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"finally we get Victor's tale!"

Elvi went on a fun-in-the-sun vacation to Mexico. Instead of drinks with funny umbrellas, she found herself being the main drink for a vampire! What a drag, especially when maker did a drink 'n run, leaving poor Elvi struggling to deal with her new vamp state. For five years Elvi has toddled through her new situation, dealing with the downside of being undead. There are a few perks, such as not aging, but still, being a vamp should come with a "how to be a vamp and survive" book, she thinks.

Victor Argeneau (finally we get Victor's tale!) has lived alone for centuries, having lost his beloved to vampire hunters. Since then, his sole focus has been hunting down rogue vampires to eliminate them, so no other innocent vamps are slaughtered for their misdeeds. His attention is drawn to Elvi when her friends place a want ad for a male vamp, matchmaking the objective. Victor isn't sure it's a real vamp or someone just playing a joke, so he goes to check it out. He is shocked to learn the whole town is aware that Elvi is a vampire, but more importantly, Elvi is real and just what his heart craves. However the vampire council dedicated to keeping a low profile for the good vamps, sees this situation as something that cannot go on.

Lynsay Sands takes a chance giving us not young and beautiful vamps, but older ones, and the risk is endearing, once again keeping this series fresh and original. The problem with any series, is to conjure that vital spark that made it special to begin with. Each time, Sands does just that.

Fans will be very happy campers as another Angeneau tale comes in January and February, giving you three in a row.

Reviewed by: Deborah MacGillivray, author

Reviewed by Deborah Macgillivray
Posted December 27, 2007

SUMMARY

Who knew being undead could make life so much more fun?

FATE GAVE HER FANGS . . .

Ever since an accident turned her into a knockout vamp, Elvi Black’s been catching her z’s in a coffin, staying out of the sun, and giving up garlic. She knows there’s more to being undead than what she saw in Dracula, but she can’t very well ask her mortal friends about proper biting etiquette. But when her neighbors placed a personal ad for her in the local paper, she never imagined she’d meet Victor Argeneau, a vampire who could have his pick of any woman—dead or alive.

HE’LL SHOW HER HOW TO USE THEM . . .

Rich, powerful, and drop-dead gorgeous, Victor’s the perfect man for a novice neck-biter like Elvi. He’s willing to teach her everything he knows, but he’ll have to do it fast. Someone’s out to put a stake through her new vamp life, and only Victor can keep her safe – and satisfied – for all eternity.

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Author's Note: **If you wish to read the series in order, please go by Book number and not by publishing date as they were published out of order.**

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The Accidental Vampire
(Argeneau: Book 7)
by Lynsay Sands

Avon
December 1, 2007
Available: December 26, 2007
ISBN #0061229687
EAN #9780061229688
384 pages
Paperback
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Lynsay Sands

Under a Vampire Moon
The Bite Before Christmas
The Reluctant Vampire
Hungry For You
Born to Bite
Bitten By Cupid
The Renegade Hunter
The Immortal Hunter
Devil of the Highlands
The Rogue Hunter
Eternal Lover
Vampire, Interrupted
Vampires Are Forever
Holidays Are Hell
Highland Thirst
Bite Me If You Can
A Bite to Remember
Dates From Hell
A Quick Bite
The Eternal Highlander
Tall, Dark, and Hungry
Sweet Revenge
Love Bites
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Single White Vampire
His Immortal Embrace
The Loving Daylights
What She Wants
A Mother's Way
The Reluctant Reformer
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Bliss
Mistletoe & Magic
Always
The Deed


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