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

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

by Lynsay Sands

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“Take a bite into fresh, fun vampire comedy…read Lynsay Sands.”

—Carly Phillips


Nobody does vampire romance quite like Lynsay Sands! Tall, Dark & Hungry is the fourth book in her insanely popular Argeneau vampire series—and she brilliantly blends laughter with steamy passion in this story about a British lass who falls hard for a tasty immortal in-law she meets when she crosses the ocean to attend a cousin’s New York wedding. Paranormal romance is hot, hot, hot! And Lynsay Sands is not only one of the pioneer authors of this subgenre…she’s one of the very best!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780505525833
Publisher: Leisure Books
Publication date: 07/06/2004
Series: Argeneau Vampire Series , #4
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 4.24(w) x 6.82(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

Lynsay Sands is the nationally bestselling author of the Argeneau/Rogue Hunter vampire series, as well as numerous historicals and anthologies. She’s been writing since grade school and considers herself incredibly lucky to be able to make a career out of it. Her hope is that readers can get away from their everyday stress through her stories, and if there are occasional uncontrollable fits of laughter, that’s just a big bonus. Please visit her on the web at www.lynsaysands.net.


London, Ontario

Place of Birth:

Leamington, Ontario

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Tall, Dark and Hungry 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 428 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
NancyD72 More than 1 year ago
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.
Guest More than 1 year ago
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!
harstan More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Vampires, love, mystery & lust who could ask for more?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
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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
3TweenMom More than 1 year ago
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.
Spooxta More than 1 year ago
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.
1usa1tallgirl More than 1 year ago
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.
Guest More than 1 year ago
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.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like vampire book? You give if Linsay Sands books a try. This book was good
bhryk0 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I am enjoying this series. In this story Bastien finds his mate.
pacey1927 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I loved "A Quick Bite", I didn't love "Love Bites", but I found some funny and entertaing bits in "Single White Vampire". Unfortunately "Tall, Dark and Hungry" is the worst of the Argeneau Vampire stories so far. I kinda liked the characters of Terri and Bastian but the story was pretty boring. Chris was an obvious device Sands manufactured into the story for no point except to add humor...and he wasn't nearly as humorous as he was in "Single White Vampire". The story dragged on FOREVER. This pretty much read like any standard romance and you could go a hundred pages without realizing this was a group of Vampires you are reading about. I wanted to like this book, truly I did. There was just too much boring sex, forced romance, and none of Sand's trademark humor. I already own the next two books. If I didn't already own them, I certainly wouldn't be seeking them out. A better paranormal romance series is Kerrelyn Sparks "Love At Stake" books. They annoy me occasionally also, but not one of those stories has ever been as nearly unreadable as this one.
hoosgracie on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Third in Sands Argeneau vampire series. In this one Lucern and Kate are getting married. Kate¿s cousin Terri arrives and romance ensues with Lucern¿s brother Bastien.
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