Dark Awakening

By Kendra Leigh Castle (Mass Market, 2011)
Enter the world of the Dark Dynasties . . .

For centuries, shapeshifting vampire Tynan MacGillivray has prowled the night as an outcast, valued only for his ferocious hunting skills. When a feud among the immortals escalates into all-out war, he is ordered by his ruthless queen to locate a Seer-a human woman with a special gift-who can secure victory for their clan. Ty's search leads him to a quiet New England town, but once he has the Seer in his grasp, her touch awakens within him a hunger like he's never known . . .

Lily Quinn has always been different. Since childhood, she's had vivid nightmares and an eerie sixth sense. When a sexy, silver-eyed stranger demands her help, Lily plunges into a new world of danger and sensuality. With Ty, she discovers sizzling passions she cannot deny and powers she cannot control. Soon, it is clear that Lily is much more than a Seer-she holds the key to ancient secrets and unthinkable destruction. But will a vampire's vow of eternal protection stop these evil forces . . . or unleash her dark destiny?
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Mass Market

    • Price: $8.00 US/$9.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781609418373

    • On Sale Date: 07/01/2011

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    Formats Available: Mass Market, Electronic Book

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Enter the world of the Dark Dynasties . . .

For centuries, shapeshifting vampire Tynan MacGillivray has prowled the night as an outcast, valued only for his ferocious hunting skills. When a feud among the immortals escalates into all-out war, he is ordered by his ruthless queen to locate a Seer-a human woman with a special gift-who can secure victory for their clan. Ty's search leads him to a quiet New England town, but once he has the Seer in his grasp, her touch awakens within him a hunger like he's never known . . .

Lily Quinn has always been different. Since childhood, she's had vivid nightmares and an eerie sixth sense. When a sexy, silver-eyed stranger demands her help, Lily plunges into a new world of danger and sensuality. With Ty, she discovers sizzling passions she cannot deny and powers she cannot control. Soon, it is clear that Lily is much more than a Seer-she holds the key to ancient secrets and unthinkable destruction. But will a vampire's vow of eternal protection stop these evil forces . . . or unleash her dark destiny?

Kendra Leigh Castle is the author of three previous paranormal romance novels: Call of the Highland Moon, Dark Highland Fire, and Wild Highland Magic, Dark Awakening, is the first book in her Dark Dynasties series. She lives in Maryland with her husband, their three children, three high-maintenance dogs, and one enormous Siberian cat.



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  • "Castle demonstrates considerable skill in crafting a tale that offers readers a conflict-ridden forbidden love interlaced with political intrigue and betrayal . . . The author's world-building is intricate and cohesive . . . plenty of action . . . I like Castle's voice and look forward to reading more of her work." (USAToday.com on Midnight Reckoning).

  • "Rising star Castle is sure to please with an exciting new series.  Passion and loyalty collide as the hero is forced to re-evaluate the choices that have driven his life." (RT Book Reviews).

  • "Castle's world-building is superb and leaves readers wanting more." (Romantic Times).

  • "[Dark Awakening] grabs you from the first page and the next thing you know you've been reading for several hours immersed in Lily and Ty's world. I adored this story, was sorry it ended so soon and have put the next in the series on my wishlist already. Fans of the paranormal romance, urban fantasy and vampire genres should put this on their wishlist." (BittenByParanormalRomance.com).

  • "I am always thrilled when I find a new spin on the vampire mystique, and Dark Awakening certainly fits the bill. An amazing story of ancient dynasties, class divisions, curses and blood feuds, this book has opened new and exciting views into vampire worlds...The problem with such a new and detailed book is there is so much information I want to impart, but the most important thing I can say is READ THIS BOOK." (You Gotta Read Reviews).

  • "Castle is a rising star! Call Of The Highland Moon thrills with seductive romance and breathtaking suspense. This is an author to watch!" (Alyssa Day, USA Today bestselling author on Call of the Highland Moon).

  • "Ms. Castle continues to show the depth and honor of the Scottish heritage. This book defines all the parts that I enjoy for a great read. I look forward to Ms. Castle's next book in this series and wonder what new horizons she will cross..." (Romance Junkies on Dark Highland Fire).

  • "Castle put a fresh spin to her vampire series that I hadn't seen before. The world building was superb and I found myself captivated from the very first page. I HIGHLY recommend this one and found this to be a total and complete book seduction. Yay! I've got another author to add to my ever growing list of favorites. I am so looking forward to the sequel." (SeducedByABook.com).

  • "Kendra Leigh Castle has set the stage for a phenomenal new vampire series which will take the paranormal genre by storm. DARK AWAKENING has one of the most interesting and well-thought out vampire hierarchies that I have encountered in a vampire novel. Vampire novels just don't get any better than this!" (FreshFiction.com).

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Dark Awakening
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $8.00 US/$9.00 CAN
  • Pages: 368
  • Physical Dimensions: 4-3/16" x 6-3/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9781609418373
  • On Sale Date: 07/01/2011
Dark Awakening