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Ferocious (Secret of Ceres Book 1) by Stella Williams [arc review]

Stella Williams will be at the store I work at for Bookstore Romance Day, so of-course I had to read her book before hand!


The Blurb:

The Sanctuary of Ceres is the best-kept secret in the non-human world. 
Farrah Andromeda is a headstrong Aura PI in the human world. Donovan Mars is a straight-laced Security Force Officer of Ceres. They both want to solve the case of a missing Aura teen, but their methods put them at odds. 
When clashes of the mind turn to sparks in the bedroom, will they be able to put aside their differences before the world as they know it goes up in flames? 

The first thing you need to know about Ferocious is that it is set in the same world as The Maura's Men series by the same author. I personally struggled a little in the beginning to figure out what was going on. I felt like there was a book I should have read first. 

That being said, once the world started to take shape in my head the story was much easier to follow and it turned into a fabulous romance mystery. 
There is whole paranormal and sci-fi world hidden in plain sight from humans and somehow Aura girls are going missing on earth. But how? PI Farrah and Security Officer Donovan are put in charge of figuring that out.
Farrah, like many other Auras lives in the human world. Donovan lives within the safety of Ceres. They are both head strong and pretty much set in their ways. SO needless to say they are not happy to have to work together. It doesn't take long however from them to at least try to put their differences aside in order to find the missing girl.
The tension between the main characters is there from beginning to end and their chemistry is spot on. 

All in all it was a great steamy paranormal mystery romance. 

Find the book at: GoodReads - Amazon

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