I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
by Lora Leigh
Released: November 7th 2017
Series: Nauti #9
Published by Berkley Books
“This one had everything that I loved about the original Nauti series.”
~ Under the Covers
As a longtime fan of the Nauti series, I was very excited when I heard about this book because I loved Chaya and Natches story. The heroine in this one, Angel, is Chaya’s long lost daughter. While it’s been a while since I’ve read the older Nauti books, it didn’t take long for memories to come back to me. What I struggled with following the story in this one was because I’ve skipped reading some of the spin off series and I missed some of the backstory for the romance setup between the hero and heroine of this story.
Now that being said… I didn’t miss a beat jumping right in. Duke McKay (a young cousin of Natches, and no Natches isn’t Angel’s father) has been chasing Angel for a while. They run in some of the same circles and now that she’s ready to come closer to her mother and sister and reveal who she really is, Duke sees the perfect opportunity for his in with her.
Lately, Lora Leigh’s books can be hit or miss for me. This one had everything that I loved about the original Nauti series. The plot is fast paced and action packed while still managing to be quite erotic in content. The balance was spot on and kept me interested throughout because I was just as interested in what was going on between Angel and her mother, and what danger was lurking around them, as I was with the romance. My only complaint is that I wanted the danger part to be incorporated a bit more. It felt like there was a lot of waiting around and then all that got resolved in one big push at the end.
On to Angel and Duke. I like kickass heroines and I thought Angel was a great one. She can definitely hang with all these bad boys and is so much like her mother. I really liked that. Also the tentative re-connection was done very well I think. Duke was more bland in my eyes. I didn’t dislike him at all. I liked him. But he didn’t stand out as an amazing alpha hero, if that makes sense? Even though he’s alpha and can definitely handle Angel.
This was a nice addition to the series nonetheless and I’m excited to read more from this world!
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