Jul 172013
 
Early Review: Terminated by Rachel Caine

Early Review: Terminated by Rachel Caine Book 3 in Revivalist series Genre: Urban Fantasy, Thriller, Science Fiction Release date: August 6, 2013 Book provided by the author Synopsis from Goodreads: In New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine’s latest Revivalist novel, Bryn Davis’s problems quickly turn from dead to worse… Already addicted to the pharmaceutical drug that keeps her body from decomposing, Bryn has to stop a secretive group of rich and powerful investors from eliminating the existing Returné addicts altogether. To ensure their plan to launch a new, military-grade strain of nanotech, the investors’ undead assassin—who just happens to [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Jul 052013
 
Early Review: Carniepunk by Rachel Caine and multiple authors

Carniepunk by Rachel Caine and multiple authors* *see full list at the end of this post* Book provided by Edelweiss and Simon & Schuster Gallery Books Release date: July 23, 2013 Genre: Anthology of short stories about carnivals Synopsis from Goodreads: A star-studded urban fantasy anthology featuring bestselling authors Rachel Caine, Rob Thurman, Seanan McGuire, Jennifer Estep, and Kevin Hearne, whose stories explore the creepy, mysterious, and, yes, sometimes magical world of traveling carnivals. The traveling carnival is a leftover of a bygone era, a curiosity lurking on the outskirts of town. It is a place of contradictions—the bright lights [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 5, 2013 at 7:00 am
Feb 122013
 
Review:  Devil's Due by Rachel Caine

Review: Devil’s Due by Rachel Caine Book 2 in Red Letter Days series Release date: February 1, 2013 (previously released in 2006) Book provided by NetGalley and Harlequin MIRA Synopsis from Goodreads: The psychic world will never be the same again… Lucia Garza is trapped in a supernatural power struggle. To save a friend she adreed to work for sinister psychic organisation The Cross Society. But after a death threat that almost succeeds, she’s starting to think they want her out of the way. Forever. Worse, as Lucia uncovers the society’s most dangerous secrets, she discovers that she’s being used [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 12, 2013 at 7:00 am
Sep 192012
 
ARC Review: Devil's Bargain by Rachel Caine

ARC Review: Devil’s Bargain by Rachel Caine Book 1 of Red Letter Days series Release Date: October 5, 2012 (Originally released October 2005) Book provided by NetGalley and Harlequin MIRA [box color=grey]Synopsis from Goodreads: Jazz Callender is an ex-cop struggling to prove her partner’s innocence after he is sent to prison for murder, and she’s willing to take whatever help comes along … but she’s about to make a bargain with the devil. Approached by a mysterious, attractive stranger with a check and a business offer, she finds herself plunged deep into a world where nothing is as it seems [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on September 19, 2012 at 7:00 am
Jul 122012
 
ARC Review: Two Weeks' Notice by Rachel Caine

ARC Review: Two Weeks’ Notice by Rachel Caine Book 2 of Revivalist series Book provided by the author Release Date: August 7, 2012 [box color=blue]Synopsis from Goodreads: After dying and being revived with the experimental drug Returne, Bryn Davis is theoretically free to live her unlife—with regular doses to keep her going. But Bryn knows that the government has every intention of keeping a tight lid on Pharmadene’s life-altering discovery, no matter the cost. And when some of the members of a support group for Returne addicts suddenly disappear, Bryn begins to wonder if the government is methodically removing a [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 12, 2012 at 7:00 am
Jun 242012
 
Review: Chill Factor by Rachel Caine

Review: Chill Factor by Rachel Caine Book 3 in Weather Wardens series Series Completed – 9 books Book purchased from Book Depository [box color=grey]Synopsis from Goodreads: Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin has protected the human race from monster storms, been killed, reborn as a Djinn, and then restored to her original form. Now she’s throwing the dice to stop an infinitely powerful, deeply disturbed kid-who is holed up in a Vegas hotel-from bringing on a new ice age.[/box] AH’s Review – 4 Skulls – A Last week, we had scorching hot weather in my part of the world. What better way [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on June 24, 2012 at 7:00 am
May 262012
 
Review and Giveaway: Working Stiff by Rachel Caine

Zombie Week Giveaway! We’re very excited to have a copy of Working Stiff by Rachel Caine to give away to 1 lucky reader. Please enter in the Rafflecopter form below.   Working Stiff by Rachel Caine Book purchased from Borders  Review originally posted December 2011 [box color=grey]Synopsis from Goodreads: Bryn Davis was killed on the job after discovering her bosses were selling a drug designed to resurrect the dead. Now, revived by that same drug, she becomes an undead soldier in a corporate war to take down the very pharmaceutical company responsible for her new condition…[/box]   AH’s Review – 4 [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on May 26, 2012 at 7:00 am
Feb 252012
 
Review: Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine

Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine Book 2 of Weather Wardens Book Purchased from Book Depository [box color=gray]Synopsis from Goodreads: Mistaken for a murderer, Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin is hunted down and killed by her colleagues. Reborn as a Djinn, she senses something sinister entering earth’s atmosphere–something that makes tomorrow’s forecast look deadly. Original.[/box] AH’s Review – A- – 4 stars The Weather Warden series by Rachel Caine is not like any other urban fantasy series. There are no werewolves. No vampires. This series focuses on a talented group of people known as the Weather Wardens. Their mission: to control the [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on February 25, 2012 at 7:32 am
Dec 052011
 
Review:  ILL Wind by Rachel Caine

      ILL Wind by Rachel Caine Weather Wardens series – Book 1 Book purchased from Borders   [box color=grey] Synopsis from Goodreads: Joanne Baldwin is a Weather Warden. Usually, all it takes is a wave of her hand to tame the most violent weather. But now, she’s trying to outrun another kind of storm: accusations of corruption and murder. So, she’s resorting to the very human tactic of running for her life… Her only hope is Lewis, the most powerful warden known. Unfortunately, he’s stolen not one but three bottles of Djinn-making him the most wanted man on [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 5, 2011 at 11:06 pm
Dec 022011
 
Review:  Working Stiff by Rachel Caine

      Working Stiff by Rachel Caine Book purchased from Borders [box] Synopsis from Goodreads: Bryn Davis was killed on the job after discovering her bosses were selling a drug designed to resurrect the dead. Now, revived by that same drug, she becomes an undead soldier in a corporate war to take down the very pharmaceutical company responsible for her new condition…[/box]     AH’s Review – 4 Stars B+ My first impressions of this book were that it was different from most of the urban fantasy books I’ve read. Different, in a good way. Working Stiff is a [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 2, 2011 at 9:12 am