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Giveaway: The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin

March 4th, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 5 Comments »

Lisa ShearinIn the exciting newest book in the SPI Files, The Ghoul Vendetta we finally get to learn about the feud between Ian and the ghouls that ate his partner. When Bela Bathory is kidnapped off his yacht, Mac, Ian and Rake are all drawn into the newest mystery. Before they can figure out who took Bela a bank is robbed and a guard is eaten by ghouls. The same ghouls that ate Ian’s partner, which caused him to join the SPI. When Ian is drawn into a trap it is up to Rake, Mac and the rest of the SPI to figure out why they took Ian. Then they have to race against time to save him and the world, literally!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Ghoul Vendetta! This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Lisa:

Lisa Shearin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raine Benares novels, a comedic fantasy adventure series, as well as the SPI Files novels (The Brimstone DeceptionThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Grendel Affair), an urban fantasy series best described as Men in Black with supernaturals instead of aliens. Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens, teapots, and teacups, both vintage and modern. She lives on a small farm in North Carolina with her husband, three spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and enough deer and woodland creatures to fill a Disney movie.

You can visit Lisa around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook 

Want to read more from Lisa Shearin?

Wild Card (Raine Benares, #...Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose Wedding Bells, Magic SpellsTreasure & Treason (Raine B...Night Shift (Kate Daniels, ...The Grendel AffairThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Brimstone DeceptionThe Ghoul Vendetta

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This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin!
(US only)

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Available January 31, 2017 from Ace/Penguin

About this Book:

Men in Black meets Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum in the fourth urban fantasy novel in the series starring seer Makenna Fraser and her fellow agents at Supernatural Protection & Investigation.

The agents of Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) are paid to keep the peace. But that’s not so easy when an endless evil threatens to tear that peace to pieces…

A vampire gangster’s nephew is abducted off his yacht by a bunch of low-rent Creatures from the Black Lagoon. A slew of banks are knocked over by what looks like the cast of Night of the Living Dead. All of this may seem like the movies, but, I promise you, it’s not.

I’m Makenna Fraser, seer for SPI, and I know the culprits aren’t wearing disguises or makeup. They’re real. Deadly real. Especially their leader—an ancient shapeshifter who leaves a trail of chaos and blood in his wake. Now, he’s taken my partner, Ian—and his intentions aren’t pretty.

The worst part? This is only the beginning…

The beginning of the end of the human race.

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Giveaway: The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

March 3rd, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 6 Comments »

Lisa ShearinMac and the gang are back in the 3rd book The Brimstone Deception! Things are heating up for Rake and Mac, or at least they would be if their first date hadn’t gotten ruined. But they can’t dwell on that for long because a new drug called Brimstone is on the streets and it gives humans the ability to see supernaturals as they really are. Soon Mac and Ian have to figure out who is behind this and what they are actually trying to get done. Before all hell breaks loose.

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Brimstone Deception! This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Lisa:

Lisa Shearin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raine Benares novels, a comedic fantasy adventure series, as well as the SPI Files novels (The Brimstone DeceptionThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Grendel Affair), an urban fantasy series best described as Men in Black with supernaturals instead of aliens. Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens, teapots, and teacups, both vintage and modern. She lives on a small farm in North Carolina with her husband, three spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and enough deer and woodland creatures to fill a Disney movie.

You can visit Lisa around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook 

Want to read more from Lisa Shearin?

Wild Card (Raine Benares, #...Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose Wedding Bells, Magic SpellsTreasure & Treason (Raine B...Night Shift (Kate Daniels, ...The Grendel AffairThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Brimstone DeceptionThe Ghoul Vendetta

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This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin!
(US only)

The Brimstone Deception

Available January 26, 2016 from Ace/Penguin

About this Book:

The agents of Supernatural Protection & Investigations (SPI) know that fighting evil is a full-time job, especially when a new designer drug—with mind-blowing side effects—hits the streets…

It’s called Brimstone. And after the first few hits, you’ll see every supernatural beast sharing the sidewalk, train, or office with you. After that, you’ll start seeing the really scary stuff.

I’m Makenna Fraser, seer for the SPI. And the collateral damage caused by Brimstone is something I’d like to unsee: dead drug dealers missing their hearts—and souls. Because your local pusher doesn’t stand a chance against the new cartel muscling its way into New York. And since the drug can only be produced with magic and molten brimstone fresh from Hell, that means a rift to the underworld is open somewhere in the city.

And when—not if—the cartel loses control of it, well…

It’s going to be Hell on earth.

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Giveaway: The Dragon Conspiracy by Lisa Shearin

March 2nd, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 5 Comments »

Lisa ShearinThe SPI series read continues with the second book. The Dragon Conspiracy picks up shortly after book 1 ends. Mac and Ian are on the hunt for robbers and the list is not short. Plus, they are dealing with a Russian mobster whose diamonds were stolen and he justs so happens to be a dragon too! The exciting sequel will have you on the edge of your seat rooting for Mac and Ian to figure out what is going on and stop the bad guys before they destroy or heal supernaturals within New York state for good.

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Dragon Conspiracy! This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Lisa:

Lisa Shearin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raine Benares novels, a comedic fantasy adventure series, as well as the SPI Files novels (The Brimstone DeceptionThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Grendel Affair), an urban fantasy series best described as Men in Black with supernaturals instead of aliens. Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens, teapots, and teacups, both vintage and modern. She lives on a small farm in North Carolina with her husband, three spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and enough deer and woodland creatures to fill a Disney movie.

You can visit Lisa around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook 

Want to read more from Lisa Shearin?

Wild Card (Raine Benares, #...Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose Wedding Bells, Magic SpellsTreasure & Treason (Raine B...Night Shift (Kate Daniels, ...The Grendel AffairThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Brimstone DeceptionThe Ghoul Vendetta

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This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Dragon Conspiracy by Lisa Shearin!
(US only)

The Dragon Conspiracy

Available January 27, 2015 from Ace/Penguin

About this Book:

After solving The Grendel Affair, the agents have another SPI File to investigate…

We’re Supernatural Protection & Investigations, known as SPI. We battle the real monsters of myth and legend, but this Halloween, we’re searching for diamonds…

A gala opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has attracted the upper crust of Manhattan—and thieves. A trio of vile harpies attacks the crowd and steals the stars of the exhibition: a colorful cluster of seven cursed diamonds known as the Dragon Eggs.
In the right mage’s hands, each stone can pack a magical wallop. Together they have the power to “cure” the supernaturals of the tristate area—but for many of those vampires and werewolves, that means turning into dust.

I’m Makenna Fraser, a seer for SPI. With the help of my partner, Ian, and the other agents, I have twenty-four hours to prevent total global panic, find the diamonds, and save the supernatural community. No biggie…

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Giveaway: The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin

March 1st, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 6 Comments »

Lisa ShearinGet ready for another series read through! This time Roxanne is reading the SPI files from Lisa Shearin! Check back everyday for the review & giveaways for this series.

The Grendel Affair is the 1st book in an exciting newish urban fantasy series! Step into the world of Mackenna and Ian and the SPI Files. You will meet werewolves, elves, goblins, but none of them will be what you think they are! Mac is a seer which means she can see through all glamours and see the supernaturals for what they really are. Her partner Ian is not only tasked with keeping her alive, but helping train her so that she can fight as well as he can. In world full of dark mages, dragons and magic be prepared to be swept away on one wild ride.

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Grendel Affair! This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin! This contest is open to U.S. addresses only.

About Lisa:

Lisa Shearin is the New York Times bestselling author of the Raine Benares novels, a comedic fantasy adventure series, as well as the SPI Files novels (The Brimstone DeceptionThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Grendel Affair), an urban fantasy series best described as Men in Black with supernaturals instead of aliens. Lisa is a voracious collector of fountain pens, teapots, and teacups, both vintage and modern. She lives on a small farm in North Carolina with her husband, three spoiled-rotten retired racing greyhounds, and enough deer and woodland creatures to fill a Disney movie.

You can visit Lisa around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook 

Want to read more from Lisa Shearin?

Magic Lost, Trouble Found Armed & Magical The Trouble with Demons Bewitched & Betrayed Con & Conjure All Spell Breaks Loose Wedding Bells, Magic SpellsTreasure & Treason (Raine B...Night Shift (Kate Daniels, ...The Grendel AffairThe Dragon ConspiracyThe Brimstone DeceptionThe Ghoul Vendetta

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contest

This giveaway is provided by ACE/Penguin!

One lucky reader will win a copy of The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin!
(US only)

The Grendel Affair

Available December 31, 2013 from Ace/Penguin

About this Book:

We’re Supernatural Protection & Investigations, known as SPI. Things that go bump in the night, the monsters you thought didn’t exist? We battle them and keep you safe. But some supernatural baddies are just too big to contain, even for us…

When I moved to New York to become a world famous journalist, I never imagined that snagging a job at a seedy tabloid would change my career path from trashy reporter to undercover agent. I’m Makenna Fraser, a Seer for SPI. I can see through any disguise, shield, or spell that a paranormal pest can come up with. I track down creatures and my partner, Ian Byrne, takes them out—usually saving my skin in the process.

Our cases are generally pretty routine, but a sickle-wielding serial killer has been prowling the city’s subway tunnels. And the murderer’s not human. The fiend in question, a descendant of Grendel—yes, that Grendel—shares his ancestor’s hatred of parties, revelry, and drunkards. And with New Year’s Eve in Times Square only two days away, we need to bag him quickly. Because if we don’t find him—and the organization behind him—by midnight, our secret’s out and everyone’s time is up.

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Giveaway: Game of Shadows by Erika Lewis

February 23rd, 2017 Kristie Posted in Giveaway 5 Comments »

Erika LewisToday we have a giveaway and review for Erika Lewis’ debut novel Game of Shadows. This is a novel about a teenage boy who learns he has a greater destiny after escaping his mother’s restricting lifestyle. There is a good reason for that lifestyle when many people from a magically hidden country want you dead. Game of Shadows is hopefully the beginning of an incredible new fantasy series! This novel will be released on February 28, 2017 from Tor/Macmillan. Check out my review below this post and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this post.

One lucky reader will win a copy of Game of Shadows by Erika Lewis. This contest is graciously provided by Tor/Macmillan. This contest is open to U.S. and Canadian addresses only.

About Erika:

Erika Lewis graduated from Vanderbilt University, and went on to earn an Advanced Certificate in Creative Writing from Stony Brook University. She has had a successful career in television production for the past fifteen years, working with Sony (V.I.P, Strong Medicine), with Fireworks Television (La Femme Nikita, Andromeda, Mutant X, Strange Days at Blake Holsey High), with Fox (On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Ambush Makeover) and with G4 (Attack of the Show, X-Play). Erika is the author of The 49th Key, currently running in Heavy Metal Magazine, with the trade due out in the fall of 2016, and Firebrand with Legendary Comics, out in January of 2017. Game of Shadows is Erika’s debut novel.

You can visit Erica around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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Game of Shadows

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One lucky reader will win a copy of Game of Shadows by Erika Lewis!
(U.S. & Canada only)

Game of Shadows

Available February 28, 2017 from Tor/Macmillan

About this Book:

Ethan Makkai thought that seeing ghosts was the worst of his problems. Between his ethereal gift and life with a single mother hell-bent on watching his every move, he feels imprisoned. When Ethan sees a chance to escape, to leave the house by himself for the first time in his life, he seizes it, unaware that this first taste of freedom will cost him everything.

Ethan is thrown into a strange and eerie world, like nothing he’s ever seen. He’s assaulted by dive-bombing birds and rescued by a stranger who claims to be his bodyguard. His apartment is trashed, and his mother is kidnapped to a place Ethan never knew existed—a hidden continent called Tara.

Travelling to Tara in search of his mother, Ethan discovers that everything he knows about his life is a lie. His mother is royalty. His father is not dead. His destiny is likely to get him killed.

Confronted by a vicious sorcerer determined to destroy the Makkai family, Ethan must garner strength from his gift and embrace his destiny if he’s going to save his mother and all the people of Tara, including the beautiful girl he’s fallen for.

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