One More Night with You is the latest installment in Lisa Marie Perry’s Blue Dynasty series where Jospehine de la Pena and Zaf Ahmadi reunite and old hurts resurface. Josephine met Zaf on a mission in Mexico and embarked on hot love affair that left Josephine with a bullet scar and painful memories. Five years later, the two are reunited when Jo is offered an uncover assignment with the Las Vegas Slayers and while working undercover, Zaf reappears insisting there is a bigger threat to her from a past investigation.
Zaf has his reasons for coming back and to protect Josephine, they hatch the plan to have him pose as her boyfriend until the threat to her is contained. Zaf is convinced he can remain professional and not let his quest for vengeance or his love of Josephine overrule his judgement. As events unfold, Zaf must make a difficult decision, embrace love or seek vengeance. Which will he choose, readers will need to purchase this latest read to find out.
Ms. Perry did a fine job with character development as readers will glimpse Josephine’s plight in dealing with the changes she endured due to the shooting and how she uses it as a crutch to keep people at a distance. It also changed her perspective on love in where she feels she cannot fully commit to anyone.
Her affair with Zaf left her with a void that she did not realize was still there until he came back into her life. Readers will also glimpse the compassion Josephine has for strangers as well as how much she will do for friends. She loves hard and is also dedicated to her job.
Zaf is a man torn between his need to avenge his cousin’s death and his love of Josephine. He knows taking on the assignment to protect her would be challenging and that he would have to bend the truth to protect her. He realizes it is harder to pretend with her because he needs to find forgiveness for his actions five years ago when they parted. Josephine and Zaf’s relationship was intense and they must rebuild the trust they lost and find out if they can have more than one more night. Overall this was a good read.
~Reviewed by Deborah