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Brightest Kind of Darkness

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  • Posted November 27, 2013

    I have had this book for a while and hadn't read it. I kept put

    I have had this book for a while and hadn't read it. I kept putting it off and reading other books. Don't know why I waited so long.

    Once I started this book I was intrigued to find our how events would unfold. I wanted to know what would happen between Nara and Ethan and how it would all end.

    Ethan and Nara are both unique characters. Nara dreams of what will happen to her during the next day. Ethan dreams are very disturbing, he dreams of demons and chaotic things. Once he and Nara touch everything changes.

    I'm very intrigued and want to know exactly what or who Ethan is. It's horrible what he has to deal with every night in sleep. He's a well put together character and I'm surprise Ethan is not a disturbed, somewhat off his rocker type of character with everything he has to deal with.

    Nara is dealing with her father abandoning her. Well, she doesn't deal with it because she doesn't want to discuss her father with anyone. She doesn't deal with her emotions about her father and she wants to protect her mother. Nara is a character who wants to protect the ones she loves and anyone who might be in possible danger. She will stand up to Fate itself if she has to to keep people from being hurt.

    Ethan isolates himself from everyone till he meets Nara because of his nightmares. He doesn't like to touch anyone because of his gift. He's a mysterious character that slowly unfolds and will keep growing and changing.

    I can't wait to read book two to see what obstacles Nara and Ethan will face. Can't wait to find out who Ethan truly is and why Nara can't see him in her dreams.

    I recommend this book to anyone. It's a page turner.

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  • Posted September 25, 2013

    I loved this story, everything about it.  How would you feel if

    I loved this story, everything about it.  How would you feel if you knew your future?  Well, that is exactly what happens to Nara Collins.  Every night she dreams what will happen the next day. Usually, she doesn't interfere because that doesn't always go well, but when she sees dreams about a bombing at school, she just can't sit back and do nothing, so she calls in anonymously and warns the police. By doing this, she changes fate, and fate isn't too happy about that.  This sets of a series of events that change Nara's life and her perspective on things in ways she could never imagine.  Then Nara meets Ethan. They have an immediate connection, one that Nara doesn't quite understand, but will soon find out.  It is more than just love or infatuation, there are supernatural things going on that neither of them fully understands.  Ethan Harris is dark, mysterious, and the rumors going around about him have painted him with a really bad reputation.  Despite all this, Nara is drawn to him.  She sees the good in Ethan, and to Ethan, Nara is the light in the midst of the darkness that tries to consume him.  The chemistry between them is off the charts hot, but their connection is so much more than that.  When things heat up with fate, Ethan just might be the only one who can save Nara from what fate has planned for her. 

    I really enjoyed the Brightest Kind of Darkness.  The paranormal element was intriguing, interesting, and entertaining.  I loved both Nara and Ethan's characters, light and darkness, they complemented each other beautifully.  I also really liked how their relationship progressed throughout the story.  The connection was immediate, but the love grew over time.  Nara and Ethan were both strong characters, Nara being quite the heroine, and despite his darkness, Ethan was a powerful force in his own right.  I enjoyed the plot also, which while not unique, was written in such a way that it captured my attention fully, and I was thoroughly engrossed in the story from beginning to end.  There is suspense, mystery, twists and turns, and hot romance.  If you enjoy paranoraml romance, then Brightest Kind of Darkness is a story that you will not want to miss. 

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  • Posted April 30, 2013

    By Momma on April 30, 2013 Brightest-Kind-of-Darkness Loved i

    By Momma on April 30, 2013

    Loved it! This is a great young adult paranormal romance that keeps you guessing until the end! There was a good balance to the book. With the exception of the end fight scene, which felt like it may have gone on a little too long everything else flowed wonderfully. You felt like you were being lead down the path gently and I was happy to follow!

    I loved Nara for all of her follies and imperfections. I think in many ways she’s a much better role model then some young adult heroines. She wasn’t perfect, she cared for others, and wasn’t self-centered. I really liked her as a character!

    Ethan was also very sweet and kind. The relationship they had was a beautiful friendship before it grew. For the sake of the target audience it was nice to see a relationship that didn’t feel completely dysfunctional.

    This really is a great read, I recommend for young audiences, I don’t recall any bad language and the interactions are sweet, not smutty!

    As of this posting, the Brightest Kind of Darkness is Free on Amazon, I’m not sure if it’s perma-free or not, but nonetheless it’s a great book. Pick it up you won’t be disappointed!
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    Momma Gives Brightest Kind of Darkness by P.T. Michelle 4 cookies!

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  • Posted September 6, 2012

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    4.5 stars! A big THANK YOU to the author for providing me a co

    4.5 stars!

    A big THANK YOU to the author for providing me a copy for review. I couldn't put this book down. I was more tired than my kids their first day of school because I knew if I stopped reading I wouldn't be able to sleep anyway because I wanted to know what was going to happen next.

    To know what was going to happen to you the day before, how cool would that be? To actually dream the next day, even cooler. Knowing if the boy you were checking out was going to talk to you, to know if your team was going to win or not, what halls to avoid, etc. To have this happen for years than almost as suddenly just stop. How confusing and at loss one would be to live the unknown like every other person. Than to meet a guy, one who makes your heart flutter, who is there like a knight in shining armor, the kind of guy who isn't like the others, who you want to know more about, who you are drawn to, than to find out that he's the reason your dreams have stopped. Why? If I told you, what fun would that be? Two young lovers, one dreams of the future, one dreams of darkness, one has the courage to stand up to Fate, one is there to provide strength. Who will be left standing?

    The story grabbed me from the first paragraph and never let go. I could feel the doubts, the heartaches, the need, the love, the pain, the coldness and the lightness. Some of the story reminded me of the movie Final Destination, but the author creates so much more,takes it that one step further that brings it from good to superb. I can't wait to read the second book in the series, Lucid.

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    Posted September 28, 2012

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