Review: Reaver by Larissa Ione

Reaver by Larissa Ione

Reaver by Larissa Ione
Series: Demonica #10 (full reading order below)
Publication Date: December 17th 2013
Links: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads


Reaver is an angel with a past, a record, and a less-than-heavenly attitude. Powerful enough to fight alongside the fiercest battle angels-and crazy enough to risk his wings on a one-way mission to hell-he’s agreed to go where no angel has ever gone before…to steal the most seductive and dangerous prize of Satan himself.


Harvester is one of the Fallen, a once-heroic angel who sacrificed her wings to work as an undercover agent in hell. But now her cover has been blown, and she’s been doomed to an eternity of agonizing torture. Even if Reaver can snatch her away from Satan’s lair, even if they can fight their way out of the underworld’s darkest depths, there is one thing Harvester can never escape-her newfound thirst for an angel’s blood…

Reaver is pure freaking awesome! It’s intense, exciting, and sexy, and another excellent addition to the incredible Lords of Deliverance series. Larissa Ione is a master at paranormal romance. To be honest, it’s been a while since I’ve read any books from that genre, but what better way to go than with Larissa Ione? I adore her writing, which had me laughing out loud numerous times, and since you know it’s Larissa Ione, it’s hot hot hot! Scorching hot, really. Reaver is one sexy angel.

In Reaver, the fifth book of the series, we finally, finally get the whole truth with Reaver and Harvester’s past. And let me tell you, it’s truly heartbreaking. Both Reaver and Harvester have made terrible mistakes, and accepted the consequences, but at least they own up to them. At the beginning of the story, Harvester is taken by Satan (her father!) and tortured for being a traitor. She used to be an angel, but she gave up her wings to become a fallen angel and work as an undercover agent in hell. And guess who goes to rescue her? Reaver!

Reaver has always been a side character in the previous books, but now he’s up front and center, and I truly wasn’t disappointed with his story. He’s a hilarious character, so snarky and sarcastic, but he’s a good guy at heart. All he really wants is to get back his memories of the past. Well, that’s maybe not all he wants. Ever since finding out that Harvester has been working on the good side, he can’t get her out of his head.

I really liked Harvester’s character. She has a lot of depth, and she’s very complicated. But I loved how she’s so tough and badass. Her time in hell has hardened her heart, and because of her past with Reaver, she hates him, even though she’s attracted to him. They have an incredible chemistry together. The only thing I wish could be better was if there was more Harvester and Reaver time. I liked that they have history together, but I really wanted more romance! But the action and twists and turns were so good that I forgave that part. Even though there wasn’t as much romance as I wanted, I knew that Reaver and Harvester were perfect for each other. They are crazy hot together, but they can also be sweet, and I adored that part of their relationship.

And the action! Oh my god, it was crazy intense. Reaver kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time reading, and there were things that I never saw coming. What a wild ride Reaver is. It’s thrilling, heart-pounding, hot, intense, and everything I expected for these two incredibly complex angels. Fans of the series won’t be disappointed with Reaver.

5 hearts

Reading Order: Demonica series

  Eternal Rider by Larissa Ione
Immortal Rider by Larissa Ione Lethal Rider by Larissa Ione Rogue Rider by Larissa Ione
Reaver by Larissa Ione Azagoth by Larissa Ione Revenant by Larissa Ione Hades by Larisas Ione

#1 ~ Pleasure Unbound: EbookPaperback • Audible • Goodreads
#2 ~ Desire Unchained: EbookPaperback • AudibleGoodreads
#3 ~ Passioned Unleashed: EbookPaperbackAudible • Goodreads
#4 ~ Ecstasy Unveiled: EbookPaperback • Audible • Goodreads
#5 ~ Sin Undone: Ebook • Paperback • AudibleGoodreads
#6 ~ Eternal Rider: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#7 ~ Immortal Rider: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#8 ~ Lethal Rider: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#9 ~ Rogue Rider: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#10 ~ Reaver: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#10.5 ~ Azagoth: EbookPaperbackGoodreads
#11 ~ Revenant: Ebook • Paperback • Audible • Goodreads
#11.5 ~ Hades: My Review • EbookPaperbackGoodreads


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Top Ten Tuesday {15}: Books On My Winter TBR

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! This week’s theme is…

Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

There are SO many books on my TBR list, both have and have not released, but here are my top ten!

Sempre Redemption by JM Darhower

1. Sempre: Redemption (Forever Series #2) by J.M. Darhower
Releases December 16th 2013

A Beautiful Wedding by Jamie McGuire

2. A Beautiful Wedding (Beautiful #2.5) by Jamie McGuire

Be With Me by Jennifer L. Armentrout

3. Be With Me (Wait for You #2) by J. Lynn
Releases February 4th 2014

Fracture Me by Tahereh Mafi

4. Fracture Me (Shatter Me #2.5) by Tahereh Mafi
Releases December 17th 2013

The Unidentified Redhead by Alice Clayton The Redhead Revealed by Alice Clayton The Redhead Plays Her Hand by Alice Clayton

5. The Redhead series by Alice Clayton
The Redhead Plays Her Hand releases December 17th 2013

Vendetta by Sienna Lane & Autumn Karr

6. Vendetta by Sienna Lane & Autumn Karr
Releases December 17th 2013

Rule by Jay Crownover Jet by Jay Crownover Rome by jay Crownover

7. The Marked Men series by Jay Crownover
Rome releases January 7th 2014

Addicted to You by Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie Ricochet by Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie Addicted for Now by Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie

8. The Addicted series by Krista & Becca Ritchie


9. Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill
Releases January 7th 2014

Reaver by Larissa Ione

10. Reaver (Lords of Deliverance #5) by Larissa Ione
Releases December 17th 2013