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Dark Gold- Christine Feehan's "Dark" Book 3

Updated on February 23, 2013

Dark Gold - Book 3

This is Aidan Savage and Alexandria Houton's Story

From the Back Cover

Was he a man...or a miracle? Alexandria Houton would sacrifice anything-even her life-to protect her orphaned little brother. But when both encountered unspeakable evil in the swirling San Francisco mists, Alex could only cry to heaven for their deliverance...

And out of the darkness swooped Aidan Savage, a golden being more powerful, more mysterious, than any other creature of the night. The ageless Carpathian male snatched them from a hideous fate. But was Aidan a miracle...or a monster? Alex's salvation...or her sin? If she surrendered to Aidan's savage, unearthly seduction-gave him the color, the light, the family he craved-would Alex truly save her brother? Or sacrifice more than her life?

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Opening Scene

The third book in the Dark Series by Christine Feehan is tells the story of Alexandria Houton. She has been raising her little brother, Joshua, since their parents died. It has never been easy for them.

The beginning of the story has Alexandria meeting Thomas Ivan, the genuis behind a new craze of computer and video games mostly dealing with vampires and demons. He was looking for a new graphics artist. Alex desperately needed this job. "I brought sketches with me. Samples of ideas, drawings of the story line you suggested for your next game. I see so clearly in my mind what you're describing." Ivan was impressed with her sketches.

Unfortunately, Alex had to bring Joshua with her to this interview because the babysitter didn't show up. Joshua was left outside with an older family friend named Henry. Henry was an elderly homeless man who often slept in the small grove of trees behind the restaurant.

During her meeting with Ivan, Alex feels the presence of evil. She leaves the meeting quickly and runs outside to find a vampire has killed Henry and put Joshua in a trance, turning him away from his beloved sister.

Release Date: April 2000

About Christine Feehan

Biography

New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan has over 30 novels published, including four series. Her debut novel Dark Prince received 3 of the 9 Paranormal Excellence Awards in Romantic Literature for 1999. Since then she has been published by Leisure Books, Pocket Books, and currently is writing for Berkley/Jove. She also has earned 7 more PEARL awards.

She is pleased to have made numerous bestseller lists including the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Bookscan, B. Daltons, Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Waldenbooks, Ingrams, Borders, Rhapsody Book Club, Sirenbooks, and Walmart. She has received numerous honors throughout her career including being a nominee for the RWA's RITA and receiving a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times.

She has been published in multiple languages and in many formats, including large print, palm pilot, e-book, and hardcover. Her ground-breaking book trailer commercials have been shown on TV and in the movie theaters. She has been featured on local TV, appeared on the The Montel Williams Show, and her book Dark Legend was featured on the cover of Romantic Times Magazine.

Christine Feehan has also appeared at numerous writers' conventions and book signings including: Romantic Times Convention, Get Caught Reading at Sea Cruise, Celebrate Romance Conference, Emerald City Conference, and numerous Romance Writers of America Conferences.

Websites

http://www.christinefeehan.com

http://www.myspace.com/christinefeehan

Why I Love This Series

The writing is so detailed that I can actually see it happening in my head as I'm reading. I KNOW what each character looks like and their facial expressions. I have a map in my head of their homes and surroundings. After having read all the available books, I also know their families. Each one is like a member of my family now. Ms Feehan is a wonderful storyteller!

The characters are so real that I find myself laughing out loud and crying with them.

It is too hard to put the books down so I find that I am sometimes up all night to finish one!

Reading Order

I didn't start out reading the series in order. As a matter of fact, I already had several of Christine Feehan's books from different series sets and didn't realize it was the same author! I know, I know... most people check authors first. Well, I have always just picked books that caught my eye. When I began rearranging my shelves and getting books ready for the "read once book store" none of these were in the stack. They were in a box to be sorted for the shelves...to keep...forever.

As I began putting the books on the shelf, I saw her name several times. Wow! I already had eight of her books! Did I read them in order? Not a clue!

For those of you who need to read a series in order, here is the proper reading order:

BOOK #1: DARK PRINCE

BOOK #2: DARK DESIRE

BOOK #3: DARK GOLD

BOOK #4: DARK MAGIC

BOOK #5: DARK CHALLENGE

BOOK #6: DARK FIRE

BOOK #7: DARK DREAM

BOOK #8: DARK LEGEND

BOOK #9: DARK GUARDIAN

BOOK #10: DARK SYMPHONY

BOOK #11: DARK DESCENT

BOOK #12: DARK MELODY

BOOK #13: DARK DESTINY

BOOK #14: DARK HUNGER

BOOK #15: DARK SECRET

BOOK #16: DARK DEMON

BOOK #17: DARK CELEBRATION

BOOK #18: DARK POSSESSION

I find myself now trying to get all the "covers" of each book. As publishers change and these books are re-released the cover changes and it's fun to find the 1st and 2nd editions still in good shape.

Have read any of the Dark series?

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      How many "Dark" books has this author written in total -- I predict that there are more to come! Hope she sees the Light soon. ;)

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      Mary 8 years ago from Chicago area

      Nice work!! 5*****

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I've known of this author for ages but haven't picked up any of her books, but I will now! Adding to my summer reading list :)

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      Nope, I haven't read any of them ~ might have to check them out now though :o)

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      seashell2 8 years ago

      That's a lot of reading... looks like a good book! 5*s.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      Great lens and great books!

      Thanks for sharing

      Lizzy

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      Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Wow, Holley, great lens! Made me want to buy the book! 5*

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      bdkz 8 years ago

      Looks like a great book!