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Justice Ascending

Book 3, The Scorpius Syndrome

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“Thrilling post-apocalyptic romance at its dark, sizzling best!” —Lara Adrian

Before surviving the Scorpius bacterium, Tace Justice was a good ole Texas cowboy who served his country and loved his mama. After Scorpius, the world became dark, dangerous, and deadly—and so did he. The Vanguard medic is stronger, faster, and smarter than before, but he’s lost the line between right and wrong. His passion is absolute, and when he focuses it on one woman, there’s no turning back for either of them…

Sami Steel has been fighting to survive right alongside Tace, convincing the Vanguard soldiers she’s one of them. In truth, Sami is a former hacker turned government agent who worked at The Bunker, where scientists stored both contaminants and cures. Only she knows the location, and she’s not telling. Yet when sexual fire explodes between her and Tace, she’ll face even that hell again to save him.

“Sexy, tough, and deftly sprinkled with dark humor.” —New York Times bestselling author Larissa Ione

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visceral, edgy and raw

Sami has been an active woman member of the elite Vanguard team since the beginning. She’s always had her eye on the nice guy Texan, Tace.

When Tace is struck with the virus his ability to distinguish between right and wrong get blurred but there is one thing he knows for sure…he knows Sami is lying about her past and he wants her.

Tace and Sami are sent into a rival territory to assist a competing fraction with medical services and to spy on them. Friendships and truces will be tested in this gritty world infected with the Scorpius virus

Both Sami and Tace have been favorite side characters so I was thrilled to dive right into their tale. Hot as heck, with the story telling visceral, edgy and raw.

Finally! We get to the infamous “bunker” in this high octane romantic suspense thriller, Justice Ascending. Loving this series, Zanetti grips her readers with intense action, suspense-filled anticipation and finding love in this most unhospitable post-apocalyptic world.

I received this ARC copy of Justice Ascending from Kensington Books - Zebra in exchange for a honest and voluntary review.

Continuous evolving plot!

This is book 3 in the Scorpius Syndrome series and I highly recommend starting with book 1. While each book focuses on one couple, you have continuous characters in each of these books. If you are like me, the more books I read with the same characters the more I get invested and enjoy the series more as each book comes out.

If you are looking for just romance, you are not going to get that in this series. You are getting so much more. This is an action packed, romantic suspense about a deadly virus that has spread. Those who don't die from the virus have been changed in unpredictable ways.

I'm completely fascinated with this world the author has created and I'm enjoying the continuous evolving plot. It's unpredictable and you don't know who is going to survive from book to book. Each character is affected by the virus differently and I love that some of them are getting abilities that is almost like super powers. I'm looking forward to seeing where the author is going to take this series.

ARC provided by NetGalley.

Fabulous series!

I have to say I love this series! I never thought I'd say that about a dystopian book, but it was written by one of my favorite authors so I had to give it a try. Each book in the series has been so good and this one did not disappoint. Tace Justice was always a good ole Texas boy full of life and and easygoing. Then he contracted to virus and everything changed. Sami Steel a soldier for Vanguard and Tace's partner has been hiding something from the beginning. Tace vows to uncover her secret one way or another but since the virus he can no longer keep his feelings at bay. Sami's about to see the new Tace and their relationship takes a very hot turn. Their budding romance may not survive their secrets.

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Justice Ascending
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  • $6.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Romance
  • Published: Jan 31, 2017
  • Publisher: Kensington
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 400 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 3, The Scorpius Syndrome
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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