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(Dahlia Saga #3)

4.23  ·  Rating details ·  712 ratings  ·  182 reviews
I was born an ordinary girl with a tiny seed of sickness.
As I got older it grew bigger, manifesting into something sinister.

Mama told me to lock it away and let it wither.

I didn’t know how.
So I hid it.

Solitude became my closest companion.

Solo, single, lonely.

Until Declan.
Until Ethan.

They were drawn to my sickness like moths to a flame.

With them, I was nurtured into somethi
Kindle Edition, 227 pages
Published November 27th 2018 by BB Books (first published November 25th 2018)
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Babs Brown I believe it starts off with Mercy,Bound Released,then The Obscene Duet,then after that Declan's Story Depravity,hope I helped You
I believe it starts off with Mercy,Bound Released,then The Obscene Duet,then after that Declan's Story Depravity,hope I helped You

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Bex (Beckie Bookworm)


This was a phenomenal read: Miss Bennett has absolutely smashed this story: there's nobody who can do dark and depraved quite like this author and I think Depravity for me was her most graphic that I have read to date.
First, this can definitely be read as a standalone: but you're probably gonna be like me and want to backtrack as soon as your finished here: to check out the rest of this purely psychotic family who makes the Manson's themselves seem like normal everyday folk.
This is one of them s
Sophia Triad
Nov 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Well, if you like dark (pitch black actually), you will definitely appreciate this book. So, I suggest read it without any spoilers.

I just want to highlight author's warnings:
There will be scenes of ménage (mm/mmf/mfm/), and explicitly gruesome, often detailed scenes of horror/torture. That aside, Depravity is far from contemporary or conventional.
Buuut, this is a love story, just a bloody one that lacks all sense of morality tied up with a HEA.

I think the above description is just perfect.
☘ Lily ☘
It's like a trainwreck. You can't look away. If you love depraved (hey, that's the title) and torture porn stuffs, oh how this book got a hell lot of them.

On one side, you'll wonder 'why the hell would I want to read something like this?'. My answer for you, is that dark gory books like these are the perfect thing for you to read if you're in a slump and if you're sad. Trust me, it'll work wonders.

Anyhow, back to the book, it's fucking delightfully gory! You have one stoic psychopath heroine and
Darlene I read WAY to many books
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4 stars!

This story was definitely original, and really, unlike anything I have read before.

I do believe in soulmates, but I do not believe we are born tethered to another person. Instead, I believe we grow into being tied to them through experiences, challenges, and, of course, the choices we make. People fall in and out of love all the time, but a soulmate changes with you, even if it isn't right away. Do I believe the three MCs in this book were destined to be together? I mean... I want to say
Jul 14, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: horror, m-m, dark
3 Stars
☙ nemo ❧ (pagesandprozac)
this isn't just dark, it's motherfucking vantablack. ...more
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Nov 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it, dark
A big shout out to the author for giving us dark lovers an epic story of darkness. It sucked me right in and even just typing that has me wondering how can I possibly love a story like this.

I’m not gonna go into the storyline. If you love dark reads then just read this. You won’t regret it....or will you lol I lost track of how many wtf moments I had or wondered about my own sanity as I loved this story.

I seriously am in awe of this author. After finishing a book of hers I can’t help but sit i
Kinky Minx
Dec 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
Thanks to the author providing ARC in exchange of honest review.
Whenever I hear there is a book by Natalie Bennett, there are three things I think. One, I wonder what topic will this story be?
Two, how dark does she goes this time?
Three, I pray for fewer grammar mistakes.
This is the things I can relate to Natalie Bennett, her stories I've always love to read bu there are like tons of mistakes inside. This time...let's call it an improvement.
The story itself is dark enough. A little girl who ...more
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Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars ~ Jess
Dark, messed up, depraved, bloody, deadly and oh so captivating.

The more I read of this author the more I question my own sanity and not kidding she scares me little bit. This was another example of her seriously fucked up imagination and I loved every dirty minute of it. I did not know that the family was introduced in another book but now that I know I will be picking up Mason's book. You do not need to have read it to read this one, but if you are sick like me then you will wa
2OCC Reviews
Dec 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: jessica
I have to say I love all things dark and twisted and this book really did fit the mold for that. It had a beautiful romance and the characters were perfect for each other but the author also added in twisted stuff that makes you wonder WTF. You see characters from the authors other books which is a huge bonus all in its self. There’s not a ton I can say about this book with out spoilers but I will say I really enjoyed it. If you like twists, gore, and just an all around messed up read then this ...more
Amber- Leave Me Alone I’m Reading

This book is sick, sick, sick! So dirty and depraved. I loved every twisted minute. Helena is awesome. The perfect fixer of all the things. If you like dark romance that will leave you feeling squeamish, but so fulfilled, you can’t miss this one!
Lindsay Crook
Nov 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Oh My Shiz!!...Holy Hell!!

First the cover to this book is fricking awesome..Natalie Bennett is new to me and this is the first book of hers I've read,I'm kicking myself that it took so long to find her damn..
This book is dark,crazy,and a lot messed up but aww there's a love story hidden under the blood,filth and yeah Depravity..If you love dark reads I suggest you get one clicking you will not be disappointed..I would've loved to see Ethans POV but that's just me and takes absolutely nothing awa
***5 ‘Fix It’ Stars***


This book made my dark heart and romantic soul all kinds of happy! It was all kinds of dark, deviant and depraved, but it was also sweet and romantic (I know you’re thinking “what the what??” But trust me, it’s true) and toss in a good dose of smexy...and I simply devoured this in no time flat and wanting more when the book ended.

What can I say about Helena, Declan and Ethan other than I absolutely adored them! They fascinated me on every level and I honestly liked them
Laura Lee
Feb 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
Depravity (Love Depraved)
By: Natalie Bennett
4 Stars

This was my first Natalie Bennett book to read. What a book to pop my cherry with!!!

Let me start by saying this book isn’t for the weak, light hearted, typical reader. You must own a good reinforced pair of big girl panties to read this one. Its full of shock and awe of the darkest variety.
If that is not your cup of tea, please pass on this book!

Helena is a young girl who has been through so much in her life. The only way she knows to deal wi
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dark, e-books
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Lita Thomas
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Depravity by Natalie Bennett is a very sick and twisted tale of a young lady who likes to fix things. Her Mother wants her to fight her urges. Mother keeps her in the basement. She is mentally, emotionally and physically abused by mother and her boyfriend. When the boyfriend accidentally kills mother, Helena not only fixes the boyfriend but her mother. Now living with her father she meets Declan and Ethan. They are two sick individuals who have their eye on Helena. She will fit in with what they ...more
DNF at 77%

I kinda knew what I was getting into when I started this but it’s a no for me. This was pretty fucked up.
Interesting but fucked up.
That Chic Jamie
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-favorites
Open Spotify and listen to the playlist. I've never heard such a fitting playlist before.

The cover of this book is, EVERYTHING!

This book is dark, dirty and depraved. Basically everything I want in a book! Helena, Declan and Ethan are the type of characters I dream about. Natalie Bennett has a way with words that make you love the twisted shit they do.

Depravity is my favorite of this authors to date.
Mayra M
This was so badly written and underdeveloped, I really don't get all the 5 stars rating......
Erika's Book Blog
Nov 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: dark
"She was death disguised as a pretty doll. I'd never seen anything so lovely."

This Author has become one of my favorite WTF Authors with each book I read!! This one flew off the rails in uncharted territory and blew my perceptions way out of the water!! Decadently dark, massively hot, psychotically erotic, and just fabulously and savagely addictive like menace coursing through my veins!! Unlike anything I've read recently, it really took hold and invaded my whole world in one sitting, at times d
Di Covey/TwistedBookReviews
Insanely twisted!

Straight to the jugular, this one. Not one part of this book is sugar coated. It's born into dark and stays that way from start to finish. Of course unconventional, darkley entertaining, and insanely hot. This book definitely makes me question myself... I haven't read a book this disgustingly engrossing in a while. I couldn't stop reading this mess of pure depravity.

The attraction and affection, albeit twisted yet blistering. All consuming lust leaked from every crevice. I was
Zoey Zane
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Holy shit, what was this and why did I love it so much?!

This book is so sick and twisted but it's the best parts of both. It's not derogatory or gross. It's amazing, but the word 'amazing' really doesn't cover what Depravity is.

I have yet to read the Obscene duet, but for sure, it is on my next TBR - and it will get read. Not reading the duet prior did not hurt me one bit. The only regret was not being introduced to this family sooner! I must 'fix it!'

Helena, Declan, and Ethan are an unconventi
Nov 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
When I saw characters from previous books, I couldn't hep but think that the gang was all here. The cast of characters were utterly twisted. For some bloody reason that made me love them more. They weren't normal. They were unique. They were absolutely sick. Helena was an interesting main character. She had felt nothing but wanted to fix things on a given occasion. Her version of fix... Well... Let me just say she was very imaginative.

Declan and Ethan were lovers as well as partners but they we
Beyond The Covers Blog
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: krysten
I love Natalie Bennett I will one click whatever book she writes even if It's just her re-telling the ABC's she has got away with words and stories. This book is hands down one of the best books of 2018. If you haven't read Natalie you truly never experienced an amazing story before and everyone needs to read this book. Helena is sick but not the dying kind or the kind that can be cured, but she is told repeatedly to hide her sickness and she does for a little while.  Declan and Ethan are lookin ...more
I'm honestly not sure how to review this one. I'm going with 3.5 stars. I've enjoyed all the Natalie Bennett books I've read, but this one may have just pushed me a bit too far out of my comfort zone. It was a little too heavy on the graphic violence and gore, and a bit light on the romance. There were a couple scenes that had me seriously cringing. Having said that, I still had to finish the book to see how things ended for Helena. Next time she gives a warning for graphic violence/gore though, ...more
chary ❀
Speechless 😶
Oct 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bennett has once again pulled me into the darkness of Dahlia. The way this book started was shocking and left me absolutely needing to read more.
Watching Helena discover herself and come into her own with Declan and Ethan was intense. This book had so many scenes of chilling darkness, yet I was absolutely hooked.
I'm already looking forward to the next book in the series.
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Natalie Bennett is an International Bestselling Author and lover of all things dark & twisted.

Crafting romance with strong elements of horror, in her books the villains, anti-heroes, and underdogs always come out on top, ‘finding’ their perfect match along the way.

When she isn’t working, she’s enjoying time with her family or relaxing with an iced mix of rum.

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