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In her first novel for adults, the Newbery Medalist and bestselling author pens an exciting, beautifully written, erotic addition to the popular vampire genre.

Full Synopsis
There are places in the world where darkness rules, where it's unwise to walk. Sunshine knew that. But there hadn't been any trouble out at the lake for years, and she needed a place to be alone for a while.

Unfortunately, she wasn't alone. She never heard them coming. Of course you don't, when they're vampires.

They took her clothes and sneakers. They dressed her in a long red gown. And they shackled her to the wall of an abandoned mansion—within easy reach of a figure stirring in the moonlight.

She knows that he is a vampire. She knows that she's to be his dinner and that when he is finished with her, she will be dead. Yet, as dawn breaks, she finds that he has not attempted to harm her. And now it is he who needs her to help him survive the day.

"McKinley knows very well---and makes her [audience] believe---that 'the insides of our own minds are the scariest things there are.'" ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review

"A smart, funny tale of suspense and romance." ---San Francisco Chronicle

"A luminous, entrancing novel with an enthralling pair of characters at its heart." ---Booklist

"A gripping, funny, page-turning, pretty much perfect work of magical literature." ---Neil Gaiman, New York Times bestselling author of Anansi Boys
Publishers Weekly Review


Author Robin McKinley

Narrated by Laural Merlington

Publication date Dec 8, 2008

Running time 16 hrs

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