Hunted is the first book of The Gates Legacy series.  Harrow Gates is being hunted by the Vampire Council because he has a disease that is being spread through the vampire community.  He is not aware that the disease originated with him until he is captured by a secret facility searching for a cure.

I loved the character of Harrow Gates.  In the beginning I was sympathetic to his character, but as I read on sympathy turned to attraction, there is more to Harrow than meets the eye.  Jordan is a newly turned vampire with a tragic story about how she came to be.  She has been isolated, alone, and hell bent on revenge.  Harrow and Jordan’s initial meeting was more than a bit rocky, but it is hard to fight good chemistry!  The other characters in the book are equally as fascinating, and only added value to the read.

There were times the book lagged for me because of the information overload.  I was not at all discouraged because the first book in a new series is often this way.  Once I really settled down and got into my groove I didn’t want to put the book down! This is a well written story with a really good premise.  Font gave the readers a change from the usual vampire story, and that is always refreshing. This was a nice start to what promises to be a great series. The depth of the characters and a great plot will draw any vampire fan!

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Available at Amazon.com

Publication Date: March 4, 2013

Deep in the heart of New York City’s underworld, a horrible disease is ravaging the vampire community. The Vampire Council is on a crusade to obliterate those infected, and Harrow Gates is target Number One. The unwitting source of the plague, he suffers from the same nightmarish symptoms as his victims. The world he’d been thrust into was cold, cruel, and intent on eradicating him, and the legions of afflicted vampires he created with his bite.

A bounty hanging over his head, satisfying his hunger has become an enormous challenge for Harrow. The less he feeds, the more hideous and painful his lesions become. Constantly running for his life and learning new tricks to survive, Harrow is in no position to refuse when Pritchard Tack offers him a unique opportunity. Pritchard not only gives Harrow a new beginning, but also a purpose and a chance to rectify the chaos he created in the vampire world. However, the multi-billionaire has an agenda of his own.
Jordan is a reluctant new vampire and a woman on a mission. After the demise of her family and her own transformation at the hands of Goran, the ruthless leader of the Vampire Council, her only focus is revenge. Constantly faced with one frustrating dead-end after another, a stroke of luck leads her to an underground facility that she suspects is the lair of the monster for whom she is looking.

Upon learning more about the truth behind the secret bunker, Jordan must fight against her growing feelings of friendship and concern for the facility’s inhabitants. One man in particular threatens to pull her heart away from her sworn mission. There is something behind Harrow’s dark lenses that unsettles the hardened female. Once again, she trembles and hungers for something other than red-stained revenge. Is love strong enough to override her hate-fueled thirst for vengeance?

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