The Dark Necessities

Audio Trilogy Collection
Narrated by: Peter Kenyon
Series: Dark Necessities Trilogy, Book 1-3
Length: 30 hrs and 36 mins
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Listen to all three books in the Amazon best-selling trilogy, available for the first time in one discounted collection. Find out why fans are so compelled by this gripping dark romance. This book series has received over 100 5 star reviews.

One obsessed fan. One captive author.

Lost on the streets of a foreign city, Molly Clary is attacked after a book signing. An unknown hero steps in to protect her, but her relief turns to terror when her savior's true intentions are revealed. 

Connor Reilly doesn't just want to save her. He wants to take her for himself.

©2018, 2019 Felicity Brandon (P)2020 Felicity Brandon

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Too dark for me

I listened to 11 chapters but did not find it arousing.
I wanted Molly to get free and knocked him down...
the narrator is good. I simply didn't click with the story.

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Dark Romance! ;)

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. This is a great trilogy, you do have to listen (or read) in order. This is a dark romance and does contain stalker/obsession, kidnapping, dominance/submission. I really enjoyed this trilogy, it sucks you in like you are there! I loved the characters and their story. Narrator Peter Kenyon did a wonderful job with each character and telling the story.

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amazing

Taken

The first book in a new trilogy by Felicity Brandon.

If you like Stephen King or are a fan of Kathy Bates then you might see a parallel to this story. It isn’t as creepy and scary though… or is it?

It is a bit darker then Felicity Brandon other books. There is a lot of focus on pet play and humiliation so if that is not your cup of tea, then this isn’t the book for you. If you love dark then you will enjoy this book a lot.

I loved how the author showed the internal struggles and emotions of Molly. There was so much going on in her mind. Survival, shame, confusion, joy and so much more. That makes the character real and layered. And it also makes you think about what you would do in this situation. How would you react?

Connor is a bit of a enigma. I am not sure how I feel about him yet and what he is. He shows different sides of himself and keeps you guessing about his actions.

I look forward to reading the next book in the series, because I need more.

Tamed

The second book in the series and it picks up right after Taken left off. You have to read Taken first. This is not a standalone.

In this book the relationship between Connor and Molly gets even more intense, deeper, but also changes. Molly is much more in tune with herself and her feelings then the first book. Connor becomes more human, but also more of a monster at the same time.

And then the book went into a direction I didn’t expect, but it is a change that works very well for the story and I can’t wait to read book number 3 to see what happens next.

Entwined

The last book in the series and we find out what happens after. That is something you don't see a lot

I am not sure how I feel about this book. I loved the beginning of the book a lot. Finding out what happens and how both characters were doing and how affected they were after all the events from the previous books. They weren't the same two people from before. It was so interesting to read.

But I think I missed the intensity of the previous books and I enjoyed the characters more before. Saying they were more fun, is probably not the right choice of words, but that is I felt.

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Deliciously dark

This Deliciously dark Trilogy did not disappoint I loved every delectable deliciously sexy word this sizzles from the first word and suck me in so deeply until i felt the heat and electricity thrumming through me veins the turbulent events running rampant and propelling this bad boy to life beautifully
this was one great series and this was so addictive and fascinating this is definitely a five gem all around!!!☆☆☆☆☆

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Great Dark Romance!! Love it!!

Every book by this author is great. Love the storyline and characters. Great dark romance.

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Great Romance

This was a fantastic audio book. The characters were interesting and the story was well-developed with a great storyline. The narrator did a wonderful job with each of the characters and telling the story. I really enjoyed this romance and highly recommend it!

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Dark & seductive read

I loved this dark, psychological story about Connor & Molly-I haven’t read the book but I loved Peter Kenyan’s narration. His voices were spot on and distinctive enough so I knew which character was speaking. Fantastic story-telling, not for the faint-hearted!

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not for everyone

unless you are into stories of a darker romance nature then please skip this. if you are into something a little darker then a normal "romance" then snag this audio.

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  • Kalamity
  • 05-18-20

Dark Emotions

It took me a while to listen to this audiobook, not because it was bad, but because it was the darkest thing I have heard. I kept coming back because the story actually drew me in. It made me question myself and the different types of relationships that exists. The more I listened to how Conner commanded Molly and her reactions and responses the more I questioned my reaction to this book. By the end of the audiobook, I found out that I actually like this type of dark bondage book, because it made me feel. At first it was hard to hear, but now I am completely onboard. I will buy other books by Felicity Brandon because it is interactive, it pushes my buttons, and woke my body up. I requested this audiobook in exchange for an honest review because I have never heard this type of story, but I am a new fan. I am also a fan of the narrator Peter Kenyon's sexy, emotive voice. You must give this book a listen and try something new. You just may fall in love.

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  • Miss
  • 05-12-20

Not impressed

If you are writing a book where the lead character is a writer and 'wonderful wordsmith' it helps to have at least some of that quality yourself. Peter Kenyon did a good job considering the poor material, he didn't laugh once, and I found myself feeling for the narrator more than I did about the characters in the book.
Dear Ms Brandon, please buy a dictionary and thesaurus. I counted the use of sardonically 6 times in one paragraph (also please learn that sardonically and sarcastically are not interchangeable). I got sick of hearing about orbs (eyes) and at one point breasts were described as 'hung perkily' - erm hang is down and perky implies up. My preoccupation with the, frankly awful, writing shows how little I was engaged with the narrative, which became increasing bizarre as the plot of one book was stretched to three. I can't tell you if there was a satisfactory conclusion as I did not make it to the end. I think that repackaging this as a drinking game would make more sense (take a slug everytime you hear/read a particular word or cliché) than trying to sell it as a novel. By about 10 pages in you would be so smashed that you wouldn't care that the plot was ludicrous and didn't made sense. I can only think that this was the use made of the book by the writers of the rave reviews that I read before downloading. Returning.

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  • Garden girl
  • 04-09-20

So intense!

This audio of all three books in Dark Necessities series, is an intense rendition of a long, compelling series. With Connor and Molly on a long, ncredible journey to find themselves, and each other, we travel with them via the narration of Peter Kenyon. There 'love' affair has faced so much, not least of which was Connor's past and Molly's impulse to please. Both need to be more, if there is to be any hope of a future.
I enjoyed this audio very much, though there were times, especially at the start, that I was not totally convinced by the narrator who could be a bit shouty' for me. I settled in as I got deeper into the story and was heartened to see Molly become stronger. A good listen 💖💖💖💖

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  • chez
  • 03-30-20

Not my thing

This is all the books within a trilogy
I like dark romance, however this just wasn't for me yet at the same time I was compelled to continue listening to the book.
It didn't have much storyline beyond the kidnapping of a author and what occurs afterwards in lots of scenes which I didn't find erotic or romantic. The scenes content were not to my taste either.
I didn't really like the narration either, the British accent was poor and seemed to change at times. I'd read some bits of the book and the narrator just didn't come across how I'd envisioned it in the book.
The second book followed the same themes as the first to a certain extent, but it did start to give a little background to Conner and the syndicate was mentioned but not much said about it. It is slowly starting to develop a bit more of a storyline other than the characters of Connor and Molly.
I found the end to to better, it had more storyline than just the erotic scenes in the first book. More information about the syndicate as well, as Connor and Molly try to work a way to get their happy ending.
I also found the narration had gotten better.