Dark Light (Dark Paradise #3) by V. R. Avent

☆☆☆☆☆

Published
May 3, 2014
Publisher
V. R. Avent
Pages
528

Dark Light was given to me for an honest review by V. R. Avent

In this book Zach and Abi get married and tossed in jail because of the sicko rapist shrink and then there is the crazy psycho Taylor the bimbo who revamped her look hoping to look more like Abi. All the while someone; either psych shrink of the psycho bimbo or maybe someone else is still gunning for Abi.

This left me totally emotionally drained at the end. How can so much bad stuff happen to one couple, it’s insane. Through it all they cling to each other and fight their way forward. V. R. Avent did a great job of giving Abi the hormonal pregnant woman brain scramble because her confrontation with the psycho rapist shrink proved that (sorry about the spoiler )

Not all was doom and gloom for this couple however and I am sorry for the spoiler (again) but I loved it when Abi’s mom walked in on them; that was absolutely priceless and I could easily imagine the looks on all their faces and clearly they won’t live it down any time soon if breakfast the next morning was any indication. There were a few other little moments that just had me in stitches laughing so hard. Dark Light like its predecessors has a lot of dark moments along with so many happy moments that want to see each book through to the end.

My favorite quote for this book was:

“It is my fault. I’m the one who threw the water in his face, slapped him, and kicked the hell out of him in his baby maker.” –Abi while they sat in the court room waiting to make bail.

V. R. Avent, please hurry and finish book four, I am dyeing to know what happens next 🙂

Book’s Blurb
The saga continues…
Wedding bells, jail cells, and the damn past…oh my. Zach’s past emerges, and Abi has just one more secret—even darker. What happens now that the darkness comes to light? Can Abi and Zach survive the turmoil—and tragedy?

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What’s Lost in the Dark (Dark Paradise #2) by V. R. Avent

☆☆☆☆☆

Published
February 14, 2014
Publisher
V. R. Avent
Pages
538

What’s Lost in the Dark was given to me for an honest review by V. R. Avent

The truth finally comes out and the person to set things right was the last person I expected to vindicate Abi, now her family is behind her but they are also wanting to forgive and want her to do the same.

This book starts off in the bedroom where we had last seen the love birds, and continues to get steamy from there. There was a lot of intensity in this book that again made it hard to put down. There weren’t as many light hearted moments as things begin escalating between Abi and Zach and her family and we can’t forget whoever is tormenting Abi.

You can almost see how the dynamics are starting to change as Abi’s family starts to believe her and she finds her voice. I could almost bet Gabe was kicking his own ass all the way home after his last conversation with Abi, lol, serves him right for being a royal jack wagon.

V. R. Avent was able to maintain the integrity of her characters personalities from one book to the next which doesn’t always happen in series book like this. I was however hoping to get an idea of who the bad guy is but maybe in the next book.

Book’s Blurb
Now that Abigail has been lured into a dark paradise, she wants to feast on sweet darkness while fulfilling and exploring her fantasies. But Taylor, Zach’s ex, isn’t backing down, and neither will Abigail’s past. With Taylor’s aggressive tendencies jeopardizing their relationship, and Abigail’s past surfacing, what will become of Zach and Abi?

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Lured In (Dark Paradise #1) by V. R. Avent

☆☆☆☆

Published
June 28, 2013
Publisher
V. R. Avent
Pages
232

Lured In was given to me for an honest review by V. R. Avent

Abi has a lot of baggage with her traumatic past and a family that has done nothing but let her down and think that she is the world’s biggest liar. Her heart is protected by Fort Knox or at least it was until she met Zach.

Zach has slept with anything that has crossed his path and when Abi comes into his life, he wants to be the man she need him to be but his past has created its own hurtles for the couple to deal with.

Lured In had a great beginning in the dress shop and when Mr. Sexy walked up you could get a sense of Abi’s insecurity, especially when it appears clear he wants to talk with her.

It is a pity that Matt and Carmen weren’t really Abi’s brother and sister, they clearly would have been better relatives than her own parents prove to be. Her parent proves the point that some parents should be screened and licensed to become parents.

There were some really great funny parts that had me laughing my back side off while other moments were so intense, I was gripping my nook so hard I thought it would break. The bedroom scenes were well written and very steamy. And some really cheesy parts that had me shaking my head like these quotes:

“I want your sweet delight in my mouth and your hard dick deep inside of my tight…wet…pussy.”—Abi

“Me likey”—Zach
I can’t picture a grown man actually saying that but it adds to the uniqueness of this book.

“Peachy”
This one is my favorite as it is my stock answer when asked how I am 🙂

The characters were pretty well written and it was easy to connect with them and almost feel their pain especially Abi’s since the story is told from her perspective. This brings me to where I want to say, KUDOS for writing the great scene where Abi is telling Zach about her past. She did a great job, it was gut wrenching and I was so near tears hearing Abi’s story that I had to stop reading for a bit because it was so intense and to close to home in some ways. There are so many children who tell and the people, who are supposed to protect them, don’t do their job and V. R. did a great job of expressing this horrible truth.

I am only giving Lured In four stars because I really think that there needs to be some more editing because some of the sentences seemed incomplete. Other than that this is a great story and well worth the read.

Book’s Cover Rating
I love this cover’s uniqueness

Book’s Blurb Rating
I think blurb is right on the money without giving to much away

Book’s Blurb
Abigail’s dark and complex past brings to the surface a lot of mental and emotional barriers. This discourages her from trusting men and enjoying life, which includes going out with friends, meeting new people, and dating and she hasn’t had sex in more than three years. That is until she meets Zach, an affluent businessman, who gives Abi a real taste of the darkness. Abi finds herself in a dark paradise with Zach, lusting and devouring every erotic moment, with some bumps and bruises along the way.

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