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"Something About Witches," Joey W. Hill

Pros: Powerful and moving; incredibly erotic; understandable motivations for terrible actions Cons: Bad guy could have used more fleshing out Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Ruby owns a gun shop because frankly, guns

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"That Old Black Magic," Michelle Rowen

Pros: Love to see Darrak dealing with his insecurities; fascinating demonic/celestial politicking Cons: Still would like a little more depth to some of the villains Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Eden’s unwanted black

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"Something Wicked," Michelle Rowen

Pros: Fun relationship; neat plot and world; enjoyable characters Cons: Still a bit much bickering between Eden and Darrak Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Eden is trying to find a way to get

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"The Demon in Me," Michelle Rowen

Pros: A rather fascinating start to an unusual series Cons: Poor Eden gets embarrassed a lot; tone struggles a little between dark and campy; a character or two could have used a bit more detail Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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"Falling Under," Gwen Hayes

Pros: Falling Under caught hold of me and refused to let go, even days after I’d finished reading it Cons: If there were any, I was too enthralled to notice Rating: 6 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin

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"Secrets of the Demon," Diana Rowland

Pros: Fantastic characters; much better policework/crime procedure than in most books! Cons: Must go back and read the other books; a little cluttered with supers Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Kara Gillian is

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"Black Wings," Christina Henry

Pros: Fantastic world-building and characters Cons: Style somewhat stilted; some minor tone confusion; one seeming glaring plot contradiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Maddy inherited her unusual job from her mother: she’s an

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"Carpe Demon" by Julie Kenner

Pros: Great job balancing demon hunting and mom/wife responsibilities; sense of humor is wonderful. Cons: Some of the character’s justifications for her actions felt like a stretch. Rating: 4 out of 5   Kate Connor is a typical suburban mom,

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"Dark Time, Mortal Path Book One," Dakota Banks

Pros: Wonderful concept; very strong beginning Cons: Cluttered and overly-detailed Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Planned Television Arts.   Susannah is a humble country healer and midwife, happily married and very pregnant. Unfortunately, she’s been accused

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"Kiss & Hell," Dakota Cassidy

Pros: Great concept; fun plot twists; enjoyable characters Cons: Super-strong dialogue patterns; protracted initial distrust; celebrity ghosts; felt like a sequel Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book (uncorrected proof) courtesy of Penguin Group. Expected publication date: 6/2/2009.   I

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