Tall, Dark and Hungry (Argeneau Vampire Series #4)

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The taste of temptation

Terri had flown from England to help plan her cousin's wedding, but paying for a New York hotel room was like giving blood! She had an alternative: the new in-laws were offering lodging.

Of course, the Argeneaus were a certifiably odd bunch. There was the sometimes chipper, sometimes brooding Lucern—a "vampire romance" writer. There was the wacky stage actor, Vincent. She couldn't imagine Broadway casting a more ...

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Overview

The taste of temptation

Terri had flown from England to help plan her cousin's wedding, but paying for a New York hotel room was like giving blood! She had an alternative: the new in-laws were offering lodging.

Of course, the Argeneaus were a certifiably odd bunch. There was the sometimes chipper, sometimes brooding Lucern—a "vampire romance" writer. There was the wacky stage actor, Vincent. She couldn't imagine Broadway casting a more ravenous singing-and-dancing Dracula. And then there was Bastien. Of this unique cast of characters, he seemed the tallest, darkest and hungriest—and his effect on Terri was decidedly delicious. Just looking into his eyes made her want to serve up her innocence on a silver platter. And she had a feeling the love feast was about to begin.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780505525833
  • Publisher: Leisure Books
  • Publication date: 7/6/2004
  • Series: Argeneau Vampire Series , #4
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 4.24 (w) x 6.82 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynsay Sands
Lynsay Sands is the national bestselling author of the Argeneau vampire series as well as more than thirty historical novels and anthologies known for their humorous edge.

Biography

Born in Southern Ontario, Lynsay Sands is the New York Times bestselling author of the Argeneau Vampire series. She has written more than 34 books and anthologies since her first novel was published in 1997. Her romantic comedies span three genres—historical, contemporary, and paranormal—and have made the Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, USA Today, and New York Times bestseller lists.

Lynsay's books are read in more than twelve countries and have been translated into at least six languages. She's been a nominee for both the Romantic Times Best Historical Romance Award and the Romantic Times Best Paranormal Romance Award, was nominated and placed three times in the RIO (Reviewers International Organization) Awards of Excellence, and has several books on All About Romance's Favorite Funnies list.
Author biography courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers

Good To Know

1.) I started The Deed (my first romantic comedy and the first book to be published) a year after my mother's death. I was very close to my mother and the year following her death was about the most miserable time imaginable. But then I decided I was tired of being down and unhappy, and looked around for something to lift my spirits and make me laugh. When I couldn't find anything, I decided to sit down and write my own. It worked! Emmalene and Amaury's antics in The The Deed had me chuckling as I wrote.
2.) I met my husband in New York in July 2003. I was there because of the RWA conference and he was there on vacation. The first day there we kept running into each other and chatting in front of the hotel, and then he asked to join our group (it was very brave of him. He was the lone male amongst six or seven women, lol). He's a Brit and I'm Canadian and the first two months of our relationship were conducted by phone as well as over the internet. Our first date was a week in New York in September, followed by three weeks in England. He then came to Canada in both November and December, the first time to propose and the second time for Christmas with my family and then to take me back to England with him for New Years. I lived in Northern England for two years. We married in New York and now live in Canada.
3.) I was writing about my husband before I met him. Single White Vampire came out in September 2003 and I took a copy with me to England when I went for the three weeks. I walked into my now-hubby's house to find at least six months worth of mail unopened and stacked up on a shelf inside the front door. When I stopped dead, eyes going wide with shock and asked "My God. That's mail. You don't open your mail?" He looked embarrassed and muttered some explanation about bills automatically being paid by the bank so no need to open those and everything else was unsolicited and he couldn't be bothered. When I burst out laughing, he started to frown and said "What?" My response was to dig out the copy of Single White Vampire and hand it over with the suggestion he read it. The mail thing wasn't the only similarity he had to Lucern Argeneau. There are many more and when he sat down to read the book, he kept stopping and turning a rather startled and even suspicious gaze my way and muttering that this sounded familiar" or that did. I had to point out that it really was coincidence, that I had written that story at least nine months before meeting him. LOL.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2009

    Really Great Series

    This whole series pulled me in! I started with book ten out of curiosity then found all 11 books devoured within days. Very addictive. I cant wait for the next book. I hope it is Bricker.

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 9, 2010

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    Pretty Good.

    Not bad but not the best Lynsay Sands has written. Bastien was very easy to fall in love with, who can not resist a sexy vampire. Terri is not my favorite heroine. I did not like how she reacted finding out Bastien and her bestfriend was a vampire. Would recommend the book just to read about Bastien's story.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2008

    mediocrity at best

    Even though I knew this was a second or third in a series I was disappointed to find a character from the previous novel hopelessly and nauseatingly mooning over the love of his life in the first few pages. It immediately turned me off but I continued and so did the weak writing. Everything was just 'almost': almost funny, almost cute, almost romantic but there was no almost complex it was hopelessly shallow. The setting was so poised for wit and humor that I was disppointed when the jokes didn't quite pack a punch and that the story was a strictly one note straightforward, no conflict, no drama, dull as dirt boy meets girl. Most disappointing however, is the lack of depth and the dark thread that should be inherent in a vampire romance. How the author managed to completely miss the inherent darkness in a blood sucking predator with fangs is almost a fascinating subject...almost. But even had I imagined up a dark thread for myself, she completely took the thrill out of it with her explanation for vampirism. The concept of vampires has been around for centuries and has continued to be interesting without weak scifi explanations so it's baffling that authors constantly need to find newer and more ridiculous explanations for it rather than deal with the inherent darkness that comes with vampirism which is usually the appeal of the paranormal.

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 4, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    I want to meet a vampire!!!!

    It was a really good book. I enjoyed it very much. I like how they put a science to being a vampire. That was really original. I recommend this to 18 and older people.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2004

    Lynsay's back with another Argeneau tale!

    Bastien Argeneau is a vamp in the grumpy mold of his brother Lucern (Single White Vampire), and his lovely curmudgeon ways was going to be put to the test, with the upcoming wedding of Lucern and Kate. Too lovey-dovey wrapped up with themselves, small details of the upcoming ceremony are slipping by them. Like the arrival of Kate¿s cousin, Terri. Bastien has been living in the penthouse over the Argeneau offices, quite happily alone since Lucern had moved in with Kate. But that solitude is about to come crashing down around him as the wedding approaches. First Kate pressed Bastien into picking up Terri at the airport, since the loving couple had other business. Bastien has no problem with that request. It¿s the second favor Kate asks of her brother-in-law to be that puts the crimp into his quiet lifestyle ¯ she needs him to put Terri up while she is in town for the wedding. Seeing no real problem putting her up for a day or two, Bastien agrees. Only after he commits to the arrangement, Kate informs him that Terri is coming earlier than the rest of her family ¿ two weeks earlier! But it¿s too late to make other arrangements, because Terri is due at the airport within minutes! Bastien has viewed the pending nuptials with mixed emotions: happiness for Lucern, disgust at their frequent public displays of being besotted and a wee dram of envy. Bastien is not about to voice this aloud fearing mommy dearest Marguerite will sharpen her matchmaking efforts. She has always insisted her children need to be mated with someone who brings the zest for living back and the Lissianne and Etienne married and Lucern well onto his way, her crosshairs has come upon Bastien and he is feeling her breath down his neck. Bastien fears logistical problems in having Terri around for two weeks. How do you hide that you are a vampire from a woman living under the same roof for that long? It gets worse when his nephew Thomas shows up. A wannabe actor, he is preparing for a roll on Broadway playing ¯ what else ¯ a vampire! Terri is instantly charmed by Thomas who tries to lure her in helping him ¿rehearse¿. Bastien is distracted by the physical attraction to Terri, but his befuddlement is compounded by having to keep an eye on Thomas ¿ a vamp of the old style who likes to keep his fangs sharp! Matters grows worse as Kate¿s boss, Chris, has one accident after another and Kate ends up installing the editor in Bastien¿s apartment while his is being repaired. (Note for those loving an inside jest Chris is loosely based on Chris Keeslar, editor at Dorchester Publishing ¯ Lynsay¿s editor for the vamp series!). All in all, it¿s another delightful Argeneau romp that will delight readers of the series! In a bidding frenzy, Avon books bought the rights to the Argeneaus. Lissianna¿s tales in being finished with at least four more planned. So, long live the Argeneaus!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Great satirical supernatural romance

    Englishwoman Teri Simpson crosses the ocean to attend the wedding of her cousin Katie. The bridesmaid has no idea that Katie is no longer 100 percent human as the bride has converted to vampirism and is marrying into a family of vampires including her spouse.............................................. Katie asks her future brother-in-law Bastian Argeneau to allow Teri to stay at the family penthouse for the two weeks leading to the wedding. Willing to do anything for Katie, Bastian agrees. However, he might have reconsidered her stay if he knew that cousin Vincent also arrives to stay there. Vincent has a healthy appetite for female humans enjoying a LOVE BITE or two. As Bastian and Teri fall in love, he makes sure that Vincent keeps his teeth to himself especially in light of driving their housekeeper into resigning..................................... This engaging vampire romance has a biting edge to it as Lynsay Sands spoofs her previous tales and those of the sub-genre with an intelligent satirical spin. The terrific story line moves forward at a rapid pace once Teri meets the in-laws and never slows down yet makes her and the vampires seem so genuine that a nest must be residing in New York. Fans of an amusing tongue in cheek (change tongue on neck) melodramas will sink their teeth into this delightful ¿relationship¿ drama and will adore TALL, DARK, AND HUNGRY........................................... Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2013

    Handsome & compelling

    Vampires, love, mystery & lust who could ask for more?

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2013

    This is a must read

    This series and this book is different than other vampire series
    i find them hard to put down and an addictive read a great love story with an edge of science and true long lasting love

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    Marina

    Waits

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2013

    Anonymous

    The only thing i didnt understand is why they didnt pass out from the amazing sex like all the others? Favorite book amd series by far though

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 22, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    I love the Argenau family! Lynsay Sands brings a fresh perspective to the notion of vampires. It's easy to love the characters with all of their adorable quirks. If you like the first three, you'll definitely enjoy this one.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 6, 2012

    Love this series...

    The Argeneau series is a comedy, drama, love story all wrapped up in each book. Put them all together and you have an ongoing saga that builds as you read each of these stories. Each book adds more depth, texture, and richness to this family saga as each story is told.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2014

    District 8

    District 8

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  • Posted December 30, 2013

    Sands writes great vampire books. I loved the humor and the fact

    Sands writes great vampire books. I loved the humor and the fact that this particular novel wasn't dark and dreary, as so many others
    seem to be. Terri and Bastien were a wonderful couple to get to know, as was his cousin Vincent.

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  • Posted December 28, 2013

    A good read

    I like this story,the only issue is that I
    Wanted terri to find out about bastien
    Before they had sex.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2013

    Loved it!!!!

    ;+)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2013

    Love these Argeneaus!

    Bastien is my favorite character besides Lucian in the whole Argeneau Family. Love this and all of these books!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2013

    Marceline and hunter

    Marceline: *she sits in a tree her hair is long and black and she was a human but very pale for one she is wearing skinny jeans and a t-shirt* Hunter: *he stays in the shade of a tree e was the vampire in the family he is even paler then his sister and he has a buzz cut his hair black he wears jeans a t-shirt*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Awesome

    Awesome book must buy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2012

    Read Read Read

    Love this series! Keep them coming.

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