Paranormal New Releases: July 15th

Posted July 15, 2014 by Carmel in Fresh Meat / 25 Comments

Paranormal Romance:

Knight Avenged
Knight Avenged (Circle of Seven #2)
by Coreene Callahan
Paranormal Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]Alone in a world on the brink of war…two unlikely allies will discover a love greater than time.




Exiled from her home, powerful oracle Cosmina Cordei holds the key to uniting those protecting mankind from evil. But just as she makes her way into the holy city to perform an ancient rite, the enemy closes in for the kill…




Drawn by a destiny he won’t accept, elite assassin Henrik Lazar detests the mystical curse handed down by his mother. But when the sorcery in his blood is activated and past pain comes back to haunt him, his new abilities come into play and he must learn to control them.




Rescued by Henrik in the heat of battle, Cosmina must decide whether to trust the assassin who loathes the goddess she serves or face certain death on her own. Forced into an untenable position, Henrik is left with a terrible choice—protect the magical Order he despises, or deny destiny and lose the woman he loves forever.[/learn_more]


Masters of Seduction: Books 1-4
by Lara Adrian, Donna Grant, Laura Wright, Alexandra Ivy
Paranormal Romance / Anthology
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]In the realm of the Incubi Masters, pleasure is to die for and love is the deadliest game of all . . .




Surrender to sinful pleasures and forbidden passions with Masters of Seduction, the sizzling new paranormal romance novella series from New York Times and internationally bestselling authors Lara Adrian, Donna Grant, Laura Wright and Alexandra Ivy.




This all-new, never-before-published boxed set contains the first four novellas in the Masters of Seduction series. Each book in the collection is approximately 20-25,000 words.




Merciless: House of Gravori ~ by Lara Adrian


Soulless: House of Romerac ~ by Donna Grant


Shameless: House of Vipera ~ by Laura Wright


Ruthless: House of Xanthe ~ by Alexandra Ivy[/learn_more]


Shifter’s Claim Part 2
(Shadow Shifters #4)
by A.C. Arthur
Paranormal Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]In Shifter’s Claim Part II, from The Shadow Shifters series by A.C. Arthur, Priya never imagined there was truth to the story she’d been forced to track down, she never imagined coming face to face with a man that can shift into a cat.




Bas hadn’t meant to reveal himself to her, he’d tried to protect the secret. Now, it was out and he wonders what the reporter will do with the information and more importantly, how the woman will react to this new facet of the man.[/learn_more]


Black Rook (Cornerstone Run Trilogy #1)
by Kelly Meade
Paranormal Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]She never saw this coming…




Brynn Atwood is a low-level Magus whose unpredictable precognitive powers have made her an outcast among her people—and an embarrassment to her highly-regarded father. After a frightening vision in which her father is murdered by a loup garou man, Brynn decides to prove herself by finding the killer, and stopping them at any cost.




Her target is Rook McQueen, the son of a small-town loup garou Alpha. Despite being the youngest of three, Rook is first in line to inherit the role of Alpha, a duty he isn’t sure he’s capable of fulfilling. When Brynn finally meets Rook, she doesn’t expect the attraction that draws her to him—and him to her.




No longer believing him a murderer, Brynn and Rook strike an alliance to find her father’s real killer. But when his older brother is targeted by an unknown enemy, Rook will have to choose between his growing feelings for Brynn and his duty as the future Alpha of his community.




INCLUDES A PREVIEW OF THE NEXT TITLE IN THE CORNERSTONE TRILOGY, GRAY BISHOP.[/learn_more]



Fantasy:

The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3)
by Deborah Harkness
Fantasy
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]The highly anticipated finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches




After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches—with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency. In the trilogy’s final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, the couple at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.




With more than one million copies sold in the United States and appearing in thirty-eight foreign editions, A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night have landed on all of the major bestseller lists and garnered rave reviews from countless publications. Eagerly awaited by Harkness’s legion of fans, The Book of Life brings this superbly written series to a deeply satisfying close. [/learn_more]


Full Fathom Five (Craft Sequence #3)
by Max Gladstone
Fantasy
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]The third novel set in the addictive and compelling fantasy world of Three Parts Dead.




On the island of Kavekana, Kai builds gods to order, then hands them to others to maintain. Her creations aren’t conscious and lack their own wills and voices, but they accept sacrifices, and protect their worshippers from other gods—perfect vehicles for Craftsmen and Craftswomen operating in the divinely controlled Old World. When Kai sees one of her creations dying and tries to save her, she’s grievously injured—then sidelined from the business entirely, her near-suicidal rescue attempt offered up as proof of her instability. But when Kai gets tired of hearing her boss, her coworkers, and her ex-boyfriend call her crazy, and starts digging into the reasons her creations die, she uncovers a conspiracy of silence and fear—which will crush her, if Kai can’t stop it first.[/learn_more]


Half a King (Shattered Sea #1)
by Joe Abercrombie
Fantasy
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]“I swore an oath to avenge the death of my father. I may be half a man, but I swore a whole oath.”




Prince Yarvi has vowed to regain a throne he never wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains, and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea. And he must do it all with only one good hand.




The deceived will become the deceiver.




Born a weakling in the eyes of his father, Yarvi is alone in a world where a strong arm and a cold heart rule. He cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge.




The betrayed will become the betrayer.




Gathering a strange fellowship of the outcast and the lost, he finds they can do more to help him become the man he needs to be than any court of nobles could.




Will the usurped become the usurper?




But even with loyal friends at his side, Yarvi finds his path may end as it began—in twists, and traps, and tragedy.[/learn_more]



Young Adult:

Illusive (Illusive #1)
by Emily Lloyd-Jones
Young Adult / Sci Fi
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]The X-Men meets Ocean’s Eleven in this edge-of-your-seat sci-fi adventure about a band of “super” criminals.




When the MK virus swept across the planet, a vaccine was created to stop the epidemic, but it came with some unexpected side effects. A small percentage of the population developed superhero-like powers. Seventeen-year-old Ciere Giba has the handy ability to change her appearance at will. She’s what’s known as an illusionist…She’s also a thief.




After a robbery goes awry, Ciere must team up with a group of fellow super-powered criminals on another job that most would consider too reckless. The formula for the vaccine that gave them their abilities was supposedly destroyed years ago. But what if it wasn’t?




The lines between good and bad, us and them, and freedom and entrapment are blurred as Ciere and the rest of her crew become embroiled in a deadly race against the government that could cost them their lives.[/learn_more]



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25 responses to “Paranormal New Releases: July 15th

  1. I’ve heard such good things about the All Souls Trilogy Carmel, I’m hoping to start those soon! I like that now I won’t have to wait in between books should there be any nasty cliffhangers:) Woo hoo!