SEBASTIAN is the first book in National Bestselling Author Angelique Armae's Immortal Valentine series, a spin-off from The Paradisian Chronicles.
The Valentine brothers are Hell's sexiest bad boys. They're also Lucifer's most defiant nephews, working for Paradise and protecting mankind. They're half-fallen angel, half-mortal, save for Sebastian who is a triplicate soul. He's one-third vampire. He's also a rebel and fights Hell's dope dealers daily, trying to destroy their lethal narcotics trade, specifically the flow of Crypt Candy on earth.
Sophie Gates isn't your average Criminal Profiler. She's a Paradisian Scholar--an immortal human trained in the ways of Heaven and Hell. She's also a member of the archangel Gabriel's Gothic Garrison. So when a fellow Scholar turns up dead of a supernatural drug overdose, Sophie is called in to investigate the crime. She believes the killer to be a Diabolus Sacratus--a revered demonic drug lord specializing in Crypt Candy, a highly addictive, and sometimes lethal, hallucinogenic distributed among Lucifer's army.
To proceed with her analysis and help track down the murderer, Sophie is forced to work with the sexy-as-sin Sebastian Valentine, a Nephilim vampire with a stake in eNVee Laboratories. As the pharmaceutical company catering to paranormal clientele this side of Heaven and Hell, eNVee Labs is the only company on Earth capable of manufacturing Crypt Candy. Unfortunately, the main component of the drug is a residual substance found in coffins and crypts inhabited by Nephilim vampires. With evidence building against her newly assigned partner, Sophie is quick to make Sebastian Valentine her number one suspect. If only she didn't find the man as addictive as the drug he's capable of manufacturing...
Born to a fallen angel and a mortal mother, Sebastian Valentine is a prince of Hell. As a defrocked Templar, he escaped execution thanks to a Vampiric relative, and now exists as a Triplicate soul--angel, human and vampire. His hopes of redemption are slim. The only way to save him from eternal damnation is to find the one woman, deemed by fate, to be his life mate. To do so, he'd have to convince her to share his Hellish soul. And that's one sacrifice, he's certain, no sane person would dare make.
Paying back a debt owed to the archangel Gabriel, Sebastian joins forces with Sophie to hunt down a demonic killer. But to find this unholy criminal, Sebastian will have to reveal secrets of Sophie's past she's not aware of, a dark legacy that will put her next on the hit list of the Diabolus Sacratus they're hunting...
About the Author
Miss Armae's books and novellas have garnered numerous awards and nominations, including the Sapphire Award, P.E.A.R.L. Award and Word Weaving Award. Her books have also been featured on Midwest Book Review's Book Watch TV. Angelique's first novel, COME THE NIGHT, made Fictionwise's Best of the Best list, rounding out the top five best selling dark fantasy books of the year. Since the release of COME THE NIGHT, Angelique's books have made Amazon's Overall Kindle Bestsellers List (top 30), Amazon's Hot New Release List (#1) Barnes and Noble's NOOK list (top 10), iBooks Bestsellers List (top 50), Kobo's Romance Bestsellers List (top 10), Kobo's Anthology Bestsellers List (#1), Kobo's Short Stories Bestsellers List (#1), Kobo's Paranormal Romance Bestsellers List (#4), as well as various other bestsellers lists. Angelique is also an Amazon Top 100 Paranormal Romance Author.
Aside from writing, Angelique also dabbles in digital art. She is the recipient and two time nominee of the Dream Realm Award for best cover art.
When not working, Miss Armae enjoys traveling, learning about the ancient Celts, exploring history, and learning new languages. After studying design in London, England, Angelique returned to the States and studied history and French literature at Skidmore College.