· Lisa Hughey

About this ebook

Burned is the third book in the Black Cipher Files trilogy.

Zeke Hawthorne, NSA hacker, has been red-badged. Under investigation for divulging national secrets, he’s sent away on a boondoggle. All he has to do is keep an eye on some hippy-dippy granola girl, and stay out of trouble. Only trouble comes looking for them….

Thirteen years ago, Sunshine Smith’s entire world was blown apart when her obsessive stepfather killed her grandparents. She’s lived her life in hiding, changing her name and sacrificing her freedom to protect her mother. For years they’ve been safe…until now.

When Sunshine is threatened, Zeke can’t keep his distance, even if it means his job and his life, because danger and betrayal are coming for him too. Zeke and Sunshine must combine forces to stay one step ahead of the peril that stalks them, but trust between two people who grew up without faith is a difficult bond to form. Will fears from the past steal their future?

The Black Cipher Files is a fast-paced, edgy romance and espionage series that features hot, alpha heroes and kick-ass heroines, working to uncover long-buried secrets from the past so they can save their future. 


Nanci K. writes: 
I'm a huge fan of Sandra Brown, and Lisa Hughey is giving her a great run for her money.... 

Kerri writes: 
...this book kept me guessing to the end. Loved the characters and the story line. 

LGC Smith writes: 
...If you like Elizabeth Lowell, you'll like Hughey. Both the plot and the romance get equal attention, and Lucas is exactly the man for Jamie, even if she's really committed to shutting him out. She has good reasons, which keeps the tension high. Blowback is a super satisfying read. 

This romantic suspense spy novel is 92,000 words, approximately 400 pages

*Warning*: This novel is not suitable for readers under the age of 18

About the author

Lisa Hughey has been writing romance since the fourth grade, which was also about the time she began her love affair with spies. Harriet and Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys later gave way to James Bond and Lara Croft and Jason Bourne. Exploring the complex nature of a profession that requires subterfuge and lies fascinates her. She loves combining her two passions into fiction. As evidenced by her Black Cipher Files series.

Archangel Rafe was her first foray into the paranormal but after spending time in the Angelic Realm, it won't be her last. At their heart, the Seven novels are about the dynamics of family relationships. But the really hot Archangels don't hurt.

And recently she's been immersed in the Stone Family novellas, stories about a blended family of brothers and a sister who have a lot more in common than they realize. But of course she couldn't just write about family and romance. There are complex plots, bad guys, and suspense too.

Lisa loves to hear from readers and has various places you can connect with her, although, shh, Twitter is her favorite. 

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