Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 384 pages, 6.62 × 4.21 × 0.98 in
Published: January 1, 2010
Publisher: HQN Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0373775229
ISBN - 13: 9780373775224
Read from the Book
Every night death came, slowly, painfully, and every morning Maddox awoke in bed, knowing he'd have to die again later. That was his greatest curse and his eternal punishment. He ran his tongue over his teeth, wishing it were a blade over his enemy's throat instead. Most of the day had already passed. He'd heard the time seep away, a poisonous tick-tock in his mind, every beat of the clock a mocking reminder of mortality and pain. In little more than an hour, the first sting would pierce his stomach and nothing he did, nothing he said, would change that. Death would come for him. "Damned gods," he muttered, increasing the speed of his bench presses. "Bastards, every one of them," a familiar male voice said from behind him. Maddox's motions didn't slow at Torin's unwelcome intrusion. Up. Down. Up. Down. For two hours he had worked out his frustration and anger on the punching bag, the treadmill and now the weights. Sweat ran from his bare chest and arms, riding the ropes of his muscles in clear rivulets. He should be as exhausted mentally as he was physically, but his emotions were only growing darker, more powerful. "You should not be here," he said. Torin sighed. "Look. I didn't mean to interrupt, but something's happened." "So take care of it." "I can't." "Whatever it is, try. I'm in no shape to help." These last few weeks very little was needed to send him into a killing haze wh
From the Publisher
All her life, Ashlyn Darrow has been tormented by voices from the past. To end the nightmare, she has come to Budapest seeking help from men rumored to have supernatural abilities, not knowing she'll be swept into the arms of Maddox, their most dangerous member--a man trapped in a hell of his own.
Neither can resist the instant hunger that calms their torments...and ignites an irresistible passion. But every heated touch and burning kiss will edge them closer to destruction--and a soul-shattering test of love....
About the Author
Gena Showalter writes in the genres of contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and young adult fiction. She is the author of the Alien Huntress series, Tales of an Extraordinary Girl series, Atlantis series, and Lords of the Underworld series. Her other books include The Stone Prince, The Pleasure Slave, and Catch a Mate. Her books have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.
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