Showalter's signature blend of sizzling attraction, breathtaking worlds, and lethal stakes rocks me every time! - Sylvia DayAn Angel Renowed For Ruthlessness and the Woman Who Became His Obsession A tormented past has left Thane with an insatiable need for violence, making him the most dangerous assassin in the skies. He lives by a single code: no mercy. And as he unleashes his fury on his most recent captor, he learns no battle could have prepared him for the slave he rescues from his enemy’s clutches—a beauty who stokes the fires of his darkest desires.Elin Vale has her own deep-rooted scars, and her attraction to the exquisite warrior who freed her challenges her every boundary. But Thane’s unwavering determination to protect her means she must face her greatest fears—and enter a world in which passion is power, and victory means breathtaking surrender.
New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter returns with a sizzling Angels of the Dark tale about a winged warrior renowned for his ruthlessness, and the woman who becomes his obsession….
A tormented past has left Thane with an insatiable need for violence, making him the most dangerous assassin in the skies. He lives by a single code: no mercy. And as he unleashes his fury on his most recent captor, he learns no battle could have prepared him for the slave he rescues from his enemy’s clutches—a beauty who stokes the fires of his darkest desires.
Elin Vale has her own deep-rooted scars, and her attraction to the exquisite warrior who freed her challenges her every boundary. But Thane’s unwavering determination to protect her means she must face her greatest fears—and enter a world in which passion is power, and victory means breathtaking surrender.
Praise forNew York TimesandUSA Today bestselling author
‘Showalter’s signature blend of sizzling attraction, breathtaking worlds and lethal stakes rocks me every time!’
‘Another sizzling page-turner … Gena Showalter delivers an utterly spell-binding story!’
‘One of Showalter’s biggest strengths is her ability to create wounded characters who are riveting and intense, but who also hold out the hope of redemption.’
—RT Book Reviews on Beauty Awakened
‘Showalter does her magic with an intricately developed world, complex and intensive character arcs and dark, compelling paranormal themes. She releases that literary punch to the gut with excruciatingly detailed scenes that haunt the senses long after reading the pages.’
—USA TODAY on Wicked Nights
‘Gena Showalter knows how to keep readers glued to the pages and smiling the whole time.’
—Lara Adrian, New York Times bestselling author
Also available from
Angels of the Dark series WICKED NIGHTS BEAUTY AWAKENED
Lords of the Underworld series THE DARKEST NIGHT THE DARKEST KISS THE DARKEST PLEASURE THE DARKEST WHISPER DARK BEGINNINGS THE DARKEST PASSION THE DARKEST LIE THE DARKEST SECRET THE DARKEST SURRENDER THE DARKEST SEDUCTION THE DARKEST CRAVING
Atlantis HEART OF THE DRAGON JEWEL OF ATLANTIS THE NYMPH KING THE VAMPIRE’S BRIDE
GENA SHOWALTER is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of the White Rabbit Chronicles, Other-world Assassins, Angels of the Dark and Lords of the Underworld series. She has written over forty novels and novellas. Her books have appeared in Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazines and have been translated into multiple languages.
To learn more about Gena and her books, please visit www.genashowalter.com (http://www.genashowalter.com) and www.genashowalterblogspot.com (http://www.genashowalterblogspot.com).
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To Emily Ohanjanians. You always go above and beyond the call of duty and I’ll be forever grateful.
To Kathleen Oudit, Tara Scarcello, Glenn Mackay and Alan Davey. You guys gave me the cover of my dreams—my sweet, sexy dreams. Thank you!
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