"An Original Vampire Story"
This takes place ten thousand years after World War III,
but there is a Old World quality to it.
Aramis Faro is a young sea captain who docked his boat in
the wrong port. His crew is murdered and he has lost his
He doesn't fully embrace his vampirism, hiding it from his
friends. Then one night he saves a woman who by all rights
should have died. Due to the events that led Aramis to
make her a vampire, they are now on the run seeking others
who are like them.
Aramis confronts the vampire who made him, learning more
than he ever wanted to know. Once he's read the only
surviving copy of the Holy Bible, he begins to question his
Mr. Dowen has written a controversial piece intertwining
religious beliefs and vampirism. I didn't want to put down
the book. It keeps you wanting to turn to the next page.
There's a twist at the end, leaving it wide open for
Reviewed by: Karen
Michelle Nutt, author
Reviewed by Karen Michelle Nutt
Posted January 1, 2008