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When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2)
When Darkness Falls - Vampires, Bk 2
Author: Shannon Drake
In this follow-up to the vampire tale "Beneath a Blood Red Moon", Jade MacGregor vacations in Scotland and encounters a tragedy in a cemetery. A year later, back home in the French Quarter, she glimpses an oddly familiar face. Somebody is following her. Someone who knows what she saw on that afternoon long ago. Someone who will try to rescue her...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780821766927
ISBN-10: 0821766929
Publication Date: 10/1/2000
Pages: 428
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 170 ratings
Publisher: Zebra Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 103 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I'm not sure if this was just a slow book or if I'm spoiled by J.R. Wards vampire books and used to fast paced, can't put down books. This had a good story line and was easy to follow but it wasn't the type of book that I stayed up until late hours to read. It was just a good book, but not fantastic.
sharalsbooks avatar reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 259 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I've had this book in my TBR pile for the better part of 8 years now and was never compelled to read it. Last year, I decided I needed to be proactive in culling down my TBR pile, I found this book in one of the many nooks and crannies I have books stashed in and pulled it out deciding this is one I would read, though the desire that grips most readers to read a particular book wasn't present for me with this book. I don't know why since paranormals top the list of my favorites in genre.

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS is the second story in Shannon Drake's vampire series. Characters from the first book make an appearance in this book, but this story does stand alone. The story begins in my favorite place in the world, Scotland, where the heroine, Jade MacGregor, is on a tour of a cemetary. The tour goes horribly wrong when the group is attacked by vampires. Jade is saved by a mysterious stranger and the police have a hard time believing Jade's tale. Fast forward one year later to New Orleans and Jade finds herself being hunted by the evil that she escaped from and the mysterious stranger again makes an appearance.

I honestly could not put this book down and found myself grabbing every spare moment I had to read, even if it was only a paragraph. Drake does an excellent job of weaving the past and present together to explain the history of the evil and the role the hero, Lucian DeVeau, plays in it. I liked Jade, though there are a few of those "too stupid to live" moments where she finds herself in mortal danger as a result of poor judgment. The supporting cast of characters were fantastic as well and I hope Rick Beaudreaux gets his own story. Sophia and Darian were great villains that you will despise but will enjoy finding out what they do next.

I'm looking forward to reading the next book in this series with high hopes that it will deliver as this one did. Scottish Vampires....what else can I ask except for more please?
reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 36 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I LOVE this series! Jade & Lucien appear in all the stories as well as Maggie from book one. Although Book #2 can be read as a stand alone, and it is nice that you do not have to read them in order. However, it is worth it to read book one first. I must say that Jade and Lucien are some of my favorite characters and this is a much loved book.
sugarsmom avatar reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 167 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I enjoyed this vampire book taht took me from Scottland to New Orleans. The characters were fantastic. Another great book by Ms Drake.
Zachaustlily avatar reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 227 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
eagerly looking forward to reading another in this series
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Josiejo avatar reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 48 more book reviews
I enjoy stories about New Orleans and this one was good. A great follow-up to the first book.
charligirl728 avatar reviewed When Darkness Falls (Vampires, Bk 2) on + 18 more book reviews
Heather Graham writing under her pen name Shannon Drake. This is a great book, and is part of a series. The stories can stand alone, if you prefer not to read all. I read the most recent in the series, Kiss of Darkness, and decided to go back and read the rest. This is #2 in the series. Look for #1 --Beneath a Blood Red Moon!
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Very Good thriller