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The Vampire Rises

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 Unbroken and 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