Fiction Mystery Thrillers

Essentially Yours by Aaron Paul Lazar (#2 In Tall Pines Mystery Series)

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Essentially Yours

Written by: Aaron Paul Lazar

Narrated by: Hannah Seusy

Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date: 05-11-13

Publisher: Aaron Paul Lazar

Marcella Hollister has moved on with her life since her first love – Sky has disappeared eighteen years ago during a mission in Iraq. Her best friend since childhood, Callie, a quiet and shy girl suffering from agoraphobia, almost loses her mind when out of the blue a mysterious package arrives at her house. It’s her brother Sky’s old backpack and she doesn’t know how to deal with this, neither does Marcella.

The two women examine the contents of the unexpected package, trying to figure out why Sky would send them small colorfully labeled bottles full of precious essential oils. Not only that but there’s also a password-protected memory stick. And how the hell did Sky get hold of a velvet bag full of emeralds? It just doesn’t make any sense.

Fiction Paranormal Romance Urban Fantasy YA

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective by Christine Amsden (Audioboook Review)

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective by Christine Amsden (Audioboook Review)
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Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective

Written by: Christine Amsden

Narrated by: Melissa Reizian Frank

Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins

Series: Cassie Scot, Book 1

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date: 09-20-13

Publisher: 2011

I guess it gets harder and harder for authors to come up with original paranormal fantasy stories as the genre becomes more saturated. Yet somehow, Christine Amsden manages to whip up an interesting magical fantasy world that combines the already well established tropes in an unusual and appealing way. Powerful magical families struggling for power, vampires hiding in plain sight and wrecking havoc in an otherwise relatively (para)normal town and amidst of it all – Cassie Scot, the ingifted sorcerers’ daughter trying to figure out life without her parents hanging over her shoulder.