**REVIEW** Beneath the Cape—The Superhero Anthology

by Angela McPherson (Goodreads Author), Cheryl McIntyre (Goodreads Author), Christine Zolendz (Goodreads Author), D. Nichole King (Goodreads Author), Laura Thalassa (Goodreads Author), Lynn Vroman (Goodreads Author), Magan Vernon (Goodreads Author), Sunniva Dee (Goodreads Author)

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Created with the sole purpose of benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.
Only available July 1st – October 1st.

The world is full of heroes. Every-day men and women who risk their lives for the sake of others—for life, liberty, freedom, and justice. Often these men and women are wounded—physically or mentally—in the line of duty. Therefore, we have created this anthology with the sole purpose of benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.

Because heroes should never be forgotten.

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Superheroes.  Save the world and protect mankind.
But what’s beneath the cape? Behind the mask? Under the steel-plated façade?

Eight bestselling New Adult romance authors have come together to bring you seven stories about superheroes and what it takes to win their hearts. From the skies, to the cities, to the ocean, our superheroes face death, fight villains, conquer evil and—Find love.


Reaping Angels by Laura Thalassa:
The Executioner’s touch can kill.
Angel’s can heal.
A villain and a hero. One who stood for death, and the other for life. Mortal enemies until the impossible happened.
A touch.
A kiss.
And now, a manhunt.

Cat Love by Sunniva Dee:
A sexy thriller about the animal in all of us.

Aidan uses his superpower to stabilize minds at the Hollyreed Specialist Hospital. Ulani uses hers to chase rats on rooftops. Until she’s caught and deposited in Aidan’s care.
At the hospital, Aidan finds Ulani’s room empty—save for a cat, whose fur retracts in favor of silky skin and a vamp-gorgeous femme fatale.
Aidan’s obsession with Ulani grows, while patients go missing.
Making the couple use their powers to bring criminals to justice.

Gypsy Love by Angela McPherson & Lynn Vroman:
For two hundred years, Adrian vowed to seek revenge against the Gypsy woman who bound his spirit for eternity.
Until her.
The one man Mia wants only exists in dreams.
Until he doesn’t.
The curse may be broken, but not without a price.
One love must end for another to begin.

The Only Difference by Magan Vernon:
The Only Difference between a hero and a villain is what they do with their power.
Leonel “Short Stack” Garcia-Shapiro’s life changed the night he decided to stop one of his fraternity brothers from taking advantage of a girl. Now he can’t stop thinking of that girl and how he can save her.

Heroes by Christine Zolendz:
Kelly Black can’t believe she’ll be the new teaching assistant to Alexander Masters. The Alexander Masters—the head of the entire biology department. As soon as they begin to work together sparks fly and danger swirls around them.

Breaking Through by D. Nichole King:
Two years after her brother Nate died during a Navy operation, aquator Nautia Olson’s nightmares began, and her ability to manipulate water became erratic. Anger, fear, joy, desire—they all trigger disaster.
Now, the Navy wants her for a top-secret mission, but Captain Riley Barton has his reservations. He’s read her file. He knows the damage she’s capable of, and yet—
If he can harness her ability—break through her walls—
She’ll be unstoppable.

Villain by Cheryl McIntyre:
How can you tell a hero from a villain?
If you’re Ember Willis and the villain is Lanely Frost, you can’t.
How can you tell a superhero from a delusional young woman?
If you’re Lanely Frost and the woman is Ember Willis, you don’t care.
For both, finding the balance between right and wrong and love and lust are not the only battles they’ll face.

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I was excited about this book for two reasons…several of my favorite authors were participating and my recent addiction to the TV shows Arrow and The Flash had me searching for some good Superhero romance and guess what??? I FOUND IT.  This book delivers great stories, strong heroines, hot heroes and lots of action.  And the stories are fabulously diverse…some are straight up Superheroes with costumes and special powers, some are interesting variations on superpowers you may or may not have seen before, some border on supernatural and some are just straight up everyday heroes.  These stories also run the gamut from completed novellas to cliff hangers (but don’t worry… all of the cliffhangers will be resolved when the authors released them as completed stories after the Anthology’s sales period is complete).

Every story here is great, there wasn’t one that I didn’t enjoy…and of course everyone will have their own favorites.  What shocked me was how easily I was sucked into each and every story,  I’ve been making teasers all week because I can’t stop thinking about these characters.  As always with romance novels, the heroes are swoon-worthy but I was especially excited by the female characters.  There are some bad a$$ chicks in here (no I’m not talking about the authors although they are pretty bad a$$ too.)  I’m talking about chicks that catch bad guys, solve mysteries, fight crime and help the less fortunate…you know Superheroes.

And lets not forget that thanks to these wonderful authors, not only are you getting an amazing book, but all of their income from the book is going to the Wounded Warrior Foundation to help actual real life heroes!! It really doesn’t get any better than that.  Visit Amazon and GET THIS BOOK.

An ARC was provided to me in exchange for an honest review.

 

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