Sunday, July 29, 2007

Raven's Shadow ~ Patricia Briggs

This is the first book in the Raven Douology. Teir is a soldier, headed home from war, when he comes across what appears to be a lynching, and ends up rescuing the sister of the lynchee, Seraph, only to find that she is the one that the people had been afraid of, they just didn't know it. As she was a Traveler (gypsy equivalent) and also a mage. Soon Teir and Seraph are married and twenty years later, they and their children come across some more trouble, threatening not only them, but all Travelers, and others. Can they survive the solving of this trouble?

Friday, July 27, 2007

Dragon's Blood ~ Patricia Briggs

This is the conclusion to the Hurog Duology. This novel takes place four years after the previous book. The king has recalled that Ward was supposedly not smart enough to manage Hurog on his own, and has sent soldiers to bring him back to Court, to be tested and determine his capabilities for himself. We soon discover that this is a plot to lock Ward away and drive his family into committing treason so that he can have them all murdered. Will Ward manage to overthrow this plot of the kings and save those he cares for the most?

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Dragon Bones ~ Patricia Briggs

this is the first book in the Hurog duo. Ward is the young heir to Hurog, an estate known for caring for the dragons on the area, except the last dragon died hundreds of years ago. When is father suddenly dies, Ward is left as the new Hurogmeten, or lord of Hurog, though his Uncle is to oversee things till he reaches twenty-one.
Through a series of problems, Ward ends up on the run, trying to prove his intelligence, and competence in running things for himself. Trying to keep himself out of the mental house, and win Hurog back. The question is if he will survive his quest.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

All Together Dead ~ Charliane Harris

This is the seventh book in the Sookie Stackhouse series. Sookie is scheduled to go to a Vampire Summit with the Queen of Louisiana and her entourage, and her latest boyfriend, Quinn, a weretiger, will be there as the event planner. Sookie makes the trip, only to discover that everyone is in danger, and she is not sure how to start saving people from the upcoming events.

Safe Harbor ~ Christine Feehan

this is the fifth book in the Drake Sisters Trilogy. Hannah and Jonas have known each other all their lives, and loved each other all their lives, only neither has believed that the other felt more for them than just friendship. Hannah has always had a special link to Jonas, and when he is in danger or injured, she does all she can to help him. And now that she is in danger, Jonas is going to do all he can to protect her, even if that means he must tell her how he feels. Now if only they can both survive the perils headed their way.

Monday, July 23, 2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ~ J. K. Rowling

This is the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series. Harry has determined that he is not going to return to Hogwarts for his finial year, instead, he is going to embark on a journey to discover and destroy all of the horcruxes that Lord Voldemort has left. Ron and Hermione have decided he will not be going alone, and they will be joining him. While Harry, Ron and Hermione are searching for the horcruxes to destroy them, Lord Voldemort has taken over much of the wizarding world, he now runs the Ministry of Magic, and he has put Severus Snape in the position of Headmaster at Hogwarts. We all know that between Harry and Voldemort, neither can live while the other survives, so the real question is who else will die in the execution of this destiny.

Friday, July 20, 2007

For a Few Demons More ~Kim Harrison

this is the fifth book in the Rachel Morgan series. There has been a series of death among Werewolves and Rachel has been called in to investigate by the FIB, as their Interlander expert. Most look like suicides... but there are some that just look fishy, and Rachel soon determines that they are murders. In the attempt to solve these crimes, Rachel encounters 2 more demons, and is forced to deal with them.
At the same time, Rachel has been convinced to work security for Trent Kalamack's wedding, as much as she doesn't want to. All while trying to wait out Ivy's fear of finding a blood balance with Rachel.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Double Take ~ Catherine Coulter

This is the eleventh book in the FBI series. Julia has been trying to deal with her husband's death for the last 6 months, and only complicating matters was the media and the police who were both convinced that she had murdered him. Until one day when she was out for a walk, and someone tried to murder her. Luckily for her, FBI agent Chaney Stone witnessed the attempt and managed to save her life, at the same time becoming involved in the investigation to determine who the attempted murderer is.
Meanwhile Sheriff Dixon Noble has been missing his wife for the last three years, positive she is dead, when suddenly, her godfather is certain he has seen her, and convinces Dix to go check it out.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

A Fistful of Charms ~ Kim Harrison

this is the fourth book in the Rachel Morgan series. Rachel is challenged for her position as Alpha of a werewolf pack, and somehow manages to win. Rachel is still trying to figure out how to get Jenks back into the garden after she insulted him last winter, when his wife, Matalina comes to beg Rachel to help Jenks find their son, Jax, who has disappeared with Rachel's ex-boyfriend. Rachel ends up traveling north to find Jax and Nick, and keep herself out of even more trouble.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Every Which Way but Dead ~ Kim Harrison

this is the third book in the Rachel Morgan series. The time has come for Rachel to fulfill her agreement with the demon who testified against the dead vampire Piscary. Rachel must now become his familiar, but can she manage to keep her soul while doing so? At the same time, something is going on with Nick, he seems to be pulling away from Rachel. Also, Rachel is hired by Trent's head of security to keep him safe in an upcoming meeting. Can Rachel manage to do all she has agreed to do, and keep her soul as well as managing to stay on this side of the ever-after?

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Lean Mean Thirteen ~ Janet Evanovich

This is the thirteenth book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie's ex-husband, Dickie, has disappeared, and the only suspect is Stephanie. So Stephanie must now investigate why Dickie has disappeared, in addition to working her own FTA's. Totally typical for Stephanie, things keep happening to her, she manages to get hit by a squirrel bomb, destroy a car, and be in danger of kidnapping. Stephanie is still in her on again, off again relationship with Joe, and Ranger is still right there to catch her when it is off again. Really enjoyed this book!! Can't wait for another installment!!

Monday, July 09, 2007

The Good, The Bad, The Undead ~ Kim Harrison

This is the second book in the Rachel Morgan series. Rachel has been contacted by the FIB to help them solve a series of murders, where all the victims were witches. Rachel has been enrolled in a class taught by the same teacher who had taught all the victims at one point or another. Because the FIB suspects the teacher is the murderer, Rachel has her own suspecions as to who the killer is, and is determined to prove it. The question is if she will survive the discoveries she is about to make.

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Dead Witch Walking ~ Kim Harrison

This is the first in the Rachel Morgan series. Rachel is a witch, in an alternate United States, where there are as many vampires, witches, fairies, pixies and Were's as humans. She was a runner for a division of the Interlander law enforcement, when she decided to quit. now there is a contract out on her life, until she can raise enough money to pay off her debt from her contract with the government. Can she survive long enough to manage that?