By Alexandra Ivy
Girl Shay is the final of her variety. part human, part Shalott, her blood is a invaluable aphrodisiac to vampires, who think about it extra beneficial than gold. even though Shalotts are popular assassins, a curse held over Shay lands her at the slave public sale block, the place her destiny is uncertain.Viper, the beguiling leader of a perilous vampire extended family, can't clarify his longing to own the attractive Shalott who as soon as kept his lifestyles, yet now he's unfastened to do whatever he desires together with her. surprisingly, whereas he wants either Shay's blood and physique, he desires her to give up willingly.A hidden evil has been stalking Shay considering the fact that she left the slave industry with Viper. it truly is an evil that endangers the very lifestyles of Viper's variety, and there's no cause he should still courtroom such threat simply to shield a Shalott. however the love he feels for Shay is sufficient to make him prepared to visit hell and again if it capacity spending an eternity together with her in his hands.
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