Tempers run hot through the members of the Order of Night as Lex tries to settle in as the new Triad vampire. But when a jaguar attacks him in his bed, his life gets turned upside down, and he discovers a new meaning to keeping your friends close and your enemies closer.
Kill the triad vampire or your brother dies. Shayla grudgingly accepts the assignment. But she soon realizes that success is easier said than done as she lies prone, trapped against the floor and secured by the body of one pissed off sexy leech.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Lex wants answers, and Shayla wants her brother returned alive. They form a shaky truce as they seek out the man who has both. Fierce attraction pushes them closer as mistrust tears them apart. Deception lays in wait around every corner as they struggle to find the mastermind behind the traitors to the Order of Night. As the tension rises, desire begins to burn with an intensity that threatens to consume, leaving them to question whether they can find what they seek with their lives and hearts intact.
The riveting second book in the Order of Night series continues the intriguing conspiracy to genetically alter sorceresses, shifters and vampires when in retaliation the bad guys send a jaguar assassin after Lex. When he discovers that Shayla was given the choice of killing him or her brother dies he turns around helps her only discover the danger isn’t over as more enemies try to kill them both as race to discover just who the latest mastermind behind the traitors is.
This fast paced plot keeps the adrenaline pumping with lots of suspense, action, betrayals, and romance. The author paints vivid pictures of each and every scene ensuring that the reader feels as if they are part of the story. The characters are strong, bewitching, easily related to and draw the reader deeper into the story.
The attraction between Shayla and Lex explodes from the pages and the sex scenes are hot and steamy but their relationship is complicated by being on the run, trying to stay alive and differences of opinion… shifters and vampires don’t like each other very much. Shayla impresses the reader with her strength of character and her kick butt attitude and Lex is the hot sexy vampire that captures the heart with his loyalty, fairness and his overall good intentions.
This fascinating world keeps readers guessing and who the bad guys are and just what are their true intentions. The tension builds as betrayals lead to new enemies and a deeper conspiracy with lots of surprising twists that keep the reader in spine tingling suspense.
I couldn’t put this book down once I started reading it until I had read the very last word and I will be impatiently waiting for the next one.
4 STARS 3 FLAMES
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About Virginia Cavanaugh:
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Virginia Cavanaugh is a multi-published author of erotic romance. Her work covers many sub-genres as new characters present themselves to her every day. After working for years as a nurse in pediatrics, her love of the alpha hero sparked her desire to bring her own stories to life. When not playing house wife, mother, maid, laundress, taxi driver, or just general all around slave, she enjoys finding a quiet corner to read or work on her next story.
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