• After Dark

  • Harmony World, Book 2
  • By: Jayne Castle
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Series: Ghost Hunters, Book 1
  • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-06-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (16 ratings)


Life is tough these days for Lydia Smith, licensed para-archaeologist. Seriously stressed-out from a nasty incident in an alien tomb, she is obliged to work in Shrimpton's House of Ancient Horrors, a very low-budget museum. She has a plan to get her career back on track, but it isn't going well. Stuff keeps happening. Take the dead body that she discovered in the sarcophagus exhibit. Who needed that? Finding out that her new client, Emmett London, is one of the most dangerous men in the city isn't helping matters either. And that's just today's list of setbacks. Here in the shadows of the Dead City of Old Cadence, things don't really heat up until After Dark.
©2007 Jayne Castle (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Sue Wilson on 29-04-18

Highly recommend this.

Thoroughly enjoyable if you like scifi/fantasy. Excellent performance. Imaginative, fun and romantic story. Go Fuzz.

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3 out of 5 stars
By M.Y.Standford on 13-04-13

Light, Easy & Fun

Listening to the adventures of Lydia Smith and Emmett London in their story of romance and mystery . Joyce Bean narration bought the world of portals, ancient worlds, psychic talents , plots and subplots to life for me and it felt a little like I was listening to a delicious soap opera that left me with a happy grin on my face having been brought totally into that world I realised the narrator allowed me to forget the little irritation that I might imagine if I was reading the words on the page and just allowed me to have fun.

After listening/ reading to a few more of A Jayne Castle/Jayne Ann Krentz /Amanda Quick books I realised I really rather like the worlds she creates through the Harmony series and the Arcane society that I had previously judged a little harshly after listening to my first Jayne Castle book Midnight Crystal. While these books are definitely not challenging or sometimes ask you to stretch the boundaries of your believability I can say with a heartfelt smile they are a fun listen/read in that order for me and one of my guilty pleasures.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Diane Daniels on 05-11-12

Too Much Romance for Me

I bought a bunch of paranormal books on Audible's big Halloween sale. I forgot that adult romances are big on sexual details. This story was fairly interesting inspite of the detailed sex. I guess I'll stick with YA for the most part from now on. I like more adventure with just a little romance on the side, rather than sex being the main event.

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15 of 17 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By D. Nelson on 14-11-12

My first Jane Castle book, and I will read more.

I saw in another review that Jayne Castle writes under the name Amanda Quick. I have read 2 one of her series there, and now, knowing that information, I can say that I do understand why I felt familiar and comfortable right away with her story telling style. I did like the characters and the story. I just was not clued in on this whole "thru the veil" thing, and I think I felt like I should have read another book about this place they are at before this book. One that would let me know some background.

Other than that, it was entertaining, and I will be reading Book 2.

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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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