Daily Deals: YA adventurer, second chance at love, and a female assassin

Daily Deals: YA adventurer, second chance at love, and a female...

A kind person gave me an international heads up>

Angels’ Blood, Archangel’s Kiss, and Archangel’s Consort are currently $3.99 each – but only in Australia and New Zealand. All retailers. And Slave to Sensation is £1.99 right now – for the UK.

 

The Second Seduction of a Lady by Miranda NevilleThe Second Seduction of a Lady by Miranda Neville. $ 1.99

From the Jacket Copy:

Enter the thrilling, sexy world of GeorgianEngland in this splendid Miranda Neville novella—and catch a glimpse of Caro, the heroine ofThe Importance of Being Wicked,on sale December 2012.

Eleanor Hardwick and Max Quinton shared onenight of incredible passion . . . that was shatteredthe next day, when Eleanor learned of a bet placedby Max’s friends. Now, five years later, Max stillcan’t get Eleanor out of his head or his heart. He hasa single chance to make a second impression—onethat will last forever.

We don’t have a review of this book but I think I’ll read it. I’ve been hankering for a historical and I kind of love the storyline. Lots of my fellow bloggers are big Neville fans so I want to give it a try.

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Midnight Rescue by Elle KennedyMidnight Rescue by Elle Kennedy. $ 2.99

From the Jacket Copy:

Dangerous. Ruthless. Savage. And she’s the good guy.

Abby Sinclair had a desperate childhood until she was rescued and adopted by a retired army ranger who molded her into a master of self-defense. Now, she’s a cunning and fearless assassin thrust into assignment after dangerous assignment, using everything she has-nerve, resilience, strength, sex-to come out on top. Her only rule: trust no one.
Abby’s latest assignment is in Columbia: go undercover and snuff out a dangerous arms dealer active in the underground sex trade. But when Abby purposely blows her cover in a last-ditch attempt to free the helpless victims, deadly mercenary Kane Woodland is recruited as back-up. His mission: get Abby out of that hell hole.

The last thing Kane expects is to feel a primal attraction for Abby. But when she convinces him to join her on her perilous mission, their newfound passion could put the lives of their whole team at risk.

If you are a regular follower of this blog you know I’m a big fan of the Elle Kennedy books. I’ll admit that this one wasn’t my favorite but I think it had to do with expectations. I love the funny banter between the characters in her SEAL series and this one is just more serious and intense.

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Virals by Kathy Reichs.Virals by Kathy Reichs. $ 2.99 AMZN | Google

From the Jacket Copy:

Adventure is in Tory Brennan’s blood. After all, she’s the grandniece of world-famous forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan. Always up for a challenge, Tory and her science-geek friends spend their time exploring the marshlands of Loggerhead Island, home to the very off-limits Loggerhead Island Research Institute, where something strange is going on. After rescuing a stray wolfdog pup from a top-secret lab, Tory and her friends are exposed to a rare strain of canine parvovirus, changing them–and their DNA–forever. Now they are more than friends. They are a pack. They are Virals. And they’re dangerous to the core. But are they unstoppable enough to catch a cold-blooded murderer?

So this is the YA version of Reichs’ main series. It was reviewed well but note that it actually is kind of science-fiction-y.

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The Golden Notebook by Doris LessingThe Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing. $ 1.99 AMZN | Google.

From the Jacket Copy:

Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks. In one, with a black cover, she reviews the African experience of her earlier years. In a red one she records her political life, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a novel in which the heroine relives part of her own experience. And in a blue one she keeps a personal diary. Finally, in love with an American writer and threatened with insanity, Anna resolves to bring the threads of all four books together in a golden notebook.

Doris Lessing’s best-known and most influential novel, The Golden Notebook retains its extraordinary power and relevance decades after its initial publication.

The NYTimes Book Review says that it is Lessing’s most important work.

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