ARC Review: Deliver Me From Temptation by Tes Hilaire

Posted December 3, 2012 by Annie in Reviews / 20 Comments

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ARC Review: Deliver Me From Temptation by Tes Hilaire
Deliver Me From Temptation
by Tes Hilaire

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: December 4, 2012
Series: Paladin Warriors #2
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages: 352
Format: ARC
 

 

 

It had all that I love in a paranormal romance – a hot band of warriors, a homicide detective heroine and lots of weapons and action! ~ Under the Covers

I stumbled upon this book and was intrigued by the very sexy cover. So immediately I read the blurb and found that it had all that I love in a paranormal romance – a hot band of warriors, a homicide detective heroine and lots of weapons and action!

As I started reading, I knew right off the bat that I would enjoy this book. Hilaire’s voice is inviting and unique. Even though I hadn’t read the first book of the series and Hilaire is a new-to-me author, I found that I slipped right into the Paladin Warriors world like a second skin. DELIVER ME FROM TEMPTATION was an easy transition into the world that Hiltaire has created.

And I think that really has to do with her ability to create such intriguing and relatable characters. Logan Calhoun may be the biggest and the baddest, yet he doesn’t allow that to make him into an untouchable, arrogant jerk. Reading from his perspective was very entertaining and fun. Hilaire has the unique ability to make her characters stand out and really grab a reader’s attention with her writing. I fell so easily into her world. It’s so inviting and fun and I was helpless but to join.

The one thing I noticed at the beginning of the book was that sometimes the pacing was off. I felt like some of the scenes didn’t really help progress the story forward, but it didn’t seem to idle for too long. Hilaire infuses the book with quite a few good action scenes so that definitely impressed me.

I am eager to have found a new author to explore. With her fun, larger-than-life characters and interesting world-building, you can be sure that I will be back for some more!

*ARC provided by Netgalley

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About Tes Hilaire

Daphne Award-winning author Tes Hilaire started creating whole new worlds to escape upstate New York's harsh winters before finally fleeing to sultry North Carolina. Her stories are edgy, exciting, and bring a hint of dark fantasy to paranormal romance. And no one ever has to shovel snow.

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When it comes to books I’m pretty adventurous. I read everything from Paranormal Romance to Urban Fantasy, New Adult, BDSM, LGBT fiction, Cozy Mysteries and even YA. If it’s got the littlest trace of romance in it, then I’ll probably read it. That being said, my all-time favorite authors are J.R. Ward and Karen Marie Moning.

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Thanks for the great review! I really need to catch up on this series 😉

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There’s only two books so far! You can do it!

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Maria D.

Thanks for the review – I haven’t tried any of the books by this author but I’m adding this to my list

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My first read by the author as well, but I really enjoyed her voice!

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Aly P

The cover attracted me as well :)) I think I’ll add this one to my tbr as well… Just hope I’ll get to it in the near future.

Great review

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Thanks Aly! I hope the mancandy up front matches the inside!

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Joanne B

Thanks for the great review. Can’t wait to read this book. The first one was fantastic.

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I havent read the first one but I have no doubt it’s just as fun!

Tina B
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Tina B

Great review! I can’t wait to read this one! Have you read Deliver Me From Darkness by Tes?
I LOVED it!

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I actually haven’t, Tina but I’m sure I’ll return to the world. It was engrossing 🙂

Sophia Rose
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Sophia Rose

I read the first book and liked it. I’ll have to check out this one too.

Thanks for sharing about it!

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Hope you like bk 2!

Annette C.
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Annette C.

Thanks for the review, haven’t read this author yet, will have to give her a go.

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Enjoy Annette!

Lori Meehan
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Lori Meehan

Thanks for the review. I like the cover.

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I do too! That’s was lured me in 🙂

Timitra
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Timitra

I’m intrigued by this book-thanks Ann!

trish dechant
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trish dechant

I haven’t read this author and I have see this cover before. Now I am adding it to the TBR pile. I love a kick ass heroine and loved that you titled her “top bitch”, lol. Great review!

Emily
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Emily

Thanks for the review! I love kickass heroines, thanks for the suggestion!

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Book Two of the Paladin Warriors | Tes Hilaire

[…] “…all that I love in a paranormal romance…I slipped right into the Paladin Warriors world like a second skin… With [Tes Hilaire’s] fun, larger-than-life characters and interesting world-building, you can be sure that I will be back for some more!” -Ann from Under the Covers Book Blog […]