FreeVampireBooks.com, 3Reads.com and Kobobook.com all offer visitors the ability to read "Fifty Shades Darker" online, as of 2015. "Fifty Shades Darker" is an erotic romance novel written by E.L. James and published by Vintage Books in April 2012.
"Fifty Shades Darker" is the second in a trilogy, following "Fifty Shades of Gray" and preceding "Fifty Shades Freed," that follows the intense and growing relationship between college graduate Anastasia Steele and business magnate Christian Grey.
On April 5, 2012, the novel made the second place spot on USA Today’s bestseller list by The Daily Beast. The Guardian ranked the novel eleventh on its all-time 100 best-sellers list.