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Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Narrator: Emma Taylor Publisher: Hachette Book Group Audio Length: Series:The Maiden Lane Series Release Date: February 2013 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781619693869

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"Elizabeth Hoyt has outdone herself." --Jennifer Ashley, New York Times bestselling author


He lives in the shadows. As the mysterious masked avenger known as the Ghost of St. Giles, Godric St. John's only goal is to protect the innocent of London. Until the night he confronts a fearless young lady pointing a pistol at his head-and realizes she is his wife . . .


Lady Margaret Reading has vowed to kill the Ghost of St. Giles-the man who murdered her one true love. Returning to London, and to the man she hasn't seen since their wedding day, Margaret does not recognize the man behind the mask. Fierce, commanding, and dangerous, the notorious Ghost of St. Giles is everything she feared he would be-and so much more . . .


When passion flares, these two intimate strangers can't keep from revealing more of themselves than they had ever planned. But when Margaret learns the truth-that the Ghost is her husband-the game is up and the players must surrender . . . to the temptation that could destroy them both.

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  • Lord of Darkness...illuminates Hoyt's boundless imagination... readers will adore this story.

    - RT Book Reviews
  • Hoyt's writing is imbued with great depth of emotion ...Heartbreaking ... an edgy tension-filled plot.

    - Publishers Weekly
  • I adore the Maiden Lane series, and this fifth book is a very welcome addition to the series . . . [It's] sexy and sweet all at the same time . . . This can be read as a standalone, but I adore each book in this series and encourage you to start from the beginning.

    - USA Today's Happy Ever After Blog
  • Lord of Darkness is classic Elizabeth Hoyt, meaning it's unique, engaging, and leaves readers on the edge of their seats, waiting for the next book . . . an incredible addition to the fantastic Maiden Lane series. I Joyfully Recommend Godric and Megs's tale, for it's an amazing, well-crafted story with an intriguing plot and a lovely, touching romance that I want to enjoy again and again and again . . . simply enchanting!

    - JoyfullyReviewed.com
  • Beautifully written . . . a truly fine piece of storytelling and a novel that deserves to be read and enjoyed.

    - TheBookBinge.com
  • “Hoyt’s writing is imbued with great depth of emotion as she reveals Megs and Godric’s separate grief. Heartbreaking misunderstandings create an edgy tension-filled plot as the spouses must decide whether they can leave behind the past and embrace their future together.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “Readers eagerly anticipate each chapter in the Maiden Lane series since Hoyt has made Maiden Lane a place where danger and desire merge and legend, love, fairy tale, and classic romance all seamlessly blend together. Lord of Darkness further illuminates Hoyt’s boundless imagination, and readers will adore this story like all the others—each one unique and nothing short of enchantment.”

    - RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Love, love, love her books. I love how each of her characters are so realistic, and have so much personality. "

    - Shyloh, 2/18/2014
  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " Although a well-written and pleasant read, Lord of Darkness is pedantic and predictable. However, Hoyt does an excellent job of painting her secondary characters. I do look forward to reading the stories of Artemis Greaves and Lady Phoebe, which are surely soon to come. Lord of Darkness is worth reading, though, if only for the Tale of the Hellequin that is interwoven throughout the main text. This parallel fairytale is delicate and beautiful and leaves the reader racing through the pages for more. "

    - Cassondra, 2/1/2014
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Lord of Darkness by Elizabeth Hoyt will captivate you and transport you to another time. Bold characters leave lasting impressions as this tasty tale unravels for readers. Godric will ensnare readers with his desires and anguish. Margaret is bold and will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Lord of Darkness, was sensual, exciting, and has left me hanging on the edge for the next story in the series. "

    - Dana, 1/31/2014
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Another lovely historical romance from Elizabeth Hoyt. I really enjoyed reading about Megs bring Godric back to (figurative) life. Tender and hot by turns. I'll be eagerly awaiting the next book int he series. "

    - Nicole, 1/31/2014
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Another fabulous entry in the Maiden Lane series. All I can say is more more I'm the series. I'm already anticipating Wakefields story. "

    - Paula, 1/31/2014
  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This book had some nice moments, and I was willing enough to go along with the Ghost of St. Giles thing (which really is fairly silly), but there were a number of things that kept throwing me out. Sometimes it was anachronistic language ("druthers," for example), sometimes it was just weirdness (why would the heroine be writing long chatty letters to the hero, and signing them "Yours affectionately" when a)she barely knows him, and b)is supposedly super depressed?). But mostly it was that the heroine never really gelled into an authentic-seeming person to me. She mostly just seemed like a collection of devices; everything she is described to be (which doesn't always seem to go with how she acts) is merely there to bring about something in the hero. She brings him to life; how her sparkling personality accomplishes that while at the same time supposedly being moody/depressed/vengeful doesn't make sense to me. "

    - Cecilia, 1/28/2014
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Fabulous book - more of a 4.5 than a 4. Wicked Intentions (Book 1 in this series) remains my favorite, but this was a fabulous edition and a likely re-read at some point. It cleansed my palate nicely after Winter's book (which was okay, but...meh). "

    - Tory, 1/25/2014
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Absolutely loved this story! I laughed out loud, yelled at the characters, teared up...it was great! I don't want to include any details because part of the enjoyment was being reacquainted with characters from other novels. But now I can't wait for the next story!! "

    - Lissa, 1/20/2014
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Can't help but love Godric! Left me wanting to know more about Artemis and Apollo. Can't wait for the next one in the series. "

    - Amie, 1/18/2014
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " i didnt hate it neither i did like it,,,, "

    - Athene, 1/10/2014
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " 4.75 Stars...awesome read....Adore this series. Review to come. "

    - Keri, 12/4/2013
  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " Stupid heroine. STUPID. Boring hero. Kind of tired of the "mysterious Ghost" plot in this series. "

    - Kristina, 12/3/2013
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I loved every second of this book! I am going to own every single one of this series! I am anxiously waiting for Duke of Midnight!!!! "

    - Shadowalker, 11/26/2013
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Why do I always gobble up Ms. Hoyt's books so fast? It just makes me impatient for the next one in the series. "

    - Anna, 8/10/2013
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " loved the book. can't wait till the next book comes out. "

    - Marion, 4/27/2013
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " It is a fun continuation of the series and I loved the lead in to the next book. "

    - Jennifer, 4/17/2013

About the Author

Elizabeth Hoyt is the author of three critically acclaimed historical romance series. Her books have been finalists four times in Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award contest, have won two Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards, and were nominated for a third. All of her books have received Top Pick reviews from RT Book Reviews magazine. Both Wicked Intentions and Notorious Pleasures received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly. Four of her books were voted into All About Romance’s (AAR’s) Top 100 Romances of All Time list and six were Desert Isle Keepers at AAR. Her books have been translated into twelve languages.