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A Hunger Like No Other: Immortals After Dark, Book 2 Audiobook

A Hunger Like No Other: Immortals After Dark, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

A mythic warrior who'll stop at nothing to possess her....

After enduring years of torture from the vampire horde, Lachlain MacRieve, leader of the Lykae Clan, is enraged to find the predestined mate he's waited millennia for is a vampire. Or partly one. This Emmaline is a small, ethereal half Valkyrie/half vampire, who somehow begins to soothe the fury burning within him.

A vampire captured by her wildest fantasy....

Sheltered Emmaline Troy finally sets out to uncover the truth about her deceased parents - until a powerful Lykae claims her as his mate and forces her back to his ancestral Scottish castle. There, her fear of the Lykae - and their notorious dark desires - ebbs as he begins a slow, wicked seduction to sate her own dark cravings.

An all-consuming desire....

Yet when an ancient evil from her past resurfaces, will their desire deepen into a love that can bring a proud warrior to his knees and turn a gentle beauty into the fighter she was born to be?

©2006 Kresley Cole (P)2006 Simon & Schuster, Inc

What the Critics Say

"A unique romance - it truly stands on its own!" (Sherrilyn Kenyon, New York Times bestselling author)

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    Jasmin JERSEY CITY, NJ, United States 06-30-13
    Jasmin JERSEY CITY, NJ, United States 06-30-13
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    "Wow!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of A Hunger Like No Other?

    The narrator is the most memorable from the a hunger like no other. I think I could just listen to his voice all day and night. He brings the book alive in a way never would have thought.


    What does Robert Petkoff bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The different accents and the characters came alive in a way that reading doesn't quite do. Don't get me wrong, I love reading books and imagining them in my mind. But Robert Petkoff just does int better


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    Catherine USA 06-16-13
    Catherine USA 06-16-13
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    "Interesting but not wow."

    During the first half of this audio I almost gave up on it. The situation between the two main characters becomes very repetitive. However I am pleased I stayed with it as the second half was very good. I have never listened to or read a supernatural type book before so I am now interested but not sold. Mr Petkoff has the most amazing voice. Incredibly good interpretation of a sexy Scottish brogue, but I am afraid Emma did sound mostly like a man trying to be a woman (Mrs Doubtfire the movie kept coming to mind) but other than that I so enjoyed listening to Robert and would listen to him anytime....particularly if playing a Scotsman!!

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    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 05-24-13
    Regina SOUTHINGTON, CONNECTICUT, United States 05-24-13 Member Since 2015

    Believer in what you can't see

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    "Emmaline finds her strength"
    Would you listen to A Hunger Like No Other again? Why?

    Yes I would listen to this audiobook again. The story was a journey for both Emmaline and Lachlain. Through her struggle with Lachlain, Emmaline found her strength to not only stand up to him, but find her place among the Valkyrie and finds out what she is capable of.


    What did you like best about this story?

    When Lachlain realizes that Emmaline is nothing like the vampires that torture him for 150 years and that she was a caring being that was also loving.


    Have you listened to any of Robert Petkoff’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, I listen to this narrator before, but I like all of his performances so I there I don't have a comparison between stories.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Emmaline finds her strength.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed this series, but the beginning is better than the later stories. I really like the feisty Valkyrie and Nix, but we lose them in the later stories.

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    Deborah Richardson, TX, United States 05-22-13
    Deborah Richardson, TX, United States 05-22-13 Member Since 2015
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    "I love this Series"
    What made the experience of listening to A Hunger Like No Other the most enjoyable?

    Kresley Cole is a fine author. The story is very well written and so entertaining. Using Robert Petkoff as the narrator truly brought every character to life. So enthralling. Five words... I want more, more, more!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I'm not going to give anything away. Let's just say, you won't be disappointed.


    Have you listened to any of Robert Petkoff’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes and what a performer he is... always!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Several... however, this series touches on many different emotions.


    Any additional comments?

    Kresley Cole, please keep writing and always team up with Robert Petkoff!

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    Joan Gresham san diego, CA, United States 05-18-13
    Joan Gresham san diego, CA, United States 05-18-13 Member Since 2016
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    "robert petkoff is the best audio narrator ever!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of A Hunger Like No Other to be better than the print version?

    All the kresley cole books and audio are simply the best!


    What other book might you compare A Hunger Like No Other to and why?

    Black dagger brotherhood....lords of the underworld........so good


    What does Robert Petkoff bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Very real...like he is the character! No one is better...I wish he did the brotherhood books..


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


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    ThommieGirl 05-18-13
    ThommieGirl 05-18-13 Member Since 2015

    A book-a-holic

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    "Surprisingly great!!!"
    Would you listen to A Hunger Like No Other again? Why?

    I just was looking for a quick book to satisfy my boredom...But I stayed up all night anxious to finish! it was really good. Sexy, possessive, and gripping.


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    M 05-17-13
    M 05-17-13 Member Since 2008

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    "The narration makes up for the story"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Yes, for the narration! I've since listened to the other books in this series (ALL of which I prefer to this first story) but I was willing to put up with formula-based plotline because the narrator, Robert Petkoff, rocked my world. Like no joke.


    Would you recommend A Hunger Like No Other to your friends? Why or why not?

    Yes, with the understanding that it's the least good of the series, but worth wading through for hearing Lachlan's voice.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Nothing stood out - I was mostly overwhelmed but HAWT narration.


    Did A Hunger Like No Other inspire you to do anything?

    I was totally inspired to marathon listen to the other books in the series. They get a lot better so easily worth listening to this one.


    Any additional comments?

    To paraphrase another review, have lots of fresh panties on hand! You will need them!

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    Jeannine Allerton, IL, United States 05-13-13
    Jeannine Allerton, IL, United States 05-13-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Superb story....fantastic narrator!!!"

    Kresley Cole is gifted..pure and simple! This story held my attention from the moment it began to the very last syllable! I believe that the narrator can make or break a book and Mr. Petkoff is absolutely perfect. I can't say enough about his unique presentation. What a talent! I could listen to him all day. I'll be moving on to the rest of the series now! Thank you both!

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    amber 05-06-13
    amber 05-06-13
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    "Super sexy voice!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes, I thought Phil Gigante was the ultimate male narrator, but Robert Petkoff gives him a run for his money. It is so well read/acted that you can't help but stop what you are doing and listen


    What did you like best about this story?

    the narrator and that scottish accent. Loves that he acts the book, and just doesn't read it. I loved the way the main male character overcame his hate for what his true love was, how he seduced her.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite part was the trip to Scotland when he had misconceptions about Emmaline


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes, if I could have listen to it all in one sitting I would have


    Any additional comments?

    Great narrator!

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    Kimberly Ixonia, WI, United States 04-29-13
    Kimberly Ixonia, WI, United States 04-29-13 Member Since 2015

    So many books...so little time! :)

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    "SERIES LIKE NO OTHER! :)"

    This was a great start to a new series...well I realize it isn't new, but for me it is. :)

    A friend told me about this series, and I'm glad I listened! Although I am currently on book five in this series, I can honestly say that they continue to get better and better!! This first one, while it isn't my favorite, it is a great start as Kresley Cole introduces the Lore (world of supernatural and immortal beings). There is a lot to take in, but it is done very well making it easy to follow.

    Hunger Like No Other focuses on Lachlain MacRieve, a Lykae (aka werewolf) King, who escapes from vampire torture to find his mate. Once he finds her, Emmaline, he discovers that she is half vampire...an enemy to werewolves. Emmaline, who is actually the last female vampire, has been pretty sheltered all her life after her parents died. While she is finally seeking the answers to her past, she meets MacRieve, and is taken on a ride that will change everything. As they travel across the country, her acting as his guide, to his home in Scotland...there is a lot of tension, prejudice, and...well...let me just say things get interesting. ;)

    I am loving this new Lore world, and the characters are amazing...and so many good lines!! Robert Petkoff, the narrator, is really great!! At first his some of his impressions seemed weak, but he grows on you and gets better over time and does a fantastic job!! I'm in for a long ride as I continue this series. So excited!!

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