Legacy [NOOK Book]

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When Fate makes you her bitch, accept it and adapt. Or die.

The Niteclif Evolutions, Book 1

Looking back on the wish she made on Midsummer’s Eve, Maddy Niteclif should have been more specific. She only wanted to escape the shadowy nightmares that plagued her nights, not to be thrust into a completely altered reality.

If a strangely familiar, sexy dragon-shifter named Bahlin, who causes a ...

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Legacy

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Overview

When Fate makes you her bitch, accept it and adapt. Or die.

The Niteclif Evolutions, Book 1

Looking back on the wish she made on Midsummer’s Eve, Maddy Niteclif should have been more specific. She only wanted to escape the shadowy nightmares that plagued her nights, not to be thrust into a completely altered reality.

If a strangely familiar, sexy dragon-shifter named Bahlin, who causes a never-to-be-mentioned-again fainting spell, isn’t enough to make her question her sanity, his insistence she’s the Niteclif ought to do the job. Prophesied super-sleuth of the supernatural world—a world that desperately needs her help—isn’t a job she’s remotely qualified for no matter what her family tree says.

Catapulted into a very different London ruled by dark mythology, mystery and murder, Maddy makes a few startling discoveries. Paranormal creatures exist. Getting shot really sucks. And her body responds remarkably well to dragon magic—in more ways than simple wound healing.

But in this kill-or-be-killed world, reality bites. And Maddy must choose to go back to what she knows…or stay and fight for the man she knows she can’t live without.

Warning: This book contains a shape-shifting dragon with a Scottish accent, modern and archaic weapons, global inter-species politics that make democracy seem mild, some very steamy sex underground, a severed head, murder, and…oh yeah…a woman caught in the middle of it all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609285111
  • Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/18/2011
  • Series: Niteclif Evolutions , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 393
  • Sales rank: 339,374
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Denise Tompkins is a voluntary evacuee of corporate America where she spent ten years as a Human Resources Director. She's passionate about writing and telling strong stories where love always plays some role. Her debut novel, Legacy, is the first book in The Niteclif Evolutions.

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  • Posted November 30, 2011

    A Lot of Paranormal, A Ton of Romance

    After losing her parents suddenly, Maddy has decided to run away to the UK. As soon as she gets there though, strange things start happening. Maddy soon discovers she is the Niteclif, a sort of supernatural detective for fairies, sprites, vampires, dragons, and the like. She's immediately involved in her first case, which naturally turns out to be way more involved that she thought it would be. Add to this two men vying for her, and Maddy has her hands full for sure. She will have to learn to navigate the various supernatural groups and try to interpret prophecies all while using her logic skills to solve a crime. Sounds easy, right?

    This book wastes no time getting to the action, and there is a lot of action. In multiple senses of the word. Maddy was an interesting character. She thinks she is leaving it all behind to escape to the UK, but instead she finds herself involved in something much bigger. Discovering her family history with her was very fun. Bahlin was able to be both fun and complicated. This book certainly keeps you on your toes. Between the mystery behind the crime and the prophecies that crop up, there are a lot of twists and turns. I enjoyed that aspect of the book. This is also a very sexy book. That can be both good and bad. There were a lot of little interludes, and sometimes I just wanted them over so I could get back to the major plot points that I enjoyed more. On the other hand, I was happy that Maddy was getting some quality time with someone who appreciated her.

    I appreciated the joining of several supernatural worlds. That added a new dimension to the story. The ending was perfectly set up for more stories. This book will be enjoyable to those who like both paranormal and mystery books. Oh, and romance. There's definitely a hefty dose of that too.

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  • Posted November 11, 2013

    This debut novel by Denise Tompkins caught me by surprise. The w

    This debut novel by Denise Tompkins caught me by surprise. The world Maddy stumbles into is actually the London we know today, yet the magical creatures live and move unnoticed among the humans. Maddy notices, and finds herself falling for the handsome hunk who guides her toward her legacy. The cover first caught my eye…standing stones, and a dragon? Then I fell in love with Bahlin, the handsome hunk with something extra. The storyline has romance and murder, hot sex and grisly family dynamics. It kept me up late finishing the developing story. The dialog moves the story along quite well, and the mingling of the real world and the mythological, especially when they travel to Scotland, works. This book is the first in a series, yet the author wraps up the happy ever after quite well. I look forward to reading the next book in the Niteclif Evolutions series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Denise Tompkins is an author to watch out for! Legacy is her fir

    Denise Tompkins is an author to watch out for! Legacy is her first book, but it won't be the last you hear of this brilliant lady. From phenomenal world building to witty dialogue and gripping plot, Legacy and Tompkins have it all!

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  • Posted October 21, 2011

    A Promising Series

    The Niteclif Evolutions: Legacy by Denise Tompkins is an action-packed book that kept me turning the pages. After the loss of her parents, Maddy needs to make a new start. She decides to head off to London with no real plan in place other than to see the stone circles that she keeps visiting in her dreams. After her arrival and an innocent wish, Maddy is thrust into a strange new world that leaves her little choice as to her future. Not only is she unsure about how she will follow in her family's footsteps as the Niteclif, but she is the first female Niteclif and that in itself raises some questions as there has never been a female Niteclif before. Bahlin is a dragon shape shifter who has waited for a very long time to meet the Niteclif. Left with a prophecy and a promise to watch over the Niteclif, Bahlin must decide if it is worth risking everything just to receive the one thing that he has ever longed for. Maddy must learn that not everything that glitters is gold. With a power struggle surging, Maddy must master her new skills before her time, and life, are extinguished. Will she be able to walk away from the one thing her heart yearns for or follow the path that has been placed in front of her? I am excited to see the path that Maddy, Bahlin and the other characters take in book two of this promising series.

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