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Dead By Nightfall (Dead by Trilogy #3)

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The fear . . .
Malcolm York is a sadistic monster, guilty of unspeakable crimes. And with his endless wealth, he's funded a series of depraved hunts. The few who survived can never forget. They can only be thankful the terror is over--until rumors start swirling.

Only stops . . .
Griffin Powell knows the twisted depths of York's madness. He's also sure that York is dead. But
Mass Market Paperback, 436 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Zebra (first published January 1st 2011)
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Ayu Wirdha
Jan 20, 2015 Ayu Wirdha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nicole & Griff akhirnya dibuatkan cerita lagi oleh Beverly Barton (BB)di Dead by Midnight. Di Murder Game, Nic & Griff diceritakan menikah ttp ternyata masih ada ganjalan yg tertinggal di benak Nic tentang hubungan yg sebenarnya antara Griff dan Yvette. Karena Griff slalu berkata hubungan antara mereka hanya seperti kakak adik. Akhirnya bom tsb meledak ketika Griff menerima surat dari Malcolm York (yg seharusnya sudah mati dibunuh sendiri oleh Griff) yg mengabarkan bahwa York memiliki/me ...more
Aug 27, 2015 Christa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: amazon-unlimited
I loved this book, but it is definitely not for the faint of heart. This was was gritty and disturbing, but an excellent conclusion to the series. There was much less romance in Dead by Nightfall than the previous books of the series. I enjoyed the suspense, but would have preferred a little more romance. That didn't bother me enough to affect my rating. Since things have not been going well between Nicole and Griffin in the last few books, I was glad to read this one that wraps up their story. ...more
Rating: 2.5 / 5

I find I'm a bit at a loss for words as to what to say about this book...

Series Note:
13th, and likely final, book in the "Griffin Powell" series of related books. Do you need to read the others? I honestly don't know. There's a large amount of backstory, including the fact that the H/H get together in another book. But the story may be independent enough to read...but I just can't really say.

Many years ago, Griffin Powell and his two best friends, Damar Sanders and Yvette
Nov 08, 2011 Lacy rated it liked it
Recommends it for: fans of Powell Agency series, dark, violent, mystery/suspense w/ light romance
Dec 15, 2011 Shauni rated it liked it

Dead by Nightfall is the final book in Beverly Barton's Dead by Series.. Although it follows key members of her Powell Agency Series. This book was one intense, suspense filled moment after another an amazing ride full of plot twists and character changes. The only thing we were ever quite sure of was what was up and what was down and sometimes even that was lost for a moment or two.


This book is a most definite read but you really must read at the very le
Dec 13, 2011 Jen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fv
Griff and Nicole

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Dead by Nightfall is the third book in Beverly Barton’s Dead by trilogy and the 13th book in the Griffin Powell series. It is really the continuation of Griffin and Nicole’s story. Their story started in book 8, The Murder Game. While that book ended in a good place there were hints of unhappiness between Griff and Nic in the last couple of books. Griff has been keeping a very big secret from Nic and in Dead by Nightfall the secret come
Jul 15, 2013 Esther rated it it was amazing
i'm pretty sure..... this book will be absolutely TERRIFIC !!!!!
and yes it is ! dari epilog di buku Dead BY Morning, adegan Nicole di culik Mr-yang-susah-mati.... uda ga sabar bgt pengen " habisin " neey buku... and halaman demi halaman makin bikin sesak nafas,,, aq bahkan bertanya2...koq ada yaa manusia kyk York... and aq berharap spy nicole ga disentuh ma's funny to know your emotional got turned up and down just because of a book ! yeah.. everyone who read this book should admit th
Anna Stewart McCall
This is the last (tragically) book in Beverly Barton's Griffin Powell series. I have devoured each of the other 12 books in this series. However, this one...not so much. To begin with, there is no new love story. The story revolves around Griffin and Nicole, whose story we've already seen. Nicole is kidnapped by the man calling himself Malcolm York, the sadistic billionaire that kidnapped and held captive Griffin and his two best friends, Yvette and Sanders. But how is this possible? The three o ...more
Dec 05, 2015 Jane rated it really liked it
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Nara Rain
May 27, 2016 Nara Rain rated it it was amazing
Dimulai dengan hilangnya Nic Powell yang diculik musuh bebuyutan Griffin Powell, suami Nic, proses pencarian Nic terasa begitu menegangkan.
Satu kata yang cocok menggambarkan situasi yang dihadapi Griff adalah kacau. Di satu sisi dia ingin membantu temannya, Yvette, menemukan anaknya yang kemungkinan juga anak Griff sendiri, di sisi lain dia harus mencari cara untuk menyelamatkan Nic.
Jika ada yang membenci peran Yvette di sini, menurutku tidaklah tepat karena cinta bertepuk sebelah tangan atau a
Jay Jessmer
Sep 24, 2014 Jay Jessmer rated it really liked it
I ended up really enjoying the "Dead By" series a lot more than I thought I would after the first book. I now feel compelled to go back and read the previous "Griffin Powell" books, even though they will be a little anti-climactic knowing where we are now.
One of the signs of a good book, is not being able to wait to see how things turn out, and the last 2 in this series, especially this one, put me completely in that frame of mind. I really couldn't get to the end soon enough, but for good rea
Brilliant Hermione
Spektakuler, itu satu kata yang pas untuk menggambarkan novel fantastis ini. Dari halaman pertama sampai terakhir, Beverly Barton sukses merangkum ketegangan demi ketegangan yang seakan tak berkesudahan.

Sayangnya, meski sempurna, masih ada sesuatu yang mengganjal di hati saya. Beverly Barton keburu meninggal dunia sebelum sempat menulis kisah tentang Yvette Meng dan Rafe Bryne. Belum lagi dengan lika-liku perjalanan cinta Barbara Jean dan Damar Sanders yang menggantung. Terus, bagaimana dengan
Paris        (kerbytejas)
Jan 01, 2015 Paris (kerbytejas) rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2014
What a story..dark evil, violent, but at the same time it had lots of redundant dialogue, and seemed like it went on forever.
the last book in the powell agency series, as the author passed away this year. it wraps up most of what's been happening with the characters we've seen over the years, except for a couple, and has an HEA for many of the characters.
Diana Brown
Mar 25, 2012 Diana Brown rated it it was amazing
Excellent read! It was sad to know that some of the characters that you want to read more about will never get there story told. RIP Beverly and Thank you!
Sandi Morgan
Dec 04, 2011 Sandi Morgan rated it it was amazing
I have enjoyed reading Beverly Barton's stories and was sad to learn she has passed away. She will be missed by her many fans! God Bless!
Dec 03, 2011 Phyllis rated it it was amazing
What a great way to end a series! I thought this book was great.
Nara Rain
Dimulai dengan hilangnya Nic Powell yang diculik musuh bebuyutan Griffin Powell, suami Nic, proses pencarian Nic terasa begitu menegangkan.
Satu kata yang cocok menggambarkan situasi yang dihadapi Griff adalah kacau. Di satu sisi dia ingin membantu temannya, Yvette, menemukan anaknya yang kemungkinan juga anak Griff sendiri, di sisi lain dia harus mencari cara untuk menyelamatkan Nic.
Jika ada yang membenci peran Yvette di sini, menurutku tidaklah tepat karena cinta bertepuk sebelah tangan atau ap
Tammy Rahmasari
3,5 bintang...

Setelah merasa curiga dengan Griffin tentang hubungannya dengan Yvette saat mereka bersama-sama menjadi tawanan Malcolm York di Amara sejak enam belas tahun yang lalu, Nic memutuskan untuk menenangkan perasaannya di pondok pribadinya. Nic tidak tahu, ternyata di pondok tersebut telah menunggu seseorang yang jahat dan berniat menculiknya atas perintah Malcolm York.

Berita mengenai penculikan Nic akhirnya diterima oleh Griffin, dan disaat yang sama ia juga mengetahui kehadiran Malcolm
Jan 30, 2013 Lesley rated it did not like it
This book was so painful to read! I read this so fast because I did a lot of skimming through the pages. This book is a more depraved version of her previous book, The Murder Game. Even worse, it involves the exact same characters except this time poor Nicole is pregnant. There was very little romance in this book, especially since the lead characters are already married and have very little interaction with each other. As for the suspense part, the author took this story to such a dark place, I ...more
Mahareni Sukadi
Bingung mau kasih rating berapa, 4 atau 5. Tegangnya dapat, serunya dapat, memacu adrenalin dah, tapiiiiiiiii...ada beberapa hal yang bikin aku sebel sama buku ini.

Dari awal cerita sampai menjelang akhir, otomatis Nic+Griff terpisah jarak yang jauh alias gak ketemu sama sekali. Griff malah ke mana-mana lengket sama Yvette. Emank atas instruksi si York sih, tapi tetep saja sebel baca scene-scene yang ada mereka berdua.

Trus, orang-orang yang mengetahui perihal kehamilan Nicole, semua pada sepakat
Kathy Jund
Jan 05, 2012 Kathy Jund rated it it was amazing
Griffin Powell is a man to be reckoned with; he stands larger than life in the path of evil. After everything Griffin has been through, he fears nothing. Until now! In an impossible turn of events Griffin Powell is about to re-visit his past head on. “Nicole is missing”, if these words are not enough to strike fear into the all-powerful Griffin Powell, hearing Malcolm York has kidnapped her is sure to do it. A deadly game orchestrated by an unknown imposter who is mirroring the actions of the lu ...more
Sandra Knapp
Oct 14, 2013 Sandra Knapp rated it liked it
After reading "Last to Die" by this author, and enjoying it so much, I was eager to read another of her tales. Alas, like everything else, all books, even by the same author, are not always as good. This is one of them. During the weeks of reading this story, I completed two others as well. I had a hard time getting started, for some reason, and then felt let down at the end, and left wanting. The middle was good, and built me up for a fantastic ending, then fizzled out.

Ok, maybe I was expecting
Alex is The Romance Fox
Jun 06, 2012 Alex is The Romance Fox rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, series
After reading the cliffhanger of the previous book in Beverly Barton’s Dead by Morning Trilogy I really wanted to know what would happen next. In Dead by Nightfall we finally discovered what happened to Griffin Powell, Damar Sanders and Dr Yvette Meng and why Nicole Baxter Powell is kidnapped.
A deadly cat and mouse game between Malcolm York, who Griffin knows is an imposter as he had personally killed him when he escaped from Amara, the island where Grif

[ book 3 of Death By series | book 9 of Griffin Powell series ]
By Beverly Barton
Copyright 2011 by Beverly Beaver
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Alih Bahasa : Uki Dimas Germawan
Editor : Arif Budi Nugroho
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Cetakan I : Januari 2013 ; 504 hlm
Rate : 3.5 of 5

Kisah sebelumnya berakhir dengan ending yang menggantung dan sangat menimbulkan penasaran bagi para pembacanya, beruntunglah diriku sudah menyiapkan dengan menunggu rilisnya
Dec 31, 2011 Samantha rated it liked it
Beverly Barton delivers the last dark and thrilling installment to her latest suspense Dead by Trilogy.

FBI Agent Nicole Powell is upset that her husband has just revealed his past relationship with one of his colleagues and friend. The truth is that her husband might have a child with this woman and it is almost too much for her to handle. Despite that there is danger lurking around from the past, Nicole needs a break and she retreats to her cabin. The problem is that she is abducted by enemies
Melanie Trader
May 21, 2016 Melanie Trader rated it it was ok
I never read any of the other books in this series, but it was written so that anyone could just dive right in without knowing what happened previously...because the author beats you over the head with it. She was constantly repeating herself about a couple of main ideas. I liked the story itself, but I didn't need to be reminded every other page that Griff had had to act like an animal on Amara or that Nic would do anything she could to keep her baby safe. It really grated on me.
Carmen Lang
Jan 23, 2016 Carmen Lang rated it liked it
I have very much enjoyed the late Ms. Barton's other romantic suspense books. That is why I rounded this up to a 3 from a 2.5. The book was too long. We know early on, the characters regretted some poor choices and rash decisions. There was no need for them to repeat the same sentences verbatim throughout the book. It was over the top, and not in an entertaining way.
Autumn Bartels
Feb 22, 2014 Autumn Bartels rated it it was amazing
This was by far the craziest book I've ever read, but i just could not put it down! As I was reading this I thought how could someone think like this. Then it was how can they write about it and share it. Then I thought how am I reading this and sooooo wraped up in it! def sonething different from my normal reading but it was good.
Jan 01, 2016 Chloe rated it it was amazing
I loved this book as I have been following Nicole and Griffin since start . I think it's an apt conclusion to the series . I'm real sad to say goodbye to these characters but thought this was one of the best books in this whole series
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Beverly Marie Inman was born on 23 December 1946 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA. Daughter of Doris Marie and Walter D. Inman Jr. A born romantic, she fell in love with The Beauty and the Beast epic at an early age, when her grandfather bought her an illustrated copy of the famous fairy tale. Even before she learned to read and write, her vivid imagination created magical words and fabulous characters ...more
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