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Author: Colleen Gleason

Colleen Gleason is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author who can’t seem to decide what type of book to write…so she writes a lot of different genres!

So far, Colleen has written everything from vampire hunters to dystopian romance, to steampunk, historical romance, and mysteries with a supernatural flair. One element, however, that appears in all of her stories, is that of partnership…whether it be professional, romantic, or both.

All of Colleen’s books feature strong heroines experiencing fast-paced adventures, danger, mystery, and of course, romance. But at the core of each story is the belief that every woman deserves a partner who accepts her for her strengths as well as her weaknesses—and vice versa.

Colleen lives in the midwest United States with her family and two dogs, and is always working on her next book.

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Bad Boys of the Night - Eight Sizzling Paranormal Romances

Bad Boys of the Night
  • Number: B01BIQQ42W
  • Release: 2016-02-16
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Felicity Heaton, Jennifer Ashley, Bonnie Vanak, Erin Quinn, Erin Kellison, Caris Roane, Laurie London
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Fire Flower Publishing, LLC
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Spice Up Your Day with Eight Bad Boys of the Night.

Eight sizzling paranormal romances by eight New York Times bestselling authors. Fulfill your darkest fantasies with alpha-male bad boys of the night in these stories about vampires, shifters, fallen angels, werewolves, demons, psychic warriors and ghosts.

Eight New York Times Bestselling AuthorsEight sizzling paranormal romance books90% off retail when sold separatelyOnly available for a limited timeTHIS BOXED SET INCLUDES:

JENNIFER ASHLEY - Bad Wolf (Shifters Unbound)

ERIN KELLISON - Shadow Fall (Shadow Series)

LAURIE LONDON - Warrior's Heart (An Iron Portal Novel)

COLLEEN GLEASON - The Vampire Voss (The Draculia Vampire Trilogy)

FELICITY HEATON - Hunger (Vampires Realm Series)

BONNIE VANAK - The Mating Challenge (Werewolves of Montana)

CARIS ROANE - Dark Flame (Flame Series)

ERIN QUINN - Diablo Springs


The Chess Queen Enigma - A Stoker & Holmes Novel, #3

The Chess Queen Enigma
  • Number: B00XBEXH98
  • Release: 2015-10-06
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Steampunk, * Supernatural, Historical Fiction, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, so to speak.

In this third installment of the Stoker and Holmes series, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes have reluctantly agreed to act as social chaperones and undercover bodyguards for Princess Lurelia of Betrovia, who has arrived in London to deliver a letter that details the secret location of an ancient chess queen that's been missing for centuries. But when the letter—which will heal a centuries-old rift between England and the Betrovians—is stolen out from under Evaline and Mina's watchful eyes, the two girls are forced into a high-stakes race to ensure they find the chess queen before anyone else does.


Dark and Damaged

Dark and Damaged
  • Number: B00ZM538FM
  • Release: 2015-06-12
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Felicity Heaton, Jennifer Ashley, Bonnie Vanak, Erin Quinn, Erin Kellison, Caris Roane, Laurie London
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Fire Flower Publishing, LLC
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EIGHT ALL-NEW, NEVER-BEFORE-PUBLISHED HOT PARANORMAL ROMANCE BOOKS BY EIGHT NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

Tortured alpha-male bad boys will ignite your darkest, most secret desires in these stories about vampires, shifters, dragons, fallen angels, werewolves, demons, psychic warriors and ghosts.Eight New York Times Bestselling AuthorsEight brand-new, standalone romance books (no cliffhangers) EXCLUSIVE to this set during launch month90% off retail when sold separatelyOnly available for a limited timeTHIS BOXED SET INCLUDES:

JENNIFER ASHLEY - Lion Eyes (Shifters Unbound)

CARIS ROANE - Blood Flame (The Flame Series)

ERIN KELLISON - Tempted by Fire (Dragons of Bloodfire)

FELICITY HEATON - Her Sinful Angel (Her Angel Series)

ERIN QUINN - The Resurrection of Sam Sloan (A Novella of the Beyond)

LAURIE LONDON - Rebel's Desire (Iron Portal)

BONNIE VANAK - Redemption (Werewolves of Montana Mating Mini)

COLLEEN GLEASON - Raging Dawn (A Gardella Vampire Hunters Novella)


The Spiritglass Charade - A Stoker & Holmes Novel, #2

The Spiritglass Charade
  • Number: 9781452110714
  • Release: 2014-10-07
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Steampunk, * Supernatural, Historical Fiction, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
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After the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murder, a gang of pickpockets, and the return of vampires to London. But are these events connected? As Uncle Sherlock would say, "there are no coincidences." It will take all of Mina's wit and Evaline's muscle to keep London's sinister underground at bay.


The Clockwork Scarab - A Stoker & Holmes Novel, #1

The Clockwork Scarab
  • Number: B00CC5VQ9A
  • Release: 2013-09-17
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Steampunk, * Supernatural, Historical Fiction, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood. And when two society girls go missing, there's no one more qualified to investigate. Now fierce Evaline and logical Mina must resolve their rivalry, navigate the advances of not just one but three mysterious gentlemen, and solve murder with only one clue: a strange Egyptian scarab. The stakes are high. If Stoker and Holmes don't unravel why the belles of London society are in such danger, they'll become the next victims.


The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing

The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing
  • Number: B00DHPQGN0
  • Release: 2013-07-15
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Jana Deleon, Jane Graves, Theresa Ragan, Liliana Hart, Tina Folsom, Dorien Kelly, Debra Holland, Denise Grover Swank, Jasinda Wilder
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Publishing: Writing & Publishing, Publishing: Self-Publishing
  • Publisher: The Indie Voice LLC
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The Naked Truth is not just another book about self-publishing. Ten New York Times Bestselling authors share their knowledge, their experiences, and their souls.

Jana DeLeon- A former CFO discusses taxes, corporations, LLCs, employees, deductions and many other things to help form your own author co-op.

Tina Folsom- An expert and bestseller in the foreign market. What to watch out for when dealing with translators, how to attract foreign readers, what countries are hot, foreign rights and much more.

Colleen Gleason- How does an MBA and two decades of sales and marketing experience translate into creating and promoting a brand that represents YOU and your work? Learn how to tackle an important element of self-publishing.

Jane Graves-What’s it like to spend more than a decade as a traditionally published author and make the switch to indie? Jane will offer guidelines to help you determine if you’re ready to make the leap.

Liliana Hart- An expert in marketing and social media, Liliana will delve into how to find your audience and keep them, and how to navigate the pesky algorithms that can make or break a career.

Debra Holland- With a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Dr. Holland knows the mind of a writer. How do you stay sane and run a business, while trying to meet deadlines and run the emotional gauntlet caused by being an author.

Dorien Kelly-A tough and practical attorney who will share legal pitfalls that could arise while self-publishing. She’ll also delve into contracts and clauses that can tighten the noose around an author’s neck.

Theresa Ragan- Finished your book and don’t know what to do next? Theresa Ragan shares the basic steps to get you started on your self-publishing journey. Theresa also talks about money and shares real data.

Denise Grover Swank-Thinking of hiring an assistant? Where do you find one? And how do you form a business plan for a business that can be anything but consistent?

Jasinda Wilder-What happens when you have a book that skyrockets? Do you take the traditional deals thrown your way or stay indie? How to make hard decisions from multi-New York Times bestselling author Jasinda Wilder

Get the naked truth from ten women who know.


Night Resurrected - The Envy Chronicles, #6

Night Resurrected
  • Number: 9780062018670
  • Release: 2013-02-26
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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His family lost forever in The Change, Wyatt is a man with nothing left to lose. But just when he thought he'd never feel anything again, Remington Truth came into his life. Knowing the bold beauty would face unimaginable dangers on her quest to safeguard the mysterious crystal in her possession, he joins her on her journey, never expecting her to find a way past the wall he's built.

Remy's a woman with everything at stake. While protecting the powerful crystal that is her family's secret legacy, she dares not trust anyone. Yet once she recognizes the ravaged heart beneath Wyatt's stony facade, she's willing to risk it all. Together they battle the forces of darkness, their very survival at stake.

Until Remy is forced to make a terrible decision that could destroy them...and the rest of the world.


Jewels of Historical Romance

Jewels of Historical Romance
  • Number: B00BCHR3RI
  • Release: 2013-02-06
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Annette Blair, Lauren Royal, Jill Barnett, Cheryl Bolen, Danelle Harmon, Lucinda Brant, Tanya Anne Crosby, Cynthia Wright, Laurin Wittig, Glynnis Campbell, Brenda Hiatt
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Sprigleaf
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Love Historical Romance? The Jewels of Historical Romance have created a sparkling collection just for you!  

Have you ever longed to ask your favorite author which of her scenes she loves best? Twelve internationally bestselling, award-winning historical romance authors, all Jewels, have selected their favorite scenes to share with you in this special volume.

Each gem-sized scene is the perfect length to read over a cup of coffee or before falling asleep at night. From the glittering ballrooms of the Regency to the majesty of Medieval castles, sample the sparkling best from the Jewels of Historical Romance!


Night Forbidden - The Envy Chronicles, #5

Night Forbidden
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780062018649
  • Release: 2012-07-31
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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In Joss Ware’s sizzling Envy Chronicles, the world is ash—destroyed—and now controlled by the merciless Strangers. Survivors live in constant peril. But in the heart of Envy, resistance grows…Night Forbidden is another installment in the smart and sexy post-apocalyptic paranormal romance sure to please adult fans of Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, as well as the readers who devour the novels of Suzanne Brockman, Alyssa Day, Lara Adrien and Keri Arthur. Time travel forward with Joss Ware to a wildly inventive, dystopian future where danger and hot passion reign—and where one man’s perilous search for answers leads him to the love of a lifetime.


The Vampire Dimitri - Book of the Regency Draculia

The Vampire Dimitri
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  • Number: 9780778329824
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: MIRA
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Regency London loves a society wedding— even if there are vampires on the guest list.

Dimitri, also known as the Earl of Corvindale, should be delighted that the headstrong Maia Woodmore is getting married. His mortal ward and houseguest has annoyed—and bewitched—the Dracule nobleman too long, and denying his animal cravings grows more excruciating by the day.

Miss Woodmore’s family has a rather…complicated history with the immortals and she herself possesses a keen sensibility far beyond mere women’s intuition. Marriage will give her safety, respectability and everything else a proper young lady could wish for. Everything, that is, except passion.

In the looming battle between Dracule factions, all pretenses will shatter as Maia and Dimitri come together in an unholy union of danger, desperation and fiercest desire.

In this series:

Book I: The Vampire Voss (April 2011)

Book II: The Vampire Demitri (May 2011)

Book III: The Vampire Narcise (June 2011) 


The Vampire Voss - Book of the Regency Dracula

The Vampire Voss
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  • Number: 9780778329527
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: MIRA
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Voss, also known as Viscount Dewhurst, relishes the sensual pleasures immortality affords. A member of the Dracule—a cabal of powerful, secretive noblemen marked with a talisman that reveals their bartered souls—the mercenary Voss has remained carefully neutral…until Angelica.

Angelica Woodmore possesses the Sight, an ability invaluable to both sides of a looming war among the Dracule. Her very scent envelops Voss in a scarlet fog of hunger—for her body and her blood. But he is utterly unprepared for the new desire that overcomes him—to protect her.

Now Voss must battle his very nature to be with Angelica…but this vampire never backs down from a fight.


The Vampire Narcise - Books of the Regency Draculia

The Vampire Narcise
  • Number: 9780778329954
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: MIRA
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Skilled in the seduction of men, both mortal and immortal, Narcise Moldavi is the greatest weapon in her twisted brother's war among the Dracule. Until she falls for Giordan Cale.

Her first searing encounter with Giordan seals their fierce connection for their eternal lives. But Giordan's vow to help Narcise escape her brother's rule is followed by a betrayal more agonizing than sunlight.

Wounded but determined, Narcise ensnares vampire hunter Chas Woodmore in her quest for revenge and to reclaim her life. He wants her, worships her, will kill for her. And the Dracule never forget a wrong- nor do they forgive.


Night Betrayed - The Envy Chronicles, #4

Night Betrayed
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780062018632
  • Release: 2011-01-25
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Avon Books
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The Change that devastated the earth made Theo Waxnicki something more than human-eternally young and beautiful...but not immortal. When he dies on a mission against the Strangers, he is lost to the darkness...until a miraculous healer brings him back.

Born as the world fell to ruins, Selena has dedicated her life to easing others' pain. Her tender touch awakens new life in Theo-and new desire. But joined together in a world of terrors, the lovers' secret pasts make them vulnerable to danger. And love is the deadliest trap of all.


Bespelling Jane Austen

Bespelling Jane Austen
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780373775019
  • Release: September 28, 2010
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Mary Balogh, Janet Mullany, Susan Krinard
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: HQN Books
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But even if the whole world was against them, it would not matter.
They were together—again. And this time they would remain together.
Until death do them part and, of course, long after that.

What if Austen had believed in reincarnation and vampires?
Join four bestselling romance authors as they channel the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen.

Almost Persuaded
In this Regency tale of Robert and Jane, New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh brings together former lovers who have seen beyond the veil of forgetfulness to their past mistakes, and are
determined to be together in this life, and forever.

Northanger Castle
Caroline’s obsession with Gothic novels winds up being good training for a lifetime of destroying the undead with her newfound beau, in this Regency by Colleen Gleason.

Blood and Prejudice
Set in the business world of contemporary New York City, Liz Bennett joins Mr. Darcy in his hunt for a vampire cure in New York Times bestselling author Susan Krinard’s version of the classic story.

Little to Hex Her
Present-day Washington, D.C., is full of curious creatures in Janet Mullany’s story, wherein Emma is a witch with
a wizard boyfriend and a paranormal dating service to run.

 


Abandon the Night - The Envy Chronicles, #3

Abandon the Night
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780061734038
  • Release: 2010-02-20
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Everything they knew is gone.

From the raging fires, five men emerge with extraordinary new powers. They are humankind's last hope ... but they cannot survive this dark, ravaged world alone...

Quentin Fielding had everything. Money. Power. Women. But now that civilization is all but annihilated, Quent only wants one thing: revenge. Harnessing a strange new "gift," he embarks on a deadly mission to find the the man responsible for the chaos and destruction, the man he should have killed years ago: his father. Only one thing stands in his way – a mysterious, arrow-wielding beauty...

Zoe Kapoor is on her own quest for vengeance, searching for the monstrous fiends who murdered her family. Soon she and Quent join together, journeying through the ruins of the world they once knew as a desperate desire builds between them. Drawing closer to an enemy they never imagined, Zoe and Quent must abandon all fear, abandon all regret, abandon the night ... if they want to stay alive.


Embrace the Night Eternal - The Envy Chronicles, #2

Embrace the Night Eternal
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B0035D9USW
  • Release: 2010-01-21
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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Everything they knew is gone.

From the raging fires, five men emerge with extraordinary new powers. They must learn how to survive this dark, ravaged world . . . but they cannot do it alone.

Simon Japp will never forget his violent past. But when civilization is all but destroyed, he sees his chance for redemption. Blessed with a strange "gift," he's determined to help the resistance against the Strangers, the mysterious force that stalks them at every turn. He can't afford to get distracted, even by the stunning, soft-spoken woman fighting by his side . . .

Sage Corrigan has learned to be careful where she places her trust. But she sees something good in Simon, even if he can't see it in himself. Posing as lovers to infiltrate a group key to their fight, they find that their staged affection soon develops into a desire that will leave them fighting for their lives in the night eternal . . .


Beyond the Night - The Envy Chronicles, #1

Beyond the Night
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B0031TZAVQ
  • Release: 2010-01-12
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Joss Ware
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
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A man with no future...

When Dr. Elliott Drake wakes from a mysterious fifty-year sleep, the world as he knew it is gone. Cities are now desolate, and civilization is controlled by deadly immortals. Stranger still is Elliott's extraordinary new "gift" – he has the power to heal, but it comes with fatal consequences.

A woman with a past

Jade barely escaped the immortals and is now hell-bent on revenge. She trusts no one... until Elliott. His piercing gaze and tempting touch shatter her defenses, but the handsome doctor seems to have dangerous secrets of his own. Is it safe to trust him with her heart?

If they are to survive in this dark new world, Jade and Elliott must work together to fight the forces that takes them beyond danger.

Beyond desire.

Beyond the night.


As Shadows Fade - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles, Book 5

As Shadows Fade
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451226327
  • Release: 03/03/2009
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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Directly descended from the very first vampire hunter in the Gardella family, Victoria knows she must continue the lineage so humanity will have protectors against the undead.

While Sebastian Vioget appears to be both the perfect warrior and lover to ensure the Gardella Legacy, Victoria cannot forget Max Pesaro – the former slayer still haunted by the vampire queen Lilith's obsession with him.

But it is Lilith's obsession that may save all of humanity. Demons, enemies of both mortals and the undead, have found their way to earth. To defeat them, vampires and slayers must fight side by side. But Lilith wants Max in return for her cooperation ‐ a small price for the world, but too high a price for Victoria.


When Twilight Burns - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles Book 4

When Twilight Burns
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451224750
  • Release: August 5, 2008
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet
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Ruining Victoria's homecoming, a vampire stalks the streets of London – during the daylight. Not only is Victoria unable to detect the vampire with her heightened senses, but she's being framed as the prime suspect behind the killings.
Meanwhile, her heart is still divided between the enigmatic Sebastian Vioget and her fellow slayer Max Pesaro. The battle is made even more difficult by the legacy of a vampire's touch – a vampire who left in Victoria's veins boiling blood that forces her to fight evil on two fronts: against the new breed of undead threatening London, and against the darkness within herself.


Rises The Night - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles - book 2

Rises The Night
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9780451221469
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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In Italy, a powerful vampire is amassing the power to control the souls of the dead. Lady Victoria Gardella de Lacy-a vampire slayer for just over a year-races across Europe to stop what could be the most deadly army the Gardellas have ever faced. She is accompanied by Sebastian Vioget, a man as tempting as he is untrustworthy.

But when Victoria discovers that she has been betrayed by one of her most trusted allies, the truth will challenge all her powers as a Venator-and as a woman.


The Rest Falls Away - The Gardella Vampire Chronicles - Book 1

The Rest Falls Away
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780451220073
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Colleen Gleason
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
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In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy of vampire slaying, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous, moonlit streets, Victoria's heart is torn between London's most eligible bachelor, the Marquess of Rockley, and her enigmatic ally, Sebastian Vioget. And when she comes face to face with the most powerful vampire in history, Victoria must ultimately make the choice between duty and love.


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