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Amazing.... simply amazing.... When I started to read this book, I had the preconceived notion that it would follow the same tired formulas of most vampire-themed books; either the main vampire character would be lovable or horrendous. Oh, was I WRONG!
Late Bite takes you through the life of Al Hamblyn, a poor, overworked, public defender that becomes the court appointed attorney for Dragul Mangorian, the accused vampire. Dragul is suitably abnormal in appearance, with gleaming yellow eyes and an elongated 6 ft 6 frame. Al Hamblyn is short, portly and balding, but will do his absolute best to get the charges of assault and unauthorized bloodletting from unwilling victims dropped.
The serpentine plot takes you through the entire court battle and its aftermath.
Needless to say, this book did NOT end the way I expected; in fact, the entire book was absolutely amazing! Thoroughly developed characters, a complex plot with subplots interwoven, keeps you riveted from the first word.
The story of lawyer Al Hamblyn, who is a bit of a sad sack of a guy and not really at the top of his game. Hamblyn is thrown a case that both terrifies and ends up re-awakening something in him and it's a pretty incredible story. A vampire named Dragul is accused of multiple counts of attempted murder and he claims innocence. While Dragul does admit to taking blood from the victims, who don't remember the attacks at all, he states that they were willing participants and Al is charged with presenting this to a jury. As the case is being laid, complications arise when other victims turn up, except they turn up dead. The revelations towards the end of the book were pretty awesome and I won't spoil them here.
I found this to be a great read with some fantastic wit sewn throughout and chilling vampire action - think John Grisham meets Anne Rice. While easily a stand-alone novel, I think that there is a lot of potential here for an ongoing series and would love to see a follow-up in the near future. Very well done.
The plot had me on the edge of my seat wondering what would happen next. Interesting that Dragul becomes an overnight celebrity with groupies much like serial killers do today. The backstory on Homo Sanguinus was really cool too. Original and exciting, this thriller gave me chills and surprises too.
(Author - www.lovelaughter.net)
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