The Dark Awakening

Urban Paranormal Fantasy (The Chosen Coven Book 1)

Young Adult - Paranormal
252 Pages
Reviewed on 05/23/2020
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Reviewed by Rylanne Burdette for Readers' Favorite

When Mercy finds out some secrets about her family, her life changes forever. Months earlier, Mercy almost died at her mother's hands, and since then, Mercy has been scared. She is always looking over her shoulder and is certain that someone has been watching her. When Mercy gets into a car accident, certain things start falling into place, and she learns several secrets that have kept her in the dark for almost eighteen years of her life. As she accepts her new reality, she is determined to find out the truth about who she really is. Mercy turns into a fighter, and nobody is going to get in her way. The Dark Awakening by D.L. Blade is a fast-paced paranormal story that was such an interesting read.

I personally really enjoyed The Dark Awakening! The story was very plot-driven and full of action, keeping me in suspense during every chapter. Mercy was a very intense protagonist, and I loved watching her personality change from shy and scared to determined and persevering. She turned into such a strong fighter, and her character development was awesome overall. I am definitely interested in reading the second and third books in this trilogy and hope to pick them up soon. D.L. Blade did a lovely job crafting this paranormal world full of witches, vampires, and werewolves. I would definitely recommend this book to people who love fantasy or paranormal books and want to get their hands on a book that is a bit different.

Pat labrie

I absolutely love this book. I lived the mystery and all the suspense that keeps you reading. I love all the characters and it's a series I will read over and over

Sophie Koufes

The Dark Awakening: A Witch & Vampire Suspense (Chosen Coven #1) is a young adult paranormal romance swirling with mystery and suspense. I love the story and the writing as I was drawn in right from the beginning. The writing style is captivating and I enjoyed how it was arranged with the history, present and future. Well developed characters that are compelling with complex personalities. As well as detailed world building descriptions and settings. A array of supernatural characters including vampires, witches, werewolves, and demons. A original storyline with a complex plot, a morsel of romance, alluring characters and a epic ending. With unexpected plot twists intricately entwined into the narrative creating a euphoria effect. This has all the elements to keep me engaged. Looking forward to reading the next novel in this spellbinding series. A absolute must read.