Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Deepest Kiss - J. Kenner


Deepest Kiss (1) - CopyFrom New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner comes a tantalizing ebook novella starring fan favorites Damien Stark and his wife, Nikki Fairchild. Deepest Kiss follows the couple from their island resort to their home in Los Angeles, and introduces Dallas Sykes, the seductive bad boy in the newest Stark International Novel, Dirtiest Secret—the first book in a new trilogy of the S.I.N. series.

Includes a special preview of J. Kenner’s provocative new novel, Dirtiest Secret!

My love for Damien Stark runs deep, and my need for his touch runs even deeper. He’s my shelter in this world, my light when everything seems dark, and all it takes is one kiss for my body to come alive.

Yet no matter where we go, our secrets threaten to surface. Someone dangerous from my past is back to stir up trouble, and now it feels like there’s nowhere I can hide.

I know Damien will always protect me, that our fierce desire will give us strength. In his arms I find safe harbor—and the sweetest release.


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My Review:

First off, I'll admit what a HUGE J. Kenner fan  I am! I LOVE getting more Damien and Nikki.  It's nice to see what's continuing to happen in their lives. And this novella was no exception! Their love is stronger than ever and palpable through the pages. They are so sweet, a little dirty and HOT HOT HOT! (We also see Dallas a little in this story, as his book is getting ready to come out!  WOOT WOOT!)

There is a big revelation that happens in this story, which, was pretty much what I thought it would be, but at the same time there was more to that story that I wouldn't have figured out without reading. It was an interesting twist to read.  I wanted to know more!  Nikki proved to herself in this story that she was strong, and even though Damien's love was what she needed,  "Because Damien will always be there, when I'm broken, and when I'm not.  He will always be there to hold me close.  To give me what I need.  And he will always help me heal." However, she also needed to let herself know that she was strong because of Damien and without Damien. She wanted to rely on her own two feet than always leaning on her husband.

Also happening in this book is Jackson and Sylvia's baby's arrival.  We, the reader, know Sylvia is about to pop and she and Jackson are getting ready for their bundle of joy.  We see things that are happening to them through Damien and Nikki's eyes. There may or may not be a surprise for you at the end of this book, dear reader :)  

If you've enjoyed other Stark novellas, this is no exception. I do recommend reading this one and even though it's short (Duh, Abby, it's a novella) it's a goody!!  I enjoyed it and I'm looking forward to Julie's next series featuring Dallas!  




“You wouldn’t,” I say, though I can’t keep the genuine worry out of my voice.

“Wouldn’t I?”

I shake my head, trying to appear more certain than I feel.

“Why not?”

“Because that wouldn’t just punish me. It would torture you, too.”

“It would,” he agrees. “And while I’m not usually averse to self-sacrifice for a good cause--and,” he adds as his eyes skim over my body, “you are a very good cause--tonight I have something else in mind. Take off your jeans, baby. Take off everything and get on the floor. I want you at my mercy.”

“I’m always at your mercy,” I say as I begin to comply, and from the gleam in his eyes, it’s clear that he knows it.

“You are,” he says, a softness sneaking in to dull the sharp edge of his voice. “As much as I’m at yours. But I’ve been thinking about you all day, hot and naked and wet for me. And tonight I’m taking what I want. And baby? I promise you’re going to enjoy it.”

I’m on the floor now, my clothes abandoned, and I whimper a little as his words caress me, making my nipples peak and my clit throb. I have absolutely no doubt he’s right. But enjoy is to mild a term. Whatever he has planned, I’m going to fucking love it.

“Roll over and get on your knees,” he demands as he unbuttons his shirt, then tosses it aside.

I do as he says, then look over my shoulder to see him, looking magnificent with his broad shoulders and tight abs. He’s strong and lean and hard, and there’s no question that he used to be an elite athlete. I don’t care about tennis at the moment, though. On the contrary, right then all I want to do is taste every delicious inch of him.


J. Kenner (aka Julie Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and #1 International bestselling author of over seventy novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres. Though known primarily for her award-winning and internationally bestselling erotic romances (including the Stark and Most Wanted series) that have reached as high as #2 on the New York Times bestseller list and #1 internationally, JK has been writing full time for over a decade in a variety of genres including paranormal and contemporary romance, "chicklit" suspense, urban fantasy, and paranormal mommy lit. JK has been praised by Publishers Weekly as an author with a "flair for dialogue and eccentric characterizations" and by RT Bookclub for having "cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swopn for him." A four time finalist for Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA award, JK took home the first RITA trophy awarded in the category of erotic romance in 2014 for her novel, Claim Me (book 2 of her Stark Trilogy).

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