Deadly Is the Kiss

Deadly Is the Kiss

by Rhyannon Byrd
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Deadly Is the Kiss by Rhyannon Byrd

Tasked with protecting humanity from harm, the last thing Ashe Granger was searching for on his mission was his destined mate. Then, a mysterious dark-eyed beauty reluctantly offered him shelter. A spark of danger—and a soul-deep recognition—ignited a burning, carnal need….

Since her family's exile, Juliana Sabin had borne full responsibility for their safety. So when evil struck, she had no choice but to ally herself with the sexy guardian vampire. Now, months later, Ashe is back and tempting Juliana to reveal her darkest secrets…and desires. For the killer stalking the shadows isn't acting alone—and he won't rest until his deadly cravings are fulfilled.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459225688
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 182,304
File size: 335 KB

About the Author

Rhyannon Byrd is a longtime fan of romance and the author of more than thirty paranormal and erotic titles. She has been nominated for three Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Awards, including best Shape-shifter Romance. After having spent years enjoying the glorious sunshine of the American South and Southwest, Rhyannon now lives in the beautiful, but often chilly county of Warwickshire in England with her husband and family. Visit her website at

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Deadly Is the Kiss 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
LITERALADDICTION_MLO More than 1 year ago
Our Review [by Michelle L. Olson - LITERAL ADDICTION's Pack Alpha]: Primal Instinct is one of my favorite series, but this spin-off installment was by far my favorite book yet. I've been a fan of the Granger brothers all along and there's just something about Ashe that set my heart a pitter pat, so when I heard that Deadly is the Kiss was his book I was beyond excited. After reading the captivating conclusions to Rush of Darkness and Rush of Pleasure, I knew we were in for something special with Ashe and Juliana's book was released. Boy was that an understatement. Deadly is the Kiss throws Ashe and Juliana together under unusual circumstances and forces them to confront the undeniable attraction they have had for one another since they met back in the Wasteland. With danger lurking around every corner the story is a non-stop adrenaline rush and keeps the characters (and the reader) on alert and hypersensitive, which makes for some amazing moments. Ashe is everything you want in an alpha male - gorgeous, strong, deadly, protective, stubborn, and take no prisoners. He can be intimidating, and I wanted to smack him a few times for so vehemently denying his feelings for Juliana and then turning around and using them (and her obvious attraction to him) to taunt or blackmail her, but all of it together made him what I always knew he was but found out in spades in this book... SEXY AS SIN. Juliana was a great heroine - smart, funny & resourceful. I loved uncovering her insecurities in this book as well as it made her even more `real' to me. Together, they are dynamite. There was no instant perfect chemistry and things that `just worked', they went through a lot to get where they ended up and it was a ride that I never wanted to end. As usual, Rhyannon's world building was superb. Her Primal Instinct world has always been ingenious, but there was something about the set up of this book and the additional treasures she provided for us readers. I was captivated throughout. It excites me to think that there may be additional books following Deadly is the Kiss (hopefully Gideon's and a few others!?) that are set up like this one was with bucket loads of intrigue, romance, action, intensity and so much more. LITERAL ADDICTION gives Deadly is the Kiss 5 Skulls and would give it more if there were more to give. I whole heartedly recommend this to all Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Vampire, Shifter and all around Fantasy readers who want a grab you by the seat and not let go read. While this book can be read as a stand alone I would highly recommend reading the books in the Primal Instinct series beforehand to get the history and get properly introduced to Ashe in all of his glory. I cannot wait for more from Rhyannon Byrd and while I know that it will be a bit before I get another of these books, I know that I have her BloodRunner's series installment to look forward to and I am very excited for that.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ive been waiting for awhile for this book. Soooo worth the wait. Love the dynamic relation between Ashe n Jules. This is one of my favorite in the series. Can't wait for the book. I highly recommended all the other books written by this great author. :D
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book did not disappoint. Many of Ms. Byrd's fans have been waiting for the story of Julia and Ashe for quite a long time and it was worth the wait. Cannot wait for the next installment regarding the Granger family.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was wonderful and well worth the wait. A great read that I could not put down.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was amazing !!!! I had falln in love with ashe from the start and the fact that his story FINALLY csme out was amazing too me. Ashe is dark, protective, deadly, sexy as hell and mysterious. The perfect combination for an alpha male. I loved the diolouge in this story n julianna is amazing. All in all this was an amazing read and i recommend it to all.
Mariatta More than 1 year ago
This is it! This story is just blowing! I was a fan of Ashe all along and I'm so happy that he finally found his soul-mate! And Juliana - what a wonderful, sensitive women! She is exactly what Ashe needs and she changes him so he becomes just what she needs him to be! I recommend this book with all my heart!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've really enjoyed the Primal Instinct series and have found them all to be well written so when I found out there was going to be a spin off with the Grangers naturally I was thrilled. I mean what's not to love about these brothers, right. Sadly I was a little disappointed with this book. It's a quick, easy read but a little cheesy. I didn't really like the dialogue all that much between Ashe and Julianna. It's as though she tried to write Ashe as raw, which ordinarily I like. It makes the men seem more realistic but the attempt fell a little flat and just came out corny. Nevertheless, it was still a fun read just not my favorite from her. The Primal Instinct books were just so good.
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Bluewillow1970 More than 1 year ago
Loved every character in the entire series... Devoured every word
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Great read! I've read so many novels, this one is one of my favs. The writing alone is fantastic! Definitely stands in a category by itself! Started reading the rest of her other books now too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Flowing.. will read again
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