Riley Jenson, Guardian

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,727 ratings

Full Moon Rising Publisher's Summary

A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson and her twin brother, Rhoan, work for Melbourne's Directorate of Other Races, an organization created to police the supernatural races, and protect humans from their depredations. While Rhoan is an exalted guardian, a.k.a. assassin, Riley is merely an office worker, until her brother goes missing on one of his missions. The timing couldn't be worse. More werewolf than vampire, Riley is vulnerable to the moon heat, the weeklong period before the full moon, when her need to mate becomes all-consuming.

Luckily Riley has two willing partners to satisfy her every need. But she will have to control her urges if she's going to find her brother. Easier said than done as the city pulses with frenzied desire, and Riley is confronted with a very powerful, and delectably naked, vamp who raises her temperature like never before.

In matters carnal, Riley has met her match. But in matters criminal, she must follow her instincts not only to find her brother but to stop an unholy harvest. For someone is doing some shifty cloning in an attempt to produce the ultimate warrior, by tapping into the genome of nonhumans like Rhoan. Now Riley knows just how dangerous the world is for her kind, and just how much it needs her.

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  • Book 1

    • Full Moon Rising

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 1
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 872
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 459
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 465

    A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson and her twin brother, Rhoan, work for Melbourne's Directorate of Other Races, an organization created to police the supernatural races, and protect humans from their depredations. While Rhoan is an exalted guardian, a.k.a. assassin, Riley is merely an office worker, until her brother goes missing on one of his missions. The timing couldn't be worse.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just too much

    • By Erin on 12-17-07

    Regular price: $39.93

  • Book 2

    • Kissing Sin

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 2
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    From Melbourne's gleaming skyscrapers to its throbbing nightclubs, Riley Jenson's world is raging with danger and desire. A drop-dead-gorgeous werewolf---with a touch of vamp coursing in her blood---Riley works for an organization created to police the supernatural races. But when she wakes up naked and bruised in a barren alley, she knows only that she must run for her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good book. but

    • By randi on 03-11-16

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 3

    • Tempting Evil

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 3
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    Hot on the heels of Kissing Sin, Riley Jenson-half-vampire, half-werewolf-returns in her most dangerous mission yet: facing the chilling evil behind the secret cloning lab.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrative

    • By Barbara on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 4

    • Dangerous Games

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 4
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182

    In Melbourne's urban underworld, there's a nightclub for every fantasy and desire. But for Riley Jenson, one such club has become an obsession. Riley, a rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, hasn't come in pursuit of pleasure but of an unknown killer who's been using the steamy nightspot as his hunting grounds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THIS SERIES JUST KEEPS GETTING FANTASTICER!!

    • By Robin Rains on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 5

    • Embraced by Darkness

    • A Riley Jenson Guardian Novel, Book 5
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Part vamp, part werewolf, Riley Jenson plays by her own rules, whether it's her stormy love life or her job as a guardian. But when her family's alpha male demands that she solve the mystery of a vanished girl, Riley can feel a trap closing in around her. Because the job comes with a catch: if Riley fails, her own mother will die. Now the stakes are raised, and the hunt is on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best series

    • By Lynwebb on 03-29-15

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 6

    • The Darkest Kiss

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 6
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    New York Times best-selling author Keri Arthur wields a pen that drips with unrestrained sensuality. In this sexy paranormal romance, Riley Jenson - she of vampire blood and werewolf instinct - is on the hunt for evildoers. As alluring as she is deadly, Riley sets her sights on two imposing serial killers. But when the immortal Quinn joins the hunt, all bets (and possibly Riley's clothes) are most certainly off.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this book!

    • By gwennieg on 06-10-10

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 7

    • Deadly Desire

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 7
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    Seduction that kills. Pleasure to die for. She just can't resist.... Guardian Riley Jenson always seems to face the worst villains. And this time's no different. For it's no ordinary sorceress who can raise the dead to do her killing. But that's exactly what Riley expects to find at the end of a trail of female corpses used - and discarded - in a bizarre ritual of evil. With pressure mounting to catch one fiend, another series of brutal slayings shocks the vampire world of her lover, Quinn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • this book

    • By Dan on 06-22-15

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 8

    • Bound to Shadows

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 8
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    In the darkness, demons come out to play... ...and someone must bring their sins to light. Part vampire, part werewolf, Riley Jenson knows what can happen when vamps don't play well with others. But she's never seen anything like this: a series of brutal murders surrounding the latest hot spot for vampire-human hookups---and the victims aren't just killed, they're beheaded.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of her best!!

    • By Candyce on 03-02-11

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 9

    • Moon Sworn

    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 9
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    Some nights never end. Some desires never die... Shape-shifting werewolf and vampire Riley Jenson is through with death---causing it, solving it, surviving it. Her soul mate, Kye Murphy, is dead at Riley's own hands. Not even the seductive embrace of her vampire lover, Quinn, can fully ease her mind, for she has begun questioning everything that makes her Riley---including her job at the Directorate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Final Entry to a Great Series!

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-23-11
    • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 9
    • By: Keri Arthur
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 03-10-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 196 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49