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Passion Unleashed (Demonica #3)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  30,749 Ratings  ·  1,119 Reviews
Wraith, a vampire with a tortured past, is wild, strikingly attractive, and the most skilled fighter in both the human and demon realms - and he's dying. Given only weeks to live, he has only two options: seduce a human woman inorder to take possession of her invulnerability charm - or die.
Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Piatkus Books (first published March 31st 2009)
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Aug 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“All I ever had before you was nightmares. But now I dream. Because of you.”


This was utterly sensational! I have no idea why it took me so long to pick it up. Passion Unleashed is the third installment in Demonica series and it was so much better than the previous one. Just when I thought Eidolon is the most adorable among his brothers, Wraith proved me otherwise. Who would have thought a super bad boy like him could be such a sweetheart!? After seeing his soft and swe
Dec 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal romance fans and wicked bad boy demon lovers
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5+ stars – Paranormal Romance

Reading Passion Unleashed, I found myself once again transported to Ione’s sinfully decadent, wickedly dark, and utterly imaginative world of the Demonica with its diverse demon species, fallen angels, vampires, weres/wargs, werebeasts, shifters, slayers, humans, and half-breeds fighting for coexistence and peace. I’m continually blown away by Ione’s brilliance and creativity as a writer and the series just keeps getting better and better. Ione's writing is fresh, in
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
This is one of those reviews where I have to admit I'm wrong. I didn't like Wraith at all before I read this book. I thought my feelings would be unlikely to change, even though I love this series, and Larissa Ione's writing. Well, I was dead wrong. There. I said it. I ended up loving Wraith. And I have no regrets.

Wraith is one of those heroes who snuck up on me. I think it was the sign of the high caliber of Ms. Ione's writing. Wraith is very in-your-face with his often unlikeable, selfish natu
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“Let's be clear on this," he growled. "You have no idea how badly I want to be inside you. Standing up, lying down, taking you from behind. All of it. Right now."

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Reading Passion Unleashed (the 3rd book in the Demonica series) gave me the pleasure of loosing myself once again in the magnificent and awesome world Larissa has created. It's full of hot vampires, demons, werewolfs, fallen angels, shifters, slayers, and to sum it up everything you can imagine and wa
Julie (jjmachshev)
Dec 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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YES! YES! YES! Excuse me, I'm having a private moment ;) I finished "Passion Unleashed" by Larissa Ione and I must say that this is one series I'm so very glad I'm hooked on. Her Demonica novels take place in an intricately built world, with enough differences from the raft of paranormals available to distinguish themselves. The characters are NOT one-dimensional caricatures of one creature or another...oh no, Ione has a vast selection of characters with multi-layered personalities on top of the ...more

I know I am sounding like a broken record, but I am gonna say this again “everyone needs to read this series”. I am just always surprised and excited when I get into one these books, seems like the last book is always a bit better than the previous. This book, good gawd I was cheering, I cried, laughed, lost my pants all at the same time. I call that a fantastic read.

A little recap, this series is the Demonica series, and it revolves around a tight knit g
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Ok, so 4 stars might be too high, but I'm astounded that I didn't hate the main characters, nor did they do anything to annoy me. See, astounding.

Story goes Wraith has been poisoned by an assassin with a poison to which there is no cure, except maybe this angelic charm worn by an Aegis human. The catch, if you care about people, is removing the charm from this specific person equals death for the human. Wraith is fine with that, until he meets the charmed human, Serena. Serena is an adventurer-
UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

Passion Unleashed is another entertaining, exciting installment to the Demonica series, and while I did liked it, I didn’t love it.

I thought the story itself was great. Wraith has been poisoned and to save himself, he has to find a special charm, an amulet whose keeper is a human. He not only has to take the item from her, but he also has to take her virginity. Slight Spoiler - (view spoiler)
Dec 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: library
I'm totally loving this Demonica series. Larissa Ione writes with really creative world-building and awesome connection between her characters. I love the conflict brought up in each book and also the family connection between the Sem brothers. In this third book, Wraith is featured, and he has to figure out a way to get a charm away from Serena. The charm prevents the person who possesses it from being killed or dying, and the conflict is intense because Wraith has been cursed, so he's dying, a ...more
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Larissa Ione penned her first novel at the age of 13 and hasn't stopped writing since. She has been a U.S. Air Force meteorologist, an EMT, and a professional dog trainer, and you never know when one of those interests will pop into her novels.

She lives a nomadic existence with her U.S. Coast Guard husband and son, so her writing career has been a bl
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Other Books in the Series

Demonica (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, #1)
  • Desire Unchained (Demonica #2)
  • Ecstasy Unveiled (Demonica #4)
  • Sin Undone (Demonica #5)
  • Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1, Demonica, #6)
  • Immortal Rider  (Lords of Deliverance, #2; Demonica, #7)
  • Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #3; Demonica, #8)
  • Rogue Rider  (Lords of Deliverance #4; Demonica #9)
  • Reaver  (Lords of Deliverance, #5; Demonica, #10)
  • Revenant (Lords of Deliverance, #6; Demonica, #11)
“All I ever had before you was nightmares. But now I dream. Because of you.” 90 likes
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