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You Loved Me At My Darkest

(You Loved Me #1)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  4,841 ratings  ·  438 reviews
Blood is thicker than water…

Having endured more than their share of tragedy, sisters Lily and Sasha embark on a dream holiday—only to find themselves in hell. Kidnapped by a rich madman, Sasha is sold into slavery, while Lily is forced to join The Collection, a unique bevy of exotic beauties enduring frequent horrors at the hands of elite bidders. However, no amount of pai
Kindle Edition, 314 pages
Published May 2015 by Evie Harper (first published August 25th 2014)
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2.5 stars


You Loved Me At My Darkest tells the story of two Australian sisters who after years of dealing with their parents' deaths decide to go travel the world. Their first stop is New York and things go absolutely fine for a few days but their last day there they got taken by strangers who turn out to be part of a sex slave traffic empire. Lily, the older sister, is desperate to get Sasha away from all of that. While being transported in vans she meets Jake who later becames her personal guar
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Blood is thicker than water…

Having endured more than their share of tragedy, sisters Lily and Sasha embark on a dream holiday—only to find themselves in hell. Kidnapped by a rich madman, Sasha is sold into slavery, while Lily is forced to join The Collection, a unique bevy of exotic beauties enduring frequent horrors at the hands of elite bidders. However, no amount of pain and suffering will break Lily, who will stop at nothing to sa
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Where the hell do I start with writing up my review..First off I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I picked this up, definitely my kind of read..But be warned this book is definitely not your typical hearts and flowers romance, it's dark, it's gritty and it's twisted as fuck..


Expect the unexpected downward spiral into darkness whe
Kelli C
3.5 Captive Stars!

I started this book late one evening and I could not stop myself...the prologue alone was enough to keep me up for hours!

This is a true love story. Ugly from the get go, but still a love at that. Lily and her baby sister Sasha are on a trip of a life time. With deceased parents, they have only one another. It is their time to mourn and to move on adventure at a time. What should be miles of fun and new experiences turns horrific when the sisters find themselves b
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
When I read the blurp, I am expecting an angst hear breaking story. Something like Dollars. But I am wrong. So wrong. Yes there is heavy triggers in this book. But that triggers only on the beginning on the book to heighten the story. The development of the story, characters chemistry almost none. I do not understand why Lily and Jake attracted to each other. And how Lily gives in into Jake after such heart breaking tragedy, makes me questioning her morality.

And the whole background of the stor
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☆☆☆☆☆5 You Love Me At My Darkest Stars ☆☆☆☆☆

You Loved Me At My Darkest by Evie Harper was simply beautiful. Dark. Raw. Gripping. Emotional. Heartbreaking. Suspenseful. These are the words that comes into my mind when I think of this book. In this powerful and touching debut, Ms. Harper will take her readers on an emotional suspenseful ride. You heart will break. Tears will be shed, Loyalty will be tested. Strength and Hope are needed for surviv
Linda ❤️ Sassy, Classy && a Little Bit of Nasty
5 Corrupted Stars!

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I swear, I swear, I swear - I LOVE going into books blind. I've said it before, that's how I like to read my books, and THIS ONE did not disappoint. Man oh man, if you're ever in the mood for some twisted fucks - fucks of the nefarious, foul and despicable nature - not the kinky nature, <.insert sleazy wink here.>, - this is definitely going to tickle your pickle. If you're informing yourself before you read, unlike I, then please take a step to the left and board the train
Jan 02, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was fantastic. I knew from the prologue that I was going to be in for a crazy and intense ride.

Sasha and Lily were sisters from Australia getting ready to travel the world. When they are kidnapped, Sasha is sold into slavery and they keep Lily as one of the Collection pieces.

Lily tries so hard to protect her younger sister but there is no escaping. Lily has a temper and sometimes it seems that is what keeps her alive but at the same time her mouth makes it harder for Sasha.

Lily's gu
Ari Reavis
Aug 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First off, the love and trust between the sisters, Lily and Sasha, was the most touching part of the story for me. They just wanted the other to be free so bad and what happened to Sasha was so sad. On to the romance...I must say although it was cute and I'm glad Lily had Jake as some form of comfort and light, I couldn't get over how she fell for him out of nowhere. Jake, I get because he followed her around for a month and began to admire her strength and looks, but all he had to do was loosen ...more
Wendys Wycked Words
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So....I actually read book 2 and 3 before I started this one. I would however recommend starting with book 1, because it's the events from this book that will lead to the set-up of book 2 .  I am just a crazy person who likes to do things ass-backwards. I had no problems with following the storyline of book 2 without this one, but I will say that reading this one...gave me more insight into book 2 and 3. So learn from my mistakes :P

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Because I had already read book 2, I knew what this one was gon
**4.5 STARS!**

"You loved me at my darkest, baby, just wait till you see me at my best"

Wow, what an emotional roller coaster ride!


The characters:

"The remaining parts of my heart are broken pieces of glass with sharp edges, and I dare anyone to come near it. I will make sure it cuts them"

I LOVED HER. She was such a spit fire and the love she has for her sister is incredible. She was completely selfless when it came to the safety of her sister. Also, the strength she shows in even the
Carmel March
I had so many issues with this book and the characters. Here's just a few:

1. You're kidnapped, shoved in a van, and your first reaction to seeing one of the captor guards is he's "very masculine and ruggedly handsome"? NO IT IS NOT

2. You've known said asshole captor guard for a couple days. You're thinking of escaping. Do you think: "thinking about leaving has me missing [asshole captor guard], which is strange. I've only known him for a short time and already miss him before we are even separa
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Nov 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
OH MY GOD, I loved this book - seriously! It's dark and twisted but also full of gems, romance and fun. I didn't think I would enjoy it this much and I CAN'T WAT to get my hands on the following books, I know I will luuuv them.

Sash and Lil are pure souls. They have only themselves as their parents have died an early death a while ago and ever since it has just been the two of them. The two Australian Country Girls head out for a great adventure, discovering the US - and also discovering the dept
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Not what I expected but good. I was waiting for a dark book that delved deep into the inhumane world of sex trafficking and I got it. I expected deep love, loyalty, danger and passion and I got it.
Lily and Sasha are sisters and inseparable. When a trip to the United States goes extremely wrong, they find themselves locked away from the world and ready to be sold to the highest bidder. Lily will do everything to save her sister, even make a deal with the devil.
Jake is a man involved in a sex traf
Aղցela W.
Spoiler Ahead This was a really good book and heart breaking. Sisters Lily and Sasha have been through a lot losing their parents in a car accident and working hard to safe the family farm and going a dream trip to the USA only to be kidnapped in NY there is no one to miss them or to come rescue them. Lily is a beautiful, head-strong heroine taken away from the life she has always known. She struggles daily to survive and only does so because of the love she feels for her sister, Sasha. Jake the ...more
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The synopsis for "You Loved me at my Darkest" definitely caught my interest and I was eager to find out more. This was a dark read and yes, I do enjoy delving into books that push the boundaries a little so I had a feeling I'd enjoy this one... lucky me because I bloody loved it. It was brilliant. If you love a dark romance, then this is absolutely a book for you.

Cassia Brightmore
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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To say that I loved this book is the biggest understatement. I am living and breathing with this story – it captivated me from the very first word, a gripping tale of heartache, destruction, of hope lost and impossible love. I can honestly say that there isn’t a book I’ve read that is more deserving of its title. If you know anything about me – you’ll know I’m a dark romance junkie. Each word in this book fed my addiction and finishing left me desperately wanting my next fix. Evie Harper’s h
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Am I so far gone, so far fucked up that I will take comfort from anyone right now?

I am a lover of captive books and this one just really snuck up on me. I had heard about You Loved Me at My Darkest by Evie Harper….I had bought it a while back, but when I picked it up the other day to read it…well, put it this way….I have tears in my eyes as I write this review cause the book moved me to a place emotionally I was not prepared for. This was a 5 star read for me and jumps into my list of top 10 cap
Hollow Well
Sorry. This book was not to my liking...

Lily, the 1st person POV heroine of the story, has gorgeous green eyes, a stunning smile, and larger than average boobs. And that's just about all there is to say about her.

Jake, who works on the inside of a human trafficking ring, is ultimately muscly even though it seems he spends all day sitting on his back end guarding Lily's locked door. Even the moment after Lily was abducted by a gang of murderous bad guys intent on selling her out as a sex slave, s
Mar 31, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of Dark YA who are OK with ALOT of sex.
Recommended to Bren by: Amber
“I'm jealous of the daylight that will get to see her eyes when she wakes.”
― Evie Harper, You Loved Me At My Darkest

3.5 stars.

This book was good..very it's way but confused me for one reason.


While the story was dark, heartbreaking and twisty, I did enjoy it. The reason I am giving it 3 stars, (3.5), is because of the tone of the book.

Parts of this book read like "50 shades of gray" on steroids. It confused me. I had thought I was getting a dark story of two girls in terrible t
Aug 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love a book which mentions a dark read and this was no exception.
Lily and Sasha on holiday to New York get kidnapped and then separated. Sasha is taken as a slave to work in the Marcos mansion and Lily goes in to Marcos Collection of girls.
Jake is assigned as her caretaker/bodyguard. I could go on and on but best to just read it.
A beautiful story unfolds with plenty of action, anguish and heartache.
Those few closing lines were so beautiful and my heart went out to you Lily.
No cliffy, a great
Lustful Literature

You Loved Me at My Darkest took me on one hell of a ride. I absolutely loved everything about this book. Once I started reading the Prologue I could not put this book down. I knew this was going to take me on emotional roller coaster ride so I got the Kleenex and wine out and dove in. Evie Harper did an amazing job with this book. The story was gritty, thrilling, exciting, loving and full of pain and angst.

Lily and Sasha are two Australian sisters who want to se
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An AMAAAZING debut novel by Aussie author Evie Harper! You Loved Me At My Darkest was a well written, emotional, and incredibly suspenseful story about Lily and her younger sister Sasha. The storyline is non-stop…I could not put it down. A MUST read for fans of dark romance!

Lily and Sasha, two very close sisters from Australia, are recovery from the heartache of losing their parents in an automobile accident. Trying to m
Sep 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Evie Harper ties you down emotionally, binding you with angst as she pushes you off a cliff into a rocky river of brutally clashing waters.

"Hope soaked my soul in heavy want, then lit a match and watched me burn."

Jake is not what he appears to be at all. He is broody and constantly having to prove his loyalties to a man he secretly despises. He is also vulnerable and caring, hiding behind a bad boy persona and always keeping his façade in place. Yet from the moment we are introduced
Book Junky Girls
Aug 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lily and her sister are ready to go out and see the world beyond their home in Autralia. On their first stop in New York they spend several amazing weeks until things go horribly wrong for them. Taken and forced into a world they can't fully comprehend they have to find a way to survive and figure out if there is anyone they can trust.

Jake. He is so close to his goal, but a stunning exotic beauty could ruin everything for him by making him feel things he shouldn't if he's to finally get what he'
Oct 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
FIVE Emotional and Captivating Stars!
From the moment I read the synopsis for this book I knew it would be different. Knowing nothing else about the author or the book I started reading it. I was totally engaged right from the beginning. This is not your typical Captor/Captive story. It was dark but also beautifully written. The dark parts of the story were not written in a harsh or brutal way.
I could feel the emotions between all the characters as I read each page. The love between the main cha
This story is dark, horrifying, and held my attention until about 65% in. At that point, the situation just didn't ring true and, at times, became a bit ridiculous. It's hard to imagine anything much worse than what Lily and her sister Sasha were forced to endure, and yet there were bits of cheesy dialogue between Jake and Lily that would have felt far more realistic out on a date. There were times when the action was nail bitingly tense, then Lily's clothing choice was described in detail. The ...more
Melissa Jane
Oct 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There isn't one thing that I didn't LOVE about You Loved At My Darkest!
Jake is an abolsute hottie and Lily possesses a strength that cannot be rivalled.
Evie Harper has an exceptional way of telling a story and her words just flow beautifully. It is clear that every part of the action has been well planned and I can promise you that it have you hooked from the very beginning.

AWESOME story and I am so looking forward to the next.
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Evie Harper's debut novel, You Loved At Me My Darkest is bound to push you into an abyss of angst and many other emotions.

It's been only Lily and Sasha since they lost their parents in a car accident which led to them taking over the family farm in their native home of Australia. Deciding to travel the world they come over to America. Everything is perfect, they're having the time of their lives but soon their world is pulled from under them and they're ki
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