Apr 262015
 

A Hoarse Half-Human Cheer by X.J. Kennedy
Release Date: June 16, 2014
Publisher: Curtis Brown Unlimited
Pages: 402
Source: Book provided by NetGalley for review
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A medieval schoolmaster whose students stabbed him to death with their pens—his name lives on in the College of Saint Cassian of Imola, a school with spectacular troubles. World War II has ended, and overnight Saint Cash’s has recklessly expanded from a dozen students to 4,500. Unknown to the honest clerics who think they run the place, the Newark Mafia find the college a handy front for dealing in war surplus materials. It’s a tough scene for a green kid like apprentice mortician Moon Gogarty, even tougher for basketball coach Douglas Knox, a priest with a drinking problem who receives mysterious threats on his life. And both Knox and Moon face a powerful temptation: mobster mistress Aisling Vastasi.

In this sinister comedy, the mob blackmails a pedophile priest in order to take over his lucrative charity, The Children’s Crusade. Events follow fast: a car-bombing, a fiery holocaust, an exorcism that ends in terror, a raid on a brothel, a college commencement that turns into a shoot-out, a play-off basketball game in which rival gamblers have bribed both teams. Alternately blood-curdling and hilarious, this is a gripping story full of sudden twists. Devotees of the thrillers of Elmore Leonard, Carl Hiassen, and Janet Evanovich will find A Hoarse Half-human Cheer in the same league.

 

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Apr 212015
 

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Dog Hair Brush Rake 3-in-1 Value Pack
Manufacturer: Pet Magasin
Weight: 10.4 oz.
Source: Product provided by the manufacturer for review

  • Pet Magasin Dog Brush Combo – 3 in 1 Combo – All you need to ensure good-looking pet and clean room
  • Package includes 1 of 2 sided dog brush + 1 of undercoat rake + 1 dematting rake
  • Non-slippery handles – Engineered for better grip and smooth experience. Ergonomically shaped handles decrease fatigue
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Apr 192015
 

Waiting for the Flood by Alexis Hall
Release Date: February 21, 2015
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages: 89
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review
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People come as well as go.

Twelve years ago, Edwin Tully came to Oxford and fell in love with a boy named Marius. He was brilliant. An artist. It was going to be forever.

Two years ago, it ended.

Now Edwin lives alone in the house they used to share. He tends to damaged books and faded memories, trying to build a future from the fragments of the past.

Then the weather turns, and the river spills into Edwin’s quiet world, bringing with it Adam Dacre from the Environment Agency. An unlikely knight, this stranger with roughened hands and worn wellingtons, but he offers Edwin the hope of something he thought he would never have again.

As the two men grow closer in their struggle against the rising waters, Edwin learns he can’t protect himself from everything—and sometimes he doesn’t need to try.

 

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Apr 172015
 

In His Sights by Jo Davis
Series: Sugarland Blue (# 3)
Release Date: September 2, 2014
Publisher: Signet
Pages: 315
Source: Book provided by publisher for review

 

 

Chris is one the best and brightest at the Sugarland PD, but lately a mysterious illness has him struggling to get through the day. When his symptoms land him in the care of brilliant and sexy Dr. Robyn Lassiter, Chris realizes that he is the latest victim in a rash of mysterious poisonings in the area—most of them fatal. Figuring out who’s causing the fatal outbreak has become a very personal—and deadly—race against time.

Despite battling her own personal demons and painful past, Dr. Robyn Lassiter can’t fight her attraction to her new patient. But as she struggles to help Chris track down the sick mind behind the deaths, she’s not only at risk of losing her heart but of falling headlong into a lethal plot that could take her life.…

 

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Apr 142015
 

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Vibration Wireless Doorbell Operating at 500-feet Range with Over 52 Chimes
Manufacturer: Mudder
Weight: 4.8 oz.
Source: Product provided by the manufacturer for review

  • Wide range of 52 music optional, including dingdong, welcome and alarm etc. 4 level sound volume control, range of 25-85db
  • No external AC power supply, Power source 2 *AAA Battery(not included), Vibrate receiver with belt hanger available, easy for carry along
  • Receiver with on/off button, music and volume button
  • Operating range of over 500 feet. (over 900 feet in open area)
  • Easy Installation, Perfect for Hearing Impaired or Noisy Environments

 

 

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Apr 092015
 

Meet Me at the Beach by V.K. Sykes
Series: Seashell Bay (# 1)
Release Date: February 24, 2015
Publisher: Forever
Pages: 369
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

When Lily Doyle spots her high school crush Aiden Flynn on the inbound ferry, she knows trouble is about to dock in Seashell Bay. And not just because he’s more handsome than ever. If Aiden’s in town, the rumors must be true about his family’s plan to sell their coastal land to the highest bidder. But Lily will do whatever it takes to convince the hottest guy on the beach to protect their idyllic island home.

Gorgeous Lily Doyle was the only thing Aiden missed after he escaped from his hometown to play pro baseball. Now all Aiden wants is to wrap up the business deal and get back to his life, not relive a past that still haunts him. But as memories rush in about the night of passion he and Lily shared long ago, everything else washes right out to sea-everything except the desire that still burns between them.

 

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Mar 192015
 

Due for Discard by Sharon St. George
Series: Aimee Machado Mystery #1
Release Date: March 1, 2015
Publisher: Camel Press
Pages: 340
Source: book provided by publisher for review

 

 

Aimee Machado is thrilled to be starting her first job as a forensic librarian at the medical center in the town of Timbergate, north of Sacramento, California. Her ebullient mood is somewhat dampened by her recent breakup with her former live-in boyfriend, Nick Alexander. And then there’s a little matter of murder: on Aimee’s first day on the job, a body is found in a nearby Dumpster and soon identified as her supervisor’s wife, Bonnie Beardsley.

Aimee’s heartbreaker of a brother and best friend, Harry, just happens to be one of the last people to see Bonnie alive, but he is hardly the only suspect. Bonnie was notorious for her wild partying and man-stealing ways, and she has left a trail of broken hearts and bitterness. Aimee is determined to get her brother off the suspect list.

Aimee’s snooping quickly makes her a target. Isolated on her grandparents’ llama farm where she fled post-breakup, she realizes exactly how vulnerable she is. Three men have pledged to protect her: her brother Harry, her ex, Nick, and the dashing hospital administrator with a reputation for womanizing, Jared Quinn. But they can’t be on the alert every minute, not when Aimee is so bent on cracking the case with or without their help.

 

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Feb 212015
 

Love on Hold by Robin Shaw
Series: The Wilkins Book (# 1)
Release Date: March 4, 2014
Publisher: self published
Pages: 200
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Millionaire Mariah Culver had finally thought that when she had something good, it’d last—until she discovered that the man she was set to marry in two short months had betrayed her. Devastated, Mariah regretted that she’d trusted another man after the first love of her life, Aaron Wilkins, had broken her heart. When Aaron Wilkins came back into town, he turned her world upside down by bringing feelings back to the surface that she’d thought had vanished along with his swift exit from her life.

Aaron Wilkins wouldn’t have come to his hometown of Bloomfield Township, Ohio if his parents hadn’t put their feet down. They didn’t just want him to visit his hometown; they wanted him to move back home for good. Aaron soon realized that he couldn’t stay home if Mariah Culver wasn’t by his side.

 

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Feb 082015
 

Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa James
Series:  Fairy Tales (# 4.5)
Release Date: October 30, 2012
Publisher: Avon Impulse
Pages: 128
Source: book provided by Edelweiss for review

 

 

Seduced by a Pirate is an original, RITA-award winning e-novella from New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James. Sir Griffin Barry is one of the most feared pirates on the high seas, piloting the Flying Poppy, a ship he named after the wife whom he fondly (if vaguely) remembers, since they were together only a matter of hours.

What happens when a pirate decides to come home to his wife…if she is his wife, given that the marriage was never consummated? And what happens when that pirate strolls through his front door and is met by…

Well, that’s a surprise!

 

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Feb 072015
 

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly
Release Date: January 27, 2015
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages: 416
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for forty years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world. Now the Chinese are ready to unveil their astonishing discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. A small group of VIPs and journalists has been brought to the zoo deep within China to see its fabulous creatures for the first time. Among them is Dr. Cassandra Jane “CJ” Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they will be struck with wonder at these beasts, that they are perfectly safe, and that nothing can go wrong. Of course it can’t…

GET READY FOR ACTION ON A GIGANTIC SCALE.

 

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