Tag: Lords of the Underworld

The Darkest Whisper – Gena Showalter

6591072Title: The Darkest Whisper
 
Author: Gena Showalter
 
Genre: Paranormal Romance
 
Series: Lords of the Underworld #4
 
Goodreads Rating: 4/5
 

Synopsis: He is the keeper of Doubt and his entire world’s about to be rocked.

Bound by the demon of Doubt, Sabin unintentionally destroys even the most confident of lovers. So the immortal warrior spends his time on the battlefield instead of the bedroom, victory his only concern…until he meets Gwendolyn the Timid. One taste of the beautiful redhead and he craves more.

Gwen, an immortal herself, always thought she’d fall for a kind human who wouldn’t rouse her darker side. But when Sabin frees her from prison, battling their enemies for the claim to Pandora’s box turns out to be nothing compared to the battle Sabin and Gwen will wage against love…

 
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What I thought about the book:
When I read the title for this one I thought it was going to be about Amun….for some reason I think whispers mean secrets.
Sabin was one of my least liked characters from previous books so I wasn’t too pushed on reading this one. I ended up really enjoying it. The world expands greatly with this book, it becomes more than a run of the mill paranormal romance.
 
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Favourite Character: Gwen
 
My Rating:
4 paws
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3

The Darkest Pleasure – Gena Showalter

2712967Title: The Darkest Pleasure
 
Author: Gena Showalter
 
Genre: Paranormal Romance
 
Series: Lords of the Underworld #3
 
Goodreads Rating: 4.29/5
 
 
Why I read this: Olympic Games Challenge
 
Synopsis:
Reyes is a man possessed. Bound by the demon of pain, he is forbidden to know pleasure. Yet he craves a mortal woman, Danika Ford, more than breath and will do anything to claim her–even defy the gods.Danika is on the run. For months she’s eluded the Lords of the Underworld, immortal warriors who won’t rest until she and her family have been destroyed. But her dreams are haunted by Reyes, the warrior whose searing touch she can’t forget. Yet a future together could mean death to all they both hold dear….
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What I thought about the book:
I was really looking forward to Reyes’ story and, although, it didn’t pan out the way I thought it would, it was really good. The world and character’s expand even more and Showalter’s personal style starts to show itself more.
Very good addition to the series.
 
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Favourite Character: Danika. She confronts everything that’s thrown at her bravely.
 
My Rating:
4 paws
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3

The Darkest Kiss – Gena Showalter

2498983Title: The Darkest Kiss
 
Author: Gena Showalter
 
Genre: Paranormal Romance
 
Series: Lords of the Underworld #2
 
Goodreads Rating: 4.27/5
 

Synopsis:
She has tempted many men…but never found her equal. Until now.
Though she has lived for centuries, Anya, goddess of Anarchy, has never known pleasure. Until Lucien, the incarnation of death–a warrior eternally doomed to take souls to the hereafter. He draws her like no other. And Anya will risk anything to have him.

But when the merciless Lord of the Underworld is ordered by the gods to claim Anya herself, their uncontrollable attraction becomes an anguished pursuit. Now they must defeat the unconquerable forces that control them, before their thirst for one another demands a sacrifice of love beyond imagining…

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What I thought about the book:
Anya annoyed the crap out of me at the start of the book (she seemed like an imitation of one of the valkyrie from Immortals after Dark) I grew to love her, though. She’s now my second favourite lady from the series (of what I’ve read so far which is 4).
I really enjoyed the flow of their relationship, but what I really liked was how the world expands in this one. We learn so much more about the Titans and what’s going on with the rest of the guys while one of them is falling in love.
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Favourite Character: Anya
 
My Rating:
4 paws
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3

The Darkest Night by Gena Showalter

476543Title: The Darkest Night
 
Author: Gena Showalter
 
Genre: Urban Fantasy
 
Series: Lords of the Underworld #1
 
Goodreads Rating: 4.1/5
 
 
Why I read this: TBR reading challenge
 
Synopsis:

His powers – Inhuman…

His passion – Beyond immortal…

All her life, Ashlyn Darrow has been tormented by voices from the past. To end the nightmare, she has come to Budapest seeking help from men rumored to have supernatural abilities, not knowing she’ll be swept into the arms of Maddox, their most dangerous member — a man trapped in a hell of his own.

Neither can resist the instant hunger than calms their torments… and ignites an irresistible passion. But every heated touch and burning kiss will edge them closer to destruction — and a soul-shattering test of love…
Though they carry an eternal curse, the Lords of the Underworld are irresistibly seductive — and unimaginably powerful…

 
What I thought about the book:
This was great, definitely a series I could obsess over! The story is very original but has the same feel as Kresley Cole’s Immortals after Dark and J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood.
I wasn’t too gone on Ashlyn, though. Can’t put my finger on what I didn’t like about her but I mostly felt meh for her.
I liked Maddox but how the man is able to function every day after what he goes through every night, I have no idea!
 
Favourite Character: Torin
 
My Rating:
4 paws
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3

The Darkest Fire by Gena Showalter

3375897Title: The Darkest Fire
 
Author: Gena Showalter
 
Genre: Paranormal Romance
 
Series: Lords of the Underworld #0.5
 
Goodreads Rating: 3.88/5
 
 
Why I read this: Reading book #1 for a challenge and I have to series in order. Prequels and short stories/novellas included.
 
Synopsis:

He is the guardian of hell, more monster than man. She is the goddess of oppression, more angel than woman. Together they will enter the flames to battle a dangerous horde of demon lords — and discover a passion unlike any other….

Don’t miss this sizzling prequel to Gena Showalter’s breathtaking new paranormal series, The Lords of the Underworld! Though they carry an eternal curse, the Lords of the Underworld are irresistibly seductive — and unimaginably powerful….

 
What I thought about the book:
Pretty good prequel. Doesn’t spoil anything for the main series and character’s are well rounded despite the short length. The ending is a bit odd, though. It’s like a snappy summary just to finish it.
 
My Rating:
4 paws
 
Smutometer: 
Smut 3