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Award-winning, bestselling author Susan Squires brings you into a world of erotic temptation that comes alive at night and thrives on our darkest secrets and longings. Take the journey to an unforgettable place in the heart of darkness and desire…
A FORBIDDEN TEMPTATION…
It is 1821 and all who know the beautiful, mysterious Ann Van Helsing believe she is insane. Yet Ann’s curse is the deep psychic ability that shows her everything about another human being—their history, thoughts and desires—simply by touching them. Overwhelmed by a power she can barely control, Ann roams the quiet woods and caves near her estate, searching for an elusive peace. Here she encounters the man who will change everything…
LEAVES HER YEARNING…
To atone for an unforgivable transgression against his own kind, vampire Stephan Sincai has become a vigilante who must hunt and kill those whom other vampires have made. When Ann discovers Stephen bleeding in her cave, she reaches tries to help him. The moment she touches him she knows every fiber of Stephens being—and the knowledge is at once frightening and irresistible…
FOR ETERNAL FULFILLMENT…
Ann and Stephen are drawn together by a powerful force. As they fight against the evil surrounding them, an enemy bent on destroying them will make them choose between what they love and what they fear the most….
GRIPPING AND UNFORGETTABLE.”
Romantic Times (4 ½ star review) on The Companion
“A terrific tale ... the story line is action-packed.”
Midwest Book Review
“Blazingly hot and erotic.”
Romantic Times BOOKreviews
“Marvelously rich, emotionally charged, imaginative, and beautifully written.”
“A fantastic erotic vampire thriller.”
This book was previously published by MacMillan, St. Martin’s Press
About Susan Squires
Susan Squires is a New York Times bestselling author known for breaking the rules of romance writing. She has published five novels and a novella with Dorchester Publishing and nine novels and two novellas with St. Martin’s Press. Her contemporary Magic series with six novels and novella, is independently published. She has won multiple contests for published novels and garnered several Reviewer’s Choice awards from Romantic Times Book Reviews. She has been a finalist in the Romance Writers of America Rita Contest, and won numerous regional and national awards, including The Holt Medallion, the Golden Heart, and the Book Buyers’ Best award. Publisher’s Weekly named Body Electric one of the most influential mass market books of 2003 and One with the Shadows, the fifth in her vampire Companion Series, a Best Book of 2007. Time for Eternity, the first in her Da Vinci time travel series, received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly.
Susan has a Masters in English literature from UCLA and once toiled as an executive for a Fortune 500 company. Now she lives at the beach in Southern California with her husband, Harry, a writer of supernatural thrillers, and two very active Belgian Sheepdogs, who like to help her write by putting their chins on the keyboarddddddddddddddddddddddd.