Maggie Montgomery, the owner of Magdalena's an elegant New Orleans boutique, gasped when she learned about the mysterious beheading of a local street person, and the trail of blood that led from the corpse to her building. Her shock turned to turmoil when she met Sean Canady, the police officer who arrived to question her…and inspired a dangerous desire. Something powerful—and beyond reason—had brought Maggie and Sean together. Something that spoke of an interwoven past, and a passionate torment that began generations before under a blood red moon. For on that night of erotic seduction, Magdalena Montgomery became a vampire, and began a century-long quest to find the one man whose love was pure enough, strong enough to save her from the darkness within...

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"Romance Laced with History and Horror"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted October 22, 2001

1840: Magdelena Montgomery's lover is murdered by group vampyre hunters which included her own father. The pair had been experimenting with the theory that their love could make him mortal once more. The effort had cost him his existance and changed Maggie's life forever. Present Day: Murder and Read more...

"A Vampire Tale with a Twisted Twist"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 22, 2001

I really liked the hero in this story a lot. Believe me, it takes a strong person to go through all Sean does for Maggie. There are also some very interesting secondary characters, especially Shane's partner, who's perfect for a book of his own. Then there's the Read more...


Beneath A Blood Red Moon
(Vampires: Book 1)
by Shannon Drake

Kensington Publishing (Zebra)
October 1, 1999
Available: November 10, 2006
ISBN #0821762982
EAN #9780821762981
352 pages
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