Viewing books by author : L.J. Smith

The Temptation (The Secret Circle #6)

It was a cool, purple night, and the candles continued to burn, flickering orange and yellow against the cave walls. But the hunters no longer mumbled their soft chant. They’d fallen silent. Their har...

The Hunters: Phantom

Elena Gilbert stepped onto a smooth expanse of grass, the spongy blades col apsing beneath her feet. Clusters of scarlet roses and violet delphiniums pushed up from the ground, while a giant canopy hu...

The Hunters: Moonsong

Dear Diary, I'm so scared. My heart is pounding, my mouth is dry, and my hands are shaking. I've faced so much and survived: vampires, werewolves, phantoms. Things I never imagined were real. And now ...

The Hunters: Destiny Rising

Dear Diary, Last night, I had a terrifying dream. Everything was as it had been just a few short hours before. I was back in the Vitale Society's underground chamber, and Ethan was holding me captive,...

The Return: Shadow Souls

"Dear Diary," Elena whispered, "how frustrating is this? I left you in the trunk of the Jaguar and it's two o'clock in the morning." She stabbed her finger on the leg of her nightgown as if she had a ...

The Return: Nightfall

Ste-fan? Elena was frustrated. She couldn't make the mind-word come out the way she wanted. "Stefan," he coaxed, leaning on an elbow and looking at her with those eyes that always made her almost forg...

The Return: Midnight

"Dear Diary, I'm so frightened I can hardly hold this pen. I'm printing rather than writing in cursive, because that way I have more control. What am I terrified of, you ask? And when I say "of Damon"...

The Temptation

Chapter 1 It was a cool, purple night, and the candles continued to burn, flickering orange and yellow against the cave walls. But the hunters no longer mumbled their soft chant. They’d fallen silent....

The Forbidden Game: The Kill

The flight attendant started toward them, and the back of Jenny's neck began to prickle. Her little fingers tingled. Be casual, she told herself. Be calm. But her heart began to pound as the flight at...

The Forbidden Game: The Hunter

Jenny glanced back over her shoulder. They were still behind her, on the other side of the street but definitely following. They matched their pace to hers; when she slowed to pretend to look in a sto...

The Forbidden Game: The Chase

It wasn't so much the hunting. It was the killing. That was what brought Gordie Wilson out to the Santa Ana foothills on a sunny May morning like this. That was why he was cutting school even though h...

Stefan's Diaries: The Ripper

August 1888 How much can change in a year. It's one of those phrases that I've caught in conversation, one that rattles in my mind like a pebble along a road, a vestige of my previous life. Once upon ...

Stefan's Diaries: The Craving

Everything has changed. My body, my desires, my appetite. My soul. In seventeen short years, I've born witness to more tragedy than anyone should - and been the cause of far too much of it. With me I ...

Stefan's Diaries: Origins

The day my life changed started out like any other. It was a hot August afternoon in 1864, the weather so oppressive that even the flies stopped swarming around the barn. The servants' children, who u...

Stefan's Diaries: Bloodlust

And the TV series developed by Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. Now could I drink hot ...