P.C. Cast: Darkness Divine



L of their worlds upside down and Rhys and Alia must work together to save her father s critical work A riveting read filled with believable chemistry simmering between Rhys and Alia I definitely want to read further books from this authorVERDICTDespite my skepticism for the most part I enjoyed this book I did feel particularly with the first two stories that they would have worked better fleshed out with some detail and as longer stories I was expecting from PC Cast but it gave me enough of a flavour to want to read of her books and I think I m officially now a Rhyannon Byrd fan So perhaps the marketing did its work after all Well this was a fast read Usually short stories mean i would read it really fast and i was taking the train most of the time to uni which mean an hour each way reading though normally i m sleeping which was goodI must say some developments had me going WHAT then at other times i literally started giggling chuckling manically laughing on the train at the way some things were written I considered buying the book es it was a library book and i m still considering it One of my favourites was definitely The s Curse which had it s fair shares of laughter and smiles There are some parts in 3 of the 4 stories that makes me wonder Umwhat was the age recommended for this book audience again really it seemed tooahem adult for a Circles in the Dust young audience which i m assuming starts at 13 o0 Heaven Forbid All the stories were very well thought out and the supernatural theme included was very alluring In stead of only traditional supernatural creatures there were a few others thrown in there which made things very interesting There are similarities between stories which made me ask Did someone purposely edit it to be like this But that doesn t really matterThis is a good fast read though i d prefer the older half of the Young Adult readers to read it The fighting seems to be glossed over at times and others are SLIGHTLY explicitOnto the next library book This book is epicly laughable I m uite sure what it is about it but I just COULD NOT take it seriously I liked the s curse oneiyt was the best of out them all but I believe there s really only so many timesou can use the word cock on a pageDivine beginnings COULD have been epic if it was a long story but sadly the author just suished it in thus ruining the awesomenessVoodoo wasn t that bad pretty clean and not a bad plot but it was kinda laughable stillEdge of craving now thats a laugh it was one fo those stories where the author was like HmmI wanna write sex scenes ohI need a plot toodamn so there was this weedy kid of a plot jamed in between all the sexual thoughts and scenes So in short NO don t read this unless our in the mood for bad writing The most laughable thing is that it s avertised as a YOUNG ADULT novel Laugh with me people I mean come on THAT cannot be YA far too many dirty though and scenes. Ying with New Orleans Voodoo leaves Tessa haunted by a sinfully sexy man whilst last scion of the dragon clan Rhys is tormented by his desire for Alia as he struggles to fight the Edge of Cravin.

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Al romance genre There has been a trend for compilations of this nature for a while and for the most part I ve avoided them There s a sceptical part of me that thinks that they re a bit of a marketing ploy I also often struggle with short stories and find myself wanting a bit detail and depthBut I took my sceptical hat off and sat back to enjoy my reading I ve read books by two of the authors before Gena Showalter and Maggie Shayne but not the other two So this gave me a chance to see if I would enjoy the other two author s writing styles stories I ve wanted to pick up a PC Cast book in particular for a whileThe first story of the book is by PC Cast and is obviously from one of her developed series It tells of a healer who ends up falling for an enemy soldier It has a fantasy setting and not having read any of the other books I wasn t fully aware of the rules or background of the story It did feel a bit rushed with the characters meeting on one day and falling in love in the next That being said however the story intrigued me I very much liked the two leads and wanted to learn about them and the setting captured my imagination As a conseuence the first book of this series is now on my wish listThe second is Gena Showalter s we meet a sultry vampire Zane who is being held captive by a tribe of supernatural women They have captured a group of powerful men and then begin to battle to decide who will mate with whom in order to produce the strongest children But Zane has a long lost love Nola who is being punished and exists invisible to everyone she can only watch as Zane is tortured Nola needs to break her curse in order to save both herself and the man she loves This book is a light paranormal romance written very much in the style Gena Showalter is known for and fans will enjoy even if the scenes of the women fighting over the men did make me cringe a littleMaggie Shayne writes the third story named Voodoo The name says it all it is a tale of voodoo magic Holidaying with her sister in New Orleans Tessa becomes plagued by strange dreams and fascinated by their handsome tour guide But as the dreams turn to hauntings and her fascination with the handsome guide leads her to do some research into the local history Tessa discovers something about herself she could never have imagined The second two stories of the book are certainly better than the first Maggie Shayne managed to pack a nice amount of tension into a small amount of pages an enjoyable short storyThe phrase saving the best until last definitely applies here I ve never actually heard of Rhyannon Byrd so I wasn t sure what to expect from her story Set in the 1800s it tells of warrior Rhys who has been assigned along with his troupe of soldiers to protect Alia and her father Since his assignment began Rhys has admired Alia from afar since knowing that he can never have her But a deadly betrayal changes al. Twined In Divine Beginnings Healer Aine must chose between treating an enigmatic enemy or letting him die whilst The ’s Curse could kill the passion that Nola and vampire warrior Zane share To.

I really enjoyed these short stories all of them approach the angle of paranormal romance from a different and original aspect they are entertaining and they leave their reader wanting of the story They are skillfully written in the sence that after so few pages the reader is engaged enough with the characters to feel sympathy and to care about what happens to them I think the erotica does not detract from the story only it hightens the characters passion for eash other so it is not sorded or seedy in anyway Divine Beginnings only haven t read the rest4 starsGood uick read makes me interested in reading the rest of the books i loved this book all four of these stories are great reads and definitely worth reading highly recommend this book This book contains four small novels and since i ve already written a review on the first one Divine Beginnings which ou can find HERE I won t write another review of itI liked these novels or less I felt that they could really have been turned in to something something deeper The s Curse kept talking about an Island that made me very confused because everything that happent in this short novel was founded from everything that happen t on that Island I felt left out and that is very very amateur A Runaway World? you should NEVER make a reader feel left out like that I give The s Curse 2 stars because I would love to know what happened on that IslandThen we have Voodoo which I really liked while reading it I thought It was something extra and I wanted to know what would happen later wh I must say that after reading this anthology of paranormal seduction stories my favorites were Maggie and Rhyannon The book is headlined by PC Cast but that was my least favorite of all the storiesPC contributes a story about a healer in a mythical land who falls for a hybrid vampire slash demon It started off just fine but then she veered back her annoying present day crap where the lead characters find themselves old and grey in some hick city in the USA Her books would work alot better if she just left the characters in the mythical land Gena s ghost vampire story was a bore all the way throughI love love love Maggie She has a way of puttingou right in the scene and building a wonderful story of timeless love that will leave ou breathless for Four very different tales tales brought together which made for interesting reading Supernatural SeductionMy favourite of the tales was the third Voodoo by Maggie Shayne It was very creepy and really got to me it was subtle and gentle and than a little terrifyingI least liked the last one Edge of Craving by Rhyannon Byrd The story didn t flow right to me and didn t seem so passionate as the previous three They saved the best for last Only found Edge of Craving by R Byrd worth the read Reviewed for wwwbookchickcitycom Divine Darkness is a compilation of short stories from four popular authors in the paranorm. Enter a world where darkness rules and love must stand the tests of war Join four favourite paranormal authors including bestseller P C Cast on a deadly journey where love and survival are inter.

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PC was born in the Midwest and grew up being shuttled back and forth between Illinois and Oklahoma which is where she fell in love with uarter Horses and mythology at about the same time After high school she joined the United States Air Force and began public speaking and writing After her tour in the USAF she taught high school for 15 years before retiring to write full time PC is a #1