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Deadly Silence

(Blood Brothers #1)

4.03  ·  Rating details ·  2,446 ratings  ·  409 reviews

Under siege. That's how Ryker Jones feels. The Lost Bastards Investigative Agency he opened up with his blood brothers has lost a client in a brutal way. The past he can't outrun is resurfacing, threatening to drag him down in the undertow. And the beautiful woman he's been trying to keep at arm's length is in danger...and he'll destroy anything and anyone t
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 4th 2016 by Forever
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Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
4 Stars
She knew his kiss-often dreamed about it. Not soft and sweet...not even lustful. It was dangerous. From day one, she'd tasted danger on his tongue, and it burned her hotter than she'd ever been.

It was a bittersweet feeling for me when I finished Total Surrender. As much as I was anticipating the ending for the series because I wanted answers, I also didn't want it to end. I'd grown addicted to Zanetti's protective alphas and needed more. I felt that she left just enough loose ends for
Claire Robinson
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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5 - "I ain't easy, I know... but I'll be worth it." Stars!


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Rebecca Zanetti excels at delivering up a romantic suspense story-line, especially when built around a series, and including recurring characters in each book, and her new Blood Brothers series delivered on every expectation that I have of her in this regard.

Although an off-sh
❤️ Dorsey aka Wrath Lover Reviews ❤️
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4 Fantastic Spin-off Stars!!

First off, I’m a huge, HUGE fan of the Sin Brothers series, and I’m thrilled to say that it’s not over! Blood Brothers, Rebecca Zanetti’s new series, is a spinoff of the Sin Brothers and introduces a trio of brothers who are trying to survive while looking for answers to their past. Their upbringing is much different than the Dean Brothers but certainly not any better.

Ryker and his brothers find the lost. When the
Tanja ~ T's Book ~ KT Book Reviews
The boys are back in town! Fans of the previous series, Sin Brothers, are gonna drop everything the day this hits the stands. It was a one sit read-a-thon for me. It was everything an action adventure romance lover could want.

This is truly where Zanetti shines as an author. I’m not sure if it’s just this particular series/plot/storyline, but she creates solid gold in this realm. From the moment we met Ryker Jones, he exudes everything you want in an action-adventure mystery series. He’s a smart,
Oct 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
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3.5 Stars

In Deadly Silence Rebecca Zanetti delivers a gripping tale full of twists and intrigue. Ryker and Zara have a sex-only arrangement, which means no feelings, no dates, and no future. But when Zara's life gets put in danger Ryker can't stop his protective instincts that take over. His own life is a mess and people are still after him from his past, but he's not willing to leave Zara behind. Not they're both running from known and unknown enemi
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3.5 stars

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

When Zara's law firm hired The Lost Bastards Investigative Agency, she had no idea the path her life was about to take. Ryker knows it’s extremely dangerous to get close to anyone but Zara reaches a place inside of him he didn't know could exist. As Zara works to help her friend going
I was hoping for a spinoff after I finished the last book in the Sin Brothers series as there were some loose threads remaining to be pulled. This was a good start and I was happy to see some character crossover.

The story begins with Zara Remington and Ryker Jones already in a "casual" relationship. She's a paralegal and he's a private investigator who does work for her firm and travels almost constantly. Things start to shift when she gets embroiled in her friend's divorce and Ryker goes all A
Aug 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Ezinwanyi by: ~Melissa~

Rebecca Zanetti did it again. This was all that and more. If you want excellent writing, you've got it! If you want action, you've got it. If you want sexy love, you've got it. If you want a suspenseful mystery, you've got it.

Ryker Jones and his brothers, Heath and Denver run an investigative agency called The Lost Bastards and they were hired to flush out a serial killer who was targeting red heads. They are running from a very dangerous past and so they don't even use their real names. While
Oct 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Hair-raisingly thrilling and sexy. Another gripping story by Rebecca Zanetti!
“She’s in me, Devner.” He hit his chest with a closed fist… “In here. I don’t want days without her in them.”

Ryker Jones has made it his life’s mission to protect the one’s he cares about, so losing control is something he can’t afford. foNot if the PI agency he runs with his brothers has lost a client, not with the sexy and assertive woman he’d been trying to keep things casual with but who has been slowly inchin
Phenomenal romantic suspense!

Three “blood brothers” who forged their connection in the bowls of a difficult system join together to make “The Lost Bastards Investigation Agency”. They track down the lost. When Ryker is hired to work for the law office Zara Remington works for they begin a very steamy friends with benefits relationship…well its more benefits with benefits but you get the point.

Zara finds herself looking forward to Ryker showing up at her door step and starts accidental taking the
3 Stars

Zara’s grandmother has raised her from age ten. Her father left Zara and her mother and then her mother died in an accident. Her mother constantly fell for the wrong guy and that made Zara don’t trust easily in relationships because she thinks maybe her instincts are as bad as her mother. She is a paralegal and her law firm hired Ryker as a private investigator on a case (he is a private detective who specialized in finding the hard to find). So they met each other on a case and then afte
ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review

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Gritty. Raw. Sexy. Suspenseful. These are few words that immediately pops into mind when describing Rebecca Zanetti’s newest romantic suspense Deadly Silence. Zanetti masterfully weaves suspense in such a gritty and intense fashion that readers like myself are thrown into a gauntlet of thrills, unexpected surprises and an unraveling of secrets. This book definitely kept me glued to my kindle as I was immersed into the lives of Ryker and
Marta Cox
Jul 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I am so happy to have had the opportunity to read this book as I love this authors stories. It is in many ways a spin off from her Sin Brothers series so if you are a fan of those books than this will be a must read. That being said I do think this works as a standalone as there's enough background information revealed here.
So our story features three guys united by their past and now acting as investigators. These 'blood' brothers have stayed together through thick and thin but always on the r
Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
4.5 Stars for more Dean Siblings!

**ARC Generously provided via NetGalley**

Rebecca Zanetti’s Sins Brother Series is one of my favorite military/sci-fi type series. It was romance and suspense at its best and with Deadly Silence comes even more of those biologically created men and all their sexy skills.

While Deadly Silence is a new start to a new series, it does spin-off from the already established Sins Brothers. This story of Ryker Jones is a standalone, but there are characters and storylines
S.M. West
I was so excited when I learned of this spin off to the Sin Brothers series. Those Dean brothers are easy to love and to then find out there was another bunch of brothers, this made me on happy girl!

Here we have Ryker (just the name alone does something to me) and his brothers - Heath and Denver, running from their past while they strive to help others and also find out more about who they are.

Running their own private investigative services, they help people find missing people and other simi
RachelW (BamaGal)
Jun 21, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
Random mutterings about a few hours of my life wasted...

Park your brain at the door for Deadly Silence. You won't need it. This is a takeoff on the “Sin Brothers” series, and has a virtually identical premise and plotline (Can an author plagiarize themselves)? The story took a definite backseat to the sexscapades, unfortunately. I know a lot of readers are going to eat the macho, protective, dominant, chest beating male up, but I didn't. Zara’s character was smothered under Ryker’s dominance, bo
Oct 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
If there's one thing Rebecca Zanetti does and does well, it's bring her reader a sexy romance with a good dose of suspense and action that pulls you in and keeps you on your toes throughout. And that's very much the case with the opener to her Blood Brothers series: a spin-off from her Sin Brothers series, Deadly Silence introduces us to Ryker, Heath and Denver, three brothers who are trying to discover their pasts whilst running an investigative agency.

"...the past has always been coming for
Oct 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

3.75 stars

I used to read a lot of thrillers/romantic suspense books, but nowadays I only read those when I am in the mood for it. I was in the mood this time so picked up Deadly Silence because the blurb sounded interesting. It started out really strong and I loved the whole mysterious vibe around Ryker (LOVE his name). He definitely was a very alpha male who wanted everything to go his way, no questions asked. I was glad Zara was not a push over and told Ryker off when he got a bit too protecti
Carole (Carole's Random Life in Books)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life.

I liked this book. I do have to admit that it took me awhile to really get hooked by the story but once I was I really enjoyed it. I jumped at the chance to read this book since it is the start of a new series by an author that I have wanted to read for a long time. The story had a lot of great elements added to the appeal of the book.

I think that the main reason that I had some trouble getting into the story was because I just couldn't total
Feb 21, 2017 marked it as arc-up-next  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley, arc
Copy kindly provided by Forever (Grand Central Publishing), via NetGalley, for an honest review.
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Oct 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love to escape from reality with a brilliant, sexy romantic suspense book, and I can always count on Rebecca Zanetti to provide a perfect hideaway for me. I loved the Sin Brothers series and now she’s spun off Sin Brothers to bring us Blood Brothers and I am ALL IN.

We first meet Ryker Jones—dark, mysterious, sexy AF private investigator—as he and his blood brothers are desperately searching for a serial killer. They own and operate The Lost Bastards Investigative Agency and they have their fi
Take a deep breath and prepare to have your emotions shredded as three blood brothers build a career out of finding “the lost,” in an effort to exorcise the monsters from their own heinous pasts. Ryker Jones has taken point as a hired PI for a legal firm, he finds Paralegal Zara Remington and a burning desire that she shares with this dark and mysterious man.

Someone has hacked their unhackable systems and shadows from their past loom large as they discover their young hacker’s story, but when th
Jul 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was FREAKING fantastic!

I’m a HUGE fan of the Sin Brothers series and even though I loved Total Surrender, the last book in the series, Jory’s book, I’m SUPER excited to say that it’s not over! Blood Brothers, Zanetti’s new series, is a spin off series to the Sin Brothers series and introduces a trio of brothers who are trying to survive while looking for answers.

Ryker and his brothers find the lost. When the law firm that Zara works for hires their services, Zara never expects to develop a
Feb 19, 2019 rated it liked it
I was super sad to say goodbye to the dean brothers.

I did not want the Sin Brothers series to end, but a dear GR friend told me that the theme continues with the Blood Brothers series.

I was over the moon with excitement. Sadly, this story didn’t quite do it for me. I became really invested once the Dean Brothers showed up. You would have thought I was having a reunion with real people. I actually became a bit misty.

The story started out very interesting. I was all into finding out how these ne
Jul 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
“The safest place for her was with him, yet it was also the most dangerous to her heart.”

A wild and exciting ride – 4 stars

A spin off to the sensational Sin Brothers series, this book is exciting, intriguing and suspenseful with wonderful characters, great action, and a feisty, sexy romance. It’s a wild ride from start to finish, and I loved it!

Ryker Jones and his ‘blood brothers’ have lived their lives on the run since they escaped a brutal boys’ home as teenagers. With unusual abilities, they
4.5 "The Lost Boys" Stars and 5 Stars for the narration!

What an intriguing start to a new romantic suspense series! I'm hooked and can't wait to hear the story, including the romantic HEA for each and every one of these Lost Boys. Moreover, Karen White's talented narration makes this a must listen!

Source; Library--loan.
Sep 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
Deadly Silence is the first novel in the Blood Brothers series an intense romantic suspense featuring three brothers with special talents. We are not talking paranormal woo-woo but genetically engineered talents.

Zanetti introduces readers to Ryker, Denver, & Heath. Three men who bonded as children due to their circumstances and made themselves blood brothers. Ryker Jones and his brothers find the lost and own the Lost Bastards Investigative Agency.

Ryker met Zara Remington a paralegal while w
Oct 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
The geek in me was standing up and cheering. I mean, a mad scientist complete with her little sociopath minion soldiers picking on some Lost Boys since they were young. Heck Yes! I was all over it and that particular part of the story was pretty dang good. Some of the characters introduced endeared themselves to me and I’m hopeful to see a few of them get a book of their own. I also feel like now I need to go back and read the Sin Brothers Series. But, as excited as I am for this series, Deadly ...more
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Originally posted at Scandalicious Book Reviews

Rebecca Zanetti is on fire. Her last few books are some of her very best and she continues that streak with this book. When I think about this book words like “intense” and “fierce” come to mind.

The pace is turbo speed and the action is unrelenting. Deadly Silence is the first book in Ms. Zanetti’s new spinoff series, Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers continues the story arc that began in the Sin Brothers books in which Dr. Isobel Madison is
This is the spin off from the great romantic suspense series, Sin Brothers. You don't have to read the series to enjoy this one, but for us who have went through all the drama previously, I'm SO ready for the psychopathic scientist to die.

In Deadly Silence, we have Ryker, a hunky PI and the big brother among the trio, Heath and Denver. The story started off with him having a casual intimate relationship with our heroine, Zara. Ryker is man with some secret past of his own.

Zara, a paralegal who
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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.

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His gaze darkened. “Yeah, baby. This is just you and me… It’s better than anything else in the world.”
“Don’t tell me what to do,” she whispered, fighting need along with her temper. “You like me telling you what to do.” “Only in bed,” she burst out. He smiled, the expression gentle and dangerous all at once. “Then get in bed.” 2 likes
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