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PrincessFabian Sun 06-Jan-19 21:34:09

Based on a recommendation I read on here I have recently read book 1 and 2 in the Dark Days series. I read them really quickly and enjoyed them more than anything else I have read in a long while.
As soon as I finished book 2 I immediately brought the third book but it has been sitting unread on my Kindle for a few weeks now.
There are a few reasons why I am reluctant to read it:
- I am really busy at work at the moment so now is not the best time to start reading a book I can't put down. I found myself staying up far too late reading the first 2 books.
- This is the last book of the series, at the moment I have the anticipation of looking forward to it but once I have read it, it will be all over.
- The main reason is I am scared that it won't end the way I want it to. I was heart broken by the end of the second book and I don't see how the author can unravel the situation to give me the ending I want!

I know it's just a book and I am being a bit dramatic and I will read it soon, I just wondered if anyone else has felt this way about a book.

If you have read the third Dark Days book please don't post any spoilers or even any hints about what happens, I like the tension and knowing what happens would ruin it for me.

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JiltedJohnsJulie Mon 07-Jan-19 16:40:18

Although I've not read those books, I can totally empathise. I have a book of short stories that I only ever read on my phone if I get stuck anywhere. I deliberately ration myself as the book is so beautifully written, I know I’ll be bereft when I’ve finished it.

Prokupatuscrakedatus Mon 07-Jan-19 20:00:43

I know how you feel.

(DD just finished the third part (whisper))

ozymandiusking Mon 07-Jan-19 20:07:47

Please can you tell us who the author is?

PrincessFabian Tue 08-Jan-19 07:19:34

ozymandiusking the books are by Alison Goodman, the first one is called The Dark Days Club. They are great if you like Georgette Heyer and other regency books.

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ShouldHaveListenedInBiology Tue 08-Jan-19 07:21:11

JiltedJohnsJulie what is the collection you’re reading please?

JiltedJohnsJulie Tue 08-Jan-19 07:34:32

It’s Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman smile

ShouldHaveListenedInBiology Tue 08-Jan-19 18:28:34

Thanks, will check that one out!

ozymandiusking Tue 08-Jan-19 19:56:58

Thanks Princess.

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