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A minute or an hour later, I woke for a moment in a dark place. There was no light and no sound, only pain and the thick, warm liquid that was being forced past my lips.

I swallowed again and again before my head cleared. The liquid was bittersweet, and as I drank I had an impression of power and . . . not life or death, but time. And strength and eternity . . .

Finally I realized what I had been drinking. I pushed away the wrist that someone was holding to my lips, but I was weak, and it was so tempting.

"Temptation." The voice was in my ears and my head, and I recognized it as Ather's.

Once again I pushed away the wrist, though my body screamed at me for doing so. Ather was insistent, but so was I. I somehow managed to turn my head away, despite the pain that shot through me with each beat of my heart. I could hear my own pulse in my ears, and it quickened until I could hardly breathe past it, but still I pushed away the blood. I believed for that second, in my immortal soul, and would not abandon it — not willingly.

Suddenly Ather was gone. I was alone.

I could feel the blood in my veins, entering my body, soul, and mind. I could not get my breath; my head pounded and my heart raced. Then they both slowed.

I heard my own heart stop.

I felt my breath still.

My vision faded, and the blackness filled my mind.

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I found this book in the back corner of my favorite shop, hidden behind several larger books, probably forgotten by whoever hid it away. I thought it might be a good read for an upcoming trip. Now it's one of my favorite books. I can totally relate to the main charector. If I met Amelia, I'd shake her hand on this book. Very good.
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Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia
Laurel Leaf Library
Atwater-Rhodes, Amelia
New York :
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Time travel
Youths' writings
Fantasy & Magic
General Juvenile Fiction
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
vampires;fantasy;fiction;young adult;ya;supernatural;horror;witches;magic;paranormal;romance;shapeshifters;dark fantasy;teen;novel;high school;urban fantasy;amelia atwater-rhodes;love;dark
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Den of Shadows
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"Synopsis" by , "I was born to the name of Rachel Weatere in the year 1684, more than three hundred years ago.

The one who changed me named me Risika, and Risika I became, though I never asked what it meant. I continue to call myself Risika, even though I was transformed into what I am against my will.

By day, Risika sleeps in a shaded room in Concord, Massachusetts. By night, she hunts the streets of New York City. She is used to being alone.

But now someone is following Risika. Someone has left her a black rose, the same sort of rose that sealed her fate three hundred years ago.

Three hundred years ago Risika had a family — a brother and a sister who loved her. Three hundred years ago she was human.

Now she is a vampire, a powerful one. And her past has come back to torment her.

This atmospheric, haunting tale marks the stunning debut of a promising young novelist.

"Synopsis" by , Atwater-Rhodes was 13 years old when she wrote this suspenseful yarn about a powerful vampire whose past comes back to haunt her. As Risika hunts the streets of New York City at night, someone follows her and leaves her a black rose--the same color rose that sealed her fate 300 years ago.
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