July 2012

What will it take to put the past to rest? Professional genealogist Melissa Grantham receives an invitation to visit her family’s ancestral home, Ashleigh Manor. From the moment she arrives, life-like dreams and visions haunt her. The spiritual connection to a medieval young woman and her forbidden lover have her questioning her sanity, but Melissa is determined to solve the mystery. Jake Precy, owner of a nearby cottage, has disturbing dreams too, but it’s not until he meets Melissa that they begin to make sense. He hires her to research his family’s history, unaware their lives are already entwined. Is the mutual attraction real or the result of ghostly interference?… Read more >>>

On The Cover #18

On The Cover is a feature I am going to do every(ish) Friday, Where I pick one book cover that sticks out, is really interesting or just plain beautiful. I think the cover of a book is very important, it’s the first thing a person sees, and some of the time it’s the reason why a person will pick a book up and read the back. I will just pick a book that catches my eye from throughout the week.

 So come on Book Cover Lovers, share with me your favourite book covers.

My Pick This Week:

In this action-packed thriller sequel to Envy, foreign exchange student Olivia Grant is stabbed to death after a party – and the prime suspect is her best friend.Read more >>>
Emerald City Dreamer (Dreams by Streetlight Book One)  By Luna Lindsey - Blog Tour - Guest Post


I am super excited to have the Emerald City Dreamer blog tour stopping here on Fiction Fascination today. Please welcome Luna Lindsey with her wonderful guest post, which can be found below. Enjoy -Carly 🙂

Emerald City Dreamer

Dreams by Streetlight Book One

By Luna Lindsey

Book Details

Word count: 124,000

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Amazon Kindle Price: $3.99

Available from amazon.com, amazon.co.uk


Short Blurb/Synopsis:

Emerald City Dreamer is book one of the urban fantasy series, Dreams by Streetlight, set in Seattle. Jina is a rock star and a faerie hunter, who users music as her weapon. But she is a dreamer, so her music also attracts and feeds the fae.… Read more >>>

South Hills Sidekicks: Uninvited by Leah Spiegel & Meg Summers

When Alley started her senior year at Upper East High in the South Hills area, it was supposed to be the usual drag of hanging out with people who spent more on one outfit than Alley did on her entire wardrobe. That was until Kirsten, a girl in their clique, suddenly goes missing and the only people who seem to care are her friends. All evidence leads to the new comer Shane, a cocky and self-pretentious person in Alley’s opinion, but the police seem uninterested so she and the rest of the girls start a little investigation of their own. But they are nowhere closer to finding Kirsten than when they started and now they had the police’s attention; just not in the way they expected.Read more >>>

Serenya’s Song  Tallenmere Book Two by Mysti Parker - Blog Tour - Guest Post


Serenya’s Song 
Tallenmere Book Two

by Mysti Parker


In the fantasy world of Tallenmere, no one ever said love was easy… Serenya Crowe may be a half-elf commoner, but she’s no ordinary woman. With the ability to interpret dreams, and a birth defect that forces her to wear gloves, she’s endured small-town gossip and the cruelty of her husband, Sebastian, The Earl of Summerwind. All she’s ever wanted is to live a quiet life and raise a family. When she meets the new stranger in town, her world and her heart, are turned upside down. Wood-elf Jayden Ravenwing is an ex-secret agent who wants nothing more than to forget matters of the heart.… Read more >>>

Crystal Gardens by Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Amanda Quick

 Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety.

Lucas Sebastian has never been one to ignore a lady in danger, even if she is trespassing on his property. Quickly disposing of her would-be assassin, he insists they keep the matter private. There are rumors enough already, about treasure buried under his garden, and occult botanical experiments performed by his uncle–who died of mysterious causes.
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