The Darkest Torment: A Spellbinding Paranormal Romance Novel by Gena ShowalterThe Darkest Torment: A Spellbinding Paranormal Romance Novel by Gena Showalter

The Darkest Torment: A Spellbinding Paranormal Romance Novel

byGena Showalter

Hardcover | May 31, 2016

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New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter returns with her most explosive Lords of the Underworld tale to date, about a fierce warrior on the brink of sanity who will stop at nothing to claim the exquisite human with the power to soothe the beast inside him 

Driven to his death by the demon of Distrust, Baden spent centuries in purgatory. Now he's back, but at what cost? Bound to the king of the underworld, an even darker force, he's unable to withstand the touch of anotherand he's quickly devolving into a heartless assassin with an uncontrollable temper. Things only get worse when a mission goes awry and he finds himself saddled with a bride—just not his own.  

Famed dog trainer Katarina Joelle is forced to marry a monster to protect her loved ones. When she's taken hostage by the ruthless, beautiful Baden immediately after the ceremony, she's plunged into a war between two evils—with a protector more dangerous than the monsters he hunts. They are meant to be enemies, but neither can resist the passion burning between themand all too soon the biggest threat is to her heart. 

But as Baden slips deeper into the abyss, she'll have to teach him to loveor lose him forever.

Gena Showalter writes in the genres of contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and young adult fiction. She is the author of the Alien Huntress series, Tales of an Extraordinary Girl series, Atlantis series, and Lords of the Underworld series. Her other books include The Stone Prince, The Pleasure Slave, and The Darkest Seduction. He...
Title:The Darkest Torment: A Spellbinding Paranormal Romance NovelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.5 × 6.52 × 1.64 inPublished:May 31, 2016Publisher:HQN BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0373779747

ISBN - 13:9780373779741


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Addicted I have been addicted to the lord of the underworlds series since it first came out. Every book to date I have enjoyed and this one is no different. She is an amazing author and never disappoints.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Book This was one of my favorites in the Lords of the Underworld series and I would strongly suggest reading it. It was nice having a romance where the two were not instantly in love, but had to work hard at having a relationship. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Solid Installment - Lords of the Underworld Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I have enjoyed Gena Showalter's books for many years- both her teen and her paranormal romance titles. I was particularly excited to receive this book - the latest in a series I've followed through the years. I went into it not knowing who the main characters were; but I was not disappointed. Baden is a recently freed from hell lord of the underworld. He is tormented by his past, not to mention some side effects from his deal with the devil, and is trying to come back to the land of the living (and live peacefully with his brothers). The story between Baden and Katarina did not involve insta-love (something that made me happy!); their story begins when he takes her hostage while trying to retrieve a precious item. It was definitely more of an 'I hate you' beginning. I found the story between Katarina and Baden well-fleshed out; both have endured years of suffering (although for Baden it's more like centuries), and seeing them struggle to trust each other and open up to each other made for a great story. Other favourite characters also play roles in the book and provide some comic relief. Now, I know that many readers would have preferred a Gilly and William story, or for Cameo to have a happy ending, but I think the build-up to their stories is just going to make them better. Be warned, though, Showalter throws in some surprises and not everyone will be happy with the revelations in this book.
Date published: 2016-05-24

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