Examples: Twilight Vampire, Edward Cullen has telepathic abilities, Larissa Ione’s Wraith is half vampire/half demon with mind manipulation abilities, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Acheron is part demon, part god, who feeds off the blood of a goddess, and has immeasurable power. I sometimes compare the vampire varieties to ice cream flavors…you’d love to sample everything offered. You can see why.
How do you like your vampire? Do you prefer super powers, a heartbeat, maybe those who possess DNA from another paranormal species? Personally, I enjoy vampires of ALL types. But there’s something about that vampire bad boy with redeemable qualities that keeps me coming back for more. I certainly wouldn’t kick my heart throb vampire out of bed for possessing an ability of some sort.
In my novel, MYTHIC, I’ve thrown a bit of cross-breeding into the mix. As though being a vampire didn’t come with a unique set of complications, my heroine, Gianna Marino is also half human. Does this make her a stronger paranormal creature, or will humanity prove to be her weakness? You be the judge.
Centuries after the death of her family, human/vampire hybrid, Gianna Marino is determined to shed the blood of the vampire responsible.
Disguising herself as a human wanting to be turned, she infiltrates the enemy’s coven with the hope of bending him to her will and destroying him from the inside.
But when a handsome stranger enters the scene and is lured into their seductive game that results in a heated love triangle, she discovers a secret that blurs the lines between good and evil, forever changing the course of her existence, and destiny will soon determine on which side she’ll stand.
Nicholas Sutton's mystery woman led him down a long hallway where the walls were painted a rich burgundy red. After a few turns, they arrived at what he assumed were his temporary living quarters. As if she sensed his persistent tension, she faced him. "Don't worry. There are no dungeons or torture chambers. They are merely sleeping quarters in a place where you won't be disturbed. I would hate to have the comfort of my guest interrupted. With that addressed, the room contains most of the things you'll need and I trust your accommodations will be comfortable." She turned, with the intent to leave.
"Do I at least get to know your name?"
She paused and hesitated before she faced him with her answer. "Gianna. Gianna Marino. Oh and Nicholas? Do try your very best not to make a mess of things."At the moment, too many questions ran through his mind for him to retort.
How does she know my name? Does she know what I am?
Does she know that I have the potential to kill her at any time, without warning?
While he wanted to demand answers, dawn was near and he was famished. If he didn't feed before he slept, he'd awaken weak and ravenous.
Gianna led him to a beautifully decorated room that would provide both comfort and privacy. Nicholas surveyed the space that rivaled a guest suite at New York City's Plaza Hotel. The wall décor held neutral, earthy tones and the tapestries were of rich antiquity, which led him to believe they were chosen with care.
Curious, he walked into the bathroom. It contained both a shower and a bathtub of generous size, enough to fit at least five or six adults. Nicholas turned and walked out. His eyes drifted to the king- sized bed where he'd soon take his rest and he was exhausted. How he wanted to fall onto it and regain his strength with a long day's sleep.
Gianna approached the bed, bending ever so slightly over the top of the mattress to smooth out the sheets. It beckoned him further. As her hand ran over the glossy comforter, the lighting in the room revealed the sheen of the oils in her skin. Soft, warm, healthy skin. His mouth watered at the sight of her.
Still leaning, possibly stretched to her capacity, she closed the distance between her breasts and the bed linens. Her tight black pants cupped curves so fine, he wanted a bite. In fact, a bite wouldn't be enough. He wanted to take his time and nibble on her all day, giving but a sample of his talent, while showing her that a bed so large should never go to waste.
Nicholas's libido took control of his mind as he considered pinning Gianna to the bed to have his way with her until they were both breathless and sweaty, or until she begged him to stop, whichever came first. He didn't doubt her ability to satisfy his appetite for both blood and body.
He gazed at her in naked hunger and imagined how amazing she'd look completely bare to him, how her voice sounded while moaning in his ear and the feel of her scoring his back with her nails, on the brink of a fierce orgasm. Licking his lips, he nearly panted over the momentary fantasy. Oh those wicked thoughts.
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