by Kresley Cole

May 2008
ISBN: 978-1-4165-4707-5
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Prima ballerina Neomi Laress was murdered on the same night she reached the pinnacle in her career. Eighty years later, her spirit is doomed to re-enact her murder every full moon in the beloved home that has become a prison for her spirit. She protects her home by scaring away trespassers and vandals even as she longs for release. Just when she has resigned herself to another lonely day, Neomi gets a new but reluctant housemate whose presence awakens feelings of longing and desire for a body, a future.

Conrad Wroth’s brothers imprisoned him in an abandoned mansion to keep him from hurting anyone else. They are determined to cure him of the madness associated with bloodlust. Unaware of the manor’s previous resident, his brothers leave him alone to tend to other business. Conrad believes he has finally succumbed to the madness that haunts him when he realizes he is the only one who can see the alluring phantom. She arouses feelings in him he thought were lost and makes him think of something other than death and blood. Neomi arouses feelings in him that had been buried for centuries.

Now, to protect the treasure he has found, Conrad is willing to brave the madness that haunts him.

Kresley Cole dazzles with another unforgettable tale featuring the dynamic immortals of the Lore. Dark Needs at Night’s Edge will surprise you with its twists and turns. Just when you think the end is near the story takes an intriguing turn that makes the story even richer. The characters are so real; the plot so captivating you will not want to put this one down until you’ve read every word. Dark Needs at Night’s Edge is a fantastic addition to the Immortals After Dark series and a strong read as a stand alone book.

Reviewed in May 2008 by Cynthia.

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