Thursday, December 13, 2018

Gena Showalter’s THE DARKEST CAPTIVE – Review & Excerpt Tour


The demon possessed beast wants his beauty back, and he’ll do anything to win her. Even war with a god-king.

From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Gena Showalter comes THE DARKEST CAPTIVE, a new novella in her addictive bestselling Lords of the Underworld Series, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure to grab your copy today

About THE DARKEST CAPTIVE:

From New York Times and USA Today, bestselling author Gena Showalter comes a new story in her Lords of the Underworld series…

For centuries, Galen the Treacherous has been the most hated immortal in the Underworld. With good reason! This bad boy of bad boys has lied, stolen, cheated and killed with abandon. Possessed by the demons of Jealousy and False Hope, he has always lived for a single purpose: destroy everything.


Then he met her.


Former demon turned human femme fatale — Legion Honey — sought to kill Galen, but ended up parting with her virginity instead. Afraid of their sizzling connection, she ran away…and ended up trapped in hell, tortured and abused in the worst of ways. Now she’s free, and a shell of herself, afraid of her own shadow.


Galen’s hunger for Legion has only grown. Now the warrior with nothing to lose must help her rekindle the fire that once burned inside her. But as desires blaze white-hot, will Legion run again? Or will the unlikely pair succumb to love at long last?


Grab your copy of THE DARKEST CAPTIVE today: Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Amazon AU



My Review:
Gena Showalter has done an amazing job. I was excited to be reading about Galen finally. Galen has been in lust with Legion Honey since she seduced and they tried to kill him many years ago. Immediately after Legion was captured and tortured by Lucifer and his demons. Many years later Legion was rescued and is now in hiding.

Galen finds where Legion is hiding to discover she’s under attack and rescues her. During their time together Galen decides to take it slow and begins courting Legion with everything he’s got. The longer they’re together the faster to two fall for each other.

I really enjoyed The Darkest Captive. Legion is such a badass and I love that she slowly becomes more sure of herself as the story picks up and Galen helps build her confidence. She’s smart, sassy, and a total badass. I enjoyed her deep love of dressing like a prom queen.

Galen has a rough go with holding two demons inside him. I enjoyed reading about how the demons affected him and how Legion was able to help him keep them at bay.

So excited for the next book!




Today, she wore a plain white T-shirt and nothing else.
For a moment, his thoughts derailed. Look at those bronzed, mile-long legs, ready to wrap around my waist. Or my shoulders.
“Are you hungry? You must be hungry,” he said. He wanted to watch her eat again. And yeah, okay, staring at someone as they savored a meal was probably creep-city, but Leila was his addiction, the sickness in his blood, and there was no cure. Symptoms included:
Acute swelling in the groin—Check.
Night and day sweats—Check.
Total lack of concentration—Check.
“I’m not hungry,” she said, and sniffled.
Sniffled? He forced his gaze back up her body, only to curse. Red rimmed her eyes, and tears glistened on her cheeks. Clench. He cupped her jaw and demanded, “What’s wrong?”
“Everything! You’ve been so good to me, but now our test drive month is over. You probably want to sleep with me just so you can be done with me and and and—”
Not knowing what else to do, he pressed a swift kiss to her lips. She gasped, the pulse at the base of her throat hammering.
Could the month’s end be the reason for his foreboding? “Do you want to know my favorite day in all the eons of my life? The day you doctored me. And the day after that, when you smiled at me. And the day after that, just because you were at my side. I wouldn’t change anything that’s happened between us—except asking for more than a month of your time.”
Her eyes widened. “Really?”
Nod. “How about we extend the test drive another month?”
“Yes. Absolutely.” She leaned against him, resting her cheek against his pec. An intimate pose, one she’d instigated. “You are becoming my favorite part of every day, too.”
The rightness of her words…the fit of her body against his… He nearly howled with triumph. Steady. Moving slowly, languidly, as if he hadn’t a care, he wrapped his arms around her. She offered no protests, and didn’t tense, so he took things a step further and ran his fingers through her silken curls.
Sighing, she cuddled closer.
The scent of wildflowers ignited little fires inside him. “Get changed and meet me in the gym,” he said, kissing her temple. “I’m going to give you a self-defense lesson.” And put my hands all over your delectable body.
“That would be amazing.” With a squeal of happiness, she leaped up to kiss his cheek. Then she backtracked and shut the door in his face, leaving him shocked to his core.

How easily she’d just touched him. How easily she’d offered affection. So different from the frightened girl he’d found in that cabin.


Gena Showalter’s THE DARKEST CAPTIVE – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule:
December 5th

Booknerd1107 – Review & Excerpt

Diane's Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

Kaidans Seduction – Review & Excerpt

NallaReads – Review & Excerpt

Read more sleep less – Review& Excerpt


December 6th

Bout-a-Book blog – Review


Dirty Girl Romance – Review

Milky Way of Books – Review

Rantings of a Reading Addict – Review & Excerpt

That Transylvanian Chick Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

December 7th

Binding Addiction – Review & Excerpt

Ilovebooksandstuffblog – Review & Excerpt

Kick Back & Review – Review & Excerpt

Reading in Pajamas – Review & Excerpt

The Romance Rebels – Review & Excerpt

December 8th

Canadian Book Addict – Review & Excerpt

Dreamer's Book Blog – Review & Excerpt


Lo's Lo-Down on Books – Excerpt

Nerdy Chic – Review & Excerpt

Sip read love – Review

December 9th


NC 2 DC – Review & Excerpt

I Smell Sheep – Review & Excerpt

Mythical Books – Excerpt

The Book Branch – Excerpt

December 10th


Angela's Opinion – Review & Excerpt

Declarations of a Fangirl – Review & Excerpt

Nerdy Dirty & Flirty – Review & Excerpt


Rainy Thursdays – Review & Excerpt

December 11th


Echoing Books – Excerpt

Feel the Book – Excerpt

Ginreads – Review & Excerpt


Smut Book Junkie Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt

December 12th

Book Lovers Hangout – Review & Excerpt


Little Shop of Readers – Review & Excerpt

Ms. Me28 – Review & Excerpt


Ruby's Books – Review & Excerpt

Shirley Cuypers – Review

December 13th

All Things Dark & Dirty – Review & Excerpt


Book Addict – Excerpt

PBC – Excerpt

Reese's Reviews – Review & Excerpt

Somewhere Lost in Books – Review & Excerpt

December 14th

Beneath The Covers – Review & Excerpt

Book Nook Nuts – Review & Excerpt

Clare & Lou’s Mad About Books – Review & Excerpt

My Book Filled Life –Review & Excerpt

Reads All the Books – Review & Excerpt

Shahla's World – Review

The Reading Cafe – Review & Excerpt

About Gena Showalter:
Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the spellbinding Lords of the Underworld series, two young adult series–Everlife and the White Rabbit Chronicles–and the highly addictive Original Heartbreakers series. In addition to being a National Reader’s Choice and two time RITA nominee, her romance novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazine, she’s been mentioned in Orange is the New Black–if you ask her about it, she’ll talk for hours–and her books have been translated in multiple languages. She’s hard at work on her next novel, a tale featuring an alpha male with a dark side and the strong woman who brings him to his knees. You can learn more about Gena, her menagerie of rescue dogs, and all her upcoming books at genashowalter.com

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