By Melissa De La Cruz
Schuyler Van Alen is commencing to get more well-off together with her newfound vampire powers, yet she nonetheless has many unanswered questions. a visit to Italy looking for her grandfather basically serves to make issues extra complicated. What secrets and techniques are the leaders of The Committee hiding? in the meantime, again in long island, arrangements are feverishly underway for the recognized 400 Ball. In actual Blue Blood style, the ball is completely fab, whole with masks—and hidden at the back of this masquerade is a revelation that might switch the process a tender vampire’s future. The exciting sequel in Melissa de los angeles Cruz’s vampire mythology has the entire glamour, angle, and vampire lore that made the 1st e-book successful.
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She had told him that she was only going to stay for a few minutes and depart soon after dinner, but it was already eleven thirty. He would be jet-lagged, Schuyler thought. He's probably passed out in front of the television by now. The text message must be for the party downtown that other kids at the ball were talking about—the buzz about Mimi Force hosting some kind of bacchanal that evening. Should she go? What could it hurt? Besides, if Mimi was there, that meant Jack would be there too. She thought of how handsome he'd looked in his coattails, and the way he'd stared at her when she'd entered the party, his green eyes boring into hers.
Jack bent his head so that his nose was buried in Mimi's hair. It smelled of honeysuckle and jasmine, and he inhaled deeply. "I love you too," he replied. " Trinity said, with a sharp intake of breath. Mimi and Jack slowly parted from their embrace and looked to see their mother standing at the open doorway. "Mimi, you are only sixteen. And that is certainly not a dress for a sixteen-year-old," Trinity accused, her voice shak-ing. " Mimi sniffed. She was coming of age now, the memories flooding back, and Mimi did not want to have to play at being Red Bloods anymore, with typical nuclear family dynamics.
All around the St. Regis Ballroom, Mimi's text messages were being delivered. For select vampire teens, the evening had just begun. After-party. Angel Orensanz. Midnight. Masks A Must. No Entry. html There was a buzzing through the crowd by the cloak-room and the elevators among the invitees, as well as cries of confusion and disappointment among those who had not received the text. " Bliss asked Mimi, following her out the door. "Are you crazy? I'm going to wear this dress until they pry it off my cold dead body," Mimi joked.