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Last Kiss Goodnight (Otherworld Assassin, Bk 1)
Last Kiss Goodnight - Otherworld Assassin, Bk 1 Author:Gena Showalter The breathtaking first novel in New York Times best selling author Gena Showalter’s new paranormal romance series, Otherworld Assassins, featuring a black ops agent who is captured and enslaved…and the beautiful deaf girl who holds the key to his salvation… — THE SWEETEST TEMPTATION… — Black ops agent Solomon Judah awake... more »ns caged and bound in a twisted zoo where otherworlders are the main attraction. Vika Lukas, the owner’s daughter, is tasked with Solo’s care and feeding. The monster inside him yearns to kill her on sight, even though she holds the key to his escape. But the human side of him realizes the beautiful deaf girl is more than she seems -- she’s his.
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Vika endures the captives’ taunts and loathing, hoping to keep them alive even if she can’t free them. Only, Solo is different -- he protects her. But as hostility turns to forbidden romance, his feelings for her will be used against him…and he’ll be put to a killer test. « less
I absolutely could not stop reading this book. It is very captivating even though there were parts that I didn't care for (overly Christian tone and the good/bad "angels" on Solo's shoulder). It is set in her alien huntress world but other than a short cameo by Dallas, it doesn't really cross paths with Showalter's previous characters.
Vika has just the right amount of sweetness and strength. She isn't really a kick butt kind of girl but she is strong in so many other ways. Solo is such a sap at heart. Together, they are the couple to make you go "awwww."
Absolutely great start to a series with awesome emotional ups and downs. Can't wait to read about Corbin Blue and John No Name's stories.
My favorite quote from the book: "I just ripped...I mean, I just helped that creature shed twenty pounds in less than a second."