Amanda says THE DARKEST NIGHT by Gena Showalter is Amazing

Posted January 10, 2015 by Amanda in Book Review | | 4 Comments

Amanda says THE DARKEST NIGHT by Gena Showalter is AmazingThe Darkest Night by Gena Showalter
Series: Lords of the Underworld #1
Published by Harlequin on May 3rd 2008
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 379 pages
Source: Purchased
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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...

Don’t miss this incredible new paranormal series from Gena Showalter!

Amazing! This series is a refreshing take on paranormal romance – so much more than the traditional vampires and werewolves. Now, don’t get me wrong, I adore vampires and werewolves, but these demon possessed warriors are delicious!

THE DARKEST NIGHT is the first installment with in the Lords of the Underworld series.

Ashlyn has heard a rumor of men with supernatural powers who may be able to help her either understand or cure her of her own. She is wondering the forest and mountains searching for their home when she is attached by a man with hell in his eyes.

Maddox was once a guardian of the Gods (Greek pantheon) who has been cursed to harbor a demon from Pandora’s box within himself. When he discovers a lone woman wandering around outside his castle, he is certain she is “bait”, meant to lure him out so that the hunters can capture and or kill him. She is successful with luring him from his home, but she is the one who is captured.

While Ashlyn and Maddox work through their misunderstanding, their attraction grows and becomes undeniable – leading to a steamy romance. The main characters were a great match. Maddox was the right amount of tormented hero and Ashlyn was both sweet and sassy.

The side characters were awesome! Everyone one of them is different and they make you want to read more – drawing you further into the Lords of the Underworld’s realm.

If you are passionate about paranormal romance, this is a MUST read series.

Sexual Content: Kissing, Sex

About Gena Showalter

Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over thirty books in paranormal and contemporary romances, as well as young adult novels. Her series include White Rabbit Chronicles, Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Lords of the Underworld, Alien Huntress and Intertwined.

Her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Seventeen Magazine, and have been translated all over the world. The critics have called her books “sizzling page-turners” and “utterly spellbinding stories”, while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise”.

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Amanda J. Greene is a paranormal romance author. When she is not writing, she can be found playing the role of a university student who also works full time at a cosmetology school. She lives in Southern California with her very supportive husband and their two dogs, a sweet cocker spaniel and a rambunctious blackmouth cur mix. Doing all the above and being a military wife is not easy, but rewarding! Of course, she accomplishes everything with a strong cup of coffee in her hand.
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4 responses to “Amanda says THE DARKEST NIGHT by Gena Showalter is Amazing

  1. I’m so glad this worked for you even after all the new Paranormal Romances published since. I’m a huge fan of this series and this was just good enough for me to continue the series and I’m glad b/c it got so much better for me, plus I love the guy the reads the audiobooks.
    Good job!

  2. Oh, back in the day when I LOVED LOVED LOVED this series hard. The first 4 or 5 books are wonderful. Then they become hit and miss. *sigh*

    • I’ve listened to the prequel and this one. Amanda liked it better than me. LOL But I think it’s the narrator I didn’t like. I’ll read the others since I have them on my Nook…. one day.