Tempted

Tempted

A House of Night Novel

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : St. Martins Griffith, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312567484
0312567480
Branch Call Number: YA F CAS
Additional Contributors: Cast, Kristin

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katiescollon
Jun 22, 2015

This was an amazing book filled with suspense, romance, and action! A great read for older kids, teens and young adults.😃

I hope they create a motion pictures of this amazing , fabulous series.

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Laleh2000
Jul 05, 2014

Solo good but it the ending was just so annoying because of t major cliff hanger. Can't wait to read what happens in Burned!

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nessmr89
Jun 11, 2014

Boys boys boys! Zoey cannot keep herself away from them! I don't blame her tho, some of the most interesting characters I've ever gotten to know!

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ABenoit
Feb 16, 2014

Loved it but i was so sad when Jack died. Poor Damien.

vcortes5 Apr 15, 2013

The first couple of books had me wanting to read more n more. the fact thtat this book has lingered around zoey so much is just plain stupid. This is life simply put. put she having so much issues with men its really becoming unfit. lets see the next book.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

i luv it luv it luv it!!!!!!!!!

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NoLifeFrenchy
Aug 29, 2011

I am a sucker for hott athletes ;) And am In total support of every thing Stark does! this book has to be my favorite out of the whole series... So far! Great series and suspensfull but I won't give anything away except for nothing is as it seems and anything could happen in the H.O.N. Merry meet.

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shivanilohit
May 22, 2011

this is such a good book sooo much happens in it that i could not put it down! all the switching was really confusing at first but then i really liked how they gave everybodys point of veiw so ya it was really really really good i finished it really quickly! luved it sooooooo much!

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NYC1707
Mar 31, 2011

I really didnt like this book... all the switching made the book really confusing. I wish that they had just kept like the other books. But...i luv stark. Erik was gettin me really mad. IIm glad Heath died, he was like one of those sucker fishies that you can't get rid of!!!! I do like the series, so imma keep on reading.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“Get thee behind me, Satan!”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“Zo, I'm not a damn pussy!'

Erik, looking very tall and full-grown, kick-your-butt vampyre-like, snorted sarcastically and then said, 'No, you're a damn human. Wait, that does make you a pussy!”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“And when you love someone you don’t always see them realistically.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“He's not the brightest crayola in the pack.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“I'm here because she's here, and she belongs to me. ~Rephaim”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“I'm her protection! I don't care if it's in this world or the next. Just show me how to get where she is, and I'll be there for her. ~Stark”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“My mama told me don't trust no white boy, even a pretty one. I'm thinkin' a pretty white boy with wings explodin' up from the ground in a mess of blood and ugly-ass bird things is double trouble." - Kramisha (Ch 5)”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“I should have kissed more than your hand...thought I'd have more time," he whispered between liquid, panting breaths. "...too late now."
I looked into his eyes and completely forgot the rest of the world. In that moment, all I knew was that I was holding Stark in my arms, and I was going to lose him very, very soon.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“Actually, since I'm gay I think I should count for two guys instead of just one. I mean, in me you get the male point of view and you don't have to worry about me wanting to touch your boobies.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

“Last time I saw you, I said that it hurt too much to love you. But I was wrong about that. The truth is it hurts too much not to love you.”

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RobertELPL Mar 05, 2017

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thanuja531
Aug 18, 2015

thanuja531 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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indigo_panther_23
Dec 13, 2013

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Halo00
Feb 21, 2013

Halo00 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Mahala
May 02, 2010

Mahala thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 18, 2012

In the aftermath of the last book, Zoey gathers her allies and starts organizing them. Stevie Rae notices she's very tired and takes over, leaving Zoey to take care of a wounded Stark and her grandmother. Having recovered from her accident, she tells Zoey that she is A-ya's reincarnation and that A-ya was made to love Kalona, so that's why she cannot help being uncontrollably attracted to Kalona as it's in her soul. In the end she's so stressed that when Erik finds her, demanding a share of her time, they quarrel and she dumps him for being overly jealous and possessive, taking her down to two love interests (whilst Erik forms a relationship with Venus, Aphrodite's ex-roommate).
Zoey rooms in with Aphrodite and has a dream with Kalona at the same time she has a vision that links to several elements from the dream. Alerted by Zoey's panic, Stark climbs up to her room and sleeps in her bed to guard her from further intrusions (Kalona doesn't want competition so when another male's with Zoey, he leaves her alone). Aphrodite leaves and takes Darius to Stark's abandoned room. While they talk, she realizes she's come to love him and is afraid she is incapable of being loved and returning his feelings. He soothes her and pledges his Warrior's Oath to her.
The kids return to the House of Night. They find Anastasia Lankford, a professor at the House of Night, dead at Rephaim's hands, and Dragon grieving her loss. Jack stays with Dragon to comfort him and coax him through his pain while Zoey goes to assess the mood of the school. Through Aphrodite's visions, Zoey's dreams of Kalona and Kramisha's prophetic poems they find that Kalona and Neferet plan on getting back the old ways of the vampyres. Following the rumors on Twitter, Jack finds Kalona and Neferet in Venice, on the isle of San Clemente with the Vampyre Council.

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Mahala
Dec 12, 2009

I have read this entire series so far and this was my favorite book. I really liked how more characters personalities came out. A bit into the series I actually started to lose interest. (It was getting annoying that Zoey's character could not see the obvious and kept making mistakes) However, this book brought out Stevie Ray and she is by far my favorite character. I would definitely recommend it and I can not wait for the next book!

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Halo00
Feb 21, 2013

Other: There's some coarse language, sexual refrences and gory content. But if you have read the other books, which I hope you have, this shouldn't bother you too much.

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Futuregohangurl
Apr 02, 2012

Other: graphic and a bit gory content

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