As of 2015, the Carpathian Series is known as the Dark Series and refers to a series of books written by Christine Feehan regarding a fictional land of the Carpathians. The novels cover a range of topics, including shapeshifting humans, exotic animals as well as tales of love and passion.
The Dark Series is made up of 28 books, including two to be released in August and September of 2015. The first book in the series is "Dark Prince," which was published in July 1999 by Dorchester Publishing. This book contains 320 pages and ranks on the bestseller lists at Amazon.com, Walmart and Siren Books. Each of the books in the Dark Series can also be read on its own as each story is only set in the same world.
All of the books in the Dark Series can be identified by a title that includes the word Dark as the first word in every title. Some examples of this naming convention include "Dark Challenge," "Dark Fire," "Dark Legend," "Dark Predator" and "Dark Storm."
Christine Feehan is also the author of a book called "The Scarletti Curse." This book is not formally included as part of the Dark Series, though the descendant of the characters featured in the novel is a main character in "Dark Symphony," the tenth book of the Dark Series.