SHADOWED by Rina Kent

Author: Rina Kent
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Series:  Team Zero #3

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She ran from monsters but fell into the trap of the most dangerous one.

Shadow is as untouchable as his name. A fighter. A killer. A mafia man.
To avenge my mother’s death, I barge into his world head first.
It starts as a game. A bet. A push and pull. But then it spirals into a web of secrets and forbidden desires.
The more I get to know the man within, the harder he consumes me.
He’s too much. These feelings are too much.
I run, but can I hide from a monster?

To protect my deadly secret, I drown in killing and madness. The facade hides my darkness and pushes everyone away. 
Not her.
Zoe provokes me. Challenges me. She twists her fingers in my black heart and stirs a part I thought was long dead. 
Then she runs.
She calls me a monster.
Well, this monster will never let her go.

Shadowed is a mafia romance, romantic suspense, and a killer romance with tones of darkness. For a better understanding of Team Zero's assassination world, you might want to read Crowed and Ghosted first. Shadowed is an enemies to lovers romance, has no cliffhanger and no cheating, and ends on a HEA. Due to language and sexual content, this is advised for mature audience only.


𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 𝐰𝐒𝐭𝐑 πŠπ”!
𝐔𝐒 ➡️
π”πŠ ➡️
𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐨𝐧𝐚π₯ ➡️

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Nobody writes a dark and twisted romantic suspense like this author.  Shadowed is a fast-paced novel that is full of intrigue, dark desires, plot twists, and action.  

“Break her. Destroy her. Claim her.”
Shadow is an assassin who was abandoned as a child and has a traumatic past as he was forced into Team Zero - a group of people trained from a young age to kill while under the influence of the toxic drug, Omega - a drug that he struggling to detox from.  Shadow is a dark and somewhat twisted hero who holds an obsession with Zoe.  Zoe is a heroine that kicks butt.  She is full of spirit, spunk, and determination as she is on a quest for revenge.  Her horrific childhood is sure to pull at one’s heartstrings. The two have similar dark sexual interests and have great chemistry together.    I found them both to be unique and interesting characters who were well-developed.  

I enjoyed watching the story unfold - both witnessing Zoe and Shadow’s love story, but also gaining more insight into Team Zero, Omega, and Hades. The action, suspense, and the plot twists throughout the book kept me on my toes and entertained until the very end.

This book is a part of the author’s Team Zero series and in theory it can be read as a standalone. I do recommend reading the previous books in the series to get the full experience - especially Ghosted since there is some timeline overlap.  If you read this author’s other books, then you will be thrilled to see the appearance of some of the characters in this book.  I received Shadowed for free and I am looking forward to more works from this author.

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Rina Kent is a lover of suspenseful plots and edgy characters. She has always been obsessed with romance. Storytelling is in her blood. Plotting is her addiction. Flawed and gripping characters are her drug. She makes it her mission to give them all types of trouble before granting them happy endings.

When not scheming her characters' fate, Rina manages a hectic schedule divided between studying and living with the most supportive husband and a not-very-supportive cat.