Karen’s Killer Book Bench #Vampire #Paranormal #Romance: TOKEN DARKNESS, Token Huntress Book 5 by Kia Carrington-Russell

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Token Huntress Book 5


Token Huntress, Esmore, and her familiar Chase are assigned the task of creating a divide within the Vampire Council. In the land of ice and snow, they take advantage of a failing ruler, promising Council Leader Tracey a thriving empire if she betrays the magistrates of the Vampire Council and, ultimately, Oppollo’s faltering reign.

With time dwindling before the upcoming Vampire Council Meeting, Esmore must decide if she wishes to seek out her hidden heart, inherit her birth-given gift—and risk trying to contain all of the power that comes with it. Because if the power is too great and she loses control, it might undo the very man she loves and is sworn to protect.

Amongst the treachery, battles, and chaos, a divide appears between Esmore and her family. What is right and what is wrong? And, more importantly, what will keep them alive?

Will Esmore claim the power prophesized to potentially destroy the world, hoping to tilt the scales in their favor in the upcoming war? Or are there some things in the darkness that should remain untouched…no matter how compelling?

Publisher: Crystal Publishing (July 14, 2021)
Releases: July 14, 2021
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance/Dystopian
Language: English
Print Length: 355 pages
ISBN: 978-0645132021

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It started well and it just got better! The characters are developed so realistically that you could almost believe that you know them, that these people walk the earth with you, although given what they are, you most likely wouldn’t want that! The plot is full of action, romance, tears and rage, and it stalks along as relentlessly as the Huntress does. The book flowed naturally and I was a little disappointed when it ended – because I wasn’t ready for it to end.   – Reader’s Favorite Five Star Review for Token Huntress.

Token Huntress Book 5


I wasn’t surprised that Chase waited atop the stairs. His gray eyes twinkled with empathy as I silently begged him not to open his emotions now. Not now, I thought. But it was too late.

Like a barrage of lapping waves coming down the link, I was overwhelmed by the floodgate that had been opened. He opened his arms wide as I stepped into them and burst into tears. An amounted strain I couldn’t understand filled me, drowning me with hysteria. He gently picked me up and walked me into the bathing chambers. He closed the door shut and allowed us both to slide down the door as he rested me on his lap.

Chase soothed over my hair, nestling my neck into him as I sobbed and grieved for all that I’d done and lost. Dillian’s words repeated in my mind, and my inability to change anything or help them felt like a vice. How could I help them when I couldn’t even help myself?

Meet Author Kia Carringon-Russell…

Kia Carrington-Russell grew up in the Darling Downs Region in Queensland, Australia. Originally, she pursued a career in freelance journalism, before giving into her passion for writing fiction in 2014. Announced “The Best New Author of 2015” by AusRomToday, Carrington-Russell has received numerous awards and acclaim. Learn more about Kia at www.kiacarrington-russell.com and follow her at @kia_crystal on  Instagram


Links to Kia’s website, blog, books, #ad etc.:

Amazon: http://mybook.to/TokenDarknessbk5

Goodreads: https://tinyurl.com/k87adn7u


Special Giveaway: Kia will give away an ebook copy of TOKEN DARKNESS to one lucky reader who comments on her Karen’s Killer Book Bench blog.

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3 thoughts on “Karen’s Killer Book Bench #Vampire #Paranormal #Romance: TOKEN DARKNESS, Token Huntress Book 5 by Kia Carrington-Russell”

  1. Good morning, Kia, and welcome back to Karen’s Killer Book Bench. What an intriguing excerpt! The story sounds like it’s full of challenge and betrayal. It will be fun to see how they resolve their issues. Thanks for sharing your book with us today!

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