Nothing hated this audio
I like romance this was next to porn others Ive listened to not this bad.
Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions.
I already have. I start it in my opal every night when I go to bed.
I have read/heard all of Christine's books. This is the one that will always stand out in my mind, and is my favorite. The entire story struck me as being different from the majority of the rest of her books.
For me, the biggest and most beautiful differences were the verses and comments to each other at the beginning of each chapter. I found they added a deeper sense of romance and love to the entire story.
I loved the growth of both characters throughout the entire story but feel that Solange's character changed the most. Of course, for me the most verbal enjoyment was Solange's
monologue/thoughts throughout the book. Solange's character has a wry sense of humor.
The most deeply sad and moving parts were when she described in detail the death of her family members. It was very sad, bringing to the surface loved ones I have lost to death, and making me cry. Her sense of failure and the tiredness of spirit, the self recriminations because of the women she was unable to protect and save was also heartbreaking. Her character was definitely the most conflicted in the book.
I also greatly enjoyed the narrative/monologue of Dominic's character. I was quite drawn to his character and those qualities that made him standout from the other Carpathian men Christine has written about. This is the first audio book that I have listened to so that may be why Dominic stands out so much for me. His growth seemed to me, to be from a state of imagination, and also of a sense of duty and fate to one of wonderment when he realizes that he has a lifemate, and who his lifemate is, his sense of failure for giving up too soon and believing that he would seal both their fates because he gave up waiting for her,and then later his tender care, emotionally, and physically of Solange. His courtly gestures and his sense of humor with, and towards her.
All of the Carpathian men are very strong, have high standards, honor is what their lives are about and in this day and age, honor is an empty word. The fact that Carpathian men are looking/waiting for their lifemates is something that I know firsthand also adds to Christine's books, I would call it 'the hook', the quality that keeps us coming back.
As with all of Christine's books, the erotic wild, hot lovemaking is a definite plus, and also for me, (even though it is far from realistic that two 'virgins' could be that sexually aware) the fact that neither person has had sexual experience is refreshing.
All in all, this book, these characters, both of which are strong in their own right, made me believe that true devoted love is possible.
I want one...
Wow, don't make me choose! I'd have to say Solange. She found the love she didn't believe was possible.
Every single word, the nuances of character, the interactions between them.
I am attracted to voices. For over 20 years I worked in communications so I have an awareness that some people might not have.
Honestly, I fell in love with Phil Gigante's voice, which is why I go to sleep listening to him every night.
Dominic and Solange, A love that shines in the darkness.
It is nice to watch how each man(and some women) are transformed by love.
No, the fun was listening to it in pieces.
The male and female voice narrations gave depth and life to the love story. I fell madly in love with Dominic right along with Solange. The poetry at the beginning of each chapter, just wonderful; the poetry enhanced the love story and made it much more moving. There was lots of passion, but the tenderness of love story is what I can't forget. Together the two heros where invincible. I couldn't put this book down. I devoured the novel in 2 days; and then played it again. There are a lot of Carpathian books, but I recommend this one as a must read. I been looking through the series for my next thriller!, This book is the second Dark Series Novel that I've read; I read the Author,s Edition of the Dark Prince, Book 1. Both stories were page turning, but I must say that I enjoyed this book more, because the heroine was a fiece, strong, and a couragous warrior, as well as sweetly feminine and vunerable to her man. The lovers were hot, hot, hot...this is one of the best erotic fantasies I have every read.
This continues to be a major story, I can't wait for the next one in my wish list. I haven't been disappointed. AWESOME!
I love this series and waited anxiously for the latest book, but was disappointed. The story was not as developed as it could have been and the story seemed to lack characters and depth.
The Dark Series is such a good series, and this did not quit meet up with some of the others (Dark Curse, Dark Slayer). I think I was missing the interaction with other characters like Dominic and Solange's family. The middle was a little drawn out, and I think interaction with the other characters would have tied it together well. But over all I liked it.
This was the worse book in the series!!!! A lot of sex, no substance and the plot was incomplete. Seems like the author needed to meet a deadline, so she threw something together. A big disappointment.
Tell us about yourself! I am a retired senior who enjoys reading, literally and audibly. I play games on the computer (BFG) and Playstation
I love Christine's Dark Series, in the beginning her characters came alive and there was a storyline; even though the storyline was the same in all the books, the characters took on a life of their own. I loved the referencing of other characters in each new book, they all became a family.
After The Celebration the characters have become thin, no substance it's all sexual thoughts, the repetitive dialogue is soooo boring. I find myself forwarding page after page. This was my first book in audible of the Dark Series and I want to try each new book but I find it hard to make myself purchase one in either book form or audible.
I usually like Christine Feehan's Carpathian books. They're usually good escapist listening and I enjoy the continuing storyline that runs through them. This book was a great disappointment. I'm not a prude but this book was one long sex scene with very little story to tie it together. It sometimes was bordering on pornographic and I found it thoroughly unpleasant. WAY too much sex and very little storyline. I'll give her one more chance but if the next Carpathian novel follows this format, then I'm done with the series.