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Crimson Debt (Born to Darkness #1)

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  1,077 ratings  ·  76 reviews
Addison Godwin is a Non-Glam—one of the one in ten thousand humans who is immune to vampire glamour and mind tricks. Her gift enables her to work as an Auditor, enforcing the law that vampires and humans keep their distance from each other except in a purely non-physical way. The law is necessary because when a vampire tries to have sex with a human their blood-lust combin ...more
Published March 4th 2013 by Evangeline Anderson Books (first published March 3rd 2013)
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5 stars
He wasn’t just fucking me anymore-he was breeding me. Claiming me as his own, marking me so that no other male would come anywhere near me. I was his…utterly and completely his.

Addison’s life is lived with guilt, ever since the day her best friend Taylor was turned into a vampire. Addison has done everything she can to make them pay. Addison is an Auditor, one of the very few humans who are immune to Vampire glamour; she enforces the rules and happily punishes those who break it. She
Crimson Debt is the first non-Brides of the Kindred book by Evangeline Anderson that I read. And I must say, it's not so different!

This first installment in the Born to Darkness series (great title, by the way), introduces the reader to Addison Godwin, an Auditor who's basically responsible for keeping the vampires in check and bringing those to justice that hurt humans.
Ever since her friend Taylor has been born to darkness against her will, Addison is especially sensitive when it comes to the f
I think I will like this series, because I loved this book!
This was a great first book in this new series about vamps, weres, consorts, auditors, witches and name it, its in there. What I loved about the book is that it is still erotica, the book certainly builds this world where all these creatures live and thrive with villains and cops and fangers, in Florida no less, but at the same time, the sexual tension is built up in a way that made the book pretty hot to read. The heroine was s
I love it. And for a pnr book most especially a vampire-human book this is my favorite. I hooked me from the start. No boring scene, from the villain, to the h/h, the other supporting characters are all quite fit in the story. Steamy yet have a feel good love story.

Deb Day
I just finished this book and I will say that I will read the next story in the series. Having said that, there were parts of this book that I really loved and other parts, not so much. Ms. Anderson builds a great world here with a great premise. Here, vampires are out, sex with humans is illegal since humans seldom come out alive, and humans immune to vampire mind control do the policing. The story focuses on a human Auditor, her vampire best friend, and the vampire who controls the city of Tam ...more
Beth (^v^)/
5 Steamy Stars

What an unexpected surprise!

This is the first novel in the Born to Darkness series,and the first book I've read by Evangeline Anderson. I read it in one sitting, and I absolutely loved it.

In a world much like our own, but vampires are out in the open. As in many other stories, they are able to glamor people. However, glamor and human-vampire relations are heavily regulated by the government. And the government hires glam-proof auditors to maintain order. Enter Addison. She's an au
Sarah :)
This is the second book I've read from Evangeline Anderson, the first being Picture Perfect. I'm defiantly going to be reading more of her books in the future!

Such a great vampire book with steamy, sexy scenes that make your toes curl!

The only negative was Addison unfortunately, she can be pretty annoying and irritating...

Would recommend to anyone who enjoys some vampire/erotica!!

I can't wait for the second book!!

Linda Sims

Addison Godwin is a non-glam immune to vampire mind tricks, her ability means she's ideal as an auditor, enforcing the laws for vampire and human interaction. It's illegal for either species to have physical contact, a vampires blood lust and superior strength, means sex between them and humans is lethal. For the human that is.

Alec Corbin is a four hundred year old vampire he owns a nightclub where humans and vampires meet for mind sex, the vampires provide the mind se
First of all, let me just say that words cannot begin to describe how much I loathe the cover, but I’ll try nevertheless.

I HATE this guy’s ridiculous bulging biceps and hairy underarm, how utterly gross. Not to mention his flabby chin. But worst of all; his fang! Since when do fangs stick out like that? For chrissakes, we’ve all been around pets with fangs. They are hidden INSIDE the mouth when their lips are closed, right!? How about Goths and wannabee vampires: Again, the pointy teeth are inv
I read this overnight and I'm in awe. What a great story. What fun characters.

OK, you have to keep in mind that Anderson sticks to several standard formulas in her storytelling:

1) The heroine is always incredibly sexually backward, emotionally immature, and full-blown TSTL. It doesn't matter if she seemed savvy and smarter during a secondary character stint in a previous book. No matter her age, education level, and life experience, she is easily misled or deceived, misunderstands simple explan
The paranormal world has been outed. Though stronger, faster, and dangerous, the supernaturals seem to want to conform to living peacefully alongside humans and obey the laws as any other citizen.

Addison Godwin is one of the few mortals who are immune to vampire mind control which makes her an excellent Auditor (law enforcer). Her biggest challenge is catching the law breaking vampires who use glamor and mind control to get away with their crimes.

Alec Corbin, one of the oldest vampires in exis
I stumbled and fell in love with this new series

Crimson Debt is the story of Addison, an Auditor who is one of very rare humans immune to vampire's glamour and mind tricks and Corbin, a powerful 400 year old vampire who is self absorbed and arrogant yet seems to have a hidden sweet side. The story is written in first person POV, which normally I'm not a fan of, but I feel with this story I feel that it made me connect with the main character even more than if it was written in third person. Addi
I think this is going to be a great series! I just hope EA hurries up & writes Taylor's & Victor's story - like yesterday! That poor Taylor vamp is "Hungry Like a Wolf" & needs her wolf man to feed her - like yesterday! Even the good witches will make a good story.

I like Addy & Corbin too. I appreciated how Addy just said what she felt & didn't hold back. I HATE coy games these authors are known to have hs play. Corbin was a smooth operator - outwitting someone 2 hundred yrs
First I loved nearly all the characters but disliked the heroine Addison. The Vamp auditor initially was good but her attitude quickly got on my nerves so much it spoilt my reading pleasure. She is a key component of this story and negatively hindered the flow of the tale and was rarely decent to anyone but Taylor.If Addison had got over herself and blossomed into a mature individual sooner then I would have certainly given this story more stars.
Conversely I really liked how this author fleshe
Mar 26, 2013 Georgiana added it
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I skipped the Kindred series after book 1 because I was told the formula of unbearable heroines continued. Although this was an okay read, not sure I'll be going further. It's too bad b/c of the decent world building and the good Heroes.
I have enjoyed many of Anderson's "Brides of the Kindred" series, and was curious to see if/how this paranormal differed from her science fiction works.

Either way, Anderson can be relied upon to write stories with interesting plots and characters that make you want to read on...

WOW..Alec Corbin...Forgive me for confusing him with another tall, sexy-as-hell, dark blond vampire who runs a sex club, yes know who I mean. Couldn't get that picture out of my mind! Anyway, Alec has a thing
I enjoyed this book. It was fast paced and it was vampires. How can you not love vampires!

I didn't fall in love with the book I kinda just liked it. The reason I didn't fall in love with it 100 percent is because of the heroine Addison. She was so strong willed and it was like she thought she was misses invincible. She constantly played with death in my opinion. She basically just thought she was the shit. Now don't get me wrong, she was a bad ass but bad asses die too.

What makes me like this
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Curse of the Bibliophile
A thrilling start to a brand new series!
The plot is nicely paced and I love how the author gives just enough info to keep me wanting more without actually giving everything away at the beginning. There is never a dull moment in this book and I was constantly surprised at the new twists and turns.
I really liked the way she wrote these vampires. They are not the watered down versions that can sometimes be found in the younger genres, but neither are they the mindless killing machines of horror st
I like Evangeline Anderson's work so after reading the great reviews about this one, I thought it was a safe bet. Wow, was I mistaken! I read only one bad review before purchasing the book and I couldn't be more in accordance when it comes to the main characters prejudices.

I couldn't get over the heroine. I spent most of the book fantasizing about ways to kill her and do it as painfully as possible.
Her prejudices were over the top. Seriously, I know this is fiction but I was offended by her be
Mar 07, 2013 Bridget rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of vampire romance
Recommended to Bridget by: Evangeline Anderson
Evangeline Anderson is a terrific world builder. I had no trouble trying to "see" it as I read. I have been a fan of Ms. Andersons for years. When she offered a free copy of this book to the first twenty people to respond on Facebook, I jumped on it. I can't wait to see what she has in store for the rest of the series. I am especially eager to see a certain werewolf ;0p

Our hero, Alec Corbin, is a four star (400 years old) master vampire. He owns the premiere sex-glam (blood for mind sex) club Un
Brenna Link-barkley
Evangeline never ceases to create a fantastically believable world. She gave my copy to me for free as long as I reviewed it and I am so happy I got the chance to read it!

The love scenes were fantastic. Evangeline is a pro at creating suspense leading up to the actual scene. In doing so she creates a space for the reader to really become invested in the characters so there is no "wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am" moments. The tension is wonderful. I was sad that the book ended so quickly, not for a lac
The only thing which prevented this book from being a full 5 stars for me was that the heroine periodically suffered severely from rampant TSTL syndrome. She started out seeming like a fantastic, tough, sticks to her guns (literally) kind of h. But once the action started in earnest, she seemed to misplace a few brain cells. Symptoms began with doubting the intentions of the H to a preposterous degree, completely unwarranted after the first stress induced knee-jerk reaction by either his action ...more
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Apr 19, 2013 Persephone rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of vampire romance
Recommended to Persephone by: Evangeline Anderson
Evangeline Anderson is a terrific world builder. I had no trouble trying to "see" it as I read. I have been a fan of Ms. Andersons for years. When she offered a free copy of this book to the first twenty people to respond on Facebook, I jumped on it. I can't wait to see what she has in store for the rest of the series. I am especially eager to see a certain werewolf ;0p

Our hero, Alec Corbin, is a four star (400 years old) master vampire. He owns the premiere sex-glam (blood for mind sex) club Un
So I accidentally read this book series backwards. Book 2 first then book 1. As I said on my previous review, I usually don't like this auther's books. She has great blurbs about the books so I always get excited and buy her books, then the books usually suck. So as I was reading this book it began to dawn on me why I actually really liked this series. She seems to have copied/based her charactors on some of the charactors from True Blood. And well lets face it the men from True Blood are hot! D ...more
Absolutely Amazing!

What a wonderfully fantastic new series from Evangeline Andreson. If you have read any of her other works you will of course be expecting something out of the ordinary - with this 1st in the series novel you will get more than you dreamed of. Immersing the reader into a world that knows of the magic, excitement and darkness that exists for the paranormal beings hidden amongst us, Andreson brings the interactions of the main characters into focus and makes the reader involved i
Amber Barr
May 05, 2013 Amber Barr rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Ages 21+
Evangeline Anderson’s “Crimson Debt”—book 1 in the “Born to Darkness Series”—is a thrilling paranormal erotic tale about finding love and breaking all the rules. Anderson builds an almost reality world where paranormals are no longer in the closet and humans are definitely on the menu…as long as the vamps follow the rules. Anderson’s cast of characters are clever, charming, loveable, and extremely lethal. Her hero, Alec Corbin or Master Corbin, is powerful, dominant, aggressive, and virile. He g ...more
In this book, we have a hard-nosed auditor, who polices the interactions between humans and vampires, and the hundreds of years old vampire that wants her as his consort. Addison was such a contradiction, one minute she hated Corbin, pushing his buttons to get a reaction out of him, and the next she was doing everything in her power to save his life. I think this stemmed from the fact she not only had an extreme attraction to him, but her best friend was also a vampire, and she needed Corbin’s h ...more
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