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Reviewed by Ml Simmons
This is the story of Regin the Radiant and Aidan the Fierce/Declan Chase. Regin meets Aidan when she was still very young and hadn’t even reached her immortality. Aidan is a berserker, who are mortals who have to earn their immortality by competing in battles in the name of Wōden. Unfortunately, Aidan is killed by vampires before he could earn his immortality, right after he seals his relationship with Regin. This happens three more times before he comes back as Declan Chase.
Declan Chase has had an extremely rough life and has more reason to hate immortals than anyone else. He walked in on some immortals torturing and eating his family while they were still alive. They also started in on Declan too. He is saved by his future father figure, who also is the leader of a secret organization, who is bent on killing all immortals. Declan joins and becomes one the ring leaders.
Chase and Regin have more to overcome than any of the previous couples in the IAD series. Chase has killed and tortured many of Regin’s friends and allies. Chase has every reason to despise immortals. Watching how they come through this is truly amazing and not without complication. So far in the series, pretty much everyone has had difficulties, but nobody has the mountains to climb that these two have.
We meet Brandr, who is another berserker and Aidan’s best friend. He won his immortality and vowed to keep Regin safe for Aidan. Thad, who is seventeen-years-old and is just learning that he is part of the Lore. He didn’t even know it existed until he woke up at the compound. Also, no one know what he is. They do learn he is a halfling, but of what? Natalya, a dark fae, who shares a cell with Regin and Thad.
Let’s not forget Lothaire, who has a much larger part in this book that I expected the first time I read it. It sets him up to be the hero of the next book. Yes, you read that right. The enemy of old is the hero of the next Immortals After Dark book. Even after having some time in his POV and lots of page time with him, you still have no idea what is going on with him.
Nix is still up to her old games. She has a bat named Bertil. She has some great “Up” references in this book, “Squirrel”. She will always be my favorite character in this series.
Kresley Cole is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the electrifying Immortals After Dark paranormal series, the young adult Arcana Chronicles series, the erotic Gamemakers series, and five award-winning historical romances.
A master’s grad and former athlete, she has traveled over much of the world and draws from those experiences to create her memorable characters and settings.
Her IAD books have been translated into eighteen foreign languages, garnered three RITA awards, and consistently appear on the bestseller lists, in the U.S. and abroad.
Cole lives in Florida with her family and “far too many animals.”
Robert Petkoff last appeared on Broadway in ANYTHING GOES as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. His other Broadway credits include playing Tateh in the revival of RAGTIME , Sir Robin the Brave in SPAMALOT, Perchick in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Alfred Molina and Harvey Fierstein, and EPIC PROPORTIONS with Kristin Chenowith. In London he performed in THE ROYAL FAMILY with Dame Judi Dench, and Sir Peter Hall’s production of TANTALUS. In regional theater he has performed the title roles in HAMLET, ROMEO and JULIET, TROILUS and CRESSIDA, and COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY. He most recently played Colonel Brandon in SENSE and SENSIBILITY, the musical. Robert’s TV work includes The Good Wife, Chapelle’s Show, Law and Order: SVU, Law and Order, and Hack, among others. Robert is also an award winning narrator of Audio Books.
Dreams of A Dark Warrior Audiobook Narration
Robert Petkoff does another great job with this book. I can’t say enough about his ability to narrate this series. He does such a great job with both males and females. There are many different accents that he nails as well. He pulls off the coldness of Lothaire and the fun loving Regin. He really hits the bull’s eye with La Dorada and her weird screaming
Reviewed by Ml Simmons