Unfortunately, I’ve been away from the blog for a bit. A close family friend passed away unexpectedly. It’s taken me some time to figure out why his death has really bothered me. I think it’s because he’s younger than my parents–too young to be gone already. Generally, for me, it’s been a wake up call that life is fleeting, and we need to cherish friends and family.
Okay, so enough with the philosophizing. What have I been reading? A novella that’s got a sexy, brooding vampire in outer space. Seriously. I just finished Break Out (Blood Hunter #1) by Nina Croft.
The year is 3048, Earth is no longer habitable, and man has fled to the stars where they’ve discovered the secret of immortality—Meridian. Unfortunately, the radioactive mineral is exorbitantly expensive and only available to a select few. A new class comprised of the super rich and immortal soon evolves. The Collective, as they’re called, rule the universe.
Two-thousand-year-old Ricardo Sanchez, vampire and rogue pilot of the space cruiser, El Cazador, can’t resist two things: gorgeous women and impossible jobs. When beautiful Skylar Rossaria approaches him to break a prisoner out of the Collective’s maximum security prison on Trakis One, Rico jumps at the chance. Being hunted by the Collective has never been so dangerous–or so fun! Continue reading “Sunday Snippet: Break Out”