Book Review – From Ashes and Embers by Claire Marta (18+)

*From Ashes to Embers is recommended for readers 18 years and older.

*I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review

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I have always loved Claire Marta’s Ceasefire’s series. From Ashes to Embers is yet another one to add to my collection.


She’s forbidden.

Temptation personified in a curvy package of sugar and sin.

My one job is to obey the rules.

Keep my **** in my pants and forget the new nanny.

Be a good little soldier as the Devil himself raised me to be.

Problem is I can’t.

I care more than I want to admit.

I’m not supposed to have a conscience. Blood stains my hands and taints my soul.

There’s no escaping the chains that bind us, when duty threatens to destroy us both.

Raziel is the Devil’s right hand man. Someone who sold his soul to him when he was young to save his mother’s soul, and send it to Heaven. He was trained as a fighter, and not to have feelings for others.

Jane is a fairy who takes the job as a nanny to watch the Devil’s and Mavi’s baby. She instantly attracts Raziel, who is conflicted because of his boss. The Devil himself told Raziel that she is to be off limits. Well, the Devil had other plans.

Jane recollects where she came from, and try to solve so many mysteries that were holes in her past. Raziel, comes to terms that he loves Jane, and he can’t fight it.

From Ashes to Embers is book 3 in the Ceasefire series. You will have to read the first two or else you will be completely lost. Book 1 is The Devil’s Plaything and Book 2 is The Devil You Know which both posts can be seen here.

I give From Ashes to Embers 5 stars. The sex, the continuing story, the violence, the feelings . . . Everything. If you like erotica with some drama and violence, this is the book for you!!!

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Day 24 of #31AuthorsofHalloween – William Peter Blatty

Many people may not know the name, but I am pretty sure they would know the name of the movie (1973) and the book (1971) The Exorcist. Which he produced the movie as well.

William Peter Blatty created a cult favorite of a little girl in the 40s who was possessed, and was taken under the care of priests who were determined to save her.

The movie was perfect. I remember when I first saw it when I was a little girl, I was intrigued. In my late teens, I was working in the local movie theater and the movie had a re-release, and I would be the only one sitting by myself while I see others sinking low in their seats and covering their faces, and I just sat there with a grin on my face.

I, of course, loved the book as well. But seeing it on the screen made it even more terrifying. Blatty wrote other books as well, as sequels to the Exorcist, Legion, and The Redemption. He has come out with other books up to 2015, and later died in 2017.