THE DARKEST WHISPER
Showalter is back and hitting readers with the next thrilling installment of her cursed Lords of the Underworld series. Despite the bleak outlook for this band of heroes, Showalter still infuses her stories with plenty of passion, hope and love. If you like your paranormal dark and passionately flavored, this is the series for you.
Forced to carry the demon Doubt, Sabin remains alone, for fear of emotionally destroying his lovers. While on a mission against the hunters, Sabin and company discover imprisoned immortal women. One of those women is so feared that the hunters beg Sabin not to release her.
Gwendolyn the Timid, as she has been named by her harpy sisters, doesn't like to kill, but if she loses control of her inner harpy, all bets are off. Nevertheless, Sabin releases her and vows to keep her. He wants to harness the killing power of the harpy in his war against the hunters, but his biggest battle may be the war within his own heart. (HQN, Sep., 416 pp., $7.99)