Hot Secrets (Tall, Dark and Deadly Series #1)

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The Walker Brothers...

Tall, dark, and deadly, these three brothers run Walker security. Each brother is unique in his methods and skills, but all share key similarities. They are passionate about those they love, relentless when fighting for a cause they believe in, and all believe that no case is too hard, no danger too dark. Dedication is what they deliver, results are their reward.

Book 1 HOT SECRETS:

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Overview

The Walker Brothers...

Tall, dark, and deadly, these three brothers run Walker security. Each brother is unique in his methods and skills, but all share key similarities. They are passionate about those they love, relentless when fighting for a cause they believe in, and all believe that no case is too hard, no danger too dark. Dedication is what they deliver, results are their reward.

Book 1 HOT SECRETS:

Royce Walker, a former FBI Agent, who's opened a private security firm with his brothers, has always had the hots for the prim, proper Assistant District Attorney, but considered her hand's off because of a family connection. However, when danger threatens Lauren, he isn't willing to stand by and watch her get hurt. Now the passion for survival is only rivaled by the passion burning between them. And that passion, might just be the death of them both.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780985817039
  • Publisher: Lisa R. Jones
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Series: Tall, Dark and Deadly Series , #1
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 5.25 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Booklist says: Jones' suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann. Alpha, military, and paranormal romance readers will want Jones' entire series. (About the Zodius Series -- Storm that is Sterling)

In 2003, award winning author Lisa Renee Jones sold her Austin, Texas based multi-state staffing agency and has since published over thirty novels and novellas across several genres. Her staffing agency LRJ Staffing was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Her debuts with Blaze and Nocturne hit Bookscan's Top 100 list and her Blaze Hotzone trilogy made a showing on the list in 2011 also. With a new Blaze trilogy, a short story for Spice, the third book in her Zodius series published with Sourcebooks, as well as an rapidly growing indie following, 2012 will bring many new stories to her readers.

Lisa is active on Facebook and Twitter, and you can find her at www.lisareneejones.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2013

    good read

    Short, hot, and to the point. The sex was graphic and the story was a perfect length. I liked the fact that the characters didn't lie or hide things from each other like many other romance novels do to take up space. Without the extra drama it made this book a good way to pass the time

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2013

    Walker Security is top on my list Royce and Lauren are such an u

    Walker Security is top on my list
    Royce and Lauren are such an unlikely pair. He is dominate and over bearing
    she is too. So they are not going to be able to get along much less be able to 
    spend 24/7 with each other. 
    I love the way the author Lisa Renee Jones continues to pull her characters
    from one book to another and she does this so well in the series and the
    Inside Out Trilogy.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2013

    Outstanding

    ## OUTSTANDING. Wow, how I adored this book. Superbly written, this story had both suspense and romance. The hero was drool-worthy and perfect in every way. He may be my favorite hero to date. And the heroine was tremendous. She was strong, beautiful, honest and loving. Their chemistry was off the charts. A must read.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 11, 2013

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    This is my second non-paranormal read and I have to say I have b

    This is my second non-paranormal read and I have to say I have been blessed to find such great stories. This one is about Royce and Lauren. Royce runs a security company and Lauren is an Assistant DA. Lauren just got a high profile case which includes putting a battered woman up for the death penalty. Lauren has been getting anonymous threats, so her father has requested the help of Royce to protect her. Lauren has no idea that her father, who happens to be a US Senator, has been getting threats as well and that he has asked Royce to look out for her. When Lauren meets Royce at her father's birthday party, sparks fly. Royce must work with his brothers to find out who is threatening Lauren, and keep Lauren from finding out that he was hired by her father. Ok, so what's not to like about this story? Nothing. It has all the elements that keep readers intrigued. Action, romance, suspense, mystery and that surprise right at the very end. Lisa has a way of writing that makes you want to jump into the story and actually become a part of it. I am eager to continue with the series with book 2, "Dangerous Secrets".

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 3, 2013

    Reading the series. Good character development.Good plot and fol

    Reading the series. Good character development.Good plot and follow through. Enjoying the books and looking forward to more by this author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 27, 2013

    The Walker Brother's are HOT

    Royce Walker was a FBI Agent now heads up Walker Security with his brothers. Royce has had the hots for Lauren Assistant DA . Once danger starts knocking at Lauren's door things start to heat up in more ways then one. This is a must read series in my book.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2013

    Love it!

    Great book. Loved the characters, romance and suspense. Excited to read next book in series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 7, 2014

    Lisa Renee Jones hits another one out of the park!  Hot Secrets

    Lisa Renee Jones hits another one out of the park!  Hot Secrets pulls you in from the very first paragraph.  Watching Lauren’s lack of support from her family made the love and support she was receiving from Royce (and his brothers) so much more heartwarming.  Following Lauren and Royce on their terrifying roller coaster ride kept this reader in suspense, not able to “know who done it” until the very end and even then was shocked. 

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  • Posted May 25, 2014

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    Exciting and suspenseful. Good reading, good characters and bel

    Exciting and suspenseful. Good reading, good characters and believable. Thoroughly enjoyed and would recommend

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  • Posted May 10, 2014

    The first book in the Tall, Dark & Deadly series is a riveti

    The first book in the Tall, Dark & Deadly series is a riveting romance that keeps the reader on the edge of their seat.  Former FBI agent Royce Walker opened a private security firm with his brothers and has always had the hots for the prim and proper Assistant DA, Lauren Reynolds, so when her life is threatened he will do whatever it takes to protect her. 
    This fast paced and smooth flowing plot keeps the adrenaline pumping with lots of suspense, drama and romance.  The author uses well written scenes and events and well orchestrated timing and suspense to bring this story to life and the reader can’t help but get caught up in the intrigue and drama of Royce and Lauren’s story as the danger escalates.  The strong compelling characters are easily related to and grab the reader’s attention and inspiring lots of curiosity to know more.
    The attraction between Lauren and Royce radiates extreme heat from every page and the sex scenes are so hot they explode with fiery passion that singes the reader.  Lauren captures the reader’s heart with her shy insecure vulnerability when comes to men, which is in direct contrast to the strong, take charge lawyer and Royce makes hearts pound with overprotective bossy attitude that just screams sexy and hot. The story produces tears and outrage, laughter and smiles throughout the story and there is some fun snarky dialogue to spice things up as well.
    The author has created a great contemporary romance with three sexy and charming brothers that ensure that the reader wants to know about their stories. I was totally caught up in the story from the very beginning and the author managed to throw a few curve balls in there amongst all the personal conflicts as well professional conflicts that kept things real interesting.

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  • Posted April 21, 2014

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    I received a copy of this book from Netgallery in exchange for a

    I received a copy of this book from Netgallery in exchange for an honest review.




    In book one of the Tall, Dark, and Deadly series we find Royce Walker, the oldest of the three walker brothers. Together the brothers run a private security firm. Asked for a favor from an old friend of his father Royce finds hiself investigating threats made towards Assitant District Attorney Lauren Reynolds. The two have been skirting around eachother for months but Lauren has finally decided she is done running from what she wants.




    When the threats towards Lauren end up being more serious than previously anticipated Royce will do anything to keep her safe. Even if it means keeping information from her.




    I like Royce's bossy attitude. Being former FBI he expected to be obeyed at all times. Lauren had other ideas. Even though she appeared to be shy at times she had a backbone too. I have to admit the instant trust she had with Royce was kinda weird for me but I guess it worked for the storyline.

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  • Posted April 14, 2014

    Hot Secrets, (Tall, Dark, and Deadly), Lisa Renee Jones. Review

    Hot Secrets, (Tall, Dark, and Deadly), Lisa Renee Jones.
    Review from jeannie zelos book reviews.
    I'm a romance lover, but it has to have a decent story behind it – and preferably a HEA too :-) I loved Lisa's Amy Benson series so thought I’d try this. Its romantic suspense but at the level I enjoy, not too deep on the suspense, but a good dollop of romance, and some smouldering sex!
    Royce is one of three brothers, all ex services, all tall, dark and deadly. They run Walker security, and Royce has been asked to discreetly protect Lauren by her father, a senator, who doesn't want her to know about it, or that he's received some suspicious threats. Royce has always had the hots for Lauren, but has no idea he's the subject of her erotic fantasies too. The dangers mount at the same time as he and Lauren embark on a passionate affair, but he knows he's threatening everything if she finds out he's been hired by her father. She'll feel betrayed, but he's stuck in the middle, needs to do his job, has fallen in love with Lauren and won't do anything that might jeopardise the danger she's in. Until the brothers can track down the source her life could be at risk, and Royce is determined not to let his feelings and fear she'll leave him get in the way of her safety.
    Of course everything comes to a head just at the wrong moment. There's hot sensual sex, danger and threats, blackmail and betrayals, before we reach a climatic conclusion. Its good value at just 99p for 197 pages, but even better is the fact you can buy all three books for just 77p! Each book is connected but a complete, stand-alone novel.
    Stars: four, good fun sensual read. .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2013

    Love it

    Loved all these books

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  • Posted October 20, 2013

    I enjoyed this book. Just when I thought I had the mystery figur

    I enjoyed this book. Just when I thought I had the mystery figured out there was another twist. And of course a great love story to go with
    it. It did seem tame verses other of Jones books I've read, very worth reading regardless

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  • Posted October 1, 2013

    WOW

    Lisa Renee Jones is one heck of a writer! She's right up there with Robin Nadler!!! I love this series!!! :0)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2013

    Excellent story

    Would have been 5 stars if the spelling and grammar had been fixed.
    160 pages of suspense, I thought I knew, but didn't. Loved the love story that evolved.

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  • Posted February 16, 2012

    Awesome Book!

    Hot Secrets in another awesome read by author Lisa Renee Jones. If you have not read a book by this author you are in for a treat as she writes sizzling hot stories.
    Lauren Reynolds is a tough assistant DA. Lauren spends most of her time working or attending media or charity events arranged by her father Senator Reynolds. Her father hopes to groom her to follow in his footsteps someday. Lauren's stepmother loves the glamour, and expects Lauren to be the doting daughter from this political family. However, Lauren believes in her job and prosecutes criminals to the fullest degree much to her family's dismay. While attending her father's birthday party, Lauren's friend Julie suggests she needs to take some time for herself and maybe engage in a little sexual interlude. Julie introduces Lauren to Royce Walker. Lauren feels instant attraction to this man.
    Royce Walker and his two brothers recently opened up a new security firm. Royce realizes this job with the Senator may be just what they need to get their business off the ground. When he is introduced to the Senator's daughter, he figures she's just a spoiled little rich girl. One dance is all it takes for the fire to sizzle between Royce and Lauren. They are both grown adults and decide sex with no strings attached is the way to calm this fire.
    It doesn't take long for Royce to realize there is much more to Lauren then he originally thought. He realizes she is in danger, rather it be a political reason against her father or related to her job, Royce knows her life is threatened.
    This book will keep you up until the wee hours of the morning because once you start it I guarantee you will not be able to put it down. It will keep you turning page after page with an exciting ending that will keep you guessing until the final pages. I look forward to the next book in this series. Hot sizzling sex, suspense and action - what more could you want to keep you entertained for hours. Read this book, and you will agree.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2012

    Great Read

    Loved this book, can't wait for the 2nd installment.

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  • Posted February 8, 2012

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    A Great Book

    Lauren Reynolds is an assistant DA that is working on her next big case. Lauren has always been a good lawyer and a good daughter to her Senator father. Now as Lauren prepares for her big murder case she starts having problems and she isn’t sure if it is related to her work or to her father. Lauren is doing her job and the last thing she needs is more distractions especially in the form of one Royce Walker, even if he is one of the best security experts around.

    Royce Walker used to work in the FBI until he started a security business with his brothers. Now because of a family connection he needs to consider Lauren off limits but that is a lot easier said than done. With the sparks flying between the two of them Royce’s job just got a lot harder to handle. Now he is going to have to find a way to protect Lauren and still dealing with the passion that is almost too hot to handle.

    Lauren needs to trust Royce to handle the treat against her and try and figure out just where that threat is coming from. Is it related to her current case or to an older one or is it somehow connected to her father? If Lauren and Royce can’t figure it out quickly it just might cost them more than they are prepared to pay.



    This is a fast paced story that will keep the reader turning the pages and trying to figure just what is going on. This is one that is worth reading and not to be missed. The storyline will keep the reader engaged in the story with trying to find out just who the bad guy is in this one. This is a great introduction to three brothers that will have the reader eagerly looking forward to the next installment in this series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

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