Lexi Blake's Masters and Mercenaries series is an addiction I never want a cure from. Each book continues to be just as good if not better than the last; keeping me on the edge of my seat one minute, and uncomfortably squirming in it in and fanning myself the next. It's the perfect combination of romance and suspense, espionage and action, all topped with sizzling hot BDSM that together makes for one unputdownable read.
-- Dirty Girl Romance
Close Cover: A Masters and Mercenaries Novel, Coming April 10, 2018 as part of the Masters and Mercenaries Crossover Collection!Remy Guidry learned the hard way that all he really needs in life is a cold beer, some good friends, and the occasional hookup. Lisa Daley has a new job at an accounting firm, she’s finished her Sanctum training, and life seems pretty perfect. There is one other little glitch. Her new firm is really a front for the mob and now they want her dead. When Remy becomes her bodyguard, Lisa can’t decide if this situation is a blessing or a curse.
Nobody Does It Better, Masters and Mercenaries 15, Coming February 20, 2018
Kayla Summers was an elite CIA double agent, working inside China’s deadly MSS. Now, she works for McKay-Taggart London, but the Agency isn’t quite done with her. Joshua Hunt is a legend of the silver screen. As Hollywood’s highest paid actor, he’s the man everyone wants to be, but something is missing. After being betrayed more than once, the only romance Josh believes in anymore is on the pages of his scripts, until he meets his new bodyguard.
Book 14.5, Topped Book 4, Coming November 14, 2017
Juliana O’Neil had been an officer with a bright future in the military, but now she is struggling to survive. Her husband gone and her career in shambles, she finds a job at Top and tries to put together the pieces of her life. Javier Leones doesn’t understand monogamy. No woman could ever be enough for his endless libido, but he has to admit Juliana has his attention. He can’t seem to get the gorgeous redhead out of his head. After one scorching night together, he realizes he’ll never be able to get her out of his system.
Brody Carter found a home with the London office of McKay-Taggart. A former soldier, he believes his job is to take the bullets and follow orders. He’s happy to take on the job of protecting Dr. Stephanie Gibson while the team uses her clinic in Sierra Leone to bring down an international criminal. What he never expected was that the young doctor would prove to be the woman of his dreams. After one amazing night together, Brody walks away and never looks back. Stephanie is left behind…but not alone.
As the king of Loa Mali, Kash Kamdar is always in control, the final authority. Until his mother uses an ancient law to force her son into marriage. Dayita Samar is a buttoned-up intellectual, nothing like Kash’s usual party girl. After one wild weekend in Dallas, Kash discovers his bride-to-be is more than she seems. Engulfed in a changing world, Kash finds exciting new possibilities for himself. Could Day help him find respite from the crushing responsibility he’s carried all his life?
Five years ago, Nick Markovic found himself consumed by his quest for vengeance. The one time he managed to find peace was in the arms of Hayley Dalton. Being with her was like bathing in sunlight, and he ached to feel that again, but he couldn’t. He gave his oath to Hayley’s cousin Desiree, his partner at McKay-Taggart and Knight, that he’d never let his darkness infect Hayley’s innocent world. But when Hayley finds herself in mortal danger, she’s forced to seek protection from the man who broke her heart.
Book 12.5, Topped Book 3
Waitress Tiffany Hayes knows what she wants and she wants Sebastian. Top’s grumpy sommelier calls to her in a way no man has before. Sebastian Lowe has finally rebuilt his life and the walls around his heart. Tiffany is a sweet temptation he struggles to resist. She’s bright and complex, but he’s sure she can’t handle his dark desires. When they’re thrown together on an assignment, he can’t help himself.
Master Bits & Mercenary Bites: The Secret Recipes of Topped
Top restaurant, run by executive chef Sean Taggart, is the premiere fictional destination for gourmet food. Join creator, New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake, and Southern food expert Suzanne Johnson as they guide you through the world of Masters and Mercenaries via the secret recipes behind the food served in Top. Spend an evening with your favorite characters from McKay-Taggart as they celebrate the special moments that make up their happily ever afters.
Theo Taggart lost everything the night he died. A twisted doctor brought him back from the brink of death, but reprogrammed his identity to serve her will. Erin Argent thought she'd lost Theo forever. When he walked back into her life, it was nothing short of a miracle. He has no memory of her or the life they shared. Breaking through to him, and helping him rediscover all he lost, will be the toughest mission she's ever faced. Luckily for Theo, Erin loves a good fight. Unfortunately, Hope is far from done with Theo Taggart.
Since losing his twin brother, Case Taggart has felt dead inside. Only meeting the beautiful Mia brings Case out of his misery, until he discovered she was just a reporter looking for a story. Betrayed, he turned his back on her and never looked back. Mia Danvers can’t get Case Taggart out of her head. She knows that if she can find any trace of Theo, Case will be forced to let her back into his life. Months of searching have finally paid off and she knows this is her second chance. But when the truth about Theo is revealed, Case may have to make a choice between his brother and the only woman he’s ever loved.
Amy Slaten has devoted her life to Slaten Industries. After ousting her corrupt father and taking over the CEO role, she thought she could relax and enjoy taking her company to the next level. But an old business rivalry rears its ugly head. Flynn Adler never thought he would fall for the enemy. Business is war, or so his father always claimed.When Flynn realizes the woman he’s falling for is none other than the CEO of the firm he needs to take down, he has to make a choice. Does he take care of the woman he’s falling in love with or the business he’s worked a lifetime to build?
Psychologist Kai Ferguson has had his eye on Kori Williamson for a long time. She is everything he’s ever wanted in a partner. But Kori won’t admit her own desires. Kori knows she wants Kai. He is the most amazing man she’s ever met. But having been down this road before, she knows it only leads to heartache. When Kai is recruited for an operation with McKay-Taggart, the investigation throws Kori and Kai together. They quickly discover the chemistry between them is undeniable, but it may not be enough to save them both from a killer’s twisted obsession.
Book 9.5, Topped Book 2
Eric Vail has always loved a challenge. As the sous chef at Top, one of Dallas’s hottest restaurants, his skills are pushed to the limit every night. Unfortunately, his ultimate prize still eludes him. Server Deena Holmes is the sweetest thing he’s seen in forever, but she’s as distant as she is beautiful. Deena thinks Eric is the most gorgeous man she’s ever seen, but her heart has been burned too many times before. When they’re put together in the same training class at the infamous club Sanctum, Eric knows this is his shot. And this former SEAL never misses.
Book 9Disavowed by those he swore to protect…
Tennessee Smith is a wanted man. Betrayed by his government and hunted by his former employer, he’s been stripped of everything he holds dear. If the CIA finds him, they’re sure to take his life as well. His only shot at getting it all back is taking down the man who burned him. He knows just how to get to Senator Hank McDonald and that’s through his daughter, Faith. In order to seduce her, he must become something he never thought he’d be - a Dom.
Book 8.5Mitch Bradford is an intimidating man. In his professional life, he has a reputation for demolishing his opponents in the courtroom. At the exclusive BDSM club Sanctum, he prefers disciplining pretty submissives with no strings attached. In his line of work, there’s no time for a healthy relationship. After a few failed attempts, he knows he’s not good for any woman—especially not his best friend’s sister.
Book 8.2, Topped Book 1Macon Miles knows what it means to make sacrifices for his country. Married to his high school sweetheart, he once had a promising future in the military and everything seemed complete. All that changed when a routine patrol in Afghanistan turned into a nightmare. When the dust settled, Macon had lost his career, his wife, and his leg. Lost and alone, his only comfort comes from his newfound love of cooking. When his estranged brother, Adam, offers him a new home and a chance to work at a friend’s restaurant in Dallas, it’s an offer he can’t refuse.
Book 8Phoebe Graham is a specialist in deep cover espionage, infiltrating the enemy, observing their practices, and when necessary eliminating the threat. Her latest assignment is McKay-Taggart Security Services, staffed with former military and intelligence operatives.They routinely perform clandestine operations all over the world but it isn’t until Jesse Murdoch joins the team that her radar starts spinning. Unfortunately so does her head. He’s gorgeous and sweet and her instincts tell her to trust him but she’s been burned before, so he’ll stay where he belongs—squarely in her sights.
Book 7.5By day, Dr. Will Daley is one of Dallas’s most eligible bachelors, but every night he dons his leathers as one of Sanctum’s most desired Doms. He’s sworn off looking for a long-term relationship but is captivated by the club’s newest member, Bridget Slaten, even though they couldn’t be more different. She comes from a world of privilege and he was raised in poverty. When he discovers she needs a date to her sister’s wedding, he makes certain he’s literally the only man for the job.
Book 7Simon Weston grew up royal in a place where aristocracy still mattered. Serving Queen and country meant everything to him, until MI6 marked him as damaged goods and he left his home in disgrace. Ian Taggart showed him a better way to serve his fellow man and introduced him to Sanctum, a place to pursue his passion for Dominance and submission. Topping beautiful subs was a lovely distraction until he met Chelsea, and becoming her Master turned into Simon’s most important mission.
Book 6.5Derek Brighton has become one of Dallas’s finest detectives through a combination of discipline and obsession. Once he has a target in his sights, nothing can stop him. When he isn’t solving homicides, he applies the same intensity to his playtime at Sanctum, a secretive BDSM club. Unfortunately, no amount of beautiful submissives can fill the hole that one woman left in his heart.
Book 6MI6 agent Damon Knight prided himself on always being in control. His missions were executed with cold, calculating precision. His club, The Garden, was run with an equally ordered and detached decadence. But his perfect world was shattered by one bullet, fired from the gun of his former partner. That betrayal almost cost him his life and ruined his career. His handlers want him to retire, threatening to revoke his license to kill if he doesn’t drop his obsession with a shadowy organization called The Collective. To earn their trust, he has to prove himself on a unique assignment with an
equally unusual partner.
Book 5.5Ashley Paxon understands responsibility. After her fiancé left her alone and pregnant, she forged a new life for herself and her daughter. Moving to Dallas, she went back to school and found a job at a club called Sanctum. As one of the BDSM club’s waitresses, she watches the Doms and their submissives every night. She yearns to explore their lifestyle of discipline and power exchange, but she knows she wouldn’t belong.
Book 5Charlotte Dennis’s mission was clear: distract and misdirect CIA operative Ian Taggart by any means necessary. If she failed, she would never see her sister again. With her training, it should have been simple, but after one night in Ian’s arms, she knew that saving her sister would mean losing the man of her dreams.
Book 3Liam O’Donnell fled his native Ireland years ago after one of his missions ended in tragedy and he was accused of killing several of his fellow agents. Shrouded in mystery, Liam can’t remember that fateful night. He came to the United States in disgrace, seeking redemption for crimes he may or may not have committed. But the hunt for an international terrorist leads him to London and right back into the world he left behind.
Book 2Serena Brooks is a bestselling author of erotic fiction. She knows how to write a happy ending but hasn’t managed to find one of her own. Divorced and alone, she has no one to turn to when a stalker begins to threaten her life. The cops don’t believe her. Her ex-husband thinks she’s making the whole story up. She has no one left to turn to except a pair of hired bodyguards. They promise to guard her body, but no one can
protect her heart.
Book 1Sean Taggart is hunting a deadly terrorist, and his only lead is the lovely Grace Hawthorne. She's the executive assistant for an employment agency Sean suspects is a front for illegal activities. To get the truth, he is going to have to get very close to Grace, a task he is all too eager to undertake when he discovers her deliciously submissive nature.