13 Bullets by David Wellington
(Laura Caxton)

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All the official reports say they are dead-extinct since the late ’80s, when a fed named Arkeley nailed the last vampire in a fight that nearly killed him. But the evidence proves otherwise.

When a state trooper named Caxton calls the FBI looking for help in the middle of the night, it is Arkeley who gets the assignment-who else? He’s been expecting such a call to come eventually. Sure, it has been years since any signs of an attack, but Arkeley knows what most people don’t: there is one left. In an abandoned asylum she is rotting, plotting, and biding her time in a way that only the undead can.

Caxton is out of her league on this case and more than a little afraid, but the fed made it plain that there is only one way out. But the worst thing is the feeling that the vampires want more than just her blood. They want her for a reason, one she can’t guess; a reason her sphinxlike partner knows but won’t say; a reason she has to find out-or die trying.

Now there are only 13 bullets between Caxton and Arkeley and the vampires. There are only 13 bullets between us, the living, and them, the damned.


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About David Wellington

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David Wellington was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where George Romero's classic zombie films were shot. He attended Syracuse University and Penn State and is currently working towards a degree in Library Science at the Pratt Institute. He is the author of the "Monster Island" trilogy, his online serialized zombie novels. He is also the author of "Thirteen Bullets," a serialized vampire novel (www.thirteenbullets.com). He lives in New York City.
 
Published May 22, 2007 by Broadway Books. 385 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Minimally plotted and driven by nonstop action, this gory vampire tale is of a piece with Wellington's zombie novels (Monster Island ; <EMPHASIS TYPE=ITALIC

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Love Vampires

His character is solely defined as a vampire hunter and while I can understand why the author has written him this way – Arkeley is after all a character whose whole life has been consumed by vampires – it makes him hard to like.

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The Blurb

These Vampires are intent on conquering .

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