Author: Larry Benjamin
Published: 19th July, 2015
Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing
ISBN: Paperback: 978-1-910635-48-3 eBook: 978-1-910635-49-0 ASIN: B00Y30GHDC
Length: 13,000 words (approx.)
Genre: LGBTQ+, Romance and Relationships, Fantasy, Political, Short Stories, Literary, POC
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About the Book:'To be a Vampire is to know your pale skin and red lips offend others.'
It's the mid twenty-first century. Anti-Semitism, racism, sexism and homophobia have been consigned to the dustbin of history. The world is run by "the state," and Christian zealots, whose chief governing tools are fear and oppression. It's a wonderful time to be alive - unless you're a Vampire. Vampires are despised, and feared, and subjected to discrimination and unspeakable violence.
Considered undead, unholy, without basic human rights, Gatsby Calloway lives on the fringes of society, avoiding humanity. Until he meets Barnabas, a young encaustic painter. When Barnabas is mortally wounded during an anti-Vampire attack, Gatsby must forget everything he has known, and learn to trust.
About the Author:
Bronx-born wordsmith, Larry Benjamin considers himself less a writer than an artist whose chosen medium is the written word rather than clay or paint or bronze. He is the author of three previous novels: The Sun, The Earth & The Moon, In His Eyes, and Unbroken. He is also the author of the allegorical novella Vampire Rising. He lives in Philadelphia with his husband and two rescue dogs named Atticus and Gatsby.... Read More
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