The evil in East Salem is no longer content to hide in the shadows. The stakes—and the darkness—are rising.
Dani Harris thought there wasn’t much left that could surprise her after serving as a forensic psychiatrist in East Salem. And Tommy Gunderson has faced few challenges in his life that he couldn’t overcome by either physical strength or his celebrity status.
But as they race to uncover what’s really happening behind the high walls of St. Adrian’s Academy, it becomes clear that supernatural forces have been at work here for generations. And now their focus is on making sure Dani and Tommy don’t interfere.
When the unseen becomes seen, faith is the only weapon strong enough to fight in a battle involving not just murder and betrayal—but angels and demons.
“Wiehl’s latest is a truly creepy story with supernatural undertones that seem eerily real.” -Romantic Times review of Waking Hours
|Contributor(s)||Lis Wiehl , Pete Nelson|
|About the Contributor(s)||Lis Wiehl
Lis Wiehl is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen novels. She is a Harvard Law School graduate and has served as a federal prosecutor in the state of Washington and as a tenured faculty member at The University Washington School of Law. She is a former legal analyst and commentator for the Fox News Channel. Visit her online at liswiehlbooks.com.
Pete Nelson is the co-author of Waking Hours as well as the author of Left to Die which won the 2003 Christopher Award. He was listed in the Esquire Register of Best American Writers and nominated foran Edgar Award.
|Release Date||Oct 2, 2012|
|Series||The East Salem Trilogy|
- Review by Jeremy (Christian Fiction Addiction)
I found Darkness Rising to be a riveting, skillfully written read, quickly absorbing me into the chilling world of East Salem. I loved the blend of hidden mysteries, supernatural suspense, and the ties to historical events. The writing is taut and fast-paced, and truly made it hard for me to be able to close the book for any length of time and tend to the world around me. I'm really enjoying the relationship continuing to unfold between Dani and Tommy, with just the right hint of romance that will appeal to a broad base of readers without being over the top. The dialogue is solid, moving the story forward while containing moments of humour that actually made me laugh out loud.
I have enjoyed every moment of the series so far, and am greatly impressed with the writing talents of Lis Wiehl and Pete Nelson. Readers who have enjoyed previous books from Lis Wiehl, and those who enjoy thrillers and mysteries with a supernatural undertone, are going to absolutely love this book. I did! 5 out of 5 stars.
Book has been provided courtesy of the publisher, Thomas Nelson, and the Booksneeze program, for the purposes of this unbiased review. (Posted on 10/1/2012)