[EBOOK] (Dark Dealings) author Kim Knox
World building in Dark Dealings is awesome and very creative albeit sometimes
bit confusing You have to concentrate be on your toes and not be distracted by all the sexual tension and your desire to skim ahead to et to the sexxxy scenes LOL which of course you can Betrayals guess I had problems withOkay so Ava lives among magical beings mages even though she is a Thief a race of beings who eat magic Ava though is housetrained and is kept a I llive Kim Knox credit for this Dark Dealings is definitely different It s dark and edgy a little disturbing and not always pleasant to read but strangely compelling at the same timeAva is a thief though not in the traditional sense "of the word She hungers for flesh and bone and for that she "the word She hungers for flesh and bone and for that she an anathema to the Mages who surround her All expect for Reist He took her in when she was just a teen Took care of her Made her his protege And she fell in love with him But the feelings were one sided He never looked at her as a woman As The Story Begins Reist Is story begins Reist is a relationship with a female mage and Ava has had enoughWhen she learns that sexual energy can feed her and fill her with magic she makes a deal with a Heyerdar She agrees to trade sexual encounters with the powerful elemental and with the magic she Betrayals: The Unpredictability of Human Relations gains she hopes to lure Reist to her bed while sending his new woman into Heyerdar s waiting arms In the meantime Ava and Heyerdar must work together to track down a band of thieves who haveone on a killing spree in the territoryAva was a really downtrodden heroine. Inges of society and likes it that wayWhen the man she loves takes another woman for his mate the darkness in her heart unravels and she'll do anything to et him back She makes a dangerous deal with a fire elemental Heyerdar who. This book caught my attention with theA Bit Confusing You
It sounded pretty and I hadn t read much paranormal lately so I thought I d ive it a o I m so "glad I did This book had everything I could wantgreat world building well drawn characters suspense "I did This book had everything I could wantgreat world building well drawn characters suspense banter between the main characters and strong sexual tension with a fantastic payoffThe world includes magic elementals mages thieves civil servants and humans Mages are not fond of thieves and since thieves can eat you until there s nothing left but your husk this is understandable The city is ruled by the husk this is understandable The city is ruled by the The Emperor has a Right Hand Highest Mage Reist and a Left Hand Heyerdar the elemental Thieves are feared obviously so the mages ward against thieves being able to enter the city but somehow one was dropped on the doorstep of The Institute where the mages liveThis thief Ava has rown into a w Before I begin my review let me begin telling you my journey with this book and Jimmy Fallon I first encountered Dark Dealings on NetGalley where the cover blew me away and I just had to read it Well wouldn t you know it the publisher or whoever is responsible for putting it on NetGalley didn t think along the same lines I did I was told my blog wasn t a Barrio: Photographs from Chicago's Pilsen and Little Village good fit for their bookLOL I thought it was a joke or I thought perhaps I had done something wrong so I sent in the reuest again And AGAIN I was told the same thingSo I had too out and et a copy And though I didn t absolutely love this book I didn t hate it either So you were totally off publisher LOLThe. There are monsters in the city And one of them is herAva Kalle's empty soul devours magic And her hunger is deadly She's sharp uick and can live in shadow making her work as a spy for the Mages a natural choice She lives on the fr.Blurb It Sounded Pretty
Read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Å Kim KnoxIt was hard to watch everyone kick her when she was down No one ave her respect or kindness Even Heyerdar didn t treat her well though he sure did enjoy her body He ordered her around and treated her like a dog Reist used her and ignored her And everyone else around and treated her like a dog Reist used her and ignored her And everyone else her like she was a contagious disease When Heyerdar finally does come around at the very very end it just doesn t ring true Are we supposed to believe he cared for all along PfftThe imagery surrounding the depiction of the thieves was mighty Blank Darkness: Africanist Discourse in French gruesome They sucked people s insides out and left a husk of skin When Avaets mad she wants to rip the skin from people s bones It s not a comfortable read But the world building was uniue and interesting And even though parts of the book bothered me I didn t ever think about putting it down Maybe it was morbid curiosity but I wanted to see how it would all endIf a bit of darkness doesn t bother you and you don t mind watching the heroine take some hard knocks you might enjoy itRating C ARC Provided by Carina Press via NetGalley Man this one was a WILD ride I loved loved LOVED the world building and there s no denying that it was steamy there were a few things that made me want to punch the characters in the were a few things that made me want to punch the characters in the or at least throw the book against the wallPlus the hero s name is Heyerdar which I kept pronouncing as Hurrderr in my head which made it hard for me to take him serious as the big bad alpha that he is PAnd even with those things I HATED it s still a solid 45 Very well done Full review to follo. Has a vested interest in agreeing together they'll use forbidden magic harnessing their sexual energy to drive the couple apartBut soon their pact pushes them both into a dark sexual obsession One that Ava may not be able to contr.