It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey

I can’t believe it’s Monday already! Where did last week go?

I had another BIG book week last week that was pretty damn close to perfect if you ask me. Last weekend I went and saw Jenn J McLeod, Tricia Stringer and Karen M Davis talk at one of the local libraries before I ran off to attend the debut book launch of YA author Trinity Doyle. On Tuesday I was fortunate enough to go out to dinner with some of my fantastic book loving friends Brenda from Aussie Readers and my wonderful Libriarn friend Alison, with special guests Helene Young and Capt. G. It was a wonderful night all round. Then on Wednesday I went and heard Helene speak at another local library (if you ever get a chance to hear her speak, I highly recommend it!). I also worked all week, took a step towards my dream career and read a bunch. All in all, it was a fantastic week that really was over all too soon!

Currently Reading

Kicking off a brand new romantic suspense series from Lee Christine is A Dangerous Arrangement: a violinist with a secret, a billionaire with a problem and a race against time set on the beautiful Amalfi Coast.

When violinist Marina Wentworth arrives in Venice en route to a cruise ship for a short working holiday, the last thing she expects is to be confronted by a handsome stranger demanding answers. After going to great lengths to keep her real reasons for the trip a secret, Marina refuses to let her immediate attraction to Dean Logan derail her plans.

Desperate to recover his latest superyacht designs, Dean doesn’t want to believe the lovely violinist is involved in the devastating cyber-attack that threatens to destroy his yacht-building empire. However his growing feelings for Marina fail to extinguish the nagging suspicion that she is hiding something.

Set against the backdrop of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Dean and Marina must navigate the dangerous waters of secrecy, attraction and the fusion of two very different worlds. Will their lives remain discordant, or will they take the chance at true harmony?

*~*~*~*

Peter is quick, daring, and full of mischief—and like all boys, he loves to play, though his games often end in blood. His eyes are sparkling gold, and when he graces you with his smile you are his friend for life, but his promised land is not Neverland.

Fourteen-year-old Nick would have been murdered by the drug dealers preying on his family had Peter not saved him. Now the irresistibly charismatic wild boy wants Nick to follow him to a secret place of great adventure, where magic is alive and you never grow old. Even though he is wary of Peter’s crazy talk of faeries and monsters, Nick agrees. After all, New York City is no longer safe for him, and what more could he possibly lose?

There is always more to lose.

Accompanying Peter to a gray and ravished island that was once a lush, enchanted paradise, Nick finds himself unwittingly recruited for a war that has raged for centuries—one where he must learn to fight or die among the “Devils,” Peter’s savage tribe of lost and stolen children.

There, Peter’s dark past is revealed: left to wolves as an infant, despised and hunted, Peter moves restlessly between the worlds of faerie and man. The Child Thief is a leader of bloodthirsty children, a brave friend, and a creature driven to do whatever he must to stop the “Flesh-eaters” and save the last, wild magic in this dying land.

 

Just Finished Reading

 

 

Jess

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