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Author: Christine Feehan Narrator: Jane Brown, Phil Gigante Publisher: Brilliance Audio Audio Length: Series:The Carpathian Series Release Date: August 2007 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781423340188

Publisher Description

Manolito De La Cruz knew he was dangerously close to turning into a vampire. The last thing he expected after being called back to his Carpathian homeland by Prince Mikhail was to catch the scent of his destined lifemate in MaryAnn Delaney. MaryAnn is human, but she knows all too well the overwhelmingly aggressive instincts of Carpathian males. And they’re not exactly the kind of men she’d prefer to be bound to for life.

A dedicated counselor for battered women, MaryAnn has a fulfilling life with no room for someone like Manolito, born and bred in the Carpathian Mountains, a law unto himself. But when MaryAnn agrees to go to South America to offer guidance to a brutalized young woman, she has no idea of the trap that awaits her in the sweltering thick of the jungle. She has been lured there by Manolito himself, who has seductive plans for the unaware, irresistibly human female.

Once there, she will be his. Once his, she will never be released. He is her lover, her predator, her lifemate. She is his dark possession.…

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Quotes

  • “Feehan’s combo platter of danger, fantasy and wild, uninhibited romance continues to sizzle.”

    - Publishers Weekly

Awards

  • A New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller
  • A Publishers Weekly bestseller
  • A Chicago Tribune bestseller

Customer Reviews

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  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This is my favorite of the series. Probably because the main characters are different than I expected. A Black woman and a Latin man as main characters certainly surprised me. I loved the werewolf angle. I did ask her if she would re-visit the characters. It would be interesting to see how the Carpathian and Werewolf merger worked out. But she said that she has so many characters she would like to write about that once she has written about a couple they will never be the main focus of a book again. Too bad! "

    - Bunnita, 2/20/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " WOW!!! Christine Feehan and her dark series never ceases to surprise and amaze me!!! Excellent story and the ending was great. With each book they get better and better. I thought the conclusion of #16 Dark Demon was awesome, but than she turned around and topped it with Dark Possession!! "

    - Jaime, 2/13/2014
  • Overall Performance: 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " I tried to read this, got maybe 20 pages read, gave it the benefit of doubt, read another chapter, and completely lost interest. "

    - Angelica, 2/10/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Amazing book! best yet for her. "

    - Lizzy, 2/3/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " It was pretty good. The only thing that drove me nuts is Mary Ann's fear of life and everything else. I feel there should be more adjustmant throughout the book. It seemed like right near the end there was one scene where she became brave and was just magically transformed. Also the ending could've had a little more about her new life. "

    - Natalie, 1/31/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " I thought this book was fairly scattered and rushed. It had many different storylines intersecting with each other from previous books, or hinting at future books. I think I got more from it than someone who is not familiar with the series would have. I knew who all the people referenced were from reading the entire series. Someone starting here would be fairly lost. "

    - Lisa, 1/30/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This story includes a very interesting, and unexpected, twist. "

    - Lisa, 1/29/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Enjoyed this one too, definitely worth a read and the series has got so much better as it has gone on. I really loved the characters in this one; Manolito is such a sweetie, even though he starts off all 'hard arse' and bossy (like all these Carpathian males)! he turns into a big slush puppie!! It was good to have a new character introduced too, (werewolf) which put a different spin on things. "

    - *, 1/18/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " overbearing vampires and smut, great for a quick rainy-day read but not anything I would recommend. "

    - Charlotte, 1/14/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Brilliant series, have a go at them! "

    - Manda, 1/14/2014
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " Disappointing. Normally I can't put these books down but this one I HAD to put down every 50 to 100 pages. A little boring, slow to develop even though I knew exactly where the story was going. Maybe i'll reread it and love it. "

    - Talia, 1/3/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Not my favorite in this series, but not a bad book. First 2/3 I didn't like much, but went really fast. The last 1/3 was great... and a great spin to the store. One thing I do really love about these books, is you get to hear about other characters from previous books and what is going on with them. "

    - Andrea, 12/30/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Manolito De La Cruz and MaryAnn Delaney "

    - Emma, 12/16/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I, who swore I would never like one of the De La Cruz brothers (if you're a reader of the series, you get it), loved it. "

    - Vanessa, 12/14/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Enjoyable in the same way all Feehan's books are. "

    - Cathy, 12/11/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Once again, Christine Feehan has lived up to her title of reigning queen of the paranormal romance. Dark Possession is yet another exciting adventure in the dark and sensual world of the Carpathians. I recommend this book for anyone who loves a great read! "

    - Teresa, 8/4/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Yup - really enjoyed this book. There was more dimension to the book with additional characters who had a real role in the unfolding story. Hope they continue more along this line than those first few books. (Note: I read this out of order, as I am actually only up to Dark #6 (Darius/Tempest story). "

    - Jane, 5/20/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " I would have given this a slightly higher rating if the main characters actually did something else other than have sex. I acknowledge how important it is but come on, there's so much more to developing romantic relationships! "

    - Jewel, 4/22/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I love the Carpathians (I wish they were real!) "

    - Jane, 1/5/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I enjoyed learning about the lycans in this book. it gave the story a nice twist. The conflict was a little odd, or rather the conflict resolution was. All that happened was some mental anguish. It was weird. "

    - Sarah, 10/21/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " awsome series with suspense, love, violence, the ultimate story. love it. most favorite series "

    - Tammy, 10/4/2012
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " well i really liked the storyline, but smut galore- had to skip more than 40 pages of straight porn, too bad she is a good writer "

    - Mandy, 4/14/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " My least favorite book of the series. Completely confusing. The hero is a great guy, but he spends so little time with the heroine that it leaves your head reeling. But very exciting and suspenseful. More Urban Fantasy I suppose... "

    - Julia, 1/16/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I really loved this book. A nice introduction to the Lycans that were believe to be extinct. Manolito journey to getting his spirit rejoined with his body was fascinating. I liked how I finally go to meet Vlad and Sarantha. Here's to more Carpathian/Lycans! "

    - Dani, 1/6/2012
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Narrated by Phil Gigante and Jane Brown - Narration 5*s "

    - Brenda, 12/11/2011
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " I would have given this a slightly higher rating if the main characters actually did something else other than have sex. I acknowledge how important it is but come on, there's so much more to developing romantic relationships! "

    - Jewel, 4/25/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Wow! more of the same please - Cool ;O) "

    - Patrick, 4/14/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " So totally loved this book!!!Go werewolves,I've just been waiting for her to slip them in some where... "

    - Gemz, 3/5/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Meh. I love vampire novels but this theme is getting really played out. It does have some really raunchy sex scenes. One thing I may try sometime. "

    - Michelle, 3/4/2011
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " well i really liked the storyline, but smut galore- had to skip more than 40 pages of straight porn, too bad she is a good writer "

    - Mandy, 2/25/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " awsome series with suspense, love, violence, the ultimate story. love it. most favorite series "

    - Tammy, 2/20/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " It was a great book! Had me trying to figure out what Maryann was threw the whole thing up until it revealed it the ending fight scene was great as well as the bonus deleted scenes. "

    - Jessica, 1/13/2011
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " The story in this particular installment wasn’t quite as compelling as some have been. I did like the werewolf/Carpathian thing, though. "

    - MRS, 1/6/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Ms. Feehan really ramps up the sexual energy in this book. The electricity between the characters nearly jumps off the pages. Brava! "

    - Wendy, 12/31/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " One of the De la Cruise Brothers....Manalito and Maryanne. Loved it!! "

    - Altafleming, 12/28/2010

About the Author

Christine Feehan has had more than forty novels published, including titles that have hit number one on the New York Times bestseller list. In addition to being a nominee for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award, she has received many honors throughout her career, including the Career Achievement Award for paranormal romance from RT Book Reviews in 2015 and the Borders 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.

About the Narrators

Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to having won several AudioFile Earphones Awards, she has been nominated multiple times for the prestigious Audie Award. Equally adept at narrating fiction and nonfiction, and she also narrates audiobooks under the name Jane Brown.

Phil Gigante has narrated more than two hundred audiobooks, earning ten AudioFile Earphones Awards and three of the prestigious Audie Awards for best narration. An actor, director, and producer with over twenty years of experience in theater, film, television, and radio, he is currently the artistic director of Gigantic Productions and Little Giant Children’s Theatre.