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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

surprises - I love this

Each story was enjoyable and surprising. You will love these.

posted by AMR_Rescue on November 15, 2011

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It was OK

Not a book that I would pass off to my friends

posted by Ms-Di on December 6, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2011

    surprises - I love this

    Each story was enjoyable and surprising. You will love these.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2013

    Lol i hated it

    The topic says it all.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Awesome!!

    A rare treat to pick up a great book with four fantastic authors as well as their stories.

    A must read!!

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  • Posted December 22, 2011

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    A Great Holiday Read

    Enchanted by Blood by Laurie London

    Trace Westfalen is ready to take over his late father¿s council seat but things don¿t seem to be going his way. Just when he thinks his life can¿t get any more complicated he meets Charlotte Grant. Trace is finding it harder and harder to hide the fact that he is a vampire from Charlotte who is not. Now Trace is going to have to decide what he wants the most, his seat on the council or Charlotte.

    Charlotte Grant is an event planner that has just been hired to do Trace Westfalen¿s home for the holidays and specifically for a Christmas party. Trying to ignore the attraction between them because she doesn¿t want to mix business with pleasure makes her job a lot harder than it should be. Now if she can just convince her heart that her place isn¿t with Trace her life would be a lot easier.



    Monsters Don¿t Do Christmas by Michele Hauf

    Daniel Harrison knows since the day he was attacked by vampires and turned into one himself is the day he turned into a monster. Now he is trying to get by the best that he can but with Christmas here that makes him remember what he had before he was turned and that isn¿t helping him deal with what his life is like now.

    Olivia Adorata is a singer that takes the time around Christmas off so that she can remember what it is like to be normal even for a short while. She may be happy with her life but she knows there are things that are missing and one of those things is a man that loves her for herself and not what her life is like. A chance meeting with Daniel changes her life and she isn¿t sure if she is going to come out of this encounter in one piece.



    When Herald Angels Sing by Caridad Pineiro

    Damien has been waiting for Angelina to come back to him. He knows that if he can find the patience to wait she will come back even if it is a slightly different form. She has come to him twice before and while both times ended in tragedy he is determined that this time it wont end the same way.

    Angelina has a job to do that doesn¿t seem to be getting any easier. Now if she could just figure out the best way to accomplish what she needs to do she would be very happy. Angelina wasn¿t supposed to fall in love with Daniel but now that she has she will do anything she needs to so that his life becomes a much better place. First they are going to have to overcome the one that is after them both so that this time they will have their happy ending.



    All I Want For Christmas by Alexis Morgan

    Eagan McHale is a cop that hunts supernaturals that are causing problems for both humans and supernaturals alike. The supernaturals are trying to keep their existence a secret and it doesn¿t help when there are some out there that are bent on causing problems. Eagan¿s job is to protect the innocent so that they don¿t get hurt and so they don¿t find out about what is really out there.

    Della Breit is happy running her little diner and serving her regulars who are like family. Her life is going just fine until the day Eagan walks into her diner and suddenly Della is having a whole love of inappropriate thoughts that would be much better left alone. There is something about Eagan that she just can¿t seem to figure out.




    This one give a whole new meaning to hot for the holidays. The stories are fun and the characters are wonderful. This one really is heating up the holidays with the vampire in each of these stories that will make the

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2011

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    Give me a vampire for christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

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    Sexy. Sweet. Heartbreaking. A must read!

    "ENCHANTED BY BLOOD" by Laurie London The vampire and the party planner. Trace Westfalen fell in love with Charlotte Grant last Christmas. Due to a traumatic discovery of "his kind", he wipes Charlotte's memory. Fate steps in and gives them a second chance at love. The chemistry between Trace and Charlotte sizzled off the pages and their "reunion" is as heady as spiced cider with a splash of rum. "MONSTERS DON'T DO CHRISTMAS"by Michele Hauf The vampire and the pop star. Daniel Harrison had it all: money, shiny toys and a stellar career, until he was turned into a vampire. Olivia Adorata has it all: money, fame and no privacy but only wants to be "normal". This Christmas will bring these two together to find out that no matter what type of monster you are, monsters need love too. This is a Christmas story that will warm your heart, make your toes tingle and make you believe that risks are worth taking. "WHEN HERALD ANGELS SING" by Caridad Pineiro The vampire and guardian angel. Angelina, a guardian angel, was sent to Earth to save Damien's soul but continues to fail. Damien can't forget the two reincarnations of Angelina. This Christmas, the vampire and the guardian angel must over come the man hell bent on claiming Damien's soul for eternity. This is a heartbreaking story of love, sacrifice, forgiveness and redemption. "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS" by Alexis Morgan The vampire and the diner owner. Eagan McHale is an undercover cop and to top it off, he's a vampire. Della Breit is a soft hearted, giving diner owner and puts others before herself. Eagan is investigating the disappearances of teenagers and what better way to keep an eye on the area than volunteering his Christmas decoration hanging skills? This story made me smile all the while eyeing my glitter glue, iron on letters, puffy paint and hot glue gun. Why you ask? Della is constantly wearing Christmas themed shirts. From the first line until the last, I laughed, sighed and felt the spirit of the season shine through the pages of this story. ***Review copy provided by Laurie London. Please note that the author providing the review copy DID NOT sway rating. I am a fan of Christmas themed book.***

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  • Posted October 13, 2011

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    four fun entertaining paranormal holiday romances

    Enchanted by Blood by Laurie London. One year ago, Trace the vampire guardian and Charlotte the human fell in love. He left her erasing her memory of vampires. When his father a council member died Trace expected to inherit his seat but the others on the board stall his appointment. Trace rescues Charlotte from an assault and hires her to decorate his mansion, which feels like déjà vu to her. Trace must decide between his soulmate and the board.

    Monsters Don't Do Christmas by Michele Hauf. Olivia intercedes during a brawl between Daniel the vampire and werewolves. The human kisses him and promises another tomorrow night. He learns she is a star singer and she learns he is helping a mother of two stop turning into a vampire.

    When Herald Angels Sing by Caridad Pineiro. The devil demands Captain Pedro bring him the soul of Damien the vampire who has never killed anyone. However, Damien's beloved Angelina the angel sent to save him has died twice because of him. Pedro plans to use Angelina to force Damien to lose his soul by killing him.

    All I Want for Christmas by Alexis Morgan. Undercover cop Eagan the vampire searches for a serial killer drinking the blood of human male teens. He stops at Della's diner for a coffee. She believes he is homeless so she offers him meals in exchange for odd jobs. Eagan notices her but also realizes this is a perfect cover to end the killing frenzy of a young vampire out of control.

    These are four fun entertaining paranormal holiday romances starring engaging protagonists.

    Harriet Klausner

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  • Posted October 12, 2011

    Great mix of dark paranormal and Christmas

    These four stories truly portrayed the juxtaposition between vampires and Christmas, as well as romantically meshing the two together. The season was a perfect setting for a vampire tale, yet each Vamp felt like too much of an outcast, not worthy of such a holiday. Each author did a great job adhering to the old mythology, with the creatures of the night being wonderfully dark and seductive, adding touches of their own creativity.
    In the first story, Enchanted by Blood, I loved this take on a vampire who couldn't date a human, having to erase her memory of him even though he still desperately loved her. The heroine being a decorator at Christmas lent a beautiful background to this creature of the night in the story too. This one had the best plot of the four, and was my second favorite.
    The second story, Monsters Don't do Christmas, besides having the perfect title, and a perfect storyline with a scrooge-type vampire and a Christmas carol signing mortal who was also a famous star, was heartwarming on many levels.
    When Herald Angels Sing, gave the most interesting and different mythology of vampires, meshing them with angels, both good and fallen. There is nothing like the threat of Satan to a vampire to hark the herald angels sing. This one had the most unique premise of the four.
    Last, All I Want for Christmas, I think was my favorite overall, setting, storyline, everything, though it would be hard to pick. It was just that perfect holiday tale of doing things for others during the season, no matter how far life has brought you down.
    I think what I liked about all of these stories was, not only did they mix my love of all things paranormal and romantic with one of my favorite holidays, but they also brought to light so much of what people love about Christmas time: from the decorations to the reminders that tug on your heart-strings. Good will toward men...or vampire.

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  • Posted October 6, 2011

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    A great set of love stories!

    First of all I have to say for four "vampire" stories, the fact that they involve vampires seemed incidental. These stories felt more like a love stories to me - ok, ok, if you ignore the memory wipes and the vampire teeth, blah, blah - but you know what I mean. In all these stories the vampires seemed to not like that side of themselves and tried to suppress their "evil" natures. These were four very well written short stories with wonderfully characters. I think you will find them quite enjoyable, whether you are into the paranormal romance or you simply like a nice romance. Enchanted by Blood - One year ago, Trace and Charlotte were in love. But Trace had to erase Charlotte's memory after she witnessed a vicious vampire attack and he couldn't allow her to know of their existence. Anyway, relationships between vampires and mortals were frowned upon and if he were to take his place on the Governing Counsel, he needed to abide by those rules. One year later, Trace saves Charlotte from a vampire attack. She doesn't understand why she trusts this stranger so much or why she's so attracted to him. Now that Trace has Charlotte back in his arms, will he have the strength to let her go again. But not everyone is happy for them. Someone wants what Trace has, and they are more than willing to kill for it. Rating: 5 stars Monsters Don't Do Christmas - Young vampire Daniel Harrison would have thought that getting your butt handed to him by a pair was werewolves was the most embarrassing thing to happen, until he gets rescued by a human - and a woman to boot. How humiliating. Until that moment Olivia Adorata, didn't know supernaturals existed, but then again, she raised to keep an open mind. She was not surprised that "monsters" exist since she considers herself one too. A rising star, she is normally surrounded by all the trapping that go with the stardom, but the week before Christmas she goes back to her old apartment to enjoy a quiet week of vacation. Can a vampire and celebrity have any type of relationship? Rating: 5 stars When Herald Angels Sing - Damien has lost his love for the second time last Christmas. He doesn't know why she keeps coming back to him, but he does know that her death is always his fault. What he doesn't know is that Angelina is no ordinary woman. She's a guardian angel. Heaven and Hell are fighting for Damian's soul, a vampire who won't kill. His enemy, Pedro Ramirez, has made a deal with Satan that if he gets Damien to kill, he will get not only great power but he gets to keep Angelina for himself. Can Angelina finally get Damien to control his temper before it is too late for him? It took me a while to warm up to Damien in this story. Rating: 4 stars All I Want for Christmas - Eagan McHale is a police officer in a special unit of supernaturals. He is staking out a neighborhood where teens are ending up dead from blood loss. He suspects the killer is a young vampire. He doesn't want to stand out as a stranger in the neighborhood, so he heads toward the local diner. The diner is run by Della Breit. A woman who has an open heart and a free meal for those who can't afford one. When she mistakes Eagan for someone down on his luck, he realizes that trading odd jobs at the diner for food is the perfect cover. Except the only warm meal Eagan wants is Della. He just needs to keep his hands, and fangs, off her long enough to solve his case. Rating: 5 stars

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  • Posted September 29, 2011

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    A Tasty Bite for Christmas

    Enchanted by the Blood by Laurie London ISBN: 978-0-373-77644-3 Sweetblood Series 2.5 Charlene Grant went out with her friend but was leaving alone. Kari took off with some guy she thought could help her climb the work ladder. On the way to her car two guys start coming after Charlene. She runs into a hard chest and a deep voice tells her to go to her car and wait. For some reason she feels safe with the stranger and does as he says. Trace Westfalen felt an urgency to go to a part of town he usually did not frequent. Sure enough he found Charlene in trouble. A couple of Dark bloods were after her. He had her wait and she did. Bad mistake. A year ago Charlene had been hired to decorate the mansion for Christmas. During that time Trace spent a lot of time with her. Being a vampire it was never wise to get too close to a human but he did. Until the fateful night she walked into a room where Sebastian was feeding. The horror on her face left Trace with no choice but to wipe her memories. A year later and he stills feels for her what he never felt before. Charlene could not believe she let Trace drive her home and then invited him in. She was not that kind of person and yet something about him was so familiar and safe. He left her the next morning and she did not hear from him for a week. He had hired her to decorate for their Christmas Party. Trace could not stay away and he finally decided that being elected to Council or anything else in his life would not be worthwhile without Char. And once he told her the truth of who he was and that they knew each other, she still looked at him the same. Monsters Don't Do Christmas by Michele Hauf Daniel is a vampire, not by birth and not by choice. He was a hot shot on wall street until the night of his attack. Now he just considers himself a monster and just exists. Although he does see where his life slowed down and he can look back and see he was not all he thought he was. Olivia considers herself a type of monster when she's all dressed up and made up to sing on stage. When she comes home to the quiet place she stays a few weeks out of the year she breaks up a fight and invites the man who was being beat up by two others into her home. So what that he ends up being a vampire. It ends up being more than a one night stand for Daniel and Olivia. Even though she is in the spotlight and he has to stay away from it. Can two such opposites actually fall in love and make a relationship work? **Sexual situations and some language When Herald Angels Sing by Caridad Pineiro A century ago Damien was a different man. He did not realize Angelina's worth to him until she died to save him from Remirez, who then turned Damien into a vampire anyways. When Angelina returned a century later Damien could not believe it. She was light in his dark world. And both times he met her it was right before Christmas Eve. Once again Remirez the evil vampire he is, comes to tear them apart once again. And once again Angelina gets in the way and dies. It is now a year later and Damien is outside of his lighthouse watching, waiting and hoping for one more chance with her. He does not know that she is really is guardian angel and that she is there to guide him to the right path. She does come back again. She will need his help and he will have to face Remirez one more time and try to keep the demon that lives within him silent if he has any chance of saving Angelina and his own soul, which he had thou

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