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Linda Wisdom - 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover

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2. 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom (2008)
Witches Academy Series Book 1
Length: 374 pages
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Started: 7 January 2010
Finished: 14 January 2010
Where did it come from? From a Library Book Sale
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 April 2009
Why do I have it? I like paranormal romance and Linda Wisdom is a new author for me

For my #15 challenge ('W' Word For Winter), I read 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover by Linda Wisdom. Jasmine Tremaine is a thoroughly modern 700-year-old witch who can't seem to shake Nick Gregory, her vampire ex-lover from 30 years ago. Nick is a darkly handsome cop who can push all Jazz's buttons.

Even with all their history together, Jazz and Nick can't forget the passion they have together and are ultimately drawn together again as a malevolent wizard-turned serial killer targets vampires and especially, Jazz Tremaine. They will need all the help they can get from Jazz's super-computer-geek room mate, Krebs, Dwee…

Nick Valentino - Thomas Riley

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1. Thomas Riley by Nick Valentino (2009)
Length: 288 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 1 January 2010
Finished: 6 January 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Nick for sending me a copy of this book to read
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 15 November 2009
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Nick Valentino is a new author for me

Thomas Riley is a West Canvian scientist who, along with his wily apprentice Cynthia Bassett, has built weaponry and technology for their country's twenty year war against its neighbor Lemuria. When an alchemy experiment goes horribly wrong, leaving the soul of Thomas' patron's daughter in Cynthia's body, Thomas and she must kidnap their Lemurian counterpart - a mad scientist - to help them retrieve the young girl's spirit. It will take all of Thomas' scientific skills to escape from Lemurian soldiers, airship pirates and from the constant threat of treason.

I really liked this story and give it a B+! Nick Valentino stopped by f…