Essence Macarthy gets a strange visitor, a lawyer bearing a locket with the initials "IC," a note from her late mother Emoni', and a large sum of money. The letter, which arrives shortly before her twenty-first birthday, tells her that more answers await in New Orleans.
The arrival of these elements comes as Essence's dreams get deeper, seemingly pointing to a past that she can't yet understand. She also starts developing powers-including increased strength, agility, and speed.
When Essence discovers a family lineage that includes vampires and a curse placed upon her family by an evil sorceress, she knows now that nothing is as it seems. Her Aunt Sybil warns her not to go to New Orleans, but she can't shake off her curiosity.
What other secrets lie in New Orleans-and is it worth the risk to find out?
A paranormal romance thriller by author Andrea D. Collins, Immortal Lovers: The Ultimate Sacrifice is a page-turner filled with suspense and passion.
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About the Author
Andrea D. Collins lives in South Carolina, where she is working on her next book. She has a bachelor of science degree in organizational management from Voorhees College and a master's degree in education from Lesley University. Andrea is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Liz Konkel for Readers' Favorite Immortal Lovers: The Ultimate Sacrifice by Andrea D. Collins is as much about the past as it is about the present. Essence has spent her life trying to discover her past, haunted by dreams she doesn’t understand, and a new found ability to cast illusions. When a mysterious lawyer appears with a message from her late mother, a locket, and two thousand in cash, Essence may finally get answers. Through her mother’s journal, she discovers how her parents met, that like her mother before her she’s a voodoo priestess, and along with her father’s identity, she learns he’s something darker, more mysterious. With her three closest friends, Essence makes plans to travel to the place where her parents met twenty-one years ago: New Orleans. As she learns the truth, her past threatens to crash into her present. Can she stop the darkness coming before she loses everyone she loves? Immortal Lovers is a romance, but at its heart is family. Everything about who her parents are has been kept a secret. Essence’s driving force is to discover her origins. Part two is told from each of her parent's perspectives, from the day they met to the day Essence was born. Andrea Collins perfectly captures the different voices and tones. Essence’s story is a lot softer, filled with wonder, cute, and sweet. She has a long time infatuation with one of her closest friends, and he may feel the same way. Her mother Emoni’s perspective is more idealistic and confident. Her father Ian’s is seductive and dark. The vampires are seductive and blood thirsty beings, but they’re also charismatic and alluring. Immortal Lovers is the perfect treat for romance lovers with magic, love, fate, tragedy, and a touch of evil.