Review ~ The Gift by Dannika Dark @DannikaDark

Posted February 1, 2018 by Tanya in Reviews, Urban Fantasy / 5 Comments

Review ~ The Gift by Dannika Dark @DannikaDarkThe Gift by Dannika Dark
Narrator: Nicole Poole
Length: 3 hrs 4 mins
Published by Dannika Dark on December 4, 2016
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Pages: 154
5 Stars
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***BONUS BOOK***

Despite a powerful snowstorm that has shut down the city, Silver and the Mageri crew are preparing to spend a peaceful holiday at home, surrounded by family, food, and merriment. But the party comes to an abrupt end when Logan receives an unexpected call, one that forces him to make a life-changing decision that could affect his relationship with Silver forever. Can they find the courage to weather the storm?

Lives are at risk in this compelling and heartwarming story about the remarkable journey of love.

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It was so nice to be back in Dannika Dark’s Mageri world. I was a bit late for Christmas with this one but that was ok. It was still close enough I think!

I had an idea of what was meant when naming this book “The Gift”. At least it was something I was hoping for. But, as I’ve found with this series, anything can happen! You are left on the edge of your seat right to the end. Reading it though, I kept telling myself, “this is a Christmas book, she’s not going to do something terrible”.

The Gift actually takes place a few years later than Shine, and we are treated to a Christmas with the kids. It’s a great time with Justus and Simon in charge of the tree and shopping for all the ornaments. Everyone is together at the building the Cross brothers found. So they all live in the same building, just different floors. Well, except for Sunny, Novus, Adam & Simon. They are all staying over for the holiday though so everyone is together.

I totally enjoyed sharing the holiday with these favorite characters of mine. It didn’t get tense until that phone call Logan gets. Then the worry started.

In my excitement for this novella, I listened to it before Closer and Risk. These two books are set in the Mageri World with some of our favorite characters. I think I would have had a grasp on a couple of relationships and characters if I had of listened to them first. You don’t have to, I’m just a bit crazy about reading books in order. So, even though on Goodreads it lists those books AFTER The Gift. I would read Closer and Risk first.

The story stole my heart and was a great conclusion to something that could have easily been left undone. I’m really hoping for another book to come that will feature Adam and Sadie, but I guess we’ll see if that happens.

If you’re reading this series, make sure not to leave out this novella!

About Dannika Dark

Dannika Dark is the USA Today Bestselling Author of Urban Fantasy Romance and Paranormal Romance books. Her books have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide, and she is a 2016 Audie Awards finalist.

Dannika traveled abroad in her formative years, learning that life was bigger than her own backyard. With an active imagination, she developed a love for poetry and classic literature. At age 12, influential modern writers such as Stephen King and Anne Rice sparked her interest in writing short stories about magic and the apocalypse, but it wasn’t until decades later that Dannika left her 9-5 corporate job to pursue a career in publishing.

In addition to writing about supernatural worlds, Dannika is passionate about graphic design and creates all her own covers and series art. When not writing, she enjoys indie music, reading, Netflix, strawberry daiquiris, heaps of chocolate, and unleashing her dark side.

All of her published books to date are written in the same universe and contain material suitable for adults only. Dannika’s books have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

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