(, Jan. 28, 2016)
"Hleo is, without a doubt, one of the best YA fiction books I have ever read. I recommend it to readers who enjoy fast-paced action, adventure, humor and suspense in a romantic thriller." ~ Reader's Favorite Falling in love with your secret bodyguard from an ancient clandestine society is a mistake, Hannah Reed knows this, but she can’t help herself. Ethan Flynn has protected many people through the years as a member of the Hleo, an elite group that covertly watches over average individuals who are marked by destiny. Hannah Reed shouldn’t be any different than the rest, but after stumbling upon her strange ability that has direct ties to his past, Ethan has to admit he’s never protected anyone quite like Hannah before.Hannah’s senior year of high school is getting more complicated by the day. Classes, part-time job, people trying to kill her, and Ethan’s unhinging presence in her life, all this while trying to keep her head and heart in check. After all, she’s just a job to Ethan. Isn’t she?Hleo; a story of destiny, how one decision can change everything, and the first book in this young adult fantasy romance series.