Author: Nico Rosso

Nico Rosso was a writer in search of a genre until his wife, Zoe Archer, brought romance into his life in more ways than one. Through her he learned that the romance genre was filled with vast opportunities for storytelling. He created the sci-fi romance Limit War series, sweeping readers off Earth and into an interstellar conflict. Closer to home, he set off the apocalypse with The Last Night. And, starting with The Ether Chronicles, he gets to write more closely than ever with his wife. They created the steampunk world together and trade off, telling romance tales that span the globe.

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Seconds to Sunrise - Black Ops: Automatik, #3

Seconds to Sunrise
  • Number: 9781459293601
  • Release: 2017-01-01
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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Readers of Maya Banks's KGI series will love the adrenaline-fueled, pulse-pounding suspense of Nico Rosso's SECONDS TO SUNRISE 

She thought she'd lost everything… 

April Banks thought her website crashing was just a glitch. Starting the online forum for war widows has been the only thing keeping her together since her husband died, and she won't let anything interfere with her work. But this is no technical malfunction—cyberterrorists have targeted the information locked in April's website and they'll do anything to get it. Even if that means removing April. Permanently. 

He'll make them pay… 

Automatik gave former SAS agent James Sant a way to protect the innocent again. He thinks life in the shadows is all he deserves…until he meets his newest assignment. April is everything James has never let himself want and he knows she's already had too much heartbreak in her life to risk feeling for him. But keeping things professional while hunting the hackers with the gorgeous widow is going to be the hardest job he's ever taken on.


One Minute to Midnight - Black Ops: Automatik, Book #2

One Minute to Midnight
  • Number: 9781459290488
  • Release: 2016-07-18
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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Nico Rosso, author of the critically acclaimed Countdown to Zero Hour, returns with Book Two in the Automatik: Black Ops series—a sizzling romantic suspense in which two undercover operators fight to reclaim a small town from the ice-cold grip of gunrunnersHe was her safety.She was his backup. Former navy SEAL Ben Jackson knows that sexy "Mary Long" is nothing but a cover; that beneath the stylish clothes and flirty smile is a stone cold super-soldier no one ever gets close to. Until her kiss hits him like one of her sniper rounds. But Morris Flats is no place for a hookup—menace hums through the town, and the more the two operators keep pushing for answers, the more deadly the current seems to run. For former Special Forces sniper Mary Kuri, flirting with her muscular teammate feels like playing with fire. It's hard to tell where the cover ends and the real feelings begin. What she does know is they can't afford to lose focus. Their mission is to gather evidence, and with the gunrunners watching their every move, a single mistake could prove fatal. It's two against the world, and Ben and Mary are about to discover that not only do the lives of innocent people hang in the balance, but they're also fighting to save the rare connection they've found with each other. This book is approximately 72,000 words


Countdown to Zero Hour - Black Ops: Automatik, Book #1

Countdown to Zero Hour
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  • Number: 9781459290372
  • Release: 2016-02-22
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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Hayley Bascov is a chef without a kitchen. Her plans to open a restaurant left with the ex-boyfriend who doubled as her business partner; now she hawks Russian dumplings from a cart outside a shady San Diego nightclub.

When the owner, a notorious Russian mob boss, tastes her dumplings and recruits her to cater an event, it’s made clear she can’t say no. But the money is good, and with her main point of contact being the boss’s sexy right-hand man, the perks aren’t bad either.

Art Diaz is tattooed, muscular, and undeniably dangerous. Hayley knows better than to get involved with someone with such close afia ties, but a little flirtation might help keep her safe, if she could just manage to keep her hands off of him. Unfortunately, he's not doing anything to make that easy. Or even possible.

What Hayley doesn’t know is that Art is more than handsome mob muscle. He’s an undercover agent for black ops organization Automatik, tasked with bringing down the very man they both call boss...at any cost.


Ironheart

Ironheart
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  • Number: B019N5WKG4
  • Release: 2016-01-18
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Love is a battlefield...

Superhero Vince “The Anvil” can take on knives, bullets, and bombs, but he’s not invincible. It was a hard hit when Kara, AKA “Snapdragon,” flew off after their explosive affair. And he’s especially vulnerable when she returns, looking for his help.

Kara is new to the superhero game, and villain TechHead is too much for her and her teammates to handle. He’s determined to use their combined power to fuel his ultimate weapon. Her only chance to take him on is with Vince’s brutal skill. But bringing Vince into the fight leaves her exposed to the white hot passion that had scared her away in the first place.

When TechHead captures Kara, Vince will stop at nothing to rescue her–even if it means sacrificing his heart.

Ironheart was previously released as part of the Holding Out for a Hero anthology.


Slam Dance with the Devil - Demon Rock, #2

Slam Dance with the Devil
  • Number: 9781426897894
  • Release: 2014-03-10
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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All those wild rock stars you hear about? Some of them really are demons, sustained by the energy pouring off the audience…

Wild, destructive and immortal, rocker Kent Gaol has given up the search for his Muse—a demon's one true source of inspiration, his forever partner. After losing the one woman he thought might be his, he's convinced she doesn't exist.

Hard-as-nails private investigator Nona Harris has been hired by a mysterious client to track Kent. She knows nothing of his truths, until one night when Kent tricks her on stage during one of his concerts. Amazingly, she not only senses the energy around the demons, she feeds from it…and it turns her on.

Kent never expected Nona's response to be so intense, nor that she could enter his world and so thoroughly rock it. This is beyond a tumultuous love affair—this is a sexual and emotional bond that will change them both forever. A bond strong enough that now Nona's shady client wants them both dead…


Nights of Steel - The Ether Chronicles, #4

Nights of Steel
  • Number: b007HBT8X0
  • Release: 2012-11-06
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Romantic Elements, Steampunk, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Avon Impulse
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Return to The Ether Chronicles, where the skies above the American West are about to get wilder than ever?

Bounty hunter Anna Blue always finds her fugitive. But her latest mission is filled with mystery: a high price for an eccentric inventor. And her biggest rival, Jack Hawkins—a startlingly handsome, entirely unsettling man whose abilities match her own—is hunting the same bounty. Neither will back down.

When a rogue Man O' War flies his airship into the California skies, guns blazing, Anna and Jack are forced to team up or die. But it isn't the danger that has them ready to flare like gunpowder. They've circled each other for years as competitors only. Fighters and outsiders, they never thought they'd find a kindred soul. As hot passion and raw need draw them together, can they survive this mission long enough to track the most elusive fugitives?their hearts?

The The Ether Chronicles is a join project between Zoe Archer and Nico Rosso. Each author has taken part of the series.


Night of Fire - The Ether Chronicles, #2

Night of Fire
  • Number: 9780062201089
  • Release: 2012-07-10
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Western, Steampunk
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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Night of fire, night of passion

US Army Upland Ranger Tom Knox always knew going home wouldn't be easy. Three years ago, he skipped town, leaving behind the only woman who ever mattered; now that he's seen the front lines of war, he's ready to do what he must to win her back.

Rosa Campos is long past wasting tears on Tom Knox, and now that she's sheriff of Thornville, she has more than enough to do. Especially when a three-story rock-eating mining machine barrels toward the town she's sworn to protect.

Tom's the last person Rosa expects to see riding to her aid on his ether-borne mechanical horse. She may not be ready to forgive, but Rosa can't deny that having him at her side brings back blissful memories . . . even as it reignites a flame more dangerous than the enemy threatening to destroy them both.


The Last Night

The Last Night
  • Number: B006IIX0OQ
  • Release: 2012-02-13
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Carina Press
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After a chain of earthquakes ravaged the globe, long-dormant viruses were released into the air, turning many humans into creatures with an appetite for human ashes. Erica and a group of survivors are barricaded in a half-destroyed hotel, and every day brings them closer to being devoured by the seemingly unstoppable ashers. Even though Erica is a fighter, she's tired of just surviving...

When a mysterious stranger rides into town, everything changes. Jake knows how to kill the ashers, and he's the only man brave enough to leave the safety of the hotel in search of a better life. Erica and Jake make a deadly fighting team, with even hotter sparks flying between them. But Jake has survived this long because he rides alone. He doesn't trust easily, especially in this harsh new reality. Can Erica convince Jake that living is more than just surviving to the next day?


The Limit Of Desire

The Limit Of Desire
  • Number: 9781595788795
  • Release: 2011-11-05
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Liquid Silver Publishing
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Captain Jessa Tok is a veteran soldier, but when an artillery strike separates her from the squad she commands, it may be the end of her career and her life. Then a single Dawn Soldier fights his way behind enemy lines to find her. The last man she'd expect. The one soldier she'd had a fling with and was trying to forget.

Sergeant Ryder Hiltop never thought of himself as a hero. He's a career soldier, just trying not to get killed. But when his captain is lost during an attack, he has to go find her. And not just for the sake of the other Dawn Soldiers. A shore leave with Jessa left an indelible mark on him, and he'll do anything to make sure she's safe. But is it a suicide mission to find her? And if they manage to fight their way to safety, can their brief affair grow into something more?


Taken To The Limit

Taken To The Limit
  • Number: 978-1-59578-771-2
  • Release: 2010-11-22
  • Author: Nico Rosso
  • Genre: Romance
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  • Publisher: Liquid Silver Publishing
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“Welcome to the Limit War.” E.R. Doctor Korina Antonakis thinks she has mastered the chaos of her work and life. In a flash of light, everything changes. A man appears, a soldier from another world. Sergeant Morrow is a Nightfighter, an elite soldier who always battles alone. But he needs an ally on Earth, a doctor. In the dark of night, he opens Korina's eyes to The Limit War. And Earth is on the front lines. More amazing than the interstellar war, is the soldier before her. He is strong and stoic, a veteran, but beneath the armor, Korina finds the heart of a man. And in Korina, Sergeant Morrow finds the soul of a warrior to match his own. Their lives had started light-years apart, but the attraction between them pulls like destiny. Their desire is real, but the enemy needs to be driven from Earth. Can Korina and Sergeant Morrow's passion survive in the Limit War?


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