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5+ stars for Kiss Me Deadly by Tamela Miles #horror #romantichorror #pnr #paranormalromance #books

Title: Kiss Me Deadly

Author: Tamela Miles

Genre: Horror/Paranormal Romance Anthology

Book Blurb:

You never see the claws until you feel them.

The Swinging Tree:

Audrina and Matt are all set to enjoy a vacation in a charming little town in Northern California. But the town holds deadly secrets that no citizen is willing to speak about. Silence may be golden, but it puts Matt and Audrina on a collision course with a dark force that is hell bent on vengeance.

Hands Clean:

Lili’s life is forever changed after a beach house getaway with her friends. She is given a once in a lifetime chance to exact punishment on the one who betrayed her trust and she grabs it because she doesn’t believe in transcendence.

Be Home by Sunrise:

Chase has been taking care of headstrong Tiffany since he turned her into a vamp. When she does the unforgiveable, he whisks her away into hiding. She hopes their bond will go from maker and child to lovers, but there’s a looming presence that won’t let them ride off into the moonlight together. Or let them go unpunished.

Witch Bitch:

An afternoon spent with friends and new girlfriend Luna, has Mason feeling hopeful about the future, after his struggle with depression. When the situation goes from friendly to life or death, he is forced to confront the demons he has spent so many years running from. For some, forgive and forget isn’t an option.

Paper Dolls:

Zach makes the great escape from his old life to Las Vegas, with his new partner in crime, Paris. She challenges him to reflect on his ways and embrace the dangerous path they’re both on. Too bad, for a city full of women, his soul searching takes him to an even darker place. Two is company, three is murder.

My Review:

Get ready for some spine-tingling reads in this romantic horror anthology. Is romantic horror a genre yet? If not, Tamela Miles just invented it. Each of these short stories is a delicious blend of horror and paranormal romance. Each story is a complete tale with a tight cast of characters and a spooky plot. You’ll swoon as you scream in terror.

The Swinging Tree is such a well written story. The ghostly haunting is creepy and sent chills down my spine. The characters are realistic and relatable.

Hands Clean is one of those tales that’ll stick with you. Very well written with a plot most everyone will relate to. Quick reading as I couldn’t put it down.

Be Home by Sunrise is a vampire romance with a twist. I connected with Tiffany right away. There’s a morality vibe to this spooky tale that I found refreshing.

Witch Bitch is a magical tale you won’t soon forget. I got goosebumps while reading. I connected with the characters, especially Mason.

Paper Dolls is one of those stories that will fill your heart with terror. In Sin City, this tale oozes horror of the worst kind. Such brilliant writing in a short story is difficult to pull off but Tamela Miles pulls out all the stops.

My Rating: 5+ stars

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Author Biography:

Tamela Miles is a school psychologist with an Ed.S degree and is a graduate of California State University San Bernardino and California State University Dominguez Hills. She is also a former flight attendant. She grew up in Altadena, California in that tumultuous time known as the 1980s. She now resides with her family in the Inland Empire, CA. She's a horror/paranormal romance writer mainly because it feels so good having her characters do bad things and, later, pondering what makes them so bad and why they can never seem to change their wicked ways.

She enjoys emails from people who like her work. In fact, she loves emails. She can be contacted at or her Facebook page, Tamela Miles Books. She also welcomes reader reviews and enjoys the feedback from people who love to read as much as she does.

Social Media Links:

Twitter: @jackiebrown20

Instagram Author Page: @tamelamilesbooks

Reviewed by: Nancy

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