Darkness Unbound by Keri Arthur

Posted July 25, 2011 by Silvia in Books / 13 Comments

I received a free copy of this book from Publisher for an honest review.
This does not affect in any way my opinion of the book nor the content of my review.

Darkness Unbound by Keri ArthurDarkness Unbound by Keri Arthur
Series: Dark Angels #1
Published by Piatkus on October 29, 2011
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Source: Publisher
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Being half werewolf and half Aedh, Risa Jones can enter the twilight realms between life and death and see the reapers, supernatural beings that collect the souls of the dead. But she soon makes a terrifying discovery: Some sinister force is stealing souls, preventing the dead from ever knowing the afterlife.
Reapers escort souls—not snatch them—but Risa is still unnerved when a reaper shadows her in search of someone Risa has never met: her own father, an Aedh priest, who is rumoured to be tampering with the gates of hell for a dark purpose. With the help of her “aunt”—half-werewolf, half-vampire Riley Jenson—and an Aedh named Lucian who may have lost his wings but none of his sex appeal, Risa must pursue whatever shadowy practitioner of blood magic is seizing souls, and somehow stop her father . . . before all hell breaks loose.

I remember Risa when she was just a baby, how much I liked her and how many times I laughed with her scenes with Riley! When I was reading the last book I thought how great it would have been to see her grow up, then I read the news Keri Arthur was going to write an entire series about this amazing character and I was in heaven!

One of the most amazing things of this new series is that we can see how all the characters we loved in Riley Jenson Guardian series have developed after so many years, what they do now, what their lives are. Reading about them was a total jump in the past, and a surprise under many aspects I’m not gonna write about because I don’t wanna ruin the pleasure to discover them . . . Anyway, it’s good to see they’re back in our life again and we haven’t lost them forever!

There are laughs, cries, moments of great action, sexual tension and of course sex as well, even if for a moment I thought it was weird to read about Risa having sex . . . But then she’s not the baby we used to know anymore, huh? She’s a grown up girl, beautiful, strong, powerful, with an excellent nose for danger and a particular desire to do the opposite thing that everybody tells her to do because it could be, in fact, dangerous . . . You got her, she’s more like Aunt Riley than Mom Dia. She also has some amazing friends, a charming lover and a so gorgeous, interesting reaper that personally I loved more than anyone . . .

Fan of Riley Jenson Guardian series be prepared to a new, amazing series with Risa Jones and the most amazing team you ever met!


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13 responses to “Darkness Unbound by Keri Arthur

  1. I cried so much during Riley's Last book! I was so attached to her! I'm glad there's going to be more story around what she was doing and about! :DDD I can't wait!

  2. Okay ,I LOVE the cover. There, I said it! LOL. As a cover-geek, I definitely approve!

    Secondly, I still haven't read anything by KA! I should I know and I even have one or two books on my shelf! Just gotta pick it up sometime. Lol.

    Great review!

  3. LOL I know, the cover is amazing, you have a good taste! 😉 And we should have a T-shirt that says "cover-geek girl"! LOL but true! ;P

    I definitely suggest you to read Riley Jenson Guardian series, B! I'm pretty sure you'd love the story!

  4. Hahah, next project? 😉

    Yeah, I've been recommended it! I know I should! You'll have to push me towards it so I won't forget, lol!

  5. It could be! 😉

    I'll push you with all my strenght, promise! LOL *I know, every time we talk we end up saying something that sounds "strangely dirty", huh? LOL*

  6. LOL! We should have Anita-themed shirts too while we're at it!

    Hahah, I know! I wonder why that is… But that's good, you keep pushing! … LOL

  7. We should and we'll have them! 😉

    Yeah, I have no idea how that is possible… ;P Don't worry, I'll keep pushing hard!… LOL

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