Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 384 pages, 2.66 × 1.65 × 0.39 in
Published: April 1, 2006
Publisher: Pocket Star
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1416509879
ISBN - 13: 9781416509875
About the Book
An acclaimed author introduces a sizzling new series with this tale of a fierce werewolf and a bewitching vampire--unlikely soul mates whose passion will test the boundaries of life and death. Original.
Read from the Book
Chapter 1 On an island in the Seine, against the nighttime backdrop of an ageless cathedral, the denizens of Paris came out to play. Emmaline Troy wound around fire-eaters, pickpockets, and chanteurs de rue . She meandered through the tribes of black-clad Goths who swarmed Notre Dame like it was the Gothic mother ship calling them home. And still she attracted attention. The human males she passed turned their heads slowly to regard her, frowns in place, sensing something, but unsure. Probably some genetic memory from long ago that signaled her as their wildest fantasy or their darkest nightmare. Emma was neither. She was a co-ed -- a recent Tulane grad -- alone in Paris and hungry. Weary from another failed search for blood, she sank onto a rustic bench beneath a chestnut tree, eyes riveted to a waitress drawing espresso at a café. If only blood poured so easily, Emma thought. Yes, if it came warm and rich from a bottomless tap, then her stomach wouldn''t be clenched in hunger at the mere idea. Starving in Paris. And friendless. Was there ever such a predicament? Couples strolling hand in hand along the gravel walk seemed to mock her loneliness. Was it just her, or did lovers look more adoringly at each other in this city? Especially in the springtime. Die, bastards . She sighed. It wasn''t their fault that they were bastards who should die. She''d been spurred to enter this fray by the prospect of her echoing hotel room and the idea that she might find another blood pu
From the Publisher
Acclaimed author Kresley Cole introduces a sizzling new
series with this tale of a fierce werewolf and a bewitching vampire
-- unlikely soul mates whose passion will test the boundaries of
life and death.
A mythic warrior who''ll stop at nothing to possess her .
After enduring years of torture from the vampire horde, Lachlain
MacRieve, leader of the Lykae Clan, is enraged to find the
predestined mate he''s waited millennia for is a vampire. Or partly
one. This Emmaline is a small, ethereal half Valkyrie/half vampire,
who somehow begins to soothe the fury burning within him.
A vampire captured by her wildest fantasy . .
Sheltered Emmaline Troy finally sets out to uncover the truth
about her deceased parents -- until a powerful Lykae claims her as
his mate and forces her back to his ancestral Scottish castle.
There, her fear of the Lykae -- and their notorious dark desires --
ebbs as he begins a slow, wicked seduction to sate her own dark
An all-consuming desire . . .
Yet when an ancient evil from her past resurfaces, will their
desire deepen into a love that can bring a proud warrior to his
knees and turn a gentle beauty into the fighter she was born to be?
Includes an excerpt from Kresley Cole''s next romance
novel, No Rest for the Wicked.
About the Author
Before becoming a writer, Kresley Cole was a world-ranked athlete and coach. Her first novel, The Captain of All Pleasures, was published in 2003. She writes paranormal and historical romance novels including the MacCarrick Brothers trilogy and the Immortals after Dark series. She has won several awards including the 2007 RITA Award for Best Paranormal Romance for A Hunger Like No Other and the 2010 RITA Award for Best Paranormal Romance for Kiss of a Demon King.
"A unique romance -- it truly stands on its own!" -- Sherrilyn
Kenyon, New York Times bestselling author