We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
The Darkest Seduction Audiobook

The Darkest Seduction

Possessed by the demon of Promiscuity, immortal warrior Paris is irresistibly seductive - but his potent allure comes at a terrible price. Every night he must bed someone new, or weaken and die. And the woman he craves above all others is the one woman he'd thought was forever beyond his reach… until now. Newly possessed by the demon of Wrath, Sienna Blackstone is racked by a ruthless need to punish those around her. Yet in Paris's arms, the vulnerable beauty finds soul-searing passion and incredible peace.
    • 1 audiobook per month
    • 180,000+ titles to choose from
    • $14.95 per month after free trial

Publisher's Summary

At long last, New York Times best-selling author Gena Showalter unveils the story of Paris, the darkest and most tormented Lord of the Underworld….

Possessed by the demon of Promiscuity, immortal warrior Paris is irresistibly seductive - but his potent allure comes at a terrible price. Every night he must bed someone new, or weaken and die. And the woman he craves above all others is the one woman he'd thought was forever beyond his reach… until now.

Newly possessed by the demon of Wrath, Sienna Blackstone is racked by a ruthless need to punish those around her. Yet in Paris's arms, the vulnerable beauty finds soul-searing passion and incredible peace. Until a blood feud between ancient enemies heats up.

Will the battle against gods, angels and creatures of the night bind them eternally - or tear them apart?

©2011 Gena Showalter (P)2012 Audible, Inc

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (655 )
5 star
 (403)
4 star
 (162)
3 star
 (60)
2 star
 (17)
1 star
 (13)
Overall
4.4 (590 )
5 star
 (360)
4 star
 (141)
3 star
 (59)
2 star
 (18)
1 star
 (12)
Story
4.5 (587 )
5 star
 (395)
4 star
 (123)
3 star
 (43)
2 star
 (11)
1 star
 (15)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Think about this 03-18-12 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    696
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    369
    326
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    193
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Slow beginning"

    I've read all the series, really enjoying them. However, I almost put this one down and walked away. It seemed to drag on and on, with stupid dialogue, that I just couldn't get interested in.. I decided to keep listening, after all I used a credit, and by the second half of the book, it seemed to pick up and have a bit of plot to it. By, the end of the book, seems that the series has ended also, which might be a good thing, since this book just didn't make the grade. This book is a kick-off to her new series, so I don't know if I'll try it or not, after listening to this one. At any rate, if you want to go to the new series, you will want to listen to this book, or if you want to see what could have been the possible end to this series, you'll again have to listen to this book. It is better, once you get past the first half.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    V. Clifford Chicago, il 02-03-16
    V. Clifford Chicago, il 02-03-16 Member Since 2015

    The Real Housewife of Chicago

    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved the ending but the was just ok"

    The ending was great but the story lacked something compared to the previous books. Still love the books though.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Trishas65 10-28-15
    Trishas65 10-28-15

    Retired, can't sit still but when I am I have one of 5 Chihuahuas in my lap and I'm reading, crocheting, or sewing even if at a machine!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    10
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Exceptional listen"

    There are parts that get very explicit but over a GREAT NOVEL!!! I don't really read fantasy much, but I really enjoyed this one!! I think t

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sabrina Indianapolis, In, United States 03-10-15
    Sabrina Indianapolis, In, United States 03-10-15 Member Since 2013

    Mrzkitty0705

    ratings
    REVIEWS
    58
    11
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Finally"

    Love worth the wait. When you find that special one you know. To brave hell to have her back is what makes it legendary.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Camilla 02-19-15
    Camilla 02-19-15
    HELPFUL VOTES
    67
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wet Noises distracted me"
    What did you like best about The Darkest Seduction? What did you like least?

    I love this series, absolutely love it but I found the narrator's performance awful this time around. All I could hear were wet mouth noises, like he needed to just drink some water or swallow. It was gross and made me hate the pairing of Sienna and Paris. I didn't like the two characters together, I found their relationship forced.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Gena Showalter? Why or why not?

    Absolutely! I'm addicted to this series. I'll definitely buy the book and re read it.


    How could the performance have been better?

    The narrator needs to stop making those distracting wet sounds.


    Was The Darkest Seduction worth the listening time?

    I could barely get through it because of the narrator.


    Any additional comments?

    It's a great book in an amazing series. But if you don't like sloppy wet sounds while listening definitely buy the paperback version.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Phyllis United States 03-30-14
    Phyllis United States 03-30-14 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    26
    15
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Paris's HEA"
    If you could sum up The Darkest Seduction in three words, what would they be?

    Paris is awesome


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Paris, he finally got his happily ever after.


    What about Max Bellmore’s performance did you like?

    Everything, I love his voice


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

    Made me laugh and cry, but that's all of Gena's books.


    Any additional comments?

    Gena is a great writer.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amy J 02-09-14
    Amy J 02-09-14 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    94
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    299
    39
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    3
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A solid 4.5 stars"

    It is obvious that the series continues past this book but this story really felt like culmination, several story lines are finalized. For the time being anyway. I have really struggled with liking Paris and Sienna in previous books, and even in the beginning of this one, but their story is really very sweet and incredibly well written. There is plenty of action in this book, in more ways than one. I felt very engaged for the whole story, my interest never wandered. I can't wait for the next installment. I am puzzled by some of the lower ratings and less than glowing reviews, I couldn't feel more differently.

    Max Bellmore did a wonderful job in this book, as he does for the entire series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amazon Customer Enid, OK, United States 03-04-13
    Amazon Customer Enid, OK, United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2013

    I believe in true love, happily ever after, magic, and laughter. But mostly I believe in coffee.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    17
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    150
    17
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another good one!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Darkest Seduction the most enjoyable?

    I've been waiting to read Paris' story for a long time.


    Have you listened to any of Max Bellmore’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I wasn't sure about Max Bellmore at first but the more I listened the more I felt he became the characters. I will gladly listen to anything he narrates.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 01-20-13
    Bonnie Bellmore, NY, United States 01-20-13 Member Since 2013

    BJS

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1430
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    641
    467
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    265
    5
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Erotic para normal series"
    What made the experience of listening to The Darkest Seduction the most enjoyable?

    Max Ballmore is wonderful at doing the characters and bringing them to life, the emotions as well


    Have you listened to any of Max Bellmore’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes he is one of my favorite narrators.


    Any additional comments?

    It is an erotic para normal novel series, and this is the first book of the series. I like urban fantasy, and this covers it pretty good. The erotica also is pretty heavy so if you're not looking for that then pass this series by. It will only get more intense as each book progresses. I did enjoy the story and have continued through the entire series.Also there is some very intense and graphic depictions of torture. Each book has something along those lines. After all were dealing with demons.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    kytten 12-31-12
    kytten 12-31-12 Member Since 2012

    Say something about yourself!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    86
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    515
    101
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    41
    5
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Worst of the series so far"

    This book was much easier to put down than any of the others. It wasn't bad, but it definitely wasn't up to par compared to the rest. Most of the previous books, I listened to as straight through as I could. With this one, I've gone days without listening to it and with no real urge to hurry and get back to it.

    I'm still looking forward to the next in the series and hope that the storyline goes back to being as good as it has been.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.