Author: L. J. Smith
Series: The Vampire Diaries
Published March 1st 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers
Damon: Determined to make Elena his queen of darkness, he'd kill his own brother to possess her.
Stefan: Desperate for the power to destroy Damon, he succumbs to his thirst for human blood.
Elena: Irresistibly drawn to both brothers, her choice will decide their fate.
The terrifying story of two vampire brothers and the beautiful girl torn between them.
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This Vampire Diaries book picks up right where book 1 left off. Completely emerged in a vampire world of drama, suspense, death, love and sacrifice. So much happens in such a short time. All the action keeps you on the edge of your seat.
Elena gets Stefan back but no one in Fell's church is safe. A murder who remains a mystery. The town blaming Stefan. Elena and her friends try to prove he is innocent. Matt and Stefan team up.
Damon is a dark, dangerous temptation Elena should avoid. She is starting to keep to many secrets. Stefan's secrets, Damon's secrets, and her own.
So much drama that leaves you unable to put the book down. the ending is a huge cliff hanger. It leaves you screaming for more, wanting to know what happens next. A great YA read. Good characters and a good story.