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Storm That Is Sterling (Zodius #2)

4.14 of 5 stars 4.14  ·  rating details  ·  432 ratings  ·  63 reviews
He may be invincible to everyone else. . .
Sterling Jeter has remarkable powers and has shown himself to be just about indestructible. But beautiful, brilliant Rebecca Burns knows that even a Super Soldier needs comfort, and so much more ...
But she can see that deep down, he's just a man ...
Sterling and Rebecca's teenage romance was interrupted, but years later the heat
ebook, 352 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
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Adam, the leader of the evil Zodius soldiers has developed a street drug from his newborn’s DNA that is so addictive that he could easily created a worldwide dependency on him as the only source, as withdrawal kills the user. This drug will give Adam the power to rule the entire population if his plan for mass distribution is achieved. Sterling, and a brilliant, cancer stricken scientist, must stop Adam before it’s too late. But can Sterling trust this woman when he discovers this drug might be ...more
Beth-ann Mason
Oct 19, 2011 Beth-ann Mason rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves hot alpha men, fast-paced romances with some high-tech
Recommended to Beth-ann by: Lisa Renee Jones
The Storm that is Sterling is the second in the Zodius series. It can be read as a stand-alone, but I really recommend reading them in order (especially since the third book is already in the works!)

Someone compared the glossary in the front to Lara Adrian or JR Ward's books. As a reader of both, I can say the story was nothing like those ladies' books, but it was just as well written and had me in a "can't put it down" mood for 2 days!

What happens when you have to go back to your hometown to
THE STORM THAT IS STERLING by Lisa Renee Jones is an exciting paranormal romanatic suspense that will have you turning pages from the beginning to the last page. It is Book #2 "A Zodius Novel", see "The Legend of Michael".But "The Storm That Is Sterling" can be read as a stand alone. It is full of danger,love,romance,heart pumping adventure,action,good vs evil,a sweet sensuality,captivating suspense,a struggle between two brothers to contol the world,and two hearts finding each other. "The Storm ...more
Kelly % Books-n-Kisses
The Storm that is Sterling takes us on a wild ride of love & lust, betrayal & trust, misunderstands and a very uncertain future.

My Summary:

The Storm that is Sterling is perfectly named and poor Sterling is in for the ride of his life. But let me back up a bit and give you a little history. The Storm that is Sterling is book 2 in Lisa Renee Jones Zodius series. Book 1 is The Legend of Michael (add review link at posting) in which we are introduced to the world of the Super Soldiers, sol
Jessica  `~Blahyze~`
With Adam still intent on his plan of creating a Zodius nation continuing on from the first book, he is using a drug called “ICE” which leaves the users with strength and healing as long as they keep taking regular doses, but miss a dose and you get nothing but death. Adam seeks the expertise of Becca to help him improve the “ICE” formula, but Sterling is there to put a spanner in the works of his plan and to get Becca away from his grasp. Becca and Sterling have a history of sorts, Sterling sta ...more
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I really enjoyed reading this book. The book follows its two main characters, Rebecca and Sterling and there journey together. Rebecca is a brilliant scientist who worked for NASA, and Sterling is a special operations soldier who is trying to find and way to stop an evil man’s plan to essentially enslave humanity with an alien made drug. Sterling needs Rebecca to help combat this new drug, only it turns out that Rebecca and Sterling have a history t
Sterling Jeter was forced to join the army and stand up the pretty girl from his hometown, with whom he had a date, Rebecca Burns. Fourteen years later, these two meet again, but the circumstances have changed drastically. Sterling is no longer human, after being injected with alien DNA in an effort to create supersoldiers. Unfortunately, the supersoldiers have split into two factions: one bent on world domination and the other opposed to them. The evil faction is selling a highly addictive drug ...more
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When I read the first book, "The Legend of Michael", I could not put it down until I finished the book and "The Storm That Is Sterling" was no different. It's another action packed, rollercoaster ride of emotions and twists that keeps you hooked until the very last page.
Sterling is a cocky and dedicated soldier to the GTECH Renegades. All of his family passed away and the only family he has now are his friends, the other GTECH Renegades. Sterling and the other Renegades will risk
Michelle Leah Olson
The Storm that is Sterling, Book #2 of the Zodius series

Author: Lisa Renee Jones

Synopsis: He was created, molded, formed from life, love, and misery… Lethally daring and ruthlessly passionate. He invites death to his door, welcomes it with each breath he draws, each step he takes. And thus, he is danger— a volatile storm that will sweep across the calm realms of humanity and shake it to the depths of its core. And that storm is…
Sterling Jeter, Renegade Super Soldier, is fearless, powerful, and w
You've got the old villains, the new villains, sidekicks and yet all these new addition doesn't clutter the story. Its a really tightly compact story with chock-full of plots and the romance weave in smoothly throughout the story. I love it.
I also enjoyed the further explorations on what a Lifebond is, the same way that was done in the first book.
I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of Sterling's story, and it was a great read with mystery, romance, supernatural Special Ops goodness, a tortured hero, a tough heroine and a captivating plot. This was the second book in the series and I can't wait to read the next one!
Pamela Howell
What a THRILLING adventure!! Fantastic new world I am excited to explore!!! Great read!
The Storm that is Sterling is the second book in the Zodius series by Lisa Renee Jones and a Romance from SourceBooks Casablanca.

Book Blurb:

He’s Her Best Weapon...

Sterling Jeter has remarkable powers as the result of a secret experiment to create a breed of super soldiers. Now he has to use everything he’s got to help beautiful, brilliant Rebecca Burns, the only astrobiologist alive who can save humanity from a super-enhanced, deadly street drug.

Sterling and Rebecca’s teenage romance was interru
If you read my review of The Legend of Michael, book 1 in the series, you know I loved it. I had some fear this one would fall into a second book slump but it was just as good if not a tad better. I absolutely adored Sterling. He was a brilliant computer hacker, had a smoking body and is a super soldier but he also has a smidge of self doubt that he just isn't as good as the other Renegade soldiers because of his more limited wind walking abilities. Still he is on the front lines trying to prote ...more
I received this book for review as the result of a call for reviews.

The Storm that is Sterling
2 stars

Let me start with the things I either didn’t like or had a really hard time with.

First, in my opinion, a glossary belongs at the back of the book, not the front. In this case, because it was at the front, and because I was reading this book for a review, I read the glossary before reading any of this book. Its placement is particularly unfortunate because after reading the glossary, I was so s
The Storm that is Sterling is the 2nd book in the Zodious series. Book one The Legend of Michael came out in May of this year and i really enjoyed it. This series is a a romantic suspense with a twist. These are your military alphas that so many of us enjoy but hopped up on alien DNA later known as GTECH's. Government experiments on soldiers produced these super soldiers who is turn eventually went rogue in two different factions when the government sought to get rid of them. They are the Renega ...more
A unique thrilling ride through the world of super soldiers and the women that bring them to their knees.

Sterling is a soldier who has been injected with alien DNA to make him faster, stronger, and more resilient. He is now responsible for saving Rebecca Burns from the ruthless Adam Rain. While he is protecting her, they finally give it to the smoldering chemistry that they have been fighting. Will their love for one another be enough to save Rebecca when she lands in the enemies hands? You will
3 3/4 stars. Part of the Zodius series. Sterling Jeter had unfinished business with Rebecca Burns stemming back to when they were both just reaching adulthood. His propensity for hacking and his desire to help his grandmother result in his forced recruitment into an elite military force created by the government and his eventual membership in the Renegades who are trying to prevent the enslavement and murder of countless humans. A mysterious substance harvested from an alien ship has been made i ...more
Robin Priddy
Rebecca "Becca" Burns is a astrobiologist for NASA. She has just returned home from Germany where she was getting expermintal treatment for lung cancer. When she arrives home she sees someone waiting on her front pouch for her. She is shocked beyond words when she sees who is waiting for her, Sterling. Just seeing him sends her back to the last time they were together when they were both in high school. Becca has aways had a crush on Sterling so she was thrilled when he asked her out on a date. ...more

45% in the book - As reunion stories goes I am liking this. Jones did enough to show us how Becca and Sterling sort of met. Thought it was real cute how the two of them had crushes on the other, how circumstances kept them from being together.

Sterling - ahh now there is a man after my own heart. Oh I got a goofy grin when I seen his addiction is the same as mine: Dr. Pepper! Now I am going the thing of him everytime I drink DP (and that's a lot)

Becca is proving to be strong inwardly. I like h
Heather Book Savvy Babe
*3.5 of 5 Stars*

The premise behind the Zodius series by Lisa Renee Jones is that of a group of soldiers who were dosed with Alien DNA, giving them supernatural abilities. A group of soldiers, led by Adam, are power hungry, desire ultimate control, and are distributing a dangerous drug based on the alien DNA called ICE. The opposite group, controlled by Adam’s brother Caleb, are fighting to keep ICE off the streets and defeat Adam. All of the men who were dosed with the Alien DNA have to ability
Debbie Talbot
He was created, molded, formed from life, love, and misery… Lethally daring and ruthlessly passionate. He invites death to his door, welcomes it with each breath he draws, each step he takes. And thus, he is danger a volatile storm that will sweep across the calm realms of humanity and shake it to the depths of its core. And that storm is…
Sterling Jeter, Renegade Super Soldier, is fearless, powerful, and wildly unpredictable. His life-threatening mission is to save the beautiful, brilliant astro
I really liked the little glimpses of Sterling we saw in The Legend of Michael but that didn't prepare me for my reaction to Sterling taking centre stage.

I loved this book! Really, thoroughly enjoyed it. This was action packed from beginning to end and I couln't put it down, remaining on the edge of my seat through all the twists and turns.

Sterling is the type of sexy, cocky, sarcastic Alpha male that I adore, the little insights into his past especially his early interactions with Becca made
Contemporary, Texas and Las Vegas

Rebecca “Becca” Burns is a scientist that just might be the only one that can help the super-soldiers known as The Renegades against other super-soldiers knows as the Zodius. Becca has just come back from Germany where she was undergoing treatments to save her life. Returning home she finds on her doorstep the very last person she ever expected to see, Sterling Jeter.

Sterling Jeter is of the Renegades and he also knows Becca from when they were teens in Texas. No
Kathy Davie
Second in the Zodius romantic science-fiction series based in Las Vegas.

The Story
There's a new drug in Las Vegas and it is deadly. Once hooked, you can never, ever stop taking it. The Renegades know that the Zodius leader, Adam Rain, is the source for it and they are desperately searching for both the distributors and the source. They also need to find out how to get its users through the withdrawal...alive.

Still, Sterling balks at picking up the only scientist left in the world with a chance of
Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
The Storm That is Sterling could have gotten a 5 star review from me. However, I was disappointed in the way Becca's Character was written and I felt the romance didn't sizzle until the end of the book. Sterling and Becca meet when she was in her last year in high school, he was a year ahead of her. Sterling asked her to go on a date and she agrees. Military Officers show up a his home and demand he joins the military like his father, because he has been caught hacking into government computers. ...more
The Storm that is Sterling, Zodius Book #2, by Lisa Renee Jones
Grade: B-

“You’re dangerous.” Her chin lifted defiantly. “Says the wolf to Little Red Riding Hood. If anyone is dangerous, it’s you.” “That’s right little girl, and we both know how easy it would be for me to gobble you up.”

Fourteen years ago, Sterling Jeter asked Rebecca Black out on a date, he never showed and was never heard from again. Imagine Rebecca’s surprise when Sterling suddenly appears at her doorstep asking for her help in
Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Lisa Renee Jones combines romantic suspense and paranormal romance creating a fresh story with captivating characters in an intriguing world!

At nineteen, Sterling Jeter was enlisted by the military for a special team, leaving his grandmother and young love behind. Now fourteen years later; Rebecca Burns, the girl he stood up, might be the only person who can stop a deadly drug from spreading throughout the Vegas streets. With the Zodius’ pumping the dangerous and addictive ICE into the human po
Dani Salinas
Once again Lisa Renee Jones delivers another heart pounding story in her Zodius soldiers’ series. In book one readers learned of a new government plan that took ex special force soldiers and transformed them in to GTech soldiers. In book two she picks up where she left out going further into the fight between the Renegades and their enemies that seem to be growing as they weed out Adam, their biggest threat. The interaction between Sterling and Becca are so real you feel the struggle they share ...more
Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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Once you start this book, you won't want to put it down.

I loved Lisa Renee Jones' Harlequin Blaze books. When I got the chance to read this book, I jumped. I'm glad I did. Ms. Jones' writing flows and buoys the reader from scene to scene. I needed to know what was going to happen next and how it would work out. Every time I thought I knew what was going to happen, Ms. Jones threw me a curve ball that completely worked for the story. I
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