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Fifty Shades Duo: Fifty Shades Darker / Fifty Shades Freed

(Fifty Shades #2-3)

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Fifty Shades Darker
Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship. But when Christian proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist. Soon she is learning more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding "Fifty Shades" than she ever thought possible.

Fifty Shades Freed
Kindle Edition, 1006 pages
Published June 14th 2012 by Cornerstone Digital (first published June 12th 2012)
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April Williams
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
These books are steamy and purely addictive from start to finish. I could not put them down. I found myself wrapped up in the main characters and turning pages to find out where it would lead to next. Without a doubt, I'll be reading them again. ...more
Jyoti Achameesing
Sep 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Christian is a remarkable character and every woman would die to get such a man. A control freak who finally meets his match in Ana. Christian character has evolved during this triology. Ana matured into a young and confident woman. This couple fought against all odds and remained together. Christian takes good care of Ana as lover. As a husband he is more endearing. Now as a father he complete the family man. How much a man can change with the love of a right partner! I look forward to see the ...more
May 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I want everyone to know that you’re mine.”- Christian

“I am yours. look.”- Anastasia

“It’s not enough.”-Christian

“What do you mean?”- Anastasia

“I want your world to begin and end with me.”- Christian ..

Jun 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
After reading Grey I decided to reread FS Darker. So glad I did.
I think I enjoyed more the second time around.
Aug 07, 2013 added it
Darker was my favorite of the series. I finished the books in time for the Big announcement about the actors playing Ana and Christain. Needless to say I was not happy with the picks but will try to keep a open mind.
Oct 19, 2013 rated it liked it
Liked it a lot more than I thought I would.All everyone talked about was the sex and kinky sex which I felt there was hardly any of. It was a love story and i was nicely surprised at how the characters developed emotionally throughout the 3 books.
Mar 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I've already read this trilogy more times than I can even begin to recall but I had to read it again! Once filming on the movie wrapped, I did a re-read of the entire series and it is still my favorite trilogy! I found myself smiling and swooning more times than even before! I was picturing the movie actors in my head and now I'm even more excited to see it come to life of 2.13.15! Can't wait!

{I'm adding this to my log for personal record.}
Nov 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
I liked each book of the trilogy better than the previous - with the third novel my favorite of the three. I am glad I read them (cultural literacy); however, I would not recommend them to everyone.
Sandy S
May 21, 2019 rated it really liked it

Fifty Shades of Grey-The Trilogy <--

Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed make up the trilogy written by E L James. At this point, the reviews are numerous, merciless, angry and seductive. I had planned to write a review based on the storyline, but I think I shall divert down a different path. But I must say that without a doubt, the media hype and categorization of the trilogy as ‘mommy porn’ is what brought these books to the forefront of reader curiosit
Thalia Wilson
Feb 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
50 shades Darker was very INTENSE! You really got to know the characters in this one, my favorite of all 3. 50 shades Freed was excellent as well. You get to see Ana coming into her own!
Prabhjot Kaur
Sep 30, 2020 rated it did not like it
Fifty Shades Darker starts off with Ana being away from Christian at the start but they get back together and she forgets all the abuses she endured in the first book. I didn't think I could hate anyone as much as Bella from Twilight but Ana proves me wrong. She was even worse than Bella in every sense of the way.

They end up getting married and having a baby in the last book but there's also a twist to gain sympathy points for Christian and his abusive behavior. This series is one of the worst I
Kawtar Morchid
May 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
i waited till i've finished the entire serie to give my opinion about it.the reason why i started reading it in the first place would be the amount of mediatizing the book and later on the movie got.i got curious and i wanted to know why is this book became that that i've read it the question rose's neither a good or a bad book. for it's genre,it would be a medium quality book.the kind of book you would read,put aside and forget about it.away from sexual scenes,the story is g ...more
May 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
these trilogy are freaking great... I am out of words for them. If you love romance, I highly recommended. I fall totally in love with the characters. I've read it multiple times and still cannot stop loving it or be bored while reading them. Tastefully written and good character development. Read this one! ...more
Jan 10, 2013 rated it did not like it
Fifty shades of a bullshit-waste-of-time.
Valerie Ogden
Aug 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-l-james
This was an amazing romantic love story. What woman doesn't want to meet a handsome billionaire, have him fall madly in love with you AND you get to "fix" him!!! If only!!! ...more
Steff Fox
Oct 07, 2020 marked it as to-never-read
| Reader Fox Blog |

"Please don't hit me," I whisper, pleading.

I think the absolute funniest--and subsequently most depressing--thing about fans of Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James is that so many of them make the baseless and uneducated claim that it doesn't promote abuse. And I think that says a lot more about society and it's woeful lack of education regarding women, consent, and sex in general than it really does about the people reading this book. But at the end of the day, its popul
Jun 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have read this series probably 4-5 times. I have watched the movie. I am a fan of the Fifty Shades of Grey Series. These books were out before I even got into the habit of writing reviews, I know who doesn't write reviews?! Now I write reviews for every book I read.
So to make it easier on myself, I am writing one review for the first three books and pasting to each book.
I fell in love with the very secretive Mr. Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey book #1. This was my first real hardcore "sex" book
Shania Marie
Mar 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
these two books are the better books but also very boring especially in the really cheesy scenes that make you want to shut the book and stop reading it, but a lot more stuff happens. they get married anna falls pregnant, christian sees mrs robinson again, anna and christian almost break up, but thats not all.
i find these two are better then the first as the firsts story line is actually very unlikely to happen that way
Joanne Walker
Apr 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Dark and dangerous!! Absoloutley love the trilogy. thrilling, exciting and hard to put down. I found myself drifting off in to the world they shared almost becoming Anastasia. Truly wonderful love story, with a story behind it that makes you fall in love with Christian Grey. Looking forward to the film. Hope it recreates the world of Anastasia and Christian the
way it is portrayed in the books.
Camryn Noble
Mar 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: alphaholes
These two were so much better than the first. I hated the first one. 2 stars. For some reason, I rated this as 5 stars when I rated book two and three individually as 4 stars. I apparently need to stop reading so much and brush up on my simple math skills.
Allison Armstrong
Mar 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adult-books
It is interesting that these two books are put together. It is pretty much how I read them - as fast as I could staying up much to late at night just to find out what happens. The ending was pretty blah and typical, but I enjoyed getting there.
Jackie Glenn
Jan 20, 2013 rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book, and it completed the trilogy to my satisfaction.
Badriya  Bintuwaih
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Why did this book have only 3 sequences like really I am not a bit happy that this is the end I wish this lasted forever book like eternity I would have turn to mortal
Nancy Horovitz
Nov 29, 2012 rated it liked it
Surprisingly I liked this book better than the first.
Pooja Banga
Dec 20, 2018 rated it liked it
Fifty Shades Darker
Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship. But when Christian proposes a new arrangement, she cannot resist. Soon she is learning more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding "Fifty Shades" than she ever thought possible.

Fifty Shades Freed
Anastasia Steele always knew that loving Christian Grey would not be easy, and being together poses challenges neither of them had ant
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I think everything I could say has been said. But I'll repeat this: This is not BDSM. This is harmful to the community, and this is harmful to real love relationships. This is abuse. This is nauseating. This isn't healthy. ...more
Sep 07, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: absolute-worst
Nope. Never in my life.
Sarah Belfiore
Dec 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The book was absolutely awesome!
Angelique White-Miller
Feb 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Re-read Darker after the movie.
Feb 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Re - Read ... and never fails when you read it
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