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Crux (Southern Arcana)

Crux (Southern Arcana) [Kindle Edition]

Moira Rogers
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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To find her destiny, she must trust him with her life…and her heart.

Southern Arcana, Book 1

Jackson Holt makes a decent living as a private investigator in New Orleans, home of one of the largest underground supernatural populations in the United States. He and his partners have never met a case they couldn’t crack…until a local bar owner asks him to do a little digging on her newest hire.

New Orleans is the fourth destination in as many months for Mackenzie Brooks, a woman on the run from a deranged stalker. After all, any man who shows up on her doorstep claiming to be her destined lover has more than a few screws loose. But crazy doesn’t explain why he always finds her no matter how far she runs.

When her well-meaning boss puts a PI on her case, Mackenzie comes face to face with the incredible truth: magic is real, and whatever spell has kept her hidden and separate from the paranormal world is rapidly deteriorating.

With time running out, she has no choice but to trust Jackson as he struggles to uncover the truth of her past—and her destiny.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 453 KB
  • Print Length: 253 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 160504329X
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd. (3 Mar 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #54,051 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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How do you make a Moira Rogers? Take a former forensic science and nursing student obsessed with paranormal romance and add a computer programmer with a passion for gritty urban fantasy. Toss in a dash of whimsy and a lot of caffeine, and enjoy with a side of chocolate by the light of the full moon.

By day, Bree and Donna are mild-mannered ladies who reside in the Deep South. At night, when their husbands and children are asleep, they combine forces to unleash the product of their fevered imaginations upon the page. To learn more about this romance writing, crime fighting duo, visit their webpage at (Disclaimer: crime fighting abilities may appear only in the aforementioned fevered imaginations.)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must read for fans of paranormal romances 5 Aug 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I downloaded this book because it free and it was another kindle gem and I will be reading the rest of series.
The characters feel real and the story keeps you interested. A brilliant read.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Southern Arcana book 1 10 Dec 2010
By Sarah (Feeling Fictional) TOP 100 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Mackenzie is running scared, trying to escape from a crazy stalker who seems to be able to find her no matter where she goes. Running out of options she finds herself a job in a bar to try and build up her dwindling savings and although she finds herself wishing she could stay in New Orleans she knows she must be ready to leave at a moments notice. Her new boss Nicole is worried about her, she knows Kenzie is hiding something and fears for her safety so she asks her friend and PI Jackson to investigate. Jackson finds out more than he bargained for and Kenzie soon discovers a whole supernatural society that she had no idea existed.

Crux is a book I purchased ages ago and I have no idea why it has taken me so long to get around to reading it - I wish I'd started it sooner but the good news is that book 2 (Crossroads) is already available and I only have to wait until January to get my hands on book 3 (Deadlock). I won't be leaving it too long before I read both of those because I thoroughly enjoyed Crux.

Mackenzie is a great heroine, although she is scared of her stalker and then shocked when she discovers this whole supernatural world she doesn't whine and complain the whole time. She isn't a wimpy character and she is prepared to help herself rather than just sit back and wait to be rescued. Having said that I also liked the fact that she is willing to accept advice from those who know more about the situation she finds herself in than she does. Although she is wary of Jackson and Nicole at first she feels instinctively that she can trust them and is grateful for the help and support they offer her.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining, original 27 Feb 2014
By Galros
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I will never understand why the majority of paranormal stuff has werewolves being the most abundant shapeshilfters - but since they don't feature highly in this story, I'll forgive the author for that quibble.

I really enjoyed this story, very pleasant way of spending a few hours. The sex scenes didn't do much for me and to be honest, it felt like they were put in there just to fulfil a formula or something, but the rest of the book was good. Writing was engaging, the characters had a believable mix of good and bad. I think the end came a bit too quickly and easily - there wasn't enough struggle to the climax for my liking, but then I'm bloodthirsty like that!

I'll be getting the next one in the series come payday :)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Edge of your seat kind of story 4 April 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
This series will be on the top of my favourite list. It is full of twists and turns that keep you on the edge of your seat and keep turning the page to see what happens next, it has just the right mix of magic, wolves, shifters and of course sizzling hot romance
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2.0 out of 5 stars Crux 13 Dec 2012
By M
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A bit of a disappointment. I'm not sure what it was about the book, but the whole thing seemed a little off to me.
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2.0 out of 5 stars CRUX 9 Nov 2012
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Erm well i have to be honest i'v just starting reading this book and well so far i'v not really taken to it i'm finding that my minds been drifting even as i'm reading it is my first time with this athor so maybe i'm just not following the story like i should be? so erm that's all i can say really :/
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5.0 out of 5 stars Completely Hooked!
This is the first book I read by Moira Rogers and now I'm completely hooked! If you're a fan of Heather Killough-Walden (another author I can't get enough of) then you'll love... Read more
Published 20 months ago by emv71
3.0 out of 5 stars The Shifter within her...
Crux has quite a few similarities with the R.Vincent Stray series. Young shapeshifter, who doesn't know anything about her kind, being fought over for breeding purposes. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Cheryl M-M
4.0 out of 5 stars Great book
I always love reading supernatural books. A lot of them though seem to be more or less the same. I loved this one and will definitely be reading the other books from this series
Published 20 months ago by leanne whiting
3.0 out of 5 stars Agadoo, doo, don't!!!!
Felt duty-bound to go through the motions of reading this, hoping to find another gem in an Amazon freebie!! Unfortunately this was not to be. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars A good, fun read
GENRE : Urban Fantasy, Romance,16+


Published March 3rd 2009 by Samhain Publishing

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Published 20 months ago by Ginny The Book Reading Pug
3.0 out of 5 stars Shame about the ending
I really liked the main characters in this book and the romance elements were great. I was a little bit disappointed in the plot development though, the main story seems to take a... Read more
Published 20 months ago by lgbookworm
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