Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

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by Joleene Naylor
     
 

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Not suitable for tweens.

When Patrick is murdered, Katelina is left with questions. Jorick, one of his so-called friends, has answers of the darkest kind: Patrick was involved with – and betrayed – a coven of vampires; vampires that may now be after Katelina.

The tale is fantastic, but the proof appears in a flash of fangs that Katelina and

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Not suitable for tweens.

When Patrick is murdered, Katelina is left with questions. Jorick, one of his so-called friends, has answers of the darkest kind: Patrick was involved with – and betrayed – a coven of vampires; vampires that may now be after Katelina.

The tale is fantastic, but the proof appears in a flash of fangs that Katelina and Jorick only just escape. Taken to a secret mansion, she discovers horror in its halls and learns the truth about her protector. Blood and destruction follow, and leave scars Katelina may never heal from.

The disturbing opener to the Amaranthine series pulls Katelina into darkness that tastes like fear and smells like blood, a world where night is eternal and vampires don’t sparkle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000796061
Publisher:
Joleene Naylor
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Series:
Amaranthine , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
28,146
File size:
376 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Joleene Naylor is the author of the glitter-less Amaranthine series, a world where vampires aren’t for children. As a compliment to the novel series, she has also written several short stories, including the Vampire Morsels collection, and has plans for an Amaranthine Encyclopedia. In what little time is left she watches anime and updates her blogs, all from a crooked Victorian house in Villisca, Iowa. Between her husband and her pets, she is never lonely, and should she ever disappear one might look for her on a beach in Tahiti, sipping a tropical drink and wearing a disguise. Ramblings from the Darkness at www.JoleeneNaylor.com You never know what you’ll find in the shadows…..

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Shades of Gray 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 37 reviews.
sstogner More than 1 year ago
I am a big PNR and UF fan. I have read all the big names out there. I had never heard of Ms. Naylor, but I happened to be browsing my kindle and thought "what the hey, give it a try!" I was left with my mouth hanging open at how amazing this story was. And by amazing, I mean from the stand point of a girl who likes her smexy heroes and fast paced action. The action was non-stop and fun. Jorick is to die for. She gives just enough of his motivation and background to make me want more. I can't wait for the next book. I feel Ms. Naylor deserves to be on the shelves right next to Ms. Harris, Ms. Frost and Ms. Garey
Elizabeth L Wenhold More than 1 year ago
Loved it read it in one night. Its over 600 pages long n cant wait for book 3
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Apparently i had a slip of the finger. Perfection!
yabby More than 1 year ago
Easy to get involved in. This take of vampires doesn't sparkle, but isn't overy dramatic either. This is listed as not being for tweens, it's got some questionable content for teens as well. If you monitor what your kids watch on tv, just read it first. It's not too detailed on the "sexy" parts but it doesn't just skip them either. A nice light read with some great supplements available for the characters you want to know more about!
Knitting_Geisha More than 1 year ago
I am not a fast reader. But I read this in just over 24 hours. Its 620 pages. This was a book that I couldn't put down! It was so good I got all of her books for this series!
Danielle Yates More than 1 year ago
I cant wait to get the next book. I liked how action packed it is.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
MmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmHmmmmmmmmmmm.....GOOD:))
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read all of the free short stories first and then bought this one. I was not disappointed. 600 pages and very well written. I wouldn't be surprised to find this series in the book stores. On to the next book....
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it!
Jacki Vernon More than 1 year ago
I have really enjoyed reading the whole series. Wonderful stories.
19228572 More than 1 year ago
Love it! I stumbled across this by accident and fell in love!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you love Vampires you will love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a good read with a well done storyline and characters. Unfortunately I have to agree with majority of the characters in the book- whats special about Katalina, one of the two main characters? She doesn't seem to be exceptionally smart, funny, witty, pretty or physically capable. Just whiney. For that reason alone I wont continue the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved it, i felt the story line was very well thought out and suspenseful, it kept me intrigued. This author is very talented and can really pen a book. If you are looking to read a very well structured book by someone who has a firm grasp of the English language and can compose a sentence that is grammatically correct, you will undoubtly love this book. If you are just looking for an average read with a lot of vampire erotica, this is definately not for you. I highly recommend it! LB
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book isnt 600 pgs like some if the reviews are saying. Its 253 and thats with a chapter of the next book included. I really didnt like this book. The main female character katelina was constantly being attacked and hurt by vampires throughout the whole book. It was monotonous to say the least. She was the only main character that wasnt a vampire. I dont know why but this book really got on my nerves. Wont be reading the next book thats for sure. And i usually really like books like this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book was not bad for a freebie. I was pleasantly surprised. All though I must say the heroine was brain dead. This character was not the brightest blub in the package. A little of this character went a long way. That said the other characters were interesting as well as the story line however I just could not read past the 2nd book with heroine. She just drove me nuts.
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First book i found as i began to read in my nook. What a good book to start with, found it in a free book app.and finished it in less than a day. Looking forward to grabbing the rest of the series
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wiccawitch4 More than 1 year ago
Awesome book! Joleene Naylor is a superb writer as she brings her characters to life threatening heights again and again. I love how every time you think the characters are safe something else shakes them up. it is a never ending battle of intrigue. In this first Story In Joleene's Amaranthine Series Katelina and Jorick meet for the first time when her lover Patrick is brutally murdered and Jorick is the only one who seems to be willing to give Katelina any answers. They are attacked by a band of men with fangs and abnormal strength. who are these people and what did they do to poor Patrick? and more importantly what do they now want with Katelina and Jorick? Katelina is pulled into a supernatural world not of her choosing but she finds that underneath all the horror and chaos there is one who would do anything for her and stop at nothing to see to her well being and she likes that more then she wants to admit to herself. Joleene is supernatural genius and I can't wait to devour the rest of the stories in the series! which I am about to do right now...lol...if you haven't read these books I suggest you hurry up and start!
vampire_lover0313 More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed it so much I had to get the rest of the books in the series as well as all the short stories. It was a fast paced, non-stop action story. The characters were great and Ms. Naylor did a great job of making you want more. On to the next book....
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