Sometimes I feel like a treasure hunter when I pick up a new book. I hold it in my hands and I think, “Will this book be a bright, shiny gem?” I get excited about the prospect of discovering something new and precious.
I think Teeth by Kelli Owen is such a treasure; a true gem in vampire fiction. Continue Reading
Two quotes at the start of Floaters set the tone perfectly for the story which follows:
America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil. Before the settlers, before the Indians…The evil was there…Waiting. — William S. Burroughs
Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful. — Mary Shelly, Frankenstein
Kelli Owen’s new book starts out looking like a police procedural involving flood waters causing a riverside graveyard to lose a number of its residents, including several Native Americans. It’s all fairly straightforward, until BAM…tentacles.Continue Reading