Holly has created unique vampires with her shapeshifting upyrs. Her excellent characters and their romance move the plot forward and keeping readers turning pages.
Edmund Fitz Clare has a big secret that he doesn't want anyone to know, especially not his adopted family of orphans or the beautiful Estelle, his daughter's best friend. He's an upyr, and he's trying to make up for his past through good deeds. Estelle Berenger has secrets of her own. After she's struck by lightning, she gains strange powers and abilities. But a vampire war is about to start in London, and they may have to come to each other's aid in more ways than one. (BERKLEY SENSATION, Jun., 320 pp., $7.99)