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The Darkness Remains

(Darkness Falls #3)

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  47 ratings  ·  38 reviews
When Phoenix Blue, the President of the United States, and all of his staff go missing, Ace Cullen is determined to piece together their whereabouts and save the love of his life before it's too late. Ike Glass knows he must stay behind and be a leader amongst the group inside the White House walls. Neveah is counting on him, and he won't let her down.

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Rhiannon St. Clair
**I received an ebook copy in exchange for an honest review**

I legitimately waited months for this book. The Darkness Series is one of my favorite series to date. I love all things zombie related, and Kira took it to a whole new level with these books. And, as I expected, The Darkness Remains was just as amazing, if not more amazing, than the first two books in the series.

The Darkness Remains has all of my favorite characters from the first two books, like Phoenix and Cullen, but the majority
Jan 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved Kira's books. And her Darkness series is my favourite. Cullen *sigh*. I love him. I mean I love all characters. Haha.

This part is showing us further how world is being destroyed and swamped by zombies. And how people are being people and using the situation to their advantage. Looking for easy and mostly brutal ways to be on top. To wield the power. To rule.

Kira perfectly shows how ugly people can get and how greedy they are. But also what she shows that there are always people who
Kel Crist
Dec 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: rar-arc, 2016
I was provided a free copy of this ebook in exchange for an honest review.
The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams: Things have calmed down for Ike, Phoenix and Cullen… They’ve got a good rhythm, what could go wrong? Don’t ask. Adams bring another instalment to the Darkness Falls series and it is action packed.
I like the last half, I wasn’t too crazy about the beginning half though. I felt it dragged a bit, that it was like info was kinda thrown at you just so you could be brought up to date. The
Jan 02, 2017 rated it liked it
The third book in Kira Adams’ Darkness Falls Series, The Darkness Remains, picks up the story mid-action. Phoenix, one of the three protagonists of the series, is on a plane which has just crashed in the sea. She’s having trouble remembering anything - even who she is - and has no idea where they are.

The Darkness Falls Series is set during a zombie apocalypse that has happened as a result of biological warfare. The narration is first person, changing between the three protagonists in each
Dec 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
I have been looking forward to this book's release since I was left wanting more from the previous book, Emerging from Darkness. Kira does not disappoint with this book. She was able to keep my attention to the story and urge myself to continue reading all the way through in one sitting.

The story picks up where it left off in Emerging from Darkness, Phoenix is still missing and no one in the White House knows where she is nor does she know. Although Phoenix is missing, she, Cullen, and Ike
Angie Crabtree-Liezel and Angie's Book Blog
This is a great follow up to Emerging from Darkness. It begins exactly where EFD left off. Instead where EFD was more focused on Cullen's story The Darkness Remains focuses on Ike's.

I enjoyed being in Ike's head at times but then at others I felt like I was going insane when he kept whining about the same things. I mean I get it. He's been through A LOT and after all that you're bound to suffer from some mental breakdown but sometimes it was just a little too much.

I also have a lot of
Amanda Batsios
Jan 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams starts off with a bang. This action packed thriller picks up right where the second book left off. Get ready for a heart pounding science fiction adventure.

"What if we can build a new world from the ground up? What if it all starts here?"

Ace Cullen has awoken to find his love Phoenix has disappeared from his arms in the night. He sets off to find her in the middle of a zombie apocalypse.

Phoenix has lost her memory, has no idea where she is, and cannot even
Julie Gustafson-Monk
I have been a huge fan of Kira Adams from the moment I started reading The Darkness Series.

This book is about Ike. I loved him in The Darkness Remains.
This book is fast paced and will definitely keep you on your toes until the very end..
Brilliantly written and amazing storyline.
5 stars!!!!!
Thank you Kira for letting me back into your world of the Darkness..
Cindy Mathis
Dec 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I'm so glad Kira Adams is back with another Darkness Falls book! The Darkness Remains is Book 3 in the series and mostly tells Ike's story. Phoenix and Ace are there too, getting into and out of trouble throughout. Lots of action! Kira brings it with this book! Can't wait for the next one!
I have to say that Kira Adams never disappoints. While I am not an absolute fan of post-apocalyptic novels, I love Kira's writing, and have followed her since her first book, and absolutely love her characters, and her writing style. The Darkness Remains was well written, a highly anticipated novel, and picked up where Emerging From the Darkness finished. There was so much that happened throughout this novel that it is hard to decide where to start, and where to end. It all happened quickly, and ...more
Dec 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

The Darkness Remains is a dystopian zombie apocalypse story, and book 3 in The Darkness series- by Kira Adams. This book has so much packed into the story- there is plenty of action, drama, suspense, mystery, adventure and romance. The story contains some very graphic, dark, violent and disturbing imagery in parts and really should only be read by adults from18 years of age and older.
This book picks up from where ‘Emerging from the Darkness’ finishes. A virus has swept through the
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains by Kira Smith is a four star read. It's on the science fiction side. This is the first book I've ever read by this author. I enjoyed the storyline and the characters. This book definitely has all the makings of a good sci-fi movie. Phoenix is kidnapped so her blood can be used to create a pure human being. Most humans have been infected by a virus that leaves them susceptible to become zombie-like creatures referred to as biters. Phoenix, Ike, and Cullen have formed their ...more
Laura Furuta
Dec 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The Darkness Remains (Darkness Falls Book 3)
By: Kira Adams
5 out of 5 stars

The story The Darkness Remains (Darkness Falls Book 3) by Kira Adams is a Post-Apocalyptic/Adventure book. When Phoenix Blue, the President of the United States, and all of his staff go missing, Ace Cullen sets out to find them and save the love of his life. Ike Glass stays behind so he can lead the group inside the White House. He is counted on by Neveah and he will not let her down. Phoenix, Ace, and Ike have been
Dec 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Darkness remains
Author Kira Adams
4 Stars

Cullen wakes up to find Phoenix no longer curled up in his arms. The president, his wife and guards are also missing. No one knows what has h happened to all the people who are no longer present in the Whitehouse. Ike and Cullen check the security footage outs side his door and see Phoenix being carried out by one of the guards. Ike and Cullen find out the missing people are on their way to Fiji. This makes no sense to either of them. There is a virus
Christina rosario
Jan 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains Kira Adams 4 star rating This story is a mixture of action, gore, and romance. Phoenix is brave, caring, strong and with Cullen next to her side they are unstoppable. With a zombie Apocalypse happening all around Ike has taken the lead to renew the world from the ground up in the White House. The book first starts off with Phoenix on an airplane not knowing how she got there with her memories erased and Cullen searching to save her in Fiji. They’re love cannot keep them away ...more
Dec 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Oh man I couldn't wait for this book and to figure out what happened to Phoenix and if Cullen would figure it out. Luckily my questions were answered right away but with that being said how they were answered regarding her abduction had a hand in my rating as well as a few other things. I rated the first two books a solid 4 stars but this one I'm rating 3.5 and usually I bump a 3.5 star book to 4. But I needed to differentiate this one from the other two books. It still had many of the aspects I ...more
Stefanie Carney
Dec 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams is a great title for this dark tale of survivors. This was a quick but intense read that had me biting my nails. Without giving anything away this is a story of finding the people you are willing to die for and protecting them at all cost, because at the end of things, those are the ones that will die for you too. We cannot survive this world alone and Kira makes their world even harder to face. This story started off fast paced and barely slowed down enough ...more
Carissa Anelli
Dec 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 stars
The Darkness Remains
Kira Adams

Phoenix has awoken to the sounds of screams and lapping waves which confuses her because she went to sleep in Cullen’s arms. Slowly gathering her surroundings she realizes she is in an airplane seat upside down. Soon enough she realizes that it’s not just any plane but Air Force One. This brings about may more questions but soon enough the only thoughts she has are of pure survival when she is captured by an indigenous tribe.

Cullen awakens to Phoenix
Jan 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains
(Book 3: Darkness Falls Series)
By Kira Adams


This is a well written, fast paced post-apocalyptic novel by Kira Adams. While this book can be read as a standalone, I highly recommend you read Book 1: Into the Darkness and Book 2: Emerging from Darkness. Especially if you are like me and this is the first “zombie” related book you read.

This book is full of action and will have your attention until the very last page. This book focuses its attention more on Ike
Cara Webb
Dec 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 stars

The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams

Phoenix, Cullen, and Ike have a hard way to go through this book. There are a few new people introduced to them and quite a few people they care about leave the story line as well. This book takes you through what it would be like to live through a zombie apocalypse. You get to see how they deal with the zombies and everyday tasks such as eating and bathing. Phoenix and Cullen continue to grow in their relationship even though there are a couple of
Dec 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
What a great story! This is definitely not a standalone, however, I did not read the first two and I still love this story! I didn’t even realize there was more to the story until about half way through, I was just waiting for the missing parts to be explained…now I know that the missing parts are Book 1 and 2, Into the Darkness and Emerging from Darkness. I can hardly wait to get reading those!
Ike, Cullen, Phoenix and Francesca are such strong characters. I can see why they have made it this
Dec 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains is Book Three in the Darkness Falls Series by Kira Adams. This series is of the paranormal variety revolving around a zombie apocalypse. I highly recommend reading the first two in the series before reading this novel. I gave this novel 4 out of 5 stars. The story is told from alternating POVs from the main characters: Ace Cullen, Ike Glass, and Phoenix Blue. These three characters have forged a family together while fighting over the last several years to save what’s left ...more
Angela Batchelder
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams is book three in The Darkness Falls... This book starts off with so much action and when you think thats it!!! You read much more!!! Also this story has friendship and love!
This story is about a group of people. When Phoenix is taken from Cullen, he will stop at nothing to find her. He will die trying until he finds her. When Cullen and Like look at the surveillance video of the White Hall and finds out who is behind taking Phoenix, It is someone they thought
Crystal aguilar
Jan 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great zombie book

The Darkness Remains by Kira Adams is the third book in the Darkness series and I feel it's is very important that you read the first two books before you read this one as this book picks up where the last one ends. This book continues with the story of the virus outbreak and Phoenix’s, Cullen’s and Ike’s story. When Phoenix goes missing right from Cullen’s arms he does everything he can to find her while Ike steps up as the leader to their group. When the world is falling
Dana Busenbark
Dec 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
If you have not read the first two books in the Darkness Falls series, you will be completely lost at least for the beginning of the book. We find ourselves with Phoenix and Jose tied down, being used as human blood bags one at a time. Who is doing it and why? Who is President Jackson? What happens when Cullen searches for Phoenix? We find ourselves bouncing between at least three different points of view in this book. Makes the reading a bit more interesting, to see how Ike and the 12 others at ...more
Jan 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love this book and series. If you have not read books 1 and 2, then I highly recommend reading them first so you understand what's going on.

This book is well written, smooth flowing and easy to read. The main characters Phoenix, Cullen and Ike were met in the first book. At the end of book 2, Phoenix is missing. Book 3 starts where Book 2 ended. The group is at the White House seeking safety and a way to produce the antiserum.

I don't want to post any spoilers so I will keep details to myself.
AK Mama Reads
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
In accordance with similar warnings, let me preface this by saying this book will not be for everyone. It's dark (um ya the title sorta leads you to that...) it's emotional (well Kira Adams isn't all sunshine and rainbows) and it gets ugly. Even after the horrific events in books 1 and 2, I don't think I could have been prepared for this third book. Ike and Phoenix and Cullen oh my! Things get twisted, and creepy and you just never know who to trust until the last few chapters, and even then ...more
Kristine Tibbs
Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In love with this 3rd book!

I am a huge fan of Kira's and have read every book she has released. They are all great, but this series is my favorite. I am so in love with the characters in this series, but Phoenix and Cullens relationship is my favorite.

If you love a good action story along with a good love story, this is the series for you! It's full of surprises and twists and is easy to follow, even with the point of view jumping through the three main characters. With the way it ends, I'm
Dec 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is the third book in the darkness falls series and as always Kira has outdone herself, I love this book.
This book is Ike's book although there is obviously Phoenix and Cullen too.
Phoenix is still missing, the book opens with her.......
I had been waiting for this book, excited for it's release and as if often the case with a book by Kira Adams once I picked it up I couldn't put it down.
Phoenix, Ike and Cullen all go through a lot before finally coming back together again.
By the end.......THE
Dec 31, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really enjoyed it. looking forward to the next installment.
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Krista Pakseresht has always been a dreamer, from the first time she opened her eyes. Creating worlds through words is one thing she is truly talented at. She specializes in Young adult/New adult romance, horror, action, fantasy, and non-fiction under the pen name Kira Adams.

She is the author of the Infinite Love series, the Foundation series, the Darkness Falls series, and the Looking Glass

Other books in the series

Darkness Falls (3 books)
  • Into the Darkness (Darkness Falls #1)
  • Emerging from Darkness (Darkness Falls #2)