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    • ISBN:9780349416960
    • Publication date:02 Nov 2017
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Haven

A Lowtown novel

By Lindsay J. Pryor

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A new series set in the Blackthorn universe by bestselling author Lindsay J. Pryor. Welcome to Lowtown, where a forbidden love might hold the only chance of redemption . . .

"I truly do feel that if you love the Paranormal genre and have not yet discovered Lindsay J. Pryor or these novels then you need to read them, experience them first hand." Keeper Bookshelf

A spin-off from the bestselling Blackthorn series by Lindsay J. Pryor, set in Lowtown, the neighbouring district to Blackthorn. The product of a brutal class system, the dark, gritty world of Lowtown will grip you and never let you go.

Every few days the handsome stranger comes into the café in Lowtown for an hour a time. Most of the time he keeps himself to himself - one drink and he leaves. Sometimes people meet with him but about what remains elusive, the edge of mystery and danger adding to his allure.

Not that Ember is allowed to think about him. She's finally on the cusp of gaining her citizenship and escaping Lowtown for good, so she can't be seen to be involved with a vampire - evidence of one single bite would be the end of her prospects. But when those prospects are rocked by her links to the district's dark underbelly, the stranger she must avoid could be her absolution - and she could be his . . .

"An incredible voice for paranormal." Rhyannon Byrd

"Dark, disturbing, enthralling, breath taking." Passionate About Books

Biographical Notes

Lindsay J. Pryor is the author of the Amazon bestselling BLACKTHORN series, her dark, complex and gritty urban PNR having achieved numerous Gothic and PNR number ones in both the UK and the US.

Quickly deciding that fantasy was more interesting than reality, Lindsay has been creating stories since she was nine years old. She holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology and Communication and is a qualified Psychology lecturer and English teacher. She taught for eighteen years before becoming a full-time author.

Lindsay was born and grew up in Wales and now lives in South West England with her husband, their rescue bunny and a plethora of wild woodland creatures.

To find out more about Lindsay or her books, please visit www.lindsayjpryor.com or visit her Facebook page where she regularly chats to her readers.

BLACKTHORN is Lindsay's debut series. Due to the overarching plot, the books are best read in order. The series concludes with Book 8.

Book 1 - BLOOD SHADOWS

Book 2 - BLOOD ROSES

Book 3 - BLOOD TORN

Book 4 - BLOOD DEEP

Book 5 - BLOOD DARK

Book 6 - BLOOD INSTINCT

Book 7 - BLOOD BOUND

Book 8 - BLOOD BROKEN (Release date TBC)

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  • ISBN: 9780349416977
  • Publication date: 02 Nov 2017
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Piatkus

I absolutely adore the world she's put into place here. Everything is so well formed with its own history and culture that it really feels like I'm living in Blackthorn...

— Marked by Books

This is a paranormal universe like none you have encountered before.

— Keeper Bookshelf
I don't think I have read such a finely executed dark PNR world before... The world-building is spectacular. — Gaga Over Books
Lindsay Pryor has crafted a world that's intricate, gritty and genuinely fascinating... — Big Little Sister Blog
This concept is creative and different from other paranormal books I've read lately. — My Paranormal Book Review
I cannot say how much I love this author. She is creating a world which sucks you in, which makes you want to know more about Blackthorn and its inhabitants. — I Heart Books
Not only are Pryor's characters and fathomlessly dark love stories fabulous, but her continual world building of Blackthorn blows me away. — Gravetells
Lindsay is a wonderful writer. She's crafted one heck of a world... — Vice President of Creative Affairs for Relativity Media Film Studios, California
This is a paranormal universe like none you have encountered before... There are stories that are so powerful, so intense that I do not believe anyone should warn you about what is to come... I truly do feel that if you love the Paranormal genre and have not yet discovered Lindsay J. Pryor or these novels then you need to read them, experience them first hand. — Keeper Bookshelf
The author's fluid writing style kept me glued to the pages. But more than her talent for words is her ability to create a complex world while intersecting character storylines adeptly. — The Author Visits
This concept is creative and different from other paranormal books I've read lately. — My Paranormal Book Review
A must read for paranormal romance fans. — Moonrise Book Blog
The author does an amazing job not only with the world-building that is absolutely astonishing but with the characterization also. — Love and Live to Read
Lindsay J. Pryor is an author with a great potential. She writes paranormal romance mixed with urban fantasy the way I like it - clever world-building, intense characters and no easy options for them to take. — Nocturnal Book Reviews
Dark, disturbing, enthralling, breath taking and downright genius piece of writing. — Passionate About Books
Lindsay J. Pryor easily earns a place alongside Paranormal Romance's best writers. — Michele Hauf, USA Today Bestseller
A shining, brilliant new talent in the paranormal genre! — CC MacKenzie, USA Today Bestseller
I don't think I have read such a finely executed dark PNR world before... The world-building is spectacular. — Gaga Over Books
Lindsay is a wonderful writer. She's crafted one heck of a world. — Vice President of Creative Affairs for Relativity Media Film Studios
Fans of sexy vampire fantasies will want to sink their teeth into this — Evening Telegraph
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