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Sins of the Blood

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  52 ratings  ·  7 reviews
The worlds that Cammie and her brother Ben live in collide, when she, a vampire slayer, and he, a beautiful and deadly predator, find each other after many years, separated since she drove the stake through her own father's heart.
Mass Market Paperback, 388 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Dell
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I don't know if I really liked this book. It dealt with a lot of issues like, child abuse, molestation, addiction, incest, and sexuallity. It didn't end on a good note. It's message seems like there wasn't hope of recovery or a happy life if you suffered and survived through these things. It was a strange story. Plenty of action though, and you can take that how you will...
I liked this imaginative take on the vampire genre. I found the writing to be of Rusch usual high standard and although the subject matter was somewhat dark the characters shine through. Enjoyable and I felt original take on a very old and overwritten genre - worth a read if you like vampire books or just good character writing.
Horror novel linking vampirism with child abuse. Very different, and it works surprisingly well.

*note to self. Copy from A. different cover. scan later.
Cammie is a vampire killer who is discovering that the secrets of her past are being kept from her by her employer. Ben has begun the weird changes that mean he is turning into a vampire despite never being bitten by one. The destiny of these two people are linked in a world where vampires are using breeding to increase their numbers.
The book was ok but it was just so damn SLOW to get anywhere. First you had Cammie finding that she is in the dark over vampires having children-so she asks her pa
Irene Hollimon
It was good. I wouldn't call it Urban Fantasy though. I'd call it Horror. The vampires are the villains of this story. They're not romantic sex symbols. There is a lot of taboo sex which at first I was eating up like a kid in a candy shop. I don't usually read such so at first it was titillating. After a while I was just straight EWE!!! But I kept reading. By that time I was hooked into the story. It's not Charlaine Harris or even the darker written Laurell K. Hamilton. It's more Bram Stoker. Th ...more
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Kristine Kathryn Rusch is an award-winning mystery, romance, science fiction, and fantasy writer. She has written many novels under various names, including Kristine Grayson for romance, and Kris Nelscott for mystery. Her novels have made the bestseller lists –even in London– and have been published in 14 countries and 13 different languages.

Her awards range from the Ellery Queen Readers Choice Aw
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