Seduced by A Stranger (Dark Gothic #5)
The vast, dense forest and murky lake that surround Cairncroft Abbey aren't the only menacing elements that envelop the estate. For a dark history lies behind its walls - where secrets and evil still linger...Catherine Weston arrives at Cairncroft Abbey to visit her childhood friend Madeline St.... show more
The vast, dense forest and murky lake that surround Cairncroft Abbey aren't the only menacing elements that envelop the estate. For a dark history lies behind its walls - where secrets and evil still linger...Catherine Weston arrives at Cairncroft Abbey to visit her childhood friend Madeline St. Aubyn whose health seems to deteriorate with each passing day. Even stranger, Madeline appears to grow more nervous whenever she is in the presence of her cousin, Gabriel. But Gabriel has quite a different effect on Catherine - stirring a longing deep within her...Gabriel St. Aubyn is haunted by the curse that has plagued his family for decades. Living with the constant torment that he too will succumb to it one day, he has resigned himself to a solitary existence. Yet when he meets Catherine, he cannot resist her company - or his growing desire for her. But when a young woman is found dead, Catherine cannot ignore the link between this horrific crime and Gabriel. Is he the tender, charismatic man she loves - or a sinister stranger waiting to make her his next victim? For more dark historical reads by Eve Silver, check out:His Dark KissDark PrinceHis Wicked SinsDark Desires
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1st 2009
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
My Rating: 4.0 My goodness. Eve Silver knows how to write. From the very first page, she manages to just suck me right into the story and never let go. Who can resist a book starting with this, "At the age of eleven, Catherine Weston was buried alive in a shallow, wet grave"? No one, that's who. Add...
It´s just too depressing, i can´t finish it atm. Maybe at a later time when i need something dark, gothic and that feels like an old movie.
After having read and loved Eve Silver's Otherkin series, I decided to purchase Seduced by a Stranger. This book is not a paranormal romance but a very dark and twisty gothic. The grim tone is set at the very beginning of the book with the heroine, Catherine Weston, buried alive and slowly being c...