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Dark Within

(Mythical Knights #2)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  41 ratings  ·  16 reviews
There are mythicals and monsters. Which kind wants her dead?

There was a time Marissa van Dyke loved Halloween. Then tragedy struck. Now the sight of a jack-o-lantern only reminds her of what she’s lost. In fact, she’d prefer to just hibernate.

But recently her nightmares are becoming too intense to ignore. Dreams filled with horror-movie creatures that come closer to ki
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Published June 8th 2017
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Eva Millien
Sep 30, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lately, Neil Drigan has been dreaming of saving a beautiful woman who smells of flowers and death until he realizes that it’s not a dream it’s a memory and that she is still in danger in this thrilling paranormal romance.

Marissa Van Dyke’s nightmares are becoming too intense to ignore as the horror-movie creatures come closer to killing her each time and the reader can’t help but get caught up in the story as Neil helps Marissa face her fears and realize that there are monsters and then there ar
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Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great story. Fun characters. Original. I will get the rest of the series.
Oct 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dark Within

Really enjoyed reading. Love how the warewolfs find their mates. Good story line as well as keeping you on the edge of your seat. Love the ending. Recommend reading
Debbie W.
Jan 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic series and characters highly recommend it. I’ve read more then once. ❤️. 📚. 👍
Pat Bettinger
Jul 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Second book in this series deals with Neil Drigan , the family playboy. Liked him from the first book and was waiting for him to find his mate too. He keeps having dreams about rescuing a woman but has a hard time remembering the whole thing.
She only remembers parts of the rescue herself and is not sure it really happened. She is drawn to him but scared of the relationship too. She has a thing about Halloween from her past and ends up at a Halloween party at his family home. Some bad things are
Marsha Keeper Bookshelf
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Marissa’s life changed the night her family was killed. Halloween night. To some extent it ended at that moment for the survivor’s guilt has stopped time for Marissa. Her circle of friends is closing, she rarely goes out of the safety of her home, only to work and the book club her mother had belonged to. Evenings out with friends are rare. Which is why it was odd for her to be out with friends this night, unusual that she would stay behind to comfort an acquai
Christi Snow
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My Review:
Ooh, I really am liking these stories featuring the Drigan wolves. This book is Neil's story, he's the second oldest after David. He's always been the playboy in the group, but lately he's had that itch under his skin. He's unsettled and doesn't quite know why. That, and there's a scent that continues to play on his senses that smells of flowers and death. He needs to track it.

When he finds it, he discovers Marissa. Marissa has had a hard time. Her entire family died on Halloween, the
Oct 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dark Within is Book One is the Mythical Knights Series, but a continuation about the Drigan Brothers from The Brightest Shadow (book # 0.5). Neil is the focus in this story and as a playboy he doesn’t have any interest in finding a mate and settling down. That is, until he dreams of saving a woman that smells of flowers and death. He insists on finding this woman and discovers it is Marissa – a friend of his brother’s mate.

Marissa has been plagued with sadness. Halloween used to be her favorite
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

DARK WITHIN - Mythical Knights-Book 1: An enthralling spine-chilling romantic adventure. Series are fantastic because you get acquainted with and adore all the amazing characters; and the characters in this series are potent, sultry, exhilarating and full of surprises..

This story features Neil; a buffed, drop dead gorgeous, intelligent wolf-shifter, David's brother and Beta to the pack; Marissa a curvaceous, independent, beauty who has devastating memories haunting her
Helen (Blissfully Bookish Besties)
Dark Within is the first full length novel in The Mythical Knights series and is Marissa van Dyke and Neil Drigans story.

Neil is part of the Drigan wolf pack and brother to the pack Alpha, David, whose story was told in Brightest Shadow (The Mythical Knights 0.5). Neil is not looking for a mate and has no desire to commit to one woman for the rest of his life. Lately though, he has been dreaming of a beautiful woman who smells of flowers and death. Marissa is the subject of Neil's dreams. Having
iliana G
Oct 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was given an ARC by the author for an honest review.

Marissa gets attacked my something and she is saved by a large big strange dog.
She hates Halloween and since her family died she avoids anything to do with it yet this Halloween strange things start to happen.

Neil is having strange dreams about saving a woman...and other times he makes it others not.
Then its the strange scent that is stuck in his mind that drives him insane.
When he by accident stumbles to that scent his emotions bursts.

Sep 02, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Werewolf Neil Drigan gave his brother and Alpha a hard time when he was trying to woo his mate in Brightest Shadow (The Mythical Knights Book #0.5) by Candice Gilmer. He has no plans to settle down anytime soon. But life is what happens while you are making plans. On the night of the full moon Neil is supposed to be safely locked up in his cage with the rest of his pack but luckily for Marissa van Dyke he slipped his cage making him available to save her from a vicious vampire attack. Now Mariss ...more
CE Davis
Aug 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
OMG! I didn't think Marissa and Neil's story could be anywhere near as good as Kelsey and David's but I was sooooo wrong. With Neil saving Marissa three times, kicking Kirk's toosh for trying to hurt Marissa and with Neil so in love with Marissa you just can't imagine them not being together but wait and see what happens. Poor Marissa so confused over the lose of her family and being all alone, or is she?

I received this ARC for an honest review. I hope you enjoy this book even a fraction as much
Denise Mcnamara
Oct 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a great story. Well written and captivating. This is a story of a young woman finding out there are other things living among them and falling in love with one . With danger, suspence and some hot sex thrown in this book is a must read. I was gifted a copy for an honest review and honestly I can't for book 2, I beleive you won't either ...more
Alison Chewning
Aug 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Dark Within by Candice Gilmer was a great read. I enjoyed reading Dark Within. I liked the characters and how the story was told. This was a first time read for me by this author. I will be looking forward to more of this author's work in the future.

*** review provided by Netgalley via the publisher ***
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USA Today and NY Times bestselling author Candice Gilmer leads a dangerous double life as a mommy and a writer. In between boo-boo healing and fixing broken toys, she writes stories usually to the tune of children's television shows.

Growing up in the Midwest, Candice stays close to her family, especially the ones with basements when the tornadoes come around.

All in all, she stays very busy, but

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