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ARC Review: Wicked Hunt by Cari Silverwood
Wicked Hunt

5 Stars

Book Info

Released: June 2 2016
Series: Dark Hearts #3
 

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“It’s truly some of her finest and most unpredictable writing. ”
~ Under the Covers

I’ve raved about Cari Silverwood’s Dark Hearts series and its conclusion, Wicked Hunt, has me singing her praises once again. It’s truly some of her finest and most unpredictable writing. At the conclusion of the last installment, Zoire is on the run, a woman on a mission to stamp out as many mesmers as she can get her hands on. Her ultimate target is the collector who took her beloved friend Cherie. Hot on her heels are Mavros and Grimm, unlikely partners, bound by a woman they both can’t seem to shake their connection to. Grimm thinks it’s love. Mavros doesn’t know the meaning of the word. Zoire knows she can’t run forever and Grimm needs their help. The solution won’t come easy. In the end, the answer is what we’re least expecting.

I’ve got to hand it to Ms. Silverwood. I’ve been a fan of hers for years, a fan of dark erotica in general, and she never fails to keep me on the edge of my seat, panting, dying to know the next twist in the story. Dark Hearts has been some of her darkest writing. The squeamish should take note. There are hints of erotic horror that come to a head in book two, Wicked Weapon. Where I was truly surprised was how this series evolved and came full circle. Wicked Hunt is a more in depth character exploration, an even more detailed glimpse into Mavros’ head, especially, which I really enjoyed. I’ve been drawn to his character from the beginning, saw a kernel of goodness, and I was eager to see him open up, see his usual cold and collected demeanor begin to show cracks of emotion. Grimm’s deterioration (I don’t want to spoil it further) and Zoire’s determination to fight for him, her loyalty, stood out. She’s one kick ass character, never weak, but vulnerable in all the right places. I loved seeing these three work together as a team, and not just in the action scenes. They burn up the sheets together as well. And one name. WOLFE. The spin off should in INSANE. Long-time fans of Ms. Silverwood’s dark erotica will know what I mean when I say that the ending was not at all what I expected. I was blown away, giddy and smiling. There can’t be darkness without light. These are characters that I will remember for a long time to come. This is among the most unique series I can remember getting my hands on. I can’t wait to see the world continue through Wolfe’s eyes.

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About Cari Silverwood

Cari Silverwood is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer of kinky darkness or sometimes of dark kinkiness, depending on her moods and the amount of time she's spent staring into the night. She has an ornery nature as well as a lethal curiosity that makes her want to upend plots and see what falls out when you shake them. When others are writing bad men doing bad things, you may find her writing good men who accidentally on purpose fall into the abyss and come out with their morals twisted in knots.
This might be because she comes from the land down under, Australia, or it could be her excessive consumption of wine.

Her favorite hobby is convincing people she has a basement...though she really doesn’t. Promise.
If it existed it would be a terrifying place where you would find all the dangerous things that you never knew you craved.

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Elizabeth

Thanks for the review

Timitra

I like the sound of this…thanks for the review Jennifer

Amy R

This sounds so good and I’ve had the other books on my wishlist due to previous reviews on UTC.

Amy R

I just bought book 1, it’s on sale at Amazon for $0.99

Pansy Petal

I have been interested in this series since book one, but since we were warned . . . I have waited until now to read. After your review I now believe the time has come. 😀 Thank you. I am off to read now.