Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday~ In a Fix by Linda Grimes

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme
 hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine
where we spotlight books we are eagerly anticipating.

In a Fix
by Linda Grimes
Publisher: Tor/Forge
Publication date: September 4, 2012
Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy
Purchase: Barnes and Noble/Amazon/Book Depository

Snagging a marriage proposal for her client while on an all-expenses-paid vacation should be a simple job for Ciel Halligan, aura adaptor extraordinaire. A kind of human chameleon, she’s able to take on her clients’ appearances and slip seamlessly into their lives, solving any sticky problems they don’t want to deal with themselves. No fuss, no muss. Big paycheck.
This particular assignment is pretty enjoyable... that is, until Ciel’s island resort bungalow is blown to smithereens and her client’s about-to-be-fiancé is snatched by modern-day Vikings. For some reason, Ciel begins to suspect that getting the ring is going to be a tad more difficult than originally anticipated.
Going from romance to rescue requires some serious gear-shifting, as well as a little backup. Her best friend, Billy, and Mark, the CIA agent she’s been crushing on for years—both skilled adaptors—step in to help, but their priority is, annoyingly, keeping her safe. Before long, Ciel is dedicating more energy to escaping their watchful eyes than she is to saving her client’s intended.

Suddenly, facing down a horde of Vikings feels like the least of her problems.(synopsis from Goodreads)

I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of In a Fix, and will be sharing my review later this summer. The synopsis sounds so good that I had to share it's awesomeness with you now! Protagonist Ciel, sounds kick-@ss! A human chameleon whose an aura adaptor! Her friend's Billy and Mark have piqued my interest as well. If you like paranormal/ urban fantasy be sure and add this one to your list or pre-order a copy! 

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At June 13, 2012 at 12:45 AM , Blogger Jennifer Messerschmidt said...

I love the sound of this one! Totally adding it. Confused why she is pretending to be a client to get proposed to? Why she is getting paid to get someone to propose. Sounds kind of weird but intriguing!

At June 13, 2012 at 1:35 AM , Blogger Barbara W. said...

I'm greeeen. This sounds awesome, it's the second book with Vikings that's on my wishlist for the fall. Tor has some really good stuff coming out late in the year. Very nice pick!

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At June 13, 2012 at 4:09 AM , Blogger Kim said...

Ooh this sounds interesting! I always love a kick-ass female main :D

- Kim
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At June 13, 2012 at 6:20 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

This doesn't sound like my type of book but I hope you enjoy it when it comes out!! :)

At June 13, 2012 at 7:01 AM , Blogger Johanna said...

Ooohhh! A kick ass heroine/human chameleon and Vikings? To my TBR you ggggoo! Thanks for sharinggg.Yoohooo!

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At June 13, 2012 at 8:09 AM , Blogger Debbie Haupt said...

Kimba, I agree with you about In A Fix, sorry can't say much my review belongs to LibraryJournal. But I will say if you fantasy and love a new premise on it, get the book :)

At June 13, 2012 at 8:31 AM , Blogger Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Wow, don't I sometimes wish that I could have someone sub for me and handle my problems!

At June 13, 2012 at 8:38 AM , Blogger Christina said...

I feel like the cover could have used a little more work, but the book sounds great, and Kimberly Sabatini totally talked it up. :) Hope you love it!

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At June 13, 2012 at 8:57 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know that adult urban fantasy is growing in popularity and I can't recall reading one. I will have to give one a try. Thank you for sharing this release. - FABR Steph

At June 13, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Blogger Maria said...

I love the sound of this book and I'm adding this to my buy list! a good adult urban fantasy.

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At June 13, 2012 at 10:30 AM , Blogger Silvy said...

Interesting choice!I have the same passion like you -coffee-,I'm new follower,Silvy from Books are my life.

At June 13, 2012 at 12:14 PM , Blogger Cheles Bells said...

This sounds very intriguing! Thanks for sharing!
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Happy Reading!

At June 13, 2012 at 1:56 PM , Blogger Andrea @The Bookish Babes said...

Nice pick! I love a great urban fantasy. I hope you enjoy it.
Thanks for sharing!

At June 13, 2012 at 1:59 PM , Blogger starryeyedjen said...

You have definitely piqued my interest with this one! Vikings? Aura adaptors? Two inescapable guys? Sounds like fun times! :) Thanks for sharing!

And thanks for stopping by my WoW post! Happy Wednesday! :D

At June 13, 2012 at 2:33 PM , Blogger Blodeuedd said...

Sounds cool :D Except for the modern day vikings, that sounds silly

At June 13, 2012 at 4:02 PM , Blogger Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

It does sound good! I will be watching for your review!

At June 13, 2012 at 4:10 PM , Blogger Lena said...

This one seems really interesting. I like mysteries- so i might look this one up:)
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At June 13, 2012 at 6:17 PM , Blogger Adriana C said...

This is new to me, I like its cover and the story sounds interesting.
thanks for sharing.

At June 13, 2012 at 7:21 PM , Blogger Chapter by Chapter said...

Gotta love kickass protagonists! I am so excited for this one, and so can't wait to see your thoughts! Thanks for sharing :)

Chapter by Chapter

At June 13, 2012 at 7:54 PM , Blogger Danie said...

You know, I really need to stop visiting your WoWs. Everytime I do, I become obsessed with a new book, and it's apparently happening again, lol. I want to read this so bad! If you wake up one morning and your copy of it is gone, I have an alibi...

At June 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM , Blogger Jennifer said...

Sounds like an interesting urban fantasy to me. Adding it to my list.

At June 14, 2012 at 1:23 AM , Anonymous Christy @ Love of Books said...

Vikings?! Hell yes, I'm in. This does sound really good.

At June 14, 2012 at 7:25 AM , Blogger Rebecca said...

Oh wow! This sounds like so much fun!!! I am going now to mark it to read. Thanks for sharing:)

At June 14, 2012 at 11:25 AM , Blogger Monaliz said...

Wow, sounds awesome. I haven't heard of this before, so thank you so much for sharing, definitely need to add it to my tbr-pile! :)
And thanks for stopping by!

Monaliz @ Mind Reading?

At June 14, 2012 at 11:58 AM , Blogger Linda G. said...

Wow! What a great website! Thank you so much for including In a Fix as one of your Waiting on Wednesday books. I'm tickled, not to mention really flattered. I hope you all enjoy the read. I'm told it goes well with popcorn, chocolate, and a good cocktail. ;)

At July 24, 2012 at 8:51 PM , Blogger Darlene said...

This is the first that I've seen this one, and it does sound AWESOME! I'm adding to my Wishlist!

Thanks for stopping by!


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