I received this book for free from the Author . This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Dangerous Angel by Stacy Gail
Series: Earth Angels #4
Published by Carina Press on 2014-03-31
Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, General, Paranormal, Romance
Source: the Author
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Book four of the Earth Angels series
Miami's best bounty hunter, Nikita Tesoro will do anything to collar a fugitive. Including stepping into a stripper's stilettos for the night. Outsmarting her rival Kyle Beaudecker is just a bonus. Despite the sexual tension sparking between them, Nikita keeps a professional distance from "Hurricane" Kyle. After all, she can't get hurt if she doesn't care.
A descendant of the archangel Barakiel with the power to harness electricity, Kyle should be focusing his energy on tracking down a demon that may be hiding in the human realm. But he's a lover, not a fighter, and he'd much rather use his special talents for pleasure: specifically Nikita's. And teaming up to find a bail jumper means spending lots of time together...
But when their case takes a turn for the demonic, Kyle can no longer hide his true nature from Nikita. He'll do whatever it takes to win her heart--even stop the apocalypse. But he can't do it alone.
As sad as I am to see this series end, I truly loved this last installment. Honestly the pairing of Kyle and Nikita made me laugh but also had a lot of heart behind the heat that arcs between the two of them.
Nikita doesn’t do relationships. She’s all for a quick turn between the sheets to scratch an itch but when it comes to any other kind of entanglement she’s the type to run away. She cares for people but her past makes her wary of believing in love in any way shape or form. You see her past makes it where she believes everyone will leave her and it is best to not let yourself be weak enough to love someone else. She does care for her one relative but that is the exception to the rule and even then she’ll tell you she really doesn’t care but does things out of a sense of obligation. She’s always been attracted to Kyle but as much as she finds herself attracted to him she also finds herself wanting to kill him. They compete for the same bounties and while he’s definitely someone that would be fun to play with she also senses that he might be someone that could get to her more than she wants. As things play out during this story we get to see this strong woman finally come to terms with her childhood and open her mind/heart to love.
Kyle is something else. He plays the fun loving playboy with the best of them but behind this is a man who desperately wants to find someone as much as he also doesn’t want to subject them to his secret. He’s a lot more complex than people give him credit for but when he finally opens up to Nikita we get to see a man who would do anything to protect those he loves even if it means giving up himself. I loved how protective he was of her but also enjoyed that when push came to shove he trusted in her abilities and brains even as he wanted to kill her for putting herself in danger. He’s hot as hell when he gets what he wants but there is always a sense of humor in his interactions that helps cut thru the tension that permeates this book. I felt for him as he navigates thru his family’s history and finally comes to terms with his unique abilities.
I enjoyed the heart, humor and heat that winds thru this entire series but this installment had the best chemistry in the main pair. Trust me there will be many times when you can’t help but laugh at Kyle’s antics and the banter between the pair. They really are a fun read even with the harder moments.
Thanks to Stacy Gail for giving me the chance to read this in exchange for my honest review. I’ve enjoyed reading all of the series and while sad to see this one go I’m glad we got a fun one to end on.