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An addictive, steamy novel about a whirlwind romance spinning out of control by the USA TODAY bestselling author of the Moreno Brothers, 5th Street, and Fate series.

Between working three jobs, worrying about her family back home, and running from her past, the only thing that would further complicate Bethany Amaya's life is a romance. But after a second run-in with the intense and sexy detective Damian Santiago, that's exactly what she gets. In the blink of an eye she's caught up in a passionate affair with one of the most irresistible men she's ever met.

Awestruck for a second time by this beautiful, intriguing woman, Damian is both surprised and delighted when Bethany agrees to something he didn't even expect to be asking for so soon—exclusivity. As things heat up, Damian's skills of detecting and reading body language begin to raise his suspicions—Bethany is keeping something from him. Try as he might to pretend it isn’t true, the signs become impossible to ignore.

Some things are better left unsaid. At least that's what Bethany keeps telling herself. She never imagined falling in love so quickly and she refuses to get Damian caught up in her troubles. She knows what he suspects—sees it in those possessive eyes. Time is of the essence, because Damian's suspicions are mounting. With everything suddenly working against her, the race is on to fix things before the truth is revealed and Damian finds out it's much worse than he imagines.

About The Author

Elizabeth Reyes is the USA Today bestselling author of the Moreno Brothers, 5th Street, and Fate romance series. She lives in Southern California.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (May 13, 2014)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781476734590

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Raves and Reviews

"A steamy and intriguing read, Desert Heat is exactly the kind of romantic suspense I adore."

– Tracey Garvis Graves, New York Times bestselling author of On the Island and Covet

"Beautiful story with gorgeous characters! Flawless writing as always!!"

– TotallyBooked Goodreads

"Although this book has calmed my craving for more of her hotties I really, really, REALLY hope this is the first of a long series. I’m sure Elizabeth has some wild stories about all the brothers in this book and I’m rubbing my hands in anticipation."

– A Book-lovers Review, blog

“Once I learned more I wanted more…. I am hoping that Elizabeth is going to give us more of the Santiago family. I would recommend this book for sure.”

– M's Sinful Reviews, blog

“Desert Heat is an exceptional story…. Readers that like romantic suspense or contemporary romance will really enjoy Desert Heat.”

– Reading, Eating and Dreaming, blog

“Desert Heat will will keep you consumed until the very end. It delivers everything we love in a story from mystery to passion and a great cast of characters. I highly recommend this for a summer read!”

– Talk Books to Me, blog tour review

"Please pick up this amazing book, I trust that you will not be sorry that you did.”

– Once Upon a Twilight, blog tour review

“An enthralling, and riveting read! This novel was mysterious, highly suspenseful, seductive, and a delight to read!”

– A Bookish Escape, blog tour review

“I solidly loved it and wanted to know how these characters were going to be affected by the secret drama lurking in the dark.”

– The Book Whisperer, blog tour review

“Suspenseful, smoldering hot, and addictive. True to form, Elizabeth has written another smoking hot alpha male in Damian Santiago!”

– Sugar and Spice Book Reviews, blog tour review

"Reyes once again really knocked the ball out of the park with this amazing read. I'm really hoping we will be getting more of the Santiago brother but for now I'm excited for any of her other books.”

– Little Bookworm Reviews, blog review

Elizabeth Reyes does it again! She continues to surprise me with original plots, woos me with hot alpha males, and entices me with a memorable cast of characters I can’t wait to get to know better. Desert Heat has it all, fast plot, fast cars, and fast love. The prologue had me speed reading for my happily ever after.”

– Best Sellers and Best Stellars, blog tour review

"I enjoy Elizabeth Reyes' writing style and she has done an excellent job pulling the reader into the pages of her latest book.”

– Always YA at Heart, blog tour review

"Why do I love Elizabeth Reyes? It’s because she makes every reading experience feel like something new. She effortlessly uses her words to weave an unforgettable story. Her stories usually include some hot males, strong females, and family. I read through the page and a half prologue and was hooked. Just the brief introduction to Damian in the prologue had me salivating for more.”

– A Tale of Many Review, blog tour review

“Awesome characters, amazing plot, suspense and romance. Not much else you could ask for to make it a better book.”

– Megpie93’s Book Blog, blog tour review

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