Book review: The Vampire Shrink

'The Vampire Shrink' combines lots of passion with a touch of humour.
'The Vampire Shrink' combines lots of passion with a touch of humour. Contributed

BOOK: The Vampire Shrink

AUTHOR:  Lynda Hilburn

PUBLISHER: Quercus, Pan Macmillan

RRP: $27.99

 

THE Vampire Shrink, Lynda Hilburn's first dark fantasy novel, is a fast-faced and original paranormal romance story.

It features psychologist Kismet Knight who knows how to deal with everything from difficult personalities to obsessive compulsive disorder or insomnia.

But when Kismet's new client is a Goth teenager who wants to become a vampire, she starts offering her services to those who think they're undead.

Whether it's teens who think they have vampire blood in their veins, to sad, lonely try-hards who think they're super cool, she knows it's all bogus but also looks forward to writing research papers on this subculture.

That's until Kismet meets Devereux, the 800-year-old leader of a vampire coven.

He's dashing, dark and incredibly sexy. Should she treat him for his "condition" or just fall for him?

Before long Kismet is drawn into a series of strange events and starts questioning everything she believes about the paranormal.

The Vampire Shrink is a step on from Twilight, blending lots of passion with a touch of humour.

If you like Laurel K Hamilton, then this book is for you.

Topics:  book review, books




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