He’s intrigued by Amy, the only buccaneer to best him in this test of digital testosterone, while she just wants to take his arrogance down a peg. Blow Me Down by Katie MacAlister – book cover, description, publication history. Blow Me Down By Katie MacAlister – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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It seemed as if she was trying too hard to be funny, and frankly the concept of the book was not that appealing. I love how they met and how they get to know one another and interact through the game. Good Vampires Go to Heaven. Aug 01, Martha rated it it was amazing Shelves: An odd concept for a book, but decent follow through in the telling of it. Amy agrees in the hope of humoring her child, but instead she winds up in the middle of an amazingly detailed world and right in the path of Corbin, one hot pirate captain who turns out to be one of the game’s creators.

No fault of the author’s, I just don’t find pirate anything other than movies to be very interesting, but I read the novel because I’ve enjoyed everything else the author has written.

But fearless Earless Erika is really just Amy—a financial analyst with little time in her life for anything but work. Quotes from Blow Me Down.

You just stopped paying for it. It bow like that storm is heading right for us. This idea is shot down by Black Corbin, his captain, who then states she is probably a tart with french pox. The three gamers must follow the scenarios set up in the game in order to further the story along. Macaoister first man lunged.

He started to protest but I added the tiniest addition of pressure to the tip of the blade. At first, Corbin appears to Amy as a chiseled blond beefcake, but when Amy points out she would never go for a man who looks like him, Corbin changes his avatar to match his real body—which is a bit soft in places, but still handsome in a realistic way. I loved how the world was of pirates and all the rules within the game. I put my hand up to my face to pull off the VR glasses, but all my fingers found were my glasses-less face.

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It sounded like a storm was coming, and I wanted to finish before I had to turn off the electronic equipment. I was an officer in like…well…really quickly. I could have kicked myself with the fake leg. Hold on a sec.

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Amy finds she’s getting more than she bargained for as her feelings start to become more than just simulation for Corbin a Amy is a financial analyst and chronic workaholic. Just as it was dawning on me that the leg was a crudely fashioned wooden prosthetic and not the ghoulish severed limb I had first imagined, a whoosh of air behind me accompanied the loud slam of a wooden door being thrown open. Two men in what I though of as typical pirate outfits—breeches, jerkin, swords strapped to their hips, and bandanas on their heads—walked by, one giving me a leer as I clutched the corner dlwn the nearest building.

Open Preview See a Problem? Despite my opinion of this book, it won’t stop me from reading others of Macalisters. Crookshollow foxes books I-III. Hlow made me question why I’d liked it so much 10 years or so ago; but let me tell you, after reading a bit more, I got sucked in again. Me ma said they do. Instead, the game gives him the confidence to act the part of the alpha male jerk, who decides he wants Amy and can do whatever he wants to get her.

The chara In spite of my being skeptical in the beginning about being “trapped” in a virtual reality game, the author came through with a plausible explanation for that that probably couldn’t have been worked in any sooner than it was.


But that was a small annoyance in a fun, delightful book. In the Company of Vampires. If I beat you, you have to give me something. Now, this was taking virtual realism a bit too far. Katie MacAlister does a great job of creating romance novels that don’t make me want to throw them across the room.

I could see my husband as the lead probably because he’s a computer consultantbut not myself as the heroine I’m not at all prone to organizing other people’s lives to the extent of having no social life.

Amy Stewart xown a buttoned-up financial analyst when her daughter talks her into trying out a virtual reality pirate game.

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But I didn’t like the main character Amy. A Tale of Two Vampires. You talked him into paying for that game.

Holder gave his captain a not very subordinate shove. I tried to brush past him, but he stopped me, his hand on my macalkster keeping me from leaving. The Skeleton in the Closet. As I pulled the plug free, a blue arc of electricity shot from the outlet, connecting with me at the same time another deafening roar of thunder shook the house.

The Truth about Leo. Hence, I don’t feel qualified to give it a rating. Behind him a couple of men emerged from the shadows. I did particularly well with the rags, yes, yes, I did. Jul 28, Melanie Page rated it liked it.

I knew how those computer games worked—to advance you had to open a secret passageway or collect some object or run over a magic spot or something silly like that.

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