The Darkest Touch
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Publication: November 25th 2014
By Gena Showalter
Fierce immortal warrior. Host to the demon of Disease. Torin’s every touch causes sickness and death—and a worldwide plague. Carnal pleasure is utterly forbidden, and though he has always overcome temptation with an iron will, his control is about to shatter.
She is Keeley Cael. The Red Queen. When the powerful beauty with shocking vulnerabilities escapes from a centuries-long imprisonment, the desire that simmers between her and Torin is scorching. His touch could mean the end for her, but resisting her is the hardest battle he’s ever fought—and the only battle he fears he can’t win.
~ 4 The Darkest Touch Stars ~
ARC The Darkest Touch
The Darkest Touch is book eleven in the Lords of the Underworld series by Gena Showalter. I have been waiting to see what the author would do for Torin since he was introduced to us in book one The Darkest Night and she did not disappoint.
I thoroughly enjoyed The Darkest Touch. How can a relationship work when Torin is the keeper of disease? I was quit curious on how the author would be able to give Torin a relationship. I was expecting one thing and got something altogether different. I am not disappoint just suppressed in how she handled Torin our tortured hero, the skin-to-skin relationship, and the woman who became his destiny. Keeley, The Red Queen, is his perfect match and oh boy does she have the strength and power to help Torin heal emotionally and save his friends along the way. Their passion, chemistry and relationship burned up the pages. We get a well written scorching hot romance. I enjoyed the side stories and can’t wait to see what Gena Showalter has in store for us next. We get adventure, action, loads of sexual tension, a relationship that needs a lot of work to make it work, and some big surprises along the way.
The Darkest Touch was a great installment in the Lords of the Underworld and I am looking forward to the next installment. This is one of a few favorites that keeps getting better as it goes along. I highly recommend picking up the Lords of the Underworld.
Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy free of charge from Harlequin HQN with the sole purpose of an honest review. All thoughts, comments and ratings are my own.
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Also available from GENA SHOWALTER and Harlequin HQN
Burning Dawn After Dark (duology featuring
“The Darkest Angel”) The Darkest Craving Beauty Awakened After Moonrise
(duology with P.C. Cast)
The Darkest Seduction
The Darkest Surrender
The Darkest Secret
The Darkest Lie
The Darkest Passion
Into the Dark
The Darkest Whisper
The Darkest Pleasure
The Darkest Kiss
The Darkest Night
The Vampire’s Bride
The Nymph King
Jewel of Atlantis Heart of the Dragon Twice as Hot Playing with Fire Catch a Mate Animal Instincts
The Pleasure Slave
The Stone Prince
Dating the Undead
(with Jill Monroe)
From Harlequin TEEN The Queen of Zombie Hearts Through the Zombie Glass Alice in Zombieland
Twisted Unraveled Intertwined
And look for Gena’s all-new contemporary romance series — The Original Heartbreakers
All For You (anthology featuring “The One You Want”)
The Closer You Come
The Hotter You Burn
The Harder You Fall
Gena Showalter is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author whose books have appeared in Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazines, as well as Entertainment Weekly. Her novel Red Handed has been optioned by Sony Television. Critics have called her books “sizzling page-turners” and “utterly spellbinding stories,” while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise.” Her mix of humor, danger and wickedly hot sex provides wildly sensual page-turners sure to enthrall.
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