Sunday, June 28, 2009

Tour Stop: My Forbidden Desire

Synopsis:

TORN BETWEEN...
Alexandrine Marit is a witch in mortal danger. An evil mage craves the powerful, mysterious talisman that supplies her magic, and the only person who can keep her safe is a dark and dangerous fiend called Xia. With his fierce animosity toward witches, he's hardly the ideal bodyguard. Yet as days turn into nights, she can't deny the white-hot passion between them.
DESIRE AND TEMPTATION
Xia hates witches. They enslave and mercilessly kill his kind. But he's been ordered to protect Alexandrine, who, to his surprise, has a spirit he admires and a body he longs to possess. With the mage and his henchmen closing in, Alexandrine and her protector must trust the passion that can unite them...or risk losing everything to the enemies who can destroy them both.

Book Details:
· Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
· Publisher: Forever (June 1, 2009)
· Language: English
· ISBN-10: 0446178241
· ISBN-13: 978-0446178242

About The Author:


When not writing, Carolyn Jewel is a Database Administrator. She lives in northern California with her son, three cats, a border collie, several chickens, and some sheep

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My thoughts:

When I signed up for the book tour, I didn’t realize this was the second book of (hopefully) a series. But “My Forbidden Desire” could be a stand alone. There is just the right amount of back information to make you want to run out and buy “My Wicked Enemy” (which I will!!), but it does not overtake the plot of “My Forbidden Desire”.
Carolyn Jewell has created characters that were believable (thank you!), a setting that was realistic, and dialogue that was not stilted, but flowed well between characters. I enjoyed the “dance” between Xia and Alexandrine (I LOVE THAT NAME!). How could he continue with his hatred when he wants her that much?!? He can’t. And he has bad boy written all over him and that is irresistible to Alexandrine. I thought this book gives a fresh look at mage’s, witches, demons (aka fiends). I look forward to reading Harsh’s story as well as Kynan’s.

My suggestion:
Buy both “My Forbidden Desire” and “My Wicked Enemy”. You will definitely want to read these books, over and over and over again!

Other tour stops with dates, giveaways and Q&A's!
PARTICIPATING BLOGS:
http://bridget3420.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://booksoulmates.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://ajourneyofbooks.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://www.morbid-romantic.net/ - June 28 review, giveaway, and Q&A
http://debbiesworld.wordpress.com/ - June 28
http://yankeeromancereviewers.blogspot.com/ - June 28 giveaway
http://rannthisthat.blogspot.com/ - June 28
http://dreyslibrary.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review, giveaway, and Q&A
http://undercoverbooklover.blogspot.com/ - June 28 giveaway and Q&A
http://bookinwithbingo.blogspot.com/ - June 28
http://martasmeanderings.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://www.mgpblog.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://www.startingfresh-gaby317.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://trinsnook.blogspot.com/ - June 28 review and giveaway
http://mustreadfaster.blogspot.com/ - June 29 review and giveaway
http://www.loveimpossible.com/ - June 29 review and Q&A
http://seductivemusings.blogspot.com/ - June 29 review and giveaway
http://reviewfromhere.com/ - June 29 reviewhttp://booksandneedlepoint.blogspot.com/ - June 29 review; giveaway
http://mindingspot.blogspot.com/ - review, giveaway, and Q&A
http://reesspace.blogspot.com/ - review and giveaway
http://carolsnotebook.wordpress.com/ - June 29 review, giveaway, and possible Q&A
http://horrorandfantasybookreview.blogspot.com/ - June 29 review and giveaway
http://www.myspace.com/darbyscloset - review

2 comments:

Linda Ellen said...

Nice review. No matter how many times I see this book cover on blogs I visit, I still love it. =)

LadyVampire2u said...

Would like to win this book and finally read it as I keep seeing it all over the internet.
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