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4.35  ·  Rating details ·  46 ratings  ·  38 reviews
We've always been different.

Normal is something that's bored us from the moments we were spit into this world, screaming and crying, wondering why we were dispelled from the sanctity of the darkness we both crave.

I guess in a way, it's made us stronger than we thought we were.
Especially now since we have each other.
I’d do anything for her and she would do anything for me

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Eve Recinella (Between The Bookends)


This book was fifty shades of F-CKED UP! (lol). I loved it, but lord have mercy it is NOT for the faint of heart. I need to watch a whole bunch of kitty and puppy videos now...So basically this was just murder, gore, and a whole lot of nasty taboo sex. Saying I enjoyed it somehow seems wrong, but I did! I can't wait to see what is going to happen in the next book, or who it is going to be about? Maybe Jamison? Bring it on...



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I honestly have not one clue what to say or even feel about this book. This was basically just a couple going on a crazy killing spree, lots of blood, lots of gore, and lots of sex...not always with the living. It was a well written story and certainly kept me captivated in some sick fascination of wondering what these two could possibly do next. I was always curious about their backstory but we never really got too many details on that so it left me with some ques
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Natalie Bennett
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Whew, Chillay!

I had grabby hands for this book the moment I saw the cover, I didn't even care about the blurb.

That being said, Virulent is a kicka** little read. I was stealing glances in the midst of adulting because I had to know what was going to happen next.

Dani & Yolanda make a great writing duo. The words flowed easily and kept me hooked.

This book is my kind of sick & beautiful!

Also, Pike. ;)

If you like your reads twisted with a sprinkle of 'WTF?', you need to grab this up.
Laura- BookBistroBlog
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
By: Yolanda Olson and Dani René
4.5 What the heck did I just read Stars!!!

I know when I read a Yolanda Olson book I need to pull out my big girl panties and prepare myself. Now throw in to the pot some of Dani René writing talents and BAM…. You have a book so messed up, you can’t put it down.

Sweet Molly and Daddy Pike are together going to rule the messed up little world that they live in. Solving bad people problems one Gigi cut at a time.

This book is like making a tick next to names o
Tre Talbot
Nov 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I don’t think I’ve read a story as twisted as Molly and Pikes story before and I could not get enough. There are scenes that will have you cringing at the events taking place yet you’ll be dying to turn the page and see what happens next. This author duo have written one unbelievable yet entirely believable story, I feel as though this could be a reality in a hope it never does but written so well that makes you think it is possible. I loved that throughout the story we get the POV of both Pike ...more
Amber- Leave Me Alone I'm Reading
This isn’t an easy read at all. Virulent is dark, it’s brutal. It’s... gooey. 😏 (That’s an inside joke between Daddy and I.) It’s also sexy and kinda sad. It’s somehow both emotionless and emotional at the same time. I can’t explain it... like the shit that goes down... the characters don’t seem to care, but I DO. You know?? Sweet Molls and her Daddy are so, so broken. They’re content in their brokenness. It breaks my heart, but I love them anyway.
Virulent is a great read. If you like to read o
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Yolanda & Dani are two twisted crazy authors that have written a masterpiece that will really mess with your mind!.

Molly & Pike are not the usual sassy girl meets her big badass man and fall in love, no this is brutal, raw, bloody, and revenge dished out by two lovers going against anyone who dares step foot in their path and trying to right wrongs from past hurts.

The chapters will keep you hooked and the level of sickness through violence and sexual acts will leave you wide
cupcakes and bookshelves
This is quite unlike any love story I've ever read. It's dark, deranged, twisted and yes, just wrong... but it's just MORE. Oh how I LOVE taboo but it's still a love story none the less. You have to go into this with an open mind, and keep holding on for dear life no matter how much what you read tries to throw you off. It makes you doubt and wonder and think, these two authors wrote something amazing and for lovers of these kind of books it's a journey you MUST take.
4.5 Stars

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Sue's Romance Reviews
Nov 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Let me pick my jaw up from the floor. What did I just read and experience? That just screwed with my head!

Throughout this book, I didn’t know if I was up or down, to the left or the right. I am flabbergasted and totally stunned and gobsmacked... Is there more?

This is a dark, no, more accurate, an opaque read. A twisted read that will have you turning the pages while squirming in discomfort!

This is not for the faint of heart. Virulent is an edgy, bloody, sinful masterpiece for those of us who lov
 Charlie  ✰ WLTB Blog ✰
Nov 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018, arc-from-author
Oh wow,

This book these 2 authors together have blown me away. I really enjoyed this book it is twisted and it will shock you. This book isn't for anyone looking for hearts and flowers and if you know these authors you already know that isn't what you are going to get.

The book is so well written you wouldn't think 2 authors wrote it plus I couldn't tell you which author wrote which part. it is that good.

It is about Pike and Molly two people that should never be together. But the world has anothe
Lis Garcia
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Pike and Molly are a crazy-ass power couple with no limits on their love for each other with no limits on what they can and will do to anyone that so much looks at them wrong.

Against all demons that plague them, against all people that are against them, they always seem to find the happiness in each other to carry on.

I love Pike and Molly extreme twisted selves and also Molly's little friend.;)

These two authors take you on one hell of a ride with this one. Buckle - up because you will ride over
Nov 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ok, first and foremost.... Wooowwww. As known with these two authors separately they can get quite dark. Now together... 😐😮😟 Ummm, let's just say, you'd better come prepared for this one folks. It is a DARK, twisty and very taboo ride. You're going to need to hold on tight for this one.

This is one psychological mind game from the start, trying to figure out Molly and Pike. Their relationship is far from the norm. They each have a twisted, if not perverse, darkness in them. One that they bring o
Tiffany (Bibliophile Babes Book Blog)
Forget about A Star is Born, Virulent is the best love story of the year!! It may be dark, deranged, and twisted as fuck but it's a love story all the same. There is nothing, and I do mean absolutely NOTHING, that Pike won't do for his Molly, and she for him. These two were made for each other, plain and simple, and I feel sorry for the sad soul that ever dares to come between them or tries to keep them apart. Hell, I'd claim Pike as my bbf but I'm scared of what Molls would do to me😂😂, jk he's ...more
Teresa Juckett
Dec 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
All I can say is wow!!😱😱😱

I'm still feeling the effects after reading this book. I'm afraid it'll stay with me for awhile omg.
When I first learned these 2 ladies were collaborating together which I don't know if the book world is safe with these 2 writing together. I thought yes so excited about this and after reading this book now I see why they are such amazing writer's and with these 2 coming together to write this book you can bet you'll be taken on one wild ride after another.
This book is
Linda Cotter
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Twisted doesn't even begin to sum up everything this book is.
These two authors came together to bring us chaos in the ultimate form! While wild and insane, the main characters of Molly and Pike are perfect compliment to each other, as the authors compliment each other with their writing styles. The seamless blend between the two is amazing!
*~* Susie
I have a theory, but not sure if it’s right. Hmm, maybe I’ll find out in the next book.
Ellie Midwood
Sep 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dark-read
I must admit, I did a happy dance when I first learned that two of my favorite authors, Dani René and Yolanda Olson, joined their forces to bring something fascinating and unforgettable to their faithful fans. I kind of knew what to expect, but I had no idea exactly where these two brilliant ladies would take me with their story. I’m still speechless, as in “a stunned and awed speechless” way. “Virulent” is all shades of “wtf did I just read”: it’s dark and gory, it’s bloody and hot, it’s sick a ...more
Bridgett Brown
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Omg this book is a twisted story of love, revenge and insanity. Oh Pike and Molly!
All they have is each other and they are quite fine with that. They have a love that burns so intensely that anyone in a 5 miles radius will be burn, including them. But They have their demons to fight, And sometimes they win.
These 2 authors really played off each other. This book just gets more and more intense with each chapter. Just when you think it’s as bad as it could get BAM they hit you with a side hook t
Ally Vance
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was rendered absolutely speechless by these two, it's taken me three days to stop my head spinning enough to write this review.

Dani Rene and Yolanda Olson have come together and blown my mind in a whirlwind of darkness, horror, depravity, mixed with a tantalizing dose of sex and romance in a bizarre and wonderful way.

The story and the characters Molly and Pike draw you straight into their world in a way that left me absolutely astounded. I couldn't pick which of the two characters were my favo
Dawn Yarrow
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This story is the biggest love story going, fair enough it's twisted and shocking, horror through and through but that doesn't mean it isn't a story of love and what two people are willing to do for one another. Pike and Molly have each other and no matter what life throws at them it is all that matters and no one can stand in their way.
The book isn't for the faint hearted, do not read if you have any triggers at all but if you decide to delve in then just know that the story and these character
Beyond The Covers Blog
Nov 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: celeste
Deeply disturbing doesn’t even begin to describe this sexually fueled psychological thriller.  Virulent hits on a level of depravity of which I have never read, and I could NOT put it down!  This story was gruesome and mind boggling at the same time. At times the story was a little monotonous with the repetition on the dependency the two main characters had with each other, otherwise the story is very well written and entertaining.  Virulent shows the side of mental instability of a young woman ...more
Renata Bastos
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing

What trip was that ?!

Virulent was an adventure full of emotions that only twisted souls and dark hearts can embark on.
It was my first book read by author Yolanda Olson, and I can only say the story corrupted me.

The story of this couple is far from being flowers and candy, if you look for this in this story will not find.
I fell in love with Molly from the start, a beautiful woman broken apart from human repair, who spent her entire life living and confronting her demons where she alread
Pamela Stallings
This is one of those books where your review could never do it justice. This is a book you have to just read to experience it. It is so messed up, the characters are so broken but you just love them so much anyway. I love dark books and this definitely hit my wtf are you reading Pam level. It's a beautiful train wreck that you can't help but watch.

Pike and Molly are our two main characters and no one stands in their way. Molly is such a broken character but her Daddy (Pike) is the glue that hol
Ola Adamska
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-2018
Before reading remember to pkt everything you know aside for your own Good and pleasure as this will be The most twisted and darkest Love story for a very very long Time - yes Ms. Olson and Ms. Rene know how to create that kind of story. And im not sure I should Love it if Im healthy on my mind, we will see in The future.
Molly and Pike, Pike and Molly. They were ideał for each other and they were bound in their souls. Both have their issues but they have each other to keep themselves in some kin
Ruby Papciak
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I had to kind of sit on this review so I could collect my thoughts. Phew. Separately, these two authors are amazing, but together they are killer. I had a book hangover for days after finishing Virulent. This isn't your usual, wham, bam, stabby stab kind of book. Oh no. Dani and Yolanda take you on a ride through the dark without safety nets or harnesses. Once you've been driven through the thick of it, they turn around and up the ante yet another notch. If you've read anything by these two, you ...more
Erika Medina
Dec 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ummm..WOW..what did I just read?!
This book is dark and brutal and I'm sure is not for everyone. But if you love reading Yolanda's books than this book IS A MUST READ!!
Yolanda and Dani did an amazing job with this 2 damaged characters, Pike and Molly.
Molly is a very sick girl and only Pike understands her kind of sickness.
Filled with so much pain Molly takes comfort in spilling blood with the help of Gigi, her blade. The love between Pike and Molly is very disturbing but beautiful too. The thin
Joy Westerfield
Nov 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
If you want to go on a dark and crazy ride, then this book is for you! Let me warn you, it's not for the feint of heart, but I loved every last word! Pike & Molly have what most would call an unusual relationship to say the least. But in their own twisted way, they love and would do anything for each other. Molly, as you read, has some issues, as does Pike, but he will always protect her. These two characters are unique and most definitely interesting. You can't help but hope they stay toget ...more
Maria Hunt
Dec 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Virulent is a love story quite unlike any other. Dark, twisted and far from "normal" there's nothing Pike and Molly wouldn't do for the other. These two were two parts of a whole that others viewed as broken and wrong but together they are mesmerizing. I loved how well this duo of authors' writing flowed together so seamlessly and how as I got further and further into Virulent they kept my head constantly spinning. I went from being in shock to a bit appalled at times and then found myself laugh ...more
Brittany Reece
Sep 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was an absolute rollercoaster of insanity and it's a ride worth taking.

The insight you get of Pike and Molly is one of this twisted ball of lust and blood wrapped up in their form of love that wouldn't work with anyone else.

At no point in this book was I able to guess what was going to happen next. This was completely unpredictable and mind blowing in the best way possible.
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Bestselling Indie Author. Alice in Wonderland Junkie. Horror Obsessed. Arsenic Laced. Welcome.

Yolanda Olson is an award winning and international bestselling author. Born and raised in Bridgeport, CT where she currently resides, she usually spends her time watching her favorite channel, Investigation Discovery. Occasionally, she takes a break to write books and test the limits of her mind. Also an
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