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(Order of the Black Knights #5)

3.54  ·  Rating details ·  28 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Gabriel Ingram is running from his past. It’s common knowledge at the college where he teaches that he’s a former CIA technical analyst, but no one knows the things he really did—or about the rage and bloodlust that are his constant companions. He’s holding on to his normal life with both hands, but he knows someday he’ll lose his grip.

Lucas Craig is a social worker studyi
ebook, 220 pages
Published April 21st 2017 by Dreamspinner Press
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Pianka *call me PIU*
Apr 14, 2017 rated it it was ok
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1.5 stars

I have been following ‘the order of the black knights’ series from the beginning and this book is my least favorite of all. The story follows the same premise as the others. Here our MC is Gabriel, a black knight who is cursed by Moriel to serve him for all eternity until he is forgiven by ‘The One’.

In this lifetime, Gabriel is an ex-CIA agent who had hung up his guns and retired to a civilian life and now teaches in a college. The need to kill is still present as always but he has kep
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Gabriel (Order of the Black Knights #5) by R.K. Staunton
3 stars
M/M Romance
Triggers: Sex trafficking
I was given this book for an honest review by Wicked Reads.

This is the first book that I've read in this series.

This book was somewhat strange for me. It seemed pieced together. The two main characters started out with small meet ups, which I found very sweet. Gabriel was drawn to Lucas, but he didn't really know why.

Lucas is a hard working, somewhat scattered student and social worker. He's try
Tammy Smith
Feb 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Originally reviewed for Love Bytes Reviews:

EVERY CENTURY has seen its knights. But there are those who are never seen. They do what must be done, what has to be done— when nobody wants to get their hands dirty. They are called the Black Knights. First created in the 1100s by the wizard Moriel, these men seem cold and hard, and it is said that some have no soul. But for each knight, there is one who can bring out the man who waits inside. The question is w
Joyfully Jay
May 25, 2017 rated it liked it
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A Joyfully Jay review.

3 stars

There are so many elements that draw me to this story. The characters have so much potential. Gabriel is a mysterious, dominant male who has convinced himself he can never know love. Lucas is a do-gooder who breaks down all of Gabriel’s barriers. Setting the romance between Gabriel and Lucas against the backdrop of Eric’s disappearance has both men’s emotions running high, which pushes them to act on their feelings when they otherwise might not. Yet the overall asse
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Was not what i was expecting. Was expecting a series more like JR Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood, and it's not, but don't think as it's not like that fabulous series, it's not good, because it is.
Gabriel has lived many lives, thanks to the pact he made with Moriel a wizard to become one of his Black Knights. To live, to kill, to die and to start the process all over again. The catch they must pardon the one enemy they first killed when they became a black knight and the cycle will be broken,
Jun 25, 2021 rated it really liked it
I really did enjoy Gabriel (Order of the Black Knights, #5) . I found my favorite character to be an empowering heroine, despite her circumstances.
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Natosha Wilson
Apr 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I truly love "The alder Of The Black Knights" series. R.K. Straunton made this book just as amazing as the past authors for each book in this series. That is what I love about this series. Each book is by a different author but they have the same concept in order to make it part of the series.

Each book starts the same with the main character being given the choice to either accept Moriels offer of a better life or to not and keep going on in the same type of life that they are already living. Bu
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I have been a fan of The Order of the Black Knights series from the very beginning but, unfortunately, this book did not excite me the way the previous books have. I definitely think this is my least favorite.

Moriel again has cursed a young man, in this case, our main character Gabriel, to kill and serve him for all eternity or until he forgives an enemy, something much harder to do than he initially assumed. After many lifetimes of killing, we meet a present day Gabriel, a retired CIA
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Gabriel is the fifth book in Dreamspinner Press’s Order of the Black Knights series, and the first in the series that I’ve read. Each book is meant to be a standalone, but I can’t help wondering if I would have gotten a bit more out of it had I read more from the collection. The book was good; it held my interest. But, there were a few moments where I wondered if I was missing something. If perhaps it would have been better if I had more knowledge of Moriel, the devil with whom Gabriel struck a ...more
Morgan  Skye
Apr 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this!

If you can imagine a CSI episode with a hot ex CIA agent and one of his students tracking down evil human traffickers and falling in love while doing it – that’s kind of how this book felt to me. And they’re both men so – BONUS!

Gabriel has this “evil” inside him – the curse that haunts all our MCs in this series – and it makes him turn into a killing machine at times. Because of this he deems himself “unlovable”. When Lucas asks for his help, the “goody goody social worker” i
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Independent reviewer for Divine Magazine, I was gifted my copy of this book.

This is book five in the Order of the Black Knights series. You don't need to have read the others, but you should. Each book has a different author, dealing with the same theme: love, kill, rinse and repeat. Until The One. The One who will stop the cycle. And I am LOVING how each author deals with this theme, really I am.

Gabriel is now professor at a university in the middle of nowhere. Lucas is a student, but not one
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Apr 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is the first Black Knight novel that I have read. After approximately 30 pages, the twists and turns in the plot became blatantly obvious, and the only reason to continue the book was to figure out how the author would maneuver each of the readily apparent plot twists.

Enter Gabriel, who was born in or about the year 1100 AD. He agreed to work as a hired killer under the magical protection of someone named Moriel. The killer magic would continue for lifetime after lifetime until Gabriel dis
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