This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Released on June 17, 2013
Mix up a world where paranormal is intertwined with normal, but still not know and throw in some sexy characters with a side of suspense and sex. Short but definitey dirty, Gena’s writing reminded me of her older work that hooked me!
I tend to gravitate to anything Gena Showalter writes. This is a re-release from an anthology called The Bodyguard, so not really new. And one big problem…I thought this was going to be an intro to a series. Maybe it still is, but I don’t have any info about it. Just I loved this world they were building and I wanted to continue on with some other agents. Hopefully this is a reboot to bring about a new series, but I have no info to that affect to make that claim.
Sean Walker bends shadows. Paranormal much? Yep. Working for an agency that recruits people with special abilities, but also protects those people as well. Assigned to recruit and protect a new subject, Sean takes on a bodyguard role in a the night club she works in. When is partner can’t seduce her, Sean thinks that kidnapping her will make her sympathetic to him enough to listen to what they have to offer.
Gabby has spent most of her life alone, but as a teenager she is kidnapped and surgically altered. Released, she has always been on the run and never allows herself to get close or stay to long, but when she turns in a criminal, her prints go on record and she becomes hunted.
Now the two don’t know who to trust and how they are being tracked. The attraction grows and cumulates into hot lovin’. What I loved about this short novel was how it was true to the erotic nature of Gena’s writing versus what I have been seeing lately that has left me kind of, well, frigid. This didn’t mess around, but got down to hot and dirty with a side of suspense that made me hunger for more in this world she has built. She also allowed the hero to fall in love when he so wasn’t into relationships.
Dirty with no side of sweet, this short and sassy book had me at go and makes me want to start a petition for more.