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Review: Hidden Talents by Emma Holly

Submitted by Doll Believer on August 11, 2011 – 4:00 am4 Comments

Author: Emma Holly
Book: Hidden Talents
Release: June 25, 2011
Series: Novella
Reviewer: Believer
Source: Personal Library
Purchase: – Barnes & Nobles Nook

Werewolf cop Adam Santini is sworn to protect and serve all the supes in Resurrection, NY—including unsuspecting human Talents who wander in from Outside.

Telekinetic Ari is hot on the trail of a mysterious crime boss who wants to exploit her gift for his own evil ends, a mission that puts her on a collision course with the hottest cop in the RPD. Adam wants Blackwater too, but mostly he wants Ari. She seems to be the mate he’s been yearning for all his life, though getting a former street kid into bed with the Law could be his toughest case to date.

Hidden Talents is the perfect package of Supes, romance, mystery and HEA!

When Ari tracks her gangland boss, Henry Blackwater aka The Eunuch, to Resurrection, NY, the last thing she expects to find is true love let alone werewolves, fairies, talking gargoyles, elves, vampires and sorcerers. Adam Santini is a police detective for the Resurrection PD who also happens to be a werewolf Alpha in charge of protecting the city from magic drug dealers and other miscreants. Adam & Ari join forces to take down The Eunuch and solve the mystery of disappearing Talents (beings born with magical powers). But will Adam & Ari give into the growing attraction between them and finally give love a chance?

Emma Holly is one of my favorite authors and Hidden Talents reaffirms this! Holly manages to create characters that are personable, intelligent, flawed & sexy. Her heroines are always smart & full of quirks while her heroes are insanely romantic.

The sex scenes are incredibly hot but never seem awkward or contrived. In fact, her use of language is so skillful I often stop to think of how fully involved I’ve become in the story. I want to be friends with these characters! Have coffee with them!

The other great aspect of Holly’s writing is the plot development. Holly spends as much time crafting the perfect mystery into this story as she does into making the sex scenes and relationship building believable. Few authors in the Erotica genre are as successful in this aspect and this trend leads to the Erotica bashing as works that are PWP (Pornos Without Plot).

Buy this book today, pour yourself a glass of wine, sit down in your favorite reading nook and dig into a fun and sexy ride!

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Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved to read story books. She devoured them because they were full of magical possibilities with every turn of the page. Then the little girl grew up and school work occupied more and more of her time. Eventually the little girl graduated from school, trading in poets & prose for business management & autobiographies. Magic was left behind in her quest for the top and the world became a place filled with “paradigm shifts”, ROI & financial reports. Before she knew it, the girl was a woman who felt out of touch with the world’s magic until she met Birth and her sister Death. While Birth filled her with wonder & happiness; Death filled her with sadness & loss. And so one day she set aside the management books and instead picked up a paperback story filled with vampires, shifters & telepaths. Lo and behold, her passion for these stories blossomed and the woman became a believer in the magic of reading, again. My name is Believer9200 and I believe in the magic of stories because they give me hope.
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  • Mona Leigh says:

    Wish I knew how to spell an snappy howl ’cause that’s what this deserves. Sounds right up my alley… book, hot characters, hot romance, cold drink…and a fan. Yep. This one’s for me, all right.

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  • Doll Noa says:

    Hello, I’m Noa and I’m ashamed to say I have never read Emma Holly… Me thinks that needs to change now ;) Thanks for this review Believer!

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  • i do wanna know more detail about Hidden Talents by Emma Holly, anybody would share? thx

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