Wow, the book birthdays have been coming fast and furious around here! How many of you have new e-readers to fill or bookstore gift cards to spend? I can help you out there! Check out these new titles releasing today.RAVEN CURSED by Faith Hunter Roc Books
The fourth novel in Faith Hunter’s New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock series releases today! Library Journal says, “Jane Yellowrock is one of the most intriguing heroines in urban fantasy,” and Romantic Times agrees that “In a genre flooded with strong, sexy females, Jane Yellowrock is unique.” Wonderful books! (Also, if you prefer audio, Audible has their edition out today as well!)Cover Copy: Jane Yellowrock is a shape-shifting skinwalker and vampire hunter for hire. But lately instead of just slaying vampires, she’s been working for them. The vampires of Asheville, North Carolina, want to establish their own clan, but since they owe loyalty to Leo Pellissier, the Master of the City of New Orleans–and Jane’s boss–they must work out the terms with him. To come up with an equitable solution, Leo sends an envoy with the best bodyguard money can buy: Jane Yellowrock. But when a group of local campers is attacked by something supernatural, Jane goes from escort to investigator. It’s up to her to keep peace in the region, and unless she wants to face up to very angry vampire Master, Jane will have to work overtime to find the killer. It’s a good thing she’s worth every penny. THE DAEMON PRISM by Carol Berg Roc Books
The stunning conclusion to Carol Berg’s Collegia Magica series. Carol has won multiple awards for her fantasy, including the Colorado Book Award for genre fiction, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, the 2006 Prism Award, and the Geffen Award for Translated Fiction. Audible.com has the whole series available for audio as well!Blurb: Dante the necromancer is the most reviled man in Sabria, indicted by for crimes against the living and the dead. He salves bitterness with a magical puzzle – a desperate soldier’s dream of an imprisoned sorceress and a faceted glass that can grant one’s utmost desires. But the dream is a seductive trap. Haunted, blind, driven to the verges of the world, Dante must risk everything he values to unravel a mystery of ancient magic, sacred legend, and the truth of the divine… CHARMFALL by Chloe Neill NAL
The New York Times bestselling author of The Chicagoland Vampires series brings a series of young adult novels about which SciFi Chick says, “The Dark Elite is a fantastically fun and exciting young adult series. With plenty of mystery, humor, danger, and excitement – Charmfall is another irresistible installment in a first rate urban fantasy series. Neill’s characters are intensely vivid and completely riveting. Don’t miss this fast-paced, roller coaster ride of teenage angst, magic and suspense.”Blurb: Protecting Chicago from the dark side of life can be an exhausting job, especially when you’re in high school. So when the girls of St. Sophia’s start gearing up for Sneak, their fall formal, Lily decides to take a break from fighting to get ready for the event. But when a Reaper unexpectedly crashes the party prep and Lily’s firespell fails, she realizes that she has a much bigger problem than a full social calendar… Because I missed wishing her a happy book birthday over the holidays, I also want to give Karen Whiddon a shout out and happy belated for THE WOLF WHISPERER, her newest Pack novel for Harlequin’s Nocturne line. THE WOLF WHISPERER by Karen Whiddon Harlequin Nocturne
From Genre Go Round Reviews: “The latest Wolf Pack urban romantic fantasy (see Lone Wolf) is an exhilarating thriller due to the strong lead couple who loath the other’s clan and the expansion to the already powerful Whiddon mythos with the Tearlach talents”Blurb: Since his mate’s death, the only thing that’s kept pack protector Mac Lamonda going is the search for his missing children. His hatred for the rival clan who took them is legendary. But when a beautiful shifter saves him from an ambush, Mac enters into a bond that is both seductive and dangerous. Rehabilitating abused canines is Kelly MacKenzie’s life calling. And because of who she is, she distrusts everything Pack. So when the handsome protector’s arrival at her sanctuary coincides with news of her sister’s disappearance, Kelly is torn between suspicion and desire. Now, Kelly and Mac must join and fight together. For, if they fail, their loved ones will become the victims of an unimaginable evil.