Indie Flutters: Storm by Rie Warren & Excerpt

Storm (Bad Boys of X-Ops #3)

  • By Rie Warren
  • Editions: ebook, paperback
  • Published: May 23rd 2016
  • Genre: Adult Romantic Suspense
  • Source: review copy
  • In a Flutter: Saucy and Southern!
  • rating-system4

    Desire . . . Trust?
    I’m headed back to the Blood Legion MC in New Orleans, my old stomping grounds. Guns. Thugs. Broads. Cocaine nightmares. A Mexican cartel, cracker coke runners, and now there’s a new international threat in town.
    Blaize Carmichael is my only partner in this op. Blaize. As a biker babe. Jeeesus. I’ve had a bone for her from day one when she walked into headquarters—haughty, superior, and always in charge.
    There’s a goddamn good chance we’ll get made, played, and put in the grave as government-issue traitors. But I can’t help it—I love to get rough, raw, dirty, and dominant with her.
    No more yes ma’am, no ma’am. Blaize is about to find out I don’t always takes orders as issued.
    I can’t stand the way Storm calls me woman or cher or sexy. As soon as we’re back in DC, I’m going to wipe that infuriating wicked smirk right off his dangerously handsome face.
    I’m always prepared for every scenario. I’ve built my career on complete professionalism in and out of the field. But when Storm comes at me with wild animal lust—when he opens up to me—when he opens me up, I can’t say no.
    I don’t want to.
    We’re in danger every single day we stay in NOLA. There is no way we can make it out alive. Not together. Not this time.

    ~ Author


    Fluttering Thoughts:

    Worldbuilding: This novel takes place in Nawleans, Louisiana!! I loved the southern and Cajun feel of New Orleans and it’s just the perfect breeding ground for a country boy!!
    Characters: The main characters in this story are Storm and Blaize. Storm is about to take on the Blood Legion MC once again but this time he is going to have his boss, the tongue- tanglingly hot, Mizz Cahmichael watching his six. Blaize Carmichael the redheaded firecracker is the hottest woman he has ever seen but she has never given him the time of day. But all of that is about to change since he is the one who is about to be in charge. Can they bring down this dangerous and crazy MC before they get found out? Or will the tables turn on them and prove that they have to work together if they want to make it out alive?
    Plot: This novel was primarily bringing down a ruthless and drug filled MC. Storm and Blaize’s relationship happened so fast, I felt that instead of this novel focusing on romance it focused on the action and family relationships. I really felt like this story had a lot more OhMyGawd moments than the other novels in this series and I thoroughly enjoyed it!!
    Writing: This story was told in first person point of view of Storm. This is the third novel in the Bad Boys of X-Ops series that could be read as a standalone but to get the full effect of these characters I would recommend reading the whole series!
    Curb Appeal: I liked this cover! Although I also thought it was a little plain compared to Storm’s personality and background. The blurb definitely gets the feeling of dread pumping through the reader’s veins! This was a pretty intense story and the blurb only hit the tip of the iceberg!
    Ultimately: This was a awesome story in the Bad Boys of X-Ops series!! I’m hoping in Bane’s book we figure out why there is beef between Storm and Bane and we find out more about the mysteriously badass Kiki aka Baby Spy!! All in all, if you are ready for an action packed story with some pretty crazy jaw dropping moments then come check out Storm!!!


    “T-Zone took you in when the CIA wrote you off,” Blaize scathed.
    “And y’all think you were the ones doing me the favor? Baby, you’d need an extra hand to count the number of successful missions I’ve carried out for T-Z, and you goddamn know it.” I pushed her back with my huge muscled body pressing against her.
    I watched her swallow, but some seriously angry heat came off her.
    It only made her sexier to me.
    “You got no excuses for that off-op shit you pulled tonight, and you know it. And you do not want to play this game with me tonight.” I began undressing.
    Shirt tossed. Boots thrown. Belt whipped out. Pants tugged down.
    Crossing my arms over my chest, I stood in front of her—a foreboding, tall, dark shadow of fully fit and ready-to-fuck man. “Lose the clothes, Blaize, before I slice and dice them with my knife.”
    She sucked in a breath.
    “You and I both know it’s been building to this.” With my hand curled beneath her chin, I lifted her mouth until it brushed against mine. “If you don’t want to get fucked and fucked hard by me right now you better leave this room and run tail back to DC.”
    “I don’t back down from a challenge.”
    I laughed. “This ain’t a challenge. It’s sex. You and me. Clothes. Off. Now.”
    She undressed while I stood right up against her. Her breath hit me, her soft panting gusts of air. My eyes dipped lower when she skimmed the shirt from her shoulders. Her bra—lacy and creamy white—almost overflowed with her tits. I didn’t help her unclasp it but watched with hungry intensity when she hit the hook and it popped free.
    The straps dripped off her arms, and her puffy pink nipples rasped against the hair on my chest.
    I chugged in a lungful of air, balling my hands at my sides. My cock, thick and hard, wet the bare skin of her belly with a skein of pre-come.
    “The jeans now.” My voice was low, thunderous, chest-deep.
    She wiggled free, her breasts connecting with my abdomen, which clamped like I’d been hit by a hammer blow. Those soft swinging tits colliding against me made my head ratchet back. But I kept focus. Kept my gaze on her when she stood up.
    No Fucking Panties.
    Nude. Blaize. She was all golden skin and incredible eyes and glowing hair.
    And heat poured off her, firing through my veins.
    I stepped away, rubbing a hand across the thick black stubble on my chin. Taking her in. Filling my sights. Memorizing her.
    And that little pink pout of her pussy lips—shiny and slick already—below the narrow tangle of bronze-red curls.
    “Fuck, Blaize.”
    She held her shoulders back, placed her hands on her hips, and asked, “Do I pass muster, sir?”
    “Get on the bed. All fours.” A muscle at the back of my jaw ticked.
    Her nipples hardened with my harsh words, and I watched a trail of wetness weep between her legs.
    Fuuuuck me.
    I didn’t touch her. Not yet. But it was damn hard not to.
    I watched as her ass swayed, her hips switched back and forth, and she got into position in the middles of the bed.
    I was hugely hung, hugely hard, and really fucking angry. Blaize knew it, and she was ready for me.
    This mating dance was nearly over.
    But I didn’t let myself get close to her yet.
    She needed to understand the new rules first.
    I almost trembled in my skin, walking around the bed, viewing her lush bod from every angle.
    My voice thickened from my throat and came out hoarse and husky as hell. “Fair warning. You’ll be screaming tonight. Not because I took a strap to your ass like everyone downstairs expects. But because I’m about to fuck you so good. And when you have a hard time walking and sitting down tomorrow? Won’t be because I punished you. But because I screwed you all night long, cher.” I prowled onto the bed behind her. “Understand?”
    In answer, Blaize drew herself up and cupped her tits. I straddled right behind her. For a moment. Running my hands over her body. Touching between her legs and pulling her back to me when her pelvis kicked forward. Sliding my palms up over the indent of her waist and holding her hands down to her sides. Lifting her breasts, massaging them, palming both mounds and thumbing across her nipples.
    With my hand at the back of her neck, I slowly laid her down. Laid her out.

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    About the Author & Links:

    Rie is the badass, sassafras author of Sugar Daddy and the Don’t Tell series–a breakthrough trilogy that crosses traditional publishing boundaries beginning with In His Command. Her latest endeavor, the Carolina Bad Boys series, is fun, hot, and southern-sexy.
    A Yankee transplant who has traveled the world, Rie started out a writer—causing her college professor to blush over her erotic poetry without one ounce of shame. Not much has changed. She swapped pen for paintbrushes and followed her other love during her twenties. From art school to marriage to children and many a wild and wonderful journey in between, Rie has come home to her calling. Her work has been called edgy, daring, and some of the sexiest smut around.
    You can connect with Rie via the social media hangouts listed on her website.

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