WWW Wednesday (35)

Today I’m participating in WWW Wednesdays hosted by Sam of Taking on a World of Words.

The Three Ws are…

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

Currently Reading

Three very different reads this week. A cute cozy mystery, a sweet romance and a vampire MC romance… yeah… those are a thing. Go figure! Each, however, provides its own entertainment and escapist value. 

The Winter We Met by Samantha Tonge is my Christmas read, cuz, September… Lol. Well mostly because I’m on a blog tour for it soon. I really enjoyed my last Samantha Tonge and should love this one too.

When charming, mysterious Nik sits next to Jess on a plane home from a Christmas toy trade fair, she never could have imagined the impact he’d have on her life. As they touch down in London, Jess is hesitant to let Nik walk away, and before she knows it, she’s invited him to visit.

As the two take in the delights of the toy store where she works, Jess gets an upsetting phone call. Willow Court, her grandmother’s care home, is to close before Christmas. Jess is determined to find the perfect new home for her Gran – and throw the best Christmas party Willow Court has ever seen!

But time is running out with the closure looming and Jess becomes increasingly drawn to enigmatic Nik who joins forces with her and best friend Oliver to realise those plans.

Will a chance encounter on an aeroplane bring love to Jess’s life or is this Christmas miracle too good to be true?

Recently Finished

I’d only been looking forward to this book since I finished the previous one in the series last year! Loved it. 

Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause delves into a murderous winter wonderland in another delightful mystery from cozy writer Ellie Alexander, Without a Brew.

It’s winter in the Bavarian village of Leavenworth, Washington, which for local brewmaster Sloan Krause means lots of layers, pine and citrus-flavored craft beers, and getting the new guest rooms at Nitro into pristine condition before visitors flood in for IceFest—a local tradition filled with fireworks, ice carving, and winter games of all varieties. But Sloan and her boss Garrett quickly learn that being brewkeepers turned innkeepers may not be as idyllic as it sounded.

While one couple staying with them seems completely smitten, a flashy group arrives in the evening demanding rooms. Sloan and Garrett are less than impressed, but agree to rent to them anyway. The night takes a turn when brewery patron Liv Paxton finishes her frothy pint and, with no previous plan for an overnight stay in Leavenworth, eagerly takes Sloan up on the offer of sanctuary from the snow—until she has a strange run in with some locals and the other guests. Sloan could be imagining things, but when Liv’s room is found trashed the next morning, a hateful message painted on her car, and Liv herself is nowhere to be found, Sloan is convinced another mystery is brewing. With many of the potential suspects hunkering down under Nitro’s roof, she knows her co-workers and friends won’t be safe until she serves up the killer a hoppy pint of justic

Up Next

Well, definitely an escapist read!!! 

Dark, dangerous, and addictive! Paranormal romance fans are loving the Sons of Sangue vampire MC series from USA Today bestselling author Patricia A. Rasey. Find out why in this heart-stopping first book of the series!

The Sons of Sangue are part of a sacred brotherhood. But not even their vampire code can compete with temptation and seduction…

To claim her, vampire MC leader Viper will defy his brotherhood and break blood law.

Kane ‘Viper’ Tepes is one of the oldest living descendants of Vlad III. Vampirism is in his blood. So is being the President of the Sons of Sangue. Those who break motorcycle club rules that protect their coven are dealt swift punishment. No exceptions. Until one pretty little detective has him compromising his beliefs, and endangering his position as head of the MC. 

Vampirism had Cara Brahnam turning tail and leaving behind her life in Pleasant. Now, ten years later, she’s back as lead detective and wants to see the person responsible for draining the women of Lane County brought to justice, no matter what deal the gang of miscreants has struck with the sheriff. Or the fact that her number one suspect is the sole reason she fled in the first place.

Now someone has targeted Cara as the next victim and Kane must join in the hunt to find the ancient vampire that wants her dead.


These are the stories filling my days at the moment.

What about you? Have you read any of these? What are you enjoying today?

18 thoughts on “WWW Wednesday (35)

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  1. Very eclectic choice of books, Nina! (oh, hi, it’s been long; this is Noriko). Glad you are doing well! I’m back to blogging just to test the waters, by the way!

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