Authors: Kresley Cole
Tags: #Fiction, #Romance, #Paranormal, #General, #Fantasy, #Occult & Supernatural
NEW YORK TIMES
wows with the Immortals After Dark series
KISS OF A DEMON KING
"Perennial favorite Cole continues to round out her Immortals After Dark world with kick-butt action and scorching passion!"
"Kresley Cole knows what paranormal romance readers crave and superbly delivers on every page."
"Full of magic, mayhem, sorcery, and sensuality. Readers will not want to miss one word of this memorable and enchanting tale. The closer to the end I got the slower I read because I knew once the story ended I would be left craving more of this brilliant and emotionally gripping saga. ... It is truly one of the most amazing tales Kresley Cole has ever released."
--Wild On Books
"Cole deftly blends danger and desire into a brilliantly original contemporary paranormal romance. She neatly tempers the scorchingly sexy romance between Sabine and Rydstrom with a generous measure of sharp humor, and the combination of a cleverly constructed plot and an inventive cast of characters in
Kiss of a Demon King
is simply irresistible."
Demon from the Dark
is also available as an eBook
DARK DESIRES AFTER DUSK
"The snappy dialogue and sensual tormenting make this the best in the Immortals After Dark series so far!"
"Kresley Cole is a gifted author with a knack for witty dialogue, smart heroines, fantastic alpha males, and yes, it has to be said, some of the hottest love scenes you'll read in mainstream romance. ... You're in for a treat if you've never read a Kresley Cole book."
"A wonderfully romantic tale of two people from the opposite sides of their immortal world. ... I'm sure I will reread
Dark Desires After Dusk,
the love story of Cadeon the rage demon and Holly the halfling Valkyrie, many, many times as it was everything I had hoped it to be and so much more!"
--Queue My Review
DARK NEEDS AT NIGHT'S EDGE
"Poignant and daring. You can trust Cole to always deliver sizzling sexy interludes within a darkly passionate romance."
"The evolution of this romance is among the most believable and engrossing I've ever read. Cole's Immortals After Dark series continues stronger than ever with this latest installment."
WICKED DEEDS ON A WINTER'S NIGHT
"Leave it to the awe-inspiring Cole to dish up a combustible mix of sorcery and passion. One for the keeper shelf!"
"Kresley Cole ... effortlessly delivers heart-wringing romance, likeable heroines, hot heroes, and hotter sex ... set against an original and exciting paranormal mythology that keeps both the story and the reader speeding along from one high point to another."
NO REST FOR THE WICKED
"Sizzling sex and high-stakes adventure are what's on tap in megatalented Cole's sensational new paranormal release. ... One nonstop thrill ride. Brava!"
"Oh, wow! Kresley Cole writes another spine-tingling, adventurous, and passionate romance. ... I recommend readers grab a copy of Kresley Cole's
No Rest for the Wicked
today. It's a definite keeper."
--Romance Reviews Today
A HUNGER LIKE NO OTHER
"Intense action, devilishly passionate sex, and fascinating characters ... leads readers into an amazing and inventive alternate reality. ... Hot stuff!"
"Rich mythology, a fresh approach, and excellent writing make this vampire tale superb."
BOOKS BY KRESLEY COLE
The Sutherland Series
The Captain of All Pleasures
The Price of Pleasure
The MacCarrick Brothers Series
If You Dare
If You Desire
If You Deceive
The Immortals After Dark Series
A Hunger Like No Other
No Rest for the Wicked
Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night
Dark Needs at Night's Edge
Dark Desires After Dusk
Kiss of a Demon King
Pleasure of a Dark Prince
Playing Easy to Get
Deep Kiss of Winter
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I'm on a man-fast. Why bother with them? The good ones are always taken. Or they're weirdly uninterested in a capricious wild child with continuous legal problems.
--Carrow Graie, a.k.a. Carrow the Incarcerated, mercenary of the Wiccae, practitioner of love spells
My enemies have deemed me fearless. 'Tis no compliment. The only males who know no fear are the ones who have nothing to lose.
--Malkom Slaine, leader of the Trothan rebellion
Glossary of Terms
THE LIVING BOOK OF LORE
"... and those sentient creatures that are not human shall be united in one stratum, coexisting with, yet secret from, man's."
Most are immortal and can regenerate from injuries. The stronger breeds can only be killed by mystical fire or beheading.
Their eyes change with intense emotion, often to a breed-specific color.
THE HOUSE OF WITCHES
"... immortal possessors of magical talents, practitioners of good and evil."
Mystical mercenaries who sell their spells.