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Dark Wolf

(Dark #22)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  9,991 ratings  ·  787 reviews
In Dark Lycan, Christine Feehan journeyed into the heart of the Carpathians, and into the souls of two lifemates stirred by the flush of passion and the threat of annihilation. In Dark Wolf, the breathtaking story continues as the bonds of family are imperiled, and the fate of two lovers lies hidden in the seductive shadows between life and death.

Skyler Daratrazanoff alway
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published January 7th 2014 by Berkley
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
4.5 Rescue Stars

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Csitri. Little one. You cannot be here. She nearly sobbed. Tears collected in her throat until the lump threatened to choke her. His beloved voice was ravaged and raw. There is no other place for me. There is only you. Be still and let me examine you. -Dimitri and Skyler

First read January 9, 2014 , Reread March 7, 2016
Feb 15, 2017
reread 1/27/21


I stand corrected, päläfertiilam—my lifemate. I had no idea I had such a fierce warrior woman for a partner. Just make cer
Georgia ♥
5 At Last & Comeback Stars

"I love you and that doesn’t begin to describe what I feel for you."


25 books
10 years
24+ Carpathians that found their lifemates.
Our only complaint? Skyler and Dimitri. We got teased. We got a promised a lot. We had expectations. And yes..... it all delivered!!!!


Every Carpathian male has one chance at happiness. One ray of sunshine in a dark and colorless existence. Dimitri met his when she was 8 years old and he had a couple of centuries on her. She was broken and abused
I wish I was writing about how awesome this long awaited book was but the days of me truly enjoying Feehan's books seem to be gone. There were some decent parts to the story but unfortunately the annoying parts happened just as much.

First to the good stuff: the fight scenes and the set up to rescue Dmitri kept me interested and wondering what would happen. Also it was great seeing some Carpathians we haven't seen in a long time (Gabriel and Lucien in particular). I think the wolf pack thing is c
Sammy Loves Books
The Battle to save Dimitri begins!!
**This gets 4.0 Werewolves gone wild Stars **


Dimitri has gone missing and no one can sense his location, not even his mate! The Carpathains know that the werewolves have him, but they continue to deny it. How much time do they have to find him before he dies.

Skyler has always known that she and Dimitri were mates. But she was young and they were waiting to claim each other. But time has run out and he is missing. She regrets not allowing him to claim her and is
UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish
Dimitri and Skyler's story is amazing! It's exciting, romantic, but most of all, it's poignant. The childhood hell Sky lived through wounded her, but didn't break her. She's stronger than ever and with Dimitri's unconditional love and encouragement she's becoming a force to be reckoned with!

These last few installments I've read have blown me away. Non-stop action, passion, and the Carpathian's world is changing in ways i never imagined, but am totally excited about.

Off to read Zev and Branislav
Jen Davis
Nov 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Fans of Christine Feehan’s Dark series have been waiting a decade or so for this book. For some, there is no way anything she were to write would satisfy after a build like this. Others will be so glad to get the story, that it will be an automatic 5 star read. I’ll be honest, I went into this one with my expectations at an all-time low. The past few books have been so disappointing that I was ready to quit the series. Until I found out that Skyler and Dmitiri were finally on the horizon. I’m pl ...more
MG *Bury Me with My Kindle.. & a REALLY Long Charger*
4.5 I'd like to order a Dmitri please stars

This book is the 22nd in the Dark/Carpathians series, and while you technically could read it on its own, I would not recommend it because these characters have been in several books along the way, including the most recent where Dmitri was captured, so it gives you the where/why/how/what of that situation. Also, it would probably be harder to connect with the main characters if you don't have the background as to what has happened to them and gone into
Penny Watson
It wasn't horrible. It wasn't great. All of the interesting stuff about Skyler and Dimitri was nowhere to be found in this book. It was pretty boring, and the intensity of their relationship was gone.

I think CF waited too long to write this book.

I'll write a longer review later. There was one thing that I found extremely hard to believe. The Dimitri from earlier books would have FREAKED OUT if he knew his lifemate was about to enter a Lycan army camp to save him. He was intense, racked by guilt,
I loved that I finally got to see Dmitri and Skyler together..It was a terribly long gruelling wait; but in the end Christine Feehan pulled off an awesome book for them! I will write up a review when I have some more time; but an absolute lovely book, and I just adore this couple. I didn't want it to end!!! ...more
Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: featured-books, star
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Christine Feehan's Dark Wolf has been nearly 12 long years in the making and its finally here.

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Fans have been waiting anxiously for Sklyer to grow up and become old enough to have her own novel, while they follow the ever growing world of the Carpathians, Christine Feehan has been working diligently to create bigger plots and to bring us to stories of epic proportions.
Christine Feehan is one of the best story tellers you will ever read, bec
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
"Good Grief"

That was exactly what trolled through my mind upon finishing this book. And, in fact, that's what this book did: it trolled along.

I, like many Christine Feehan fans, have waiting for this book forEVER. In fact, I persevered through some of the preceding Dark books just so I wouldn't miss any nuances of this storyline when Feehan finally got around to writing it - despite many of the more recent ones being pretty damn lackluster IMO. Keeping in mind that those more recent processions
Yippee!!!! Finally! The most awaited book for Dimitry and Skyler! Way to go Chistine Feehan. You are the best!
Apr 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Another wonderful addition to the series! I loved Dimitri and Skyler!! Plus we got more Fen!!!!!!
Jan 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
I have been looking forward to Skyler’s book since we first discovered Dimitri was her lifemate. That was a long time ago, and I’m an inpatient person! Needless to say when I heard Skylers book was coming out I rushed to preorder and started reading the moment it popped up on my Kindle. All I can say is … “Wow! What a disappointment!”

I must first be sure to state that I love the Carpathian people, their history, the plots of the stories. All of it is good. I like the characters too and feel an e
Stephanie E
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
F I N A L L Y!!! Skyler and Dimitri's book! After skipping the last two Carpathian books (Dark Predator was not working for me, so I skipped Dark Storm...maybe I will try again before I read these), I hope this trilogy restores my faith in Ms. Feehan. We have been waiting for Skyler's story for so long, she should be about 30 now! Too bad I have to wait another year to read it! ...more
Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
Mar 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: deb-s-favorites
Christine Feehan has written one of her best works yet!!!. BRAVO CF!! I have been waiting for Skyler's story since 2002, 12 years when she was introduced in Dark Legend. We meet her Lifemate Dimitri in Dark Celebration written in 2006, 8 years ago. For long term Fans of Ms. Feehan Dark Series, Skyler and Dimitri's stories has been much anticipated. All I am going to say is I was NOT DISAPPOINTED!! WELL DONE CHRISTINE FEEHAN WELL DONE!!!

I felt PROUD of Skylar and all she had to overcome from the
Elfina Renee
Aug 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Dimitri was Skylar's protector... companion...closest friend and hero. Ridding the world of rogue vampire's and Sange rau werewolves, he was known as the guardian of all. But when he went missing, disappearing from everyone's lives, Skylar did what the Carpathian order and counsel could not, she found him. A mere human girl of nineteen, executed one of the most daring rescues. Outnumber by a Lycan army, and chased by mysterious forces that wants war between the two races, times runs out.
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Chitra *CJ*
"Dark Wolf" is the story of Skylar and Dimitri.

Ok. So I waited a long time to read this, and all it did was take the plot of the entire series a step forward.

This had another brave but tortured hero in captivity, who is ultimately rescued by the heroine and her friends. She is a human with deep connections to the earth, and a past so traumatic it still breaks her heart. He is an immortal who has waited centuries to claim his mate. Their journey is filled by real enemies being revealed, some new
Lover of Romance
Skyler is determined to save the life of her lifemate. When suddenly one day, with their strong connection, she senses incredible pain from him, and then senses nothing. Then she learns that he has been kidnapped by the lycans, but the leaders of the Carpathians refuse to tell her anything, so she decides to take matters in her own hands. If no one will save him, then she certainly will. With the aid of her two closest friends Josef and Paul, who will do everything they can to save his life. Eve ...more
Mar 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pnr
Skyler and Dmitri's story. This entry had a lot of good action which I really enjoyed. The rescue attempt, the intrigue with the lycans, and the big escape. Those were my favorite parts of the book and definitely kept me hooked in. The romance didn't do 'as' much for me, but it was never a couple I was extremely interested in. Nothing against them, just not something I was holding my breath for.

I do have to take a star away for all the endless - and repetitive - Carpathian dialogue. I agree with
Apr 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: christine-feehan
Waiting my turn to check this book out from the library. No way am I paying the asking price. Been let down far too often with Feehan's Dark series. ...more
Mrs LB
Apr 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
April 28, 2013

FUCK YEAH!!! Dimitri and Skyler's story has been a long time coming and I can't wait. I'll be back in a year.

Jan. 23, 2014

I love my audiobooks but have come to realize that they can be a gift or curse. There have been times when a story wasn't all to my liking, but the storyteller did such a good job that it made up for that. I had the opposite reaction with this book. I liked the story but had a hard time liking the voice and demeanor Skyler. Her lines were always delivered in
Julia's Book Haven
I've been waiting for this book for a very long time and I am happy to say it didn't disappoint. I absolutely love Skyler and Dimitri <3
I also like that Christina Feehan seems to be evolving her writing style. She is adding more humour to her books and I find it really enjoyable.
 Reading In Pajamas
Jan 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Review: Dark Wolf (A Carpathian Novel) by Christine Feehan
Release Date: January 7, 2014 | Series: Carpathian (Book 24)
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna
Rated: 4.5 Stars
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This smoking hot paranormal romance had all the aspects of the Carpathian novels we have grown to love. The danger and intrigue at times left me breathless, but that was tempered well with the love and friendship loaded on the pages. This story also had a fun group of friends that I bel
Mar 23, 2013 marked it as to-read
I have been waiting for Skyler and Dimitri's novel since i saw them in dark possession and i could almost feel the attraction between them. I can't imagine a Carpathian having to wait so long for his mate.. hope Dimitri isn't too deranged. ...more
Dimitri and Skyler's story was everything a paranormal romance should be. It was wonderful to finally have their story and the waiting was so worth it. This story had so much going for it. I loved all of the various Carpathian factions coming together to fight this new enemy. So many former characters in battles together was fantastic and wonderful seeing so many of them again. Just a great story, and enjoyable read within the Carpathian World. How could I not love it, it even had dragons in it ...more
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I do not even know how to start this review so I am just going with my thoughts are reactions. Dark Wolf is one of the most intricate, multi-layered, beautifully written story lines…not just in the entire Dark series, but in all of literature. I have been reading Christine Feehan’s work for over 11 years, and it is novels like Dark Wolf that keep me coming back for more. If you want to know why this author has one of the longest, and most successful running series in Fiction–Dark Wolf is a prime ...more
Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
~ 5 Dark Wolf Stars ~

There is not much I can say about Christine Feehan and her Carpathians. Fans will not want to miss reading Skyler and Dimitri's story, my god, it's been a long time coming. Those who have not picked up this series yet need too it's amazing and worth the read. Feeham has a way with words, world building and character integration. We get hot alpha Carpathians, humans with psychic gifts, lots of action and well written sex scenes.

I have been so excited for Dimitri and Skyler’s
Aly is so frigging bored
Apr 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: paranormal

I love it when author use my country in their books, seriously I do. When they fuck things up, not so much...
-Gustoff[I googled it and it's Swidish] or Petr[it has Russian origins if you ask me] aren't Romanian names, I am 100% sure that you won't find them here, especially on thugs; better luck with Andrei, Vasile, Ion or, I don't know, Radu or crap
-you don't find guns everywhere like in the USA; thugs with guns are verrrry rear, with knifes and bats and crap sure, guns no;
-missing letters
T.J. Shaw
Jan 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vampire
3.75 stars.

Well, I was totally caught up in this book and turned the page not realizing it was the last one! That’s a good thing and a bad thing. Good because I was so lost within the story, I wasn’t paying attention to the pages. Bad, well, because it just ended! I wouldn’t even say it ended as a cliffhanger. Usually, even with cliffy endings, there’s some sort of resolution within the subplots, but not with DARK WOLF. I was left stranded. Although this ending ensures I’ll continue reading, I
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