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(Brightest Kind of Darkness #3)

4.34  ·  Rating details ·  1,345 ratings  ·  129 reviews
When destiny is on the line, will love be enough to light the way?

In order to save Ethan, Nara gets pulled deeper into his dark world, where everything she thought she knew about Ethan and herself turns on its head. Ethan and Nara turn up the heat with bone-melting seduction and heart-rending moments, but surprising revelations, lies, treachery, betrayal, and unimaginable
ebook, 327 pages
Published October 13th 2013 by Smashwords Edition
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Meghan Delesky
Oct 21, 2012:
I want this book like right now!

And it doesn't even have a cover yet. Grrr.

Hopefully it will have a guy on it. '

Meaning? Ethan ;D

Nov 9, 2012:
OHMYFREAKINHOLYCRAPPINGOODNESSSS! I want this book soooooo much more now that I've seen the cover. It's so freakin' beautiful! I want this NOW. Like. Right Now! I want more Ethan. I want to learn more about him and his significance. To learn more about his and Nara's connection. I love this series. Really LOVE it. It's become one of my absolut

Immediate Reaction Post-Read: HOLY SMOKES I'M NOT SURE WHETHER TO HUG P.T OR CHOKE HER! THE WHOLE WAY THROUGH I WAS LIKE: oh yeah, this could be the last book despite what she says. It's drawing to a close and stuff AND THEN BAM! BLOODY CLIFFHANGER URGHHH *slowly dies painful death*

This book continues with Ethan and Nara's journey (nuh DUH) in a way that has me lying on my knees and begging for more. This is one of those amnesia books, but one
May 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-star, young-adult
Wow. This is what I wanted to see, even though it took three books to finally put everything together.

This had a lot of information that answered a lot of different questions from the first two books. But the one thing that I wanted from the other two books was especially the character development. This book in the series develops their characters so well. A lot of things makes more sense than it did. The only downfall is that it took literally three books to figure it out.

My original rating is
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*Note -- This is the THIRD book in the series. There will be references to books one and two, which could be spoilerish if you have yet to read the books. Read ahead at your own caution!*

Just a warning -- I may ramble a bit through this review. My thoughts, even after a week, are still SO jumbled from everything that transpired.

Wow, umm, what is the deal with books making me so anxious lately? Destiny is NO exception. I sat on the edge of my seat
Oh my gosh that ending! It kills!!!! I NEED to know what's going to happen next! Like, right now!!!!

Oh, by the way, this review might contain some spoilers from the book, but nothing major. Just be careful...

Can I just say that this book was well worth the wait? 'Cause it was. Just like the first two books, P.T. Michelle knew how to keep my interest in this book the entire time. It's like there are new things happening ALL the time so I never get my questions answered because twenty more conundr
Aug 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Destiny opens up with Ethan having met an accident and losing his memory from one month before. As it cannot be mere coincidence, Nara starts looking through where he has been and finds out that he had lied to her about where he was, more specifically about Danielle. Her search for answers leads her deeper into the mysteries of the Corvus and their role on Earth; actually it's pretty much a back-story on the Corvus and the Order and while several times it is hinted that Nara also has some signif ...more
Sep 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
I rarely read YA Paranormal these days, but make exception for a few series/authors. The Brightest Kind of Darkness series is one such exception. I was very excited to start Destiny, and to continue Nara and Ethan's story.

When I began this series a few years ago, I had no idea that it would spin into such a big, elaborate paranormal tale. This was heavily expanded in Destiny. I'll admit, I think there's something wrong with my brain these days, I have a harder time concentrating, because I didn
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5 Roses

This is a series I've loved from the beginning, and I was incredibly excited to read the next part of the story. Nara and Ethan are one of my favorite couples, and their story is utterly enthralling. The use of ravens throughout the story is fascinating, and a theme I've truly enjoyed.

The energy and danger in this book constantly left my stomach in knots! I found myself having to take breaks reading, just to shake out my frazzled nerves. The emotional suspense is wonderful and awful all at the
Ruth Ho
Dec 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
This series is getting more interesting by the page.

I love the way the author lays down everything that is going on inside both Ethan and Nara's head. An insight is something I greatly enjoy. It's how we come to feel so connected to each characters in the book. We know what they think, how they feel and react to every situation. Which makes this whole thing even more real than it is. Both characters were developed really well. I must say the element of surprise was shocking too. I never would h
The amount of secrets that got cleared in this book are astonishing. I mean the ravens, how Ethan is a Corvus and all that stuff and man the ending! Hit me right in the gut. I mean seriously. Nara as an angel! If this book could not get more complicated, it just did. I mean what the hell! You can't leave me hanging like that. That is not fair! Its the worst thing you could do to a person. And the romance in the book! It was hot like sizzling hot! The chemistry between Nara and Ethan. Whew! It go ...more
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This book was packed with action, mystery and romance. I love the angst portrayed from both sides. This is fast becoming my second favorite series in this genre. The memory loss gave the story some great dimension. I love to that it gave us time to really come to terms with their new aspects of their relationship. We have so many new players that at first I thought were temporary. But it turns out they were intrical to the story.

I feel that Nara is the st
Nov 15, 2012 rated it liked it
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Steam factor: Mild

***This review contains spoilers***

First off when I started this series I was expecting a trilogy then found out about the possibility of a fourth book; to be honest I wasn’t jazzed about that but went along with it. I was also frustrated with the constant delays with the book; for me it kind of took some of the excitement out of the release. But with that said I did enjoy the book and will read the fourth (please let that be the final) but I did not enjoy this
Lenore Kosinski
Apr 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
This one is gonna be hard to review b/c I couldn't read it all in one shot, and that always messes me up. There was a LOT to this one, and it went in some areas that I didn't enjoy as much, but then kicked ass in other areas. It was hard to watch Ethan and Nara grow apart while Ethan was trying to get his memories back. They're both kind of stubborn, and in trying to protect each other, they kind of screwed each other over sometimes. Hated Danielle, but that's not a surprise. I just don't get wh ...more
Aug 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: supernatural, ya
This was the weakest book in the series so far. I like the action parts best, because the romance is hopelessly full of purple prose, each kiss either "passionate" or "intimate" or at one point even "searing", if I remember correctly (it's possible that I don't). Nara "falls deeper in love" with Ethan every time he touches her gently and wants to reach an even closer intimacy (huh?), he's possessive and aggressive towards Drystan for daring to show interest in his girlfriend. There's supposed to ...more
Jan 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book was definitely worth the wait. It certainly exceeded all of my expectations. I've loved learning about all of the characters in this novel. Watching them grow throughout the series has been like an emotional roller coaster: It's intense, passionate, infuriating and captivating. The world that PT Michele has created is complex and original. It has certainly kept me on the edge of my seat the entire novel. I can't wait for the next one to come out. If you have not read this series, you a ...more
Joey Berube
Dec 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Uhm. Wow. I'm almost speechless. I'm a big fan of this series which I think has gotten better with every book. I love the main characters and the supporting cast. I'm a HUGE fan of the world-building and the complex mythology that has gotten more complex with each book. This was a book that I almost hated to finish, knowing the next one isn't out yet. If you aren't reading this series, you should be.
Laura Adamson
Mar 14, 2013 marked it as to-read
I just finished the first 2 books and can't wait for book 3!!!
Sep 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

A series recap
Destiny is the third book in P.T. Michelle's Brightest Kind of Darkness series. The first introduces us to Nara Collins. Each night she dreams everything that will happen to her the next day, but it isn't until she witnesses a school bombing in her dream that she takes action to change something about her future. This gets her into big trouble with Fate, who doesn't like anyone messing with how things are suppose to happen. In BKoD Nara also meets Ethan Harris, who for som
Georgina Lacayo
Wow. Lucid was a really bad sequel, but Destiny just made up for it a thousand times over. I love the raw passion between Ethan and Nara (I would've loved it to be rawer), and all the new information about the story. Michelle has created a world (Congrats to her, very few people can pull it off) that is not unlike the real one, just better, more interesting. Demons and angels? Not my first pick, but I love how she's writting them.
Love, friendship, trust, fear, are a few examples of how the char
Rochelle Nagorski
This series my drug

I've yelled at characters before, never out loud! Thankfully I had my outbust towards Ethan at work in front of another book reader enthusiast and was understood. She also started reading Book 1 of the series, and was pleased with what she has to look forward to. I think this was my favorite book of the series so far. Tomorrow I start Book 4. Not looking forwarded getting close to end. But love your writing as well as the characters.
Birds Eye
Feb 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
I pretty much enjoyed this book as much as the others in the series, except for I didn't like the back and forth POV from Nara to Ethan. I don't feel like we really learned anything from having his perspective in there every once in a while.

I really enjoyed that we are getting to learn more and more about what is going on! I'm looking forward to the next book
Barbara Beauchamp

Awesome, simply awesome
So this book was best so far.
I don't want to give anything away so I'll say this 1st book was hard for me to get through but I am glad I did. Can't put these books down until there finished. Omg awesome sauce
Vanessa Fermin
Sep 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A little boring

I dnt know but it was a little boring nara got me mad because it seem like she was just focus on her love for Ethan n Ethan got me mad because he seems to be obsess with nara I didn't like that but the end was wow great book
Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am sooo thankful for this unpredictable story! Yay such. A breath of fresh air not to be reading the same story . If you read the others than I don’t have to try and persuade you to read this one. I will say that think start unraveling and it will only get better from here!
Samuel  Flanigan
This may well be the best book in this series to date. To me the mark of a great book is one that makes you laugh and makes you cry. You feel what the characters feel and this book does all of that. I am amazed at the writing style of P.T. Michelle.
Mar 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoying this entire set from start to the all too soon upcoming finish. I will MISS the people I've come to know in this book when it ends. Already sad. Author knows how to write cliffhanger endings to the books!!
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018
Wow. Just wow.

Nara and Ethan have certainly been through a lot! I can’t wit to find out just what their destinies are! Very intriguing.
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Yet another awesome story by p.t. Michelle I am never disappointed. What will happen with nara and Ethan from here can't wait
Oct 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Amazing amazing book! Couldn't put it down just like the others before it! Can't wait to start that next book!
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! I did not see that coming, this book was the best in the series yet because I now have a better grasp on what actually is going on with all their powers and everything else.
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