Death and the Girl He Loves by Darynda JonesDeath and the Girl He Loves by Darynda Jones

Death and the Girl He Loves

byDarynda Jones

Paperback | October 8, 2013

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From Darynda Jones, the New York Times bestselling author of Death and the Girl Next Door and Death, Doom & Detention, comes Death and the Girl He Loves, the exciting third book in her new young adult series Darklight

The fate of the world is not something a girl wants on her shoulders, and that is especially true for Lorelei McAlister. Unfortunately for her, that is exactly where the world's fate has decided to take up residence. Lorelei has seen firsthand the horrors that lie beneath our everyday world. And those horrors are getting her friends killed. Because of this, she agrees to leave the sanctity of her hometown and is sent to a different world entirely. A boarding school. But even here she is being watched. Someone knows what she is. What she carries inside her soul. And on top of that she's seeing visions. This is nothing new for Lorelei. But these visions are something more: death, destruction, and the end of the world. Lorelei must face the fact that there are people who want her dead, and no matter where she goes, no matter how far she runs, the lives of her friends and family are in mortal peril. Lucky for her, her friends and family include the handsome Angel of Death, a fiercely protective half-angel, and a ragtag group of loyal supporters who aren't afraid to get a little dirty in the name of fighting pure evil.

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author DARYNDA JONES won a Golden Heart® for best paranormal for her manuscript First Grave on the Right. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. Darynda lives in the Land ...
Title:Death and the Girl He LovesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.61 inPublished:October 8, 2013Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312625227

ISBN - 13:9780312625221


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome and crazy ending View more of my review and others at my blog: What a way to end the book. And not only am I talking about the over plot ending and climax, I’m also talking about the last actual scene in the book. I thought “Damn...that’s kind of perfect”. I questioned throughout the entire series how Darynda Jones was going to pull it off. I questioned and I pondered. And I wasn’t entirely sure. I meant even half way through the novel I wasn’t entirely sure still how she was going to do it. But, the book was a bang. It starts off with Lorelei being in another city because she believed that it would stop the on-coming war. But it hasn’t. And stranger things are happening at her new boarding school. And coming back to Riley’s Switch is even more weird and different. Half the population is gone and people are starting to realize what is happening. Then the big climax happens and that is my queue to cry. It was emotional, and from that page forward I couldn’t put the book down. And when everything was revealed I took a little adjusting period. I thought “No!” and “What is going on here!?” But, then finally “Oh!” and “Damn....” (in a good way). The book brings a close to the series. I would have loved to have known what happens to our favourite characters in the future, but I like the air of mystery that it brings thinking about the things that could possible be. i cried, I worried, and I loved Darynda Jones and her awesome writing. This book closed the series and left me smiling. Good: The characters-As always I love Lorelei, Brooke, Glitch, Cameron, and Jared. They make me happy happy happy. Bad: I did want more romantic and intimate moments with Jared and Lorelei. Overall (Writing style, story line, and general): Overall the book was beautifully done. The writing was exceptional as always (even possibly entrancing) and the story was well plotted and thought out. There was just enough humour to keep me smiling and just enough adventure and drama to keep me worried for the characters. This was truly and enjoyable series that I will forever keep on my book shelf. This book was provided courtesy of the author/publisher for review; however, this is no way affected my review.
Date published: 2013-10-14

Editorial Reviews

"Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of mysteries, Death, Doom, and Detention is a solid sequel that should keep fans of the series turning the pages long into the night." -YA Books Central on Death, Doom, and Detention"Jones's Darklight series features all of the same attitude and humor as her adult series, but with a cast of teen characters, making it fun for adult fans as well as teens." -BookBitch on Death, Doom, and Detention"Darynda Jones manages to write a completely unique story about a girl who's lost in her own way, an angel who's darker than he seems, and a prophecy that's scaring everyone and anyone. It seems like your typical story, but it's far from it!" -Fiction Freak on Death, Doom, and Detention"The plot, setting, and theme are all tied together nicely to make this book a fast-paced, enjoyable novel. You'll smile, you'll groan, you'll laugh, you might even want to throw the book down in anger. Basically, you will fall even more in love with this series." -Miss Literati on Death, Doom, and Detention"This sequel starts out with a bang and never stops." -Night Owl Reviews on Death, Doom, and Detention"Action packed, intriguing and exciting...I cannot wait to see what Ms. Jones has in store for us in book 3, Death and the Girl He Loves." -Fresh Fiction on Death, Doom, and Detention"Darynda continues her winning streak with "Death, Doom, and Detention". Jones' writing--in any genre--is a breath of fresh air." -Suspense Magazine on Death, Doom, and Detention"Unique, witty, and touching--I LOVED THIS BOOK!" -P. C. Cast, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Outrageously funny, sinfully sexy, with a cast of characters that steals your heart from the very first page . . . I loved this book!" -Inara Scott, author of the Delcroix Academy series, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Death and the Girl Next Door is unputdownable. Darynda Jones breathes fresh life into the young adult genre with exciting twists to legends we only think we understand and edgy, compelling characters you can't help but care about." -Gwen Hayes, author of Falling Under, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Only Darynda Jones could make the Angel of Death crush-worthy! Wickedly sharp with brilliant wit, Death and the Girl Next Door will leave you craving more!" -Lara Chapman, author of Flawless, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Snapping with sarcasm and a pitch-perfect voice, Darynda Jones has brought her signature humor and supernatural sass to Riley High. Trust me, there's nothing grim about this reaper!" -Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author of Don't You Wish, on Death and the Girl Next Door"Death and the Girl Next Door delivers a smokin' hot story and a guy to die for. Darynda Jones gives one candy-smacking, awesome read that won't let you go until the end." -Shea Berkley, author of The Marked Son, on Death and the Girl Next Door