If you like books by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Sherrilyn Kenyon writes urban fantasy books, such as the popular Dark-Hunters series: "The Dark-Hunters are immortal warriors pledged to the Greek goddess Artemis and dedicated to defending mankind against Daimons (vampires) and other assorted enemies including a couple of rogue gods and goddesses." (Wikipedia)
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Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
Having fallen for a human boy, a beautiful teenage werewolf must battle both her packmates and the fear of the townspeople to decide where she belongs and with whom. (Catalog Description) Part of the young adult collection.
Dancing with the Devil by Keri Arthur
"Private Investigator Nikki James grew up on the tough streets of Lyndhurst and believes there's nothing left to surprise her. All that changes the night she follows teenager Monica Trevgard into the shadows-and becomes a pawn caught in a war between two very different men. One fills her mind with his madness, the other pushes his way into her life-and her heart. Nikki knows how dangerous love can be, but if she wants to survive, she must place her trust in a man who could easily destroy her.
Michael Kelly has come to Lyndhurst determined to end the war between himself and another brother of the night. For 300 years he has existed in life's shadows, gradually learning to control the life from death cravings of a vampire. Nikki not only breaches his formidable barriers with her psychic abilities, but makes Michael believe he may finally have found a woman strong enough to walk by his side and ease the loneliness in his heart. But will his love be enough to protect her from a madman hell-bent on revenge? Or will it drive her into his enemy's deadly trap?
Only together can they overcome the evil threatening to destroy them both. But the secrets they keep from each other might prove to be the greatest threat of all. "(Book Description)
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vampire of her dreams walks into her life-and one of her coworkers checks out.... Maybe having a vampire for a boyfriend isn't such a bright idea. (Catalog Description). This is the first book in a series.
Demon in My View by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Seventeen-year-old Jessica Allodola discovers that the vampire world of her fiction is real when she develops relationships with an alluring vampire named Aubrey and the teenage witch who is trying to save Jessica from his clutches. (Catalog Description) Part of the young adult collection.
Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson
A just-laid off secretary has a really bad week when she dies and is then made Queen of the Undead. "Chick lit meets vampire fiction in this creative, sophisticated, sexy, and wonderfully witty book."--Catherine Spangler. Original. (Catalog summary). There are two others that follow this one: Undead and Unemployed and Undead and Unappreciated.
Wilderness by Dennis Danvers
Alice White has a secret that stalks her steps and shadows herevery thought and feeling. There is no friend or family member she can trust and confide in, especially not the strangers who are her willing accomplices in the fevered one-night stands that areas close as she dares come to love. Then she meets Erik Summers,a college professor and
biologist, who inspires a passion she canneither control nor deny, drawing Alice from the cage she has constructed to enclose her life. But though Erik feels her fire andshares with her deep emotions and a spiritual kinship, he recoils from her words, her seeming delusions, her dark truths. Until, in the vast Canadian wilderness, he is forced to confront the reality of both the woman he is coming to love and the nightmare he dreads -- as the sinister brightness of the full moon shines down upon Alice White ... and the change begins once again. (Book Description)
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