Happy Halloweek! I have two words for you: Queer Vampires.
This Halloween RoAnna Sylver (LGBT vampire and dystopia author, blogger, artist, singer) is releasing Stake Sauce Arc 2 Everybody’s Missing (Somebody). This book features LGBTQIA+ representation, disability/marginalised groups awareness and lots of evil, ancient vampires to get you in the Halloween mood!
Stake Sauce ARC 2: Everybody’s Missing (Somebody) will be released on October 31, 2020
Act 2, In Which: Our friends, some old and some new, must awaken a powerful, centuries-old magical force – before an old enemy gets there first…
Life for Jude is finally getting back to normal – or as normal as it gets when yournew boyfriend has fangs, your old maybe-boyfriend isn’t dead after all (and has even bigger fangs), and everyone’s scrambling to adjust their lives accordingly.
There’s enough to worry about without evil, ancient vampires closing in, preparing dark rituals, and threatening to undo everything Jude, Pixie, and their loved ones have built together. But as they’ve all seen, normal doesn’t tend to last for long. And it’s hard to shake the feeling that something’s missing.
But then, it seems like everybody’s missing somebody.
Read an excerpt right now!
“You’re going to be my buffer, all right?” Jude said under his breath as they neared the fanged black arches of The Abyss and all its mall-goth glory. “I hate going into this place alone. It’s always crowded, loud music, everyone’s dressed depressed but acting happy—it’s the worst combination of edgy and perky.”
“That’s a bad combo to you?” Pixie raised his pink-dyed eyebrows.
“You’re not ‘edgy.’”
“Oh, Jude, that’s hurtful. I’m hurt,” Pixie said, hand on his chest, but he was
giggling. He’d pulled his hoodie down to shadow his face, which hid his most obvious vampiric attributes, but Jude still made a point to stay between Pixie and as many mallgoers as possible. “But sure, no problem. I love this place! Especially the way they greet you.”
“That’s never made sense to me,” Jude said with a furrowed brow. “Aren’t you always saying that true punk is inherently counterculture and once it’s been absorbed into the mainstream and watered down for corporate profit, it ceases to be the tool of marginalized expression it once was, becoming another dead capitalist gimmick?”
“Aw, you do listen!” Pixie sounded delighted. “And you made ‘bite the rich’ sound a lot smarter than it does coming from me. If we’d met in high school, you’d be making bank writing my essays.”
“You didn’t answer the question.”
“Eh, yeah, I usually try to buy local,” Pixie said, fiddling with one ear piercing. “But Milo’s local! And okay, fine, The Abyss has some cute stuff. And cheap. I mean, come on, buying entirely organic homegrown punk, in this economy? Must be nice to be made of money.”
Jude let out a snorting laugh. Pixie might still look tired after a poor day’s sleep, but at least he seemed much closer to his regular self.
And his smile made the ever-present knot of tension in Jude’s stomach unravel a little more every time he saw it.
If you are anticipating this release, there is currently an exciting GIVEAWAY going on which you can enter here. Win one of three ebook copies of the release, or a paperback copy. (This is an international giveaway).
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