The Rise of House Valdis (House Valdis Book 1) by Naomi Valkyrie – Review by Nicky Margaret

The Rise of House Valdis (House Valdis #1)The Rise of House Valdis by Naomi Valkyrie
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Rise of House Valdis: House of Valdis book 1 by Naomi Valkyrie is a 3 star read.
Xenobia is from another planet and has spent the last seven years on earth protecting women who are in the sex trade, women she rescued from a man named Javier. The only person who knows who she really is is her best friend Maggie. A man comes to her telling her that Javier wants the girls back and shows that he will do anything to get them back, this puts Xenobia in a tough spot that she needs to put more of herself out there and trust more people with who she really is.
Reading the blurb of this book had me thinking the book was going to be different to what it is, the story flowed in parts but it would then give some of the story from multiple points of view and I felt that I was going backwards instead of forwards, I did enjoy some of this book but it jumped around and I felt that parts of the story that needed to be told were missing, this is all my own opinion and I would suggest reading for yourself and making your own mind up.

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Lillie (Maggie Trilogy Series Book 3) by Mya O’Malley – Review by Nicky Margaret

Lillie (Maggie Trilogy Series Book 3)Lillie by Mya O’Malley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lillie (Maggie Trilogy book 3) by May O’Malley is a 5 star read.
Naomi is now happily married to Bryce and living with him and his daughter Holly, she still has her connection to the spirits so when Holly mentions an imaginary friend called Lillie it reminds Naomi of the angry spirit of a little girl she knew as a child, when it begins to look like it’s the same child Naomi knows she must figure out what this ghost wants before it costs her more than she’s willing to lose.
It’s been a few years since I read the first 2 books in this trilogy and I’m really glad I took the time to finally finish it, the author is a great storyteller, her characters are well thought out and really kept my attention on the pages in front of me.

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Game of Fear – A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist (Fearless Series) by Gledé Browne Kabongo – Review by Nicky Margaret

Game of FearGame of Fear by Glede Browne Kabongo
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Game of Fear: The fearless series by Glede Browne Kabongo is a 5 star read.
Abbie Cooper is a high school senior, she has big plans for her future until a note in her textbook from someone calling themselves “The Avenger” saying they know what she did brings back painful memories of 3 years previous when her mother was in jail waiting to be tried for murder and Abbie did something stupid that she fears is now coming back to haunt her. Abbie thinks she knows who the blackmailer is but finding the evidence is hard. I must admit I figured out pretty quickly who the blackmailer was but it in no way took any enjoyment I got from reading this book. This is the first in a series about Abbie at different points in her life, this author has created an amazing story with characters who keep you hooked. I would highly recommend this book.

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Kermode (Legends Series Book 2) by Maggie Adams – Review by Nicky Margaret

Kermode: Legends Series Book 2Kermode: Legends Series Book 2 by Maggie Adams
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Kermode: Legends Series book 2 by Maggie Adams is a 4 star read.
Noah Stark is 6ft 6, a computer genius and also a bear shifter, some people around him think he’s a little crazy and he does nothing to dispute that when he first meets Piper Sweet.
Piper Sweet runs a bakery and cafe that used to belong to her grandparents and one morning she finds bear paw prints outside her shop and starts to panic, but things are about to change for Piper and Noah has a lot to do with it.
This author is new to me and I really liked her style of writing, the characters were well written and I look forward to reading the stories of the other characters.

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Goddess of the Wild Thing by Paul DeBlassie III – Review by Nicky Margaret

Goddess Of The Wild Thing: A Dynamic Spiritual JourneyGoddess Of The Wild Thing: A Dynamic Spiritual Journey by Paul DeBlassie III
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Goddess of the Wild Thing: A Dynamic Spiritual Journey by Paul DeBlassie is a 3 star read.
This story was like nothing I’d ever read before, I will admit a lot of the story went over my head and I had to re-read some of it a few times for it to make sense and even then I only got about half of it. This author has a unique style of writing that will appeal to many readers unfortunately I wasn’t one of them. I would encourage people to try this book for themselves as this in only my opinion.

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Renegade (The Mercenaries Series Book 1) by Raven White – Review by Nicky Margaret

Renegade (The Mercenaries #1)Renegade by Raven White
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Renegade: The mercenaries series book 1 by Raven White is a 4 star read.
Sam “Renegade” McGill is an ex military man now working as a mercenary, while on a recon job for a friend he gets a call from Ron “Sparrow” McKay calling in a favour, Sparrow needs him to be a bodyguard for his sister who was attacked and left for dead.
Eliza McKay is the lead singer in a band, a position she won from being in a competition, when she wakes up in hospital over 2 weeks after her last gig she has no idea of what happened. Her older brother explains she was attacked and left for dead and that he has now got her a bodyguard to look after her while he finds the attacker, Eliza isn’t happy until she sets eyes on Renegade and feels in instant connection.
The connection these two characters had was instant and you can feel it throughout their story. I really enjoyed this book and am looking forward to reading the stories from the rest of the mercenaries.

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Winds of Fear (Fearless Series Book 3) by Gledé Browne Kabongo – Review by Nicky Margaret

Winds of Fear (Fearless Series #3)Winds of Fear by Glede Browne Kabongo
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Winds of Fear (The fearless series) by Gledé Browne Kabongo is a 5 star read.
Abbie Rambally is happily married to husband Ty they have 3 children, when new neighbours move into the neighbourhood and introduce themselves to Abbie and her family they take an interest in Abbie’s oldest son Lucas, Abbie gets a feeling that there’s is something wrong and tries to investigate it, but when the family nanny shows up dead Abbie isn’t sure who she can trust anymore and things start to spiral out of control.
This is a new author for me, I was hooked from the first page and couldn’t put it down, I then realised this was the third book in the series about Abbie but I don’t feel like I missed anything by starting on this book but I will go back to read the first two as I really enjoyed this one.

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Found In The Lost (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) (The Leonidas Corporation Book 1) by Tarina Deaton – Review by Nicky Margaret

Found in the Lost (Special Forces: Operation Alpha / The Leonidas Corporation Book 1)Found in the Lost by Tarina Deaton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Found In The Lost:
The Loenidas Corporation book 1 by Tarina Deaton is a 4 star read.
Kinley Dunn is a crypto Archaeologist and is heading to a dig with her mentor after she translated an ancient Mayan text, while stranded at the airport she meets Shane who offers her a ride.
Shane Ivers is an ex-Navy Seal he now works in private security, he is going on a relaxing break with some old team mates, when he meets Kinley and feels an instant connection to her, he’s hoping that by offering her a ride with them he can get to know her better.
An attempted car jacking stirs the protective instincts of Shane when he realises that Kinley may be the target, he wonders if he will he be able to keep her safe while encouraging a relationship between them?
This book is part of The Special Forces Operation Alpha in the Susan Stoker world and I would recommend this book.

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