Karen’s Killer Book Bench #Paranormal #Romance #Thriller: WICKED MATCH, The Wicked Book 2 by Luna Joya

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The Wicked Book 2



Good girl Prys Bane is the ultimate witch princess—titled, rich, beautiful, and from the best royal bloodlines. But the STEM genius would rather hide with her statistics and crush on a forbidden bodyguard than marry a proper prince. Better to guarantee that no one discovers her true magic—powers more suited to a storybook villain than any princess.

Bad boy John Donovan has pretended to be a bodyguard while hiding his supernatural double agent status from everyone—even his own sisters who see him as the villain. Crushing on Prys seemed safe until he learns she’s not only the witch magistrate investigating a murder where his sister is the chief suspect, but Prys is also the matchmaker hired to force him into an arranged marriage.

When John and Prys are pulled into a deadly mystery that comes closer and closer to the couple by the hour, they must work together. When Prys discovers John’s kink, these enemies quickly become lovers whose passions ignite. Can this princess and her antihero find happily ever or will the killer be a best friend whose betrayal neither can survive?

Publication Date: November, 2022
Publisher: City Owl Press
Language: English
Print Length: 388

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The Wicked Book 2



​Bren curved her lips into a wicked grin. “I’d like to try out his magic.”

“Male witches don’t have active powers.” Prys said the obvious like reciting a basic rule of physics in class and then felt like an idiot. Of course her best friend knew that and hadn’t meant magic in a literal sense. Heat crept up her cheeks. From missing the jokes. Certainly not from picturing what Bren had been talking about. In vivid, explicit detail. No, not that. She swallowed the last of the sweet past a suddenly dry throat.

“You know what I meant. How long have you two been flirting?”
“That’s not what we do.”

Unless Bren’s definition of flirting included the kind that would happen if stuck in a Regency reenactment. Him giving her looks that made her forget whatever work she’d been obsessing about. Him rushing to hold the door for her because she was constantly hurrying from one client’s disaster to another. Him walking close enough to almost brush against her at Senate events.

While his teasing should’ve given her courage to be brave, to try for something more, she hadn’t. Maybe because of her all-controlling Senator mother or front- page-news rock star brothers. But more likely because she couldn’t string together a coherent conversation around him.

“We don’t flirt.” Prys hoped the finality in her tone would end the conversation. She glanced at the empty napkin, wishing she had more than crumbs to chase away the bitterness in her voice.

“Call it whatever you like. What’s his name?”

“I don’t know.”

About Author Luna Joya:

Luna Joya writes sexy hexy romances in the award-winning Legacy Series.
Fluent in sarcasm and penal code, Luna prosecutes by day and writes at night. She loves history, especially Los Angeles and Hollywood lore.
A survivor of traumatic brain injury with steel body parts, she lives in SoCal with her combat veteran husband and their two-pound terror of a rescue pup.


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

Amazon: https://mybook.to/WickedMatch

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13 thoughts on “Karen’s Killer Book Bench #Paranormal #Romance #Thriller: WICKED MATCH, The Wicked Book 2 by Luna Joya”

  1. Good morning, Luna, and welcome back to Karen’s Killer Book Bench. I love your cover and premise with this series. Enjoyed the excerpt. Can’t wait to read this one! Thanks for sharing your book with us today!

  2. I have not read it yet, but it sounds like a great read! Thank you for sharing about it. Have a great day and a great week.

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