Saturday, 19 February 2011

On My Wishlist #26

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This is a meme from Book Chick City. There are so many books out there that I want to read that this is the only way I can keep track! This week I'm having a Gods theme...

Sins and Shadows - Lyn Benedict
Publisher: UK - Ace Books (April 2009)
Sylvie Lightner is no ordinary P.I. She specializes in cases involving the unusual, in a world where magic is real - and where death isn't the worst thing that can happen to you.
But when an employee is murdered in front of her, Sylvie has had enough. After years of confounding the dark forces of the Magicus Mundi, she's closing up shop - until a man claiming to be the God of Justice wants Sylvie to find his lost lover.
And he won't take no for an answer.

I've had my eye on this for a while - it looks like a detective story with a difference. After all who wouldn't want to met the God of Justice...

Goddess of Spring - PC Cast
Publisher: UK - Little Brown (January 2010)
Lina's trendy bakery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is proving to be less than lucrative and she must come up with a plan to save it. When she stumbles upon an Italian Goddess cookbook, she can't help but think she's found the answer to her problem - even if it means invoking a goddess to save her business. Soon enough, Lina finds herself face-to-face with Demeter, who has a plan of her own. She proposes that Lina exchange souls with Persephone, the Goddess of Spring, who will breathe new life into the bakery. In return, Lina must set order to the Underworld. Before all this, Lina's problems mostly involved dough and second dates. Now that she embodies the enchantingly beautiful Persephone, Lina has weightier things on her mind - like the formidable task of bringing Spring to a world of spirits. But when the handsome, brooding Hades kindles a spark in her heart, Lina wonders if this Lord of the Underworld might be the man of her dreams...

The Persephone myth has always been one of my favourites. Added to that I love PC Casts writing this is a book I want to get my hands on soon!

Goddess of the Rose - PC Cast
Publisher: UK - Little Brown (January 2010)
It's not green fingers that have kept the Empousai family's roses blooming for centuries - it's the drops of blood that their women secretly sacrifice for their gardens. But Mikki would rather forget this family quirk and lead a normal life. Until the day she unwittingly performs a ritual and ends up in the strangely familiar Realm of the Rose. As its goddess, Hecate, reveals to her, Mikki has the blood of a high priestess running through her veins. And the realm has been waiting for her ...In a long ago flash of temper, Hecate cursed her Guardian beast with a slumber that only her priestess can undo - and Hecate is counting on Mikki to set things right. At first the beast terrifies Mikki - but soon he intrigues her more than any man ever has. But the only way he and the realm can be saved is for Mikki to sacrifice her life-giving blood - and herself ...
Another Goddess Summoning novel from PC Cast which looks like a retelling of beauty and the beast. 

So what are you wishing for this week? :)

8 comments:

  1. Interesting books I hope you get to read them soon.
    I'm a new follower^^

    My wishlist:
    http://mysteriousrose.blogspot.com/2011/02/on-my-wishlist-2.html

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  2. Lyn Benedict's book sound really good, I'll probably try to find an excerpt.

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  3. I've wanted to start P.C. Cast's Goddess series for so long. I haven't read anything by her (them, it's a duo, right?), but they look so good!

    My Wishlist

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  4. I have yet to read any PC Cast but she is definitely on my list!

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  5. Sins and Shadows looks good. Oh and I'm behind on my House of Night series. Good one. I LOVED Goddess of the Rose, but I love Beauty and the Beast retellings. :)

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  6. I so want to read the goddess books, I am a huge fan of Greek Mythology.

    On Our Wishlist

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  7. those look like great books Ive been meaning to read P.C. Cast for sometime now . Thanks for visiting my blog :)

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