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THE PROTECTORATE by ANGELIQUE ARMAE

Summary

**2005 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST SHAPESHIFTER ROMANCE**
**2005 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST OVERALL PARANORMAL**

A Quasi Vampire...
An evil entity older than time...

In Regency Ireland, a dark legacy re-emerges from the depths of the Vampire realm, leaving three souls trapped between two worlds...

Donovan Bramwell is heir to an ancient Celtic vampire kingdom and its earthly branch known as the Night Watch, a secret organization made up of vampires and humans protecting the mortal realm. But when the time comes for him to ascend to the throne, Donovan refuses. He's been harboring a deadly secret, a bite inflicted by an evil entity. And only Donovan knows he's the one soul capable of destroying the very world he was born to protect. Now his enemy has returned and Donovan is determined to save the Night Watch, even if it mean's sacrificing his own soul. But as Donovan prepares to carry out his secret plot, a female quasi vampire thwarts his plans and forces him to relive issues he's spent centuries trying to forget...

Born a royal Celt with Vampyric blood, Iceni lost her family and her tribe to the Romans and the deadly vampires who befriended the Empire. After spending centuries trying to fight the dark souls who took away her world, Iceni now has the chance to finally avenge her parents' deaths and take back the sacred relic housing her father's ancient powers. But to do so, she needs Donovan Bramwell to join her cause. And considering she didn't exactly use conventional means to get the man's attention, she must first convince the Night Watch heir she's not the enemy...

Suffering from a bite gone wrong, Vastos, a Vampyric prince older than time, returns to man's world determined to cure the ailment inflicting his soul. But to do so, he must fight his greatest antagonist—Donovan Bramwell—the one soul keeping him alive, yet causing his demise. Vastos has two choices, conquer the Night Watch and take the throne away from Donovan, or destroy Iceni and take full control of her father's powers. And to a dieing vampire, choosing one option over the other really doesn't matter...

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"Terrific fantasy"
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 18, 2006

In 1815 Ireland Donovan Bramwell is a mixed breed part vampire and part mortal. His grandfather heads the Protectorate, an organization consisting of vampires and humans at war with the malevolent Upyran Vampires sect that sees mortals as the lowest rung of the food chain. Donovan hates both sides. When Read more...


"A unique story of vampires and vampire hunters!"
Reviewed by Chere Gruver
Posted February 18, 2006

Donovan Bramwell is a quasi, half Vampire and half mortal. He is also the next in line for the leadership of The Protectorate, an organization of Vampires and mortals locked in an age-old combat with the evil Upyran Vampires. An organization Donovan has wanted nothing to do with since Read more...


 

The Protectorate
(Book 1: The Dead Walker Vampire Novels)
by Angelique Armae

Imajinn
October 1, 2005
Available: February 23, 2007
ISBN #1893896366
EAN #9781893896369
Paperback (reprint)
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Other Books by
Angelique Armae

Shadows of the Soul
Come the Night
McNamara's Ghost
Come The Night

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