• List Price: CDN$ 17.95
  • You Save: CDN$ 1.79 (10%)
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
The Reckoning (Darkest Po... has been added to your Cart
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Ships from the USA. Please allow 14-21 business days for delivery. Nearly new condition book. Sail the Seas of Value.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, Book 3) Paperback – Deckle Edge, Apr 6 2010

4.7 out of 5 stars 22 customer reviews

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Paperback, Deckle Edge, Apr 6 2010
CDN$ 16.16
CDN$ 13.58 CDN$ 0.01

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
click to open popover

Frequently Bought Together

  • The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, Book 3)
  • +
  • The Awakening
  • +
  • The Summoning (Darkest Powers, Book 1)
Total price: CDN$ 43.59
Buy the selected items together

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

$2.99 each, top-rated page-turners, today only $2.99 each, top-rated page-turners, today only

Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday Canada (April 6 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385665369
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385665360
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3 x 21 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 22 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #144,259 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

Product Description


"There's never a slow moment in their journey or a false line in Armstrong's writing."
— Charlaine Harris, author of Dead to the World

"Kelley Armstrong has created a gritty, realistic world both teen and adult readers will enjoy. Edge-of-the-seat reading, with plenty of surprises. I want the next installment now!"
— Kim Harrison, author of White Witch, Black Curse

"Armstrong continues to captivate. I'm hooked!"
— Melissa Marr, author of Wicked Lovely

About the Author

KELLEY ARMSTRONG is the author of New York Times bestselling The Summoning and The Awakening, as well as the internationally bestselling series, Women of the Otherworld. Armstrong lives in rural Ontario with her husband and three children.

See all Product Description

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See all 22 customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
my niece loves this author and it is a great addition to her collection.. Could have used better description in regards to the size of the book as I found out the hard way, it was not the size needed.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
The Reckoning picks up right where The Awakening left off, with Chloe and her group of genetically modified supernaturals safe from the clutches of the Edison Group at last. Once they get a chance to rest and stop running, the teens finally start learning how to use their powers. But it quickly becomes evident that no one is ready for what the Edison Group's experiments have created. When their safe house suddenly doesn't feel so safe, Chloe and her friends are forced to run again, and this time the stakes are even higher.

The Darkest Powers trilogy does a wonderful job of building on the supernatural world created in Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series without ever leaning on those characters to propel the story. Like the first two books in the series, The Reckoning is an action packed adventure that will keep you guessing as the story unfolds and loyalties are put into question. Never knowing who to trust keeps the reader in the same mindset as the characters, and heightens the suspense as things progress to the high-stakes conclusion. I actually found this series to be scarier than the Women of the Otherworld books, and was often on the edge of my seat as Chloe battled her ghosts and demons.

The character development in The Reckoning is fantastic! As usual, Kelley Armstrong's characters are so layered and authentic that you miss them when they're not around. Chloe, Derek and Tori all really grow and change throughout the course of this novel. Simon's role is reduced quite a bit in The Reckoning, but this makes sense as the other characters powers continue to grow.

Between the action, suspense and great characters, The Reckoning is a gripping adventure set in an amazing supernatural world that meshes seamlessly with our own.
4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse
By EA Solinas HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on May 16 2010
Format: Paperback
The previous book of the Darkest Powers trilogy had the little gang of supernatural teens finally finding sanctuary.

Well, how boring would it be if that sanctuary were all they thought it would be? So of course, "The Reckoning" throws the teen protagonists into a tangle of ghosts, lycanthropy, deceptions and long-forgotten crimes, as well as a long-awaited clash with the Edison Group. Kelley Armstrong does a solid job wrapping up the main story, though the last quarter of the book feels REALLY rushed.

Chloe and her friends have finally found the house where a bunch of the Edison Group's enemies are living. But it soon becomes obvious that they aren't exactly welcome -- the adults are wary of the various "freak" powers that the teens have, and they's especially dismissive of "the werewolf boy." To make matters worse, Chloe is being stalked by a half-demon ghost, and a snooty necromancer's attempt to tutor her at a local graveyard almost ends in disaster.

It's only a matter of time until the kids are imprisoned again, this time by their new "hosts" -- and when a pair of werewolf thugs show up to kill Derek on the night he Changes, Chloe knows that she's not just being phobic. Now she and her friends must figure out how to escape their new "home" alive, and somehow free the friends'n'relatives still being held captive by the Edison Group.

Compared to the last couple Darkest Powers novels, "The Reckoning" is less thrilleresque and more suspenseful -- Armstrong keeps you guessing about who's an ally and who's an enemy, who's lying and who's not. Things only speed up in the last quarter of the book... and unfortunately Armstrong rushes through the action-packed part of the story. She needed at least another hundred pages to do that ending justice.
Read more ›
One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Did the series really have to end? The series just kept getting more and more exciting as the books went on. I love how the relationships between all the characters take time to develop and they aren't just in love or best friend's right from the beginning! Some how Derek is the un-likeable, but likeable guy and even though Simon is the obvious catch maybe there is more to Derek then just being a bully?. The twists and turns always had me guessing, and just when you thought you had it all put together and know what's going to happen next... you DON'T... but I think that is really nothing new with a Kelley Armstrong novel. She has an amazing ability to keep readers glued to the pages from beginning to end and this book was no exception. If you liked the first two books in the series I'm sure you aren't even on here reading reviews to decide whether you should get this book because you would have already got it by now because the first two were so good. I am so excited to read The Gathering coming out not too far away I hope. It's not going to be the same characters but maybe they will still make an appearence? I can only hope!
One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
I really, really loved the first two books in Kelley Armstrong's Darkest Powers series, so I was excited and also a bit sad to come to the end of the trilogy. It took me a little bit just to get into the book because I wanted to make it last as long as possible. When I came to the end of the novel, I was sad but also very pleased with how it all ended.

Reasons to Read:

1.Chloe's acceptance of her powers:

Throughout the whole Darkest powers series, Chloe has been very apprehensive about her newfound power. She refuses to use it(not even for practice), so she is basically left defenseless, acting as the damsel in distress. By the time the third book rolls around, she is still scared about using it, but she comes to an acceptance of it. She finally comes to realize that it's okay for her to use her power. The change is gradual, but I really liked seeing just how much Chloe has come along from the first book.

2.A twist! A twist!:

I really think that Kelley Armstrong writes twists well. While they are not the most unique plot twists there are, I do fnd myself genuinely surprised when I come across them. There have been plot twists in the previous two novels, but I really liked the ones in this particular book. I thought that they made a lot of sense to the plot, and they added to the overall story very nicely. There aren't too many turns, so you don't become tired of them easily. There are enough, though, to keep a strong interest in the book.

3.The Open Ending:

This book has one of those endings that you will either love or hate. I just happened to love it. Many of the loose ends are tied up at the end, but there are still a lot of questions that are left unanswered. I liked that the ending is left so open.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews