Promise Me Darkness
I've had to take some time to get my thoughts straight on this before writing my review - I wasn't sure if I absolutely adored it, or if it tried to confuse me into adoring it. I thought about it for 2 days and to be honest, I'm still not 100% sure on the answer. Hmmmm. Anyway, here goes.
*This Book ends on a SERIOUS Cliff Hanger and Book 2 is not yet released (correct as of 27th May 2013)*
Blurb: He was my darkness and I was his light. We couldn't exist without each other."
For me, life was simple. I went to school and studied. I spent time with my friends and stayed out of trouble. I didn't drink or swear and I only dated gentlemen. I was the typical good girl with a bright future. My world seemed perfect.
But that was about to change.
Ryder Delaney was the one imperfection in my life. He was the bad boy, the black sheep, the one your mother always warned you about. He had only one hard-and-fast rule - Don't fall in love.
But some rules were meant to be broken.
We were best friends, inseparable since childhood despite our differences. I knew the real man hiding behind the tattoos and bad attitude. He knew all my secrets and dreams. But he didn't know there was one thing I wanted and couldn't have...him.
But sometimes Fate has a way of intervening. Soon our world collapsed. War erupted. Darkness prevailed. Alone and on the run, our only goal was to survive and to ignore the feelings we had for each other. But love is powerful...
and so is the darkness.
There is no doubt about it - Paige Weaver can write. I mean REALLY write.
I thought this was going to be a mushy, lovey dovey, 50 shades-esque style romance. Eh.....NO!! It is none of these.
I kind of read the beginning of the blurb, not really paying much attention to this "But sometimes Fate has a way of intervening. Soon our world collapsed. War erupted. Darkness prevailed. Alone and on the run, our only goal was to survive and to ignore the feelings we had for each other. But love is powerful". Maybe I should have, because this is where the book goes. War. Looting. Dog-eat-Dog. Hunger. Thirst. Struggles. Hurt both emotional and physical. Definately not what I seen coming.
I don't know if I liked this book or not, but I want to read more which means it must have got me somewhere inside - maybe that bit of me that would-like-to-believe-War-doesn't-exist-but-knows-I'm-lying bit.
Don't go into this with false expectations - pay attention to the reviews and go in with your eyes wide open.