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Bite Me (Paperback)
Bite Me eBook Cover, written by Parker Blue
|Publisher||Bell Bridge Books|
|Publication date||September 30, 2008|
|Followed by||Try Me|
Bite Me is a novel written by Parker Blue. It is the first work in the Demon Underground series by this author. In this novel, the main character Val Shapiro is part Succubus, that part of her having the name of Lola.
- Title: Bite Me
- Author: Parker Blue
- Published By: Bell Bridge Books
- Length: 232 Pages
- Format: eBook & Paperback
- ASIN: B0027G6XFQ
- ISBN-10: 0980245389
- ISBN-13: 978-0980245387
- Publishing Date: September 30, 2008
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Life after high school is tough enough without having to go 15 rounds with your inner demon. Val Shapiro is just your ordinary, part-demon, teenaged vampire hunter with a Texas drawl. And a pet hellhound named Fang. Soon enough she finds herself deep in the underbelly of the city, discovering the secrets of the Demon Underground and fighting to save those she loves. Whether they love her back or not.
The following review is from the Amazon.com listing in the External Links below:
- 5 out of 5 stars
- Entertaining romantic supernatural thriller
- Reviewed On: January 29, 2009
- Reviewed By: Harriet Klausner
Val Shapiro is a teenager who is part succubus, but seven-eighth humans. All her life she has tried to suppress the demon she calls Lola as if it was a separate part of her. Two things appease Lola's appetite: sex and the bloodlust of battle. Since she almost killed a boy she kissed, Val uses Lola's bloodlust to fight vampires killing humans.
One night when she is fighting a vampire, she discovers her sister Jen has snuck in the back seat of her car. When they return home, their mother kicks Val out and forbids her any contact with Jen and her step-father agrees. Needing a job, Val obtains work with the Special Crimes Unit that deals with paranormal crime; executing vamps preying on humans. She is assisted by a sidekick dog who is a hell hound and who becomes her friend. She is partnered with Dan, a man she likes more than is safe for his well being due to Lola, but she is unable to dampen the sparks between them. They search for a vampire lair while the vampire Alejandro has started a movement to get humans to donate blood to a blood bank and they will be paid in cash or enthrallment. Val has to rescue Jen before she is turned and find her missing stepfather.
The heroine's mom comes across like Cinderella's stepmother, throwing out of her home the offspring she loathes to protect the daughter she loves. Jen's father seduced her using his incubus powers and the woman has never forgiven him and struck back at him through a surrogate: his child. Teenagers will empathize with Val whose differences set her apart from her peers, but make her a strong SCU operative. Parker Blue provides an entertaining romantic supernatural thriller that fans of Stephanie Meyer will want to bite into the tale.