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Aten, immortal pharaoh of the Two Kingdoms, keeps his eternal good looks by sucking the blood of innocents. Everyone knows it. His very existence is a blasphemy against the gods. So when Seth, a priest of Ra, is told to assassinate this tyrant at the masquerade celebration during the Festival of Opet, he accepts the task without questioning it. He seduces Aten and waits un ...more
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Published April 17th 2011 by Amber Allure (first published April 16th 2011)
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Jenre
May 06, 2011 Jenre rated it really liked it
Seth is a priest of Ra who has been sent to kill the Pharaoh, Aten, because the man claims to be a god. In order to do this, Seth seduces the king at a feast celebration. When things don't go as planned, Seth stays with Aten, determined to find another way to kill him. However, as the days and weeks go on, Seth begins to realise that he may have been wrong about the king.

It didn't take more than a few paragraphs before I was hooked into the world that the author has created here. The setting is
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Arlene
Feb 14, 2016 Arlene rated it really liked it
This was a very sensuous story. It was a story that drew me in very slowly. Wondering what Aten was really about and his real intent with Seth. I enjoyed how this all came together and my only complaint is that I wish it had been longer
Meggie
May 02, 2011 Meggie rated it really liked it
This story was truly enjoyable and even if the plot is about strong vampire who rules, I thought the story was warm. I liked how their attraction developed in something more, into love. And the story was really well written. Highly recommended story!
Moniqee
Apr 27, 2011 Moniqee rated it really liked it
Nothing special about the plot but I enjoy the story as Aislinn Kerry style of writing gives it the extra OMPH needed.
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