|*Cover and Synopsis from Goodreads|
It was supposed to be a way to end the devastation in the Middle East, but instead a darkness is unleashed unlike anything the world has ever seen before.
Ike Glass is well versed in chaos, but even he is unprepared for what the world will become after the outbreak. Ace Cullen has been loyal to his country ever since he was brought to the states as a young boy, but it’s difficult to stand by a country that can’t even take responsibility for their own actions. Phoenix Blue just wants a night of mindless sex… is that too much to ask? Always a black sheep, she shocks everyone as she finds the strength inside herself to protect the ones she cares about, and fight to see another day. They were strangers when the virus took over, but tragedy will bring them together in ways they never thought possible as they descend into the darkness.
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~My 4.8* Review~
Disclaimer- I was given an e-book copy of Into The Darkness by the author in exchange for nothing more than an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.
In the past I've had a bad experience with zombie books so I tend to stay clear of them, but... I'm really glad I gave Into The Darkness a chance. Why? Because it is a really good book and I have loved each and every page.
So it's fair to say that even though I received this as an e-ARC I was still a little skeptical as to what it would be like. I was sucked in and hooked all the way through. I seriously had trouble putting my kindle/phone down and walking away from it.
The zombie outbreak is the result of a research experiment gone wrong! What was supposed to be a controlled outbreak has in a matter of days gotten seriously out of hand and changed things as we know them.
Ike and Ace are there at the start and they witness the start of the outbreak. Ike escapes the facility and comes across Phoenix. Phoenix by this time has encountered zombies and has made some very difficult and life changing decisions, which unfortunately are just the tip of the iceberg.
Ike and Phoenix head off in search of Phoenix's younger sister. On their cross country journey they come across many different challenges, they meet new people; some who can be trusted and some who can't.
Into the Darkness has plenty of action scenes, there's also tonnes of emotion, and romance too, with a whole heap of sexual tension!
Kira's writing is once more fantastic. She certainly has the knack of taking control of my thoughts and feelings. I felt like I could have reached out and touched the characters. Their emotions are conveyed well.
I did feel as though Phoenix and Ike could have been a little better developed, I felt that Phoenix was missing a back story. Ike I'm not sure how he could have been made better but I felt as though he was missing a little something and I'm a little uncertain about him. Maybe book #2 will see them grow and develop into their full potential.
Overall I have loved this book from the start and I'm intrigued as to what will happen next.
~About The Author~
Krista Pakseresht has always been a dreamer. From the first time she opened her eyes. Creating worlds through words is one thing she is truly talented at. She specializes in Young adult/New adult romance, horror, action, fantasy, and non-fiction under the pen name Kira Adams.
She is the author of the Infinite Love series, the Foundation series, the Darkness Falls series, and the Looking Glass series.
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