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“I loved how human the characters were.”

Addison and Shane waffle between insatiable attraction to each other and hatred. The whole time, the mystery of Triptych and its creepy management fill the story with intrigue. While there is some serious steamy sex, this is also the story about a family. Shane, Addison and their kids have very realistic relationships. … I loved […]

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An excellent, twisty turney read

This was an excellent, twisty turney read that packs a big punch. I need to reread this at some point though, because there were minor story points that got no closure. But to my sleep deprived brain, here and now, this book was phenomenal. Read the full review on Goodreads. — Goodreads reader Sasha (who […]

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A dark, edgy romance that breaks new ground

Ms. Brauer and Ms. Brooks deserve major kudos for attempting and for a huge part succeeding with a romance that really breaks new ground. Strange Little Band is edgy and dark. They took two pretty unlikeable characters and managed to make me like them and actually want to see them together. It’s a huge risk, […]

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An engrossing love/hate story

Strange Little Band is an engrossing love/hate story set in the heart of a cold-hearted megacorp. … Shane, an alien half-breed, and Addison, a psychic, are themselves both the players and the played in the elaborate game the Triptych Corporation is playing. … Neither Addison nor Shane are likeable people, and yet, living their lives […]

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Nail-biting corporate intrigue

The beginning is perhaps a little slow, more character-driven than anything else, but the setting is intriguing and it soon develops into a nail-biting tale of corporate intrigue as Addison and Shane build up a tentative trust only to find all of Triptych against them. Read the full review on Goodreads. —A.M. Harte, Managing Editor […]

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Perfectly twisted non-sappy romance

I’m really not a big fan of romance. Thankfully Strange Little Band is not a sappy romance. It’s a dark dysfunctional romance that doesn’t pretend it’s normal. … It’s a wonderfully strange [story] and I will keep going back for more. —Becka Sutton, author of Dragon Wars

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Supervillians get domestic

The wonderfully adversarial relationship between Addison and Shane creates a dark comedy of errors inside of a top secret society that may or may not be on the side of the world outside of its nefarious influence. … [Strange Little Band is] mainly a love story between two very bad people who use and manipulate […]

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