Dark Celebration

Dark Celebration

A Carpathian Reunion

Book - 2006
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From the uninhibited imagination of Christine Feehan comes a sensual adventure of her beloved Carpathians-one of undying passion, astonishing fantasy, and eternal love. They are the Carpathians. For years, they have been persecuted by their enemies, and have struggled against all odds to preserve their species. Now, a new insidious plot has been devised-one that would slaughter Carpathian females and bring an end to all that the Carpathians have worked for. Even with his own lifemate, Raven, and their daughter Savannah, in danger, Carpathian king Mikhail believes that all is not lost. Gathering all of his people together, he will forge a new bond of strength, joining their powers in a celebration that will bring light even in this dark time.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780425211670
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 24 cm.


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SaraLovesBooks Jun 04, 2018

I was super excited about this book. I wanted to like it more than I did. Unfortunately, by the time the book came out, I had already realized that I really don't like Mikhail and Raven. Up to this point of what I'd read, they were my least favorite couple in the series. I just don't like them, and I just don't care. There were things to like about this book, but I agree with another reviewer that I didn't like the introduction of other bloodlines. I liked the Dark books better when it just focused on the Carpathians, without adding the Jaguar, Dragonseeker, and mage bloodlines. It just felt like Christine Feehan was trying to top what she had done before, but in a very clumsy way, and it just didn't do it for me.

One of my favorite things about this book, though, were the scenes with Dimitri and Skyler. It was nice getting the little bits about them until Christine Feehan wrote their book, Dark Wolf.

Feb 05, 2016

Can you imagine, the most powerful of the vampiric Carpathians, Gregori Daratrazanoff as...Santa Claus? I can't. This was one of my favorite books to read...and re-read at Christmastime, as it really gave me the giggles to think of how Gregori must have looked in a Santa Claus suit...and trying to entertain human--as well as Carpathian--children, after his prince...and father-in-law...ordered him to do so. If I'd seen that for real...I'd be running the opposite direction. Good thing his lifemate, Savannah was there...

kittytama Jun 14, 2013

All the best together

Nov 03, 2012

Absolutely loved the love and compassion Christine brought out in this book. Its like the ideal species--all for one and one for all, including love and interaction with the humans. TOGETHERNESS!!!
I loved hearing about each one of the couples and their updates.

nanina5394 Apr 01, 2012

The funniest book in whole series.. I loved Gregori getting punked as santa. Hope there's a follow up book about Skyler.

May 31, 2011

Absolutely loved this novel! It's so much fun to see how the couples are getting on after the "end" of their stories. I always enjoy "reunion" books. This one also introduces new characters as well as the ones we're familiar with, and such a great story idea! I really like learning something new about familiar characters, and I like seeing them interact with other characters from other novels.

My sweet tooth is clamouring to try all the recipes at the end, too :D

May 16, 2011

Cute, one mating triggered, though if Gabriel gets his way, Skyler won't have a conjugal visit until she's 30. Loved the recipes. And the chaos of a race that normally doesn't eat solid food trying to make a potluck Christmas dinner. And I loved Gregori as Santa.


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