Review: White Hot (Hidden Legacy #2) by Ilona Andrews ★★★★★

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White Hot (Hidden Legacy #2) by Ilona Andrews
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Length: 389 pages
Published: May 30th 2017 by Avon
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Rating: ★★★★★
Synopisis: The Hidden Legacy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews continues as Nevada and Rogan navigate a world where magic is the norm…and their relationship burns hot

Nevada Baylor has a unique and secret skill—she knows when people are lying—and she's used that magic (along with plain, hard work) to keep her colorful and close-knit family's detective agency afloat. But her new case pits her against the shadowy forces that almost destroyed the city of Houston once before, bringing Nevada back into contact with Connor "Mad" Rogan.

Rogan is a billionaire Prime—the highest rank of magic user—and as unreadable as ever, despite Nevada’s “talent.” But there’s no hiding the sparks between them. Now that the stakes are even higher, both professionally and personally, and their foes are unimaginably powerful, Rogan and Nevada will find that nothing burns like ice …

REVIEW 


He smiled at me. It was the kind of smile that blazed a trail from your heart to your mind and popped into your head the next time you wondered why you put up with a man who made you want to punch things.

The second book in the outstanding Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews, White Hot, brings UF Fans another perfectly paced plot, and an even sweeter dollop of romance!

I'm so glad I decided to jump on this series. The first book, Burn for Me, had been on my TBR for a while simply because Ilona Andrews is an autobuy author for me, but it wasn't until recently when I kept seeing the books around everywhere that it moved its way up to the top of my list. The series has been relaunched by the publishers with the final* two books - White Hot and Wildfire - being released very close together in June/July 2017.

And oh my gosh, what a book! White Hot is an apt title! I thought the storyline in the first book was pretty perfect, but I somehow managed to enjoy this one even more (and that had absolutely nothing to do with Connor Rogan. Nope, nothing at all). What I especially loved was finding out more about everybody. I suppose the authors were busy setting up the world building and the two main characters in book one, and now that that's out there, in White Hot we got to explore other areas such as Nevada's fabulously wacky family. We also got insight into Rogan's time in the military, which helped counteract the slightly bad first impression he made to both Nevada and us readers in book one. And there are also a few new characters that pop up in this one that I feel will be sticking round.

The story, while new, is also a continuation of events from Burn for Me. I'm in spiky territory even trying to find something to tell you about it without spoilers, so I won't bother. The other part to these books which is just as important as the action, is the romance, which sees some interesting developments in White Hot. I think it's safe to say if you liked book one, you'll love book two.

Overall, I don't think I could have enjoyed this more. I look forward to re-reading it again someday.

* I believe this to be a trilogy, but would be very happy to be wrong about that!

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