This Dark Paradise Author:Wendy Haley Enter the timeless lair of the Danilov family... and surrender to a dream of unearthly seduction and wicked desire. — Deep in the moss-shrouded woods of the South -- far from prying eyes -- stands a house of many secrets. The Arbor. Home to the proud and passionate Danilov family. A place haunted by ghosts of days gone by, and c... more »onsumed by shadows of things to come... Alexander Danilov has returned, after too long a time, to his ancestral home. And there he finds his family nearly torn apart-by jealousy, by lust, and by greed. But Alex is no stranger to the dark, intimate secrets of men and women. For he has preyed on the passion of mortals -- for close to a thousand years...« less
If "Dallas" and "Dark Shadows" had a child, this would be it. Thousand year-old tall/sexy/etc. vamp grapples with venal descendants, his own doubts/guilts, and the women who love/lust/hate him. Oh, yeah, there's also the brooding bad guy, a faithful ghost, and a sentient swamp.