Tuesday, February 19, 2008
I love reading Katie MacAlister's books because she writes romance either contemporary, paranormal or historical and they have a way about it that makes me laugh when I read. Her books are always fun to read and I enjoy them. The Dark Ones Series is a very good series that I loved reading and there are 5 books out in this series and I hope there will be more. Here is the description of the book from the back cover and pictures:




A GIRL’S GUIDE TO VAMPIRES $ 6.99 (Book 1)(374 Pages)




Joy Randall’s Top 5 Tips for Vampire Hunters



1. Location, location, location. Remember, if you wouldn’t be there, neither would a bloodsucker. They won’t be found dead (ha!) in places like discos, ten-minute lube shops, or Switzerland. Check the Czech Republic.

2. Trust your eyes. You know the handsome, annoyingly arrogant, self-assured man in the shadows with long hair and a cleft in his chin? He’s your vampire.

3. No matter how tempting it might be, DO NOT “ACCIDENTALLY” ACQUIRE A PAPER CUT AND SUGGEST YOUR VAMPIRE KISS YOUR FINGER TO MAKE IT BETTER. What you offer as a snack, he might take for a four-course meal.

4. From here on out, play it cool. Don’t offer to accompany your prince of the night on the talk show circuit and WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T OFFER HIM YOUR HEART.

5. And most of all, remember—being a vampire is nothing to laugh about.









SEX & THE SINGLE VAMPIRE $ 6.99 (Book 2)(371 Pages)










Allergra’s Dictionary of the Paranormal



DARK ONE n. [Origin Czech, also known as vampires] A Moravian Dark One is doomed to spend his lifetime cruising the singles’ scene in search of the one woman who can redeem his soul. You think dating is hard? Try it when you’re nine hundred years old and you’ve used every pickup line in the book. Forming a lasting relationship is even more difficult when the woman who makes your heart sing sees dead people and likes to play with demons.

SUMMONER n. [Origin English] Someone who summons ghosts, poltergeists, and demon lords. Summoners tend to hang around cities like London that are filled with portals to Hell, haunted inns, and other locations dishy with vampires might be found lurking. Most Summoners are female, which makes for difficulties when it comes to explaining to the man who haunts your dreams and fills your soul with love why your pet ghosts can be found hovering around even in the most romantic of circumstances.







SEX, LIES & VAMPIRES $ 6.99 (Book 3)(342 Pages)








CHARM SCHOOL 101


Instructors: Nell Harris, Charmer
Adrian Tomas, Dark One

Class Description: Are you responsible for lifting a centuries-old curse from the sexist vampire you’ve ever seen? Does a demon lord want to destroy you? Have you somehow inadvertently bound several mummies to your soul? If you answered yes…well, you’re in big trouble. Let us show you how the power of love can salvage even the worst of situations…not to mention the most tormented of me.


Duration: A lifetime








EVEN VAMPIRES GET THE BLUES $ 6.99 (Book 4)(359 Pages)











Paen Scott is a Dark One: a vampire without a soul. And his mother is about to lose hers too if Paen can’t repay a debt to a demon by finding a relic known as the Jilin God in five days. Half-elf Samantha Cosse may have gotten kicked out of the Order of Diviners, but she’s still good at finding things, which is why she just opened her own private investigation agency. Paen is one of Sam’s first clients and the only one to set her elf senses tingling, which makes it pretty much impossible to keep their relationship on a professional level. Sam is convinced that she is Paen’s Beloved—the woman who can give him his soul…whether he wants it or not.














THE LAST OF THE RED HOT VAMPIRES $ 7.99 (Book 5)(354 Pages)








Physicist Portia Harding’s life grounded in facts. There’s nothing that can’t be explained by logic and science…until she travels with her best friend to England and accidentally summons an ethereal virtue who bequeaths her gift of weather control to Portia.

Now Portia is walking around with a literal cloud over her head and a heart-stoppingly handsome maniac trying to kidnap her. But Theondre North is now run-of-the-mill lunatic. He’s a nephilim—the son of an angel—who needs Portia’s help to change his fate. Problem is, Portia’s down-to-earth attitude frustrates beings from both heavenly and hellish realms, and gets Theo turned into a vampire. But at least he has Portia to satisfy his new found hungers…and possibly save his soul.

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