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The goverment doesn't usually hire vampires, but they're willing to make an exception for Hilde -- after all, they're already got pyromancer Cal on the payroll. What could go wrong?
ebook, 32 pages
Published February 14th 2011 by Tor Books (first published February 4th 2011)
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Jess ❈Harbinger of Blood-Soaked Rainbows❈


3 stars.

Hilde is a 113 year old vampire looking for work in an apocalyptic world where humans and supernatural creatures technically coexist but really humans are the masters and Others live in the shadows, or in their own territories. She is surprised to find herself at a job interview with Cal, a military man she thinks is a human, but really turns out to be much cooler. Hint Hint...he is really really hot.


Anywhoo, the humans (also called Mundanes) in the government love controlling the supern
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Wickedly intense. I really liked this more familiar/traditional concept of vampires than what's been the rage recently (you could say it's closer to Count Dracula than Twilight). There wasn't much world description, but it's clear that it's in some parallel world to ours. Another thing, I didn't mind it because it was a pretty action-driven short story.

Found on Tor.com:
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alexis
Really wish this was a full length series...
Jeremy Cox
Oct 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Intense, short, and entertaining to read. Unfortunately, there are no more books in this world, despite the hints of a bigger story shown here.
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May 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: urban-fantasy
This is a good story that feels like part of a bigger work. I'd really like to read that bigger work.
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