Lords of the Underworld

17 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 16,653 ratings

The Darkest Fire Publisher's Summary

He is the guardian of hell, more monster than man. She is the goddess of oppression, more angel than woman. Together they will enter the flames to battle a dangerous horde of demon lords - and discover a passion unlike any other....

Don't miss this sizzling prequel to Gena Showalter's breathtaking paranormal series, The Lords of the Underworld. Though they carry an eternal curse, the Lords of the Underworld are irresistibly seductive - and unimaginably powerful.

©2008 Gena Showalter (P)2008 Audible, Inc.
All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition is published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A. All characters in this book are fictitious. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
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  • Book 0.5

    • The Darkest Fire

    • Lords of the Underworld Prequel
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,353
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 867
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 871

    He is the guardian of hell, more monster than man. She is the goddess of oppression, more angel than woman. Together they will enter the flames to battle a dangerous horde of demon lords - and discover a passion unlike any other....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative

    • By Claudia on 09-09-08

    Regular price: $2.95

  • Book 1

    • The Darkest Night

    • Lords of the Underworld, Book 1
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,526
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,642
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,648

    All her life, Ashlyn Darrow has been tormented by voices from the past. To end the nightmare, she has come to Budapest seeking help from men rumored to have supernatural abilities, not knowing she'll be swept into the arms of Maddox, their most dangerous member - a man trapped in a hell of his own.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • sexy.....

    • By Patsy G. on 12-21-09

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • The Darkest Kiss

    • Lords of the Underworld, Book 2
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,077

    Though she has lived for centuries, Anya, goddess of anarchy, has never known pleasure. Until Lucien, the incarnation of death - a warrior eternally doomed to take souls to the hereafter. He draws her like no other. And Anya will risk anything to have him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRANDE

    • By Brande on 06-09-08

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • The Darkest Pleasure

    • Lords of the Underworld, Book 3
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,453
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 927

    Reyes is a man possessed. Bound by the demon of pain, he is forbidden to know pleasure. Yet he craves a mortal woman, Danika Ford, more than breath and will do anything to claim her - even defy the gods.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lighter version of BDB by Ward

    • By Sam on 07-26-12

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3.5

    • The Darkest Prison

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 773
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548

    Once, Atlas, the Titan god of Strength, was the Greek goddess Nike's slave. Now, he is her master. And soon these sworn enemies destined to destroy one another will be forced to risk everything for a chance at love.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE LORDS SERIES

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 03-21-12

    Regular price: $2.95

  • Book 4

    • The Darkest Whisper

    • Lords of the Underworld, Book 4
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 853
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861

    Bound by the demon of Doubt, Sabin unintentionally destroys even the most confident of lovers. So the immortal warrior spends his time on the battlefield instead of the bedroom, victory his only concern...until he meets Gwendolyn the Timid. One taste of the beautiful redhead, and he craves more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful series...

    • By Patsy G. on 12-21-09

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4.5

    • Heart of Darkness

    • By: Gena Showalter, Maggie Shayne, Susan Krinard
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore, Ashford MacNab, Rachel Carr
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 321

    From the masters of paranormal romance, three brand-new tales of seduction.... An iron-willed demon assassin, angel Lysander has never known lust - until he meets Bianka. Spawned from the bloodline of Lucifer, the beautiful but deadly Harpy is determined to lead the pure-hearted Lysander into temptation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Angel vs. Harpy = Fun

    • By Teresa on 11-27-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • After Dark

    • The Darkest Angel/Shadow Hunter
    • By: Gena Showalter, Kait Ballenger
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore, David Benjamin Bliss
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Winged warrior Lysander has been alive for centuries, and yet he's never known desire - until he meets Bianka. Spawned from the bloodline of his enemy, the beautiful but deadly Harpy is determined to lead the untouched Lysander into temptation. He may try to evade her attempts, but even the most iron-willed demon assassin can resist for only so long....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • TWO DIFFERENT STORIES - ONE COMMON THEME.... LOVE

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 07-12-13

    Regular price: $17.95

  • Book 5

    • The Darkest Passion

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 853

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 5 of the Lord of the Underworlds

    • By Patsy G. on 08-01-10

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • The Darkest Lie

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 988
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 754
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 754

    Forced to his knees in agony whenever he speaks the truth, Gideon can recognize any lie - until he captures Scarlet, a demon-possessed immortal who claims to be his long-lost wife. He doesn't remember the beautiful female, much less wedding--or bedding--her. But he wants to...almost as much as he wants her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Darkest Lie

    • By Amy on 09-03-10

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • The Darkest Secret

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 940
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 763
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760

    Keeper of the demon of Secrets, Amun can manipulate the darkest thoughts of anyone nearby. But when new demons possess him, the immortal warrior must be chained and isolated to protect those he loves. Death is his only hope of release - until he meets Haidee, a fellow prisoner whose beauty and hidden vulnerability draw him into a reckless test of his loyalty….

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I think this book is a five star book...

    • By Heather on 04-07-11

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 8

    • The Darkest Surrender

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 877
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 800
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 798

    Possessed by the demon of Defeat, Strider cannot lose a challenge without suffering unimaginable pain. For him, nothing stands in the way of victory. Until Kaia, an enchanting Harpy, tempts him to the razor’s edge of surrender.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I want a Strider of my own!

    • By Lupdilup on 10-18-11

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 9

    • The Darkest Seduction

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 878
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 799
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 803

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Worth the Wait

    • By Robbie on 03-01-12

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 10

    • The Darkest Craving

    • Lords of the Underworld, Book 10
    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 580
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 580

    Having endured weeks of torture in the bowels of hell, Kane wants nothing to do with his beautiful rescuer, Josephina Aisling. The half-Fae female threatens to awaken the demon of Disaster inside him - a beast he's determined to kill, no matter the price. Josephina is hunted by a brutal enemy - her royal family - and Kane is her only source of protection. He's also the only male to ever set her aflame, and even he succumbs to the heat. But as they navigate the treacherous world of the Fae, they are forced to make a choice: live apart... or die together

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not your typical LOTU book

    • By Katheryne on 08-04-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 11

    • The Darkest Touch

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 698
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 655
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 657

    Fierce immortal warrior. Host to the demon of Disease. Torin's every touch causes sickness and death - and a worldwide plague. Carnal pleasure is utterly forbidden, and though he has always overcome temptation with an iron will, his control is about to shatter. She is Keeleycael. The Red Queen. When the powerful beauty with shocking vulnerabilities escapes from a centuries-long imprisonment, the desire that simmers between her and Torin is scorching.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lords Of The Underwold - A Great Series! 👍👍👍👍

    • By Cheri on 02-19-15

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 12

    • The Darkest Torment

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 560

    Driven to his death by the demon of Distrust, Baden spent centuries in purgatory. Now he's back, but at what cost? Bound to the king of the underworld, an even darker force, he's unable to withstand the touch of another...and he's quickly devolving into a heartless assassin with an uncontrollable temper. Things only get worse when a mission goes awry and he finds himself saddled with a bride - just not his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Awesome Bad-en Stars!

    • By Cheri on 06-01-16

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 13

    • The Darkest Promise

    • By: Gena Showalter
    • Narrated by: Max Bellmore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    Possessed by the demon of Misery, Cameo isn't allowed to experience joy. If she dares, her memory is wiped clean. With no other recourse, she sneaks into a land more fantastical than any fairy tale, determined to find the one man with the key to her redemption. Lazarus the Cruel and Unusual rules his kingdom with a single unwavering focus: to build his army and annihilate his enemies. Nothing distracts him - until Cameo.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good story/addition to the series :D

    • By Malinda on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $34.99