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Kathy Bell - Regression

22. Regression by Kathy Bell (2009)
The Infinion Series Book 1
Length: 352 pages
Genre: Science Fiction
Started: 20 October 2010
Finished: 28 October 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Kathy for sending me a copy of this book to read
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 9 September 2010
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Kathy Bell is a new author for me.

Fourteen year old Adya Jones wakes up from a coma claiming to be a forty year old. She evidently believes that she is a mother of six children who has recently been in a car accident. The doctors in 1985 believe that Adya is suffering from severe head trauma and they keep her in hospital for most of the summer. Adya Davies is extremely frightened and confused when she wakes up in the hospital and the doctors won't let her see her daughter Hope. They claim that she is fourteen and unmarried, which Adya doesn't believe because she has clear memories of her life in 2011. A life which includes a husband and children and…

Adrienne Barbeau - Love Bites

21. Love Bites by Adrienne Barbeau (2010)
The Vampyres of Hollywood Series Book 2
Length: 320 pages
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Started: 16 October 2010
Finished: 20 October 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Adrienne's literary agent for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 8 August 2010
Why do I have it? I like paranormal mysteries and I had read and enjoyed Vampyres of Hollywoodby the same author in the past.

Detective Peter King and 'Scream Queen' Ovsanna Moore are recovering from their clash with a serial killer the tabloids had named the 'Cinema Slayer'. They decide to get to know each other better but this is made difficult with Ovsanna getting attacked by a werewolf soon after the earlier battle. And there is Maral, Ovsanna's jealous personal assistant, who is convinced she needs magic to try to keep Ovsanna.

Romance is increasingly difficult with murder, werewolves and magic mixed in. Ovsanna and Peter join…

Kathryn Meyer Griffith - The Woman in Crimson

20. The Woman in Crimson by Kathryn Meyer Griffith (2010)
Length: 258 pages
Genre: Horror
Started: 9 October 2010
Finished: 15 October 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Kathryn for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 9 September 2010
Why do I have it? I like horror and have read and enjoyed several books by this author in the past.

Adrian and Caroline Stone run a bed and breakfast called Willowind. It's a very popular place until the murders of several former guests of the inn. For centuries, Lilith Roselle had lived in Willowind a recluse, creating demonic art and only emerging at night to drink the blood of terrified townspeople. During the Civil War, Lilith met and fell in love with a Confederate soldier - Jedidiah Smithy, and he with her. They lived as husband and wife for a peaceful year until Jedidiah disappeared. Centuries later, a distraught Lilith is awakened by the death of Caroline's father when at his burial one of…

Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin - Juggler in the Wind

19. Juggler in the Wind by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin (2010)
The Wand Bearer Series Book 1
Length: 208 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 3 October 2010
Finished: 8 October 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Monserrat at Chiron Booksfor sending me a copy of this book to read
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 3 September 2010
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin are new authors for me.

Randy Carmichael is 14 years old when the mysterious Olympus Circus comes through Buchanan, Kansas. He lives with his alcoholic mother and generally is shy and bookish. Randy notices the effect the circus has on his mother, she becomes more withdrawn and less accepting of him going to see the circus in his free time. She distrusts the performers and his growing interest in Circus Olympus. Randy believes that his mother's strange, distant attitude towards him is directly related to the coming of the circus and resolves to solve the mystery.

To do that, he runs away wit…

Adrienne Barbeau and Michael Scott - Vampyres of Hollywood

18. Vampyres of Hollywood by Adrienne Barbeau and Michael Scott (2008)
The Vampyres of Hollywood Series Book 1
Length: 336 pages
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Started: 21 September 2010
Finished: 2 October 2010
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Adrienne's literary agent for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 8 August 2010
Why do I have it? I like paranormal mysteries and Adrienne Barbeau and Michael Scott are new authors for me.

Ovsanna Moore is known as the 'Scream Queen' of Hollywood. She is a horror movie actress and the head of Anticipation Studios - an up-and-coming studio hoping to become more well-known. Ovsanna is also known as the Chatalaine of Hollywood - a 500-year-old vampire who is leader of a clan of jet-setting actors and actresses known as the 'Vampyres of Hollywood'.

When the Hollywood A-List is shaken by the murders of three major stars - an Oscar winner, an ingenue and an action hero, they all have links …