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Review: “Blood Lines,” Eileen Wilks

Pros: Wonderful worldbuilding, delightful characters, and engaging plot Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Eileen Wilks’s Blood Lines (The World of the Lupi) is book three in the series, following Tempting Danger and Mortal Danger. I started the series

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Review: “Tempting Danger,” Eileen Wilks

Pros: Fascinating; great world-building; excellent characters Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Thanks to the vagaries of receiving review books, I started reading Eileen Wilks’ World of the Lupi with book five, Mortal Sins. I’ve loved it ever since,

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Review: “Fool Moon,” Jim Butcher

Pros: Character conflict and tension Cons: Mild werewolf confusion Rating: 4 out of 5   Lieutenant Karrin Murphy no longer trusts Harry Dresden. The last time he consulted with the police he failed to tell her about some things pertinent

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Review: “Blood Trail,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Engaging, interesting, and tense Cons: … Rating: 4 out of 5 Vampire Henry Fitzroy has a favor to ask of Vicki Nelson–Vicki is an ex-cop and current PI, and he knows a few werewolves who could use her help.

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Review: “Dire Desires,” Stephanie Tyler

Pros: Some interesting plotting in there somewhere Cons: Confusing, choppy, rushed Rating: 2 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Gillian Black dreams of the moon, and escapes her psychiatric ward once a month to go running.

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"Hunter’s Rise," Shiloh Walker

Pros: Sexy, gripping story Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book (uncorrected proof) provided by the author Expected publication date: April 3, 2012   Century-old vampire Sylvia is a mercenary who prefers a certain kind of work. This

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"Dire Needs," Stephanie Tyler

Pros: Fantastic world-building; enjoyable characters; great plot Cons: Some confusing bits Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Gwen has been a good girl all of her life—and where has it gotten her? She’s dying,

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"Death Magic," Eileen Wilks

Pros: My favorite installment so far in Wilks’s Lupi novels Cons: Do make sure you’ve read the others first! Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Lily’s boss, Ruben, has decided to start up a

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"Play of Passion," Nalini Singh

Pros: Lovely characters; unusual world; interesting ongoing plot; stands alone well; sizzling-hot sex Cons: Helps if you keep up with the series; Indigo’s stubbornness gets a tad frustrating, even if it is understandable Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book

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"Blood Challenge," Eileen Wilks

Pros: Fascinating story; wonderful characters; intriguing world Cons: None for me Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Federal agent Lily Yu plans to marry the lupus Rule, but not everyone accepts the union between

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