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Christine Feehan - Dark Gold

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15. Dark Gold by Christine Feehan (2000)
The Carpathians Series Book 3
Length: 384 pages
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Started: 4 October 2009
Finished: 14 October 2009
Where did it come from? From Paperback Swap
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 24 March 2009
Why do I have it? I like Christine Feehan as an author

For my #15 challenge (backlist from a favorite author), I read Dark Gold by Christine Feehan. Alexandria Huton is near death when she, and her little brother, Joshua, are found by vampire hunter Aidan Savage. He saves them from a terrible fate, but in the process Alex is changed forever.

Now, she is swept into the dark world of the Carpathians - struggling with near vampiric urges and a lethargy that strikes during the day. Only Aidan, as her lifemate, can help. But can she trust him when her brother is kidnapped by a vampire bent on Aidan's destruction.

I really liked this story. Alexandria was a strong, capable woman and Aidan was extremely likable (in a 'medieval…

Amanda Quick - Desire

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14. Desire by Amanda Quick (1993)
Length: 373 pages
Genre: Historical Romance
Started: 3 October 2009
Finished: 8 October 2009
Where did it come from? From a Library Book Sale
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 April 2009
Why do I have it? I like historical romance and Amanda Quick as an author

For my #8 Challenge (author with a pseudonym), I read Desire by Amanda Quick (aka Jayne Ann Krentz). Upon her father's death while he was traveling in Spain, Lady Clare of Desire reluctantly writes to her guardian, Lord Thurston of Landry, to find her a husband. Enclosed in her missive is a "husband recipe" with four qualities which she requires her future husband to have.

Thurston sends only two candidates for Lady Clare's hand, one man who kidnapped her for four days and the other - Sir Gareth of Wyckmere - who is his 'natural son' and known as the Hellhound. Clare is astounded to learn that her wish has been granted in such a way but is determined that if she is…

Sherrilyn Kenyon - Fantasy Lover

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13. Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon (2002)
The Dark Hunters Series Book 1
Length: 368 pages
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Started: 30 September 2009
Finished: 2 October 2009
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Cherry D for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 1 August 2009
Why do I have it? I won a giveaway at Cherry's site for the best books ever.

For my #4 Challenge ('F' Word For Fall), I read Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Julian of Macedon was every woman's fantasy: tall, broad-shouldered and sexy as anything. It seemed that he would have any man's fantasy: any woman he wanted. However, for thousands of years he had been cursed to live inside a Greek spell book and fulfill every woman's deepest fantasies at the cost of his own - a woman and a family to love him.

Grace Alexander is a sex therapist whose friend believes needs a seriously sexy birthday present - a Greek love-slave to fulfill her every need for a mont…