PLAYING FOR KEEPS
By Carolyn Rosewood
Publisher: Evernight Pub
Release Date: Oct 2011
Length: 40,990 words
Source: Rec’d from Author

Damien Walker has just hired a sexy new bartender, and landed himself trouble, with a capital ‘T’.

Teresa’s on the run, but from something more sinister than human law. She’s a demon on the lam from Hell, trying to hide away in this sleepy town. A job in Damien’s bar seems the perfect cover. He doesn’t ask questions and he’s great eye-candy too. What could be better?

But Teresa isn’t the only one with a secret identity and a past they’d rather not remember. Damien knows exactly who and what she is because he’s hunted demons before and old habits die hard.

What’s a Nephilim bounty hunter to do when one white-hot little devil walks into his bar and turns his quiet life upside down? She’s a complication he could do without. She’s also irresistible.

So she wants to cause him trouble? That’s nothing compared to what he can do to her.

 

The last book within the Seduced by a Demon book brings all the characters of the series together, though Teresa is trying to make amends after betraying another demon. A lot of unresolved issues for a lot of the secondary characters make appearances. Teresa also runs into a former fallen angel with his own set of resentments especially once he realizes that she can upset his current life. Damien has a lot of unresolved issues regarding another demon that he knew and this colors his relationship with Teresa.

The beginning of this story was a little slow about revealing some of Teresa’s issues, but the author did through a surprising twist at the end that blindsided me, though it resolves issues that ran throughout this series. There were times I wanted to slap Teresa, though she works at making changes in her life. She keeps forgetting about her strength, which causes Damien all sorts of grief. I recommend that this series be read in order to get the maximum enjoyment out of it.

Reviewed By: Lady Raven