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His Darkest Salvation

(Jaguar Warriors #3)

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  305 ratings  ·  52 reviews
In a world on the brink of chaos, passion and vengeance collide …

After six months in hell, Julian Castille has returned to the world a changed man. No longer the calm, powerful CEO, but a shifter fully embraced by the blood of his clan. Julian has one goal: find the key to the portal that stands between the human realm and unprecedented darkness—and win back the pieces of
Mass Market Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 26th 2011 by Avon
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Laura the Highland Hussy
May 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
4.5 flames

Jaguar Warriors are my new addiction. I want one soo bad!
I think it says something that 60 pages in, I went and bought the first 2 books. This is a different type of series, and I hope you guys like it.

Julian Castille has spent the past 6 months in hell. Literally. Being carved by a knife-wielding, slice-happy demon. So I think it’s safe to say he returns to his old life a bit...changed.

Jaden da Costa is a double agent. She’s walking a fine line between her family (da Costa jaguars are
Jen Davis
Aug 03, 2011 rated it liked it
I've often said that I've never met a tortured hero who I didn't like. Well, now I have.

Julian has spent the past 6 months in hell with his buddy Declan. They've been tortured and parts of their souls have been ripped out. Now they must find a fallen angel named Azaiel to keep evil forces from the inter-dimensional portal he protects. If they don't succeed, they'll lose what little of their souls they have left and will walk the Earth as shades.

Almost immediately upon his return, Julian comes fa
Laurie Garrison
Juliana Stone knows how to get your emotions stirring, and she brings out all the stops in His Darkest Salvation. I love reading an exciting hot ride between two enemies, so this one really hit the spot for me. This book is nothing but pure action packed and the ending will leave you panting for more.

Jaden is your typical strong female lead, but she is also a romance flip flop one minute she hates and Julian then the next she is in his pants. The thing is the author doesn’t drag this out throug
Jul 22, 2011 rated it did not like it
I was dreading reading this after book 2 was such a struggle. It actually started off quite promising and exciting, but I quickly got sick to death of the hero being such a jerk. I can't stand it when the hero spends practically the whole book pushing the heroine away and generally being a real as*hole.

Also, the whole premise of this book is the misunderstanding between the H & h - did she deliberately seduce him because of who he was? Heaven forbid that people should actually talk about wha
Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Another sensational read from paranormal romance author Juliana Stone and a stunning conclusion to her Jaguar Warriors trilogy.

After spending six months in hell having their souls carved out of them Julian Castille and Declan O’Hara return changed men. In order to get the missing pieces of their soul back they must hunt down a portal that everyone seems to be after; and if they fail they will not only lose their souls completely, but hell will reign on earth. When Julian catches Jaden DaCosta h
Vanessa theJeepDiva
Oct 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
***If you have not read the other Jaguar Warriors books please note there will be spoilers to those two books in this review.***

Jaden DaCosta was an amazing heroine. She has some faults, they make her appear weak at times but I still felt deep down she was strong when it counted. She knows that some battles are best left alone, to fight that fight another day. I liked this about her. She is a rare female jaguar warrior. She leads a double life as both a PATU operative and member of the DaCosta c
Jul 24, 2011 rated it really liked it
If you have not read the first two books His Darkest Hunger (Jaguar Warriors, #1) by Juliana Stone His Darkest Embrace (Jaguar Warriors, #2) by Juliana Stone , I recommend that you do. I did not. Although I could enjoy the book, it would have helped me for the first couple of chapters. I did not have the h/h Julian and Jaden's full background to draw upon. Also, previous characters appear in the book.

Julian Castille came back from hell dark, sinister, and missing half his soul. He is a 1st grade A-hole. The author kept him that way throughout the book-I liked that. He is the one you love to hate. Up until
Aug 22, 2011 rated it liked it
Rating 2.5

The first book in the series was so good, the other installments have been lacking sadly. I hated the hero Jagger in the second book and in His Darkest Salvation, Julian is a bit better but still a big time jerk. The whole back from hell thing, losing part of his soul and from pushing his jaguar legacy for years by going into the family business to embracing it.

He was a jerk of the highest kind to Jaden, who belongs to a clan his family is enemies with, three years before and over the
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved and hated parts of this book. Some parts were great fast paced action then felt dragged and slow paced. Julian was a asshole to Jaden and even when she secretly loved and cherished every moment they had he'd kill the mood by saying they had no relationship or future together.
I loved when it all climax and everything came out. Can't wait to read Declan and Ana story.
Dangerous Romance Book Reviews
Aug 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
In a world on the brink of chaos, passion and vengeance collide . . .

After six months in hell, Julian Castille has returned to the world a changed man—no longer the calm, powerful CEO, but a shifter fully embraced by the blood of his clan. Julian has one goal: find the key to the portal that stands between the human realm and unprecedented darkness, in order to win back the pieces of his soul. The last thing he needs is a distraction like the beautiful, enigmatic Jaden DaCosta.

Three years ago,
Jun 04, 2018 rated it liked it
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Publisher: Avon
Publish Date: July 26th
How I got this book: NetGalley

I was anxiously awaiting the book about Julian and Jaden, the final Jaguar Warriors novel, and getting the rest of the details about the portal and demons and everything else that was left to wrap up the story line. As much as I liked about this book, there were things I didn’t like, which makes this a difficult review to write.

Julian has been missing for a f
Jul 14, 2010 rated it really liked it

More good old Paranormal Romance fun. This book is about the third and last Castille brother, Julian. Unlike his brothers Jaxon and Jagger, Julian didn’t embrace his Jaguar nature growing up. Instead, he chose to become C.E.O. of the family business and was doing a damn good job of it. Three years ago Julian had a one night stand with a beautiful woman. Unfortunately, his tryst partner turned out to be the daughter of the DeCosta clan patriarch, a truly ev
Stephanie  G
3.5 stars

After spending six months in hell, Julian Castille has returned with a purpose. Find the portal that allows travel to other realms or he'll lose more than just the half of his soul that was ripped from him. He can't afford to stray from his path but he's unable to resist the alluring call of the woman he shared an unforgettable night with, then left 3 years before. Jaden DaCosta isn't the same woman she was the night she chose Julian as her mate, only to be rejected. She's now a warrior
Juliana Chen
Jan 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
I was mesmerized by this book.

hardly got a heroine as badass as Jaden.. *love the name too*
not forget to mention the ruined half-soul hero, Julian Castile, whom humanity was slipping in a fast track until he realized his own personal salvation was his mate.

I really like how the story goes, unusually dark and kind of twisted, with so much unintentional hurt for both of them. This is not a regular Paranormal Romance story I used to read, but I eventually like it, after I read the previous book, D
Scooper Speaks
Jul 13, 2011 rated it liked it
Favorite Lines: “Stupid, weak woman. Your path was set, the only thing you needed to do was choose wisely. It should have been one of our own, and now…” He spit at her though his voice never deviated from a flat tone. “You’re damaged goods…nothing more than a whore who plays in her resort, fucking anything that moves.” (p. 70, egalley)

Book three in Juliana Stone’s Jaguar Warrior series, His Darkest Salvation, shows the dark side of paranormal romance while highlighting the effects of love. I hav
Sep 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, reviewed
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

Oh. My. Goodness. All I can think to say is "wow," this book was just so freaking good. I honestly couldn't put it down. I stayed up all night reading it. From the first page, it was full of non-stop action. I just found myself continuously turning the page.

I just love both Jaden and Julian. They were just so right for each other. I will admit, I may have a slight girl crush on Jaden. She's just so kickass. She's strong, fierce, spunky and ye
Jun 15, 2011 rated it liked it
His Darkest Salvation by Juliana Stone
Book 3 in the Jaguar Warriors is filled with evil, shape-shifting jaguars, jaguars in heat, hate, self-loathing and a semi-rape (I will explain further later on in the review) and treachery. Every possible emotion is used to the best advantage in this book.

Julian Castille had sex with Jaden DeCosta…once. And once was all it took to set a mate bond in place. Then Julian disappeared. For months, he has been gone and Jaden tells herself it doesn’t matter. Now
Jul 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
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His Darkest Salvation is a dark paranormal romance and is the third in a series featuring jaguar warriors. Juliana Stone has written a wonderful book, full of emotion that leaps off the page. Her hero and heroine come from enemy families, yet during a meeting, years earlier, Jaden took Julian as her mate. He discovered her identity and rejected her, and when they come together again, their hatred and distrust of each other is cle
Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
Originally posted at: http://longandshortreviews.blogspot.c...

Julian Castillo had been missing for three years. He’s back and he doesn’t even care about Jaden. Nor does he seem to know that they have mated…

This is fast paced story about shapeshifters and forces beyond our world. Julian has been in hell, literally, and he has very little time to accomplish his mission here on earth if he wishes to earn redemption. The premise of the story is pure fantasy, but the plot stands up well. There’s lot
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
This final story of the Jaguar warriors is about Julian who has been missing for the last six months. It starts out with him returning to his house to find Jaden, a rival clan jaguar, there. Turns out, she's his mate from a sexual encounter three years ago. They are both looking for the "portal" that separates realms and if Cormac (Mr. Evil Sorcerer) finds it, it will be the end of mankind.

This is a hard book. Let me explain. Julian is just plain mean and horrible to Jaden. I actually had to go
Tracy Smith
Sep 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Jaden DaCosta is "His Darkest Salvation."

Jaden DaCosta is a shifter, an untamed jaguar, on a mission to find the portal that is threatening the existence of life as she knows it. Julian Castille, her life-mate, is suddenly reappeared after 3 years and has the same agenda, but doesn't know that he's been claimed as her only one. Come follow their powerfully emotional struggle as they try to deny their overwhelming desire to be together as they hunt for the evil that threatens their future. Will t
Aug 20, 2011 rated it really liked it
Very enjoyable contemporary shifter story by Juliana Stone. This is the third in the series so you will need to read the first two books in the series otherwise this will be very confusing. There’s a great overall plot story and some great build up before this story so you don’t want to jump in on this story.

Julian Castille, the only non-warrior jaguar shifter of his brothers, has just come back from six months in hell. Literally. He is not the same man he was and never will be again. He has a j
Dana Alma
Elysium! Enravishing! Pure Magic! His Darkest Salvation by Juliana Stone is *'vivid Technicolor' paranormal! Juliana Stone keeps transmogrifying this wonderful series into an addiction. His Darkest Salvation is by far the juiciest in the Jaguar Warrior series. Julian has become one of my top ten heroes for 2011. His Darkest Salvation will allow you to get your "shifter fix" and then some. The descriptions in this book are amazing, Juliana had me hanging on her every word. Julian and Jaden are an ...more
Jun 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
In the last book, it ended with a big light and multiple people disappearing with the portal. Now Julian is back with Declan, but theyre after something and their under a time preassure.
Jaden is still working against her brothers and father undercover, but this night shes in Julians appartment on a hunch to see if hes got any clues to the portal. Hes been gone six months and all of a sudden hes there and shes feeling it, all over. Theyve got a history together, three years ago they had a one nig
Jun 17, 2011 rated it liked it
Jaden DaCosta is a shifter, memeber of a powerful family of shape-shifting jaguars - who just happen to be about as evil as evil can be. Julian Castille, her former lover and supposed mate, has just returned from the dead. Add to that, demons are looking for the portal out of Hell, which Julian and Jaden are both trying to find, and you've got trouble.

Twisted family ties, unrequited love and heartache, plus unending danger of being discovered by the very people who are supposed to love and prot
Feb 08, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2011, pnr, shifters
Part of the appeal of this book was the utter contempt Julian and Jaden had for each other. Even though they felt this, both had other feelings too, they just didn't want to admit to them, especially Jaden. Julian was a bastard for most of the book, to Jaden and to his family too. I realize he just came back from hell, literally, but still. If he could have just talked to someone other than his partner in crime, Declan, things might have gone better. With the ending it will be interesting to see ...more
Sandra Dagg
Aug 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Just finished this was very intense, but I loved it! So I think I'm hooked on shifter stories now....this series definitely grew on me, and I don't hesitate to recommend it. The epilogue threw me somewhat, but I really loved the rest of the book. I'm not going into details about what happened in the book; as I've said before, I don't think that's what reviews are about...if I tell you the story, you don't need to read it, and there's already a blurb on the Goodreads page...take my ...more
May 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
2.5/5 - This rating is solely for the Julian and Jaden storyline. This is the first book in the series I've read, and while I hoped it would be a good stand alone, the main storyline seems to be carried over from previous books and not enough background was given for me to fully understand the weight of the battle at the end. I'll post a shorter review on the main romantic storyline closer to the release date...
Patricia Wilcoxen
I love this book! she is a great author with details and imagination. keeps you wondering whats going to happen next and sometimes like in this one it even makes you cry if you get into your characters the way I do(lol). just wondering what the next book in 2012 will be about there was no preview so Im stumped.
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USA Today bestselling author and 2015 RITA® winner JULIANA STONE fell in love with books in the fifth grade when her teacher introduced her to Tom Sawyer. A tomboy at heart, she splits her time between baseball, books, and music. When she’s not singing with her band, she’s thrilled to be writing young adult as well as adult contemporary romance—books that have garnered starred reviews from Publish ...more

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