She hates to kill, but she loves the adrenaline rush. Sometimes being a guardian is like walking a fine line. You never know which side your going to land on.
Guardian Riley Jensen always faces the worst villains and this time is no different. Someone is killing young teenagers, and someone is killing ancient vampires. Are the two cases connected? Riley thinks so and does a thorough investigation to uncover the source. Someone is using magic that Riley has no knowledge of, and someone is getting a little too close for comfort. With the full moon nearing soon, and her hormones in over-drive, Riley is frustrated when rogue wolf Kye Murphy keeps showing up at the scenes of the crimes. She may desire him, but she is committed to her lover vampire, Quinn.
Kye Murphy is a bounty hunter for hire. He recently was the bodyguard for Riley's old packleader. Now he has been hired by a friend of his to track down his daughter's killer. His investigation takes him on the same path as Riley. Even though he desire's the lovely wolf, he would just assume kill her than to bed her. He has one goal in his mind, and that is to find and kill whatever is stealing young lives.
Riley's investigation leads her to a mens establishment. It is ran by two older sisters, and their smell seems familiar to the same one Riley smelt in all of the crime scenes. Under the Directorates orders, Riley goes undercover as a stripper in the establishment. Kye keeps frequenting the premise when Riley is working as well to scope out the place. But when the two of them get to deep, they are soon fighting for their lives.
Another fantastic installment for Riley Jensen! A seductive and intense treat. Keri's world is built very intricately, and her characters just pop from the pages. With a thrilling ending that will have you begging for more, Deadly Desire is a sure-fire hit!
This book bugged me because it was so obvious what was going to happen in the end. I like seeing more of Quinn and like seeing them deepen their relationship. I also thought Keri Arthur really failed to SHOW us how unlikeable Kye is and how much Riley dislikes him. She says it a lot but she doesn't really show us. Further it's difficult to see how much different (i.e. worse) Kye is from any of the other men Riley knows. I get that maybe we're not supposed to like the guy but I just don't think Keri Arthur makes a good case of it in the story - or at least differentiating him from anyone else. Kind of looking forward to the end of this series.
I love all her books, and this series is awesome