A Walk in the Sun
A Vampire Novel
★★★★★ "A suspenseful, beautifully written, enthralling tale of love, revenge and a walk on the dark side." - Rainwater Literary Solutions Agency
★★★★★ " Reminiscent of the earliest vampire novels such as Bram Stoker's Dracula. A Walk in the Sun is a fast-moving, romantic vampire story that convincingly harks back to Gothic conventions." Kirkus Reviews
Set in the late 1800s in both England and France, A Walk in the Sun is a passionate tale of love, anguish, guilt, and revenge told through the eyes of Nicholas Justine. Nicholas, a lonely mortal born into wealth yet neglected from birth, is transformed into a naïve young vampire. Desperately trying to deal with his sudden immortal curse, he clings onto his hopes of marrying his Elena, a beautiful and compassionate mortal.
Their love becomes an unbreakable bond as Nicholas struggles to comprehend his new-found powers and curse. Only a force greater than himself could threaten his life and the woman he adores. Be it fate or the devil, a challenge is unleashed when suddenly Elena and Nicholas come face to face with the ruthless and cunning Count Victor Du Fay. A master of the occult, Du Fay is a follower of the left-hand path, a black magician driven by greed and the power to prevail. His attraction to Elena leads the vampire and the devil’s chosen disciple to a duel like no other.
Will Du Fay destroy Nicholas? Will Elena’s love overpower evil? Full of plot twists and turns, this story takes you on an emotional journey that will capture your heart and awaken your soul. Through joy and sorrow, passion and hate, and bittersweet enchantment, this vampire thriller will keep you turning pages to find out more.
Rich writing and a captivating plot embody the vampire essence in Lisa Dominique Machat’s engaging and exciting novel, A Walk in the Sun.