Heart of Fire (Blood of Zeus #2)
by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Meredith Wild and USA Today Bestselling Author Angel Payne
Book #2 in the series
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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He’s forged from heaven. She’s promised to hell.
Professor Maximus Kane can no longer deny his passion for his stunning yet mysterious student, Kara Valari. But surrendering to their desires carries more consequences than just violating the Alameda University conduct codes. Kara has defied her destiny. Higher directives have been violated. Now there’s hell to pay.
It’s a crisis for which there seems no solution, until the explosive secrets of Maximus’s bloodline are exposed. Despite all his doubts and fears, Maximus has no choice but to accept help from his enigmatic father, which means coming to terms with his heritage and embracing a bizarre new world of gods and demons. Because somewhere in that world—in the strange and sordid secrets surrounding his past—is the key to protecting Kara’s future. Nothing has ever meant more to him than saving the treasure of her life and the fire of her heart.
While earth’s lower realms seek payback for Kara’s transgressions, Kara finds a new ally in a surprising place: the Valari matriarch herself. Beneath the scrutiny of the world press, Veronica orchestrates a plan to protect her daughter by doing what she does best—shining the spotlight on her. But by her side, Maximus can’t escape the glare of the paparazzi.
Can they buy time and blind their enemies with Kara’s fame? Or will Hollywood’s new “it” couple and their forbidden love incite more vengeance than they’d ever bargained for?
Review by Julie
To say I was excited for this next book in the Blood of Zeus series, is pretty much an understatement and it didn’t disappoint! I was torn between devouring it as quickly as possible or savouring it, but the magic that Meredith Wild and Angel Payne weave in this story has you unable to put it down until it’s finished.
The story starts where Blood of Zeus finishes, and then goes from strength to strength. Maximus and Kara, now have to deal with the aftermath of their powerful connection and the danger it has brought to them. It also takes us deeper into Maximus’s family and his past and the world of Greek Mythology it is riveting.
The love between these two is so pure and intense, it is portrayed beautifully in this story you can feel it from the words.
“”I’m not sure if this helps or hurts.”“If it’s hurting you, it’s gone.” I’m not sarcastic about it this time. Not a note. “Kara. I’d cut my own heart out if its beats caused you pain.” I form my hands over hers, bringing them back up to the space at the center of my sternum. “In a world where I’d have to exist without you, no knife would cut deep enough anyway.””
A relationship between a demi god and a demon, two worlds colliding, but can they do enough to save them from the danger and uncertainty of it.
The book ends on a cliffhanger, which again leaves me excited and eager for the final installment.
Blood of Zeus (book #1)
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Meredith Wild is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author. After publishing her debut novel Hardwired in September 2013, Wild used her ten years of experience as a tech entrepreneur to push the boundaries of her “self-published” status, becoming stocked in brick-and-mortar bookstore chains nationwide and forging relationships with the major retailers.
In 2014, Wild founded her own imprint, Waterhouse Press, under which she hit No. 1 on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers lists. She has been featured on CBS This Morning, The Today Show, the New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Publishers Weekly, and The Examiner. Her foreign rights have been sold in over 23 languages.
USA Today bestselling romance author Angel Payne loves to focus on high-heat romance starring memorable alpha men and the women who love them. She has numerous book series to her credit, including the action-packed Bolt Saga and Honor Bound series, Secrets of Stone series (with Victoria Blue), the intertwined Cimarron and Temptation Court series, the Suited for Sin series, and the Lords of Sin historicals, as well as several standalone titles.
Angel is a native Southern Californian, leading to her love of being in the outdoors, where she often reads and writes. She still lives in Southern California with her soul-mate husband and beautiful daughter, to whom she is a proud cosplay/culture con mom. Her passions also include whisky tasting, shoe shopping, and travel.
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