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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Charlie Fletcher

Charlie Fletcher has written numerous screenplays, and is the author of the critically acclaimed Stoneheart trilogy. Here he talks to Graham Marks about the story so far, the differences between writing for screen and page, America, literary mash-ups, and of course his latest novel, Far Rockaway.

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The Salvation: Unmasked

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Ruthless scientist and vampire creator Jack Daltry is dead, killed by Damon and Elena. But now Elena is dying, and the Guardians have given her one chance to save both herself and Damon. She must go back into the past, back to before she met the Salvatore brothers and the point everything started.Elena must ensure the destruction that was started with Stefan and Damon's obsession with her will never begin. But she doesn't know the Damon she first met all those years ago, and he doesn't know her. He's dangerous. And can she bear to create a future where she's not with Damon or Stefan?

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The Salvation: Unspoken

L J Smith
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L J Smith

An epic battle looms - one that will not only determine Elena's own fate, but that of her entire world.Since her true love Stefan was staked through the heart, everything has changed for Elena. Stefan was hunted down by a scientist who has created a new race of genetically-engineered vampires to take over the paranormal world. Intent on eliminating all the natural vampires left on earth, Damon is the scientist's next target. It's a race against time to find the kryptonite of these strange creatures, before they hurt everyone Elena loves.

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The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

A phenomenally popular vampire romance sequence - now showing on ITV2 - from the best selling author of Night World, L. J. Smith.The Awakening: Elena Gilbert is used to getting what she wants and she wants mysterious new boy, Stefan. But Stefan is hiding a deadly secret - a secret that will change Elena's life for ever ...The Struggle: Elena is torn between her boyfriend, Stefan, and his brother, Damon. But these brothers hide dark secrets and a tragic past that threatens them all. Damon wants to lead Elena astray - and he'd rather kill Stefan than let him possess her ...

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The Struggle

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith
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The Vampire Diaries: The Reunion

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Elena summons the vampire trio once more to unite and challenge their fate. Together they will be called to face the most terrifying evil Fell's Church has ever known.

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The Hunters: Destiny Rising

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Divide

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

The bonds of the Secret Circle are weakening. Cassie's evil half-sister has surfaced and won't rest until she has taken Cassie's place in the Secret Circle. And a band of powerful witch-hunters are targeting the group, determined to destroy them. Will the circle remain intact despite the powerfully evil magic that has infiltrated their ring? And will Cassie survive this ultimate battle between good and evil?

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The Compelled

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Stefan Salvatore has always had an uneasy relationship with his brother Damon. But when Damon is taken captive by Samuel-a vampire from Katherine's past bent on revenge-Stefan is determined to rescue him before it is too late...even if it means seeking help from the most unlikely of places. Stefan forms a tentative alliance with a coven of witches in order to save his brother, only to learn that Samuel's end game is far more sinister then they could have imagined. With Samuel on the brink of securing unlimited power, the brothers are in for their deadliest battle yet.Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the final book in the latest arc of Stefan's Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face unimaginable threats. Fans of the Vampire Diaries series and the hit television show won't be able to put the Salvatores' latest adventure down.

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The Asylum

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Trust has never come easily to Stefan and Damon, but now that Samuel-- a vampire from Katherine's past bent on revenge--is determined to ruin their lives, the Salvatores must join forces to defeat their foe. Samuel has already ruined Stefan's chances at a normal life, and now he's framing Damon for the Jack the Ripper murders, too. With the help of Cora, a human girl, Stefan and Damon track Samuel from the glittering ballrooms of London to the city's asylum, which Samuel uses for his own nefarious purposes. However, while finding Samuel is easy, Damon and Stefan quickly learn that stopping him may be nearly impossible. Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the fifth book in the Stefan's Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face unimaginable threats. Fans of the Vampire Diaries series and the hit television show won't be able to put the latest Salvatore adventure down.

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Moonsong

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith
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Phantom

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith
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The Craving

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Stefan Salvatore has come to terms with being a vampire. The events of the past few months have sobered him, and the fog of his own blood lust has begun to lift. He travels to New York City to start a new life, one that does not require him to kill humans to survive. Instead he feeds off animals in Central Park. But the quiet life he envisioned is jolted when he runs into his brother Damon, who has convinced New York high society that he is Italian royalty. While Stefan is regaining his humanity, Damon has completely lost his. Stefan will do whatever it takes to protect Damon from himself, but there is another villain present. A vampire that seeks revenge for a death the Salvatores are responsible for. Stefan and Damon will have to work together to fight the greatest evil yet.

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Midnight

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

The vampire love triangle that spawned hundreds of thousands of fans-and inspired a major new dramatisation shown on ITV2 -concludes in this powerful final volume of The Vampire Diaries. In Midnight, golden girl Elena Gilbert is back from the Dark Dimension, having successfully freed her vampire boyfriend Stefan Salvatore from imprisonment. Saving Stefan had an unlikely consequence: his vampire brother Damon Salvatore has become a mortal. While the trio reels from this latest twist, they must still deal with the demons that have taken over Elena's hometown, Fell's Church. As in every L.J. Smith novel, no matter how dark the night, there is always a happy ending. MIDNIGHT takes Elena, Stefan, and Damon to their darkest moments yet...   Danger, romance, and paranormal mystery will keep readers fascinated with this captivating finale to the New York Times bestselling series.

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Bloodlust

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Origins

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Set during the Civil War, against a backdrop of grand estates, unimaginable riches, and deadly secrets, three teenagers in Mystic Falls, Virginia enter a torrid love triangle that will span eternity. Brothers Stefan and Damon Salvatore are inseparable until they meet Katherine, a stunning, mysterious woman who turns their world upside down. Siblings turned rivals, the Salvatores compete for Katherine's affection, only to discover that her sumptuous silk dresses and glittering gems hide a terrible secret: Katherine is a vampire. And she is intent on turning them into vampires so they can live together--forever.

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Daughters Of Darkness

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Enchantress

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Love was never so scary... The Night World is all around us. It's beautiful - and deadly - and it's so easy to fall in love...Blaise is irresistible. She's lethal. She bewitches human boys for sport. Then she meets a boy who matters - to her cousin. They become rivals in love. It's Thea's white magic against Blaise's black magic. They're both breaking the rules. But it's Thea who risks expulsion from the Night World...

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The Chosen

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

Love was never so scary... The Night World is all around. It's beautiful - and deadly - and it's so easy to fall in love...Rashel kills vampires. Quinn traps human girls and feeds on their blood. He's a Night World ringleader - and her soulmate. Love and loathing tear at Rashel's heart. Revenge is sweet. But love is sweeter. Quinn's a killer... but she can't live without him.

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The Fury

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith

A phenomenally popular vampire romance sequence - now showing on ITV2 - from the best selling author of Night World, L. J. Smith.The Fury: Faced with an ancient evil, Stefan and Damon must stop their feuding and join forces with Elena to confront it. But in so doing, they are unwittingly sealing her fate ...The Reunion: Elena summons the vampire trio once more to unite and challenge their fate. Together they will be called to face the most terrifying evil Fell's Church has ever known.

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Volume 2: The Fury & The Reunion

L J Smith
Authors:
L J Smith