Audible Premium Plus

$14.95 a month

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $17.49

Buy for $17.49

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

There isn't a monster D'Angelo Kumar can't destroy or a crisis he can't manage, until he meets Angel Bai. The insane attraction he feels toward the sexy waiter is unwelcome, because D'Angelo doesn't have room in his life for relationships. A solitary path is the only option for a man like him, but fighting his growing feelings for Angel may be the first battle he can't win.   

Angel's abilities extend beyond memorizing the menu at D'Angelo's favorite Italian restaurant, but he knows better than to trust anyone with his secret. When a vision reveals that D'Angelo's life is in danger, he will risk everything to save him. The only thing scarier than monsters and demons to Angel is never knowing D'Angelo's touch.   

To say the demon hunter is reluctant to form a partnership with the psychic is putting it mildly, but D'Angelo needs every advantage he can get when the world's very existence is threatened. As darkness looms nearer, D'Angelo and Angel's unexplainable connection grows stronger. For a chance at happiness, the two men will need to call upon unlikely allies for an epic showdown between good and evil.    

Contains mature themes.

©2017 Aimee Nicole Walker and Nicholas Bella (P)2019 Tantor

What listeners say about Circle of Darkness

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    146
  • 4 Stars
    55
  • 3 Stars
    15
  • 2 Stars
    9
  • 1 Stars
    8
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    169
  • 4 Stars
    33
  • 3 Stars
    9
  • 2 Stars
    3
  • 1 Stars
    7
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    133
  • 4 Stars
    49
  • 3 Stars
    20
  • 2 Stars
    9
  • 1 Stars
    9

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

loved it

Circle of Darkness: Genesis Circle Series, Book 1 By Aimee Nicole Walker, Nicholas Bella Narrated by Joel Leslie 9h 38m Narrator score🎧 ; it's Joel leslie, come on what can I say if not, perfection? As always each character become alive in your head you could see Angel and D'angelo in your head Level of steam🔥: it took time to get to the hot parts.... but it was kinda hot when it did .... nothing more to say about that .... Level of anxiety and sadness0😱😢: the book isn't sad at all ... it's a good fantasy story.... with Demon's, Vampires and Hunters The book itself📖: for those of you who like fantasy, you will probably love the story as much as I did. the story was good .....and very solid.... so to speak. the fantasy world was based on the real world.... and sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. in this case it did. it wasn't a very complex, very deep , or complicated fantasy world. it was very strict and very easy to understand. and though I love the complicated stories very much. I do like a simple story ones in a while, as well. and this story just worked very very well. Can't wait for the second book .... we already can understand about how the book will be .... so all we need to do is wait.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Totally on Fire!

Angel and D'Angelo's story was HOT, HOT, HOT, to say the least. I felt in love with this paranormal story. I love vampires, witches, ghost, and the list goes one. Put all of these elements together with an excellent plot and excellent characters and I'm in love. This story was great, along with the narration. I so highly recommend this amazing story! Enjoy!

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

AMAZING COLLABORATION!!!

I always love reading/listening to anything by these two amazing authors, and this collaboration is no exception. Nicholas and Aimee did a FANTASTIC job in creating this smart, funny and sexy world of hunters, demons, werewolves, witches and warlocks that leaves you wanting more by the end! 5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Great new paranormal series with fab narration!

While both books 1 and 2 are full of magic and adventure, I felt book 1 was a bit more humorous and full of snark. Book 1 also took the time to do the world building the entire series will rest upon so it does move a bit slower than the second book. I can’t say I really liked D’Angelo much - he was mostly a pompous ass for the majority of the book – but he does come around and he grew on me a little. I really didn’t like the name game that the authors played here – I think choosing more distinct names would have made more sense but… that’s just my own taste. 3.5 of 5 stars Audio Joel does his usual awesome job of narrating this story which is chock full of characters with unique backgrounds! I totally loved the ‘tude he gave D’Angelo and really made his voice match his personality as written by the authors. Terrific job and definitely the best way to enjoy this story. 5 of 5 stars Overall 4 of 5 stars

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic!

I couldn't stop listening. It was epic. My favorite two authors and on top of it all my favorite narrator. What more can I wish for. I just hope we hear more from this trio. Thank you I enjoyed it tremendously.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Refreshing

A truly refreshing story that's takes you into an absolutely magical world with strains of old familiar stories but gives you new stories and new ideas.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Fun read

To me the story was interesting and an interesting twist to demon hunters. I enjoyed it. Although I’m still on the fence for the narrator. Don’t get me wrong, it was a good job....but

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

AWESOME RRAD

if you don't purchases you'll never know but you missed! I loved all the characters this suspense the vampires the werewolf the superhero little guy but I'm concerned about Chris I love the witches I love it all This is a must bite

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars

Artistic Trifecta

Nicholas, Aimee, and Joel come together to build another fantastical world. This tale was devoured over the course of a single day which is rare for me. Excellent storyline and characters that didn't always get along but managed to come together for the greater good.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Very entertaining

Paranormal stories normally aren’t my sorta listens but I got this because of the narration and Aimee Nicole Walker. I’m so glad I did. This was a fantastic story and narration. Very entertaining and I loved all the world building.

1 person found this helpful

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Summertimememories
  • Summertimememories
  • 06-22-19

Brought the book to life.

I love the narrator its an instant buy for me with him, so for him to narrator circle of Darkness it was a given for me. That said, I have made that same mistake, bought books because they are narrated no mistake his time. I loved this as much as I was reading it. I even chuckled to hear the same things read in ways I do in my mind when reading. Loved it, hope Joel does book two also his Lorcan is all kinds of sexy.. Brilliant, another amazing combination from both these Authors and Joel narrating can't go wrong.

4 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for hannah mc
  • hannah mc
  • 11-13-20

there is a good story in here somewhere

I always love listening to Joel Leslie narration so I found it easy to listen to, my issue is with the story. The premise is good, a monster hunter is on a mission to stop a demon summoning which if completed threats to destroy the world, he bumps into a psychic who has predicted his death and now must work together to save humanity; and they fall in love. I like the premise but the story keeps taking detours to explain about everything, how different monster society's work from vampire to werewolf, how hunters are trained, how they hid this from normal people, everyones back story, most item and spell used and so on. This constant explaining really breaks the flow of the story its kinda jarring at times as it really doesn't feel natural to the flow of the story; its just and exposition dump that happens frequently and a lot which gets boring and repetitive quick. Something else I didn't like is that the both main protagonist talk a lot about sex, like a lot a lot and not in a consistent manner. First the hunter is all 'no we can't be together because my worlds is too harsh for you' then the next chapter (with not much happening in my opinion that would change it) the hunters like 'I need him in my life, I can't live without him' then they talk about waiting till the demons been dealt with to see if they have a future afterwards so the sex means something, to literally the next sentence is 'no we need to have sex when we get back home as we can't wait'. there doesn't seem to be much of a relationship between them except that they think each other is hot and they wanna have sex, thats it really. its kind of explain by them being soul mates which felt sort of out of the blue. I understand why the author put it in there and the importance of it to the hunter especially with his up bringing but I don't know I just felt like it didn't need to be in the story, that they could of focused more on building a proper relationship between the two. there's a few other nit picks but overall there a good story here, somewhere under all the explanations and sex talk.