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Shifters and dhampyres, wit, humor and excitement, acceptance and love. Isabel Jordan delivers it all in Semi-Broken, another wonderful installment in the Harper Hall Investigations series.
“In Lucas’ arms, she wasn’t a mistake, a wapon, a freak. She was just… Seven.”
Alpha wolf shifter Lucas Cooper, who we’ve met in previous Harper Hall installments, has been tasked to break free the prisoner known as 754821 from the supernatural prison. Something he was unsure of until he saw beautiful pleading blue eyes aged by pain. But getting her out of the prison will be walk in the park compared with persuading her to believe she’s worthy of love and happiness.
She was born Grace Riddick, but raised with only a numeric designation as a killer by Sentry to dispose of paranormal threats. Even the things that go bump in the dark are afraid of her. But Sentry is gone, she’s supposed to carry the final mission they charged cleaners with. But the hope and promise of family and love she finds in the shifter’s eyes is irresistibly tempting. They say opposites attract and these two couldn’t be more different. He’s easy going and cares deeply for this friends, she’s a quiet loner. Can they overcome their differences while attempt to neutralize the danger that’s threatening to destroy her?
I stopped reading paranormal romances a while ago when they all started to feel the same. Of course I made exceptions here and there. After reading Isabel’s “weird” bio section knew I had to read her books. I’ve come to treasure each of these gems as they appeal so much to my own sarcastic nature, love of pop culture and general weirdness.
I hope she never runs out of ideas for this series which I like to think of as a mix between Moonlighting, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and a few others. But I’m getting off track, so let’s get down to it.
Lucas thought he was in love with Harper and that “the one” for him had gotten away. I was completely team Riddick when it came to Harper’s love life, but Lucas is such a great and easy guy to like that I couldn’t help but want him to find his happiness and who better to do it with than with Riddick’s sister! I loved how this sexy hot alpha wolf finally realized what true love was when he met and got to know Seven.
Of course it wasn’t easy as Seven had a lot to deal with, starting with incorporating herself into society. She also had to come to terms with her past actions and accept that she’s worthy of having family, friends and a life with love and happiness. So theirs was a slow, sexy, awkward and funny hot burn. I loved every minute of it.
I also enjoyed having back all the charming characters from past books who I’ve come to of as my own friends that not only help out the couple but add a fun and funny layer to the story. I can’t wait to read the next installment, possibly for Nikolai and Vi?
Semi-Broken is book #4 in The Harper Hall Investigations Series by Isabel Jordan. It’s a sexy and sweet paranormal romance with a kick@$$ heroine written from several points of view with a happy ending.
Semi-Broken is book #4 in The Harper hall Investigations Series by Isabel Jordan. It’s a fun, sexy and sweet paranormal romance written from various points of view with a happy ending.
* I was given an ARC of this book courtesy of the author. The excerpts are from that copy. *