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Love: Ann and the Viking
Book one in the Fate and Fangs Series: A Tale from the Vampire Family
Author: Kristin Battestella
Genre: Paranormal Dark Fiction Romance
Release: August 5, 2011
Editor: Lea Schizas
Line editor: Tanja Cilia
Cover artist: Suzanne Safi
Word count: 7700
Warning: No or limited, suggested sexual content--Moderate, some graphic violence--PG-13
The Vampire Family has a long and torrid past, present, and future. In FATE and FANGS, the family's Occult scholar Professor A. James shares vampire vignettes of love, punishment, struggle, debauchery, lust, humanity, and resurrection. In this medieval tale, scorned vampire mistress Ann leaves vampire family patriarch Antonio behind, travels across Britain, and encounters a wayward Viking named Eric. Will Ann accept her true vampiric nature and turn her Nordic lover into a vampire?
This man was handsome. He was worn in the face from battle, yes, but fair, with no blood upon his cropped beard. Ruthless and careful in his skill he was, surely, but nonetheless sexual and charming. Why had he killed his own warrior? This was no small question, but it was somehow trivial to me. For the first time in a great while, I was thinking as a woman, not a vampire, and I wanted this strong man to know me as such. As my blood desires faded, I felt my eyes calm and my fangs dull. The warrior noticed these changes with a smile, for he was no more afraid of me than I was of him.
“You are not like the women of this realm, are you?” His speech was softer than his brutish companion, more distinct and learned, but firm.
“No.” I held my tone in his air. Antonio had no room for me. I was not his wife. This strange man, however, in his foreign armor from his embellished ship—I knew he was my equal.
“Are you of the old ways? A witch as some say inhabits this land?” His eyes were upon me, as if he knew the answers to what he asked.
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