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Beyond the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity #6)

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He Would Do Anything to Claim Her

Salvatore Giuliani is not a happy werewolf. It's his duty as leader to track down the pure-blood females who can keep his people from extinction. But the moment he catches scent of Harley, a pure-blood held by a pack of mangy curs, his savage need for her obliterates all other instincts. And the only thing worse than being captured is findi
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Paperback, 370 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Zebra
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
Great story I love that you get to watch Salvatore change from kind of a user jerk when it comes to ladies to a sweet and sexy man that only wants one woman! I like that Harley is Kick butt and isn't stupid and always running head first into trouble. The story line is great. And I love love that at the end they are pregnant with 5 babies so cute.............
Melindeeloo
Still arrogant, but oh so sexy, Salvatore finally gets his queen

Werewolf King Salvatore Guiliani is on the hunt, he's scented a pureblood were female and strongly suspects that it's one of the remaining genetically altered females who were supposed to mean salvation for his declining race. Having already lost two of the four sisters to the dirty bloodsucking vamps, Salvatore is amazed to discover that this one is 'his Queen'.

Harley has been told for years that Salvatore is the bogey man who kil
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Laura the Highland Hussy
Aug 03, 2010 Laura the Highland Hussy rated it it was amazing
I think I reviewed this one, and goodreads must not have saved it. I read this book a while ago, so this review may not be as in depth as some of my others, but here goes.
We met salvatore earlier in the series, and he was the bad guy. progressively we realized that he was actually just trying to save the werewolves. They have Purebreds and Curs (made werewolves). They have had trouble with females not being able to control their shifts throughout the full moon, where they used to be able to stay
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PepperP0t
King of the Weres, Salvatore Giulani, is still on his quest to find the stolen female purebloods. Falling into Caine's trap, Salvatore and Levet are disoriented in a tunnel when their battle-mates find them. Vampire Tane flexes his superior attitude against Salvatore's arrogant one as the two posture for leadership over the next phase when Levet announces a half-jinn was helping Caine.

Salvatore leads his curs and Levet on Caine's trail, determined to force Caine to surrender the females or tell
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Laurie Garrison
Mar 29, 2010 Laurie Garrison rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in this series that I have wrote a review on, this is another one of my top vampire/shape-shifter series. Every book in this series is full of humor, adventure, romance, hot sexy vampires/shape-shifters, Strong heroine‘s, suspense, excitement, and hot sex, to put the cherry on top! As in all of Ivy’s books she brings all of her characters back around, so you never miss out on any of them.

There is a three foot Gargoyle named Levet, he appears in every book. Every hero in th
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Shari Kay
Mar 18, 2015 Shari Kay rated it liked it
Shelves: pnr-uf
3.5 Okay, I've been reading these books back to back and I think I need a break. Not that I don't like them, because I do, it's just the heroines are all starting to sound the same.

If anyone needed a strong heroine, it was Salvatore. He was/is an arrogant ass. I'm glad Ivy didn't change him too much in this novel, and Harley was exactly what he needed for his Were queen. But I just couldn't appreciate it as much as I think I could have if every other heroine hadn't sounded the same. By this poi
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MelissaB
Both the hero and heroine drove me nuts. The heroine was bitchy and annoying, the hero was arrogant and sure got beat up a lot for being the King of Weres. Okay story, not exactly the strongest book in this mediocre series that is kind of forgettable.
Funzee Shu

"I adore you. I crave you. And most of all, I love you."

"Forever?"

"Beyond eternity."


Ga sia2 kepincut ama si Salvatore, keren bingits deh Raja WERE yg satu ini !!! Sekseeeeh !

Ceritanya jg intense dr awal, Selain intense adegan kejar2an dan laganya, juga intense adegan panas membaranya antara si Salvatore dan Harley, tiada kesempatan tanpa uhuk2 tp itu setelah 50%.

Akhir buku ini jg menyisakan beberapa pertanyaan ~ yg gw tau bakal di ungkap juga sih di buku2 selanjutnya...
Seperti...

Dimanakah Lev
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Alexandra
Apr 25, 2016 Alexandra rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Salvatore dan obsesinya pada weregirls purebloodnya mungkin super menyebalkan di awal-awal. Keangkuhan, dan kecintaannya pada barang mewah sudah menjadi ciri khasnya. Tapi di 2 buku sebelumnya, aku mulai bisa merasakan keputusasannya dan loyalitas Salvatore terhadap kawanannya.

Dan saat guguk seksi ini melihat Haley, instalust langsung melandanya. Biasanya aku sebal dengan hal ini, tapi untungnya Harley tetap memberikan tarik ulur yang menarik dan tidak membuat pengejaran Salvatore menjadi mudah
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Marsha
Apr 14, 2010 Marsha rated it really liked it
Wow! I was so pleasantly surprised with this author and this book. This was my first experience reading a book by Alexandra Ivy. Although I decided to start with book #6 in the series, the storyline interested me enough to take a chance on the book without reading the first 5 in the series. I think I might have found a new series to read.

Salvatore Guilini is the King of the Weres who is frustrated with his current life since the Weres are in danger of extinction. Apparently, the females of the t
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Paranormal Haven
Apr 02, 2010 Paranormal Haven rated it really liked it
There is a problem facing the Weres, they are going extinct. Full blooded female Weres can no longer control their shift during a full moon causing them to lose their litters. It has even been decades since the last time a Cur (bitten human) was made. Salvatore Giuliani, King of Weres, will do anything to save his people. Years ago his scientists created four genetically altered female babies who could not shift but the babies were taken without a trace. 30 years later while chasing his enemy Sa ...more
nurmawati
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Astri  Nasthasia Videlia
5 stars Special for My Hubby... hohohoh...

of course bintang 5 buat dy... klo ada 10 gw kasih 10-10 nya...

ga nahan bacanya... dr Bab pertama ajah udah gregetan... waktu nyerbu ke sarang Caine beduaan sama Levet... Salvatore menguarkan bau -klo minjem istilah levet- 'Lucu'.. pas ngeliat Harley -si pureblood kembarannya Darcy- di depan pintu sarang... Gyahahahha... baunya Lucu.. karna di antara aroma kekuatan yg di keluarin.. ada aroma Sex pas ngeliat si Harley.. muahahaha ge demen neh yg begini
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Lelyana
Aug 17, 2011 Lelyana rated it it was amazing
Wow ! Akhirnya, pencarian dan penantian panjang Salvatore si Raja Were membuahkan hasil. Kembar ke 3 dari kembar 4 yang diharapkan meneruskan garis keturunan pureblood , Harley , di temukan.Dari pertama bertemu, mereka sudah merasakan kekuatan ikatan berpasangan yang menarik-narik mereka untuk terus bersama, walaupun mati-matian Harley berusaha menyangkal ketertarikannya kepada Raja Were yang super ganteng itu.

Harley mau tidak mau akhirnya ikut terseret dalam pertarungan Salvatore dengan Briggs,
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Jute
Jul 01, 2010 Jute rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance
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ൠSinful
This was my first Guradian's of Eternity book. Honestly, the descriptions and reviews of the earlier books didn't interest me, but this one did. Especially that cover.

It turned out to be a strong PNR novel. I didn't find it challenging at all having missed out on the first five books. That being said, plenty of old friends do appear enough and play a role in the story to satisfy series lovers.

It was very typically PNR. The begining was meh. After reading soo many PNR series it is really challe
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Cara Defelix
Jun 24, 2013 Cara Defelix rated it really liked it
OH man. I have been waiting for Salvatore since Styx's story. This one is super drool worthy. HOT HOT HOT! I just imagine him as Alcide Herveaux from True Blood. Can you say schmexy??!!

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Anyways, another wonderful fast pace story full of twist and turns! Although, I wish this was more of Salvatore's story rather than Harley's POV. Seems like Salvatore has come a loooooonnnnngg way and i mean a super LOOOONNNNNGGG way from his ultimate goal. However, not once did the story disappoint. Harley
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Book
Apr 08, 2010 Book rated it liked it
I liked this book overall but found myself a little bored reading it. I guess after reading the breed series which moves things along fast this seemed like a lot of story and explaination and not so much action. There are so many characters in this series I found myself trying to remember everyone. As the end comes around there are so many lead ins for different characters. They are still talking about levet the gargoyle, oh lets not forget Tane, then Cassandra, and Caine. I still like the serie ...more
Patty McKenna Van Hulle
Beyond the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #6) by Alexandra Ivy
Alexandra Ivy

Another hit for Ms Ivy! Salvatore Giuliani is the PISSED OFF ruling Were King and he thinks he is all that! He just has to find his mate and make some little Giuliani! What woman would not want him? Harley, that who! Harley is a rare pure blood were and she is so sick of bossy, controlling men and that goes double for ALL Weres! She doesn't want to have an ARROGANT King in her universe! She is not a puppy machine! Salvatore just wants to have her over , under or beside him and neve
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Marye
Aug 14, 2015 Marye rated it it was ok
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Cindyg
Mar 31, 2010 Cindyg rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Another winner for Alexandra Ivy. I devoured this book, I tried not to but the pace is great, moves and keeps moving. I fell for Salvatore...he wasn't my favorite in earlier books...but what this Were went through for his mate was awesome. I also loved Harley, strong, independent and sassy.
This was one hell of a read. Highly recommend it. Can't wait for the next book in the series.
Ladysatel
One of the were sisters stolen from their nursery is found living with Caine, a cur who hates purebloods. Harley has been fed a pack of lies by Caine about the true werewolves.

Salvatore Guiliani, King of the Weres, is on the trail of Caine and tracks him to a remote house in Missouri. When he sees Harley, the stolen child, although a grown woman now his desire to mate goes into overdrive. He decides than and there to take her away from Caine and mate with her. Harley has other ideas and one of t
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Amy Hasten
Oct 25, 2015 Amy Hasten rated it liked it
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I think the reasons why I put this as 3 stars instead of 4 was because I had such high expectations for this book because it had the werewolf.
Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️
Dec 23, 2011 Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ by: Karla
Totally loving this book....was not really looking forward to Salvatore's book but I am pleasantly surprised how much I am loving him!!
Lucy Sisk
Aug 20, 2015 Lucy Sisk rated it it was ok
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6, Za hranicí temnoty (Beyond the Darkness)

- Harley byla vychována od mimina Cainem, psem, který byl kousnut vlkodlakem. Díky své kousavé a temperamentní povaze se stala nebezpečnou pro všechny, kdo by jí chtěli ublížit. Nejvíce si brousí drápy na Salvatora, který podle slov Caina zavraždil její sestry. Jestli se jí dostane do spárů, má v plánu ho zabít.

- Salvator uvízl v podzemním tunelu s Levetem, když stopoval Caina, pomateného psa, který věří, že se mů
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Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
- 4 Beyond Stars -

Love the action and world Ms. Ivy has created in her Guardians of Eternity series.

Beyond the Darkness is book six in Alexandra Ivy's Guardians of Eternity series. Ms. Ivy does not disappoint she knows how to pull her audience in and keep us entertained, with a strong plot, action, adventure, and just the right amount of romance.

We are taking on a fast paced action packed adventure and learn more about the Weres in this world. By the end I had a better understand of the We
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Les Chroniques Aléatoires
Mar 14, 2016 Les Chroniques Aléatoires rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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C’est donc au tour de la 3ème des quadruplée de passer à la trappe et qui mieux que Salvatore pour faire les yeux doux à la belle. Après tout il a passer 30 ans à la chercher et a tout fait pour changer son ADN ! Mais bon, pas sûre que ça suffise pour séduire cette garou au caractère bien trempé…

Harley est donc une des sœurs de Darcy et de Regan, celle des 4 qui a été élevé par Caine en personne. Pendant toute sa vie elle a cru que ses sœurs étaient mortes et que c’était Salvatore qui les avait
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The Romance Reviews (Carole)
4.5 stars out of 5.0 stars

"Another exciting book in the series! Not to be missed!"

I really love Alexandra Ivy's writing! Her prose flows like smooth, warm honey, the kind you'll never get enough of. I know I've said something to that effect before, but I witnessed it again in this story and in Embrace the Darkness, which I've read but haven't yet written the review.

I have to admit that when I was reading Darkness Unleashed (Jagr's story), I hadn't liked Salvatore Giuliani, King of the Weres, tha
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Amanda
Feb 24, 2016 Amanda rated it really liked it
Being the 6th book in the series, it was still entertaining. I do enjoy this series and (if I can find the time) will start the next one soon.
I only had 2 issues with the book.
1st The heroine was strong - maybe too strong...there were times I found Harley annoying.
2nd The dialogue between the two main characters was mainly sexual jokes/friendly banter. They rarely made it through a page without some joke or smart ass comment. They never really seemed to have a real conversation. It was funny an
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Felicia (Ferishia)
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“I don't know what your damage is, but in case you've failed to notice,we're in a bit of trouble here. Can you focus on something other than trying to get into my pants?" His lips curled. " I can multitask.” 40 likes
“A near half hour passed as Salvatore weaved his way through the winding tunnel, his steps slowing as he tilted back his head to sniff the air.
The scent of cur was still strong, but he was beginning to pick up the distant scent of other curs, and…pure-blood.
Female pureblood.
Coming to a sharp halt, Salvatore savored the rich vanilla aroma that filled his senses.
He loved the smell of women. Hell, he loved women.
But this was different.
It was intoxicating.
“Cristo,” he breathed, his blood racing, an odd tightness coiling through his body, slowly draining his strength.
Almost as if…
No. It wasn’t possible.
There hadn’t been a true Were mating for centuries.
“Curs,” Levet said, moving to his side. “And a female pureblood.”
“Si,” Salvatore muttered, distracted.
“You think it’s a trap?”
Salvatore swallowed a grim laugh. Hell, he hoped it was a trap. The alternative was enough to send any intelligent Were howling into the night.
“There’s only one way to find out.”
He moved forward, sensing the end of the tunnel just yards in front of him.
“Salvatore?” Levet tugged on his pants.
Salvatore shook him off. “What?”
“You smell funny. Mon Dieu, are you…”
With blinding speed, Salvatore grasped the gargoyle by one stunted horn and yanked him off his feet to glare into his ugly face. Until that moment, he hadn’t noticed the musky scent that clung to his skin.
Merda.
“One more word and you lose that tongue,” he snarled.
“But…”
“Do not screw with me.”
“I do not intend to screw with anyone.” The gargoyle curled his lips in a mocking smile. “I am not the one in heat.”
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