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Wanderlust

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Wanderlust by Ann Aguirre
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wanderlust is the second book in the Sirantha Jax series by Ann Aguirre. After the Corp is exposed for the horrible things they did on Matins IV, and then tried to blame Sirantha for, Ms. Jax is asked to become a New Terran ambassador to Ithiss-Tor, the world where Vel the bounty hunter hails from. Vel agrees to go along as the person who will help make things go more smoothly.

But when Jax and March realize that something is seriously going wrong with Jax's health, they decide to head back to Lachion to meet with Doc and see if there's anything he can do to help, or at least help them figure out what's wrong.

But before they even get to Lachion, they get waylaid by an emergency on a distant outpost, and all of a sudden, they're thrown into a war that they know nothing about. Add to that, the Syndicate (Mafia of Space) wants nothing more than for Sirantha to fail her mission to Ithiss-Tor.

As things get worse for Jax, …

Third Grave Dead Ahead

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Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Darynda Jones strikes again in book three of the Charley Davidson series. Since Charley, at the end of the last book, bound Reyes to his corporeal body, she's unable to sleep due to the fact that the second she does, he shows up in her dreams to give her earth shattering orgasms. But Charley's life takes a turn when a "distraught" husband shows up in her office, wanting to hire her to find his missing wife.

Charley takes the case, but immediately suspects the husband. While she's investigating the husband, she gets taken captive by Reyes, who has escaped from prison to tell her/hire her to find his father, the man that he went to prison for killing. Apparently, the man is still alive.

And then, while Charley is trying to sneak into the abandoned insane asylum to speak to her ghost friend Rocket, the biker gang that lives there catches her, and wants to hire her to find out who's been poisoning th…