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Vampire State
Alexander Charalambides
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Vampire State

4.44  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  16 reviews
Rowena refuses to live in fear.

Her once peaceful nation overcome with hordes of foreign soldiers, she trades contraband, plays dirty, and even robs her fellow students for the money she needs to survive.

When her missing father returns to recruit her for the oppressors, Rowena considers moving to Sanguinia, the city without a sun. The move will mean becoming one of them -
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Published October 31st 2019 by Good Boy Books
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Bobbi Wagner
Nov 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my first book by this author, I enjoyed it from beginning to end. I know I will be looking to read more from this author. This is a well develped story about vampires and their lives. The characters are strong, supportive, and connectable. They took me on some twists and turns that left me turning pages. Rowena has some decisions to make that could affect herself and her family. Will she accept what is being offered? I highly recommend reading her story and find out what happens next. ...more
Laura Furuta
Nov 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vampire State
By: Alexander Charalambides
5 out of 5 stars

The story Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides is a vampire/paranormal book. It is a story that hooked me in from the beginning and didn’t let me go until the final page. The author does an amazing job of world-building and the development of the characters. I loved reading about Rowena. She is smart, independent, and stubborn. She finds herself with a choice to accept “The Gift” and become a “pale” or vampire. T
Lesley Ogilvie Rice
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed Vampire State. It's a supernatural love triangle with a difference and a heroine for today. Rowena may start out cynical, dedicated to her own survival (and that of her family) but many of her actions are dictated by the need to make a difference to her world, not simply the attraction of one man or another.

That said, Vampire State is a love story. Vincenzo, the privileged son of Rowena's benefactor has everything, but in his relationship with her he sees just how unjust his s
Madison Degraffenreid
Nov 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides was a unique and exciting vampire novel. Rowena's father returns from war having rescued an important person from the Pale population. This provides them with the opportunity to go from living life as poor to having access to things the rich people do. The only downside is they are on borrowed time and must decide to join the Pale population by receiving “The Gift" or becoming something like slav
Katie Kearney
Nov 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides.
Let’s start off by saying I really liked the take this author took on this story it’s different enough to be refreshing. Each character brings something unique to the story and truly have a part, sometimes that’s not always the case but in this story it is. I felt a connection to each one on some kind of level. The storyline kept me on my toes with twists and turns I wasn’t expecting but loved. The author takes readers on an adventure with the characters
Nov 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vampire State is the first book that I have read by Alexander Charlambides so I was not exactly sure what to expect with this other than I loved the cover and had to know what would happen between them. I am glad I took a gamble, especially since Vampire novels usually have super high standards for me being an avid fan of the classics. I loved the way the characters were developed and brought to life right before your eyes as you read. The world building was fantastic and made the story believab ...more
Nov 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great little story. It comes along at a great time in our own country. In Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides we get a great story about change. Change is seldom easy, and I think this author does a good job of showing us different aspects of the difficulties of change. Our heroine, Rowena, slowly recognizes her part in the need for bringing about these changes, but she is up for the challenge. Vincenzo and Luka have very different approaches to change but in the end….it works. Th ...more
Nov 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides intrigued me from just seeing the cover. I really enjoy stories that are vampire-related and couldn't wait to dig into this one. This is a thrilling ride to go on. Rowena has a choice she has to make concerning accepting the Gift and becoming a Pale. Will she take the jump or not? This is interesting because it is set a bit differently amongst a political thriller with some romance. I was not disappointed in this read and it was worth digging into this bo ...more
Nov 15, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book that I have read by this author, and I thought it was a good one to start with. It was interesting from beginning to end and it was well written. This story is about Rowena and the choices she has to make in her life. Big decisions will have to be made and she will have to make them fast.
So many twists and turns in this one, I was on the edge of my seat at times and I liked that. I am looking forward to reading more by this author and I would recommend this Book to anyone
Naomi Valkyrie
Nov 17, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I decided to read this book based on the synopsis. I had no idea what to expect as I have never read a book by this author before. I enjoyed the more unique portrayal of vampires, and the world building is excellent. There is a bit of mystery as Rowena tries to learn more about the Sanguinians and their city, Sanguinia. There are some great twists and turns that keep the story moving so you can’t put it down.

Overall, I enjoyed this story. It’s a quick read that takes you on a great a
Oct 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
This story of a young woman finding her place in the new society her father has pulled her family into was very well written. The character and world building were good. I only had a question about the timeline from the story's date and when the actual takeover took place. It seemed to portray that it was all that some knew and also was very new to others. This has been an honest review given in exchange for a free copy of the book.
Heather Lovelace
I was unprepared for the level of detail, world building, and character development I found in these pages. Charalambides does a fantastic job not falling into the latest trend of catering to the YA crowd with another vampire tale. This was mature, engaging, and riveting. From beginning to end, I simply was hooked. I look forward to reading more from this author.
Nov 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Vampire State by Alexander Charalambides was a refreshing take on paranormal romance. I would give this book a four out of five stars. Rowena was an interesting character to meet, I really enjoyed reading from her perspective. The story is multilayered and when you think you have it figured out something changes. I loved the authors take on vampires and his unique twist.
April Beck
Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a great story with great characters. I really enjoy reading this book and didn't want to put it down.

I received a review copy of this book and I am voluntarily giving an honest review
Oct 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Vampire State is a well-written and very unusual take on vampires and the lives they live. It has many twists, turns and a fair amount of political intrigue with a side order of romance. The main characters are well-rounded while the female protagonist takes charge of her life in some very interesting and sometimes challenging decisions. I recommend it and hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this ebook from the author and this is my honest and freely given opinio
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