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Eye of Death (Vampire State Book 3) by Alexander Charalambides – Review by Sheri Schrader

Eye of Death (Vampire State, #3)Eye of Death by Alexander Charalambides
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Eye of Death by Alexander Charalambides is the third book in the Vampire State series. Let me warn you to read these in order because the story does carry from one to the other and honestly, you don’t want to miss out on a great series. This book is even better than the last and I tore through it. As conditions have changed in Sanguinia life has changed for Rowena. In this book, there is a new romantic interest for her, but nothing is ever as simple as that. I really have enjoyed seeing the plot grow and change in this series and they always leave me wanting more. This is a great series of books if you enjoy paranormal, mystery, romance, and lots of twists and turns to keep you on your toes. I look forward to reading more from Charalambides in the future.

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Secure Boxed Set: Chase Security Series Books 1-3 by R.L. Dunn – Review by Sheri Schrader

Secure Boxed Set (Chase Security #1-3)Secure Boxed Set by R.L. Dunn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Secure Boxed Set: Chase Security Series by R.L. Dunn includes books 1-3 in a single package. The books included are Secure Desire, Secure Again, and Secure Heart. I always enjoy seeing a box set available from a good author. If you enjoy one from a series you will most likely enjoy reading more from the series. These are all good books and I enjoyed them all.
Secure Desire: I was drawn in because Cassiopeia, the main female character, has a history of being an art historian. Also, what a fantastic name. Ian is at the head of a private security firm after serving in Afghanistan. The two had met years before and have been brought back together. Ian will do anything to protect Cassiopeia. I was reading to find out how an art historian had gotten herself into so much danger. I really enjoyed the story and the characters and hope to see more of them in future books. This has a little bit of something for anyone who likes a good suspense book.
Secure Again: This is a continuation of the first book, so I highly recommend reading book one in the series first. This story focuses on Dr. Elizabeth Reed, who notices a mysterious medical issue at the jail, and Martin Bailey, CEO of Chase Security International, who has his own investigations ongoing. This is a good story that is full of suspense, mystery, and romance. I was drawn into the story and wanted to keep reading to find out what was going on for Dr. Reed and Martin’s cases. I liked there were separate stories, but they intertwined.
Secure Heart: This book focuses on Julian Dupart, the new head of the San Diego branch, and Holly Dupree Morrison. These stories have thrills, mystery, romance, and more to them. I have enjoyed how the series draws the attention to a different couple in each story, while you still get to see the ones from past books. I really enjoyed the character of Holly and how she will fight for her daughter no matter the danger.

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Love Heels!: The TV news business can be murder (PJ Santini Series Book Three) by Lynne Russell – Review by Sheri Schrader

Love Heels! The TV news business can be murderLove Heels! The TV news business can be murder by Lynne Russell
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Love Heels!: The TV news business can be murder by Lynne Russell is the third book in the PJ Santini Series. So glad to get another PJ Santini book. This series is full of laughs, groans, and twists and turns. PJ is a sassy and smart woman with a great cast of supporting characters. This series is always a quick read for me because I am caught up in the story and this was no exception. PJ is one the case again and always gives it her all, but sometimes and often things do not go as planned. I love how she means well and enjoy where her mind wanders as she thinks through everything going on. This is a fun getaway to what has been 2020 and I’m glad this is one of the books I’m finishing the year out with. If you are looking for fun, read with great characters you have to pick up this book and series. I look forward to reading more from Lynne Russell in the future and hopefully reading more PJ Santini books.

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The Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink – Review by Sheri Schrader

The Sound of SilenceThe Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Sound of Silence by Dakota Willink is an emotional reading. Be forewarned there is a trigger warning concerning domestic violence. The story deals with domestic violence and how we do not really know what goes on behind closed doors. What might appear to be a fantasy, fairy tale life might actually be a horror-filled life. The book focuses on the characters Gianna and Derek. I enjoyed getting a different POV because it tells so much more about the story. This book is well written and the story and characters are thought out and engaging. I did not want to put it down because the characters had so much at stake. This is an engrossing story and handles a difficult subject beautifully. There is so much to say just about the title which speaks to the actual story. I look forward to reading more from this author in the near future.

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Lies That Bind (Logan McKenna Series Book 6) by Valerie Davisson – Review by Sheri Schrader

Lies That Bind (A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 6)Lies That Bind by Valerie Davisson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Lies That Bind by Valerie Davisson is the sixth book in the Logan McKenna Mystery series. This series gets better with each and every book drawing me in further to Logan’s life. This can be read as a standalone but I highly recommend reading them in order. The main focus of each book is individual but there are many underlying storylines and the growth of the characters which really makes this better read in order. This time Logan is meeting her half-sister, Olivia whom she just found out about. Also, Logan is making big changes in her own life. Will Logan be able to balance everything? On top of her personal life, she is drawn into another death, possibly murder. The victim’s family has a lot of secrets and has Logan looking at all angles. I really enjoy this series and look forward to reading more from this author in the future.

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Fake Fiancé (A Second Chance Office Romance) by Amy McKinley – Review by Sheri Schrader

Fake Fiancé: A Second Chance Office RomanceFake Fiancé: A Second Chance Office Romance by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Fake Fiance by Amy McKinley is from the Second Chance Office Romance Series. This is a fun, enjoyable read. The story follows Adeline Rossi has started her dream job working for a business magnate, Stone Crenshaw. I really enjoyed the character of Adeline and was rooting for her with all the changes she was experiencing in her life. She is brave and interesting. I didn’t like Stone at first but he wore me down once he showed his non-business side. This is a getaway romance and I was excited to read another by Amy McKinley. Her books are always a great getaway. I always look forward to reading books from her and look forward to reading more of her books in the future.

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The Devil’s Day (The Lucky Devil Series Book 3) by Megan Mackie – Review by Sheri Schrader

The Devil's DayThe Devil’s Day by Megan Mackie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Devil’s Day by Megan Mackie is the third book in the Lucky Devil series. I highly recommend this book but first, insist you read the other books in the series first. The primary storyline continues throughout the books and I feel you would miss out on a ton of great stuff without reading the series in order. Rune Leveau has a new challenge on her hands and St. Benedict, cyber-spy, is by her side to help her try to get her way through. There is some romantic tension between these two characters but neither is wanting to act upon it, there is just too much at stake. If you like adventure, a futuristic setting, with twists and turns I think you will really enjoy this series. I look forward to reading more from this author in the future with great anticipation.

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The North Wind Descends (The Lord Hani Mysteries Book 4) by N.L. Holmes – Review by Sheri Schrader

The North Wind DescendsThe North Wind Descends by N.L. Holmes
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The North Wind Descends by NL Holmes is the fourth book in the Lord Hani mysteries series. Hani is once more thrown into political intrigue and might bring his teenage daughter into the political fold. This series gets better with each and every book. I do recommend reading the series in order because the books do build on each other especially concerning the character development but most importantly all the inner workings and politics Hani is faced throughout his life. I really enjoy all the political twists and turns and the historical element of the story. I have read other books in the same region but not during the time. I really look forward to reading more from this series and from this author in the future.

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City Without A Sun (Vampire State Book 2) by Alexander Charalambides – Review by Sheri Schrader

City Without A Sun (Vampire State, #2)City Without A Sun by Alexander Charalambides
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

City Without a Sun by Alexander Charalambides is the second book in the Vampire State Series. I recommend reading the books in order because the story is building throughout the series. This is an action and mystery packed adventure. The characters are great and the development through the series has been wonderful. I am really enjoying reading about Rowena and the path she is taking. This book kept me up late because I just had to see how it would end. I really enjoy how the author is taking the vampire story and making it his own. I look forward to reading more in this series and from this author in the future.

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Scepter of Flint (The Lord Hani Mysteries Book 3) by N.L. Holmes – Review by Sheri Schrader

Scepter of FlintScepter of Flint by N.L. Holmes
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Scepter of Flint by NL Holmes is the third book in The Lord Hani Mysteries. I recommend reading this series in order because the characters have grown through the series. Lord Hani is back and mystery is afoot. There are tomb robberies and mysterious deaths for him to figure out. I really appreciate the time and research the author has put into this book and the others in the series. This is a fantastic story full of mystery and historical fiction. I have enjoyed this series and it keeps getting better. I look forward to reading more in this great series and seeing where the mysteries of Lord Hani go next. I will be grabbing more from this author in the near future.

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