top 10 of 2011

December 19, 2011

Archangel’s Blade: Nalini Singh

Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Blade has it all:  an intelligent hero, brilliant heroine, raw power and an epic love story. What more do you need? I have to be honest, Dmitri wasn’t always my favorite of the Seven in the Elena and Raphael books particularly with how much he would taunt Elena, but Archangel’s Blade is a must-read, beyond the return to this glorious and lush realm where Archangels rule, Angels fly and vampires serve in multiple capacities, it was the inherent love story and the revelations told against a thousand year tapestry that just should not be missed by anyone. Dmitri […]
December 18, 2011

River Marked: Patricia Briggs

At the head of my top ten books and heroes for 2011 must be Patricia Brigg’s delightful River Marked, the latest installment in the Mercedes Thompson urban fantasy series. River Marked Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She’s never known any others of her kind. Until now.  An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River-one that her father’s people may know something about. […]