~ A Vampire’s Journal

 

Once again darkness has covered the earth… and another page is revealed from Lucian Monroe’s journal~

READ… A Deepened Hunger

Author D.A. Berry     ON SALE @   www.amazon.com

 

New Orleans~ 1875

Once darkness covered the earth, I sensed his presence. A year passed… yet what I had done still pained my soul. I turned into mist and willed myself to the main level. Tristen stood on the terrace, emotionless—his eyes no longer filled with sorrow. They were empty— if Kara robbed my vampire friend of the past. In a single thought I reached out to my creator…

With deep regret she whispered, “He left me no choice Lucian but to cast a spell to ease his suffering. The spell will not last for eternity. In time Tristen will remember the woman he loved as no-other. For now—at least Tristen will exist as he should. Not punishing himself for something neither of you could control. For fate chooses our destiny…  ”

Silently I cursed… masking my inner-thoughts, I said hello and invited Tristen into my home. He took a seat in the library and I offered him a glass of red wine. Sensing the vampire recently fed. He nodded thank you, then stared into the night. Unable to read his thoughts I began a conversation. Wanting—needing to know a part of him was still human.

In a monotone voice he said, “I need your assistance Lucian. For months I’ve sensed a change in me. As if someone-something has wiped away pieces of my memory. As if a part of my inner-self is missing. Yet I know you and I have been friends for centuries. We have fought side-by-side in battle to protect the innocent.”

Deep mourning washed through me… as my mind filled with turmoil. For I could not tell Tristen his emptiness was caused by the loss of his wife. For my vampire friend left Kara no other option—except wipe away Maggie’s memory from his thoughts.  So—once again I betrayed my friend… speaking an untruth. Telling Tristen of his long-ago life. Leaving out the time he spent in Italy… meeting the woman who stole his heart with a single breath. Knowing one day… I would surely burn in hell for my deceit…

Lucian Monroe~   

 

Look for Tristen’s story in my next spellbinding novel~

Released date:  spring of 2010

A Cry From Beyond… 

He has existed for centuries…

Fighting evil… Vowing to protect the one being—he loved beyond reason.

The woman he pledged his heart to—that long ago evening they were married.

Now… night after night the vampire awakes—consumed with agonizing pain.

For he failed to keep his promise—her death haunting him… ripping apart his soul.

For 200yrs—emotionally the vampire has battled the beast with-in—wanting to end his existence.

Cursing his wife’s dying words—

“Tristen… you must carry on—promise me you will protect the innocent…”

Her dying words forever—embedded in his mind…

Unable to bear her loss—any longer… he plans his demise…

While the vampire rests under the moon-lit sky awaiting the rising sun…

A panic-stricken voice invades his thoughts.

Pleading for his help…pleading he save her from the soulless monster—

An ancient vampire~ the good of his kind believed no-longer of this world…  

 

At the age of 17 a monster existing to inflict pain—emotionally destroyed her.

Ripping apart her inner-self—subconsciously tormenting her mind night after night.

For she will always live in fear—as darkness covers the earth…

That night an institution… for the mentally in-sane—became Ana’s home.

10yrs… she has lived hidden from the being.  Now… once again the creature—has found her.

Knowing deep with-in—this time—the monster tormenting her thoughts will not stop until it owns her soul.

Mentally she cries out—not understanding—yet believing the one …

With emotionless eyes—possesses the power to save her.

~Enter into the realm of the undead…

~Tristen and Ana’s story…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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