By Skyler White
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An edgy, erotic mix of delusion and romance-from a debut writer whose superstar is at the upward thrust.
In a gloomy and seedy underground of burned-out rock stars and angels- turned-vampires, a progressive neuroscientist and a fallen angel needs to pit medication opposed to mythology in an try and erase their tortured pasts...but at what expense?
Olivia, vampire and fallen angel of wish, is hopeless...and damned. because the fall from Eden, she has hungered for romance, yet fed in basic terms on wish. Dominic O'Shaughnessy is a neuroscientist stricken by most unlikely visions. whilst his examine and her depression collide at L'OtelMathillide- a subterranean hell of attractiveness, demons, and dreams-rationalist and angel unite in a conflict of hope and damnation that threatens to wreck them either.
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• “The Ghost Club,” by way of John Kendrick Bangs, initially seemed in 1894.
• “The Shadows of the Dead,” by means of Louis Becke initially seemed in 1897.
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