By P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast
The White urban, 1893: In turn-of-the-century Chicago, with the World's reasonable bringing bustle and pleasure to her domestic urban, sixteen-year-old Emily Wheiler can be reveling in her younger good looks and the thrill round her. yet her entire existence replaced while her mom died, leaving her to be the woman of Wheiler residence. Her father, a robust financial institution president, is on the heart of a tremendous social hub for the booming younger urban, and he wishes Emily to do every thing her mom may have – to be an exceptional hostess and ensure the mansion runs smoothly.
As Emily uneasily attempts to interchange her mom, she additionally longs for extra… for romance and a lifetime of her personal. whilst a good-looking younger guy notices her at one among her father's events, it sounds as if her hopes may possibly ultimately be coming precise. until eventually her father forbids her to determine him – or the other guy – and begins revealing a darkly violent facet that even he cannot understand.
At final, afraid for her existence and with nowhere to show, Emily is Marked through a vampyre and taken to the Chicago condominium of evening, the place she starts off a magickal new lifestyles that are supposed to enable the injuries from her previous to heal. yet as she earnings energy, and a strong new identify, she contains a depressing have to wreak vengeance at the guy she relied on most.
From sufferer to excessive Priestess, attractive younger lady to robust seductress, Neferet's trip starts in NEFERET'S CURSE...from authors percent. solid and Kristin Cast.
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I published him slowly, figuring out that i need to no longer supply an excessive amount of too quickly. “So you've got recovered? you're good? ” I’d drawn a deep breath. I knew i need to tread rigorously. My future—my safety—my salvation depended upon it. “Oh, Arthur, this can be so tough for me to inform you. It-it makes me suppose disloyal to Father to confess the reality. ” “You? Disloyal? i will hardly ever think it. ” “But I’m afraid if I communicate the reality i'm going to sound disloyal,” I’d acknowledged softly. “Emily, i feel truthfully. to inform it's to teach a loyalty to God, and that's past any loyalty we carry to guy. along with, we're neighbors, and it's not disloyal to proportion a self belief with a chum. ” “As my pal, might you carry my hand as I let you know? i think so anxious and on my own. ” I’d further a small, hiccupping sob. “Of direction, candy Emily! ” He’d captured my hand in his. I have in mind how impressive it used to be to think the power and sureness of him, and what a stark distinction that was once to Father’s sizzling, heavy contact. “Then this is often the reality. it kind of feels as though Father goes mad. He needs to manage my each stream. i used to be now not ailing after Saturday evening, yet he unexpectedly refused to permit me to name in your mom and dad. He has additionally forbidden me to proceed my volunteer paintings that i've been doing weekly on the GFWC, and that reason used to be so vital to my mom! ” I’d stifled one other sob and clung to Arthur’s hand. “He has acknowledged i could no longer go away Wheiler condo till Monday subsequent, after which i'm purely allowed to wait the outlet of the Columbian Exposition and the college membership dinner in a while simply because a number of influential girls have asked my presence. i do know it truly is as you stated prior to, that Father is mourning the lack of his spouse, yet his habit has develop into so controlling that it really is scary! Oh, Arthur, this night at dinner while i attempted to insist that I proceed Mother’s volunteerism with the GFWC i assumed he was once going to strike me! ” i started to sob in earnest. ultimately, Arthur pulled me into his hands. “Emily, Emily, please don’t cry,” he’d stated soothingly as he patted my again. I’d pressed myself opposed to him, crying softly on his shoulder, changing into more and more acutely aware that I had not anything on other than my skinny nightdress and my loosened dressing costume. i'm really not ashamed to confess that i presumed of the sweetness and fullness of my physique as I clung to him. His hand had stopped patting me, and had started touring up and down my again, warmly, in detail. while his respiring started to deepen and his contact had long past from comfort to caress, I’d learned his physique had started to react to the scant volume of fabric keeping apart his hand and my bare flesh. I’d allow intuition consultant me. I’d held to him extra tightly, transferring my breasts so they have been flattened opposed to his chest, after which I pulled by surprise from his palms. With trembling arms I’d retied my dressing costume and grew to become clear of him. “What you need to examine me! My habit is so … so—” I’d stuttered, searching for my mother’s phrases. “So ahead! ” “No, Emily. you need to now not imagine that, for i don't imagine that. you're evidently distraught and never your self.