Review: White Hot by Ilona Andrews
Nevada Baylor has a unique and secret skill—she knows when people are lying—and she's used that magic (along with plain, hard work) to keep her colorful and close-knit family's detective agency afloat. But her new case pits her against the shadowy forces that almost destroyed the city of Houston once before, bringing Nevada back into contact with Connor "Mad" Rogan.
Rogan is a billionaire Prime—the highest rank of magic user—and as unreadable as ever, despite Nevada’s “talent.” But there’s no hiding the sparks between them. Now that the stakes are even higher, both professionally and personally, and their foes are unimaginably powerful, Rogan and Nevada will find that nothing burns like ice …
It has been quite a very long time since a book has grabbed me in the way that White Hot did. I’m not talking about the can’t-put-it-down kind of attention grab. No, this book was more of the go-the-hell-away-I’m-reading or I-don’t-care-that-the-house-is-on-fire book. Yes, it was good enough that I wouldn’t have left my couch even with the house burning down around me until this book was finished.
Even though it had been quite some time since I read the first book, it was like stepping back into a story with a group of friends as if a second hadn’t passed by. Let alone, over a year.
Nevada is a strong heroine lover’s dream character. She’s strong-willed, family-oriented, and as fierce as they come. When things hit the fan, she steps up for her family and her clients. She’s definitely the kind of person you would want in your corner when you needed help. Her family is compiled of odd balls, but you’ll love them just as much as Nevada.
But the character you might love even more is Rogan. He’s complex, moody, demanding, and controlling. All words that you wouldn’t normally associate with someone you’d love, but in his own way, it works for him. He’s lead a rough life, and the decisions of his past plague him until Nevada comes barreling into his life. She’s a breath of fresh air to him, and the chemistry between the two characters is unlike anything you’ve read before.
White Hot is the perfect title for this book, and as a PNR fan, this has to be a must read!