‘There is always a market for vampires and lesbians. That’s just science.’ So says Morgan Dreiss, author of Black Heart, published April 2013.
Black Heart is a rare delight for me, a novella in which the protagonist is a bisexual female vampire – and it’s written by an author who also identifies as bisexual. And it’s well-written, too, with a nice humour in places, and a willingness to be different:
Not that the story is about any of that. As the author says, ‘absolutely none of this fucking matters.’ No, it’s about a serial killer: werewolf Annie is abducted, and vampire Nasira has four days to find her girlfriend before the killer cuts her heart out.
I leave you with this quote from Black Heart: