THE COMPANION SERIES
what order should I read the Companion Series Vampire novels?
Companion Series can be read in any order. Each one stands alone. If you haven't
read one yet, I would recommend that you read them in the order I wrote them,
even though one (THE HUNGER) is a prequel to
In that case, the order
- THE COMPANION
- THE BURNING
WITH THE NIGHT
- ONE WITH
- ONE WITH
THE DARKNESS (June 2008)
THE NIGHT (In the anthology, DEAD AFTER DARK, December 2008)
FOR ETERNITY (September 2009)
was written several years before the others, and while it occupies the same world,
can be read at any time.
Here’s a brief description of how they relate
to each other through the relationship of the characters:
COMPANION (1818) follows Ian Rufford and Beth. Asharti is the villainess.
Ian is helped by first by Colonel Vernon Ware a human and then by Beatrix a very
old vampire. Beth's friend is Emma Fairfax.
- THE HUNGER (1811) is the
story of Beatrix before she meets Ian Rufford, her history with Asharti and her
love for John. We are introduced to Stephan Sincai, who mentored both Beatrix
- THE BURNING (1820) is the
story of Stephan Sincai and Ann Van Helsing. The rogue vampire Stephan is pursuing
is Callan Kilkenny, a Scottish vampire.
- ONE WITH THE NIGHT
(1821) is Callan's story, with Jane Blundell. The villainess is Elyta Zaroff,
a friend and mentor to Asharti.
- ONE WITH THE SHADOWS
(1821) follows Gian Urbano and Kate Sheridan as they struggle with Elyta. Gian's
mother, Contessa Donatella Margherita di Poliziano takes them in and helps them.
- ONE WITH THE
DARKNESS (1821) is the Contessa's story.
- BEYOND THE NIGHT follows
Freya, the misguided adversary of Stephan Sincai and Ann Van Helsing in THE
BURNING. I never thought she was evil, and now I get to prove it!
- TIME FOR ETERNITY
- SACRAMENT (1818) is the
story of Julian Davinoff and Sarah Ashton. One of the villains is Magda Ravel,
an old lover of Julian's.
I should mention the novellas:
- SACRILEGE is the story,
in modern day, of what happened to Magda after she returned to Mirso Monastery.
- THE GIFT is the story of Major Vernon Ware and Emma Fairfax
and the vampire wars following Asharti's downfall.
I hope this helps
you enjoy the stories. . .