Child of Twilight [Dark Changeling Series Book 2] [NOOK Book]

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Gillian, a vampire-human hybrid in the throes of adolescence, panics at the unfamiliar urges and powers surging through her. Overwhelmed, she runs to the half-human father she has never known. Psychiatrist Roger Darvell has come to terms with his vampire half and built a good life, with a satisfying career and his human partner, Dr. Britt Loren, who is also his lover. Gillian's sudden appearance out of a December night throws him into turmoil. Can he teach her how to live as an ethical vampire without violating ...
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Child of Twilight [Dark Changeling Series Book 2]

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Overview

Gillian, a vampire-human hybrid in the throes of adolescence, panics at the unfamiliar urges and powers surging through her. Overwhelmed, she runs to the half-human father she has never known. Psychiatrist Roger Darvell has come to terms with his vampire half and built a good life, with a satisfying career and his human partner, Dr. Britt Loren, who is also his lover. Gillian's sudden appearance out of a December night throws him into turmoil. Can he teach her how to live as an ethical vampire without violating either side of her nature? Before they have much time to learn to trust each other, a specialist in folklore kidnaps Gillian to study her. She is soon rescued--not by Roger, but by Camille, a vampire woman determined to avenge her brother, whom Roger killed in self-defense thirteen years earlier. Camille's wild, fierce lifestyle proves seductive to Gillian. Can she resist Camille's attempt to make her a "real" vampire--one who treats ordinary mortals as mere prey? Can Roger save Gillian before her human side becomes completely submerged in lust for the kill? [Cover art Dirk A. Wolf]
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Editorial Reviews

Harriet Klausner
Margaret L. Carter's sequel to Dark Changeling is everything a good vampire romance should be. The exploration of vampire culture, the villain who wants nothing more than to destroy Roger, the vampire's love for a human and his growing love for his daughter contribute to making Child of Twilight one of the best vampire books this reviewer has ever read. Hopefully Ms. Carter will write Gillian's story because readers will want to see what she is like when she is a grown-up.
Amanda Killgore
Introducing a new spin onto the vampire legend, Ms. Carter tosses readers headfirst into her world, and it's a chilling one, fascinating and dangerous. This novel gives the distinct impression of being a second or third book in a series; therefore, if there is a prior one, readers are advised to find and read it first.
Patric Michael
Like other books by Carter, the pacing tends toward languid rather than racing, but the plot unfolds crisply and there is never a sense of plodding along. In fact, the pace thoroughly supports Carters almost "domestic" vampires to a tee, making such a unique portrayal of vampire lore seem more plausible than unbelievable. The cover art notwithstanding, Margaret L. Carters vampires are not your typical "Lost Boys" munchers. Instead they are thoughtful, complex, and diverse ...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000068809
  • Publisher: Hard Shell Word Factory
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted September 19, 2011

    I hated this book!

    It eas really dumb.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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