Tuesday, May 3, 2016

New Release: Vampiress Rising by Melanie Nowak

An addictive treat for vampire lovers - ALMOST HUMAN - the Venomous Vampire series of epic novels is now being offered as a series of novellas, to entice a new audience of readers who like to taste their stories in bite-sized episodes! Previously published as two trilogies of novels (still also available) it is now being re-published in this alternate format.

Readers asked for less wait time between books...so future books will be released in parts as novellas at a quicker publishing pace...(gotta have that vampire venom fix!). Check out what long-time vampire venom addicts of the series have been saying in reviews of the series on Melanie Nowak's Amazon Author page! http://www.amazon.com/MelanieNowak/e/B002BRGYWS

ALMOST HUMAN - The Second Series
Novella #1: VAMPIRESS RISING (Born to Blood - Part 1)
Alyson used to think that vampires were almost human; that is, until she became one. Finally consenting to be lovingly turned by her boyfriend Mattie, Allie has come to possess traits and powers previously unknown among vampire kind. Now Allie seeks the help of the elder vampire Cain, to discover not only what she is capable of, but why.

ALMOST HUMAN - The Second Trilogy

This paranormal fantasy follows an ensemble cast of vampires and humans who have traveled beyond college to navigate adulthood. As they discover paranormal abilities previously unknown, they must learn to master the difficult nuances of balancing thirst, power and...marriage. Oh, and they may just have to save the world.

ALMOST HUMAN - The Second Series must be read in order.
You can begin the addiction here with Novella #1 of The Second Series: VAMPIRESS RISING

go back to see where it all began by starting with

ALMOST HUMAN - The Second Series continues the story of all of the characters from The First Series, but can be read independently on its own (*although it does contain spoilers of previous books for those who haven't read them.) Amazon Link 

Alyson shoved Mattie harder against the kitchen counter as she kissed him with an urgency and intensity that he knew she would not even try to control. She was such a petite and fragile seeming little thing, that her strength and boldness never ceased to amaze him. He returned her eager advances, but knew she could feel his hesitation. He was fighting it: not her kisses of course, but his ever increasing and incessant thirst for her blood.
Just the scent of her made the vampire within him rise up and impatiently beg to be released. Her blood beckoned and he couldn’t wait any longer. He broke from her lips as she pressed herself against him, gasping for breath. “Allie, I need to…” He couldn’t even complete the request before the change overcame him, unleashing the vampire within. His vision blurred and shifted as he felt his fangs unsheathe and bare themselves. She immediately realized his need. She pulled the collar of her shirt away from her throat, giving him access to her tender skin, awaiting the euphoria his venom would bring her as reward.

For the first time in six months his fangs pierced through flesh and his venom coursed into her quickly, eager to claim a victim for itself and mark territory for him as a vampire once again. As his viscous fluid moved through her, claiming every pore of her that it could reach, she became his, marked and glowing with his signature in every other vampire’s eyes. Her blood was for him alone, and what intoxicating blood it was.
Mattie crushed his lover to him as her blood began to fill his mouth. It was thick, rich and rewarding; how had he kept himself from such ecstasy for so long? Worse than that, how could he ever give her up? Then another urge invaded his already clouded mind. To drink all of Allie’s blood and bring her death was unthinkable…but what if he gave her his own blood in return? What if he changed her to join him...as a vampire?

About the Author:

Melanie Nowak is a happily married mom of two boys. She holds a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, and lives with her family on a peaceful mountaintop in the forest of upstate New York. She has always had a vivid imagination and a fascination for the paranormal. Acting and singing are loves of hers as well. However, upon conceiving the idea for her ALMOST HUMAN series in 2003, she discovered a previously unknown passion for writing! Now she puts her over-active imagination to good use, creating characters she loves, and she gets to play all of the parts! Visit the author's website at: http://www.MelanieNowak.com  

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