New Release: Unfamiliar (The Vandran Legacy #1) by Anna-Louise Dann
PUBLISHER: Anna-Louise Dann
RELEASED: September 26, 2017
GENRE: dark fantasy, romance
LENGTH: 412 pages
Sometimes the Unfamiliar can awaken a part of ourselves we never knew existed
Clara has been held captive for two months.
Abducted, beaten and abused by the Domini Bellatorum, a group of henchmen working for a sadistic boss known only as 'The Master', Clara has endured more torture and suffering than the average person could barely begin to imagine, she lives in hope that one day she can escape the shackles of this hell and The Master for good.
With the aid of another broken captive Clara manages to break free from her confinement and is found hiding in the woods by a strange magical creature who chants in a language she doesn't understand. After falling unconscious Clara finds herself in the back of a van in the care of a ruggedly handsome stranger named Colt.
The stirrings she has for this stranger both intrigue and scare her and she finds herself putting her trust in him and his family.
As their love for each other flourishes to unexpected heights. Colt opens up her world and awakens a part of her she never knew existed.
Terrifying nightmares haunt her dreams every time she closes her eyes. Why does she look so much like the woman she sees in them? Everything is not as it seems dark forces are at work; her own family are now in grave danger as the threat she thought was long gone returns with vengeance. Clara and Colt attempt to stop this sadistic creature from claiming her life for his own once again.
In her new fantasy romance novel Unfamiliar Anna-Louise Dann spins an erotic and thrilling story of love, loss and survival as Colt and Clara find themselves caught in the horrific gaze of The Master.
Anna-Louise Dann was raised by her grandparents from a baby, she is a happily married mother of two children.
She loves creating stories and spent a lot of time as a child writing short stories and poems. Her love for Fantasy stories came from her grandmother who used to read Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree to her at bedtimes. As a teenager, she found Mills and Boon novels and always entertained the idea of writing her own novel.
As she grew her tastes in books matured and as well as academic reading she developed a love for Terri-Anne Browning and Bella Jewel's novels.
She pursued a Cultural Studies degree and left with a BA Hons in 2012. During writing her dissertation The Satirical Evolution of the Vampire; her intrigue with all things unusual flourished.
Her interests in spectral beings like Vampires, Werewolves and Witches became a focal point and she researched and delved into the folklore and origins of where these creatures had originally emerged. She succumbed to the call of her creative passions and has written and released her first novel Unfamiliar; this story will be the start of a series called The Vandran Legacy; She has combined her two favourite genres romance and fantasy.
Besides writing she is also pursuing a Master degree in Liverpool Hope University and is currently working as a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant in a local school. Her dream would be to one day become a full-time author.