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The Darkest Fire: Lords of the Underworld Prequel | [Gena Showalter]

The Darkest Fire: Lords of the Underworld Prequel

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....
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Publisher's Summary

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 paranormal series, The Lords of the Underworld. Though they carry an eternal curse, the Lords of the Underworld are irresistibly seductive - and unimaginably powerful.

Don't miss the other books in the Lords of the Underworld series.

©2008 Gena Showalter; (P)2008 Audible, Inc.
All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition is published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A. All characters in this book are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

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    Claudia San Antonio, TX, United States 09-09-08
    Claudia San Antonio, TX, United States 09-09-08 Member Since 2006
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    "Informative"

    While this book was not as good as the others in the series it provides a lot of background information. It still had an interesting story line and an unexpected ending. I think it is worth listening too so as to put the other books in perspective.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Katheryne MD, United States 09-24-12
    Katheryne MD, United States 09-24-12 Member Since 2009

    Busy mom who loves to read but doesn't always have the time. I enjoy YA, Romance and the occasional Best Seller.

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    "Great short story for Lords fans!"

    This is a great prequel to the Lords of the Underworld series. It's not a requirement for the LOTU series but it was a great companion read.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    kytten Rosemount, MN, United States 09-20-12
    kytten Rosemount, MN, United States 09-20-12 Member Since 2012

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Not really a prequel..."

    Having read the first book in the series, I have a really hard time thinking of this as a prequel. It had very little to do with any back story. It seems that it was a totally different story and different world that the author tied in at the end with a mention of creating a box out of bones. It gave so little insight into the book I read that it really isn't even worth having taken the time to listen to. Maybe it'll become more important as I listen to more of the series but right now I'm thinking I wasted my money.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    connie Bald knob, AR, United States 12-26-11
    connie Bald knob, AR, United States 12-26-11 Member Since 2010

    I'm 37 years old. A single Mother of two boys and a small business owner.

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    "one of my favorites!"
    Would you listen to The Darkest Fire again? Why?

    I have listened to this series 4 times now and it is better every time.


    What about Max Bellmore’s performance did you like?

    Max bellmore total pulls you in to the story. He is right up there with Phil Gigante.


    Any additional comments?

    This series is as good as the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Very awesome!

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    SassiKassi Olympia, WA, United States 05-15-10
    SassiKassi Olympia, WA, United States 05-15-10 Member Since 2010
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    "I should have just given one star."

    Not sure the prequel was really necessary. It was disjointed and very poorly written. I've only read book one of this series and it was an interesting story, but I'm beginning to think they're all going to be similar. Maybe I should stick with contemporary romantic suspense.....

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sandra NEW ALBANY, IN, United States 04-18-09
    Sandra NEW ALBANY, IN, United States 04-18-09 Member Since 2006
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    "Sweet!"

    While I liked this book, it ended way too soon. However, it was a splendid introduction to the Lords of the Underworld. The Darkest Fire was magical and romantic. I was not crazy about the end, but was glad their love prevailed

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Katherine Upper Marlboro, MD, USA 10-16-08
    Katherine Upper Marlboro, MD, USA 10-16-08
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    "Was not what I expected"

    I love Gena Showalter, don't get me wrong. But, this was a disappointment. The storyline could have been expanded and the lovemaking scene not really thrilling. It was not very good and I don't recommend anyone wasting time listening to it. Her other books are fantastic.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    "Good Series Start..."

    This was a nice prequel which helped put some of the pieces of the series together. It was too short though. Narrator was good but a little slow in the reading.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Rose Sterrett, AL, United States 09-19-09
    Rose Sterrett, AL, United States 09-19-09
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    "Exciting, Sad, Hot, Erotic"

    Hey if you like fantasy romance fiction, hot and exciting...this is a great. If fact I just purchased the entire Lords of the Underworld series. I'm on the second book - "IT ROCKS!"

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amanda Northfield, MN, United States 05-17-14
    Amanda Northfield, MN, United States 05-17-14 Member Since 2006
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    "Only slightly interesting"
    Would you try another book from Gena Showalter and/or Max Bellmore?

    I didn't realize this would be like listening to mythology. The reader did ok, but couldn't bring a lot of life to this book. Glad I only paid $2 for it.


    What three words best describe Max Bellmore’s voice?

    Slightly monotone


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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