James Stuart, the Earl of Forbes has spent the last grueling 800 years
alone, never finding true love until the day he met Claire. The only problem is
that James is carrying a huge secret within him and desperately trying to keep
the world from finding out that he is indeed a vampire.
He has manage to walk among the living without being detected and only
feeds on humans who are criminals or vagrants living in alleys. One fine day he
bumps into Claire Collins and is instantly smitten and her feelings mirror his.
They spend the every possible moment they can with each other for rest of her
They day she departs he falls into a deep depressing and on impulse goes to
get her. They become fast friends and lovers.
James ex Vanessa is still pining
away for him and will stop at nothing to rid him of his new love attachment. So
James takes Claire on a trip to meet some of his historical buddies and has them
train her to battle against Vanessa.
I really liked that the romance was fast-paced not some drawn out time
consuming courtship. Plus the use of the Rosary was pretty darn clever. I am not
big on history but I really enjoyed learning some interesting tidbits and
actually craved more. I have her new book which is her prequel to this one and
I can't wait to get into it. Pick this up, you won't regret
This story takes place in the countryside of Pennsylvania where the corn
fields seem to harbor some sort evil. Steven is sent to stay with his grand
parents on their farm while his parents Bonnie and Barry try to sort out their
marital problems- basically she wants to party and run around on him and he
Around the same time Steven is headed to the farm the infamous Manson
murders have just occurred. it becomes an obsession to Steven that Manson will
escape and hunt him down to kill him. One look at Charlie on the news scared the
death out of that boy and that horrible face became imprinted in his mind.
His grandparents love having him but repeatedly warn him to stay out of
those cornfields- so of course we all know what Steven's going to do right? Run
into those damn dry husked fields and sees way more than he bargained for. He
manages to make it out and suddenly strange occurrences start to happen in the
Each night is more intense then the next....is it spirits from the
cornfield? Or could it be for some reason Mr. Manson himself would like to pay
the little boy a nice visit? Will his parents ever work it out and be able to
move on from the past? Cloris Leachman was a gem in this one, she reminded of my