Berkley Bookmas


BookSmacked is so excited to participate in Berkley Bookmas and we’re hosting a "Slice of Life" scene from Elle Kennedy's Killer Instincts series today! Berkley Bookmas is chock full of exclusive content from authors like exclusive excerpts, deleted scenes, author recipes and more! Check out the calendar of events below:

Christmas Without Cate

Killer Instincts Slice of Life

Elle Kennedy

“She’s not going to make it,” Jim Morgan said gruffly.

Noelle wandered over to the floor-to-ceiling windows where her husband stood, brooding. His cobalt-blue eyes were fixed on the dusty courtyard of their Costa Rican compound. She followed his gaze, and her normally ice-cold heart warmed slightly. Not many things elicited an emotional response from her, but seeing Ash out there with his one-year-old son got to her. Even she had to admit that the little boy was fucking adorable. He teetered around on two wobbly legs, while his dad chased after him to make sure he didn’t face-plant into the dirt.

“She might,” Noelle answered.

Jim glanced over with a dry look. “Don’t bullshit me, sweetheart. We both know it ain’t happening.”

She swallowed a sigh. No, she didn’t think so, either. Their daughter had been on assignment in Africa when all hell broke loose—a rebel group decided to make their move, martial law had been called, and all aircrafts grounded. Now Cate was stuck on another continent, more than a day’s worth of travel away. They hadn’t heard from her in a