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....
"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