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Between Light and Dark by [Wilds, Elissa]
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***Best in Paranormal Finalist in the 2009 prestigious Maggie Awards for Published Authors***

"Elissa Wilds' light shines bright! Part fantasy, part Charmed, part Hitchcock, part steamy love story, Florida's own Ms. Wilds did a fine job of balancing all aspects of this story, sprinkling it with a great host of characters that both fascinate, and in some cases, terrify, to produce a brew that only left this reader wanting more." - The Examiner


"It is always a pleasure to pick up a review book by a brand-new-to-me author and be completely blown away by the story she tells...I am completely in love with the world that Elissa Wilds has created --the entire storyline is fascinating, and I loved every minute of it!" -  A Romance Reader at Heart

"A winning and creative story that fans of the magical will not want to miss." - Romance Reviews Today


"I found this new world interesting and the characters a joy to read about. I was drug into the battle and while I knew that good had to win, I couldn't wait to see how...her writing style, dialogue and characters are well thought out and ignite the reader's imagination. I look forward to her next book..." -  Night Owl Romance Book Reviews

"...captivated me to the dramatic conclusion...a great read!" - The Romance Studio

"...a true work of art. It is extremely rare to find a book with the depth of folk lore and adventure that this story has through out it's entirety. It is so sexy and hot your hair can curl, and you will be searching for either a cold shower or your significant other while reading. I adore this book. I give the highest recommendation that I can possibly give to a story. Be prepared to become addicted."
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"Elissa Wilds pens a read that captivated me to the dramatic conclusion...a great read!"

Product Details

  • File Size: 1671 KB
  • Print Length: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance (November 1, 2008)
  • Publication Date: October 28, 2008
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001IKJKHU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #529,342 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Format: Mass Market Paperback
I didn't expect to like this book so much. I thought it's going to be just another story where the evil forces or demons attack the earth or are planning to attack the earth and how the good guys, shape shifters, witches and what not in paranormal, get together to defeat them. Well, this book had all of it and more.

The relationship between Laurell and other people from the coven was nicely depicted. The hero Axiom reminded me of Tarzan, in a good way, lol. I think it was because just like Tarzan he was unknown to the human ways. His direct approach to things and situations was cute. And surprisingly there wasn't sex on every page as the book Blurb suggests. The setting of the story was beautiful, the plot imaginative and the ending perfect.

A very good debut novel by Elissa Woods. I just wish the chants the witches said were more imaginative and lyrical. If you have ever read a Nora Roberts novel where the witches are the main characters, you'll know what I am talking about. All in all, a good read.
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Within the past few months Laurell Pittsman's mother and beloved grandmother have died. They both died with secrets that will affect Laurell for the rest of her life.....if she lives very long. Laurell's famous, rich, actress mother, Elaine died of what appears to be suicide; her grandmother, Helen, of cancer. Laurell has not only inherited Graves Manor and her mother's fortune but an old book, Books of Shadows. As Laurell is giving her last good-byes to her family, a strange feeling comes over her and she hears her name. Following the sound, Laurell is met by Axiom.

Axiom is a gray god on a mission. Gray gods are part white, good and part black, evil. They don't sit on the Board of Gods and are seen by some white gods as being inferior and not to be trusted. Even the decision to allow Axiom to do a mission on earth was with a great debate and not everyone was sure this was the way to go. Axiom's mission is to be the father to the Earth Balancer.

The Earth Balancer is a person born from human and god. This person will be able to repeal evil with just a touch. Laurell is the chosen human to be the Earth Balancer's mother though she doesn't remember agreeing to it! She also has never heard of such nonsense and wants nothing to do with it. As far as she's concerned Axiom is a kidnapper and a nut.

The evil ones or Umbra need to kill Laurell before the Earth Balancer is born. They can take over humans and animals to help them in their quest. It doesn't matter to them if they kill her prior to conception or after, just that she is removed.

To help Axiom in his mission is a coven of witches. The leader has already been killed by the Umbra trying to locate where their base is.
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Sorry, but Laurell (heroine) was just too immature to really enjoy. She whines throughout the book about her mother's faults and she, herself, acts with cruelty and vindictiveness. Axiom is your standard alpha male. In this case he is a god, a gray one. As you might expect from the "gray", he is torn between his good and evil sides. It is up to these two unlikely partners to save the world from disaster. Oh! and least I forget, a hot romance develops between them.
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Between Light and Dark is an OK read. The storyline is good but a bit predictable. The characters are mostly 2-dimensional archetypes that grow a little more interesting & 3-dimensional near the end of the book. The main storyline involves a "grey god" who must father a remarkable child with a witch who must rediscover her witchy heritage and forgive her recently deceased mother for giving her a bad childhood. Extra characters are provided in a protective coven, a fractious council of gods & goddesses, and a nebulous group of evil "umbrae" who seek to stop the birth of the mystic child.
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By brandy on March 19, 2013
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It's been a long time since I've read a paranormal romance involving witches. It was a nice change from what dominates the genre lately. It's an okay read. It lacked something though. It didn't really have the spark between the characters that I crave and I thought the witchcraft portion was dull. The spells/powers seemed minor. No exciting battles, explosive powers, or steamy hot romance to be found. It could be a lot better and yet a lot worse.
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This book was okay. It was not very captivating. It had a little bit of action and adventure most of which was at the end of the book. The relationship between Laurell and Axiom was not compelling enough. I recommend this book, it's worth reading just don't expect to be drawn into the story as part of the characters.
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The Gray God Axiom desperately wants to join the Divine Council of the Light Realm. To achieve his ambition, he readily accepts the Council's terms; he must impregnate Laurell Pittman, who is oblivious to her heritage or that she is a witch. The Council knows their offspring will become the Earth Balancer god.

Axiom arrives on earth and immediately uses his most powerful weapon in his arsenal, "the yearning". Laurell is outraged with what the outsider has tried to do to her especially since she is attracted to him without his using his godly power. However in spite of her desire she does not trust the male claiming they are destined to mate in order to conceive a special child.

This is a fascinating romantic fantasy in which the paranormal elements supersede the love subplot. The story line is at its best when it focuses on the fantasy subplots even with a pantheon of characters. The romance never quite comes together as fans will find it difficult to accept the ambitious Gray God falling in love. Still this is an entertaining tale as sub-genre fans will enjoy stepping into Wilds' world where a basic axiom of the Gods is to be a member of the Divine Council of the Light Realm; in the hero's case at all cost to others.

Harriet Klausner
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