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Turned Audiobook

Turned: Book #1 in the Vampire Journals

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Publisher's Summary

The #1 Bestseller!

Turned is book #1 in the #1 Bestselling series The Vampire Journals, which includes eleven books (and counting).

In Turned (Book #1 of the Vampire Journals), 18 year old Caitlin Paine finds herself uprooted from her nice suburb and forced to attend a dangerous New York City high school when her Mom moves again. The one ray of light in her new surroundings is Jonah, a new classmate who takes an instant liking to her.

But before their romance can blossom, Caitlin suddenly finds herself changing. She is overcome by a superhuman strength, a sensitivity to light, a desire to feed--by feelings she does not understand. She seeks answers to what’s happening to her, and her cravings lead her to the wrong place at the wrong time. Her eyes are opened to a hidden world, right beneath her feet, thriving underground in New York City. She finds herself caught between two dangerous covens, right in the middle of a vampire war.

It is at this moment that Caitlin meets Caleb, a mysterious and powerful vampire who rescues her from the dark forces. He needs her to help lead him to the legendary lost artifact. And she needs him for answers, and for protection. Together, they will need to answer one crucial question: who was her real father?

But Caitlin finds herself caught between two men as something else arises between them: a forbidden love. A love between the races that will risk both of their lives, and will force them to decide whether to risk it all for each other…

©2011 Morgan Rice (P)2011 Morgan Rice

What the Critics Say

"Turned is an ideal story for young readers. Morgan Rice did a good job spinning an interesting twist on what could have been a typical vampire tale. Refreshing and unique, Turned has the classic elements found in many Young Adult paranormal stories. Book #1 of the Vampire Journals Series focuses around one girl…one extraordinary girl!... Turned is easy to read but extremely fast-paced.... Recommended for anyone who likes to read soft paranormal romances. Rated PG." (The Romance Reviews)

"Turned grabbed my attention from the beginning and did not let go…. This story is an amazing adventure that is fast paced and action packed from the very beginning. There is not a dull moment to be found. Morgan Rice did an awesome job bringing the reader into the story. She also made it easy to root for Caitlin and want desperately to her succeed in finding her truth…. I will be looking forward to the second book in the series." (Paranormal Romance Guild)

"Turned is a book to rival Twilight and Vampire Diaries, and one that will have you wanting to keep reading until the very last page! If you are into adventure, love and vampires this book is the one for you!" (Vampirebooksite.com)

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    Tamara 01-24-17
    Tamara 01-24-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Fantastic gets so much better and kept reading"

    loved it, was a Good new vampire series.
    I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book enough to try but after a while I was enjoying the book tremendously by the end I had to keep reading the next titles in the series.

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    jyranchers101 10-31-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Horrible!"

    First thought, the vampire diaries. Then a mix of the twilight series. Ends the book win a fight from what seems like the daylight As the girl was being arrested. Vampires + sunlight = dead! Whatever I am not wasting my money on the rest of the series. The reader was horrible!!

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    claire moore-pearson 10-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great for vampires lovers"

    Loved the characters, story just follows from one situation to another. Going to read the whole series

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    April 04-09-16
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    "very good book. just getting into audio books . by"

    far my favorite. I can't wait til book 2. downloading it next week ..... ....ty

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    Angela Bartlett COEUR D ALENE, ID, US 02-25-16
    Angela Bartlett COEUR D ALENE, ID, US 02-25-16 Member Since 2013
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    "Good story - bad narrator"

    I read the book and really enjoyed it. This narrator made made Caitlin sound like a whiny self-centered teenager. I did not get that impression when reading the book.

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    karina Larson 01-03-16
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    "beginning only"

    your teachers told you "when writing a good story you must have 3 things, a beginning, a middle or climax and an ending or conclusion to wrap everything up" well this book is just the beginning. just when you start to understand what's going on- it's over. it is 5+ hours long but I felt like nothing happened. I felt like the synopsis was better or it was all that was needed to understand everything that happened!
    it was hard to stay interested in the book when the narrator drove me crazy! she sounded like all the teenage bullies or valley girls I went to middle school with!
    probably won't be suggesting this book to anyone, nor will I be getting the second book!

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    Velva 12-27-15
    Velva 12-27-15
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    "Awesome"

    I loved this I so want the whole series now its a deffinent must have must read series

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    Annie 12-24-15
    Annie 12-24-15
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    "sad"

    very disappointing I kept hoping it would get better but one book was the same as the other. I want my money back.

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    AHS Riverton, WY, US 12-03-15
    AHS Riverton, WY, US 12-03-15
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    "4.5 hours of my life I will never get back"

    Poorly written: shallow plot, cheesey ending. It would be a great Teeney Bopper story, if not for the language. I wont be reading subsequent titles. Narrator did a decent job.

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    COURTNEY HICKLING 11-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Slightly Disappointed"

    I am sad to say that even though I really wanted to enjoy this book I just struggled to truly get in to it. I disliked the main character and found her to be irritating with her statements or thoughts. In addition the characters were very contradictory and the author seemed to struggle with finding catchy and unique ways to catch the audience. I knew if I heard the word conspicuous one more time I was going to scream.

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