The Righteous

Rated 4.00/5 based on 1 reviews
Devlin: warrior, mercenary... vampire.
Justine: human, courtesan... slayer.

Sent to Paris by the High King of the Vampires, Devlin is not prepared to fall in love with the very woman he was hired to kill.

This short story is a prequel to the Cin Craven series, first published in The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance.

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About Jenna Maclaine

Jenna Maclaine has a BA in history from North Georgia College & State University. When she isn't writing she spends her time caring for the 80+ animals that share her family farm in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Review by: Jessica Willett on Sep. 13, 2012 : (no rating)
I really enjoyed reading this book lol of course I started reading the 3rd book in this series so this story really filled in the blanks.
(reviewed 29 days after purchase)
Review by: Biblio Phile on April 1, 2012 : (no rating)
While I liked this short story a lot I really wished that the author could have done it as a full length novel as the story deserves.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)
Review by: Laura Hunsaker on Sep. 7, 2011 :
I loved seeing Devlin and Justin meet, and become The Righteous.
But I didn't expect to see Morrigan and Cullen again-a bit of a treat, that.
Justine is an opera singer in Paris, and former courtesan to both King Louis XIV 's and King Charles. A beautiful, talented woman, who was very dangerous.
Devlin watches Justine take out 3 vampires who are killing a human as they feed from her, and he is more than intrigued, he feels alive for the first time since, well, since he'd been alive ;)
I wish we had gotten more of their courtship before she was turned, and the fall-out of that decision. But I absolutely LOVED the ending scene with Cullen and Morrigan, though. I think I am in love with Cullen.
Note-you don't need to have read the Cin Craven series to follow this one, it's a stand-alone, but at the same time, it added a new layer to Justine and Devlin I hadn't seen before.
(reviewed 53 days after purchase)
Review by: BibiLove on Aug. 15, 2011 : (no rating)
Having read the Cin Craven book series I can say that this short story really gives you a chance to understand this couple better and I found that I actually liked the characters more, whereas before I wasn't really much for them. I'd definatley recommend having a read if you enjoy the Cin Craven series.
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)
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