Saturday, July 30, 2016

BLACK MOON by F.M. Sherrill & Becca C. Smith

Series:  Black Moon Saga #1
Author:  F.M. Sherrill & Becca C. Smith
Publish Date:   07.07.14
Publisher:  Red Frog Publishing
Category /Genre:  Dark Paranormal romance
Recommended for:  18+ due to sexual inferences
Grammar/editing:  B – a few small errors
Received from:  F.M. Sherrill & Becca C. Smith (in exchange for an honest review)
Tour by:  Read Between the Lines
Goodreads link: Black Moon
Date completed: 08.06.14

Description from the publisher:
Shea Harper is forced to stay in boring, hot and dry Phoenix, Arizona for college. But once she meets the enigmatic yet positively egocentric Lucian, Shea’s life changes forever.

She finds out that she comes from a long line of descendants called Vessels. In her soul is the key to destroying an ancient prison protecting the world from darkness itself: Lucian’s father.
Up until now, Lucian has captured every descendant except Shea. With her powers awakening, all vampires want to drag her down to the pit. But Lucian is territorial. She’s the first female Vessel… and he’s convinced she belongs to him.

Saucy and tauntingly surprising, Black Moon captures the struggle between burning desire or denying the heart. This is a love story that will drain you dry.


This is the first book in the Black Moon Saga series.  They will need to be read in order.

Shea and her best friend, Aidan, have always been together.  Now, they are starting college together.  When she is attacked on campus, she activates the powers she never knew she had.  She is the Vessel, an agent of the Light (God?).  She has now attracted the attention of Lucian, the Dark Prince.  As the Vessel, she is the key to unlocking the prison holding Lucian’s father.  Aidan must choose between love and the safety of the world.  Lucian must choose between love and obedience to his dark father.  Shea must choose between Aidan and Lucian, and choosing wrong could cost her either her life or the lives of everyone on Earth.

This story kept me on my toes and the edge of my seat.  It is fast-paced, romantic, dark, and occasionally funny.  The humorous parts were perfectly placed to keep the dark from becoming too depressing.  I did not guess the twists before they happened, which was a nice change of experience.

This book could be read as a stand-alone (no cliff-hanger), but I look forward to reading the next book in this series. 

The Black Moon Saga series:
  1. Black Moon
Also from F.M. Sherrill:
  • The Ivory Saga
    1. Ivory
Also from Becca C. Smith:
    ·         Atlas
          ·         Alexis Tappendorf and the Search for Beale’s Treasure
          ·         The Vampire Diaries:  Here Come the Fae
The Riser Saga Series:
          1.      Riser
          2.      Reaper
          3.      Ripper




Thank you [Read Between the Lines] for hosting this tour.


Aren't author's bios boring? I always wanted to read one that went something like this:
F.M. Sherrill: recent citizen of earth. Plans on ruling the planet once she gets over the common cold. Or, F.M. Sherrill: time traveler. Decided to alter the space-time continuum by writing a novel, thus changing history slightly, which will eventually lead to the rise of a new human species.

But here it is. F.M. Sherrill is a novelist, A.K.A. an avid bullshitter; that's why she lives in L.A. She's been writing for as long as her ancient mind can remember, devouring tales like an anemic vampire roaming the streets in hot pink heels, always thirsty for more. When she's not writing, she's making steampunk weapons, sewing giant plant-eater Mario plushes, making costumes for some film bloke or cosplayer, and sculpting/casting movie prop replicas while gardening in her urban apartment. Her favorite tools? A soldering iron, a blowtorch, a band saw, a sonic screwdriver, a replicator and an active imagination.

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Becca C. Smith received her Film degree from Full Sail University and has worked in the Film and Television industry for most of her adult life. In 2010 Becca published her first novel, Riser followed by the sequel, Reaper, in 2011, and the finale, Ripper in 2013. In 2012 Becca wrote the children’s novel Alexis Tappendorf and the Search for Beale’s Treasure. She is also the co-author of the teen graphic novel Ghost Whisperer: The Haunted. Most recently Becca released Atlas, the first book in a new urban fantasy series. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Stephan and their two cats Jack and Duke.

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Originally posted 08.06.2014 on my previous website closed that site because I promoted authors and their books

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