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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Review & Excerpt Tour! Hawkyn By Larissa Ione


From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione, comes HAWKYN, a passionate and spellbinding novella from the Demonica Underworld Series, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Grab your copy today!

    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione comes a new story in her Demonica Underworld series…

As a special class of earthbound guardian angel called Memitim, Hawkyn is charged with protecting those whose lives are woven into the fabric of the future. His success is legendary, so when he’s given a serial killer to watch over, he sees no reason for that to change. But Hawkyn’s own future is jeopardized after he breaks the rules and rescues a beautiful woman from the killer’s clutches, setting off an explosive, demonic game of cat and mouse that pits brother against brother and that won’t end until someone dies.

Aurora Mercer is the half-wytch lone survivor of a psychopath who gets off on the sadistic torture of his victims. A psychopath whose obsessive psyche won’t let him move on until he kills her. Now she’s marked for death, her fate tied to that of a murderer…and to a sexy angel who makes her blood burn with desire… **Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

Larissa Ione is not only one of my favorite paranormal authors but one of my go to rereads when I am in a funk.  I am actually scheduling in a Demonica series reread in the next week or so and until that happens, Hawkyn was the perfect fix for this Larissa Ione addict.  I always love revisiting this series and learning more about the various characters along the way.  It is sexy, it is funny, there is action, there is drama and there are a variety of paranormal characters to love. 

If you are new to this series have no worries, you can read Hawkyn and shouldn’t be lost but I say read them all and fall in love with the series like I have.  Larissa Ione has once again reminded this book whore of all the reasons why I love her books and I can’t wait for more.


  “Let me see your wings.”
  A smear of pink brightened his cheeks. “Memitim don’t have wings,” he said, which sounded like a convenient excuse. “Not real ones. But I have something similar.”  
  Before she could ask what he meant, a pair of misty, smoke-colored wings punched into the air behind him. “These allow me to move invisibly when I need to.”
  Her mouth went dry with shock. He really was an angel. She was standing in the presence of a being she hadn’t thought was real. Heck, she had always been *this close* to being an atheist, despite the existence of demons which, some would say, proved the existence of God.
  “Can I touch them?”
  “You can try.” He shifted, allowing her access. “But your hand will pass through them. They’re made of shadow.”
  She reached out, expecting to feel empty air, but instead her fingers felt...something. Something electric. He went taut as she stroked the apex of one of his ghostly wings.
  “I can sense your touch,” he breathed. “You can...feel them?”
  “Yes,” she said, in absolute awe that she was in contact with a real, Heavenly being.  
  Well, an earthbound Heavenly being, anyway. “They feel like warm water with an electrical current running through it.”
Curious, she concentrated on absorbing some of his energy through her palm, but nothing happened. She dropped her gaze to his perfect ass. Maybe if she touched a more solid part of his body...
  “I don’t understand.” He stepped away, his expression one of genuine confusion.  
  “No one has ever been able to touch them. This is the first time I’ve gotten any sensation from them at all.”
  Huh. Weird. “What did it feel like?”
  “Like...a caress. Like they were real wings and they were connected to my—” He broke off and gave her a cheeky grin. “Never mind.”
  Too late. Her gaze slid downward, and she drew an appreciative breath at the impressive bulge behind the fly of his jeans.


    About Larissa Ione: Larissa Ione is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. An Air Force veteran, she traded in a career as a meteorologist to pursue her passion of writing. She now spends her days in pajamas with her computer, strong coffee, and supernatural worlds. She believes in celebrating everything, and would never be caught without a bottle of Champagne chilling in the fridge…just in case. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her U.S. Coast Guard husband, her teenage son, a rescue cat named Vegas, and her very own hellhound, a King Shepherd named Hexe.    

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