Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Review: Bound in Black by Juliette Cross

Bound in Black
Release Date: July 21, 2015
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
ISBN:  1619224976
ISBN13: 9781619224971
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Review Copy Source: NetGalley
In the belly of the beast, strategy is useless.

Genevieve Drake is on a dangerous mission to find the soul collector, Lethe, and enter the deepest, darkest level of the underworld. No one has ever returned alive from the belly of a soul collector, but she will let nothing stop her from going after the precious treasure Lethe stole from her.

As she is tested against demon spawn and foul creatures of the underworld, each triumph strengthens her Vessel power—and drags her closer to a breaking point that could forever doom her to the abyss.

Meanwhile, with the full prophecy hurtling toward completion, the Dominus Daemonum strategize for the day Gen will battle Prince Bamal’s Vessel to the death, when the Great War between heaven and hell will begin.

But Bamal has a secret weapon. When he reveals it—and Thomas reveals his own hidden agenda—Gen may not have the strength to resist the temptation to fall into darkness, forsaking the fate of the world for her broken heart.

Warning: Contains malicious demons, sinister spawn, and a vengeful heroine with plans to send them all back to burning hell.

I am super thankful that all the books in The Vessel Trilogy released in the same year, having to wait longer for all the books would have been SO hard. After reading SEALED IN SIN I needed to get my hands on BOUND IN BLACK immediately as the cliffhanger had my brain scrambling way too much. It was definitely one of those times that being a book reviewer was super fortunate.

BOUND IN BLACK wastes no time getting into the story by starting right where SEALED IN SIN ends. There is no doubt in Genevieve's mind that she has to go get him from the underworld and her plans move pretty swiftly. We get all the answers we could possibly want in the last book of the trilogy and a little more on top of that. The prophecy we have heard so much about is fulfilled in a shocking way. The action is aplenty and there is plenty of danger for all involved.

I have really enjoyed this series and I am sad to see it end. I loved the characters, I loved the storyline and I loved the ending. The Vessel Trilogy is getting a final 5 star review from me!

I gave it 5/5 stars

* This book was provided free of charge from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


  1. I love it when the final book in a series provides answers to all of my questions. Great review!

  2. Thanks again, Stacy, for following Jude and Gen's journey. Much appreciated! :)


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