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Dark Demon (Dark Series #16)

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7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Terrific Carpathian tale

After the death of her brother by, she believes Carpathians, Natalya Shonski continues her quest of fighting vampires. At the same time the solitary female warrior continues her vigil, Carpathian Vikirnof Von Shrieder fears he on the verge of becoming a vampire as he f...
After the death of her brother by, she believes Carpathians, Natalya Shonski continues her quest of fighting vampires. At the same time the solitary female warrior continues her vigil, Carpathian Vikirnof Von Shrieder fears he on the verge of becoming a vampire as he failed to find his soulmate who would anchor him. Vikirnof thinks that Natalya is his woman and begins his search for her. He finds her as she duels two vampires he helps her. --- Natalya rejects Vikirnof as she distrusts Carpathians. However, in spite of her rage, she knows she cannot allow Vikirnof to die from wounds he received while fighting at her side. As she comes to know him better while he heals, she realizes he is her soulmate. They learn that a devious powerful mage plots to destroy all the Carpathians unless they can stop him, but neither knows who he is though Natalya assumes her evil grandfather is the culprit. --- DARK DEMON is must reading for long time fans of the Carpathian novels, not just because it is a terrific action-packed romantic thriller, but also because many subplots dangling from previous books tie together. The lead duet are fantastic star-crossed soulmates, but they have so much trouble ahead that it makes their path to eternal happiness look bleak. Natalya and Vikirnof make this a superb entry that can stand alone as a fabulous paranormal romantic suspense, but to savor the full taste newcomers would be better suited finding much of the backlist. --- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Disappointing Dark

The Dark Series has been one of my favorite series in the past. Dark Secret, the previous book in this line, was rather disappointing also, but I know that in series' books, some are better than others. In Dark Demon, I expected the normal angst of a 'lifemate couple' a...
The Dark Series has been one of my favorite series in the past. Dark Secret, the previous book in this line, was rather disappointing also, but I know that in series' books, some are better than others. In Dark Demon, I expected the normal angst of a 'lifemate couple' as they found their way to each other, along with romance, and, of course, danger! The fighting with the bad guys took up so much space in this book. Then, it almost seemed like, 'oh, we need to throw some romance in here, it IS a romance.' And then, right back to the fighting. I didn't come to a point where I even really liked the characters, or even really cared what happened to them. This was too bad, because I have really enjoyed this storyline(I have them all!)and have always waited impatiently for the next book! I hope for better romance, in the Dark series, in the future!

posted by Anonymous on March 31, 2006

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2014

    3

    Meet Natalya and Vikirnoff. Reading this book is like reading thru mud. Easily the hardest reading book of the series. Unfortunitly also probably one of the most important ones as well. If you to understand the subplots, the dark mage and Dragonseekers you need to read it. Just as you need to read Dark Descent to fully understand this book.
    The 3 stars is because the book is a necessary read, not because its a good one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2006

    It was good, but could have been better

    I think this could have been a lot better, especially with character development. The two characters had so much potential (from previous Dark books), but something just didn't click.

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