The Rest Falls Away
In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy of vampire slaying, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous, moonlit streets, Victoria's heart is torn... show more
In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy of vampire slaying, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous, moonlit streets, Victoria's heart is torn between London's most eligible bachelor, the Marquess of Rockley, and her enigmatic ally, Sebastian Vioget. And when she comes face to face with the most powerful vampire in history, Victoria must ultimately make the choice between duty and love.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 2nd 2007
Pages no: 347
Edition language: English
Series: The Gardella Vampire Chronicles (#1)
It's been two months since I read this (why, yes, I am terribly behind on my reviews), so I'm resorting to Goodreads for the summary:Beneath the glitter of nineteenth century London society lurks a bloodthirsty evil...Vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecting debutantes a...
it's a Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets 19th Century novel and while a lot of the tortured manners does make an occasional appearance I didn't feel that it was well-anchored in a period while I was reading. It was in that 19th century romance period that has corsets and complicated dressing but a lot...
I'm just not in to reading books that are so far in to history that I can't relate to the characters.
Kosten: Gebundene Ausgabe: 9,95€ eBook: 8,99€ Inhalt: Heute ist ein ganz besonderer Tag für Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth. Schließlich betritt sie nicht nur das Parkett der Londoner Gesellschaft, sondern rammt auch ihrem ersten Vampir einen Pflock ins schwarze Herz! Doch lässt sich Victorias D...