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The Hunger

Susan Squires

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Discover a realm where anything is possible. Where peril and passion collide. Where a woman is tempted by a man she wants but can never have. A man she could destroy with just one kiss. Discover THE HUNGER

An Undeniable Desire…

The year is 1811, and vampire Beatrix Lisse has spent six hundred years trying to atone for her sins.Yet she can’t forget the one man she loved many centuries ago—until she meets John Staunton, the Earl of Langley. John is London’s most notorious rogue, but he sees an innocence in Beatrix that she no longer believed existed. But Beatrix can’t bring herself to reveal her true nature to John, even after they surrender to their fierce passion. It’s only after John abandons Beatrix that she learns he has a secret of his own…

Leads to Love that Burns Eternal…

An undercover spy for England, John’s mission is to find out who is behind the sudden shift in power in the French government. If he allows himself to get too close to Beatrix, John knows he’ll put her life in danger. But as John gets closer to completing his mission, the very person he seeks is none other than Beatrix’s centuries-old rival. With the world unraveling around them, John and Beatrix unite to fight a nemesis whose fury has no limit—even as their unquenchable passion grows more dangerous by the day…

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THE VALLEY OF THE LOIRE, GAUL, 1180
The man lay naked on the thick Turkey carpet woven in intricate red and gold, sweating with his exertions. His body gleamed in the firelight. Beatrix watched Asharti run fingers through his blond hair and pull his head back. The baring of his throat, corded with muscle, inflamed her partner within. She trembled with its demands.
Asharti caught her eye, laughing, beckoning. “Will you sample him?” she asked in that low, throaty voice that spoke of heat and sand. Her nose was long and straight, her eyes dangerous black pools lined with kohl,
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"Susan Squires has a fascinating, unique voice; she is a rare talent."
--Christine Feehan

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Susan Squires

  • SUSAN SQUIRES is a third-generation Northern Californian whose father almost disowned her for moving south of the Tehachapi Mountains to get her Master’s Degree in English Literature from UCLA. Now she lives a short walk from the Southern California beach with her husband Harry, a writer of paranormal mysteries and her biggest supporter. Belgium figures largely in her life. She owns two Belgian sheepdogs and an Anglo-Belgian warmblood mare. She has traveled extensively in England doing research for her historical novels.

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