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Initial post: Jan 5, 2012 7:08:31 AM PST
janet jordan says:
I looking for good paranormal books. I could use all the help I can get, I am running out of ideas.

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 12:28:25 PM PST
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Posted on Jan 18, 2012 12:31:16 PM PST
M. Lamba says:
Janet,

Can you give us a feel for the type of stuff you've already read and loved? That could help. Also, are you looking for young adult or adult paranormal?

Some of my favs include The Time Traveler's Wife and Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles), and in the YA realm Hush, Hush was a good compulsive read and I enjoyed Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side for a good laugh.

Marie Lamba
author of YA novels WHAT I MEANT..., OVER MY HEAD, and new paranormal DRAWN

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 18, 2012 3:28:26 PM PST
janet jordan says:
HI Marie, I enjoy adult paranormal. I feel like I have read just about every vampire and witch book out there. haha I am sure that is a exaggeration. Amazon has a lot of books on the subject. However since I have read so many I would love to get others view points on the subject. Thank you for responding to my request. I try not to spend to much on books due to the fact I read so much and it can get expensive. I think I will check out Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side. I am due a good laugh. Again thank you for your help. If you think of anything else please leave me a post. Are you a paranormal junky like I am? If you are I have some really good reads for you. Just let me know.

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 3:57:31 PM PST
M. Lamba says:
Hi Janet,

I'm not a total junkie, I tend to read a little bit of everything. If you are looking for something new, maybe you should dip into the old stuff. Original paranormals like: The Woman in White, Frankenstein, Dracula, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Great stuff. If you like paranormal with a touch of romance, here's a great one: A Knight in Shining Armor.

What are some of your all-time favorites? It's always great to have a list of must-reads on hand.

Marie Lamba, author

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 4:56:19 PM PST
How about the Succubus series from Richelle Mead? They are so good!!!!

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 4:57:13 PM PST
How about the Succubus series from Richelle Mead? They are so good!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 19, 2012 6:14:54 PM PST
Have you read the older Ann Rice books? I am not real found of her newer stuff but the whole series of vampire books are good and also the Mayflower witches. Kay Hooper has a series about paranormal investigators tha is good. The passage is also an execellant read.

Posted on Jan 22, 2012 10:06:01 PM PST
S. Bible says:
If you enjoy paranormal romance some really good authors (IMO) are:
Melissa Mayhue
Janet Chapman
Shiloh Walker
Kerrelyn Sparks
Kendra Leigh Castle
early Maggie Shayne - the last 3 kinda lost me
thea Harrison
christine Warren
Lynsay Sands
Rebecca Zanetti
Jacquelyn Frank
Anita Clenney (new only 2 out)
Dianne Duvall
Jennifer Ashley
Leslie Parrish
Marjorie M. Liu
Jana Deleon
Kay Hooper
Catherine Coulter
Cindy Miles
Christine Feehan
Amanda Ashley
N. j. Walters
Molly Harper
Eileen Wilks
Jean Johnson
Trish McCallan
Debbie Mazzuca
Alexis Morgan
Kinsey Holley
Michele Bardsley (funny too)
Elisabeth Naughton
Heather Graham - one of my favorites
Cynthia Eden
Dakota Cassidy
Laurie London
Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer I know marketed for young adult but this 40+ Mom loved them and so did my husband

Yes, I like to read just a little bit, lol. Have a few more I like if you've read all these.

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Posted on Jan 27, 2012 2:02:02 PM PST
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco. It's a paranormal conspiracy thriller, and is suspected of being one of the books used as source material for The DaVinci Code. But Pendulum is better!

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 7:52:26 PM PST
You might like these.
Nalini Singh Guild Hunter series
Lara Adrian Midnight Breed series
Laura Wright
Adrian Phoenix ( has two good series)
D. B. Reynolds Vampires in America is really good
Kristen Painter House of Comarré
Katie Salidas Immortalis series
These are good but some would consider them a little dark.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 30, 2012 9:51:56 PM PST
Sue says:
Have you tried the Free book thread that is in the Kindle Fourm every morning. It usually pops early in the morning (between 2 and 5 am central time). I have seen several paranormal books for free there.

There are some people who posts the books they downloaded and some have been paranormal also.

Posted on Jan 31, 2012 4:54:24 AM PST
These sites give a daily listing of what's free for kindle; you can sign up for email alerts from ereader.

http://www.ereaderiq.com/

http://us.kinlib.com/

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Posted on Feb 19, 2013 6:10:47 AM PST
Anyman says:
Janet - My favourite paranormal books (well, some of them):
The Boy Who Saw True - Anonymous (Incredible book about the non-physical Universe as seen through the eyes of an innocent boy during Victorian times - absolutely precious and entertaining)

The Law of Psychic Phenomena - Thomson Jay Hudson (Very thorough investigation into the subject)

Journeys out of the Body - Robert Monroe (An absolute must read - the author's unplanned introduction to OOBEs - he thinks at first that he is going insane)

Far Journey - Robert Monroe (Fantastic follow on from his first adventures - written ten years later, with all the new experience and insight that a decade of experience brings)

Ultimate Journey - Robert Monroe (Monroe's final book on this subject - fascinating insights from decades of experience, experimentation and investigation)

Adventures Beyond the Body - William Buhlman (Wonderful to view the subject from a completely different perspective - shows clearly and dramatically that reality is in the eye of the beholder)

You Are Free - John Richard (An unbiased, completely new look at our Universe and our place and purpose in it - compelling new answers to life's eternal questions - if this book does not get you thinking, then nothing will)

Posted on Feb 21, 2013 7:32:11 AM PST
J. K. Grice says:
Here are some dark fantasy and horror suggestions, Janet:

1. The Joe Pitt (vampire) series by Charlie Huston
2. CONJURE WIFE by Fritz Leiber
3. THE BOOK OF SKULLS by Robert Silverburg
4. KRAMPUS THE YULE LORD by Brom
5. ENTER NIGHT by Michael Rowe (new, amazing vampire novel!)
6. NEVERWHERE by Neil Gaiman
7. THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL by James Herbert
8. SUMMER OF NIGHT by Dan Simmons
9. THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN by Christopher Golden
10. PLAY DEAD by Ryan Brown

You have probably read Joe Lansdale, Robert McCammon, Dan Simmons, and others but if not, they are some of the best writers out there.

Posted on Mar 8, 2013 1:11:04 PM PST
Megan D says:
Some really great paranormal books I've read are,
Ignite (Midnight Fire Series)
Obsidian (A Lux Novel)
My Wolf's Bane: Shapes of Autumn, book one (Volume 1)
Prince of Wolves: Book 1, Grey Wolves Series (Volume 1)
Summoning
A Bite's Tale: A Furry Fable

There's many more, but I can't think of them right now. Are you on Goodreads? I have a lot of great books logged on there. Let me know :)

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 8, 2013 2:03:04 PM PST
janet jordan says:
Megan, thank you for posting on my paranormal question. It doesn't seem to be real popular. I am on Goodreads. I guess I should have posted has anyone read any good paranormal romances. That is what I am reading now. I have read Ignite. It was excellent. I am now reading book 13 of the Hayle Coven series by Patti Larsen. Oh wow is it ever good. The 1st book in the series is Family Magic. Normally a series this long gets boring. I must say this each book gets better. My second favorite book is A Demon Made Me Do It (book 1 is free!!) by Penelope King. And finally book 1 ( also free ) called Witchy Witchy it a trilogy by by Penelope King. If you have time please read these books and tell me what you think.

Posted on Mar 8, 2013 2:54:00 PM PST
Megan D says:
I'll add them on my TBR list, thanks. Is your name on Goodreads the same as on here?

My Wolf's Bane is a really good paranormal romance. It actually says in the synopsis that romance comes first. Lol Obsidian is kind of like that too. The paranormal part is different than your average Paranormal book.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 8, 2013 3:04:52 PM PST
janet jordan says:
Hey Megan, I am not sure what my name is on Goodread. I may have just used my name. If not its janlbeebo. I will be sure to read Wolf's Bane and Obsidian. Thanks so much. I sure do love paranormal romance. If you come across other be sure and add them to this post for me. I will do the same for you. Oh by the way, do you get any free books from Goodreads. I also do sweepstakes as a hobby ( that is a whole story in itself. LOL ) Anyway on my sweepstakes site they have contests everyday for various books. I have won several from doing just my sweepstakes. I love to get free book. Do you order on Amazon or Goodreads ? I basically I get everything from Amazon so that I can download them to my computer. Keep in touch.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 8, 2013 9:48:46 PM PST
Megan D says:
I think it will be easier to send you a link to my profile. Lol
http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4992356-megan

I'm constantly adding books on there and I usually write reviews to voice my opinion. I've never won a free book, but I have applied for them on there. I just buy books from Amazon because I have a Kindle. I'm always finding great deals on here. I pretty much have gone paperless for expense reasons. That didn't save my bookshelf, though. I have tons of books! Lol

Add me on GR when you get the chance!

Before I forget, Ignite was recommended to me when I added Witchy, Witchy to my TBR, so I'm assuming they are similar to each other. Good to know :)

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 2:24:26 PM PDT
Ray says:
Sanctity

There are samples pages - may be worth checking out
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