Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent

Dark Shadows (Volume 1)

Lara Parker

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Dark Shadows’s two most popular characters, Barnabas Collins and Angelique, were eternally bound by love and hate. Now actress Lara Parker, Angelique herself, tells the story of how it all began.
 
The dashing heir of a New England shipping magnate, Barnabas Collins captures the heart of the exquisite, young Angelique amidst the sensual beauty of Martinique, her island home. But Angelique’s brief happiness is doomed when Barnabas deserts her and becomes engaged to another. With this one betrayal, Barnabas unleashes an evil that will torment him for all time.
 
For Angelique is no ordinary woman. Raised in the mysterious black art of voodoo witchcraft, she long ago pledged her soul to darkness and became immortal. Vowing to destroy Barnabas, a vengeful Angelique damns him to eternal life as a vampire—a companion to accompany her forever. Little does Angelique understand the depth of Barnabas’s fury....

This edition of Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent has been updated by the author with an all-new final chapter.

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Barnabas woke trembling, his heart pounding, his breath coming in gasps. An enormous weight seemed to be pushing down on his body, and his limbs felt sluggish and bound. He dug his fingers into the pillow smothering his face, and clawed his way out of the dream. For a long moment he lay panting in the darkness, floating out of the nightmare, feeling himself drift as the harrowing visions spiraled down into a deepening vortex.
He rolled over with a sigh and forced open his eyes. Reaching for the sheets, he stroked their cool surfaces with his fingertips; then he twisted toward

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Praise for Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent

“Parker’s spellbinding plot and descriptive prose will please those who love a supernatural romance. She has captured the characters, the dialogue, and the spirit of the show perfectly.”
—RT Book Reviews
 
“Inspired by the 1970s television show Dark Shadows, Parker writes a layered story.”
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LARA PARKER, whose played Angelique on Dark Shadows, lives in Topanga Canyon, California.

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Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent
Lara Parker

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
April 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765332608
ISBN10: 0765332604
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 432 pages
$14.99

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Mass Market Paperbound
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
December 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765369161
ISBN10: 0765369168
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 432 pages
$7.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
April 2012
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429964661
ISBN10: 1429964669
432 pages
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