One of the pleasures of being a writer is getting to know other writers. There's a of of activity in the world of supernatural and paranormal fiction, and one of the authors making a splash is Rosemary Johns. Blood Dragons and Blood Shackles are the first two books in her Rebel Vampire series. The third installment, Blood Renegades, is due out in June, 2017.
This popular and well-reviewed series follows a vampire named Light. His world is turned upside down when vampires become prey, enslaved by human beings. He must battle for both his people and his heart, naturally. Sounds awesome, right?
Underground Book Reviews had this to say:
5* Highly recommended: For anyone who is just looking for something a bit different, a bit edgy, something that will amuse you, frighten you and take you on one hell of a journey into love, death, humanity, and monsters.
Here is a peek at the blurb for Book 1:
Escape into a supernatural world of love, revenge and redemption.
There are three people in this affair...and two of them aren’t human.
In a divided paranormal London, Light is the rebel bad boy vampire of the Blood Lifer world, with a photographic memory. And a Triton motorbike. Since Victorian times he’s hidden in the shadows with Ruby - a savage Elizabethan Blood Lifer. She burns with destructive love for Light. But he’s keeping a secret from her, which breaks every rule in Blood Life. When she discovers the truth, things take a terrifying turn.
1960s London. Kathy is a seductive singer. But she’s also human. Light knows his passion for her is reckless but he’s enchanted. Yet such a romance is forbidden. When the two worlds collide, it could mean the end. For both species.
When Light discovers his ruthless family’s horrifying experiments, he questions whether he should be slaying or saving the humans he’s always feared. What dark revelations will Light reveal at the heart of the experiments? Will he be able to stop them in time? The consequences of failure are unimaginable. Unless Light plays the part of hero, he risks losing everything. Including the two women he loves.
A rebel, a red-haired devil and a Moon Girl battle to save the world – or tear it apart.
Johns has quite an interesting background. This British author has studied history at Oxford University, run a theater company, and worked with disability charities.
Learn more about Johns and her series on her website, or follow her on social media: