Title: Cold Hard Justice
Series: The Umbra Shifters, #4
Author: Karly Germain
Genre: Suspense/ Urban Fantasy/ Shifters/Vampires
Length: Short Story (48 Pages)
Publisher: Evernight Publishing (December 15, 2014)
Heat Level: Moderate
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥4Hearts
Blurb: Undercover work sucked. As a shadow hunter for the Umbra, Justice Cameron was used to sliding into one dangerous situation after another. Infiltrating the motorcycle club, Pride of Kings, to wrap up two outstanding cases should have been quick and painless—turns out it was anything but. Justice didn’t count on Ethan Stone’s son, Xavier, to complicate his assignment.
Xavier Lennox doesn’t care for the ‘lion pride’ way of life, so the scarred, shy loner keeps to himself, living a quiet life in a small cabin at the edge of the MC compound. He ‘fixes broken things’, and no one is more broken than Justice. When Xavier finds Justice beaten on his doorstep, he never imagined he would feel such a potent connection. The big, gruff alpha fascinates Xavier, and it turns out, the attraction is mutual.
The shadow hunter is there for one reason only. No time for complications. No time for desire…or love. Or so he tells himself, because he’s there to mete out…cold, hard justice.
Product Link: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/cold-hard-justice-by-karly-germain/
Review: Each book in The Umbra Shifters collection features a different romantic couple. To enjoy the overall story arc and crossover characters, I would recommend reading the series in sequential order. There is nothing better than a good paranormal romance with two gorgeous men involved.
The thing about this book is that you really have to pay attention or you will get just a bit lost. There is something about this book that makes it a bit harder to truly get into. With short stories, it is difficult to give an excellent telling of a story without getting to close to the whole story.
Justice is an Umbra soldier, sent in to stop the dangers, criminal, and sometimes evils of his world. The MC’s were under investigation for selling children for playthings. He wants to stop it all, just didn’t know that when he went in that he would come out with his mate.
Xavier knew that Justice was hiding something, but he was falling in love with the man. Then when the truth came out, he had to make a choice. His family or his mate, to me that is not a hard choice. Especially when you know all that it involves, and why it does.
It is a good story and with a little more story to it, I would think it would make it an excellent story. It is too short for my likings but I loved the way the characters just seem to mix. I like the danger that is involved with what they do. I also love the way they feel things more strongly with their mates. It is a pretty cool story and I do look forward to reading the next book.
I would recommend reading this book. It gives you gorgeous men, shifters, excitement, and danger. Not to mention the hot sex when these two get together.
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