and engaging plot. Would of liked to know more about Eve's gift and seen more of her using it. With her developing it more. ...more
Ethel
Jan 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
A Different Hero

Although I could not wrap my head around the two lovers in this book, it was still interesting. There was a lot of action with many different supernatural - vampires, shapeshifters, demons and mind readers. The plot and characters were very good.
Tristan Burbridge
May 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
The story line was good, the character work was great, and the book has a fairly smooth flow to it. I was entertained from beginning to end. I look forward to more from this author.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Dawn Milligan
May 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great story with strong characters and great flow! Couldn't put down!💕 I enjoyed the characters development and will for sure check out more books by HB! ...more
Jackie
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A great new series. Intriguing and fast paced to make you impatient for the next one to be ready.
Blake
May 28, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnc-probably
(FYI I tend to only review one book per series, unless I completely change my mind on a series, so want to change my scoring down a lot)

How I rate Stars: 5* = I loved (must read all I can find by the author)
4* = I really enjoyed (got to read all the series and try other books by the author).
3* = I enjoyed (I will continue to read the series)
or
3* = Good book just not my thing (I realised I don't like the genre or picked up a kids book to review in error.)

All of the above scores means I would r
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Shirley
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Apr 21, 2019
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Shapeshifters, vampires, romance

Shapeshifters, vampires, romance. What more do you need for a fantastic book? Lyne combines urban fantasy, mystery, suspense and romance genres for the first novel in the Lies the Dead Tell series. Eve opens her story heading back to her home town after her parents’ deaths. She quickly learns that almost everything she has know was a lie or deception. And the icing on the cake is that she is falling for the quintessential bad guy who may or may not have killed her
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Holly Lyne is an urban fantasy author, podcaster and bullet journal enthusiast with a knack for organisation and getting stuff done.

She lives in Yorkshire with her husbeast, two children and midwife cat. When not juggling family commitments, she writes dark urban fantasy novels, purging her imagination of its demons. Inspired by the King of Horror himself, Holly aspires to be at least half as prol
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