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THE SERIES WITH OVER A MILLION BOOKS SOLD

Welcome back to The Shade...

"Of course you know who I am. I'm a daughter of the darkness just as surely as you are his son..."

Ever since his brief encounter with Emilia at The Shade, Derek's thoughts and dreams have been haunted with images of the mysterious, beautiful brunette. Plagued with guilt, he struggles to understand why he is so drawn to this dark stranger from his past.

When Emilia suddenly appears again on the island, Derek is both terrified and intrigued. But this time, he is determined to involve Sofia and discover who this woman is.

If only Derek and Sofia knew, Emilia is a mystery that should be left undiscovered...

"Once you have the book in your possession, you need to come up with an excuse to lock yourself away, take supplies with you. Be prepared to lose a few hours. And most importantly a huge DO-NOT DISTURB sign..." (Purpinkroses Book Corner)

"This is one of the most emotional books I have ever read by this author. There was so much going on that you couldn't stop to do anything but flip the page!" (Paranormal Book Fairy)

©2013 Bella Forrest (P)2014 Bella Forrest

What listeners say about A Shade of Vampire 5: A Blaze of Sun

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series started strong but is dragging now. feel like I want to know the end, but wish I didn't have another 2 books to get there

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Great audiobook

Brilliantly read, great character ,s loved all the different voices, these books really come to life, got all your audio books 📚 Bella hope you can get the whole series on audio best wishes Jeannette ☺ xx

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amazing!!!!

love this series of books can't wait to get started on the next 1 definitely addicted to Derek and Sophias journey!

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Love this series

Really good books just wish they were a little longer, good narrators I couldn't stop listening

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loved it wish the books were longer series though

loved it wish the books were longer in the series though. can't out it down

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  • Angela Amidon
  • 06-11-15

ok

getting kind of whiny and redundant. still want to see how it ends though

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  • LeAnne
  • 10-10-20

just keeps getting better!!

I am absolutely hooked on this series. never thought it would go in this direction. keeps me on my toes.

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  • Nicole B.
  • 27-10-17

My favorite in the series

This is my favorite Audio in the series so far. It answers a lot of questions that I’ve had. We learn of the elder and where the vampires originate from. Now that Ben is no longer in the equation as part of the love triangle, the beautiful Emilia is introduced. She is not a character to bring more drama to the story but a critical part to the whole picture. Emilia intrigues Derrick to the point of distraction. She test the conviction of his love for Sofia and the very strength of their bond.

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  • Lisa B.
  • 21-03-22

**Spoilers ahead**

I borrowed this book from KU plus bought the audio so I've alternated reading and listening. this is a good series. I started it back when they first came out. seemed I'd see it and it never had many reviews but I finally tried it and loved it. so glad to see it get so popular. I'm just aggravated how there's so much repetition and characters seems to act really passionate one minute , should I kill her or not, to I love you. and to their own daughter. I understand some of this but it wasn't really believable. and vampires or anyone aren't going to be like let's give her another chance . she's only tried to kill us 10 times. and so many things contradicted each other throughout the books. All the extra drivel could be left out. and dont change a person's personality over night. its not believable. Sofia is a dumbass. so tired of her wishy washy. I am sorry for ranting. and yeah they books keep reading.

The narration was good. I appreciate having so many narrators. but Sofia doesn't sound like I thought she would. I knew she was young but dang. it was annoying. the narrator was ok but not for her. the guy who did Derek was super sexy. loved his voice.

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  • Debbie
  • 27-01-22

loved the whole series

I read the entire series and am now going through the audiobooks while driving long distances. truly like the different narrator's. helps to keep track of who is speaking.

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  • Patti Wise-Youngren
  • 22-04-20

Repetitive

I enjoy this series, but the retelling of previous book plots in this story made this book redundant and less interesting. I hope there is not more of the same coming up next. If someone likes this series why can't one assume they remember the plot and what has already happened and not be driven to repeat it with each subsequent book.

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  • Stacey
  • 14-04-20

Great book

Finally!!! I am not saying why... no spoilers!! But best book so far!!! More twists and turns in this book... And again left wanting more...

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  • Rochelle
  • 25-05-16

Great series good readers..

Really enjoyed this book.. Love the voices it really makes a audio book easier and more compelling

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  • Krystal J Perez
  • 20-05-16

awesome

all of the books have been amazing. I am always anxious to get the next one!

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  • Paula
  • 24-04-16

A Blaze of Cospiracy

Would you try another book from Bella Forrest and/or the narrators?

Yes, because the story is getting interesting, with new facts and a lot of conspiracy... Although in my opinion, the story is too slow, and could be told on book four.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Curiostiy.

What would have made this romance irresistible?

Less books. The story doesn't need so many books to be told. I think the story of all this five books could be resumed to three.