Echo

Falling for him wasn't in the plan. Losing him isn't an option.

Demons rule the divide between victory and defeat. Not that Archer Belak knows the true nature of the enemy. Special forces, best of the best, leader of the military’s most secret unit, Archer will find a way.

Best of the best? Ha. Lana Fischer’s demon hunting team holds that title, and double the secrecy. She’s more than happy to take on whatever’s haunting that canyon.

Sounds like a couple of alphas, right? Nope, not these two. Lana is carefree, accepting, and won’t quit until the job’s done. Archer’s got the nice guy meets badass special forces thing going, and he will fight to the bitter end with every last breath, every time… And this time, it might just take his last breath.

“You’re not getting in there without a military escort. Trust me. It’s dead center in the middle of the warzone.”

Lana leaned back and propped her feet on the coffee table, a wicked grin spreading across her cheeks. “I haven’t made a new friend in ages. I’ll go, play along, and most importantly, I’ll find a way in. You guys figure out what this is and how we can crush it. I’ll play diplomat.”

Quinn leaned into Ryan and he tugged her against him. She snorted and said, “Lana the Diplomat. Ha. Take it easy on him anyway.”

“Of course,” she answered with an eye-roll.

Ryan raised an eyebrow. “Don’t take it too easy on him.”

“Hey, this is work. I don’t mix business and pleasure,” Lana huffed. “Usually. Unless he’s really hot.”
Rain or snow, sunny or overcast, Lana rocked the boots and denim skirt look. She would say freezing or sweltering, but apparently, sweltering heat wove heavy and sticky into the thick fabric. Although that was probably her sweat. Thus, “sweltering” will no longer be included in her boots and denim skirt universal outfit.
Tousling his hair in an endearing habit, judging by the disarray already present, he knocked his glasses off and juggled them a moment before catching them. With a sheepishly sexy smile, he said, “Archer Belak.”

“Lana.”
Easing her foot back, she smiled. “Okay. I apologize for assuming you were a sexist ass. I run into it too often.”

“I get it. I trust the women and men in my unit equally, and a hell of a lot more than rest of the entire military, but I know a lot of women had to work twice as hard to get where they are to prove the plethora of sexist asses wrong.”

“You said plethora.” She grinned and nudged his foot with hers. He nudged her back. “Now who’s being judgmental?”

“Not judgment. I’m fond of the word dearth.”

“Pessimist?” His grin widened.
Scratching his head, his cobalt eyes glazed with sleep, Archer stumbled outside in black joggers and a snug white tee. He plopped down onto the swing next to her and took a long sip from his stoneware mug, the steam from his coffee wafting over his face and brightening his tan complexion. “You’re up early. Afraid I’d ditch you?” he asked.

“Actually, no,” she smiled and resisted leaning into him. With how sleepy he was, she was tempted to curl into him and indulge in a full snuggle. “I might actually trust you.”
Voice unsteady as she strained to focus, she bit her lower lip and grinned before asking, “Is this a thing you have, saving up for the big first kiss? Do you normally steal second before you’ve even hit the ball?”

“This might be a first.” He slid her top back down and spooned snug together on his cot, he nuzzled against her neck and whispered, “Get some sleep.”

“There’s a lot we can do that wouldn’t involve kissing.”

“I don’t pack condoms on deployments.”

“Then go wake up someone that might have some. Sex isn’t kissing.”

“Go to sleep, Lana,” he grumbled, but the laugh in his voice tickled over her.

“Yes, Major.”

He pinched her side. “Careful or I’ll write you up for insubordination.”
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What people are saying about Echo

This will probably be the best book in the series. There is never a dull or dead moment in this story. The heat, desert and otherwise, is almost palpable. The characters are brave and reckless, and their interactions are the stuff of legends. Enjoy.

Reader Review

After reading the Foothills series, I became a big Carrie Thorn[e] fan. And when I saw an ARC opportunity for Carrie Thorne, I jumped at it! It wasn’t until I began reading this book that I realized that I was a bit lost. Unbeknownst to me, this is the fourth in a series of which I was unfamiliar with and quite different from the contemporary romance that I’d usually associate with Carrie Thorne.br>
So I took a bit more time and read the first book in the series , Six (which is currently free) to bring me up to speed a bit. Turns out that Echo is a complete standalone and reading the previous books isn’t a requirement although I do recommend it! I loved both Six and Echo so that when I looked into the second book, Wildest, I immediately purchased it since it was on sale!br>
If you like some paranormal mixed with suspense and steam, then this book and series is for you!br>
I loved Archer! It’s kind of impossible not to! Sweet, sexy, swole!!! That about sums him up. Lana was equally as great! Got to love a b@d@$$ woman! The chemistry between them was fire!!!

I honestly can’t wait for the next book!

Reader Review SSWB

Echo is the fourth book in the Demon Hunter Romance series. It is a standalone, but I encourage you to read the previous 3 books to be able to follow along with the story without wondering what you missed. If you don’t want to read all 3 books before you read this one, then I suggest you at least read Wildest, Book 2.

This book was nothing like I anticipated- it was more. From chapter one, you hit the ground running and are captivated with the happenings of this book. Even though I read apart of this in the teaser in the last book, I was still devouring every word I read. Knowing how Lana is based on her character in the other demon hunter books, I knew her story would be nothing, but extraordinary and one of a kind. Each demon hunter book is different and yet the same and I love how the author intertwines the lives of the demon hunters, missions, and so forth in like an on-going story kinda. I have to admit I am going to be sad when we get to the end of the series.

Lana Fischer is a one of kind woman who has a flair for fashion and a fierce demon hunter. She loves her family, her life’s purpose, and all that are near and dear to her. As her teammates find their mates and the gentle nudge from her parents every now and again, she is slowly thinking about what she wants for her life. Little does she know how one phone call could change her life.

Major Archer Belak is part of a secret elite group of Army Rangers tasked with an impossible and heavy burdened mission. When his team is attacked, he is forced to think outside of the box and seek help from the brother of a friend. With his life devoted to his military career, he has little time for anything else and when he meets his match (unknown to him at the time), his life is turned upside down for the better.

The adventurous romance between Lana and Archer is quite entertaining. Lana is Lana and in parts of the book, I just felt sorry for Archer because she is a force to be reckoned with and overwhelming at times. You just think poor guy doesn’t know what he got himself into and if he keeps that up, I’m not sure he will survive. Playing with fire with fire isn’t always a good thing. OMG, the tension between Lana and Archer was steaming off the pages. The flirting and heated stares made me want to jump in the book and say just do it already. Lol! But knowing Lana, she will do what she wants and how she wants and it will be nothing but epic. And boy was it epic!

Needlessly to say, I enjoyed this book and I didn’t want it to end. There was more I wanted to know and read!! Can't wait for the next book in the series and fingers crossed all the things I want to know will be in there or in the books to come.

I recommend this book to anyone who wants a good book to get lost in for the afternoon and one that will keep you entertained with the action, dirty banter, and steamy tension.

Reader Review, L

Whatever idiot claimed that this “dry heat” wasn’t so bad, was a moron. It’s a dry heat inside of an oven, yet you will still get charred. - Lana, Echo