Posted 26 August 2013 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

EthanEthan by P. T. Michelle
Series: Brightest Kind of Darkness #.5
Also in this series: Brightest Kind of Darkness, Lucid
Published by Limitless Ink Press on 2013-01-12
Genres: fantasy, romance
Pages: 65
Source: personal purchase
Format: eBook
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from the back cover...


From the back cover...

Ethan Harris never thought monsters and darkness would consume his daily thoughts, but every night the same visions repeat in his dreams. He’s careful to project a semblance of normalcy, keeping the suffocating darkness locked inside. As much as he wishes he could focus on girls, sports, and cars like other seventeen-year-olds; nothing distracts him from his own demons or shines through.

Until Nara Collins crosses his path. The blonde fascinates and intrigues him, giving him a measure of peace he’s never felt before.

When Ethan discovers there’s more to Nara than she allows others to see, that she might have a unique secret of her own, suddenly his world comes into focus.

My Review

Ethan is a prequel novella to the Brightest Kind of Darkness series and a great addition to this wonderful series!

I really love Ethan as a character.  He is truly a tortured character but somehow manages to rise about that and be a rather perfect Book Boyfriend!  He is smart and strong, brave and compassionate.  It is hard to come away from this look at Ethan and not feel for him.

Although this is a prequel and set in the weeks leading up to Book 1, I would recommend reading this after Book 1.  The author states that it can be read before or after, and I feel like it adds a layer to a character we already know when reading it after.  It really helps you understand the character that you meet in Brightest Kind of Darkness.

Things to love about Ethan

  • Ethan as a person.  He is truly an interesting character, tortured but not emo… which I hate.
  • The details.  I read this after BKoD, but I loved the details between Ethan and BKoD, tying them together in a slightly different way, from a slightly different perspective than in BKoD.

My Recommendation

A definite must read .for the series, which I also recommend.  A great series and Ethan is a great addition to it.


About P. T. Michelle

P.T. Michelle is the young adult pseudonym of Patrice Michelle, author of fifteen romance novels and novellas. When P.T. isn’t writing, she can usually be found reading or taking pictures of landscapes, sunsets and anything beautiful or odd in nature.



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