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“‘Blood from last night’s raid has hardly dried on my uniform, still the familiar craving builds in my belly, I long to wield my sword. I can feel the blade slicing through the air then skin then flesh then bone.’ – Captain Quincy Harker.”

This is the original vampire romance: go back to where the bloodlust began! When nineteen-year-old John Shaw returns from World War I, he is haunted by nightmares – not only of the horrors of battle, but of the brutal midnight exploits of his superior, Captain Quincey Harker. When Harker appears unexpectedly in England and lures John’s sister, Lily, to Transylvania, John must confront the truth. Only the love of pure Mary can save him from Count Dracula’s poisonous bloodline. But the line goes further than John and Mary can possibly imagine. A new seductive evil walks among the living…

Listed in the Independent on Sunday teenagers’ Books of the Year 2010

Cary recreates the magic, tension and drama and adds her own original twist –Carousel

A blend of mystery, horror, and romance, and readers who love vampire novels will find it a refreshing twist to the classic story – School Library Journal

Mary Seward thought she had escaped the darkness of Transylvania. But now, back in England, she has terrible nightmares, fears the darkness, and sees vampires everywhere. When a strange virus weakens her father, Mary suspects that there’s a far more sinister force at work. Then Mary’s worst nightmare comes true: Quincey Harker, heir to Dracula’s bloodline, appears in England. He declares his eternal love for her and claims he has renounced his evil heritage. But is he telling the truth? Can his lust for blood be so easily forsaken? The first temptation is never the strongest…

An intriguing reinterpretation of a classic – Kirkus Reviews

Readers familiar with the story of Dracula will be consumed – School Library Journal