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(Lords of Deliverance #5)

4.42  ·  Rating details ·  10,076 ratings  ·  827 reviews

Reaver is an angel with a past, a record, and a less-than-heavenly attitude. Powerful enough to fight alongside the fiercest battle angels-and crazy enough to risk his wings on a one-way mission to hell-he's agreed to go where no angel has ever gone steal the most seductive and dangerous prize of Satan himself.


Harvester is one of t
Mass Market Paperback, 383 pages
Published December 17th 2013 by Forever
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Rachel Heidenberg You would need to read the first 4 lords of deliverance books because it's the 5th book on the series. But I would strongly encourage that the daemoni…moreYou would need to read the first 4 lords of deliverance books because it's the 5th book on the series. But I would strongly encourage that the daemonica books be read first, especially Sin Undone and the one before it.(less)

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Sophia Triad
Reaver , the angel
Reaver, the watcher of the four Horsemen
Reaver, the daddy and grandpa
Reaver, the lost lover

Reaver & Harvester are meant to be together. They were together, until Reaver fucked up and then they both lost their memory. They were apart for so many years as deadly enemies, as opponents in the battle between good versus evil – or at least this is what Reaver and us readers thought.

But NO, she was NOT.

Because we may thought that Harvester is the bad Fallen Angel that works with the
Alex is The Romance Fox
Reaver is the 5th book in Larissa Ione’s Lords of Deliverance series, a fabulous spinoff of her just as fantastic Demonica Series.
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The book opens with a short prologue that gives us a glimpse of Reaver & Harvester’s lives as angels in Heaven. They have no memories of the connection they had all those thousands of years ago.

Reaver once a Fallen Angel has been “upgraded” to full angel status has become the good watcher of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse, who he discovers are his children
Brenda Starling
May 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
I received this book as an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thank you again Larissa for this opportunity!

First and foremost I have to say that REAVER was well worth the long wait! From start to finish I stayed on the edge of my seat waiting on what happens next, and I was not disappointed. Larissa throws in surprise after surprise throughout the entire book. In fact there were a few jaw-dropping moments! There is something always going on, but not in a way that overwhelmed me.

Ah…Reaver… I
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
Finally, the story of Reaver and Harvester ~or~ Yenrieth and Verrine.


• The whole best friends to enemies to lovers theme never gets old.

• I really liked Reaver a lot more in this book. I guess because we got to see a more gentler ~and~ loving side to him.

• It was great to see the sweeter side of Harvester too, but I still like her 'badassness'!

• Took a while for things to get going but when they did, it was good! I always like how the blood drinking amps things up!

• Yay...we got som
Jun 05, 2012 rated it liked it
After waiting for over a year and a half...Reaver was O.K. just another book in this series.


2 August 2013-first things first...must whine about how much longer we have to wait- four more months to go, OH COME ON!!!! Can we get a break, a mulligan, perhaps graded on a curb...if 17 Dec 2013 = an 'A' and we want "Reaver" the book now--can we negotiate for a new availability date of 10 October 2013?...whine, whine, complain, complain...sigh!

** I have another prediction**
I think we'll find out
Lady Allison
Aug 24, 2011 marked it as to-read
Reaver finally gets a book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now to plot to get it released sooner...
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
5+ Stars!

Their relationship had been five thousand years in the making, and he wasn't about to let it go, now or later.

He'd hated her for so long, desired her at the same time, and it was time to stop the game of Ping-Pong they were both playing with their emotions.


Now that, my friends, is how you write a scorching hot PNR book.

I have been waiting for this book since we first met both Reaver and Harvester. Which each new LoD book I got more and more interested in their
Jul 14, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Loved it!

“So,” he said, “you really think having archangels string you up by your halo is worth saving this Harvester chick?”

...“She saved the world.”

Wraith shrugged. “So did I, but I don’t see you offering up your holy ass to save me.”

“Are you suffering unspeakable horrors at the hands of Satan?”

“No,” Wraith said, “but sometimes I have to eat hospital cafeteria food.”

This series is funny and exciting. On to the next one.
Jan 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
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This was another great book in the Demonica series. Larissa Ione is incredibly versatile in her writing and world-building. I am continually impressed by the breadth of her world and characters as she spins wild and creative tales to enjoy. In REAVER, we move from Horsemen to Angels, focusing on Reaver, a formerly fallen, now redeemed angel who is going after Harvester (a currently fallen angel) who has been condemned to hell for trying to save the world (essentially.) He knows he’ll get in big ...more
Jo ★The Book Sloth★
I've waiting for this for ages and I wasn't disappointed. What a book... What a heroine Harvester proved herself to be... Wish I could say I loved Reaver as much as I would want to but that would be almost a lie. I'll explain later on.


Reaver was awesome. He was brave and just and honest and loving, he was everything a hero should be(maybe a little bit prejudiced but let's cut him some slack), by all means if that was all I would have fallen head over heels in love with him. But, and that's
Feb 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
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4.5 stars! I love Reaver :D

Before reading:

Dear Release Date, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO BE SO FAR FAR FAR AWAY? I neeeed to read this book right now. Do you know that feeling you get when you just haaave to get something done because it'll irk you to death if you don't? Frustrating.

By the way, I adored the Demonica and Lords of Deliverance series. After reading them, I got that awkward yet highly depressing feeling of not knowing what I should read next (which is usually means that the bo
Jul 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
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Reaver & Harvester?!?!?!?! YES, PLEASE! ...more
Aaand cue Eurythmics:

I must be hallucinating
Watching Angels celebrating
Could this be activating
All my senses dislocating?

This must be a strange deception
By celestial intervention
Leaving me the recollection
Of your Heavenly connection

No one on earth could feel like this
Im thrown and overblown with bliss
There must be an Angel
And he's Playing with my heart...

I am officially making this my new Reaver theme;-) Because this might be a Demonica book, but it's just as much a book about angels against a
Apr 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
“You’re right. We’re not normal. We’re the most fucked-up, star-crossed lovers in history.”

Finally! The twin mysteries of Reaver and Harvester are revealed, and Larissa Ione once again does it in sensational, action-packed, heart pounding style!

I really can’t say anything about the story because it’s going to be a HUGE spoiler if you haven’t read the previous books, but OH. HOLY, GOD! This book is non-stop action from start to finish – seriously, there is not a quiet moment, it’s all go from the
Oct 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Favorite Quote: His feelings for her were as complicated as the history between Heaven and Hell.

Some tiny spoilers from book four.

Reaver, father of the Four Horsemen and bad boy battle angel has a problem. He recently found out that Harvester, a fallen angel, isn’t the evil entity she has been acting like for thousands of years. She did not betray Heaven but was actually involved in a complex mission that required her to act as thoug
Just turned the last page and if you listen carefully, you can hear the sound of my breath being taken away.
This installment was so good. SO GOOD that I wanted to weep.

I had to re-read the book as I had to drop it for some buddy readings and if you know me well, I love BRs.
Now that I've read it without stopping, I think I can write up a justifiable review.

Ms. Ione does an excellent job of building up her characters and I think that with Reaver, she went above and
I was so excited about this book and I had a lot of expectations about it.
I'm so happy it met them.
I hate it that it was shorter than the other books though.

RATING: 4.5 "Angels are my new Obsession" Hearts!!! <3 :D
Initial Thoughts: Wow. Just wow! Reaver goes to Sheoul to rescue Harvester from eternal torture by her loving father Satan. This is one romp through almost every part of Hell and is full of every imaginable demonic beastie. There's also lots of cameos from our favorite demonic doctor Eidolon and of course, our four ponies and their families and pups. Full review to come closer to the release date.

The Review:
Throughout the Lords of Deliverance series, Reaver was one of my favorite characters. He
Sep 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
*First Reads winner*

I KNEW it!

Harvester, I knew there was more to you than just another demon-hearted fallen.


This book was predictable but in a good way if that makes sense. (view spoiler)


We of course have our favorite sarcastic demon family and our horsemen (and horsewoman) trying to help the h
Mar 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of the previous books
(Reviewed from e-arc provided by NetGalley. This review necessarily contains spoilers for the previous books in the series. Also, though Ione does a great job of bringing reader back up to speed with the events of the last book, it works best if you've read them all.)

3 1/2 stars. Talk about your challenging heroines... we've hated the evil fallen angel Harvester through most of four previous books, only to finally discover that she was actually secretly working to prevent the apocalypse and prot
Reaver- sexy angel, semi-fallen angel, restored angel and... so much more as yet to be revealed- he's got a past he's all but forgotten, his memory wiped, his former named wiped from the world conscious as if he never existed. Yet he did exist as someone else and there's only one who remembers his former self.

The end of the Lords of Deliverance novels,(Lords of Deliverance who are actually the Four Horseman), brought about some wild revelations for Reaver, chief among them the heretofore forgott
Deea (Andreea)
Oct 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
OH WOW. I still need to process everything and the perfect awesomeness that was this book. Too many feels at the moment! My most favorite book and hero I have read in a very long time! I LOVED everything about it... The story, the heroes, the action, the banter, the smexy hotness, the revelations, the power, the all around badassery, the other characters.... And Reaver... *happy sigh* He is just too much. I need to read this again. (probably from book #1 to get over this book hangover).

Rating 3.25
I liked this book but that is the distinction I liked it and didn't love it. For me Reaver didn't deserve Harvester's forgiveness so easily but that is exactly what happened in this book. I liked seeing how these two had changed compared to who they used to be, there was obviously no going back but the HEA was so not satisfying for me. I must confess though I am squealing for the next book.
Amy J Romance Author & Reader Events
I freaking love this couple!!!! Kinda intrigued about the next character/book?? We shall see.
alicat ♡➹♡
I really enjoyed this book, though definitely the second part more than the first. As expected this story was super bloody at first, with lots of torment and pain. Luckily, things pick up quickly and the story of Reaver and Harvester or Yenrith and Voreen comes into light. I was not expecting to like Harvester so much, though I did have an inkling in the last book. Despite Reaver having a dickish past as Yenrith I still love him. He's got to be my favorite hero in all of these books so far.

I wa
Nov 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review posted: Happily Ever After - Reads
Blog rating: A

The book opens with Harvester’s torture, and it’s not pretty. She’s being tortured by her father, Satan, and you can only imagine the things he’s doing. It would be more accurate to list the things he hasn’t done to her, but needless to say, she’s in a very bad place and is hanging on by a thread. She’s literally hanging by her fingers and is blind (her eyes were removed) and deaf (her eardrums shattered) when she’s rescued by the last man s
Neyra ♦
Apr 06, 2013 rated it really liked it

** If you haven't read Lethal Rider or Rogue Rider, proceed with caution, there are spoilers. **

Actual Rating: 4.5

There's a reason Larissa Ione is one of my favorite authors. Her stories drag you in from the beginning and her characters always make you fall in love because they elicit strong emotions out of you that you never saw coming.

Reaver's story has long been coming. Ever since he showed up in the Demonica series he's intrigued readers with his wild and wicked ways, despite being an a

Originally Posted on Confessions of an Opinionated Book Geek

As a long standing Larissa Ione fan, I love Reaver. He’s always been mysterious, funny and a loyal member of the team. His journey is part of the reason that I always pick up Ione’s books. I want to know more. I want to learn more and most importantly, I never want to miss out on the truth. At the end of “Rogue Rider” book 4 in the “Lord of Deliverance,” series some bombs were dropped. We got a glimpse into Reaver’s connection to the Ho
Spoilers, 3.5*

I read Reaver's beginning with Lillith and his past with Verrine. Even though Lillith was a succubus he admitted to being attracted to her( no i don't care that she's a succubus so it's expected) and he actually had sex with the bitch after kissing poor innocent Verrine who ran from him. Reaver then proceeded to have sex with the deceitful Lillith and created the Horsemen.Verrine came upon them and saw Yenrieth as he realized he had bedded an evil succubus and his rage at the situ
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Air Force veteran Larissa Ione traded in a career in meteorology to pursue her passion of writing. She has since published dozens of books, hit several bestseller lists, including the New York Times and USA Today, and has been nominated for a RITA award. She now spends her days in pajamas with her computer, strong coffee, and supernatural worlds. She believes in celebrating everything, and would n ...more

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“Reaver was about to go where angels feared to tread. He supposed that really did make him a—

“Fucking idiot.”

Reaver stared at Eidolon. “I was going to go with ‘fool.’ Also, only a fucking idiot would call an angel a fucking idiot."

The demon doctor stared back, his dark eyes glittering with gold flecks. “A fool would merely consider entering hell without a plan. Only a fucking idiot would be serious about waltzing into the Prince of Evil’s living room in the very center of hell to kidnap Satan’s little girl. Without a plan.”

“I have a plan,” he muttered.

Eidolon parked a tray of surgical tools next to the exam table Reaver was sitting on. “And your plan is?”

“Ah…it mostly involves sneaking in and sneaking out.”
“That's my girl," he murmured.

"I'm not your girl."

"Well," he said not bothering to hide his smile from her sightless eyes, "the good news is that the honey gave you back your sparkling personality."

"And the bad news?"

"The honey gave you back your sparkling personality.”
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