Demon's Kiss

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Book 10 in Maggie Shayne's Bestselling Wings in the Night Series



Caged!



Vixen is unlike any other vampire. A fox shapeshifter who was turned
while in human form, she's a valuable curiosity to the rogue vampires
holding her captive. When she's rescued by Seth, himself only newly
turned, she's grateful but uninterested in staying to help him and his
friends on their mission to eradicate the rogues. All she wants is to
run free, to assume her fox form and revel in her wildness.



But Seth can't stop thinking about her, and despite herself, she can't
stop thinking about him. Soon she finds herself allied with Seth and
the others to take down Gregor, the vicious rogue leader. But with a
potential traitor in their midst and Seth unaware of her animal
alter-ego, the dangers facing her, body and soul, may be more than
this wild child and her heart can take.



Don't miss a single title in Maggie Shayne's Wings in the Night
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Twilight Phantasies
Twilight Memories
Twilight Illusions, with bonus novella “Beyond Twilight”
Born in Twilight, with bonus novella “Twilight Vows”
Twilight Hunger
Embrace the Twilight, with bonus novella “Run from Twilight”
Edge of Twilight
Blue Twilight, with bonus novella “Before Blue Twilight”
Prince of Twilight
Demon's Kiss
Lover's Bite
Angel's Pain
Bloodline, with bonus novella “Vampires in Paradise”

Twilight Prophecy
Twilight Fulfilled
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Harlequin
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Published on
Nov 15, 2012
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781460307656
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Paranormal / General
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