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Storm Born : Dark Swan Series : Book 1 - Richelle Mead

Storm Born

Dark Swan Series : Book 1

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Published: October 2008
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This is the new creation from the fantastic Richelle Mead. Her new heroine is sexy, sassy and dangerous...

Just typical. No love life to speak of for months, then all at once, every horny creature in the Otherworld wants to get in your pants...

Eugenie Markham is a powerful shaman who does a brisk trade banishing spirits and fey who cross into the mortal world. Mercenary, yes, but a girl's got to eat. Her most recent case, however, is enough to ruin her appetite. Hired to find a teenager who has been taken to the Otherworld, Eugenie comes face to face with a startling prophecy - one that uncovers dark secrets about her past and claims that Eugenie's first-born will threaten the future of the world as she knows it.

Now Eugenie is a hot target for every ambitious demon and Otherworldy ne'er-do-well, and the ones who don't want to knock her up want her dead. Eugenie handles a Glock as smoothly as she wields a wand, but she needs some formidable allies for a job like this. She finds them in Dorian, a seductive fairy king with a taste for bondage, and Kiyo, a gorgeous shape-shifter who redefines animal attraction. but with enemies growing bolder and time running out, Eugenie realizes that the greatest danger is yet to come, and it lies in the dark powers that are stirring to life within her....

About The Author

Richelle Mead lives in Seattle and is the author of the bestselling Vampire Academy series which includes Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise and Spirit Bound. The sixth and final book, Last Sacrifice, is due for release in December 2010. When not writing, she can be found watching bad movies, inventing recipes, and buying far too many dresses.

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Perfect travel size and a great read!

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  • Interesting Characters
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    As mentioned in the headline, very happy with the size as I am taking it travelling with me! And the story is even better!

     
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        "Storm Born is my kind of book - great characters, dark worlds, and just the right touch of humor. A great read" -- PATRICIA BRIGGS, #1 New York Times bestselling urban fantasy author

        Richelle Mead

        Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time. Before becoming a writer, she considered a few different career paths. She received a liberal arts degree from the University of Michigan, an MA in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University, and a Master in Teaching (Middle & High School English) degree from the University of Washington. In the end, she decided writing was the way for her but believes all of her education prepared her for it.

        A life-long reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. When not writing,, she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses. Lots of dresses. She is a self-professed coffee addict, fights a constant (and losing) battle with procrastination, and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous.

        Her adult series are published by Kensington Books. The Georgina Kincaid Series (Succubus Blues, Succubus on Top, Succubus Dreams, and Succubus Heat) tell the humorous and heart-breaking story of a reluctant succubus who can't touch the man she loves without dire side effects. On top of that, she must deal with Hell's middle management team and the many supernatural threats that come her way. Richelle's Dark Swan Series (Storm Born and Thorn Queen) follows Eugenie Markham, a free-lance shaman who battles ghosts and fey that sneak into our world from the Otherworld. When an alarming prophecy suddenly makes her every Otherworldly creature's object of desire, Eugenie must dodge their advances while also fighting a dark power rising within her.

        Richelle's YA series, Vampire Academy, is published by Razorbill Books (Penguin) and thus far contains Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, Blood Promise, and Spirit Bound. This New York Times and USA Today bestselling series has won honors from the American Library Association and been translated into 30 languages. It follows the war between two races of vampires, living and undead. Rose Hathaway, a 17-year old half-vampire, is training to be a bodyguard for the living vampires and finds her life complicated by the dangers that involves, as well as an illicit romance with one of her teachers.

        Visit Richelle Mead's Booktopia Author Page


        ISBN: 9780553819861
        ISBN-10: 0553819860
        Series: Dark Swan Ser.
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 512
        Published: October 2008
        Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
        Country of Publication: GB
        Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.6  x 3.2
        Weight (kg): 0.26
        Edition Number: 1