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Author: Erica Orloff
ISBN: 0373513224
Subcategory: Action & Adventure
Publisher Silhouette Bombshell; Original edition (July 23, 2004)
Language English
Category: Fiction
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 308
ePUB size: 1883 kb
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by Erica Orloff

I loved Urban Legend. It's a great book, and a quick read

Format: Mass Market Paperback. I loved Urban Legend. It's a great book, and a quick read. It's about a vampire living in New York City and runs a nightclub, so that she can manage to not go out in daylight but still make a living.

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Erica's books have been noted in US Weekly magazine (where they were twice selected for the "Hot Book Pick"), Cosmopolitan (which declared Spanish Disco "hilarious"), Romantic Times, as well as countless newspapers and online sites. Her books range from the funny Spanish Disco to The Roofer, a dark mob saga set in Hell's Kitchen, to Do They Wear High Heels in Heaven? (declared "groundbreaking" by Romantic Times).

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Erica Orloff for her contribution to. THE IT GIRLS series. All characters in this book have no existence outside the imagination of the author and have no relation whatsoever to anyone bearing the same name or names. They are not even distantly inspired by any individual known or unknown to the author, and all incidents are pure invention. and TM are trademarks of Harlequin Books .

Erica OrloffPDFThe Golden GirlIN THE KNOWWITH RUBI CHOYou know their names: the Pruitts, the Sinclairs, the Daltons, the Whitmans, the Rothschilds. They’re the names that dot this column and all society pages, the names of the city’s greatest philanthropist. nd the source of its juiciest scandals. And a doozy is brewing. The police are probing into the murder of Claire Colton, who happened to be the best friend of Madison Taylor-Pruit. Dedicated to Alexa and Isabella, who will always be my very own beloved It Girls.

Urban Legend by Erica Orloff released on Jul 23, 2004 is available now for purchase.
In Manhattan, Tessa van Doren, owner of the Night Flight Club, drinks blood to survive. However, Tessa is very particular as to whom her victims are. She selects drug dealers to take them off the street.

NYPD Detectives Tony Flynn and Alex Williams investigate the disappearance of a missing drug dealer last seen making the scene at Tessa's club. Surprising both of them, Tessa and Tony are attracted to one another, but neither plan to follow up on this feelings as he feels she is way above his lifestyle and she believes a vampire and a mortal cop do not make a match in heaven. However, the twosome is forced to work in close proximity when they learn that her "dad" is planning to introduce a designer drug to the mean streets of the city.

This action packed vampire romance never slows for even a nanosecond as the lead couple races through Manhattan to try to save the day (night?) from a new illegal drug. The story line keeps readers on the edge of their seats, but that also takes away from character development; this makes it difficult to see Tony and Tessa working together and even more unlikely falling in love. Still fans of paranormal romances will appreciate the frantic pace as the vampiress and the cop battle her sire and their attraction.

Harriet Klausner
Usually, books of this nature in this format don't quite make the grade for me. Silhouette doesn't give the writers enough pages to flesh out the story, and the romance seems to bud, unnaturally, almost instantly.

This story, however, begins mid-plot. The female vamp heroine and male human cop have known one another for a while and have an unadmitted attraction for each other.

So much back story is told in this book that one can almost lose track of the plot. But it's all necessary, and all written pretty well.

I really enjoyed this book. It was a quick but good read, and though not a completely new take on angsty vampirism, it was different enough to carve out its own niche.

I admit that my expectations weren't high when it came to this novel. Erica Orloff writes chick-lit and Silhouette Bombshell is a Harlequin imprint. And so I thought this romantic paranormal suspense wouldn't be to my taste. However, a friend of mine convinced me to read it. I am glad I didn't let my opinion of Harlequin books get in the way of enjoying such a fun, action-packed novel that is not unlike the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter novels in so many levels. Nightclub owner Tessa Van Doren fights to keep the streets and the youths safe from drug dealers. She, with the help of an agoraphobic Internet hacker, tracks down drug lords and destroys them. But when a new drug takes over New York City by storm, Tessa is afraid that it is the scheme of the man she's tried to run away from for over a century. Tessa is a vampire running away from her sire -- an evil vampire who believes Tessa is his eternal mate. With the help of her fellow vamp friend Lily, an underground vampire hunter and a detective-slash-love interest, Tessa is prepared to face her nemesis. There are various twists throughout the novel.

As said earlier, the novel is action-packed from beginning to end and has a plot that moves fast and steady. I liked Tessa's badass attitude and superheroine moves. She and Lily are great together. They are strong female characters, and that is what I enjoyed the most about this novel. With the exception of some scenes and moves that wouldn't look out of place in a Matrix movie, I liked Orloff's vampires. I have some problems with the romance aspect of the novel though. The romance between Tessa and Detective Flynn comes across as filler at times. It is almost as though said romance was included because the imprint guidelines demanded it. The story could have done without it. But I did enjoy the bantering between Flynn and Williams. Williams is quite funny. Jorge and Cool, the club's bouncer and DJ, are also great characters. All in all, I thought I wouldn't like this novel because Harlequin romance imprints often follow a predictable formula that does not allow writers to be creative, but Urban Legend is one fun novel! I shouldn't have underestimated Ms. Orloff, for she's one of my favorite chick-lit writers. I recommend this novel to all romantic suspense fans that don't mind a side order of sci-fi/fantasy.
I don't normally read the "Harlequin"-type monthly potboiler genre, but when I came across this one I just had to give it a shot. Tessa Van Doren is the queen of the Manhattan nightlife scene - in more ways than one. Brought into the vampire life over 100 years ago, she becomes an anti-drug vigilante after the death of her young lover in 1911 Shanghai. Her wildly successful club, Night Flight, is a way for Tessa to find some of New York's biggest drug kingpins and make them pay. But not everyone thinks Tessa runs a clean operation, and Detective Tony Flynn is determined to find out what Tessa is hiding after several murders are linked to Night Flight. To add to Tessa's problems, a deadly new designer drug is making its way around New York, and an old enemy is stalking her. Are the two connected? Can she trust Detective Flynn with not only her secrets, but her heart as well?

The only thing I really disliked about "Urban Legend" is Erica Orloff's tendency to over-describe things. Orloff tells us in obsessive detail about Tessa's furniture, her wardrobe (Tessa doesn't just wear a dress; she wears a "Zac Posen" dress or an "Oleg Cassini" gown), and even the kind of cell phone her missing friend Lily doesn't answer (a "tiny fold-up Nokia in bright red with rhinestones"). Wading through all the details got a bit tiresome at times, and I have to admit there were a few places where I just wanted to tell Orloff, "Just get on with the action already!" But I suppose this is probably pretty standard for this kind of novel, and Orloff's excellently-spun tale redeems the detail-mania.