Blood Eclipse

Blood Eclipse #1

AJ Llewellyn and DJ Manly come together to make one great vampire story. It was hot and steamy, and I loved it. The characters jumped off the page and into my room and I almost thought they would reach out and touch me. I would love to see a sequel to this story.
Rory’s disdain for vampires came from his days as a writer for Ultimate Fighting. The vampires had inserted themselves into the sport albeit quietly and let no one know. Thus good fighters lost their lives because of it. Liberto Barrera was one such fighter; Kolin Karolyi bit Barrera tearing his throat out during a match leaving him helpless. The good thing to come of Barrera’s death was full disclosure of vampire status. Now Rory is writing a book of his experiences in the UT sport.
His best friend Dennis has been bugging him for weeks now to go with him to a Vampire Brothel for his birthday. Rory has refused and explained to him that even thought they are drinking synthetic blood and are running businesses controlled by the government, that they still may not be able to keep their bloodlust in check. Dennis still can’t understand Rory’s dislike for vampires and thinks he of all people should understand since he is a gay man.
Jack is the regulator at Eclipse the Vampire Brothel that Dennis is planning on going too. A regulator is the person who monitors the health of anyone, coming in that wants to have sex with the vampires. They also monitor the levels of blood that are taken in bloodletting if the client wishes to have that done during their session. Eclipse is located in what was the Magic Castle but is now owned by a vampire named Blane.
Blane holds Carden, a pureblood vampire captive in his employ, taunting him and making him do things that he wants him to do in exchange for not harming his mortal lover who is gravely ill.
When Dennis and Rory walk into Eclipse their lives change forever, and so will everyone involved with them.

Book Blurb for Blood Eclipse

Vampires have come "out of the closet" and they're buying up real estate and running brothels in the City of Angels. Rory bitterly hates vampires. After all, one of them murdered his friend. So when his best friend Dennis begs him to accompany him to a vampire brothel on his birthday so that he can experience what is widely believed to be the sex of his life, Rory tags along reluctantly.

Rory and Dennis both find their worlds changed forever as the sun goes down on Eclipse. As they enter the revamped Magic Castle, they discover sex, love and blood can mix. Dennis finds himself falling in love with the mysterious Thiago and Rory is taken by Carden who is so beautiful, Rory isn't even sure if he's real…but evil is everywhere, permeating everything as the night closes in around them.

Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2009 5.00