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Dark Shadows: Angelique's Descent

Dark Shadows (Volume 1)

Lara Parker

Tor Books

The dashing heir of a New England shipping magnate, Barnabas Collins captures Angelique's heart amidst the sensual beauty of Martinique, her island home. But her happiness is doomed when Barnabas becomes engaged to another. With this betrayal, Barnabas unleashes an evil that will torment him for all time. For Angelique is no ordinary woman. Raised in the mysterious art of witchcraft, she pledged her soul to darkness and became immortal. Vowing to destroy Barnabas, Angelique damns him to eternal life as a vampire—to accompany her forever. But little does Angelique understand the depth of Barnabas’s fury....

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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 on Dark Shadows: The Salem Branch

"Lara Parker paints an evocative portrait of the woman who puts Glenn Close's Fatal Attractionb character to shame."
--SciFiBulletin.com, on The Saklem Branch

 

 

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  • Lara Parker

  • LARA PARKER, whose real name is Lamar Rickey Hawkins, played Angelique on Dark Shadows. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, attended Vassar College, majored in drama at the University of Iowa, and received her MFA in creative writing from Antioch University at Los Angeles. She lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband and daughter.
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