In My Mailbox #2

Posted: October 30, 2011 in Meme's
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In My Mailbox is a weekly meme where we get to showcase the books that we got during the week.  So far I’ve added a TON of books to my wishlist from just participating in this meme for the first time last week.

E-Books

One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress, #2)

 

You can run from the grave, but you can’t hide . . .

Half-vampire Cat Crawfield is now Special Agent Cat Crawfield, working for the government to rid the world of the rogue undead. She’s still using everything Bones, her sexy and dangerous ex, taught her, but when Cat is targeted for assassination, the only man who can help her is the vampire she left behind.

Being around him awakens all her emotions, from the adrenaline kick of slaying vamps side by side to the reckless passion that consumed them. But a price on her head—wanted: dead or half-alive—means her survival depends on teaming up with Bones. And no matter how hard she tries to keep things professional between them, she’ll find that desire lasts forever . . . and that Bones won’t let her get away again.

Knight of Runes

England, 1605

When Lord Arik, a druid knight, finds Rebeka Tyler wandering his lands without protection, he swears to keep her safe. But Rebeka can take care of herself. When Arik sees her clash with a group of attackers using a strange fighting style, he’s intrigued.

Rebeka is no ordinary seventeenth-century woman—she’s travelled back from the year 2011, and she desperately wants to return home. She poses as a scholar sent by the king to find out what’s killing Arik’s land. But as she works to decode the ancient runes that are the key to solving this mystery and sending her home, she finds herself drawn to the charismatic and powerful Arik.

As Arik and Rebeka fall in love, someone in Arik’s household schemes to keep them apart, and a dark druid with a grudge prepares his revenge. To defeat him, Arik and Rebeka must combine their skills. Soon Rebeka will have to decide whether to return to the future or trust Arik with the secret of her time travel and her heart.

Her Dark Knight

Madelaine Alexander is on a mission. When her boss sends her to the hottest nightclub in town to meet with the owner, she won’t be deterred, even if that means standing in line for fifty-eight minutes in torturous heels while she’d rather be home in her pj’s with a bowl of popcorn.

A Knight of the Templar, Christien Chevalier was given immortality along with the responsibility of protecting the treasure of the Templars. He’s been unwavering in his task for centuries until his one true love—who died seven hundred years ago—shows up in his club, demanding his attention.

Christien couldn’t protect Madelaine when they first fell in love. She was married to a lord and he was simply a knight. Now, through some unknown miracle, she stands before him again and they have a second chance. But Christien fears that Madelaine is being used as a pawn in a dangerous game, a game of good versus evil that could affect all of mankind…

Bound Books

The Son of Neptune  (Heroes of Olympus, #2)

Seven half-bloods shall answer the call,
To storm or fire the world must fall.
An oath to keep with a final breath,
And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death.

Percy is confused. When he awoke from his long sleep, he didn’t know much more than his name. His brain fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa tol him he is a demigod and trained him to fight with the pen/sword in his pocket. Somehow Percy manages to make it to a camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he has to keep killing monsters along the way. But the camp doesn’t ring and bells with him. The only thing he can recall from his past is another name: Annabeth

Hazel is supposed to be dead. When she lived before, she didn’t do a very good job of it. Sure, she was an obedient daughter, even when her mother was possessed by greed. But that was the problem – when the Voice took over he mother and commanded Hazel to use her “gift” for and evil purpose, Hazel couldn’t say no. Now because of her mistake, the future of the world is at risk. Hazel wished she could ride away from it all on the stallion that appears in her dreams.

Frank is a klutz. His grandmother says he is descended from heroes and can be anything he wants to be, but he doesn’t see it. He doesn’t even know who his father is. He keeps hoping Apollo will claim him, because the only thing he is good at is archery – although not good enough to win camp war games. His bulky physique makes him feel like an ox, especially infront of Hazel, his closest friend at camp. He trusts her completely – enough to share the secret he holds close to his heart.

Beginning at the “other” camp for half-bloods and extending as far as the land beyond the gods, this breathtaking second installment of the Heroes od Olympus series introduces new demigods, revives fearsome monsters, and features other remarkable creatures, all destined to play a part in the Prophesy of Seven.

Leave me a link to your IMM and I’ll be sure to drop by and say Hi!

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Comments
  1. Braiden says:

    Been desperately wanting The Son Of Neptune but sadly my book buying ban which ends in December has been driving me insane as I can’t buy anything. lol

    Happy reading! Check out what I got out here: http://bookprobereviews.com/?p=974

  2. lovingrob says:

    Great IMM 😀 I haven’t heard of these books, but the last one seems great (A) Hih ;D
    My kind-of-boring IMM: http://carinabooks.blogspot.com/2011/10/in-my-mailbox-3.html
    Love, Carina

  3. I got the Son of Neptune a few weeks ago, I still haven’t read The Lost Hero, though but they’ve been getting great reviews. Great haul!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

  4. Stephanie says:

    Hi. Happy Sunday! I haven’t heard of a couple of these. Always good to find something new.
    In My Mailbox at FABR

  5. Mocha Latte says:

    The son of neptune! I hope you enjoy it =)

    MY IMM:http://mochalattereads.blogspot.com/2011/10/in-my-mailbox31.html
    Hope you’re having an excellent weekend!
    Wendy from A Cupcake and a Latte: YA Reviews

  6. Claire says:

    One Foot in the Grave is awesome. I love all the Cat and Bones books 🙂

    My IMM is here if you’d like a look 🙂

  7. Marie says:

    Ooh, these sound really good! I need to read The Night Huntress Series. I’ve had it on my list forever!

    My IMM if you’d like to stop by: http://sweetmarie-83.blogspot.com/2011/10/in-my-mailbox-week-13.html

  8. livredeamour says:

    OOoh..Very nice…I like the covers with the men on them. Excellent Haul. Good mailbox.

    Livre De Amour-Books of Love

  9. Kristina says:

    I can’t wait to read Son of Neptune and I really want to get into the Night Huntress series. I hope that you enjoy your new books!

    Kristina
    Ladybug Storytime

  10. Jenny says:

    Nice! I have The Son of Neptune but haven’t had time for it yet. And I’ve got to start on that Night Huntress series soon, as well. Here’s what I got this week. Enjoy your books!

  11. Great books this week. Son of Neptune sounds interesting. Still need to grab a copy of The Lost Hero though. Enjoy!

  12. Goldilox says:

    Ahhhhh! One Foot in the Grave is fantastic! Not only is the series in my top three all time favorites, but that books is probably my favorite in the series (Chapter 32………). Enjoy!!!

    Here’s mine: Goldilox’s IMM Check out my two giveaways going on right now too! 🙂

  13. Michelle says:

    awesome books this week. love the covers of the romances. hot!

    thanks for stopping by our IMM. 🙂

    -michelle

  14. You will not be disappointed with Frost’s books! Easily one of my all-time favourite series!

  15. Great mailbox! Mine is up as well.

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