Tag: Dark

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Wow, what a page turner! Gone Girl is packed with twists and turns. It’s not your average romance story. The relationship is secondary to the mystery of Amy’s inexplicable disappearance and her husband Nick being a suspect.  Nick won me over right from the start. I’ll grant he was a… Read more »

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Edgy Top 10 Dark Reads

Edgy Top 10 Dark Reads

  Welcome to the dark side! Nothing gets my heart pumping faster than turning the pages of a suspenseful, dark read. For me at least, these are the kind of books that lead me to staying up way past my bedtime. Keep in mind, with a dark read, it is… Read more »

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Counsellor by Celia Aaron

Counsellor by Celia Aaron

Not my idea of a hot date! A dark romance is a term that sometimes makes me shudder even though it is my preferred genre. It’s combining romance with darkness in this story that made me twitchy. If I was to be wooed by courtship, my door would be slammed… Read more »

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Vengeance Road by Christine Feehan

Vengeance Road by Christine Feehan

When I read the first book in the Torpedo Ink series, Judgment Road, I liked it but I felt a bit lost since I hadn’t read either the Drake Sisters or the Sea Haven series that this series spun off from. I still haven’t gotten around to reading the other series… Read more »

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Claiming The Enemy: Dustin by Jamie Begley

Claiming The Enemy: Dustin by Jamie Begley

Geez Louise, have I been in one heck of a book slump.  I was practically jumping up and down with joy when I finished Claiming the Enemy. I even looked at my husband and said, “I like it. I really like it!” His response was, “Oh, thank God!” I may have… Read more »

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Untouchable: A Bully Romance by Sam Mariano

Untouchable: A Bully Romance by Sam Mariano

Where’s Karma when you need it? Sam Mariano’s stories are dark, dangerous and totally addictive. This is why I never pass up an opportunity to read one of her books. Untouchable had me a wee bit nervous though. The foreword contains an explicit warning. Heed it carefully. Try a sample because… Read more »

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Verona Blood by Lili St. Germain

Verona Blood by Lili St. Germain

With the promise of a dark Romeo and Juliet story promoted to readers who enjoyed reading Gypsy Brothers, I was ready. Patiently waiting for some months, I devoured Verona Blood in two sittings. I could have easily read through without stopping but I needed to stop to feed the family…. Read more »

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Honor by Susan Fanetti

Honor by Susan Fanetti

Honor, the fifth book in the Brazen Bull series is a daunting reflection on the choices made in life by Apollo.  Neil Apollo Armstrong is a strong, determined and reliable man who discovers the harsh realities of what it entails to be an honorable man. A chance decision to buy… Read more »

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Up In Smoke by T.M. Frazier

Up In Smoke by T.M. Frazier

The synopsis to Up In Smoke caught my attention in a huge way and it’s a standalone so I decided to go against my usual MO of reading a series in order and grabbed it. I had read the first two books in the King series and loved them in… Read more »

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