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Third Time’s a Ghost (Haunted Ever After Book 3) by Carrie Pulkinen – Review by Erin Wolf

Third Time's a Ghost: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After, #3)Third Time’s a Ghost: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance by Carrie Pulkinen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Third Time’s a Ghost: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After Book 3) by Carrie Pulkinen, 5 stars.

The third book in this wonderful series focuses on Gage and Erica. If you have been reading the series, you will recognize Gage. Erica is introduced to us in this book. Both are wonderful characters and it is interesting to see their interactions with each other since they were good friends in childhood, but drifted apart. They have their own issues they carry too, which impedes upon any relationship they may want to explore.

As the series implies, there are ghosts and the supernatural at work in this book too. This adds suspense to this paranormal romance and rounds outs the book very nicely. I quite enjoyed this side of the story and could not guess what exactly would happen next. I love to be surprised by my books.

If you are a fan paranormal romance with fun characters and a great story, this book and series are for you.

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Goddess of Everything by Paul DeBlassie III – Review by Erin Wolf

Goddess of EverythingGoddess of Everything by Paul DeBlassie III
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I give Goddess of Everything by Paul DeBlassie III, 4 stars.

This was a very unique and interesting story. The way it is written reminds me of the stories passed down from generation to generation by the peoples whom have roamed this earth for many, many years. It also seems fable-like, there is definitely great wisdom to be found within the story. The author has a very unique style of writing, relying less on spoken dialogue and more on giving us very detailed descriptions of what exactly is happening. I will admit, it took some getting used to, but once I got used to it, I was pulled in. This is the essential good vs. evil, but the evil is in hiding. I could not wait to find out who would prevail.

This is very much an adult book, as some of the subjects maybe disturbing to the younger people and hose fainter of heart. That being said, if you are interested in a suspense/horror tale with supernatural elements that also teaches you a lesson, this book is for you.

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Second Chance Spirit (Haunted Ever After Book 2) by Carrie Pulkinen – Review by Erin Wolf

Second Chance Spirit: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After #2)Second Chance Spirit: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance by Carrie Pulkinen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Second Chance Spirit: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After Book 2) by Carrie Pulkinen, 5 stars.

If you have read book one in the series, you are familiar with both of these characters. I was really excited when I saw that this book was about them. I was not disappointed either. We learn so much more about them, what led them to be who they are today. We also see who they really are now dealing with the house and the supernatural attached to it. They are just great, real people and makes this book what it is.

But let us not forget the story itself. Going by the name of the series, there are ghosts involved. The house Trent inherits is right out of a horror movie, but one I myself would love fix up and live in. I could imagine myself right there in it. The bad vibes they feel in house, the things happening to them, again, remind me of a horror movie, but in the best way. I would not say this is a horror book, but what is and has happened is both eerie and heartbreaking.

If you are a fan of Paranormal Romance with a good dose of suspense, this book is for you. It can be read as a stand alone book, but I recommend the whole series.

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Hungry Business: A Short Story by Maria DeBlassie – Review by Erin Wolf

Hungry Business: A Short StoryHungry Business: A Short Story by Maria DeBlassie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Hungry Business: A Short Story by Maria DeBlassie, 5 stars.

I was absolutely blown away by this story. A horror book about dealing with the undead and dating at the same time? This is such a great concept. It’s funny, but at the same time, macabre. I honestly did not expect too much in such a short story, but the author really surprised me. I could not but it down.

Such a unique concept in a genre that tends to get a little stale, I hope there will be more books set I this world. I highly recommend it to those who need a quick fix of horror.

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Hell In A Handbasket (Life is Hell Book 3) by Naomi Valkyrie – Review by Erin Wolf

Hell In A Handbasket (Life is Hell #3)Hell In A Handbasket by Naomi Valkyrie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Hell In A Handbasket (Life Is Hell Book 3) by Naomi Valkyrie, 5 stars.

If you have not read this series yet, you need to pick it up! The story continues in book 3 and this one is just as good as the rest. All of the characters are unique and interesting, but this time the focus is on two previously secondary characters, Oren and Teivel. The dynamic between these two characters is great. Oren really struggles to find who he really is while at the same time he’s both frustrated and attracted to Teivel. Teivel has essentially closed himself off feelings-wise. This has been hinted to in previous books, but now we find out why. The author does a wonderful job on his back story — I really understand him so much better now.

But this not just about the two of them — there is the tracking job Teivel is sent on, which turns out to be much more complex than he ever imagined. Then there is the baby dropped on their doorstep. In other words, there is so much going on in this book and the author weaves everything together seamlessly, making for such an intriguing take.

If you are a fan of paranormal romance/urban fantasy with strong characters and a little on the darker side, this book and series are for you.

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Love at First Haunt (Haunted Ever After Book 1) by Carrie Pulkinen – Review by Erin Wolf

Love at First Haunt: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After Book 1)Love at First Haunt: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance by Carrie Pulkinen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Love at First Haunt: A Ghostly Paranormal Romance (Haunted Ever After Book 1) by Carrie Pulkinen, 5 stars.

This is the start of yet another wonderful series by this awesome author. Allison and Logan are great main characters — flawed but real with pasts they are trying to overcome. I love how this story is set around a medium, a real one who just wants to use her gifts to help people. She is so wonderful, I want her as my best friend. Logan meanwhile seems to have it all, but looks can be deceiving.

Unlike other books by this author, the whole story really revolves around these two people, but it is not all about their interest in each other. It shows how they each struggle with their past and how that is affecting them today. Plus, as the title suggests, there are of course ghosts trying to make themselves known. This makes things interesting in multiple ways.

This is a fun, interesting paranornormal romance book filled with an intriguing story and wonderful characters. I cannot wait to meet some of the secondary characters in future books. I highly recommend this book.

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Black Dog Rising by Kat Caulberg – Review by Erin Wolf

Black Dog RisingBlack Dog Rising by Kat Caulberg
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Black Dog Rising by Kat Caulberg, 5 stars.

This was such a unique and interesting paranormal romance. There are creatures in this story we don’t see much of in this genre. In this day and age, it becomes increasingly more difficult to not read about the same creatures over and over. The way the author uses them is also different but at the same time oh so entertaining. The main characters are real and endearing. Emma comes to learn and accept more and more as the book goes on. To me, the best part of the story was the tests. This is where the characters and story really shine. Not to mention that it is set in England, where there is already so much history and magic. I hope there will be more books set in this world with these characters in the future.

If you are a fan of paranormal romance, this fun story is for you. I could not put it down until I was finished.

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Mythical Alliance: Phoenix Team: the Complete Season by Claire Luana – Review by Erin Wolf

Mythical Alliance: Phoenix Team: The Complete Season (Mythical Alliance Series #1-6)Mythical Alliance: Phoenix Team: The Complete Season by Claire Luana
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I give Mythical Alliance: Phoenix Team: The Complete Season by Claire Luana, 5 stars.

This collection is urban fantasy at its finest. I love how it is written in a serial format, it reminds me of those old serials from the early days of Hollywood. Superbly written, each story is connected and we learn a little more about each Phoenix Team member. That being said, each one is different from the other. I could not put this down. This is my favorite genre and this series is now at the top of those I love. I can’t say enough about how good this book is. The characters are all individual and have flaws along with there strong traits. The stories in each section are fun, exciting, suspenseful, and at times sad.

This collection has it all and I highly recommend it.

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Murder at Lolly Beach (Eve Sawyer mystery series Book 2) by Jane Suen – Review by Erin Wolf

Murder at Lolly Beach (Eve Sawyer #2)Murder at Lolly Beach by Jane Suen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I give Murder at Lolly Beach: An Eve Sawyer Mystery by Jane Suen, 4 stars.

Eve is at it again, although this time she is thrown into it. The second book in the series, Eve is continuing to grow into her work, even having a mentor this time. While she did not choose to solve this mystery, she feels compelled to. It takes us on a journey into what is really happening and just whom is behind it. Like any good mystery, this is not a linear path. There are many forks in the road and the twisting story will have you guessing until the end.

I could not put this book down and highly recommend this book and series to fans of wonderful mystery novels.

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Stone of Destiny (Juniper Samoni Trilogy Book 1) by Nadine Travers – Review by Erin Wolf

Stone of DestinyStone of Destiny by Nadine Travers
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I give Stone of Destiny (Juniper Samoni Trilogy Book 1) by Nadine Travers, 4 stars.

This was a very good urban fantasy packed with suspense, action, and all the emotions you can fathom. The author does a good job of throwing in surprises that keep you guessing. If you have read the Supernatural Intelligence Agency series, then you will already be familiar with the characters in this book. Juniper is a good main character and I cannot wait to see where the next books lead us in her life. The book splits between the different characters as did the previous series, and the only disappointing thing to me was that for a trilogy named after her, I would have like to see more of her point of view. Other than that, it is an interesting story that takes you on a rollercoaster of emotions and you will be on the edge of your seat until the end.

If you are a fan of action packed urban fantasy, this book is for you.

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