Assassins in Love. Kris DeLake. Sourcebooks Casablanca, $ mass market ( p) ISBN Agent: Rikki Profile: Rogue assassin who kills only to rid the world of hardened criminals. Hates organizations. Always does it her way. Love becomes a matter of . Read “Assassins in Love” by Kris DeLake with Rakuten Kobo. A fast, edgy, and passionate story.” —Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author When.

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And that’s fine with me! Throw all that together with an author like DeLake and you have a smashing success!

He is determined to find out if Rikki is out to get him. A chase and some adventure ensues. And yet, despite the rushed feel to the story’s development and writing, it was very slow to build and seemed to drag on.

Assassins in Love (Assassins Guild, #1) by Kris DeLake

Her main characters, Rikki and Misha, are both assassins, though Rikki is an independent who doesn’t like organizations, and Misha’s been part of the Guild almost his krus That’s right, I started the year by reading something called Assassins in Lovewhich is a dumb title for a book that turned out to be pretty good. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!

She has her own reasons. To ask other readers questions about Assassins in Loveplease sign up. Then things take a crazy twist and we go on a pretty wild adventure that involve Original review on rabidgummibear.

They have a great one-night stand, then the heroine discovers that someone wants to assassinate the hero and she decides to Took me a good while to read this book. I wish the book had kept up that sexy action vibe that it started with instead of getting caught up in too many miscommunications and misguided suspicions. Misha has been on Rikki’s tracks, hoping he can convince her to join the Guild for her protection but A sultry futuristic thrill ride!

Kris DeLake is a pseudonym for Kristine Kathryn Ruschwhose Retrieval Artist novels I like very much, and she doesn’t put her writing ability aside when she’s writing romance novels.


Then all of a sudden it all clicked back into place and I was enjoying it again. But I just couldn’t get into it.

Assassins in Love

We get that Rikki was conflicted about Misha and her attraction to him but we didn’t need constant clarification! I loved the world that Kris DeLake a. She becomes convinced that he’s trying to kill her, as well, and drugs him so she can escape the cruise ship. I understood that Rikki had justifiable reasons for being attracted to Misha and when she realized who he was, how horrified she was by that.

It made me want to linger there and see in more detail how anyone lived in such shadows. This was a story where the character creation was good. This review originally posted on my blog, drey’s library. If you are expecting a high pace, action packed space adventure, this book is not for you.

Getting caught with a dead body at your feet isn’t exactly an assassin’s first choice. I really liked how similar Skye and John were, they had some much in common, including their jobs and how they felt about the people they went after.

For me, a good book, romance or otherwise, should illicit such a response from me, and Assassins in Love just didn’t do it. There was more than one plot thread throughout the book, and it seemed the three major ones were segregated into the beginning, middle, and end of the book instead of being more cohesively blended together throughout. The ending maybe could have been a little more thrilling but I liked it.

Nada mejor que hacerse los borrachos. Assassins in Love mixes a caper plot with a science fiction romance with some heavy backstory about suppressed memories and trust issues and surviving abuse. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Assassin in Love Playlist. This weakness shows up in little ways throughout the book, but most noticeably in a love scene in which Misha has difficulty standing up because of their lovemaking But as they explore their past and see if they might possibly have a present, they take on a job together to see if they can find a way to trust each other.


Not really who I want for a hero. Both have secrets, both have trouble trusting and both usually work independently.

Anyway, I really, really hope we see more from Rusch’s Kris DeLake alias, because this one totally took the top of my head off. Oh, it hits us in several other ways, but it just doesn’t affect our lower extremities in that adorable “I’m a fainting princess” way that you gals get.

The loving was pretty lame too, come to think of it. Though the premise behind the story had a lot of potential one of the reasons I was drawn to it in the first placeit fell short of those expectations, at least for me. What neither one of them expects is the combustible chemistry between them. The different physical reactions we have to a kiss.

When all the cards fall and lives are both saved and lost, the final outcome facing Skye and Jack seems like aasassins might tear them apart rather than bring them together. Feb 15, Jenn rated it really liked it. Originally posted at http: What he does know is that Rikki doesn’t follow the rules he lives by.

I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway, so I really wanted to be able to give it a rave review! I thought it was a fun sci fi romance, though it did have some flaws.

Now her plans for a clean kill assaszins a quick getaway have hit a snag – especially when she finds out exactly who Misha really is There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The kkris has a sexy feel to it that I absolutely love. Don’t call the National Organization of Women on me.