Book Review-The Darkest Passion

Book Review-The Darkest PassionThe Darkest Passion by Gena Showalter
Also in this series: The Darkest Pleasure, The Darkest Kiss, The Darkest Whisper, Burning Dawn, The Darkest Craving
Series: Lords of the Underworld #5
Published by HQN Books on October 28th 2014
Genres: Fantasy Romance, Mythology
Pages: 490
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780373779918
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New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter returns with another sizzling installment of the Lords of the Underworld series as Aeron, keeper of the demon of Wrath, finally meets his match… 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? Now, with an enemy hot on his trail and his faithful demon companion determined to remove Olivia from his life, Aeron is trapped between duty and consuming desire. Worse still, a new executioner has been sent to do the job Olivia wouldn't…

Olivia was sent as a angel, to keep tabs on Aeron, who holds the demon of Wrath. Then she is sent to kill Aeron, because he keeps a demon from Hell with him, so the council has decided that he must die. But Olivia wants Aeron for her own, so she falls from being a angel, so that she doesn’t have to do the deed. So at first when she seeks his help, he resists, even though she is the one tempting thing that has come into his life. However his demond, Wrath, is calmed by Olivia, and only wants her more and more. But things are about to get a bit more dicey with a new executioner on the hunt for Aeron’s head, and Olivia is the only one that can protect him from death, but Aeron and Olivia will learn the true power and strength that comes from loving and sacrificing for that one person whom means more than anything to you.

The Hero
Aeron, holds the Demon of Wrath within him, and keeps sensing a female presence, but has no idea who she really is or why he keeps seeing her. But then she appears before him calling his name, with such yearning, and he is drawn to her, despite him being torn between loyalty and the passion that she has awaken within himself, and the more he spends with this innocent trusting woman, he starts to find that this consuming desire turns into something much…much more than he ever imagined that he would ever find…

The Heroine 
Olivia, is a angel and loves that part of herself, however as she studies Aeron, she starts to want him, but when she is commanded to slay him, she decides to be fall from being an angel, and seek him out, because she cares for him deeply, and only wants to be love and desired. What she doesn’t expect is for their connection to rise above all the dangers that surround them and a future that seems without hope, but desires to treasure the precious time she will have with him.

My Thoughts :
The Darkest Passion is the seventh in the Lords of the Underworld series. I found The Darkest Passion to be a emotionally riveting story, that struck deep. Its about Aeron(whom we all love) and I was so thrilled to get a chance to read The Darkest Passion, it definitely didn’t disappoint. It was filled with everything that I would expect in a novel such as this from Gena Showalter, full of a magical world, with passion, romance and a spice of danger that will make your heart beat just a bit faster than normal. This author has such great passion and imagination that she portrays her in wonderfully written stories, which travels through the reader, and creates such a compelling world, that only draws you in even more, the more that you read from Showalter.

About Gena Showalter

Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over thirty books in paranormal and contemporary romances, as well as young adult novels. Her series include White Rabbit Chronicles, Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Lords of the Underworld, Alien Huntress and Intertwined.

Her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Seventeen Magazine, and have been translated all over the world. The critics have called her books "sizzling page-turners" and "utterly spellbinding stories", while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise”.

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