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| CONTEMPORARY & HISTORICAL book reviews | everything Christopher isn’t. And he definitely doesn’t want her on his tour. But one night changes everything. For the first time in his life, Christopher Mason becomes sure of one thing, and it’s the one thing he’s tried so hard to push away. REVIEW: This can be considered a contemporary romance between a rock star and an up & coming rock star that hated each other and fell in love. The relationship between Christopher & Mia was definitely not your ordinary girl meets boy, hates boy, they find a common bond and fall in love. Christopher was a troubled soul who is tormented by a childhood trauma and he discovered by being with Mia that his fears slowly dissipated, and slowly his defenses came down and they fell in love. This is not your typical love story, there are twists and a crisis that tests their love for each other. There were times that I felt the story dragged, but made up for it in different intervals of their relationship. I found myself hating Christopher, but understanding him as he tried different ways to get Mia to hate him and leave the tour they were on together, but strangely she grew to understand him and his issues and this led to them getting closer and being together. hounds than concede he is enchanted by Elisande’s caramelcolored locks and feisty manner. After all, she is intended for his volatile older brother. Besides, Elisande’s unusual ideas and strange convictions are dangerous and he doesn’t need more trouble. REVIEW: Lady Elisande escapes her family home after she’s accused of witchcraft by her step mother and her forced upon betrothed. Both are truly evil and deserve whatever they get in revenge. Help comes in the form of Aeden who was sent by her Aunt Onora. All’s well until she’s forced to deal with Aeden’s brother Addis and the return of the ones she thought she’d escape from. It was a good read. The people you need to like, you liked. And the ones you despised, you despised whole-heartedly. It had a little bit of everything and definitely a good read and you won’t be disappointed. | Reviewer: Cassandra Graham | This is a edgy love story and there is a sequel, Stellar Evolution. It is a story worth reading. | Reviewer: Anita Rivers | Charming the Chieftain Deanie Roman Contemporary Historical Heat Rating: 3 Accused of witchery, Lady Elisande Cadby must submit to the Rite of Purification before wedding Baron Warford the Brutal. On the eve of her union, she flees Cadby Hall armed with an arsenal of Pagan-rooted curatives and her ever-present comfort-stone. With grudging assistance from a formidable chieftain who unsettles her senses, she embarks on a harrowing escape across the Borders in search of sanctuary. Chieftain Aeden Maxwell would rather bed down with the January 2014 | 25