| Flare Zone
by Barbara Karmazin
Investigating several deaths, one of which affects an alien
race, Stationmaster Maris must enlist the aid of one of the
few living vampires, who also happens to be an ex-lover. Will
she be able to handle being in close proximity with the one
man who made her question her single life?
the vampire virus was nothing compared to seeing Maris again,
yet homicide investigator Pierce has no choice if he and Maris
are to avoid an interspecies disaster. However, when
terrorists attack the station, Pierce and his special
abilities may be the only thing that can save them. Yet if he
“dies”, Maris will have to destroy him or he’ll threaten the
lives of everyone on board the station.
Immortal Hunters by Suz deMello
vampire, Rama has few occupational options, but being a
private investigator allows her the freedom to work at night
as well as feed from the dregs of society. When her latest
investigation puts her in direct contact with a van Helsing,
she’s not sure how she feels, especially when she discovers
he’s also a vampire. On one hand she’s attracted, on the
other, she’s wary. After all, once bitten…
Helsing understands irony. He is a direct descendant of the
enemy of what he’s become. Yet when he meets Rama, he realizes
there’s life after becoming a vampire, as long as they can
survive the threat of another immortal.
Jagger’s Woman by Eve Vaughn
young by vampire and wizard standards, Nicolai Jagger
Romanov-Grimaldi is on the verge of la morta dolci
after meeting his possible mate. Janice is the daughter
of his uncle’s wife and wants nothing to do with a white man,
let alone a vampwiz! Will Jagger be able to convince her to
give them a chance or will he become mindless with lust?
her mother struggle for years in her first marriage convinced
Janice that she didn’t want anything to do with a man with any
kind of dominance. Yet she can’t seem to resist Jagger
especially once she realizes that Jagger’s need for her might
just drive him crazy. Will she go to him and give in to her
own desires or will she let his need drive him crazy?
interested in a taste of vampires should pick up Fangs.
These three authors manage to create stories that will whet
your appetite for more. Each character is well developed and
enjoyable. Barbara Karmazin’s futuristic twist will keep you
on your toes wondering what’s next while Suz deMello’s
introduction of another immortal will keep you guessing.
Finally Eve Vaughn’s tale of another Grimaldi will have you
looking for the other stories tied to it.
stories in Fangs are all based on vampires but
are all refreshingly different. From the futuristic to the
contemporary, these stories are all about vampires and the
needs that drive them.