A fate worse than death . . .
Bastien Cabarro survived the brutal slaughter of his entire family only to have his wife pin their murders on him. Made Ravin by The League, he is now a target for their assassins-in-training to hunt and kill. The average life expectancy for such beings is six weeks. But defying the odds is what this Gyron Force officer does best, and Bastien won’t rest until he lays his betrayers in their graves.
Ten years later, he has one chance to balance the scales of justice, provided he relies on his former wingman— the very sister of the woman who testified against him.
Major Ember Wyldestarrin joined the outlaw Tavali the day Kirovar fell into the hands of a tyrant, and she and her sister-team were left on an outpost to die under the barrage of enemy fire. The last thing she wants is to be involved in politics again. But the one thing she wants more than anything is revenge on the tyrant who murdered her parents and forced her and her sisters into exile. Carrying a secret she knows Bastien will annihilate her over, she must find some way to trust her former wingman before he catches on and kills her. Even so, treachery doesn’t come easy to a woman who took a loyalty oath to protect her homeworld and comrades-in-arms, especially when Bastien is much more to her than just a former wingman.
Yet as she tries to do right for her family, she learns that Bastien doesn’t just hold the key to the fate of Kirovar, he is vital to The Sentella-League war, and to The Tavali. If she doesn’t ensure he survives this mission, three nations fall, and time for all of them is quickly running out.
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I hope another chapter is coming
This was a outstanding read, I read it within a day and a half.
Like visiting old friends
Always enjoy Sherrilyn's books. It's like visiting a favorite friends you like hanging out with. Her Nemesis series is my favorite although I have read most of her Dark Hunter series and Hell Chaser and Belador!
This latest book doesn't disappoint. Bastien's story is nicely woven in with Dancer and Julien's. I love the heroine-Ember, and her family. Of course the book has all the great banter and interaction between new and old characters that I have grown to love in Sherrilyn's books. I find it fun to wait and see which one she will write about next.
Wish I could go to NOLA con this November! You kinding me?! Sherrilyn Kenyon in the city that's home to her Dark Hunter series! Well I'm sure it'll be great. Thanks Sher! For another fun book!
P.S. I bought Jullien's story just before this one, it probably my favorite to date!
One thing can be said about Kenyon's work as an author. She is prolific. Her characters, plots, and the worlds she creates never grow stale or boring.