Monthly Archives: August 2011
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The grave is one wrong step away.
Having narrowly averted an (under)world war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones. Unfortunately, her gift from New Orleans’ voodoo queen just keeps on giving–leading to a personal favor that sends them into battle once again, this time against a villainous spirit.
Centuries ago, Heinrich Kramer was a witch hunter. Now, every All Hallows Eve, he takes physical form to torture innocent women before burning them alive. This year, however, a determined Cat and Bones must risk all to send him back to the other side of eternity–forever. But how do you kill a killer who’s already long dead?
Thankfully, we don’t have to wait long for the whole kit-n-kaboodle. One Grave at a Time will be released tomorrow, Tuesday, 30 August! If you haven’t pre-ordered your copy, you can find it at many retailers, including AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY | B&N | POWELLS.
Series Reading Order:
I’ll Wait for You …
All in Good Fun
if you’d like to check them out.
“You spin me right ’round, baby, right ’round…” ~ Dead or Alive
When an author spins off a series you love, the excitement to read that new series increases.
Release Date: 7 September 2011
Risa Jones is as extraordinary as her heritage. Born from a lab-enhanced clone mother and an Aedh father, she can not only talk to the souls of the dying and the dead, but she can see the reapers and walk the gray fields that divide this world from the next.
They are skill she rarely uses, however, preferring to concentrate on the business she shares with her two best friends. But when her mother asks her to help the parents of a little girl locked in a coma, she reluctantly agrees. What she discovers scares the hell out of her. Because the little girl’s soul no longer resides in her body, and it wasn’t death and the reapers that took her.
Someone had ripped her soul from her flesh.
As it turns out, a creature consuming the souls of the innocent–and not so innocent–is the least of her problems.
Because someone wants to rip open the gates that divided hell from earth, and Risa is a key component in their plans.
And the only person standing between her and disaster is a reaper who isn’t exactly on her side.
*Book #2, Darkness Rising is due the following month on 25 October!
Deep in the New Mexico desert there is a secret race on the brink of extinction—the pure-blood shapeshifters of the Dragonstar clan. And they have one last, desperate hope for survival…
Quinn Maguire is a powerful Dragonstar healer at a tragic loss, unable to cure the insidious disease killing off his people. Yet even in such dire circumstances the conservative Quinn is secretly disapproving of the alternative: Dr. Jasmine Kane, enlisted by the head of the Dragonstar clan to help abort the virus. She is a wild card. She is an outsider. She is human.
Decked out in black leather and a tough attitude, Jasmine clashes with Quinn in more ways than one. And when destiny chooses her for his Mate, he doesn’t know whether to rejoice or rebel. Because while Jasmine makes him burn hotter than any woman—dragon or human—ever has, their differences make a relationship impossible.
But when a rival infiltrates the clan and attacks Jasmine, Quinn becomes desperate. Jasmine is now the first human to be infected with the disease—and Quinn must do everything he can to find a cure, and save the woman he has grown to love.
“Curiouser and curiouser!” ~ Alice
“Twinkle, twinkle, little bat! How I wonder what you’re at.” ~ Mad Hatter
Quinn Maguire, a 471-year old dragon, is the Dragonstar clan’s healer. He has been struggling to find a cure for the mysterious illness that has been killing his family and friends. Dylan, the clan leader, makes another bold move by allowing his mate, Phoebe to bring in her friend and hematologist to help. Jasmine (Jazz), on her way to the clan’s residence in New Mexico, has a tire blow-out and meets a sexy stranger in a bar. Jazz has no idea that the handsome stranger is Quinn. Thinking of their magical night as a one-night stand, she’s surprised to find, once she arrives at the clan residence, he’s the doctor she’s supposed to be helping. Their relationship is bumpy for much of the book. Jazz has had a rough past and refuses to let a man control her. Quinn does his best to deal with her ups and downs and his attraction to her, all while working day and night to save his people.
“What is the use of a book, without pictures or conversations” ~ Alice
“That’s just it. If you don’t think, then you shouldn’t talk.” ~ The Hare
“Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves” ~ The Dutchess
“We are all mad here.” ~ The Cheshire Cat
Did ya play with paper dolls when you were a kid?
Well, here’s your chance to dress your favorite True Blood characters!
Artist, Andy Swist, has created the True Blood Paper Doll set.
[Click on the photos above to download the PDF file]
Along with the clothing and extras on each page, he’s created some add’l bits to add for certain characters.
Click HERE for extras for use with the Sookie, Eric, Bill, Pam, and Lafayette dolls.
Click HERE for an additional set of extras for use with Jason, Bill, and Lafayette.
They are all a riot, but these are my favorites:
I always ended up ripping any paper dolls I was given and the clothes never stayed on, so I stuck with my Snoopy Colorforms.