Dark Legend

Dark Legend

Large Print - 2002
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Gabriel wakes deep within the ground, and the first sensation he feels is an overwhelming hunger for blood. But as he hunts the dark streets of Paris for prey, a voice calls to him, soothing, calming, giving him the strength to control his craving. Francesca Del Ponce is a healer, a woman who radiates goodness as powerfully as the sun does light. Though Garbriel knows she will be like hot silk in his arms, though he knows the taste of her will be addictive, he fears for her life and his soul if he takes her. Then with one mind-shattering vow she gives herself-- I offer freely, without reservation, I offer my life for yours as is my right--and with a firestorm of long-forgotten feelings, he glimpses salvation.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2002
Edition: Large print ed
Branch Call Number: LP FICTION FEE
Characteristics: 508 p. (large print) ; 23 cm


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Feb 26, 2019

Reading my paperback copy.

SaraLovesBooks Jun 04, 2018

I could not love this book more. I thought it was the most interesting of all of Christine Feehan's books. It was a great pay-off, after the mentions of Gabriel and Lucian Daratrazanoff in earlier books. I felt that this book kicked off a series of Christine Feehan's best books. From this book to Dark Destiny, I loved every single book.

I have a huge soft spot for the Daratrazanoff family. The males are super sexy. They have the alpha bad boy thing combined with the greatest amount of honor and integrity of all the Carpathian males. (In my opinion, of course.)

This book also introduced another ancient Carpathian female, who was as powerful as the ancient men, and had a lot of the weariness they had as well. She also knew who her lifemate was, and made a reasonable choice to not pursue him, because of what he needed to do. I love Francesca. I loved how strong she was in her decisions. Gabriel was a great hero. He couldn't force his will on Francesca, because she was stronger than most of the other heroines, due to being an ancient Carpathian female. So he had to use other persuasions on her. This book also set up at least two other books, though readers would have to wait many years for the second one.

I highly recommend this book!

Feb 03, 2016

Francesca Del Ponce, a skilled healer and maker of "healing" quilts and stained glass --lifemate to Gabriel, one of Gregori's older brothers and younger twin of Lucian-- and Desari, a skilled and powerful singer--Gregori's younger sister-- are two of my favorite of the Carpathian women in the Dark series. Even though Francesca and Desari are very powerful, I felt I wouldn't be afraid to get to know them...whereas, Gabriel would scare me to death...

Jul 10, 2014

This one would have to be my favorite of the series so far!
And the Francesca is no wall flower to be pushed around by a bossy male, she has a lot of power herself. Which suits this couple best.

The twist at the end!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 17, 2012

One more Carpathian story down and I loved it. It is good to see that the "ancient" males are finding the women have brains and dont react to complete dominance but are being accepted as partners. Next book---Lucian's story

nanina5394 Apr 01, 2012

I loved Lucian in this book. Great twist at the end.

May 31, 2011

I really enjoyed Carpathian meeting Carpathian for a change, instead of Carpathian converting human. I loved the added twist of the twins.

Mar 10, 2010

Another one of the dark sereies and it was supendous!!!!!!!!!!!! Had many feelings in it and made you feel like you could do anything. Very passonaite and romantic.DEFFINATLEY MY FAV!!!!!!!! Story was very well thought out!

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Jun 09, 2008

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