A Taint in the Blood by S. M. Stirling
A Novel of the Shadowspawn

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Eons ago, the powerful Homo Nocturnis ruled the earth. While their numbers have been greatly reduced, they still exist-though not as purebreds. Adrian Breze is one such being. Wealthy and reclusive, he is more Shadowspawn than human. But he rebelled against his kind, choosing to live as an ordinary man. Now, to save humanity, he must battle the dark forces of the world-including those in his own blood...

About S. M. Stirling

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S.M. Stirling is the author of many science fiction and fantasy novels. A former lawyer and an amateur historian, he lives in the Southwest with his wife, Jan. Author website: smstirling.com
Published May 4, 2010 by Roc. 433 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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His latest book in paperback, A Taint in the Blood, raises that nerve-wracking to presidential-election levels: it’s the first instalment in a new series featuring a secretive ancient race of man, Homo nocturnus, a group that shape-shifts, lives forever, and drinks blood, and unless you’ve been i...

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I’m determined to start reading more of the books I’ve been “meaning” to read this year instead of only review books.

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