The Beauty of Darkness

The Beauty of Darkness

eBook - 2016
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Princess Lia and her love, Rafe, have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9781627796521
1627796525
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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PimaLib_ChristineR Apr 09, 2019

Augh! This book! I felt like the relationship angle was played up far too much in the first two books, so this book made downright stabby. Contrived angst and silly misunderstandings abounded. So why did I give it four stars? Because after the first 40% Pearson pulled it out of the nosedive and we started flying high and strong again.

After that first section, the rest of the book focused on Lia and her saving her kingdom. Of course Rafe has to come in and save his girl >_>, but whatever. Pearson should focus on her character development and adventure scenes, both the highly tense preparation scenes and the battle scenes were terrifically written. I wish she'd step away from love triangle, and write to her strengths for a WHOLE BOOK next time.

So, if you can keep from throwing the book across the room during the first section, the rest of the book is well worth a read and the conclusion is pretty darn strong. Plus, can we all admit that this title and cover are wayyy better than the first two books in the series?

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burgundy_dog_154
Mar 02, 2019

I loved the ending!

JCLS_Ashland_Kristin Jan 31, 2019

Lovely and empowering conclusion to this teen fantasy/romance trilogy. Looking forward to Pearson's new series, set in the same world!

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Caleaha
Jul 03, 2018

This was an amazing end to the series! Loved it soooo much! The action was fantastic and I loved the romance! All of my ships came together in the end and this book. It was chilling, exciting, romantic, and just amazing!! Totally loved it!

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KyraJR
Apr 03, 2018

Can I just say:
THE MELONS

MelifluousView Feb 02, 2018

I loved the conclusion to the trilogy! I enjoyed seeing Lia, Rafe, and Kaden change in great ways. Lia's mentoring of Natiya was a fun growth point. I hated to see the book end even though it was longer than the others in the series.

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Posey_MayLove
Jan 04, 2017

I LOVE this series so much. I waited for this book. Lia is my favorite she is badass and caring. I ship her and Rafe. There are some points where I feel it got tiring maybe it was because I wanted to know who Lia would finally be with.

SPOILERS!!!!!!
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I CANT BEILEVE IT!!! RAFE AND LIA!!!! AND LIA IS QUEEN OF VENDA!!!! OMG!!! I knew Kaden was drifting away from Lia since he knew she loved Rafe, but I legity wanted to scream. When Kaden met Pauline again I knew it was destined to be! THE MELONS!!!!! UGHHHH!!!! I can't believe its done.

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truth_0
Nov 08, 2016

Its kind of sad when people give u what happens in the comment im feeling down right know :(

PimaLib_KarinaR Oct 21, 2016

This conclusion to the Remnant Chronicles was incredible! It had been over a year since I had read book #2 and was a little fuzzy on the details, but I was instantly hooked again when I started reading this book! Action, romance, mystery and a wonderfully strong female character... this book had it all!

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oona_laluna
Sep 19, 2016

why is it the last book????????? i want there to be more!!!!!!! ria4ever! I'm glad that rafe and lia get back together.
and what a flirt he is!!!! MELONS!!!! brilliant. so cool.
i hope they have babies.

and Kaden and pauline!!!! kaden's a great daddy!!!!!
XOXO to Mary Pearson

maybe I'm a little to hyper. you know what??? whatever!

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KyraJR
Jun 17, 2018

Violence: Battle scenes

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KyraJR
Apr 03, 2018

Coarse Language: Mild language

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4nti3
Jun 16, 2017

Sexual Content: Description of two characters engaged in sexual intercourse.

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4nti3
Jun 16, 2017

Violence: Nothing more than what you would expect in an epic war fantasy.

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KyraJR
Apr 03, 2018

KyraJR thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Oct 04, 2016

emily1231 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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KyraJR
Apr 03, 2018

Lia and Rafe have been through thick and thin since their arrival in Venda. With secrets being uncovered, and real motives revealed, our group will have a whole new wave of challenges to face. Following the same assassin, farmer, and princess through the grand finale, this last book in the trilogy will not disappoint.

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oona_laluna
Sep 19, 2016

Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda and the Komizar, and are heading home. But where is home? For Rafe, it is Dalbreck, but for Lia, it is Morrighan. Rafe refuses to allow Lia to go to Morrighan, he is to worried about her life. He finally allows her to, but they part on bad terms.
Rafe gets betrothed to a young girl and becomes King Jaxon. Lia, ruling as regent while her father recovers, must uncover the enemies working for the Komizar, who is still alive.
Will Lia and Rafe get together again? Will they defeat Vendas' army?
READ IT!!!!!
(or you'll never find out)
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KyraJR
Apr 03, 2018

"I grew them myself. Mostly."

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