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Praise for the Novels of Jo Davis
I Spy a Naughty Game
“A masterpiece about danger, action, lost love, and new beginnings with a bit of bondage on the side.”
“It’s as if your favorite government agent antiterrorist TV show was X-rated. Each page features either pulse-pounding action or supercharged sex—you don’t get a chance to catch your breath.”
I Spy a Wicked Sin
“An edgy and intriguing start to Jo Davis’s new series about the mysterious SHADO agency.I Spy a Wicked Sin
has a fast-paced story line as well as enough suspense and spy games to thrill any mystery lover, but at its core the story centers on the very hot and sensual relationship between assassin Lily Vale and her target, Jude St. Laurent . . . a sexy, riveting story.”
“A top pick. I loved it and can’t wait for more of this new series.”
—Night Owl Romance
“Scintillates with one naughty erotic encounter after the next. The passion is underscored by the mystery.... While the wicked games Lily, Jude, and others play ratchet up the heat level, what captured me aboutI Spy a Wicked Sin
was the likability of the characters.”
When Alex Was Bad
“Davis has done it again . . . a passionate, exhilarating book that will definitely keep a reader’s attention. Five hearts!”
—Night Owl Romance
“Davis knows her stuff, and she is a brilliant writer when it comes to romantic suspense.When Alex Was Bad
had me on the edge of my seat.”
“From the first paragraph until the last page, Ms. Davis kept me captivated with her erotic wording and sensual play between the characters. The sex is spicy-hot and the suspense will keep you guessing until the very end. Five cups!”
—Coffee Time Romance
“Jo Davis sizzles with her debut erotic novel.”
—Fallen Angel Reviews
“For fans of erotic suspense, Davis serves it up smokin’-hot. . . . Tension builds right to the very end, in and out of the bedroom.”
—Reader to Reader Reviews
“Wickedly wonton. . . . Take a walk on the wild side and experience an erotic suspense novel not to be missed.”
Trial by Fire
“Romantic suspense that has it all: a sizzling firefighter hero, a heroine you’ll love, and a story that crackles and pops with sensuality and action. All I can say is keep the fire extinguisher handy or risk spontaneous combustion!”
New York Times
bestselling author of
Sworn to Silence
“Sizzling romantic suspense . . . so hot it singes the pages!”
New York Times
bestselling author of
“A five-alarm read . . . riveting, sensual.”
“For a poignant and steamy romance with a great dose of suspense, be sure to pick up a copy ofTrial by Fire
. . . as soon as it hits the bookstores! Five bookmarks!”
—Wild on Books
“Jo Davis set the trap, baited the hook, and completely reeled me in withTrial by Fire
. Heady sexual tension, heartwarming romance, and combustible love scenes just added fuel to the fire.... Joyfully recommended!”
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In loving memory of Hannah Montgomery, my dear friend and second mom for almost forty years. Losing you is proof that there is never quite enough time to let people know what they truly mean to you. So I hope you somehow know all of the things I ran out of precious time to say.
The world just isn’t right without you in it. I miss your sweet Southern drawl and your wicked sense of humor. I hope the angels realize how lucky they are to have you among them. I love you.