About WICKED INTENTIONS
In the Caribbean for his best friend’s wedding, ex special-ops officer and security expert Ryan McLean meets a beautiful woman in the hotel bar. Their connection is immediate and intense, and they spend a passionate night together with pleasure as their only goal.
But when Ryan wakes the following morning to discover the beautiful woman has vanished, along with millions worth of jewels from the safe of the Saudi prince staying in the suite next door, he realizes their meeting wasn’t accidental and becomes determined to find her.
A notorious thief known to authorities only as the Dragonfly, Mariana Lora has one final job to complete before she’s free from the oath that bound her to a life of crime, but the sexy-as-hell Marine she spent one explosive tropical night with is hot on her heels at every turn. She has to outwit him to stay out of jail, but fighting their magnetic attraction soon becomes a game neither one of them can resist.
When Mariana’s last job goes dangerously wrong and she needs Ryan’s help to survive, he has to decide if their game of cat and mouse is only a game, or if he can trust this beautiful thief with something no woman has ever stolen: his heart.
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Want to read the other standalones in the Wicked Games series? Find out more about WICKED BEAUTIFUL and WICKED SEXY below!
About WICKED BEAUTIFUL
Life coach and best-selling author Victoria Price has it all: a successful career, fabulous friends, a fantastic penthouse in Manhattan. What she doesn’t have—and doesn’t want—is a husband. Fifteen years ago her high school flame broke her heart so badly she swore she’d never love again. Now she makes millions teaching other women how to be just like her: a ruthless bitch.
Drop-dead sexy restauranteur and infamous playboy Parker Maxwell has only three rules for the women he dates: no questions about his past, no expectations for the future, and no spending the night. When he meets Victoria, however, he’s willing to break his own rules if it means sating the explosive desire she arouses in him. What he doesn’t know is that the alluring Victoria Price used to be the mousy Isabel Diaz, the girl he deflowered and dumped long ago.
Presented with a perfect opportunity for revenge, Victoria decides the game is on. But when her connection with Parker proves more than just skin deep, she has to make a choice: continue with her plan for payback, or risk her career, her reputation, and her heart by taking a second chance on love?
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About WICKED SEXY
A badass ex-Special Ops officer and a smartass hacker fight a dangerous enemy…and a blistering attraction to each other.
Connor Hughes is an ex-special ops officer, CEO of Metrix Security, and bonafide badass. His private security firm is renowned for its effectiveness. He’s renowned for his lethal precision and iron self-control. But when the former Marine meets a gorgeous young hacker with a mouth as smart as her brain, his control unravels in ways he never could have predicted.
Tabitha West is a genius MIT dropout with a bad attitude, an obsession with Hello Kitty and piercings in unmentionable places. Tabby amuses herself by outwitting the most secure technology systems on the planet. Known in hacker circles as Polaroid due to her photographic memory, she’s as secretive as she is accustomed to working alone. So when Connor decides she’s the only one who can help him catch a cyber criminal intent on taking down one of his clients, she tells him exactly where he can stick it.
But when the cyber criminal turns out to be the Hannibal Lecter of computer crime—and a dark presence from Tabby’s past—Tabby and Connor are drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse. They quickly find themselves fighting not only their common enemy, but also an explosive desire that threatens to consume them.
When the stakes are this high and the game this deadly, will falling in love be the most dangerous move of all?
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About J.T. Geissinger
A former headhunter, J.T. Geissinger is the author of more than a dozen novels in contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense.
She is the recipient of the Prism Award for Best First Book, the Golden Quill Award for Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, and is a two-time finalist for the RITA® Award from the Romance Writers of America®. Her work has also finaled in the Booksellers’ Best, National Readers’ Choice, and Daphne du Maurier Awards.
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*** ARC kindly provided for an honest review. ***
Just an aside before my review: don’t get the cover fool you. I may have some hesitation first before requesting the ARC but since I’ve read the series from the beginning and met Ryan McLean, I had to read his story. And I wasn’t disappointed at all.
When Ryan meets in match, well you know that it’s going to be explosive. Since that man doesn’t do thing half way, he would turn every stone until things got in the right way.
Our mercenary got hooked and when he set his eyes on the most beautiful and dangerous woman he’s ever seen, you know for sure that their story will be a little complicated. I really liked this characters, this big bear, all hard from the outside but all softie in the inside. He’s a sunshine and always seeing the bright side of things. Even with his work where he put his life on danger, he is aware of the risks. Definitely not the broody man I’ve expected.
The author managed to create something very interesting about this character that made you fall instantly in love with the dude. He could be seen as a cliché at first but when you start digging you’re going from one surprise to another one. Playing a bit with his good looks, he loved to make people think that he just a good-looking guy but it was the contrary. Always with one step ahead, evaluating every possibilities until Mariana Lora.
The thief meets also her match. Taken aback by how she felt about this big softie, Mariana was definitely playing with fire and breaking every rules. But why not having fun just for one night. Ryan supposed to be a means to an end and one moment threatened everything she worked for. Her freedom. This heroine is such a badass, independent, knowing all her life to stay hidden in the shadows, operating meticulously, with no remorse. Straight to the point. No distractions. Until M. I-know-it-all, who is determined to chase her no matter what crossed her path.
The banter is off the charts and some lines of dialogue are definitely priceless. Hot with a syrup of sugary sweet, tons of stubbornness and badassery, shake it all and you’ll have an explosive recipe, just enough foreboding to challenge the reader until the end.
Each book gets better. A bit of action, lot of sass, an alpha hero with a very sensitive side, an independent, strong and badass heroine, a story that keeps you captivated and entertained. Right up my alley!!
And I think I need a re read. My favorite of this series, without hesitation. Please don’t let the cover fool you, just worth the read. Go get wicked!!