"Great vampire romance"
"Julian" - Senior vampire, Julian Cavanaugh has not
tasted human blood in three hundred years. He attends the
annual Halloween bash also frequented by Lorelei Fletcher.
A vampire attacks Lorelei, but Julian rescues her. Julian
knows he is evolving into something beyond his species, but
only can complete the metamorphosis with Lorelei by his
"Nicholas" - Nicholas Carrington escorts mortal Dina
Winters to the vampire gala, but cannot resist her lure and
bites her neck. When Dina awakens, Nicky tells her she is
dying but surprises her that he knows of her illness. Nicky
plans to stay by Dina until the end, praying that "elders"
can save her life.
"Lucien" - The vampires gather to hear Lucien tell
his biography of twelve thousand years of "life". He
explains that four women mated with Gods resulting in four
demon births. The foursome each begot children carrying a
special gene like Lorelei has and created the vampire
"Lorelei" - Julian worries that Lorelei is unhappy
with him though they love one another. She learns that she
is pregnant. Since a vampire cannot sire a child, Julian
jealously wants to know who the father is. Lorelei is hurt
and Julian is stunned when he realizes he is the dad, but
he has no time to rejoice because war is imminent.
All four tales that make up THE VAMPIRE APOCALYPSE Book
One. Revelations are well written, exciting and can stand
alone yet leave a cliffhanger feel to the cross anthology
Fans of vampire stories have a winner as Katriena Knights
provides a wonderfully insightful story line with realistic
characters that make the supernatural world seem real.
Harriet Klausner - Copyright © 2002
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 16, 2002