The continuing the story of the classic TV show, Dark Shadows by series star, Lara Parker.
Dark Shadows’s two most popular characters, Barnabas Collins and Angelique, were eternally bound by love and hate. Learn 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….
LARA PARKER, whose real name is Lamar Rickey Hawkins, played the role of 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. Her books include the Dark Shadows Trilogy: Angelique's Descent, The Salem Branch, Wolf Moon Rising, and others. She lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband and daughter.