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Vamps and the City

by Kerrelyn Sparks

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | April 6, 2006 | Mass Market Paperbound

Vamps and the City is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.

Who says a vamp can't have it all?

Darcy Newhart thought it was a stroke of genius—the first?ever reality TV show where mortals vie with vampires for the title of The Sexiest Man on Earth. As the show's director, Darcy's career would be on track again. And she can finally have a life apart from the vampire harem. Okay, so she's still technically dead, but two out of three's not bad. Now she just has to make sure that a mortal doesn't win. If only she wasn't so distracted by a super?sexy and live contestant named Austin...

But Darcy doesn't know the worst of it. Austin Erickson is actually a vampire slayer! And he's got his eye on the show's leggy blond director. Only problem is, he's never wanted any woman—living or dead—as badly. But if he wins her heart, will he lose his soul? And if it means an eternity of hot, passionate loving with Darcy, does that really matter anyway?

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 400 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 in

Published: April 6, 2006

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060752017

ISBN - 13: 9780060752019

Found in: Mystery and Suspense

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from And The Winner Is.... What do you get when you have vampires,humans and a reality show ripoff of The Bachelor for vampires? and interesting book. This is book 2 in The Love At Stake series and it centers around Darcy and Austin who we met in the first book. I really enjoyed this installment and the concept was really great, it gave things a good twist to keep it interesting. Overall great book can't wait to check out the next. :0)
Date published: 2010-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved It!!! Here's reality TV with a twist! Darcy is a vamp who is given the opportunity with her own reality TV show, The Sexist Man on Earth for vampire TV, but to give the show a twist she has mortal men along side vamp men......who will win in the end???? Austin is part of the CIA Stake Out team and his boss gives him and a partner an undercover mission.....being contestents on the vamp reality TV show! Darcy is the perfect woman for Austin but he is not sure if she is mortal or vamp....and he's really hoping for mortal. Darcy has never felt such desire for another man, and it's been four years with no man at all, but she doesn't want to get close to him because he is mortal. This book is fun, and if you enjoyed the reality show The Bachlor, you should really like this book!
Date published: 2010-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buffy the Vampire Slayer Meets The Bachlor This is Darcy's story. As one of Roman's ex harem girls, Darcy wants to make it on her own. She works at DVN and comes up with the idea for a reality show where a group of men (half human/half vampire) compete to be the new master of Roman's ex harem. The only trouble is that one of the contestants is out for more that the money. Austin gets his way onto the show so that he can find Shanna Whelan(he bosses daughter). The only trouble is Austin isn't interested in any of the female contestants. He wants Darcy. I did enjoy this story, but the end disappointed me. This is still a book I would recommend.
Date published: 2009-03-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful Follow-up I enjoyed this book alot, although a little less than the first. It is the second book in the 'Love at Stake' series that i highly recommend. This book revolves around Darcy a vamp from the ex-harem, and Austin an agent from the Stake-out team. It's filled with humor and romance and game show called "The Sexiest Man on Earth". A quick and easy read that you will really enjoy.
Date published: 2008-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Vamp Romance This is the second in a series (How To Marry a Millionaire Vampire is the first one). Each book is set in the same world, with a different vampire getting the romantic story line in every book. In these books, there are good vampires - who drink synthetic blood and don't kill humans and watch vampire soap operas at night - and the Malcontents who won't go with the new ways and still want to drink their blood fresh from a human. The little twist in this novel is that the vampire is a woman - Darcy. She had been a tv journalist when she was human and was turned to save her life when a Malcontent murdered her. She is so young as a vampire that she has only been bottle fed her whole life. Desperate to get back into television, she turns to the vampire network and ends up directing a reality tv show called the Sexiest Man on Earth. The winner will gets tons of money and Roman's old harem (a story line continuing from the first book). The twist - Darcy has added some mortals to the contestant list. Only the humans have a secret too. Can Darcy love a human man or is to dangerous? Is she about to learn why all vampires have fangs? This is a really fun series and a different couple every book keeps it fresh. It is unfortunate that the names are kind of stupid but I'm really enjoying them and can't wait to read the next one!!
Date published: 2008-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vampire Television I just finshed this novel recently and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The basic idea of the book is that Darcy (a vampire) is going to be the director of a new vampire reality show called The Sexiest Man on Earth including both vamps and mortals and she falls in in love with one of the contestants, a mortal no less, named Adam. It turns out Adam isn't who she thought he is. His real name is Austin and he works for the CIA stake-out team whose job is destroy all vampires but that becomes pretty hard when he falls in love with Darcy the vampire. He soon realizes not all vampires are bad and runs into a dilema. Keep his job and lose Darcy or lose his job and possibly still lose Darcy. Its a hard decision but you'll have to read the book to find out what happens. I'm sure yuo'll love it as much as I did. Happy reading!
Date published: 2007-12-15

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Vamps and the City

by Kerrelyn Sparks

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 400 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 1 in

Published: April 6, 2006

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060752017

ISBN - 13: 9780060752019

About the Book

The "USA Today" bestselling author of "How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire" delivers a new tale in which vampire harems and reality TV collide, and an unlikely but steamy romance develops between a CIA vampire slayer and the show's vampire director. Original.

From the Publisher

Who says a vamp can't have it all?

Darcy Newhart thought it was a stroke of genius—the first?ever reality TV show where mortals vie with vampires for the title of The Sexiest Man on Earth. As the show's director, Darcy's career would be on track again. And she can finally have a life apart from the vampire harem. Okay, so she's still technically dead, but two out of three's not bad. Now she just has to make sure that a mortal doesn't win. If only she wasn't so distracted by a super?sexy and live contestant named Austin...

But Darcy doesn't know the worst of it. Austin Erickson is actually a vampire slayer! And he's got his eye on the show's leggy blond director. Only problem is, he's never wanted any woman—living or dead—as badly. But if he wins her heart, will he lose his soul? And if it means an eternity of hot, passionate loving with Darcy, does that really matter anyway?

About the Author

Who says a vamp can't have it all?

Darcy Newhart thought it was a stroke of genius – the first–ever reality TV show where mortals vie with vampires for the title of The Sexiest Man on Earth. As the show's director, Darcy's career would be on track again. And she can finally have a life apart from the vampire harem. Okay, so she's still technically dead, but two out of three's not bad. Now she just has to make sure that a mortal doesn't win. If only she wasn't so distracted by a super–sexy and live contestant named Austin...

But Darcy doesn't know the worst of it. Austin Erickson is actually a vampire slayer! And he's got his eye on the show's leggy blond director. Only problem is, he's never wanted any woman – living or dead – as badly. But if he wins her heart, will he lose his soul? And if it means an eternity of hot, passionate loving with Darcy, does that really matter anyway?

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