REVIEW: THE DARK DIVINE by Bree Despain

THE DARK DIVINE by Bree Despain

Age Range: Young Adult
Pub. Date: December 2009
384pp

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In this debut novel, The Dark Divine, Bree Despain has written a multifaceted paranormal romance with a different twist. The mixture of religion, history and mystery are well blended in this fresh interpretation of the lupin.

I am a big fan of parnormal romance and I know many who enjoy a certain other fruit covered novel will go crazy for this new story. The Dark Divine has all the elements that make it a gripping read although they story line is a bit slower than I would like, it did keep my interest.

The story of Grace, daughter of the local pastor who falls in love with the mysteriously dangerous Daniel against her brother Jude's desperate warnings. They were once best friends, brothers, but that all ended one terrible night years before that Jude refuses to talk about. Then Daniel comes back into town and Grace realizes she loves him and that she wants to mend the broken relationships and fix Daniel, only to realize that in order to save him she might have to loose her soul.

The ending will have you engrossed with each heart stopping word. The Dark Divine is a perfect read for those fans of paranormal romance and Bree Despain is an author with wicked talent and one to keep on your radar.

10 comments on "REVIEW: THE DARK DIVINE by Bree Despain"

YA Vampire Books wrote: January 15, 2010 at 3:02 PM

Great review! This book sounds so good, and is on the top of my wish list right now!


Diana Dang wrote: January 15, 2010 at 4:28 PM

Nice review :)


Jean (Tuning Into YA Books) wrote: January 15, 2010 at 6:52 PM

Great review! I really want to read the book right now


Precious wrote: January 16, 2010 at 6:34 AM

Awesome review! I'm waiting for my copy to arrive! Cant wait to read this!


Kathy Martin wrote: January 16, 2010 at 8:19 AM

Great review! I like reviews that are short and get right to the point. I have this book sitting in my TBR pile. It is a toss-up whether I read it or Magic Under Glass next.


Victoria wrote: January 16, 2010 at 9:38 AM

"A certain other fruit covered novel" Haha, I get it! :) Thanks for sharing your review, I'd love to read this book!


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: January 16, 2010 at 10:43 AM

Fantastic review, Nancy! I'm really looking forward to this one; I've heard loads of great things about it.


Faye wrote: January 16, 2010 at 12:21 PM

I still have 2 read this one!it looks soo good :D


justpeachy36 wrote: January 16, 2010 at 1:50 PM

Great review! I haven't gotten a chance to read this one yet.


Bookgeek wrote: January 17, 2010 at 10:52 PM

I loved this book, Nancy. And what a beautiful cover!


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