The Darkest Pleasure

The Darkest Pleasure

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Reyes, a possessed man bound by the demon of pain and forbidden all pleasure, is drawn to Danika Ford, a mortal woman on the run who has eluded the Lords of Underworld for months but who cannot forget Reyes's searing touch.


He can bear any pain but the thought of losing her…

Reyes is a man possessed. Bound by the demon of pain, he is forbidden to know pleasure. Yet he craves a mortal woman, Danika Ford, more than breath and will do anything to claim her—even defy the gods.

Danika is on the run. For months she's eluded the Lords of the Underworld, immortal warriors who won't rest until she and her family have been destroyed. But her dreams are haunted by Reyes, the warrior whose searing touch she can't forget. Yet a future together could mean death to all they both hold dear.…

Publisher: New York : HQN, 2008
ISBN: 9780373777983
Characteristics: 390 p


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Monikan21 Jun 26, 2015

Book 3 Of the Lords of the Underworld, preceded by The Darkest Kiss, and followed by The Darkest Whisper. Sexy story Of Reyes, the keeper of pain, and Danika, a human woman, targeted by the lords, gods and hunters. She is on the run from all, but finally becomes bait and Reyes' only desire - his to protect, mosty from his friend Aeron. In this story we meet Galen, the keeper Of hope, and Legion, Aeron's female minion, and Gilly, Danika's 16 yr old friend who is also on the run, and who as well as William joins the lords in the fortress. The story continues with the lords looking for the other artifacts and find the all-seeing-eye.

Armorlee23 Jul 25, 2014

Nothing's more sexier than a hard man falling hard for one woman! Definitely a great book. I loved every single word and page.

booklady1 Nov 16, 2013

G S sure know how to write books that grab you... pull you in and never let you go.

Nov 20, 2009

'The Darkest Pleasure' has proved to be my favorite of the current releases in the Lords of the Underworld series.

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May 09, 2010

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Nov 20, 2009

Reyes, keeper of Pain, is a man tortured by his need for self mutilation. In order to prevent Pain from inflicting it's own breed of violence upon others, Reyes has looked to himself to provide the demon with it's painful desires. But in that pain there is pleasure to be found. Although at the moment, the demon's drive for satisfaction is raking through his mind at a cutting rate and it's demands for more and more cause Reyes to resort to throwing himself off.

Danika is on the run. After a group of warriors kidnapped her, her sister, mother, and grandmother while they were vacationing in Budapest, it became known rather quickly that the warriors wanted their death with no viable explanation. But after their rescue and inexplicable release in the States, the four hit the ground running and split up to make recapture difficult. Now broke and alone, Danika has no idea if her family is still alive. What Danika does know is that she will never be taken advantage of again. Still ridden with guilt for freezing up during their kidnapping, Danika vows to herself that she will never again be helpless and spends all her money on self defense classes. But despite all her rage at the warriors who destroyed her life, there is one that she can not break free from - Reyes. The gorgeous warrior haunts not only her dreams, but her every waking hour.

When news reaches Reyes that Danika has been abducted by Hunters, he will not let her go again as he did in the past. He will retrieve her from his enemy and make her his, if only for a little while. Reyes knows immediately that the Hunters have asked something from Danika. For all intents and purposes, he should kill her. Gods know the other Lords want him to. But selfishly, he will not allow any harm to befall Danika.
In the midst of searching for her family and coming to terms with her unbelievable abilities, Danika finds herself falling in love with the one man she should hate. Her burning desire for Reyes can't be denied any longer but when she makes attempts to become intimate with the gorgeous warrior, all she receives in return is rejection.

Reyes swore off women long ago when it became apparent that his brand of sex inadvertently turned his bedparnters into beings consumed by pain. Their eyes no longer projected their once gentle nature and they did things, painful things to others that they wouldn't normally do. His demon would corrupt them until they were filled with bloodlust. After everything Reyes has already done to Danika, he's not going to turn her into a monster on top of it all.


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May 09, 2010

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