Saturday, June 11, 2016
Bunny Express Saturday is hosted every Saturday at Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews.
I received these in the mail this week.
“It’s official Take a Psycho to Work Day. Why else would I be here?”
Hunted. Hated. Betrayed. Dagger Ixur is on the run for his life. As one of the most recognizable members of his royal house, he has a bounty on his head that guarantees him no quarter from any friend or even family. But surrender isn’t in him. He will fight to the bitter end. A resolve that is sorely tested when he narrowly escapes a trap that leaves him severely wounded. With what he believes is his dying breath, he saves a boy born to an extinct race from a group out to enslave the kid for his legendary abilities.
Ushara Altaan has spent her entire life hating those born to nobility. After all, it was a royal house that drove her entire species into virtual extinction. As a rare Andarion Fyreblood, she is sworn to end the existence of any royal she finds. But when Dagger saves her son’s life, she is torn between her people and a debt that can never be repaid.
Yet worse than Dagger’s family that’s still out to end hers, are the League assassins after him who will stop at nothing to claim the lives of her Tavali family. The only hope she has to save them all is to put their future and her faith into the hands of the very enemy whose grandmother personally extinguished Ushara’s legendary lineage. But how can she ever trust Dagger when he is a disinherited outlaw whose very name is synonymous with betrayal?
Detective Lindsay Boxer chases an elusive suspect her husband.
As she settles into motherhood and a happy marriage, Lindsay Boxer thinks she has found domestic bliss. But when a beautiful, alluring blonde woman with links to the CIA disappears from the scene of a brutal murder at a downtown luxury hotel, Lindsay's life begins to unravel. Before she can track down the woman for questioning, a plane crash plunges San Francisco into chaos and Lindsay's husband Joe vanishes. The deeper she digs, the more Lindsay suspects that Joe shares a secret past with the mystery blonde. Thrown into a tailspin and questioning everything she thought she knew, Lindsay turns to the Women's Murder Club for help as she tries to uncover the truth. Filled with pulse-pounding international intrigue, 15TH AFFAIR proves that all is fair in love, war, and espionage.
True to his warning, Loser -- the infamous phantom thief-makes an explosive entrance at the art museum to steal the Angels of Black and White Wings statue! "Collector" Kyouma Mabuchi, now teamed up with the android Mira to recover illegal Coils, faces off with the masked thief in the midst of the museum's heavy security. But it just so happens that Loser recognizes Kyouma -- and what's more, he seems to know all about the Collector's dark past...What other secrets may lie hidden within the statue he seeks?
Efforts to reunite the members of Ayakashi Hall take an unexpected, tragic turn when one of their number falls in the battle. The death of a close friend serves to strengthen the remaining throwbacks' resolve to prevent the grim outcome relayed by their future selves, even if it means exposing the dark truth of one of their most trusted allies.
Drawing comics is hard work, as high school boy and shoujo manga-ka Umetarou Nozaki and his motley crew of friends-turned-assistants know well. But being a manga pro doesn't necessarily make Nozaki great at everything. In fact, Chiyo is about to discover that his talent just might be full of holes?
As it turns out, everyone's got some weaknesses, and nobody's perfect-not even school "prince" Kashima! And Chiyo doesn't get a pass either because her greatest weakness is Nozaki himself!
Will this be the fall of the hero-killing rebel?
Taking advantage of Marquis Glenn's absence, Marquis Lebellond moves into the territory of Jebr, whose warring factions had been kept in check only by Glenn's leadership. Using his special dispensation from the emperor to his advantage, Lebellond claims the land and demands that the tribes demonstrate their allegiance by delivering to him the hero-killing rebel from their midst. The air above Jebr is thick with Lebellond's military airships and dragon riders, and the people are wary of rousing the wrath of a man with Lebellond's cruel history. Will Köinzell make an ally of the tribes of Jebr, or will they be his undoing?
An epic fantasy on the grandest of scales!
At Tennomifune Academy, students with "negative karma"-the kids who are practically weighed down by misfortune-are all collected into one place: Class 1-7. On the first day of school, Ruri Hibarigaoka (Hibari) meets fellow 1-7 classmates Anne Hanakoizumi (Hanako), a girl up to her ears in bad luck, and the all-too-frail Botan Kumegawa (Botan). These fast friends just want to have a fun high school life, but are they pushing their luck?
Tsuzuki and his team probe the past to uncover all they can about earlier Crusades and the implications of all the anomalies they have faced in the contest. As the final Crusade gets underway, one thing is certain: Either one of the three candidates will ascend to godhood, or the Order of the Holy Wars--and the world as they know it--will be completely undone!
After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, plucky high schooler Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Sohma clan, and it isn't long before the owners discover her secret. But, as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Sohmas have a secret of their own -- when touched by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac!
A perennial favorite of fans and librarians alike, Natsuki Takaya's beloved bestselling Fruits Basket series returns to print in gorgeous deluxe English-language omnibus editions with beautiful full-color illustrations that are not to be missed!
Fruit Baskets Vol. 2 (No pic yet)
When she was living in a tent pitched on the Sohma family's land, Tohru Honda's primary concerns were dirt and slugs. But now that she's living with the Sohmas, she's gotten a crash course in magical powers and ancient curses! And as if keeping the Sohma clan secret wasn't bad enough, Tohru has to work overtime to prevent all the jealous girls from finding out that she's living under the same roof as the school prince, Yuki, and the school hothead, Kyo! What new drama will Valentine's Day bring into Tohru's life?
What do you do when your favorite game shuts down? Momonga decided to stay logged in right up until the very end. But when the servers go dark, he finds himself transported into the game world -- and he's been transformed into his skeletal avatar from the game, awesome magical powers included! But what if he's the villain of his own story?
Accused of a crime he didn't commit, Kyosuke Kamiya is sent to Purgatorium Rehabilitation Academy. Suddenly, he's surrounded by a variety of fetching lasses--each one a murderer! Worse, he's famous for being the "Dozen Demon," a killer responsible for twelve deaths! When the busty, gas mask-wearing beauty Renko Hikawa approaches him, the difference between death and desire becomes very narrow indeed. How is Kyosuke gonna graduate alive?
A stormy night. A harmless ghost story. A silly pact intended to symbolize their friendship.
But before the students of class 2-9 at Kisaragi Academy even know what's happening, they've been swept up in a living nightmare that threatens to consume them all.
When the spirits emerge, will even their friends be left to hear them scream?
Thanks Hachette Book Group Canada/Yen Press and St. Martin's Press!