Caressed by the Edge of Darkness by Amanda J. Greene
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Hardened by centuries of torture, former blood slave, Gabriel Erhard, is driven by an insatiable need to destroy his enemies. Violence darkens his battered soul, leaving no place for mercy in his world. Gabriel’s only desire is vengeance—until he finds her.
Seized by vampires, bound as a slave, and placed on the auction block, Jordan Culver is instantly entranced by the dangerous male who claims her. Jordan’s new captor vows to set her free, but his haunted gaze burns with savage desire and his wicked kiss makes her crave his touch and…complete surrender.
While Gabriel battles his enemies, he will break every sacred law to achieve his ultimate goal—uniting the Outcast Society and creating a new vampire Clan. But the distracting human with mesmerizing violet eyes jeopardizes his plans. With very soft whisper she evokes his tormented memories, testing his sanity and challenging his every boundary. Can Jordan help him overcome the miseries of his past and find a future with her?
Read the Rulers of Darkness Series
Be seduced by the first ruler of darkness, Dorian, in Caressed by Moonlight
Get swept away by Dimitri’s alluring charm in Caressed by Night
Surrender to Hadrian in Caressed by a Crimson Moon
Fall in love with Falcon in Caressed by Shadows
Caressed by Moonlight (Rulers of Darkness #1)
Dorian Vlakhos is no ordinary aristocrat. He is a vampire king, who will do anything to save his clan from complete annihilation, before an ancient curse can claim his immortal life.
Penniless and orphaned, Victoria Kingston has nothing to bring to a marriage, yet she must shackle an unsuspecting gentleman into marriage by the end of the month or forfeit her rights as guardian of her younger sister. With the help of her dearest friend, Victoria begins her hunt, and vows to stay far away from the dark, mysterious, Dorian Vlakhos.
After meeting the beautifully innocent Miss Kingston, Dorian had to have her. He would do absolutely anything to make Victoria his. One sweet stolen kiss would bring them together while a force, more powerful than any vampire, would bind them for all eternity, but treachery, war, and death rule Dorian’s dark world and Victoria would be fortunate to survive.
Broke and homeless due to the death of their parents 22 year old Victoria Kingston and her little sister Margaret are forced to leave their country home. They go to live with their father’s sister Nelly. Since Tori looks like her mother and Nelly hated her mother she hates Tori. She gives Tori one month to get married or else she’s homeless again and will never see Margaret ever again. Prince Dorian Vlakhos of the Malonas clan has come to London to try to get the hunters attacking his clan to follow him. Dorian isn’t only in danger from the hunters, someone in his clan is a traitor. Witches, vampires, shape-shifters and treachery abound in this fast paced action packed paranormal romance. Jumping right into book 2, I couldn’t put this book down. 5 fangs
Caressed by Night (Rulers of Darkness #2)
Dimitri Arsov, the last remaining pure vampire, was thought to be dead for the past four hundreds years. Now, he is back and has a score to settle with the traitor that had tried to kill him centuries ago. But as he waits for his prey to blindly step into his carefully laid trap, his overwhelming hunger for blood is triggered when he saves a beautiful art historian.
Kerstyn Ingmar’s life was normal and straight up boring until the night she is rescued by the dangerously sexy, powerfully mesmerizing, Dimitri. Unable to resist his diamond blue eyes and intense kisses, she is drawn into his world of darkness and closer to her impending doom.
While their desire consumes them, Dimitri is haunted by images of a bloody and deadly future. As his enemies draw near, he must find a way to save his mate from her destiny before fate destroys them both.
Kersten Ingmar is having a really bad week, she’s lost her job, her apartment, and her car is broke down. Then to top it all off she’s almost attacked leaving the bar one night. She’s rescued by a sexy dark and dangerous stranger. Dimitri Arsov is in Vegas for two reasons, to get revenge on the man who tried to kill him and to find his mate. He knows she’s in Vegas but he doesn’t know where or who she is yet. Can he save his mate from death or is her fate set in stone? Will he get his revenge or will it cost him everything? I couldn’t put this book down and read it in one sitting so glad I can dive right into book 3.
Caressed by a Crimson Moon (Rulers of Darkness #3)
Consumed by madness and tormented by dark memories of blood and death, Hadrian Lucretius, King of the Validus Clan, has returned after living in self-imposed exile for nearly three hundred and fifty years.
To maintain peace with the vampires, Eva Maldonado is offered as a sacrifice to the crazed vampire king by her father, the alpha of the Silveria Shifter Pack. Hadrian’s reputation is both legendary and lethal; he is ruthless, bloodthirsty, lusty, and soulless. When Eva arrives at the ancient fortress high in the Carpathian Mountains, she is shocked to find a ravaged man with dark burning eyes filled with loneliness and dangerous desire.
Would she be his lover…or his prey? His savior…or his victim? Would Hadrian lure her into madness or would their perilous passion be their redemption?
What does a half-breed shifter and a half_crazed king have in common?Absolutely nothing or so you would think but when Eva Maldonado and King Hadrian Lucretius meet,the attraction is instant. Can they keep their hands off each other? Is Eva’s love enough to help him keep his sanity? Will he be able to help Eva through whatever is happening to her? I really enjoyed the interaction between Eva and Hadrian and how they finally felt safe enough to tell their deepest darkest secrets to each other. What’s not to love about shifters, sexy vampires and curses? Glad I can continue with book 4.
Caressed by Shadows (Rulers of Darkness #4)
Black Knight, Falcon Kenwrec is powerful, relentless, and fiercely loyal, his only allegiance – to his king. But he is torn between duty and desire when the war between the vampire clans and the Red Order hunters escalates and the enemy captures the one woman he longs to claim as his own, Sonya Rebane, Queen of the Voidukas Clan. Falcon will risk everything to save her, even if it means forsaking his king.
After weeks of imprisonment, Sonya is stunned when the chivalrous knight that she has secretly loved from afar appears outside her cell. As they fight and struggle to elude their enemies, they must battle their overwhelming attraction for each other and their love that is forbidden.
As every perilous moment draws them closer together, every smoldering kiss drives them to the brink of a passionate destruction. Will they be able to resist temptation? Or will their love be their ruin?
If you’ve read the other books, and you should, you know Falcon is a black knight and King Haridan’s second and friend. Queen Sonya Rebane is kidnapped by the Red Order and all Falcon can think to do is rescue the Queen. He leaves his king and clan behind to save his love, even though he knows they can never be together. Sonya knew she was going to be kidnapped,she just didn’t know the reason why she had to let herself be captured. I really like that Sonya isn’t one of those poor helpless damsels in distress, she kicks some serious ass. Can Falcon save Sonya in time? Can they find a way to be together or will they forever suffer? Another action packed paranormal romance with some very well written steamy sex , and a hot as hell hero. Can’t wait for the next book.