The Dark Days Deceit
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The Dark Days Deceit

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The thrilling, genre-bending conclusion to Lady Helen's demon-hunting adventures, set in the glittering Regency world. Lady Helen has retreated to a country estate outside Bath to prepare for her wedding to the Duke of Selburn, yet she knows she has unfinished business to complete. She and the dangerously charismatic Lord Carlston have learned they are a dyad, bonded in blood, and only they are strong enough to defeat the Grand Deceiver, who threatens to throw mankind into chaos. But the heinous death-soaked Ligatus Helen has absorbed is tearing a rift in her mind. Its power, if unleashed, will annihilate both Helen and Carlston unless they can find a way to harness its ghastly force and defeat their enemy. In the final book of the trilogy that began with The Dark Days Club and continued with The Dark Days Pact, the intrepid Lady Helen's story hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of action, heartbreak, and betrayal.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 155 x 231 x 51mm | 771g
  • English
  • 0670785490
  • 9780670785490
  • 514,172

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"In this final book of the trilogy, Lady Helen is preparing for her wedding and learning how to handle her blood bonding with Lord Carlston as they become the Grand Reclaimer. Torn between her two lives, Lady Helen knows that she must be ready for the dangerous battle with the Grand Deceiver...Charged with excitement, danger, more than one romance, secrets, and deceit, the plot moves inexorably to the final showdown...[and] to an extremely satisfying ending... a conclusion that continues the strong writing, well-developed characters and rich details of the Regency period of this series. VERDICT An excellent blend of historical romance, adventure, fantasy, and ghost story." -School Library Journal



"'Goodman's assured writing and masterful grasp of historical milieu create a world where doing one's hair can take hours--and is done even when the end of the world is at stake. The slow burn, punctuated by murder, forbidden declarations of love, and surprising plot twists provides readers... with exactly what they want...You'll never see the Regency the same way again. -Kirkus
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About Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman writes in a variety of genres, ranging from the genre-bending DARK DAYS CLUB titles, to the EON/EONA fantasy duology, to the YA science fiction thriller SINGING THE DOGSTAR BLUES. She was a D.J. O'Hearn Memorial Fellow at Melbourne Universtiy, holds a master of arts degree, and mentors emerging writers. A long-time lover of the Regency period, she has a treasure trove of material to be viewed at pinterest.com/alisongoodman. She is online at darkdaysclub.com and on Twitter @AlisonGoodman.
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1,570 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 31% (482)
4 40% (635)
3 23% (357)
2 5% (80)
1 1% (16)
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