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Whispers in the Shadows (A Dark Night Thriller Book 1)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  11 reviews

When a family tragedy rips a young woman from her quiet existence, only two things give Delia any solace: steely determination, and the butcher’s son. Well, that and the ominous whispers that warned her of impending danger throughout her childhood.

Years later, violent conflicts and machinations of war shape the headstrong young woman and her far-flung soldier i

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Published September 10th 2018 by Evolved Publishing LLC
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Lex Allen
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A family tragedy rips a young girl from her quiet life on a farm in Michigan, pre-World War II. For years, she refuses to speak and then she meets the butcher’s son. Together they build a world for themselves, each a haven for the other until war sends them on disparate paths of destiny. One will lose and one will win the life games of love and peace in a world gone mad. It is a story of love’s triumph over hatred wrapped in a supernatural shell that rivals the works of Dean Koontz.

"Whispers in
Alicia Smock
Aug 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Readers should clear their schedules come September 10, for if they pick up author Jason LaVelle’s newest story Whispers in the Shadows, they will be discovering it near to impossible to put it down once started. This is the first book in his new Dark Night Thriller Series and offers so much to so many different audiences. Suspense, romance, light, dark, losing oneself and finding oneself again, tragedy, happiness, hope, loss, a bit of history, and even some supernatural elements all join togeth ...more
Somanea Khoeurn
Jan 03, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good book. I enjoyed it very much. It took a while for me to complete my reading of this novel be because I had other books in the queue to finish and write a review for. This story tells of many things, not just a supernatural thriller it also shows what psychological damage abuse, desperation, and war can do to a person. Poor Delia was awaken in the middle of the night with a gunshot. Her dad killed her mother, and wanted to kill her too. She got away from him and went to live with her ...more
Mar 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Part gritty war novel, part love story but all dark fantasy, the story follows Delia whose life is pocked with violence and a couple instances of seriously misguided affection. Following her through life are sounds in her head that, while not exactly language, communicate with her nonetheless and help her to stay sage throughout WWII in Europe and back in the US with her partner, Alice.
There are several moments of touching happiness, and a few that are wicked messed up. I had to put it down a fe
Janice E. Ryberg
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.9 stars Whispers in the Shadows will definitely chill you!

Ok, I admit it; I love scary stories and movies. Unfortunately I try to avoid the realistic stuff like stories of real killers, or their 'fun'. Once I started this story, I couldn't stop reading even if I 'd tried. This author has wowed me with this story and I can hardly wait for the next one! Don't miss this!
Amber Tinsley
Oct 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I could not stop reading this book

This was such a great book from beginning to end. It was set at a great pace, slow where it needs to be and heart in your throat fast when needed. The story itself was hard, tragic, and full of love and hope. I will definitely be reading all the that Jason writes.
Teri Miller
Sep 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Incredible characters, they grab your heart and pull you along for their ride.

I was shocked from the first page at how much I immediately cared for these characters. I couldn't put this book down. My only problem was the very explicit sex scenes which I had to glance over. I'm glad I read the book, it's excellent.
Dec 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is presented as a supernatural thriller but it turned in to a LBGT erotic story. I am by no way a prude but I certainly did not expect the story I got. The narrator is wonderful and made the story much better.

I was given a free copy of this audiobook in return for my honest opinion.
Amber K
Jan 07, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Whispers In The Shadows by Jason LaVelle was a great paranormal thriller!
I really enjoyed the story, characters and narration of the audiobook!.
Looking forward to more from this author!
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A psychological thriller that begins and ends with a flourish, there are arguably not one but two rather sweet romantic stories.

The development of characters is very well done here and one is likely to care for, or be intrigued by, at least four characters by the end of the fourth chapter. Thereafter, the visceral depiction of the traumatic effects of the war leaves you heartbroken as the two characters one is initially cheering for are shaped into entirely different people.

One is likely to find
Rabid Reader
Jul 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent story, a great mix of thriller and supernatural. The story starts with a tragedy that breaks your heart, and the fallout of that occurrence both threatens and protects Delia. You are quickly drawn into the tragedy that is Delia's young life and you cannot help but feel some attachment to her, a scarred and lost soul trying to make sense of a troubled world. When war separates her betrothed, Frances, she learns that there is more to life than she thought possible. The story g ...more
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