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When Blood Calls : A Shadow Keepers Novel
by J. K. Beck


Overview - Attorney Sara Constantine is thrilled with her promotion--until she finds out that she must now prosecute vampires and werewolves. The first defendant she'll be trying to put away? Lucius Dragos, the sexy stranger with whom she recently shared an explosive night of ecstasy.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Attorney Sara Constantine is thrilled with her promotion--until she finds out that she must now prosecute vampires and werewolves. The first defendant she'll be trying to put away? Lucius Dragos, the sexy stranger with whom she recently shared an explosive night of ecstasy.

When Lucius kisses a beautiful woman sitting next to him at the bar, he's hoping only to avoid the perceptive gaze of the man he's planning to kill. But what starts as a simple kiss ignites into an all-consuming passion. Charged with murder, Luke knows that Sara is determined to see him locked away--unless he can convince her that he's not a monster. And that might mean making the ultimate sacrifice.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780440245773
  • ISBN-10: 044024577X
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • Publish Date: August 2010
  • Page Count: 404
  • Dimensions: 6.88 x 4.24 x 1.15 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds

Series: Shadow Keepers #1

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