Vampire Mine (Love at Stake Series #10)

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Nothing on earth can make this vampire fall in love . . .

After 499 years of existence, Connor Buchanan has arrived at an inescapable conclusion: he is a cold-hearted SOB. He's been watching his friends—those poor romantic fools—plummet off the cliff into love like a dazed herd of sheep. But not Connor. He knows that love leads to nothing but heartache.

Until Marielle . . .

She is an angel cast down from ...

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Overview

Nothing on earth can make this vampire fall in love . . .

After 499 years of existence, Connor Buchanan has arrived at an inescapable conclusion: he is a cold-hearted SOB. He's been watching his friends—those poor romantic fools—plummet off the cliff into love like a dazed herd of sheep. But not Connor. He knows that love leads to nothing but heartache.

Until Marielle . . .

She is an angel cast down from heaven for disobedience. Trapped in mortal form, she finds a protector in Connor, a Scottish vampire haunted by a dark past. Marielle hopes to heal his broken heart and earn her way back home, but suddenly she has these . . . feelings. This strange yet pleasant physical yearning—for a vampire! Is this the work of a demon luring her into hell, or has this angel found heavenly bliss?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061958045
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/29/2011
  • Series: Love at Stake Series , #10
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 261,074
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Kerrelyn Sparks

A former tap dancer and high school French teacher, New York Times bestselling author Kerrelyn Sparks has always searched for creative ways to express herself. A prolific reader since childhood, she discovered that writing her own stories provided the ideal way to combine her loves of comedy, language, and history. And what a relief that the voices in her head have led to a paycheck instead of a padded room! A native Texan, Kerrelyn lives with her husband in the Greater Houston area.

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Vampire Mine

Love at Stakes Series, #10
By Kerrelyn Sparks

HarperCollins

Copyright © 2011 Kerrelyn Sparks
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-0-06-195804-5


Chapter One

After four hundred and ninety-nine years of existence,
Connor Buchanan arrived at an inescapable
conclusion regarding himself. He was a coldhearted
old bastard.
He slowed to a walk after checking the extensive
grounds at Romatech. He'd enjoyed zipping through
the trees at vampire speed with the cool breeze whipping
at his face and filling his nostrils with the heady
scent of newly budded leaves and flowers. But then
he'd realized why he welcomed the coming of spring.
Not for the warmer temperatures. Not for the promise
of rebirth and renewal, since he would remain
the same as he'd been for centuries. No, to be brutally
honest with himself, it was the shorter nights he
was looking forward to. That meant longer days and
more death-sleep. More time spent in utter oblivion.
No thoughts. No memories. No remorse.
The main building at Romatech Industries came
into view, and he slowed his pace even more, struck
by a sudden reluctance to reenter the facility. More
and more these days, he preferred to be alone.
Why bother with companions? Was there any
conversation he hadn't already experienced a dozen or
more times? And if he even hinted at the black
despair that threatened to engulf him, he would only
receive knowing looks from other Vamps as they
doled out the usual diagnosis. He was nearing his
five hundredth birthday, and apparently, hitting
that mid-millennium marker could plunge the most
stalwart of Vamps into a mid-life crisis.
Bull crap. Roman and Angus were both older than
him, and they were content with their lives. They're
happily married. He shoved that thought aside. He
wouldn't fall prey to that form of insanity, no matter
how old he got.
No, he was fine with being a coldhearted old bastard
He was good at it. He'd been perfecting the
condition for years. He strode through a flower bed,
trampling the new blossoms underfoot.
At the side entrance, he slid his ID card through
the security console and pressed his palm against
the scanner. When his ultra sensitive hearing
detected the faint click of the lock releasing, he pushed
open the side door and trudged down the hall to the
MacKay security office.
His footsteps echoed in the empty hallway. No one
came to Romatech on Saturday night except those
who attended Mass on the far side of the facility.
He let himself into the security office and scanned
the wall of surveillance monitors. Parking lot clear.
Corridors empty. Cafeteria empty. Heart empty. He
pushed aside that errant thought and focused on the
screen showing the chapel.
Out of habit, he searched the small congregation
to make sure Roman and his family were all right.
Connor had been officially watching over Roman
for more than sixty years now as a MacKay S&I
employee, first as head of security at Romatech, and in
recent years as personal bodyguard. Since Roman
Draganesti was the inventor of synthetic blood and
the owner of Romatech where it was produced, he
presented a tempting target for the Malcontents
who considered synthetic blood an insult and threat
to their murderous way of life.
But the hatred went deeper than that. Casimir
had been the one to transform Roman back in 1491.
The Malcontent leader had thought it would be an
amusing slap at the face of God to turn a humble
monk into a bloodthirsty, homicidal vampire. But
Roman had refused to turn evil. He'd made his own
group of good Vamps, so they could fight the
Malcontents and protect humanity.
Connor was dying on a battlefield when Roman
changed him. He owed his existence to Roman. And
his sanity. Keeping Roman and his family safe gave
him a noble purpose, noble enough to almost make
him forget what a coldhearted old bastard he truly
was.
He watched on the monitor as Father Andrew
gave his final blessing, and the congregation moved
from the chapel into the hallway. Connor's heart
squeezed at the sight of Roman's children,
Constantine and Sofia. They were as close as he'd ever
get to having children. Tino had celebrated his fifth
birthday last month in March, and Sofia would be
turning three in May. He touched the screen that
showed them prancing about the hallway. Having
to sit still during Mass must have left them with
pent-up energy that was now bursting free. He
smiled as they skipped into the nearby fellowship
hall, no doubt eager for punch and cookies. Their
mortal mother, Shanna, gave Roman a quick hug,
then chased after the children.
Connor's smile faded as he watched his Vamp
friends emerging from the chapel, nearly all of them
with a wife at his side. Most of the men had
succumbed to the silken trap of love. Poor romantic
fools. How could they remain single for centuries,
then out of the blue, one after another, plummet off
the cliff like a dazed herd of sheep? Not only had
they made themselves personally vulnerable to the
heartache and despair that came with love, but they
endangered the entire vampire world as more and
more mortal women learned of their existence.
The men seemed happy enough for now. Ignorance
was bliss, Connor supposed. They didn't see the risk.
They didn't feel the cold shadow of doom hovering
just outside their gilded cage. They had no idea how
love could drive a man to commit desperate, unthinkable
acts, destroying his own soul along the way.
He turned his head and focused instead on the
monitor that was playing the Digital Vampire Network.
A black animated bat flapped its wings while
underneath a message announced: DVN. On 24/7
because it's always nighttime somewhere.
The Nightly News came on, so Connor turned off
the mute button.
"One last item." Stone Cauffyn picked up a piece
of paper that had been pushed across his desk. "A
Vamp in Los Angeles believes he saw Casimir
several nights ago." The newscaster scanned the paper,
his face blank as usual. "I'm afraid we cannot con-
firm the report at this time."
Connor snorted. Last week, a Vamp claimed he'd
seen Casimir paddling an outrigger canoe in Bora
Bora, and the week before, someone swore he'd
spotted Casimir milking a reindeer in northern
Finland. The leader of the Malcontents had become
the bogeyman of the vampire world, spied behind
every tree and whispered about in dark rooms.
"And that concludes our broadcast for the night,"
Stone continued with his bland voice. "For all the
latest news on the vampire world, keep your televisions
tuned to DVN, the world's leading vampire
network."
Not a stellar achievement considering it was the
world's only vampire network. Connor muted the
volume as the ending credits began to roll.
He glanced back at the monitor showing the hallway
in front of the chapel. Most of the congregation
was moving into the fellowship hall. Father Andrew
appeared to be in deep conversation with Roman,
who was solemnly nodding his head. They shook
hands, then Roman proceeded into the fellowship
hall while the priest walked toward the foyer, his
leather briefcase in hand. He was leaving earlier
than usual.
Connor switched his attention back to DVN.
A commercial had started for Vampos, the after-
dinner mint guaranteed to get rid of blood breath.
A handsome male Vamp, dressed in an expensive
tuxedo, slipped one of the mints into his mouth, then
kissed his date, who, oddly enough, was dressed in
a skimpy bikini in the dark in the middle of Central
Park. On horseback. A likely scenario, Connor
thought with a wry twist of his lips, although his
gaze did linger over the woman's curvaceous body.
Bugger. How long had it been? Thirty years? Fifty?
Too damned long if he couldn't even remember. No
wonder he was a coldhearted old bastard.
Gregori, who always kept a roll of Vampos in his
coat pocket, was constantly nagging Connor to go
with him to the vampire nightclubs. Apparently, his
plaid kilt and Scottish accent would make him an
automatic "babe magnet." There was a multitude of
"hot chicks," as Gregori called them, who wanted
to relieve the boredom of immortality with a night
of screaming wild sex. Gregori claimed it was their
manly duty to keep all those Vamp women happy.
So far, Connor had declined. Attempting to cure
his loneliness with a long line of faceless, nameless,
desperate, Undead women didn't seem appealing.
Or very honorable. Hypocrite, a small voice in the
back of his mind needled him. Who are ye fooling,
pretending to be a man of honor? Ye know what ye did.
He struck the voice down and glanced back at the
surveillance monitors. Father Andrew had reached
the foyer, and he set his briefcase on the table where
Phineas had checked it earlier in the evening. As a
safety precaution, all items brought into Romatech
had to be searched.
The priest had left his overcoat on the table earlier,
but instead of putting it on and heading out the
front door, he strode across the foyer into the hall-
way on the left. Connor frowned, wondering what
the old priest was up to. The hallway was empty
except for.
"Bugger," Connor whispered as the priest marched
straight toward the MacKay security office.
He couldn't pretend he wasn't here. With a groan,
he pushed back a long strand of hair that had
escaped the leather tie at the nape of his neck while
he'd been running about the grounds.
He opened the door and stepped into the hallway.
"Can I help you, Father?"
The priest smiled. "Connor, good to see you again."
He shook hands, then peeked inside the office.
"Fascinating. I've never seen this room before. May I?"
Connor motioned for him to enter, then followed
him inside.
Father Andrew pivoted, scanning the office. His
eyebrows rose at the sight of all the weapons in the
caged-off area in the back. He turned toward the
wall of surveillance monitors. "I wanted to let you
know how much we appreciate you keeping us safe
during Mass."
Connor inclined his head. It wasn't an idle
compliment. The Malcontents had tried bombing the
chapel before. With Roman in attendance, along
with Angus MacKay and other high-profile
members of the bottle-drinking Vamp world, they were
practically begging for an attack.
The priest gestured to the screen showing the
chapel. "So you were still able to watch the service?"
"Aye." Connor didn't admit that he'd kept the
volume turned off. "I wasna here all the time. I did
four perimeter checks."
"You're very vigilant," Father Andrew said with
the hint of a smile. The silver fringe of hair
surrounding his bald crown indicated an advanced age,
yet his clear blue eyes and smooth skin lent him an
oddly youthful and innocent appearance. "Roman
and his family are fortunate to have you."
Connor shifted his weight. "Roman is verra
important."
The priest's smile widened. "You are all important
in the eyes of the Lord. I was wondering why you
volunteer to guard us every week. Surely you could
take turns with the other men? I haven't seen you at
Mass for months now."
Connor winced inwardly. He should have known
this was coming.
"I'm concerned about you," the priest continued.
"Perhaps it's my imagination, but I feel like you've
grown more isolated and unhappy in the last few
years. Roman agrees—"
"Ye talked to Roman about me?" Connor snapped.
The priest's eyes widened, but he remained quiet
until Connor felt a twinge of guilt for raising his
voice.
"Roman tells me you're approaching your five
hundredth birthday," Father Andrew said in a
soothing tone. "I've heard that can cause feelings of
depression or—"
"Bull crap."
"—or anger," the priest finished his sentence with
a pointed look. "In your case, I fear you're shutting
yourself off from your friends, which will result in
you feeling even more alone. What do you think,
Connor? Do you feel isolated?"
Not isolated enough since he was forced to endure
this conversation. He shoved the annoying strand of
hair behind his ear. " 'Tis no' the same anymore. All
the men are getting married."
"I heard that you disapprove of their relationships."
Connor shot him an irritated look. " 'Tis no' that
I want them to be lonely and miserable. They just
doona see the risk they're taking. There's nothing
more important to vampires than keeping our
existence a secret. That has been our top priority for
centuries, and they're foolishly flaunting it."
"They're in love."
Connor snorted.
"You don't believe in love?"
Connor grimaced as if he'd been poked with a
spear. Oh, he believed in love all right. Love was a
bitch.
Father Andrew watched him closely. "There's no

need to feel alone, Connor. You could come to Mass
with your friends and take Holy Communion."
The wily priest was going for the jugular. Connor
was purposely avoiding Communion. He'd been
raised to believe he would have to go to confession
first.
Father Andrew slipped on his reading glasses and
removed a Day-Timer from his coat pocket. "I'd like
to set up an appointment with you."
"I'm busy."
The priest ignored that remark as he thumbed
through the pages. "Roman would give you the time
off."
"No thanks."
"How about next Thursday evening at nine? I
could meet you here."
"Nay."
With his hand resting on an open page of his Day-
Timer, Father Andrew peered over the rims of his
reading glasses. "I've been a priest for over fifty
years. I can tell when a man is in need of
confession."
Connor stepped back, his jaw clenched. "I confess
nothing."
Father Andrew removed his glasses and fixed his
blue eyes on Connor with a hard stare. "You won't
scare me away. I will fight for you."
A chill crept over Connor's skin. The fight had
been lost centuries ago.
The priest closed his Day-Timer with a snap and
stuffed it into his coat pocket. "I assume you fought
in the Great Vampire War of 1710? And until Roman
invented synthetic blood in 1987, you survived by
feeding off humans?"
Connor folded his arms across his chest. So in lieu
of a confession, the priest was attempting an
interrogation.
"I've learned a great deal about your world in the
last five years." Father Andrew slid his glasses back
into his chest pocket. "I seriously doubt there is
anything you could tell me that I haven't heard before."
He was wrong about that. Connor motioned
toward the door to indicate that the meeting was
over.

(Continues...)



Excerpted from Vampire Mine by Kerrelyn Sparks Copyright © 2011 by Kerrelyn Sparks. Excerpted by permission of HarperCollins. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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  • Posted July 2, 2011

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    Another Fangtastic Book!

    Connor's inner turmoil comes to a head as he watches his friends one by one fall in love leaving him no choice but to throw himself into work. As the search for Casimir narrows down Connor is the first on the scene only to discover an impossible scene, an angel.

    Marielle, truly an angel fallen from heaven, is exactly what Connor needs. He becomes her protector and as their time together passes they end up falling in love. Only Marielle's love comes with a choice, to remain on earth in her human body with Connor, or to return to her beloved home.

    Lets Talk About It:

    Let me start of by saying this is one of my must read series. As soon as the book comes out get it now must read type of series. One of two or three that fall into this category.

    And it doesn't disappoint. Through out the series I've become very fond of each character introduced and Connor is no exception. So I was happy to see this book would be about him, knowing he would finally find someone to call his own, however, it wasn't just about him and Marielle.

    One of the best things about Kerrelyn Sparks books is that it is full of plots. It's never just about the main characters falling in love. It continues on with the story set in previous books, weaves a new thread, introduces new characters and ends a chapter previous set in the series.

    I have never been disappointed with any of the books in the series. Each book keeps getting better and better.

    If you haven't picked up this book yet what are you waiting for? Trust me this one you don't want to miss!

    Melissa
    Reviewer for 1000 + Books to Read

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 25, 2011

    Love at stake? Not so much...

    I read How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire, the first book in this series, and absolutely loved it! The underground Vamp culture, abilities, and characters that were created in that first book were hilariously endearing.

    Now I enter into the 10th installment of the Love at Stake series and am reintroduced to Connor Buchanan. Connor is a vampire on the cusp of his 500th birthday and is going through what his friends are calling a mid-life crisis. Is he buying fancy cars and being a sugar daddy to countless 200 year old whipper snapper vampire women? No... Instead, he's wallowing in the sorrows and deeds of his long existence. He feels he is unworthy of anything good; he's convinced that he is bound to a shame/guilt filled un-life until he can finally die and take his earned place in Hell. Connor has no problems risking his neck in the name of duty and often disregards orders in order to place himself in dangerous situations.

    It is during one of his defiant bouts that his path crosses with a severely wounded (but of course very beautiful) woman he believes to be a vampire severely wounded because she wanted to spare lives during an attack on humans just moments before. He decides that he must have her wounds tended so that he can question her on the events of the evening, so he gathers her in his arms - against her semi-conscious protests - and transports her to his home base. It is soon accidentally discovered that she is an angel of death, not a vampire, and Connor must transport and guard her until the Vamp organization can determine what should be done with her.

    When the woman regains consciousness, we learn that her name is Marielle and that she is a rebellious deliverer of souls (aka angel) who has been swayed by her compassion one too many times. She was banished by the Heavenly Host for wanting to spare the lives of three children that were killed during the vampire attack that evening. De-winged and bleeding from the wounds inflicted during her conflict/banishment, all Marielle wants is to return to Heaven and to do so, she believes it is her duty to help Connor and his Vamp society protectors take down their #1 enemy.

    And so begins their tale...

    My overall impression is that it is a cute book, but probably not one that I would actively recommend...

    I liked Connor and Marielle separately as well as together. Marielle's naivety surrounding the mortal world and the inner workings (including going to the bathroom) were cute and that made her endearing to me. Connor is a man's man who is sexy, brave, and flawed in a sexy "I-want-to-save-him" kind of way. My biggest complaint regarding Connor was his always present self doubt berating; I simply tired of hearing him say again and again that he's a "cold hearted bastard" and unworthy of peace, happiness, and love...

    There were a lot of 'in between' moments in the story, where it felt like I was just waiting for something to happen, but nothing really did. The action that did take place, no matter the placement in the book/story, was quick to happen & move on, leaving me thinking, "that's it?" The true action of the story took place within the last 60'ish pages. All the build up between Connor and Marielle ended on an anti-climatic note that felt rushed and/or forced and eluded to an outcome that is so similar, if not identical, to the other couples employed by Romatech.

    After finishing the book, I questioned if it was real

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 22, 2011

    Awesome Book! A MUST READ!

    I have enjoyed reading every book in this series. They make you laugh, love & cry. I have to admit when I read a little about this one I wasn't too excited about reading it. It seemed really out there. I know a vampire book sounding out there!

    But, once you start reading your hooked. I loved this book more the any of the last 9 or even the one after (which I just finished!). It was so worth it! And if you have read any of them... you might be like me waiting for Conner to be the one falling in love. Knowing it would be huge... And, it didn't disappoint! The revelations revealed are truly astounding!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 17, 2011

    IT WAS OKAY

    I have read all of the Love At Stake books and although it is not one of my favorites you do get to glimpse some of your favorite characters in the series. The angel was pretty comical.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 23, 2011

    For You Are Mine, Vampire Mine, At Last

    Review of Vampire Mine
    Remember that song "At last" by Etta James? "At last, my love has come along. My lonely days are over, and life is like a song. Oh, yeah, at last." Well, you'd better start humming it along with this review because at last Kerrelyn Sparks has written a book for Connor Buchanan--499 year-old vampire and heartthrob in her newest book, Vampire Mine, from her Love at Stake series.
    Connor is reaching that "middle age" where all vampires start to get a bit grumpy and depressed about life. Almost to that 500 year mark and Connor's feeling like quite the compassionless dog that he thinks he is. And who would blame him? All of his friends have found themselves mortals or other vampire wives, and started to act like idiots. Idiots without their heads properly attached, but not Connor. He knows that no amount of love or years gone past can make his heart heal. Although, hunting down Casimir and his band of evil vampires, the Malcontents, has helped with his sense of justice and given us a fair bit of entertainment too.
    A lead for Casimir brings Connor to Mount Rushmore, where he finds a naked woman who has been scorched on her back. He can hardly believe his eyes at the burns, but also the woman is drop dead beautiful. Thinking she might be a rebelling Malcontent, he rushes her to Romatech lab where he hopes to get treatment for her.
    While frantically trying to help the burnt woman, Shanna Draganesti-a mortal, touches the mumbling woman, and instantly crumples to the floor with her heart slowing. The naked woman's burns are especially worse across her shoulder blades, as if searing something off the bone; the burnt woman is gorgeous beyond belief; and now Shanna lies in a heap on the floor dying. Connor realizes, as does Roman, Shanna's husband, that Connor has rescued an angel of death. Drop dead beautiful, indeed.
    Marielle has just been kicked out of heaven. She's rebelled against orders a few too many times, but in her defense she just couldn't handle her job as an angel of death any more. There were so many times that she wished she could be a Healer instead. Now there's handsome Connor who is trying to help her with her new human form and her wounds. Marielle just wants to go back home, but Connor is a tall, red-haired man who makes her feel very strange inside her new body, a nice kind of strange. She wants to touch him. And as she comes to find out, Connor is a vampire-a Cheater of death. She wants to touch a vampire? Surely that can't help her get back into heaven.
    As Connor helps Marielle heal, Marielle realizes that Connor needs a bit of nursing himself. He's got a thick wall around his heart, and as Marielle tries to get her balance as a human while fighting off a demon, she wants to break down that barrier. But would it help her get back into heaven? What should she do with this very human lust she has for Connor? And more importantly, what can she do with her heart that has gotten attached to Connor?
    Connor comes to find out that Marielle has a gift at defending herself, and maybe she can help with the cause of stopping Casimir and his Malcontents once and for all. And if she assists maybe that could help Marielle back into heaven, which she seems to want more than anything, heartbreakingly more than she wants him. But he had no chance with her anyway, right? He's a vampire. She's an angel. Would a bona fide angel ever fall for a Cheater like him? Or could he hope for

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2013

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    How old should a reader be to read this book.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2013

    Biteme

    Read this twice.

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  • Posted July 11, 2013

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    I wasn't very sure about having Connor as the main character, bu

    I wasn't very sure about having Connor as the main character, but I have to say I LOVED his story!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    Good read!!!

    At first, I wasn't sure I was going to like this book in the series. The other books are really good and I was disappointed in the beginning of this one. Actually, I started it and then picked up another in her series after about 50 pages. Good thing I decided to go back to this one. It ended up being just as good as the other Stake series and Maribelle became one of my favorite heroines.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Great series!!!

    Great love story! Could not put down & went to next book, but don't read out of order. It gives spoilers for twists!!!

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  • Posted May 26, 2012

    Recommend

    You would have to read the other book by Kerrelyn Sparks. I did enjoy the book very much.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Angels, Demons and Vamps..Oh My!

    This is by far my favorite book in the series. I love how the author incorporates angel/demon lore into the story which makes things very interesting. The character development was great, and you learn new details about your favorite vamps. Sparks' use of humor and comic relief is one of her best assets in the series. Definately a must read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2012

    I love this series, but this book has me disappointed. I can on

    I love this series, but this book has me disappointed. I can only hope that the rest of the series will pick up to the quality of the first ones in the series. Mixing Heaven, angels and religion into the book didn't work for me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2012

    Great ending

    Did not like the first 1/3 of the book but loved the last 2/3 of it!

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  • Posted December 23, 2011

    Great Read!

    The audio books in this series are well read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2011

    Omg, this story will leave u in tears. I loved every minute of it.

    this particular story had me by the pages and i couldnt put it down, and had me crying for more

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  • Posted December 2, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    fing loved it

    omg i so loved this book made me laugh,cry,and on my toes all at the same tome. i very much recomend reading it on nook or papaer back.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2011

    Best of the series

    I loved this book. One of the best from this entire series. Cant wait for more.

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  • Posted November 3, 2011

    Jumped the shark

    This series has always been fun but didn't take itself too seriously. This last book seemed silly. Characters were flat and/or undeveloped. Major events got very little reaction, silly scenes took more pages than they were worth.

    I'd get it as a library book, but I wouldn't purchase this one.

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  • Posted October 6, 2011

    Love it

    Two thumbs up

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