The Amarant

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Summary

A fictional world brought to life, a dark romance that promises eternity, and a secret that threatens to end it all. Crimson Wilkinson is a teenage girl who, having survived a dark childhood, finds her escape in reading a popular vampire series. After some investigation, she becomes a very active part in the very true vampire stories the world thought were fiction and falls in love with their author, Nicholae Albaric, the sweetly lonely vampire celebrity. But her happiness is short-lived as she discovers she has a rare gene that makes the carrier extremely powerful if turned into a vampire, and she is targeted as the vampire community's number-one most-wanted, some who want to kill her before she becomes a threat, and others who want to use her powers to their own ends.

Genre:
Fantasy / Poetry
Author:
Tricia Barr
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
30
Rating:
3.0 1 review
Age Rating:
16+

Prologue

Kerrich entered the coven house with a smile on his face, walking past all the other vampires with a sense of self-importance, for he had news for Delilah, news that would intrigue her greatly.

He walked down the hall toward Delilah’s master bedroom, not making eye contact with the girls who watched him with curiosity. Of course they should stare. Kerrich knew how pleasing he was to look at. But he would never pay these girls any mind; his attention and complete devotion belonged to Delilah.

He stopped before her door, waiting for his mistress to give him permission to enter. Not a second after, the door opened by no other force than simply Delilah’s will. His goddess sat on her lavishly garnished canopy bed, wearing a penoir of white lace, reading a book by candlelight. She is more lovely everyday, he thought. She is like the Moon, with luminescent flesh and ringlets that are spun of the night itself.

She raised her pretty eyes from the pages of her book and trapped him in her gaze.

“What news do you bring?” she asked, her voice like tiny bells.

He came around her bed and knelt on the floor beside her.

“I have been keeping a close eye on him, just as you instructed,” he said. “And I have noticed a strange new development. For several months now, he has been watching a mortal girl.”

“A girl?” she mused. “I didn’t know he hunted girls. His tastes have changed.”

“No, he isn’t hunting her,” Kerrich said. “He just watches her. For some reason, he seems very interested in her.”

She looked away thoughtfully for a moment.

“Kerrich, do you love me?” she whispered, stroking his cheek ever so tenderly.

“With all my heart, mistress,” he vowed, wanting so badly to take her snow white hand and plant a kiss on her fingers.

“I want you to follow this human. Watch her closely, but do not let him know you are watching. I want you to find out what is so special about this girl, what he finds so interesting about her.” She looked down into her lap, with a smile that was an impossible merger of innocence and wickedness. “She will be the key to my revenge.”

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animebattlesrlife: I just started the story last night and I've been reading so much I'm already on chapter 25!! I'm in love with this story😄😍😙

Idrill: Great story, great pack, I liked the pair and how their bond developed. Straight to the rereading pile, one of my favourites for sure

jhdm4me: Good story but not really cohesive. Felt rushed with a lot of information left out

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tarrienicole: I am completely in love with both books in this series. I can't put it down to even sleep!! The story is always twisting and turning keeping you on your toes wanting more and more. Never expect to know what's coming next because just when you think you've got it figured out another twist will com...

Kalice M: This poetry collection is a true work of art. Work choices are specific and beautiful. All phrases and lines flow well. The poetry is very insightful, vivid, while still allowing room for imagination to be at play. Overall, I'm glad I came across this work and I hope this wonderful piece goes som...

Asdfgjjkl: Super intriguing story lines and i lkve the little back stories of each character that help with character development! 😍

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