By Louise Atkins
Let’s be straight. Right from the start. I am a killer. The killer. I will take lives.
So, for now…come join my world.
Come kill with me.
After a virus that killed most of humanity swept the world, vampires revealed themselves and became part of society.
With immunity to the virus, they helped clean up and alongside humans brought forth a new, balanced society. Humans work the day shift and donate blood in return for credits; Vampires work the night shift and file down their teeth, promising to not feed from humans.
But not everyone is pleased with the arrangement. Anti-vampire sentiments find a voice in RAGE magazine… and a killer has popped up in the city. Who could it be?
Emily Gregory, a human working for the Entertainment Times newspaper as an ad rep with liberal pro-vampire views?
Lucas Harrington, a vampire weighed down with what it means to be a vampire, turned because his skills in architecture were needed to rebuild?
Simon Jones, an investigative reporter working with Emily at the Entertainment Times who is vocally in opposition to vampires, believing that the blood suckers need to go away?
Gabriel Black, a vampire society fop, a brilliant artist, a Liberace and Lothario, and Lucas’s best friend?
As the serial killer collects victims and the human/vampire rife grows, the characters learn about the dark side of their seemingly perfect society…
Bio for Louise Atkins:
Louise Atkins is originally from the midlands but headed south at eighteen to attend Exeter University where she read psychology – useful for teaching, parenting and writing. She began her first novel at about age 11, inspired by The Tripods by John Christopher, and has written novels around sword and sorcery and ghosts/demons. She is a primary school teacher, and currently lives in Taunton with her husband and two young boys.