"A Dark and Suspenseful Paranormal tale"
FBI Special Agent in Charge Diana Reyes decides to go
undercover to flush out a killer who has already tortured
and murdered two women. She believes the killer selected
his victims from patrons of a hot New York City club, the
The Lair tends to draw those interested in living life on
the dark side. Diana has known her share of darkness.
After witnessing the shooting death of her law enforcement
officer father, Diana had lived fast and loose before
coming to grips with the dark forces driving her. Little
does she know that darkness is about to find her once more
in the form of the club's sexy owner, Ryder Latimer.
Ryder is a vampire. Once he had been a southern physician
tending to the Civil War wounded. When a band of marauding
vampires decided to take advantage of the carnage, Ryder
survived but his life was forever changed. Fortunately a
friend and fellow physician by the name of Danvers had
in and helped him to control his blood lust. Each
of Danvers, physicians all, had inherited the job of
Ryder's keeper. His current keeper is a young woman named
Melissa who had answered the call of duty following her
parent's untimely death in a car accident.
Ryder, who had
allowed his wife and family to believe he'd become a
casualty of the battlefield, had watched helplessly as
everyone he cared about aged and passed on. In his 140
years as a vampire he had never allowed his heart to become
involved again. Yet something about the feisty young
detective lights a fire in him that can't be extinguished.
He is sure he's seen her in his dreams. Diana however has
had nothing but nightmares and Ryder knows he can't really
give her what she needs.
He should be her top suspect, but in spite of her own
fears of losing the people she loves, Diana finds the
brooding nightclub owner irresistible. Together they begin
a dark dance that will lead them to the identity of the
killer. If they survive will their love endure?
Darkness Calls is an intoxicating mixture of suspense, the
paranormal, and dark forbidden romance. This tale will not
fail to keep the reader turning pages as the author
alternately thrills and tugs at the heartstrings. Lovers
of dark romantic suspense will love this tale and will be
looking forward to Danger Calls, Book 2 - which is the
of Ryder's current keeper Melissa Danvers, and Sebastian
Reyes a rebel computer whiz and the younger brother of
Copyright © 2006
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted October 30, 2006