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Entice Readers Review: Fifth Grave Past the Light

A few weeks ago we ran a competition to find Darynda Jones’ biggest fans. There are a lot of you out there and we were inundated with requests to review book 5 in her Charley Davidson series, Fifth Grave Past the Light.

Below, Entice readers Carly and Tracy give us the lowdown on what makes this book so brilliant.

If you’ve not yet discovered Darynda Jones, pick up a copy of First Grave on the Right now – you’ve got a real treat in store.

Well wow! I really don’t know what to say except – this book is awesome! Darynda Jones has well and truly out done herself on this one and I can very easily say: best book so far this year!
 
The tone to this book is a little different from the others but I really liked that! Charley and Reyes seem more human, arguing about everyday couple things and showing a lot more vulnerability. Plus there are some serious fireworks when the pair get down and dirty in the flesh *wink*!
 
Parts of the storyline broke my heart and I was emotionally involved from he off! Darynda has done a fantastic job bringing the right amount light and shade to the table. I still laughed out loud like a maniac at Charley’s fantastic one liners, which you really do need to read for yourself to get the full on funny punch that they pack!
 
Oh my, girls if your into Mr Farrow, then be prepared to be completely blown away by him in this one. He seems to show a softer side and his love for Charley brings each and every page to life. Man, that boy is dreamy in dark and very twisted way and I just can’t get enough!
 
I really liked that we got to get to know Charley’s sister, Gemma, a little bit more. We see a tighter sisterly bond in here and it was really nice!

Charley is as mad as a chocolate teapot, which is really no big surprise. I really don’t think I could love that gal any more! She manages to plaster a smile upon my face every time she opens her snarky mouth!

I’m not going to try and explain the storyline, for fear of giving anything away. But there is a chilling cold case, an arson that Charley suspects Reyes for, lots of hotness, emotion and the most explosively shocking ending, all wrapped up in Darynda’s fabulously unique writing style! This is most definitely a big winner! More please….

A BIG 5 Stars!

Carly

Charley is back and crazier than ever! I received Fifth Grave Past The Light for review and as an avid follower of the series I was really looking forward to it and it didn’t disappoint at all!

First of all it has to be said that Charley Davidson is one of the greatest characters ever written.  She is strong, slightly crazy and hysterically funny!  Her sarcasm and one liners are hilarious and have you laughing out loud.  Her t-shirt slogans at the start of each chapter are brilliant! The other characters from the previous books are all there and all bring the series on as well.  Reyes is drop dead gorgeous as well and the relationship he has with Charley really developed in this book.

The mystery/police case in this book was also very good and Charley does get herself into some hairy situations at times especially towards the end of the book.  I was completely gripped and couldn’t put it down as I had to know what happened next!

It has to be said that Fifth Grave Past the Light is a sterling addition to a fantastic series and I for one can’t wait to read about Charley’s next adventure!

Tracy