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WICKED ABYSS – A Kresley Cole Review

Kresley Cole is the true queen of all this supernatural!

Wicked Abyss is her latest in the Immortals after Dark series. We’ve spent years watching as Nix weaves the future and past together preparing for The Ascension. In this tale we see into the mind of the treacherous King of Hell, Abyssian. Little do we know that Nix has another secret up her sleeve: a story of a fairy princess and wicked temptress.

Meet Calliope, princess of the fey land of Sylvan. All she’s dreamed of is protecting her people and having the family she’s always dreamed of. But when he betrothed, the king of Sylvan, and the Ever-Knowing Valkyrie put together a plot to take down Sylvan’s true enemy, the demonic King Sian, Calliope truly has no idea what she’s bargained for.

Trapped in Hell with the brutish warlord, secrets of Calliope and Abyssian’s pasts come to light.

Cole did such an amazing job weaving together Nix’s story with Calliope’s past life and her future one. This truly is the perfect mixture of Beauty and the Beast meets Hades and Persephone. Abbysian is one of the sexiest demons ever… and good gods do I love that man! I’ve loved the IAD series from the start and Cole seems to get better with each step closer to the Ascension! Can’t wait for the next tale!


 

29760149.jpg This fairy tale doesn’t end with a kiss… A spellbinding Immortals After Dark tale from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole!

The terrifying king of hell…

As a boy, Abyssian “Sian” Infernas had his heart shattered by a treacherous fey beauty who died before he could exact vengeance. Millennia later, a curse has transformed him into a demonic monster—just as she’s been reincarnated. Sian captures the delicate but bold female, forcing her back to hell.

Meets his match.

Princess Calliope “Lila” Barbot’s people have hated and feared Abyssian and his alliance of monsters for aeons. When the beastly demon imprisons her in his mystical castle, vowing revenge for betrayals she can’t remember, Lila makes her own vow: to bring down the wicked beast for good.

Can two adversaries share one happily-ever-after?

As Calliope turns hell inside out, the all-powerful Sian finds himself defenseless against his feelings for her. In turn, Lila reluctantly responds to the beast’s cleverness and gruff vulnerability. But when truths from a far distant past are revealed, can their tenuous bond withstand ages of deceit, a curse, and a looming supernatural war?

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Kresley Cole is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the electrifying Immortals After Dark paranormal series, the young adult Arcana Chronicles series, the erotic Gamemakers series, and five award-winning historical romances.A master’s grad and former athlete, she has traveled over much of the world and draws from those experiences to create her memorable characters and settings.Her IAD books have been translated into 23 foreign languages, garnered 3 RITA awards, a Hall of Fame induction, and consistently appear on the bestseller lists, in the U.S. and abroad.

Cole lives in Florida with her family.

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2016 GoodReads Reading Challenge: Pt. 1

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I’ve reached my goal!! Scroll down to see all my reads from this year…so far!

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Maya Banks: Softly at Sunrise, Forged in Steele, After the Storm, When Day Breaks, Darkest Before Dawn

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Maya Banks: Mastered, Keep Me Safe, In His Keeping

Karen Marie Moning: Feverborn

Erin McCarthy: Burn

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Maya Banks: Safe at Last, For Her Pleasure, Be With Me

Candy Starr: Too Many Rock Stars

Kate Dyer-Seeley: Slayed on the Slopes

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Yasmine Galenorn: Autumn Thorns

Kristen Ashely: Rock ChickRock Chick Rescue, Knight

Jaci Burton: Unexpected Rush

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Kristen Ashley: Rock Chick Redemption, Rock Chick Renegade, Rock Chick Revenge, Rock Chick Reckoning, Creed

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Kristen Ashley: Raid, Deacon, Sebring, Rock Chick Regret, Rock Chick Revolution

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Kristen Ashley: For You, At Peace, Golden Trail

Shiloh Walker: Darker than Desire

Patricia Briggs: Fire Touched

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Drew Jordan: Hide

Kristen Ashley: Games of the Heart, The Promise

J.R. Ward: The Beast

Katie MacAlister: Dragon Soul

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Kristen Ashley: Hold On, Bounty

Kresley Cole: The Player

Jay Crownover: Built, Charged

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Gena Showalter: The Darkest Torment

Maya Banks: Dominated

Kylie Scott: Dirty, Lick

Jay Crownover: Rule

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Jay Crownover: Jet, Rome, Nash, Rowdy, Asa

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Katie MacAlister: Daring in a Blue Dress

Jay Crownover: Honor

Sherrilyn Kenyon: Born of Legend

Julie Ann Walker: Devil and the Deep

Shiloh Walker: Headed for Trouble

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Katie MacAlister: Ghost of a Chance

Katie Ruggle: Gone Too Deep

Yasmine Galenorn: Flight from Mayhem

J.R. Ward: The Angels’ Share

M. O’Keefe: Burn Down the Night

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Jaci Burton: Don’t Let Go

Shiloh Walker: The Trouble with Temptation, The Right Kind of Trouble

Katie Ruggle: Hold Your Breath

Jay Crownover: Better When He’s Bad

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Maya Banks: With Every Breath

Jay Crownover: Better When He’s Bold, Better When He’s Brave

Katie Ruggle: Fan the Flames

Lynsay Sands: Runaway Vampire

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Lynsay Sands: Immortal Nights

Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, and Gena Showalter: Blood Red Kiss

Yasmine Galenorn: Shadow Silence

Katie Ruggle: In Safe Hands

Erin McCarthy: Heart Breaker

I’ll add the rest of 2016 at the end of the year with the rest of the stats!

XOXO Nalla

Blood Red Kiss – A Kresely Cole, Gena Showalter, and Larissa Ione Review

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**ARC received from NetGalley for an honest review**

6388558THE WARLORD WANTS FOREVER – Kresley Cole

Kresely Cole writes some of the steamiest scenes in the industry. And her Valkyries have been and will always be my favorite characters in the Immortals After Dark Series.

In this short story we get to follow vampire Nikolai Wroth and valkyrie Myst the Coveted as they discover that Myst is Nikolai’s fated Bride; his one true match. There’s just one slight issue….the valkyries and vampires are at war. And if Nikolai takes possession of Myst she will be well and truly screwed. And she just might like it.

I love the fact that Cole’s females are always as bad ass as the males in her stories. Myst had fallen for Nikolai when she heard tales of him as a human warlord so now that he was an immortal warlord she’s impressed even more. It’s been foretold that her true match in battle will be the one she falls for and Nikolai is just that man. The electricity (no pun intended) between the two of them is insane! Myst uses men as weapons in war and Nikolai starts off as just any other until he tries to win her over by vowing to her as no vampire or man has ever before.

I’ve loved the IAD series from the start and it was amazing to get another sneak peek into their world!

Larissa-Ione-books.pngFORSAKEN BY NIGHT – Larissa Ione

I love stories that pull form Native American legends and Larissa Ione’s MoonBound Clan Vampire Series does not disappoint!

Lobo has been ostracized for years by the MoonBound clan due to his heritage; skinwalkers are shunned and frowned upon in the vampire world. When he has no hope left, he finds a near-death wolf, Tehya, and their bond becomes so strong and keeps them both alive. Years laters when Tehya is shot by poachers, Lobo risks it all to save her again. He knows the only way she can survive is if the MoonBound clan steps in. What he didn’t count on was that her injury would force her to shift back in to her human form; one he didn’t know existed.

Tehya and Lobo’s willingness to save one another throughout their journey reminds me a of old tales of how true love can overcome all obstacles. I’ve only read the first book in this series but I know that book 2 will soon be on my reading list!

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One of my queens! I love anything and everything by Gena Showalter and this short story back into the world of the Otherworld Assassins Series does not disappoint.

Lilica Swan and her two sisters were born in a lab and experimented on their whole lives for their handful of otherworld abilities. Lilac, dubbed Lady Wicked, has made it her mission to survive and never back down so she can protect and save her sisters. But when Alien Investigation Agent Dallas Gutierrez steps in and throws temptation in her face, her plan goes haywire.

The last thing Dallas expected was the temptress of his dreams to be a real and tangible prisoner caught in a war on disease in the new world. Lilica and Dallas can hardly fight the strong pull between them, especially when Lilica discovers that Dallas is her mate and at their bond goes far deeper than the one with her sisters. Dallas has to decide between his loyalty to his job and the love of his life.

My favorite part of this story was the fact that Lilica and Dallas had so many telepathic conversations and sensations to one another. The pull between these two was unbelievably strong and sensual. I missed the Otherworld Assassins series so much!!!

Until next review!!! Happy Bingeing Beauties!

xoxo Nalla

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