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#WOTR21 – #NewRelease – #Review – What a Dragon Wants by Ava Cuvay

What a Dragon Wants by [Ava Cuvay]

Viking dragon-shifter Ty Drekison relocates to LA from his Minnesota clan in preparation to battle the awakening of Níðhöggr, Destroyer of the World. But he can’t stay away from the delicious cuisine of his new favorite Chinese restaurant, or its beautiful owner, who whets his hunger. He can’t seem to say the right things around her, and he certainly can’t reveal his shifter abilities. But with a grim prophesy threatening the fate of the world, can he be blamed for seeking moments of sweet release with her… in bed?

Wu Lin’s newest loyal customer is a sexy Nordic god of a man who makes her inner dragon stand up and beg for bread and butter. She’d give up her family’s red bean bun recipe to get a peek at his mighty hammer, but she’s the last dragon-shifter of her clan, and her time and energy must be focused on the upcoming battle against the demon monster Móshen who is prophesized to demolish the Earth. Even so, Ty complements her in every way. Could it be she has found the yang to her yin… in bed?

This 33K novella is one in the Star of the North Dragon series, which can be read in any order or as standalone novellas.

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Review by Twinsie Kelly

What a Dragon Wants, you ask? Fortune cookies and to save the world! I love how this author took two different cultures and intricately weaved them together in such a way that created a truly unique story. Ty is of Viking heritage and Lin is of Chinese heritage. Turns out that both have dragon shifters in their history and both have been prophesied to fight a monster who will try and destroy the world. Ty and Lin both carry a heavy burden. The difference is that Ty has his family to help carry this burden and Lin believes she is the last of her kind. Ty and Lin’s story starts as a slow burn but when they come together, they ignite like something fierce. What they find is a love like no other and a passion that may possibly save the world. There is a delicate push and pull with these two that will have you rooting for them to the very end. 

“I’m not a delicate flower that’s going to wilt. In fact, maybe I am a superhero assassin.”

“We are opposites Black dragon, white dragon; water and fire; Yin and Yang. A complete whole. Out of primal chaos, the universe creates itself, organizes into cycles. Life and death, good and bad, push and pull.”

True to this author’s writing fashion, there is lots of action, with tons of wit and snark, but a hawt and passionate love story woven within. These two are so different but so made for each other. It is hard not to have a crazy case of the feels for them. The beautiful part to this is that Ty’s brothers are getting their own stories! Can’t wait!

Ava Cuvay

Ava Cuvay writes out of this world romance featuring sassy heroines, often-alien-but-always-sexy heroes, and an alcoholic beverage or two… Set in a galaxy far, far away. She resides in central Indiana, USA with her own scruffy-looking nerfherder, kiddos who are growing up without her permission, and two kitties that make her laugh. She believes life is too short to bother with negative people, everything is better with Champagne, and Han Solo shot first. When not writing, Ava is thinking about writing. Or wine. And she’s always thinking about bacon.

#Paranormal #Shifters #Witches #Family – Claimed by Magic: An Adult Paranormal Romance (Wolf Creek Shifters Book 3) by H.R. Savage

Claimed by Magic (Wolf Creek Shifters, #3)

She’s a lone wolf with a death sentence…

Sick of stuffy Alphas telling her what to do and how to live her life, Fallon is determined to make it on her own. The day her brother abandoned her, leaving her behind with their abusive father, was the day she learned never to rely on anyone.

Not even a warlock.

Aidan is marked to be the next leader of the Witch coven…

The coven’s strict rules prohibit him from warning Fallon against her deadly fate, yet no matter how hard Aidan tries to turn away from her, he can’t.

It doesn’t matter what the rules are between warlocks and other supernatural beings. He simply can’t stand around and do nothing while death slowly closes in on her. But Fallon refuses to believe him, which makes it so much harder for Aidan to keep her safe.

What they don’t know is that the threat on Fallon’s life goes far beyond her fate alone…

The fate of the entire Wolf Creek pack hangs in the balance.

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I was given this ebook by the author for an honest review, but I bought the audio book.

Lemme start by saying I loved the narrator and the narration of the story.  Sera did a great job varying up the different characters and their voices for me during the audio listening.

Fallon and Aiden!!!  I have been dying to read them.  Aiden the warlock who doesn’t have a fond relationship with Killian and yet somehow manages to fall for his sister.  I mean come on that is going to be an awkward family dinner.  LOL

Aiden meets the beautiful Fallon at Killians wedding.  He doesn’t get her name but sure has her on his mind.  Long after the wedding, he wakes up from a dream to find out she will die.  Now we all know he can’t interfere, or he gets into trouble but knowing it’s HER and knowing its Kilian’s sister and Killian already wants to kill him he just can’t not do anything…sooo he meddles!!!  The best relationships start when people meddle!!!

Fallon was difficult at times to swallow.  She kinda annoyed me with her bratty attitude but because I loved her family I looked the other way during her bratty filled tirades.

Aiden and Fallon are investigating who is after her and why.  The twists of the story are great and the reason Fallon is in danger was interesting.  Aiden was cocky and delicious as before while doing all he can to save Fallon from herself..lol..and the Aiden’s dream of her impending death

Author H.R. Savage (Heather) started reading romance at an age that made her father cringe as she tried to hide the cover behind her hands. She technically finished writing her first book in Junior High, where it mysteriously disappeared in a reformatting incident. Due to the encouragement of her English teachers at her small town school in La Verne, California, she never lost her love for the art. Now a woman who swears by the power of coffee, Chinese food, and wine (not necessarily in that order), she decided it was time to create stories from the characters in her head.

When Heather isn’t writing, outlining, or pinning pictures of hot ‘character inspirations’ on Pinterest™, she is spending time with her three beautiful children and handsome husband.

Twinsie Dee’s top 5 reads from June to December 2020

Just One Kiss (Oh Tequila 4)  by CA Harms

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What do you get when you mix Tequila with a house full of rowdy Fraternity brothers who have no boundaries? A cucumber, a pink thong, and a bottle of lube. Oh yeah, and super glue. There is always super glue…

Parties, drinking, and plenty of mornings where you can’t remember what you did the night before…that was my life.

Yet, there was one memory that lingered in my mind. Ten minutes in the woods with Palmer that got too intense to ignore.

But ten minutes with her wasn’t enough. It would never be enough.

She’s a force, one that swept in unexpectantly, knocked me on my ass and left me with an intense craving. Palmer tried to fight it with every fiber in her being, but I could see the desire in her eyes. That curiosity that lived inside of her, wondering what it would be like if she just gave in…again.

I had to convince her that our time together wasn’t a mistake. That she wants me as much as I want her. We share a connection, a bond, that has changed me in ways I never expected. She saved me. And to think…

It all started with Just One Kiss.

I bought this book and this is my honest opinion

I freaking loved this tight ball of sexual tension relationship. Corbin is bound to get under more then Palmer’s skin, he wants all of her and little does he know she wants him too just as much but she’ll never let him know that. When a horrible accident happens sending Corbin into a spiral of drugs, drinking and falling into a black hole, Palmer is the only one who can pull him out of it and bring him back. When her past has the key to bringing him back, but it’s the one secret she isn’t ready to let out of the vault yet. These two are amazing and I just loved them so much.

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Ready to Were (Shift Happens Series 1) by Robyn Peterman

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I never planned on going back to Hung Island, Georgia. Ever.

I was a top notch Were agent for the secret paranormal Council and happily living in Chicago where I had everything I needed – a gym membership, season tickets to the Cubs and Dwayne – my gay, Vampyre best friend. Going back now would mean facing the reason I’d left and I’d rather chew my own paw off than deal with Hank.

Hank the Tank Wilson was the six foot three, obnoxious, egotistical, perfect-assed, best-sex-of-my-life, Werewolf who cheated on me and broke my heart. At the time, I did what any rational woman would do. I left in the middle of the night with a suitcase, big plans and enough money for a one-way bus ticket to freedom. I vowed to never return.

But here I am, trying to wrap my head around what has happened to some missing Weres without wrapping my body around Hank. I hope I don’t have to eat my words and my paw.

I bought this book and this is my honest opinion

Essie left her old life in the middle of the night and moved to Chicago never looking back. A year later her new job had her forced to go back to find out what was happening to all these female werewolves that kept going missing. So she found herself taking her gay best friend vampyre back to her hometown to kill these bad guys and try not to run into the alpha who also happens to be her ex. Will she be able to get the job done without any trouble or will she find herself in her exs bed before she leaves town again. This book was amazing so funny especially when you put a guy vampyre and an older granny wolf together its bound to be hilarious and it was definitely a great read.

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An Unexpected Brew : a Cinderella Story ( A Fairytale Adventure) by J.E. Mueller

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A modern magical retelling of the classic Cinderella tale.

After years of working at the family coffee shop under her step-mom’s rule, Arnessa longs for something more. She dreams of leaving her small town to attend a bigger college where she can really learn her magic. As hope slowly seems to fade, a charming stranger offers to help her with her studies, and turns her fears into a reason to stand up for herself.

I bought this book and this my honest opinion

What a great retelling of a beloved classic Cinderella but with a modern day twist. Arnessa is just your average girl working her way through college trying to get away from her evil step mother and step sisters. They want nothing more then to see her unhappy and do so by only way they can keep her unhappy is by keeping her working in the family coffee shop and letting her go to class. Well that was until Vincent came into the shop and well step sister had her eyes on him and Arnessa couldn’t care less she just wanted to raise money to move away from them far away. Well Vincent didn’t want Diamond her step sister she wanted to learn more of Arnessa and who she was magic and all. This was a great retelling with a twist I didn’t see coming but you will love this story and the strong will of Arnessa.

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#Love Potion (Ariel Kimber series 2 ) by Mary Martel

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Ariel Kimber is a seventeen year old girl who has recently discovered she is no ordinary girl.

She’s a witch and she’s got magic.

Her world is turned upside down with this discovery and the recent death of a parent.

She struggles to learn the way of the world of magic while mourning for her hideous mother and trying to find her place amongst her coven.

It’s not easy being the only girl with seven guys and she works hard to get to know them all because they are her coven, whether she likes it or not.

This is the second book in a series. It’s Reverse Harem and slow burn.

Contains subject matter that may cause triggers.

I bought this book and this is my honest opinion

Ariel is trying to navigate her new normal. A life without her abusing mother, a life with magic, and these new men in her life that she was supposed to form a relationship with each of them. She was learning so much more about her life and also her mothers which she hated. Her life gets thrown even more upside down when Mr. Cole tells her that he wants to sell the house and move and would like her to come with him. The guys don’t like that one but but little did Ariel know was that Mr. Cole knew all about magic. All these questions that she wanted answered but still waiting for them the story of her life right. Another great book can’t wait to find out what happens to this group in the rest of the series.

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Being Us (the next generation 4) by J.M. Walker

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Tanner-

She was beautiful.

Loved.

Strong.

After hiding away for six months with just my dog to keep me company, I was forced out of the shadows only to end up in the arms of an enemy.

Beatrix Lister saved my life. I had been taking care of myself for so long, I didn’t know how to ask for help, but she refused to go down without a fight.

She was warm where I was frigid.

She was kind and caring where I was a cold-blooded monster.

I did things to survive.

I battled the evils of the world to live.

I didn’t deserve her heart but fell in love with her anyway.

As much as I wanted to be with her, I needed answers and I would do anything to get them.

Even if it meant breaking the heart of the only woman I had ever loved.

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-Bee-

He was lonely.

Intense.

Brave.

Tanner Horsch came into my life unexpectedly. He was like a tornado, ripping up everything in its path.

There was something about him that I craved.

His touch. His words. His need to survive.

But as we were getting to know each other, he still had walls up.

He refused to let me in knowing my family didn’t approve of him.

I refused to let him go.

After being in the wrong place at the wrong time, he escaped and eventually he ran right into my arms.

He was the villain of someone else’s story, but he was the hero of mine.

I just prayed that he could see that not all monsters are truly evil.

Before it was too late, and he gave himself to the enemy.

My family.

I was given this book and this is my honest opinion

Where do I start this slow burn is everything I didn’t know I needed. Bee just wants to be see as an adult and not as a child, when all she’s ever been is sheltered her whole life. Tanner was at the wrong place at the kind right time to put together some missing pieces after a member of another MC club got killed the one witness that never lies a near by security camera have him at the scene making him look bad but can he help the club find out who really pulled the trigger. This couple makes you root for all things good in the world and when people try to keep them apart it only brings them closer. You will absolutely love this story with all the interruptions and feelings.

#TwinsieAngieFavorite #Shifters #Paranormal – Shifter series by Miranda Lynn, Teresa Gabelman, Melanie Jayne/M. Jayne, Tricia Andersen

Black Mountain Pack by Miranda Lynn

Black Mountain Pack

Lee County Wolves by Teresa Gabelman

Lee County Wolves

Novus Pack by M. Jayne/Melanie Jayne

The Novus Pack Series

Hallow Brothers by Tricia Andersen

Hallow Brothers

Mack, Book 1 – From Book 1: Being the Alpha’s adopted son has its perks, but Mack was never one to take advantage. He was thankful that fate had brought them to pack land and saved them from certain death. Now when the Alpha asks something of him, he will do anything he can to fulfill that request. Even if that request is to find the female that was kidnapped from the pack fourteen years ago.

Casey has stayed under the radar most of her life, trying to hide the gifts that made her an outcast. When those gifts trigger something that has been locked away inside her for years her discovery rocks her world.

Can they adapt to the changes in time to save themselves and their pack?

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Forbidden Hunger  – From Book 1: A shifter without a pack, Janna Lawson goes in search of the man who her mother died trying to protect. What she finds is Garrett Foster, a man who has the power to decide her fate and causes a hunger inside her that is forbidden to them both.

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See Me book 1 – From Book 1: Throughout history, The Lady, Goddess of the Lycan world, has gifted werewolf packs with humans who carry her mark. Theodora Morrissey’s plans to return to college for her graduate degree are ended when she is awakened by an otherworldly voice on a rarely used airstrip in Nebraska. Injured and disoriented, she has no idea the discoloration on her back has marked her as a Seer, and that she is now a possession—and the prisoner—of the Novus Pack of Lycans.

To the Novus pack, the word of their leader, their Laird, is the law. With compelling gray eyes and long dark hair, Raider Black rules his pack with intelligence and ruthlessness. To cement the security of his pack, Black has committed to mate another Packleader’s daughter. But he’s finding it impossible to fight his attraction to the pack’s alluring new Seer, claiming her as his own.

Sweet, fearless, and unintentionally funny, Theo upends Black’s world and pushes the boundaries of his rules. How far is Black willing to go, and what will he sacrifice, to save both his pack and the human Seer who’s found a way not only into his bed, but his heart?

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Welterweight book 1 – From Book 1: Caleb Hallow doesn’t need anyone. All he needs is to dominate in the MMA cage and become world champion. His plans are derailed when he wakes up with a mysterious tattoo of his ancestors after a one-night stand with his opponent’s ex-girlfriend, Meg Riley. Sharing the mark with her joins them as mates for eternity. Can Caleb deal with Meg for the rest of his life? Can he keep her safe from his past as he falls deeply in love with her? And will she stay by him when she finds out he is actually a werewolf?
It was just a fling, a chance to get revenge on her cheating ex. At least that’s what Meg Riley tries to convince herself. But the indescribable pull that draws her to the dark, dangerous Caleb Hallow tells her differently. Although she is furious when she finds the strange tattoo on her back after their night together, and even though he tells her some convoluted story about him being a werewolf, she can’t stay away from him. She can’t stop herself from falling for him. When her ex threatens Caleb’s life, how far will Meg go to save him? Will she be willing to sacrifice her life for his?

Black Mountain – Goodreads

Lee County Wolves – Goodreads

Novus – Goodreads

Hallow Brothers – Goodreads

Black Mountain Pack – Amazon

Lee County Wolves – Amazon

Novus –Amazon

Hallow Brothers – Amazon

Escaping reality one book at a time has been Miranda’s motto since she learned to read. As an only child raised on a dairy farm her creative imagination brought words to life. She devoured more books growing up than her little town bookmobile could handle. It was inevitable that she would turn from reading them to writing them. This is her way to help not only herself but others escape the day to day drudge. Her books may take you on a journey through time, give you a look inside a fantasy realm, or delve into the magic of almost anything paranormal. Threading in heart stopping romance and dropping an occasional super sexy scene just to keep you on your toes.
Miranda’s stories are focused around strong female leads and sexy males who appreciate them. She strives to encourage her readers that they can have it all in real life too.
You can find her most days either subbing at the local high school or tucked away in her office working on the next story with a cup of java in her hand. She loves connecting with her readers online as well as in real life so make sure to find her on Facebook and check out where she will be signing throughout the year on her website.
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Teresa Gabelman, writes paranormal romance and contemporary romance with a side of humor in each story. Her heroines are strong and independent keeping the sexy alpha heroes on their toes.

Being a full-time writer has allowed Teresa to connect more with readers which is what she loves most about writing. If you find the time she would love to hear from you!

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I live on a grain farm in Central Indiana with two mastiffs. Ginger who is the elder and thinks that she is a person. She has her own Sleep Number. Duncan Keith (named for the awesome Blackhawk and my fantasy future boyfriend) who just turned one. He knows that he is a dog and likes to sit on my feet. My husband, Mr. K. also lives with us but I’m not allowed to talk about him. He is shy and private. Please don’t try to discuss my sex scenes with him.

I started writing seriously six years ago. It takes a village to publish a book. The easiest part is getting the words out. I now work with the patient and fabulous Deliah Devlin who deals with my dislike and sometimes too much like of commas. Fiona Jayde and Sahara Kelly each work on my covers. I use three proofreaders to look for problems. I also depend on the lovely Francesca for insight and a butt kicking when necessary. Plus my incredible Admanistrative Assistant, David, who is as brilliant as he is handsome. They all help me make the most of my ideas.

I write about older characters because they are more interesting to me. They are to the point in life where they know what they don’t know. I currently have three series. The Casino Nights series is my hottest. It revolves around the members of Team 2 at the Red Rose Casino in Las Vegas. This group tends to allow their pasts to dictate their futures. The Cameron Farms Trilogy is small town based and features redemption and second chances. The Change Series is about people who are unhappy in their current place in life and when opportunity presents itself- they grab it with both hands.

I love to interact with readers and talk books. Any books. Follow me on Social Media and please come to a signing. I hope to see you soon.

Happy Reading!

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Tricia Andersen lives in Iowa with her husband and her three children. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Kirkwood Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in Communications Media/Public Relations.
For the past five years, Tricia has been a member of Hard Drive Performance Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, an affiliate of Roufusport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has experience in kickboxing and currently trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Even though she has never competed in an MMA cage, she’s witnessed and been a part of a fighter’s journey from fight camp to their walk to the cage. She also has competed in jiu jitsu.

#Review #Audio #Shifters #Paranormal – Found in Hope: An Adult Paranormal Romance (Wolf Creek Shifters Book 2) by H. R. Savage

Found in Hope (Wolf Creek Shifters, #2)

He’s second in command and known for his commitment issues…

Jamie never questioned his playboy antics—until he’s suddenly surrounded by doting couples and mated wolves. Convinced a night out is exactly what he needs, what he ends up with is a one-night stand…at least, that’s what he thought.

She has nothing but trouble written all over her…

Skylar is a witty she-wolf with a sassy mouth and a past full of secrets—a past she’s desperate to escape. That’s why she came to Wolf Creek seeking refuge from the trouble she left behind.

Jamie’s relentless quest to discover more about the mysterious wolf with silver eyes leads to a sexy game of cat and mouse. But lines start to blur when demons of her past hunt her down and become a threat to everyone he loves.

Now Jamie needs to decide if keeping her safe is worth risking the safety of his entire pack.

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I was given the ebook from the author for an honest review, but I did purchase the audio book to listen too as well.  I enjoyed the narrator for the book.  She did a great job differentiating between the multiple POVs and characters.

I really enjoyed getting to know the main characters of this series in book 1.  When I saw Jamie was getting an HEA in this book, I was sold!!!  He is the player, but he seems to maybe be a little envious of all the couples and love he is seeing????? The playboy might be ok with settling down….maybe….meh prolly not.  LOL

Skylar and her sister Em are running.  We don’t know much but they are in need of a pack that will help packless wolves.  When she finds Wolf Creek, she decided to go out for a drink but quickly stumbled into a tall dark drink of waters bed.  She leaves after her delicious one-night stand to discover he is the Beta in her new possible pack!!  AKWARD!!!

Skylar and Jamie have this crazy intense chemistry, but Jamie is also falling for her little siter.  He is the sweetest guy in the world to Em and treats her like a little sister.  Skylar and Jamie both are so afraid to admit their feelings and so when her past catches up to her, their fear is what actually causes them to have issues.  Communication is a big issue between Jamie and Skylar thought the book.  They both have pasts and they both are so scared.  He is afraid to open up and be destroyed by a woman.  She thinks admitting your feelings makes you weak.

I gotta say….I am so flipping excited about book 3.  If you read book one then you know how much Killian LOVES Aidan the Warlock.  Welp friends it seems he is going to be getting an HEA and the love match is going to be a wild ride!!!!

Author H.R. Savage (Heather) started reading romance at an age that made her father cringe as she tried to hide the cover behind her hands. She technically finished writing her first book in Junior High, where it mysteriously disappeared in a reformatting incident. Due to the encouragement of her English teachers at her small town school in La Verne, California, she never lost her love for the art. Now a woman who swears by the power of coffee, Chinese food, and wine (not necessarily in that order), she decided it was time to create stories from the characters in her head.

When Heather isn’t writing, outlining, or pinning pictures of hot ‘character inspirations’ on Pinterest™, she is spending time with her three beautiful children and handsome husband

#WOTR21 #BoxSet #Paranormal #Shifters – Black Mountain Pack Books 1-3 by Miranda Lynn

Black Mountain Pack Books 1-3 by [Miranda Lynn]

Join the pack with the first three books in the Black Mountain Pack.

Mack: The Alpha’s Mate
Hiding behind a diner for shelter now that she’s been kicked out of the last in a long line of foster homes, Casey’s shocked when a man approaches her offering help.
Mack had no idea he’d find his mate, and the girl his father has been searching for, when he offers to help a woman outside of a local favorite diner.

Rook: Rescuing His Mate
Reuniting with old friends and old secrets in the dark hear of Brazil he finds a world of lies designed to keep him from his true mate.
It’s a dangerous world, but Rook will risk it all to purge the pride of evil, bond with his mate, and help the new Alpha take her place as their first female leader.
Sterling: A Second Chance Mate
Feeling the need for a change, fox-shifter, Sterling accepts a mission in Texas to help a struggling pack’s club. The situation is worse than they thought when they arrive but when Sterling meets Reana he knows he’s been given a second chance to have a mate . Too bad she doesn’t want one.

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Mother to two teenage boys, 2 four legged babies, and wife to a loving army veteran who doesn’t mind the extra voices in her head. Miranda grew up on a dairy farm in Illinois, but calls Portland, TN home now. She is an avid reader, coffee addict, wine lover, crafter, and beginning quilter. Though her true passion is in creating her own worlds, characters, and stories for her readers.

Website: www.mirandalynn.com
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Email: mirandalynnbooks@gmail.com
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#WOTR21 #NewRelease #Review – Wicked Relations: Magic and Mayhem Universe (Wicked Series Book 6) By Teresa Gabelman

Wicked Relations: Magic and Mayhem Universe (Wicked Series Book 6) by [Teresa Gabelman]

Wicked was finally content or as content as a witch with twins, a sexy panther Shifter mate and crazy cat familiar could be. Or so she thought. The twist and turns of her past have come back to haunt her again, but this time her dreams may come true giving Wicked the big family she had always wanted.

Welcome back to the town of Assjacket for more wickedly hilarious mixtures of paranormal personalities.

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Review by Twinsie Melinda

I received a copy of this book for an honest review.

This series has me cracking up.  I enjoy seeing more and more of all these witches, familiars and shifters. These are great quick reads and pick me ups. The things Bruce gets up to I’m telling you he would keep any witch on their feet.

Wicked’s past is once again landing on her front porch.  This time it brings a witch named Angel and her familiar Rook.  As if Bruce couldn’t make enough mischief himself let’s just add Rook the blue crow wearing 3D glasses to the mix.

Things are truly looking up for Wicked she has more people in her life.  She knows she can trust them and they have her back.  We get to meet Robert and Angel and I could not be more pleased to see these two come into Wicked’s life again.

I have really enjoyed this world of Magic and Mayhem that Teresa Gabelman has tossed me into.  Cannot wait to read more of Wicked’s life.

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Teresa Gabelman, writes paranormal romance and contemporary romance with a side of humor in each story. Her heroines are strong and independent keeping the sexy alpha heroes on their toes.

Being a full-time writer has allowed Teresa to connect more with readers which is what she loves most about writing. If you find the time she would love to hear from you!

#SeriesStarter #AudioBook #Shifters #Wolves #KU – Lost in Vengeance, Wolf Creek Shifters Book #1 by H. R. Savage

Lost in Vengeance (Wolf Creek Shifters Book 1)

Her fate is sealed…

Without a pack there’s only one thing about Catrina’s future that’s certain. Death. But all she cares about is avenging her parents’ murders, and being part of a pack will only slow her down.

After being wrongfully imprisoned in a wildlife sanctuary, Catrina catches the attention of the Wolf Creek Alpha—Killian Stone. He wants her in his pack, but Cat refuses to submit, not when she’s come this close to finally getting the revenge she craves.

But he’s determined to save her…

Killian will do anything to uncover her secrets. There’s no way he’ll stand by and watch her self-destruct as a lone wolf because of a past she can’t change.

As their attraction grows Cat starts to doubt every decision she’s ever made. Killian shows her what it’s like to be part of a family and proves to her she doesn’t have to be alone.

Torn between a future with a loving pack, and a past she’s been shackled to for so long, Cat needs to decide if she’s willing to move on…or lose the last hope she’s ever had of finding peace.

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I was given the ebook from the author for an honest review but I did purchase the audio book to listen too.

I am a sucker for a shifter series.  I also loved this authors dystopia book and so I politely begged for this book as well.  LOL  I will say I am very excited for a new to me series to continue to read.

The narration for this story was enjoyable.  Sometimes, you can get a narrator who you just don’t think fits the story, but Skylar Summers hit each voice perfectly.  I really enjoyed her Scottish accents.

Before I start the story review I will say there are times I felt the story did drag a bit BUT since this is the first book in the series, I chalked it up to world and character building.  The excessive details about random things would pull me out of the story at times but over all I still liked the story and am ready for book 2.

Killian finds a feral shifter who is being held in a human zoo/sanctuary when he goes to get her.  Right from the start he knows she is different but does not understand how or why.  We meet Catrina who has been through the biggest loss of her life and is scared.  She was hidden away while her parents were being killed and then ran…for 6 years in wolf form.

We see Killian, Jamie and the rest of the pack welcome Catrina and try to help her acclimate to the human world again.  We also see the chemistry between Killian and Cat.  Its very instant they have a drive to touch and see each other all the time.

We soon deal with pack jealousy over Killian’s obvious affections for Cat.  We see Cat making friends and forming family/pack bonds even if she denies it.  But Cat is looking for revenge against those who killed her parents.

We soon meet the “bad” people but don’t understand what is happening except we know they want Cat.  I will say as the story starts to unfold with who is looking for Cat, her past is opened up and we learn about her parents and life pre-murder, you cant help but feel sorry for her and all her loss.  However, seeing Killian stand and support her even if his wolf gets a smidge jealous made me giggle….oh Killian.

The end of the story was super interesting.  I liked the twist of what made Cat “special”.  I also look forward to Aiden and learning more about him. But first up is Jamie in book 2 and I feel like Mr. Playboy isn’t loving being single after all he says.

Author H.R. Savage (Heather) started reading romance at an age that made her father cringe as she tried to hide the cover behind her hands. She technically finished writing her first book in Junior High, where it mysteriously disappeared in a reformatting incident. Due to the encouragement of her English teachers at her small town school in La Verne, California, she never lost her love for the art. Now a woman who swears by the power of coffee, Chinese food, and wine (not necessarily in that order), she decided it was time to create stories from the characters in her head.

When Heather isn’t writing, outlining, or pinning pictures of hot ‘character inspirations’ on Pinterest™, she is spending time with her three beautiful children and handsome husband.

#wotr #attendingauthor #seriesstarter Ready to Were (Shift Happens Series 1) by Robyn Peterman

I never planned on going back to Hung Island, Georgia. Ever.

I was a top notch Were agent for the secret paranormal Council and happily living in Chicago where I had everything I needed – a gym membership, season tickets to the Cubs and Dwayne – my gay, Vampyre best friend. Going back now would mean facing the reason I’d left and I’d rather chew my own paw off than deal with Hank.

Hank the Tank Wilson was the six foot three, obnoxious, egotistical, perfect-assed, best-sex-of-my-life, Werewolf who cheated on me and broke my heart. At the time, I did what any rational woman would do. I left in the middle of the night with a suitcase, big plans and enough money for a one-way bus ticket to freedom. I vowed to never return.

But here I am, trying to wrap my head around what has happened to some missing Weres without wrapping my body around Hank. I hope I don’t have to eat my words and my paw.

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23524116-ready-to-were

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Ready-Were-Shift-Happens-Book-ebook/dp/B00PD8LQ6G/ref=sr_1_42?crid=2VPWK0YP4DO1F&dchild=1&keywords=robyn+peterman&qid=1599740176&sprefix=Robyn+p%2Caps%2C188&sr=8-42

I bought this book and this is my honest opinion

Essie left her old life in the middle of the night and moved to Chicago never looking back. A year later her new job had her forced to go back to find out what was happening to all these female werewolves that kept going missing. So she found herself taking her gay best friend vampyre back to her hometown to kill these bad guys and try not to run into the alpha who also happens to be her ex. Will she be able to get the job done without any trouble or will she find herself in her exs bed before she leaves town again. This book was amazing so funny especially when you put a guy vampyre and an older granny wolf together its bound to be hilarious and it was definitely a great read.

Review by Twinsie Dee

Robyn writes because the people inside her head won’t leave her alone until she gives them life on paper. Her addictions include shoes (the expensive kind), Coke with extra ice in a styrofoam cup, and bejeweled reading glasses.

A former professional actress, she now lives in the south with her family and too many animals to count. Writing gives her a chance to have a job where working in her P.J.’s is acceptable.

#wotr #attendingauthor The Shifters Masque by Monica Corwin

Malina has been called many things … chief amongst them: defective. As the only non-shifting member of her pack she’s hardened herself to rejection, but one man is going to change Malina’s world … a pack-master in search of his mate.

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35117062-the-shifter-masque

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Shifter-Masque-Monica-Corwin-ebook/dp/B071S1KW35/ref=sr_1_22?dchild=1&keywords=Monica+Corwin&qid=1597960437&sr=8-22

I was given this book and here is my honest opinion

This was a great short shifter story. All Malina wants to do is get invited to the annual shifter ball but the only issue is that she still hasn’t been able to shift everyone else in her family has and years after her 21st birthday she still hasn’t, but all of a sudden her invitation came and she couldn’t be more excited. Will she met someone who will understand her or will she stand in the corner and watch everyone else have fun. Somethings can change your whole life in just one night.

Review by Twinsie Dee

Monica Corwin is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author. She is an outspoken writer attempting to make romance accessible to everyone, no matter their preferences. As a Northern Ohioian, Monica enjoys snow drifts, three seasons of weather, and a dislike of Michigan football. Monica owns more books about King Arthur than should be strictly necessary. Also typewriters…lots and lots of typewriters.