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Lethal Rider

(Lords of Deliverance #3)

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4.38  ·  Rating details ·  15,909 ratings  ·  830 reviews
They're here. They ride. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Born of a match between good and evil, four siblings stand between hell's minions and everything they want to destroy. They are the Lords of Deliverance, and they have the power to ward off Doomsday...or let it ride...

LETHAL RIDER

Thanatos, the most deadly Horseman of the Apocalypse, has endured thousands of years
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Paperback, UK, 464 pages
Published May 22nd 2012 by Piatkus Books (first published November 22nd 2011)
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Irene Angel You definitely need to read them in order or you'll get lost in the Demonica universe. But you'll not get bored! They are all fantastic books, each…moreYou definitely need to read them in order or you'll get lost in the Demonica universe. But you'll not get bored! They are all fantastic books, each building up for the next.(less)

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Mariya
“Kiss me?” There was a vulnerability in his request that had such a powerful effect on her that she almost choked up. In answer, she lifted her head up and touched her lips to his.

LETHAL RIDER was freaking AMAZING! It exceeded all of my expectations, but of course, how could Thantos not impress me. This book was full of complete EPIC-NESS! You will be AMAZED. I promise you that! LETHAL RIDER takes place about 8 months after Regan betrayed Thantos into having sex with her to get pregnant. Thant
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Michelle, the Bookshelf Stalker  Queen of the Undead
I had a blast "chatting" with AH about Lethal Rider.... check it out here...

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Larissa Ione is by far, one of my favorite authors. In fact, I've not rated any of her books less than 5 stars. When I first rated books, I gave away 5 stars easily, but now- not even close. The fact that all her books still rate so highly just tells you how much I love her as an author.

First, even though you technically don't have to read the Demonica series (the Demonica series
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
I have tried to find the perfect word to describe this book. Words such as “dangerously addicting”, “evocative” and “sinful” don’t really encompass all that Larissa Ione has achieved in this series. With dark heroes, spit-fire heroines and an impending doom that threatens to destroy all of mankind, it’s difficult to describe the epic nature of LETHAL RIDER.

Thanatos has been betrayed by The Aegis member, Regan. Rightfully, he wants nothing more from Regan other than her blood on his hands. Howeve
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Alex is The Romance Fox
This series just keeps getting better and better!!!

Lethal Rider, the 3rd book in the Lords of Deliverance Series, begins 8 months after book 2, where the sh…..t hit the fan after Thanatos discovers the truth about Regan Cooper, a demon-slayer working for the Aegis real intentions after they had spent a night of wicked passion and giving her something unique of his….
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After escaping from his sedated state, he’s out for blood….and vengeance…Regan being his target.
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And hello…not only betrayal but h
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Sophia Triad
Thanatos i.e. meaning Death in Greek language

He used to be a nice, cool guy. He was the father of all vampires. He loved his brothers and sister, his lovely home and his isolation.
He had to save the world of course, not to let his seal be broken and stop his half-lunatic brother from killing every living thing on the face of Earth from plagues.
But he was also one of the four Horsemen, proud and strong, dark and dangerous, high and mighty.

“Lethal Rider” starts with him drugged and powerless for
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Shawna
5 stars – Paranormal Romance

A+mazing! Another dark, seductive installment in the addictive Lords of Deliverance series and perhaps the best yet. Thanatos, the Horseman of the Apocalypse known as Death, is a dangerous warrior who’s bearing of violence mixed with vulnerable longing makes for one lethally sexy hero. Larissa Ione has delivered once again! Big 5 stars!
Kat
Jan 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: library-1, favorites
I REALLY enjoyed the sizzling chemistry between Thanados and Reagan in this one. Thanados was tricked into having sex with Reagan in the previous book, and where we’re introduced in this one, she’s nine months pregnant with his child. She was sent in as a spy to try to conceive the child of this particular horseman, as there was a prophecy that the child could stop the Apocalypse from coming, so, not cool from his pov, but kind of understandable, too. Who wants the world to end? They are reunite ...more
Kayla
May 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
OMFG! Where to start, where to start? Larissa has reminded me why I love to read in the first place, I literally devoured this book in a day... Yeah, it was that good! It captured me and sucked me in so I couldn't put it down until I was finished. I'm so serious, I was reading this while I was at my Internship.

The story picks up with Regan being protected in the Aegis headquarters and that's when things get all wound up, Thanatos finds out where Regan is and I'm not going to tell you what happen
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Jen Davis
May 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Without a doubt, this is the best installment in the Lords of Deliverance series so far. Ever since she introduced us to the Demonica world back in Pleasure Unbound, Larissa Ione has seamlessly woven all of these amazing characters and threads of storylines together into a giant ongoing masterpiece of action, betrayal, romance, epic world-building, and mind-blowing sex. Each book builds on the last. Each leaves me excited, satisfied, and still wanting more.

It's been eight months since the events
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Viri
Nov 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
***3.5***

Tenía cero ganas de iniciar este libro, ya que de los cuatro jinetes Thanathos era el que menos me importaba pero debo admitir que a pesar del final más DRAMÁTICO y apocalíptico de todos los libros... este es un libro con una historia sorprendente.

Me gustó mucho más que los dos anteriores y eso ya es algo que decir.

Espero con ansias a mí amor Reaver ❤ aunque creo que la historia del último jinete del Apocalipsis será grandiosa... tengo muchas esperanzas!!!! Les voy contando 😅
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Tasha
*takes off my invisible reading glasses and pinches the bridge of my nose*

And the fuckery continues, it appears.

I'm not even going to bother doing a summary of this, this...thing because I have a feeling that it would just infuriate me more. As we know from the previous installment, Eternal Rider, we get to follow Regan the Rapist and Thanatos AKA the Death Horsemen. Let me just get to the point. I'm not quite sure what the hell to think. On some levels, I liked it. Kind of. On most other levels
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Pamela / SpazP
Aug 20, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(spoiler free)
Larissa Ione is back with her third Lords of Deliverance novel, Lethal Rider, and it's totally worth the wait!

Thanatos has been kept immobile for the past 8 months by his own siblings, Ares and Limos. Upon discovering Regan's horrible deception in Immortal Rider, he went nuclear and squashed a lot of lives. They feel it's for his own good and only intend to keep him in that state until his baby is born. Hades has his own agenda, and helps break him out of his hellhound saliva-induc
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AH
Thanatos is mad as hell…and he wants to stomp around and shout a bit…

Lethal Rider is the third book of Larissa Ione’s Lords of Deliverance series. This series expands upon her earlier Demonica series. The author creates a rich, textured world, full of angels, demons, vampires, and the like. This world is on the cusp of an apocalypse of Biblical proportions brought about by one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Pestilence.
In each of her Lord of Deliverance books, the author focused on one
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♡Karlyn P♡
Wonderful story, but I might be done with this series.

This was Thanatos and Regan's story. He is one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and she a human Aegis Guardian. After tricking Thanatos into having sex with her (in book 2), she is now pregnant with a son who could either start or end the apocalypse.

I couldn't wait for their story, and it paid off. I loved both of these two, and the twist with having their unborn son be such a prominent character worked great. BUT... despite loving th
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namericanwordcat
Thanatos is one of my favorite kinds of heroes. He wants a realtionship. He wants childern. He wants love.

Sadly, he gets really screwed over and is used as a means to an ends in the previous book in the series but this book is all about making his HEA possible.

Ione does an amazing job in this book with the heroine. Regan did something pretty awful in rhe previous book and gasp plans on giving her baby away.

Through this love story, we see Regan fully and love her as Thanatos does. I love Thant
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Aileene
Oct 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
*spoilers alert!*

I have strict reservations when posting (hard core) profanities but Mudda f*er this book is SO worth it! It's fanf*ckingtastic!

This phenomenal installment made me feel on the verge all the time. I've been bombarded with too many things at the same time - clockwise and counter clockwise. I thought I would come out of my skin reading each pages!

The Hero and Heroine

This sequel showcased Thanatos (sexy SEXY Than), the fourth horseman also called Death if his Seal breaks.

I don't h
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Melanie
I've been addicted tohooked on Ione's 'Demonica' world since first reading 'Pleasure Unbound'. Seriously steamy and well-written, I avidly devoured that series and immediately delved into her just-as-sexy apocalyptic spin-off 'Lords of Deliverance' books as they've been released. In fact, on official release day of 'Lethal Rider' I scoured the city frantically looking for a copy before finding one so I could proudly add it to my hard-copy collection (after reading it of course)! I know, I know - ...more
Neyra ♦
Feb 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely amazing. The outcome far outweighed the expectations I had for Lethal Rider.

Of course it had it's flaws, but the joy I felt at every page while reading and anticipating what was to come next left me with little to no argument for whether they should affect my love of the series. They did not. Though, I was torn throughout the story for about 65% of the book, I finally decided to just simply put my emotions out of the way, and accept what had to be done.. I tried anyways, Lol. Still,
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Anzu The Great Destroyer
From virgin to dad in zero to sixty.

Long story short
After stealing the virginity of Thanatos, fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse, Regan, an Aegis Guardian, gets pregnant and almost destroys the world. Thanatos wants to kill her because she lied to him in order to steal his semen virginity. Regan has the hots for Than. Than has the hots for Regan. The end.

My thoughts
I was extremely unhappy with the fact that Regan is pregnant in Lethal Rider because I could not stand the thought of going throu
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Ezinwanyi
Nov 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This one starts right where Immortal Riders ended, with Thanatos (fourth horseman of the Apocalypse) in the induced comatose state. He is being kept there by his siblings, since his anger and its consequences are renowned. If you remember from the previous book, Thanatos had just discovered Regan’s duplicitous action and he was raging. Limos & Ares decided to buy time and figure out how to deal with Pestilence while hoping Thanatos’ wrath will subside.

After eight and a half months, Thanatos
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Jess the Romanceaholic
This is a Quickie Review. For the full review, please visit The Romanceaholic. Please note the full review contains spoilers for previous novels in the series.

Expected Release Date: May 22, 2012
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Imprint: Forever
Author’s Website: http://larissaione.com
My Source for This Book: Netgalley
Part of a Series: Yes, Book 3, Lords of Deliverance (Spinoff of the Demonica Series)
Series Best Read In Order: Yes
Steam Level: Steamy

I've been a fan of the Demonica Series, and sub
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Ronda  Tutt
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Heart Throbbing Exciting!

What a brilliant story! I love this author, she has weave a story that captures your heart in a thrilling world wind drama between good and evil. I love the fact that evil is not necessary bad/evil.

I love Than and think he is what a perfect man should be, Handsome, Charming, Sexy, Built, Tough, Bad Boy, and an Ass at times but an ass that is humorous and sincere when you least expect it. He's deadly and dangerous but tender and sweet when it's called for.

The characters
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Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
We find out that Regan was tricked into drugging Thanatos and herself which helped her complete the plan of having sex with him and getting pregnant. Thanatos is beyond livid not only from losing his virginity but from being essentially raped. Ares and Limos felt it was best to keep him paralyzed with hellhound saliva so he doesn't kill anymore than he already has. The problem is Thanatos doesn't know Regan is pregnant and all hell is about to break loose!

Well, I was sooo looking forward to thi
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Brittany B.
May 06, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: great-series, rom_pnr
4.5 Stars

A great book. Fabulous addition to a Kick-Ass series!!

I think this series itself is better than any one book. Larissa Ione has woven an amazing tapestry full of depth, passion, peril and excitement with this series. Each book adds to the whole world she's created, making the series absolutely more addictive than any other series I've read lately, except for KMM's Fever books. I seriously give the books my highest recommendation.

Not to say this book was perfect. Larissa Ione has a hab
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MISS VAIN
And she remembered the expression on his face when he realized she'd betrayed him. She was going to die, and it would all have been for nothing.

Lethal Rider begins eight months after Regan betrayed Thanatos in Eternal Rider.  Poor Thanatos has been living such a horrific life these past eight months sedated by Hellhound saliva rendering him in a bed unable to move at his siblings request. They believe they're doing what is best for his safety as well as the safety of those around him with the th
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Nisha
I'm done with this book, but just being a sloth about getting my review written up and posted.
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So naturally, it took me more than a week to get back to writing this review. It's the longest I've gone, but I think it has to do with writing a review that would do the book justice. I can't promise that even now, but I figure, I might as well try.

Anyone who has reached Lethal Rider, the 3rd book in the Lords of Deliverance series, is a fan of Ms. Ione. But I would bet my life, that compared to th
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Francesca the Fierce (Under the Covers Book Blog)
This review was posted at Under the Covers

This has been a highly anticipated book for me. We are getting close to the Apocalypse, will they be able to prevent it or will all hell literally break loose?
At the end of Immortal Rider Regan, a member of the Aegi, had volunteered to have sex with Thanatos and get pregnant. The whole thing went down with all kinds of betrayal and I couldn't help but feel like beating Regan to a pulp by the end of that book.

Lethal Rider starts eight and a half months la
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Esra
Feb 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Denisa
Well, this was disappointing.

I expected so much more from this book. I really liked this series and Ive been looking forward to reading this one. And guess what? I was soooo so disappointed! I dunno why, but I didn't feel it, it didn't make me excited or interested, I didn't get the "ohh, I can't wait to see what's next" feeling. I just read it so that I can say I did.
It was ok, it still deserves 3 stars, compared to most pnr books, but I still expected more.
Amy J Romance Author & Reader Events
3.5-4 stars... GAHHHHH I am so disappointed in T's book. Let's keep in mind Larissa's not great book is still a good read. There just seemed to be sooooo much talk about feelings FFS. I mean I get it at first because of the "situation" and I get that it occasionally would need to come up but REALLY??? Every scene T and R had together was talk, talk, talk, fuck, talk, talk. This is one of the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse and O.K. so he's in touch with his sensitive side but geeeesh. Thank God ...more
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione penned her first novel at the age of 13 and hasn't stopped writing since. She has been a U.S. Air Force meteorologist, an EMT, and a professional dog trainer, and you never know when one of those interests will pop into her novels.

She lives a nomadic existence with her U.S. Coast Guard husband and son, so her writing career has been a bl
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Other books in the series

Lords of Deliverance (6 books)
  • Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1, Demonica, #6)
  • Immortal Rider  (Lords of Deliverance, #2; Demonica, #7)
  • Rogue Rider  (Lords of Deliverance #4; Demonica #9)
  • Reaver  (Lords of Deliverance, #5; Demonica, #10)
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“Oh, and this is a good one. Muffy the Vampire Layer.”
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