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Something to Howl About


An Alphaville Story

by Christine Warren

File Size: 1237 KB

Print Length: 86 pages

Publisher: Swerve (January 2, 2018)

Publication Date: January 2, 2018

Sold by: Macmillan

Language: English


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Publisher’s Description:

WELCOME TO ALPHAVILLE, where the she-wolves and alpha-males play. . .for keeps, in a brand-new paranormal romance series from New York Times bestselling author Christine Warren.

Dr. Annie Cryer has been called many things: Genius. Child prodigy. Scientific wonder.

Wolf Shifter.

Banished from her pack years ago, Annie’s lone wolf wandering has brought her to Alpha, Washington, home to all shifters who don’t quite fit in in the “normal” shifter word. Now Annie has the chance to go back home…if only she can make good on a favor her alpha owes the mayor of “Alphaville.” But it’s not much of a favor when you’re helping the hottest shifter in town…

Grizzly shifter Jonas Browning has a clan in trouble. They haven’t had a child born in over a hundred years…and their clan faces going completely extinct. Genetic scientist Anne Cryer has been sent to help save them. But what Jonas doesn’t count on is being irresistibly drawn to the small wolf shifter, and his bear isn’t about to let her go…

My Thoughts:

This book isn’t written in a genre that I favor, but I was invited to read it along with Baby, I’m Howling For You also by Christine Warren.
I haven’t read the second title yet, but this one was much more enjoyable than I expected.
This book is a short novella, but is a well written and surprising beginning to the new Alphaville series.

The most recent shifter romances that I have read are Dragon Shifter titles by a favorite author in the Historical Romance Genre, Lauren Smith. They gave me an unexpected step into this decidedly different and somewhat paranormal genre.
Our Hero and Heroine are both Shifters. Annie is a Wolf Shifter and Jonas is a Brown Bear Shifter. Oddly enough these two are drawn to each other.
Annie with her expertise in genetics has been brought to Alphaville in the hopes that she will solve what they believe to be a reproductive problem.
A kidnapping and a rocky road ensue making for an interesting story.
I gave this book a 3.75 of 5.0 star rating for storyline and characterization. The characters are well developed despite the short length of the book.
This is a sensual tale with well written intimacy even though it is a short novella read. The sensuality rating gets 4.0 of 5.0 flames.
I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book by invitation from the publisher via NetGalley to read for review. This in no way affected my opinion of this novella which I read and reviewed voluntarily.

About The Author:

31Bs07D7QZL._UX250_Born and raised in coastal New England, Christine Warren now lives in the Pacific Northwest and only wonders what took her so long to get there.2952822

When not scrambling frantically to complete her latest writing project, Christine spends most of her time as a crazy animal lady, hanging out with her dog Levi, her horse Cal, and the assorted human friends willing to put up with her oddity. In addition to playing with her pets, Christine’s hobbies include identifying dog breeds from photos of their underbellies, appreciating fine and not-so-fine wines, shopping for the perfect pair of Christian Louboutin shoes, and most of all reading things someone else had to agonize over.

She enjoys hearing from readers and can be reached via email sent to or by postal mail to:

Christine Warren

PO Box 871900

Vancouver, WA 98687-1900





Aladdin Retold

Romance a Medieval Fairytale series Book 10

by Demelza Carlton

File Size: 1720 KB

Print Length: 131 pages

Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Publisher: Lost Plot Press

Publication Date: January 6, 2018

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Language: English


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Publisher’s Description:

A sultan’s daughter ~ A pretend prince.

Can a genie make all their wishes come true?
Once upon a time…
When Princess Maram and street rat Aladdin meet in the marketplace, sparks fly, and Aladdin swears to move heaven and earth in order to make the lovely courtesan his wife.
He steals a magic lamp with a genie inside, thinking all his troubles are over…only to find they have barely begun.
Can Aladdin win the princess’s hand without losing his head?

Romance a Medieval Fairytale series:
Each book is a standalone, so they can be read in any order:

  • Enchant: Beauty and the Beast Retold (#1)
  • Dance: Cinderella Retold (#2)
  • Fly: Goose Girl Retold (#3)
  • Revel: Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold (#4)
  • Silence: Little Mermaid Retold (#5)
  • Awaken: Sleeping Beauty Retold (#6)
  • Embellish: Brave Little Tailor Retold (#7)
  • Appease: Princess and the Pea Retold (#8)
  • Blow: Three Little Pigs Retold (#9)
  • Wish: Aladdin Retold (#10)
  • Return: Hansel and Gretel Retold (#11 – Expected Release date: 01/30/2018)

About the Author:

Demelza Carlton has always loved the ocean, but on her first snorkelling trip she found she was afraid of fish.

She has since swum with sea lions, sharks and sea cucumbers and stood on spray drenched cliffs over a seething sea as a seven-metre cyclonic swell surged in, shattering a shipwreck below.

Sensationalist spin?

She dabbles in photography so she can show some of the things she’s seen.

Demelza now lives in Perth, Western Australia, the shark attack capital of the world.

She’s the author of many bestselling books, which you can find out more about here.



A Stolen Season


by Tamara Gill

File Size: 3962 KB

Print Length: 222 pages

Paperback: 219 pages

Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

Publisher: Independently published

Publication Date: November 7, 2017

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC

Language: English

ASIN: B0778R5868

ISBN-10: 1973269562

ISBN-13: 978-1973269564

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Publisher’s Description:

One small mistake in the past will change everything about her future… Archaeologist Sarah Baxter just broke one of the biggest rules of time travel: leaving a piece of 21st ­century equipment in 19th century Regency England. Unfortunately, when she goes back to retrieve it, she makes an even bigger mess of things—resulting in the death of an English Earl.

Now his brother is not only out for revenge, but he also has Sarah’s device. Which means an entirely different approach is needed. It doesn’t occur to the new Earl of Earnston that his charming acquaintance is responsible for his brother’s death. He is merely swept away by a passion that threatens his very reputation. Yet he gets the distinct impression that Miss Baxter is hiding something from him.

Now Sarah must find a way to steal back her device, hide the truth about the earl’s brother and—most importantly— not fall in love…

Editorial Reviews:

“A 21st century archaeologist with dangerous secrets, a Regency earl who falls in love despite himself – when these two meet, a timeless passion flares. A Stolen Season captivates and intrigues!” Anna Campbell, author of Seven Nights in a Rogue’s Bed

“Sinfully seductive, with a to-die-for hero, A Stolen Season is a delightful Regency time travel with intrigue, scandal, and breathtaking romance!” –Christina Phillips, author of Forbidden

“A time-traveling 21st century female archeologist and a dashing Regency Earl? Tamara Gill has written every Historical Romance fan’s dream!” – Deb Marlowe, author of Tall, Dark and Disreputable and Unbuttoning Miss Hardwick

From the Author:

A Stolen Season is a stand alone Regency time travel romance.

About The Author:

tamara-gillTamara is an Australian author who grew up in an old mining town in country South Australia, where her love of history was founded. So much so, she made her darling husband travel to the UK for their honeymoon, where she dragged him from one historical monument and castle to another.

A mother of three, her two little gentleman in the making, a future lady (she hopes) and a part-time job keep her busy in the real world, but whenever she gets a moment’s peace she loves to write romance novels in an array of genres, including regency, medieval and paranormal.

Tamara loves hearing from readers and writers alike. You can contact her through her website, and sign up to follow her blog or newsletter.


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