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Dark Secret Audiobook

Dark Secret: Dark Series, Book 15

Rafael De La Cruz has spent centuries hunting vampires with his brothers. With each passing year, his capacity to feel emotions has grown weaker and weaker, until finally there's barely a memory of one left - only sheer willpower keeps him from turning into the very abomination he hunts. But it'll take more than will to keep him away from the woman who is meant to be his and his alone.
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Rafael De La Cruz has spent centuries hunting vampires with his brothers. With each passing year, his capacity to feel emotions has grown weaker and weaker, until finally there's barely a memory of one left - only sheer willpower keeps him from turning into the very abomination he hunts. But it'll take more than will to keep him away from the woman who is meant to be his and his alone.

For five years, rancher Colby Jansen has been the sole protector of her younger half-siblings, and with fierce determination and work she has kept her family together and the ranch operational. Now, the De La Cruz brothers are threatening that stability. They claim that her siblings belong with their father's family, not with her. Colby vows to fight them - especially the cold and arrogant Rafael De La Cruz. But Rafael is after more than her family; he wants Colby, and will not let anything stand between them. After ages of loneliness, the raw desire to possess her overwhelms his very soul, driving him to claim her as his lifemate.

©2005 Christine Feehan; (P)2006 Recorded Books

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    Kelley CA, United States 03-20-07
    Kelley CA, United States 03-20-07 Member Since 2012

    Lover of ideas who feels no guilt at all about her pleasures.

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    "Hot Undead Action XXX"

    Fans of Paranormal Romance and excess in general will find plenty to like about this wild fantasy. Spunky heroine softens the heart of an otherwise rock hard guy who does his best to convince her to join the undead and become his lifemate. Needless to say - he has some very persuasive arguments. I found the romance of unquestioning devotion and fierce protectiveness absolutely irresistable.

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    Rowdy Canton, GA, USA 02-19-07
    Rowdy Canton, GA, USA 02-19-07
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    "Excellent!"

    Christine Feehan does it again! This book is exciting and you won't be able to stop listening. I recommend it to those who like a thrilling love story edged with danger. After listening to this book - you will have to find all the others available by Christine Feehan. She is the best!! You will not view vampire romance the same ever again. =)

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    Amy Woodland, CA, USA 02-12-07
    Amy Woodland, CA, USA 02-12-07
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    "Love this book"

    I love this book, but the narrator for this story reads it too slow for me. I love the characters though, and I enjoyed learning more about the Carpathian characters Feehan writes about.

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    Millie 02-05-07
    Millie 02-05-07

    Books make the world go round!

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    "Enjoyable"

    This is the first book I read by this author and I loved it. I thought it was a wonderful love story as well as a little bit of danger. I found the narrator to be wonderfully exhilarating. His deep voice was very romantic. I enjoyed the book and look forward to the next one Dark Demon and even Mind Game though I know its on a different subject. I hope the author will tell us more stories about the Carpathians.

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    Earl Shelby 01-18-07
    Earl Shelby 01-18-07 Member Since 2006
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    "A Pleasant Surprise"

    This was a great book! I picked this book because I was going on a long car trip and wanted something to keep my mind occupied. My husband even got into it. This was the first book that I have read from this author and I found myself looking for another. Dark Demon is available and I suggest you get that one also.

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    Lisa 01-16-07
    Lisa 01-16-07
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    "Just OK"

    The story line became a bit monotonous. The plot for the main character could have been better developed and the sex scenes were a bit over the top. However, I enjoyed the book for the most part.

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    Amazon Customer Boulder, CO, USA 04-19-07
    Amazon Customer Boulder, CO, USA 04-19-07 Member Since 2011
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    "Reader did what he could with it"

    OK, so I know that this author has a big following, and I'm a fan of vampire fiction and of romance, so I thought why not? What a disappointment. The reader was doing his best to make a tired and trite story interesting, but there wasn't much there to work with. Christine Feehan's prose was far too purple for my taste, and I'm not talking about the sex. She kept going over the same territory again and again, with only slight variations in vocabulary. I found myself rolling my eyes and laughing aloud--and not in a good way! Add to that the "unwilling attraction" cliche taken to the extreme, and it was, overall, distasteful. This may be some readers' bag, but it wasn't mine.

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    Rowan Zoe AZ 03-11-14
    Rowan Zoe AZ 03-11-14 Member Since 2014
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    "just poke my ears out"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    The story was beyond boring and the person who narrated it by the end of the book I couldn't stand how he spoke the lead guys name Raff ielle- is how it sounded. I expected a better story from this author I have read many of her books and was not this disappointed. I couldn't believe what the lead lady had to put up with, I cant imagine anyone tolerating being treated the way the guy treated her.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Christine Feehan again?

    Im not so sure I would give it another chance


    Did Richard Ferrone do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    tried a little too hard


    Do you think Dark Secret needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    I would not read it if it did


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    Gabor ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL, USA 04-04-09
    Gabor ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL, USA 04-04-09
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    "Great Story- Bad Narrator"

    Great Book, If you love the Carpathian Novels, then you'll agree with me that this is a great one. I have listened to a lot of the Carpathian novels, through Audible.... This is the first one that I listened to with a male narrator... I didn't think I would mind... But UGH!!! The guy is terrible... Serioulsy AUDIBLE!! Get a BETTER Narrator... PLEASE!!

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    Debra Deltona, FL, USA 01-07-09
    Debra Deltona, FL, USA 01-07-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Dark Secret"

    A great story always enjoy Christine Feehan and the Dark Series. I read the book and thought it was one of the best stories of the series. The thing I don't like is on the audio book is the narrator. He is just plain bad. I do not care for the way he tries to speak like a woman and also his Spainish accent it awful it is almost painful to listen to him read this book. I can only hope this is the last book he did for this series.

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