“Risa, ½ werewolf & ½ Aedh, is neck deep in trouble in Darkness Devours. The vampire council is testing Risa and has arrange a horrific task to eliminated the being murdering villainess/murdering vampire ... their tests don’t stop there. There are Aedh hunting Risa for her ability to bring them the keys they require. Jak, her ex-boyfriend that broke her heart, is pulled back into Risa’s life by her own choice (although Jak’s reemergence is painful, Risa decides she needs Jak’s investigational skill and will make the sacrifice). Lucian is playing games with Risa and not just phsically. Azriel, her protector, is showing a more human side and this opens up the possibility for a more intimate relationship.
Darkness Devours is action packed with lots of dark and devious plans coming from all sides. Risa must develop her power and grow as a character or she won’t survive. She has to come to terms with her past heart ache caused by Jak ... learn to stand up against the difficult demands of Lucian ... come to terms with her relationship with Arziel … cope with the vampire council ... lastly stay ahead of all the Aedh trying to use her.
Keri Arthur has created a marvelously dark and desperate world for the heroin Risa to traverse. It is a fabulous experience to follow her through these difficult situations. Throughout Darkness Devours she stays true to her friends and family. Darkness Devours is a great dark fantasy paranormal story.”