After slaughtering the revolutionaries who murdered her family, vampire Simone de la Fer has vowed never to let bloodlust rule her again. As 'La Flamme,' she rescues aristocrats from death.

Michael Thibaut, aka British agent Corday, arrives in Normandy to hunt down England's enemy and meets Simone. He is intrigued and determined to unmask the stranger who disappears into the night.

Part vampire novel, part adventure, but all romance, Night Fires immediately captures your attention. Though the pace might flag a bit, you'll be enthralled by these memorable characters, their dangerous missions and the overwhelming passion that leaps from the pages. Harbaugh masterfully blends the paranormal and the romantic, luring readers into her story and leaving them thirsting for more. SENSUAL (Dec., 350 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin