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The Darkest Captive

A Lords of the Underworld Novella - 1001 Dark Nights
Narrated by: Max Bellmore
Series: Lords of the Underworld, Book 14.5
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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From New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Gena Showalter comes a new story in her Lords of the Underworld series…   

For centuries, Galen the Treacherous has been the most hated immortal in the Underworld. With good reason! This bad boy of bad boys has lied, stolen, cheated, and killed with abandon. Possessed by the demons of Jealousy and False Hope, he has always lived for a single purpose: destroy everything.  

Then he met her.  

Former demon turned human femme fatale - Legion Honey - sought to kill Galen, but ended up parting with her virginity instead. Afraid of their sizzling connection, she ran away…and ended up trapped in hell, tortured and abused in the worst of ways. Now she’s free, and a shell of herself, afraid of her own shadow.   

Galen's hunger for Legion has only grown. Now the warrior with nothing to lose must help her rekindle the fire that once burned inside her. But as desires blaze white-hot, will Legion run again? Or will the unlikely pair succumb to love at long last?

©2018 Gena Showalter (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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  • Trudy
  • 18-03-2019

Galen turns out to be just what Legion needs!

Who would have believed that Galen could be exactly what Legion needed to recover from her time in Hell? Patient, kind, giving, understanding, Galen even took the time to remind Legion that she not only could defend herself but that she was a fighter! Legion blooms under his tutelage! She regains her confidence, she becomes stronger and then finally, together, they find the love they both always sought but did not think they deserved!

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  • R
  • 16-02-2019

was glad 4 legion & Galen's story. I loved it.

was glad to finally hear Legions story. She deserves to be happy after what was done to her. So happy that it was with Galen as well. I wanted to finally hear his story as well. I wish she would have made it a little longer so we could of gotten into more of why Galen did all those bad things. I mean he was the bad guy for so long but you never get a proper reason as to why he did what he did. Still a good listen. I hope Fox's story is next.

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  • Stephanie
  • 27-01-2020

great addition

this novella was the right amount of sexy and had a great plot. it was a great addition to the series.

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  • Kimberly Buckley
  • 01-01-2020

it was ok

I was really looking forward to this one. But it seemed like the story was just thrown together. I was a bit disappointed in the story. I was hoping for a bit more in Galen's story. Here's hoping that his story will be revisited with more depth later.

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  • Cliente Kindle
  • 08-12-2019

My only issue is with Gena

I loved Galen and Legion since Aeron's book. I've been obsessed with this couple ever since. So it goes without saying that i love every bit of it. My only disapointment is with Gena for doing their story a novella when they diserved a full novel.

The narrator was awesome. Love it.

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  • tonntonn
  • 23-11-2019

Another Good Story....Can't wait

I again liked this storyline. Just the right touch. But now I am going to go in withdrawal waiting on the next book. Can't await!!!Love the narrator!

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  • frances shelton
  • 08-11-2019

Can't get enough of the Lords

As always, Showalter’s has proven herself a master storyteller of the paranormal romance genre. Despite being already deep in a well-established series, “The Darkest Captive” can easily be enjoyed as a standalone. However, there is a certain satisfaction that long-time fans will receive from finally having Legion and Galen’s story.

There has been much build-up to this story, and while Showalter does not disappoint, she could have easily made this into a full-length novel. Many readers and long-time fans may be disappointed that such dynamic characters had their story cut short to a novella. Both leads have complex personalities and complicated fleshed out stories that span across the series. Watching their story unfold was both a delight and sorrow.

Overall, the story is a must-read for fans of paranormal romance, whether they have read Showalter’s Lords of the Underworld series or not. Filled with detailed mythology, heart-wrenching romance, and Showalter’s trademark wit, “The Darkest Captive” is the perfect Christmas gift for PNR readers everywhere.

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  • Charina Ann McCullem
  • 21-10-2019

Love these Two

I just wished this book was longer. Cant wait for William's story. This series has the potential to go on for longer. I hope Viola's story comes up after William's & then Fox's story. I hope both of these females get Sent Ones. Lol

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  • Rosa M
  • 18-05-2019

always thrilled

Gina never disappoints the story like all in the series is heartening and fragile. Just amazing

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  • Alisa
  • 13-03-2019

Galen and Legion are my favorite couple!

I was so excited when this book came out and I had to get it as soon as possible and I was not disappointed. Gena Showalter strikes again with another Amazing Story! I just wish it was longer. Max Bellmore did a great job as always.

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  • Flamexxx
  • 28-03-2019

Needed to be longer

The dialogue in this story was fantastic, the story itself was an interesting idea, but it didnt execute with the excitement and action I expected, plus thw story was far too short!!