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Vengeance

(Dark Protectors #9.5)

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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti comes a new story in her Dark Protectors/Rebels series…

Vengeance and revenge are the only forces driving vampire soldier Noah Siosal since losing his brother to an enemy he’s been unable to find. He’s searched every corner of the globe, going through adversaries and piling up bodies until finally gettin
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Kindle Edition, 1001 Dark Nights #99 , 167 pages
Published March 19th 2019 by Evil Eye Concepts, Incorporated
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Madison Warner Fairbanks
Vengeance by Rebecca Zanetti

Suspense. Romance. Aliens! No, wait - vampires. And demon hybrids. It’s a whole new world for Abby. And while strange, it’s better than the hassling she still gets from her abusive ex-husband.
Noah is intrigued by the green-eyed human. Fragile yet fierce. He’s drawn to her and will fight to protect her when he witnesses her ex being manipulative and threatening.

Dark Protectors series 9.5. Can be read as a stand-alone romance.

Romantic. Exciting. Sexy hot.
Shelleen Toland
Mar 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: inkslinger
Noah is a vampire soldier bent on revenge and Vengeance since losing his brother to an enemy. Now he is in an anger management group upon learning about a lead. Then he meets up with Abby who is in anger management that is court appointed. Abby was married to to an abusive man for several years and got away and divorced him. But he is still after her and says she is still his wife and he is friends with the judge and sheriff, which makes it even more complicated for her. But the chemistry betwee ...more
Dali
With Vengeance, Rebecca Zanetti quells the Dark Protector fans’ cravings for fun, sexy and action packed paranormal romance.

After losing his brother, the only thing Noah Siosal wants is vengeance. He has searched for the killer all around the globe to no avail until fate places him in a human anger management group in a small town. Expressing his feelings is the last thing he wants to do, but when he meets sweet Abby Miller he soon understands it’s where he needs to be, protecting her.

Wrongly b
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Stacie
Apr 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 1/2 "Sometimes a girl needs a hero." Stars!

This was just almost a perfect novella. I absolutely love this series and Noah was practically a perfect Dark Protector and Abigailwas a good heroine. The thing that kept this from being a 5 star read for me was (view spoiler)

I love this series and this little gem did not disappoint. Can't WAIT for Ivar's book! Happy reading!
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CC
May 26, 2019 rated it liked it
So I liked Noah and Abby. But the story had too many characters for a novella. There was a lot going on. I enjoyed the story, it just wasn't one of the best in the series. It might be a 3.5, but not worth rounding up. ...more
Joelle

Let me start off my saying that Rebecca is one of my favorite authors as I love everything she writes and The Dark Protectors is a series that I re-read all the time.I love all the characters associated with this series.

This author has done it yet again this was one funny read.Omg ! we loved this Novella and its character's and I have to say that Ivar made this book down right hilarious!

We loved Abby and Noah as they really made the perfect couple who had amazing chemistry but , also had a great
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AJ
4.5 stars!

This is such a great read. It’s a novella that links in with the Dark Protectors series (specifically with the new story arc that began in book #8), and the beginning of a new spin-off series – Rebels. It’s funny and dramatic with great action and a gorgeous love story, and I loved it!

Vampire/demon hybrid Noah is on a mission of vengeance to destroy the vampire who killed his brother. His hunt brings him to a small town and an anger management group (of all things) as he tracks down h
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 Reading In Pajamas
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
✦Blog Tour, Review & Excerpt: VENGEANCE: A Dark Protectors/Rebels Novella by Rebecca Zanetti https://wp.me/p3d0RZ-b4D
Publication Date: March 19, 2019
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Cori
Rated: 4.5 Stars

I loved this novella! Noah and Abby were perfect for each other and their story was a great mix of danger and suspense with a romantic love story that steamed up the pages. VENGEANCE is part of the Dark Protectors/ Rebels Series, but it can be read as a standalone. If you
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Cailin
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Vengeance served straight up smokin'!!!

Ohhhhhhhh, wow! I think this is my new favourite Dark Protectors novella! Seriously, with a killer plot, a fast pace, smoldering attraction, danger, thrilling action, and surprising amounts of humour, this book ticks every single box and delivers more besides!

The characters and circumstances were unique, rife with unpredictability and a charming chaos that just plain worked. I laughed myself silly at the most unexpected of times and thoroughly enjoyed ever
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Marie  Brown (Marie's Tempting Reads)
LOOOOOOOOOOVED THIS SO EFFING HARD! I fell good and hard and fast with this sexy and swoon worthy novella in the Dark Protectors/Rebels series. I did not want this story to end that is for sure. It was fun and sweet and crackling with delicious sexual tension and the characters made my heart feel so light and happy. The story was brimming with heat and action and flowed beautifully. Can't get enough of these books and I am already craving more! ...more
Fabiola Chenet
Apr 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A very good short story as usual. :-)
Catherine (The Sassy Bookster)
Mar 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Disclaimer: I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book. All opinions stated are solely mine.The appeal of this series is never-ending, and every installment just makes me hungrier for more. I for one, am very glad that the author has kept it going and spun off several series from it, and I will keep reading them for as long as she keeps writing them. I wish the story had been a little longer, but part of the fun is trying to connect the dots and characters with the past stories. Abby Miller is i ...more
Sofia Lazaridou
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Vengeance is a short story set in the Dark Protectors/Rebels universe by Rebecca Zanetti. It can read as stand-alone, but after finishing this I have so many questions and I have fallen in love with so many people that I just wanna go and read the rest of the series. The questions I have are about the secondary characters we met and their missions, so don't worry about not getting into the story or feeling left out. Everything we needed to know was explained.

The book might be 167 pages long, but
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Suzi (Obsessive Reading Disorder)
4.5 Stars

I love these little side tracks the author takes us on in the world of the Dark Protectors. It looks like this is the first of 3 novella's in the 1001 Dark Nights centered on some loose relations to the characters we have grown to love in the Dark Protectors series.

The whole premise of this one was just perfect. Anger management class?? For a messed up Viking and his baby sitter??/ What better place to meet a potential mate--right?? This is short and dirty. Lots of action. Bad guys, wo
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Ashley Martinez (ilovebooksandstuffblog)
Entertaining as hell! I loved it! It had a little bit of everything action, adventure, suspense, romance and humor. This was the first book I’ve read from the series but it certainly won’t be the last!
Stephanie Phillips (Stephanie's Book Reports)
I received a free copy of the book from the publisher. 

Vengeance is a short edition of the Dark Protectors series.  You'll meet Noah and Abby - he's a vampire; she's human.  There's a lot going on in this short book.  You'll have to pay attention to all the nuances if you're a Dark Protectors reader you'll see many of this coming. 

The ending of this book will leaving you wanting more.  I'm really looking forward to the next edition in this series so hopefully it will continue where this one left
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Katherine
Quite good. I was distracted, so wasn’t as absorbed by the plot as I would expect to be. I haven’t read the entire Dark Protectors series, but know enough of the story to follow along. I liked Noah. The heroine, Abby, was good too, once she found her backbone - not that I blame her for losing it, her ex-husband is the tool of all tools. I also liked Ivar - I think he is going to get his own book.

Bought from kindle and as part of audible escape package.
Sandy S
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars--

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date March 19, 2019


Vengeance and revenge are the only forces driving vampire soldier Noah Siosal since losing his brother to an enemy he’s been unable to find. He’s searched every corner of the globe, going through adversaries and piling up bodies until finally getting a lead. The last place he wants to be is in a ridiculous anger management group with people expressing feelings instead of taking action. Until one fragile human, a green-eyed sweetheart being
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Speed
5 Stellar Alpha Amazing Stars*****I am never disappointed when it comes to Zanetti's work! I am so effing glad that she has continued the Dark Protectors series. I love it sooooooo much!!!! Woooooohooooo!!! In this novella, I am even more intrigued with what is going to happen next. Noah, a hybrid demon and vampire, meets his human mate at an anger management class of all things, Lol. He is tasked with looking after a certain member of the Seven who has just got back from hell, I wonder who that ...more
Teresa (Reads_Romance)
Apr 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Rebecca Zanetti’s books just work for me. I love her writing and I have a special place in my heart for her Dark Protectors series. I was surprised that she was writing a novella before ALPHA’S PROMISE, which comes out in June; mainly because the characters in this novella are completely new. Of course, RZ didn’t steer us wrong, and this looks like the start of another three episode off-shoot like her last three 1001 Dark Night novellas.

VENGEANCE is set in a tiny Indiana town and, hilariously, t
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Bourbon, Books and Brenda
What a fantastic novella. Great characters, wonderful story, suspense, and steam! Does it get better than that?
*****
Rating: 5 stars
Steam: 2 flames
Genre: PNR / Suspense / Vampires / AWESOME
*****
It is no secret I love Rebecca Zanetti. She has been one of five one-click authors for me for a long-time and Vengeance just solidified why she is one of my go-to authors.

Noah is on a mission to exact revenge on the person that killed his best friend. But before he can do that, he has been saddled with ba
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Cheri
Jan 15, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
This is a novella within the Dark Protectors universe. I wasn’t sure what to expect this time because, from the description, I really wasn’t sure who these characters were. Never fear, some familiar faces pop up in unexpected ways. I’m curious to see how some of the new characters introduced here will tie in with the bigger story.

There’s a lot going on in this small town that the citizens are totally blind to. I absolutely adore how Abby’s court ordered anger management turns into a paranormal s
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Carrie
Feb 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020
I will read any and all short stories set in this universe, so I am rapidly filling in all the "gaps." This book was super short, but had all the things you've come to love in this world: smutty goodness, action (in the form of vengeance, among other things), wonderful banter, and a sprinkling of romance.

Noah is out for vengeance (obviously), but is diverted from his cause when Benny drops off a rather broken Viking. Tasked with taking him to anger management group therapy, he never suspected it
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Claire Cronin
Mar 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a great little novella - full of action, fast paced, lots of hot sexy attraction and funny to go with it - a great way to be introduced to the Dark Protectors series!

Noah is a hybrid vampire/demon looking to avenge his brother's death. His tracking has led him to a small town where he is put in anger management classes along with some other supernaturals and a human named Abby, a woman who is in the group due to allegedly attacking her abusive and controlling ex-husband. From the start
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Sandy Kelly
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this one! I don't remember seeing this character in any of the previous books but (as usual) this author tied it into the other books effortlessly! Noah is a vampire soldier that is on the hunt for the man who killed his brother. But he gets dragged into an anger management group in order to help someone out in exchange for a lead to that man. Abby has been court ordered to attend the group because of her ex husband. He is friends with not only the sheriff but the judge in their small to ...more
Sarah Dale
I've not read anything from Rebecca Zanetti yet and what I love about these 1001 Dark Nights novella's is that they give you a chance to be introduced to some new authors. Once I started I was hooked so I will certainly be going to check out the rest of this Dark Protectors series.

Noah is seeking vengeance after losing his brother and ends up in a human anger management group where he meets Abby. She has been ordered by the court to attend this group after she is set up by her abusive ex-husband
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Lee Anne Lane
Mar 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
More Dark Protectors/Rebels entertainment! What a gangly group of humans and immortals. They’re awkward and secretive and completely funny. Anger Management! Haha!

First of all, Ivar’s trauma is so painful but he does add levity.

Mariana just wants to rob a bank...and tries! But she also comes through for Abby and Noah more than once.

Raine is a PITA but even he adds an element of fun and sarcasm. And it’s quite obvious he has a little bit of a thing for the good doctor, who is completely mystifi
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Sue Gosland
This novella is about characters also in the novella Vixen, which I've already read. Didn't make this one any less good, but actually helped in my reading of this one.

Noah Siosal is a vampire bent on , who is trying to get revenge. He lost his best friend, a man he considered his brother, and now is looking for revenge. His friend Bennie, drops off Ivar, and signs them both up for anger management. Noah meets Abby Miller there, who is trying to escape a bad relationship that keeps following her.
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Robin
This novella confused the heck out of me. In the early four books Noah Siosal was the top Enforcer of the Feline Nation along with his two brothers, neither named Clyde. In book 4 Zanetti changed the shifter brothers surname (which wasn’t the last time she did that to a character btw). So of course when I saw this was a novella about Noah Siosal I was excited to revisit the Feline Nation with three favorite characters who’ve disappeared from the series pretty much after book four. Nope! Noah Sio ...more
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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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