Things are about to get Wicked in New Orleans.
Twenty-two year old Ivy Morgan isn’t your average college student. She, and others like her, know humans aren’t the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun… and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. After all, four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she’d sworn to hunt, tearing her world and her heart apart.
Ren Owens is the last person Ivy expected to enter her rigidly controlled life. He’s six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm. With forest-green eyes and a smile that’s surely left a stream of broken hearts in its wake, he has an uncanny, almost unnatural ability to make her yearn for everything he has to offer. But letting him in is as dangerous as hunting the cold-blooded killers stalking the streets. Losing the boy she loved once before had nearly destroyed her, but the sparking tension that grows between them becomes impossible for Ivy to deny. Deep down, she wants… she needs more than what her duty demands of her, what her past has shaped for her.
But as Ivy grows closer to Ren, she realizes she’s not the only one carrying secrets that could shatter the frail bond between them. There’s something he’s not telling her, and one thing is for certain. She’s no longer sure what is more dangerous to her—the ancient beings threatening to take over the town or the man demanding to lay claim to her heart and her soul.
I should put a disclaimer on anything I review written by Jennifer Armentrout, because, seriously I think I have a big old girl crush on her. I haven’t read one thing she’s written that I haven’t liked. So beware, my girl crush may bleed through in this review.
Wicked is a paranormal romance. Ivy, the heroine, is a member of The Order, a secret society that hunt and kill the Fae, the villans. This is Ivy’s life calling, she was born into it. Ivy is tough, smart, and kind of a loner. Her bestie is Val, another Order member, who is like her polar opposite, but it works. I love the character of Ivy. She is quick with the snarky comebacks, she is dedicated to her job, she has a pet Brownie (more to come on that) and she needs some loving, pronto.
Tink is Ivy’s “pet” Brownie – a pixie-like creature that Ivy rescused even though she was supposed to kill him. I love little Tink. He is absolutely hysterical.
Then there is Ren. Oh my, Ren! He is some swoon-worthy yumminess. I really wished I could jump into that book and lick his abs.
The romance is sweet and hot. The sex is steamy, because Jennifer can write some serious sex scenes.
If you are a fan of Jennifer Armentrout this will not disappoint. If you are a fan of paranormal romance, this should make you happy.
Really, do yourself a favor and get this book! It is available on online retailers.