Tag Archives: vampires

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Amber Fang, Book 2: Betrayal, by Arthur Slade (40:00)

Today we see that playing to your protagonist’s strengths can inspire an engaging start. What I gleaned about the story: Vampires are awesome in the cold. And a smart-assed AI…

Amber Fang, by Arthur Slade (40:00)

Today brings us another winner! This time it’s a spunky vampire librarian assassin.

The Lust for Blood, by Charmain Marie Mitchell (2:05)

Today we see that even deliberate echoing can be distracting if the surrounding prose doesn’t support the effect.

The Vampire of Northanger, by Bryce Anderson (40:00)

Today we see an example of a stylistic homage paid in brilliant coin. Jane Austen’s long-lost vampire novel.

The Darkening Dream, by Andy Gavin (31:32)

Today we see that even well-written stories can be vulnerable to pesky anachronisms.