He had given up on love and resolved to the ensure survival of his kind. Until he met innocent Medical student, Elsa. From then his entire purpose had changed, he now desperately had to make her his own. Every now and then they shifted to the busy boulevard outside the limousine. He smiled to himself; it was a typical Friday night in Los Angeles everyone and their dog were out tonight.
That's one of the reasons Lucas liked living here because the only difference between the night and day was the light. Then the crowds would shift from the streets to the clubs and provided him the cover he needed. Lucas was on his way to a late gathering himself. He took a drink from the glass and shifted gaze shifted to a group of four young men walking along the sidewalk, obviously with too much liquor in them by the way they clung to each other to keep themselves upright.
He gave a faint smile at the lewd whoops and hollers they emitted as they passed by a group of young ladies. Physically Lucas looked about their age, when in fact he was much older. Usually he liked to enjoy life the way they were, but unlike that group he didn't intend to enjoy himself tonight.
It would be business meeting not a social event. Normally, he did attend public appearances and social events to keep suspicions' eyes looking in the other direction because he'd built up quite the name for himself over the years and reclusive tycoons were targets for bloodthirsty journalists.
Start by marking “Immortal Promise: A Vampire Love Story” as Want to Read: That is until he met Elsa, an innocent Med student. Ive read every other book of Lietha wards books and I have to say I love them. Lucas Edwards was a vampire; a vampire who was destined to be the leader of his race. He kept the legion in line and there wasn't senseless slaughter for.
This didn't mean he still wasn't in the camera lens, but it kept most sneaking paparazzi out of his bushes. The other reason, and main reason why he kept a false front, was much darker. His father, Valear frowned on his career choice, telling him that he drew too much attention to himself, but Lucas couldn't cut off all contact with the population as Valear and the rest have. His own kind wasn't enough for him. What he and the others didn't understand was that he still needed to be around them.
It was a grave recognition of his last coveted grip on mortality and he refused to let it go. In the past, Lucas had been criticized for being sympathetic towards them, which wasn't far from the truth. Although he never harbored any ill will towards the race, he did not see them as a mere means of survival either. Humanity had endless reasons for why he wanted to remain attached to them and even though his father may not have liked his reasons for walking among the living, at least he never forbade him to do it.
Lucas turned his gaze to his companion across from him.
Originally given to him as a gift from his father as a Protector, Lucas also considered him a close friend. Although Lucas loved his father, and would give his life for him, he didn't completely trust him. Jason on the other hand, was the only one that Lucas trusted implicitly with his dark secrets and his life even if he was a ruthless predator. Right then, Jason turned his attention to Lucas and cocked his head in question as he felt his eyes on him, "What is it? It had been centuries since he had savored daylight, but his world was now lived in darkness.
More than seven hundred years had passed since that fateful night.
He could still easily remember the terror he'd felt upon seeing Valear for the first time. It was a horror that could not easily be forgotten. Seeing Valear's terrifying form in the moonlight would have stopped the most fearless of men in their tracks frozen with fear. However, Valear brought him a new life and opened up an unthinkable world to him. Brian has been involved with nothing but evil for more than two hundred years, but he decides to take on the task of helping Abby. As they work together, both of them are fighting an attraction to one another, which leaves her with mixed feelings and him with the hope that he can protect her from what is likely to happen next.
Shelley owns a struggling dating agency and meets a vampire who is trying to find a wife. She thinks it might be amusing, but it turns out to be a little scary, especially when she starts to receive death threats at her doorstep. Should she try a relationship with this handsome man, or forget that he ever existed?
Mariah is an employee of the LAPD trying to find a vampire who has been hidden for several hundred years. He wants to make her his, while she is merely trying to finish her assignment so that she can go on to the next one. Mason, a werewolf, has been alone since his mate died centuries ago, when Serenity, a vampire, comes into his life and wreaks havoc with it. She is driving him crazy, and in the end, he feels that his internal mechanism that can balance good and evil just might be enough to make this relationship work.
Gabriela is used to staying close to home and protecting both it and her heart, and when she meets Ryder she automatically thinks that he might be different from the rest. Can these two forget all about the past and finally be together? When Dante attacks the blood bank in a hospital because he is literally in need of blood, it is ER nurse Erin who catches him.
She knows that she should turn him into the authorities, but for some reason, this attractive, enigmatic young man melts her heart instead. Dante tries to control his urges, but it becomes difficult because he has just escaped from the captivity that held him prisoner for years.
Which one of them will win in the end, or will it be both of them? When Bryn dreams that her entire family is killed, she awakes and believes that it is actually a premonition and not just a dream.
When she meets sexy Dureau, she has to remind herself that she has sworn off men, but between this new stranger and Sinjin, a man who has already shown an interest in her, what is she to do? And how does her dream and the arrival of Dureau play into these scenarios? This is an exciting, fast-paced novel that centers on the story between Ronan, a vampire who has landed in a world where vampires are hidden and where evil still exists, and Faith, the woman he finds after seeing her in his dreams for centuries.
Of course, the evil is about to touch both of them, and their attraction to one another might night be enough to thwart it. This novel is sexy, action-filled, hot, and fast, from the first page to the last.
Kayla and Zak, her vampire lover, have a sometimes passionate, sometimes tumultuous relationship. They are both stubborn and determined not to let the other one get to them, but that is looking more and more impossible to do. This is a funny, sexy story that gives you a lot to look forward to, and regardless of what happens in their relationship, it is certain to leave you wanting more.
When Raffaele pulls a half-dressed woman out of the ocean, he is immediately smitten with her. Jess is a target of the rogue vampires who are going around biting tourists, but until then, she never even believed in vampires. Trixie knows that magic is real and shifters really do exist. She thinks that he has a few loose screws in his head, while he is trying to figure out how she can be so beautiful.
She is intent on making his eternity a true hell, until they discover that they have a common enemy, which changes things more than either of them is ready for.
Samantha is a PI with a magic sword and a case that involves finding her elusive attacker. When a woman trusts her future to a vampire, she has a difficult choice to make. When a vampire comes along and promises to give her back the life she once had, she has to accept the fact that this aloof vampire may be her only way out of her predicament, or is he?
But when the vampires decide to build up their family again, Kristian is forced to believe that bringing Tessa back will be detrimental to the group, and when he finds out that they know where Tessa is, he decides to try to protect her, even though that can mean betrayal to the rest of the vampires. But how can he stay away from her, when all he does is think of her day in and day out? When he meets her, he is immediately attracted to her, but since she is naturally wary of vampires, she looks the other way.
When Roric finds out that her attacker wants her, too, he decides to fight even harder to get her for his own. If you like steamy tension and sexy vampires, this book will not disappoint. When he finally goes to locate her and bring her back, sparks fly immediately, but can their relationship withstand these strong love-hate feelings between them? Amelie is from a family filled with slayers who are constantly venturing out to slay the evil. Ethen is smitten with Amelie, and she tries not to return those feelings, mainly because she has been taught not to trust vampires, but she needs his help to save her best friend, so she does what must be done.
Bailey is on the run from her enemies when she meets a vampire named Erick, who promises to keep her safe from harm. But sparks ignite the moment they meet, and it is only then that they realize that their lives are in more danger than ever before. Vampire king Alexander has been eliminating humans for a long time, and Ariana has always been convinced that there is no such thing as a good vampire. Alexander is determined to prove her wrong, but when his wife comes back into the picture with a vengeance and the determination to claim everything that is hers, including Alexander, she sets her sights on removing Ariana first and foremost, which means that it is up to Alexander to save her from this fate.
Filled with heart-racing actions and enough battles to keep everyone happy, this is the story of the Shadians and their attempts to fight the end of the world, literally.