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Colleen Gleason - La ​rivolta dei vampiri
Il ​Carnevale si avvicina e tutta la città è in fermento. Nelle sue stanze Lady Victoria Gardella, cacciatrice di vampiri, piange la morte del marito, ma il pericolo è di nuovo in agguato. Tra i vicoli di Roma gira voce che le forze del Male stiano preparando un nuovo attacco: il temibile Akvan ha stretto un'alleanza con altre creature mostruose e sanguinarie e sta per varcare la Porta degli Alchimisti. La città è in preda al terrore, ma Lady Victoria è pronta alla nuova sfida. Intanto Maximilan Pesaro, cacciatore di vampiri, è tornato, deciso a spezzare le catene della sua schiavitù. E Sebastian Vioget, enigmatico seduttore, rivela di conoscere un segreto che potrebbe essere determinante per la sconfitta di Akvan. Lady Victoria sa bene che gli alleati vanno scelti con cura e sente che di Sebastian non può fidarsi. Eppure non è così facile resistere al suo fascino magnetico...

Colleen Gleason - Raging ​Winter
Previously ​published in the collection Alphas Unwrapped. A stand-alone, short novel in the international best-selling Gardella Vampire Hunter series. When vampire hunter Max Denton goes undercover at an English estate over the Christmas holidays, the last person he wants to find there is the lovely Savina Eleiasa. But present she is--and on the arm of her new fiancé. This is the second short Max Denton novel and can be read as a standalone.

Colleen Gleason - Schwärzeste ​Nacht
Schon ​einmal ist Victoria mit Lilith, einer jahrhundertealten, ebenso schönen wie grausamen Vampirin, zusammengestoßen – mit fatalen Folgen für den Mann, den sie über alles liebte. Dafür soll die Vampirkönigin nun bezahlen. Doch kann Victoria im fernen Rom tatsächlich gegen ihre übermächtige Gegnerin bestehen, der jedes Mittel recht ist, ihre Ziele zu erreichen?

Colleen Gleason - Victoria ​Gardella
A ​short story introducing readers to the Gardella Vampire Chronicles. Join Victoria as she navigates her way through balls and Society even as she works to rid the world of dangerous, bloodthirsty vampires. For those who are familiar with the series, this story would have appeared halfway through The Rest Falls Away. It was formerly published in The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance.

Colleen Gleason - Cacciatori ​di vampiri
Generazione ​dopo generazione, uno dei discendenti della famiglia Gardella deve accettare il destino della stirpe e diventare cacciatore di vampiri. Questa volta la prescelta è Victoria, diciottenni ancora da compiere. Mentre la sua vita si snoda tra la folla delle sale da ballo e le strade solitarie illuminate dalla luna, il suo cuore è conteso tra il più ambito scapolo di Londra, il marchese di Rockley, e il suo enigmatico alleato, Sebastian Vioget. E quando si ritroverà faccia a faccia con il più potente vampiro mai esistito sulla terra, Victoria dovrà compiere la scelta estrema tra amore e dovere. Ambientato tra gli splendori e le ombre della Londra di inizio Ottocento, il libro è una storia di sangue, di soprannaturale, d'amore e morte.

Colleen Gleason - La ​condanna del vampiro
Una ​nuova minaccia incombe sui Gardella, l’antica famiglia di cacciatori di vampiri. Dopo aver lasciato la nebbiosa e violenta Londra e aver vagato per l’Europa, Lady Victoria deve affrontare una nuova sfida all’ultimo sangue. Il destino, questa volta, la porta a Roma, città in cui in ogni vicolo e dietro ogni antica rovina si cela il male. Un misterioso vampiro ha accumulato un potere immenso e ha acquisito la capacità di controllare le anime dei morti. Victoria, insieme ai suoi fidati compagni, dovrà sconfiggerlo e riportare la pace nel mondo degli umani. Ma quando scopre di essere stata tradita proprio da uno dei suoi amici, capisce che può contare soltanto sulle sue forze e sul suo istinto. La condanna del vampiro è un romanzo irresistibile che conferma Victoria come la cacciatrice di vampiri più eccitante al mondo.

Colleen Gleason - Brennendes ​Zwielicht
Nachdem ​Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy mit knapper Not gerade noch aus Rom entkommen ist, wartet in London bereits das nächste Problem auf sie: Ein Vampir macht die Straßen der Stadt unsicher – und das am helllichten Tag. Victoria, die sich noch immer zwischen dem auf geheimnisvolle Weise anziehenden Sebastian und dem ehemaligen Vampirjäger Max hin- und hergerissen fühlt, kann den Schuldigen auch mit ihren erweiterten Sinnen nicht aufspüren – und gerät plötzlich selbst in Verdacht …

Colleen Gleason - When ​Twilight Burns
After ​narrowly escaping from Rome, Lady Victoria Gardella returns to London, where not even sunrise can stop a vampire's carnage... Ruining Victoria's homecoming, a vampire stalks the streets of London--during the daylight. Not only is Victoria unable to detect the vampire with her heightened senses, but she's being framed as the prime suspect behind the killings. Meanwhile, her heart is still divided between the enigmatic Sebastian Vioget and her fellow slayer Max Pesaro. The battle is made even more difficult by the legacy of a vampire's touch--a vampire who left in Victoria's veins boiling blood that forces her fight evil on two fronts: against the new breed of undead threatening London...and against the darkness within herself.

Colleen Gleason - Rises ​The Night
The ​saga of Victoria Gardella continues as the glorious nineteenth-century city of Rome gives rise to a new threat from the immortal undead.... Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy has been a vampire slayer for just over a year, balancing her life as a peer of Society with the dangerous role that takes her out on moonlit streets, stake in hand. She has learned brutal and heartbreaking lessons about the sacrifices that must be made in order to save humanity from the evil that secretly preys upon it, but she has not wavered in her vow to fight on. Now, in Italy, a powerful vampire is amassing the power to control the souls of the dead. As Victoria races across Europe to stop what could be the most deadly army the Gardellas have ever faced, her unlikely companion is Sebastian Vioget--a man as tempting as he is untrustworthy. But when Victoria discovers she has been betrayed by one of her most trusted allies, the truth will challenge all her powers as a Venator...and as a woman.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Rest Falls Away
In ​every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy of vampire slaying, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous, moonlit streets, Victoria's heart is torn between London's most eligible bachelor, the Marquess of Rockley, and her enigmatic ally, Sebastian Vioget. And when she comes face to face with the most powerful vampire in history, Victoria must ultimately make the choice between duty and love.

Colleen Gleason - Bleicher ​Morgen
Lady ​Victoria Gardella Grantworth hat sich schon sehr lange auf diesen Tag gefreut, an dem sie endlich in die Londoner Gesellschaft eingeführt werden soll - und kann es einen besseren Ort geben, einen standesgemäßen Mann kennen zu lernen, als einen Ballsaal? Dass sie an eben diesem Tag auch ihrem ersten Vampir einen Pflock ins schwarze Herz rammt, hat etwas mit ihrem Familienerbe zu tun. Denn Victoria ist eine Venatorin, es ist ihre Bestimmung, die Untoten zu jagen. Doch das Hin und Her zwischen Ballsälen und rauschenden Festen einerseits, und den düsteren, nur vom Mondlicht beleuchteten nächtlichen Straßen Londons andererseits ist alles andere als einfach. Und Victoria muss sich fragen, ob sich ihre Bestimmung zur Vampirjägerin tatsächlich mit all ihren gesellschaftlichen Verpflichtungen vereinbaren lässt - und mit ihrer Liebe zu Philip, dem jungen Marquis...

Colleen Gleason - The ​Carnelian Crow
"Gleason ​has vamped up the familiar world of Holmes and Watson...to paranormally exhilarating effect." -- The New York Times The girls are back! Evaline Stoker (sister of Bram) and Mina Holmes (niece of Sherlock) return in the fourth volume of the steampunk adventure series set in an alternate Victorian London. Ever since the debacle of the Chess Queen Enigma, Mina Holmes and Evaline Stoker have laid low, trying to settle back into their quiet lives as young ladies of London. But the Holmesian deductive abilities won't remain dormant for long, and when Mina receives a strange package from a winged, midnight visitor, she is catapulted into a new, mysterious adventure: the search for The Carnelian Crow. Meanwhile, Evaline has received some very disturbing news--news that will change her life forever. Along with that unpleasant knowledge is the strange disappearance of her nemesis, the disreputable pickpocket Pix. When it becomes clear the arch-villainess the Ankh has made her next move, it will take all of Mina's Holmesian ingenuity and Evaline's courage and determination to stop the criminal from executing her boldest and most dangerous plan yet! PRAISE FOR STOKER & HOLMES "This book has it all...the vivid setting and the finely drawn, compelling heorines make this a fine choice for reaaders who like their stories with steampunk spice and smart, strong women." -- School Library Journal "There's lots of fun to be had from this odd-couple investigative team's snarky banter, the well-imagined setting's steampunk details, and Gleason's flashes of satiric humor." --The Horn Book

Colleen Gleason - Roaring ​Dawn
From ​award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Colleen Gleason...the final installment in the Macey Gardella: Vampire Hunter trilogy, set in 1920s Chicago. Macey finds herself facing the violent and malevolent Nicholas Iscariot without two of her most devoted allies and friends.

Colleen Gleason - Roaring ​Shadows
In ​the dark underworld of Jazz Age speakeasies and gangsters, Macey Gardella finds herself caught up in a dangerous alliance with Al Capone. The murderous crime boss squires her about Chicago, showing her off as his moll while she struggles to fulfill her duty hunting the undead on the midnight streets. She’s learned the brutal lesson of loss and betrayal that comes to those who live out the legacy of the Venators, walking away from her friends, co-workers, and even Grady—the intrepid newshawk who seems to dog her every movement. But when the worst comes to pass, and the powerful Venator alliance of Sebastian Vioget, Chas Woodmore, and Macey herself stumble in the face of the insidious evil of Nicholas Iscariot, even Macey has cause to question her motives and decisions. And when the ultimate sacrifice must be paid, who will remain to wield the stake—and who will walk away?

Colleen Gleason - Caccia ​di mezzanotte
Da ​una delle autrici piu vendute secondo il NEW YORK TIMES e USA Today, Colleen Gleason, l'attesissimo spin-off di un successo planetario, la saga de L'Eredita dei Gardella. Nel bel mezzo della luccicante era del jazz, quando gangster e contrabbandieri di alcolici controllavano la citta, c'era un'altra e piu insidiosa minaccia... i non-morti! Macey Gardella e una giovane donna figlia del suo tempo, i ruggenti anni Venti: ha il suo lavoro, il suo appartamento e le piace ballare il Charleston. Ma quando un uomo misterioso di nome Sebastian Vioget le racconta che lei appartiene a una famiglia di cacciatori di vampiri, Macey e sconvolta e stenta a crederci. Iniziano, pero, a succedere una serie di fatti strani e spaventosi e Macey si trova, infine, faccia a faccia con una creatura dai canini appuntiti: cosi non le rimane altra scelta che credere a Sebastian. E quando viene a sapere che la sua anima dipende dalla sua volonta di unirsi alla propria famiglia e dare la caccia ai vampiri, Macey capitola e inizia a combattere. Mentre Macey impara sempre piu cose sulla sua nuova vita, incontra un affascinante giornalista, Grady, che sembra sapere sui vampiri molto piu di quanto dovrebbe. L'uomo pero inizia a fare troppe domande e Macey e costretta a dissimulare la forte attrazione nei suoi confronti in nome della segretezza. Fra bar clandestini e whiskey di contrabbando, sparatorie tra gangster e padrone di casa impiccione a cui nascondere i paletti che tiene nel proprio appartamento, Macey Gardella si trovera presa in un turbine di atroce violenza, romantica passione e oscuri tradimenti... Si dice della saga L'Eredita dei Gardella: "Sofisticato, seducente, sorprendente!"--JR Ward "Un momento magico per la Gleason." -- Publishers Weekly "Deliziosamente dark e divertentissimo." --Chicago Tribune "[Victoria Gardella] impala i non-morti come nessun altro." -- The Detroit Free Press "La prosa sofisticata e intelligente [della Gleason] emerge chiaramente in ogni pagina della saga L'Eredita dei Gardella." --Romantic Times BookClub "Una nuova, brillante svolta nella letteratura sui vampiri." --All About Romance

Colleen Gleason - Blutrote ​Dämmerung
Die ​letzte Auseinandersetzung mit der Vampirkönigin Lilith hat Victoria aufs Äußerste gefordert, doch es scheint, als wäre das Schlimmste noch nicht überstanden. Denn jetzt haben sich Vampire und Dämonen verbündet, um unsere Welt zu vernichten – und während Rom sich dem erotischen Treiben des Karneval hingibt, tobt hinter den Kulissen ein schrecklicher Kampf …

Colleen Gleason - Raging ​Dawn
A ​stand-alone, spoiler-free short novel in Colleen Gleason’s international bestselling series, The Gardella Vampire Hunters. England, 1922 When the vampires Max Denton hunts brutally murder his wife, he is nearly destroyed himself. He spends his life in solitude, violence, and revenge. But when sensitive information about his young daughter falls into the hands of the vampires, Max is forced to team up with the woman whose father ultimately caused the death of his wife. Savina Eleaisa has secrets of her own, and she’s determined to do whatever it takes to clear her father’s name: even if it involves seducing the most dangerous of vampires–with or without the help of the arrogant, brooding Max Denton. A short, stand-alone novel in the Gardella Vampire Hunters series set at a Downton Abbey type English estate.

Colleen Gleason - As ​Shadows Fade
Vampires ​have met their match with Victoria Gardella, but now the huntress faces an even greater evil as London is besieged by malevolent entities no mortal was ever meant to encounter... Directly descended from the very first vampire hunter in the Gardella family, Victoria knows she must continue the lineage so humanity will have protectors against the undead. While Sebastian Vioget appears to both the perfect warrior and lover to ensure the Gardella Legacy, Victoria cannot forget Max Pesaro--the former slayer still haunted by the vampire queen Lilith's obsession with him. But it is Lilith's obsession that may save all of humanity. Demons, enemies of both mortals and the undead, have found their way to earth. To defeat them, vampires and slayers must fight side by side. But Lilith wants Max in return for her cooperation--a small price for the world, but too high a price for Victoria.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Chess Queen Enigma
And ​then she mouthed a word at me—an unmistakable word that told me everything I needed to know. “Checkmate.” Evaline Stoker & Mina Holmes have reluctantly agreed to act as social chaperones and undercover bodyguards for Princess Lurelia of Betrovia, who has arrived in London to deliver a letter that details the secret location of an ancient chess queen that’s been missing for centuries. But when the letter—which will heal a centuries-old rift between England and the Betrovians—is stolen out from under Evaline and Mina’s watchful eyes, the two girls are forced into a high-stakes race to ensure they find the chess queen before anyone else does…including their foe, the Ankh. For the chess queen is not only a historic symbol of a woman’s political power, but it has literal power as well—the queen will unlock the chessboard, revealing both treasures and ancient secrets the Ankh would kill to possess. It will take Mina’s smarts and Evaline’s strength to beat the thief and untangle this mystery before it is too late.

Colleen Gleason - Sanfte ​Finsternis
Als ​Letzte im Clan der Gardellas trägt Victoria ein schweres Erbe: Die schöne Vampirjägerin muss einem Nachkommen das Leben schenken, der nach ihr die Menschheit beschützen wird. Sebastian Vioget, ein herausragender Krieger und Liebhaber, begehrt Victoria, doch ihr Herz gehört dem verführerischen Max Pesaro. Als Dämonen die Erde heimsuchen, weiß Victoria, dass es nur einen Ausweg gibt. Sie muss sich mit ihrer Feindin, der Königin der Vampire, verbünden. Doch diese fordert ihren Preis: Max Pesaro …

Colleen Gleason - The ​Vampire Narcise
Regency ​England stands defiant against Napoleon. But battles among men mean little to those who live forever – especially when the Dracule are waging their own war. Skilled in the seduction of men, both mortal and immortal, Narcise Moldavi is the greatest weapon in her twisted brother's war among the Dracule. Until she falls for Giordan Cale. Her first searing encounter with Giordan brands them with a passionate love. But Giordan's vow to help Narcise escape her brother's rule is followed by a betrayal more agonizing than sunlight. Wounded but determined, Narcise ensnares vampire hunter Chas Woodmore in her quest for revenge and to reclaim her life. He wants her, worships her, will kill for her. And the Dracule never forget a wrong – nor do they forgive.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Vampire Dimitri
Regency ​London loves a Society wedding – Even if there are vampires on the guest list. Dimitri, the Earl of Corvindale, should be delighted that the headstrong Maia Woodmore is getting married. His mortal ward and houseguest has annoyed – and bewitched – the Dracule nobleman too long, and denying his animal cravings grows more excruciating by the day. Miss Woodmore's family has a rather...complicated history with the immortals and she herself possesses a keen sensibility far beyond mere women's intuition. Marriage will give her safety, respectability, and everything else a proper young lady could wish for. Everything, that is, except for passion. In the looming battle between Dracule factions, all pretenses will shatter as Maia and Dimitir come together in an unholy union of danger, desperation, and fiercest desire.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Spiritglass Charade
After ​the Affair of the Clockwork Scarab, Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes are eager to help Princess Alix with a new case. Seventeen-year-old Willa Aston is obsessed with spiritual mediums, convinced she is speaking with her mother from beyond the grave. What seems like a case of spiritualist fraud quickly devolves into something far more menacing: someone is trying to make Willa "appear lunatic," using an innocent-looking spiritglass to control her. The list of clues piles up: an unexpected murder, a gang of pickpockets, and the return of vampires to London. But are these events connected? As Uncle Sherlock would say, "there are no coincidences." It will take all of Mina's wit and Evaline's muscle to keep London's sinister underground at bay.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Bleeding Dusk
Now ​the undead of Rome race to unravel an ancient mystery--and only one woman can stop them... As Rome prepares for its Carnivale, the new leader of the city's vampire hunters, Lady Victoria Gardella Grantworth de Lacy--must prove herself as never before. For, in order to gain access to the secrets of a legendary alchemist, Rome's vampires have allied themselves with creatures as evil and bloodthirsty as they are. Reluctantly, Victoria must turn to the enigmatic Sebastian Vioget for help--just as Max Pesaro arrives to help his fellow slayers, no matter what the price. Desire puts Victoria at the mercy of Sebastian, while loyalty binds her to Max...but can she trust either man? Especially when a seductive vampire begins luring her into the shadows...

Colleen Gleason - The ​Clockwork Scarab
Two ​young women of similar age and standing have disappeared: one found dead and the other still missing. The only clue to connect them is a small Egyptian clockwork scarab. Only Miss Stoker and Miss Holmes are well-positioned enough - similar in age and stature as they are to the victims - to investigate. An unlikely pair, the fierce Evaline Stoker and logical Mina Holmes must follow in the footsteps of their infamous families - Miss Holmes has inherited her Uncle Sherlock’s keen investigative skills, while Miss Stoker has accepted her family calling as a hunter of the undead. The partners must find a way to work together, while navigating the advances of a strange yet handsome American, a clever Scotland Yard investigator, and a cunning thief, to solve the mystery of the clockwork scarabs. Set in steam punk London, steeped in Egyptian mythology and literary references, with a surprising time travel twist and compelling romantic triangles, Colleen Gleason has crafted a fast-paced and romantic debut young adult novel.

Colleen Gleason - Max ​Stops the Presses
This ​is a short story (about 30 pages) that takes place after the end of As Shadows Fade, the fifth book in the Victoria Gardella Vampire Chronicles series. It includes Victoria Gardella, Max Pesaro, and Sebastian Vioget.

Colleen Gleason - The ​Vampire Voss
Regency ​London – a dizzying whirl of balls and young ladies pursued by charming men. But the Woodmore sisters are hunted by a more sinister breed: Lucifer's own. Voss, also known as Viscount Dewhurst, relishes the sensual pleasures immortality affords. A member the Dracule – a cabal of powerful, secretive noblemen marked with a talisman that reveals their bartered souls – the mercenary Voss has remained carefully neutral ... until Angelica. Angelica Woodmore possess the Sight, an ability invaluable to both sides of a looming war among the Dracule. Her very scent envelops Voss in a scarlet fog of hunger – for her body and her blood. But he is utterly unprepared for the new desire that overcomes him – to protect her. Now Voss must battle his very nature to be with Angelica ... but this vampire never backs down from a fight.

Colleen Gleason - Il ​crepuscolo dei vampiri
Precipitata ​tra le ombre dei non-vivi in seguito al morso del Maestro Vampiro Beauregard, Victoria Gardella, fiera cacciatrice delle diaboliche creature della notte, si oppone al destino che la vorrebbe feroce vampiro. Il suo animo predisposto al bene lotta contro il sangue nemico che ormai le scorre nelle vene, e che vuole mutare la sua natura... Ma un'altra lotta si combatte dentro di lei, quella tra l'irresistibile attrazione per Sebastian, discendente di Beauregard, ormai divenuto anch'egli cacciatore di vampiri, e l'amore per Max, cacciatore da sempre, che ha rinunciato ai suoi poteri per sfuggire al giogo della malefica regina Lilith. Intanto a Londra il male dilaga, e ormai neanche la luce del giorno può fermare la ferocia dei vampiri. Su Lady Gardella si addensano terribili sospetti e presto anche la polizia busserà alla sua porta.

Colleen Gleason - Il ​bacio del vampiro
La ​Londra del diciannovesimo secolo è una metropoli pericolosa e oscura, e solo i cacciatori di vampiri possono proteggerla dal male. La famiglia dei Gardella lotta da sempre contro le creature della notte e Victoria, l’ultima discendente, ha il dovere di dare alla luce un figlio, se non vuole che la sua stirpe si estingua. Il compagno ideale sembrerebbe Sebastian, il vampiro che è divenuto suo alleato, abile guerriero, forte e affascinante. Tuttavia, Victoria non è mai riuscita a dimenticare il suo grande amore: Max Pesaro, impavido cacciatore di vampiri. Nel frattempo, altre nubi di minaccia si addensano all’orizzonte: i demoni, nemici giurati dell’umanità e dei non-morti, hanno trovato il modo per invadere la terra. Gli umani devono stringere un’alleanza con i vampiri per fronteggiare il nuovo, terribile pericolo, e Victoria dovrà chiedere l’aiuto di Lilith, la loro perfida regina, se vuole scongiurare la catastrofe. Lilith chiede però un prezzo molto alto in cambio della sua collaborazione: vuole che le venga consegnato Max, per cui nutre da sempre un’irrefrenabile passione. Victoria dovrà prendere una terribile decisione. La sua famiglia, il suo amore, l’umanità intera: tutto il suo mondo è in pericolo. La cacciatrice deve ricominciare a combattere.

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