"I don't like what Operation Iraqi Freedom has done to me. I went to the war a soldier; I came back a vampire."
So goes the first paragraph of "The Nymphos of Rocky Flats", by Mario Acevedo, an author I have not seen mentioned on Ranting Dragon.
The narrator of "Nymphos" is Felix Gomez, a (surprise!) vampire. Yeah, yeah, urban fantasy is littered with series about vampires, and so many of them are, like Felix, private investigators. But Acevedo is a fresh voice in the genre, and I hope the Felix Gomez series receives some attention and promotion on Ranting Dragon.
The other books in the series are "X-Rated Blood Suckers", "The Undead Kama Sutra", "Jailbait Zombie", and "Werewolf Smackdown".
And no less than Rick Riordan had this to say- “Warning: The author of
this book must be a
vampire, because he had
me hypnotized from page
one. I defy anyone to read
the first chapter of
Acevedo’s The Nymphos of
Rocky Flats and not fall
under its spell. Vampire
P.I. Felix Gomez is