An Immorality Bites Mystery #1
Obsidian / Berkley
August 2012 / ISBN 0451237641
Mystery – Paranormal
by Cheryl Green
Sarah Dearly is a fledgling vampire of seven months.
Her fiancé, Thierry de Bennicoeur, is a six-hundred-year-old-plus
master vampire. I guess you could say it was love at first bite-
but Thierry did not turn Sarah into a vampire – he did, however,
The two are off to Las Vegas to attend to some Ring business. Ring
being the vampire council that makes sure that things are on the
up-and-up. Thierry, founder of the Ring several centuries ago, will
now be a consultant for them. His first assignment will be to look
into a child vampire named Victoria Corday. This one-hundred-and-two
year old looks like an adorable six year old (except for the drinking
and smoking) and has been competing in events that are similar to
Toddlers and Tiaras. The Ring does not like to have extra attention
drawn to them – it brings out the vampire hunters.
problem has been the killing of six humans. They have been drained
of their blood – vampire style - one death every day for six
days. So far the story has not made headlines. Bernard Du Shaw,
the man Thierry is replacing, will be working on that case. The
Ring is also sending an enforcer – he is sort of the vampire
version of James Bond in that he has a license to kill … other
Some questions that need answering: Is Victoria Corday involved
in the human deaths? Why were Thierry and Bernard arguing? Will
Sarah fill her days with endless shopping trips or will she decide
to assist Thierry in his work?
This is a very entertaining book and readers will enjoy the fast-paced
action. It is filled with humor as well as vampire lore. So if you
like your mysteries with a little bite –then this book is
for you. Once bitten, you will crave all future books in the series
- Michelle Rowen has written what I am calling a vampire cozy mystery.