Monday Movie Review

Instead of a movie review, I’m doing a TV Show review:

I love the SciFi series, Bitten. Every week when there’s a new episode, I watch it. Which is saying a lot since with two kids under the age of seven in my house, I rarely watch TV and I’ve got a gazillion other shows recorded that I could watch.

A few weeks ago, this werewolf series had some situations that didn’t ring true to me.

*** warning spoiler alert ***

First, Sheriff Karen Morgan trying to adapt to civil life because she retired from the force. Okay, she doesn’t seem that old to be retirement age.

Second, the show had Karen see Elena’s half-brother, Alexei, turn into a wolf. Then, she gets stabbed in the leg and is unconscious. I didn’t have a problem with this and thought it amped up the tension.

Third, they have Karen, whose been a sheriff for many years—long enough to retire—blurt out about seeing Alexei transforming into a wolf. Yes, I know she was under duress, but she’s a cop. I would think she’d have kept that information to herself. Maybe followed Elena and the others. Gathered proof. It just seemed so out of character that she would say this.

Needless to say, I didn’t like this episode. Overall, this series has gotten better and better, but I think they rushed through this too quickly and could’ve played up a ‘human’ knowing about them for longer.


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Andrea R. Cooper writes fantasy, paranormal, historical and romantic suspense.

Her favorite childhood memories revolved around creating vibrant characters for her friends, and then acting out their adventures. Inside her fantasy worlds of darkened forests, dragon-filled glades, and iced islands, nothing was banned. From the ethereal Elvin to the most maligned Vampires, all were welcome in her fictional realities, a stark contrast to her home, where the magical and mythical was forbidden.

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“What’s your idea of a hot autumn night?”

My idea of a hot autumn night is the rare occasion in Houston, when the weather is cool enough to snuggle in a hammock with my husband, a blanket thrown over us, and a good book. The kids are taking naps and we have at least an hour to ourselves. And I won’t be reading the book for the entire hour 😉

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Viking Fire Excerpt:

Outside he released her, but blocked her path to re-enter the hall. The music resonated around them. Leaning against the far wall, she crossed her arms. She was two feet away from him, but he was too close.

“I thought the air would clear your head.” He cocked his eyebrow, examining her.

“My head is fine, thank you.”

“Aye, and the rest of you is fine to look at too.” His thick dialect chased shivers through her.

Her hands smoothed her gown. She caught herself and stopped. At seeing his grin, her frown deepened. “I believe it’s improper for you to stare at a lady so.”

“Would you rather I stare at you on our wedding night?” She opened her mouth to speak, but he continued. “Whilst you are without clothes?”

“I assure you, sir, we will have no wedding night.” Her blush radiated from her chest and spread between her legs.

“You wish to wed during the day then?” He took a step closer. “Very well, daylight will be all the better to see you.”

Music and laughter from inside filtered through the night air. He strode toward her.

She braced for his advances, wondering if she had the strength to inflict enough pain to make him reconsider. Part of her wanting to run, the other part daring him closer in challenge. God’s toenails, how could she have forgotten her dagger?

A breath from her, he stopped. Her heart hammered in her chest.

His fingers brushed aside a strand of her auburn hair that had slipped from her braid. The brief touch sent fire coursing through her. Afraid her legs would give way she leaned farther against the wall.

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