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Harper AllenHarper Allen works as a reporter in the judicial system and writes romance novels. Click here to find more books by Harper Allen.

Darkheart & Crosse

Darkheart & Crosse — (2006-2007) A Silhouette Bombshell novel. Publisher: Megan’s preparing to walk down the aisle with her triplet sisters as her bridesmaids when their long-lost grandfather Darkheart interrupts with staggering news: they are heirs of an ancient vampire-slaying legacy. One of them is a natural-born slayer. One is a healer. One will become a vampire. And they’re all in imminent danger from the vamp who murdered their mother. With a fiancé out for blood, a bodyguard as wild as he is wolf and a dreamy detective on her trail, Megan is unnerved and deeply conflicted. If the prophecy is true, she may be her sisters’ deadliest enemy. But if it’s not, who will save them all from a world turned vamp?

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Dressed to Slay: No delusions of grandeur

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Dressed to Slay by Harper Allen

I’ve got a theory. I think Dressed to Slay is actually a long-lost episode of Buffy. The Scooby Gang has been hit by another demonic curse. This time, instead of falling silent or bursting into song, they’ve all been turned into Cordelia, and I mean first-season Cordelia. (All but Giles, that is. He miraculously escapes the Cordelia curse, but picks up a Russian accent.)

The comparison breaks down pretty quickly, though, because if Joss Whedon had written Dressed to Slay, I’d probably like it better. I’ll say it right up front: Dressed to Slay was not my cup of tea.

The first chapter consists of the three Crosse sisters infodumping their entire life histories to each other. These girl... Read More