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The Nightlife San Antonio

(The Nightlife #5)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  166 ratings  ·  53 reviews
Vampires, Mafia & Mayhem: The Nightlife San Antonio is violent, sexy, and occasionally violently sexy.

All she wanted was to escape the police. All he wanted was to get laid. They both got more than they bargained for.

EMT on call, Adrian Faulkner resuscitates a beautiful woman after a Mexican mafia shootout. He can't explain why he picks her up in the hospital parking lot t
ebook, 193 pages
Published June 9th 2014 by Smashwords Edition (first published June 7th 2014)
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Sex, Drugs, Mafia, & Vampires!
Where has this series been all my life?!?!
If this feeling he had was love, then love sucked ass.
Sometimes you finish a book and you're a little sad that the story is over... Other times you finish a book and a smile stretches across your face because you've just discovered a new series. The Nightlife San Antonio left me with the latter feeling.

Oh yes, you can expect me to read the rest of this series as soon as possible.

This book is a standalone, but i
Christoph Fischer
May 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"The Nightlife San Antonio" by Travis Luedke is an excellent and gripping stand alone novel in his sensational and breath-taking Vampire series.
On this occasion we step outside the regular cast and setting and focus close up and personal on two characters only (more or less): An amnesiac sexy female Vampire and her ambulance rescuer Adrian. She has been shot and almost dies but pulls through and he takes her into his home and gives her shelter there.
Adrian is a fantastic character with a militar
Oct 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: PNR vamp readers who like a fun read
Recommended to Kat by: BDSM group
4.5 This book was just hysterical and totally over the top. I loved it. The author is really great at word choices, humor, and putting together clever sentences. Even when something bad was happening in the plot, I was smiling on the inside waiting for the next snarky comment.

Adrian was an unusual hero who made more bad choices than good. From the beginning, he wanted to be good but he kept screwing it up. His characters history, perspective and actions really pulled the plot together and carri
Simon Okill
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The Nightlife San Antonio by Travis Luedke is a stand alone erotic vampire tale that is unequalled in its breath-taking visual style. The author has reinvented the vampire genre and infused it with his brilliant Neo-Noir style of no nonsense sharp dialog and stunning action sequences.
Adrian saves the life of a beautiful nameless woman left for dead by the Mexican Mafia La Eme. He is a loner, declared a sociopath by his army psychologist and lives to save lives as a paramedic to make amends for a
4.5 Stars!

Full review here My Book Filled Life

What I really liked about this definitely unconventional romance is that it's more gritty and raw; there's plenty of violence, that while not extremely graphic, the way the words flow it's still easy enough to get a mental image of the carnage as it happens (there's scene with La Reina and a throat that has pretty much put me off of consuming any kind of meat for a while). But for me, the best part were the sex scenes, simply because they're written
M. Joseph Murphy
I'm running out of words to describe just how good Luedke's books are. Every new release is his best book yet.

The Nightlife: San Antonio is a blood-splattered rollercoaster of fun. It feels very grounded in reality making the supernatural action elements all-the-more powerful. Adrian is my new favorite everything. Total badass and everything I wish I was... which is probably not something I should actually say in public. Because he's a tad cray-cray. But I dare you not to cheer for him.

Ifyou ha
Stephanie- The Boyfriend Bookmark
Travis Luedke has managed to break every literary boundary I have set up in my life. Pushing me to read things that would have never interested me. Over a year and a half ago, I picked up my first Travis Luedke novel and it never ceases to amaze me that his books can take something I have no desire to read and turn them into must reads time and time again. I have spent more time with The Nightlife Series than any other series in my collection and this book is the perfect example of why.
Adrian is
Sharon Gaspar
Oct 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
The Nightlife Series

The Nightlife San Antonio (The Nightlife) by Travis Luedke
Travis Luedke

I received this book in exchange for an honest review (LoP)

4.5 Stars. The Nightlife San Antonio is part of The Nightlife series, however it is also a standalone book.

Adrian Faulkner , an EMT, is called to the scene of what seems to be a Mexican Mafia shooting to find a barely breathing beautiful woman shot multiple times.With no idea of who she is, he later resuscitates her and leaves her in the care of the hospital thinking they will not meet again. oh boy! was he wrong.
Margo - my business is in ashes but now I have time to read
Blood, Sex, and Adrenaline

Overall - 4 stars
New characters, same world, same great energy. A paramedic is dragged into not only paranormal world, but also drug underworld when he answers a call to treat a shooting victim.

Fantasy World - 3 stars
We get a brief introduction to border issues and drug trafficking in Texas. More detail would be even better. Lots of medical jargon. Procedures sound so real I could almost hear the heart monitor's beep.

Tingle - 5 stars
Mostly M/F action with a unique twist
Terry Reid
Jun 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
If you’re sick of all the usual suspects when it comes to vampire novels and the TV shows that have been all the rage these past few years then I seriously suggest you get your teeth sunk into Nightlife: San Antonio.

This is the latest novel from erotic vampire writer Travis Luedke. Although part of a series, San Antonio is a standalone novel and therefore can be picked up by newcomers and old readers alike.
The story tells of paramedic Adrian and his relationship with a strange woman whose life
Aine Massie
Jul 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Drops Review

Nightlife San Antonio is both part of a series and a standalone. That is, I have not read any of the others in this series but loved every minute and never felt I was lost for not having read the others in the series. As most know, I love vampire stories, YA, NA, Adult, Erotic… I love vamps, BUT that does not mean all books are equal! The weaving of this story by Travis Leudke is brilliant. It’s a no nonsense, sharply written (no pun intended Winking smile ) story of a vampire th
Judith Lucci
Jun 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have to admit it. I am not a blood gore vampire fan but I have to say,this book may have turned me into least enough to try on a couple more. What an amazing story and incredibly developed characters! Adrian, a solitary veteran, is just trying to be a normal guy, but in truth, he really isn't. He's a bit damaged and crazed from his time in the Middle East and more than a bit on the dark side. His persona meshes well with the beautiful woman woman he saves as an EMT. She is, indeed hi ...more
Ariel Mathis
* A complimentary ecopy of this book was given to me by the author in exchange for my honest review.*

I am and will always be a fan of The Nightlife series. Travis has made it really fucking sexy to either be a vampire or a bloodslave. As you read this particular story it's definitely a turn on. Who wouldn't want to be ANY of these characters? Getting high off vampire venom and having some fangtastic sex? Fantasy at it's best!! I love it!!

The Nightlife: San Antonio is all about this hot alpha ma
Books On Fire Tours
Jun 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Travis Luedke once again did not disappoint! Erotic Vampire stories are his expertise!

Ex war veteran turned paramedic, Adrian Faulkner arrives at the scene of a mob shooting. He is captivated by the girl who had been shot and checks up on her in the hospital afterwards. All his senses tell him to leave her alone, but he is too drawn to her. When she escapes out of the hospital and lands up in his truck, he tries to do the right thing and help her hide from the local police and the Feds until sh
Oct 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yes! That was one hell of a thrill ride!

Adrian is our hero, happy to be single, working as a paramedic. He's a true man. The way he thinks and the things he says are, to me, so typical of a single man. His character, his witty humor,his him! While working one night he saves the life of a gorgeous woman.

Our heroine is freakishly strong, crazy and wants Adrian. Trouble is the girl has secrets. She's on the run from the people who tried to kill her..and the law.

Together they run an
Melissa Weeks
Adrian is a paramedic called to the scene of a shooting he find and treats a women near death on the way to the hospital she dies but comes back a few hours later he finds himself face to neck near this women she can't remember who she is until the cops come knocking on Adrian's door all is well until said cop tells him the women is a high ranking drug Lord in the Mexican mafia and that their is a price on her head will we figure out who the mysterious women Adrian saved is? Will he fall head ov ...more
Kathy Kulig
I'm hooked on this series. Travis Luedke takes a new and refreshing twist on vampires. And I've been a vampire fan for ages --the good, the bad and the beyond sexy kinds. Luedke manages to work all that in this story and make The Nightlife San Antonio raw, edgy, and thrilling with lots of sizzling sex scenes. I loved Adrian's quirks, and Samantha could be kick-ass yet vulnerable at the same time. Both seem like the unlikely couple to connect, but the chemistry between them is hot and spins out o ...more
Jul 28, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica, vampire
Yes, I speed read this.
No, I don’t regret it.
Yes, sometimes you just need some Frosted Flakes.
No, I have no shame.
Hello Readers!

Today we are going to take a look at one of my favorite authors Travis Luedke. I've had the pleasure of reading all the books in the Nightlife Series and this spin off is so much fun! If you are as up to date as I am then you are going to have a great time jumping back into the rich world Travis has created for us.

We don't see Aaron or Michelle in this book but as much as I love them, I'm not even mad about it. We meet Adrian basically up to his elbows in blood and the action never
April Hollingworth
Review Courtesy of April Hollingworth

This is the first book in the Blood Slave series of the Nightlife books. It brings the relationship of the blood donor and vampire into stark relief in a sultry dance of ownership. A wonderful beginning to a new series.

Opening Scene:

Cockroaches left starbursts of red as they skittered across the slick blood splattered on the tile floor of what once was a nice little southwest hacienda.

The Review:

Adrian is trying to be normal. Ex army he is trying to leave the
Jen Cothran
Sexy and hilarious and yet dangerously addicting!! Oh my...Adrian has to be one of my favorites from Travis...I didn't think anyone would ever compare to Aaron from the other "Nightlife" series books...oh gosh, golly and goody gumdrops!! I just loved the quirky sociopath, and all his and detached, Adrian just is such an alphas - alpha, like, doesn't give a darn what anyone thinks, he makes his own choices. They may be far from rational, but to him, it's what needs to ...more
Aug 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Travis is back at it again! Like Blood Slave, we are introduced to another standalone title in this series that I have personally enjoyed. There were some scenes I had to play different songs to because I felt a soundtrack going off in my head as I read. The sex! Yes, the sex I have come to expect when reading anything by Mr. Luedke, is hard as steel and written with a realness rarely seen in erotica. Or maybe 'cause it's not so flowery and dainty. Heh. No complaints here because it makes me wan ...more
Jun 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2014
I have loved everyone of Travis Luedke's books I've read! He writes with a new fresh take on vampire's that anyone who loves Vampires would love to read. It is different than anything that I have read in the genre. This story is about Adrian Faulkner an Ex Army and now EMT. He is saving lives and trying not to think about the offer of being a legal badass for the government. He is trying to be a better person and leave his memories from Iraq behind him and on a call during his shift he has to he ...more
Oct 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
*I received this book in exchange for an honest review from Lovers of Paranormal*
This was the first book I've read from Travis Luedke. When I saw the R2R posting, I had to have it because I love any and all vampires (not those creatures in The Strain) & had to know more. I was a little sad when I realized that I wasn't starting the series from the beginning, but the disclaimer was true, saying that it was a standalone story.
I loved this story. Adrian, boderline sociopath, was a former Army sold
Jen Cothran
Sexy and hilarious and yet dangerously addicting!!

Sexy and hilarious and yet dangerously addicting!! Oh my...Adrian has to be one of my favorites from Travis...I didn't think anyone would compare to Aaron from the other "Nightlife" series books...oh gosh, golly and goody gumdrops!! I just loved the quirky sociopath, and all his and detached, Adrian just is such an alpha, like, doesn't give a darn what anyone thinks, he makes his own choices. They may be far from rational, but
Jun 14, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fangs
I'm a little torn with this book. I equally liked it and disliked it. This is the first time I have read a PNR written by a man and it is definitely different. There are no hearts and rainbows. The best word to describe this book is gritty. The language is very blunt and you can tell it lacks a certain finesse most female writers use. But that being said, it isn't exactly crude just to the point.

In the book Adrian and Samantha, an amnesiac vampire, are on the run from the Mexican mafia. This is
P.J. Fiala
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotic-romance
Adrian Faulkner is a lonely man living in San Antonio working as a paramedic on the night shift. He is detached from life, believing what an Army psychologist told him, he’s a sociopath. Preferring his quiet, lonely existence to having to speak to people.

On an ambulance call, he picks up a beautiful, Hispanic woman who has been shot seven times. Keeping her alive until they get to the hospital is his first priority. Yet, he can’t help but notice her beauty. Three days after saving her life, Adri
Heather andrews
Jun 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Adrian and Sam sure know how to show each other appreciation on things, "okay, I'll give you a ride. Come on." She snuggled into his embrace with a grateful smile on her bloody lips as he pulled her back towards his truck. He reacted to her appreciation low in his groin." Personally I just liked the really naughty bits of this book, they were really well written and it's no secret that I am a fan of any naughty scene, "he looked pointedly down at his crotch. "Romantic or not, we got something go ...more
Oct 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
The characters in this book have so much depth to them. Travis Luedke is an amazing author with such insight. It is a great book which shows us that everything is not as black and white as we may believe it to be. The main story is very different from his previous novels, something that worked in his favour for expanding the universe.
He is an ex-Iraq combatant, a sociopath who tries to save lives as a paramedic. She is a most wanted mafiosa vampire. He desires to save her at all cost, but has no
This is no hearts and roses type of vampire romance. This masculine sizzling hot story is about Mexican Mafia and vampires with a lot of fierce sex and blood with a little bit of gore. An impassioned EMT, Adrian Faulkner resuscitated Samantha, whom had been a victim of Mexican Mafia shootout. Adrian can't keep her out of his mind. He meets this sulty beauty again in the hospital parking lot. He has to help her. From then on, this fiery couple go on a whirlwind ride to stay alive from the police ...more
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