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The Darkest Frost, Vol. 2

(The Darkest Frost #2)

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ATTN: THIS IS NOT A STANDALONE. This is Volume 2 of a 2-part serial. Please don't read this until you've read The Darkest Frost, Volume 1 first. You will be lost otherwise. Volume 2 begins where Volume 1 left off.

GENRE: A Gothic paranormal romance with a twist.

The job seems simple enough at first: go undercover and catch her best friend’s killer. But psychic detective De
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Published October 19th 2015
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Tanya Hi Juliac,

I'm seriously considering it, but it will have to wait though. I'm working on a contemporary romance (Temptation's Edge) at the moment. I'll…more
Hi Juliac,

I'm seriously considering it, but it will have to wait though. I'm working on a contemporary romance (Temptation's Edge) at the moment. I'll have a better handle on what's next once I finish up with that one. (less)

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Jill


What? There's more??!!

For everyone who enjoyed The Darkest Frost by Tanya Holmes, she's now added an Epilogue. To get this freebie....
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Though I didn't think an Epilogue was necessary, I loved finding out where they're at six years later ....:))


***5 stars***


This is Volume #2 of a 2-part book. Volume #1 must be read first.

The story so far...

Denieve Knight, a psychic private detective, has gone undercover at Dr Braeden Frost's estate as the new housek
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Baba
5 stars. Review posted October 22, 2015

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My fifth five-star rating of the year goes to The Darkest Frost: Volume 2 by Tanya Holmes.

Warning
The Darkest Frost: Volume 1 must be read prior to Volume 2. I'm all for reading out of order, but I honestly wouldn't recommend you to do that with this two-part serial. These guys will already shake up your brain cells with their sexy presence (and story line) without adding more confuzzlement due to your possible reading out of order. You've been warned.

I'm
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Jennifer Kyle
5 STARS

"Why is that when you look at me, it feels like you're still looking for 'them'?"

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I spent my weekend completely wrapped up in this two book paranormal series by Tanya Holmes. This new to me author exceeded any expectations I had going into the conclusion of this two book series. She managed to take a good story line (book one a solid 4 stars for me) and throughout the pages of this book she brought it over the line directly into epic and unforgettable read territory!

"Finally..."God I m
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Judith
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*** 5 Stars ***

This 2 part series is so damn good,especially for 2 of the sexiest twins ever...I wouldn't know who to choose





Well,I've just reviewed book one,which was brilliant and this is even better.Yes I'm totally gushing about this series.It's definitely one of the best I've read.

This one picks up where book one ended and Denieve finds herself in turmoil as throughout the book she learns more about Braeden and Xavier(swoon).
She knows Braeden is being secretive and is confused by her feelings
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Brandi
Jan 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: suspense, paranormal
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The second installment of this two part serial was just as fantastic as part one. I've always enjoyed a good PNR, but I get tired of the same old stuff being redone over and over, so in a way me and PNR haven't been on the same page for a while, but The Darkest Frost reminded me of why I first fell in love with this genre.

Loving the flame that tames the sword.

An original plot, that was equal parts suspenseful and sexy. A story and characters that had me completely captivated. I know I say thi
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Claire Robinson
Oct 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: shit-hot-series
5 - "With you I will go." Stars!

The biggest compliment I can pay this book(duology) and the author, is by saying that it is unlike any other story I have ever read, or am ever likely to read in the future.



Tanya Holmes pretty much has done it again with the second (and final) instalment in this series, in that I cannot really say too much about the story, because it is all essentially one massive spoiler, it pretty much starts, where the last book left off, and the pace of the story is pretty fas
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Mo
Jan 02, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars. Indeed.

Ok. For me, who is not a big fan of PNR, this worked. Why? I don't know. Really original storyline. Interesting characters. Some eye-rolling moments with what was going on but overall a solid read.


The job seems simple enough at first: go undercover and catch her best friend’s killer. But psychic detective Denieve Knight gets more than she bargained for when she enters Dr. Braeden Frost’s estate as a “housekeeper.”

She's supposed to be sleuthing, not falling under the spell of
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Didi
4.5 STARS

This is part 2, the conclusion, of a 2-part series. Part 1 MUST be read prior to part 2.

Now, that's the way to end this series!
Book 2 of TDF literally picks up where part 1 left off. There is no breathing room here, so refresh your memory of how things were left if you need to. At the conclusion of book 1, there were very many unanswered questions. Denieve( Danielle ) is confused, alarmed and very much a slave to the tumultuous sensations brewing within her. It's like her heart and min
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Jen
**4.5 stars**

This was a great two volume series, and just so refreshing to have a unique paranormal romance. My only complaint would be that sometimes it felt like there was too much information to swallow!! I would find myself overwhelmed with all of the info. Probably just me, I must have a small brain capacity..LOL! I definitely am impressed with Tanya Holmes writing, and face it; she must have a brilliant mind to come up with a story like this! Seriously, it was a very complex storyline, and
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Karen
Nov 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is Volume 2 of a 2-part serial. Please read The Darkest Frost, Volume 1 first. Volume 2 begins where Volume 1 left off.
I picked this 2 part serial up on a whim after reading two excellent 5 star reviews. Was it as good as the reviews said it was? You bet it was! In fact this is definitely the best book series I've had the pleasure of reading in 2015. With so many questions left unanswered after I read Volume 1, this 2nd Volume answered every one of them. Although this series is classified
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Karen
Jan 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Mei
Sep 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Do not read this one without reading the previous one!!!

WOW!!! What a trip!!! Every question you had here is answered! And What an answers they were!

A fantastic conclusion!



I don't want to spoil, but I must say that while the first book is more mystery this one is more paranormal. Not vampire style or shifter paranormal, but paranormal all the same!

I had suspitions that were completly confirmed here about the brothers! Am I not soooo intelligent?! LOL

Here Deni is bewildred util she's out of her m
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♥Sharon♥
Jan 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Phew….Finally, not a grand review but one nonetheless.

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I love stumbling upon new authors and giving their books a go. I call these my little GEMS!

The Darkest Frost series was a recommendation from my good friend Mo and I am thrilled to report that I truly enjoyed Tanya Holmes writing and I absolutely loved these two books. I’m looking forward to reading more books from her.

It is a two book series and I decided to write a review after finishing book 2. The way the story unfolded within these two
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Debbie
THIS!!! THIS!!! THIS!!!

This is how a story should be written!

This is how characters should be portrayed!

This is how a plot should play out!

It’s such a rarity that I find a book that speaks directly to my heart and my soul. I’ve been reading since I could hold up a book in my hands. Along the way, I’ve encountered the so-so, the good and even the great but I can count on one hand how often I’ve read a book that got me so perfectly! My connection to this story and these characters is visceral. I h
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Amanda
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Michelle
Oct 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
**You can see this full review and more at Book Briefs: http://bookbriefs.net**

The Darkest Frost Volume 2 is the second and last book in a two book series of the same name by author, Tanya Holmes. I loved part one SO SO much. When I finished the first book, I needed to have the second book. It was all I could think about for days. I was so anxious to start reading that I refreshed my kindle probably 5 times waiting for my review copy to get synced. And then I proceeded to ignore 3 other days of
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Nikki
Apr 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Let me start by telling you right up front that I am the editor of both Volumes 1 and 2 of The Darkest Frost. I also edited Tanya’s debut romance, Within Temptation. I edit fiction full-time and I edit lots of it, but I don’t always have the opportunity to edit works that have the potential to completely blow my head off. I thought Volume 1 was mind blowing enough. Little did I know that The Darkest Frost, Volume 2 could be even more powerful. It’s books like this one that make me love my job—wh ...more
KathyAnne
Oct 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-favorites
This is not a stand alone. You must read part one first: The Darkest Frost: Volume 1
This second book concludes the story and what a fantastic conclusion! I've been waiting on the edge of my seat for months to read this... but it was totally worth the wait! That ending... just beautiful... could not have been happier with the way this author tied everything up and pulled all of the pieces of the puzzle together. This duo of books is definitely one of my top favorite PR reads this year. It's origi
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Denise
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-goal
** I received an ARC of ths book from the author in exchange for an honest review.**

After reading 'The Darkest Frost, Volume' I knew I had to read 'Volume 2'. This is one of those stories that stay with you after you've read the last page. 'Volume 2' blew me away. The only reason it took me twice as long to read it was due to that dreaded thing known as a 'job'. Oh how I hated that I couldn't read it in one or two sittings. Yet, now that I've finished, oh my God was it brilliantly written. The w
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Abbie Rios
Oct 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

What a wild ride!!!!

Book 1 hinted that we’d have two heroes. Book two confirms it. So we have the mysterious Dr. Braeden Frost:

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And his crazy but sexy as hell twin Xavier Frost:

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Book two picks up right where Book one left off. Remember this?

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And Deni doing this?

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So right after that happened, she goes hiding in her room.

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Meanwhile Xavier has a temper tantrum because he’s a brat, and he’s sexually frustrated, and Deni won’t let him in her room, and he’s pissed at Braeden for manipulating him.

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Then Brae
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Deb
Sep 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW! I am blown away yet again, by Tanya Holmes’ masterful writing and the magical world she created within 2 serial novels! ... I doubt anyone could ever come close to replicating such a unique and intriguing story-line! Brimming with surprises, twists & turns and complex, well developed characters that will keep readers on the edge of their seats and pages turning! ... I know I did not want to stop reading whenever my real life got in the way ; ) LOL * Must read both volumes in order *

I ne
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Nikki ღ Navareus
***FIVE Fan-Fucking-Tastic STARS!!!***



I'm not much for picking up paranormal reads anymore these days. I only picked up this series because I had so many friends on here who absolutely adored it, so I figured what the heck, and dove in. Wow, I'm so glad I did! I had forgotten how hot paranormal stories can be. And this one was scorching!!! Tanya Holmes did an amazing job at making Xavier seem like such a dick, then melt the reader's panties when we saw what a vulnerable, caring sweetie he could
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Piper
Feb 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2016
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Danielle
Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of the most amazingly written works I have ever freaking read. EVER. EVER-EVER.

Tanya Holmes's ability to engage readers is incomprehensible; authors everywhere WISH they were this addicting. This review is difficult for me because I have this deep-seated fear of giving it all away, so I won't. I will say that the characters are written so perfectly that as a reader, you feel everything they do - you don't read about it, you LIVE it.

The twists and turns were well placed, always inter
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Tanja ~ T's Book ~ KT Book Reviews

Devoured both books in 48 hours. Massive book hangover underway.

My friend and co-blogger has been telling me for MONTHS to read The Darkest Frost. She has gushed and gently prodded me, and once I had time in my reading schedule, so I finally had the absolute pleasure of meeting Dr. Braeden Frost and his brother Xavier. I read both volumes back-to-back, so writing this review/letter will be an amalgam of both.

Psychic detective Denieve Knight goes into the home of Dr. Frost in hopes of solving a
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Meghan
Mar 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
***ARC provided by author for honest review***

First and foremost, if you haven't read The Darkest Frost Vol 1, you better back track a sec and buy that one first because without that, you are going to be completely lost!

Warning: be prepared for a book hangover of epic proportions!!!!

When I finished Vol 1 of The Darkest Frost in June I knew that I was going to go nuts waiting for Vol 2 to come out. I was just about at that point when I received the ARC and let me tell you, this book did not disap
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Jessica Gadziala
Jan 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance

Okay. Wow. I liked the first one a lot, but I LOVED this one. Fantastic. The author did an amazing job of tying up all her loose ends. This was plotted pretty perfectly. I got more of my Xavier, got a little of Braedon, and... better yet... Ian!

My only complaint would be that the end felt too sudden. This could just be me, but I felt like I wanted more time with Ian since we had barely just gotten to see him. But even without that, I feel like this is a solid almost (barely-just-shy-of ) five-st
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Diana's
An intriguing paranormal mystery romance!!

Full Review Here...

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So happy to reacquaint myself with Braeden & Xavier. Volume 2 picked up right where we were left off... Continued taking us for a ride and answered all of my questions.
Xavier was the leading man and hero in this installment.. A wonderful brooding asshole!!! Just how I like them..
He showed us all his sides and they ALL won me over..

We got all of the background, learned about their kind and all this while watching Denieve struggle w
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Iliada
Jan 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars
This one was even better than the first book. My hands are tied here as I can't say anything without spoiling the plot away.

Best thing about this book: how the author twisted around almost every plot point and played with the readers' expectations. I wish I could discuss how clever some parts of this book were but I can't do it without giving anything away.

Suffice it to say, it's well worth reading.
Debbie I Heart YA Books
WOW! What an awesome ending to an amazing serial. In the first book (Volume 1) I was given all the clues but,Tanya Holmes gave me all the answers in this book (Volume 2). It was like BAM, then BAM! Again—there it is and, no, you will never guess what happens, and yes, Holmes blows my mind with Denieve, Braeden and Xavier's story. The best threesome I've ever read. Now I can finally talk about Xavier in this second book. I love this beautiful man. Yes, he is a bad boy, but he is truly an Alpha ma ...more
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