Saturday, July 3, 2010

On My Wishlist: #4

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where I list all the books I desperately want but haven't actually bought yet.

My wishlist is out of control even after my birthday!!! ARGH!!!

Colette Gale - Unmasqued

Book Blurb: One of the world's most beloved stories as it has never been told before, Unmasqued is a novel of breathtaking historical erotica.

His exquisite obsession...
Christine DaaƩ heard rumors of the hideous Phantom said to haunt the great Opera House in 19th-century Paris. But its youngest and brightest star knows something no one else does-the truth. For in the darkness she thrills to the deep velvet timbre of his arousing voice, and quivers to the soft strokes of his leather-gloved fingers. He is real. Her inspiration. Her Ange de Musique. Her liberator.

Her erotic awakening...
Condemned to the catacombs below, Erik has desired his obsession from the shadows, careful to keep his identity, and his secret, in the dark. Only he understands Christine's extraordinary talents and her beauty. Only he can pleasure her like no man has before. But his sensual power comes with a price-and a risk to everyone who stands between them. For Christine too is succumbing to her most forbidden and dangerous desires-and to the Phantom who's making them all come true.

Alan Goldsher - Paul Is Undead

Book Blurb: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, IT'S TIME TO REALLY MEET THE BEATLES.

For John Lennon, a young, idealistic zombie guitarist with dreams of global domination, Liverpool seems the ideal place to form a band that could take over the world. In an inspired act, Lennon kills and reanimates local rocker Paul McCartney, kicking off an unstoppable partnership. With the addition of newly zombified guitarist George Harrison and drummer/Seventh Level Ninja Lord Ringo Starr, the Beatles soon cut a swath of bloody good music and bloody violent mayhem across Europe, America, and the entire planet.

In this searing oral history, discover how the Fab Four climbed to the Toppermost of the Poppermost while stealing the hearts, ears, and brains of smitten teenage girls. Learn the tale behind a spiritual journey that resulted in the dismemberment of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Marvel at the seemingly indestructible quartet’s survival of a fierce attack by Eighth Level Ninja Lord Yoko Ono. And find out how the boys escaped eternal death at the hands of England’s greatest zombie hunter, Mick Jagger.

Through all this, one mystery remains: Can the Beatles sublimate their hunger for gray matter, remain on top of the charts, and stay together for all eternity? After all, three of the Fab Four are zombies, and zombies live forever. . . .

Emma Michaels - The Thirteenth Chime

Book Blurb: No one knew of its existence until it was removed from the attic upstairs.

In a beautiful house that overlooks the sea, an antique clock has the power to change the course of their lives.

The power the clock resonates will not only force Destiny and ex-boyfriend David on a journey into the depths of one man's mind long dead, but into the mind of a man filled with hatred and bent on revenge.

With the only clues to the nature of the clock having disappeared into the sea, Destiny and David must retrace the steps the man had taken into the darkness, before they fall prey to the trap he had set in motion over half a century ago.

Hatred never dies.

9 comments:

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Sabrina @ about happy books said...

Great choices, especially Unmasqued sounds promising.

Have a great weekend!

Irena @ This Miss Loves to Read said...

Unmasqued - oh my God.;) I am a huge Phantom of the Opera fan and the summary makes me want to slap the author, haha, but I will SO read it, anyway, although I am devoted to Leroux's original to a fault.;) Thanks for sharing! The Thirteenth Chime looks really promising.

Shera (Book Whispers) said...

Cool titles!! Love the covers for Unmasqued and The Thirteenth Chime, so pretty.

Nikki-ann said...

The Thirteenth Chime does sound good, doesn't it :)

Manga Maniac said...

You have some good books on your list!

I started following your blog today, too!

Amanda@ The Mortal's Library said...

oooh unmasqued looks good. I love retellings of classics!

Happy reading!

- Amanda from The Mortal's Library

Shari said...

These all look like books I might potentially enjoy as well. BTW i left you an award over at my blog! Shari myneuroticbookaffair.blogspot.com

Emma Michaels said...

Thank you so much for featuring The Thirteenth Chime! I am so happy to be a part of your wishlist!

 
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