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Jerusalem
3.82
it was amazing
Ridley Scott should have used this book for the basis of his movie Kingdom of Heaven, a story about the Christian Crusade to save Jerusalem from the M ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
Blood Canticle (The Vampire Chronicles, #10)
3.71
did not like it
This latest installment of Rice's "Vampire Chronicles" begins with a ranting soliloquy from the infamous vampire Lestat as he addresses readers of the ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
Anno Dracula (Anno Dracula, #1)
3.79
it was amazing
Newman offers a vivid recreation of the Victorian era, but with a sly twist. Jack the Ripper prowls Whitechapel killing prostitutes in a most brutal m ...more
not set
Sep 16, 2009
 
Fear Me
3.39
it was amazing
Very powerful and scary from the first sentence.

Prologue

Three women, Yvonne, Bernice, and Jacqueline meet in an underground parking garage with plans
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not set
Aug 24, 2009
 
Where the Rain is Made
4.09
it was amazing
While the novel Where The Rain Is Made has a lot of passion it also has a gripping, original plot not to mention well wrought characters. Ethan Gray i ...more
Jan 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
The Nightingale
4.54
it was amazing
The WWII era of German occupied France was dramatic and dangerous. Hannah skillfully blends the story of two sisters forced to live through this diffi ...more
not set
Jun 04, 2017
 
Saving Grace (Katie & Annalise #1)
3.78
it was amazing
Saving Grace was so much fun to read. It's a terrific chick lit book about a 35 year old lawyer who is hopelessly in love with the wrong guy and whose ...more
Nov 28, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
 
Touch & Go (Tessa Leoni, #2)
4.05
really liked it
This was my first time reading a story by Lisa Gardner and what a thrill it was. There were several major characters with their own distinctive voices ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
Mortal Sins: Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal
4.07
it was amazing
Don't read this if you have high blood pressure. It could cause a stroke. The arrogant and cruel treatment by the Roman Catholic Church towards so man ...more
May 11, 2013
May 07, 2013
 
Ship of Fools
3.75
it was amazing
The story is told through the eyes of Bartolomeo, a prickly fellow born deformed and raised by adults who he assumes knew his parents. He lives on a s ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
Embraced by the Shadows
2.95
really liked it
Sadash, the vampire, first notices Alana Piovanetti while she vacations with her family in Istanbul. She is very young, a child really, but he is draw ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
Hard Spell (Occult Crimes Unit Investigation #1)
3.63
it was amazing

Scranton, PA is home to an assortment of supernatural creatures - weres , vampires, trolls, witches, etc - mostly due to the confluence of magical ley
...more
not set
Jul 22, 2013
 
Blood Memories (Vampire Memories, #1)
3.46
really liked it
The lovely Eleisha Clevon has spent the past hundred years in Portland, OR. Her house is secluded, not easy for anyone to find, and that is as it shou ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
The Hidden Worlds (The Hidden Worlds #1)
3.10
it was amazing
I rarely review any genre outside the paranormal, but I am going to make an exception with the The Hidden Worlds trilogy by Kristin Landon. I had seen ...more
not set
Jun 07, 2011
 
Buried Deep (Retrieval Artist, #4)
4.06
it was amazing
The story takes place at a time when humans have colonized the solar system and have made contact with intelligent alien species. In Sahara Dome on Ma ...more
not set
Feb 08, 2011
 
Love Fang
4.10
it was amazing
Love Fang could almost be classified as a sweet romance except for the torrid love scenes.

Vampire John Wright has been around since the time of Englan
...more
not set
Jan 18, 2013
 
My Father's Ghost
4.62
it was amazing
When Suzy McKee Charnas was eight years-old her father, Robin McKee, left her, her mother and sister to dedicate his life to being an artist. He was s ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
The Last Days (Peeps, #2)
3.53
it was amazing

Strange things are happening in New York City. Stranger than usual, that is. In fact it is down right scary in a paranormal kind of way. Black liquid
...more
not set
Aug 24, 2009
 
Blindsight (Firefall, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
Along side the human race live vampires - humanoids who became extinct during the Pleistocene era and have been resurrected by modern science. Their p ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2011
 
Dracula in Love
3.37
it was amazing

The red-haired Irish writer (aka Bram Stoker) had it all wrong when he wrote his turgid tale of a vampire aristocrat.

From Mina Harker's perspective, h
...more
not set
Aug 05, 2010
 
The Silence
3.73
really liked it
Another terrific English ghost story for Sarah Rayne. I have one caveat but will not mention it here because it would be a spoiler. Still it was a gre ...more
Jan 20, 2015
Jan 19, 2015
 
Time and Chance (Henry II & Eleanor of Aquitaine, #2)
4.28
it was amazing
The events of this second novel in a planned trilogy (after When Christ and His Saints Slept) center on the years 1156-71, when England was ruled by H ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
Sunrise in a Garden of Love & Evil (Bayou Gavotte, #2)
3.39
it was amazing
Sunrise in the Garden of Good and Evil is a frolic in a zany town catering to vampire seeking tourists This small Louisiana township is not far from N ...more
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
Catch Me (Detective D.D. Warren, #6)
4.17
liked it
I found this novel disappointing. The premise of a young woman waiting for the day of her murder to arrive did not seem plausible to me. I also though ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
 
Frostbound (The Dark Forgotten, #4)
3.94
it was amazing
In the Urban Fantasy genre brimming with tales of kick butt heroines, Sharon Ashwood has managed to create something unique with the Dark Forgotten se ...more
May 14, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
 
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
4.13
it was amazing

Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by the Comanches on a raid of her family's farm. The men were murdered and the women raped. At the age of nine Cynthi
...more
Feb 06, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
 
Vlad: The Last Confession
3.83
really liked it
In bringing to life the brutal era of 15th-century Ottoman-dominated eastern Europe, historical novelist Humphreys ( Jack Absolute ) focuses on the re ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
 
The Season of Risks (Ethical Vampire #3)
3.71
it was amazing
The vampires in Ariella Montero's family do not drink human blood, instead they use a synthetic blood called Picardo. Ari is a rarity, even a curiosit ...more
not set
Jul 28, 2010
 
Vamped
3.89
it was amazing
Marty is Average Joe Vampire wondering what to do with eternity. He is so bored that he's thinking about ending it all. In his world almost everyone i ...more
not set
Feb 08, 2011
 
Diana
3.80
did not like it
Morton has nothing new to add to Diana's story except perhaps to promote himself and his earlier books on the Princess. He also seems to have a person ...more
not set
Jan 15, 2013
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