Reader Review: Very well written, with some unsentimental pathos and pretty serious reality. How do you make a killer a sympathetic hero or heroine? This book may hold that answer for you.
When I change I change fast. The moon drags the whatever-it-is up from the earth and it goes through me with crazy wriggling impatience . . . I’m twisted, torn, churned, throttled—then rushed through a blind chicane into ludicrous power . . . A heel settles. A last canine hurries through. A shoulder blade pops. The woman is a werewolf.
The woman is Talulla Demetriou.
She’s grieving for her werewolf lover, Jake, whose violent death has left her alone with her own sublime monstrousness. On the run, pursued by the hunters of WOCOP (World Organisation for the Control of Occult Phenomena), she must find a place to give birth to Jake’s child in secret.
The birth, under a full moon at a remote Alaska lodge, leaves Talulla ravaged, but with her infant son in her arms she believes the worst is over—until the windows crash in, and she discovers that the worst has only just begun . . .
What follows throws Talulla into a race against time to save both herself and her child as she faces down the new, psychotic leader of WOCOP, a cabal of blood-drinking religious fanatics, and (rumor has it) the oldest living vampire.
Harnessing the same audacious imagination and dark humor, the same depths of horror and sympathy, the same full-tilt narrative energy with which he crafted his acclaimed novel The Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan now gives us a heroine like no other, the definitive twenty-first-century female of the species.
BONUS MATERIAL: This ebook edition includes an excerpt from Glen Duncan's By Blood We Live .
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|Title of eBook: Talulla Rising|
|Release Date: 06-26-2012|
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|Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
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Title: Talulla Rising July 15, 2012 Very well written, with some unsentimental pathos and pretty serious reality. How do you make a killer a sympathetic hero or heroine? This book may hold that answer for you.
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Reviewer: A reader from SEATTLE, WA USA
July 15, 2012
Very well written, with some unsentimental pathos and pretty serious reality. How do you make a killer a sympathetic hero or heroine? This book may hold that answer for you.
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