Midnight Moonrising by K.S. Haigwood and Anne Conley

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Midnight Moonrising by KS Haigwood, Anne Conley
Illustrator: Steve Schmeckpeper
Series: Moonrising #1
Also in this Series: Accepting the Moon
Also by this Author: Accepting the Moon
Published by Self-Published on July 25, 2015
Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Urban
Pages: 456

Heat Rating: five-flames

I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

This book may be unsuitable for people under 18 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
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Mena's life is complicated. She's just murdered and buried her husband, the local wolf pack's alpha - problem number one. Phoenix, the High Vampire, is the one her heart beats for, but not the one her wolf wants - problem number two. Her wolf pines for Alex, the human homicide detective who might just send her down for murder - three. Four, wolves and vampires don't mix. Five, she has no clue how to be alpha, keep her pack safe while fighting off challengers with every step she takes, or what it would take to tame her wolf, which is the biggest problem of them all. Because the beast might just forfeit Mena's life when its insatiable thirst for blood is unleashed on the world in just a few short days, with the next full moon.

Which should be doable. Except for the Nexus... and the little extra problem of bonding with a stranger.

My Review

SERIOUSLY??? This has never happened to me before.

I have been fangirling over KS Haigwood for a couple years now. She’s the first author I ever “met” online and got to talk to about books and writing. She’s the first author I ever beta-read for (I don’t do that anymore, so don’t ask me…I don’t like it, and I suck at it). 😉 She’s the first author I ever read-and/or-listened (audio book) and reviewed for, with the result being an honest review every time. She instilled in me a love of reviewing books in support of awesome authors like herself. Now she’s done something new for me.

I AM TEAM EVERY-FREAKING-BODY and I don’t know what to do with that. It’s never happened before (ALMOST in the Sookie books, but I ended up being on one team by the end). I have a massive bookhangover, and I pity the author I am reading next. Kristie Haigwood made me fall in love with three (no, make that four…more about him later) hot alpha-type men. I’ve been able to narrow that down to two, but I don’t know WHO I want for our heroine! I think for a second I know, and then I turn a page and, nope. It’s the other. Love the one you’re with? Seriously, I don’t know how I’m going to wait for Andromeda’s Reign, the next book in the series. I think I need to tie Kristie down until that book is published. I NEED it.

Mena NEEDS one and WANTS another. The one she needs, needs her back. The one she wants, wants her back. They both love her. I think I remember her expressing love to someone, but it wasn’t either of them. It was an amazing friend who gets his day in this book.

Speaking of him, he’s the fourth one I fell in love with, and I’m BEGGING you, dear Kristie, to give the wolf with his sorta-human love interest their own book…at LEAST a novella. Pleeeeeeeeease?

Okay, back to the main characters. There is no cliffhanger, but you will be left needing the next book like your next breath. Thankfully, you are given a sneak peek into it, as well as a look inside a few other books by KH and Anne Conley (who really added some AWESOME steam to this book…I hear she wrote the sexy parts).

Oh! Oh! I almost forgot! There’s a prequel to this book called Accepting the Moon. If you’ve already read it, there’s no need for a re-read. You’ll be reminded of enough stuff to remember what you need to know. If you haven’t read Accepting the Moon, be sure to read that first. You’ll be missing out if you don’t.

I was given a copy of this book by KS Haigwood in exchange for an honest review. Honestly? Prepare to laugh your guts out. One word: Peanut.


About Anne Conley

Anne has written her entire life and has the boxes of angst-filled journals and poetry to prove it. She’s been writing for public consumption for the last four years. Currently she is writing two romance series. In Stories of Serendipity, she explores real people living real lives in small town Texas in a contemporary romance setting. In The Four Winds, she chronicles God’s four closest archangels, Uriel, Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael, falling in love and becoming human. She lives in rural East Texas with her husband and children in her own private oasis, where she prides herself in her complete lack of social skills, choosing instead to live with the people inside her head.

About KS Haigwood

Ever find it hard to talk about yourself? Yeah, I have that problem, too. I have been married to my soulmate for 8 years, who wouldn’t pick up a book unless promised that it was filled with pictures. I have a beautiful 7 year old daughter, Riley, that talks too much and has a very vivid imagination. I have no clue where she got those traits. My step-son, Hayden, is 16 and very into football and hunting. I am a writer of paranormal suspense romance. If you enjoy a great love story with a massive amount of drama about angels, demons, ghosts, vampires, witches and fairy tale creatures brought to life through a twisted mind, then you might just enjoy reading my work.

4 thoughts on “Midnight Moonrising by K.S. Haigwood and Anne Conley

    1. OMG! YAY!! By the way…Amazon is PLAYING with me. I think it’s the friendship-with-author crap that’s going around, as though that keeps me from being honest in my reviews. Their Big Brother ways REALLY irk me. I took out the whole first “fangirl” paragraph, hoping that will do the trick, but they’re still dragging their heels on posting. Grrrrrrrr…

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