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Tall, Dark, and Hungry
by Lynsay Sands Sands

Category: Fiction / Fantasy
0 pages; ISBN: 0505525836

Rating: 10/10  (Ratings explained)
Reviewer: Harriet Klausner


Tall, Dark, and Hungry
Lynsay Sands
Love Spell, Jul 2004, $6.99, 384 pp.
ISBN: 0505525836

Englishwoman Teri Simpson crosses the ocean to attend the wedding of her cousin Katie. The bridesmaid has no idea that Katie is no longer 100 percent human as the bride has converted to vampirism and is marrying into a family of vampires including her spouse.

Katie asks her future brother-in-law Bastian Argeneau to allow Teri to stay at the family penthouse for the two weeks leading to the wedding. Willing to do anything for Katie, Bastian agrees. However, he might have reconsidered her stay if he knew that cousin Vincent also arrives to stay there. Vincent has a healthy appetite for female humans enjoying a LOVE BITE or two. As Bastian and Teri fall in love, he makes sure that Vincent keeps his teeth to himself especially in light of driving their housekeeper into resigning.

This engaging vampire romance has a biting edge to it as Lynsay Sands spoofs her previous tales and those of the sub-genre with an intelligent satirical spin. The terrific story line moves forward at a rapid pace once Teri meets the in-laws and never slows down yet makes her and the vampires seem so genuine that a nest must be residing in New York. Fans of an amusing tongue in cheek (change tongue on neck) melodramas will sink their teeth into this delightful “relationship” drama and will adore TALL, DARK, AND HUNGRY.

Harriet Klausner


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