Darkness Seventeen year old Carly Lopez suffers from post traumatic stress though the post part technically doesn t apply not when the killer is still out there As the only survivor of the killing spree that

  • Title: Darkness
  • Author: Elizabeth Arroyo
  • ISBN: 9781502945969
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Paperback
  • Seventeen year old Carly Lopez suffers from post traumatic stress, though the post part technically doesn t apply not when the killer is still out there As the only survivor of the killing spree that left four dead girls in its wake, Carly fails to unearth her buried memories of that day and is consumed with guilt After a year of silence, the killer is back, and CarlySeventeen year old Carly Lopez suffers from post traumatic stress, though the post part technically doesn t apply not when the killer is still out there As the only survivor of the killing spree that left four dead girls in its wake, Carly fails to unearth her buried memories of that day and is consumed with guilt After a year of silence, the killer is back, and Carly will stop at nothing to catch him With each new death, Carly s reality shatters, propelling her deeper into the darkness where the dead haunt her but where the truth lies Her only firm grasp of reality is Hunter Jackson, whose mysterious overprotectiveness of Carly forces her to doubt the reason behind her guilt But Hunter has a secret And when Carly discovers a horrible truth, she questions her involvement in the murders Was she directly responsible Did she help the killer Carly soon learns that finding answers may mean risking than just her sanity.

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    1. **I was provided with a free ecopy of the Darkness via Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.**Such an awesome read. Everyone thinks Carly is a freak, probably because she has psychotic outbursts in class and was committed to the asylum twice since her best friend’s murder. But they have no idea how bad it really is. Carly sees shadows, hears voices and has terrible nightmares that could be mistaken for lost memories.Worst of all is that Carly was there when her best friend Olivi [...]

    2. Scary Mind Bender! Holy. Cow. First, my reader (my brain not my kindle) has been faulty all year. There is a "stack" of books on my kindle waiting for me, but every time I tried to sit down and read I just couldn't. After visiting some old favorites I decided to give my stack another try. This was at the top. I wasn't sure what I expected, but I couldn't put this book down. I started it yesterday afternoon and grudgingly put it away to sleep. It was the first thing I thought of this morning, bu [...]

    3. Original post on readingadd/I received this book for a honest review. Thanks!This book looked both interesting and creepy so I was kind of intrigued when I started reading it. It was good, creepy sometimes, but I think that something was missing. I liked the idea and the plot, but I couldn’t sympathize with the main character and this for me is a huge thing. Also, there were some parts when I felt confuse, because everything was moving so fast, now we are here and then is a flashback and then [...]

    4. Carly Lopez is the only survivor of a serial killer that murdered four teenage girls. He was never caught, and she can't remember what he looks like. Now he's back, and she's determined to find the killer. Except she can't tell reality from dream sometimes. Her post-traumatic stress has left her questioning even herself. Can she find the truth without ending up in an institution again or getting herself killed?This YA thriller with a supernatural edge takes the reader on a surreal journey. It's [...]

    5. I was given this book for free in exchange for an honest review.I give this 6 stars! This book was amazing! I just couldn't put it down and kept trying to finish it in between working and helping my kids with school. The suspense was awesome! I loved Hunter and was hoping to see Carly and him together at the end. Everything Carly went through was scary but she was brave as hell to track down the killer . Wasn't a big fan of her mother. This definitely a book I will read again.Thank you for letti [...]

    6. Awesome read. I could not put it down! It kept pulling me in for more. I wasn't expecting how things ended though.

    7. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.First I must compliment Elizabeth Arroyo on her cover art, it's absolutely brilliant! Like the story I see one thing and then suddenly BAM! my eyes open up to a whole new world!We're introduced to Carly having a session with Dr Mason, he's trying to get her to remember the day her friend Olivia got abducted, but I think the events are so traumatic that she's buried them so deeply. She survived but Olivia didn't.Carly has panic attac [...]

    8. Read more of my reviews at My Full Bookshelf Reviews2.5 starsI received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Darkness just slightly missed the mark for me. My main problem with this book was the supernatural aspect of it. Done right, it would have been awesome. But it seemed to be just tacked on at the end, which is decidedly NOT awesome. Darkness was an okay book, don't get me wrong, but I really think that it had the potential to be great. Main problem: Hunter. First off, [...]

    9. I received a free copy of this book from the author for an honest review.Carly survived an attack that leaves her best friend dead and she is unable to remember anything to help catch the killer. Carly feels guilty about not doing enough to save her friend and the other victims and becomes obsessed with finding the killer. Carly puts herself and those she loves at risk to catch the killer once and for all.I liked the idea of this story, it was intriguing and it involves mystery, suspense and the [...]

    10. When I received a copy of Darkness I expected a thrilling ride, having previously read Elizabeth Arroyo’s Second Sign series, however the difference here is that Darkness retains a sense of realism.In Darkness Elizabeth Arroyo captures the atmosphere and hopelessness in a town where a number of young girls have been kidnapped and murdered. This pessimism resonates throughout the course of the story, particularly as the main character, Carly, is obsessed with the police investigation.Carly is p [...]

    11. I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest reviewDarkness is a YA psychological thriller full of mystery and suspense. The first third of the book was intense, making it impossible to put down. Unfortunately that didn't continue throughout. I have to say that main character Carly really brought out my mothering instincts. I couldn't relate with her on any level, but I sure felt for her while reading.Carly survived an attack that resulted in the death of her best friend. Due t [...]

    12. So I don't usually write reviews, but this book was gifted to me for a honest review so why not.Carly is a teenage girl who has suffered the loss of her best friend. She's on a mission to find her friends killer. Carly wasn't able to give the police any description of the person who took her best friend Olivia even though she was there when she was taken, her mind is a complete blur. Her brother Christian, friend Hannah and love interest Hunter try to discourage her from investigating the murder [...]

    13. I feel like I'm on an unlucky streak with my reading right now, as this was another book that I could not get into and fit into the same mold of throwing too many questions at you and not enough answers. High schooler Carly is thrown into the middle of a police investigation into a murder. This is because she was the only living victim of the killer they suspect is behind the latest body. This information didn't come from the book--because the author throws the reader into the middle of things w [...]

    14. First of all, a big thanks to Elizabeth Arroyo for gifting her book to me in exchange for an honest review. I really enjoyed reading this one. I thought that her portrayal of Carly, a teen suffering from PTSD, was well done. I loved Carly because she was a realistic character. I also really loved Hunter and Christian. The relationships in the book felt real and helped me connect to the story, with the exception of the Mom, who was probably my least favorite character, including the bad guys. She [...]

    15. I received this book via Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.This was a good story. It kept you reading and guessing, trying to piece everything together. I also liked Hunter,Carly,Christian and Hannah. It was a good thriller,but I hated how people treated Carly!If you seen your best friend abducted wouldn't you have PDST too? That's what's wrong with Carly she has nightmares,see's things, has depression and is on a lot of meds. I understand her why she is the way she is and othe [...]

    16. ** I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for a honest review **I really enjoyed the mystery and story arc. Some things were easy to figure out but not because it was spelt out, but because the author lead you through the clues. The main character, Carly was easy to connect with. Her brother Christian and best friend Hannah were great too. The relationship between Carly and her mom was a little strange and I wish I knew why. All that we know is that her mom has been married 3 [...]

    17. Although this may be just what some readers like, I did not. I found the story confusing and the end unsatisfying. Frankly I was glad when I had finally finished it. Other than Carly, I thought the characters were poorly developed, especially the mother. She was selfish and uncaring. I was stunned when she slapped Carly and blamed her for Christians injuries. The mom just never seemed to have any compassion for what Carly had experienced as a survivor of a kidnapping and murder of her best frien [...]

    18. Thank you for gifting this book to me for this review.The main character, Carly, is the survivor of an attack which leaves her firend dead. On top of this she has no real memory to catch the killer with. Driven by guilt she become obsessed with the murderer, putting herself and those around her in danger. The idea of the story is good, although the execution of it could have been done a little better. The mystery is a little too easy to solve, but this didn’t make the story less enjoyable. My [...]

    19. Full Review at: What's Beyond Forks?I love books that keep you guessing, and that's what this one did. I pegged everyone as guilty at some time or another while reading, but I never predicted it completely. My main issue was Carly. I understand everyone deals with grief and trauma differently, but she lacked any sense of self preservation what so ever. As a reader, that wore on me quite a bit after a while. The story reminded me of a Steven King novel in ways, only minus all the extra fluff page [...]

    20. I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.I absolutely loved this book. The story was original with a very interesting twist. I don't want to give too much away because I really think you should just read the book for yourself but I did begin to guess the twist and Carly's part in it but it really wasn't long before the twist began to unfold and I have to be honest and say I was completely surprised by the background story of Hunter as that unfolded. The book is well written [...]

    21. How do you like your thrillers? Pedestrian? Obvious? Boring? No? Thank goodness, because if that is what you're looking for in a book, you simply won't get it with this one.Carly is different. She escaped. But she cant remember, and that is what is driving practically her entire existence. As a character, she is well written. I didn't particularly identify with Carly, but that really didn't affect my enjoyment of the story.The relationship with Hunter is tense and frustrating, but with a spark [...]

    22. this book was better than i thought it was going to be. carly was an awesome main character. you could feel her craziness when it did show upwhich wasnt as often as other people made her believe. i did not care for her mother one bit. she treated carly almost like she was to blame for all of lifes problems. and honestlyi didnt like her brother. he appeared caring but in my own opinion i didnt feel it. hunter.ahh hunter. so perfect. so caring. so, i dont even know what else. theres so much more t [...]

    23. *I was gifted this for an honest review***This story is about Carly who survived a serial killer attack a year ago and now the killer has returned. The first few chapters of this book move fairly quickly and then it gets confusing.There were times where I had to reread sections because I read them too quickly and didn't fully understand what was going on the first time. The last few chapters jam in a lot of information that I think would have worked a little bit earlier in the story.I gave it a [...]

    24. Wow. This was a great book. It was a twisting and turning ride that kept me on the edge of my seat. Everyone at school doesn't really care for Carly. Her best friend was murdered and she was there to witness it. But she doesn't remember the killer. She is unstable. When the killer starts killing again, she beings to see it happening. Carly wants to help find the killer before its too late. She doesn't want to live with the guilt anymore. At times, i felt confused about what was happening, but I [...]

    25. I read this book about 2 yrs. ago. I was almost through with the book when I started to rush to the end. The book in the beginning was good but I found the ending to be lacking. I mean being put to sleep and fighting your evil step-father with your mind or something. When I was through I just got rid of the book. I give this book about 2.5 stars. The synopsis of the book was good but I felt like it was flat towards the end. It could have been better.

    26. Starts out goodAt first I was really into this book but the closer it got to the end and the more complicated things seem to get, the more I lost interest and was just ready for it to be over.

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