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Crimson Debt

(Born to Darkness #1)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  3,150 ratings  ·  263 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 comb ...more
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Published March 4th 2013 by Evangeline Anderson Books (first published March 3rd 2013)
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Mar 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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

Soooo... This was an Amazon freebie and like most of them, the stories aren't really that capturing. For me, the heroine ruined the whole damn book. The plot, hero, action and so on was great but I simply couldn't stand to read another page of the heroine's bored superior complex that would lead her to her certain death had the hero not saved her ass continuously. I mean, seriously, mouthing off when you know your opponent it hundred times stronger is just not a good idea. Despite from that drea
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
I had a really hard time with this book due to the giant pain in the ass female mc. She is such a bratty brat brat that's prejudice against vampires and phobic of them. She's a big ole hater of vamps and especially the male mc, who's the ruler of the territory she inspects/regulates on the human side.

Besides being a giant hater of vamps and all that, female mc is also all about guilt tripping herself and living with a giant chip on her shoulder. It's her backstory and blah, blah, blah, but it's
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
Cece ❀Rants, Raves &Reviews❀
Holy shit that was an entertaining book! And i guess i've backtracked to the whole vampire thang. The worldbuilding wasn't extraordinary but for some reason i was weirdly drawn into it. Maybe it was just for a certain someone ;)

“Hello?” came a deep, smooth and all-too-familiar voice.
“I need to see you,” I said, forcing the words out. “I have…damn it, I have a favor to ask.”

There will never be a day where i don't LOVE adversies forced to tolerate each other. My only issue here is that theres n
Sammy Loves Books
I have a new Book Boyfriend and his name is Alec Corbin


“From the moment I saw you, I knew I would do anything to have you and I do not care how I achieve my goal. By fair means or foul, you will be mine.”

Seriously!! I am so tired of stupid heroines!!! Addison was actually naive and obstinate. She constantly insulted her consort's elder vampire with zero sense of self preservation. She caused all sorts of problems that could have been avoided if she hadn't been so unbelievably dumb.


This would hav
Oct 27, 2015 rated it did not like it
I don't think I ever hated a main character more than I hated Addison. I think the author was trying to write a strong, independent woman and what came out was a racist, bitchy, stupid girl with no survival instincts. She should have died a dozen times but was continuesly saved by a vampire she repeatedly was cruel and rude too. I'm actually surprised I finished it because she piss ed me off so bad.
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
Monica **can't read fast enough**
The set up in the beginning of CRIMSON DEBT reminded me a bit of the Sookie Stackhouse world of vampires. Instead of Eric's Fangtasia, Corbin owns a vampire club called Under the Fang. Under the Fang is where humans can go to have glam-sex in exchange for providing blood to vampires. There is a vampire hierarchy and self government that all vampires are accountable to which is also a bit like the Stackhouse world. In CRIMSON DEBT however, the humans also police the vampires through their own gov ...more
33% in: Addison is willfully stupid, arrogant, and racist. Too Stupid To Live, and someone, such as Corbin, should put her out of her miserable existence. Not only does she practically ask for it, she deserves it as well.

I'm very tempted to put this book down, but Corbin is great.


I ploughed through to the end, thank the gods. My extreme dislike of Addison's character was negated by the awesomeness that was Corbin. It really was too bad, that, despite the awesomeness that was Addison's
N.N. Light
Addison is a non-glam (which basically means a vamp can't enthrall her) auditor. She investigates vampire establishments and makes sure nothing criminal is taking place. Her black and white view on vampires (people good, vamps bad) is called into question when she asks for sexy Corbin's help in rescuing her best friend, Taylor, from a sadistic vampire. Addison agrees to Corbin's terms against her better judgement. The more she's around Corbin and his soft caresses, the harder she's falling. But ...more
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.♥

Lorraine Lesar
Jun 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Do not read this review, you are wasting your valuable time, instead, go to Amazon and get this book, IT's FREE!
Not sure how long for, so go now.......and then, come back to me and tell me what you thought!
Tink Magoo is bad at reviews
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: vampires
4.5 fanny fold stars

Let me start by saying that the cover for this book had me thinking it would be a cheesy, cravat wearing, fluffy kitten loving , I love him I hate him lame arse book.

Now ok yes there is some I hate him no actually I love him going on through the book but I can forgive Addison for that because quite often we judge a group of people - vampires/ cheerleaders/ goths/ builders - by an experience we have with one person. So naturally Addison did that after her friend was turned int
Apr 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Stars: 4

Overall: Addison works at the Bureau that keeps the vampires in check. She is at Fang Bangers and she is propositioned by the head vampire Alec like has been for the past two years. She blows him off because she doesn't care for vampires. 6 years ago Addison and he best friend Tanya went to a vampire show and that's when he best friend was kidnapped and turned. Ever since than Addison has done whatever she could to try and keep vampires in line. When she finds out that Tanya is being abu
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. S
Deb Day
Mar 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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
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!!

Nov 09, 2015 rated it liked it
Was free on Kindle so gave it a go. Was okay, not quite my thing.
Liz F
Apr 30, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: random-purchases
Wow. I've really liked most of the books I've read by this author. They're really, super hot and the stories are engaging. I wasn't sure what to expect with THIS book but I think I found a new series that I simply MUST binge right NOW!

Addison is...well, I'm not exactly sure how I feel about her. There are things I like and things I absolutely hated about her. Let's get the yucky stuff out of the way. What I hated about Addison is that she is carelessly callous to the hero, a vampire
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
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
Linda Sims
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing

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
Mar 23, 2016 rated it did not like it
This was a DNF for me (after 50% read), because of heroine. I do not remember ever encountering such a whiny, bratty, TSTL heroine in... ever. I kept wishing the vampires would just put her out of her misery. I listened to this as an audiobook on my phone, and I kept yelling at my phone for her to stfu. The hero was much better, but far from flawless. Even though she behaved like a twat and made her hatred and prejudice against vampires know in EVERY SCENE, he kept wanting her to develop feeling ...more
Bethyboo ღ The Book Addict ღ
Nope. So much nope. Addison was way TSTL for my liking. I mean seriously?! Who the fuck mouths off and purposely pisses off a 600+ year old vampire after repeated being told it's almost impossible to kill him when you're a fricken fragile human! This chick just pissed me off. Her whole all vamps are evil except of course my BFF and constant denial about EVERYTHING just made me want to smack some sense into her dense brain. As for Corbin, well he was just awkward. (view spoiler) ...more
May 31, 2015 rated it liked it

Most of the reviews for this book are good and there's a lot here to like particularly Alec Corbin, he's six foot four of hunky, sexy vampire and a gentleman to boot. I also like the idea of the immunes, one in ten thousand humans are immune to vampire glamour, I liked the tattoos, the auditors have one small black star, the vampires, one small red star for every one hundred years.
So, what didn't I like, in a word Addison, I thought she was awful, unable to follow instructions or keep her mouth
Sarah Toussaint
Apr 29, 2016 rated it liked it
This was my FIRST vampire themed book. (I'm excluding the unimpressive Twilight...I read it when I was 14, (didn't complete) so naturally I forget everything that happened...since that book wasn't very good.)

This wasn't Evangeline's best. I wasn't craving to turn the page as I was reading. In fact, it took me a few days to finish.

It wasn't "bad" but it wasn't "gripping."

Though, it was quite interesting enough to make me want to continue the series. Not because I can't wait to continue the story
May 07, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've nothing nice to say about Addison's character so I'm going to be classy & just move past Addison as a whole. Her vampire lover had wonderful character traits. His most obvious two being the patience of a saint & excellent problem solving skills. The world building was limited to the vampire's immediate world & the political ramifications directly impacting him. The plot was one dimensional imho but well paced. I rate this 3 stars. I wouldn't recommend this book if you're offende ...more
This was a good vampire read. especially for a freebie. the sex was off the charts sizzling. my only complaint is the heroine, Addison. she was just a bitch and I hated the way she treated the hero. I found her character to be irredeemable. This story did leave me wanting to check out the next book in this series. It sounds promising.
May 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebook-owned
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If you’ve never pimp-slapped a vampire with an empty Glock, well, I can’t say I recommend it.
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Evangeline Anderson is a registered MRI tech who would rather be writing. And yes, she is nerdy enough to have a bumper sticker that says “I’d rather be writing.” Honk if you see her! She is thirty-something and lives in Florida with a husband, a son, and two cats. She had been writing erotic fiction for her own gratification for a number of years before it occurred to her to try and get paid for ...more

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