Old hatreds die hard. Old love dies harder.

On Meli Galdes' home planet, the struggle for power is a bloody, full-contact sport, in business and on the battlefield. For years her lethal skills have been a valuable asset in advancing her family's interests. She's more than earned her right to retire, but her kinsmen have one last favor to ask.

Kill the man who ruined her life.

Celino Carvanna's razor-sharp business acumen, and skills with a blade won him the freedom to do as he pleases. There's only one thing he can't seem to control, his reaction to the mysterious woman who tantalizes his senses. Her eyes alone set his blood simmering, stirring ridiculous adolescent fantasies about breasts and honey. With a few words she dissects his soul. Who is she? And how does she slide so easily under his well-guarded skin?

It's almost too easy to draw Celino within the kill zone. Meli plans to revel in him. Drink him in. Wring every drop of pleasure out of every moment.

And when she's sure he belongs to her, she will finally repay a decade's worth of pain in a single, brutal dose of reality.

Genre: Romantic SciFi-Futuristic
Length: Short Story

Warning: Contains a heroine who excels in moving targets, a hero who can't get into her pants fast enough, and implant-enhanced sex (no, not that kind of implant).

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"I can't put this book down"
Reviewed by Silver Winters
Posted June 8, 2009

Meli Galdes possesses a powerful skill and is trained to use that skill to kill anyone who went up against the Galdes family. For twelve years, she serves them as a secret assassin to ensure that the family survives the cutthroat competition. Now, her father makes another request of her Read more...

"Another great read from Ilona Andrews. You don't want to miss this!!!"
Reviewed by Missy Brown
Posted June 14, 2009

Meli Galdes is a loner, exiled from her family, she is a deadly assasin for her family. An assasin with a gift very rare and deadly. For years doing their killing, she is finally at the point she has had enough and wishes to retire. Contacted by her brother for Read more...


Silent Blade
by Ilona Andrews

Samhain Publishing
June 1, 2009
Available: June 2, 2009
ISBN #1605045748
EAN #9781605045740
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