My To Review List for July 2019

It’s really odd to me that it’s only July 7th, I’m just writing this post, and I’ve already reviewed two of the three books that are on this list. In chronological order, we have…

Vampire Detective MidnightVampire Detective Midnight, Book 1

Vampire Detective Midnight - Vampire Detective Midnight, Book 1 by JC Andrijeski

Author: JC Andrijeski

Themes and genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, crime, detective, vampire, psychics

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Vampire with a past and homicide detective, Naoko “Nick” Tanaka just got transferred to the NYPD, where he works as a “Midnight,” or vampire in the employ of the human police. Like all state-registered vamps, he gets his food delivered to his door, lives in government housing, and basically can’t sneeze without the U.S. government knowing about it.

Still, he’s determined to play by the rules. More than anything, he just wants to be left alone, to finish out his immortality in peace… but he’s barely there two weeks when things already start to go sideways.

It starts with a weird case involving inexplicable paintings that predict murders before they happen.

Between his mystery painter, a bunch of dead hybrid-humans, a conspiracy involving the richest families in New York, and a school principal who has an unsettling effect on him, Nick finds he can’t get personally uninvolved with any of it.

Instead, he gets sucked in even deeper, until he’s pretty sure he’ll end up forcibly reprogrammed by his human masters — assuming they don’t just rip his heart out of his chest and be done with it.

VAMPIRE DETECTIVE MIDNIGHT is book #1 of a gritty, romantic new series set in a futuristic, dystopian New York, involving vampires, humans and psychics trying to rebuild their world after a devastating race war that nearly obliterated all of them.

Date of my review: Monday, July 01

READ MY REVIEW HERE.

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Embracing His SynNothing Special, Book 2

Embracing His Syn - Nothing Special, Book 2 by A.E. Via

Author: A.E. Via

Narrator: Aiden Snow

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, crime, gay

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Sergeant Corbin “Syn” Sydney had dedicated his life to becoming the best detective. So when he heard there was an opening on the notorious Atlanta Narcotics Task Force, he jumped at the chance. But, what he wasn’t ready for was realizing just how lonely he’d made himself, when he observed the loving and dedicated relationship between the two men he served under: Lieutenant Cashel “God” Godfrey and Lieutenant Leonidis Day.

Syn prepared himself to accept his lonely fate until he walked into a small pub and met the long-haired, tattooed bartender, Furious Barkley. Before Syn can even understand why, he’s overcome with feelings he barely recognizes: passion, yearning, craving. And if the dark, lustful gazes are anything to go by, Furious might be feeling the same things for him.

Just two thing needs to happen before Syn and Furi can give each other what’s been missing from their lives for so long…Syn needs to find the evidence that proves Furi’s innocence of murder, as well as protect him from a past that refuses to let go.

Date of my review: Friday, July 05

READ MY REVIEW HERE.

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Here Comes Trouble – Nothing Special, Book 3

Here Comes Trouble - Nothing Special, Book 3 by A.E. Via

Author: A.E. Via

Narrator: Aiden Snow

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, crime, gay, bisexual, friends to lovers

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Detectives Mark Ruxsberg and Chris Green are very good at their jobs. Being the enforcers for God and Day’s notorious Atlanta PD Narcotics Task Force causes the crazy duo to get into more trouble than they can often get out of. The pair never misses out on an opportunity to drive their Lieutenants crazy with their dangerous, reckless, and costly stunts, landing them in the hot seat in front God . . . often.

Ruxs and Green love their jobs and they don’t mind the very demanding schedule that leaves them little time for socializing or dating. It was fine with them, they enjoyed hanging out with each other anyway.

However, most of the men in their close circle of friends and colleagues are pairing off and settling down. God has Day, Ro has Johnson, and their Sergeant Syn has Furious.

For the past several years, Ruxs has only sought out the advice and company of one person, his partner and best friend Green, and vice versa. Both of these alpha males are presumed straight, but neither can deny the heat that’s building in their once ‘just friends’ relationship.

Date of my review: Friday, July 26

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