Review & #giveaway – Vlad by Stacey Rourke @rourkewrites @xpressotours

Book details:

Vlad by Stacey Rourke
Publication date: November 25th 2018
Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy

Synopsis:

History believes me to be a merciless savage. A terror upon the Earth known as The Impaler. Archaic lore whispers I am the first of the vampire lineage.

These claims … are all painted in bloody truth.

Now, while the world watches in fear, a war is brewing. Humans are targeting vampires in merciless attacks to force us back into the shadows.

They woke me to be their weapon.
They know not my loathing for my own kind.
Even I cannot say for certain whose side I’m on.

I have bowed before the alter of darkness rooted in the Nosferatu bloodline. Been forced to drink of its bitter sacrament. They refer to me as The Son of The Dragon, and I laugh. For I, alone, know that malevolent essence is one no man could ever tame.

review

Warning – this is not a standalone story – please do read Veiled before starting Vlad or risk being horribly confused!

OK.  So, the book.  Well I have a big problem with this story – it’s just too short!  I wanted more.  More Vlad.  More Vincenza.  Just more of everything.

This is a clever book. The legend of Vlad the Impaler woven into the fabric of this very modern Vampire story gives it an extra twist.  Dark, dangerous and, frankly, delicious.

I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.

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purchase links

Amazon (Universal Link)

Veiled – Book 1

Amazon (universal link)

About the author

RONE Award Winner for Best YA Paranormal Work of 2012 for Embrace, a Gryphon Series Novel
Young Adult and Teen Reader voted Author of the Year 2012
Turning Pages Magazine Winner for Best YA book of 2013 & Best Teen Book of 2013
Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner for Crane 2015

Stacey Rourke is the author of the award winning YA Gryphon Series, the chillingly suspenseful Legends Saga, and the romantic comedy Reel Romance Series. She lives in Michigan with her husband, two beautiful daughters, and two giant dogs. She loves to travel, has an unhealthy shoe addiction, and considers herself blessed to make a career out of talking to the imaginary people that live in her head.

author links

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

giveaway

Enter the giveaway HERE

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