Monday, March 16, 2020

Hers to Tame by Rhenna Morgan Blog Tour


As an avtoritet for the most powerful crime syndicate in New Orleans, Kir Vasilek doesn’t act without purpose, doesn’t speak without thought and never, ever loses his cool. The lives of his brothers, his family, depend on it. But then Cassie McClintock strolls back into his life, and staying cool is next to impossible. Cassie was the one who got away—and Kir is willing to break all his own rules to keep it from happening ever again.

It’s one thing to report on the Russian mafia; it’s quite another to sleep with one of them, especially one as dangerous, and as sinfully sexy, as Kir Vasilek. Even though the information he once provided helped make her career—and the memory of his touch still keeps her up at night—Cassie knows too much about his world to go down that path.

But when Kir reaches out for help after a rival family comes for one of his own, Cassie doesn’t want to say no, either to investigating a gruesome murder or to the heat that pulls her right back into his arms… and his heart. Taming Kir—and helping to save the family she’s come to call her own—is not the story she thought she’d write, but it’s the one she’s determined will get a happy ending.

Hers to Tame is the highly anticipated follow-up to His to Defend. And don’t miss Roman’s story in Mine to Keep, coming soon from Rhenna Morgan and Carina Press.

One-click with confidence. This title is part of the Carina Press Romance Promise: all the romance you’re looking for with an HEA/HFN. It’s a promise!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48640438-hers-to-tame


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“Please take this in the spirit it’s intended, but you work for a man who’s suspected of leading a growing crime family. I don’t think me telling you where I live is a good idea.”

“1023 South Franklin Avenue.”

Cassie stopped so hard she wobbled slightly in her heels. “How did you… I mean, I only just moved in there.”

His smile softened and his words were offered with gentle deliberateness. “I’m a very thorough man, Cassie. You can’t possibly think I wouldn’t learn everything I could about a person before I shared important information with them.”

Very thorough.

Frighteningly so.

She shook the foreboding off and resumed her trek to the station, albeit on slightly less stable legs. “All the more reason for us to meet someplace public.”

“All right. Then I’ll pick you up and take you somewhere.”

“Not necessary.” She checked both ways on the street and hurried across. “Just tell me where you want to talk, and I’ll meet you there.”

“I’m afraid my retrieving you and escorting you is nonnegotiable.”

She frowned at him, but kept going. “You’ve got a lot of points you won’t negotiate. Tell me why this one’s one of them.”

“Because while I’m very much interested in hearing what you have to share, I’m not interested in anyone else hearing. The best way to ensure our privacy is to make sure no one else knows where we’re going—including you.”

She stopped just six feet from the station’s front door. “You don’t trust me?”

“Should I?”

Hmm. He did kind of have a point. And given how she’d stiffed him after their second date, he still might be wondering if she’d simply used him. “Fine. Pick me up at my place tomorrow at eight. But don’t pick any place fancy. A coffee shop, or someplace simple. And not Starbucks either. It’s criminal what they charge for coffee.”

His mouth twitched as if it were all he could do to keep a wisecrack trapped behind his lips. “You seem determined to expose me to establishments with limited standards.” He nodded, the picture of gentility and confidence. “I’ll endeavor to pick a location that suits your expectations.” He held out his hand, palm up. “Until tomorrow, then.”

He had great hands. Not too smooth like someone trapped in an office, but a man’s hands. Slightly calloused, with long fingers and blunt fingertips. Of all the things she’d replayed from their time together, his touch had been the most frequent. Which was exactly why she’d be smart to avoid any and all physical contact with him going forward.

Glutton for punishment and well-mannered Texas girl that she was, she slipped her palm against his.

Oh, yeah.

Still amazing.

Electric and warm. Supercharged and bristling with promise.

And that was just her hand.

“Thank you again for the dinner. It wasn’t necessary, but I appreciate it all the same.” Hating the breathiness in her voice, she tried to release her hand.

Kir held it tight, the pad of his thumb subtly moving over the tender spot between her thumb and her forefinger. As if he were remembering other, more in¬timate places he’d touched her. “I assure you. The pleasure was all mine.”

He gently released her, turned without the least amount of hesitation, and strolled toward the parking lot like he didn’t have a care in the world.

Watching him was something to relish. An indulgence she didn’t even realize she’d taken until he

stepped off the sidewalk and turned to open the door to his car.

Great. And now he’s busted you ogling him.

She swung one of the double glass doors open and strode into the arctic reception area.

“Girl, that dude was hot,” Bonnie said before Cassie’s eyes could adjust from the blinding sunshine outside. “He your boyfriend?”

“Oh, no.” She set the paper bag on the counter and shook her head. “Just a contact that helped me out on a few stories a while back.”

And ruined me for other men, but why quibble over details?

Bonnie took the bag and opened it, but the look on her face and her answering chuckle said she didn’t buy a word Cassie’d said. “Uh-huh. Looked to me like he was plotting how to peel you out of your professional getup.”

Yeah, it’d felt like that, too. But she wasn’t going to think about that now. Or ever, if she could help it. “Nope. Just talking business.” She waved toward the bag and headed back toward the newsroom.

“Good business, or bad business?”

Cassie swung the door to the hallway open and cast Bonnie one last look. “I haven’t decided yet. Could have been the lottery, or the biggest wrong turn of my life.”

Copyright © 2020 by Rhenna Morgan




Reviews by the Wicked Reads Review Team

Ruthie☆☆☆☆
4.5 stars of absolute hotness!

This is the second book in the series and I highly recommend that you start with His to Defend, which tells Sergei and Evette's story, and is also absolutely enchanting and they are important in this book too.

Cassie is by choice a photographer, but earns her living as a TV reporter. She needs her next big story to retain her prime TV slot, and thinks that maybe reconnecting with Kir, a source from her past, will help. But chance gives her the opportunity to get close to him again, and all thoughts of a story fall by the wayside as they clearly have unresolved chemistry.

Kir is a very loyal member of Sergei's family here in the USA. He has seen how the love that his hardened boss has found has changed everything but is not expecting to fall... until he decides to make a move on Cassie, who has not left his thoughts. They go fast and he has no doubts that she is the one, even though he has to reconcile himself with his past and how he will be in the future.

I loved catching up with this group of fabulous people and of course, the Haven Team (if you have not read them, then you are in for another treat!!). It is so refreshing to have a story where the man is so certain and consistent and has to be what every woman would wish for – and Cassie does get with the plan quite quickly. As they work together to resolve the mystery of his hacker's murder, we see just what a great fit they really are with each other.

My advice, go and buy a copy, and enjoy a wonderful read.


Avid Reader☆☆☆☆
M/F Romance (mafia)

Cassie is good at her job. She knows that she needs another great story, but she’s not sure where she should look to get it. When she decides that she needs to be better at adulting, she moves into a small apartment and leaves the comforts of her aunt’s house.

Kir knows that his family means everything to him. But when it’s hit by outside forces, he’ll have to talk with the only woman who has truly ever gotten under his skin. Kir seeks Cassie out to figure out whether or not she might be able to help him find the people responsible for murdering one of his family.

Cassie and Kir have amazing chemistry, but neither truly knows if they can trust the other. With their back and forth banter, Kir’s protective streak, and Cassie’s ability to tease out a story from nothing, these two will have to wind their way through betrayal, mystery, and their attraction.


Also Available in the NOLA Knights Series

Book 1
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For reviews & more info, check out our His to Defend post.




A native Oklahoman, Rhenna Morgan is a certified romance junkie. Whether it’s contemporary, paranormal, or fantasy you’re after, Rhenna’s stories pack romantic escape full of new, exciting worlds, and strong, intuitive men who fight to keep the women they want.

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Reviewers on the Wicked Reads Review Team were provided a free copy of Hers to Tame (NOLA Knights #2) by Rhenna Morgan to read and review for this tour.

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