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Houston, Texas--Cowboy boots, baseball and journeys to the stars . . . right?

Wrong. Because Houston is also home to Jabril Karim, one of the eight powerful Vampire Lords who control all of North America. And as Private Investigator Cynthia Leighton will soon discover, not all Vampire Lords are created equal.

Jabril is the face of evil in the new world, a vampire who values no life but his own, who enslaves those he desires, steals whatever he covets, and destroys anyone who stands in his way.

Running from L.A. and its seductive Vampire Lord, Raphael, Cyn sees the Houston job as a welcome refuge, a place to get away and heal her broken heart. But Texas will be no vacation. Cyn will confront a true enemy in Jabril, one who will go to any lengths to satisfy his lusts, enrich his coffers, and expand his power.

Fighting for the lives of two young sisters, Cyn's journey will take her through the streets of Houston and back to L.A., where the human police are determined to bring Raphael down for the murder of one of their own. But the danger doesn't end there.

Jabril has set his sights on Cyn, and he will stop at nothing to have her.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 395g
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 193341751X
  • 9781933417516
  • 260,648

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5,890 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
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3 19% (1,116)
2 4% (228)
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The second book in the Vampires in America series keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. Private investigator Cynthia Leighton heads to Houston, Texas on a case to find a missing teen for another Vampire Lord, Jabril Karim. Cyn soon discovers that no all vampires are created equal and Jabril is the face of evil and makes a powerful enemy when she decides to fight for the lives of the two young sisters. The fight takes her back to L. A. where the police are determined to take Raphael down for the murders of several young girls. Not to mention, that now Jabril is determined to make not only the young teen his own, but Cyn as well. The fast paced and intriguing plot keeps the readers hopping with lots of action, suspense and romance. The story grabs the reader�??�?�¢??s attention with vivid descriptions and compelling characters that keep the reader thoroughly entertained from beginning to end. The attraction between Raphael and Cyn continues to radiate from every page and the sex scenes are hot and steamy. The relationship has some rocky turmoil to overcome and the emotions and passion is easily related to, ensuring the reader gets caught up in their lives as they story progresses. The author has created a riveting world of vampires with unique elements and enthralling characters. The reader can�??�?�¢??t help but become enamored with all of the characters because the author brings them all to life making it seem as if the reader feel as if they are part of their world and know them personally. The author paid attention to some small details that most of the time are overlooked which gives added depth to the store making the story as well as the characters believable. I have added this series to my favorites list and am looking forward to reading more books by this author.show more
by Eva Millien
The continued adventures of Cyn and Raphael. Cyn is trying to survive her heartbreak by throwing herself into work, she takes on an assignment for another Vampire Lord, Jabril, in Texas. He wants her to find a missing girl but she quickly discovers that she´s only there for Jabril to taunt Raphael, and the missing girl is better off without him. Her sister, who´s Jabrils prisoner, is also in need of help. Cyn is still kick ass and capable of holding her own. Loving D B Reynolds style of writing. definitely a series i´ll continue with.show more
by Linda Larsson
In JABRIL the story of Raphael and Cyn continues and the danger is only compounded by the evil presence of this less than savoury Vampire Lord. As in all cultures there are those who wield their power like a sword and take advantage of those weaker and more vulnerable than themselves. Jabril's evil is like an oil slick across the water, if you don't keep clear, it will taint your soul and drag you into darkness.show more
by Karen Roma
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