Burn for Me - Ilona Andrews

Burn for Me

By Ilona Andrews

  • Release Date: 2014-10-28
  • Genre: Paranormal
5 Score: 5 (From 115 Ratings)
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  • Description

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews launches a brand-new Hidden Legacy series, in which one woman must place her trust in a seductive, dangerous man who sets off an even more dangerous desire . . .

    Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career—a suicide mission to bring in a suspect in a volatile situation. Nevada isn't sure she has the chops. Her quarry is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, who can set anyone and anything on fire.

    Then she's kidnapped by Connor "Mad" Rogan—a darkly tempting billionaire with equally devastating powers. Torn between wanting to run and wanting to surrender to their overwhelming attraction, Nevada must join forces with Rogan to stay alive.

    Rogan's after the same target, so he needs Nevada. But she's getting under his skin, making him care about someone other than himself for a change. And, as Rogan has learned, love can be as perilous as death, especially in the magic world.

    Reviews

    • Torn

      3
      By Pdb44
      3.5 rating. I have mixed feelings about this book. I divided Nevada into three parts. Investigator, family, woman. I loved the investigator and family aspect of her. Very smart and loving. The woman, not so much. She was quite judgmental. Especially of Primes. Seemed a bit prejudice where they were concerned, without cause. It did not appear that anything had directly happened to her or her family to justify this attitude. She always focused on her short comings, and from what I could gather from the story, were all in her own mind. She was educated and came from a loving family. She did not have any bad relationships in her past. Just a boring love interest of her choosing. Her father died and she felt obligated to take care of her family. Both fine qualities. In walks Connor Rogan. She judged him so harshly. I did not understand it. I assumed it was because she was so attracted to him and this bothered her. He was a killer, but he was a solder. Came with the territory. Yes he kidnaped her, but it was because he thought she was working with Adam. He was trying to help his cousin find and protect her son. Being a Prime required him to put the House first. Although, I suspect he would take care of the House, but in the end, would not sacrifice his heart for it. Nevada spewed all that negativity about him to pull her back from her own lust. She didn't want to see the man that he was because she assumed she could not have him. So she constantly tried to tear him down. Luckily Connor was a strong, confident man who had no qualms about going toe to toe with Ms. Negative. As far as the writing style, too much world building for me. Nevada was constantly describing every minute thing. Drove me crazy. I did like the story and loved Adam. I actually wanted more of him in the story. Found him fascinating. The ending was disappointing. However, it turns out that Nevada really knew nothing about Mad Rogan. Seems even if he had spent time with the his family it would not have matter. His cousin hated him because of his magic and sacrificed her own son to revenge something that was not Rogan's fault. He was born with his powers. So basically this story is about jealousy and hate. Good story, however, I will not follow series. Too, too descriptive for me. I found myself rushing towards the end at times.
    • Excellent!

      5
      By J.Renee1985
      As soon as the next books were available in the bookstore I pre-ordered. Ilona Andrews' books are phenomenal, and this book is no different! Also check out their other books, you won't regret it.
    • Awesome page turner!

      5
      By Onescififan
      The dynamic duo that is Ilona Andrews has really done it again. I love this new alternative reality they have created. The characters are interesting (and magical) and the story grabs you from the get go and holds you to the end. I can't wait for the next installments in this series to be released...already pre-ordered!
    • Burn For Me

      5
      By HLG33
      If Jane Austen wrote paranormal romance, her pen name would have been Andrews. You'll connect with the characters, enjoy the world they live in, and want to read the story again. Prepare to fall in love.
    • Burn for me

      5
      By Darcyginger
      This series has all the ear marks of a classic. If it could become a TV series it would compete with True Blood ". THe characters have depth, the story line is many faceted yet capable grabbing you and holding your attention. Can't wait till next installment.
    • Another must read

      5
      By WndyByrb
      Ilona Andrews never fails to write a book that keeps you wanting more. This is similar to her kinsman short stories, something I wish there were more of. Absolutely love her characters and worlds.
    • Burning for more!

      5
      By Sxyvixen
      Wow, this book was one of the best reads I have enjoyed in quite a while. I love the tension between the two main characters. The back stories were superbly written and added quality to the whole picture. I cannot wait for the next installment. I have followed the whole Kate Daniels series, and I will be happy to follow this one as well! I recommend you read this book, it is exciting, suspenseful and entertaining. I was sad when the story ended.
    • Their best ever

      5
      By Delikins
      Please don't make us wait an entire year for the next novel about these two characters. It took a while at the outset to lay the groundwork for what I hope will be a series...family, geography, relationships and new characters are now familiar to your readers. And the story was great: a terrific narrative, fascinating heroes and a switch in internal monologue at the end. Can't believe I'm being this effusive: More Soon Please
    • Ultimate Ilona Andrews

      5
      By CJ&Bj
      All the talent, skill, creativity & humor the team of Ilona Andrews has honed in their previous novels & short stories come together in this ultimate novel. Contemporary setting with magic (On the Edge), cutthroat clans guarding their magic (Silver Shark), heroine with quirky family (On the Edge), rich smoldering ultimate Alpha Male (Kate Daniels Series), told mostly from the point of view of a stubborn, capable, fallible heroine (every Ilona Andrews story).
    • Excellent start for a new series

      5
      By lifeandall
      Despite a cover design that speaks of romance genre, the book has a lot of action and is closer to urban fantasy. The world building is very realistic and feels organic. The heroine and male protagonist are kind of archetypal for these genres but the book is very well written and quite suspenseful.

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