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Tempted by a Vampire

Immortal Hearts of San Francisco, Book 1
Narrated by: John York, Julie Walters
Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Cian DeMarco is a talented musician - and a vampire. He's content living the single life in San Francisco, playing with his band at Club Royal each weekend...until he meets a human woman he can't resist. The scent of Magdalena's blood has him completely undone, and he begins to question his felicitous existence when his desire for her grows out of control.

Magdalena De la Rosa and her best friend recently moved to San Francisco. She's started a new job and is living in a gorgeous apartment. Everything is just the way she's imagined...until she ends up at an upscale nightclub and is suddenly swept off her feet by the sexy-as-sin lead singer of the house band.

A temptation they can't resist leads to a future they never imagined, as passion sizzles between the two until a threat from Cian's past returns to wreak havoc on their lives.

Will their love outweigh the reality of what Cian must do to keep Magdalena safe?

©2015 Susan Griscom (P)2019 Susan Griscom

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About the performance

loved the book but the narrating could have been better. in my opinion the book has a good storyline but it lost something with the kean narrator though it might just be me.

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Fantastic story made even better w/dual narration

I read Tempted by a Vampire a long time ago. I really enjoyed it and made sure to read the rest of the series. The main characters are very likable. They actually have a lot of substance to them-emotions, values, desires, compassion. All of this just adds another layer of quality to the story.

The book has changed some since I first read it. Like so many authors, knowing that sex sells, more has been added to please the audience. This is all well and good unless you are like me and listen to audiobooks while cleaning, doing yard work or trying to remove those last stubborn pounds. It works for me as I can easily fall into the pages of the story and live in bliss. It doesn't work so well for my teen son that I did not know could become so many shades of red. The sex must be good to embarrass him so much right???

There was a lot to like about the story. First of all LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Who doesn't like San Francisco? As someone that spent much of her high school years roaming the streets it was great to visit from six hours away.

Secondly, who doesn't like a good vampire story. This one has a great group of good vampires. These are the guys you want to call friend and feel safe to hang out with, not worrying they will suck you dry. Making the story scary and a little creepy, okay a lot creepy, was the villianous sire that decided to come back into Kian and Lane's lives. Jules had me shivering and wanting to disinfect. She was just icky.

Best of all this was a romance, a forbidden romance. Maggie is new to San Francisco and a human. One look and Kian is hooked even if he shouldn't be. He can't stop himself and soon they are a couple. Don't forget the evil sire is back and she will stop at nothing, and I mean nothing, to get what she wants. She is one selfish lady. This is one HEA that the characters and the reader will really have to work for.

I hope you enjoy listening to Tempted by a Vampire. I know I will be listening to the rest of the series, embarrassing my son and loving every minute of the story.

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Awesome read

This is my first time listened to this author. I enjoyed this story. This book kept my attention the whole way through. I highly recommend this book.

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lil better then ok

Over all the book with OK the narrator's did a really great job I felt the author, I don't even know how to put it but seemed a brand new.
There were a lot of things ever repeated the sex scenes were not detailed I can also say that the fighting scenes were at least a little better. I will try another book from her I did like the story line. I just felt like this book was missing something or repeating something or need it more words I really quite can't describe it.

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  • S. Lacey
  • 03-07-19

Brilliant

This book was so good. It was a hot read and kept me hooked start to finish! You may want to keep an iced drink on hand while reading cause it has seriously high heat levels! Loved this book! Well worth picking up!