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Dark Secrets

(Dark #2)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  183 ratings  ·  52 reviews
The worst moment of Micah’s life was when Ella nearly died in his arms. Her miraculous recovery should have been the start of their future. Unfortunately, a new demonic heritage, the Shadow Agency’s corruption and Julian, the vampire who turned Ella, are testing their relationship. Despite hotter-than-ever sex and a variety of new places and positions to explore, Micah beg ...more
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Published July 11th 2014 by Ellora's Cave Publishing
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Jul 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 Awesome Stars!!!

This is the second installment of Ella and Micah’s story. I liked it even more than the first one! The story just gets better with each new book and novella.

“Man. Demon. Fuckup. Protector. Killer. Lover. Hers.”

Dark Secrets is an amazing book. I really enjoyed reading it and I am officially a HUGE Madeline Pryce fan! What I absolutely love about this series is that the story is very intriguing (once you get into it…you can’t put it down), the characters are awesome (alpha
Jan 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was way better than the last book. Now I really want more. I love how much the romance was truly developed and realistic in this one. It was not all based on soulmate bonds, but actual experiences and emotions. Besides that, some moments were seriously fucked up... in a good way? ish? I mean it was fucked up in an interesting, plot-twisty, captivating way. There was messed up shit in that book, but you can't help but turn the pages anyway.

Sherry Fundin

Spoiler alert: Dark Secrets, Book II in the Dark Series, Ella’s story continues.

Dark Secrets is a fast paced, action packed paranormal romance novel.

Ella had worked for The Shadow Agency as a vampire hunter. She had killed without thought.

Vampires and demons – bad. Humans – good.

Since her death by Lizbeth and her full change from human to vampire, her black and white world has gone gray. Her ability to tell the difference between them was growing dimmer. Now I was the enemy and on trial for my l
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
ARC REVIEW: 4.5 stars

I had a little anxiety before I started this book. I really, really, enjoyed Dark Cravings and I wondered which direction the author would take this story. Book two in a series is a little tricky, especially if it is a sequel to a romance. After all, the hero and heroine are already together. The conflict introduced to separate our pair has to be such that either or both sides are redeemable. We already love them together, what will happen to them to separate their love? I a
Cindy Gilleland
Jul 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Favorite Quotes
Dark-red lines dripped in a horizontal gash on Micah’s cheek, caused most likely by the flying debris, but he didn’t seem to notice. Dirt smudged his bare chest, and pieces of wood tangled in his shaggy golden hair. The shadow inside me—my feral inner
vampire—just as much a part of me as my fangs and beating heart, preened at the sight of sweaty, dirty, alpha male.
Lethal. Deadly. Demon.
Micah wore nothing except athletic shorts slung low on his hips, his normal attire when
Anna-marie Buchner
Jul 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Riveting, Breath Holding, Heart Stopping

Dark Secrets Book #3 (Dark Series) by Madeline Pryce

Wow wasn’t sure what to expect but let me tell you, from the moment you start this read you are so captivated you totally lose track of time. So make sure when you sit down you have nothing else planned. You Will Not Be Able To Put It Down. Trust me.

The Bond between Ella and Micah was strong or was it, since they didn’t have a choice. Was their bond strictly lust or was there something deeper, to the soul
Kirsty Bicknell
Is it fair of me to compare Dark Secrets with its prequel, Dark Cravings? The first book is only one of three that I have rated with 6 hearts on my blog, All in One Place, and I hoped that I would feel as excited by this installment, but unfortunately, this wasn't the case.
Madeline Pryce's writing still flows perfectly and the secrets her paranormal world is hiding are compelling, but the story itself is full of angst, which makes reading drag at times.
I was disappointed that there is little cha
Jun 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
OMG! Love, Love, Love!!!

Firstly I want to thank Madeline for kindly providing me with a copy of "Dark Secrets" to read and review for this blog tour.

Things will no longer be the same for Micah & Ella as she is now the Vampire Queen and the Shadow Agency are after her for a crime she didn't commit, they think she bit a human....little do they know that Micah isn't a human....he's far from it...he's a fricking HOT ASS demon!!!!!!

This guy is sexy as hell, the sex scenes between him & Ella ju
Nov 16, 2014 rated it it was ok
I wish I could give this book more than two stars. The first book was interesting enough to bring me back to book two but honestly there were just too many mistakes for a book published and edited at a supposed publishing house. Ella Gray from the first book was Ella Grey in the second. Her transition into the vampire queen just wasn't entertaining and the second half of the book took a huge downward spiral. Micah went from saying 'I won't shag her bum' to shagging her bum in the span of a chapt ...more
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads Review Team~

This is the second book in the series, if you haven’t read Dark Cravings and Dark Innocence you should read those before reading Dark Secrets. Micah and Ella have been together several months and things are getting tense. They each wonder if the bond between them is the only thing keeping them together or if they really would be together without the bond. Julian is once again causing issues and so is Richard. Mi
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Ella and Micah are settling into their new relationship and with new love comes all those horrible insecurities that make people act like they have emotionally transmitted diseases. Both lovers are feeling raw, itchy, sore, suspect and there is some burning when they get pissy. In the case of Ella and Micah there are fireballs bouncing around rooms and walls going up in flames. Things aren't all rainbows and unicorn crap in the demon, vampire romance theater--it's more pain-bows and bulls
Norma Mills
Jun 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: series, kindle, review
First off, this book was given to me as part of a Read& Review for an honest review.

Just when you thought the series could not get better... IT DOES! I have been biting my nails to get a copy of the second book in the Dark Series and I was N-O-T disappointed! The development of Hannah was great, and watching Ella and Micah deal with their own demons (pun intended), I will not say who/what/how, since I feel any hint will give away the best parts, but it was great to see wrenches thrown into the c
Kiki Sidira
Jun 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Well, what can I say?
Madeline’s Dark series, are definitely worth reading again and again!
This one is more intense, in every aspect. The secrets are darker, the emotions stronger, the consequences harsher.
I certainly enjoyed the ride, which left me an emotional mess afterwards (but who cares!) and gladly re-read the book!
I liked the way the plot was laid out, with the ups and downs, changing whatever we could possibly think as the outcome, in less than a heartbeat!
I loved the way Madeline skipp
Jenni Copeland Belanger
Jul 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
book 2 in the series. if you love vampire stories this is one you must read. It is the next chapter of the lives of Ella and Micah. Not happy with were there relationship is at, the tribulations continue. Micah feels like Ella is not telling everything, while Ella is rising as the Vampire Queen. Is their love only because of the curse or is there more? Never forget Julian who turned Ella to begin with. filled with HOT moments and Sex, and strife. If this is your Genre, you will enjoy reading thi ...more
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Weeeww... it was hot! the story is also very nice. well written. the style is so good i want longer book. Hope there is book 3 to follow up. I need more Ella X Micah moments (view spoiler). ...more
Kat DM
Jul 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
By: Madeline Pryce
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Reviewed by: Kathleen
ARC provided by author in exchange of honest review

This is the second installment of Ella and Micah's story. I just can't seem to get enough of Micah.(winks) As soon as you read the first page, you won't be able to put it down. It sucks you right in and just want to get to the bottom of the story.

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Ella and Micah is on the verge of going crazy since they are going through a rough stage of their relationship. We're left
N Swaffar
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
*A copy given by author, in return for an honest review.*

This book comes back with full force, the book didn’t drag all. Action started right away. In this sequel Micah and Ella goes through up and downs of their relationship. They start questioning their relationship. Is there relationship build in lust? Or do they do really love each other?

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This book started out with a lot of sexual tension between Ella and Micah, there were secrets that were keeping them apart. It was pure hell when those
Angela Goodrich
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads.

I’m freaking speechless. I don’t even know where to start. Dark Secrets is the continuation of Ella and Micah’s story and it may be even better than Dark Cravings. There is so much that goes on in this book that I don’t even know where to begin. I had to check the blurb to make sure I don’t reveal any spoilers and now realize I can’t talk about most of the stuff I want to talk about because it could really spoil the book for
Tamye Whitener
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: paranormal, vampires, dark fantasy, erotica, shifters, dark romance
Recommended to Tamye by: Madeline Pryce
We have triumphed! It seemed like everyone and thing in the world was against me reading this book. But even with the constant interruptions we persevered, me in not giving up and the author in writing a story so compelling, that even with my atrocious memory I had no problem getting right back into the thick of things. And the thick of things is normally where I found myself. Ella and Micah went from one adventure to another. Talk about intense, you best sit on your hands if you don’t want to b ...more
Jun 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
With every new book by Madeline Pryce I think 'It can't be as good as the last one she wrote.', and every time I am proven wrong! Dark Secrets captured me on an emotional level, nearly having me in tears several times. If I wasn't so against shedding tears even if my life depended on it I would have had a few tissues around by the end! I was pulled into this story so thoroughly, I have been reading this series from the beginning and it had already had me completely enthralled, nothing else exist ...more
Jul 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me just start with I LOVED THIS BOOK! Yes I say that a lot but Dark Secrets was fantastic read. Having read both previous books in the Dark series, I can say this is the best one yes. A reader's dream come true when a series gets better.

So what does this one have going for it that the first title didn't? Well dear reader, it's all in the title. Dark Secrets. Oh yes, this one is full of secrets. Seems everybody has one. I was definitely on the edge of my seat guessing what would happen next.
Katie Jones
I liked the development of the story in terms of what Richard was up to, Micah’s background, the twist with Julian & what happened with Ella. I didn’t so much like some of the dynamics between Micah & Ella & the continuous theme of emotions mean weakness. Overall a fun & easy read but I totally enjoyed the novella of Dante & Hannah more than the main books. ...more
Kristin & Sue Ellen ~ GirlyGirlBookReviews
So I read the first one and went directly to this one (I do recommend reading Hannah's story because yes I want to back track now and read it); however, the author does not make you feel that you have been in limbo and missed any of this awesome story line. It seems that I was totally amazed with the first, this one totally blew me away. Ella and Micah's story have taken a new step in the story line and the scenes become just keep getting scorching hot. After the big kicker that we found out in ...more
Stephanie  G
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Micah and Ella’s relationship is being tested by a new demonic heritage, the Shadow Agency’s corruption and Julian, Ella’s sire in this thrilling addition to the Dark series. In order to forge a future together, Ella and Michael with have to face down their personal demons and prove that love and trust are more than just words.

This fast paced and smooth flowing plot ensures that readers never get bored with lots of suspense, drama, action and passion. The author brings the story to life with we
Christine Wegrzyniak
Jun 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What an amazing follow up from Dark Cravings. You truly get to embrace the love, passion and fierceness between Micah and Ella. Dark Secrets was action packed, and full of lies and deceit.
As we left off we knew things were forever changed for Ella and Micah. They were truly bonded, and Ella was savoring her mate. "Micah was dark, brooding and fierce. He was rough and callous, the kind of abrasiveness I needed in my life".
Ella was still awaiting trial, and her family was busying themselves tr
Jessica Leonard
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
If you haven't read any of this series it's a freaking must. Actually, you might as well one click all of Madeline's books cause she rocks and her books are simply AMAZING!

After our sneak peek at Dante's story we are now back to Ella and Micah in Dark Secrets. So much had happened in the ending chapters of Book one that I wasn't sure their bond was strong enough to survive such tragic events. I went into this book knowing my emotions were going to go from one extreme to the next.

I will tell you
Jul 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: galleygrab
I fell in love with Pryce's world and characters in DARK CRAVINGS when it was originally published a few years ago under a different name. I was so happy when I saw that Madeline brought it back and continued the series and I was even happier when I found out that the series would continue with Micah and Ella's story.

The blurb does a really good job of giving the reader an idea of what goes on in DARK SECRETS. Ella and Micah's relationship has hit a bit of a bump in the road and they aren't sure
Jun 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Madeline Pryce really knows how to make you hate a character that you have come to love. Then when you think all is lost she gives you a bigger gift, more like a shock to the system.

Torn between duty and love Micah and Ella are at a crossroads. Their lust/love/future for each other are hanging on a precipice. The time has come for Ella to take her place as Vampire Queen next to her sire Julian, while battling her emotions towards Micah her half demon half human lover.
Micah has been keeping a se
Jun 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
After falling head over heels for Micah and Ella's story in Dark Cravings, I couldn't crack open my Kindle fast enough to start reading Dark Secrets. Madeline Pryce did not disappoint!

While danger stalks their every step and secrets long buried in the past come to light, Micah and Ella must work together to keep one step ahead of their enemies and their only hope seems to be solving the mystery of a prophecy that no one seems to fully understand.

The passion and chemistry that initially drove the
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