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Demon from the Dark


Official information

Demon from the Dark Author: Kresley Cole
Series: Immortals after Dark


Publisher: Pocket Star Books

A dangerous demon she can't resist...

Malkom Slaine: tormented by his sordid past and racked by vampiric hungers, he's pushed to the brink by the green-eyed beauty under his guard.

A maddening witch he aches to claim...

Carrow Graie: hiding her own sorrows, she lives only for the next party or prank. Until she meets a tortured warrior worth saving.

Trapped together in a savage prison...

For them to survive, Malkom must unleash both the demon and vampire inside him. When he becomes the nightmare his own people feared, will he lose the woman he craves body and soul?



My review

With Demon from the Dark the reader is in for a treat of his life. I truly think Kresley Cole outdid herself with this one. The story is beautifully written and very touching. All of the factors - the plot line, characters, effect and interactions - I expect from a great book are executed perfectly. So much that while reading it didn't even cross my mind to analyze or critique anything. I was simply engulfed into the story I absolutely loved.

Demon from the Dark was one of the books I most anxiously waited for. Not because of the characters, I mind you, but of the opportunity to learn what happened after a number of Lore Immortals were captured in the end of the previous book. And in a small corner of my mind I prayed that there wouldn't be some mortal faction involved (hate when humans are involved). My prayers were unheard, but I do not regret it for a second. The author made it work and made it good.

And the characters I wasn't necessary anxious about (because I didn't know one and the other didn't impress me much), were true heroes whom I absolutely fell in love with. The slow progress of relationship between Malkom and Carrow, the peaks and lows figuring how to trust each other, communicate with a language barrier, was moving.

Such untypical situations as the heroes not being able to communicate, or touch on some perfectly normal yet deliberate reason I associate with Kresley Cole's writing. And I love the way it is put together and solved. Sometimes even the most obvious things come as surprise and surprise was what Demon from the Dark most definitely managed to accomplish. Even though I expected a good read.

The book has truly heartbreaking moments, deep feelings, sacrifices, dangerous turns and an escalating need for more of the intricate world of Immortals After Dark series, it can't be denied. I only hope the next book would come soon, because while the secondary characters do give an extra flavor, it also gifts with a desperate craving for another story.

In short, Demon from the Dark is a keeper and you'll regret it if you won't try!





Rating 5.5




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