"It began in Sienna with an illicit kiss stolen under a hot Mediterranean sun. It made the blood sing in her veins in ways she had never felt before. It was a pulsing need to be someone else; to be something else...something she didn't yet understand.
It was embodied by Davinoff. The dark lord was feared by the ton and even by fleeing to Bath, Sarah could not escape him. His eyes were ageless. They held a sadness she could hardly fathom. They pierced her so deeply that she felt penetrated to her very core. What they offered was frightening...and tantalizing. Was it evil that lurked within this foreigner's unnatural kiss, or was the communion he offered something else entirely? All Sarah knew was that the sacrament of his love would either be the death of her body or the salvation of her soul. And she could no more deny it than she could herself. " (From book cover)
Paperback Info: ISBN 0505524724, Dorchester Publishing Company, 2002
"Enslaved, transformed into his own worst nightmare, and abandoned in the North African desert, all Ian Rufford wants is to lead a normal life.
Elizabeth Rochewell spent her life studying the mysteries of archeology. When her father dies, she is sent home to England and a world to which she no longer belongs. Onboard ship, she finds herself drawn to her mysterious traveling companion. Ian Rufford hides a shocking secret she alone can unravel.
Only together can they face the evil that made Ian what he is and now threatens all they hold dear. Enter the sensual world of ... THE COMPANION, the first of a searingly sexy Regency vampire series." (Summary from SusanSquires.com)
Paperback Info: ISBN 0312998538, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2005
"Beatrix Lisse, Countess of Lente, is the toast of London and the most fascinating woman in Europe. She has been fascinating men for a thousand years, for Beatrix was born vampire. Over the years, she has tried everything to fill her life with interest or purpose: social and spiritual causes, creating and collecting priceless art, controlling empires through her consorts. She has sipped from countless strong male throats, and indulged in passionate sexual affairs. But she has never let herself truly love another. Now she is bored, jaded, and ultimately weary. There is nothing she desires. . .
John Staunton, Earl of Langley, has the reputation of being the most debauched man in England. What no one knows is that Langley is cultivating his worthless reputation in order to conceal his real activities as a volunteer spy for his government. Over the years he's been very successful, but killing and deceit has become a trap. His life is missing some vital spark.
Beatrix and John are attracted to each other in London, and they can see through each others' deceptions. But when they discover each others' true secrets, and when Beatrix accidentally contaminates John's blood, turning him into a vampire, they must overcome past scars and fears to defeat Asharti. And, together, they must find new purpose for their lives and an eternity together. Intense and sexy, The Hunger plumbs the depths of the human soul." (Summary from SusanSquires.com)
Paperback Info: ISBN 0312998546, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2005
It is 1821, and all who know the beautiful, mysterious Ann Van Helsing believe she is insane. Yet Ann’s curse is the deep psychic ability that allows her to know everything about another human being—their history, thoughts, and desires—simply by touching them. Overwhelmed by a power she can barely control, Ann roams the woods and caves near her estate, searching for an elusive peace. Here she encounters the man who will change everything…
To atone for an unforgivable transgression against his own kind, vampire Stephen Sincai has become a vigilante who must hunt and kill those whom other vampires have made. When Ann discovers Stephen bleeding in the woods, she reaches to touch him before she can stop herself. In an instant, Ann knows every fiber of Stephen’s being—and the knowledge is at once frightening and irresistible…
Ann and Stephen are drawn together by a powerful force. As Stephen and Ann fight against the evil surrounding them, an enemy bent on destroying them will make them choose between what they love and fear the most…
Paperback Info: ISBN 0312998554, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2006
One with the Night
"Jane Blundell’s keen intellect and wit have always set her apart from her marriage-minded peers. But such differences are nothing compared to the change that comes upon her when she is infected by a blood sample in her father’s laboratory. Suddenly, her veins resonate with a terrifying, exhilarating power. Dr. Blundell takes Jane to the Scottish highlands where she collides with the only man who can understand her hunger—and slake her unending desire…
Callan Kilkenny has returned to England from Marrakech, still filled with self-loathing at the deeds he committed in the name of a beautiful, depraved vampire. Now that he has tracked down Dr. Blundell in hopes of a cure he has also found a kindred spirit in Jane. Her passion and her blood calls to Callan, fueling a carnal need that shocks them both with its intensity. But others have come in search of the cure, too…for reasons that are sinister and deadly. And to save Jane and the rest of their kind, Callan must risk everything—even his last chance at redemption..." (from Amazon.com)
Paperback Info: ISBN 0312941021, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2007
One with the Shadows
"Temptation begins in darkness
Kate Malone makes her living reading Tarot cards and fleecing society’s elite. With no prospect of independence, her own fate looks bleak. But Kate’s fortunes change when she steals a magnificent emerald—and is soon confronted by a mysterious stranger. Kate is sure that the striking gentleman’s attention is a ruse to retrieve the gem. But his presence awakens her to passions she never dreamed of…and to powers she never knew she possessed.
And lasts for eternity…
Gian Urbano is bound by honor to retrieve the mystical stone that can drain a vampire’s power—and drive humans to madness. The willful, stunning Kate has no idea of the emerald’s dark magic, or the lengths Gian’s enemies will go to retrieve it. But soon Gian discovers in Kate a desire more compelling than duty—one that could save them both, or lead them to their downfall…" (from book cover)
Paperback Info: ISBN 031294103X, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2007
One with the Darkness
"DIVIDED BY CENTURIES
Contessa Donnatella di Poliziano has power, beauty, and—as a vampire—eternal life. Her overwhelming regret is a mistake she made centuries ago when she chose not to transform her one true love, Jergan, into a vampire too. Donnatella’s choice has deprived her of the only true love she’s ever known. But just as all seems lost, the discovery of a 300-year-old note leads her to a gift left by her old friend, Leonardo da Vinci: a machine to take her back in time to rewrite the history of her heart…
UNITED BY OTHERWORLDLY DESIRE
Once back in time, Donnatella’s memory of the intervening years is lost. Yet when she sees the breathtaking Jergan from afar, she feels like she has always known him. The instant attraction she feels draws them together. For Donnatella, the romance is tantalizing, awakening a passion that feels both old and new. But as the two fall in love again, a new danger threatens to tear them apart. Now Jergan’s love for Donnatella will be tested in a most perilous way—and if he fails, the two lovers will be separated again…for eternity." (from book cover)
Paperback Info: ISBN 0312941048, St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2008
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