The Darkness Within by Nicole Daffurn (Review by #NerdGirlKelly)

Darkness Within

Title: The Darkness Within

Author:  Nicole Daffurn

Published Date: February 5th 2015

Genre: Psychological thriller/Dark fantasy


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Everyone has a little darkness in them. A small voice that tells them to lie, to steal, to cheat… To kill.
Addy Wilson sees and feels that darkness in everything around her. It consumes her, it eats at her, it terrifies her, and it excites her.
Evan Cooper believes he sees spirits. Spirits that protect him, that talk to him… That kill for him. So why is it that he is always the one to wake up with blood on his hands?
Addy and Evan meet in Abby House – Asylum for the criminally insane. They do everything together. They will protect each other, they will go anywhere together… Would they kill for each other?
Can they escape the confines before they succumb to their own darkness? Can they find a love to cure each other? Can they save each other before it’s too late?


***Contains Graphic Sex, Strong Language Or Adult Situations. Not for young readers***
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***#NerdGirlKelly’s  Review***
Dark and twisted…this is not for the faint of heart. We follow Addy and Evan who meet at Abby House, for the criminally insane. Addy has a “gift” to see the darkness in others and Evan has a “gift” to see spirits. No one believes them as they keep coming up with the blood on their hands. They only have each other. This is not a genre that I usually read but it is strangely fascinating. It really is something to go through the story and see how these two characters interact and how they rely on each other so fully. The characters are well developed and for a short story it was very well written.

“Not an inch of light filters through to my soul, only darkness…Always darkness.”

“My darkest hour is upon me and just like the shadows cast by the statues that sticks to the walls of the repulsive domicile I escaped from, the darkness is stuck to me.”

I am drawn to these charactes and could not put the book down. Looking forward to more from this author.


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