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Dark Celebration
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Dark Celebration
Dark Series, Book 14
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Christine Feehan has enthralled a legion of fans with the seductive world and unforgettable characters—both human and not—of her dark Carpathian series. Now, as Christmas draws near, she reunites all of them for a Dark Celebration...

After centuries as the Prince of the Carpathians, Mikhail Dubrinsky fears he can't protect them for long from their greatest threat: the extinction of their species by the immortal enemies who are devising a scheme to slaughter Carpathian females. But even with his own lifemate Raven and their daughter Savannah vulnerable to the encroaching evil, Mikhail's hope is not lost.

Carpathians from around the world are gathering to join their souls and their powers to bring light to the darkness. But so too are their adversaries uniting—hunters, vampires, demons, and betrayers—bringing untold dangers into the fold of the Carpathian people.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Christine Feehan has enthralled a legion of fans with the seductive world and unforgettable characters—both human and not—of her dark Carpathian series. Now, as Christmas draws near, she reunites all of them for a Dark Celebration...

After centuries as the Prince of the Carpathians, Mikhail Dubrinsky fears he can't protect them for long from their greatest threat: the extinction of their species by the immortal enemies who are devising a scheme to slaughter Carpathian females. But even with his own lifemate Raven and their daughter Savannah vulnerable to the encroaching evil, Mikhail's hope is not lost.

Carpathians from around the world are gathering to join their souls and their powers to bring light to the darkness. But so too are their adversaries uniting—hunters, vampires, demons, and betrayers—bringing untold dangers into the fold of the Carpathian people.
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    July 10, 2006
    The blood-drinking, mind-reading, shape-shifting Carpathian clan and their human friends gather for Christmas—and to stave off encroaching enemies—in bestseller Feehan's latest entry in her Dark series (after Dark Demon
    ) and her first in hardcover. The guests hunt vampires, confront a dark mage and, most importantly, face the extinction of their species due to a mysteriously low birth rate and high infant mortality. Shea—once a human surgeon, now a Carpathian healer—studies the Carpathian's procreative problem even as she carries the child of her "lifemate" Jacques, whose brother, Prince Mikhail, also hopes for more children with his mate, Raven. The action suffers from the author's efforts to feature each of these couples and others, but the stage is set for future, more plot-driven books. A section of recipes by Feehan fans, "Dark Desserts," rounds out this sex- and magic-filled treat, which makes a good entry point for newcomers.

  • Library Journal

    August 15, 2006
    Powerful, passionate, and protective, the long-lived Carpathians have always been able to keep their many enemies at bay. Now, however, dark forces are aligning themselves to target Carpathian women and children, the key to the survival of the dwindling race. Suddenly, Prince Mikhail and his people are facing a threat they may not be able to overcome. A joyous Christmas gathering together with the imminent birth of a child is the focal point of this darkly delicious tale of passion, violence, betrayal, and evil. As always, Feehan ("Dangerous Tides") skillfully weaves the disparate threads of horror and romance into a triumphant story that will find fans among both romance and paranormal readers. This is Feehan's hardcover debut. She lives in Lake County, CA.

    Copyright 2006 Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.

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