Sugarplums and Scandal is an anthology of six novellas— Three Mysteries and three Romances, all with a theme of Christmas! Her leading man is Don Orlando de Corazon, the greatest lover in the vampire world. But who is Don Orlando really? The camp hilarity of this story both mirrors and gently mocks daytime TV with its dramatic pauses and far-fetched plot twists.
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She has written a number of successful novels in her writing career based on the romance and fantasy genres. Most of the novels written by Sparks are popular for mimicking the heroes, who refuse to die at any cost. The famous romance series written by the author is the Love at Stake series, which has gone on to become a huge hit among the readers of fantasy and romance novels. Other than the romance genre, author Sparks also likes to write novels based on the science fiction and humor genres.
The Love at Stake series shows elements of laughter along with romance has been able to make the readers laugh in more than 13 different foreign languages. The shapeshifter heroes and vampires in the novels of author Sparks appear as wonderfully romantic in spite of having a tendency to howl at the moon or nibble on the neck. Sparks began her writing career in the year when she completed and published the first novel of the Love at Stake series.
Apart from the humorous and romance novels of the series, she has also written a few paranormal and historical romance novels. Resembling the sheer hard work and dedication of author Sparks, Each of the novels of the Love at Stake series have gone on to become a USA Today bestseller and also reached the best seller list of the New York Times. Currently, all the novels written by Sparks are being published by the Avon Books publishing house.
Before becoming an established author, Sparks used to work first as a tap dancer and after that as a French teacher in a high school. After making several stints with a few other jobs, Sparks decided to turn her creative skills towards writing.
Riding on the success of her prosperous writing career, author Sparks lives a happy and peaceful life. As of today, she lives in the region of Great Houston along with her husband and children. Author Sparks has always said in her interviews that she always enjoyed writing novels and making good use of the free time that she got some time from her writing works. The Love at Stake series written by author Kerrelyn Sparks consists of a total of 17 novels published between the years and It was published by the Avon publishing house in the year It features the main characters in the form of Shanna Whelan and Roman Draganesti.
In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, Roman Draganesti is described as a handsome, charming and rich person, but he is also a vampire. He has just lost one of his fangs because of sinking his teeth into something that he should not have done. After losing one of his teeth, he has the time of only one night for finding a dentist before the wound gets closed by his natural healing powers.
If such a thing happens, then he will be left as a lopsided eater for the rest of his eternity. On the other hand, Shanna Whelan is introduced as a troubled woman, for whom things are not going well, too. She has witnessed a gruesome murder by a fierce mob and finds herself as the next one on their list. Shanna works as a professional dentist, but her career seems to be going on a downward spiral as she is very much afraid of seeing blood.
After a while, she gets rescued by Roman Draganesti from an assassination attempt by the mob, after which Shanna begins to believe that she has found the man can keep her alive by fighting for her. Seeing mutual interest in each other, they begin to fall for their hot and immediate attraction towards one another. And if she overcomes her fear and becomes successful in fixing his fang, who is going to prevent him from using it in her?
It was published in the year and featured the main characters in the form of Austin Erickson and Darcy Newhart. The show was the first of its kind and Darcy thinks of it as a stroke of genius. She hopes that her career as the director of the show will return back on track after the telecast of the first of its kind TV reality show. She also hopes of finally having a life other than the vampire harem. This means that she is still dead, but nearly alive.
Darcy is required to make sure that the title of the show is not won by a mortal. However, she seems to be distracted by a super hot and sexy mortal contestant named Austin Erickson. Darcy keeps getting closer to Austin, but is unaware of the worst part of it that actually Austin is a vampire slayer.
He has got his eyes on the blonde and leggy director of the show, Darcy Newhart, and seems to be pretty much determined in his approach. However, the only problem that Austin faces is that he had never wanted to get close to a woman, dead or alive, as badly as he wants to get close to Darcy. But, if Austin tries to win her heart, he is going to lose his soul. He does not actually care about it if it means that he is going to get an eternity of passionate and hot love with Darcy.
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