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The Vampire Rises

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If you follow me on Twitter or read this blog regularly you probably know I have a new book coming out this summer: Vampire Rising. It’s a novella, actually. We will be revealing the cover on June 3, the same day the book becomes available for pre-ordering. See the graphic on the left for a list blogs where you can see the cover, read a blurb and the first excerpt.

It’s been two years since the release of Unbrokenand in the time since it was published I wrote one short story, “The Christmas Present,” which was a romance but more of a fantasy, involving voodoo gods, Obeah and an undersea world which may or may not have been imagined. I found I liked juxtaposing the ordinary with the extraordinary, the very real with the imagined. I’ve played with fantasy in my short story collection, Damaged Angels. In “The Cross,” the deceased narrator writes letters to his earthbound friend from “the anteroom to the hereafter,” telling him, “I write these words, my notepaper the crystal blue sky, fila…