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Darkness Unleashed (Guardians of Eternity #5)

4.23 of 5 stars 4.23  ·  rating details  ·  5,711 ratings  ·  160 reviews
The Guardians of Eternity are vampire warriors without equal, bound by their loyalties and sworn to protect their charges from every danger. . .except those posed by their own hungry desires. . .

A scarred recluse, Jagr makes no secret of his disdain for others' company. But now, as a member of Chicago's powerful vampire clan, he has certain obligations to fulfill. The late
ebook, 278 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Zebra (first published January 1st 2009)
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Jessica Hatfield
I gave it four stars because Regan made me want to shake the crap out of her. Poor Jagr didn't he live through enough but to have a stupid mate that pushed him away but other then her chicken ways making me wanna slap her the story was great
IOMG ..."The Librarian"Jagr

This one is my favorite, thus far.

It was well Written

Has lot of Action

Jägr, is scrumptious,strong and smart.

The Descriptive writing is perfect,

Loved it!
The Romance Reviews (Carole)
"Alexandra Ivy has me hooked on this series, craving it like I would the finest chocolates."

Alexandra Ivy created a winner with this combination of sexy, gorgeous hero, a courageous heroine who's more than a match for him, sly humor, action, magic and hot passion guaranteed to sizzle a page or two.

Regan, kidnapped and abused from young, is a pureblood Were who was finally rescued from her kidnapper, Culligan. However, when Culligan escaped, she vowed not to rest until she has him in her grasp an
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4,5 stars.
Seperti wine, semakin lama gaya menulis Alexandra Ivy semakin bagus.
Buku ini juga lebih bagus dari sebelumnya, walau masih belum terlalu jelas arah cerita mau dibawa kemana.

Jagr, oh Jagr. Keren sangat, tortured hero emang keren ;). Apalagi tortured hero with big and soft heart like Jagr. Dan gw juga suka banget ama Regan. Tokoh wanita favorit. Ga lemah, keras kepala, dan yg bagus dari Jagr-Regan, mereka ada proses untuk menga
Astri  Nasthasia Videlia
Hahhhaaayy... Alexandra Ivy is The Best!!! Love Her books so Much!!!

Jagr.. is Jegeeerrr!!! Gyahahahahahha...

Ternyata.. di balik sikap dinginnya dy sama orang lain.. ada sejarah 'mengerikan'.. Dan di Balik sikap Dinginnya dy itu.. ada sikap lembut saat dy bertemu Regan.. Uhuuuyyyy...

yg bikin gw kaget.. adegan uhuk uhuk nya ampe mecahin barang - barang di sekelilingnya saking HOT nya... huahahahahhaha HOT boooooooooo... hmpffth

daaann.. daaannn.. daaannn.. yang bikiin gw konsentrasii baca
Enjoyable read. The reclusive vampire hero is sent to rescue the vampire king's sister-in-law - who doesn't want to be rescued. By anyone. Especially a vampire with control issues...

Although reading a series in order is always better, it is not imperative with this one.

Guardians of Eternity
1. When Darkness Comes (2007)
2. Embrace The Darkness (2007)
3. Darkness Everlasting (2008)
4. Darkness Revealed (2009)
5. Darkness Unleashed (2009)
6. Beyond The Darkness (2010)
♡♥Ang ♥♡
This is the 5th Guardians of Eternity book, Darkness Unleashed and it was Amazing!! Jagr and Regan are the best,Both have been tormented and now they have been thrown together in one of the best stories so far!!
Alexandra ivy has done an Fantastic Job i can not wait to read the next one.

3.5 stars -Physically Free, Yet Imprisoned By Their Pasts - Love Is The Key

Regan, one of Darcy's other quadruplet sisters is freed from 30 years of imprisonment and torture, and is on the hunt to wreck vengeance on her captor. Regan comes to the story with a whole lot of anger and baggage, apart from the psychological scars from her imprisonment and abuse, the rejection by the were-king Salvatore - because the non-shifting bioengineered pureblood Regan is sterile and of no use as a breeder - o
Wowowoowo..melting sama bang Jagr yg super cool ini...
Gak nyangka vampir dingin kejam seperti Jagr bisa memandikan Reagan dengan penuh kelembutan...mauuuuuuuuuu.........
Dan sukaaa sekali sama cover asli nya ini, Jagr memang harus terlihat spt ini.

Terpaksa keluar dari kastil nya yang nyaman, memenuhi perintah sang raja vampir , Styx , untuk mencari Regan saudara kembar Darcy ,pasangan Styx, si ratu Vampir.
Walau sambil menggerutu, Jagr berangkat juga ke St.Louis untuk mencari Regan yang berhasil l
This is a paranormal romance that uses all the cliches - brooding, damaged goods Alpha vampire is emotionally healed through his obsessive and devoted love for damaged goods, highly spirited heroine. If those cliches drive you nuts, pass this series by. If, on the other hand, you are a fan of Sherilyn Kenyon (and therefore like this formula), this is a good series to follow. This 5th book in the series focuses on Jagr, a hermetic vampire who was once tortured for 300 years, and a 30 year old gen ...more
Shari Kay
Another 3 from GofE. I seem to be stuck in the average zone on these books. The characters are engaging and the dialog is actually quite good, it's just the author uses too many pop culture references in a effort to be humorous and quite a bit of TSTL moments as a means of putting our H/h is danger. But.... and there is always a "but"...I like the "how are they gonna get out of this one" moments and find them fun. I love how possessive the heroes are,(though Ivy always tends to water down their ...more
Patty McKenna Van Hulle
Darkness Unleashed (Guardians of Eternity, #5) by Alexandra Ivy
Alexandra Ivy

I love Ms. Ivy's Guardians of Eternity series. The characters are unique, kooky and so flipping hilarious. Jagr is such a wounded warrior and so tried of the politics of the Vamps clan. Poor Regan is free, but still haunted. Regan thinks Jagr is arrogant, bossy and a PITA (pain in the a$$)! Regan also wants to crawl up in his arms! Jagr uses kisses just to shut her up! Jar's scarred heart is slowing awakened by Regan's sassy and sexiness! Ms. Ivy writes such smart, fast paced and h
A wherewolf feeling lost just released after 30 years of torture and a vampire who loves his solitude trying to help her re-unite with a long lost sister and her revenge she cant give up.
Loved it and love Regan and Jagrs story and the continued clues to Salvatore who disappeared at the end, now i have to hurry along to his story, =)
I read Darkess Unleashed in one sitting, I just couldn't put it down!
I felt so sorry for Jagr and I found myself screaming at Regan most of the time. But as always it all works out. I cant wait to read about what happens with salvadore, I just love all of her books and highly recommend them to anyone.
Funzee Shu

“You,” he whispered, “I’ve been waiting for you.”

Well ?
Gw akan berusaha menulis ripiu ini seefisien dan sesingkat mungkin.... *ehm*

Kebayang kan kerennya kek apa vampir yg satu ini ??
Dg postur nyaris 2 meter, rambut pirang panjang di kepang, berwajah dingin dan bermata biru.
Kebayang ???
Pastinya lah...

Awal kisah bener2 memikat, memukau, bahkan gw udh melihat 4 bintang menari2 di sepanjang baca buku ini.
Tegang...penuh intrik...bikin deg2an...pokoknya keren pisanlah !

Tapi...amat disayangkan
This book didn't dissapoint. It's just as good as the others. I loved Jagr and Regan. I have to say Styx is still my favorite.

This one has quite the cliffhanger. The story never slows so it keep you moving through the book with a flow.
I really love Jagr's character! He is one big "teddy bear". I want one!!!
OK this writer is gifted.
Marie-Josee Larouche
Dec 30, 2014 Marie-Josee Larouche rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who love Paranormal Romance, and Vampire Romance, Angsty with happy ending
This is my second time reading this book, and I can't believe that I didn't take the time to give this a review. I absolutely love this story to bits! It is enthralling, captivating, and a total page turner! I can never seem to be able to put this book down, and keep drifting back to the book when I'm done to re-dead some passages from the book. I can confidently say that Darkness Unleashed is my favorite book in this series.

I really enjoy the characters in this story. The characters are intens
5 Hot-stubborn-lovin' STARS!!!!

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Ooh wee but I loved Jagr. I expected him to be cold and aloof throughout the book and thought that he would be the one who needed convincing that the female was his mate but was totally shocked to realize that he needed to convince the stupid and stubborn female.

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Alexandra Ivy has a recurring habit of making a reader like a villian, or rather a character one would assume would be less liked. And that has been the case with the Ugly Gargoyle Levet! I love him! And he
Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
~ 5 Darkness Unleashed Stars ~

After meeting Jagr in Darkness Revealed I wanted to read his story. Alexandra Ivy delivered a sexy gorgeous hero, courageous heroine, sly humor, action, suspense and hot passion. I crave this series like I crave ice cream. I am total hooked and always ready to read more.

I had so much fun reading Darkness Unleashed . I feel in love with Jagr right from the beggining and wanted to know everything about him. What happened to him? Why does he stay away from his fell
Les Chroniques Aléatoires
Un volume totalement différent qui se démarque par le choix d’un déroulement à la "road movie", le couple phares, Jagr et Regan, n’étant pas dans un endroit fixe et toujours en pleine course poursuite. Et pour une fois, ce sont eux les chasseurs (okay, pas pendant toute l’histoire), ce qui changent pas mal de la pauvre fille en danger que le beau vampire doit protéger.

Jagr avait été introduit dans le volume précédent de façon assez explosive et comme étant une personne plus qu’un peu flippante.
Darkness Unleashed by far is my favorite in the series. We are introduced to the second of four genetically altered were sister who were born 30 years prior and subsequently kidnapped in infancy. Regan was held prisoner and tortured by an imp name Culligan. After escaping she cannot fathom enjoying life until she hunts down her captor and kills him. Regan's sister, Darcy wants her found, returned and kept safe so her husband Styx enlists the assistance of Jagr, a recluse vampire who also had bee ...more
What is it about romantic stories about vampire and werewolf couples, first Lucien and Sonia, partly Selene and Michael Corvin, Styx and Darcy, and now Jagr and Regan. There may have been a great deal of stories before Darkness Unleashed but the story of Jagr and Regan was just perfect. To have a glimpse of the inner thoughts and feelings of two people who had been tortured for years but who were now experiencing the need to be with someone else or to care so much for someone else, was extremely ...more
From some of the other reviews I had skimmed over before starting this book, I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I have the rest of the series. There seemed to be a somewhat less than stellar opinion of Regan, so I was braced for her to annoy me. I was pleasantly surprised when she didn't.

This time around, we get the story of the brooding, isolated ancient vampire Jagr - historian, recluse, warrior. His almost monastic life keeps him out of tribe business, but when his King commands him, he c
SYNOPSIS: Book five of the Guardians of Eternity series revolves around Jagr whom we met in Book 4 (Darkness Revealed) . Jagr is a recluse, who shuns his clan and has no loyalty to his King. He is a former Visigoth Chieftain who dislikes others’ company and does not take orders easily. It’s with great reluctance that he agrees to do the King’s bidding when ordered to Chicago. His prey - the Anasso’s sister-mate, Regan.

Regan is one of quadruplets that were stolen as babes; because of their purebl
May Mostly Romance
Darkness Unleashed ของอเลกซานดรา ไอวี

หนังสือเลมนีเปนเลมทีหาในชุด Guardians of Eternity ซึงอานมาแลวหาเลมกยังไมเขาใจความหมายคะ

จุดเดนในงานเขียนของอเลกซานดรากคือ หนังสือของเธอไมมีความเปนชุดทีมากจนเกินไป การเกาะเกียวของเรืองราวในแตละเลมจะเปนทีตัวละครมากกวาทีพลอต ดังนันจึงไมจำเปนเลยคะทีจะตองอานเรียงกันมาตังแตเลมแรก แมวาในเลมนีจะมีการสปอยลเรืองราวในเลมสามของชุดไปบางเลกนอย แตกไมไดเสียหายอะไรรายแรง

เพราะความเลวรายในอดีตทีเขาถูกทรมานนานหลายรอยปี แจคจึงใชเวลานับจากนันหลบอยูในถำไมสังสรรกับใคร แตกระนันเมือเขา
Olivia Tan
Yaiyyy!!! Akirnya kelar dalam 5 jam. Hiphip \(`)/ \(^o^)/

Rate 5 of 5
Gileeee!!! Cinta terkewer2 ama si Jagr. Gak kalah pesonanya ama si Dante, Viper, Styx ato Cezar ( )
And he is MINE!!!
Yakk dimulai review nya..

Diawali dengan Styx memanggil Jagr ǗπƮùƘ melacak werewolves pureblood ƔάϞƍ tak lain adalah saudara kembar Darcy dr 4 saudara Darcy yg terpisah sejak kecil karena diculik oleh para cur...
Para cur, percaya bahwa werewolves pureblood dapat mengubah nasib mereka. Sehingga mereka menculik kee
I wanted to like this book so badly. I love the rest of the series so much! And I couldn't wait to get my hands on this book, it was out of stock on Amazon so I ordered it from an American company and waited roughly two weeks for it and read it in one sitting.

'A scarred recluse, Jagr makes no secret of his disdain for others company. But now, as a member of Chicago's powerful vampire clan, he has certain obligations to fulfill. The latest: track down a missing were pureblood and return her to he
This would have gotten five stars since I did really love it, but there were several glaring errors within the book that were quite distracting. First, there were several times in which there was a word missing from the writing. However, that is not as annoying as the second glaring mistake... there was a character within the story whose name kept changing. That would be the character of Sadie (or is it Sophie?). Now, it was only in the beginning that the switch occurred, but it was annoying as ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Guardians of Eternity (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1)
  • Embrace The Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #2)
  • Darkness Everlasting (Guardians of Eternity, #3)
  • Darkness Revealed (Guardians of Eternity, #4)
  • Beyond the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #6)
  • Devoured by Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #7)
  • Darkness Eternal (Guardians of Eternity, #7.5)
  • Bound By Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #8)
  • Fear the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity, #9)
  • Darkness Avenged (Guardians of Eternity, #10)
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