Karen’s Killer Book Bench: Wicked Edge by Rebecca Zanetti

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WICKED EDGE
The Realm Chronicles
BY REBECCA ZANETTI

Blurb

If you love the Dark Protectors, these wicked hot Realm Enforcers are for you!

Daire Dunne is more than ready to take a quick break from his duties as a Coven Nine Enforcer. When he spots a sexy blonde across a Titan’s of Fire party, it’s not long before she’s on the back of his Harley on the fast track to his apartment. Unfortunately, one overheated kiss in, the woman drugs Daire and steals valuable files that can’t fall into enemy hands. The second he comes to, the hunt is on…

Now that Cee Cee has the information to take down an enemy that destroyed her family, she can implement her perfect plan for revenge. Nothing will stop her, not even a shockingly sexy enforcer barging into her life. Not even the spectacular, fire-branding sex engulfing them. But if Daire ever figures out who her family really is, all bets are off…

Zanetti gives paranormal a sexy MC twist!”—New York Times bestselling author Joanna Wylde

“Zanetti delivers decadently delicious romance in the second Realm Enforcers paranormal motorcycle club romance  … The wild action rarely stops, sweeping readers along in the main plot while allowing a rich and satisfying romance to build between the leads.”- Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW

“Zanetti’s Realm Enforcers series is hot with a capital “H”! The characters are real and feel like people whom readers would run across – or hope to – in everyday life. This is a great read to add to your collection.”- RT Book Reviews, 4.5 Stars Top Pick

Amazon Editor’s Pick for November!

WICKED EDGE
The Realm Chronicles
BY REBECCA ZANETTI

Excerpt

Without moving, she glanced around at the gyrating bodies on the dance floor, despite the lack of decent music. “Not here, however.”

Yeah. A woman like her didn’t belong in a place like this. “Wanna get out of here?”

She sat back, studying him.

He didn’t smile or try to cajole, almost fascinated by the play of expressions across her finely crafted features. When she opened her mouth to speak, he fully expected a refusal.

“You sure you’re safe with me?” she asked, that throaty voice scratching under his skin.

He grinned. Not in flirtation, and not in reassurance, but in pure amusement. He was a three-centuries-old witch, an enforcer for his people, and one of the most dangerous beings on the planet. “I’ll take my chances.”

“Remember those words,” she whispered, sliding from the stool. He pushed back and stood, struck by her size. Even wearing spectacular black boots with three-inch spike heels, she barely reached his chest. It was a colossal mistake to spend the night with a human woman, and he was surely ignoring his duties, but for once, he didn’t give a damn.

His two younger brothers, both enforcers, were out of the country on jobs, while the two prospects, who weren’t quite prospects, were out clubbing in Seattle, looking for the elusive drug they were all trying to stop. None of them required babysitting for the evening. In fact, nobody needed his assistance right now, and with a woman like Cee Cee sending out unmistakable signals, he was taking a f******g night for himself. Yet he paused. “This is one night.”

She threw back all of that glorious hair and laughed, deep and throaty. “I’m not looking for a ring, Enforcer. This is an adventure for one night, and then it’s back to reality.”

He had the oddest urge to discover her reality, but he shook it off. “Fair enough.” Sliding a hand around her bicep, he propelled her through the crowd to the door, ignoring the hangdog expression on Grad’s face. The kid hadn’t had a chance and apparently was too dumb to know it.

They reached outside, a cool Seattle night, and he escorted her to the Harley. “You have a car here?”

“No. I came with my friend.” She eyed the supercharged bike with bright eyes. “She’s beautiful.”

His chest lifted. Yeah, she was. “Thanks. You ever ride a bike before?”

Her pretty lips turned down. “You know, oddly enough, I have not.”

The way she talked, every once in a while, bespoke an Ivy League education and hard-won experience. Just who was Cee Cee? “What’s your last name, darlin’?”

“Jones.” She shivered in the night air and zipped up a designer leather jacket.

Daire would bet his last coin that his cousin, clothes aficionado Simone Brightston, would approve of the coat. “You’re a mystery, Cee Cee Jones.”

She stepped into him, bringing the scent of wild hyacinth. “I’m just a good girl out for one wild time before getting back to real life. You going to give me that, Enforcer?”

Aye. Aye, he was. He threw a leg over the bike and held back an arm to assist her to sit behind him. She straddled the bike like she’d been born for it, and he shoved down a groan at the mental image of her straddling him. Then she slid her hands around his waist, tucking them inside his jacket.

Swallowing deep, his body rioting like a teenager’s on a first date, he handed back the helmet. “Tiny blondes with big brains protect their heads,” he rumbled, his voice sounding like he’d swallowed shards of glass.

She shifted against him and slid on the helmet. “I’m ready.” Her voice emerged muffled.

S**t. He was more than ready. “Hold on, baby.” He paused before igniting the engine. “Your place or mine?” Damn, had he really just used that stupid line?

She laughed and leaned up and into him, the helmet smacking his cheek. “Your place.”

Fair enough. He had a flat across town in a high-rise building where they wouldn’t be disturbed. Igniting the engine, he pulled out of the lot and opened the throttle down the quiet road. Cee Cee held on tighter, her laugh an energetic hum of pleasure. He smiled and slowly took a turn. She plastered her body against his, relaxing into him, allowing him to control the bike without any resistance. The woman was a natural.

What else was she a natural at?

Sneak Peek into
REBECCA ZANETTI’S January 2016 Release!!

Mercury Striking

MERCURY STRIKING
January 26, 2016 print and eBook release

With nothing but rumors to lead her, Lynn Harmony has trekked across a nightmare landscape to find one man—a mysterious, damaged legend who protects the weak and leads the strong. He’s more than muscle and firepower—and in post-plague L.A., he’s her only hope. As the one woman who could cure the disease, Lynn is the single most volatile—and vulnerable—creature in this new and ruthless world. But face to face with Jax Mercury…

Danger has never looked quite so delicious…

“Thrilling post-apocalyptic romance at its dark, sizzling best!” —Lara Adrian

“Nothing is easy or black or white in Zanetti’s grim new reality, but hope is key, and I hope she writes faster!” —New York Times bestselling author Larissa Ione

Page for buy links: http://rebeccazanetti.com/bookshelf/the-scorpius-syndrome-series/mercury-striking/

Meet the Author, REBECCA ZANETTI… Rebecca-4

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti is the author of over twenty-five dark paranormals, romantic suspense, and contemporary romances, including the Dark Protectors, Realm Enforcers, Sin Brothers, and Scorpius Syndrome series. She lives in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest with her own Alpha hero, two kids, a couple of dogs, a crazy cat…and a huge extended family. She believes strongly in luck, karma, and working her butt off…and she thinks one of the best things about being an author, unlike the lawyer she used to be, is that she can let the crazy out.

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Links to Rebecca’s website, blog, books, etc.

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Author Website: http://rebeccazanetti.com/

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4 Responses to Karen’s Killer Book Bench: Wicked Edge by Rebecca Zanetti

  1. Rose Arbor says:

    Happy Birthday, Rebecca!

  2. Karen Docter says:

    Good morning, Rebecca, and Happy Birthday!! Thanks for stopping by on your special day to share your new book. I love hot paranormal and this book sounds WICKED. 🙂 Cannot wait to get my hands on this one.

    Happy Birthday!

  3. Happy Birthday, Rebecca!
    I’ve not had the pleasure of reading you yet but anticipate it now. Do you publish in other than e-book?
    Thanks, Karen, for this lovely introduction!

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