||The action and romance continue as the Drakes face a new vampire with a 200-year-old grudge It's been centuries since Isabeau St. Croix barely survived the French Revolution. Now she's made her way back to the living and she must face the ultimate test by confronting the evil British lord who left her for dead the day she turned into a vampire. That's if she can control her affection for Logan Drake, a vampire whose bite is as sweet as the revenge she seeks. The clans are gathering for Helena's royal coronation as the next vampire queen, and new alliances are beginning to form now that the old rifts of Lady Natasha's reign have started to heal. But with a new common enemy, Leander Montmarte-a vicious leader who hopes to force Solange to marry him and usurp the power of the throne for himself-the clans must stand together to preserve the peace he threatens to destroy.This second adventure in the Drake Chronicles-told from both Logan's and Isabeau's perspectives-has all the same butt-kicking action, heart-pounding romances and snarky humor that readers loved in Hearts at Stake, as well as exciting new revelations about the vampire dynasties to keep readers coming back for more.
||Political intrigue, romance, and adventure flow through the second book in the popular Drake Chronicles. With Solange's mother, Helena, about to ascend the throne as the new vampire queen, the Drake family is in the thick of vampire politics like never before. With a strong desire to build allegiances between the antagonistic vampire clans, the Drakes are holding a historic court. In attendance is Isabeau St. Croix, the formidable Hound princess, with a strong desire for vengeance against the vampire responsible for changing her centuries ago. But when she encounters Logan, one of the infamous Drake brothers, Isabeau finds herself deeply distracted.