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Lothaire: Immortals After Dark, Book 12 | [Kresley Cole]

Lothaire: Immortals After Dark, Book 12

Driven by his insatiable need for revenge, Lothaire, the Lore’s most ruthless vampire, plots to seize the Horde’s crown. But bloodlust and torture have left him on the brink of madness - until he finds Elizabeth Peirce, the key to his victory. He captures the unique young mortal, intending to offer up her very soul in exchange for power, yet Elizabeth soothes his tormented mind and awakens within him emotions Lothaire believed he could no longer experience.
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Publisher's Summary

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Kresley Cole continues her electrifying Immortals After Dark series with this thrilling tale, revealing secrets of the Lore, fierce realm of the immortals....

All fear the enemy of old.

Driven by his insatiable need for revenge, Lothaire, the Lore’s most ruthless vampire, plots to seize the Horde’s crown. But bloodlust and torture have left him on the brink of madness - until he finds Elizabeth Peirce, the key to his victory. He captures the unique young mortal, intending to offer up her very soul in exchange for power, yet Elizabeth soothes his tormented mind and awakens within him emotions Lothaire believed he could no longer experience.

A deadly force dwells within her.

Growing up in desperate poverty, Ellie Peirce yearned for a better life, never imagining she’d be convicted of murder - or that an evil immortal would abduct her from death row. But Lothaire is no savior, as he himself plans to sacrifice Ellie in one month’s time. And yet the vampire seems to ache for her touch, showering her with wealth and sexual pleasure. In a bid to save her soul, Ellie surrenders her body to the wicked vampire, while vowing to protect her heart.

Centuries of cold indifference shattered.

Elizabeth tempts Lothaire beyond reason, as only his fated mate could. As the month draws to a close, he must choose between a millennia-old blood vendetta and his irresistible prisoner. Will Lothaire succumb to the miseries of his past - or risk everything for a future with her?

©2012 Kresley Cole (P)2011 Simon & Schuster

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    Diane Lake Bluff, IL, United States 03-14-12
    Diane Lake Bluff, IL, United States 03-14-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Boring !!!"

    I expected better from this author. Story dragged and I didn't like the reader. I had to force myself to finish this book. I think Ms. Cole needs to get back to basics. I think sex is great in a book, but there has to be a reason that it is relevant. I felt that Lothaire was a wining child at times, the story dwells too much on his bad past. If I were looking for a sexy, strong vampire hero, it wouldn't be him, he would make me crazy.

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    annette PITTSBURGH, PA, United States 03-03-12
    annette PITTSBURGH, PA, United States 03-03-12 Member Since 2014

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    "Hilarious!"

    Kresley Cole has sold me! the book is very FUNNY granted one must get pass the first 3 hours, it has a slow build but is necessary to the story. When Ellie starts her hillbilly talking I cracked up "that mouth of Yorns" and "I rode you like a lazy horse and made you cream jeans" Some said it was too long, what couples you know just make up instantaneous over a little misunderstanding of almost beheading?? It also brings in the world of Ivana's (Lothaire's mother) people she was looking for and telling him about at the beginning of the story. GET IT! you will not be disappointed

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    Lissa 02-25-12
    Lissa 02-25-12 Member Since 2010
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    If you could sum up Lothaire in three words, what would they be?

    Dark, obsessed, meanacing


    What other book might you compare Lothaire to and why?

    Hunger Lik No Other


    What about Robert Petkoff???s performance did you like?

    Some say they didn't like the accent he used for the heroine. I think it was spot on!


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    Sharon 02-19-12
    Sharon 02-19-12 Member Since 2014
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    "A unique story worth listening to..."
    Would you listen to Lothaire again? Why?

    Yes. The story is surprisingly unique. I like the fact that the author explains the backstory of the main characters, it helps listeners understand were the characters are coming from-- their motivations, beliefs and actions.


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

    Yes- but it is too long to do so...


    Any additional comments?

    I like the story -- it's not predictable and the author is very good at story telling, It's easy to get lost in the story, and it keeps the listener wondering what will happen next.

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    Amy Macon, Ga, United States 02-18-12
    Amy Macon, Ga, United States 02-18-12 Member Since 2010

    I love Audible!!!

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    "AWESOME!!!!"

    New favorite!!!! cant wait for more audible releases from Kresley Cole and hopefully same narrator!!!!

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    E. Turner Garland, Texas United States 02-04-12
    E. Turner Garland, Texas United States 02-04-12 Listener Since 2009

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    "Spellbinding!"
    What made the experience of listening to Lothaire the most enjoyable?

    Robert Petkoff really brought the characters to life. Kresley Cole's story of Lothaire is one of her best stories in the Imortals After Dark Series. I must admit I only have the other stories in ebook format but I think A Hunger Like No Other is also in audiobook format and also read by Robert Petkoff, I will be putting that one on my wishlist for purchase. If you like the other stories in this series, you'll love this one.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Ellie Ann was my favorite character simply because she was a strong female and she knew how to roll with whatever life threw at her. She was a very likeable character. Nix is also one of my favorites, I hope she gets her own story soon.


    Which character ??? as performed by Robert Petkoff ??? was your favorite?

    I loved Petkoff's representation of Ellie Ann. I have read other comments about the horrendous accent used by the narrator but It was realistic. She was from the Appalachian Mountains, that's what the people from that region sound like. I thought it was awsome. Lothaire's Russian representation was also very realistic and authentic.


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

    When LaDorada was used to get rid of Saroya and she realized she had brought about her own downfall.


    Any additional comments?

    I love the Valkyries. Their frat house environment is one of the best things about the IAD Series. They make being a girl fun. I want to live in Val Hall.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Joan FOREST HEIGHTS, MD, United States 02-01-12
    Joan FOREST HEIGHTS, MD, United States 02-01-12
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    "Great Story and Great Narrator"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. The story is epic coupled with a narrator who read the book and sounded as sexy as the characters were portrayed by the descriptions.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lothaire, of course!


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

    Yes, this one is even better than the first one. Robert Perkoff's performance is outstanding. He's very versatile, especially with all the different accents he had to use with the different characters. The listener can actually determine which character is which.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh and cry, it's a roller coaster of a ride! Very fun.


    Any additional comments?

    More, please with Robert Petkoff as narrator!

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    April 2513 Michigan Rd., Plymouth IN 46563 02-01-12
    April 2513 Michigan Rd., Plymouth IN 46563 02-01-12 Member Since 2015
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    "great book, great series"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Lothaire to be better than the print version?

    I enjoy the theatrical preformance of audio books. I have not read the print version, but it is the same great story. I often purchase both print and audio versions of the same story.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Lothaire?

    The most singular memorable moment for me was the


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

    This was the first of Robert Petkoff's preformances I listened to. His vocalizations for Ellie did take some getting use to, but I loved his performance of Lothaire and Thad.


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    Amazon Customer Federal Way, Wa, United States 01-29-12
    Amazon Customer Federal Way, Wa, United States 01-29-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Great Story"

    As with all Kresley Cole's book it was a great story. I've read this entire series and enjoyed them all. The narrator was great with the male voices but not so great with the female voices. The addition of a woman to do those voices would have made the overall performance better.

    Fair amount of sex scenes so if that bothers you........

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    Michelle MANSFIELD, GA, United States 01-29-12
    Michelle MANSFIELD, GA, United States 01-29-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Kresley Cole ALWAYS delivers!! Addicted to IAD!!"

    This is one of my favorite IAD books! Love Lothaire, and he meets his match with Ellie. You get it all in this book, action, "pee your pants" humor, love, loss the whole spectrum. Robert Petkoff does an amazing job narrating this book as well. I cannot imagine anyone else narrating this series, he just brings the characters to life like no other?!

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