This is one of the books I found in that box a friend of mine donated to me.
I am SO glad I didn’t let either the title or the cheesy cover put me off this book! “The Last of the Red-Hot Vampires” isn’t anything like the title suggests. Well, it is a (very steamy) romance, and it does have vampires and other mythical creatures, but it’s anything but cheesy. Instead, it turned out to be a real romp, the romance equivalent of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the galaxy”, for instance.
Portia Harding is a physicist who sees life in absolutes. Either something is tangibly true, or it isn’t. So when she accidentally summons a “virtue” (an immortal creature with certain powers), she finds herself plunged into a world she never would have believed existed… except now that she can see, feel, and even be hurt by it, she has to accept what seemed impossible as fact. Along the way she will demonstrate grace, logic, and, ultimately, discover faith through a love she never thought could be real.
I will be reading more of Katie MacAlister’s work with much glee. In fact, I’m starting another right now (also from that box of books) called “Sex, Lies and Vampires”. Isn’t that delicious?