Jake Louvière finds that he can no longer deny that he is meant to be an Alpha . . . even if that means leaving behind his beloved pack and home in New Orleans. While struggling with this decision, he comes across a beautiful and mysterious woman while running on the bayou and is immediately drawn to her magic and beauty . . .however, before he can discover just who she is and what she is doing on his property, she is whisked away by one of Jake’s old adversaries, the vampire Quintus.
Kai Beckett is a supernatural that has been hiding her identity for centuries. When she finds her sister is missing, she knows she must seek help to find her. She also needs someone string enough to protect her from the other supernaturals who seek to use and control her powers for their own benefit. She knows that Jake was meant to be her Alpha and seeks him out. Before she can explain why she is there, she is swept away b Quintus, the ancient vampire who has been protecting her without her knowledge.
Jake and Kai’s chemistry is explosive, but as she is not wolf, can they truly be mates? Regardless, Jake vows to help Kai find her sister and defeat the evil that stalks her for her powers. Quintus also pledges himself and Jake and the vampire find themselves working together to save both Kai and her sister from the danger surrounding them and Jake’s new pack in Southern California.
Kym Grosso continues to weave spell-binding tales with her Immortals of New Orleans series. Jake is an erotic adventure that takes readers from the magical city of New Orleans all the way to the beaches of Southern California. While the books focus is on Jake, Kai and Quintus, it is nice to see characters from past books making appearances to keep the flow and continuity of the series moving forward.
Kym has an amazing way of creating dynamic characters that never stop growing and changing. Each character is unique and some constantly surprise and keep readers guessing as to their true motivations. The plot for this book was also action packed and seriously hot with some very erotic scenes between the main characters. While meant for a more mature reading audience, the sex scenes, while scorching, are also tastefully down and are important to the story line to keep things moving forward.
With a unique plot, dynamic characters, seduction, intrigue, danger and more, Jake will keep readers turning page after page to find out just who Kai Beckett is as well as if Jake will claim his spot as Alpha. 5 stars!
Rise to Alpha
With Alpha blood coursing through his veins, charismatic wolf Jake Louvière, can no longer deny his true nature. As his beast demands his rightful place within Acadian Wolves, he’s forced to choose between killing his Alpha or leaving New Orleans forever. When a mysterious woman trespasses into the bayou, Jake is instinctively wary of the creature that is not wolf. Inexplicably drawn to her, he attempts to resist her magic as it weaves a seductive spell. As quickly as she appears, the dangerous beauty is kidnapped by a powerful New York vampire, and Jake swears retribution against an old adversary.
For centuries, Kai Beckett concealed her true identity from those who would steal her ancient powers. Risking everything to save her sister, she searches for the Alpha who’d left San Diego to return to his Cajun roots. Jake, a mate worthy of her spirit, seeks to tame her wild nature but she is not one to easily submit. As Kai surrenders to her attraction to the Alpha, she embraces her darkest fantasies.
From New Orleans to Southern California, Jake and Kai are surrounded by intrigue and danger. Learning to trust each other, they fight lethal enemies and the irresistible connection binding them together. As they spiral into an erotic adventure, will Jake acknowledge Kai as his mate? With a nefarious enemy seeking to capture her, will Jake rise to Alpha, saving both Kai and his pack?
Kade Dark Embrace (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 1)
Luca’s Magic Embrace (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 2)
Tristan’s Lyceum Wolves (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 3)
Logan’s Acadian Wolves (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 4)
Léopold’s Wicked Embrace (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 5)
Dimitri (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 6)
Jax (Immortals of New Orleans, Book 7)
Kym enjoys reading, tennis, zumba, traveling and spending time with her husband and children. New Orleans, with its rich culture, history and unique cuisine, is one of her favorite places to visit. Also, she loves traveling just about anywhere that has a beach or snow-covered mountains. On any given night, when not writing her own books, Kym can be found reading her Kindle, which is filled with hundreds of romances.