"Raw. Smart. Quick-witted. Mouthwatering. Just a few adjectives that describe this exquisite tale. Do not let this unforgettable story, or its incredible cast of characters, slip by you."DARYNDA JONES, New York Times bestselling author
Kellen Hockley usually keeps quiet about his past, but once upon a time he loved a girl named Angela. He hasn't seen her in a decade, but now he has to break the news to her that his team of rogue treasure hunters accidentally killed her husband. He's had better days...
It's not the news that's delivered to Angela Neko that breaks her apartit's the rumbly, Texas drawl delivering it. She can't believe she's hearing Kellen's voice again. But there's no time for distractions. When Angela's own life is threatened, yielding up all of her lies and secrets, she and Kellen must figure out how to reverse the geopolitical firestorm she lit to save the world, to save Kellen's cat...and just maybe to save each other.
Wanted and Wired Series:
Wanted and Wired (Book 1)
Perfect Gravity (Book 2)
What People Are Saying About Wanted and Wired:
"Wanted and Wired delivers a high-octane adventure with riveting twists and turns, fresh yet gritty characters, and miles of sci-fi sizzle. I loved it! I can't wait to see what Vivien Jackson has in store for us next."AMANDA BOUCHET USA Today bestselling author of A Promise of Fire
"Steamy...an easy trip into a not-so-distant world of technologically enhanced humans ruled by their indefatigable and inexhaustible hormones."Publishers Weekly
"Impressive...Jackson has a real winner on her hands!"RT Book Reviews
"Jackson leaves the reader anticipating the next installment."Booklist
About the Author
Johanna Parker, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has earned an esteemed Audie Award and three Audie nominations. She has received high praise for her work in all genres, including her portrayal of Sookie Stackhouse in Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire Mysteries series.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Three and a half Having read Wanted and Wired I was desperate to learn more about the varied characters this author has dreamed up. I was really looking forward to seeing how this dark future envisaged for mankind could be somehow turned around. We met the wonderfully caring Kellen previously and it was clear he has some sort of past connection with congress woman Angela but in this story we get not only more of their backstory but fresh insights into just why Angela is the tough no nonsense woman she has become. With the very real possibility of war looming Angela is sure she knows her duty but has no idea that she's about to become a target herself ! I love the world building in place here as its futuristic enough to feel different and yet not full of gobbledegook that needs repeated explanations. The author excels in giving us vibrant diverse supporting characters and I have to admit that the effervescent Chloe and Yoink the very special cat just stole every scene they were in. Plus I wanted more Dan Dan but alas that wasn't to be but who knows what the future of this series holds . Ok nitty gritty time and in sorry but I didn't really care much for Angela. She's ruthlessly cold and I struggled to warm to her. The author attempts to redeem her with a sad loss but even then her reaction was to take a life ! I do understand revenge is a strong motive but it just didn't work for me . Plus there's a moment when she requested something from Dan Dan that had me wanting to bang her over the head ! I tried to feel sympathy for her but honestly she's my least favourite character in this series. Will she mellow in the future? If brutal I'm hoping we don't get too much of Angela but other characters have me salivating because come on with all that mech technology something surely can be done ! For me this wasn't as good as the first book but I'd definitely read more from this author. This voluntary take is of a copy I requested from Netgalley and my thoughts and comments are honest and I believe fair
Book Info Paperback Expected publication: November 7th 2017 by Sourcebooks Casablanca Original Title Perfect Gravity ISBN 1492648191 (ISBN13: 9781492648192) Edition Language English Series Tether #2 Other Editions (1) Source:Netgalley EARC Buy book from Amazon B&N BOOK BLURB Second in a snarky, sexy sci-fi romance series with the perfect balance of humor, heart, and heat. When someone tries to kill powerful continental senator Angela Neko, Texan outlaw and old flame Kellen Hockley is the only man who can keep her safe...and help her save the world. Kellen Hockley usually keeps quiet about his past, but once upon a time he loved a girl named Angela. He hasn't seen her in a decade, but now he has to break the news to her that his team of rogue treasure hunters accidentally killed her husband. He's had better days... It's not the news that's delivered to Angela Neko that breaks her apart--it's the rumbly, Texas drawl delivering it. She can't believe she's hearing Kellen's voice again. But there's no time for distractions. When Angela's own life is threatened, yielding up all of her lies and secrets, she and Kellen must figure out how to reverse the geopolitical firestorm she lit to save the world, to save Kellen's cat...and just maybe to save each other. My Thoughts After reading it I likened book 1 Wanted and Wired to one of my favorite older sci-fi-fi book series Crimson City , which starts with book 1 by the same name Crimson City. This second book is even closer to the feeling of that older sci-fi series in some ways but still has a unique flair in keeping with it's being written in 2017. Filled with twists and turns that kept me turning pages each day until had to stop and process the more intricate information received. The fact that this is a varied mix of technical and futuristic along with the romance mixed with suspense and mystery was kind of strange here and there but all misgivings were forgotten or overlooked as the story unfolded. Even some of the more predictable parts were forgiven as Angela and Kellan found their way back to each other despite those still trying to keep them torn apart forever. Through all the betrayals, political intrigue, outright lies and secrets that the pair endured their abilities to rise above these trials was triumphant to behold. Despite the many deaths that took an emotional toll on them both their determination to soldier on on behalf of those left alive was neither undertaken lightly nor was it without a positive outcome. The ending of this second book proved that despite the evil humans were capable of they were also capable of greater deeds of compassion as well. [EArc from Netgalley ]