Sunday, April 5, 2009

In My Mailbox

The In My Mailbox meme is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren! Head over to her blog to see what other bloggers got in terms of awesomeness (i.e. books) this week.

I had a really slow week, but thats ok. I received three awesome books this week that I'm sure are going to delight me!

Desire Unchained: A Demonica Novel (The Demonica Series) by Larissa Ione - Released March 1, 2009

Received this one from PBS, and I am really looking forward to reading it. The cover is pretty hot too!

Pleasure is their ultimate weapon . . . Runa Wagner never meant to fall in love with the sexy stranger who seemed to know her every deepest desire. But she couldn't resist the unbelievable passion that burned between them, a passion that died when she discovered his betrayal and found herself forever changed. Now, determined to make Shade pay for the transformation that haunts her, Runa searches for him, only to be taken prisoner by his darkest enemy. A Seminus Demon with a love-curse that threatens him with eternal torment, Shade hoped he'd seen the last of Runa and her irresistible charm. But when he wakes up in a dank dungeon chained next to an enraged and mysteriously powerful Runa, he realizes that her effect on him is more dangerous than ever. As their captor casts a spell that bonds them as lifemates, Shade and Runa must fight for their lives and their hearts-or succumb to a madman's evil plans.

Unquiet Dreams (Connor Grey, Book 2) by Mark Del Franco - Released January 29, 2008
I also received this one from PBS. Love the cover of this one! Kind of has a Buffy look to it lol

Fueled by a mysterious new drug, Celtic fairies and Teutonic elves battle for turf and power-with humans caught in the middle. As the body count rises, Connor Grey uncovers a vast conspiracy that threatens to destroy not only the city, but the world.

The Lake That Stole Children: A Fable by Douglas Glenn Clark - Released August 15, 2008
I received this thin children's book to review. I will probably get to it later this week. The synopsis sounds good though!

The Lake That Stole Children blends the magic of Disney's Pinocchio with the magnificent quest of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. It begins with a boy's deep yearning and leads to a grown man's startling discovery. The story begins with a town troubled by a big secret. Children have been disappearing and no one knows why. A fisherman, who lives with his family on the outskirts of town, cared nothing about the town's troubles - until he too lost a son. Following a dangerous search on a nearby lake, the fisherman believes he knows where the children may be and vows to save them. When the town refuses to help in his quest, the fisherman realizes that to save his son he must face one seemingly insurmountable obstacle - himself.


  1. Oh! I'm so excited for you Wendy!

    Desire Unchained is an awesome read!! :)

    You other two Mailbox reads look excellent as well, you enjoy!


  2. The Unquiet Dreams looks good

    Wdebo :)

  3. Yeay! I love Larissa Ione, her series is so amazing.

  4. Hi Wendy!

    What awesome reads!

    The Lake That Stole Children looks really interesting, can't wait to see the review.

    Unquiet Dreams looks good too, love paranormal fantasy.

    Desire Unchained has had nothing but good reviews.

    Good reading!!

    Dottie :)

  5. The Lake That Stole Children sounds interesting. Enjoy your new books!

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