... The dashing heir of a New England shipping magnate Barnabas Collins captured the heart of the exquisite, young Angelique amidst the sensual beauty of Martinique, her island home. But Angelique's brief happiness is doomed when Barnabas cruelly deserts her and becomes engaged to another. Little, though, does Barnabas know of the evil his betrayal will unleash. . . . AND DESTROYED BY Jealousy AND BETRAYAL For Angelique is no ordinary woman. Raised in the mysterious black art of voodoo witchcraft, she had long ago pledged her soul to darkness and become immortal. vowing to torment and destroy Barnabas, a vengeful Angelique damns him to eternal life as a vampire--a companion to accompany her forever. Little, though, does Angelique understand the depth of Barnabas's fury. . .
As the original Dark Shadows story line ended, Barnabas Collins had escaped the curse of the witch Angelique and found his way back to humanity- after two hundred years as a ravenous vampire. Now actress Lara Parker, Angelique herself, reveals the next dark twist in this saga of love and cruelty, The roots of the Collins family's power and wealth go deep___ Barnabas Collins is ready to embark on a new life and marriage with his savior, the virtuous Dr. Julia Hoffman. But when Antoinette, a beautiful sixties flower child with a shocking resemblance to the immortal witch Angelique, rebuilds the Old House, his past returns to haunt him. Discovering a grisly corpse in the basement--where his own casket once lay--Barnabas realizes another vampire has invaded his domain. Did Antoinette summon the vampire, or is she as innocent as she is beautiful? And what of her daughter, Jacqueline, confined for delusions of witchcraft to the local sanitarium? Back to the corrupt witch trials of old Salem itself... Barnabas's fight to protect his family from this new threat will take him back through time to an evil moment in America's history.
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