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In England during the seventeen hundreds, Cara Jones had her human life ended for her and she became a creature of the night. One moment she's an adolescent young woman living her life, the next she's lurking in the streets at night looking for her next meal. The vampire slayings in England became so brutal the whole race was nearly wiped out. So Cara and the clan she call ...more
Paperback, 115 pages
Published August 3rd 2010 by Punkin House, LLC.
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Pamela Gold
Aug 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: vampire
My review from my blog:

I took a chance recently on Twitter and reached out to novelist Lauren Hammond. She had been tweeting about her new novel, Love Sucks, and I just had to get my hands on a copy. The novel, I came to find out, wasn't even in print yet. Hammond got the okay from her publisher {okay, it took a little bit of teeth pulling} to send me a copy via email, in PDF format. Within days, I was reading her novel and feel so honored to be trusted with it!

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moviebunny
Oct 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
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I'm not ashamed to say I like vampire stories...And I think Love Sucks, a novella by Lauren Hammond is one of the most fun vampire reads that I've had in a long time!


What happens when you wake up in the 1700s, only to find out you're dead? Kind of... Um...Not so much...


Ms. Hammond does a great job of sucking you right into the story with her fast-paced narrative. When Cara wakes up, her entire family is dead...And she is, too. It appears that Cara didn't die of natural
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Naomi
Apr 06, 2011 rated it it was ok
Love Sucks is Lauren Hammond’s debut novel. It’s the tale of a young female vampire who finds herself in a whole new world and is setting out to find her one true mate.

I was quite excited to read this book as I love vampires and I love a good romance story. To begin with I really enjoyed the historical elements and I enjoyed learning Hammond’s transformation of her vampires. Hammond’s vampires are attacked and when they wake up they are thrust out into the world on their own with no guidance or
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Savannah (Books With Bite)
Aug 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
This book took me by surprise. I ordered this book after talking with Ms. Hammond. Her books immediately captured my interest and it did not disappoint.

Cara was turned into a vampire and left in her grave. After, she could not understand what was going on with her. She meets Andrew, who helps her adjust to her new way of life. Tragedy struck as villagers come to hunt them down. Cara escapes making her way to a new vampire clan. Soon they too are taken over and Care falls into a long peaceful sle
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Jeffrey West
Aug 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
Awesome tale of Vampires without all the glitter! This novella really takes its protagonists back to the origin of their species. With the ferocity of Bram Stoker's Dracula, this book takes a look at the unbeating heart of the Vampire race and finds that they feel some of our same human emotions, just in a slightly different way. It pulls you through the anxiety and confusion that accompanies a transformation from life to eternal life. I really enjoyed the relatively simple, yet unique storyline ...more
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Apr 16, 2013 rated it liked it
At first I wandered if I should read this one or not but than when I found out that this author self published this and it did well I decided to read it. I have to say its not that bad I actually enjoyed it very much!
Lori
Aug 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I Absolutely loved this book! It was great to see a vampire book that went back to the traditional vampire! This is a must read! It doesn't disappoint! ...more
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Lauren Hammond knew from a young age that she was born to be a writer. After publishing her first novel in 2007, she then went on to write several screenplays and a few award winning poems.She aspires to be a positive role model for young people who have a pencil, a piece of paper, and a dream. Never give up on your dreams, you might wake up one day and regret not pursuing them.She has two more no ...more

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