Within the crimson fires of hell a dark god rules. The dead fear him, the human world shuns him, and other gods hate him. But Hartley needs him.
Divine Darkness is the story of Hades, Greek god of the Underworld, and Hartley, the one soul that escaped his realm and the one person capable of bringing him to his knees. Their love is as strong and deep as their desire, but evil attempts to tear them apart at every corner. As their dark power grows so does their enemy's hate, threatening not only their lives, but the destruction of the Underworld itself.
Hartley Walker wants to feel warm and alive again after her near death experience and Hayden Coal is the only person who can bring heat to her glacier insides. But Hayden has a dark secret. He’s Hades, god of the Underworld.
Dark souls have been stolen from the Underworld and are possessing Hartley’s friends. Hayden walks on Earth for the first time in centuries with the sole purpose of retrieving them, only a mysterious girl steals his attention. He wants her—bad—but the last time he was this drawn to a girl things didn't end so well.
Hartley was changed by death. She can see the dark Underworld souls and the terrifying things they're doing to her friends. She can also see the supernatural surrounding Hayden and instead of frightening her she's even more enthralled by the dark god.
When Hartley’s secrets begin to unravel and Hayden’s enemies threaten her he must risk his heart and inevitably tempt history to
Hayden and Hartley thought their lives would be easy now without the threat of Hercules, Persephone, and the dark souls—well as easy as possible with Hartley’s chain to the Underworld—but they were seriously wrong.
Darkness is unleashed by Ares, god of war, threatening Hartley and her friends again. Hayden’s brother comes to the rescue, but he seems more interested in getting close to Hartley. While they try to uncover Ares’ devious plot for power they end up revealing a lot more about Hartley than she ever expected.
Fire and lightning fly among the two rival brothers and things heat up between Hartley and Hayden’s relationship. But the more time she spends in the Underworld the more Hartley’s darker side emerges.
In the end will Hayden be prepared for the truth about Hartley? Or will it rip them apart forever?
Zeke wants Hartley and will stop at nothing to get her—even if it means rewriting history.
Hartley and Hayden are thrown into a world where she never died and they never met. Zeke comes to town and sweeps Hartley off her feet. She’s never felt a connection like this with anyone—until his brother with sinful dark looks and sexy bravado arrives. Sparks instantly ignite between them, the volatile, explosive kind.
Hartley and Hayden are constantly at each other’s throats either arguing or playing a dangerous little game of give and take to mask their true emotions. Their attraction hasn’t gone unnoticed by Zeke, driving him over a jagged cliff of desperation to keep Hartley to himself, but Hayden’s not his only problem. Consequences from creating this new world arise, putting Hartley and everyone she loves at risk.
The closer Hartley gets to both brothers the deeper she’s pulled into a perilous world of power, magic, and vengeance. Will she make the right choice and shatter the lies around her? Or will she remain the girl in the prophecy, finally fulfilling it?
What happens to the Underworld if Hayden is no longer it’s god?
An old enemy of Zeke’s returns, threatening not only Hayden and Hartley’s relationship, but the very existence of the Underworld. When Hayden can’t protect her, Hartley’s forced to put her trust into the last place she ever expected and do the unthinkable to save everyone. Secrets are revealed, hearts are broken, and lives are turned upside down in this final installment of the Divine Darkness series.
Will Hartley be able to harness the darkness within and become the dark goddess? Or will the Underworld fall apart—taking Hayden along with it?