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Blackest Red

(In the Shadows #3)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  4,167 ratings  ·  343 reviews
New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling series

No matter how hard I’ve tried to let go of Mister Black, the memories of us together torture me. They’re an unforgettable reminder of a life I can’t have for many reasons.

Burying myself in work mostly keeps thoughts of him to a screaming minimum, until he's thrust into my life under circumstances beyond my cont
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Published February 24th 2015 by Limitless Ink Press
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Alex Smith Yes - I have waited patiently for this book. The first two were fantastic and there is no way I would miss this 3rd book in the series. Maggie Smith.

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XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 I liked the direction the author took this. The plot is interesting, suspenseful, and executed well. Sebastian and Talia have experienced some ups and downs but manage to find one another because their paths were meant to be intertwined. Sebastian is a little slower to realize his feelings but the process is sweet to watch. There's plenty of action and twists to keep us on our toes but the intimacy of the story isn't lost to those details. Sexy times continue to be off the charts and I am a ...more
Mar 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5++ I need more Sebastian stars


omg. I am SO SAD this series is over. I literally fell in love with Sebastian and Talia and I will definitely be going through withdrawals after this!

It's hard for me to really write about this book without giving away too many of the spoilers, so instead I will just write down my *favorite* quotes from Blackest Red! Most of them highlights my favorite part of thier relationship- the back and forth banter! Enjoy!

"Thank you for the gift.
Apr 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: smuttfabulous
I completely enjoyed the first 3 book series and will eventually read the rest of it since it gives more of the secondary characters stories and I'm excited to read more about Cass.

This book is suspenseful, SUPER SEXY and has some mystery which has twisting and turning going on. Lots of connecting of the dots in this 3rd book!

This couple is great and although it took them a while to get it together they certainly did in a big way!
Christine B
One of my favorite series...Mister Black & Scarlett Red have so much chemistry its' hard for anyone to be in a room without noticing it. Talea has found herself in another mystery, she is an investigative writer, author, friend and lover. Talea is a no BS type of person and she finds the truth at whatever it cost to herself. Everyone who comes into contact with Talia falls for her deeply. So as she gets threaten messages on her book tour Blindside, there is only one man that can protect her. Yes ...more
Aug 16, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 stars.
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Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow, wow, wow! I've been anticipating Blackest Red for what seems like forever even though it was only a few short months. But man oh man when you're that engrossed in a series those few months seem like forever! I waited on bated breath for the conclusion of Sebastian and Talia's story and you know what? It was epic! Everything I was hoping for and more!

Blackest Red picks up six months after Scarlett Red, I'm sure I don't need to tell you this is not a standalone. You absolutely must read the p
Sep 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite
5 *redandblack* Stars

This is the best of the three books, I enjoyed every second of it!!
Great development of the story, the hero Sebastian was as usual amazing, and the heroine was improved a lot ... so I began to like her very much.

There were still moments when she pissed me off...but generally I liked her behavior in book three.

I was very sad about Sebastian's health "situation" but I guess that made the story even more special.

Loved it!!

P.S: His issue picked my I googled it
Nov 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This third instalment of the In The Shadows series was a perfect combination of scorching hot scenes and undeniable sexual chemistry between the two main characters. The plot is filled with love, danger, mystery and suspense that will leave you begging for more.

Sebastian and Talia have had difficult lives and to see how their stories intertwined and came together in the end left me in awe. Not to mention that the story also has a number of periphery characters that you'll fall in love with and
Nov 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
I truly enjoyed this series more than I expected. It was packed with some much of what I like to read, romance, suspense, action, sexy hot alpha navy SEAL and a strong confident heroine. Great conclusion to a great series.

Hoping that Calder & Cass get their story.
Oct 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I love P.T Michelle, it is not secret, her writing is so passionate, exquisite and written with such a capturing detail that you fall in love with this incredible journey of Sebastian and Talia.
This is the third and final instalment to what has been an epic series full of SUSPENSE, SMOKING HOT CHEMISTRY, and DEEP EMOTION between two GORGEOUS characters who will
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
An absolute blinder of a conclusion to the story of Mister Black and Red.

This book had one of the most erotic scenes in it that I have quite possibly ever read….the shower scene. It was so hot, the words made the page sizzle and my kindle smoke and my boxers bulge!

The mystery of the stalker and past events became unravelled in this steamy erotic story. Ms Michelle knows how to draw a reader into the web of words. I love how she describes events so I feel every emotion. I love how she slowly peel
Magen Corrie
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*Copy received in exchange for a fair and honest review

Oh my gosh! I absolutely adore this series and Blackest Red was a perfect ending for Sebastian and Talia. The book is probably my favorite out of the entire series. The first book was hottt, the second book was combustible, but Blackest Red is beyond words. It was steamy, sensual, sexy, but sweet and endearing as well.

What Sebastian and Talia go through in this book was amazing. Yes, they were tested in every book, but it felt like
Kat Ryker
Jun 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This, again, is another review that I'm copying over from Amazon. I'd already edited this review once, because I just re-read this this series.

When I started on this series, I had no idea what to expect. First I had no clue who P. T. Michelle was, had never heard of her. Picked the first book up and then was absolutely hooked on the series.

In these books I found everything I could want - mystery, suspense, adventure, a sexy dominant, and a woman who isn't really isn't submissive, but who trusts
Nov 14, 2017 rated it liked it
I enjoyed it just as much this time as the first time I read it years ago. The passion between the H & h is awesome. I love them.
Normally all of the coincidences would drive me crazy too but I like the couple enough that they aren't too bad. The story/mystery however is not worthy of 5 stars either.

Nov 01, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ripples and Rainbows…

This is part 3 and the conclusion of the In the Shadows serial and should be read after Scarlett Red.

I was glad to see that our couple had only spent six months apart before their paths crossed again instead of the two years in the previous installment. Neither had been out of each other’s thoughts during that time frame. Sebastian was biding his time and keeping tabs on the redheaded beauty that he can’t get out of his mind and he’s back in her life the minute there’s a thr
I can't believe I just finished reading this incredible series. Every book seemed to be getting better and better. But all good things must come to an end it seems. And Blackest Red is the perfect ending to this series. It had everything I could ask for and more. I don't think I have the words to do this book justice. There are just too many emotions flowing through me right now after just finishing this. Ms Michelle I think you may have just out done yourself here.

*noms the popcorn*

Blackest Re
ByoBook Club
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: jess
Really fantastic conclusion to the In the Shadows series. After being left hanging in part two we meet up with our fearless duo six months later. Talia is about to go on a book tour for her newest release and of course she has found herself a new stalker. To keep her safe, her publishing company hires none other than Sebastian Black.

I love these two characters, I love their chemistry, I love their banter and I love how they work together. They both are running from something and both are runnin
Jan 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

Full Review @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

What can I say, except, what a satisfying, intense and thrilling ending to the In the Shadows series! Blackest Red not only bought Talia and Sebastian together, but their pasts too, and I was surprised and intrigued to see how their lives twisted together.

Talia is a very private person and has kept a lot of her past to herself. She has only told Sebastian some of the details and when I learned more about her past, it really saddened me to know what
This is one of those books that I highlighted something on almost every page. The words in this book were perfect and memorable. I feel like this series was a bit long and drawn out, but this last book blew me away. I didn't really connect with Talia and Sebastian in the first two books, but I fell for them both in this final book. Even when Talia was fighting her love and attraction to him with everything she had.

“I don’t want to be your obligation.
I want to be your fucking obsession.”

As frus
C Jia Ming
Jun 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star
The first book pulls you in, the second one has a 'second-book-spunk' and here we are at the final book that wrap ups everything up.

Overall: The fact that P. T. Michelle has the ability to sustain the mystery and anticipation throughout the whole trilogy just amazes me. Not all authors of series have the capability to do that! It's like I'm falling in love with the trilogy book by book whereas some others, the wow-factor just drops as the series continues.

The ending was so sweet that I too, fell
After The Final Chapters
Feb 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Book 1: Rocked/Loved it - 5 Stars

Book 2: Rocked/Loved it - 5 Stars

Now the ending. Time to say good-bye. Sniff... Sniff... Yes, I am being dramatic. Maybe I want Sebastian too. Damn that man is hot in the book world.

Ok, back to the review...

Just finished Blackest Red. Every chapter was perfect. The last chapter brought a few tears of happiness. Sebastian and Talia have been written so perfectly matching and needing each other. The perfect mystery that keeps the plot moving and the chemistry you
A. Cook
This type of book makes it hard to sleep, work or just freaking concentrate. Got home, growled at those around, picked up my kindle and didn't do anything else until I finished this book. YES, I am gushing a bit because I found this such awesome read.

The reader is tossed right back into the fray with Sebastian (one on the best male leads I've read this year) and Talia (her character is really good as well). There are stalkers, jealous exes, potential new love interest, fires, car crashes, fight
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 Crazy Ass Must Read Stars!!!!!

I absolutely loved this conclusion to the In The Shadows Series. I was always devastated at the ends of both Books 1 & 2 with how they both ended. I'm happy with how Talia & Sebastian's relationship turns out. I don't want to leave any spoilers and trying to write this review expressing what parts I liked is proving to be hard. Let me just say that I was totally floored by the events that transpired through the book. I did not see them coming.

This series is a Cra
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm happy and devastated this journey has came to an end.

Mister Black and Little Red's story comes full circle as the story reaches kindle throwing, nail biting heights.

I reached out to P.T Michelle on a personal note and if she ever gets my message? Thank you is all I can say for this book.


Toni Lewis
Jul 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Dang it ... Is it really over already ? Way more than five stars 5+++++++ . I just thought the second book rocked well let me just say Sebastian and Talia story just keep getting better . We need more Sebastian in the world for sure . I hate giving spoilers so I'm not saying much other than there are a few surprises in this book but it also answers a lot of questions ... A MUST READ !!! ...more
Joey Berube
Nov 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An absolutely outstanding ending to what has been a thrilling series. Sebastian & Talia are scorching hot, but more importantly, the story is thrilling. The mystery kept me guessing and the writing was fantastic. I'm going to miss these books! ...more
Perfect ending to a great
Series! ❤
Really going to miss reading
About these two!
(Sebastian + Talia)
P. T. Michelle, More please!!
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In the Shadows (10 books)
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