Blood Groove

by Alex Bledsoe | Horror | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0765321963 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 4/30/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, April 30, 2017
I got this fair-condition hardcover at the local library's annual book sale. It's about a centuries-old vampire who awakens... in Memphis, Tennessee, in the midst of a period of racial tension. Could be grim, yet there are campy aspects: he finds a local group of teen-vampires who've learned vampire lore from movies like Blacula!

The opening's a standard one: pathologist investigating well-preserved mummy in full dress with odd jeweled item transfixing its heart pulls out the item - and is surprised when the corpse revives. (Though her surprise doesn't last long; newly-revived vamps tend to be really, really hungry.)

There's a lot of local color, nods to the history of the region, and many, many horrifying and violent incidents past and present - and, eventually, a battle between our vampire-protagonist and a very clever foe. (Whether her eventual fate was deserved or not might depend on the reader, but it's definitely chilling.)

Released 11 mos ago (2/23/2018 UTC) at Little Free Library, Heritage Rail Trail in Nashua, New Hampshire USA

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I left this book in the Little Free Library on this rainy afternoon; hope someone enjoys it!

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*** Released for the 2018 Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes release challenge. ***

Journal Entry 3 by ReaderAWard at Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, March 11, 2018
Looking forward to reading this.

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