Princess Shalira was blinded as a result of an assassination attempt as a child. Her best chance to escape her home and cruel stepmother is to agree to an arranged marriage. Princess Shalira convinces Mike Varone, a Sectors Special Forces officer, to escort her to her groom. The connection between Mike and Princess Shalira is unreliable, and when complications in the transport arise will they be able to resist the attraction and manage to stay alive?
Tyema is the Head Priestess for the god Sobek in a rural Nome of Egypt. When Sahure comes from Thebes seeking advice on a mission from the Pharoah, he’s enchanted by the young priestess and falls in love. Sadly, their union is not meant to be, but what will happen when Egypt is threatened by dark magic and the god Sobek sends Tyema to Thebes to deliver a sacred crocodile and determine the source? Will she be able to reconcile that the evil seems to be coming from her beloved yet distant Sahure?
In [easyazon-link asin=”B00FNXXEDE” locale=”us”]Dancer of the Nile (Gods of Egypt)[/easyazon-link], Nima is a tavern dancer whose town was burned and she was taken captive. While on the journey to the Hyskos encampment she notices a fellow captive—a warrior. Kamin is an Egyptian soldier on a mission for the Pharaoh when he is captured. Can the pair escape, evade recapture and why are the Hyskos so desperate to recapture Nima?
Khenet, the Pharaoh’s adopted brother, has been chosen to escort Tiya to marry the evil ruler of Viper Nome. They know that their mission will lead to death. Tiya has the mark of the goddess Nephthys and her value to the ruler lies within the power she doesn’t realize she has. Nephthys professes that her plan is to save Egypt, but is the tricky goddess to be trusted? With their lives on the line will Khenet and Tiya go quietly or will they fight? Continue reading Warrior of the Nile: Gods of Egypt by Veronica Scott
Andi Markiss, an agent of Loxton—an elite exporter—agrees to fill in for a bridesmaid at the handfasting of the Leader of the Obati’s daughter (one of the three clans on the planet Zulaire), she has no idea that the planet is on the verge of a vicious war. When Captain Tom Deverane arrives to take her off-planet at the behest of a mystery benefactor, Andi doesn’t believe the threat is as big as he’s making it out to be. Andi quickly discovers how wrong she can be. With Tom’s remaining soldiers, the young daughter and toddler son of the Leader of the Obati, can they evade the insurgents and find their way to safety?
In Wreck of the Nebula Dream by Veronica Scott, Special Forces Captain Nick Jameson messed up his last mission and is seen as a kind of a burn-out by his commanders. He boards the luxury spaceship Nebula Dream, not so interested in the ambition of the crew to break space travel speed records. He just wants to get home and even considers going into stasis for the trip. Nick suspects problems with the ship that are confirmed when the liner crashes in enemy territory. Too few lifeboat pods leave 8,000 passengers stranded. Can Nick and his small band of two children, a socialite, a contracts expert and a mercenary survive and make it home? Wreck of the Nebula Dream is a re-imagining of the Titanic disaster in future space.
In 1951, Tobacco Farmer Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer. Before her death, cervical cells were harvested without her consent and became the first human cells to grow in a lab. They would grow an entire generation of new cells in a 24-hour period. Over the years those cells, known as HeLa to scientists, became a hot commodity in the scientific world standing at the forefront of some of the greatest medical breakthroughs, but Henrietta Lacks remained largely unknown. Unknown — until her daughter started looking to find out more about the mother she’d never known. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot is her story. Continue reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
In The impending Sausage Sandwich of Doom by Kirk St. Moritz, Elliot Rose is the guy that makes the ghostly events happen on the television show Ghosthunters UK when he runs into a real ghost. Gordon Cole was Hapkito, a popular wrestler in the 1980s. Gordon thinks that his return is some higher elevation achieved but what’s really going on? … Continue reading
Over the past years, we reviewed tons of romance, chick-lit and cozy mystery books and we would like to take the opportunity to present and share some book reviews for Valentine’s day 2017. This is just a short list of books that readers may enjoy. Don’t forget to check out our other book reviews. Check out our romance, chick-lit and cozy mystery reviews.
Veronica Scott, science fiction, romance and a U.S. Today best-selling author, released Trapped on Talonque last year. Be sure to check out the latest review of the Sector series.
A classic everyone that enjoys adventure mixed with romance will like A Kiss at Kilhali by the New York Times best-selling author, Ruth Harris.
If you are into romantic suspense, try out The Rigid Rules by Christina Thompson. Readers with a passion for mysteries that contain elements of romance novels will enjoy Thompson’s Chemical Attraction series.
If you’re a fan of romance, particularly Regency, try out Sense and Sensuality by Alicia Quigley. This is a well-polished novel Quigley’s characters are witty, fast and wonderfully framed.
Andrea Weir’s A Foolish Consistency is a high-octane drama piece that gives readers the impression they are reading a real-life story. If you love reading romance novels with lots of ups and downs, this is the book for you.
Readers that have a knack for typical cozy mystery books should check out Hide nor Hair by Jo-Anne Lamon Reccoppa. The story takes place in New Jersey and contains everything that makes up a great cozy mystery. Also, check out the review of the first book, New Math is Murder.
Another cozy mystery series worth reading is Chef Maurice Series by J.A. Lang. If you are seeking a culinarian cozy mystery series with a dash of humor, be sure to check out Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle. You won’t be disappointed.
Romancing Mister Bridgerton by the New York Times best-selling author Julia Quinn, is a fun and interesting historical story. This book is the fourth one in a series. If you love Regency novels, be sure not to miss out on this series.
Playing Charlie Cool is a charming romance novel and the third book in the Trager Family Secrets series by the best-selling author, Laurie Boris. A smooth flow, great writing, clever plotting and wonderfully, fleshed-out characters make this book endearing to read.
What would a romantic recommendation reading list be without the author Ellie Campbell? In Meddling With Murder Cathy O’Farrell and her band of Crouch End crazies from Looking for La La are finally back. Cozy mystery readers that are looking for a book with beautifully ridiculous plot elements and a touch of humor will not want to pass up on this series.
This year yet again, Rabid Reader’s Reviews presents 42 books to love for Towel Day. This is a selection of books that have been reviewed on this blog. We hope you will enjoy them.
Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams nonfiction, environment, humor
Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine head out on an epic adventure in search of the strange and exotic creatures with whom we share our world. More…
Dr. Who, City of Death by Douglas Adams Humor, Science Fiction, Serial Fiction
The Doctor takes Romana to Paris for a vacation and instead of landing them in the intended time period, the TARDIS takes them to 1979. There the Doctor finds rogue time travelers, art theft and the resurrection of a dangerous alien race thought extinct. Joined by the rough British P.I. Duggan, they must do what the Doctor does best…save the human race. More…
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