Crisis Alert – great book #3 in new series by Mary Abshire!

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Crisis Alert

Divine Justice Series (Book 3)

Crisis Alert:

Demons are growing in mass numbers and destroying vampires, mankind’s protectors. To stop an outbreak of demons, the best field agents from the Divine Syndicate and Union of Justice must work together.

Anna and Zale hit the streets of Indianapolis to locate the demon masters and end the bloodshed. Although Zale holds biases against vampires, he’s impressed by Anna’s strong morals and commitment to saving the human race. He’s drawn to her in a way he’s never felt before. The need to protect her thrives deep in his soul. Anna can’t deny her attraction to Zale. Captivated by the werewolf’s nobility and compassion, she considers giving in to her heart’s desire. But preventing an outbreak must come first.

Anna and Zale’s struggles increase when the vampire leaders demand deadlines for exorcising the masters and reducing the demon population. Vampires are outraged over the increased destruction of their kind and want revenge. But killing humans is a crime. The UoJ will have to cease helping the DS to serve justice on those who break the law.

In a race against time, Anna and Zale must find the masters to avoid more carnage and the damnation of humanity. Their devotion to their mission and each other prevails as they encounter dire circumstances. But can they stop evil from ruling the Earth?

Released: August 22, 2017

Pages: 478

Formats: pdf, epub, mobi

Price: $3.99

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Romance

 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072C79TSN/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1495980410&sr=1-1&keywords=crisis+alert+mary+abshire

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EXCERPT #1:

The scent of his blood and sweat filled her nose. Her canines threatened to extend, but she held them in place.

“I need you to lay down,” she said as she approached him.

Quiet now, he lowered onto the gurney. “And you’re sure you can do this?”

“I told you, I have experience.” She grabbed the bowl from the table.

“How much experience?”

She set the supplies near the side of his sculpted torso. She swallowed hard as her gaze lingered over the curves of his muscles. He had so many she found it difficult to look away. “There was a time when we didn’t have a real office or medical team. We had to take care of ourselves. We cared for injured humans from time to time too.”

She poured the alcohol over a few of the gauze pads and into the bowl. It had been many years since she’d last removed a bullet, but she remembered the process well.

She scooted closer to his hip. Thin dark hair covered a majority of his chest. A line of hair from his navel continued south and disappeared under his jeans. If her heart were alive, it would be beating fast.

“I need to lower your pants,” she said as she unfastened them.

“I hope so.” He scrubbed his forehead with his arm.

His sense of humor brought a smile to her face. “I’ll try not to look.”

He chuckled. “I have nothing to hide or be ashamed of.”

She gripped the edges of his jeans. Underneath them, she felt the hem of his underwear.

“Your fingers are cold,” he said.

“Sorry. Can you lift up a little for me?”

He did and she pulled his clothes down until she’d exposed the bleeding wound. Fortunately, she’d been able to keep his manhood covered, but barely. The outline of it underneath his blue boxers along with his dark hair tempted her to stare.

Swallowing hard, she returned her focus to the hole in his hip. Without wasting any time, she wiped the area clean and then picked up the tweezers.

“This will hurt,” she said as she put her hand near his wound.

“I’m ready.”

He watched her as she brought the tweezers down. More dark fluid spilled from his body as she gently slid the instrument inside him. The beat of his heart accelerated. He balled his fists tight. When she felt the tweezers hit something, she grabbed hold it. She glanced up and found him clenching his jaw while staring at her.

“Almost done,” she said as she carefully pulled the bullet out. Blood flowed faster from the opening. “Do you need to change to stop the bleeding?”

“Yes.”

She removed the bullet and dropped it into the bowl with alcohol. Before she could wipe the area with a sterile pad, he rolled to the opposite side of the gurney. His feet hit the floor with a tap and he groaned. While he shoved his pants all the way down, she caught a glimpse of a large tattoo on his back. It looked like lady justice holding scales.

Out of respect, Anna spun away from him. She’d never seen a werewolf shift before and wanted to watch, but the timing seemed inappropriate. His breaths were heavy. She heard snaps and cracks. His sweaty scent grew stronger, but another emerged. It held a more musky almost woodsy type of aroma. The thump of his heart increased. But the strangest detail of all was the wave of heat from behind her. It had to be from him.

She waited until the noises lessened before she stepped to the end of the table. The need to look consumed her. She’d even forgotten about her thirst. Unable to wait any longer, she rounded the gurney. Her eyes widened when she found a four-legged wolf staring at her.

“Wow,” she said. It was the first word to pop into her mind.

The werewolf had radiant green eyes and thick dark fur. He was beautiful. He panted and licked his chops. Slowly, he approached her.

 

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EXCERPT #2:

The officers continued to point their weapons at Zale and the two on their knees. The cop nearest the road kept glancing at her.

“Ma’am you need to stay back,” the cop yelled.

She walked slowly toward them. “You’re pointing a gun at my partner. We’re undercover agents for the local government. I demand you release him.”

When his partner turned his gun on her, she stopped. “Hold it right where you are.”

“Anna, don’t!” Zale yelled.

The two men kneeling turned their gazes at her. Their skin tone and lack of beating hearts indicated they were vampires. They looked weak and reeked of blood. Besides the cops and Zale’s heartbeats there were two others nearby, but she couldn’t see anyone else. The other two bodies on the ground were dead. The scene didn’t look right.

She met the cop’s gaze. “Lower your weapon.”

She disliked tinkering with the minds of humans, but the situation called for it. Other law enforcement would soon arrive. She needed to set the vamps free and she had to make sure the humans didn’t suspect their presence. The clock was ticking.

“What?” he said.

She slipped into his mind. “Lower your weapon. Return to your car. The two dead were the only ones you saw tonight. They shot at you first. You defended yourself. Nobody else besides your partner was here.”

She removed the memories of the vampires and Zale from his mind. Slowly he lowered his gun. He had a blank expression on his face.

“Michael,” his partner said.

Anna approached Michael. “Sit in your car and wait. Once I leave, you will not remember me either.”

Michael began walking around the front of the cruiser.

“Michael! Michael!” the other officer yelled.

Anna met the cop’s gaze.

He directed his gun at her. “What the fuck did you do to him?”

“Lower your weapon. Return to your car. You didn’t see anyone here except the two men you shot. Nobody else was here, including me. Now, wait in your car.” She drifted into his brain and plucked the memories.

The cop put his gun back in its holster. As he headed for his cruiser, the two men with heartbeats emerged from behind the other parked cars. They lifted their weapons while Zale dashed toward her. He grabbed her and shoved her down to the ground. At the same time the vampires kneeling shot around the car. She dropped her helmet and smacked the pavement while shots fired from the guns. The bullets pinged on the cop car and shattered one of the headlights. Zale used his body as a shield over her until the loud pops stopped.

“Shit!” he said after a few seconds of silence.

He rose fast and took off. Gravel crunched under his shoes.

“Zale, wait,” she said as she hurried after him.

One of the vampires held a man by his throat, pinned to the hood of a car. The taller vamp held a man from behind. Gripping his hair, the vamp kept the man’s head back and neck fully exposed. The vampire looked ready to sink his canines into the man’s throat.

“Don’t kill them,” Zale said. “Trust me, you don’t want to do that.”

Anna came to his side. “If you kill them, you will be considered a murderer.”

“They shot at us first,” said the tall vampire ready to bite.

“This one is a demon. He should die,” said the other vamp.

“No,” Anna and Zale said.

“They need to come with me. I’m with the Divine Syndicate. I can exorcise the demon and then interrogate the two. They may have information to help me find the masters,” she said.

“If you kill them, I will have to take you to the Union of Justice for punishment,” Zale said. “I don’t want to do that. So please, let us take them to the DS headquarters.”

In the distance, Anna heard sirens.

“We need to go now!” she yelled. “More officers will be here within minutes.”

They were out of time. If more local cops arrived, she’d have to either wipe their minds or come up with some explanation as to why two men dripping blood and with bullets were still standing. She didn’t think she could handle the latter well.

 

Author Biography:

Mary is a romantic at heart and a lifetime lover of the paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction. When she’s not working or binge watching television, she enjoys creating fantastical stories with vampires, demons, werewolves, angels, and/or other supernatural creatures. She often adds mystery and suspense to spice up her books. For the most part, she lives a quiet life in Indianapolis. She aspires to become a full-time writer one day. She also hopes to meet a vampire, werewolf, or angel who will sweep her off her feet. Hey, a girl can dream. And Mary does.

 

Where to find Mary Abshire:

www.facebook.com/MaryAbshire.Author

www.goodreads.com/maryabshire
twitter.com/maryabshire

For latest news and special deals, sign up for her newsletter: https://app.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/k0i2e8

 

Other books available by Mary:

Heaven Sent Series:                                      Divine Justice series:

First Kill                                                            Demon Hunter

Second Demon                                                Demon Tracker

Third Love                                                       Crisis Alert (available Aug 22)

Fourth Fight

Fifth Regret

Sixth Surprise

Seventh Heaven

 

Soul Catcher Series:

Claiming the Evil Dead

Catching an Evil Tail

Fighting Evil

Love Conquers All Evil

Freedom From the Evil Dead

The Evil Next Door

 

Project Eve Series:

The Awakening

The Quest

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Can they defeat demons? Check it out in this great begining of new series by Mary Abshire!

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Demon Hunter – Divine Justice Series (Book 1)

The demon population is growing out of control and vampires are mankind’s best hope for survival.

Divine Syndicate’s top field agent, Anna, hits the streets with her partner to locate the master demon responsible for the increase in possessed humans. But finding the person won’t be easy. The city is in a state of disarray with crime, poverty, and drug use at an all-time high. While Anna and her partner search for the master, they encounter more trouble than expected. As defenders of the human race, vampires want to save lives and exorcise the demons to send them back to Hell for good. Anna fears the worst is yet to come when demons aim to destroy the best protectors for all species. She’ll stop at nothing to prevent evil from ruling on Earth.

 

 

Released: August 8, 2017

Price: $0.99

 

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Romance

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Demon-Hunter-Divine-Justice-1-ebook/dp/B071LR83KQ/ref=pd_sbs_351_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=KT2HNYP6VS55E6AD9P1M

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/demon-hunter/id1241917289?mt=11

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/demon-hunter-divine-justice-1

 

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EXCERPT from Demon Hunter:

 

Glenn parallel parked two blocks from the club. “What’s your plan?”

“I’m going to go in and find a spot at the bar. I want you to wait a minimum of five minutes before you walk in. Pretend you don’t know me. I’ll get a couple of drinks, show the picture, ask if anyone knew Jamal, and see what happens. And don’t worry, if they ask my relationship to Tim, I’ll say he was my brother and I took the photo while he was sleeping.”

“So you’re not going to create a scene or start a fight?”

“I will do my best to keep the situation calm. But if someone is going to try to intimidate or touch me, I’m going to defend myself.”

He grinned. “Do you want me as backup?”

“Yes. Right now I don’t know who is innocent and who isn’t. I need another set of eyes scanning people. But if I leave, don’t follow right away. Someone might be watching and I don’t want us to be seen together.”

“Are you carrying?”

“Have you ever known me not to?”

“No.” He smirked. “I’ll wait here for a while.”

 

 

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Demon Tracker

Divine Justice Series (Book 2)

 

Demon Tracker:

 

While the Divine Syndicate is working to prevent an outbreak of demons, vampires are disappearing and turning up as corpses.

The Union of Justice is known for tracking and serving justice on vampires. With the increase in departed vamps spiraling out of control, the UoJ’s top field agent, Zale, and his partner must switch from their normal job to investigate the remains of destroyed vampires. Identifying those responsible is proving to be a big challenge. Zale needs the assistance of the vamp community, only they have their own idea of ending the bloodshed. They want to kill demons. But murdering humans, possessed or not, is against the law. Complicating matters, neither vampires nor the UoJ trust each other. Mankind’s future is dependent upon vampires and vice versa, but both are at stake as the demon population grows. Zale will do anything to save lives and end the madness, even if it means working with the one species he’s chased his entire career.

Released: August 8, 2017

Pages: 206

Price: $0.99

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Romance

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Demon-Tracker-Divine-Justice-Book-ebook/dp/B071FKQQPZ/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1495985055&sr=1-3

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/demon-tracker-divine-justice-2

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/demon-tracker-divine-justice-2/id1241920736?mt=11

 

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EXCERPT from Demon Tracker:

“There are always casualties in war,” Gordon said. “No one wants to kill an innocent, including vampires. I’m sure they have plenty of guilt for their actions weighing on their consciences.”

“Are you sure?”

“Yes, I’m certain they don’t want to take life from anyone. You should ask one sometime if you don’t believe me.”

“I respect your opinion. You’ve seen and lived through more than I have. But it’s difficult to find anything good about them when I’m constantly hunting down those who have killed humans.”

“Trust my words, the majority of vampires are moral and they are here to defend us from evil. If demons wipe them off the face of the Earth, we will be doomed. Demons will come for us and the rest of the non-human population. Humanity will have lost.”

A world filled with evil, hate, and murder was not one Zale cared to live in. He’d seen enough death and chaos from the last outbreak and never wanted to see another.

“We can’t let that happen.” Zale gave a single shake of his head. “I won’t let that happen.”

 

Author Biography:

Mary is a romantic at heart and a lifetime lover of the paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction. When she’s not working or binge watching television, she enjoys creating fantastical stories with vampires, demons, werewolves, angels, and/or other supernatural creatures. She often adds mystery and suspense to spice up her books. For the most part, she lives a quiet life in Indianapolis. She aspires to become a full time writer one day. She also hopes to meet a vampire, werewolf, or angel who will sweep her off her feet. Hey, a girl can dream. And Mary does.

Where to find Mary Abshire:

www.facebook.com/MaryAbshire.Author

www.goodreads.com/maryabshire
twitter.com/maryabshire

For latest news and special deals, sign up for her newsletter: https://app.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/k0i2e8

 

Other books available by Mary:

Heaven Sent Series:                                      Divine Justice series:

First Kill                                                             Demon Hunter

Second Demon                                                 Demon Tracker

Third Love                                                        Crisis Alert (available Aug 22)

Fourth Fight

Fifth Regret

Sixth Surprise

Seventh Heaven

 

Soul Catcher Series:

Claiming the Evil Dead

Catching an Evil Tail

Fighting Evil

Love Conquers All Evil

Freedom From the Evil Dead

The Evil Next Door

 

Project Eve Series:

The Awakening

The Quest

 

What am I? Find it in great book – The Awakening by Mary Abshire

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ISBN: 1616503475

Published: January 2012

 

Description:

She’s the only one of her kind. And she doesn’t even know her name.
Two investigators–one human, one vampire–find a young woman among a mass of dead bodies. She has no memories, and nothing but her clothes, two receipts, and a mysterious dagger carved with the initials ‘SB’.
As she seeks her identity, SB realizes she’s unlike any other creature in the world, making her the most valuable person on the planet. And the most wanted.
WARNING: Language, violence, and graphic sex.

 

Review:

This is my first book from Mary and for sure not the last one!
This book start with the eathquacke, than slow down a little and finally speed up again. I loved the idea of losing memories or so, it was really well written – i felt bad about it thought whole book.
All characters have good and bad side, althought there are some that emphesize only one part of it.
The concept of plot was new for me – and that not happen very often.
I recommend it to people who like: PNR, Urban fantasy, kick-ass women, all kind of creatures mixed in one world!

Strong emotions in thin book – UnTamed by Laxmi Hariharan

 

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Once again: stunning cover!

Author: Laxmi Hariharan

ASIN: B01GKDJO0M

Published:  June 2016

Description:

Leana Iyeroy, the first hybrid in her family, only ever wanted to be 100% human. An unexpected encounter with the Hugging Saint of Bombay forces Leana to face the wolf inside her. A shifter, coming of age story, about falling in love and discovering oneself.

UnTamed was originally published as part of the UnCommon Bodies Anthology and is a standalone story in the Many Lives series.

Review:

First thing after reading – so short but full as long book. Sometimes short stories lack depth but this one of course not ( this Is my second short story from Laxmi and it’s also brilliant).
The story Is described by thoughts of Leana, as well her origin, how she felt. This gave the book a package of very strong emotions.
Her story wasn’t easy, but as teenage girl she try to do something do she won’t be blamed for what had happened (all i can say Is that people can destroy you for something from not even from your past).
Emotion, this book Is based on them (very strong, but not overwhelming).
And the last thing, acceptance Is something we can learn or rather just try to understand on the example of main character 😉
In one word: super.

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Second book from Laxmi, once again  very good. There will be more works by this brilliant author!

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