In My Mailbox (7)

Posted March 6, 2011 by Carmel in / 18 Comments


From NetGalley:

For two years, Beth Williams has run from the past, and the beast that dwells inside her. She is haunted by memories of being kidnapped and the savage attack that killed her best friend. Now Beth finally thinks she’s ready to move on…with Braden Edwards, a charming, irresistibly sexy man who tempts Beth to embrace the present.

But the past lurks closer than Beth realizes. Markko Bolvek, one of the werewolves who kidnapped her, has tracked her to Portland, Oregon, his pursuit fueled by a hunger for vengeance. Only Braden, a werewolf himself, senses the danger shadowing her steps. The Edwards and Bolveks have been enemies for centuries—and despite the instant connection he feels with Beth, Braden isn’t sure which side of the war she’s on.

With suspicion at odds with their attraction, Beth and Braden must learn to trust one another to stop Markko for good. Can Beth accept the wolf within—and love a man who embodies everything she fears?

Every girl who has taken the test has died.

Now it’s Kate’s turn.

It’s always been just Kate and her mom–and now her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate’s going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her mother won’t live past the fall.

Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld–and if she accepts his bargain, he’ll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests.

Kate is sure he’s crazy–until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she succeeds, she’ll become Henry’s future bride, and a goddess.

If she fails…

From Simon & Schuster Galley Grab:

National bestselling author L.A. Banks’s electrifying new paranormal series is set in a sizzling world where Dark and Light are trapped in an eternal struggle for the fate of mankind.

Celeste Jackson has fought all her life against a fog of hallucination and substance abuse, but it’s not until she meets her protector, Azrael, an angel who has left the safety of the Light, that she learns of the evil forces that have been trying to ruin her, and why. A fierce battle for control of the mortal realm is brewing, and only Celeste—with the help of the Remnant, her half-human, half-angel brethren—can stand in the way. Together, Celeste and Azrael must gather an army of sensitives to defeat the dark powers that have ruled humanity for centuries, but time is running out. If Azrael surrenders to his growing desire for Celeste, he risks being trapped among humanity forever. But the longer he stays, the harder she is to resist. To save the world, Celeste must draw on her own dark experiences with addiction to help Azrael overcome the one temptation that could possibly make him an eternal prisoner—his obsession with her.

Borrowed from fellow blogger

Northern Exposure
Even in Grundy, Alaska, it’s unusual to find a naked guy with a bear trap clamped to his ankle on your porch. But when said guy turns into a wolf, recent southern transplant Mo Wenstein has no difficulty identifying the problem. Her surly neighbor Cooper Graham—who has been openly critical of Mo’s ability to adapt to life in Alaska—has trouble of his own. Werewolf trouble.

For Cooper, an Alpha in self-imposed exile from his dysfunctional pack, it’s love at first sniff when it comes to Mo. But Cooper has an even more pressing concern on his mind. Several people around Grundy have been the victims of wolf attacks, and since Cooper has no memory of what he gets up to while in werewolf form, he’s worried that he might be the violent canine in question.

If a wolf cries wolf, it makes sense to listen, yet Mo is convinced that Cooper is not the culprit. Except if he’s not responsible, then who is? And when a werewolf falls head over haunches in love with you, what are you supposed to do anyway? The rules of dating just got a whole lot more complicated.

What did you get in your mailbox this week?

       

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18 responses to “In My Mailbox (7)

  1. I am really digging the cover of “Hunting Human”! And “The Goddess Test”?!? Well there has been so much hype surrounding it that I am sure that it is going to be amazing!

  2. DJL

    All of these look like great books, though I’m really looking forward to reading The Goddess Test and How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf. 🙂 A wonderful mailbox this week, happy reading, Carmel!

    DJL

  3. What a great bunch of books =)
    I also picked up The Goddess Test from NetGalley, I hope you like it!
    Feel free to check my IMM *winks*
    Tynga

  4. @ Miss Page-Turner It sure does! And I love the cover.

    @Aleetha No it’s at NetGalley you can still get it!

    @Karen Cool! It was I just finished it yesterday!

    @Jessica Good to know! I have high hopes.

    @Two Readers Reviews Nice! I can’t wait!

    @bibliophile brouhaha Seems to be a popular one this week!

    @Avery And Hunting Human has werewolves in it! LOL

    @DJL Thanks! How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf was very cute!

    @The Book Bell Thanks for stopping by I’m off to return the follow! 🙂
    @BLHMistress Cool, I’ll keep you posted!

    @Tynga Yeah, I did good this week!
    @Sally Thanks you too!