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Review and Excerpt Tour: Z: A Demonica Underworld Novella by Larissa Ione

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Z is the latest in Larissa Ione’s incredible Demonica Underworld Series brought to you by the amazing team at 1001 Dark Nights! Be sure you grab your copy of this sexy new novella today!

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About Z: 
Zhubaal, fallen angel assistant to the Grim Reaper, has spent decades searching for the angel he loved and lost nearly a century ago. Not even her death can keep him from trying to find her, not when he knows she’s been given a second chance at life in a new body. But as time passes, he’s losing hope, and he wonders how much longer he can hold to the oath he swore to her so long ago…
As an emim, the wingless offspring of two fallen angels, Vex has always felt like a second-class citizen. But if she manages to secure a deal with the Grim Reaper — by any means necessary — she will have earned her place in the world. The only obstacle in the way of her plan is a sexy hardass called Z, who seems determined to thwart her at every turn. Soon it becomes clear that they have a powerful connection rooted in the past…but can any vow stand the test of time?

Rating/Review: ☕☕☕☕☕  5 steaming, hot and erotic cups of caffeine, enough to keep you up reading!
In the latest installment of Larissa Ione's Demonica Series, readers are catapulted back into Sheoul-gra.  Fans of the series will be familiar with Z aka Zhubaal, a fallen angel whose sole purpose is to find his lost love in Sheoul. But her soul was reincarnated and he failed to find her then.  After a century, he finally succeeded in locating her but in a body so different from what he once knew that it threw everything he believed in a tail spin.  Vex is an emim, progeny of two fallen angels.  Her life hasn't been easy but it could have been harder.  She lives life to the fullest, is sexy, smart and sassy.  She's also a soul gatherer. When she travels to Sheoul to negotiate a deal, she runs into Z and her life takes a twist she didn't see coming.  Z had all the familiar elements that made Ms. Ione's Demonica Series spectacular.  What's amazing is how each story carries a uniqueness to each romantic relationship.  Z and Vex's story is no exception, in fact its one of the most poignant and bittersweet, sexy and hot but nevertheless poignant.  Z is a definite 5!



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Exclusive Excerpt:

Zhubaal had suffered like everything else in Sheoul-gra while the Grim Reaper’s soul grew more and more sinister and corrupt. But now that much of the darkness had been lifted, and knowing what life was like in the Inner Sanctum, Zhubaal had sworn to never let himself sink too deeply into evil temptations. The Inner Sanctum’s first level was absolutely his goal.
They had beer there.
“So...you have a girlfriend?”
Once again, the change of topic gave him whiplash, but he managed to shake his head.
She picked up a rock and skipped it like he had, except her stone went farther. “Then who is the ‘her’ you mentioned when you were yelling at me?”
“I wasn’t yelling.” He looked around for another rock. He couldn’t let her win. “And it’s complicated.”
“Hmm. Complicated, you say.” She tapped her finger on her chin, and he could practically hear the wheels turning in her head as she tried to figure out what “complicated” meant. He wished her luck with that. He couldn’t untangle it himself.
“So this person...are you in love with her? Is she emotionally unavailable? Or involved with someone else?” Vex sucked in a sharp breath. “Ooh, that’s it, isn’t it? Being involved with someone else would be really complicated. So who is she? Azagoth’s mate?” She clapped her hands, delighted by the gossipy speculation. “It is!”
“It’s not Lilliana, and don’t even think that.” He found a stone of adequate shape and size and dug it out of the ground with his fingers. “Azagoth is dangerously territorial. Once a dude leered at her for too long, and then he made this slurping noise at her...” He shook his head, still amazed by the male’s stupidity and Azagoth’s swift and brutal reaction.
Vex bounced on her toes like a child listening to an exciting bedtime story. “Did he kill the dude?”
“No,” Z said, “but he won’t be looking at Lilliana again. He won’t be looking at anyone again.”
“Azagoth seems really dreamy,” she sighed, and wasn’t she a bloodthirsty little thing. So opposite of Laura, but he had to admit that he found that attractive in a female. Cruelty, no, but there was nothing wrong with a little eye-for-an-eye. Or an eye for a leer. “I mean, scary, too. But dreamy.”



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About Larissa Ione: Larissa Ione is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. An Air Force veteran, she traded in a career as a meteorologist to pursue her passion of writing. She now spends her days in pajamas with her computer, strong coffee, and supernatural worlds. She believes in celebrating everything, and would never be caught without a bottle of Champagne chilling in the fridge…just in case. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her U.S. Coast Guard husband, her teenage son, a rescue cat named Vegas, and her very own hellhound, a King Shepherd named Hexe.      

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Larissa Ione’s Z – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule:
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April 28th
Milky Way of Books – Review
Extreme Bookaholics – Excerpt
April 29th
I Smell Sheep – Review
Oh My Shelves – Review
April 30th
Smokin' Hot Reads Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
May 1st
Angelika blogja – Review
Sultry, Steamy Reading – Review & Excerpt
Deluged with Books Cafe – Review & Excerpt
Coffee-Books-Life Blog – Review & Excerpt
May 2nd
Bridget's Book Bungalow – Review & Excerpt
Books-n-Kisses – Review & Excerpt
May 3rd
Reads All the Books – Review & Excerpt
Alpha book club – Review & Excerpt
May 4th
Ashley Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
KatyaRath – Review & Excerpt
May 5th
Hike2Forty and beyond – Review & Excerpt
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A Hopeless Romantic's Booklandia – Review & Excerpt
May 6th
Book Lovin' Mamas – Review & Excerpt
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