NBS recommends dark romance reads
(The Philippine Star) Updated July 24, 2011 12:00 AMComments (0)
By P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
MANILA, Philippines - In early 19th-century England, long before he’s a professor at the Tulsa House of Night, Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything. Until his father, a wealthy nobleman, has finally had enough, and banishes him to America. When Bryan is marked by a vampire on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon-powered ship to America, he chooses the dragon – a new name and a brand new fate. But when a dark power threatens, Dragon is caught in its focus. Is he strong enough to ward off evil while protecting the love that transformed him?
Dark Heart Forever
By Lee Monroe
Jane Jonas is nearing her 16th birthday and troubled by unsettling dreams. When she develops a friendship with a gorgeous new guy, Evan, she wants him more than she’s ever wanted anybody — until her mystery dream boy gets in the way. Now Jane is caught between two worlds: one familiar, but tinged with romance and excitement; the other dark and dangerous, where angels, werewolves, and an irresistible stranger are trying to seduce her.
By Simon Holt
It’s been a year since Reggie first discovered the Vours, and the winter solstice is approaching once again. It will be another night of unspeakable horror for those unlucky enough to be taken by the Vours because this time, Reggie won’t be able to stop them. Her life is a living hell but she won’t give up. They attacked her brother, killed her friend but Reggie will never stop fighting back. Fearscape Book 3: The Devouring, ends this thrilling trilogy with a thought-provoking and deeply frightening story that will leave you with lasting terror.
By Gillian Shields
When Evie Johnson started at Wyldcliffe Abbey School for Young Ladies, here life changed in ways she couldn’t possibly have envisioned: the discovery of her link with Lady Agnes, her special bond with Helen and Sarah, and the astonishing secrets of the Mystic Way. Above all, Evie’s love for Sebastian has turned her world upside down. Now Evie returns to Wyldcliffe for another term and more danger. Evie and her sisters must master the power of the Talisman before it’s too late. But could it be Sebastian himself who will ultimately betray Evie?
By Maggie Stiefvater
When Sam met Grace, he was a wolf and she was a girl. Eventually, he found a way to become a boy, and their love moved from a curious distance to the intense closeness of shared lives. That should have been the end of their story. But Grace was not meant to stay human. Now she is the wolf and the wolves of Mercy Falls are about to be killed in one final hunt. Sam would do anything for Grace, but can one boy and one love really change a hostile, predatory world? The past, the present, and the future are about to collide in one pure moment — a moment of death or life, farewell or forever.
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