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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

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A to Z Challenge: X

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2~ title and synopsis
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X-Rated Bloodsuckers (Felix Gomez, Book 2)X-Rated Bloodsuckers (Felix Gomez #2)
By; Mario Acevedo
Buy it: Amazon.com
Publisher: Eos (January 29, 2008); 352 pg
ISBN: 0061438871 | 978-0061438875
Genre: Fantasy
Hard-boiled action mixes with soft-core titillation in Acevedo's second novel featuring soldier– turned–vampire PI Felix Gomez (after 2006's The Nymphos of Rocky Flats), who's approached by porn actress Katz Meow to investigate the murder of her colleague Roxy Bronze. Before you can say XXX, Felix is off to California's San Fernando Valley and up to his fangs in intrigue implicating a vampire producer of adult films, a sham evangelist, a power-hungry local politician and the Araneum, the secret vampire hierarchy tasked with stamping out unorthodox human-vampire interactions. Felix endures the usual silver bullets and garlic, as well as several very human double crosses and miscalculations, before the story speeds to an unlikely conclusion that exposes a somewhat unconvincing villain. The novel's true appeal lies in its zippy banter and witty repartee on vampire lifestyle, particularly in Felix's ongoing partnership with Coyote, a low-rent vamp from the barrio. Acevedo has a natural flare for the hard-boiled idiom, and readers who enjoyed Felix's first adventure will find this follow-up equally entertaining. (Mar.)
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4 comments:

  1. Very good! This isn't a book I'm likely to read, but I love that title. Great choice!

    Here's my "X" book.

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  2. What a great title! Thanks for sharing...

    Here's mine:

    http://laurel-rain-outonalimb.blogspot.com/2010/07/z-wednesday_20.html

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  3. I would like this book I'm sure!

    http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/07/to-z-starts-with-x.html

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