House of the Rising Sun by Kristen Painter audiobook

House of the Rising Sun

By Kristen Painter
Read by Elijah Alexander

Orbit 9780316278270

The Crescent City Series: Book 1

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Every vampire has heard rumor of the mythical place wheretheir kind can daywalk. But what no vampire knows is that this City of EternalNight actually exists—and its name is New Orleans. The war for the cityhas begun. Augustine lives the perfect life in the Haven city of NewOrleans. He rarely works a real job, spends most of his nights with a differenthuman woman, and resides in a spectacular Garden District mansion paid for byretired movie star Olivia Goodwin, who has come to think of him as an adoptedson, providing him room and board and whatever else he needs. But when Augustine returns home to find Olivia has beenattacked by vampires, he knows his idyllic life has comes to an end. It’s timefor revenge—and to take up the mantle of the city’s Guardian. Then Olivia’s estranged daughter, Harlow, arrives. She hatesbeing fae, but her powers are exactly what Augustine needs to catch thevampires. Can he convince her to help him in time? Or will the sparks betweenthem send her running again? House of the Rising Sun is the first book in the new, action-packed urban fantasyCrescent City series, from award-winning House of Comarre author KristenPainter!

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Summary

Summary

Every vampire has heard rumor of the mythical place wheretheir kind can daywalk. But what no vampire knows is that this City of EternalNight actually exists—and its name is New Orleans.

The war for the cityhas begun.

Augustine lives the perfect life in the Haven city of NewOrleans. He rarely works a real job, spends most of his nights with a differenthuman woman, and resides in a spectacular Garden District mansion paid for byretired movie star Olivia Goodwin, who has come to think of him as an adoptedson, providing him room and board and whatever else he needs.

But when Augustine returns home to find Olivia has beenattacked by vampires, he knows his idyllic life has comes to an end. It’s timefor revenge—and to take up the mantle of the city’s Guardian.

Then Olivia’s estranged daughter, Harlow, arrives. She hatesbeing fae, but her powers are exactly what Augustine needs to catch thevampires. Can he convince her to help him in time? Or will the sparks betweenthem send her running again?

House of the Rising Sun is the first book in the new, action-packed urban fantasyCrescent City series, from award-winning House of Comarre author KristenPainter!

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[Painter’s] rich, modern storytelling lays out an intricate plot layered with plenty of action and intrigue. Exquisite characters lie at the center of this story, and the romance between them is passionate and fiery. From the first page, House of the Rising Sun is a truly superb and exciting read.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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Author Bio: Kristen Painter

Author Bio: Kristen Painter

Kristen Painter likes to balance her obsessions with shoes and cats by making the lives of her characters miserable and surprising her readers with interesting twists. She currently writes award-winning urban fantasy for Orbit Books.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 14.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English