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Desire after Dark
Desire after Dark
Author: Amanda Ashley
Sexy vampires, dangerous devotion, unparalleled romance -- no one does desire after dark like bestselling author Amanda Ashley. Now, in her enthralling new novel, she explores a passion as smoldering as it is risky... — Vicki Cavendish knows she should be careful. After all, there's a killer loose in town -- one who drains women of blood, women w...  more »
PBS Market Price: $7.39 or $3.49+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780821776834
ISBN-10: 0821776835
Publication Date: 2/1/2006
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 184 ratings
Publisher: Zebra Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 6
Well I don't know where to start. I enjoyed this book. It was romance through and through. The problem that I had was that I had gone out and picked up the two books that preceded this one since I am anal about reading books in order. I really enjoyed both of themâ'Shades of Gray' & 'After Sundown'. While those two books were very much tied together and had wonderful characters, this book, which is very loosely tied to the first two and could be read as a stand alone, had characters that to me were not as interesting. The plot also was pretty much the same as the previous two books, but with new characters, so it was like reading the same story over again, but with the names changed.

Don't get me wrong. If I run across any more of Amanda Ashley's books I will probably read them. They are good romances. But I probably won't actively seek them out as I understand that most of them are just the same plot, different characters. While the plot was great the first time around with 'Shades of Gray' and still interesting since the characters were really likeable in 'After Sundown', by the time I got to 'Desire After Dark', I had had my fill.

There were several elements to the story that just did not make sense. One example is when Vicki is going to rescue Antonio from Falco. She just so happens to run into a guy who not only sells her a gun but spends an hour training her to shoot it. While they are in an empty lot practicing they just so happen to run into a group of 4, what I would describe as hoodlums, who volunteer to go with Vicki and help her out. They don't know her, have no clue what she is going to do, but they go along for the ride. Pretty far fetched. There are a few instances like that where you just go, wait a minute, what is going on here! But put that aside and the story is okay. Lady Katherine is a fun character and we do get to revisit Edward Ramsey a bit. Worth an afternoon to read, but nothing fantastic~
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Helpful Score: 5
Exciting set-up, mediocre writing, one-dimensional characters.
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Helpful Score: 2
Another book in her vampire series. I didnt like it as much as I liked the ones that came before.
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Helpful Score: 1
This was the first Amanda Ashley book for me. It was okay. Antonio is a handsome hunk of a vampire, but a little to whimpy and sensitive for my taste. (No pun intended). Victoria is a flake most of the time. Maybe that is because she is so young. Overall I thought the story and the characters were rather shallow.
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Helpful Score: 1
good book, didn't care that much for the heroine, to much if's on her part loved the hero!
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reviewed Desire after Dark on + 16 more book reviews
this is a keeper for me. Loved it.
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Totally trite and boring. The characters have all the sexual chemistry of a banana. No wait, a banana is at least suggestive. A potato then, perhaps? All in all, totally craptastic.
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suspenseful. romantic. thrilling. what more can u ask for?

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Vicki Cavendish (Primary Character)
Antonio Battista (Primary Character)