Publication Order of Shadows Collection Books
|Secrets in the Shadows||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Under the Moon's Shadow||(2010)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Shadows from the Grave||(2011)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Hidden in the Shadows||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|In the Heart's Shadow||(2012)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Deception in the Shadows||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Seduction in the Shadows||(2014)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Redemption in the Shadows||(2015)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
The Shadows Collection series is a series of Romantic Suspense novels written by one of the most popular American authors named T.L. Haddix. There is a total of 8 novels in the series which were published between the years 2010 and 2015. Author T.L. Haddix is still working on the future novels of the series and is expected to release its latest novel very soon in the coming days. The first novel of the Shadows Collection series was published in the year 2010 by the Streetlight Graphics publishing house. It was titled ‘Secrets in the Shadows’ and depicted a romantic and suspenseful relationship between the main characters of the novel. The plot of the novel is set in Indiana, United States, and revolved around the happenings in the lives of the primary characters named Lauren Taylor Grant and Charlie Clark.
In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Lauren Taylor Grant is shown as trying to overcome the psychological effects of a traumatic attack that she survived when she was just a teenager. After being fully grown up into a woman, she also tries to overcome her broken first marriage, which was nothing more than a disaster for her. But now, as she has learned to cope up with the incidents in her life after these two events, she seems to be living quite a content life. However, other people in her life are unable to see the sadness behind her smiling face that makes her feel lonely at times. Being blessed with a beautiful and healthy daughter, and having to look after her successful coffee shop & cafe, Lauren Grant has convinced herself that she is happy to live her life as a divorced single mother than taking up the pain of falling in love once again.
But, when she sees the handsome and charming neighbor of her parents’ for the first time, Lauren begins to reconsider her stance about love. The neighbor, Charlie Clark, begins to break through the defensive walls of Lauren Grant which makes her finding it hard to resist him. As Lauren seems to let go her difficult past and accept her fruitful future, the personal demons from her past life poke their heads in her life once again. They seem to destroy her happiness once again. Soon, one of the other businesswoman from the locality of Lauren Taylor Grant gets murdered brutally. When the police begins to investigate the case, they find an unexpected connection of the crime to Lauren’s past. This makes Lauren understand that the message is loud and clear. Her past life has come out calling again and this time, it seems to play in blood.
Author T.L. Haddix says that the novel does deal with the instances of sexual abuse and incest, and has more effects on its victims than the sexual abuse itself. Therefore, reader discretion is very much advised before attempting to read this novel. On account of the unique style of writing of author T.L. Haddix, this novel became extremely successful all over the world and helped author Haddix to add more colors to her name and fame. She was also praised by the critics and readers alike for her determined efforts in penning down this wonderful romantic suspense novel. Even the fellow authors of author Haddix appreciated her efforts in the description of the unique characters and plot of the novel. This encouraged her to write a few more successful novels in the series.
The second novel of the Shadows Collection series was published under the title ‘Under the Moon’s Shadow’. It was released by the Streetlight Graphics publishing house in the year 2010. The plot of this novel is once again set in a small town located in Indiana, United States, and revolves around the happenings in the lives of the main characters Beth Hudson and Ethan Moore. In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Beth Hudson is introduced as having only a couple of wishes for herself right from her time as a teenager. The first among them is to become a journalist and work for the revival of the newspaper agency that her family used to own. Her second wish was to be with the love of her life, Ethan Moore. With the help of her sheer determination and dedication, Beth Hudson becomes successful in achieving her first goal of becoming a newspaper journalist. But, she does know how to approach and achieve her second wish.
The job also seems difficult for her as Ethan appears to stand in the way of her attempts with a great determination of not letting her succeed in coming into his life. As the days go by, the distance between Ethan and Beth goes on increasing. Soon, a handsome and mysterious stranger arrives in the town, whose presence only adds to the confusion of Beth Hudson. On one of the nights, strange night-time lights begin to appear along with the Satanic altars all across the county of rural Indiana, which Beth considered her home. However, she seemed to pay no heed to the strange changes as she was distracted by the heartache because of the uncaring attitude of Ethan Moore towards her. After a little, Beth comes to know about the Satanic altars, but becomes frustrated as she thinks that the local law enforcement agencies are not showing the required concern towards the strange happenings in the town during the night time. As a result, Beth Hudson goes on to launch her own investigation in the case as she seems determined to find the answers to her questions.
Eventually, she comes across some of the most devastating truths which seemed much more than what she had thought to uncover. Being still unsure about whom to trust, Beth Hudson continues to look into the odd happenings around the town to find some more answers. And as she keeps moving closer to the devastating truth, it becomes clear that her attempts were disturbing the comfort of someone in a big way. Due to this, the determined efforts of Beth Hudson to find the answers and her refusal to give up before the revelation of the truth could prove to be costly for her. In spite of being aware of the grave dangers, she does not care about her life and puts her everything on the line to uncover the devastating secrets related to the Satanic altars in the town. The novel proved to be quite successful among the readers all across the world. They liked the efforts of author T.L. Haddix in bringing out this wonderful romantic suspense novel. This motivated her to write a few more successful novels in the series as well as other novel series.Book Series In Order » Characters » Shadows Collection