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The Darkest Hour Audiobook

The Darkest Hour: Kelly Group International, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

It's been a year since ex-Navy SEAL Ethan Kelly saw his wife Rachel alive. Now he's received an anonymous phone call claiming Rachel is alive. To find her, Ethan will have to doge bullets, cross a jungle, and risk falling captive to a deadly drug cartel that threatens his own demise.

©2010 Maya Banks (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Lynn J. 03-02-17
    Lynn J. 03-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Really?"

    There are no likable characters. A silly plot that went nowhere. I know the is romance but this was ridiculous. I like Maya Banks but she really fell short with this effort.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer SEGUIN, TX, United States 03-24-15
    Amazon Customer SEGUIN, TX, United States 03-24-15 Member Since 2012
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    "painfully predictable"
    What did you like best about The Darkest Hour? What did you like least?

    the most enjoyable part of this book is the narrator, the least enjoyable was the predictable story line.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Donna 08-27-13
    Donna 08-27-13
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    "A good start to the series"

    The ending wasn't as good as Ms Bank's Highlander series, but still worth the price. The suspense was good until the very end. The resolution was over too fast for me. I will be purchasing the series in order and hope book 5.5 resolves some of my questions about Rachel and Ethan

    (Audible wont let me delete this review posted to the wrong book. Hope this helps)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Leesa 01-04-13
    Leesa 01-04-13 Member Since 2017

    I've always been a avid reader so now I'm a avid listener. I prefer the paranormal genre but I do like to switch things up. It's boring if you don't have variety. Of course I do love the romance and the hotter the better. Also, you can't beat a good thriller filled with suspense and a ending you can't even guess at until the very end.

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    "Good listen"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    It's interesting. I didn't have to listen to it all at once, but it was OK. I like more "passion" in my books, but the story is good.


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

    I enjoy his voice. He did a good job as usual.


    What would have made this romance irresistible?

    More passion between the characters.


    Any additional comments?

    I'd wait until it was on sale to get it instead of using my credit.

    8 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Zulu 10-29-13
    Zulu 10-29-13
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    "Hunky brothers"

    There's six brothers, unless I missed someone. Three of them run KGI which is an ops company. They do intelligence gathering, rescues, etc. Two of them are still in the armed services. The sixth one is Ethan who is an ex-Navy seal. Not sure what he's done the past year when he thought his wife was dead. On the anniversary of her death he receives news that she might still be alive. He calls on his brothers and they form a rescue mission.

    There's action, a mystery (who wants Rachel dead and why) and some tame love scenes. It's also about the relationship between Ethan and Rachel, before and after her kidnapping.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Cindy Hagerthy 04-22-17

    I love romances! Historical, Westerns, suspense, military/security, paranormal (werewolves, psychic, angels & demons).

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    "Darkest Hour"

    Excellent. Exactly what romantic suspense should be. Wonderfully flawed characters, twisty plot, and a great 2nd chance romance. 👍👍

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    Lisa Brooklyn, NY USA 05-04-16
    Lisa Brooklyn, NY USA 05-04-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Sexist"

    There is a lot of needless sexist language like "screams like a girl," "cries like a girl" etc. I expected more from a female author. I also found part in the middle very repetitious.

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    sylvia palmdale, CA, United States 11-27-15
    sylvia palmdale, CA, United States 11-27-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Great Start To A New Series *****"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Great detailed Storyline believable


    What did you like best about this story?

    The Drama and Action


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

    YES ..Best Narrator Ever..love his performance


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

    All of it..that's why I loved it


    Any additional comments?

    Read all of them ... Thank you Maya Banks

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    time2rest CA United States 11-19-15
    time2rest CA United States 11-19-15

    I live in CA where the traffic is a nightmare. It could take 90 mins to get to my location when it should have only taken 25 mins. Audible!

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    "great story & excellent narrator!!!"

    This was my first time reading a book written by this author. she was brilliant. I can see why she is a best seller. I loved this book. it was captivating. the narrator was great too. this is the first time I am actually considering buying another book just for the narrator. he was just that good.

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    quilteragogo Cedar City, UT, United States 09-24-15
    quilteragogo Cedar City, UT, United States 09-24-15 Member Since 2007
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    "Rachel and Ethans story"

    Story of Lost, and new beginnings. This book is well written, and can pull emotions out. Harry Berkley is companioned well with this book and is able to ready emotions into the story, his performance was grand. Now I am off to the second installment of this series. I recommend this book. It has tough sexy bad boys, ie a family of 6 brothers well controlled by the love of their mother and father. they have each others backs no matter what, plus a new addition due to mom's picking up strays. Suspense, who done it or who is doing it. Loss, Rachel was buried 1 year ago. A package delivered by UPS and the information inside says Rachel is alive. Yes this is a great read and I do recommend it.

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