Saturday, October 03, 2009

Book Weekend: Pre-Birthday gifts ;)

Last Wednesday, my sisters came to visit us and is staying for a week. Everyone so excited because it has been too long since we saw them. We always have a fun times together. This Sunday (tomorrow), we be going out to eat for mom and mine birthday (we both had the same birthday month. But only 5 days away) and my two wonderful niece Trish and Heather will be coming down to eat with us. It's also been an awful long time since I've seen them too. So I will be surrounded by all the people I love. It will be the perfect Birthday gift I can ever ask for :) I can't wait for tomorrow!

I went to store today and brought books. This time, there are lot of books released and stocked. I was surprise to see that Cindy Gerard's Feel the Heat, the fourth book in Black Ops series, is out already. Didn't expected it until second week of October. I haven't yet read the first three books installment, but I'm slowly trying to read what ever is in my TBR pile first. Mood play big part on my reading *grin*. I was also surprise to see Shannon K. Butcher's Love You to Death on shelf too. It the latest suspense book of Butcher book. I don't think you need to read the other previous suspense to read the latest. I also got Make Her Pay by Roxanne St. Claire, the second book installment of her latest trilogy. Riptide by Margaret Carroll, the 2nd thriller book. Seduce Me in Shadow, the 2nd installment in her A Doomsday Brethren novel. I haven't got a copy of the first book Tempt Me With Darkness but I will soon. I'm far behind in catching up on all of my series/trilogies book. Hope I be able to catch up on it soon :)

Read the back blurb for each books and click the authors' name to visit their website, below...

Feel the Heat by Cindy Gerard

I New York Times bestselling author Cindy Gerard's sizzling new novel, a ruthless international conspiracy is no match for the irresistible alpha heroes of Black Ops, Inc.


Bold, blonde Defense Intelligence officer B.J. Chase isn't exactly thrilled when she's summoned from personal leave to investigate an alarming national security breach--until the suspicious death of a government official blows her covert mission sky-high.


Gorgeous Black Ops bad boy Raphael Mendoza always feare his family's dark history would haunt him. But he never expected it might hold the key to dismantling a rogue weapons system. Now with cool B.J. Chase posing as his hot babe fiancee, he returns to his uncle in Colombia to convince him he can be trusted with the family's dirtiest business secrets.


Carrying out a deception among ruthless killers brings Rafe and B.J. too close to ignore the smoldering heat between them. Now, they must work together as the closest of partners as the countdown to international catastrophe close in...

Love You To Death by Shannon K. Butcher

It's been days since reporter Elise McBride has heard from her sister, Ashley. She's convinced Ashley has met with some kind of foul play, especially when she learns that bodies of other missing women have surfaced in and around Chicago--all victims of a brutal serial killer. Convinced her sister is still alive, Elise vows to risk everything to save her...

The last thing ex-cop Trent Brady needs is more blood on his hands. Yet when he catches Elise breaking into her sister's house, full of reckless determination and fear, he knows she needs his help. But just as desire ignites between them, a twisted madman sets his sights on Elise. Hell-bent on possessing her for himself, this psycho-path won't rest until he has his perfect woman.

Make Her Pay by Roxanne St. Claire

A former Bullet Catcher determined to earn back his job. A fearless treasure hunter seeking what rightfully belongs to her family. The price of their passion could be their hearts...or their lives.

Bullet Catcher and former Navy SEAL Constantine Xenakis has infiltrated a dive ship to discover who's plundering priceless gems from a legendary sunken Spanish galleon. When he catches Lizzie Dare red-handed in the locked treasure room, her story of a stolen ancestral legacy convinces him to work with the sexy thief instead of turning her in-and not just because he wants to find the real culprit. Lizzie is willing to risk everything to save the Bombay Blue Diamonds from her sworn enemy, even if that means giving in to an irresistible desire to get closer to her accomplice. But when passion hits them like a rogue wave and danger surrounds them like a school of hungry sharks, their adventure on the high seas turns treacherous...and deadly.

Riptide by Margaret Carroll

Christina achieved unparalleled wealth and prestige when she married Jason Cardiff, Wall Street wizard and Mayflower descendant. But once the cracks in the union began to show, even the towering privet hedges surrounding their East Hampton estate could not contain the dark rumors.

Then everything came crashing down...

At an exclusive Midwest rehab center, Christina receives the shocking news that Jason has been found dead in their swimming pool. The discovery that she's a murder suspect shatters her newfound sobriety and propels her back into the dangerous arms of Daniel Cunningham-the mysterious blue-collar worker who may have been present the night of Jason's death. But her rekindled affair could cost Christina her son, her fortune, and her life-and if she cannot conquer her re-emergent demons, the truth and the tide will drag her under permanently.

Seduce Me With Shadow by Shayla Black

When a villainous wizard escapes from exile, the devastatingly sexy Doomsday Brethren must defend all magickind in the spellbinding second book in bestselling author Shayla Black seductive new paranormal series.

Ex-marine Caden MacTavish has shunned his magical heritage all his life, but he will do anything to heal his desperately ill brother, a Doomsday Brethren warrior in mourning for his missing mate. Posing as a photographer, Caden must convince firecracker tabloid reporter Sydney Blair to reveal the source of her recent expose on a supernatural power clash. Unfortunately, keeping his hands off the sizzling redhead proves as hard as getting them onto the potent and mystical Doomsday Diary he discovers at her bedside. A bloody rebellion led by an evil, power-hungry wizard is imminent. If Sydney divulges the book's existence, she will jeopardize magickind's most deeply guarded secrets and become the ruthless wizard number one target. Caden has never trusted magic's cruel and dangerous powers, but he will protect Sydney with his life and magic-even if it means risking his heart.


Pam P said...

Happy Birthday, Julia! Have fun tomorrow.

Alice Teh said...

Happy birthday to you, Julia! I hope you have loads of fun and enjoy those books!

Melody said...

Happy Birthday, Julia! May all your wishes come true and of course, happy reading! :)

Julia said...

Thanks Pam, Alice and Melody! I did had load of fun today! Went to a Japanese restaurant Nagoya to eat for my birthday brunch. Than later drank at Starbuck ;)

Of course I got books!