How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake Series #1)

How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake Series #1)

by Kerrelyn Sparks
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How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2292 reviews.
love4romance More than 1 year ago
I just love this series! I would recommend it to anyone. There is romance, comedy and drama all rolled into one! Great series to read!
LadyJaxel More than 1 year ago
Got this as a freebie but I would have paid for it. I enjoyed the characters sense of humor. Will buy the entire "Love at Stake" series. I loved the fact that they had their own culture, TV shows and personalities. Sometimes I wonder if some of my friends could be Vamps! Thanks Ms. Sparks for a truly entertaining read. I now like Vampire love stories.
Butterfly530 More than 1 year ago
Shanna has been placed in Witness Protection because of a Russian Mafia hit. She thinks her new life is boring until the phone rings, her new location is discovered, and a mysterious man needs her help. You see, Shanna is a dentist and this mysterious man needs her help to put his tooth back in. She knows the Russian Mafia have found her, but he is innocent and she needs to protect him. Our mystery man is non other than Roman Draganesti, a very rich and successful scientist, who just so happens to be a vampire missing one of his fangs. Now how he lost his fang is a rather humorous/embarrassing story ... I read some of the other reviews posted and I am not sure they read the same book. This book is funny! I loved how Roman instantly knows that Shanna is special, but he is so out of practice in dealing with mortals!!
hayklaymom More than 1 year ago
This book was great. I almost didn't get the book after looking at a review. All I can say is they obviously didn't read it or they don't like the genre. Great charachters and story. I am looking forward to reading other books in this series. Read it before you judge it.
Laura84 More than 1 year ago
I'd almost describe this as Twilight with a lot more sex. It's a very good book, captivating story, and is very well-written. The development is great and there are no lingering questions at the end of the book and no points where I was confused by anything written. The 2 main characters are pretty fleshed out, and the vampire back-story and related issues were well-explained. The only 2 criticisms I can offer are: 1, It did end rather abruptly in my opinion, but everything was neatly wrapped up so I can't really complain too much and there are more books in the series.. and 2, Roman the vampire doesn't seem to use any other expletive but "God's blood" and it does get a bit tedious to keep hearing that in your head over and over again. BUT even with all that "God's blood" it's still a great book and I'd definitely recommend it if you like vampire romance novels.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is a worthwhile read. But I think "Harriet Klausner" really needs to get a life or a job somewhere annoying someone else!! It's so unnecessary and rude to plot spoil books like she does EVERY time!! They should limit the space to 3 or 4 lines to "rate the book", then annoying biddies like Harriet Klausner can't wreck it for everybody!!!
papillonnoir More than 1 year ago
I got this as a 'Free Friday' nookbook, and I figured why not? I knew this was going to be a one of a kind of book. I mean, read the the's Romance for crying out loud! I got everything I expected from this story and I can't wait to read the rest.
HazelTessera More than 1 year ago
I struggled through this book, and it was a relief when it ended. The characters need filled out more, and the pace needed slowed down. It was completely unbelievable in places -- the vampires have a cable channel, a huge, multi-national synthetic blood corporation, and annual vampire-only balls, and they are surprised that the CIA knows that they exist? It would've helped if things were taken at a slower pace and the characters had time to develop, or if the setting of the story was a little more filled out. At times the characters seem to be talking in a vacuum, with little or no sense of what the setting of the scene is, or how that makes anyone feel.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is just the first in a fun paranormal romance series. I enjoyed the characters, the comic - thriller touch to the paranormal story of the female dentist with a contract out on her being called in to treat a vampire with a lost fang which needs to be replaced, whose father works in a secret force wanting to take out all vampires, as well as the war between two groups of vampires: those who just want to peacefully coexist with mortal humans and the traditionalists who regard humans as nothing more than dinner. As fortheporn complaints, very little physical sexual activity occurs, it is almost all a mental connection, and it is only a short side piece in the book. This book does introduce many of the characters who will be the hero/heroine of later books in the series.
Terpsichore-3 More than 1 year ago
This was very funny. I could not stop laughing at the characters and their situation. I know this book is in the romance section but it should be in comedy section. If one decides to read this book just remember the words "I'm thinking...".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a cute book and good start to the series. The thing I like the most about this series is that you hear about the characters in the books to follow so their story contiunes.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I hate to be the one to break a trend of great reviews but I did choose this book based on the reccomendations and I was disappointed. I got the sense it was trying very hard to be humorous but never quite made it all the way. While the situations held potential for laugh out loud fun they just never quite made it past mildly amusing very mild. The relationship between Shanna and Roman is hard to buy and Roman as a character is hard to believe. As vamps go, he isn't exactly cool or believable. Ultimately, the (questionably) dangerous situation they find themselves in lacks the heat and intensity that could have been the redeeming grace of this story and all the solutions are simply too easy. In the end there is no real resolution to the plot that sparked Roman and Shanna's relationship nor is any thought given to the obstacles inherent in their relationship.
katiebatie More than 1 year ago
This is not exactly what I expected. While I have no issues with it, I was not expecting the erotic level to be what it was... its a bit more explicit that I expected from reading the summary. My only complaint was the authors use of he term "God's blood" If I never hear that term again it will be too soon. Way over used, and not sure why it was necessary. The book's character is a vampire who used to be a monk, who still has some of the church's beliefs, why would he use this term. Seemed like just a way to (unnecessarily) show this is a vampire story. I got it for free one friday, I wouldn't have bought it, but it was a good read for a weekend.
Pebby2702 More than 1 year ago
I have to say from the title I wasn't really expecting a good read but damn! The love scenes in this book were some of the best I've ever read and I didn't expect there to be any when I started the read. There is a good mix of action and I really enjoyed the story line. I'm hoping the story gets a sequel.
Michyland More than 1 year ago
I admit it, I bought this book because I thought the tittle was clever. I read an excerp and was funny so I got it. But OMG, it's so funny! The character are funny, well created and overall endearing. I admit, the part of how they met, lmao. Excellent story, I'm a devoted fan of the whole series!
romance_lover1 More than 1 year ago
Roman Draganesti has been around for over 500 years and thought darkness would be his only friend. then when testing a product for Romantech industies Roman finds himself in need of help from a dentist. thats when he meets Shanna Whelan whos a member of the witness protection program because of witnessing her friend's gruesome murder from the Russian Mafia. Shanna finds herslf in a bind in the fact that she might have to quit her job because of her fear of blood. with the help of Roman and some of his Vampire friends they will have to help Shanna conqueror her fear and put Romans fang back before sunset! with Shanna's life at stake over countless assassination attempts on her life Roman will have to go against things he believes in to protect the one he loves. this is the first book by Kerrelyn Sparks that i've read and i cant wait for more. This book is full of Adventure of Mind, Body & strength. Praise for Kerrelyn Sparks!!!!!!!!
romantic_ronin27 More than 1 year ago
So far I haven't found a vampire romance book I could put down and walk away from. This is it. I could never really get into the plot or even the characters, and the diction left something to be desired. I wouldn't recomend this to avid vamp fans, though it did have it's 'lol' moments. It was a Black Dagger Brothehood novel without the awesomeness.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the second time I have read this book! It never gets old I love the story of Roman and Shanna! This series is close to my heart! A must read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This series is a very talented reader. Her imagination and story building skills keeps me entertained for hours. I highly recommend the art staked series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This started it all. Could not put it down. I have the paper back now it's on my nook. A feel good book. Read it ! re-read it ! Wonderful the best Thanks Kerrelyn Sparks !
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the book!!!! I mean it say some not kid words. But it is awesome. Who agess with me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Like reading a stupid soap opera written by someone in jr high. So pointless. I can't believe I bought this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is Twilight meets 50 Shades. Just as in 50 Shades, there are repetitive phrases used througout the book that I found annoying. I found this to be an entertaining, light read. Nothing great, though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really, this is poorly written and mindless. Stupid plot, bad dialogue, etc. I am glad I only paid $.99 for this book. Misleading title, too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was better than i expected it would be. The sucky thing though, is that the author doesnt continue with will happen after this book! Please continue!!!!!