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In this pulse-pounding Immortals After Dark tale, #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole delves into the darkest mysteries and deepest passions of Clan MacRieve. . . .
A BEAST IN TORMENT
Uilleam MacRieve believed he’d laid to rest the ghosts of his boyhood. But when a...
Uilleam Andriu MacRieve: 'Will'. Lykae. Munro's identical twin. Chieftain of the Nova Scotia Settlement of Clan MacRieve. Was held prisoner by the Order and tortured. Along with Munro, referred to by nymphs as 'Hot and Hotter'
Chloe MacRieve: Star soccer player for Seattle Reign. Nicknamed 'Baby T-Rex' by fans. Has recently been experiencing strange dreams and super-senses.
Munro MacRieve: Will's identical twin brother. Along with Will, referred to by nymphs as 'Hot and Hotter'
Nïx the Ever-Knowing: Valkyrie soothsayer. Known as 'Nucking-Futs Nix'. 3000 years old
Rónan: 15 year old Lykae orphan. Being fostered by Munro. Benneit's younger brother
Benneit: 23 year old Lykae orphan. Being fostered by Munro while he learns control. Ronan's older brother. Known as 'Big Ben' because he is so big.
Belee: Witch. Part of the grand mercenary House of Witches
Regin the Radiant: Valkyrie. Mated to Declan Chase, a berserker
Malkom Slaine: A vemon - vampire/demon. Mated to Carrow, a witch
Carrow: A witch. Mated to Malkom Slaine
Mariketa: 'Mari'. A witch. Leader of the grand mercenary House of Witches. Mated to Bowen MacRieve
Bowen MacRieve: Will and Munroe's cousin. Mated to Mariketa.
Lachlain MacRieve: Lykae. King of the MacRieve Clan
Loa: Voodoo priestess
Boa: Loa's boa constrictor
Velees: A centaur
Bertil: Nix's bat
Dustin Todd: Chloe's father. Former military - now sells computer systems to military installations.
Commander Preston Webb: Head of the Order.
Garreth MacRieve: Lykae prince. Mated to Lucia
Madadh: Lykae. Master of the Watch at Glenriel
Lothaire: The Enemy of Old. 3000 year old vampire. Recently crowned King of Dacia.
Handbagger: Nickname given by Chloe to player on opposing team.
Declan Chase: Mated to Regin the Radiant. A berserker. Formerly worked for the Order and known as Magister Chase.
Cassandra: Female Lykae
Gisela: Succubus. Chloe's aunt. A healer
Nieve: Succubus. Chloe's cousin
Kereny: 'Ren'. Warlock's captive. A human.
Lady Ruelle: Succubus who convinced a pre-teen Will that they were mates.
Dughlas MacRieve: 'Da'. Deceased. Will & Munro's father
Ailis MacRieve: 'Mam'. Deceased. Will & Munro's mother
Fiore Todd: Deceased. Chloe's mother
Will: Uilleam Macrieve's nickname
Magister Chase: Nickname of Declan Chase
Nïxie: Nickanme of Nix the Valkyrie Soothsayer Show all 36 characters
“Yes, wolf, I see all. And by all, I mean some. What is it the nymphs say about you? I remember! You're all 'good and fucked up', 'dark and twisted'. But they don't know why.'”
“"That a snake?" "She keeps death away." "Wish that was the weirdest thing...I've heard tonight."”
Chloe & Loa
“Our last first kiss.”
“No other anatomical differences. Though you might term what you'll find in my jeans superhuman.”
“So my new feeding m.o. is to roofie men, then get them hooked on me like heroin, so they'll keep coming back to the dealer? That's just messed up.”
“"Is there any upside here?" "You're immortal now. You could live forever." "Live forever as an out-of-work, roofie-dispensing, drug-dealing skank? If that's my upside..."”
Chloe & Munro
“I dinna repulse you this morning when you were sucking my rod like a straw.”
“She was like a mouse with a lion's roar, a wee warrioress”
“Now, why don't you shove in a manpon and tug up your manties and PLAY SOCCER.”
“I can't read this. It's in either Gaelic or Wolf.”
“"How did you not kill me that morning? When you scented what I was?" "My beast would never have let me. It had accepted you. It adores you. Goddamn it, I want to adore you!"”
Chloe & Will
“I know I'm wrong in the head! I want to be...right. For you.”
Will Show all 12 quotes from this book
In a dark forest, in a dour land, stood an enchanted cottage.
Excerpted from The Living Book of Lore
Prologue Epigraph Chapters 1-51 Epilogue
Vemon: Vampire/Demon hybrid
Campion: Human & Succubus halfling
Strew: A succubus' emission of chemicals to attract males
Original Language: English
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication Date: July 2, 2013
Page Count: 368
Reading Level: Adults
Violence and sexual situations.
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