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(Vampire Destiny #4)

4.22  ·  Rating details ·  392 ratings  ·  36 reviews
Waking up as an immortal…
Josephine Anderson awakes as true vampire, leaving her half-human life behind. She has little time to adjust to the change however; her evil father has gone missing and wants nothing more than to destroy her and her vampire mate, Stefan Lifsten. But they have other plans…

Secrets and revelations are revealed…
Josephine and Stefan head back to her chi
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 150 pages
Published June 1st 2013 by Smashwords
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Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
Jun 03, 2013 rated it did not like it
This review is from: Ascend (The Vampire Destiny Series Book #4) (Kindle Edition)
I know I am in the minority with the way I feel about this story, but I was very very disappointed!! Ascend picks up were we left off in bk3. Josephine's body is under going the transformation. I thought I was reading the end of Breaking Dawn part 1 when Bella's body was under going her transformation. When Josephine wakes up after the transformation is complete I felt like I was reading the scene from Breaking Daw
Naima naima demars/nanou
Jul 28, 2014 rated it did not like it
Plagiarism - Plagiarism - Plagiarism!!!!!

this story has been plagiarized on a fanfiction TRUE BLOOD the link of this story is here
This author is a THIEF!!!!!!!!!!!!
Elizabeth Neff
Jun 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Alexandra Anthony never stops amazing me with her outrageous writing skills. Her characters are so true to form, well thought out, unbridled in their amazing passion. This is why Stefan has been book boyfriend since the beginning, he is raw with sex, unwavering in loyalty, stronger than any woman could hope for, his heart is pure and you can't help but be attracked to his described Nordic God good looks. Every woman should envy Josie's man and every man should aspire to be half as amazing to get ...more
Jun 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I feel as if I was “Fated” to read and follow the Vampire Destiny series by Alexandra Anthony. Was it an “Illusion”? “No”, I had an “Awakening when I fell in love with Stephan and Josie and the cast of characters in this series. I just finished Ascend and am not quite sure if I ascended to heaven or descended to hell. Alexandra makes things so suspenseful, romantic and crazy sexy!

Seriously, you should check out the series. You will miss much if you don’t start from book one.
These books are gripp
Jan 25, 2019 rated it liked it
While I'm disappointed there isn't another book, I'm also glad, because the 4 books should have been only 1 and there is so much missing in them, they are rushed, sloppy. I'm not surprised that the fifth book haven't been published or even written... ...more
Veronica LaRoche
Jun 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing

I love this series. I can't get enough of reading about Stefan. I can never put a book down by Alexandra. I am a fan for life
John Harris
Jun 21, 2013 rated it did not like it
Unfortunately it resembles Twilight - Breaking Dawn, albeit an adult version. The development of the plot was sorely lacking in lieu of sex-capades.
Aug 18, 2013 rated it it was ok
2 Stars
Sep 19, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: vampires, erotic, dark
She's her own worst enemy. ...more
Jun 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ADULTS
Alexandra Anthony has done it again. Ascend is the best book yet in the Vampire Destiny Series.
Okay, without being a spoiler.....
Josephine and Stefan are a mated couple, destined to be together and he waited 1000 years to finally find her........
Now they are trying to learn more about her past like who she REALLY is, her history and why she she dreams of her Mother showing her a time when she knew Stefan before he was a vampire. All the while, trying to elude her evil father who wants nothing be
Melissa Ciorlieri
Jun 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Each book is better then the next.Vampire stories will always be my first love of reading.Alexandra has taking us on an amazing journey with Josie and Stefan.I love these 2 together,and could nottt handle them ever being seperated.The story line never disappoints.It just keeps getting better and better.Throwing in all the hot and heavy sex scenes..OMg she can write one hell of a bedroom scene.Im so looking forward to more on this series as well as reading Stefans jornels.Im so worried for them a ...more
Jun 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
I have to say that I am fairly surprised with this one. The third book in the series to me was anticlimatic. it was very predictable and the whole I love stefan thing and how gorgeous he was in pretty much every chapter was a bit hard to read through. but besides how amazing stefan looked and how much she loved him it was a great book. This one I believe blew the 3rd on out of the water. so much more is going on and as she learns her new strengths as a vampire and whar she truly is we get unexpe ...more
Mar 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Really Good Series.....

Alexandra Anthony has does a really good job with this series. It had been a few months since I read #3 but within the first two chapters there was enough cohesion for me to clearly recall the events in the last book and quickly move forward into #4. The plot is playing out beautifully and growing in reasonable stretches so it keeps you guessing what's next, and often what's next is a surprise that fits perfectly with the events on the table at the time. The storyline is i
Jun 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love this series and this installment did not disappoint! As the steamy love affair of Josie and Stefan continues to grow to new depths as she becomes fully vampire and the memory of their hidden past comes to light so does fear and danger as her evil father and his minions take extreme steps in trying to reunite the family once again. How many more unknown siblings will show up? Will they have "special abilities" as well? An army could be in the making but will they lean towards the light or ...more
Jul 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
I'm overall disappointed that this story did not move further along and I really hate the cliffhanger. I know it is erotic paranormal romance but there should be more telling of the story. Not just sex and "our bond this... and our bond that". It got annoying. I really loved the first two books in this series, but the last two I didn't like much at all. The story is just dragging out too long. Write one long book and be done. At least not more than three to complete a story. Anyway... that's my ...more
Jan 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own, series
Since there was a gap in time since I read the first three books, I decided to re-read the series from the beginning. It made for an easier read and a nice transition into each new book. I was also able to pick up on certain things that I obviously skimmed over or missed because it was 3am and I struggled to keep my eyes open to finish a chapter lol! Anyway, WoW! This story keeps getting better and better! I hope to god Ms. Anthony never runs out of story line for these characters! Patiently wai ...more
Pat aka Tygyr
Book #4 starts with Josephine going through the change to become a vampire. Once through the change Stefan helped her with her thirst. She wants to go to her uncle's house and search his things for his journal. She is hoping for answers about her parentage. They find the journal and it is in a language they don't know. Her uncle left instructions on who to contact to help with the translation. He not only helps, but introduces them to Josephine's 1/2 brother. The book ends with Kian (Josephine's ...more
Jun 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book picks up where book 3 left off and Josephine is still going through her change. The love between her and Stefan is even stronger and she finds out more about what she truly is. I love the bond between the two of them.

Her father is still trying to kill them and someone that was once a friend is now a traitor and she meets another member of her family that she didn't know existed.

Oh and the love scenes in this book are very HOT just like the other books! Five stars
Nekeisha Ryce
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites

OK this book was great!!! I am really invested in this series! However I am sooo ready for Kian to just die!!! I am so hoping Josie and Stefan gets there happily ever after.....

Can't wait for the next book because I don't do well with to be continues!!!
Maureen C
Jun 12, 2013 rated it liked it
Although I love this series, I have to agree with one other reviewer who thought there was too much filler and not enough story line. Don't get me wrong I love steamy but this time steamy overshadowed the story line which when allowed to show through really does keep getting better and better.

For me this is more a 3.5 stars
Pandora VanMeter
Jul 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing


I was completely consumed by this edition. I found myself not able to stop reading. It was very easy to become captivated. It was to the point where I could visualize the scenes in my head as I continued reading. I would highly recommend!
Jun 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I really love this series. It has great a very good plot and story line, and the chemistry between Stepf and Josie is great. Dang it Why can't my destiny come along like that. Now Im waiting to find out what happens now that Kian has married Georgia, most probably a plot on his part. ...more
Ann Glover-Archer
Jun 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love this series and really love Stefan and Josephine's growing family!! Not sure what to think about the was an unexpected twist and I'm anxious to see what Ms. Alexander has in store for us next! ...more
Heather Woods
Jan 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Actually I actually cried ! Incredible plots!!!

Couldn't put it down and was really amazed at the incredible plots. I grabbed this series up not intending to be enthralled by the author Josie and well all of the characters... great great treat and incredible surprise!!
LiLiana P.
Mar 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: vampires
I Dont even belive that is not gonna exist The Vampire Destiny #5 and top of that the readers are saying that Alexandra stell this storys from other author bahhhh :S and now the book 4 ends with a kolossal cliffhanger and now what??just move on and imagine a end or selfs :/
Michele Avery
Jun 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this installment of the Vampire Destiny series. Not a lot of conflict, but a nice build up for the next in the series. Can't wait! ...more
Diane Yoz
Jun 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The addictive story of Josie and Stefan continues!!! I can't seem to get enough. Ascend grips you in just like the other three books. loved it! ...more
Anita Davis
Jun 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this series!!!! Once I start reading I can't put it down!!!! ...more
Jun 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book.... When it's done I'm always wishing there was more !!! ...more
Jun 12, 2013 rated it liked it
I don't know how much more I can take of Kian, that roach need to die already argh, I am happy of the new character fletcher now sure if I can continue with Kian shenanigan. ...more
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Alexandra Anthony is an independent author of the romantic, erotic book series: The Dark Hart Chronicles and the short story collection, Divine. Both feature sexy vampires to die for, erotic scenes and many twists and turns in her character's many adventures.


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Vampire Destiny (5 books)
  • Fated (The Vampire Destiny, #1)
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