Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin #1)
by Gena Showalter
Genre: paranormal romance
Release date: December 26, 2012 by Pocket Books
The breathtaking first novel in New York Times best selling author Gena Showalter’s new paranormal romance series, Otherworld Assassins, featuring a black ops agent who is captured and enslaved…and the beautiful deaf girl who holds the key to his salvation…
THE SWEETEST TEMPTATION…
Black ops agent Solomon Judah awakens caged and bound in a twisted zoo where otherworlders are the main attraction. Vika Lukas, the owner’s daughter, is tasked with Solo’s care and feeding. The monster inside him yearns to kill her on sight, even though she holds the key to his escape. But the human side of him realizes the beautiful deaf girl is more than she seems—she’s his.
THE ULTIMATE PRICE…
Vika endures the captives’ taunts and loathing, hoping to keep them alive even if she can’t free them. Only, Solo is different—he protects her. But as hostility turns to forbidden romance, his feelings for her will be used against him…and he’ll be put to a killer test.
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Vanity Fare: A Novel of Lattes, Literature, and Love by Megan Caldwell***
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Well, now. It may be X-Mas for many around the world on December 25, but in the publishing world, it’s another Tuesday. Just because this day coincides with a major holiday, it clearly doesn’t mean one should ignore what’s new out there! ^_^ (In fact, it might be perfect considering any newly-acquired gift card stash you might have received.) There’s a solid range of genre fiction here, including a mix of old series, brand new series, and standalone titles.
To indulge your romantic sweet tooth, The Chocolate Kiss is a good choice, a tale about sweet treats, love, and Paris. Or you can check out the newly released English-translation of popular book The Ingredients of Love…a tale about sweet treats, love, and…Paris. (Wait a tic… those two premises sound quite a bit alike. Oh, well. More the merrier!) Or if you have something against Paris (and why would you?!), you can check out Vanity Fare, a tale about sweet treats, love, and…other things.
If a happier tale isn’t what you’re in the mood for…and if you’d rather grab a dose of reality-bites… then All She Ever Wanted sounds like an intense and realistic contemporary mystery (slash women’s lit?), centered around a woman with post-partum depression whose baby is kidnapped. (Eek!)
And if you just want a nice little taste of a read, something to occupy your mind while you await holiday dinner, you might try the new series opener from Sierra Dean, A Low Down Dirty Shane, (author of the Secret McQueen series) or perhaps the novella Annabel from YA author Lauren Oliver (of Delirium fame).
Whatver the case may be, I hope you get some time in for reading this week. And if you celebrate today’s holiday….MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
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Ready to spend some (holiday) funds on a new release this week? Do you celebrate X-Mas? What do you usually do for the occasion?