Wicked (Wicked #1) by Jennifer Armentrout. Published Dec 8, 2014 by Amazon Digital Services CDN $2.08 Kindle edition.
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. (Goodreads excerpt)
OMG where to start with this tantalizing little morsel of an amazing book! I love Jennifer Armentrout, she is truly and amazing writer. Holy freakin crap…I do have to warn you though that this is NOT a Young adult book….I think it is even pushing the New adult genre and moves right onto amazingly hot and full on adult! Not a bad thing but a lot of her books are YA or NA. so be forewarned…it is called WICKED for a reason!
Ok, now that I have calmed myself (sort of 🙂 ) Ivy, the main character is instantly loveable, not in the charming, sweet way but in the Oh yeah she is one badass, kick ass, drag em out, sarcasm at its finest kind of heroine. She doesn’t need a man, but holy cow the one that she meets is HOT HOT HOT. Together there is action, drama, romance (of the steamy kind) and a whole lotta fae fighting, paranormal stuff going on.
Did I say this book was awesome? Oh yeah I think I did. LOVED IT!
5 stars for me!