Synopsis: Malevolent (The Darkness Series Book 1) Darkness has a seductive power, a delicious energy that sinks its claws in deep. Once the devil has a hold of you, true malevolence is born. Sheriff Brady James has sworn to protect the small town of Durham Heights, his current priority to ruthlessly hunt a sadistic killer on the loose. With lives at stake, his focus is split between two beautiful women - one dark, one light. The clock is ticking, the threat palpable; crawling closer at every turn. Once death has you in its sights, there is no escape. Pain. Suffering. Lives shattered and broken. In the fight of good against evil, who will survive? This is the first book in the Darkness series, a wishing evil upon others novel that can be read as a standalone. Warning: This content contains material that maybe offensive to some readers, including graphic language, dangerous and adult situations. Recommended for readers aged 18 and up.
REVIEW --- 5 Stars
True evil is a reality, it exists n all of us. The question is - who do you choose to be? Do you embrace the light? Or will you surrender to the dark and its temptations? --Cassia Brightmore
Imagine waking up, handcuffed and chained. Imprisoned in a darkened room, with no way out.
That is what is happening to woman in and around Durham Heights, Louisiana.
And it has now fallen in to the hands of Sheriff Brady James and his officers' to solve these crimes.
Brady came from the homicide unit in New York city, to settle in Durham Heights. And the unsolved murders are weighing heavy on him.
Gwyn Woods has left Chicago, running from a man that had begun to unravel her with his acts. By chance she found herself in Durham Heights and has fallen under the helpful eye of Joan.
Joan owns and operates a small diner and may just be the solitude Gwyn was in desperate need of. And let's not forget a certain sheriff has also grown intrigue by her too.
But the past Gwyn has endured makes her timid, and Brady knows there are things she is hiding. Things he vows she will share with him one day.
When one of their close friends goes missing, every person within the town feels her loss. A hollowness set forth in my own heart with the news of her death...
But when the evidence all comes together the person behind the terror is pin pointed. Now it is up to Brady & his team to bring down the killer before he takes the life of his newest victim.
But there is only one problem, the man they know is behind the darkness is not working alone.
OH MY...that ending.
Synopsis: If your soul has been plunged into the dark depths of despair, how hard would you fight to claw your way back to the surface? Can the life you lost be restored, or is it destined to be forever phased out of existence? Fated to dissolve into a distant memory.
The Black Market—a ferocious, starving beast. An endless sinkhole of precious valuables; the playground for blood-thirsty power seekers. Only one thing feeds its hunger like no other…human life.
A sinister criminal ring has descended on the small town of Norton Springs, instilling fear in the residents. A vicious wave of disappearances coupled with the gut-wrenching horror of infants being ripped from the arms of their helpless mothers has the town quaking in terror.
When Gabe Thornton strolls back into his hometown, his main goal is to claim the one woman that has always denied her feelings for him—Nora Jacobs. The last thing he expects is to be thrust into a storm of devastation and chaos. Will his strength be enough to save them from the dark souls that threaten to destroy their chance at happiness?
Broken futures. Shattered dreams. Mind-numbing loss. When your heart has been ripped away from you—how do you find the will to go on?
No one is safe. Everything you thought you knew is about to change in this second installment in The Darkness Series.
Warning: Due to adult content and graphic situations, this book is intended for readers 18 and up.
REVIEW ---4 Stars
"Despair is a complicated emotion. It can spiral you down into the depths of hell. Drain the life from your soul slowly; feast on your goodness." Cassia
Woman have gone missing, murders have been committed and the darkness is looming over the town of Norton Spring, Texas.
Brooke Spencer, co owner of local dentistry practice has been taken. She has now been thrust in to a world of horror. Things that are happening are so unbelievable that she even had difficult escape. She must protect herself and all she holds.
When the local law enforcement doesn't seem to be working fast enough, two local men, Gabe and Theo look to Sheriff Brady James from Durham Heights Louisiana for help.
When Gabe's own child is taking the hollowness he and his wife both begin to feel is overpowering. Leads begin to send them in the right direction but the turn the rescue takes is horrific. It gave me chills.
Cassia Brightmore is a dark romance author. She loves writing dark stories with twisted characters that she hopes will thrill the reader as well as make them fall in love. She loves hockey, video games and online shopping. If she's not writing or editing, you can usually find her doing one of these things. Writing is her passion and publishing her first book as an indie author is truly a dream come true. Cassia lives in Ontario, Canada with her two furbabies; Molly and Harley.