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Night Unbound (Immortal Guardians #5)

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Dianne Duvall's Immortal Guardians protect humanity from unspeakable horrors--but their hearts are as fragile as any mortal's. . .

For centuries, Lisette d'Alençon has been a warrior against the dark. She fights alongside her brothers and comrades. But when the dreams start coming, she can't bear to confess them to the Immortal Guardians' command. Dreams of a dark-haired ma

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Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
Published September 2nd 2014 by Zebra
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
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*Spoilers*


This Book was Awesome!!!!!!! It was Sexy, and Exciting, and funny as hell. I laughed so hard.

"Ah Hell. You mean this wasn't a butt call?" " Booty call, Ethan I believe the term is booty call. Honestly, I'm a hundred and thirty years older than you and from France. How can I be more familiar with American slang than you are? You were born here"


"And you are supposed to be serving as guard. Seven Vampires live across the hallway. What are you going to do if a couple of them have psycho
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Erika
4.5 stars!

Wow. This was good. There were a couple of things I didn't like but I can't take off more than a half star because there was way more I did like. Zach is the best hero in this series. Love him!!!

Detailed review to come.
Elizabeth
This series has been great! I have listened to the entire series using audible! I thought Zach and Lizette were the most intriguing of the couples. I really enjoyed it!

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AJ
Feb 06, 2014 AJ rated it really liked it
This is the fifth book in the Immortal Guardians series, and whoa, what a ride! I was beyond excited when I learned it was going to be the story of Lisette and Zach, and I am happy to say that this book was everything I wanted it to be.

Lisette is a badass Immortal Guardian. Like others of her kind, she has been infected with the virus that causes vampirism but her advanced DNA instead mutated her into an immortal badass – able to protect the human population from crazy, sadistic, every day vampi
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Carmel (Rabid Reads)
Dec 31, 2013 Carmel (Rabid Reads) rated it really liked it
Reviewed by: Rabid Reads. - 3.5 stars

NIGHT UNBOUND is the first installment in Dianne Duvall’s IMMORTAL GUARDIANS series that revolved around a female character, and although Lisette & Zach’s tale was undoubtedly passionate, it didn’t quite measure up to its male counterparts. Some major questions get answered with regards to the main story arc, and there’s no shortage of action or romance, but I failed to connect with the protagonists which caused the love scenes to lack chemistry. After fo
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†Ðawn† The Pirate Wench

Not sure how to rate this since I have not read the previous books in the series, so I'm giving it a 3.5.

I would say this can be a stand alone since the author did a pretty good job catching me up on what I missed in the other books, but I still feel like I didn't have a connection to the secondary characters. This I believe stems from not reading the others. So I suppose it's safe to say that it is best to read them in order, but not necessary.

The story over all was good and I enjoyed the roman
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Malinda
4.5-5 stars

I really enjoyed this new addition to the series and loved seeing Lisette and Zach get together. The series is great and I've been anxiously waiting to see how things continue in the overall series storyline and I wasn't disappointed.

Lisette has been an Immortal for around 200 years. In this world, vampires are nuts and kill mortals pretty much indiscriminately. Immortals are a breed that’s slightly different from vampires in that they don't go nuts and they hunt the vampires in an ef
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Dali
Apr 14, 2014 Dali rated it it was amazing
:: Full Review now posted ::

A paranormal must have of epic proportions. I’ve been smitten with Dianne’s characters and her Immortal Guardian world since the first book in the series, but this story took everything I like about it and super-sized it.

Night Unbound took my heart through the emotional paces. From hilarity
“You mean this wasn’t a butt call?”

“Do you have something against shirts?” His eyes dropped to Zach’s bare chest.

To blazing sensuality that turned my blood to molten lava
“I like
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Katie Michaels
Sep 15, 2015 Katie Michaels rated it it was amazing
This series has not let me down once. I was so excited for Zach and Lisette’s story and I am happy to report that this book delivered everything I was hoping for. I loved Zach as a hero and Lisette was the perfect match for him in every way. The romance satisfies; the sex is good. The pacing is just right and the main story arc continues to advance. Like I said… everything I could want.

Dianne Duvall has been teasing us with a Zach and Lisette pairing for a little while now. Like Seth, Zach is an
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Kay (❦ ᴗ ❦ ✿) BooksandMe
As always, reading this series has got me all giddy. The first installment was a heavy one for me because it introduced almost all the characters in the family and almost all the surrounding details and information. But this one has got me all excited from reading Darkness Rises, because yeah I met Zach in Night Reins and I got all curious about him and Seth.

So the story pick up on the last night Zach has done his ‘gargoyle duty’ and his stalking of Lisette. Then, Seth teleports him, accuses him
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Lorna
Sep 06, 2014 Lorna rated it it was amazing
Vampires are my favorite supernatural creatures, by far-although I do like werewolves too. The Immortal Guardians series by this author is one of my favorite go to’s for this type of read. Of course Immortal Guardians are not really vampires-they do have the virus that causes vampirism, but their DNA is unique, so they stay sane, while the vampire goes insane. They also have special abilities.

This time around, it’s Lisette, the Immortal Guardian from France, that’s the focus of the book. She’s b
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Megan
Oct 12, 2015 Megan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reread
Be still my beating heart... I freaking love this series so freaking much I can't stand it! This book was so good!!

I was a little nervous about this on just because Lisette and Zach were both immortals.. well Zach isn't technically an immortal but I was just afraid that there wasn't going to be that tension between them like there have been with all the other immortal couples. And then the added tension with turning them. I always loved that. But honestly this book did not need that tension at
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Stephanie  G
Sep 17, 2014 Stephanie G rated it really liked it
Lisette’s heart aches for Zach, a man she knows has been declared a traitor. Zach is not about to defend himself against crimes he didn’t commit but he’ll damn sure defend the woman who kept him sane in this riveting paranormal romance.

This steady to fast paced plot keeps readers on the edge with suspense, action, drama and romance. The author brings the story to life with well written words and details that capture the imagination and the well orchestrated drama and suspense draw the reader dee
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Carrie (Book Fairy) Fort
Favorite Lines "I want to try something."

"I just can't give that up without seeing where it can lead me. It's too rare. Too precious."

"Because I've lived for over two hundred years and haven't felt this alive, this eager to greet each new night, since I was mortal. You make me feel things I never thought I would again, Zach."

"Now take me in your arms and make me forget the cold."

"I think I would l would lay waste to the world if I lost you."

"But you've given me hope."


Whew these Immortal Guardian
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Desiree
Jan 31, 2014 Desiree rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I know I say this after almost every book, but this one is my favorite!! Loved every minute of it. Didn't realize how much I missed all the characters until I started reading this one. Can't wait for the next one. Please don't make us wait too long. :)
Paranormal Kiss
4.5 Stars

Loved the hero in this one!

Night Unbound is the 5th book in the Immortal Guardians series by Dianne Duvall. It’s an ongoing paranormal romance series, with each book showcasing a new hero and heroine in a complete story. I really liked Night Unbound. It drew me in completely, the story, the romance and the characters. By the time I finished reading I was invested in the story and the characters, not just the main characters but all of them. I love when that happens.

Night Unbound is a s
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Melissa
Aug 18, 2014 Melissa rated it really liked it
We get Zach and Lisette's romance in this story. Oh I was so curious about them since we got hints in the previous books and knew it was inevitable. There was no way these two would not end up together. So despite Seth's decree, Lisette helps Zach become more human than he ever thought possible. Quite a feat for an Immortal Guardian. :) I love Zach's transformation from stoic to romantic.

While you probably can read this series out of order for the character's romances, I think that the series is
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T.J. Shaw
Mar 21, 2014 T.J. Shaw rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars!

With every book in this series, I become more of a fan! My fangirling can be a good thing or a bad thing. Why? Because I expect more from the author. The dialogue has to be crisper, the romance hotter, the world-building that much stronger. Thank goodness NIGHT UNBOUND did not disappoint.

Gosh, I love these characters. Each has their own flare and style, each their own flaws and desires. Zach, what can I say! He’s one hell of an awesome alpha male! And Lisette? Well, she’s in a class a
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Cyndi
This is my favorite of the series so far!. Zach is an amazing hero! He is so sweet, charming and swoon worthy with Lisette! But he is also a total badass! I loved him! Lisette is a great heroine. She is tough when she needs to be and super sweet to Zach. I also loved how she cared for Seth in this one. I always enjoy seeing all of the other couples and the mystery/suspense storyline is always well written!
Nikki
Feb 03, 2014 Nikki rated it it was amazing
Shelves: vampires
This book was amazing I have been looking forward to Zack's book since Ami first found him on the roof. I love an alpha male that can let his lady be what she needs and still protect her.
Anorielt
Feb 04, 2014 Anorielt rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
I love it! One of the best vampire series that i have ever read and now it's time to wait for the next book >.<' gnah.... i hate waiting.
Emalie
Dec 18, 2013 Emalie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!
Review update 02/12/15 after another reread

This review can also be found on my blog

I can't tell you how much I love this book. I'm just



This book came out last September and still it amazes me. I just love it.

Especially Zach. Since the first time we got to know Zach, I was intrigued. Who is this strange, quiet, winged man and what is his role in this series? Those were the questions I were left with after reading Darkness Rising (link to GR) and I really, really hope we would see him again in Nig
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Al *the serial series skipper*
Mar 29, 2017 Al *the serial series skipper* rated it really liked it
Wow! I really enjoyed this. I can't wait for Seth's book.
A Voracious Reader (a.k.a. Carol)


*Book source ~ A review copy was provided in exchange for an honest review.

Lisette D’Alençon is an Immortal Guardian. Young compared to many Guardians, she is a kickass French hottie that has been around a couple centuries killing vampires. Her twin brothers, also Guardians, have found love and she’s feeling down. She’s lonely and wonders if she even deserves love after accidentally turning her brothers into Guardians all those years ago. And then Zach comes into their lives. Mysterious, powerfu
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Amber .:★Wild Heart Reviews★:.
Jul 08, 2015 Amber .:★Wild Heart Reviews★:. rated it really liked it
Shelves: series
Night Unbound is the fifth book in Dianne Duvall's "Immortal Guardian" series. It is written from a third person point-of-view and it can be read as a standalone. I wouldn't recommend reading it as one, however, as too much will be lost in translation. Not only is it from the main characters standpoints, but also various other characters in the book that you'd need background on. Like all of Ms. Duvall's other books, it is exceedingly well done. The writing itself and characters in Night Unbound ...more
*~*Lauren from Saints & Sinners Books*~*
Hello epic kick-ass forbidden love story! Night Unbound is simply A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! until reading a novella by Dianne Duvall in this series I had no idea what I was missing. Duvall has this innate ability to plunge her readers into the wildness rides of their literary life. Her character are sexy as sin as the kings and queens of badass-ry. I know that’s not a real word, but there is honestly no other way to describe it. Unto the characters!

If badass Anita Blake and tough girl with a soft side Rac
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Vanessa theJeepDiva
Jul 20, 2014 Vanessa theJeepDiva rated it really liked it
I always get excited when I see an email from Dianne Duvall. Her emails mean that she has a book for me. I love her Immortal Guardians series. I enjoy the unique spin she has put on her vampires, their origins, and their many mysteries. I also like that every book is fresh and different and that she keeps introducing new foes and problems. Duvall definitely knows how to keep her characters and their lives very interesting.

Lisette to Zach “Like I want to tear your pants off, strip naked, and expl
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TJlovestoread Blog
Jan 27, 2014 TJlovestoread Blog rated it it was amazing
< Just another amazing chapter in the Immortal Guardians series. I can’t get enough of these strong preternatural, eco-friendly, organic eating, and adorable creatures. Characters you will fall in love with instantly. A mix of sexiness and non-stop action and suspense. A must read in paranormal romance.



Like all the others, the most recent installment centered on Lissette and Zach is simply amazing. We have been falling in love with each character as the story arc progresses and this time,
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Lenore Kosinski
4.5 stars -- I received a copy of this ebook through netgalley (and promptly missed it's release and so this is very late...) But I'm epically glad that I had a chance to read/reread all of the previous books beforehand to really get into the ZONE. The author does do a wee bit of recap in the books, so it's conceivable that you could just jump in, but I would call you crazy if you did it.

The build up for Zach and Lisette's book was epic, and frankly I'm surprised that it lived up to my lofty exp
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Dianne Duvall is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Immortal Guardians and The Gifted Ones series. Reviewers have called Dianne's books "fast-paced and humorous" (Publishers Weekly), "utterly addictive" (RT Book Reviews), "extraordinary" (Long and Short Reviews), and "wonderfully imaginative" (The Romance Reviews). Her books have twice been nominated for RT Reviewers' Choic

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Other Books in the Series

Immortal Guardians (7 books)
  • Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, #1)
  • Night Reigns (Immortal Guardians, #2)
  • Phantom Shadows (Immortal Guardians, #3)
  • Darkness Rises (Immortal Guardians, #4)
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“I did not need to see that … I mean I really did not need to see that. Jenna, honey, grab one of my daggers and poke out both my eyes.” 7 likes
“And YOU are supposed to be serving as guard. Seven vampires live across the hallway. What are you going to do if a couple of them have psychotic breaks and try to escape while you two are having a quickie?"

(Bastien)"Chase them down bare-ass naked and give the human guards and eyeful.”

"I don't know about you," one of the new vamps said in his room, "but I'm pretty sure even a total mind-fuck madness wouldn't make me risk that guy chasing me down and tackling me while he's naked and has a hard-on."

Bastien and Seth both laughed.

"What?" Chris asked unable to hear the vamps.”
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