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Darkness Unleashed (Guardians of Eternity #5)

4.23  ·  Rating Details ·  6,560 Ratings  ·  181 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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Jo ★The Book Sloth★
4 Can't Resist A Damaged Vamp Stars

Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
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
¸. • * ° *❧Gwendolyn❧ •°**★Camelot Dreamer❧ •°**★
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
Every relationship has its challenges and Jagr and Regan have them in spades. Jagr's an almost feral vampire that had been tortured for over 300 years and had to join a vampire clan that he considers more torture because they want to civilize and socialize him.

Regan is an altered werewolf that can't shift and has been tortured over 30 years and is on the run to avoid the socialization her sister and the vampires want to inflict on her. Jagr's tasked to find Regan and bring her to Chicago to be
Jan 17, 2010 Cindy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: keepers
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)
Mar 18, 2010 Mandy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
(PNR Book Lover Reviews),
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.

Sara Ester
Aug 08, 2016 Sara Ester rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jagr y Regan!!!
Su historia es hermosa... llena de mucho dolor, ya que ambos sufrieron muchísimo... con sus propios traumas, pero dispuestos a enfrentarlos y salir adelante!!
Se complementan a la perfección...!!

Trata sobre el deseo de vengarte, que al final, la satisfacción que produce es momentanea... sobre los lazos familiares, que a veces se pueden sentir como muy opresivos!!

Pero admito que en momentos quería golpear a Darcy y Styx por no darle el espacio suficiente a Regan... las cosas forzada
Alexa Ayana
Apr 25, 2016 Alexa Ayana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yay!!! Jagr si manusia gua eh si vampir anti sosial akhirnya punya buku sendiri. Sejak kemunculannya (dan perpustakaannya) vampire cerdas, gahar, pemurung ini sudah menarik perhatianku. Apalagi tampilannya digambarkan seperti Ketua Visogath lengkap dengan kepang pirang panjangnya.

Regan? Rawr.. Gadis ini mungkin sudah diculik dan mengalami banyak penganiayaan dari masa kecil. Tapi itu membuatnya super kuat dan liar. Bahasa tubuhnya kasar dan memberi getaran yang sangat berbeda dengan Darcy, kemb
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
Dec 10, 2009 Ally rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2009
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
Kristi Hudecek-Ashwill
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Jun 06, 2012 Crystal rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vamp-were, traded
I realize that a series based on the premise of the existence of vampires and werewolves is stretching credibility and therefore one should just run with it, but there are points where even in that sort of world, one has to say, "waitaminute" Such is this book.

So our h has spent her entire existence tortured and confined to a cage. She's free now and somehow is able to function in society? She can fight? She knows how to throw knives? Yeah... because well, you know, people who keep others captiv
Kathy Davie
Jun 19, 2015 Kathy Davie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, paranormal
Fifth in the Guardians of Eternity paranormal romance series based in Chicago and revolving around a group of vampires. The couple focus is on Regan and Jagr and Hannibal, Missouri is the setting for this story.

My Take
Well, Jagr certainly has a unique method for shutting Regan up. It's also a nice workaround to Styx's orders that Regan be brought to Chicago without blemish. Styx has an ulterior motive to sending Jagr to fetch Regan. With his own horrific background, Jagr will be more understandi
Jul 26, 2011 Lelyana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
Jan 08, 2013 Amy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jun 28, 2010 Cynthia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal Romance Readers
Recommended to Cynthia by: No one
Not being familiar with the author, I picked this book up on a whim from the local library's book sale shelf. It has been on my TBR shelf for a while now; so I thought, eh, why not. WOW! It should come with a warning label. CAUTION: Events that occur may lead to spontaneous combustion.

Regan Garrett, pure blood Were, is all set on revenge (and freedom) after 30 years of imprisonment. She doesn't need help from anyone, let alone a centuries old vampire. Jagr, under orders from his King, to find Re
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
Mar 17, 2015 Shari Kay rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pnr-uf
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
Mar 18, 2011 Linda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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, =)
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.
Oct 25, 2009 Amber rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really love Jagr's character! He is one big "teddy bear". I want one!!!
A glimpse of the demonic creatures among us. A trueblood werewolf baby stonel from her nursery along with her 3 sisters years ago is found and released from her captor. After her release Regan has only one thing on her mind, torturing and killing the cur who held her captive all those years.

Jagyr an ancient vampire is sent to guard her and take her to her sister in Chicago. Both of them end up chasing the cur who held her prisoner and find themselves up against a pack being protected by a witch.
Oct 09, 2012 Jacq rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OK this writer is gifted.
Lucy Sisk
Aug 20, 2015 Lucy Sisk rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: alexandra-ivy

5, Rozbouřená temnota (Darkness Unleashed)

- Regan je vlkodlačice, která byla třicet let držena a týrána skřetem, který využíval její rychle se hojící schopnosti ve svůj prospěch. Salvator, král vlkodlaků, ji osvobodil a Regan zjistila, že má ještě tři sestry z nichž je jednou Darcy. Jediné, co ji zajímá je pomsta, takže uprchne Salvatorovi z Chicaga a hledá skřeta.

- Jagr byl za svého lidského života vizigótským vládcem. Jeho lid kdysi vnikl do upířího doup
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Other Books in the Series

Guardians of Eternity (1 - 10 of 12 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)
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