Review: Dark Skye by Kresley Cole

Posted August 13, 2014 in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Dark Skye by Kresley ColeDark Skye by Kresley Cole
Also by this author: Deep Kiss Of Winter
Series: Immortals After Dark #14
Also in this series: Deep Kiss Of Winter
Genres: Adult, Paranormal Romance
Published by Gallery on August 5, 2014
Pages: 432
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher
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Eternal Obsession
As a boy, Thronos, prince of Skye Hall, loved Lanthe, a mischievous Sorceri girl who made him question everything about his Vrekener clan. But when the two got caught in the middle of their families’ war, tragedy struck, leaving Thronos and Lanthe bitter enemies. Though centuries have passed, nothing can cool his seething need for the beautiful enchantress who scarred his body—and left an even deeper impression on his soul.

Endless Yearning
Lanthe, a once-formidable sorceress struggling to reclaim her gifts, searches for love and acceptance with all the wrong immortal suitors. But she’s never forgotten Thronos, the magnificent silver-eyed boy who protected her until she was ripped from the shelter of his arms. One harrowing night changed everything between them. Now he’s a notorious warlord with a blood vendetta against Lanthe, hunting her relentlessly.

Can the heat of desire burn brighter than vengeance?
With their families locked in conflict and battles raging all around them, will Thronos and Lanthe succumb to the brutal chaos that threatens everything they cherish? Or will the fragile bond they formed so long ago spark a passion strong enough to withstand even the darkest doubts?

 

Literary Cravings So What Did I Think?

Blazing Passion – Intense Chemistry – Enemies to Lovers Romance – Crazy Adventure – Captivating Drama – Edgy & Dangerous – Vicious Action – Compelling Characters – Gripping Story

I was completely pulled into Thronos and Lanthe’s story. The adventure was vastly wild, crazy, engaging, dangerous and filled with delicious drama. There was so much drama between Lanthe and Thronos and it was dripping with so much great emotion with their harsh history and crazy present. I completely felt for all that they went through with each other from innocent warm friendship to bitter hatred to strong vengeance to blazing passion. Even though their past was messed up and they hated each other I loved watching as the crazy situations forced Thronos and Lanthe together (besides the fact that Thronos was actively hunting Lanthe down) and they had to work together to get home. It was great that during their journey they both got to really know each other and was force to see the truth about themselves forming this strong connection.

There was such blazing passion within their relationship it was so undeniable, emotional and complex. But I loved that they did struggle and fight with their feelings so much that when they finally gave into their feelings it was much more intense. The action scenes were many, no holds bar vicious and dangerous and what I really, really liked to see. All the characters were so complex and compelling grabbing and holding my attention. They were such badass powerful beings in their own right that it was fascinating to read.

Loved, loved the snark between Lanthe and Thronos. Lanthe was such a great character, bold, sassy badass with vulnerabilities and emotions that had me understanding her and what she was going through. She wasn’t afraid to be who she was and stand up for herself with Thronos and anyone who got in her way. Thronos was a hard, strong, bold, very sexy alpha male with his determination to have Lanthe that totally made me melt. Even though he was this strong, sexy capable alpha male he too had vulnerabilities and issues that he needed to resolve and was willing to do what was needed to make things right for Lanthe and his people and that made me really feel him. I love how they were both strong characters and how they played off each other, push and pulled, challenging each other ultimately going wild for each other, not afraid to hold their own and be who they were.

With great pacing, world building, crazy adventure, captivating drama, compelling characters, blazing romance Dark Skye by Kresley Cole was a Delicious read and I can’t wait for the next installment of the Immortals After Dark series.

5 Stars

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