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The Darkest Passion Audiobook

The Darkest Passion

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For weeks, the immortal warrior Aeron has sensed an invisible female presence. An angel-demon-assassin has been sent to kill him. Or has she? Olivia claims she fell from the heavens, giving up immortality because she couldn't bear to harm him. But trusting - and falling for - Olivia will endanger them all. So how has this mortal with the huge blue eyes already unleashed Aeron's darkest passion?

Now, with an enemy hot on his trail and his faithful demon companion determined to remove Olivia from his life, Aeron is trapped between duty and consuming desire. Worse still, a new executioner has been sent to do the job Olivia wouldn't....

©2010 Gena Showalter (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

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    Adebowale 11-24-12
    Adebowale 11-24-12 Member Since 2011

    I'd rather listen than read!!!! This is my joy!!!

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    "I Really Liked This Book"
    Where does The Darkest Passion rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I liked The Darkest Passion. I was surprised that this book would be interesting to me and the most thus far in the series. I really loved the narrators spin on the voice he uses with the demons in this story. I loved the author's use of the demons to bring comic relief at times and make you pay attention to them, for their characters are just as important. I loved the love play between the two main characters. I loved the dilemma.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Darkest Passion?

    The love scenes and how they can never complete them like they are suppose to be completed.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Legion burst in during Aeron and Gwen's afterglow.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed a lot at the book. It was a wonderful laugh and I listen to excerts of this book every now and then to gather tid bits when listening to other books in the series.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kristi KELLER, TX, United States 09-23-12
    Kristi KELLER, TX, United States 09-23-12
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    "wow!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Darkest Passion the most enjoyable?

    I never write reviews but this novel was too good! It was the best book so far in this series, not to mention any of the many other books I have read! It actually made me cry! Most all the other of the books in the series so far have been a bit slow in the beginning and then picked up in the end but none this good. This one from beginning too end was action, suspense and everything you would want!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Darkest Passion?

    The ending suspense!


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Too much and it would too big of a spoiler....sorry you have to read the whole thing!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I did cry.....I never cry when listening or reading a book!


    Any additional comments?

    You have to read the whole series to understand each book, including this one.

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    Randy C. Swingen 09-20-12

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    "Story getting interesting"
    If you could sum up The Darkest Passion in three words, what would they be?

    Nicely coming together


    What other book might you compare The Darkest Passion to and why?

    The Black Dagger Brotherhood series


    What does Max Bellmore bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Passion and emotion


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Sabin professed his love for Gwen and admits all of his deep secrets and vulnerabilities


    Any additional comments?

    Keeps you on the edge pondering the fate of the other Lords ... there are "hints" at what is in store for them... still wondering what role the harpy sisters will play!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kelli 09-01-12
    Kelli 09-01-12

    I love losing myself in books of any kind

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    "Max Bellmore Great.....Women in the book Selfish"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    The women's storeline..The two women in Aeron's life, those whom claimed to love him soooo much, were selfish never caring about what Aeron actually wanted. We are in the middle of a war ladies and you guy are trying trick this man into bedding you. The Angel Olivia was just as spoiled of the Demon Legion.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Gena Showalter again?

    Yes, I really have like the Lord of the Underworld series. I would enjoy to listen to another.


    What about Max Bellmore’s performance did you like?

    Whether Male or Female he has the voice down packed. He pulls you into the mood of the story.


    Did The Darkest Passion inspire you to do anything?

    Slap some sense into the selfish women and tell Aeron to pick a grown woman.


    Any additional comments?

    Everything that occurred in this book was basically put into motion by self gratifying women

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    dorothy adair, IA, United States 10-21-11
    dorothy adair, IA, United States 10-21-11 Member Since 2015
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    "One of my favorite series"

    I love the romance, the fantasy, the characters. I have listened to this series several times. It is worth a second and a third listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kari san diego, CA, United States 05-31-11
    kari san diego, CA, United States 05-31-11 Member Since 2015
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    "Love love love it!"

    Though I still like Darkest Night the most, this one is the very nearby second. I love the side stories, really make you look forward to the stories that Ms Showalter has in plan for the series. Mr. Bellmore does a great job reading this book and I think he's gotten better book after book. I would recommend this book to anybody. I would recommend that you read the series in their order, and read all the novellas that are related as well. Ms Showalter! I wish I have your imagination!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    sandra gaffney, SC, United States 01-08-11
    sandra gaffney, SC, United States 01-08-11
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    "Surprised by the reading!"

    I have to start out by saying that I love Gena Showalter's books and I have all of them in print. When I read this book it was not one of my favorites of this series, but I ordered the audio book anyway because I wanted to have them all in audio. I was truly surprised because I enjoyed listening to the book way better than I enjoyed reading the book and this is not usually the case for me. Max Bellmore brought the characters to life for me in a way that the written pages didn't. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys paranormal romance.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Denise From Minnesota 07-22-10 Listener Since 2010
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    "Can't make myself like this book"

    I've listened to all of the Lords series released so far and I was looking forward to this book. I'm very disappointed. First, I found the book hard to follow. The narrator's voices are hard to distinguish and many times, I found myself wondering which character was talking and if the words were meant to be verbalized or just thoughts in characters head. I don't remember being confused by this in the other books. I also do not like Olivia at all. I don't believe her character. She went from angel to complete slut in the blink of an eye. I wish the author had handled Olivia's sexual awakening a little more innocently, with more exploration and build up to the (pardon my pun) climax. I don't like Aeron and Olivia as a couple, I don't believe in their "love match", which makes the explicit sex scenes kind of gross. I'm not a prude, I like steamy sex scenes, but I always want to believe that the underlying emotion to all the hot throbbing need is true love. I don't believe that where Aeron and Olivia are concerned so it sort of ruined the intimate scenes for me and I found myself fast forwarding to get past them. I'm hoping this book was just a random miss where Showalter is concerned and the next book in the series will be back on the mark. If not I'm afraid this is another series I will have to discontinue.

    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    BluBumbleB 09-15-13
    BluBumbleB 09-15-13 Member Since 2016

    Audible OBSESSED!

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    "SUPERB!"

    Intense, romantic, funny, and full of action, this installment of LOTU was such a pleasure to listen to. Is it possible that a series can be perfect? :-) I'm SO into these warrior Lords AND their women! Showalter has created an awesome world that will totally envelope you. If you love paranormal romance this is a must have in your library. Definitely worth any credits; its best if you start from the beginning with the Darkest Night because you can appreciate how the characters develop over time and all the events that occur. I loved this one to pieces, and I can't gush about it enough! Get it!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 10-09-10 Member Since 2015
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    "ecstasy of....corniness."

    I must say that I did not like this book. All the climaxing going on in this book and the ending was highly anti-climactic. I was listening to the book on the subway and I was embarrassed. LOL but it wasn't sexy just sex and some of the lines the characters said were so corny. And I found myself hoping it would hurry up and get to the point. I don't like writing bad reviews but this was just bad I'm sorry to say.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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