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"Can Dante trust this Chosen One with his vampiric secrets?"

Desperate to escape from the Hollywood gossip that engulfs her following the deaths of her famous adopted parents, Morgan DeSilva flees to the Maine coast. Though a continent away, Morgan plans to finish a script that should help pay off the enormous debt her parents left behind.

Perhaps it is her mourning for her loss or just the desperation of needing to write, but Morgan struggles to get anything done. However, she lucks out when she finds the aging journals of Dante, who claimed to be a vampire. Using his work as a springboard, Morgan becomes a success though haunted now by elaborate dreams of Dante. He wants her too, but can he trust this Chosen One with his vampiric secrets especially in light of an investigator closing in on the undead?

Fans of vampire romance know that no one is quite as dependable as Maggie Shayne is to provide a powerful tale of supernatural love. TWILIGHT HUNGER, the seventh Shayne vampire novel, is an enticing tale that stars two deserving lead characters. Empathetic readers will definitely want them to make a life together. The story line is loaded with action as Dante shows up in the flesh even as the investigator closes in on him and his beloved, but trust keeps them apart. As always, Ms. Shayne makes an impossible creature seem so real and romantic that sub-genre fans will claim that she must have found some old journals in a Kingly Maine home.

Harriet Klausner © Copyright February 2002

Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted March 1, 2002

SUMMARY

For Morgan DeSilva, fantasy is part of everyday life. As a screenwriter, she takes people's most passionate hopes, dreams, and fears and turns them into larger-than-life stories. At first she believes that the ancient diaries she finds in the attic of an old house in Maine are only the ramblings of a long-dead madman called Dante who fancied himself a vampire -- a source of inspiration she eagerly uses to pave her way to wealth and fame. But, now that she's reached those goals, she dreams of Dante at night...dark, erotic dreams that she fears are somehow dangerously real. For there are marks on her neck that have no other explanation -- and she is undeniably growing weaker and weaker with each passing night. The one thing Morgan doesn't know is whether the Dante who comes to her by night is a creature of darkness, hell-bent on destroying her, or if he is truly destined to be her love throughout eternity -- her only protection against powerful supernatural enemies who hunt them both.

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Wings in the Night reading order:

  • Twilight Phantasies
  • Twilight Memories
  • Twilight Illusions
  • Beyond Twilight (novella)
  • Born in Twilight
  • Twilight Vows (novella)
  • Twilight Hunger
  • Run From Twilight (novella)
  • Embrace the Twilight
  • Edge of Twilight
  • Blue Twilight
  • Prince of Twilight
  • Demon's Kiss
  • Lover's Bite
  • Angel's Pain

    Reissues:
  • Wings in the Night (includes books 1, 2, 3)
  • Twilight Begins (includes books 1, 2)
  • At Twilight (includes books 4, 5)
  • Two by Twilight (includes books 6, 8)
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    Twilight Hunger
    (Wings In The Night: Book 7)
    by Maggie Shayne

    MIRA Books
    March 1, 2002
    Available: March 1, 2002
    ISBN #1551668866
    EAN #9781551668864
    408 pages
    Paperback
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    Other Books by
    Maggie Shayne

    Twilight Fulfilled
    Vacation with a Vampire…and Other Immortals
    Kiss Me, Kill Me
    Heart of Darkness
    Night's Edge
    Bloodline
    Wild Thing
    Angel's Pain
    Weddings From Hell
    Lover's Bite
    Immortal Desire
    Demon's Kiss
    Eternal Love
    An Enchanted Season
    Moon Fever
    Sheer Pleasure
    Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
    Totally Charmed : Demons, Whitelighters and the Power of 3
    Darker Than Midnight
    Immortality
    Edge of Twilight
    Prince of Twilight
    Kick Ass
    Blue Twilight
    Man of My Dreams
    Night's Edge
    Hot Blooded
    Thicker Than Water
    Midnight Pleasures
    Enemy Mind
    Broken Silence
    Two by Twilight
    Embrace the Twilight
    Words of the Witches
    At Twilight
    Brand-new Heartache
    Wings In The Night
    The Gingerbread Man
    Out Of This World
    Witch Moon Rising, Witch Moon Waning
    Destiny
    Sinful
    Infinity
    Veils of Time
    Eternity
    Brides of the Night
    Born In Twilight


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