As Shadows Fade (Gardella Vampire Chronicles Series #5) [NOOK Book]

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the sexy and thrilling gardella vampire chronicles continue

THE SERIES THAT ’S... “Sophisticated, sexy, surprising!” (#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward


Demons, enemies of both mortals and the undead, have found their way to Earth. To defeat them, Victoria Gardella proposes an alliance between her slayers and Lilith’s ...
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As Shadows Fade (Gardella Vampire Chronicles Series #5)

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Overview

the sexy and thrilling gardella vampire chronicles continue

THE SERIES THAT ’S... “Sophisticated, sexy, surprising!” (#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward


Demons, enemies of both mortals and the undead, have found their way to Earth. To defeat them, Victoria Gardella proposes an alliance between her slayers and Lilith’s vampires. But the vampire queen wants the former slayer Max Pesaro in return for her cooperation—a small price for the world, but a price Victoria is unwilling to pay...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101019542
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 3/3/2009
  • Series: Gardella Vampire Chronicles Series , #5
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 201,101
  • File size: 351 KB

Meet the Author

Colleen Gleason
Colleen Gleason lives near Ann Arbor with her husband and children. She has an English degree and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Before writing full-time, she worked in the sales and marketing side of health care and insurance products. She has managed large sales forces, worked in start-up companies, and owned her own business. Colleen loves to hear from her readers, and can be contacted through her website.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2013

    Sample reading

    I get so frustrated when nook says read sample and the only darn thing on the sample is the opening credits. Not one word of the bloody book! Argggggg happens all the time and drives me bonkers
    Not a refletion of the book just an observation

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Awesomme the whole series!

    Very adictive

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  • Posted July 14, 2010

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    So sad it ended!

    Really good series. I was really torned between Sebastian and Max, I love Max' strong personnality but Sebastian was irresistable and wouldn't give up. I still don't know who I've chosen if I were Victoria! I had the impression that there was going to be a book with Sebastian, but it seems not. I'm surprise that these books are more popular!

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  • Posted April 5, 2010

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    Great series. Not her best book though

    I felt as though the end was rushed and what happened with Sebastian was a little out there and contradicts what she made her whole series about. However, i loved the romance between the main characters and the main plot line. This series has hit my favorites and if you like a good escape with vampires, this book will do just good. Colleen Gleason isent the best writer but her story is really nice and had me staying up late at night just to see who Victoria ends up with. ;]
    If you enjoyed this series or just want something good to read I definitely recommend The Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost, The Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R Ward, and Angels Blood and Archangels Kiss by Nalini Singh. Those are my favorite books 8)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2010

    Cliche' but very enjoyable

    Very enjoyable series.

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  • Posted February 22, 2010

    A Great Fantasy read for grownups who long for younger days.

    The author has remained true to both the cast and storyline throughout the series. This is a more adult look into the fantasy world of vampires and those that hunt them and keeps the reader interested and longing for the next book in the series. Sadly this is the last book in this series and creates a sadness for the reader knowing they will not be returning to this time and place. Colleen Gleason's Gardella Vampire Chronicles takes you back in time to an era that lends itself to allowing you to escape the trials and tribulations of modern times where cell phones and the fast times of todays society are overwhelming and the romanticism of yester year has completely vanished.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2009

    A satisfying conclusion

    I I really enjoyed this latest book of the Gardella Vampire Chronicles. I will say that there are some authors of the "paranormal" wherein I try one book and forsake in disgust, but I discovered Colleen Gleeson's series at the beginning of '09 and read each pleasurably until I finished the next-to-last, WHEN TWILIGHT BURNS. Then I had to WAIT for the release of this book. The Gardella Vampire Chronicles, and this tome in particular, are not the silly vapid chick-lit sort of vampire thriller that I avoid. They are well-written, convincingly set in victorian Europe, with enough action, intrique, and romantic allusions to keep you eagerly turning the pages to see what Ms. Gleason has dreamed up next. A fair share of sensuality. And, there are vampires...
    I also recommend Laurell K Hamilton & Karen Marie Moning

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  • Posted May 2, 2009

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    As Shadows Fade

    This book is kinda diwindaling, though i am a big book reader, this book really didn't pull me into the "book". Overall i would read this book over again, it has certain messages that are subtal, yet in your face.

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  • Posted February 3, 2009

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    The latest Gardella Vampire Chronicles is as always an excellent Regency Era urban fantasy

    Dowager Duchess of Rockley Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy has decided she ha had enough as she is tired; not from hunting down vampires, but from playing a macabre dance of love with vampire hunter Max Pesaro. Used to taking charge, she will make a bid for his soul although she has some mixed feelings as she still cares for her former lover Sebastian.<BR/><BR/>Meanwhile the irate Vampire Queen has threatened dire consequences on those like Victoria and her potential lovers for interfering with her grandiose schemes of domination over the human cattle. Victoria and her mates know they must close the portal that enables demons to bring hell to earth. To do this they need to obtain five magical rings and an orb.<BR/><BR/>The latest Gardella Vampire Chronicles (see WHEN TWILIGHT BURNS, THE REST FALLS AWAY, THE BLEEDING DUSK and RISES THE NIGHT) is as always an excellent Regency Era urban fantasy owned by the Venator leader heroine. The story line is fresh as a much more experienced Victoria gains confidence as a chip of the late paternal block, but her self-assurance also flows into her personal life. Fans of the saga will relish Colleen Gleason¿s superb entry as Victoria attends galas not for amusement as she did a few years ago, but as a hunter (of vampires, Max, and considering Sebastian too). She has come a long way baby and so has this great series that continues to amaze.<BR/><BR/>Harriet Klausner

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