Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Hot Six ~ Janet Evanovich

This is the sixth book in the Stephanie Plum series. Ranger has gone FTA, and Stephanie refuses to be the one to make the capture, unfortunately, that means it gets handed to Joyce Barnhardt. Plus two men searching for Ranger, are following Stephanie in hopes she will lead them to him. Since Ranger is not able to do FTA's they end up as Stephanie's responsibility, including one who is determined to get off of a murder charge by being crazy, and he spends every attempt Stephanie makes to capture him trying to prove how crazy he is. Grandma Mazer is back, and after a fight with Stephanie's father, she moves in with Stephanie. At the same time, people keep breaking into Stephanie's apartment in the middle of the night, leading Stephanie to get no sleep in all of this.

Monday, January 28, 2008

High Five ~ Janet Evanovich

This is the fifth book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie is hard up for money, she is behind in her rent and no one seems to be going FTA. So she asks Ranger for a job working for him, as he has many things going and she is sure he can find something for her to do. At the same time Stephanie's Uncle Fred disappears, and her family asks her to see what she can find out. At the same time, Benito Ramirez, the sadistic serial rapist from the first book, is out on bail, and out for Stephanie. Throughout the book, accident prone Stephanie give new meaning to the phrase "Car Trouble" as she investigates the disappearance and tries to stay one step ahead of Ramirez.

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Four to Score ~ Janet Evanovich

This is the fourth book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie is on a case to bring in a woman who appears to have disappeared, except the ex-boyfriend of her FTA keeps receiving clues, and wants to hire Stephanie to decode them and find her. Along the way someone starts firebombing Stephanie, and destroys her car, and apartment. At the same time Stephanie's boss, Vinnie, has given her FTA to her arch enemy, Joyce Barnhardt, who seems to be following Stephanie to find the mark. There are more encounters with Morelli, and of course, Ranger is back as well.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Three to Get Deadly ~ Janet Evanovich

This is the third book in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie is getting better as a bounty hunter, and is now on a case that should be pretty easy, at least she thought so. She needs to take the local candy store owner in to be re-bonded, unfortunately, he seems to have disappeared. And no one is willing to help her, because he is an upstanding citizen in the community. Stephanie starts to investigate, and things start coming out. And now someone is threatening her to get off the case or there will be trouble. Will Stephanie back off, or will she get her man?

Monday, January 21, 2008

The Warrior ~ Kinley MacGregor

this is one of the books in the Brotherhood of the Sword series. Historical romance, set shortly after the crusades. Lachlan McGregor is a highland laird, who has reason to believe, that the brother he thought dead for many years, may still be alive. He leaves the highlands in search of his brother, and is searching in France when he comes across Catarina, running from her captors, and rescues her. Only to discover that she is the king's daughter and the captors are hired by her father to return her to him for an arranged marriage. Lachlan ends up promising to see her safely to an uncle who will protect her. Along the way they meet several members of the Brotherhood of the Sword, who aid them along their way.

Two for the Dough ~Janet Evanovich

this is book two in the Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie is looking for a local boy, one of Joe Morelli's cousins, Kenny Mancuso, who is FTA. One thing after another happens, and now they are looking for a suspected murderer, and total nut case, still Kenny. Joe helps when it benefits him, and his case. Grandma Mazer is determined to help Stephanie, and ends up attacked on the street. Stephanie temporarily moves home to protect her family, and continues to search for Kenny.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Creation in Death ~ J. D. Robb

The thirtieth story in the Eve Dallas series. Eve is called out on a murder that appears to be the resurfacing of a murderer who got away from them 9 years earlier. As they proceed to investigate it dawns on them that the profile of victim on this case is a perfect match for Eve, and it appears that Eve may be on the list that this killer has planned.

One for the Money ~ Janet Evanovich

The first in her Stephanie Plum series. Stephanie is desperate for work, and blackmails her cousin Vinnie into giving her a job as a bounty hunter. She fumbles her way through to solve the crime and apprehend the fugitive to get her money.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

The Last of the Red Hot Vampires ~ Katie MacAlister

This is the fourth in the Dark Ones series. Portia is a scientist, and skeptic, touring England with her best friend, who is out to find all the paranormal she can locate. Through a series of events Portia is gifted with the powers of a virtue. Along the way she encounters Theo, a nephilim, who is trying to help her pass the trials she must pas to become a true virtue. Along the way, though a series of missteps, Theo becomes a Dark One, and now Portia is determined to earn his soul back.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Holy Smokes ~ Katie MacAlister

this is book four in the Aisling Gray series. Aisling is set to be married, but something comes up, and the wedding has to be postponed. There is business between the different dragon septs and the fact that Aisling is also a demon lord, and a guardian. Also, something is always out to get Aisling, and they must also keep the fact that her dog, Jim, is actually a demon, and talks, from her mortal family.

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The Accidental Vampire ~ Lynsay Sands

this is the seventh book in the Argeneau series. Vincent Argeneau is an enforcer for the council, sent to investigate the rumors of a vampire living in a small town. He arrives to find that the whole town knows that the young woman is a vampire, another violation of Immortal Law, and he is inexplicably drawn to her. Elvi has been a vampire for 5 years, she is totally unaware that others exist, or that there is law to be followed. How will they work this out, and what will her punishment be?

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Blood Brothers ~ Nora Roberts

This is the first in the Sign of Seven trilogy. Cal Hawkins and his two best friends went out on a camping trip for their tenth birthday, and inadvertently set something free. What ever it is comes back every 7 years, for 7 nights. Now, as the 3rd return approaches, Quinn wants to write a book about the strange happenings in Hawkins Hollow. She gets to town and starts to investigate, and strange things begin to happen. Will they figure out what they need to do?