A Glimpse of Darkness – Chapter 1 – Lara Adrian



A Glimpse of Darkness is Random House Publishing Group’s first fan-driven, multi-authored, chain story, where readers have the chance to decide the outcome of a wholly original paranormal story by Lara Adrian, Harry Connolly, Kelly Meding, Stacia Kane, and Lucy A. Snyder.  The first chapter is below:


A Glimpse of Darkness

Chapter 1

by Lara Adrian

By the time Munira bint Azhar stepped out of her street-level apartment that Monday morning, she had two good reasons to turn around and crawl right back into bed. The migraine jackhammering behind her eyelids had her feeling like one of the undead, but it was the near collision with a rickshaw full of tourists on their way to one of Port Nightfall’s many casinos that had really put the icing on her can-this-day-be-over-already morning.

It had also cost her a perfectly good cup of coffee, not to mention her favorite mug. She glared down at the shattered green zombie face and the cheap ceramic shards that used to proclaim Great Minds Taste Alike.

“Bloody tourists,” she grumbled, as she swept the broken pieces into the gutter grate at the curb. “Can’t live with ’em, can’t pack ’em up and send ’em Below.”


Interested in finding out where this goes? Check out A Glimpse of Darkness in eBook on December 6, 2010!


Lara Adrian is the internationally best-selling author of the Midnight Breed vampire romance series. Lara’s books have been translated into 15 languages since the series debut in 2007. Her October 2010 release from Dell, Taken By Midnight, has been on the New York Times bestseller list for three weeks straight (peaking at #5) and is on sale now. Check out an excerpt here.