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Dark Slayer by Christine FeehanDark Slayer by Christine Feehan
Dark Slayer Paperback
Sept. 28th, 2010
Dark Slayer Hardcover
Sept. 1, 2009

The dark destiny of a hungry woman. The terrifying fate of a cursed man. Now after a century of longing, the instinct for survival has united them. Prepare yourself for the new Carpathian novel by “the Queen of paranormal romance” (USA Today).

A rumor has persisted in the vampire world of a dark slayer—a woman—who travels with a wolf pack and who destroys any vampire who crosses her path.  Mysterious, elusive and seemingly impossible to kill, she is the one hunter who strikes terror into the hearts of the undead.

She is Ivory Malinov. Her only brethren, the wolves. Long ago betrayed by her people, abandoned by her family, and cast out by everyone she held dear, Ivory has lived a century without companionship or love. She has sustained her sanity by the habit of the hunt and the custom of the feeding. Until the night she picks up the scent of a man, her unexpected salvation. Her lifemate. The curse of all Carpathian women.

He is Razvan. Branded a criminal, detested and feared, he is a dragonseeker borne of one of the greatest Carpathian lineages, only to be raised as its most despised—and captive—enemy. Fleeing from his lifetime of imprisonment, Razvan now seeks the dawn to end his terrible existence. Instead he has found his deliverance in the Dark Slayer.

In spirit, in flesh and blood, in love, and in war, Ivory and Razvan are made for each other. For as long as they dare to live.

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Release Date: September 1, 2009
Number of Pages: 416 pages
Publisher: Berkley Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0425229734


Here are some deleted scenes from Dark Slayer that didn't make it into the original hardcover release.


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The mage walks forth as the Hell Gate closes
Lighting strikes with his first order
Energy spirals from his fingertips
A spell does form upon his lips

Tall and dark handsomely slender
His silver eyes burn like lighted embers
A power a presence one cannot explain
A drawing feeling that will not leave the brain

A longing a yearning that burns like fire
To be wanted and taken with heated desire
The mage walks forth unfolding him arms
His victim comes quietly succumbed by his charms

The embers of passion burst forth in flame
As the mage draws hearts blood from deep within
Consuming all leaving no remains
The victim languishes in untold pain

The mage having taken body and soul
Now turns from the broken to seek one who is whole
The pattern is set the ending the same
The mage needs hearts blood to be whole and remain


Carpathian Lullabye — This song is sung by a mother to her child while the child is still in the womb or when the threat of a miscarriage is obvious.

arrangement for chorus and violin ensemble (1 minute, 39 seconds) — currently available in these formats:

Song to Heal the Earth — This is the earth healing song that is used by the Carpathian women to heal soil filled with various toxins.

choral arrangement (3 minutes and 3 seconds) — currently available in these formats:

The Warriors' Chant — The complete chant (2 minutes and 53 seconds) is currently available in these formats:

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Publishers Weekly

Even new readers daunted by 40 pages of appendixes and a two-page family tree will love the tender romance in the 20th installment of Feehan's Carpathians series. Benign blood-drinking Carpathians turn into evil vampires if they fail to find their destined life mates. Broken and left for dead after a family betrayal, Ivory Malinov gradually heals, becoming a loner and dedicated vampire slayer. Razvan's evil grandfather, the mage Xavier, forced him to commit unspeakable deeds against fellow Carpathians. Ivory discovers Razvan near death, and after realizing they are life mates, she nurses him back to health and they plot to combine forces and defeat Xavier. The slow-to-trust Ivory fights her growing feelings for Razvan, whose self-hatred juxtaposes brilliantly with his innate gentle nature. Fans looking for a departure from Feehan's usual alpha male heroes will enjoy this lengthy but powerful tale.

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Night Owl RomanceDark Slayer is the 20th book in the Carpathian series. It was a fantastic, mesmerizing book that is well written and has fantastic characters. I especially enjoy how Ms. Feehan is able to draw in the characters from the previous books and let them play a strong part without taking over the book. This series is definitely a "must read" to any paranormal romance reader and Dark Slayer will be joining the rest of the series on my shelves as one to keep and read again.

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Reviewed by Jill M. Smith

Feared and derided through much of this series, dragonseeker Razvan is about to have the truth about him revealed.  In this shattering novel, the incomparable Feehan tells the story of two protagagonists who have suffered unimaginable horrors.  The power of Feehan lifemate concept  is fully explored in the pages of this mesmerizing novel.  For Carpathian fans, this is a game-changing book that is packed with horrifying danger and unconditional love.


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