"teen vampire thriller"
Colby is a half vampire who has to use metal incisors made
by her dentist-father to drink blood because her own teeth
were harmed when she wore braces. Normally half-bloods are
not allowed to live, but Colby persuaded the Vampire
Tribunal that they deserved equal rights like full-bloods
have and she will act as their Protector. At a PSU,
sorority house run by Colby, half bloods taste freedom for
the first time in their eternal lives.
The teens under her watch are an interesting mix. For
instance one is a Romany Princess; another wants to go back
to being a vegan in spite of needing blood to survive.
Colby's full blooded boyfriend Thomas, a vampiric
investigator is too overprotective. when trouble occurs,
she does not turn to him for help even when full bloods try
to make a meal out of her wards. Colby fights them off;
when she knows a mole is amidst them, Colby seeks to
uncover the spy without alienating a doubting Thomas.
Serena Rebar's vampire thrillers target teens, but adults
will enjoy reading them too as they are simply fun tales.
Colby is a fascinating protagonist who is cocky, loyal true
to her beliefs, and yet can also prove vulnerable as she
has concerns that she is not up to the task of being the
protector of the half-bloods. FANGS 4 FREAKS is filled with
action, romance, vampiric politics (that satirizes American
sound bite issues) and teens; what more can one ask from a
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted November 5, 2006
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 18, 2007