Review: Enemy Mine by Karin Harlow

Enemy Mine by Karin Harlow
Series:  Book 2 (L.O.S.T.)
Publication Date:  August 30, 2011
Publisher: Pocket Star
Pages: 384
Source: ARC from author

While tracking uranium-spinning centrifuges in Kyrgyzstan, L.O.S.T. operative Nikko Cruz is ambushed and left for dead. Which means he must be hallucinating when the only woman he ever loved—the woman he was sentenced to death for killing—comes to his rescue.

Half-daemon Selena Guererro has secrets she’d kill for. The most important one, she’s already died to protect. Now she’ll do anything to keep her daughter safe. But she can’t just leave her lost love to perish. She injects Nikko with immortal blood serum, putting herself in grave danger.

When Nikko comes to, he is superhuman and super pissed. The mother of his daughter—the one he thought killed their child—is alive. He wants answers. He wants blood. And despite his best intentions, he wants Selena. He traces her to a mysterious terrorist cell where the spun uranium has surfaced. First, he must retrieve the deadly material. Then he’ll take revenge on his beautiful ex. But when nothing goes as planned, Nikko and Selena find themselves burning with desire . . . and blowing the roof off their separate worlds, human and daemon alike.

Review:  I love this series!  Karin Harlow has created such an interesting organization when it comes to L.O.S.T.  It’s a mix of a group of renegades, thrown together into a special ops group and then to make things even more interesting, some paranormal elements are added in.

With Enemy Mine, we get a reunion story with a twist.  In Nikko’s mind, Selena is back from the grave (that he happened to put her in) and he’s bent on making her life miserable for breaking his heart years before.  But at the same time, they end up teaming together to try to keep a nuclear weapon out of human and paranormal (demon and vampire) terrorists’ hands.

There are so many twists and turns to keep the reader on the edge of their seat… or turning the pages.  I think my only complaint is that the cast of characters was quite large and at times I had to stop and figure out who was who… especially when it came to all the bad guys.  But it was great to reunite with Jax & Cross as well as the other LOST operatives, and I can’t wait for the next installment.

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