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Eye Killers: A Novel

3.07  ·  Rating Details  ·  61 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Lurking in the caves of eastern New Mexico, Falke, a thousand-year-old vampire, chooses his next bride: Melissa Roanhorse, an Albuquerque teenager. To regain his granddaughter’s life, Michael Roanhorse, an old Navajo sheepherder wise to the power of myth, must outwit the vampire and his loyal coven. So begins A.A. Carr’s Eye Killers, a novel that combines the Eastern Europ ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 15th 1996 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published 1995)
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Adam Woolsey
Nov 13, 2013 Adam Woolsey rated it it was amazing
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Eye Killers presents the overwhelmingly prevalent theme of European colonialism versus Native American culture in a way that vividly expressed and fully encapsulates the conflict. In the novel the European’s are portrayed as Vampires that have risen from a long slumber only to reappear in modern-day Albuquerque. They are gravely disconnected with their surroundings and unfamiliar with contemporary society.
The story centers on Falke, the leader of the vampire tribe. Upon awakening from a century
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Abby Starkel
This book was pretty interesting. I liked reading it because it kept my attention fairly well, and displayed great detail in the story. It didn't leave me confused or lost.
Ashley Rees
Mar 25, 2011 Ashley Rees rated it really liked it
I had to read this book for a class that has been filled with less than impressive books so far, so I really wasn't expecting much. I was actually really surprised about how good this book actually was.

Besides being a great mystery, filled with action and suspense, creating a thrilling page turner, it was also really beautiful. There is a love story (always a plus) an beautiful descriptions of scenery and placement.

Definitely well worth the time.
Myles Sudbeck
Nov 01, 2012 Myles Sudbeck rated it really liked it
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Miss
Sep 21, 2012 Miss rated it liked it
Sooooo. Vampires. I read this for my American Gothic class, I have to admit I was hoping for something a little more interesting for the first read. :/ Something about the style was alienating, I can't think of anything I objectively disliked about the characters or premise. I just couldn't work up any interest reading it. 3 stars
Jessica
Dec 03, 2012 Jessica rated it it was ok
It only took me a week to read this but it felt like so much longer. I just couldn't engage with it on any level, but I don't think it's terrible. I can't deal with vampires in literature, apparently.
Emily
Feb 02, 2009 Emily rated it really liked it
This book combined elements of Native American culture and vampires with amazing ease. It was a little confusing at parts but overall a good read.
Lois Knezek
Jun 27, 2011 Lois Knezek rated it it was amazing
Very interesting blend of vampire lore with Native American traditions.
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