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There are no monsters, only good guys and bad guys. That’s the creed by which Detective Inspector Faith Connolly has always lived.
When Faith discovers she has a time bomb counting down in her head, she has one goal: to solve the murder case she’s working on and gain closure. Her investigation brings her in contact with Ash Delacourt, who is definitely one of the bad guys, albeit a stunningly gorgeous one.
As payment for a debt, Asmodai, AKA Ash Delacourt, finds himself working with the Order of the Shadow Accords. He’s the demon representative on the newly formed committee for the integration of mankind and well…everything else. It’s a chance to be near his daughter, make a new start, and—once he’s met the delectable Detective Connolly—maybe have a little fun.
But as Faith’s investigation deepens, her beliefs are eroded and for the first time, she is falling in love—with one of the bad guys. How can she ever let Ash close when her time is running out…?
Faith Connelly and Ryan are running down the street. Now she’s going to come into contact with people she doesn’t think exist. Ashton “Ash” Delacourt sets off Faith’s nerve endings and in a good way. Their first meeting is a very interesting interaction. It is interesting to watch their connection get stronger with each meeting. Besides their connection, Faith herself has personal things going on that you just have to find out what happens.
Nina has a way of taking the drama to suck the reader in – it’s very hard to put it down once you get started. You will find that everything else just seems to disappear. So make sure that you get nice and comfortable because you’re not going anywhere for a while. It’s not a book that you will want to rush through. If you love paranormal romances that also give you some suspense and intrigue then you will love this book.
It’s a book that can kinda be read as a stand-alone but I just felt that I was missing something. And that something was books one and two. The great news is that Entangled is selling them at only $0.99 each. If you are like me and haven’t read Bittersweet Blood or Bittersweet Magic you will go buy them so that you can catch up with this great series. And now I can go back and read this series in order so I’ll be all set if/when book four comes out.
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Captain Tannis of the starship El Cazador is part snake, part human, and—according to some—all bitch. She is one job away from her lifelong goal—to achieve the immortality she craves. The assignment: protecting the most powerful man in the Universe.
After five hundred years, Callum Meridian, founding member of the Collective, is bored out of his mind. Until he realizes he’s physically changing—into what, he isn’t sure. Callum is determined to discover the truth, but his own people will stop at nothing to prevent it from coming out.
With a coup brewing and the crew of El Cazador close to tossing him off the ship, Callum turns to Tannis. Sparks fly as they work together to make it out alive. But can Callum really trust the one woman hell bent on using him? Defying death has never been more dangerous, more sexy, or more fun.
Tannis meets Ricardo Sanchez under less than perfect circumstances. But Rico appears to be in love with Skylar. Tannis and Ricardo are friends and comrades and he’s even helped her reach one of her goals.
Callum Meridan is meeting with Tannis and her crew. He has two agendas but she only knows about one of them. This book shows what can happen when you start fooling around with Mother Nature. Nina shows that even though we may have something happen to us as children, it can affect how we think and feel as adults.
We think it might be cool to be a paranormal being but we don’t think of it from the other side. Our author shows us how the other side feels. Nina’s women characters are strong-willed but that doesn’t mean they also can’t also be vulnerable. She had me wishing I were a member of Rico’s ship. There seems to be this big fascination with the airlock – you’ll just have to read and find out for yourself.
This is one of those books that I would love to see as a TV series – I think it would be great. But I can always re-read, just like a series repeat, and play it in my mind. It’s an adventure where a woman happens to be in charge (instead of Han Solo it’s Princess Leia).
My biggest disappointment is that I haven’t read books one and two yet. But what’s great is that Entangled has put Break Out and Deadly Pursuit on sale for $0.99 and I can catch up on what I have missed out on. If you haven’t read anything else from this series, I hope you will start from the beginning because I think you will notice that by the time you get to this book a lot more will make sense.
Nina Croft grew up in the north of England. After training as an accountant, she spent four years working as a volunteer in Zambia which left her with a love of the sun and a dislike of 9-5 work. She then spent a number of years mixing travel (whenever possible) with work (whenever necessary) but has now settled down to a life of writing and picking almonds on a remote farm in the mountains of southern Spain.
Nina’s writing mixes romance with elements of the paranormal and science fiction.
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