In a decadent republic on the brink of revolution, immortal blood
drinker Lisette has long ago learned the price of her selfish pursuit of
Now, trapped in marriage to the stoic nobleman who saved her
from the mob, she's vowed to use her powers only for good. By night, she
stalks plague-ridden streets, armed with rapier and pistol, hunting the
Possessed: the pleasure-crazed victims of Lisette's own kind.
But beneath her respectable façade, old hungers still burn, sated only
by her husband's fading love… until the hunt pits her against their
ancient enemy, a dark prince and lover who rekindles Lisette's forbidden
thirst for power—and blood.
Betrayed by the only man who can save her, with the city erupting in
flames and ultimate power within her grasp, Lisette must choose between
dark past and uncertain future, shadows and light—and the two
magnificent, tragically irreconcilable men who haunt her soul.
A 10,000 word dark historical fantasy/vampire novella.
Warning: this story is deeply romantic, but it isn't a romance.