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(Dark Protectors #7)

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Janie Kayrs has known Zane almost her whole life. He was her friend in the dream world. She trusted him. But that was before he kidnapped her, spiriting her away to an isolated cabin to learn what her dreams never told her. Like how dangerous he looks. How he got on the wrong side of the negotiating table. And how much sexier he is in real life…

Zane is a battle-hardened wa
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Published December 22nd 2014 by Lyrical Press
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
5 Prophesied One Stars

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First read Dec 2014
Reread Nov 30th 2016
rereread 2/18/2018

“At the end of these talks, regardless of books, science, and geographic boundaries, Janie becomes mine.”-Zane

Words can't express how much I FUCKING loved this book!!!!!! I give it 5 How do I say Goodbye to a series I have grown to love stars.......... Of course that title is too damn long so. OMG Janie and Zane's Story is Finally here! This book was one of the best books I have ever read. It was pure perfect
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Sophia Triad
“I’m not into the whole vampire caveman routine, Zane.”
“That’s unfortunate.”


It is time for Zane and Janie to meet and fulfill their destiny. They have been meeting in the dream world for almost 20 years since they were children. They have always known that they belong together. But Zane has had his secret. Janie did not exactly know what kind of species Zane is. Only that he is part vampire.

It is time for peace between species. The war between the vast majority of the Realm (vampires, shifters a
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Izy
May 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This was a very bittersweet read. I started reading this series about 2/3 years ago and I’m very sad to say goodbye to this but I liked that the author did not unnecessarily drag the series. Anyways, here’s the review:

Rating~ 4.75 stars



Janet Isabelle Kryrs, called Janie Belle by her loved ones is the chosen one. Her birth and her changing the world was prophesied by oracles/prophets from all species of the realm. We met Janie when she was 4 years old in the first book in the series, a child wh
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Jen Davis
Oct 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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This book was absolutely everything I hoped it would be. Like so many other fans of the Dark Protectors series, I have been waiting anxiously for Janie's story. We've been teased with bits and pieces for years. We have known her since she was just four years old; we've followed her as she has become more powerful and as she has come closer and closer to fulfilling her destiny. We've caught glimpses of her connections to Zane and Kalin. And it's all led up to this. I am getting excited all over a ...more
CC
Oct 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 epic stars

There was so much anticipation for this story, I dare say nothing could have lived up to it. But it came damn close!

Listening to this was not favorable because Janie's voice sounded a lot like her little girl voice so I had a hard time thinking of her as a 25 year old woman.

Janie was WAAAAY too forgiving and naïve. When the big twist came with Zane, I was like WTF!!! I mean I must be obtuse, because I did not see it coming. Anyway, I am still saying WTF, and she has already forgive
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Carvanz
What an absolutely amazing ending to this series. It feels like I’ve been waiting for Janie and Zane’s story forever and I went in with high expectations. Usually, that’s not a good thing but Ms. Zanetti met my expectations and superseded them.

Man, this one had it all. Vampires, demons, Kurjans, witches and shifters. So much going on that there was never a moment when the story slowed down. And the feels. Oh my holy goodness, there were times when I wanted to cry like a baby. Okay, I admit it,
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Shanna Matheo
Nov 27, 2016 rated it liked it
If anything this series was consistent.

The things I liked about the first book were the same things I liked about this last book. The world the author built here is truly wonderful and intriguing. With so many different supernatural species, with their own histories and cultures, having to interact with each other, it has the potential to be full, rich, intricate, mysterious and at times explosive. This is what kept me reading and the reason why I might even consider reading the spin off to thi
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Beth
Janie Kayrs has a dream friend named Zane. She has searched for him far and wide but has never been able to uncover Zane in the real world until he walks in with her enemy at the negotiating table.

When Zane kidnaps Janie can she trust that he is the man from her dreamscape or is he the hardened and feared warrior that showed up in that room.

If the snarky commentary, the marvelous humor and the suspense filled action doesn't grab you, the steamy chemistry will. I was sucked in immediately and he
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Vashti
Aug 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Several years ago I went thur an intense pnr phase in my reading and came across a new author by the name of Rebecca Zanetti.The book that caught and held my attention was Fated and introduced me to the Kayrs family and the oh so very delicious Talen.In his book,we are introduced to his mate Cara and her young daughter Janet .The reader is also introduced to Janet's dream world friend Zane.This is Zane and his Janie Belle 's story.And what a story it was.To say I loved it would be an understatem ...more
T.J. Shaw
Jan 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I binge read this! My eyes are swollen and puffy and I've only eaten junk food, but it was worth every lost hour of sleep! I love this series and this final book could only be described as the cherry on top of the sundae ... just great!
Julia's Book Haven
Dec 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sigh I wish I could give this book more than 5 stars, loved every second of it and my only complaint is that it wasn't longer! Janie and Zane were perfect together and I was beyond happy with their story :)
Sheri
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love a good PNR book.
I especially love a good PNR series.
If I narrow it down to a favorite (regardless of gender) 'The Dark Protectors' burns brightly near the top of the list.
Zanetti doesn't leave much out-
Vampires...shifters....demons....witches...and hybrids.
Sexy strong women and sexier stronger vampires with biting and marking and of course, saving the world.
Little Janie Belle isn't so little anymore. and ZANE! Holyhell he might push Talen aside as my favorite 'Protector'...maybe.
The Cho
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Stacie
4 3/4 "It was worth the wait." Stars!

I loved it! A great ending to the DARK PROTECTORS series, yet it leaves room for more! Can't wait to get to the REALM ENFORCERS. Maybe a more detailed review when my TPAM girls finish. Happy reading!
Mindy Lou's Book Review
Janie, Zane & Kahlin's story (n0t a menage):

Amazing!! We've been teased over and over with Janie, Zane and Kahlin's story in the previous books. Everything we've read up to this point was getting us to their finale. With all that build up, I wasn't sure it would be able to keep up with the hype. Instead it was much better! Rebecca Zanetti shocked me more than once in this book and I love that it wasn't predictable. While it feels like it's the end to a series, it's more an end to that storyl
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Lover of Romance
Summary
Janie has known Zane since she was four years old and she entered the dream world. She has always held a soft spot for Zane, but the time for reality is now. Janie, is the key to saving the future, and every race seems to have plans for her future. But she is determined to show Zane that she can be his partner and not to be held back on the sidelines. When she learns about who he really is, that he is half demon and half vampire, she is shocked. And not only that, but he is related to th
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AJ
Oct 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC!

5 MASSIVE stars


OMG, Rebecca Zanetti, you sure know how to finish off a series! I can’t say too much about this book without it being spoilery for others in the series, but it’s an absolutely sensational ride and I loved every minute of it!

The first thing I will say is please, please, please read these books in order! There are full length novels as well as novellas, and while each book focusses on a different couple, they each build upon a central story that has been buildin
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Esther
Well this was a 6 star as far as I'm concerned!!! I won't go into the synopses of the book, the intro above pretty much give you a heads up of what the story is about.



This was a great read all around!! It had everything I love in a romance!!! I absolutely loved the hero, Kane and the heroine Janie was absolutely my favorite heroine to date!! Kane was alpha, sweet, strong, loyal, heroic and hot!!! And Janie was intelligent, strong, funny, sweet, loyal and beautiful. And the love story between th
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Alisa
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
*Received an ARC *

So bittersweet. I love this series. One of my favorites. So sad it's over.

The mini epilogues pertaining to all the Kayrs and not just Janie and Zane were way too fast paced but they were just epilogue and glimpses into the future so I can understand why they were short and fast paced. Just made me sad that I was leaving the world soon.

Such a great series that I need in autographed paperback versions of.

ETA: I always knew it was going to be an ending between Zane and Kalin as
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Kathie (katmom)
Available Now!!!!

This is the last book in the Dark Protectors' Series by Ms. Zanetti. I could hardly wait to read Janie and Zane's story. We've been seeing bits and pieces of it throughout the series and this book is the climax the arc. And what a climax it was! We got to see all the characters from the previous books. Everyone had a role to fill, and they did it marvelously.

While I had my guess about who, and what, Zane would be, Ms. Zanetti kept the twists and turns coming. This was one contin
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LizBookAddict
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing


5 Beautiful Finale STARS!!!!★★★★★



I've been waiting so long for Janie and Zane's book, I almost forgot their whole story and all the characters in this series...but oh what a book to have me reminded...

This was exactly how I wanted Janie and Zane's romance to be. I just knew Zane was not at all that sweet boy he projected himself to be for Janie's sake but had to be for her too... And how they react to each other was pure combustible FATE!!!



That's how Rebecca Zanetti writes her couples.. you fe
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Nikki
Sep 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
**I received an ARC courtesy of NetGalley**

I loved it! Most of the current PNR stuff is crap, but not this one!
I'm so sad to see this series come to an end, although I do look forward to Kell's book. The beginning hooked me right away. I was always wondering what Zane was besides vampire. I had my suspicions since the second or third book, and it turned out that I was right. The ending was a little.fast paced. Everything was shoved in there so we really didn't get to see much of Janie and Zane.
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Dee
I thought Jase's story was my favourite of the series but after reading this I've changed my mind, this now firmly holds that position!

As in all the previous stories we got plenty of action and finally all the answers to questions collected over the series. The connection between Jane & Zane had been building every time they met in the dream world and was blazing by the time they finally met in person. Although the epilogue was a surprise it kinda made sense and left us thinking about the p
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Jina
Oct 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: net-galley
*I will try to avoid spoilers.

Marked by Rebecca Zanetti

What if you were the one human being non human races wanted to get their hands on? Well, that was the rock in a hard place situation Janie Kayrs was in.

Janie Kayrs was a well trained human with the gift of visions. Her mother a human, her adopted father, a vampire and the only father she had ever known.

For years Janie had visions of peace talks. So, when it came to be her reality she knew she had to attend. However, the fact that no visions
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Debra Johnson
Marked (Dark Protectors, #7) Rebecca Zanetti
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance, Suspense
4.75 Stars

Finally we get Janie and Zane!
Talk about turning up the heat.

Okay, this became new favorite of the series.

The suspense was so intense I couldn't stop reading.

Throughout the series we have watched Zane & Janie grow up.
Meeting in her dream world.

Everyone comes together in this one for the big showdown.

It was definitely an edge of your seat read.

Of course Jannie & Zane have the front and cente
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April   ♥"LOS" ♥
Oct 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved everything about this series and to wrap it up with Janie and Zane's story was perfect. Throughout the series we have watched Janie grow up with Zane and her "imaginary" best friend. While you always suspect that these two will get together when we finally learn more about Zane and where he comes from, that result seems highly unlikely. Janie has been fated to change the world, for good or evil, since she was born. With each species pursuing her for their own purpose she finally finds sa ...more
Thenia
A story that had been a long time coming - that of Janie and Zane.

The two become friends when they are very young, and through the years meet each other in their dream world, along with Kalin, the Kurjan who is determined to get his hands on Janie and her gifts.

Janie always knew that the end of the war would be up to the three of them, but despite her powers and countless futures she has seen, she is taken completely by surprise when she discovers that Zane's big secret is that (view spoiler)
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Joan
Feb 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
I loved this book! This is how to successfully wrap up a series instead of dragging it out over multiple books. I appreciated that the author shows that all worlds are finite; instead of writing the same story over and over, it is so refreshing to see that the author had a vision in mind with this series that included an uplifting ending. Janie and Zane had such depth as characters, especially since the reader was introduced to them when they were children, meeting in their dreams. Even the vill ...more
♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
FINALLY this book fell into my grubby little paws. I have been waiting to read this one because I've read the ones before it and the ones from the new spin off series. I know the ending but I don't know how we get there. In this one, it is the big showdown between the Realm and their enemies. Janie's entire life is to bring peace to the Realm. How will she do it? And will she do it with Zane, her childhood friend from her dream world? Who is Zane's family?

This book moves through at a fast pace w
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Sunseeker☀️
Apr 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: pnr
4.5 stars
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Zanetti has worked as an art curator, Senate aide, lawyer, college professor, and a hearing examiner - only to culminate it all in stories about Alpha males and the women who claim them. She writes dark paranormals, romantic suspense, and sexy contemporary romances.

Other books in the series

Dark Protectors (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Fated (Dark Protectors, #1)
  • Claimed (Dark Protectors, #2)
  • Hunted (Dark Protectors, #3)
  • Consumed (Dark Protectors, #4)
  • Provoked (Dark Protectors, #5)
  • Shadowed (Dark Protectors, #6)
  • Vampire's Faith (Dark Protectors, #8)
  • Demon's Mercy (Dark Protectors #9)
  • Alpha's Promise (Dark Protectors #10)
  • Hero's Haven (Dark Protectors Book 11)
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