The Mark of Kane by L.W. Herndon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Thaddeus Kane has lived his life serving others. Abandoned at a young age, he had no choice but to succumb to Shalim, the leader of the demon clan that found him one day. Granted, his existence has never been a happy one, but he’s made sure to show those around him that he’s quite capable of living up to the clan’s standards. He harbors a strong will to live and will do anything to make sure he doesn’t check out early.
Tasked with searching for every single sorcerer and putting a stop to their sordid plans, Thaddeus is good at what he does. With the help of his trusty sidekick, Chaz, he’s never deterred from the missions he’s undertaken. Until now, that is. An unexpected source has alerted him to the sorcerer’s activities and Thaddeus is hell-bent on discovering what their current purpose is. Read on »
The Christmas Present by Serena Zane
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Stephanie Wills never expected her boyfriend to react so violently to the fact that she comes from a long line of vampire hunters. Deep inside, she was hoping he’d accept her for who she is, regardless of what her entire family does on the sidelines. Disappointment rises as Daniel breaks off their engagement so soon after he becomes privy to the secrets she’s been hiding the entire time.
Mulling over her situation, she detests the fact that she’ll be spending the holidays alone. Yet she tells herself that perhaps it’s all for the best. Somehow, some day, she surmises, she’ll find the man she’s been waiting for. Read on »
Iron City by David Scott Milton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Devastated by the loss of his daughter, Frank Kalinyak is summoned to his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to attend his high school reunion. Every step he takes reminds him of his loss. Yet he can’t let himself forget about the one thing that truly made him happy: his daughter.
While many are not that concerned with the death of a man he’d once called a friend, there are a select few who feel that there’s more to the case than meets the eye. Bobby Mack, the assistant D.A., wants to acquire Frank’s services in digging a little deeper into Jack Dahlgren’s death. He’s convinced that Frank can find what it is that they’re not seeing. Read on »
On A Moonlit Night by Adrianna White
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
We meet Emily Johansson, who’s out with her friends celebrating her acceptance into The College of Charleston. She’s young, vibrant, and quite ready to tackle life as it comes her way.
Her brother, and her friends, have always been there for her, ready to give her a helping hand whenever she needs it. They’ve been able to overcome the death of their parents at such a young age, yet they’ve never been able to understand the actual cause of their murders.
Falling prey to those that seek to do her harm, Emily’s saving grace is a man she meets within a dark alley. There are also others watching her every move, eager to spring at any given notice. Read on »