**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
of the Vampire realm, leaving three souls trapped between
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
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.
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
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
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
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...