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Palace of the Damned and Brothers to the Death (Signed) (books 3 and 4 of Saga of Larten Crepsley series) by Darren Shan (3 winners): 250+ Book Giveaway! (INT)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Before Madame Octa...

Before the Cirque...

Before Darren Shan...

Larten Crepsley was a young man.

After failing his mentor and killing the entire crew of a ship in a bout of revenge for the death of his assistant, Larten is bereft with guilt. He no longer has the drive to live the vampiric life, and hides out in Paris, masquerading as a human. There, he finds some happiness, even falling in love with a girl. But the darkness inside him is too great for humanity, and he is forced to make a choice: hide in the shadows of the human world, or take his place among the vampire clan and protect those weaker than himself. But enemies are waiting, traps are laid, and Larten's path is bound to be strewn with bodies.

This is his story.

Goodreads Summary

After years of wandering, Larten has finally found his way back to his vampire family and resumed the vigorous, brutal training to become a General. But there are vampires determined to pull Larten into starting a war that could have global implications and casualties. Vampires who will stop at nothing. Vampires who would betray Larten in the most cutting way.

Goodreads Summary

Author Bio/Links:
Darren Shan (born July 2, 1972 in London, England) is the pen name of the Irish author Darren O'Shaughnessy, as well as the name of the protagonist of his book series The Saga of Darren Shan, also known as The Cirque Du Freak Series in the United States. He is the author of The Demonata series, as well as some stand-alone books, and a series of books for adults under the alternative name of D.B. Shan.
or Twitter: @DarrenShan

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  1. This read sounds really exciting! I love adventure books especially with vampires and it includes a love story too. thank you for this wonderful opportunity!

  1. Lauren said...:

    Your summaries do a nice job of giving readers just enough information to get us asking "What the heck has Larten gotten himself into?" without giving away the stories. I especially like "...Larten's path is bound to be strewn with bodies." because anyone who's read the Cirque du Freak series knows this is true. :)

  1. bn100 said...:

    the Paris part

  1. I love the summary and it looks like it is a great series! I LOVE the Cirque du Freak movie although I have not read the books :) Definitely going on my to-read list!

  1. Unknown said...:

    The summary is great. I have been really wanting to read this series. Since reading the Cirque Du Freak series, I have liked Larten Crepsley's character.

  1. patanne said...:

    vampires fighting vampires - an awesome concept that could be totally consuming to the reader! Lots to keep the reader gripped to the end!

  1. This sounds exciting & quite intense.

  1. Unknown said...:

    I like the fact thats its about a vampire for one. It sounds very intriguing and catches my attention.

  1. Kristia said...:

    I never get bored of vampire stories! It sounds really interesting, thank you for the giveaway :)

  1. Abby Brown said...:

    This book looks amazing!

  1. Josh T. said...:

    Ahh. I love Darren Shan. He is one of my favorite writers.

  1. Daniel M said...:

    always like the vamp stories! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  1. Unknown said...:

    I've read some of his Cirque du Freak books and absolutely loved them! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

  1. KP said...:

    Awesome contest