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Summary

Vampires...they ache, they love, they thirst for the forbidden. They are your friends and lovers, and your worst fears. 

“A major new voice in horror fiction...an electric style and no shortage of nerve.” (Booklist)

At a club in Missing Mile, N.C., the children of the night gather, dressed in black, look for acceptance. Among them are Ghost, who sees what others do not; Ann, longing for love; and Jason, whose real name is Nothing, newly awakened to an ancient, deathless truth about his father, and himself. 

Others are coming to Missing Mile tonight. Three beautiful, hip vagabonds - Molochai, Twig, and the seductive Zillah, whose eyes are as green as limes - are on their own lost journey, slaking their ancient thirst for blood, looking for supple young flesh.

They find it in Nothing and Ann, leading them on a mad, illicit road trip south to New Orleans. Over miles of dark highway, Ghost pursues, his powers guiding him on a journey to reach his destiny, to save Ann from her new companions, to save Nothing from himself.... 

“An important and original work...a gritty, highly literate blend of brutality and sentiment, hope and despair.”(Science Fiction Chronicle)

©1992 Poppy Z. Brite (P)2019 David N. Wilson

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One of the best vampire novels to date

On the surface, this book seems like just another edgy YA. However, when looked from the perspective of previous vampire novels (from Carmilla to Interview with a Vampire) this text is so refreshing. Seeing queer vampires so open is one thing, but to have the traditional power dynamics usually in gothic novels totally flipped is glorious. It has been such a pleasure to read, re-read and analyse this piece for an essay. Thank you, Billy Martin!!

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  • 10-06-20

okay

I read this as a young goth teenage misfit and it spoke to me then. now it's just a nostalgic read like visiting a past life.

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  • Ed Horton
  • 14-12-20

Simply Amazing

If you're a fan of Twilight, you should probably avoid this book. This is what vampire stories should be; dark and dangerous. I loved every bonechilling, eye-opening, heart-pounding second of it. Not for the squeamish or prudish but for literally everyone else... except Twilight fans.

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  • Sara
  • 13-08-20

really messed up

I loved this book as a younger angsty teen. It just didn't hold up as an adult.

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  • Erich
  • 26-03-20

How come this is so bad

There were literally (hehe) points where it was painful. Get someone FROM NEW ORLEANS TO READ IT?? Chartre? Dude!!!

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  • keith smith
  • 30-01-20

good hard copy book bad audiobook

I'd like to say I love it. I've been a fan for ever. but this guy can't pronounce the friggin streets of Le Vieux Carre