Book Review: Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Every seven years, the people of Strange Grace send a willing sacrifice into the forest in exchange for health, crops, and a comfortable life, but it's only been three years, and the Slaughter Moon has risen. Rhun has always known he'd be next, but Arthur wants to be the one to go, and Mairwen is inexplicably drawn to the forest, and each will have their part to play in uncovering the secrets...
 

Book Review: The Fires of Tartarus (The French Vampire Legend Book 3) by Emma V. Leech

Jehenne thinks her trip into the depths of Tartarus is the most difficult thing she'll have to endure in the near future but soon discovers how wrong she is. Corvus is not the same man he used to be, an entire family of vampires is looking to her to lead them, there's an angry god out set on dragging her back into the Underworld to be his lover, the Vampire Senate has become suspicious and is...
 

Book Review: Inheritance (Dominion Book 1) by Lissa Kasey

Between a vampire lover, a fear of commitment, anxiety, bullying (for being the first male witch allowed to take magic classes), possible stalkers, and a controlling mother demanding a granddaughter and willing to do whatever it takes to get one, Seiran has his hands full. But then a serial killer starts targeting people close to vampires, and Seiran might be next---that is, if he's not burned at...
 

Mini Reviews: LGBT+ Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Stake Sauce, Kelpie Blue, Caroline’s Heart

In Stake Sauce, a vampire hunter struggling with grief meets a cute punk vampire. In Kelpie Blue, a boy and a kelpie grow closer and work together to overcome everyday struggles and fae-related ones. In Caroline's heart, a cowboy and a witch meet and help each other. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three LGBT+ paranormal/urban fantasy...
 

Book Review: Shield of the Dragon (Dance with the Devil Book 6) by Megan Derr

Amr said he wanted a relationship with Ken, but, since taking down the syndicates, Amr has been busy, and the relationship seems to have fallen apart already. Meanwhile, the Cambry syndicate is helping Clan Pellinore to try and steal the Holy Pendragon, and Cambry's hit man, Diamond, finds his loyalties changing as he learns more about the supernatural world and ends up with a dragon of his...
 

Book Review: Doom Sayer (City of Crows Book 4) by Clara Coulson

When people start rapidly falling ill, Cal and the DSI agents fear some sort of contagion---until a wizard contracts it, causing him to attack a bunch of people in a rage before dropping dead, and Cal can see with his magic-sensing ability that it's actually a curse. When the body count of magic practitioners, including minor practitioners, starts rising, it's up to the DSI to figure out who...
 

Book Review: The Watcher’s Son (Dale Bruyer Book 3) by J.L. Aarne

Dale and James have wronged a lot of people, but now one of them is back for revenge, and since he can't get to James, he's going after Dale and the people Dale cares about. But he's using a strange kind of magic that Dale has never encountered, and if he can't figure out how to counter it, he may have to give up and give the man what he...
 

Book Review: Curses, Foiled Again by Sera Trevor

As a vampire, Felix is used to people being afraid of him, so he's perplexed when he comes upon John, who seems more annoyed by him than anything. John is a witch who's been cursed with violent death, and he's just trying to get by until then and avoid getting emotionally close to people. But then John makes a deal with Felix that ends up bringing the two men close but also putting them in the...
 

Book Review: Love Song for a Vampire (Dale Bruyer Book 2) by J.L. Aarne

Dale's retired from monster hunting, but it turns out running a bar doesn't have quite the same level of excitement, so, when he gets an email about vampires in New Orleans, he decides to go check it out with Coyote. But what he thought was a simple case of vampires selling their blood turns out to be much more complicated and dangerous, and Dale soon finds himself choosing sides and helping a...
 

Book Review: Wraith Hunter (City of Crows Book 3) by Clara Coulson

When a convention center is blown up with magic and a mysterious, riddle-filled letter appears in Riker's office, Cal and his team are assigned to figure out who's responsible for the attack and where the next one will be in two days time. But between possible vampire involvement, the werewolves seeming to know more than they're letting on, the instability of the ICM now that they have no leader,...