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Review: Shooting Scars

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Shooting Scars
Shooting Scars by Karina Halle

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I really enjoyed this follow up to Sins & Needles & I fully admit that I've pre-ordered the final installment Bold Tricks already. Yes, it was that good.

Picking up where we left off in Sins & Needles, the action rolls on as Ellie has left with Javier to save Camden, his ex-wife Sofia & their son, Ben. I already felt all was not well because I...

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Review: Captive in the Dark

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Captive in the Dark
Captive in the Dark by C.J. Roberts

My rating: 3 of 5 stars



Summary:   Caleb is a man with a singular interest in revenge. Kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery by a power-hungry mobster, he has thought of nothing but vengeance. For twelve years he has immersed himself in the world of pleasure slaves searching for the one man he holds ultimately responsible. Finally, the architect of his...

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Review: The Last Night at the Ritz

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The Last Night at the Ritz
The Last Night at the Ritz by Elizabeth Savage

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I was in the mood for a classic type of literary fiction & so I finally got to this on my Kindle. I'm very glad that I did. Our narrator is unnamed & not wholly reliable but she has a wit & way about her that really makes the story. She & her married friends Gay & Len are boozing it up one "last" time & as the drinks flow, so do...

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Review: When Empires Fall

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When Empires Fall
When Empires Fall by Katie Jennings

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



I really enjoyed this family saga. Grant/Quinn were really the heart of the story for me & the characters I most invested in. The close runners up are Madison & Kennedy. Madison & her relationship with Cyrus is deliciously twisted & I look forward to seeing where Madison's allegiance to him takes her in the next installment of the series....

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Review: The B-Team

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The B-Team
The B-Team by John Scalzi

My rating: 4 of 5 stars



This is the first of thirteen installments (93 pages) & I really liked it. The characters were crisp (Wilson & Schmidt had great banter) & made for an easy read. The mystery of what happens to the Polk unfolds smoothly & I'm really looking forward to the next part.



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