The Dark Heroine: Dinner With A Vampire by Abigail GibbsThe Dark Heroine: Dinner With A Vampire by Abigail Gibbs

The Dark Heroine: Dinner With A Vampire

byAbigail Gibbs

Paperback | November 20, 2012

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Do you fear me Violet Lee?
Do you know what I could do to you?

A chance encounter on a deserted street plunges Violet into a world beyond her wildest imaginings - a world of elegance and beauty where aristocratic vampires live for decadent pleasures...a place from which there is no escape...

But beneath the splendor lies a darkness, embodied in the charismatic but dangerous heir to the throne, Kaspar Varn.

As Violet and Kaspar surrender to a passion that transcends their separate worlds, they soon discover that it's a passion that comes at a price...

ABIGAIL GIBBS is a seventeen year-old student who lives with her family in a picturesque coastal village in Devon. She has been admitted to Oxford University in 2013, to read English. She first publishedThe Dark Heroineonline where it received more than sixteen million views.
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Title:The Dark Heroine: Dinner With A VampireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.26 inPublished:November 20, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062267329

ISBN - 13:9780062267320

Reviews

Rated 3 out of 5 by from had its moments The book was quick to read and entertaining however this could be because its more targeted at a teen level audiance. A big turn off was how dark and abusive the relationship was. Its a quick read if your into that vampire plus helpless girl cliche which isnt bad but it wasnt the most original idea. you can find many similar stories on wattpad but nevertheless if you overlook the boarderline inappropriate relationship its a fun little book.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I would give this a zero if possible A friend lent this to me, and it was so terribly written I began to judge her taste. It looked like it was written by a child, and apparently I was right about that. I refuse to continue this series.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst book ever. This book is by far the worst book I've ever laid eyes on. It's terribly written and the plot has so many holes in it I'm surprised anyone edited this. There is literally nothing to be said about Violet other than her character is the epitome of a Mary Sue. As for the 'bad boy' in the novel Kaspar, there's literally nothing endearing about him. He's just an abusive *insert vulgar word here* who kidnaps Violet for no reason. The book literally starts off with Kaspar and his group killing about 30 people, but decide for some reason, nope, not Violet. He hurts her, threatens her, literally almost rapes her, and somehow she falls in love with him? The book is just a glorification of violence and rape. Women go into shelters for relationships like this, but not this novels protagonist. She finds it loving. Ugh!
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worst book ever. An absolutely brilliant book, really pulls you in as you read. Fantastically written. Ive read it 3 times now and would read in again.
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perpect! Ive been a fan this story since this is in wattpad and im so glad I finally able to finish it. Hope to have the ebook sequel soon.
Date published: 2013-09-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Awkward and unhealthy relationships The Good Stuff Fabulous first chapter - it hooked me in. It was suspenseful and kept me on the edge of my seat Unique take on the vampire genre Some fabulous uses of humour Love the cover Interesting idea that at least kept me reading even-though I really disliked all of the characters See some potential in the writer. She is only 16 and wrote a book, that is pretty impressive. However, she needs more experience, not a book deal. Again I am not a writer, so who am I to judge The Not So Good Stuff Kaspar is a dirt bag people. He is abusive, controlling and he threatens to rape Violet - hello this is not a "bad boy" this is a creap Story jumps around so much I completely lost interest quite early on. I refuse to give a dnf when a book is sent to me for review - but honestly I almost gave up a couple of times Girly - seriously - Girly as a term of endearment - ick ick ick! No one but the police and government know about vampires -- yeah, cause that really makes sense character development is erratic. One moment Lyla is an instant best friend and 30 second later she is a total jealous b**h - way too stereotypical for my tastes This genre is awkward. Not really YA and not mature enough for fiction. This will be really difficult to sell. Way too many questions and not enough answers - and honestly I really don't care because I am not emotionally invested in anyone S** scenes are not hot. After reading middle grade and teen I was looking forward to reading something a little bit passionate - but yeah, not so much Vampires are how old - yet still act juvenile (Heck I am 42 and not mature -- but even I would not act that way) Repetitive - this book could have used some serious editing Sorry I am a Mom - if my child acted like Violet I would lock her in her room - seriously this is not a healthy relationship -- this is not romance people - this is abusive Nothing really makes any sense -- Violet is a vegetarian - but barely reacts when her love interest kills a girl with no guilt Favorite Quotes/Passages "Twenty-four hours ago I would have laughed at that thought. Vampires were works of fiction meant to frighten children. Vampires were mythical creatures girls drooled over. They weren't made to be real." "And if you are thinking of bumping me off, feeding me garlic bread will just make my breath smell; buying me a necklace with a cross on it will just make me look religious; and giving me a shower in holy water will make me smell very pleasant." Who Should/Shouldn't Read Um - if you liked the Twilight series, 50 Shades of Grey or Beautiful Disaster - you probably will enjoy this one Yeah - if you like your heroines strong and your love interest not a potential rapist - I guarantee you will not enjoy this 2 Dewey's I received this from William Morrow in exchange for an honest review -- sorry guys I had to be honest
Date published: 2013-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Good...So Damn Good! This novel is the embodiment of everything a vampire is and should be...They are not nice, they don't drink animal blood, they don't have a conscience, they kill like they should, they lust like they do and they drink human blood like they're supposed to. I loved everything about this book it was amazing and it really captures you. I cannot wait for more in the series...I'm going to be Very impatient waiting for the next one! Perfectly written!
Date published: 2013-04-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Typical Typical love story between an ordinary girl getting sucked into the "Dark world" and falling for a bad-ass vampire. And of course the girl is actually anything but ordinary. I found myself rolling my eyes a couple of times because some of the events were so predictable but it did have few surprises. I do not want to judge this book strictly because it was written when the author was just 15 and she wrote it better than i ever could. Overall the book is enjoyable but at times it gets really boring.
Date published: 2013-04-09

Editorial Reviews

"We've had Edward Cullen and Christian Grey, but soon vampire Kasper Varn will be on everybody's lips. We can't wait to meet him. Swoon." - COSMOPOLITAN UK