Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday {4}

  Expected Publish Date: June 26, 2012

She’s a mortal with dark powers... 

After a tragic accident scarred her body and destroyed her dreams, Leila never imagined that the worst was still to come: terrifying powers that let her channel electricity and learn a person’s darkest secrets through a single touch. Leila is doomed to a life of solitude... until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world’s most infamous vampire... 

He’s the Prince of Night... 
Vlad Tepesh inspired the greatest vampire legend of all — but whatever you do, don’t call him Dracula. Vlad’s ability to control fire makes him one of the most feared vampires in existence, but his enemies have found a new weapon against him – a beautiful mortal with powers to match his own. When Vlad and Leila meet, however, passion ignites between them, threatening to consume them both. It will take everything that they are to stop an enemy intent on bringing them down in flames.

Supernatural Devices Review

Published: October 27, 2011

Goodreads Synopsis:

Scarlett was a sensible seventeen year old young lady or so everyone thought, but there was definitely more to her. The daughter of famous English Egyptologists and archeologists Theodore and Gemma Seely, she was prone to adventure and all the world had to offer. 

It was the 1890s, and she had just received a letter from one of her parents' dearest friend, a certain detective who lived on Baker Street, who needed her help on a case most bizarre. 

As she embarks through the supernatural side of London, ventures into the forbidden realms bordering Victorian society; often accompanied by a dashing but infuriating Lord Darthmoor; Scarlett's first case, which had seemed so innocent at first had taken a turn for the unexpected and dangerous. 

My Thoughts:
I loved Scarlett she was so fiery and independent yet retained some lady like behavior. I thought the males in this book were awesome there were four rather important men in the story and all of them sexy and different. Of course Cruces had my heart from His and Scarlett's first meeting, but then Tavian gave him a run for his money. I like Scarlett's unique aibilty and the fact that this story also involves the famous Sherlock Holmes. I didn't like the length of the book it seemed more a novella then a full length novel but the story spun during those 143 pages was amazing enough for me not to care that much.

This was my Random Read for this month
Random Reads

My Book Boyfriend {3}

I just finished my Random read, Supernatural Devices (Steampunk Scarlett #1) for the month and was hung up on two of the boys in there so I decided to do one this week and the other next week! So without further ado my book boyfriend for the week is Lord Cruces Darthmoor!

Lord Cruces Darthmoor

Dark hair, a tad longer than than that of the times which is 1890 London.

Strong Shoulders

Beautifully Handsome looks (not much more detailed description)


"That is not what the mark is. It is not some nobleman's coat of arms, to be given out freely. It is used only with those closest to us; friends, confidantes. Potential lovers." There was a trace of his old Smile as he said that.

"And which of those categories do you see me in?" Scarlett demanded in her primmest tone.

Cruces answered her simply, by kissing her. Scarlett Had not been prepared for that. Men did not kiss women out in public like this. they simply did not. Except that Cruces did. He kissed her with an initial wave of fierce passion, which became something more gentle as Scarlett kissed him back. She knew that she should not, but she did. She kissed him back for long seconds, her lips moving on Cruces', her eyes drifting closed to feel the pleasure of it better. Cruces made no move to hold her to him though. It was as though he wanted to be clear that Scarlett was doing this as much as he was. It was Cruces' way of telling Scarlett, she was very much part of wanting this kiss as he was. Scarlett finally pulled back.

"I Hope that provides your answer," Cruces said.  "You had no right to do that," Scarlett Replied, though she did it softly.  "And yet you did not pull back sooner."

 Well no it had been a good kiss. A very good kiss. But then, what had Scarlett expected from someone like Cruces? "If that is what having your mark means," Scarlett managed to say, "I am almost glad I no longer have it."  

Cruces snorted. "Liar." Scarlett flushed slightly as she looked away. "I have to go, " Cruces Declared then. "You're Leaving?" "Only to find Rothschild. You don't think I'm going to let him leave his mark on you now, do you?"
 pg 88&89-supernatural Devices by Kailin Gow

I know ladies you're probably like how original picking Ian for a vampire but just the vauge description of Cruces and the rest of his comments from the book and that aggravatingly sexy smile of his in the book, Ian just immediately popped into my head I just wish they would have told me what color his eyes were. The describe Cruces as being forward and very handsome, kind of like Ian's character Damon, so Ian just fit my vision of Cruces perfectly, plus ladies don't lie to yourselves, Ian is super hot!