The Deepest Night (The Sweetest Dark #2)

The Deepest Night (The Sweetest Dark, #2)The Deepest Night by Shana Abe

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

*ARC Review*
This book picks up right after the first one. Jesse is dead and now has become a star. He saved Lora and all the rest from the u-boat, by turning the men into gold. Armand is still in love with Lora. With summer approaching where would Lora go? She can’t stay at the school and she doesn’t know if she will be back again. The question is answered when Armand’s brother is take and held as a prisoner of war. She and Armand now must save him. With a few twist and turns, this a good squeal to the first book.

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From Goodreads.com:

A rich portrait of post-Victorian England, The Deepest Night seamlessly blends thrilling romance with riveting history and adventure—perfect for fans of Libba Bray and Lauren Kate.

It’s 1915, and sixteen-year-old Lora Jones is finishing up her first year as a charity student at Iverson, a prestigious, gothic boarding school on England’s southern coast. While she’s always felt different from everyone around her, now she finally knows why: She is a drákon, a rare, enchanted being with astonishing magical abilities.

As war hits Britain’s shores, and Lora reels from an unimaginable loss, she finds that her powers come with grave and dangerous responsibilities. At the request of Armand Louis, the darkly mysterious boy whose father owns Iverson, Lora will spend her summer at his lavish estate. To help the war effort—and to keep Lora by his side—Armand turns his home into a military hospital, where Lora will serve as a nurse. For Armand is inescapably drawn to her—bound to her by heart-deep secrets and a supernatural connection that runs thicker than blood.

Yet while Lora tries to sort out her own feelings toward Armand, fate offers an unexpected surprise. Lora discovers there is another drákon, a prisoner of war being held in Germany. And that only she, with her newly honed Gifts, will be able to rescue him.

With Armand, Lora will cross enemy lines on an incredible mission—one that could bond her to Armand forever, or irrevocably tear them apart.

Beautifully written, deeply romantic, and filled with daring adventure and magic, The Deepest Night is a mesmerizing novel of the enduring pull of destiny, and the eternal strength of love

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