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Publisher's Summary

Join the supes of New Orleans Nocturnes as they lighten up the darker side of the Big Easy in this paranormal romantic-comedy collection by award-winning author Carrie Pulkinen!

Fantastic. It's just my luck I get turned into a vampire by an Edward Cullen wannabe who has Captain Jack Sparrow as his mentor.

He did gift me with immortality, super strength, and a complexion to die for, so I suppose I shouldn't complain.

There's only one tiny problem....

I faint at the sight of blood.

All I wanted was to have the time of my life with my bestie at Mardi Gras. But you know what they say....

It's all fun and games until someone wakes up dead.

Follow Jane, Sophie, and Crimson on their journeys to navigate the world of supernatural New Orleans and maybe even find love along the way!

Get it now!

©2021 Carrie Pulkinen (P)2022 Carrie Pulkinen

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funny as $h!T

omg this series had me laughing so hard, especially book one that was my favorite of them. this author knew what she was doing. I love how she used Referenced from popular TV series and popular movies oh my God that was so hilarious how she kept bringing up twilight. I can't wait to hear/ read the rest of the books in the series. the narrator did an amazing job too.

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Delightful & Fun Paranormal World!

I definitely found this collection fun and enjoyable!
The author has created a fun paranormal world and great characters. I adored all 3 stories in this collection and the audio narration is amazing.

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Loved the series!

The first 3 books in this series were so entertaining! I loved each of the stories, all of the characters and the snark made me laugh a loud throughout the series. Hollie Jackson really brought the characters and their attitudes to life! If you enjoy snarky paranormal romances, don’t miss out on this gem!

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Carrie is amazing

This is just a wonderful series with fantastic characters and is a perfect blend of a little action and love and humor and very creative storyline

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quite good

I actually started with Santa Got Run Over By a Vampire. I would highly recommend it with these books.
The narrator does a good job.

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Collection of books 1-3

The best paranormal rom/com reads / listens ever! I am hooked on this author and this series. Each book is well written and flows perfectly from one to the other. Epilogues provide the hints as to what each new book will focus on. First let me start by saying the women in these reads are fun, independent and strong. Pulkinen does a wonderful job of providing witty banter, sweet romance and some steamy chemistry and balances them all out perfectly. I also appreciate that each read focus' on a different race of paranormal - book 1, main characters are Jane and Ethan and we're introduced to vampires; book 2, main characters are Sofie and Trace and we're introduced to werewolves and book 3, main characters are Crimson and Mike and we're introduced into the world of witches. Narration by Jackson is stellar! As these books take place in the fabulous city of New Orleans - a southern accent is a must and Jackson delivers an authentic sounding southern accent - while bringing each character to life - well done!

This book was given to me for free at my request and I voluntarily provided this review.

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Vampires, Werewolves, and Witches, oh my!

This is a fun collection of paranormal romance stories set in New Orleans. Definitely meant for 18+.

Carrie Pulkinen had me laughing out loud! Her sassy characters and great storylines are so entertaining. I’m looking forward to seeing more books in the series.

Hollie Jackson delivered such a fun and energetic performance. She brought out each of the characters personalities perfectly.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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So much fun

I couldn’t stop laughing throughout these stories. The characters were so cute and quirky and made me laugh a lot. The stories were cute and kept me entertained. It’s a very fun set of stories and I want even more in this world. Definitely well worth the read if you enjoy supernatural characters and want a good laugh.

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Paranormal Fantasy Book Set for Adults

Parents: This is Not for kids or teens. R rated - There is quite a bit of bad language in these books including f-bombs. The violence is normal fantasy levels, adult drinking, hangovers and the sexual content is pretty heavy: lots of adult bedroom humor and pretty hard to miss insinuations and puns, along with pretty detailed bedroom scenes.

Beyond the warnings these will definitely appeal to the paranormal adult crowd. It has the benefit of 3 books for 1 credit or price of one book. Book one is vampire based, two shifter, and three is a witchy story. If a fun, comedic, paranormal, fantasy, romance, adventure with a dirtier side sounds intriguing then you'll enjoy this set.

The narrator does a great job, has good differentiation between characters, and is fun to listen to.

—I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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Funny

This book is hilarious!!!! This is my first time hearing about this series and then to have the audiobook with the “southern accent”. Im not sure which was funnier the story line or the narrator trying to sound like a Texan- which i will say was something else. As a Native Texan i didnt know if i should laugh or be offended. I laughed it was to funny not to cause the narrator tried. But all in all it was a good audiobook

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  • Demetra Toula Iliopoulos
  • 03-13-22

So loving this box set

I’m so loving this Box set . Carrie Pulkinen the author wrote a very detailed and description story. This box set has the 3 stories that will grab you ear buds and keep you glued till the end why not grab the series for one credit and laugh with each book . The stories have romance and $ex .
Book 1 Licence to bite features vampires with the human heroine. Book 2 Shift happens features Werewolves and a wannabe witch. Book 3 Life's a witch features witches and demons. You get to see some of the couples in each books

The narration is perfect, Love how Hollie does the different characters and you can tell who is who by her tone

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  • alias11
  • 03-02-22

Loved it! Funny and entertaining.

I loved this set of paranormal stories, although I confess that Jane really annoyed me at first, and I was feeling Ethan's pain. LOL. Gaston was such a hoot as Ethan's sire and mentor. All three stories were full of humor and crazy antics that kept me fully entertained. I thought each story was better than the one before, and I loved Life is a Witch the best. Best reformed demon sex action ever! This was a new-to-me author, and I will definitely be looking for more laughs from her.

The narrator was fantastic, and her accent and humor were perfect for voicing these characters.

I received a free copy of this audiobook from StoryOrigin and am voluntarily leaving this honest review.

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  • BellaReads
  • 02-26-22

I loved listening to this book collection!

This Collection features the first 3 books in the New Orleans Nocturnes series. I had previously read the 3rd book but not the 1st and 2nd book.

The entire collection was entertaining! I have previously noted in my other reviews of books in this series that Carrie Pulkinen delivers on the humour, the characters, and the storyline. This collection was no exception! I love each book, and the settings were great!

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Narrated by Hollie Jackson, I thought the narration was also great! I loved the accent and I felt that the narration really had me immersed in the story! I highly recommend this audio version of this book!

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  • Mrs. C. J. Mchardy
  • 02-02-22

funny romantic listen

Jane and her best friend Sophie are in New Orleans for Mardi Gras. on their first night Jane Meet Ethan. On her second night he saves he life sort of. Jane is now a vampire, who faints at the sight of blood, This is a funny romantic story, It has it all. Th
Sophie and Jane came to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and now live there perminantly. She belives she will find her magic and love there.. But when she is bitten by a werewolf it looks like her life is going to takes turn for the furry. This is a very funny story.
Crimson is a witch, her spells tend to misfire more than they work. After her latest mishap she ends up in front of the council of elders. The leader of the council Rosemary has had it in for Crimson for a long time and see's an opportunity to strip Crimson of her powers and exile her.
Crimson challenges Rosemary for leadership of the council in a last ditch effort to stay a witch.
Mike is a devils advocate in recovery. He is late with his monthly payment to the devil. So when the devil offers him a new deal. He is persuaded to take it all he has to do is get a witch to become the devils new assistant .
The relationship between Crimson and Mike is hilarious. I enjoyed this story immensely the characters really come to life. the narration is excellent.

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  • ChaosKay (Audiobook Obsession Reviewer, The Flock VIP)
  • 02-01-22

Great boxset

License to Bite
Jane and Sophie are in New Orleans when they are taken home by 2 vampires as Sophie is too drunk to get home. Ethan puts a mark on Jane marking her off limits to other Vampires but he doesn’t realise he’s put the mating mark. As Jane can sense him she follows him and is run over and left for dead so Ethan turns and that’s where the fun starts. Jane isn’t what he expected she sassy and takes no crap from anyone and is not afraid to tell them what she thinks and that includes the Vampire council. Loved listening to this Jane is so funny and she’s brought to life by Hollie Jackson’s narration.

Shift Happens
I’m so loving this series it’s entertaining and fun. This book follows Sophie who is Janes BFF from book one . Sophie has as much sass as Jane and when she meets Trace under weird circumstances they can’t deny the feelings between them.

Life’s a Witch
Another great listen with The Nocturnes of NOLA this time Crimson has to battle it out with evil witch Rosemary or lose her magic and leave NOLA. She meets Mike a demon and accidentally sells her soul to the devil now they both have to rush to save her soul. I laughed out loud several times especially at the Devil went down to Georgia reference and Hollie Jackson is just perfect for these books.